Capistrano Lights

Celebrate the holidays at Capistrano Lights at California Landmark #200, Mission San Juan Capistrano. Join us on select days from December 4 through December 30 for daytime admission to the Mission and an evening of holiday programming and fun.

Create lasting memories with family photos under our 10’ wreath, experience a Christmas tree lighting and music program with our 30’ tree and make your prayer for peace and goodwill by placing a candle near the large scale nativity in the Ruins of the Great Stone Church.

Enjoy performances by Dickens era Carolers and Selfies with Santa. Visit the Serra Chapel open after hours, California’s most historic chapel. Enjoy the Mission in lights, community Christmas trees around the grounds, extended holiday shopping hours in the Misison Store and more. Kids craft vendor and sweet treat vendor will be available on select days throughout the program as well as surprise performances.

You don’t want to miss the Mission at night experience! Tickets range from $9 -$19 (Children under 4 are free) and are available for purchase now. Limited tickets available. For more information and to see the select days Capistrano Lights is offered, please visit our website at

Mission San Juan Capistrano
26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Phone: 9492341300