San Marcos is kicking off the winter season with several festive events the whole family can enjoy.
The city’s 20th annual “Lighting of the Tree” will take place Saturday, Dec. 5 at approximately 6:30 pm. Holiday celebrations will continue to Sunday, Dec. 6 at 1 pm with San Marcos’ annual holiday parade presented by the Kiwanis Club of San Marcos. For parade route information, please visit www.kiwanisclubofsanmarcos.org.
From Saturday, Dec. 5 to Sunday, Dec. 6, residents can also get excited for Santa’s Magical Village located at 3 Civic Center Drive. The two-day event features visits from Santa and Rudolph, carolers, arts and craft vendors, cookie decorating, gourmet food trucks, a recycled ornament contest, and free outdoor entertainment.
To top it off, families can enjoy a pancake, sausage and egg breakfast with Santa Clause on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 9 to 11:30 am. No reservations are required and tickets are available at the door for just $5 for adults and $4 for children.
For more information, visit www.san-marcos.net/specialevents or call San Marcos Community Services at (760) 744-9000.