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Celebrate the holidays in North County San Diego 2019!

on December 1, 2017 | By Cherimarie Poulos
  • NEW VILLAGE ARTS – HOLIDAY THEATER
    • A Holly Jolly Cabaret Dec 08, 2019 – Dec 09, 2019

 

  • HOLIDAYS AT LEGOLAND

Dates: November 23, 2019 – December 31, 2019
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! So, enjoy holly jolly fun throughout the Resort with our festive shows and décor. Let  your whole family will feel the holiday spirit when they see our 30-foot LEGO® Christmas tree trimmed with awesome LEGO ornaments as it sparkles each night with music and light.

Christmas Lights North County San Diego

  • BOTANIC WONDERLAND

BOTANIC GARDENS

When: December 3-30, 2019
If you gather up your family and friends and stroll through the all new Botanic Wonderland at the San Diego Botanic Garden you will sure to have a good time! Enjoy live entertainment, a spectacular poinsettia display, a holiday musical light show, a snow mound, kids’ crafts, face painting, mulled wine and beer, food trucks, a holiday market place and, of course, pictures with Santa

Guests can enjoy the dazzling Holiday of Lights at Del Mar, taking place Nov. 24 – Jan. 1, 2012 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.  This is the largest animated drive-through light show on the U.S. West Coast with more than 400 brilliant holiday light displays.

  • HOLIDAYS AT THE CAPE

CAPE REY CARLSBAD

 

Cape Rey Carlsbad is an idyllic retreat any time of the year. During the holidays, the Cape combines beach vibes with the cozy traditions we all know and love. Little ones can take part in the countdown to Christmas, complete with events that include cookie decorating, holiday films, hot cocoa, and custom ornament creation.

Jump into the fun with Mrs. Claus to get the full experience. You’ll be able to park your board on the sand and pretend you’re in a winter wonderland complete with Santa’s elves, the Polar Express, and the infamous Grinch who stole Christmas.

Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House: Dec 5th 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Kids Countdown for Christmas: Dec 16-20th

1 Ponto Road
Carlsbad, CA 92011

  • CARLSBAD VILLAGE NIGHT OF LIGHTS & MUSIC

The Carlsbad Village is a focal point for this year’s festivities. Starting on December 2, kickoff the holiday season by enjoying caroling and jazz performed by Carlsbad High School students. The Village will come alive with cheer, offering special deals from merchants, festive decor, and discounts at restaurants throughout. Be sure to get a head start on shopping while kicking off the holidays and keep an eye on continued events at the Village throughout the month. Photo ops with Santa and the Pet Parade on December 10th are just a few of the family friendly festivities available.

 Carlsbad Village Night of Lights

December 2nd: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

430 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008

  • CARLSBAD COMMUNITY BIKE RIDE TO HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING

Following the Night of Lights, take part in the Carlsbad Village’s famous Tree Lighting ceremony by joining in a community bike ride to the event. With two rides to choose from, families can bring little ones to participate in a 1.5 mile ride that connects with an antique fire engine and Santa parade or a longer 6 mile route that runs throughout the Village and allows riders the option to arrive at the tree lighting at their leisure.

December 3rd: 1:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Magee Park
258 Beech Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008

  • OMNI LA COSTA RESORT & SPA ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING

Another exciting way to begin the holiday season is at the Carlsbad Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. A festive tree lighting complete with a visit from the resort’s very own skydiving Santa (weather permitting) will ring in the holidays like no other. Sip hot chocolate and cider, listen to carolers and enjoy crafts and fun for the whole family.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

2100 Costa Del Mar Rd, Carlsbad CA 92008

  • FESTIVE FOOD TOUR FEASTING

Carlsbad Food Tours Holiday Parties

Carlsbad Food Tours also offer private tour experiences for Christmas parties and or Corporate Team Building Events.  If you are want to have a party without all the fuss and mess, we can help.  Let, Carlsbad Food Tours do the work and you can have all the fun!  Learn more about our Private Tour Experience.  The Holidays are for celebrating right? Then let’s get this party started!
Carlsbad Food Tours

Schedule your tour today at Carlsbad Food Tours.

Let the village be your venue of choice this season!


Photos with Santa

  • Celebrate the Holidays at The Shoppes at Carlsbad

The Shoppes at Carlsbad

Fri, Nov 29 – Tue, Dec 24

Post-worthy pics with Santa!

‘Tis the season! If you’re looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate the holiday season in Carlsbad, CA, look no further—we’re offering photos with Santa at The Shoppes at Carlsbad!

  • Live Concerts at Museum of Making Music

Enjoy the roster of entertaining artists coming to the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad

The museum is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays year-round.

  • Scott Wilkie & Friends: Joy, The Christmas Concert
Fri, Dec 13, 7 PM
Museum of Making Music
5790 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA
From Kpbs.org: Jazz pianist Scott Wilkie ’s annual Christmas concert, Joy, has spawned a bestselling album and a full-length concert video since it began years ago.
  • HOLIDAY BAZAAR – CARLSBAD

Celebrate the holidays in North County San Diego

For added holiday shopping opportunities this weekend, drop by the Holiday Bazaar hosted by EVRBOTTLE. Shopping from local vendors provides support to the Carlsbad community and energizes the economy by adding incentive for local artisans to continue their crafts. It is a free event where you can enjoy live music, food trucks, and a variety of hand crafted gifts to purchase for loved ones this holiday season. So, from jewelry to apparel, you’ll be sure to check a few items off of your shopping list while supporting your community.

December 2nd: 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.

2860 State Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008

 


  • Written by Cherimarie Poulos founder/owner of  Carlsbad Food Tours.  Eat Like a Local!
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Cherimarie Poulos

Cheri was born & raised in California. She has lived in San Diego over 20 years, her children were born in the area. She has a strong connection to Carlsbad, in fact one of her daughers was Miss Carlsbad 2005. So she voted herself to be Mrs. Carlsbad. Now the Chief Foodie and Founder of Carlsbad Food Tours! She loves Carlsbad and is happy to share her knowledge about the local history and great eateries in the Carlsbad Village.

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