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Banner Ranch is a historic and breathtaking 62-acre property located just 12 minutes east from Main Street Julian. Surrounded by historic mines, glorious mountain views, and in close proximity to the Pacific Crest Trail, Banner Ranch offers excellent visibility for passers-by, well-maintained roads, a seasonal creek, and walking paths throughout the property. A true nature lover’s dream.

We are excited to host you for a short-term stay or host your next event with us.

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The ultimate way to experience the outdoors! We cannot wait for you to indulge in Banner Ranch.


Adventure awaits in this frontier themed tiny home under the Julian trees.


Good-for-the-soul experiences! A truly beautiful mountain escape.

A Picturesque Rustic Venue for Your Big Day


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There are no upcoming events scheduled at this time. Contact us about hosting your own event. Click the button below to learn more about our packages.


Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday in December

Banner Ranch Julian
36342 CA-78, Julian, CA 92036

The Festive Forest is an approx. 1/2 mile Holiday Lights Walk, located at historic Banner Ranch (Banner Store), about 7 miles from Main St. Julian. Our orchard area is decorated with Christmas lights, inflatables, and more! Wear comfortable walking shoes, The Festive Forest is in a natural environment, no open-toe shoes please. Fun for the whole family! Walking trail is flat, but uneven in some areas with soft dirt. Stroller and wheelchair accessible if able to go on dirt.

Snacks, drinks, hot cocoa, bottled Julian cider and various beer available for purchase in the General Store/saloon and may be consumed while walking The Festive Forest.

4:30pm-8:30pm every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in December (closed Christmas Day). Weather permitting, since The Festive Forest is completely outdoors, we must close during bad weather. If rained out, tickets can be used for another night. Please call 760-237-0046 to confirm if open for evening.

Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Banner General Store in front during open hours, cash and credit card accepted.

Get Spooky!

Sept. 29- Oct. 31, 2023

Banner Ranch Julian
36342 CA-78, Julian, CA 92036

Get into the Halloween spirit at our 3rd Annual Haunted Forest!! 

Our Halloween Walk (approx. 1/2 mile) is bigger and spookier than ever!! The old orchard area will be decorated with graveyards, ghosts and ghouls galore! Open 6:30-9:30pm every Friday & Saturday in October, plus Sunday Oct. 29 and Halloween Night!!! (Weather permitting, if rained out , tickets can be used for another night, please call to confirm we are open for the evening 760-237-0046)

Costumes encouraged! Please wear comfortable walking shoes (no open toe shoes please) as it is a natural environment.

ALL AGES WELCOME! Parental discretion is advised due to some light gory content – also contains strobe lights and sudden sounds/movements. 

Tickets can be purchased in advance on (button below) or in our General Store at the entrance of the property. 

Snacks, drinks & beer available for purchase and may be consumed while walking The Haunted Forest.

A portion of The Haunted Forest proceeds will goes towards Julian Town Christmas Decorations.

Want to make a trip of it? Stay in one of our tiny houses or covered wagons and receive complimentary admission to The Haunted Forest for every person staying in the accommodation! 


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of the magic of Banner Ranch Julian