November 26, 2022
12pm - 3pm
Jingle Bell Jump
The public is invited to the FREE Jingle Bell Jump event at Mission Marketplace on Saturday, November 26 from 12 – 3 p.m. Santa Claus will parachute from an airplane for his precise landing in the parking lot to launch the annual Oceanside holiday event.
The El Camino High School Marching Band will play as they escort Santa and his Official Elves, 10 children in sleigh-decorated wheelchairs, to his Mission Marketplace Holiday headquarters. The children, who have with mobility limitations, were selected for the Santa Elves honor by the nonprofit Adaptive Sports and Recreation Association (ASRA).
After Santa arrives at his Holiday headquarters at Mission Marketplace, he will join the shopping center’s management to present donations to the El Camino High School Band and ASRA. The brief ceremony will also include the finale of the Mission Marketplace Santa’s Shoes holiday drive. Mission Marketplace will present the new shoes, purchased by shoppers and the shopping center, to the Oceanside YMCA so children they serve receive them as a holiday gift!
Following the ceremony families can use smartphone or camera to take children’s pictures with Santa and enjoy the non-stop holiday activities including kids holiday craft and cookie decorating, petting zoo, balloon artist, carnival games, complimentary churros, and cotton candy.
No reservations needed to attend the Jingle Bell Jump!
Everyone in the family will enjoy the FREE holiday event at Mission Marketplace from 12 – 3 p.m.