Thanksgiving In San Diego

Thanksgiving In San Diego is a fantastic time to visit America’s Finest City and create some new Thanksgiving traditions. Maybe you’re a native looking for something new to do this year. Here are a few of our favorite Things To Do.

Hornblower Cruises and Events Sea or Land

Thanksgiving In San Diego
Be it at bay or on land, Hornblower knows how to throw the perfect Thanksgiving dinner. From festive buffet cruises loaded with all the trimmings, drinks, and entertainment, to an elegant Thanksgiving meal at San Diego’s historic Abbey, you surely can’t go wrong. Best part is, they do all the prep and clean up. Just show up, and voilà –Thanksgiving before your eyes. Book your cruise here.


Flagship Thanksgiving Cruise
Thanksgiving In San Diego

Celebrate Thanksgiving aboard a luxury yacht with Flagship. Enjoy spectacular views of San Diego Bay and live musical entertainment. Sip complimentary champagne as you board the cruise and prepare for a traditional three-course Thanksgiving feast. Book your reservation here.


Thanksgiving in Spain

Thanksgiving In San Diego
Take your taste buds on a Spanish getaway to Cafe Sevilla this Thanksgiving. Do Thanksgiving in true Spain style with a special four-course menu just for Thanksgiving Day.  Check out the menu and reserve your table here.


Thanksgiving Buffet in Old Town

Thanksgiving In San Diego

A Thanksgiving Buffet awaits at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Old Town San Diego. In the 21st century, The Cosmopolitan has returned to glory again, thanks to a three-year, multi-million dollar restoration project. The restoration returned the building to its 1870s splendor.  Step back in time for a Thanksgiving Buffet with your family. Seating times available are 12pm, 2 pm, 4 pm and 6 pm. Book your reservation here.


Oceanside Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving In San Diego

Come “move your feet before you eat” at the O’Side Turkey Trot when you Visit Oceanside. Recognized as one of the Top Trots in the country by Runner’s World Magazine. Free digital photos, medals, shirts, and timing are available to all registered participants. The 5K Walk adult entry fee is $36 and the 10K Run/Walk adult entry fee is $38. Youth options are available. Additionally, for seniors 65 and older, there is a special 1-mile O’Side Turkey Trot experience held the day prior, November 22nd from 9am-11am. Family members are welcome to participate to provide assistance if needed. Please see website for complete rules and qualifications here.


Lingering the weekend after Thanksgiving? Here are some after Thanksgiving Things To Do:


Surfin Santa Arrives at Seaport Village

Thanksgiving in San Diego

Southern California’s favorite Santa returns for free photos, parade and holiday shopping on November 25. Ditching the reindeer and traditional cold-weather garb, Saint Nick will don his favorite Hawaiian tee and boardshorts for Surfin’ Santa’s Arrival at Seaport Village. Arriving to the San Diego Harbor via Dragon Boat, the festive celebration kicks off the holidays SoCal style on November 25. Details here.


Legoland Holiday Fun

Thanksgiving In San Diego

Let your children’s imagination come to life at Legoland California Resort, in Carlsbad. With more than 60 rides, shows and attractions, it’s sure to be a hit! Experience the magic of the Holidays at LEGOLAND with music and twinkling lights and the world’s largest LEGO 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. Get tickets here.


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