Things to Do in San Diego: December 4-10
13 local events to get you in the holiday spirit this week
December 10: Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade
Singer, songwriter, and former San Diegan Jewel performs holiday classics with special guests and family members at Civic Theatre.
Actor Denis Leary, of Rescue Me and The Amazing Spider-Man fame, chats about his new book, Why We Don’t Suck, at San Diego Central library.
City Ballet of San Diego presents holiday favorite The Nutcracker at Spreckels Theatre.
Browse for one-of-a-kind gifts during Makers Arcade Holiday Fair in the Port Pavilion at Broadway Pier while enjoying live music, crafts, and refreshments.
California Ballet Company performs holiday classic The Nutcracker at San Diego Civic Theatre.
Raise your glass for the Toast of Gaslamp, which offers cocktails and bites from 20 neighborhood restaurants, as well as shopping deals at local retailers.
Come out for the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus as they present their annual holiday show Jingle at Balboa Theatre.
See the biblical reenactment procession of Las Posadas in Old Town.
Support the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA at its Poinsettia Ball in Encinitas.
Get in the ho-ho-holiday spirit in Pacific Beach, where 4,000 Santas will take over Garnet Avenue for the 5th annual San Diego Santa Run.
Visit San Diego Zoo to experience Jungle Bells, a holiday-themed tradition casting the park aglow with twinkling lights (through 1/2).
Head to the waterfront for San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, when about 80 boats decked out in pirate-themed decor sail from Shelter Island to Coronado Ferry Landing (also 12/17).
Dress your four-legged companions in costume for the Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade downtown.