Monthly Archives: December 2017

San Diego January 2018 Events

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

 San Diego Spring Home Show  Jan 5-7
Our events feature a wide selection of home improvement professionals in a fun, interactive environment. After meeting with and comparing our expert exhibitors, we know you’ll be inspired and motivated to start planning with confidence.
http://www.homeshowsandiego.com

San Diego Resolution Run 5k & 15k Jan 7
Start your year right with a San Diego run that is good for the body and good for the world. The San Diego Resolution Run 5K & 15K event will take runners on a waterfront course from along Mission Bay, while raising funds for San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project.
www.sandiegoresolutionrun.com

 Poway Winter Festival Jan 12-13
Whether you’re building a snowman, sledding down the snow hill, roasting marshmallows by the campfire, making silly faces in our free photo booth, or taking a spin around the synthetic skate rink; there is bound to be something for everyone!
http://poway.org/893/Winter-Festival

Gem Faire Jan 12-14
Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Over 70 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.
www.gemfaire.com

San Diego Multi-Cultural Festival  Jan 13
The Festival will showcase San Diego’s rich cultural diversity and traditional heritage through live music, dance performances, storytelling, children’s activities (drum circles, face painting and crafts), and a wide range of ethnic vendors. The Festival will include a variety of multi-cultural entertainment from Native American, Asian, Cajun, Latin, Jazz and Afro-Cuban bands.
http://www.sdmulticultural.com/

San Diego Travel & Adventure Show Jan 13-14
At the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show, you’ll meet with thousands of destination experts from around the world who can help you personalize the trip that’s right for you. Meet face-to-face with your favorite travel celebrities such as Samantha Brown, Rudy Maxa, Peter Greenberg and more on the Travel Theater.
https://travelshows.com/sandiego

2018 Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon  Jan 14
Carlsbad is a winter marathon and half marathon unlike any other. From our ideal weather conditions to our spectacular coastal course, our award winning event will wow you. Our 26 fully staffed course support stations, continuous entertainment and unsurpassed volunteer support are just a few of our outstanding features.
https://www.inmotionevents.com/event/carlsbad-marathon

38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade Jan 14
This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth organizations.
http://www.alpha-zsl.org/mlkdayparade.html

Monster Jam Jan 20
Monster Jam is one of the world’s largest and most famous monster truck tour featuring some of the biggest names in monster trucks.
https://www.monsterjam.com/en-US/events/san-diego-ca

 San Diego Restaurant Week  Jan 21-28
The 14th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week returns Sunday, January 21st through Sunday, January 28th with a FEAST for the senses at over 180 participating restaurants. Dine deliciously at restaurants offering prix-fixe menu options throughout San Diego County. This foodie-favorited week is the perfect time to take a culinary tour throughout the diverse and thriving food culture of San Diego.
https://www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

 Farmers Insurance Open 2018 Jan 25-28
The PGA TOUR’s Farmers Insurance Open is played annually at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, home of the 2008 & 2021 U.S. Open. Come enjoy everything San Diego has to offer! The ocean views, the world-class competition, and fan attractions including, The Michelob ULTRA Zone, Fan Village, autograph areas, a variety of locally themed concession stands and much more!
https://www.farmersinsuranceopen.com

 2018 San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show Jan 25-28
If you are a boater, don’t miss this once a year event! We’ll have the brands and companies you’ve come to know and love, as well as new marine services and products, free boating seminars, boat rides, libations and more!
http://bigbayboatshow.com/

Silly Sock Run Walk 5k Jan 27
Get silly with us, and don’t forget your silly socks! This event is fun for the whole family, even your four-legged friends. There will be prizes for best-dressed feet, face painting for the kids, a one-mile route, and even a kids dash. All levels and ages are welcome. All proceeds benefit the Clubfoot C.A.R.E.S. Organization, a U.S.-based, nonprofit advocacy group educating the public about clubfoot and eradicating stigmas.
https://sillysockrunwalk5k.redpodium.com

 

 

San Diego Holiday Lights

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There are many places to view the wonderful sights of San Diego’s Holiday Lights. Here are a few of the popular places, in addition to a list of links to assist in guiding you around to some of the favorite areas.

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BALBOA PARK Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo, www.sandiegozoo.org
BANKERS HILL The Forward House in Bankers Hill, 108 Ivy St. (1st & Ivy)
CARLSBAD The Carlsbad Christmas House, 7607 Romeria St. | 6646 Elegant Tern Pl. | 2329 Snead Dr.
CARMEL MOUNTAIN RANCH Fairway Village, Stoney Gate Place
CHULA VISTA Christmas Circle, Whitney Street and Mankato Circle
CLAIREMONT Christmas Park, Lana Drive and Jamar Drive
CLAIREMONT 5404 Mt. Burnham Dr.
CORONADO Hotel del Coronado, www.hoteldel.com
EL CAJON Jingle Bell Hill, Solomon Ave./Pegeen Pl. | Nightmare Before Christmas, 11456 Pegeen Pl. | 1838 El Pico Dr. | 9777 Valley Ranch Rd.
ESCONDIDO 2609 Meadowlark Ln.
LAKESIDE Tinsel Town, 10248 Paseo Palmas Dr.
LEMON GROVE Santa Claus Lane, 2618 Sheri Lane
MISSION BAY Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights, Begins on Quivira Basin, www.mbyc.org
OCEANSIDE 1562 Peacock Blvd. | Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights, www.oceansideyc.net
OCEANSIDE San Diego Botanic Garden “Garden of Lights”, www.SDBGarden.org
PARADISE HILLS 2160 Reo Dr
POINT LOMA Garrison Street Lights, Garrison Street and Wildwood Lane
POWAY Candy Cane Courts, Hickory Ct./Hickory St., 12659 Butterwood Ct. and Rockrose Ct.
POWAY The Griswolds, 12631 Stoutwood St.
RAMONA Happy Lights Ramona , 23542 Bassett Way
RANCHO PENASQUITOS Christmas Card Lane, Oviedo Street and Black Mountain Road
SAN MARCOS Christmas On Knob Hill, 1639 Knob Hill, www.christmasonknobhill.com/
SANTEE Starlight Circle, Tomel Court | 9325 Pebble Beach Dr. | 9435 Saint Andrews Dr. | 9773 Roe Dr.
SCRIPPS RANCH Merry-tage Court, Stonebridge Parkway and Merritage Court
SHELTER ISLAND San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, Starts off Shelter Island, goes through the harbor and ends at the Ferry Landing, Coronado
SOUTH PARK Luminaria, www.southparksd.com
TIERRASANTA Belardo Lights, www.belardolights.com

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
www.sandiegofamily.com/things-to-do
www.sandiego.org/campaigns/winter-holiday-in-san-diego
www.tripsavvy.com/san-diego-holiday-and-christmas-light-displays-2937378
http://sdparadeoflights.org/parade-schedule-route
www.finehomesandliving.com/Best-Places-to-See-Holiday-Lights