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Viejas Outlets Center transforms into a winter wonderland with ice skating, Midnight Madness shopping, holiday tree lighting and more

SAN DIEGO – November 10, 2010 – The Viejas Outlets Center officially kicks off the holiday season this weekend with a holiday tree lighting ceremony on Friday at 6 p.m. in the park area, followed by premiere of the Legend of the Ice Princess show at 7:30 p.m. in the show court.  Both are free to the public.  You can also enjoy skating on southern California’s largest outdoor ice rink starting Friday. All the fun is topped off with the traditional Midnight Madness shopping on November 26, featuring super holiday savings at all retail stores.

The Legend of the Ice Princess, a holiday favorite, is the story of Crystal, a young fairy princess whose magical powers bring winter to the holiday season amidst amazing pyrotechnics, dancing fountains, lasers and incredible special effects.

The Viejas ice rink will be open to the public daily through Sunday, January 2. For $12, skaters will enjoy 90 minutes of skating, which includes skate rental. Visit for a schedule and hours.

For the avid shoppers, Viejas Outlet stores will open their doors at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, November 26 for the Midnight Madness Sale. All your favorite brand name stores will offer discounts up to 70%.

Hours at the Viejas Outlets during the holidays are: Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. except for the following dates:
November 26: 12:01a.m. – 9 p.m.
Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Christmas Day: CLOSED (Ice Rink is open 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.)
New Years Eve: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
New Years Day: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.


Located at I-8 and Willows Road, directly across from the Viejas Casino east of San Diego, Viejas Outlets features more than 50 of America’s favorite brand name stores, and is set on 37 scenic acres in the east San Diego County foothills, drawing upon the natural beauty of the surrounding environment, with meandering landscaped paths, natural water features and massive rock formations. Viejas Outlets also feature a variety of eateries, a new bowling center and an interactive water fountain. For more information on Viejas Outlets, visit or call 619-659-2070.

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