LE Holiday Fun 2020

City to Host Safe, Community Activities to Spread Holiday Cheer

Post Date:11/24/2020 3:00 PM

This year, due to COVID-19, the City of Lake Elsinore was forced to cancel our annual Winterfest event. Instead, we have reinvented our holiday activities to still bring our community together, remotely, to celebrate the holiday season. Please join us by participating in some of the following safe and family-friendly activities in the weeks ahead. 

Light Up LE

In Lake Elsinore, we Dream Extreme and this year we are asking our community to join us in this new extreme effort to Light Up Lake Elsinore at the same time on the same day. There are several ways you and your friends and family can participate in this year's Light Up LE 2020 event including: 

Virtual Holiday Tree Lighting 
Saturday, December 5 at 5:50 p.m. 

Join us LIVE online as we kick off the holiday season with our first ever virtual holiday tree lighting. Mayor Brian Tisdale will kick off the event with a few holiday wishes followed by a light show and a the tree lighting. The event will air live on Facebook and YouTube for the community to enjoy.

Light Up LE! 
Saturday, December 5 at 6:00 p.m. 

Get ready for some one-of-a-kind holiday cheer as we Light Up Lake Elsinore LIVE from the sky.  Hang your holiday lights by December 5th so you can join us as we all turn on our lights at the same time. As part of the Virtual Holiday Tree Lighting, the Mayor will countdown to 6:00 p.m. and we will be watching broadcast LIVE from the sky at 6:00 p.m. as we all turn on our lights and Light Up Lake Elsinore citywide at the same time.

Light Up LE Map
November 25, 2020 to December 25, 2020

Participate in our FIRST Light Up LE 2020 Map. Once you have decorated your home, tag your house on our map. It is quick and easy and you are able to upload a picture if you would like. Our hope is that the community will help us create a map of all the BEST places to head out for a nice evening drive to safely view holiday lights throughout our City. In addition, all those who tag their business or home by Saturday, December 12, 2020 will be entered into a raffle for FREE Christmas Trees and an Exclusive Launch Pointe Giveaway. 

Tag Your Decorated Home ( 
View the Light Up LE Map to Check Out the Best Neighborhoods and Streets to drive through for some safe, holiday cheer! (

Decorate LE 
December 5, 2020 to December 25, 2020 

Two years ago, with the completion of the Historic Main Street Parking Lot, the City installed a permanent Holiday Tree in Downtown LE. This year, it is finally established enough to be decorated. We would like to invite our community - residents and businesses - to place an ornament on our Community Holiday Tree to help us Decorate LE!

Make or buy an ornament that represents you, your family, your business or the City, and stop by anytime between December 5 to December 25 to hang the ornament on our Community Holiday Tree located in Gediman Square at 150 N. Main Street.

Be sure to take, post, and share a photo with us by tagging #DecorateLE!

The City will attempt to safely store and keep all ornaments for next year. All ornaments must have their own hooks. All community ornaments will be permitted on the bottom 5 feet of the tree. 

Other Activities 

Wait, there is more.... stay tuned for additional activities to be announced soon!


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