Westfield UTC Brings Special Holiday Moments To Life With This Year’s Seasonal Programming

The holidays are officially here, which means San Diego’s premier resort-inspired lifestyle destination, Westfield UTC, is ready to spread some seasonal cheer! As a true staple of the county, Westfield UTC is known and loved for being a place where friends, families, visitors and locals alike are invited to enjoy delightful moments and create memories that will last a lifetime. With a robust itinerary of holiday activations, seasonal programming, and winter-inspired fun for everyone, there is no better place to be this holiday season.


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Westfield UTC’s impressive roundup of seasonal activations include:

Photos with Santa (November 18 – December 24)

Partake in this time-honored tradition by visiting Santa in his new location near Macy’s and the Children’s play space. Reservations are encouraged and can be made here.


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Letters to Santa (November 18 – December 24)

An official drop-off location for letters going to the North Pole, families are invited to create and drop-off their holiday wish lists at Westfield UTC, using the special letter template available for download online or pick up at the concierge. Once it’s complete, drop the letter off in the big red mailbox at the Concierge Cabana in Palm Plaza!


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Santa Paws (December 6 & 13): Guests are invited to bring their furry friends to the center for a festive photo opp with Santa, 4-8PM. Reservations are encouraged and can be made here.

Ice Skating (November 15 – December 31): Enjoy music hits, disco lights, and holiday decor in a fun and safe environment at UTC Ice during open skate hours, located on the Lower Level below the Dining Terrace.


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Holiday Shopping Rewarded (December 1 – 15): Westfield Rewards is the gift that keeps on giving. Earn cash back while shopping for the holidays this season – members who spend $500 between December 1-15 will receive $25 back! Join Westfield Rewards here.

Holiday Helper Services (November 26 – December 31): Let Westfield UTC make holiday shopping easier this year with package check, Westfield gift cards, answers on the spot (text 858.914.2752), valet service and more!


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What’s more

Westfield Mission Valley will also be bringing to life its own array of holiday offerings, including a Pinery Tree Lot, a holiday village and photos with Santa, Toys for Tots donation spot, and gift wrapping provided by Patrick Henry High School Aquatics Boosters. Additional events include the MaraLove Winter Fashion Show, SoCal Etsy Guild Outdoor Holiday Market, Santa Paws with The Animal Pad, and Traveling Artists Outdoor Holiday Market.

Last but certainly not least, Westfield North County and Westfield Plaza Bonita will be hosting Santa photos, and the North County center will also celebrate the season with a Hanukkah Menorah Lighting and a Toys for Tots donation spot.

See you there, San Diego!

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