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Featured Events

Event Listings (September 2018 - May 2019)

September 2018

Events and activities that celebrate the apple harvest — with plenty of fall-season fun!

Sept 22: Lake Cuyamaca Kids Fishing Derby 760-765-0515 •

Sept 22-23 Julian Old-Fashioned Country Fair

October 2018 

Oct 12-27: Julian Melodrama

Oct 19-21: Borrego Days Desert Festival & Parade

Oct 27-28: Julian Arts Guild Open Studios Tour

November 2018

Nov 23-25: Pomegranate Days at Oasis Camel Dairy, Hwy. 78, Ramona • 760-787-0983

Nov 24: Country Christmas Tree Lighting

December 2018

Julian Carolers and Living Nativity Saturdays before Christmas

Dec 7: Holiday Home Tour at 9 am and 1 pm, RSVP by Dec. 1 at • 760-525-8139

Dec 14-16 & 21-23: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Julian Union High School Little Theater, 1656 Hwy. 78, 7 pm Fri.-Sat.; 2 pm Sat.-Sun •

Dec 9: Christmas Brunch with Santa from 9 am to 1 pm at Pine Hills Lodge, at 2960 La Posada Wy. Reservations required. 760-765-1100

Dec 16: Handel’s Messiah — Julian Arts Chorale

February 2019

Feb. 24: The Julian Theater Company presents two performances of A.R. Gurneys “Love Letters” starring Scott Kinney as Andrew Makepeace Ladd III & Maureen Squazzo as Melissa Gardner.

Julian High School Theater, 1656 Hwy 78

Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the door 30 min prior (cash or check) or on-line thru ‘Brown Paper Tickets’ 
For more information: 760-765-1688 or

March 2019

Mar 22-23: Daffodil Show

April 2019

April 6-7: Julian Gold Rush Days

April 11-15: Fiddle Camp Concerts at Camp Cedar Glen, 743 Farmer Rd. •

May 2019

TBD May 2019: Taste of Julian

May 3-5: Wildflower Show

Year-Round Events, Endless Fun

With seasonal activities such as Julian Gold Rush Days, Julian Arts Guild Open Studios, pomegranate days, Christmas tree lighting, daffodil and wildflower shows, music festivals, quilt shows, art shows and more, the fun never ends in Julian.


Ongoing Events

Live Webcam Views of Julian

Julian Backcountry Quilt Trail along Hwys. 78 and 79 and other thoroughfares in the Julian, Santa Ysabel, Warner Springs, Lake Cuyamaca and Ramona areas. Look for painted wooden “quilt” blocks on homes and businesses.

Julian Doves and Desperados: Award-winning historical comedy skits Sundays at 12:30pm to 2:30pm (weather permitting) at the stage area on Main Street. 760-765-1857

Julian Library at 1850 Hwy. 78 offers activities and enrichment programs Tues.-Sat. and Music on the Mountain first Tuesday at 6pm. 760-765-0370

Volcan Mountain Foundation: Art adventures, trail explorations, lectures, educational hikes. 760-765-2300 

Seasonal Festivities