The Big List Of Things To Do This Weekend In San Diego

Take your tacky and ugly sweaters out together with your cutie Santa suits because they take the limelight this weekend. Don’t forget to check out other amazing events we have in store for you, too!

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Thursday, December 13

Hillcrest Taste ‘N’ Tinis 2018 Is Your Fabulous Sip And Shop Event This Holiday Season!

Take in Hillcrest’s festive holiday decorations while embarking on a self-guided tour filled with delicious drinks, captivating eats, and fabulous local shopping!

As the year comes to an end, Oxford Social Club wanted one more chance to host a little holiday revelry! Have you been naughty or nice this year? Either way, we won’t judge at their annual holiday party!

Rady Children’s Ice Rink At Liberty Station Returns To Kick Off The Holiday Season

The ice rink will stay open daily except on Thanksgiving and Christmas, and will be featured in Liberty Station’s Tree Lighting & Holiday Festivites with special performances, Skating Santa and live entertainment in the Central Promenade.

Rising Tide At San Diego Art Institute

Curated by San Diego Art Institute ‘s Deputy Director, Sarah Trujillo-Porter, the multi-media show will feature solo exhibitions by Francisco Eme, Jacob Sundstrom, and Jana Brike.

Birch Aquarium Whale Watching Kicks off Adventure On The High Seas

The tours depart twice daily aboard the Marietta, a comfortable, two-story whale watching yacht, featuring 360-degree views from the main level and upper sundeck, multiple restrooms and free guest WiFi.

Friday, December 14

Break Out Your Ugliest Sweater At The Gaslamp Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl

It’s time to dig deep in your closet and pull out the ugliest, tackiest, and most AWESOME holiday clothes you have and don them proudly!

The Adventure Begins At Holiday By The Bay

Hilton San Diego Bayfront ‘s newly re-imagined holiday tradition features an exhilarating ride down a two-story 100-foot ice slide and a spin in an ice bumper car. Your family would also get to toast s’mores, sip festive cocktails, and marvel at a spectacular interactive light show.

Saturday, December 15

The 6th Annual San Diego Santa Run Is Coming To Town!

The event will consist of a series of runs that will take place on Garnet Ave. featuring a 5K fun run and 1 mile run waves that include run with your dog, kids run, and a competitive wave.

The Pacific Beach Holiday Parade Is Back For Its 38th Year

This year marks the 38th Annual Pacific Beach Holiday Parade! Please join us for this fun filled community event to celebrate the holidays together in Pacific Beach.

Kick It Old Skool With Searsucker’s Notorious Hip Hop Brunch

Get off your seat and brunch around! Back by popular demand, Searsucker ‘s kickin’ it old skool with a brand new edition of the infamous Old Skool Hip Hop Brunch!

Have A Tire-Kicking Good Time At The Hillcrest Classic Car Show

Rev your engines and join classic car collectors for a “tire-kicking” good time! This monthly show allows avid collectors to share their love of cars with the community.

Watch Holiday Movies Under The Stars On The Beach At The Hotel Del

File this one under “Only in San Diego”. The Hotel Del Coronado is hosting a special edition of Movies on the Beach with holiday films under the stars on Del Beach.

More Than 125,000 Sparkling Lights Await At The Garden Of Lights The Whole Month Of December

After the sun goes down in December, the San Diego Botanic Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience.

Beachfront Holiday Fun And Toy Drive At Belmont Park

Belmont Park is turning up the holiday celebrations this year with their first annual ‘Beachfront Holiday Fun’ festivities! Beachfront Holiday Fun will feature Santa Saturdays located at Belmont Park’s Food Court Stage.

A Yoga With A View At The Oceanfront Yoga On Sunset Cliffs 

Hey, yogis, there’s a magical donation-based yoga classes every Saturday until January 19th at one of the most beautiful places in San Diego.

Birch Aquarium Transformed Into Winter Wonderland For Seas ‘N’ Greetings

The magic of the holidays meets the magic of the underwater world at Birch Aquarium during Seas ‘n’ Greetings, a month-long holiday celebration featuring SEAsonal activities (get it?!) for the whole family!

Winter Nights Series Transforms Westfield UTC Mall Into A Magical Winter Wonderland

If you haven’t been to the Westfield UTC Mall in a while, you are up for a serious surprise – the place has seriously taken the mall game to a new level! And it looks to be even more spectacular through the holidays as they celebrate the season with their 5th Annual Winter Nights Series.

Sunday, December 16

Liberty Station Hosts Inaugural Nutcracker Tea Party With Santa

Liberty Station welcomes the community to partake in the magic of the holiday season at its inaugural Nutcracker Tea Party with Santa at Building 177.

Learn To Make French Macarons From Scratch

In this fun and hands-on class, you’ll learn tips and techniques for making delectable macarons, easy enough to be done in your home kitchen.

Cygnet Theatre’s Holiday Tradition Continues With A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol returns to Cygnet Theatre for it’s fifth season of cheer. And while it has become a tried and true holiday favorite, each year it’s kept fresh and new.

The Iconic Skating By The Sea® Returns To The Del

The wait is over – Skating by the Sea® returns to The Del! It’s time to marvel once again at this spectacular beachfront ice rink featuring stunning views of the Pacific and benefits Make-A-Wish San Diego.