ADMISSION TO THE 'CHRISTMAS AT 123 FARM' EVENT IS FREE!
Highland Springs Ranch & Inn (est. 1884) welcomes you to our annual Christmas at 123 Farm event. Children are invited to make a gingerbread house, holiday crafts, feed our sheep and more! The farm also offers classes on handmade gifts using ingredients from the farm. Be sure to dine at The Grand Oak Farm to Table Restaurant for seasonal dishes and drinks. Ride aboard the Stagecoach Express for a heartwarming story about Christmas and a tour of our farm.
A. Christmas Brunch, Santa's Workshop, Gingerbread Village & Main Lobby
The restaurant is open this season with a special holiday-inspired brunch menu (Fri-Sun 10 am to 2 pm). Santa's Workshop will be open with all sorts of unique gifts and free gift wrapping service (with purchase of $75 or more). View a candy-filled Gingerbread Village with a moving train. The Front Desk is open to help with tour and workshop registration.
B. The Stagecoach Express
Come aboard Santa's Stagecoach Express for an experience that rekindles the holiday spirit. Your tour guide will tell an adapted Christmas story that leads to our 1000-year old oak tree. Guests will receive a souvenir bell and cup of hot chocolate. Ages 10+ ($14), Ages 4-9 ($12) and free for children 0-3 years old.
C. Santa's Workshop
Shop for handmade gifts from our farm and receive free gift wrapping with purchases over $75.
D. The Organic Galleries
Seven farm boutiques featuring goods from our organic farm (Honey Shop, Lavender Corner, Spice Shop, Olive Barn, etc.). Enjoy lavender hot cocoa in souvenir mugs at at 123 Cafe or try some mint ice cream at the Sweet Barn.
E. Parking Entrance
Parking on-site is $10 per vehicle (General Parking) click here to purchase General Parking or $15 per vehicle (Preferred Parking) click here to purchase Preferred Parking. VIP and Blue members receive free parking and additional benefits. Memberships begin at $30 per year. To learn more about memberships please click here.
F. The Twelve Days of Christmas Shops
Local vendors offering unique handmade gifts as well as mini donuts, crepes, cheese and cured meats. A gallery featuring photos from our archives will available to view for free. Children are invited to write a letter to Santa at the North Post and try to spot the hidden elves hiding in Santa's Study.
G. Campfire, S'mores, Storytelling & Live Music
Sit around an open fire while roasting marshmallows and eating s'mores. S'mores kits are available for purchase at the Sweet Barn located in the Organic Galleries. Free Christmas storytelling and craft with local Librarian Laura (Saturday and Sunday, 11 am and 12 pm) and live music daily from 1-3 pm.
H. Handmade Gifts Workshop
Learn how to make our organic lip balms or join in a bath salt, massage oil, or olive wreath making class. All materials are provided in class including gift packaging and labels.
I. Candy Cane Lane (Kids Crafts & Games)
Children are welcome to drop in one of our bungalows to make their own gingerbread house, various holiday crafts, a painting class or play holiday-themed games for prizes.
J. Santa's Courtyard
Take a free photo with Santa in our decorated courtyard and let him know how good you have been this year.
K. Organic Farm
Register for farm workshops online or at the Front Desk located in the Main Lobby. The meeting place for the farm workshop will be in front of the lobby (letter A). The farm is only open to registered participants.
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Highland Springs Ranch & Inn
10600 Highland Springs Ave.
Cherry Valley, CA 92223
Guests may park on the festival grounds located at Highland Springs Ranch & Inn for a fee. Guests who are just eating at the restaurant still need to pay a parking fee (or park on the streets for free). Parking is free on-site on Fridays only.
To purchase Preferred Parking ($15) please click here. There are a limited number of Preferred Parking spaces. Guests who purchase Preferred Parking are able to park in the spots in front of the lobby.
To purchase General Parking ($10) please click here. General Parking is located further away from the lobby (700's, Suites, Coyote & Hawk).
Free parking is available along the neighboring streets of the ranch.
Members receive free general parking. To get free parking to this festival plus additional perks consider signing up for a membership. Memberships start at $30 per year. Click here for more details.
All traffic is one-way at the ranch. When exiting the grounds please use the South Gate (signs will be clearly marked). Do not exit the way you entered into the ranch.
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10600 Highland Springs Ave., Cherry Valley, CA 92223 Tel. 951-845-1151 Fax. 951-845-8090