Christmas Events and Hanukkah Fests 2022: Temecula | Jobs Reply

TEMECULA, CA — Keep ho-ho-ho-ing!

While many holiday events such as tree lightings and parades have ended, festivities are still aplenty for Hanukkah and Christmas 2022 in the Temecula and Inland Empire communities of Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

The Jewish Festival of Lights starts on December 18th and runs until December 26th, and this year Christmas falls on Sunday, December 25th.

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Check out our annual guide to Menorah lightings, Santa stops, “Nutcracker” ballets, Christmas concerts and other holiday shows.

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AB. 16: Christmas Market Night, Tree Lighting and Snow Sleigh. Downtown evening with inflatables, food and more.

AB. 17: Banning the Stagecoach Christmas Light Parade. Don’t miss this!



AB. 16-17: Dance Spectrum Studio of Beaumont’s ‘The Nutcracker’ – This year it was held at the Hemet High School Theater.

AB. 17: FULL TRUCK for Carol’s Kitchen. at the Beaumont Grocery Outlet.



AB. 20: Festive romance. Concert with holiday treats and cocktails.



UNTIL JANUARY. 8: ‘Christmas Eve’ Santa, Town and 1 Million Lights: 123 Farm-Highlands Springs Ranch. Wonderland with floats, s’more grills, party food and more.



AB. 16-17: Dance Spectrum Studio of Beaumont’s ‘The Nutcracker’ – This year it was held at the Hemet High School Theater.

AB. 17: Nativity and Nativity – Free Outdoor Event. Includes live theater and a petting zoo.

AB. 31: New Year’s Eve Party at Golden Village Palms RV Resort. With buffet dinner, live music, ball drop and more.

JANUARY 7: Polar Plunge for Charity. Jump or slide in the cold water at Diamond Valley Aquatic Center for a good cause!



UNTIL JANUARY. 1: ‘Winterfest’ Holiday Ice Skating Rink: Indian Wells Golf Resort. Outdoor setting equipped with 32-foot Christmas trees and plenty of holiday decorations.


AB. 14-22: Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas The Musical’: Desert TheatreWorks. “DTW brings the cheer with this musical stage adaptation of the beloved 1954 holiday film.”

UNTIL JANUARY. 1: ‘Magic Of Lights’ Holiday Drive-Thru: Empire Polo Club. With lighted tunnels, holiday scenes and even a 32-foot-tall, animated Christmas Barbie doll!



UNTIL JANUARY. 8: SkyPark Santa’s Village Holiday, Ice Skating Rink. With dozens of festive activities.



AB. 15-30: Christmas City Markets – Festival of Lights. With Santa, inflatables, entertainment and more at Storm Stadium.

AB. 17: Breakfast with Santa: Fire Station 97. Register online to reserve your seat!

AB. 31: Kaz’s Rocking in the New Years Bash. Dinner, bar, dueling pianos and outdoor party.



AB. 19: Hanukkah Menorah Lighting & Gelt Drop from Fire Truck: Central Park. Free for all. Answers have been requested.



AB. 18: Christian Hanukkah Service. “An inter-denominational meeting open to all”.



AB. 18: Murrieta Hanukah Menorah Lighting. Merge three local congregations.

AB. 23: Christmas Eve services with live Nativity and free petting zoo. “Merry Christmas from Passion Life Church!”



UNTIL DECEMBER. 30: Light up Silverlakes. Live entertainment at the gym, dining, holiday shopping, Santa and more.



AB. 16: Christmas Holiday Market and Toy Drive: Rodeo X. With over 50 vendors, food and Santa!


Palm Desert:

AB. 16: Paper Poinsettia Workshop. Join Gina May, award-winning paper flower artist.

AB. 17: Merry Movie Nights: Gardens in El Pasealekau. With family vacation movies and snowfall views.

AB. 17: Breakfast with the Grinch. Tickets on sale.

AB. 18: A Merri-Achi Christmas: McCallum Theatre. A show of song, dance and joy!

AB. 20: Jewish Heritage Night and Menorah Lighting: Acrisure Arena. Tickets on sale.

UNTIL DECEMBER. 24: Photos from Santa With: The Shops at Palm Desert. Advance reservations are suggested.

UNTIL DECEMBER. 30: ‘WildLights’ holiday light display: a living desert zoo. “Bright lights, dazzling light displays and holiday fun.”



AB. 15: PS doesn’t hold back another Christmas movie: GREMLINS. at the Palm Springs Cultural Center.

AB. 17: Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus ‘Naughty or Nice?’: Annenberg Theatre. “Great fun for everyone in attendance, whether you’re on the cute list or the naughty list!”

AB. 17: The Pied Piper: A Twisted Holiday Tale. “A complete new renovation of the Pied Piper of Hamelin”.

AB. 20: Deserted Films: Holiday Oddities. “A night of quirky holiday movies from decades past.”

AB. 22: PS doesn’t hold back another Christmas movie: DIE HARD. at the Palm Springs Cultural Center.

AB. 22: VillageFest Hanukkah and Menorah Lighting. Hosted by Chabad of Palm Springs.

AB. 23: ‘Snowtopia’ Winter Wonderland: Air Museum. With 40 tons of real snow, crafts, hot chocolate, smores and more!



UNTIL DECEMBER. 31: ‘Polar Express’ Holiday Train Ride and Santa: Southern California Railway Museum. “Experience the magic of this classic holiday story with your family on a real train!”



UNTIL DECEMBER. 16: Gelson’s Markets Annual Holiday Toy Drive. Toys go to Children’s Hospital of LA, Toys for Tots, Unity Shoppe, Miracles for Kids, Miller’s Children Hospital and Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center.

AB. 18: ‘Chanukah At The River’ Menorah Lighting & Gelt Drop. Music, latkes, hot chocolate, donuts and more.

AB. 23: Chanukah ‘Lights & Latkes’– Space is limited, so book soon.



AB. 17:’Wreaths Across America Day’ event: Hillside Memorial Park. Annual holiday event to honor our veterans.

AB. 17-19: Photos with Santa and the Spark Of Love Toy Drive. in Mountain Grove, Citrus Plaza.

AB. 22: Hanukkah Menorah Lighting: Ed Hales Park. BYOM – Bring your own menorah!



UNTIL JANUARY. 6: ‘Festival Of Lights’: Mission Inn Hotel & Spa. The lighting ceremony and fireworks will take place on November 25.

AB. 17-18: Inland Pacific Ballet ‘Nutcracker’ – “Southern California’s most spectacular production of The Nutcracker.”

AB. 19: Chanukah Festival and Menorah Lighting: Historic Courthouse. One of the largest in the region with live music, traditional food, entertainment and children’s crafts.



AB. JANUARY 15. 8: ‘Temecula On Ice’ Vacation, Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Also open holidays.

AB. 16-18: Ballet Studio ‘The Nutcracker’ – “Recognized by the LA Times as one of the best to watch in Southern California.”

AB. 17: Holiday Honey 5k. “It’s not just a race, it’s a winter holiday experience.”

AB. 17-18: Christmas High Tea. A four course, holiday treat!

AB. 18: Chanukah celebration. Menorah lighting, latkes and more at Lorimar Winery.

AB. 18: Hanukkah Menorah Lighting: Duck Pond. Hot soup, latkes, donuts, friendship and community!

AB. 19: Teen Program: Holiday Cookie Decorating. Register in advance.

AB. 24: Christmas Eve Tea with Santa.

AB. 31: Bad chemistry @ New Year’s Eve grape drop. 20:30-22:00 hours!

AB. 31: New Year’s Eve party. Lorimar winery event with dinner, DJ and ball drop.

AB. 31: New Year’s Eve grape drop: Civic Center. A community tradition with live music, food vendors and fun for the kids.

UNTIL JANUARY. 8: Peltzer Winery Vacation, Outdoor, Ice Skating Rink. The event includes food trucks, hot cocoa, snacks and a bar.



AB. 17: Flannel & Flapjacks with Santa Claus: Calico Ghost Town Regional Park. Enjoy flapjacks, photos with Santa, shopping and more.


SEE ALSO: Vacation, Ice Skating Rinks 2022-23 Guide: Inland Empire and SoCal

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