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Adventure Links Tour Seasonal Events - San Diego

California Ticket Central
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    Tour Flower Fields - Spring Flowers
    Carlsbad Ranch is a historic agricultural area renowned for its ongoing production of commercial grade ranunculas and strawberries.

    Quail Botanical Gardens - Spring Flowers
    Located on over 30 acres in Encinitas, California, Quail Botanical Gardens features rare bamboo groves, desert gardens, a tropical rainforest, California native plants, Mediterranean climate landscapes, and a subtropical fruit garden.

    The Wave Waterpark - Summer
    $3.8 million state-of-the-art city operated family aquatic park that includess waterslides and a very wet children's playground.

    Whale Watching Tours Jan - Mar
    Catch the annual winter migration of the California Grey Whale frequently spotted off the California coastline making their way to their winter mating ground off Baja. Several experienced charter boat operators organize oceangoing whale watching expeditions.
    Dana Point Festival of Whales - March

    Major Sports Events


Adventure Links Tour January Events - San Diego

San Diego Vacation Rentals
Quality beachhouse locations

Family Theme Parks
Disneyland California - The Happiest Place on Earth celebrates its 50th anniversary
Universal Studios: Hollywood - Several new thrill rides added
Six Flags Magic Mountain - Best rollercoasters in California
Sea World San Diego - Home of Shamu the Killer Whale
Legoland California - Fun adventure for little kids
Knott's Berry Farm - Check out Camp Snoopy and many thrill rides


    Buick Invitational - Championship PGA Tournament - Late January at Torrey Pines .

    Sports Events - January
    Carlsbad Marathon - third sunday of January - road race along Coast Hwy - includes half marathon and fitness expo.
    UCSD Tritons Ice Hockey - Oct thru Jan at UTC IceTown
    PGA Mercedes Championships - January
    San Diego Boat Show - Early Jan - S.D. Convention Center

    Festival Events - January
    La Jolla Art Assocation - Annual Awards Showing (JAN)
    Mormon Battalion Commemoration [4th Sat of Jan] - Annual Military Parade and Dutch Oven Bakeoff in San Diego Old Town State Park - Children's crafts and games, pioneer music, living history reenactments, wagon rides.

    San Diego Boat Show - Jan
    Over 30,000 visitors are expected for this four day exhibition at the San Diego Convention Center features boat and yacht tours, free sailing lessons, and the water-skiing squirrel. Vendor presentations will feature the latest innovations in boating and fishing. Hundreds of new boats will be open to public tour at the nearby Marriott Marina.
    San Diego Boat Show

    PGA Mercedes Championship - Carlsbad

    S.D. Gulls - WCHL Hockey [Nov-Apr]

  • New Year's Day - Holiday [Jan 1st]

  • MLK Day Parade [Jan 16]
    Major parades in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade follows Harbor Dr. to Seaport Village.


Adventure Links Tour February Events - San Diego

Hilton San Diego / Del Mar
MainTour Special Online Roomnite Rates
Conveniently located next to the world-famous Del Mar Race Track & Thoroughbred Club and the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the Hilton San Diego/Del Mar has 245 tastefully decorated guest rooms complementing the Tudor-style architecture of the three-story hotel.

San Diego Holiday Inn On The Bay
Harbor Island / San Diego Airport
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1355 North Harbor Drive - San Diego, Ca, Us 92101 /
Whether your guest room overlooks sparkling San Diego Bay or city lights, from sunrise to sunset, the views from every private furnished balcony are breathtaking. The 600 room high-rise hotel lies at the foot of downtown on the waterfront, close to everything there is to see and do in beautiful San Diego.


Adventure Links Tour March Events - San Diego
San Diego Beachfront Villas
Luxury oceanfront vacation accommodations that are both bright and casual. These vacation rental units have many fine amenities that usually include spacious living, sleeping, kitchen and dining areas and accessories designed for long-term stays. Over 200 San Diego area properties available.

    Capistrano Return of the Swallows - Mar 17th
    Festivities include Pageantry, the traditional bell ringing at the sight of the first swallows, colorful entertainment, and tasty ethnic foods and live music.

    California Whale Migration - [Jan-Mar]
    Annual migration of the California gray whales to warm breeding grounds off of Baja California.

    Major Sports Events - March
    Carlsbad 5000 - Early Spring - - flat and fast 5K road race has made 14 world records in its 20+ year history. Prize purse, fitness expo and festival. - World's fastest 5K Run / 9 World Records / $70,000 Prize Purse.
    S.D. Gulls - WCHL Hockey [Nov-Apr]

    S.D. Padres Spring Training - [MAR]
    Enjoy Major League Baseball with the San Diego Padres at their new signature baseball park, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. This facility, which includes some quirky features and a 95-year-old warehouse, is sure to a hit a home run with local fans.

    Major Festivals - March
    Carlsbad Ranch Flower Fields in Bloom [Mar-Apr] - Very striking site of brilliantly colored ronunculus bloom for spring.
    San Diego Latino Film Festival - Short and feature length films about the Latino experience - Mission Valley area theaters.
    St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival - Celebrate the wearing of the green with a Balboa Park parade and Irish Festival.
    San Diego Boat & Tackle Show - Large boating convention at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, sponsored by Fred Hall.

Hot Links April Festivals

So Calif Baseball Central
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24/7 Online Ticket Services
L.A. Dodgers - Tickets & Schedule
S.D. Padres - Tickets & Schedule
Anaheim Angeles -Tickets & Schedule
All-Stars, Playoffs & World Series
Ticket Exchange - Sold Out Games
California Baseball Hall of Fame
California Minor League Teams
MLB Spring Training Camp
NCAA, High School, Little League

    S.D. Padres Baseball - [APR-SEP]
    Enjoy Major League Baseball with the San Diego Padres at their new signature baseball park, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. This facility, which includes some quirky features and a 95-year-old warehouse, is sure to a hit a home run with local fans.

    Coronado Flower Show [APR]
    Spreckles Park, Coronado; Show Website;
    The City of Coronado's annual Flower Show includes a horticulture, design children's, and men's section. The show attracts exhibitors from all parts of San Diego County and is considered a Spring highlight for the local community and visitors alike. The show is held in Spreckels Park at the center of Coronado's Village, and is the largest flower show held under tents in the West. An annual event for 80 years. Sponsored by the Coronado Floral Association.

    Del Mar National Horse Show - April Event Three weeks of equestrian magic starting mid-April has been a major production since 1956.

    Encinitas Street Fair - Late April
    US Hwy 101, Encinitas, Fair Info
    Annual event since 1984, this fair features over 400 arts and craft vendors and also the 101 Artist' Colony presenting their local history artwork.

    Sports Events
    La Jolla Half Marathon - [APR] Course starts at Del Mar Fairgrounds and finishes at La Jolla Cove. Food, festivities and prizes.

    Encinitas Street Fair - April
    US Hwy 101, Encinitas, Fair Info
    Annual event since 1984, this fair features over 400 arts and craft vendors and also the 101 Artist' Colony presenting their local history artwork.

    Carlsbad Ranch Flower Fields in Bloom [Mar-Apr]
    Very striking site of brilliantly colored ronunculus bloom for spring.

    More April Festivals
    The Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair - Annual event held (Late April) at Balboa Park Activity Center.
    Art Walk San Diego - This free visual and performing art celebration is set along a scenic path through Little Italy, where live entertainment and works of art are displayed in outdoor venues, studios, galleries, and businesses. [APR]
    Adams Avenue Roots Festival - Normal Heights Business District

    Motorcars on Main Street - Coronado CA [APR]

    S.D. Gulls - WCHL Hockey [Nov-Apr]

Borrego Grapefruit Festival Borrego SpringsMid-April
Coronado Flower Show CoronadoApril
La Jolla Half-Marathon La JollaLate April

San Diego Crew Classic [APRIL]
This rowing race will feature 3000 participants in teams from all over the United States, Canada and Europe. Competition will be held at Crown Point Shores in Mission Bay. This regatta has been an annual event since 1973.

Coronado Flower Show
The City of Coronado's 81th annual Flower Show is a standard flower show including a horticulture, design children's, and men's section. The show attracts exhibitors from all parts of San Diego County and is considered a Spring highlight for the local community and visitors alike. The show is held in Spreckels Park at the center of Coronado's Village, and is the largest flower show held under tents in the West.

Del Mar National Horse Show - April Event
Show Website - Three weeks of equestrian magic starting mid-April has been a major production since 1956.


Adventure Links Tour May Events - San Diego

Disneyland Resort
Shows, rides, dinner
Great family adventure
Vacation getaways

S.D. Padres Baseball - [APR-SEP]
Enjoy Major League Baseball with the San Diego Padres at their new signature baseball park, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. This facility, which includes some quirky features and a 95-year-old warehouse, is sure to a hit a home run with local fans.

Fiesta Cinco de Mayo [1st Weekend of May]
Mexican patriotic celebration of dance, food and historical reenactments in San Diego Old Town. The third largest celebration of cultural, ethnic and historic heritage in the United States, this event draws over 70,000 participants each year.

Festival Adventures
Carlsbad Village Street Faire - a festival that happens on the first sunday in both May and November. Over 100 vendors and 70,000 people visit for these big weekend events.
Third Ave Cinco De Mayo - Chula Vista - The event will feature live entertainment on three stages, authentic Mexican food, beverages, and crafts, a kids' fun zone, beer garden, a singing and dancing contest, and much more!


Adventure Links Tour June Events - San Diego

Tour Dana Point California Adventure

Tour Dana Point California
Truly one of the most beautiful man-made harbor in California. There is a lot to do along the beach, marina, adjacent shops and restaurants and the assortment of local attractions.

California Missions
Old historic landmarks
Museum / guided tours
Religious artwork

    S.D. Padres Baseball - [APR-SEP]
    Enjoy Major League Baseball with the San Diego Padres at their new signature baseball park, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. This facility, which includes some quirky features and a 95-year-old warehouse, is sure to a hit a home run with local fans.

    Del Mar Fair June
    The annual fair in June for San Diego County is held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and Racetrack. The biggest event of the year features contests, exhibits, live music, amusement park rides, animal shows, big-name concerts, food and games. Check ahead to see the concert schedule for any particular date. The many vendor exhibits include themes such as Design in Wood, Art Show, Home & Hobby, Flower & Garden Show and more.
    Rods & Woodies Classic Car Show - 3rd Thursday on old Hwy-101 in Downtown Encinitas.

    Del Mar Draft, Mule and Fresian Horse Show - June Event
    Fair Website - Incredible performances by the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales and their vintage Studebaker beer wagon (circa 1900) impress Fairgoers during the first weekend of the Del Mar County Fair.

    Festival Adventures
    La Jolla Festival of the Arts - (Late June) - Held on UCSD Campus - The weekend will be filled with art, music, food and fun.
    Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival - Temecula in early June since 1983.
    International Hand Launch Glider Festival - Early June - Torrey Pines Glider Port hosted by the Torrey Pines Gulls.
    Ocean Beach Street Fair - Fireworks Festival and Chili Cook-off - Late June
    Mainly Mozart Festival - Month long celebration of music and art.

    Suzuki Rock N Roll Marathon [EARLY JUNE]
    Voted by Runner's World as one of the top 10 most fun marathons to run. With live bands and cheerleaders at every mile, a stellar post-race party and an evening headliner concert. The Finish Line Festival features live music, refreshments and food in Mission Bay San Diego.

    Special Venues..
    Padres BaseballPetco ParkMajor League Baseball
    Ramona Air FairRamona AirportLate June - Features aerial firefighting and historic military aviation demonstrations
    La Jolla Concerts by the SeaLa Jolla CoveJune-Aug : Oceanview backdrop for free Sunday concerts 2-4PM
    Taste of GaslampGaslamp QuarterDining Festival
    La Jolla Art FestivalLa Jolla Country Day SchoolInternational cuisine & art
    Threshing BeeAntique Gas & Steam Engine Museum - VistaCrafts, hayrides, petting zoo, square dancing
    S.D. Scottish Highland GamesBrengle Terrace Park - Vistaathletics, bagpiping, drumming, highland dancing
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Adventure Links Tour July Events - San Diego

Tour Sea World
San Diego Vacation
Aquatic theme park
New thrill rides

San Diego Comic-Con International - Mid-July
P.O. Box 128458, San Diego, CA 92112-8458; 619-491-2475; Convention Website
The largest comics and pop culture event in North America meets annually at the San Diego Convention Center. The entire convention center filled with the hottest comics, toys, games and movie memorabilia.

  • Comic-Con International Film Festival

    Street Scene San Diego - July Pop Music Festival
    PO Box 2671, La Jolla, CA 92038; Festival Website;
    First started in 1984, Today, Street Scene has emerged as a premiere musical event presenting top-rated artists along with a diverse array of musical styles. From Grammy winners to emerging artists, the event continues to preserve its reputation as the top urban music festival in the country. The new venue outside of Qualcomm Stadium will be Street Scene's largest site to date.

    Orange County Fair July
    Big three-week event with arcade rides, shows, concerts and much more.

    Festival Adventures
    Red, White and Boom - Patriotic 4th of July Celebration at Legoland California


    Rods & Woodies Classic Car Show - 3rd Thursday on old Hwy-101 in Downtown Encinitas.

    Sports Adventures
    Strides for Seniors - 5K Walk/Run with Senior/Family Expo (July - Balboa Park))
    Junior World Golf Championship - attracts the best junior golfers in the world held each July Torrey Pines
    Third Ave Village Vibes - Summer Concert Series - Every Wed evening in the summer. A wide variety of bands will provide enjoyment for music lovers in Memorial Park.
    Blast From the Past - Third Ave Car Show - Every Tues Evening in the summer. Check out pre-1977 cars, trucks and bikes. Enjoy music, food, raffle prizes and family fun. Check schedule for car themes.

    S.D. Padres Baseball - [APR-SEP]
    Enjoy Major League Baseball with the San Diego Padres at their new signature baseball park, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. This facility, which includes some quirky features and a 95-year-old warehouse, is sure to a hit a home run with local fans.

    San Diego Over The Line Tournament - July
    Old Mission Beach World Championship Over the Line Tournament -
    Since 1953 this very popular summer entertainment features a form of softball, limited to 1,200 teams of three persons each, playing almost 2,400 games in two weekends with 52,000 expected to attend.

    Fourth of July Celebration
    A number of locations feature daytime parades, festivals and evening fireworks in honor of American Independence Day.

  • Sea World San Diego - Late Night Fireworks
  • Legoland California - Late Night Fireworks
  • Bringle Terrace - Vista - Late Night Fireworks
  • San Diego Harbor - Late Night Fireworks

    Special Venues..
    Speckels Organ PavillionBalboa ParkSummer Organ Festival
    Free Admission
    The Old GlobeBalboa ParkSummer Shakespeare Festival
    Acura ClassicLa Costa Resort & SpaPro Tennis Tournament - Late July
    Padres BaseballPetco ParkMajor League Baseball
    Del Mar Horse RacingDel Mar RacetrackThoroughbred horse racing daily July - Sept
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  • Adventure Links Tour August Events - San Diego

      S.D. Padres Baseball - [APR-SEP]
      Enjoy Major League Baseball with the San Diego Padres at their new signature baseball park, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. This facility, which includes some quirky features and a 95-year-old warehouse, is sure to a hit a home run with local fans.

      Street Scene [Aug/Sep]
      San Diego's signature entertainment event. One weekend features over 90 great bands in live outdoor performances in the San Diego Gaslamp Area.

      Taste of Main Street - August
      US Hwy 101, Encinitas, Fair Info
      International food festival presented every year since 1990, includes live entertainment, food galore and the popular Rods & Woodies classic car show.

      Summerfest Concert Series - August
      Sherwood Auditorium; La Jolla Music Society;
      Festival Website;

      Del Mar Thoroughbred Racing - Aug / Sep
      Season runs mid-July to Mid-September
      Race track "where the turf meets the surf." Season, racing, and horsemen's information. Over $6.7 million in prize stakes featured.

      Ice Town Skate Championships - UTC Late August Large indoor skating rink features major championship tournament.

      San Diego Lions [JULY-SEPT]
      US Australian Rules Football League

      Australian rules football is one of the greatest sports in the world, it's fast, skillful and a lot of fun! We welcome new players of ANY nationality, skill level, age and fitness level to come down and have a kick with us.


      Rods & Woodies Classic Car Show - 3rd Thursday on old Hwy-101 in Downtown Encinitas.
      Taste of Main Street - Encinitas International Food Festival
      Celebrate Dance Festival [Late Aug] - Eveoke Dance Theater sponsors this three day event (free to public) featuring over 50 major dance groups.
      Chula Vista Annual Lemon Festival - 3rd Ave Village - [AUG] - Did you know Chula Vista was once the Lemon Capital of the world? The Lemon Festival will be featuring art, craft vendors, food booths, a kids' fun zone, a classic car show, and live entertainment on Third Avenue between "E" and "G" Streets.

      Spreckles Park Concerts - Coronado Sunday Evening concerts all summer

      Toshiba Tennis Classic - Carlsbad

      S.D. Padres Baseball - MLB [Apr-Sept]

      Fleet Week San Diego [Mid/Late Aug]
      Week long series of patriotic events, parades, etc to celebrate the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. Includes MCAS Miramar Air Show, Navy ship tours and more.

    • World Body Surfing Championships [Late Aug] Annual competition at Oceanside Pier.

      Special Venues..
      Speckels Organ PavillionBalboa ParkSummer Organ Festival
      The Old GlobeBalboa ParkSummer Shakespeare Festival
      San Diego Blues FestivalEmbarcaderoBlues Music Entertainment
      America's Finest City Half MarathonCabrillo MonumentRoad race and festival
      Padres BaseballPetco ParkMajor League Baseball
      Del Mar Horse RacingDel Mar RacetrackThoroughbred horse racing daily July - Sept
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    Adventure Links Tour September Events - San Diego

    More Adventures:

    Solvang - Charming Danish vacation village located near the California Central Coast.

    Newport Beach - Orange County's upscale coastal resort center.

      S.D. Padres Baseball - [APR-SEP]
      Enjoy Major League Baseball with the San Diego Padres at their new signature baseball park, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. This facility, which includes some quirky features and a 95-year-old warehouse, is sure to a hit a home run with local fans.

      San Diego Chargers NFL [Sep-Jan]
      The Chargers were one of the original eight teams of the AFL founded in 1960. In the years since then, the Chargers have made seven trips to the playoffs and three appearances in the AFC Championship game.

      Cardiff Beach Fair - Late Sept
      Annual event since 1996, it includes a classic surf competition.

      Wavecrest Woodies Meet - 3rd Sat - Moonlight Beach
      World's largest gathering of wooden bodied automobiles. The event also naturally draws some of the most outstanding vintage Longboards displayed with the Woodies. More Info.

      Festival Adventures
      Rods & Woodies Classic Car Show - 3rd Thursday on old Hwy-101 in Downtown Encinitas.
      Pacific Islander Festival - Late Sept at Mission Beach brings island greetings of the Pacific to emphasize the culture of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.

      San Diego Lions [JULY-SEPT]
      US Australian Rules Football League

      Australian rules football is one of the greatest sports in the world, it's fast, skillful and a lot of fun! We welcome new players of ANY nationality, skill level, age and fitness level to come down and have a kick with us.

      Fleetweek San Diego [Sept/Oct]

      Special events include the Miramar Air Show, Navy Ship Parade, Ship Tours, Air Race, Coronado Speed Race, golf tournaments and the MCRD Boot Camp Challenge.

      Street Scene San Diego - SEPT
      Two days / Two Nights - 45 Great Pop Groups - 6 live stages.
      San Diego's highly popular annual modern music festival has been a big event since its inception in 1984. It will feature local and international bands, street entertainers and many specialty food vendors.


      Ocean Beach Antique Fair & Classic Car Show - Sept
      Ocean Beach Jazz Festival - Sept
      Third Ave Art Walk [SEPT] - Chula Vista - Enjoy a feast for the senses--dine on savory cuisine, view displays of local artists, and experience the history and charm of Third Avenue Village.


    Adventure Links Tour October Events - San Diego

    Carlsbad Beaches
    Two long beaches and three lagoon wetland reserve areas.
    Brick-or-Treat - [Late OCT] Come see the scarier side of the Lego brick world in this Haloween celebration at Legoland California

    San Diego International Orchid Fair [OCT]
    Bing Crosby Hall, S.D. County Fairgrounds / Fair Website;
    Annual event since 1995 sponsored by Quail Botanical Gardens. Vendors will have varieties of flowering plants that will dazzle your senses for their unusual shapes and colors - some exude marvelous fragrances not duplicated in commercial perfumes.

    The Scream Zone - October Event
    Show Website - A haunted event held yearly at the Del Mar Fairgrounds during October. Attractions include House of Horror, Haunted Hayride and 3D Ghost Maze with live music and entertainment. Check ahead for dates.


    UCSD Tritons Ice Hockey - Oct thru Jan at UTC IceTown

    San Diego International Orchid Fair [OCT]
    Bing Crosby Hall, S.D. County Fairgrounds / Fair Website;
    Annual event since 1995 sponsored by Quail Botanical Gardens. Vendors will have varieties of flowering plants that will dazzle your senses for their unusual shapes and colors - some exude marvelous fragrances not duplicated in commercial perfumes.

    The Scream Zone - [OCT]
    Show Website - A haunted event held yearly at the Del Mar Fairgrounds during October. Attractions include House of Horror, Haunted Hayride and 3D Ghost Maze with live music and entertainment. Check ahead for dates.

    San Diego Chargers NFL [Sep-Jan]
    The Chargers were one of the original eight teams of the AFL founded in 1960. In the years since then, the Chargers have made seven trips to the playoffs and three appearances in the AFC Championship game.

    La Mesa Oktoberfest - 1st Weekend in October
    Put on your walking shoes and be prepared to walk 7 city blocks filled with over 400 craft and commercial booths, 5 food courts, 2 beer gardens, a children’s carnival and a huge dance floor to show off your Chicken Dance. A crowd of over 200,000 guests will visit the Grand Daddy of all street fairs and the largest 3-day Oktoberfest West of the Mississippi.

    Fleetweek San Diego [Sept/Oct]

    Special events include the Miramar Air Show, Navy Ship Parade, Ship Tours, Air Race, Coronado Speed Race, golf tournaments and the MCRD Boot Camp Challenge.

    Little Italy Fiesta - [OCT]
    Little Italy, India and Kettner st, 619-233-3893; Festival Website;
    The Little Italy Precious Festa is known to be one of the largest single-day Italian American festivals West of the Mississippi. The Little Italy community now welcomes over 100,000 attendees with the tantalizing smells of Italian sausage and the of the Italian culture, music & art. Special events include the Gesso Italiano (Chalk Art Festival) and Stickball Tournament.

  • Coronado Oktoberfest

  • Fall Julian Apple Festival

    Akrofest Borrego Springs
    Borrego Founders Day Borrego Springs
    Borrego Day Festival Borrego Springs


  • Adventure Links Tour November Events - San Diego

    Tour Gatorland Florida
    Since 1949, Gatorland has delivered an incredible display of huge alligators and crocodiles, train ride, aviary, breeding marsh and bird sanctuary, petting zoo, nature walk, gift shop, and one-of-a-kind shows such as the world famous Gator Jumparoo. A popular half day attraction Gatorland is a 110-acre alligator theme park and wildlife preserve. Known internationally as the Alligator Capital of the World.

    Mission Valley Marriott
    Hotel Circle San Diego

    Marriott focuses on what it takes to make your trip successful. Enjoy the comfort of one of our 350 guest rooms, equipped with remote control TV, high speed Internet access, phones with voice-mail and multiple data ports.

    Hot Links December Festivals & Events

    So Calif Christmas Festival
    Family Fun Adventures for the Holiday Season
    Holiday Light Displays
    Christmas Concert Series
    Parades & Festivals
    NCAA Bowl Games

    So Calif First Night Celebration
    Family Fun Adventures for the Holiday Season
    First Night Concert Series
    Celebration Parties
    Rose Parade & Bowl Game

      San Diego Chargers NFL [Sep-Jan]
      The Chargers were one of the original eight teams of the AFL founded in 1960. In the years since then, the Chargers have made seven trips to the playoffs and three appearances in the AFC Championship game.

      San Diego Bay Parade of Lights [Dec - 1st/2nd Sunday - 5-9PM]
      San Diego Bay; Free Admission; 619-224-2240; Parade Website;
      For over 30 years, this has been a favorite San Diego tradition sponsored by the Port of San Diego. Choose a viewing area from nearby waterfront parks, restaurants, hotels and harbor cruises and watch brilliantly decorated boats sail across the harbor forming a garland of lights. Starts with fireworks display at 5:30PM;

      December Special Events

      Holiday of Lights - December Event
      The dazzling animation of many sparkling colors has become a winter season favorite at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Features vehicle tour of the light display at the fairgrounds each night in December.
      Holiday Block Party - [Late Dec] Includes life size 30-foot Lego Christmas tree, Santa and his reindeer and other Holiday favorites at Legoland California
      Kids' New Year's Eve Party - [Dec 31] The most rockin' kids party at Legoland California
      LDS Temple Christmas Lights and Concert Program [DEC] - Public Christmas Concert Festival held nightly.

      Balboa Park December Nights - 1st Weekend in December
      Annual event since 1978, celebrate the holidays with sparkling lights, color, food, music and fun. The event features traditional celebrations, cultural attractions and theatrical and musical entertainment throughout Balboa Park. Many musuems have extended evening free admission hours during this event.

      Lambs Players Festival of Christmas - Coronado Island
      A Coronado Yuletide Tradition that is different every year. 340-seat theater serves as home to a year-round performing season for the highly acclaimed Lamb's Players theatrical group.


      Third Avenue Annual Starlite Parade - Chula Vista - 1st Sat in Dec - Annual traditional Christmas themed festival since 1963 featuring carolers, marching bands, floats, holiday cheer, and a visit from Santa Claus. The festivities will begin with a fun-filled children's event in Memorial Park featuring live entertainment, carnival rides, and the annual Chula Vista tree lighting ceremony.

      San Diego Auto Show - Last Dec Weekend
      Massive weekend exhibit of over 400 new car and truck models with latest innovations in concept, nd autmotive technologies. Many vendors for "upgraded" vehicle features. at San Diego Convention Center.
      San Diego Auto Show -

      San Diego Holiday Bowl DEC
      Major collegiate football championship game played in San Diego in late December. Intercollegiate Championship Football Game played at Qualcomm Stadium one evening in the last week of December. For over 25 years the Holiday Bowl features the Pacific-10 Conference runner-up against the third selection from the Big 12 Conference.

      San Diego Poinsettia Bowl - DEC
      Annual football game started in 2005 by the San Diego Bowl Game Association. The game is proceeded by special events at the Zoo, Sea World and USS Midway featuring the opposing teams and other celebrities.


      UCSD Tritons Ice Hockey - Oct thru Jan at UTC IceTown


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