Give yourself and your family the gift of a lifetime – a holiday spent in San Diego! Enjoy a laid back holiday season together, and treasure the warmth of the sun and a plethora of fun and entertainment for the whole family. San Diego has all the ingredients for the perfect holiday celebration. From beachfront ice skating rinks to concerts, ballets, theater and endless holiday shopping, we can help you find exactly what you’re looking for. Trade in your snow boots and ear muffs and come experience why San Diego is the city that offers a warm holiday spirit inside and out.
San Diego Events To Plan Your Trip Around
The 45th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights
December 11th & 18th
The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community.
Christmas in the Village
December 11th & 12th 5pm – 9pm
The Village is transformed into a Victorian Wonderland during La Mesa’s Christmas in the Village with carolers, snow, a 15′ Christmas tree, Santa and more.
Annual ‘Jungle Bells’ Celebration at the San Diego Zoo
December 14th – January 5th, 2017
During Jungle Bells, the San Diego Zoo is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. Guests enjoy lighted animal sculptures, live animal presentations, festive music, holiday treats, storytelling, and, of course, Santa Claus.