Dogs and other pets are not allowed at Camp Christmas due to insurance and safety reasons. Service dogs
are permitted as long as licensed verification is provided.
“Lights and Sounds of the Season” contains a sequence of flashing, blinking lights synchronized to louder music throughout Main Street. It runs for approximately 10 minutes at the top of each hour.
Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome, though may not be as easy to maneuver on dirt and gravel grounds.
The altitude at Camp Christmas is 4,000 feet, and the evenings can be a bit chilly. Be sure to bundle up and bring your winter jackets, snow hats, scarves, and gloves.
Lights & Sounds
of the Season
The trees of Pine Valley will come to life as hundreds of thousands of lights dance to the beat of your favorite Christmas songs at the top of every hour. Grab some hot cocoa and enjoy this festive light show that will mesmerize all ages. Four different programmed shows each night at the top of the hour. 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, and a stirring closing finale at 9:00 pm featuring Handel's Majestic “Hallelujah Chorus!”
H20 on the Glow -
Dancing Water Show!
You will be amazed by the visual effects of our dancing waters, complete with computerized lighting all programmed to your musical Holiday favorites. Four different performances each night, three on the half-hour at 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, culminating in a 9pm spectacular grand finale. Our dancing waters and magical light display are both beautifully synchronized to Handel's Majestic “Hallelujah Chorus!"
Bow & Arrow Arcade - FREE!
Test your archery skills by playing at the brand-new Bow and Arrow Arcade. Five chances per turn to shoot your arrows through the target holes. Get a bullseye and win “Camp Christmas Cash.” ($1 value) Camp Christmas Cash can be used towards purchases at the Summit Grill Snack Bar, Altitude Coffee Shop, and Rick's Bar-B-Q. (Limit two coupons per person.)
Bounce Houses - FREE!
Bring the kiddos over to Candy Cane Corner where you will find multiple bounce houses, and all kinds of fun for ages 12 and under.
Game Room - FREE!
While at Camp Christmas, stop by our Game Room and enjoy your favorite indoor games like Ping Pong, Pool, Air Hockey, and Foosball.
Sappy, The Talking Christmas Tree
Bring the kids by to meet "Sappy", the only talking Christmas Tree in San Diego County! Your child will get an ear full from our Camp Christmas official host.
Holiday Theater -
You don't want to miss our 7-minute moving presentation of "The Christmas Guest." Performances are twice nightly, once at 6:15 and then again at 8:15 at our Live Entertainment Theater inside Snowflake Village. Find your seat and expect to be blessed.
Holiday Photobooth - FREE!
Seal your holiday memories for all time by stopping by our festive photo booth with room for your whole group. You will also find four other photo-op spots located throughout the campground where you can collect your Holiday memories with your phone’s camera!
As your Holiday evening comes to a close and you exit the campground, journey back to the very first Christmas with our portrayal of the story that forever changed the world. See Joseph, Mary, and the Holy Child, along with the Shepherds and Wise Men displayed in this dramatic oversized presentation. The angel said, “Thou shall call His name Jesus”.
Winter Wonderland Hayrides - FREE!
This year's hayrides take you on a completely brand-new scenic trail with lots of surprises along the way. Rides are 20 minutes long and are free, but you must have a ticket to secure your seat and timeslot. Get your tickets early. First come, first served.
Pine Valley Train Depot - FREE!
Have the kids catch a ride on one of our self-powered Camp Christmas Train "Speeders." All aboard!
Our Laser Tag schedule is every 30 minutes beginning at 6 and continuing at 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, and 8:30 pm. There is a $10 charge for 15 minutes of play for up to 30 “Taggers” per game. Sign up early to secure your time slot.
Tree Top Climbing Wall -
$5 per climb
Test your climbing skills and reach for the highest peak, just like rock climbing. Fun for the entire family!
Children of all ages can choose their favorite design from our Christmas collection.
Small designs FREE
Large designs $5
Elevation Gift Shop
Be sure and visit our gift shop featuring unique gifts, perfect for the holiday season!
Alpine Peak Buffet
Enjoy your favorite hot soups, chili, and salad bar along with fresh cornbread and garlic cheese toast at the all-you-can-eat Alpine Peak Buffet Dining Hall. Adults 16 and older $12, children 5-15 $9,and 4 and under are free. Doors open from 6:00-8:00 pm. Drinks are available for $2.00.
See the Alpine Peak Buffet Menu
Choose between a delicious hot shredded Bar-B-Q pork or chicken sandwich on a colossal Kings Hawaiian Roll. The $10 combo includes coleslaw or mac and cheese, chips, and a cold drink. Two Hawaiian Roll “slider” combo for $8.
Summit Grill Snack Bar
Be sure to visit our Snack Bar and enjoy delicious 1/4 and 1/2-pound burgers with all the fix-ins! Also on the menu find Chicken Strips, Fried Shrimp, Hot Dogs, Corn Dogs, French Fries, Onion Rings, Funnel Cake, Soft Serve Ice Cream, Fountain Sodas, and more. We guarantee you won’t leave hungry!
Altitude Cafe Coffee Shop
Our Coffee Shop is stocked with your favorite hot drinks, made-to-order, as well as iced coffees, Italian sodas, ice-blended mochas, and more.
Sweet treats are the only thing on the menu at the Camp Christmas Sugar Shack. Freshly spun cotton candy, hot popcorn, barrels of old-fashioned candies and much, much more!
The fire is blazing and all you need to do is grab a S'more's kit and toast that marshmallow to your heart's content.
2 pack $4.00 - 4-pack $7.00