Calico Ghost Town Shines Bright for the Holiday Season

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– This year do something out of the ordinary. Come to an old Western town and share the experience of its beautiful decorations and the lighted tree high above the hills of Calico. The views are breathtaking!

In the hills of the Calico Mountains the holiday spirit comes to life in the authentic old West mining town, Calico Ghost Town. Decorated in red velvet bows, bells and sprigs of evergreen, Calico turns into a holiday picture postcard.

Saturday, November 24th from 9:00 to 7:00 p.m. Calico celebrates the holiday season with Santa, songs and lights. Enjoy Christmas carols – you can sing along or simply listen to your favorite holiday melodies. There will be a reading of the favorite “T’was the Night Before Christmas”, contests for the whole family, crafts for kids, gunfights performed by our very own Calico Mountain Volunteers and The Beverly Belles will perform on Main Street Stage.

Calico’s specialty shops and restaurants are open giving people the opportunity to shop for that unique gift for a family member or special someone and stay clear of long lines, mall crowds and parking problems. Some of our shops will be offering special discounts for your holiday shopping needs.

Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at 11 a.m. with a cheery “Ho! Ho! Ho!” for photos with the children. They will personally light the Calico Christmas tree at 6:30 p.m. Lil’s Saloon will be providing complimentary cookies and hot chocolate for after the tree lighting ceremony.

Calico will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Price is $8 per adult, $5 children ages 4-11, 3 and under are FREE.

This year do something out of the ordinary. Come to an old Western town and share the experience of its beautiful decorations and the lighted tree high above the hills of Calico. The views are breathtaking!

Calico Ghost Town offers full and partial camping at the park. Reservations may be booked directly online at www.sbcountyparks.com. Cabins and bunkhouses are also available. Please call 800-86-CALICO to reserve.

Calico Ghost Town is located off I-15 at Ghost Town Road in Yermo, just 10 miles north of Barstow. Visit www.calicotown.com for detailed information on Calico and upcoming events.

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