4th STREET FAIRE AND FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR
Held yearly on Olympiad Road and in the area adjoining
Lake Mission Viejo, this Faire provides a classic
Fourth of July celebration for the city of Mission
Viejo. Rides and games enhance an exciting carnival
atmosphere for all ages. Local clubs and organizations
are invited to set up booths for food, drink, crafts,
gifts and games. These booths act as fund raisers
for the participating organizations and help make
the Faire more enticing to visitors. Free entertainment
includes music, dance and comedy for the enjoyment
of children and adults alike, with performers drawn
from local talent as well as professionals from
outside the area. As would be expected for a Fourth
of July Faire, the event climaxes at dusk in a spectacular
4TH STREET FAIRE DOWNLOADABLE DOCS (.pdf format)
Shuttle Bus Route
GOODIES HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE
Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in one
of South Orange County’s most popular shopping experiences.
All booths are located inside so, rain or shine,
come and enjoy the fruits of more than 75 artisans.
They will be displaying many holiday decorations,
gift ideas, ornaments and specialty items to help
with your gift shopping list this year.
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Boutique Vendor Location
ARRIVAL & CELEBRATION
Join the celebration as Santa arrives in Mission
Viejo! The celebration begins at 3:00 pm. and this
spectacular event is open to "children"
of all ages. There will be game and activity booths
where children can do “make and take” items and
also build an ornament to help decorate Santa’s
workshop trees. Santa will arrive on a fire engine
and will help bring in the holiday spirit by turning
on the holiday lights in Mission Viejo.
Jolly Ol’ Santa Claus will plan several return visits
to his Workshop. Along with Mrs. Claus and the elves,
Santa will greet all visitors with a cheerful, Ho!
Ho! Ho! and a peppermint candy cane. You are welcome
to take pictures of your visit. Santa will be in his
workshop from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. each of these nights.
Bring your family,
friends and your co-workers and join the Mission Viejo
Activities Committee this holiday season for a fun
evening. Before climbing aboard the Holly Trolley for
your scheduled tour enjoy the festivities planned just
for you. Your ticket includes an outdoor party with
live entertainment, a holiday cookie and hot
chocolate, a marshmallow for toasting and a warm fire.
HOLIDAY HOME LIGHTING CONTEST
All Mission Viejo residents are encouraged to brighten
their neighborhood and share the holiday spirit by
competing in the annual Holiday Lighting Contest.
Prizes will be given to the top five homes.
Applications are available by calling 830-7066 or
on this website. Winners receive a floral centerpiece
and a display sign announcing their title. Maps to
the locations of winning homes will be available when
Santa is in his workshop and also on this website.
ENTER YOUR HOME
Holiday Lights Tour
Driving Directions (.pdf)
Santa promises to answer every Christmas wish list
deposited in the mailbox next to his workshop. Bring your letters to Santa and
the Big Guy will personally respond to the delight
of adults and children alike. Make sure to get your
letter off early so that Santa has plenty of time
to get your list memorized. Be sure to print names
and addresses clearly.
THE AIR FESTIVAL
This fun event will include professional
kite flyers, disc dog shows, various flying
contests, nonprofit food booths, children’s
crafts, exhibitors and entertainment. Over the
years, the MVAC has implemented many events that
were exciting, well-attended, and most
Up in the Air
event will build on these
successes and begin new traditions for Mission
Viejo and the community. This event will also
share its success with local nonprofits,
furthering their success and purpose within the
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Food Vendor Packet -
Opportunity Drawing Letter & Form