Winter Wonderland at The Grand– Every day this season is magical at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. From sledding down our giant snow hill with enchanting snowfall, taking a whimsical ride on a Ferris wheel and carousel, storytelling by Santa and friends around our festive 25-foot tree, to enjoying fireside s’mores and traditional refreshments in the Moët & Chandon Champagne Garden, make this year your grandest holiday season ever at The Grand.

Parade of Lights– The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Continuing its long-standing tradition, the 47th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights promises to dazzle and entertain bay-front crowds during the evenings of December 9th and 16th, 2018. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday boat parade will decorate their boats to fit this year’s theme, “Tropical Island Christmas.”

Menorah Lighting – Celebrate the beginning of Hanukkah with an early evening Menorah Lighting, music and entertainment throughout the event! The event will take place in the Central Promenade at Liberty Station on December 3 next to the Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station. Rabbi Zalman Carlebach with Chabad Downtown and Rabbi Yossi Tiefenbrun with Chabad of Pacific Beach will be in attendance.

Skate by the Sea with Tara Lipinski– Join Olympic Gold Medalist Tara Lipinski for a once-in-a-lifetime skate session at Hotel del Coronado’s Skating by the Sea. As part of The Del’s 130th Anniversary celebrations, up to 50 children of all skill levels are invited to skate with Tara. After ice time with Tara, guests will enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, along with an opportunity for photos with the figure skating champion.

Santa by the Sea– The holidays are here, and Santa is making a stop in Del Mar Village! Come celebrate the holiday season as Santa joins us for an afternoon of jolly activities leading up to an annual Tree Lighting at 5pm. Holiday treats and refreshments will be available as well as fun-filled holiday crafts for all to enjoy. Design your own rad hat and write a letter to Santa’s workshop. This is a free event! Bring your whole family!