Holidays in San Diego


Holidays in San Diego make this the “most wonderful time of year”! Holiday fun and New Year’s Eve are upon us! Check out all the Things To Do this month!


Sea’s N Greetings at Birch Aquarium

Holidays in San Diego
From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole family. Deck the Hall (of Fishes) and get into the holiday spirit every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and check the schedule for special appearances by Scuba Santa, crafts, activities, as well as live holiday music on weekends. Read more.




Salute the Season at Liberty Station Liberty Station

Enjoy shopping from Liberty Station tenants and local vendors as you and your family listen to live music performances and skate in Central Promenade at the Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station. December 1 – 24thRead more.





Old Town Trolley Holiday Lights Tours

Holidays in San Diego

Hop on board the Old Town Trolley Holiday Lights and Sights Trolley. Guests of all ages celebrate in the sights, songs and traditions of the holiday season. Join in sing-a-long caroling with our conductors, share fun holiday facts, history and traditions and see the festive Christmas lights of Old Town San Diego, the Embarcadero, Balboa Park, Garrison Street and more! Read more.



San Diego Botanic Garden of Lights
Holidays in San Diego

Garden of Lights, from December 1– 23 and 26 – 30 See the San Diego Botanic Garden transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland! More than 125,000 sparkling lights illuminate the flora of this fantastic 37-acre urban oasis each evening from 5 – 9 pm for a magical holiday experience. Nightly entertainment, including local blues and jazz bands, delicious food, marshmallow roasting and even snow for the kids! Read more.




Legoland Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Enjoy holly jolly fun throughout the Resort with festive shows and décor.  Your whole family will feel the holiday spirit when they see the 30-foot LEGO® Christmas tree trimmed with awesome LEGO ornaments as it sparkles each night with music and light! See new shows and live entertainment including a new holiday light show. A LEGO® Holiday character meet and greets at the brand NEW Holiday Village! Enoy special holiday treats and food offerings including peppermint shakes, nutella and peppermint crepes and more. Now through Dec. 31 Read more.


Take a Cruise for the Holidays

Holidays in San Diego

Instead of a run-of-the-mill dinner party, gather your co-workers, family, friends, and loved ones for a spectacular night cruising the San Diego waters. Choose from Flagship or Hornblower Cruises and Events both offering exquisite holiday feasts, cheery Christmas dinners, and everything in between.





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