1. Dashing Through Pacific Beach
More than 3,000 Santas will be dashing through the sand on December 9th, for the 5th Annual San Diego Santa Run. With four types of races, the whole family can participate. Festive music will be performed live throughout the course and a jolly parade will round out the day.
2. The Nutcracker Takes the Stage
A seasonal must-see, The Nutcracker performed by the California Ballet with music by a talented live orchestra will captivate audiences at the San Diego Civic Theatre during December. To ensure that everyone can partake in the holiday magic, the 10:00 a.m. showing on the 16th will be an autism/sensory-friendly performance.
3. Armando Manzanero in Concert
Enjoy a memorable concert with one of Mexico’s most legendary and talented musicians, Armando Manzanero. On Thursday, December 14th, the romantic composer will grace the stage at Cecut Tijuana serenading his fans with beloved hits such as Voy a apagar la luz, Contigo Aprendí, and No sé tú.
4. Wondrous Winter Whale Watching
If you have a love for majestic sea life, Hornblower Cruises & Events Winter Whale Watch Cruise is the perfect day out for you. During the 3.5-hour cruise, you will have the opportunity to see sea lions and even dolphins as you venture out to behold the elusive gray whales.
5. Seaside Ice Skating
Festive music, lighting and beach-front views will surround ice skaters at the Hotel del Coronado this holiday season at Skating by the Sea which benefits the Wish Kids. From November 23rd through January 1st enjoy the one-of-a-kind Hotel del Coronado tradition as they transform Windsor Lawn into an outdoor rink.