Thanksgiving In San Diego is a special season of the year where champagne cruises and tasty dinners abound! Make your reservations at one of these spots today!
OCEANSIDE TURKEY TROT
“Move your feet before you eat” this Thanksgiving at the 18th Annual Oceanside Turkey Trot 5K or 5-mile run/walk. The event offers a costume contest, the largest teams competition, fabulous live entertainment on the course, and finisher medals for all participants. The scenic beachside course starts on Coast Highway and ends behind the amphitheater on the strand in Oceanside and features 5K or 5 miles of fast and flat stretches, water views, and ocean breezes. Read More
RADY CHILDREN’S INVITATIONAL
This year’s Rady Children’s Invitational features four top Division 1 Basketball Teams. This year’s tourney kick-off is Thursday, November 23rd at Lion Tree Arena on the UCSD campus with the game starting at Noon. The first game features Oklahoma vs Iowa, with game two featuring #21-ranked USC playing Seton Hall. The tourney concludes the following day, Friday, November 24th. This holiday tournament promises an unforgettable weekend of basketball, beaches, and the best San Diego has to offer. Read more.
LIGHTSCAPE AT SAN DIEGO BOTANIC GARDEN
Get ready for another dazzling display of Lightscape at San Diego Botanic Garden. The display commences on November 17th and runs through New Year’s Day 2024!This one-mile loop has been reimagined to surprise and delight visitors. Merging nature and art, the Garden will come to life at night with festive sights and sounds for all to enjoy. Most nights were sold out in 2022, so purchase your tickets and parking now to secure your preferred dates! Read more.
NOEL NOEL AT RADY SHELL
Get ready to experience the return of Noel as she and her friends search for Santa and the magic that he brings with the season. This year’s performance will feature guest vocalist Devin DeSantis. It’s a program full of Christmas classics, holiday cheer, and jolly spirit. The concert will be led once again by the artistic tour-de-force team consisting of celebrated guest conductor Christopher Dragon and Director Jonathan Gilmer, and it features the return of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Master Chorale, and the San Diego Children’s Choir. Read more.
“ALL THAT JAZZ” LIGHTSHOW SPECTACULAR
Redesigned for 2023 with a new 1920s jazz soundtrack, the grove of towering Norfolk Island Pines on the Founders Lawn is the scene of a dynamic light show orchestrated to music, a brilliant ethereal experience that captivates guests with a finale of snow flurries. Showcased is the Norfolk Pine originally made famous in 1904 as the world’s first electrically lit outdoor Christmas tree. This year’s show also has more lights, more snow, and a brand-new bar and lounge for taking in the dazzling experience. Read more.
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