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Things to Do: November 28-December 4

Get in the holiday spirit with the 16 best events in San Diego this week


December 3: Little Italy Tree Lighting and Christmas Village

November 29:

Settle in for a rock musical when Hedwig and the Angry Inch makes its San Diego debut at the Civic Theatre (through December 4).

December 1:

Combine culture and craft beer at La Jolla Playhouse’s Thirsty Thursday, featuring complimentary pours from Border X Brewing and an extended-run performance of the musical Miss You Like Hell.

Take your annual trip to Whoville via the Old Globe in Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (through December 26).

Enjoy one month of outdoor ice skating at Viejas Outlets, Skating by the Sea at the Hotel del Coronado, and the fundraising Fantasy on Ice at Liberty Station.

December 2:

Spend the holidays with Kevin McAllister in the classic film Home Alone, screened with live musical accompaniment by the San Diego Symphony.

Have yourself a Merry-Achi Christmas, performed by Mariachi Sol de Mexico at Balboa Theatre.

Join 350,000 of your closest festive friends and partake in Balboa Park December Nights, the park’s annual two-day holiday extravaganza.

Check off your holiday shopping list Friday and Saturday with unique gifts at the Queen Bee Market Holiday Show.

December 3:

Belt out a holiday tune during Carols & Barrels, a benefit for Cancer for College at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier.

Expect no filter from one of comedy’s most famous women, Amy Schumer, onstage at Valley View Casino Center.

Have a buon Natale at the Little Italy Tree Lighting and Christmas Village.

Stroll through holiday-decked boutiques and restaurants during the quarterly South Park Walkabout, which includes complimentary treats, live entertainment, and special deals.

December 4:

Sample the city’s best craft beer and chili—and take home a souvenir ceramic bowl—at the SoNo Fest and Chili Cook-Off.

Scope out some of North County’s most beautifully decorated homes during the 30th Annual Holiday Homes Tour.

Celebrate by the sea at the La Jolla Christmas Parade and Holiday Festival.

Indulge in a Taste of the Turf Club—and your last chance this season to bet on the ponies—on Closing Day at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

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