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December 2019 Events

December 2019 Events San Diego | California Title Blog

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off Dec. 1
Chili + beer + holiday shopping + kids fun fest = one perfect Sunday in December. This event takes place in the North Park and South Park neighborhoods and features a chili competition between 40 local restaurants, 30 vendors featuring homemade goods, craft beer and wine stations, games, face-painting, two stages for live music, and MUCH more. https://www.sonofestchilicookoff.com/

Frosty Farm Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14, and 15
Frosty Farm will give your whole family a reason to smile this holiday season! This unique event in San Diego combines festive activities with hands-on animal interactions and is the perfect place to create new memories.
https://animalcenter.org/programs-services/education/frosty-farm/

Rady Children’s Ice Rink Through Jan. 5
Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary and Liberty Station welcome San Diegans to kick-off the holiday season with outdoor ice skating at the Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station. The outdoor rink will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., excluding Christmas. Net proceeds will benefit the Thriving After Cancer program in the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children’s. https://www.radyfoundation.org/icerink

Balboa Park December Nights Dec. 6-7
Balboa Park December Nights brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy and kick-off the “most wonderful time of the year” with lights and more! Friends, families and the community are invited to come together for festive fun, food and attractions throughout the park, including complimentary admission to Balboa Park museums! https://www.sandiego.gov/december-nights

Ocean Beach Holiday Parade Dec. 7
Come find out what the locals have known for 30+ years – Santa would rather be in the quaint little surfing village of OB at the Ocean Beach Holiday Parade. The fun starts at 5:05 p.m.! https://obtowncouncil.org/holiday-parade/

56th Annual North Park Toyland Parade Dec. 8
The historic neighborhood of North Park will warmly welcome friends and family to bundle up and delight in San Diego’s most joyful parade. Gliding down University Avenue between Utah and Iowa Streets, this cheerful pageant will feel like a Winter Wonderland, as melodious marching bands, upbeat dance groups, cool vintage cars, beauty queens and city officials warm your spirits.
https://northparkmainstreet.com/events/north-park-toyland-parade/

Wacky Wonky Wonderland Dec. 8
Attend the best holiday event in town on Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Wacky Wonky Wonderland event, a holiday festival and donation drive, will take place at the San Diego Center for Children’s main campus in Linda Vista to collect much needed gifts and donations to support more than 1,000 children in need this holiday season.
https://sdcc.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/WackyWonderland2019/tabid/1077685/Default.aspx

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Dec. 8 & 15
The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated and sailing by the shores for all to see. Held on two consecutive Sundays in December, the parade proceeds from Shelter Island past Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Pier at Cesar Chavez Park and the Ferry Landing in Coronado. https://sdparadeoflights.org/https://sdparadeoflights.org/

La Mesa’s Holiday in the Village Dec. 13-14
Walk the streets of La Mesa’s historic downtown enjoy live music, cozy fires, craft vendors, food, and a kids’ area with holiday movies and activities. http://www.lamesavillageassociation.org

Jungle Bells at the Zoo Dec. 13- Jan. 5
The San Diego Zoo will transform into a Holiday Forest, complete with exquisitely decorated trees and lights strung in all directions. Catch a showing of Jingle Brass, a caroling group that will wow you with their jazz-inspired takes on classic Christmas music. https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org

Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights Dec. 14
Fishing boats, sail boats, yachts, and kayaks alike will be draped in holiday decor as they circle the Oceanside Harbor to enchant onlookers at the harbor, restaurants and beach. This event is FREE to attend and begins at 7:00 p.m. http://www.oceansideyc.net/

Dirty December Poker Run Dec. 14
Run a 10K, half marathon, or full marathon AND play poker! Runners collect cards throughout the course (five total) and play their hand at the finish line! Runners wearing a costume receive a bonus card! http://dirtyfeet.us/trailraces/decemberrun/

Poway’s Christmas in the Park Dec. 14
Join us at Old Poway Park for an old-fashioned holiday tradition that will take you back in time with caroling, live music, a visit with Santa, free children’s crafts, model train displays, and so much more! This event is FREE to attend! http://www.poway.org

Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade Dec. 15
Deck those paws with bells so jolly and jingle all the way through the Gaslamp Quarter! Pet owners and their furry, feathered, and scaled companions are invited to wear their favorite holiday costumes and sweaters and join the festivities including: a costume contest, live music, presentations, and much more!
https://www.gaslamp.org/events/pet-parade/

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Dec. 22
Come celebrate the beginning of Hanukkah with a Menorah Lighting, music and entertainment throughout the event, photo opportunities, raffle prizes and more!
https://libertystation.com/events/calendar

Holiday Bowl Dec. 27
Don’t miss the epic showdown between the NCAA’S Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences at the annual Holiday Bowl! Kick-off begins at 5:00 p.m. but be sure to get there early for the pre-game festivities! https://www.holidaybowl.com/

New Year’s Eve Events in San Diego Dec. 31
A list of family-friendly New Year’s Eve events in San Diego!
https://www.lajolla.com/article/kid-friendly-new-years-eve-events-in-san-diego/

San Diego March 2019 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch Mar. 1 – May 12
This SoCal attraction will open its doors with new landscaping and renovations. See the display gardens developed by the San Diego Master Gardeners, get lost in the fragrant sweet pea maze with new pathways, learn about composting and gardening in
the new greenhouses that will offer classes for local elementary students and residents. http://www.theflowerfields.com

Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic Mar. 1
The 6th Annual Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic, presented by the Poway Chamber of Commerce, gets underway with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. In keeping with Mickey’s charitable spirit, a portion of this year’s profits will be donated to the Poway Chapter of Soroptimist International, a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
https://birdeasepro.com/powaychamber/

Spring Home & Garden Show Mar. 1-3
Over 400 exhibits. Everything for your home improvement needs all under one (actually two) roofs. See the annual garden landscape features, where local landscape contractors and horticulturalists put their most creative foot forward to inspire the
public. http://springhomegardenshow.com/tickets-discounts

Finish Chelsea’s Run 5K Run/Walk Mar. 2
The Annual Finish Chelsea’s Run in honor of Chelsea King will feature a competitive 5K race and fun run/walk, family festival, children’s activities, team competition, entertainment, and refreshments. https://chelseaslight.org/programs/finish-chelseas-run/

Mardi Gras Beads, Bites, and Booze Tour Mar. 2
We will be serving up New Orleans inspired bites and Carnival inspired cocktails throughout the Gaslamp Quarter with BEADS, BEADS and more BEADS from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tickets to the Gaslamp Mardi Gras Beads, Bites and Booze Tour are only
$25 in advance or $30 on the day of!
https://www.sdmardigras.com/mardi-gras-beads-booze-barcrawl/

Festival of Science & Engineering: Expo Day Mar. 2
Expo Day is the official kick-off celebration for festival week featuring hundreds of exhibitors and gives attendees a major preview of what’s to come to area businesses, schools, libraries, and museums throughout the county during Festival Week, eight
days of learning, hands-on activities, innovation, and behind-the scenes opportunities for students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as adults and families to ignite their passion for STEM education. https://www.lovestemsd.org/

San Diego Yoga Festival Mar. 2-3
Come one, come all to the San Diego Yoga Festival in Imperial Beach! This event is perfect for Yoga practitioners of all levels: first-time, beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Bring your dog, or bring a friend to the beach to try a new yoga class!
https://www.sandiegoyogafestival.com/

Busker Festival Mar. 2-3
A Busker is a street performer. The celebration brings colorful street performers – from jugglers on unicycles to stilt walkers, contortionists, and acrobats – to the waterfront shopping, dining, and entertainment district. This event is FREE to attend.
http://www.seaportvillage.com/

St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon, BeerFest, and Tribes & Clans Mar. 3
St. Patrick’s Day half marathon, 5K run/walk, Green Mile Fun Run, and Tribes and Clans crossfit-style competition. http://www.stpatricksdayhalf.com/

Best Coast Beer Fest Mar. 9
Taste beer from nearly 100 of the West Coast’s craft breweries, enjoy local bands and a food truck alley. Every ticket sold helps a cancer patient. http://bestcoastbeerfest.com/san-diego-2

San Diego Half Marathon & 5K Mar. 10
Founded in 2012, the San Diego Half Marathon is a premier race that celebrates the beauty and uniqueness of San Diego while raising money to help its communities. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3), all net proceeds are donated to community service projects and
local charitable causes. http://sdhalfmarathon.com/

San Diego Leprechaun Run Mar. 16
Before you wash down your Shepard’s Pie with a pint of Guiness, head over to Pacific Beach for the Leprechaun Run! The 5K starts at 9:00 a.m. and the kids run begins at 10:00 a.m. After the run, redeem your drink ticket at Maverick’s in Pacific Beach!
https://www.sandiegorunningco.com/leprechaunrun

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Mar. 16
The Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the LARGEST parade west of the Mississippi! The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. and includes more than 120 floats, marching bands, Police and Fire Departments, dancers, and much more. Following the parade is
the Irish Festival in Balboa Park from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
http://www.stpatsparade.org/

San Diego Cake Show Mar. 16-17
With a cake design competition open to everyone, a variety of decorating classes for all skill levels, decorating demonstrations, plus raffles and vendor booths featuring a wide range of decorating tools, tips, and supplies. https://sandiegocakeshow.com/

Cherry Blossom Week & Festival Mar. 18-24
The Japanese Friendship Garden’s (JFG) 2019 Cherry Blossom Week is March 18 through March 21. During this time, select vendors will be set up throughout JFG giving guests a sneak peek of what’s to come during the weekend. JFG will bloom into a full
festival from March 22 through March 24 with crafts from local merchants, performances, a beer and sake garden, tea garden, street food, and children’s activities! http://www.niwa.org/cbf19

LPGA Kia Classic Mar. 25-31
Entering its tenth year, the 2019 Kia Classic will be held at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California March 25th –31st. The Kia Classic features 144 of the best women golfers playing for the $1.8 million purse. The field features 2018 Kia Classic Champion Eun-Hee Ji and crowd favorites Lydia Ko, Paula Creamer, Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson. http://www.kiaclassic.com/

Rolando Street Fair Mar. 31
Located on pretty Rolando Boulevard between towering Silk Oaks (planted over 75 years ago) you can spend the day enjoying our neighborhood, meeting old friends, and making new ones! Enjoy live music, local artists and musicians, food, kids’ activities, and a
beer garden! https://www.rolandocc.org/

San Diego February 2019 Events

San Diego February 2019 Event Calendar | California Title Company Blog

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San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Valentine’s Day Ideas
A list of ideas for your significant other this Valentine’s Day.
http://www.san-diego-beaches-and-adventures.com/valentines-day-ideas.html

Museum Month Through February
Enjoy half-off admission for more than 40 museums throughout San Diego!
https://sandiegomuseumcouncil.org/specials/museum-month/

Second Chance Dog Adoption Feb. 2, 9, 16
Second Chance Dog Rescue is hosting adoption events in Clairemont (Feb. 2), Mission Valley (Feb. 9), and Pacific Beach (Feb. 16.). Help these furry friends need forever homes! For more information, please visit the Second Chance Rescue website. http://secondchancedogrescue.org/

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Through Feb. 4
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Museum of Photographic Arts. Filmmakers and Human Rights Watch experts will be present at each screening to discuss many of the issues raised by the films. The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people
https://www.kpbs.org/events/2019/feb/04/human-rights-watch-film-festival-6110d7d6

6th Annual San Diego Improv Festival Feb. 7-10
The 6th Annual San Diego Improv Festival returns, attracting improv enthusiasts from around the country for the four-day comedy binge. Anyone attracted to improv is encouraged to take the plunge and join the four-day comedic journey.
http://www.sdimprovfestival.com/

Brewbies Fest Feb. 9
Enjoy an array of outstanding, interesting, unique and (our favorite) signature PINK beers from over 40 of the best breweries around! As always we donate 100% of the proceeds from Brewbies to the Keep A Breast Foundation to help support their mission of empowering young people around the world with breast health education and support! Get your tickets today!  https://www.brewbies.org/

Chinese New Year Festival at Balboa Park Feb. 9-10
Come celebrate Chinese New Year 2019 at the International Cottages of Balboa Park. The event will be filled with Lion Dance, Dragon Dance, Chinese performances, Kung-Fu, Chinese Specialty food. https://allevents.in/park/chinese-new-year-festival-at-balboa-park/1000052278098199

2019 Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Feb. 10
The Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K & 1-mile run will be a Match Making event again this year! At registration you will pick up your choice of bib: Available, Taken, or It’s Complicated. Wear the bib on the run and find others that like to run and do events just like you! Get social at the event and make new friends. https://www.active.com/coronado-ca/running/distance-running-races/coronado-valentine-s-day-10k-5k-and-1-mile-fun-run-walk-2019

Zombie Escape 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run Feb. 10
You are not running against the clock, but from blood thirsty, virus infected zombies. All runners will be given a flag belt (just like those used in flag football). The flags represent your “health” If a runner reaches the “Safe Zone” (finish line) with ANY number of flags attached to their belt they will receive a “SURVIVOR” medal If a runner reaches the “Safe Zone” (finish line) with no flags attached they will receive an “INFECTED” medal.
https://www.active.com/san-diego-ca/running/distance-running/zombie-escape-5k-and-1-mile-fun-run-2019

Cabrillo Sunrise 5K Feb. 10
Watch the sun rise over the city and then run or walk 5K through Cabrillo National Monument–San Diego’s only national park. Spectacular ocean views in a unique setting at an hour of the day when the park is normally closed. Plus, your participation helps with the park’s many programs, including science education for underprivileged children. https://www.active.com/san-diego-ca/running/distance-running-races/cabrillo-sunrise-5k-2019

Cupids & Canines Adoption Event Feb. 16
Find the LOVE OF YOUR LIFE at the San Diego Animal Support Foundation’s 12th Annual Cupids & Canines Mega Adoption Event, featuring HUNDREDS of adoptable animals from 26 shelters and rescue organizations, all in one convenient place! It all happens on Saturday, February 10th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grossmont Center in La Mesa (just north of the 8 Freeway)! http://sdshelters.org/news/Events.html

Valentine’s Oceanside Harbor Wine Cruise Feb. 16
This 90 minute cruise includes an appetizer platter and three wine tastings! Tickets are $39 and Beach Wine Club members receive $4 off! The cruise begins and 5:00 PM and passengers are asked to check-in 30 minutes prior to board. https://www.sandiego. org/members/tours-sightseeing/oceanside-adventures-luxury-cruises/events/oceanside-harbor-wine-cruise-2.aspx

Chinese New Year Fair Feb. 16-17
The 37th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair is being held downtown between Third and J Street. Celebrate the year of the pig with food, crafts, art, culture, traditional customs, and much more! Admission is FREE! https://sdcny.org/

International Jewish Film Festival Through Feb. 17
The festival annually showcases a selection of the best contemporary Jewish-related films in multiple genres and aims to educate and illuminate the diverse Jewish experience through evocative, independent narrative and documentary films. https://www.kpbs.org/events/2019/feb/17/29th-annual-san-diego-international/

San Diego Bird Festival Feb. 27-Mar. 3
In a world where social media and smart devices seem to be taking over, birds are a lovely reminder that the world is full of real experiences. All you need to do is Look Up! The San Diego Audubon Society invites you to the San Diego Bird Festival, which celebrates the birds and habitats of San Diego county. Know that your experience is giving something back to the birds: the proceeds of this festival support the education, conservation, and sanctuary programs of San Diego Audubon Society.
https://sandiegoaudubon.org/events/bird-festival

Holiday Lights 2018

Holiday Lights in San Diego

San Diego Holiday Lights

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.
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)
CAMPO 2434 Cypress Drive
CARLSBAD The Carlsbad Christmas House, 7607 Romeria St. | 6646 Elegant Tern Pl. |3520 Corte Ramon | LEGOLAND California
CARMEL MOUNTAIN RANCH Fairway Village
CHULA VISTA Christmas Circle, Whitney Street and Mankato Circle
CLAIREMONT Christmas Park, Lana Drive and Jamar Drive | 5404 Mt. Burnham Dr., | 5348 Channing St. 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. | 1552 Cajon Greens Pl. | 3001 Golf Crest Ridge Rd.
LA MESA 6266 De Camp Dr. | 7817 Quince St.
LAKESIDE Tinsel Town, 10248 Paseo Palmas Dr.
LEMON GROVE Santa Claus Lane, 2618 Sheri Lane | 689 Meadowbrook Dr.
MIRA MESA 8866 Cassioepia Way | 11505 Elbert Ct.
MISSION BAY Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights, Begins on Quivira Basin, http://www.mbyc.org | Seaworld Christmas Celebration, https://seaworld.com/san-diego/
OCEANSIDE 1562 Peacock Blvd. |1615 Quiet Hills Dr. | 2329 Snead Dr. | Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights,  www.oceansideyc.net | San Diego Botanic Garden “Garden of Lights”, http://www.SDBGarden.org
PARADISE HILLS 2160 Reo Dr.
POINT LOMA Garrison Street Lights, Garrison Street and Chatsworth Lane
POWAY Candy Cane Lane, Hickory Ct./Hickory St., Butterwood Ct. and Rockrose Ct. | 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, http://www.christmasonknobhill.com/ | 1145 Barham Dr.
SANTEE Starlight Circle, Tomel Ct.| 9325 Pebble Beach Dr. | 9435 Saint Andrews Dr. | 9773 Roe Dr.
SERRA MESA 2002 Ainsley Rd.
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, http://www.southparksd.com
SPRING VALLEY 1037 N. Bonita St.
TIERRASANTA Belardo Lights, http://www.belardolights.com | 10927 Baroque Lane

San Diego December 2018 Events

San Diego December 2018 Event Calendar | California Title Company

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Frosty Farm First three weekends of December
Frosty Farm will give your whole family a reason to smile this holiday season! This unique event in San Diego combines festive activities with hands-on animal interactions and is the perfect place to create new memories.
https://animalcenter.org/programs-services/education/frosty-farm

Spreckels Organ Society Every Sunday
The Spreckels Organ Society programs and promotes the great Spreckels outdoor organ in Balboa Park, where concerts are offered to the public FREE of charge every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in cooperation with the City of San Diego and Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez. https://spreckelsorgan.org/

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas Through Dec. 29
Back for its 21st incredible year, the family favorite features the songs “This Time of Year,” “Santa for a Day” and “Fah Who Doraze,” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash. https://www.sandiego.org/members/theatre/the-old-globe/events/dr-seuss-how-the-grinch-stole-christmas.aspx

Rady Children’s Ice Rink Through December
Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary and Liberty Station welcome San Diegans to kick-off the holiday season with outdoor ice skating at the Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station. The outdoor rink will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., excluding Christmas. Net proceeds will benefit the Rady Children’s Hospital’s Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
|https://www.sandiegoreader.com/events/ongoing/rady-childrens-ice-rink-at-liberty-/

55th Annual North Park Toyland Parade Dec. 1
The historic neighborhood of North Park will warmly welcome friends and family to bundle up and delight in San Diego’s most joyful parade. Gliding down University Avenue between Utah and Iowa Streets, this cheerful pageant will feel like a Winter Wonderland, as melodious marching bands, upbeat dance groups, cool vintage cars, beauty queens and city officials (and more!) warm your spirits. https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/parades/north-park-toyland-parade.aspx

Ocean Beach Holiday Parade Dec. 1
Come find out what the locals have known for 30+ years – Santa would rather be in the quaint little surfing village of OB at the Ocean Beach Holiday Parade. The fun starts at 5:05 p.m.! https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/parades/ocean-beach-holiday-parade.aspx

SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off Dec. 2
Chili + beer + holiday shopping + kids fun fest = one perfect Sunday in December. This event takes place in the North Park and South Park neighborhoods and features a chili competition between 40 local restaurants, 30 vendors featuring homemade goods, craft beer and wine stations, games, face-painting, two stages for live music, and MUCH more. https://www.sonofestchilicookoff.com/

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Dec. 3
Liberty Station is partnering with the Chabad Centers of Pacific Beach and Downtown Hanukkah Celebration and Menorah Lighting on Monday, December 3rd. Come celebrate the beginning of Hanukkah with an early evening Menorah Lighting, music and entertainment throughout the event, photo opportunities, raffle prizes and more! https://libertystation.com/events/salute-the-season/hanukkah-menorah-lighting

La Mesa’s Holiday in the Village Dec. 7-8
The Village is transformed into a Victorian Wonderland during La Mesa’s Holiday in the Village. Walk the streets of La Mesa’s historic downtown enjoy live music, cozy fires, craft vendors, food, and a kids’ area with holiday movies and activities. https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/holidays/la-mesa-holiday-in-the-village.aspx

Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights Dec. 8
Fishing boats, sail boats, yachts, and kayaks alike will be draped in holiday decor as they circle the Oceanside Harbor to enchant onlookers at the harbor, restaurants and beach. One of the best viewing spots is along the side of the Oceanside Harbor near the fishing dock and police station (from here, you can see the parade twice!) This event is FREE to attend and begins at 7:00 p.m. http://www.oceansideyc.net/

Poway’s Christmas in the Park Dec. 8
Join us at Old Poway Park for an old-fashioned holiday tradition that will take you back in time with caroling, live music, a visit with Santa, free children’s crafts, model train displays, and so much more! This event is FREE to attend! http://www.poway.org

Island Food and Beer Fest San Diego 2018 Dec. 8
The Second Annual Island Food and Beer Festival features unlimited beer tastings, delicious food, and live entertainment. This event starts at 11:00 a.m. at Waterfront Park in downtown San Diego. More information can be found here: https://www.sandiegoreader.com/events/2018/dec/08/2nd-annual-island-food-and-beer-fes/

Wacky Wonky Wonderland Dec. 9
Attend the best holiday event in town on Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Wacky Wonky Wonderland event, a holiday festival and donation drive, will take place at the San Diego Center for Children’s main campus in Linda Vista to collect much needed gifts and donations to support more than 1,000 children in need this holiday season. https://sdcc.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/WackyWonkyWonderland2018/tabid/997537/Default.aspx

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Dec. 9-16
The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated and sailing by the shores for all to see. Held on two consecutive Sundays in December, the parade proceeds from Shelter Island past Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Pier at Cesar Chavez Park and the Ferry Landing in Coronado. https://sdparadeoflights.org/ 

11th Annual Vet + Pet West Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade Dec. 16
Deck those paws with bells so jolly and jingle all the way through the Gaslamp Quarter! Pet owners and their furry, feathered, and scaled companions are invited to wear their favorite holiday costumes and sweaters and join the festivities including: a costume contest, live music, presentations, and much more!
https://www.gaslamp.org/events/pet-parade/