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!
Thursday, December 13
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!
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.
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.
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
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!
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 welcomes the community to partake in the magic of the holiday season at its inaugural Nutcracker Tea Party with Santa at Building 177.
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.
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 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.