The City of Menifee is kicking off the winter season with the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 4 at Mt. San Jacinto College (28237 La Piedra Rd.), from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will include games, crafts for kids, a lighted wonderland with numerous photo opportunities, and snow for sliding! For admission to the snow area, please bring either canned good items to be donated to the Menifee Valley Community Cupboard and/or an unwrapped gift to be donated to Santa’s Workshop.
Residents are invited to spread holiday cheer by signing up for Menifee’s Xtream Light Fight holiday house decorating contest sponsored by Mediacom. Entries will be accepted online beginning November 29 through December 13 with public voting taking place online through December 19. Winners will be announced and recognized on December 20.
Save the date - Saturday, December 11, for the annual Breakfast with Santa event! Santa will be stopping by the Kay Ceniceros Senior Center (29995 Evans Rd.) for a special appearance for Menifee residents to take photos and enjoy fun activities. Each participant above the age of two is required to register as space is limited. The price per participant is $10 and registration is now open.
Those interested in a more personal meet and greet with Santa can register for Menifee’s Santa on Wheels program. This is a unique experience where Santa can be scheduled to stop at a private party, house, or gathering of your choosing for a 15-minute personalized visit! While Santa would love to visit all the children in Menifee, he is available on December 15 – 21, not including weekends. Santa on Wheels is only available for Menifee residents and registration in now open, in-person only, at the Community Services Department located at 29995 Evans Rd.
For more information, please contact the Community Services Department at www.cityofmenifee.us/specialevents, email email@example.com, or call (951) 723-3880.