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Julian Apples | A Season of Celebration

Celebrate the fall season with apple picking, music, dancing, children’s activities, gold panning demonstrations, apple pie baking contests, opportunities to enjoy superb food and beverages, and above all, apple pie! 

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Julian Apples | A Season of Celebration
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A Visitor's Resource

Julian Chamber of Commerce is your on-the-spot information resource for all things Julian. Stop by today.

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A Visitor's Resource

Hiking to Eagle Rock

Julian and the surrounding areas offer a number of outstanding hiking trails and wildlife-viewing opportunities. But one trail that stands out is the hike to Eagle Rock.

Hiking to Eagle Rock
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A Beverage Goldmine

Talented beverage-makers abound in the Julian area, offering more wine, beer, hard cider and mead.

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A Beverage Goldmine
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Local Wineries Offer Unparalleled Experiences

Julian’s climate and geographic location provide just the right combination of ingredients for wine making, and the perfect scenery for wine drinking.

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Local Wineries Offer Unparalleled Experiences

Eyeing the Night Sky

Of the many pleasures that come from spending time in the backcountry, none quite compare to the opportunity to observe the engaging nightly display available just for the cost of looking skyward.

Eyeing the Night Sky
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A Shopping Excursion

Though only a short trek from San Diego, the backcountry can feel like a different world — and the greater Julian area offers much in the way of shopping experiences.

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A Shopping Excursion
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Star Spangled Fourth of July

Downtown Julian is the best place to join with friends and visitors to celebrate Independence Day — our nation’s birthday — and the freedoms that were hard-won by our Founding Fathers and protected ever since by countless men and women of strength, courage and integrity.

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Star Spangled Fourth of July
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A Quilting Heritage

For 27 years, the Julian Woman’s Club’s Heritage Quilt Show has been a showcase for the town’s proud history of quilt making — and the expertise of its quilters. The unique event draws people of all ages and from the far reaches of the globe.

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A Quilting Heritage
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Enjoy a Rural Dining Adventure at Taste of Julian

While apples will always be revered in Julian, there is much more to celebrate — and Taste of Julian is designed to do just that, by introducing folks to the deliciously diverse culinary delights that are waiting to be discovered.

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Enjoy a Rural Dining Adventure at Taste of Julian
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Dining on the Mountain

As they enjoy a fun day of exploring the Julian area, visitors often find themselves yearning for a tasty meal. And they’re in luck...

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Dining on the Mountain
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A Festival of Lilacs

Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures will celebrate these lovely blooms with its annual Lilac Festival. This year, the event begins March 24 and runs every weekend through April, for as long as lilacs are available.

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A Festival of Lilacs
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The Founding of Julian City

Anyone researching the history of Julian and its mines will find a baffling number of conflicting stories. Here are a few straight facts about Julian history...

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The Founding of Julian City