Holidays in San Diego

 

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

 

SEAS N’ GREETINGS AT BIRCH AQUARIUM

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From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium is transformed into a holiday wonderland. 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 as well as themed animal encounters, a scavenger hunt, craft activities,  and fun photo opportunities. Details here.

HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE AT LIBERTY STATION 
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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 – 24thDetails here.

 

OLD TOWN TROLLEY HOLIDAY LIGHTS & SIGHTS TOURS

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From the moment you step onto the Old Town Trolley the Christmas cheer is on.  From the colorful candy canes they hand out to the uplifting holiday music that plays throughout the tour… the Christmas spirit is alive and well on this adventure! You will also get a song lyric book so you can be sure to sing along with your favorite holiday songs. Running December 1 – December 23 and December 26 – December 30thBook your tour today here.

 

GARDEN OF LIGHTS
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Garden of Lights, from December 2 – 23 & 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! Details here.

LEGOLAND HOLIDAYS

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Experience the magic of the Holidays at LEGOLAND® with music and twinkling lights and the world’s largestLEGO®  Christmas Tree.  Enjoy live entertainment with LEGO Friends Live in Heartlake City, Santa’s elves singing in Fun Town and a life-sized LEGO Brick Santa and Reindeer that make for a perfect family photo. Now through January 1, 2018Details here.

 

JUNGLE BELLS

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San Diego Zoo Jungle Bells is back December 8 – January 1, 2018 at the World Famous San Diego Zoo! Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy carols, acrobatic trampoline elves, and more.  Join in for plenty of good cheer!
Save $4 Details and tickets here.

WINTER WONDERLAND
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For two special nights the Maritime Museum of San Diego is transforming the parking lot in front of the Maritime Museum into a Winter Wonderland. The area is open to all, no museum admission is required to visit Winter Wonderland. Ice skating, pictures with Santa, hot cocoa and more! Items can be purchased individually. Sunday Dec 10 & Dec 17, 4pm to 8pm Details here.

SAN DIEGO BAY PARADE OF LIGHTS
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The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Continuing its long-standing San Diego tradition, the 46th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights promises to dazzle and entertain bay front crowds during the evenings of December 10 and 17, 2017.  Details here.

RED NOSE RUN WITH POSEIDON
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The Red Nose Run is a fun run & walk on beautiful Del Mar beach that is family and dog-friendly.  Plan to stick around after your run and enjoy your friends old and new in holiday cheer with heavy appetizers provided by Poseidon Restaurant and the holiday spirit of their cash bar – all on the sand in Del Mar, CA. Choose your distance – 3K or 5K options. December 15th. Come watch the fun or sign up today!

 

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Holidays in San Diego

 

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