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The Ultimate San Diego Family Guide ™


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Event Date

Event Description




December 1-31

Holiday of Lights at the Del Mar Fairgrounds

Sundays-Thursdays, 5:30-10 pm

Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30-11 pm

The Del Mar

Fairgrounds: Interstate 5 at Via de la Valle

$14.00 per car, up to 5 people

$19.00 per vehicle, 6 or more people

$49.00 per bus

December 5-6

Balboa Park

December Nights

Friday: 5-10 pm and Saturday: 12-10 pm

Balboa Park, San Diego


December 6

Encinitas Holiday Parade

5 pm

Lumberyard Shopping Center, 937 S. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas


December 7

Holiday Wonderland in Del Mar

1-6 pm

Along Camino Del Mar/Pacific Coast Highway 101 from 15th Street to 10th Street as well as the Del Mar Plaza.

Free with a fee  

for some activities

December 12-13

La Mesa Village Christmas in the Village

Fri.: 6-10 pm, Sat. 10 am-10 pm

La Mesa Blvd., from Spring St. to Acacia St.

Free with a fee for some activities

December 14

Hanukkah Happening: carnival, games, auction, arts and crafts

11 am-2 pm

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Dr.,  La Jolla


December 12

and 21

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights: Fireworks show and a parade of more than 100 boats decorated

for the holidays

5:30-9 pm

San Diego Bay, including the Embarcadero, Harbor and Shelter Islands, the bayside pathway on Coronado and the waterfront park behind Seaport Village


December 11 – 23 and 26 – 30,

Quail Botanical Gardens: Garden of Lights

5–9 pm

230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas

Adults: $10, Children (3–12):


December San Diego Events