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May 28, 2024

San Juan to host decorating contest instead of holiday parade

Courtesy of San Juan Bautista:

Due to the Covid-19 virus the City of San Juan Bautista will not be able to have the Holiday of Lights Parade.

The Hollister Downtown Association is having its Reverse Celebration of Lights Parade at the controlled area of the Hollister Airport. The Rotary Club of San Juan Bautista and San Juan Bautista Library Auxiliary are: creating a community safe Holiday Event.San Juan Bautista Holiday of Lights “Joy to the World” Home & Business Holiday Decorating Contest 

In the Holiday spirit the contest will free to the Community Residents and Business to participate. San Juan Bautista Rotary Club & Library Auxiliary are asking for Holiday of Lights Home & Business Decorating Contest sponsorships. 

We want to give the community and businesses the opportunity to give back to our community. Your generous sponsorship donations will help guarantee the success of  Holiday Decorating Contest Event and all community and international projects.  

Here are just a few of Rotary Club of San Juan Bautista current annual projects:


  • Community Grant Funding
  • Emergency Funding for Families in need
  • Holiday Gift Giving to Families in need
  • Student Scholarships
  • Dictionary Distribution to all 3rd Children in local schools  (SJB Library Auxiliary co-sponsor)
  • Anzar High School Youth Rotary Interact Club
  • San Juan Bautista Antique & Craft Fair – fundraiser canceled 2020
  • San Juan Bautista Mission Saints 
  • San Juan Bautista Holiday of Lights Parade – fundraiser canceled 2020
  • San Juan Bautista “Joy to the World” Home & Business Holiday Decorating Contest
  • De Anza Trail & Community Parks restoration
  • Pan-American Condor Reintroduction Project
  • Community Communication Access – Internet access to SJB & Aromas Schools (Distance School Learning)
  • Area 6 Community Project – Aromas Sports & Dog Park
  • Feeding the Frontline – Food Distribution 


  • Eradication of Polio
  • Water & Sanitation Systems
  • Building Schools & Donation of Technology & Educational Materials
  • Dental Hygiene Materials

Attached below is the application:

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