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The best events in San Diego this week
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San Diego's Best Events in April

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December 2017

Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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Ballast Point is putting on it’s annual Victory at Sea Day celebration on Sunday December 17th. Details are as follows: • 12/17/17, 9am-9pm • All Ballast Point Locations • Featuring 18+...

Cost: $30

Where:
Ballast Point (Miramar)
9045 Carroll Way
San Diego, CA  92121
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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Ballast Point is putting on it’s annual Victory at Sea Day celebration on Sunday December 17th. Details are as follows: • 12/17/17, 9am-9pm • All Ballast Point Locations • December marks...

Cost: $30

Where:
Ballast Point (Little Italy)
2215 India St
San Diego, CA  92101
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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Delight in a breakfast buffet at Adobe El Restaurante followed by a fireside reading led by Santa himself. After storytime, little ones will help Santa decorate teddy bears and holiday cards for...

Cost: $37.50 Adults, $30 Children 5-12

Where:
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
9700 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA, CA  92037
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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The San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Polar Extractions,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Mary Sievers. The exhibit runs December 1-30, 2017 at our Art Gallery in The ARTS...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Rd Ste#105
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: The San Diego Watercolor Society
Telephone: 619-876-4550
Contact Name: Sue Binford
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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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December 15 through March 15 Union Cowork proudly presents an international art exhibition at 704 J Street in East Village San Diego. An interactive print series celebrates and raises awareness...

Cost: Free

Where:
Union Cowork East Village
704 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Union Cowork
Telephone: 858-210-1212
Contact Name: Jamie Miller
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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The Allied Gardens Sunday Market is a Farmers Market that goes every Sunday from 10a-2p at Patrick Henry High School located at 6702 Wandermere Dr, San Diego, CA 92120. We feature all locally...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Allied Gardens Sunday Market
6702 Wandermere Dr
San Diego, CA  92120
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Sponsor: TruSelf Sporting Club
Telephone: 619-431-5407
Contact Name: Josh Perez
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) is showcasing a collection of artifacts and art pieces, from over 20 local artists, representing the Chinese “Four Treasures:” ink stick, ink...

Cost: Free-$5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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As San Diego’s largest only locally curated market, the event will feature handmade goods by roughly 60 local makers, a hand-lettering workshop by Kimposed, holiday-inspired craft cocktails and...

Cost: 5.00

Where:
Lafayette Hotel
2223 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego , CA  92104
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Sponsor: San Diego Made
Telephone: 760-989-0025
Contact Name: Brittany Kaszas
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Our (virtual) bumbling scientists are standing by with a map of outbreaks that are ravaging downtown San Diego. With that map loaded to your smartphone, your team will hustle on foot to a variety...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
Downtown San Diego
900 Fourth Ave
San Diego, WA  92101
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Sponsor: KurioCity Games
Telephone: (347) 850-7609
Contact Name: Kris Neese
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Hey, it’s the weekend! We think that’s reason enough to celebrate with brunch in San Diego. And so is a birthday, anniversary, visit from family or friends, or just making it through another...

Cost: $64.95 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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Great Tasting Caribbean Cuisine from Grandmas Recipe. Curry Chicken, Jerk Chicken, Rice ans Peas, Rum Cake and much more to enjoy with $2 Mimosa. It's A One Love Thing

Cost: $10 - $75

Where:
Sister Locks
2043 El Cajon BLVD
San Diego, CA  92104
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Start a new holiday tradition at Top of the Market! Take in the best views of the parade from our waterfront restaurant as you enjoy our special Parade of Lights Menu! Top of the Market Parade of...

Cost: $65

Where:
Top of the Market
750 N. Harbor Dr
, CA
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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It's back!! The entire Hamm's Room will turn into a crafters' holiday wish list for the afternoon. Holiday Beers, food and handmade treasures from local artists. Don't forget to buy an arm's length...

Cost: 0

Where:
Blind Lade Ale House
3416 Adams Avenue
San Diego, CA  92116
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Sponsor: Blind Lady Ale House / Snowflake Crafts
Telephone: 619-300-3150
Contact Name: Laura
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GEM FAIRE: December 15-17, 2017, Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S., San Diego. Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Free parking! Fine jewelry,...

Cost: $7

Where:
Scottish Rite Event Center
1895 Camino del Rio S.
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: Gem Faire, Inc
Telephone: 503-252-8300
Contact Name: n/a
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Fallen Tree Exhibitions invites art enthusiasts, artists, collectors, press, curators, and patrons of culture, to check-in to the third unofficial art fair in San Diego! Hotels/Motels (Unofficial...

Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door

Where:
Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA  92104
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Sponsor: Vanguard Culture
Contact Name: Eric Wong
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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You know what really sucks? The fact that in San Diego County, 1 in 6 people aren't sure where their next meal will come from.* That's 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 5 children in our community!* Food...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17, seatings at 12 and 2 p.m. The coastal inspired Tea by the Sea offers an enchanting way to celebrate the season with friends and loved ones. The cozy...

Cost: $49 - 59

Where:
L'Auberge Del Mar
1540 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA  92014
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Sponsor: MCPR
Telephone: 858-259-1515
Contact Name: Kristi Turek
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Join us on December 15th, 2017 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the grand opening of Frozen Fairgrounds at Del Mar! Come out to skate, play and chill with us through the holidays. The Frozen...

Cost: $10-25

Where:
Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
San Diego, CA  92014
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Sponsor: Del Mar Arena
Telephone: 619-478-0020
Contact Name: Frozen Fairgrounds
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will showcase a collection of artifacts and art pieces representing the Chinese “Four Treasures,” which are: ink stick, ink stone, writing brush, and...

Cost: 5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J St
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Telephone: 619-338-9888
Contact Name: Tanya Aubin
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: +1-619-564-3333
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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Join us for an evening of painting and fun! Admission includes everything needed to recreate the featured painting including easels, paints, brushes, aprons, step-by-step instructions from a local...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - MISSION VALLEY
5010 Mission Center Road
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 619-207-9431
Contact Name: Carolyn
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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Telephone: (888) 802-7469
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International award-winning dancers Martha Leebolt and Toby Batley make their debut as artistic directors with Southern California Ballet's 26th annual The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky's holiday classic...

Cost: $20-$43

Where:
poway center for the performing arts
15498 Espola Road
Poway, CA  92064
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Nature Walk at Silver Strand State Beach During this 1-hour walking tour, we'll look for animals and plants in various habitats of the state beach. We'll use binoculars and hand lenses to aid in...

Cost: The nature walk is free, but there is a fee to drive into the state beach.

Where:
Silver Strand State Beach
5000 Highway 75
Coronado, CA  92118
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Sponsor: Silver Strand State Beach
Telephone: (619)823-5801
Contact Name: Heather Sanderson
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is celebrating a successful and enchanting exhibition by hosting a closing reception. The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum welcomes Dr. Ruan Daren...

Cost: $0

Where:
Chuang Archive & Learning Center
541 B Second Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619 338 9888
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Join Cafe Sevilla every Sunday from 3-6pm for live Cuban music by Son Antillano lead by Charlie Chavez. Son Antillano is best known for their Antillano Cuban music style featuring traditional Cuban...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cafe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619.233.5979
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A traditional Anglican service first conceived in 1880 in Truro, England. St. Michael’s will be hosting this festival with carol singing, Scripture readings, & holiday cheer. All are Welcome! A...

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Michael's by-the-Sea
2775 Carlsbad Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: St. Michael's by-the-Sea
Telephone: 176-072-98901
Contact Name: Megan Stanton
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Take a timeout from cooking: Islands Restaurants’ NFL Happy Hour is here to offer football fans ice cold beer, tropical drinks and tasty game day fare all season long. On Mondays and Thursdays,...

Cost: Price may vary

Where:
Islands Restaurants
, CA

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Join Wild Foodie Tours for an all-inclusive, fun, gritty, and insightful street food tour in Tijuana! We'll enjoy tastings at 5 food stops, 1 non-alcoholic beverage stop, and 1 dessert stop to...

Cost: $69

Where:
Meeting spot-McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Station
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
SAN DIEGO, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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For two special nights we are transforming the parking lot in front of the Maritime Museum into a Winter Wonderland. The area is open to all, no museum admission is required to visit Winter...

Cost: $12.00

Where:
Maritime Museum of San Diego
1492 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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Join is for the 46th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, a time-honored tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Bay
, CA


Sponsor: Port of San Diego
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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GOD and LOVE are often messy, complicated, deep matters of the soul. What should I believe?Who is my neighbor? What is love? How do I show love? But like beautiful JAZZ, unrestrained and never...

Cost: Free

Where:
Christian Fellowship Congregational Church (UCC)
1601 Kelton Road
San Diego, CA  92123
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Telephone: 619-262-8095
Contact Name: The Rev. J. Lee Hill, Jr.
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At this New Moon plant a seed for the Universe to tend! Join us at Sojourn on December 17th where we will learn to harness the energy of the New Moon to manifest our desires and attract love,...

Cost: 35.00

Where:
Sojourn Healing Collective
2780 5th Ave
#200
San Diego, CA  92103
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: 858-695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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American pop singer Tony Orlando will be performing at Sycuan’s Live & Up Close theatre on Sunday, Dec. 17 and Monday, Dec. 18. He is best known as the lead singer of Tony Orlando and Dawn, which...

Cost: $49 - $59

Where:
Sycuan Casino Live & Up Close
5469 Casino Way
El Cajon, CA  92019
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Sponsor: Sycuan Casino
Telephone: 619-445-6002
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A Holiday Tradition at San Diego's iconic US GRANT Hotel Step back 100 years at the gorgeous US GRANT for a stunning 1917 Feast & Celebration! The Marshall Family are throwing a...

Where:
THE US GRANT
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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Christmas in sunny San Diego! Join Camarada as we celebrate the holidays in style at Bread & Salt in Barrio Logan. Enjoy a one of a kind art exhibit and festive music: Let it Snow, Winter...

Cost: 15-50

Where:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA  92113
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Sponsor: Camarada
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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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Come out and enjoy a Holiday Season tradition! Tickets are available for The Nutcracker for all performances. The California Ballet performs The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker Tickets. San Diego...

Cost: check options - DISCOUNTS

Where:
San Diego Civic Theatre
, CA


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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: Starting at $37

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way,
San Diego,, CA  92101
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This December, America's most-beloved holiday tale, "It's a Wonderful Life," comes to the California Center for the Arts Escondido's Studio 1 Theatre. Titled "It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol," the...

Cost: 9-14

Where:
California Center for the Arts Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: North County Players
Telephone: 760-933-9174
Contact Name: Charles carr
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens Adapted by Sean Murray Music Composed by Billy Thompson Directed by Sean Murray Cygnet Theatre invites you to start your own family tradition with one of...

Cost: $43-$64

Where:
Cygnet Theater
4040 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA  92110
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Don’t miss this holiday tradition! An encore of last season’s popular radio version of the classic film, as done in 1947 as part of the Lux Radio Hour. In this Christmas classic, single mother...

Cost: $19

Where:
Oceanside Theatre Company
Brooks Theatre
217 N Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA  92054
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Telephone: 760-433-8900

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The heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940’s era radio broadcast. When a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way...

Cost: $25 - $50

Where:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Musical Theatre
Telephone: 185-856-05740
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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Paratodos plays Brazilian samba, bossa nova, jazz MPB, forro, and more! Come for great food, sangria, music, and dancing all night. No cover, all ages. $7 Brazilian caipirinha cocktails and free...

Cost: free

Where:
Cafe Sevilla
353 5th Ave.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Paratodos
Telephone: 858-707-5729
Contact Name: Stefanie Schmitz

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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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Pablo is one of the most popular touring comedians worldwide. He has earned a reputation for his unique talent to weave together his one of a kind arsenal of off the wall characters and spot-on...

Where:
American Comedy Co.
818 B Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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“Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India” features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada drive
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: GIA
Telephone: 760-603-4184
Contact Name: Nellie Barnett
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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Send the kids off for departure at House of Air’s Holiday camps. Flyers ages 7-12 are invited to take flight at the new adrenaline park on a weekly or daily basis. Don’t worry about packing...

Cost: $65-$325

Where:
House of Air
6133 Innovation Way
Carlsbad, CA  92009
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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Winter Critter Camp at Helen Woodward Animal Center gives kids the chance to interact with animals, create crafts, play games, and more! This camp is for kids Preschool - 6th grade. Questions?...

Cost: $55-70

Where:
Helen Woodward Animal Center
6461 El Apajo Road
Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Each year approximately 20,000 gray whales migrate from the Bering Sea to the lagoons of Baja California and back again. From October through April you can witness this amazing journey off the...

Cost: 21-42

Where:
Flagship Cruises & Events
990 N. Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Flaghsip
Telephone: 619-234-4111
Contact Name: Flagship
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego’s history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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AniMeals Pet Food Drive This holiday season, we've partnered with Helen Woodward Animal Center's AniMeals program to collect pet food for pets in need. Donations Needed for dogs and cats: Canned...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Miramar Kitchen & Bath
8454 Commerce Ave.
Suite B
San Diego, CA  92121
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Sponsor: Miramar Kitchen & Bath
Telephone: 858-271-8434
Contact Name: Olivia
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! Discount 50%. Only 10$/per. What is...

Cost: 20

Where:
"Breaking of the Chains"
301 1st Ave
San Diego, NV  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! What is it? Is it a usual scavenger...

Cost: 25

Where:
301 1st Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav

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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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December 15 through March 15 Union Cowork proudly presents an international art exhibition at 704 J Street in East Village San Diego. An interactive print series celebrates and raises awareness...

Cost: Free

Where:
Union Cowork East Village
704 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Union Cowork
Telephone: 858-210-1212
Contact Name: Jamie Miller
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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Join Wild Foodie Tours for an authentic Mexican seafood meal with your choice of any entree, soup or appetizer, and beverage (including alcoholic ones) at Las Playas, the seafood restaurant popular...

Cost: $74

Where:
Meeting spot: McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Statio
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
SAN DIEGO, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: +1-619-564-3333
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Join us on December 15th, 2017 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the grand opening of Frozen Fairgrounds at Del Mar! Come out to skate, play and chill with us through the holidays. The Frozen...

Cost: $10-25

Where:
Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
San Diego, CA  92014
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Sponsor: Del Mar Arena
Telephone: 619-478-0020
Contact Name: Frozen Fairgrounds
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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You know what really sucks? The fact that in San Diego County, 1 in 6 people aren't sure where their next meal will come from.* That's 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 5 children in our community!* Food...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Join Wild Foodie Tours for an all-inclusive, fun, gritty, and insightful street food tour in Tijuana! We'll enjoy tastings at 5 food stops, 1 non-alcoholic beverage stop, and 1 dessert stop to...

Cost: $69

Where:
Meeting spot: McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Statio
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
SAN DIEGO, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Take a timeout from cooking: Islands Restaurants’ NFL Happy Hour is here to offer football fans ice cold beer, tropical drinks and tasty game day fare all season long. On Mondays and Thursdays,...

Cost: Price may vary

Where:
Islands Restaurants
, CA

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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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George’s Level2 bar, one of three distinct experiences at George’s at the Cove in La Jolla, has released a first-ever concept cocktail menu. Created by Stephen Kurpinsky, Spirits-Beer Director...

Cost: Free - Menu Items Vary

Where:
George's at the Cove - Level2
1250 Prospect St
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: George's
Telephone: 858-454-4244
Contact Name: George's
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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Connect with other adults in a supportive environment to grow your skills in building relationships, social knowledge, and educational/vocational transitions. You may benefit from this group if...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Family Wellness Center
7339 El Cajon Blvd
La Mesa, CA  91942
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Telephone: 858-277-9550
Contact Name: Jessica Esquivel
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Join us for festive activities & family fun as we count down the days until Christmas! All activities are complimentary. Monday, Dec. 18th | MOVIE Night (Elf) & COOKIE Decorating Tuesday, Dec....

Cost: Free

Where:
Chandler's Cape Rey Carlsbad, A Hilton Resort
1 Ponto Road
Carlsbad, CA  92011
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Telephone: 760-476-0800
Contact Name: Zarina Zertuche

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Oscar Aragon plays his soothing latin guitar as you enjoy a beverage in the beautiful La Sala Lounge.

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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A Holiday Tradition at San Diego's iconic US GRANT Hotel Step back 100 years at the gorgeous US GRANT for a stunning 1917 Feast & Celebration! The Marshall Family are throwing a...

Where:
THE US GRANT
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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San Diego Gulls Tickets. San Diego Gulls Schedule. Tickets are available for all games. Buy tickets and download instantly. Valley View Casino Center Tickets and Parking.

Cost: $8 and up

Where:
Valley View Casino Center
, CA


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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: Starting at $37

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way,
San Diego,, CA  92101
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Bach Collegium San Diego's annual performances of Messiah have become one of the country's most compelling interpretations of this beloved oratorio, emphasizing Handel's prowess as one of the great...

Cost: $20 - $70

Where:
St. James by-the-Sea
743 prospect street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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“Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India” features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada drive
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: GIA
Telephone: 760-603-4184
Contact Name: Nellie Barnett
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Winter Critter Camp at Helen Woodward Animal Center gives kids the chance to interact with animals, create crafts, play games, and more! This camp is for kids Preschool - 6th grade. Questions?...

Cost: $55-70

Where:
Helen Woodward Animal Center
6461 El Apajo Road
Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Send the kids off for departure at House of Air’s Holiday camps. Flyers ages 7-12 are invited to take flight at the new adrenaline park on a weekly or daily basis. Don’t worry about packing...

Cost: $65-$325

Where:
House of Air
6133 Innovation Way
Carlsbad, CA  92009
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Each year approximately 20,000 gray whales migrate from the Bering Sea to the lagoons of Baja California and back again. From October through April you can witness this amazing journey off the...

Cost: 21-42

Where:
Flagship Cruises & Events
990 N. Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Flaghsip
Telephone: 619-234-4111
Contact Name: Flagship
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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December 15 through March 15 Union Cowork proudly presents an international art exhibition at 704 J Street in East Village San Diego. An interactive print series celebrates and raises awareness...

Cost: Free

Where:
Union Cowork East Village
704 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Union Cowork
Telephone: 858-210-1212
Contact Name: Jamie Miller
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! Discount 50%. Only 10$/per. What is...

Cost: 20

Where:
"Breaking of the Chains"
301 1st Ave
San Diego, NV  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! What is it? Is it a usual scavenger...

Cost: 25

Where:
301 1st Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav

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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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AniMeals Pet Food Drive This holiday season, we've partnered with Helen Woodward Animal Center's AniMeals program to collect pet food for pets in need. Donations Needed for dogs and cats: Canned...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Miramar Kitchen & Bath
8454 Commerce Ave.
Suite B
San Diego, CA  92121
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Sponsor: Miramar Kitchen & Bath
Telephone: 858-271-8434
Contact Name: Olivia
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego’s history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: +1-619-564-3333
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Join us on December 15th, 2017 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the grand opening of Frozen Fairgrounds at Del Mar! Come out to skate, play and chill with us through the holidays. The Frozen...

Cost: $10-25

Where:
Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
San Diego, CA  92014
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Sponsor: Del Mar Arena
Telephone: 619-478-0020
Contact Name: Frozen Fairgrounds
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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You know what really sucks? The fact that in San Diego County, 1 in 6 people aren't sure where their next meal will come from.* That's 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 5 children in our community!* Food...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Join Wild Foodie Tours for an all-inclusive, fun, gritty, and insightful street food tour in Tijuana! We'll enjoy tastings at 5 food stops, 1 non-alcoholic beverage stop, and 1 dessert stop to...

Cost: $69

Where:
Meeting spot: McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Statio
727 East San Ysidro Blvd.
San DIEGO, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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Divorce can be one of the most difficult transitions a person makes in their lifetime but you don’t have to face it alone.  Join the Divorce Support and Guidance Meetup.  The group meets in two...

Cost: FREE

Where:
5825 Avenida Enicinas Suite 101
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Ryan Brolliar will wow you with his pop guitar sounds in the exquisite La Sala Lounge.

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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Join us for festive activities & family fun as we count down the days until Christmas! All activities are complimentary. Monday, Dec. 18th | MOVIE Night (Elf) & COOKIE Decorating Tuesday, Dec....

Cost: Free

Where:
Chandler's Cape Rey Carlsbad, A Hilton Resort
1 Ponto Road
Carlsbad, CA  92011
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Telephone: 760-476-0800
Contact Name: Zarina Zertuche

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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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A Holiday Tradition at San Diego's iconic US GRANT Hotel Step back 100 years at the gorgeous US GRANT for a stunning 1917 Feast & Celebration! The Marshall Family are throwing a...

Where:
THE US GRANT
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC • 21+ • ALL AGES BEFORE 9:30PM www.ThumbprintGallery.com Participation Inquiries: thumbprintgallery@gmail.com Art by ADAN LOPEZ ANA NIEBLA...

Cost: Free

Where:
Basic Bar/Pizza
410 10th Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: Starting at $37

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way,
San Diego,, CA  92101
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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Bach Collegium San Diego's annual performances of Messiah have become one of the country's most compelling interpretations of this beloved oratorio, emphasizing Handel's prowess as one of the great...

Cost: $20 - $70

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
320 Date Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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The 4:44 Tour is an ongoing concert tour by Jay-Z, in support of his thirteenth studio album 4:44 (2017). The tour began in Anaheim at the Honda Center on October 27, 2017,...

Where:
Viejas Arena
5500 Canyon Crest Drive
San Diego, CA  92182
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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“Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India” features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada drive
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: GIA
Telephone: 760-603-4184
Contact Name: Nellie Barnett
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Send the kids off for departure at House of Air’s Holiday camps. Flyers ages 7-12 are invited to take flight at the new adrenaline park on a weekly or daily basis. Don’t worry about packing...

Cost: $65-$325

Where:
House of Air
6133 Innovation Way
Carlsbad, CA  92009
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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Winter Critter Camp at Helen Woodward Animal Center gives kids the chance to interact with animals, create crafts, play games, and more! This camp is for kids Preschool - 6th grade. Questions?...

Cost: $55-70

Where:
Helen Woodward Animal Center
6461 El Apajo Road
Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
Website »

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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
View map »


Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Website »

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Each year approximately 20,000 gray whales migrate from the Bering Sea to the lagoons of Baja California and back again. From October through April you can witness this amazing journey off the...

Cost: 21-42

Where:
Flagship Cruises & Events
990 N. Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Flaghsip
Telephone: 619-234-4111
Contact Name: Flagship
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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The San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Polar Extractions,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Mary Sievers. The exhibit runs December 1-30, 2017 at our Art Gallery in The ARTS...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Rd Ste#105
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: The San Diego Watercolor Society
Telephone: 619-876-4550
Contact Name: Sue Binford
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
View map »


Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Website »

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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
View map »


Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
Website »

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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
View map »

More information

Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! What is it? Is it a usual scavenger...

Cost: 25

Where:
301 1st Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav

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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! Discount 50%. Only 10$/per. What is...

Cost: 20

Where:
"Breaking of the Chains"
301 1st Ave
San Diego, NV  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav
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As the holidays approach, pet owners must be especially vigilant when it comes to our 4-legged family members. Typical holiday foods and decorations can present a minefield of dangers to your pet....

Cost: free

Where:
Just Food For Dogs
3485 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA  92130
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Sponsor: Frank Groff
Telephone: 562-491-1000
Contact Name: Frank Groff
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego’s history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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December 15 through March 15 Union Cowork proudly presents an international art exhibition at 704 J Street in East Village San Diego. An interactive print series celebrates and raises awareness...

Cost: Free

Where:
Union Cowork East Village
704 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Union Cowork
Telephone: 858-210-1212
Contact Name: Jamie Miller
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AniMeals Pet Food Drive This holiday season, we've partnered with Helen Woodward Animal Center's AniMeals program to collect pet food for pets in need. Donations Needed for dogs and cats: Canned...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Miramar Kitchen & Bath
8454 Commerce Ave.
Suite B
San Diego, CA  92121
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Sponsor: Miramar Kitchen & Bath
Telephone: 858-271-8434
Contact Name: Olivia
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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Join us on December 15th, 2017 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the grand opening of Frozen Fairgrounds at Del Mar! Come out to skate, play and chill with us through the holidays. The Frozen...

Cost: $10-25

Where:
Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
San Diego, CA  92014
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Sponsor: Del Mar Arena
Telephone: 619-478-0020
Contact Name: Frozen Fairgrounds
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: +1-619-564-3333
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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Telephone: (888) 802-7469
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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You know what really sucks? The fact that in San Diego County, 1 in 6 people aren't sure where their next meal will come from.* That's 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 5 children in our community!* Food...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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For over twenty years, Carlsbad has had a Farmers’ Market in the heart of its Village. Every Wednesday, year-round, State Street turns into an open-air specialty food market offering products...

Cost: Free

Where:
Carlsbad Village
2971 State Street
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: Carlsbad Village Association
Telephone: 760-644-2121
Contact Name: Christine Davis
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Sunset Trivia EVERY Wednesday 7-9pm! Don't wait until 7pm, get in early to secure your table... Sunset Trivia is the premier local trivia company in Southern California. They bring the highest...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Join us for festive activities & family fun as we count down the days until Christmas! All activities are complimentary. Monday, Dec. 18th | MOVIE Night (Elf) & COOKIE Decorating Tuesday, Dec....

Cost: Free

Where:
Chandler's Cape Rey Carlsbad, A Hilton Resort
1 Ponto Road
Carlsbad, CA  92011
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Telephone: 760-476-0800
Contact Name: Zarina Zertuche

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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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Danny Green tickles the keys in La Sala Lounge.

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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Join us for an evening of painting and fun! Admission includes everything needed to recreate the featured painting including easels, paints, brushes, aprons, step-by-step instructions from a local...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
Blue Door Winery - CLAIREMONT
4060 Morena Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92117
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Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 619-207-9431
Contact Name: Carolyn
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Divorce can be one of the most difficult transitions a person makes in their lifetime but you don’t have to face it alone.  Join the Divorce Support and Guidance Meetup.  The group meets in two...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Conference room at 11622 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA  92130
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A Holiday Tradition at San Diego's iconic US GRANT Hotel Step back 100 years at the gorgeous US GRANT for a stunning 1917 Feast & Celebration! The Marshall Family are throwing a...

Where:
THE US GRANT
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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"In the MIX," the ballroom/club dance night you don't want to miss. We will be playing the very best of the Classics, as well as fabulous new contemporary dance tunes for you to partner dance too....

Cost: 10

Where:
Dance for 2
7528 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92111-1504
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Sponsor: Shawn Torgerson
Telephone: 858-565-9575
Contact Name: Shawn Torgerson
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: Starting at $37

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way,
San Diego,, CA  92101
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San Diego Gulls Tickets. San Diego Gulls Schedule. Tickets are available for all games. Buy tickets and download instantly. Valley View Casino Center Tickets and Parking.

Cost: $8 and up

Where:
Valley View Casino Center
, CA


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"I AM... Neil Diamond, I SAID" is the first ever, original musical about the early life of Neil Diamond. Written and produced by Jason Lohrke, who also becomes early Neil Diamond and takes the...

Cost: $35

Where:
The Welk Theatre San Diego
8860 Lawrence Welk Dr.
Escondiddo, CA  92026
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Sponsor: Welk Resorts
Telephone: 888-802-7469
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Performance Dates: December 20 @ 7pm December 21 @ 7pm December 22 @ 7pm December 23 @ 2pm December 23 @ 7pm December 24 @ 2pm It’s “CSI Bethlehem” in this holiday mystery extravaganza, from...

Cost: 35

Where:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr.
Solana Beach, CA  92075
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Sponsor: North Coast Repertory Theatre
Telephone: 858-481-1055
Contact Name: Nancy
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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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Sunset Trivia EVERY Wednesday 7-9pm! Don't wait until 7pm, get in early to secure your table... Sunset Trivia is the premier local trivia company in Southern California. They bring the highest...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Come out and enjoy a Holiday Season tradition! Tickets are available for The Nutcracker for all performances. The California Ballet performs The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker Tickets. San Diego...

Cost: check options - DISCOUNTS

Where:
San Diego Civic Theatre
, CA


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Bach Collegium San Diego's annual performances of Messiah have become one of the country's most compelling interpretations of this beloved oratorio, emphasizing Handel's prowess as one of the great...

Cost: $20 - $70

Where:
Sts. Constantine & Helen Orthodox Church
3459 Manchester Ave
Cardiff, CA  92007
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens Adapted by Sean Murray Music Composed by Billy Thompson Directed by Sean Murray Cygnet Theatre invites you to start your own family tradition with one of...

Cost: $43-$64

Where:
Cygnet Theater
4040 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA  92110
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"In the MIX," the ballroom/club dance night you don't want to miss. We will be playing the very best of the Classics, as well as fabulous new contemporary dance tunes for you to partner dance too....

Cost: 10

Where:
Dance for 2
7528 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92111-1504
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Sponsor: Shawn Torgerson
Telephone: 858-565-9575
Contact Name: Shawn Torgerson
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Join Super Sonic San Diego for our weekly dance & drum class. Explore the rhythms of Brazil including samba rio, samba reggae, funk, malandro, afro-samba and more. Drummers and dancers of all...

Cost: $0-$10

Where:
World Beat Center, Balboa Park
2100 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Super Sonic Samba School
Telephone: 760-747-DRUM
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The Pearl Hotel in Point Loma features "Dive-In Theatre," a FREE weekly "cinema social" combining eclectic film choices, along with delicious food and drink from EAT at The...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Pearl Hotel
1410 Rosecrans
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-226-6100
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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“Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India” features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada drive
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: GIA
Telephone: 760-603-4184
Contact Name: Nellie Barnett
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Send the kids off for departure at House of Air’s Holiday camps. Flyers ages 7-12 are invited to take flight at the new adrenaline park on a weekly or daily basis. Don’t worry about packing...

Cost: $65-$325

Where:
House of Air
6133 Innovation Way
Carlsbad, CA  92009
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Winter Critter Camp at Helen Woodward Animal Center gives kids the chance to interact with animals, create crafts, play games, and more! This camp is for kids Preschool - 6th grade. Questions?...

Cost: $55-70

Where:
Helen Woodward Animal Center
6461 El Apajo Road
Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Each year approximately 20,000 gray whales migrate from the Bering Sea to the lagoons of Baja California and back again. From October through April you can witness this amazing journey off the...

Cost: 21-42

Where:
Flagship Cruises & Events
990 N. Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Flaghsip
Telephone: 619-234-4111
Contact Name: Flagship
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AniMeals Pet Food Drive This holiday season, we've partnered with Helen Woodward Animal Center's AniMeals program to collect pet food for pets in need. Donations Needed for dogs and cats: Canned...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Miramar Kitchen & Bath
8454 Commerce Ave.
Suite B
San Diego, CA  92121
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Sponsor: Miramar Kitchen & Bath
Telephone: 858-271-8434
Contact Name: Olivia
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego’s history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
View map »


Telephone: 619-233-4692
Website »

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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
View map »

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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! What is it? Is it a usual scavenger...

Cost: 25

Where:
301 1st Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
View map »


Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav

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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! Discount 50%. Only 10$/per. What is...

Cost: 20

Where:
"Breaking of the Chains"
301 1st Ave
San Diego, NV  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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December 15 through March 15 Union Cowork proudly presents an international art exhibition at 704 J Street in East Village San Diego. An interactive print series celebrates and raises awareness...

Cost: Free

Where:
Union Cowork East Village
704 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Union Cowork
Telephone: 858-210-1212
Contact Name: Jamie Miller
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The San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Polar Extractions,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Mary Sievers. The exhibit runs December 1-30, 2017 at our Art Gallery in The ARTS...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Rd Ste#105
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: The San Diego Watercolor Society
Telephone: 619-876-4550
Contact Name: Sue Binford
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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This is one of the only times during the year The Marine Room is open for lunch – so treat your family, friends and colleagues to this limited-time special. Join us during special holiday hours...

Cost: a la carte menu

Where:
The Marine Room
2000 Spindrift Drive
La Jolla, CA
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: +1-619-564-3333
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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Join us on December 15th, 2017 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the grand opening of Frozen Fairgrounds at Del Mar! Come out to skate, play and chill with us through the holidays. The Frozen...

Cost: $10-25

Where:
Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
San Diego, CA  92014
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Sponsor: Del Mar Arena
Telephone: 619-478-0020
Contact Name: Frozen Fairgrounds
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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Telephone: (888) 802-7469
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Opening a window to San Diego’s past, the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation showcases the history of the Davis-Horton House built in 1850, as well as walking tours of the historic Gaslamp...

Cost: 0-20

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Take a timeout from cooking: Islands Restaurants’ NFL Happy Hour is here to offer football fans ice cold beer, tropical drinks and tasty game day fare all season long. On Mondays and Thursdays,...

Cost: Price may vary

Where:
Islands Restaurants
, CA

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Let’s experiment through science! Children, ages 8-12, have fun engaging in weekly science activities while also practicing an important social skill. Our upcoming 8-week session will focus on...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Family Wellness Center
7339 El Cajon Blvd
La Mesa, CA  91942
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Telephone: 858-277-9550
Contact Name: Jessica Esquivel
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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Providing a safe and supportive environment for teens to expand their social knowledge and abilities! Middle and high school students meet every Thursday to learn a specific social skill through...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Family Wellness Center
7339 El Cajon Blvd
La Mesa, CA  91942
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Telephone: 858-277-9550
Contact Name: Jessica Esquivel
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A talented guitarist and singer performing throughout San Diego. Very versatile with styles ranging from jazz, R&B, Motown, classic rock, reggae & island. Playing inside the beautiful lobby lounge...

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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Join us for festive activities & family fun as we count down the days until Christmas! All activities are complimentary. Monday, Dec. 18th | MOVIE Night (Elf) & COOKIE Decorating Tuesday, Dec....

Cost: Free

Where:
Chandler's Cape Rey Carlsbad, A Hilton Resort
1 Ponto Road
Carlsbad, CA  92011
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Telephone: 760-476-0800
Contact Name: Zarina Zertuche

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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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Join celebrity mindfulness expert & former NFL running back Prince Daniels, Jr. as he guides participants through a meditation session that will guarantee peace, calmness, and relaxation at the end...

Cost: $50 for 5 sessions

Where:
LEVEL 10 PRO PERFORMANCE
624 Broadway
Suite 504
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: 4LBU
Telephone: 858-925-4790
Contact Name: Robert Nsiah
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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A Holiday Tradition at San Diego's iconic US GRANT Hotel Step back 100 years at the gorgeous US GRANT for a stunning 1917 Feast & Celebration! The Marshall Family are throwing a...

Where:
THE US GRANT
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: Starting at $37

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way,
San Diego,, CA  92101
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Come out and enjoy a Holiday Season tradition! Tickets are available for The Nutcracker for all performances. The California Ballet performs The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker Tickets. San Diego...

Cost: check options - DISCOUNTS

Where:
San Diego Civic Theatre
, CA


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Performance Dates: December 20 @ 7pm December 21 @ 7pm December 22 @ 7pm December 23 @ 2pm December 23 @ 7pm December 24 @ 2pm It’s “CSI Bethlehem” in this holiday mystery extravaganza, from...

Cost: 35

Where:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr.
Solana Beach, CA  92075
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Sponsor: North Coast Repertory Theatre
Telephone: 858-481-1055
Contact Name: Nancy
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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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QUATTROSOUND is an innovative acoustic ensemble that skillfully blends their classical and jazz training with a wide-range of musical influences to create a uniquely engaging sound. These four...

Cost: 25-40

Where:
Center Theater
Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Telephone: 176-083-94125
Contact Name: Ely Ramos
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens Adapted by Sean Murray Music Composed by Billy Thompson Directed by Sean Murray Cygnet Theatre invites you to start your own family tradition with one of...

Cost: $43-$64

Where:
Cygnet Theater
4040 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA  92110
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The heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940’s era radio broadcast. When a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way...

Cost: $25 - $50

Where:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Musical Theatre
Telephone: 185-856-05740
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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Telephone: (888) 802-7469
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Looking for a new late night watering hole? George's at the Cove just launched a happy hour menu aimed at La Jolla night owls. Available at its midlevel cocktail bar, George's Level2, the new late...

Cost: Drinks Vary

Where:
George's at the Cove - Level2
1250 Prospect St
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: George's at the Cove
Telephone: 858-454-4244
Contact Name: George's at the Cove
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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“Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India” features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada drive
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: GIA
Telephone: 760-603-4184
Contact Name: Nellie Barnett
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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Live + Breath is hosting free prenatal classes at Best Start Birth Center starting July 28th at 9am

Cost: 0

Where:
Best Start Birth Center
3343 4th Ave
San Diego , CA  92103
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Sponsor: Live + Breath prenatal yoga
Telephone: 619-299-0840
Contact Name: Joanna Bronkema
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Send the kids off for departure at House of Air’s Holiday camps. Flyers ages 7-12 are invited to take flight at the new adrenaline park on a weekly or daily basis. Don’t worry about packing...

Cost: $65-$325

Where:
House of Air
6133 Innovation Way
Carlsbad, CA  92009
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Winter Critter Camp at Helen Woodward Animal Center gives kids the chance to interact with animals, create crafts, play games, and more! This camp is for kids Preschool - 6th grade. Questions?...

Cost: $55-70

Where:
Helen Woodward Animal Center
6461 El Apajo Road
Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Each year approximately 20,000 gray whales migrate from the Bering Sea to the lagoons of Baja California and back again. From October through April you can witness this amazing journey off the...

Cost: 21-42

Where:
Flagship Cruises & Events
990 N. Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Flaghsip
Telephone: 619-234-4111
Contact Name: Flagship
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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The San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Polar Extractions,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Mary Sievers. The exhibit runs December 1-30, 2017 at our Art Gallery in The ARTS...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Rd Ste#105
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: The San Diego Watercolor Society
Telephone: 619-876-4550
Contact Name: Sue Binford
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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December 15 through March 15 Union Cowork proudly presents an international art exhibition at 704 J Street in East Village San Diego. An interactive print series celebrates and raises awareness...

Cost: Free

Where:
Union Cowork East Village
704 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Union Cowork
Telephone: 858-210-1212
Contact Name: Jamie Miller
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
View map »


Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego’s history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! What is it? Is it a usual scavenger...

Cost: 25

Where:
301 1st Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav

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AniMeals Pet Food Drive This holiday season, we've partnered with Helen Woodward Animal Center's AniMeals program to collect pet food for pets in need. Donations Needed for dogs and cats: Canned...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Miramar Kitchen & Bath
8454 Commerce Ave.
Suite B
San Diego, CA  92121
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Sponsor: Miramar Kitchen & Bath
Telephone: 858-271-8434
Contact Name: Olivia
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! Discount 50%. Only 10$/per. What is...

Cost: 20

Where:
"Breaking of the Chains"
301 1st Ave
San Diego, NV  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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This is one of the only times during the year The Marine Room is open for lunch – so treat your family, friends and colleagues to this limited-time special. Join us during special holiday hours...

Cost: a la carte menu

Where:
The Marine Room
2000 Spindrift Drive
La Jolla, CA
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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Join us on December 15th, 2017 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the grand opening of Frozen Fairgrounds at Del Mar! Come out to skate, play and chill with us through the holidays. The Frozen...

Cost: $10-25

Where:
Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
San Diego, CA  92014
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Sponsor: Del Mar Arena
Telephone: 619-478-0020
Contact Name: Frozen Fairgrounds
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: +1-619-564-3333
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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Join Wild Foodie Tours for an authentic Mexican seafood dinner with your choice of any entree, soup or appetizer, and beverage (including alcoholic ones) at Las Playas, the seafood restaurant...

Cost: $74

Where:
Meeting spot: McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Statio
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
San Diego, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Take a stroll through the Gaslamp’s haunted history with Davis-Horton House historian, Sandee Wilhoit, who will recount ghostly happenings of the past……and of the present. Visit hotels,...

Cost: 0-20

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Special happy hour prices on food and beverage, no cover, no reservations, free parking. (619)298-0511 http://sd.handlery.com/

Cost: 0

Where:
The Handlery Hotel 950 Lounge
950 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA  92108
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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Join us for festive activities & family fun as we count down the days until Christmas! All activities are complimentary. Monday, Dec. 18th | MOVIE Night (Elf) & COOKIE Decorating Tuesday, Dec....

Cost: Free

Where:
Chandler's Cape Rey Carlsbad, A Hilton Resort
1 Ponto Road
Carlsbad, CA  92011
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Telephone: 760-476-0800
Contact Name: Zarina Zertuche

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Rick Ross, multi-talented San Diego pianist, saxophonist and vocalist performs a vast array of music ranging from jazz standards to pop and classic rock tunes for the listening and dancing pleasure...

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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A Holiday Tradition at San Diego's iconic US GRANT Hotel Step back 100 years at the gorgeous US GRANT for a stunning 1917 Feast & Celebration! The Marshall Family are throwing a...

Where:
THE US GRANT
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: Starting at $37

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way,
San Diego,, CA  92101
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San Diego Gulls Tickets. San Diego Gulls Schedule. Tickets are available for all games. Buy tickets and download instantly. Valley View Casino Center Tickets and Parking.

Cost: $8 and up

Where:
Valley View Casino Center
, CA


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Come out and enjoy a Holiday Season tradition! Tickets are available for The Nutcracker for all performances. The California Ballet performs The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker Tickets. San Diego...

Cost: check options - DISCOUNTS

Where:
San Diego Civic Theatre
, CA


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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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Performance Dates: December 20 @ 7pm December 21 @ 7pm December 22 @ 7pm December 23 @ 2pm December 23 @ 7pm December 24 @ 2pm It’s “CSI Bethlehem” in this holiday mystery extravaganza, from...

Cost: 35

Where:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr.
Solana Beach, CA  92075
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Sponsor: North Coast Repertory Theatre
Telephone: 858-481-1055
Contact Name: Nancy
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Don’t miss this holiday tradition! An encore of last season’s popular radio version of the classic film, as done in 1947 as part of the Lux Radio Hour. In this Christmas classic, single mother...

Cost: $19

Where:
Oceanside Theatre Company
Brooks Theatre
217 N Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA  92054
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Telephone: 760-433-8900

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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens Adapted by Sean Murray Music Composed by Billy Thompson Directed by Sean Murray Cygnet Theatre invites you to start your own family tradition with one of...

Cost: $43-$64

Where:
Cygnet Theater
4040 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA  92110
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The heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940’s era radio broadcast. When a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way...

Cost: $25 - $50

Where:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Musical Theatre
Telephone: 185-856-05740
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The Gaslamp Quarter Association wants to remind you that beginning on September 2nd, Fifth Avenue will be converted into a 3 minute passenger loading zone every Friday and Saturday night from 8pm...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter
Fifth Avenue from Broadway to Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Gaslamp Quarter Association
Telephone: 619-233-5227
Contact Name: Sherry An
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Every family, and every city, has treasured holiday traditions that bring us together in celebration of the most special time of the year. One of those traditions for Southern California is the San...

Cost: $25 - $69

Where:
Copley Symphony Hall
750 B Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Symphony
Telephone: 619-235-0804
Contact Name: Ticket Office
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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Looking for a new late night watering hole? George's at the Cove just launched a happy hour menu aimed at La Jolla night owls. Available at its midlevel cocktail bar, George's Level2, the new late...

Cost: Drinks Vary

Where:
George's at the Cove - Level2
1250 Prospect St
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: George's at the Cove
Telephone: 858-454-4244
Contact Name: George's at the Cove
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After a lit Diwali night Jai Ho! Dance Party returns to San Diego with: THE BOLLYWOOD MASQUERADE Underneath the mask we are all one - just star stuff waiting for our time to shine. Let's...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Kava Lounge
2812 Kettner Boulevard.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Jai Ho Dance Party
Telephone: (971) 344-2022
Contact Name: DJ Prashant
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Winter Critter Camp at Helen Woodward Animal Center gives kids the chance to interact with animals, create crafts, play games, and more! This camp is for kids Preschool - 6th grade. Questions?...

Cost: $55-70

Where:
Helen Woodward Animal Center
6461 El Apajo Road
Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067
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Send the kids off for departure at House of Air’s Holiday camps. Flyers ages 7-12 are invited to take flight at the new adrenaline park on a weekly or daily basis. Don’t worry about packing...

Cost: $65-$325

Where:
House of Air
6133 Innovation Way
Carlsbad, CA  92009
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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December 15 through March 15 Union Cowork proudly presents an international art exhibition at 704 J Street in East Village San Diego. An interactive print series celebrates and raises awareness...

Cost: Free

Where:
Union Cowork East Village
704 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Union Cowork
Telephone: 858-210-1212
Contact Name: Jamie Miller
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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The San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Polar Extractions,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Mary Sievers. The exhibit runs December 1-30, 2017 at our Art Gallery in The ARTS...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Rd Ste#105
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: The San Diego Watercolor Society
Telephone: 619-876-4550
Contact Name: Sue Binford
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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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Saturday, December 23, 2017 10:45 am and 1:45 pm Bring your little sugarplums for an unforgettable abridged performance of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” performed by the Scripps Performing...

Cost: $38-65

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Sponsor: Scripps Performing Arts Academy
Telephone: 858-586-7834
Contact Name: Miah Nwosu
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Two showings:10:45 am and 1:45 pm Bring your little sugarplums for an unforgettable abridged performance of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” performed by the Scripps Performing Arts Academy....

Cost: $65 per adult, $38 per child (ages 4 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Opening a window to San Diego’s past, the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation showcases the history of the Davis-Horton House built in 1850, as well as walking tours of the historic Gaslamp...

Cost: 0-20

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Our (virtual) bumbling scientists are standing by with a map of outbreaks that are ravaging downtown San Diego. With that map loaded to your smartphone, your team will hustle on foot to a variety...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
Downtown San Diego
900 Fourth Ave
San Diego, WA  92101
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Sponsor: KurioCity Games
Telephone: (347) 850-7609
Contact Name: Kris Neese
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A great way to start a family tradition that will carry on for generations! Each parent-child team receives handmade gingerbread pieces to assemble and decorate under the expert guidance of...

Cost: $125

Where:
L'Auberge Del Mar
1540 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA  92014
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Sponsor: MCPR
Telephone: 858-259-1515
Contact Name: Kristi Turek
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Join Wild Foodie Tours and enjoy a night out for a lobster dinner tour in Puerto Nuevo, home of the world famous Puerto Nuevo-style lobster! We'll travel through Tijuana and Rosarito down the...

Cost: $119

Where:
Meeting spot: McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Statio
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
San Diego, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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Join us on December 15th, 2017 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the grand opening of Frozen Fairgrounds at Del Mar! Come out to skate, play and chill with us through the holidays. The Frozen...

Cost: $10-25

Where:
Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
San Diego, CA  92014
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Sponsor: Del Mar Arena
Telephone: 619-478-0020
Contact Name: Frozen Fairgrounds
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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Join Wild Foodie Tours for an all-inclusive, fun, gritty, and insightful street food tour in Tijuana! We'll enjoy tastings at 5 food stops, 1 non-alcoholic beverage stop, and 1 dessert stop to...

Cost: $69

Where:
Meeting spot-McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Station
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
SAN DIEGO, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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Telephone: (888) 802-7469
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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The Old Globe believes that theatre matters, and our work each day is to make theatre matter to more people! We invite friends, families, and dance fans to our free AXIS event, A Culture Shock...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Copley Plaza at The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way,
San Diego, CA  92101
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Junior Rangers at Silver Strand State Beach Kids can earn the California State Parks Junior Ranger badge! Kids age 7 to 12 are invited to these outdoor activities, which may include walks,...

Cost: This activity is free, but there is a fee to drive into the state beach.

Where:
Silver Strand State Beach
5000 Highway 75
Coronado, CA  92118
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Sponsor: Silver Strand State Beach
Telephone: (619)823-5801
Contact Name: Heather Sanderson
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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Join Wild Foodie Tours and make your evening a special one on a romantic dinner tour ideal for special occasions! We'll travel through Tijuana to the coastal town of Rosarito where the ocean...

Cost: $119

Where:
Meeting spot: McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Statio
727 East San Ysidro Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Join Wild Foodie Tours and enjoy a night out for a lobster dinner tour in Puerto Nuevo, home of the world famous Puerto Nuevo-style lobster! We'll travel through Tijuana and Rosarito down the...

Cost: $119

Where:
Meeting spot: McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Statio
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
San Diego, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Join Wild Foodie Tours for an authentic Mexican seafood dinner with your choice of any entree, soup or appetizer, and beverage (including alcoholic ones) at Las Playas, the seafood restaurant...

Cost: $74

Where:
Meeting spot-McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Station
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
SAN DIEGO, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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America's largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you...

Cost: $64.95 - $69.95

Where:
Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Diego
530 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show San Diego
Telephone: 866-496-0535
Contact Name: The Box Office
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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Described as a “musical force”, “one heck of a singer”, and as someone who “sings with the depth and mojo of a woman twice her age” you might not expect such a voice to come in such a...

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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Join us for festive activities & family fun as we count down the days until Christmas! All activities are complimentary. Monday, Dec. 18th | MOVIE Night (Elf) & COOKIE Decorating Tuesday, Dec....

Cost: Free

Where:
Chandler's Cape Rey Carlsbad, A Hilton Resort
1 Ponto Road
Carlsbad, CA  92011
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Telephone: 760-476-0800
Contact Name: Zarina Zertuche

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Russian Grand Ballet is proud to present the world’s most loved Christmas classic danced by Russia’s brightest ballet stars. Before there was Toy Story, there was The Nutcracker. Masha, one of...

Cost: 35-85

Where:
Concert Hall
Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: Russian Grand Ballet
Telephone: 176-083-94125
Contact Name: Ely Ramos
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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A Holiday Tradition at San Diego's iconic US GRANT Hotel Step back 100 years at the gorgeous US GRANT for a stunning 1917 Feast & Celebration! The Marshall Family are throwing a...

Where:
THE US GRANT
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Kellan D. Baker recreates the roles of Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit and a host of supporting characters in this solo tour de force, infusing tragedy, pathos, humor and fun into the beloved...

Cost: $39-$59.

Where:
Garfield Theatre At Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: West Coast Performing Arts Presenters
Telephone: 310-941-0948
Contact Name: Mark Conrad
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Café Sevilla is home to the longest running Flamenco Dinner show in Southern California. Every Saturday night, we offer a three-course dinner menu combined with a two-part Flamenco Dance...

Cost: 65

Where:
Cafe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619.233.5979
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Performance Dates: December 20 @ 7pm December 21 @ 7pm December 22 @ 7pm December 23 @ 2pm December 23 @ 7pm December 24 @ 2pm It’s “CSI Bethlehem” in this holiday mystery extravaganza, from...

Cost: 35

Where:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr.
Solana Beach, CA  92075
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Sponsor: North Coast Repertory Theatre
Telephone: 858-481-1055
Contact Name: Nancy
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: Starting at $37

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way,
San Diego,, CA  92101
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Come out and enjoy a Holiday Season tradition! Tickets are available for The Nutcracker for all performances. The California Ballet performs The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker Tickets. San Diego...

Cost: check options - DISCOUNTS

Where:
San Diego Civic Theatre
, CA


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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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San Diego Gulls Tickets. San Diego Gulls Schedule. Tickets are available for all games. Buy tickets and download instantly. Valley View Casino Center Tickets and Parking.

Cost: $8 and up

Where:
Valley View Casino Center
, CA


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Don’t miss this holiday tradition! An encore of last season’s popular radio version of the classic film, as done in 1947 as part of the Lux Radio Hour. In this Christmas classic, single mother...

Cost: $19

Where:
Oceanside Theatre Company
Brooks Theatre
217 N Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA  92054
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Telephone: 760-433-8900

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Based on the story by Charles Dickens Adapted by Sean Murray Music Composed by Billy Thompson Directed by Sean Murray Cygnet Theatre invites you to start your own family tradition with one of...

Cost: $43-$64

Where:
Cygnet Theater
4040 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA  92110
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Paratodos plays Brazilian samba, bossa nova, jazz MPB, forro, and more! Come for great food, sangria, music, and dancing all night. No cover, all ages. $7 Brazilian caipirinha cocktails and free...

Cost: free

Where:
Cafe 21
802 5th Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Paratodos
Telephone: 858-707-5729
Contact Name: Stefanie Schmitz

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The heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940’s era radio broadcast. When a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way...

Cost: $25 - $50

Where:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Musical Theatre
Telephone: 185-856-05740
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Every family, and every city, has treasured holiday traditions that bring us together in celebration of the most special time of the year. One of those traditions for Southern California is the San...

Cost: $25 - $69

Where:
Copley Symphony Hall
750 B Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Symphony
Telephone: 619-235-0804
Contact Name: Ticket Office
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The Gaslamp Quarter Association wants to remind you that beginning on September 2nd, Fifth Avenue will be converted into a 3 minute passenger loading zone every Friday and Saturday night from 8pm...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter
Fifth Avenue from Broadway to Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Gaslamp Quarter Association
Telephone: 619-233-5227
Contact Name: Sherry An
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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Telephone: (888) 802-7469
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After a lit Diwali night Jai Ho! Dance Party returns to San Diego with: THE BOLLYWOOD MASQUERADE Underneath the mask we are all one - just star stuff waiting for our time to shine. Let's...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Kava Lounge
2812 Kettner Boulevard.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Jai Ho Dance Party
Telephone: (971) 344-2022
Contact Name: DJ Prashant
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Looking for a new late night watering hole? George's at the Cove just launched a happy hour menu aimed at La Jolla night owls. Available at its midlevel cocktail bar, George's Level2, the new late...

Cost: Drinks Vary

Where:
George's at the Cove - Level2
1250 Prospect St
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: George's at the Cove
Telephone: 858-454-4244
Contact Name: George's at the Cove
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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