Join the City of Menifee in celebrating the holidays this year with four unique events that embody the magic and festivities of the season! From photos with Santa and playing in the snow, to shopping at local small businesses and having Santa arrive at your home for a special visit; Menifee truly is #MerryMenifee during the holiday season! The Menifee Christmas Tree Lighting kicks off the holiday lineup on Saturday, December 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Mt. San Jacinto College Menifee Campus (28237 Menifee Rd.) Activities at the event include a snow zone, a Holiday Bazaar to shop local with over twenty small businesses, an allnew light parade, photos with Santa, holiday-themed performances and more! Event entry is free to the public and designed for all ages. Thank you to our sponsors and partners Mt. San Jacinto College, Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac, Raising Canes and Prestige Golf Cars. Breakfast with Santa will take place on Saturday, December 14 at the Kay Ceniceros Center (29995 Evans Road) and includes three different seatings at 8 a.m., 9:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $7 per person and include crafts, breakfast, live music and a photo opportunity with Santa. Don’t forget your cameras for this special event! Thank you to our sponsors BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse and Beautifully Made Atelier. Tickets are pre-sale only and not available at the door day of. Registration is limited. Santa on Wheels heads out for its fourth year bringing Santa to you! Santa makes special stops to boys and girls in Menifee from Monday December 16 to Friday December 20 before he embarks on his travels for Christmas! For $35 Santa will come to homes, businesses or organizations in Menifee, Romoland, Quail Valley and Sun City for a fun photo op, storytelling, gift giving and more! All visits are unique and tailored to each family. Spots are limited, reserve your spot today in person at the Community Services Department at 29995 Evans Road. Finally, the public is invited to “Light Up Menifee” at the annual Menorah Ceremony & Carnival, which takes place at Central Park (30268 Civic Plaza Drive) on Monday December 23 at 4 p.m. Festivities include live music, latkes and donuts, jumbo games and special presentations. This event is presented by the Chabad of Temecula. “The holiday season is a great opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate with one another,” said Community Services Director, Jonathan Nicks. “We are excited to offer a variety of events that celebrate the diversity of our residents.” For more information on these special events, contact the Menifee Community Services Department at (951) 723-3880 or visit www.cityofmenifee.us/specialevents.