This December it is a Season To Remember In San Diego!
Winter Wonder Beachside at Belmont Park
Discover the Spirit of the Holiday Season! Belmont Park is bringing families and friends together for the holiday season with its fourth annual Winter Wonder holiday spectacular. Enjoy festive rides and attractions including the iconic Giant Dipper Roller Coaster, your favorite oversized sculptures or sip on holiday-inspired drinks while you stroll through the Midway under a million lights! Our Winter Wonderland Beachside Fest is here to make your holidays bright! View More Information Now.
Balboa Park December Nights
Join us on Dec. 2 and 3 for the City of San Diego’s largest free holiday festival in beautiful Balboa Park. The family friendly event brings San Diegans together to enjoy the lights, the sounds, the attractions and of course, the amazing food. For more information about this event and the park Click Here Now.
San Diego Bay Parade of Lights
The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated sailing by the shores for all to see.
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 San Diego tradition, the 52nd annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights promises to dazzle and entertain bayfront crowds during 2 evenings on December 11 and December 18, 2022. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday boat parade will decorate their boats to fit this year’s theme.
The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights brings more than 100,000 San Diego residents and visitors to the shores of San Diego Bay each year. The procession of approximately 80 lavishly decorated boats has become one of the most iconic events in the region. There is no cost to view the parade.
This year, for the 6th time, the parade will proceed to the pier at Cesar Chavez Park before making the turn to Coronado, giving spectators another area to view the parade. For More Information Click Here.
- Shelter Island (start of parade)- 5:30 p.m.
- Harbor Island – 6:00 p.m.
- The Embarcadero – 6:30 p.m.
- Seaport Village – 7:00 p.m.
- The Pier at Cesar Chavez Park – 7:15 p.m.
- Ferry Landing on Coronado – 7:30 p.m.
Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo
Familiar holiday traditions take on a wild twist at the Zoo’s Jungle Bells celebration. The Zoo will be aglow with holiday cheer and decorations, with music filling the air, joyful roaming entertainers, and special food items and sweets available.
The Zoo lights up the night until 8 p.m. (*except December 24) with amazing entertainment featuring the spectacular show, Aurora. Bring the family and enjoy some tasty treats and the warmth of the holidays.
Jungle Bells is included with all admission tickets and memberships.
Book your stay this December and stay centrally located to all of these major attractions and events!