The holidays are right around the corner! Have you made plans yet? Maybe it’s time to try something new this year. America’s Finest City offers all of the winter fun without the cold weather. Yes, we even have outdoor ice skating! Not to mention the SoCal cuisine mixes it up a bit from the traditional turkey, ham, and stuffing. After all, nothing says “awesome holiday” more than palm trees and fish tacos do. Whether you already live in San Diego or you’re coming to visit, check out some of the fun holiday happenings going on during the next few months:
San Diego Beer Week: Mark your calendars for November 4th – 13th and get ready to consume some local brews!
Fantasy on Ice: Warm winter weather won’t stop us from lacing up the skates and hitting the ice! Experience San Diego ice skating at the ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station all while benefiting a great cause. The rink opens on November 17, 2016 and skating continues through January 3, 2017.
Little Italy Tree Lighting & Christmas Village: Don’t miss the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Little Italy on Saturday, December 3. The festivities will be held on India between W. Date and W. Fir Streets from 4 to 8pm.
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!: America’s favorite holiday fable returns for its 19th joyous year, and they’ve added a week! This wonderful, whimsical musical is based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book.
The 45th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights!: The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Watch them this December 11 & 18 for the annual Parade on San Diego Bay.
Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade: America’s Largest Balloon Parade happens on December 27, 2016 at 10 AM in downtown San Diego. A Bowl Game in San Diego: The annual Holiday Bowl kicks-off on Tuesday, December 27 at 4pm, and the Poinsettia Bowl at 6pm on Wednesday, December 21, both at Qualcomm Stadium.