HOLIDAYS 2019



Holiday Music:

91X Loudspeaker Holiday Grab Bag For 2019 Is Available Now

Christmas with Nena will be available for digital download at nenaanderson.com , CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon, local independent retailers and performances.

"Happy Holidays" Robbie Robertson
"When The Children Sing" Keb' Mo'
"Santa Claus Blues" Keb' Mo'
"Christmas Is Annoying" Keb' Mo'
Get the new Pony Death Ride Christmas Album



Donate:
2019 Holiday Drive to Save Lives @ San Diego Humane Society
SDCCU Presents For Paws (San Diego County collections benefit San Diego Humane Society. Riverside County collections benefit Animal Friends of the Valleys. Orange County collections benefit the Animal Assistance League of OC. Donate online or in branch)

Gift Ideas:
San Diego Humane Society's 2020 Calendar  

Holiday Reading:
The data behind Black Friday deaths - The Hustle
Since 2006, 11 people have died and more than 100 have been injured in Black Friday-related incidents. But what’s behind these numbers?


Repeating Events: 

Natale-Journey To The North Pole
November 14-January 6, 2019
South Promenade, Liberty Station
Information & Tickets

The Eight: Reindeer Monologues by Jeff Goode
Point Loma Playhouse
November 22, 23, 30
December 6, 13, 14
$20
Information

Santaland Diaries
Diversionary Theatre
November 21st – December 22nd, 2019
Various Dates
Information & Tickets

A Christmas Carol
Cygnet Theater, Old Town
November 27-December 29, 2019
Tickets and Information

Jungle Bells at San Diego Zoo
Free With Admission
Extended hours and holiday celebration
December 13, 2019-January 5, 2020
Hours 9am-8pm 12/24 9am-5pm
Information

Botanic Wonderland
Holiday Nights in the Garden
San Diego Botanic Garden
December 3-8; 10-15; 17-23; 26-30, 2019
Information & Tickets

How The Grinch Stole Christmas at The Old Globe
November 10-December 29, 2019
Tickets and Info

Rady Children's Ice Rink at Liberty Station
November 14, 2019 - January 5, 2020
10am-10pm (Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas)
Liberty Station
2640 Historic Decatur Road
Cost: Adult-$15, Child-$13, Military-$10, RCHSD Employee-$10 with badge
Click here for information

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink at Viejas Casino
November 1, 2019-January 26, 2020
Hours/Days Vary.
Cost: Adult-$17, Child <12-$15, Season Pass-$99
Check website for hours and information

SeaWorld Christmas Celebration
November 23, 2019-January 5, 2020
Includes Sesame Street Christmas Village, Rudolph's Christmastown, and more
Included with admission
Seasonal hours vary

Holidays at Legoland
November 23, 2019- January 5, 2019
Includes Santa's Top Elf, music by The Yule Tides, Lego Santa and more
Tickets and Info

San Diego Skating by the Sea
November 26, 2019-January 5, 2020
Hotel Del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave., Coronado
Skating is $35. Skates included.
Schedule & Info

Craft Works Holiday Shop
Art Produce North Park
November 29, 2019-January 4, 2020
Th & Fri 2-6pm; Sat & Sundays 10am-4pm
Information

A Christmas Story presented by San Diego Musical Theatre
Horton Grand Theatre
November 29-December 29, 2019
Tickets $30-$70
Tickets and Information

Christmas Past: A Long Christmas Dinner and A Child’s Christmas in Wales
Lamplighters Theatre La Mesa
November 29-December 15, 2019
Tickets and Information

The Nutcracker: New West Ballet
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
November 29-30, 2019
Tickets and Information

Winter Wonderland at The Grand
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
November 30, 2019-January 1, 2020
Ice skating, Ferris Wheel, Carousel, Santa
Information

Teddy Bear Tea 
Westgate Room & Grand Lobby
Westgate Hotel
November 30 & December 1, 6-8, 13-22
2:30-5pm
Infomation

Christmas Tea 
Bordeaux Room
Westgate Hotel
November 30 & December 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-22
2:30-5pm
Infomation

The Nutcracker (San Diego City Ballet)
Spreckels Theatre
December 6-22, 2019
Tickets and Information

The Nutcracker: Southern California Ballet
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
December 14-15, 2019
Tickets and Information

Holidays By The Bay
Seaport Village
November 17-December 24
(Times/Days Vary)
Information

Frosty Farm 
Helen Woodward Animal Center
December 1, 7-8, 14015, 2019
Animal Encounters, Crafts, and more
Information

Scrooge In Rouge (Rated R)
OB Playhouse and Theatre Company
December 6-9, 12-15, 19-22, 2019
Tickets and Information

Winter Nights/Santa/Hannukah Celebration at UTC
Westfield UTC
Winter Nights: December 7, 2019
Winter Nights: December 14, 2019
Hannuakah: December 22, 2019
Information

Seas 'n' Greetings
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institute of Oceanography
December 1-31, 2019
Tickets and Information 


Holiday Train Rides
The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch
November 30-December 1 & 7-8, 2019
11am-8pm
Free
Information

Lamb's Festival Of Christmas
Lamb's Players Theatre
December 5-29, 2019
Information & Tickets

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
Spreckels Theatre
December 6-22, 2019
Days/Time Vary
Information & Tickets

2019 Holiday Food & Toy Drive
December 9-15
Masonic Lodge OB or various OB locations
Information

Northern Lights
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
December 8-31, 2019
5-10:30pm
Information

Holiday Puppet Theatre
Monty's Hunt-11/27-12/1
Cindy The Elf- 12/5, 7-8
The Life and Times of Santa Claus- 12/11-15
The Merry Christmas Show- 12/18-23
Winter Wonderland- 12/26-30,1/1-5
The Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater
Tickets & Information

“Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Angels”
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
December 12-22, 2019
Various Days/Times
Information

California Ballet Company: The Nutcracker 
Civic Theatre
December 13-24, 2019
Tickets and Information

Noel Noel 
Symphony Hall
December 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 2019
Tickets and Information

Holiday Nights at Bernardo Winery
Bernardo Winery
December 16-21, 2019
Information

Winter Kwanzaa Performing Arts Camp
WorldBeat Center
November 16-December 21

ONE-TIME Events and Weekends

Kensington Tree Lighting Ceremony
Kensington Park
November 27, 2019
5pm
Information

Thanksgiving Morning 5K 
Balboa Park
6:30am
Information

Liberty Station Tree Lighting & Holiday Festivities
November 29, 2019
Liberty Station
4-9pm

Santa's Coming Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market
Bates Nut Farm, Valley Center
November 29-December 1, 2019
9am-4pm
FREE
Information

North Park Live & Small Business Saturday
Various Locations, North Park
November 30, 2019
12-4pm
Information



Surfin' Santa Celebration
Seaport Village
November 30
1-5pm
Information

Adams Avenue Spirit Stroll 
November 30, 2019
2-5pm
$20
Information

Winter Sleigh on Goldfinch
4010 Goldfinch St, Mission Hills
November 30, 2019
11am-3pm
Information

The 17th Annual Lighting of The Forum
The Forum Carlsbad
November 30, 2019
6-9pm
Information

Tiki Trader Toy Drive with Tiki Pops
Bali Hai
November 30, 2019
10am-3pm
Information

SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off 2018
December 1, 2019
11am-5pm
32nd & Thorn
Tickets and Information

The Storm Large Holiday Ordeal  
The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center (4pm & 7pm)
December 1, 2019
4pm & 7pm
Information

4th Annual Unleash the Holiday Cheer
NTC Park, Liberty Station
December 1, 2019
11:00am - 2:00 pm
Free
Information

26th Annual Epilepsy Foundation Gingerbread City Gala 
Hyatt Regency La Jolla
December 3, 2019
6-9pm, VIP Reception at 5pm
Information & Tickets

Cutwater Country Christmas Party
The Office (8pm, 21+ Only)
December 4, 2019
Information

Holiday Clothing Swap and Donation Party
Pure Project Balboa Park
December 5, 2019
6-8pm
Information

Nu Moods: A Holiday Jazz Special
December 5, 2019
Quartyard
6-9pm
Free 
Information

2019 Holiday Stroll the Boulevard
El Cajon Boulevard
December 6, 2019
6-10pm
Information


Snow Mountain
December 6, 2019
2-7pm (FREE)
Coronado Ferry Landing

Annual Holiday Parade
December 6, 2019
6-9pm
1125 Tenth St., Coronado
Information

21st Annual Lemon Grove Community Bonfire 
Lemon Grove Civic Center Park
December 6, 2019
4-8pm (FREE)
Information

Balboa Park December Nights 
Free
Friday December 6 (3-11pm)
Saturday December 7 (Noon-11pm)
Information

Olde Fashioned Christmas 
The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
December 6, 2019
Santa, Tree Lighting, Live Music, Bounce House
Information

A John Waters Christmas
Observatory, North Park
December 7, 2019
Tickets and Information

The Bronx White Drugs Christmas with Warish, Slaughter Boys
Casbah San Diego
December 7, 2019
Tickets and Information

2019 Jingle Bell Run
NTC Park, Liberty Station
December 7, 2019
8AM - 12PM
Information

Christmas on Crystal Pier
Pictures with Santa & Sunset Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 7, 2019 2-5pm
Information

Winter Wonderland Festival
Cookie Decorating, Snow, Santa Claus, Live Reindeer, Crafts, Shopping, etc.
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
December 7, 2019
3pm
FREE
Information

Chula Vista Starlight Parade & Children's Faire
December 7, 2019
Faire 2-5pm at Memorial Park. Parade kickoff 5pm.
Third Avenue Village from H St. to E St.
Information

South Park Holiday Walkabout & Luminaria
December 7, 2019
5:30pm-10pm
South Park at Grape St. Square
Information

Ocean Beach Holiday Parade 
December 7, 2019
5:05pm
Newport Avenue
Information

Holiday Family Festival 
Village Walk at EastLake, Chula Vista
December 7, 2019
12-3pm
Information

SoCal Etsy Guild Holiday Market

Westfield Mission Valley
December 7, 2019
10am-9pm
Information

Encinitas Holiday Parade 
December 7, 2019
5:30-7:30pm
S Coast Hwy 101
Information

Carols of Carlsbad & Tree Lighting
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
December 7, 2019
3pm-8pm
Information

Christmas Tree Lighting
Piazza Carmel
December 7, 2019
5pm-7pm
Information

Vista Christmas Parade 
December 7, 2019
1-3pm
Main Street, Vista
Information

Santa's Village and Holiday Tree Lighting
San Marcos Civic Center
December 7, 2019
1-7pm

Santa Cycle
Carruth Cellars Solana Beach,
December 7, 2019
2-4:30pm
Information

Little Italy Tree Lighting & Christmas Village
December 7, 2019
4pm-8pm (Santa 4-6pm)
Information

Dia De La Virgen Celebration
December 7, 2019
5-10pm
Border X Brewing
Information

21st Parol Lantern Festival
Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
December 7, 2019
2pm-6pm
$15-$20
Tickets and Information

North Park Toyland Parade
Sunday, December 8, 2019
11am-1pm
Info

john tesh: an acoustic christmas
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
December 7, 2019
Tickets and Information

2018 La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival
December 8, 2019
Festival 11am-1pm/Parade 1:30pm
La Jolla Cove
Information

2018 Vista WinterFest in Vista Village
December 8, 2019
2-7pm
Vista Village
Information

Bar Pink Annual Prom feat. Chloe Lou and The Liddells, DJ Ratty
December 8, 2019
8pm-1am
Bring cash & canned goods to benefit Mama's Kitchen
Cocktail Attire Required

The Nutcracker- GC Dance Company
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
December 8, 2019
6:30pm
Information

Shop it Forward Holiday Bazaar
Village Green Park, 15400 Paseo del Sur, 4S Ranch
December 8, 2019
10am-2pm
Information

Encinitas Holiday Makers Market
Encinitas Community Park
December 8, 2019
11am-3:30pm
Information

Makers Arcade Holiday Fair 2019
100+ Local Makers | Food| Crafts | Live Music | Games | Kids Area
Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier
December 7-8, 2019
10am-5pm
$5
Information

San Diego Gay Men's Chorus: Jingle
Balboa Theatre
December 7 & 8, 2019
Tickets and Information

ALT 949 Not So Silent Night 
Neon Trees, Local Natives, Shaed, Half Alive, White Reaper, Winnetka Bowling
Sunday, December 8
Del Mar Arena
Tickets and Information

Holiday on Adams Avenue
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Snow, Caroling, Santa, Treats
1–4pm (Free)
(Snow at 1 until it melts!)
Kensington Park, Adams Ave
Information

East Village Holiday Market & Tree Lighting 
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Quartyard
3-8pm
Free | Family Friendly 

48th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights
Sunday, December 8 & 15
Starts at 5 pm (Free)
Along Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village & Coronado Ferry Landing
Information

Season’s Showcase: A Parade of Lights Watch Party 
San Diego Convention Center
December 8, 2019
4-8pm
Information

Escondido High School Winter Concert
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
December 10, 2019
7pm
Information

OGHS & CLassical Academy Winter Concert
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
December 10, 2019
7pm
Information

SPHS Holiday Concert
December 11, 2019
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
$16
Tickets and Information

Holiday Festival at the Del
Hotel Del Coronado
Coronado School Performances, Skating, Carnival Games, Photos with Santa, S'mores on the Beach, Fireworks
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
4pm-7pm
Information

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party with DJ Mancat
Mr. Peabody's Encinitas
December 11, 2019
8pm-12am
Information

San Diego County Bike Coalition Holiday Party & Joy Ride
Thursday, December 12, 2019
5:30-9:30pm
Panama 66
Tickets and Information

Wild Night Out 
San Diego Zoo
21+
6pm, $40
Tickets and Information

Etienne Charles: Creole Christmas
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
December 12, 2019
7:30pm
Information

Camarada presents Holiday Magic with Jackie Foster
The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center
December 12, 2019
7:30pm
Information

Christmas In The Valley
Bates Nut Farm, Valley Center
Friday, December 13: 3-8pm
Saturday, December 14:  9am-3pm
FREE
Information

An Irish Christmas  
December 13, 2019
Balboa Theatre
$33.50+
Tickets and Information

Voctave: The Spirit of the Season
The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center
December 13, 2019
7pm
SOLD OUT


Holiday in the Village
Downtown La Mesa Village
December 13-14, 2019
Fri 4-9pm; Sat 10am-9pm
Information

Carols By Candlelight
Hunter Hayes, Jamie O'Neal, Anna Vaus, Steve Vaus
December 13-14, 2019
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
8pm
$19-$87
Tickets and Information

Christmas at the Farm
Sweetwater Farms, Bonita
December 13-15, 2019
5-8:30pm
$12+
Tickets and Information

Breakfast With Santa
Le Fontainebleu
Westgate Hotel
December 14 & 21
9am-12pm
Infomation


Toast of Gaslamp at Participating Gaslamp & East Village Businesses
Saturday, December 14, 2019
1-5pm
21+
Sip, savor and shop (not necessarily in that order) and come help spread holiday cheers!
Cocktails, beers, menu tastings, exclusive gifts and shopping discounts included with ticket.
Festive attire encouraged.
Tickets and Information

Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights
December 14, 2019
6-9pm (Free)
Mission Bay
Information

5th Annual Ales N Rails
San Diego Model Railroad Museum
December 14, 2019
6-9:30pm
$30-$35
Information and Tickets

For The Sender Holiday Show
La Paloma Theater
December 14, 2019
7:30pm
$25

4S Dance Academy's Nutcracker
December 14, 2019
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
$25-$35
Tickets and Information

Pacific Beach Holiday Parade 
December 14, 2019
1-3pm
Garnet from Haines to Bayard
Information

Headquarters Snow Day 
The Headquarters, Seaport Village
December 14, 2019
12-3pm (Free, Open To the Public)
Information

Cocoa With Santa
December 14, 2019
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
$5-10
Tickets and Information

68th Annual Las Posadas
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Activities All Day 12-8pm
Procession 4:45- Meet at Print Shop at State Park
Old Town, San Diego
Information

Annual Winter Wonderland Celebration
Welk Resorts San Diego (Escondido, CA)
December 14-15, 2019
1-6pm
Tickets & Information

Bar Pink Craft Bar-zaar with Pony Death Ride
Bar Pink
December 15, 2019
1-6pm
Information



Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade & Holiday Pet Market
December 15, 2019
Market 12-5pm | Parade at 2pm

CYO Presents A Winter Concert
December 15, 2019
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
$12
Tickets and Information

The Nutcracker- No Sugar- Ballet Institute of San Diego
The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center
December 15, 2019
1 & 4:30pm
Tickets and Information

Nutcracker Tea Party with San Diego Ballet
December 15, 2019
Liberty Station
3:30-5:30pm
Information

Cirque Dreams Holidaze
December 17-18, 2019
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
$45-$100
Tickets and Information

Irish Christmas In America
December 18, 2019
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
$45-$55
Tickets and Information

Dave Koz & Friends - Gifts of the Season Christmas Tour 2019
The Magnolia
December 19, 2019
Information & TIckets

Mariachi Sol de Mexico- A Merry-Achi Christmas
December 19, 2019
Balboa Theatre
$35+
Tickets and Information

Ugly Sweater Party 
December 20, 2019
Handlery Hotel
Information

Sound The Groove Ugly Christmas Sweater Party 
December 20, 2019
207, Hard Rock Hotel
21+
Information

Christmas In The Park: Music, Treats, Pics with Santa 
December 21, 2019
Viejas Casino
Free, 7pm
Information

The Nutcracker- West Coast Ballet
December 21-22, 2019
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
$22-$48
Tickets and Information

"Believe" in Christmas Magic- RB Chorale
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
December 21-22, 2019
Tickets and Information

El Vez - Merry Mexmas
Casbah
December 22, 2019
Tickets

Liberty Station Hanukkah Celebration & Menorah Lighting
December 22, 2019
Liberty Station
5-9pm
Information

Handel's Messiah
December 22, 2019
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
$22-$48
Tickets and Information

Handel's Messiah
The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center
December 22, 2019
7pm
Tickets and Information

Winter Schminter: A Hanukkah & Winter Solstice Concert
Lyceum Stage, San Diego Reperatory Theatre
December 23, 2019
Tickets and Information

Exile on Kettner Blvd.
Casbah
December 24, 2019
FREE
Information

Christmas Dinner
Westgate Room
Westgate Hotel
December 24, 5-9pm
December 25, 11am-9pm
Infomation

Christmas Day Buffet
Le Fontainebleau + Versailles Ballroom
Westgate Hotel
December 25, 11am-6pm
Infomation


Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade
December 26, 2019
3pm (Free)
Harbor Drive/Downtown
Information

A Charlie Brown Christmas- Live On Stage
December 27, 2019
Balboa Theatre
$34+
Tickets and Information

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl 
December 27, 2019
5pm Kickoff
SDCCU Stadium
Information

A Magical Cirque Christmas
December 28, 2019
Civic Theatre
Tickets and Information

Jim Brickman- A Christmas Celebration
December 28, 2019
Balboa Theatre
$33.50+
Tickets and Information



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