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Kaleidoscope Celebrates the Holidays with Festive Weekend Music & Events

Kaleidoscope in Mission Viejo is celebrating the holidays with an array of festive events every weekend until Christmas. The center also has holiday displays throughout the center perfect for capturing seasonal memories with family and friends.

On Saturday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 18 from 5 to 9pm, visitors will enjoy a Holiday Market and visits with Santa. The free evenings of family fun will include live holiday music, face painting, a holiday craft station, writing letters to Santa, a balloon artist, $1 hot cocoa, and 20 local artisan vendors to check off your holiday shopping list. Santa will also be available for photos and hearing Christmas wishes on both nights from 5 to 8pm in Union Market on the upper level of Kaleidoscope.

On Saturday, Dec. 11 from 6 to 10pm, Carols and Cocktails with Santa will take place inside Union Market with live music by Color of Sound from 6 to 8pm, and Paul Wayne and Friends from 8 to 10pm. There will be Christmas carol sing alongs, $1 cocoa and holiday treats, as well as visits and free photos with Santa. Dry Society and select restaurants inside Union Market will also offer special custom holiday cocktails.

Kaleidoscope visitors will be entertained throughout the day on Dec. 11 with Singers Company Holiday Christmas Choir performing at 12 noon in the courtyard. The Dana Point Symphony will take center stage in the courtyard from 7 to 8:30pm. Tickets are $35 for general admission and $25 for seniors and students (18 and under). Purchase tickets at

Adding to the seasonal fun are holiday mini photo sessions available inside Union Market. The 20-minute sessions are $75 by appointment only with Bea Photography. Book a time by calling (949) 872-5135 or emailing [email protected].

JoJo the Elf has also returned to Union Market and will be hiding now through December 24, with his location changing weekly. Bring your youngster to Union Market and if they find JoJo, they will receive a free treat and can take an Elfie with JoJo.

For more information, follow Kaleidoscope on social media at @GoKaleidoscope, visit or call 949.542.4407.

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