Put gas in the car, bundle up (for San Diego this is cold!) and head on out to enjoy the holiday season in beautiful San Diego. Here is just a sampling of activities, if you need my help to fill your calendar, please contact me!
DECEMBER 7-18 THE NUTCRACKER: Journey with Clara, the Prince and the Sugar Plum Fairy as nearly 200 young dancers bring the magic of the story to life. San Diego Civic Youth Ballet.
DECEMBER 8-30 GARDEN OF LIGHTS: After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 100,000 sparkling lights. Activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, holiday crafts, marshmallow roasting, visits with Santa. San Diego Botanic Garden.
DECEMBER 10 HOLIDAY STATION: Free winter festival at Liberty Station from noon to 5 PM. Enjoy snow, sledding, photos with Santa, tree lighting, pony rides, hay rides, classic car show, performances and scavenger hunt. Liberty Station.
DECEMBER 11 & 18 SAN DIEGO BAY PARADE OF LIGHTS: Fireworks begin at 5:30 PM and the parade of brightly decorated boats follows until 9 PM. San Diego Parade of Lights.
DECEMBER 11 GASLAMP HOLIDAY PET PARADE: The parade begins and ends at Hilton Park at 4th & K. The parade starts at 3 PM. Enjoy the Pet Expo throughout the afternoon. Gaslamp Quarter.
DECEMBER 16 & 17 SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY HOLIDAY POPS: John Pagano is guest singer and performs along with the San Diego Master Chorale and Mariachi Champana Nevin. San Diego Symphony.
DECEMBER 21 SAN DIEGO COUNTY CREDIT UNION POINTSETTIA BOWL: Catch all the action at Qualcomm Stadium when TCU plays LA Tech. Pointsettiabowl.com.
DECEMBER 28 BRIDGEPOINT EDUCATION HOLIDAY BOWL: Don’t miss the Cal Vs. Texas game as well as the parade which runs down the bay side streets of downtown San Diego. Holiday Bowl.