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Bands, singers wanted for holiday hayride

DEL MAR — Local school choirs, singing groups and bands are invited to perform holiday music and carols at the Holiday Hayride Fridays to be held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The Paddock at the Fairgrounds serves as the boarding and performance area. Every student who participates will receive a ticket to return to the Holiday of Lights with their families.
For more information, contact Linda Zweig at or at (858) 792-4262.
The 15th annual Holiday of Lights at the Del Mar Fairgrounds features more than 400 lighted animated scenes on a 1.5-mile drive around the Del Mar Racetrack. The event runs from Nov. 26 through Jan. 3. The Holiday Hayride is new this year from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday nights, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11 and Dec. 18
Included with the ride are hot chocolate or cider and a holiday cookie. Dress warmly and enjoy holiday music and carolers while roasting marshmallows at the fire pits before boarding the hayride in the Paddock. Santa’s Pub and Piano Bar will be open as well.
Advance ticket purchase is recommended to guarantee space on the Holiday Hayride. Tickets are $10 per person. Call the Fairgrounds Box Office at (858) 792-4252 or Ticketmaster at for tickets.