If you will be in America’s Finest City this Holiday Season, join us for one of these fun, family-friendly tree lighting ceremonies! No matter where in San Diego you are, you are sure to find a fun Christmas event near you!
Pups on Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony
Spend a weekend in Carlsbad this holiday season with a puppy christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony. There will be fun and games for the kids, shopping, food and drinks and of course the puppy parade.
Where: 2579 State Street, Carlsbad CA
When: Tree Lighting Ceremony is on December 5th starting at 2pm, Pups on Parade follows on December 6th from 9am to 12pm, with the actual parade starting at 12:15pm.
How much: FREE for both events!
San Elijo Hills Foodie Fest and Tree Lighting
Come to North County San Diego and eat food from food trucks around San Marcos and stay for the evening Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Where: San Elijo Town Square, 1215 San Elijo Road , San Marcos CA
When: December 3rd from 4pm to 8:30pm. “Happy Hour” starts at 4pm, with food trucks serving between 5pm and 8:30pm. The Tree Lighting Ceremony will start at 7pm.
How Much: The event is Free, and the food trucks will be anywhere between $3 and $5 for each item.
Holidays on Horton Square
Shortly following the “Fantasy on Ice” skate show at the outdoor ice skating rink, Holidays on Horton Square will feature a special tree lighting ceremony.
Where: Horton Square, 324 Horton Plaza, San Diego CA
When: November 31st from 6pm to 8pm
How Much: The lighting ceremony is free.
Little Italy Tree Lighting and Christmas Village
The tree lighting ceremony in Little Italy kick starts the holiday shopping season with italian cookies and drinks, music and fun for the family. Bring your kids and pets are welcome too!
Where: Corner of India & State Streets, Little Italy, San Diego CA
When: December 4th from 4:30pm to 7pm.
How Much: This is a Free event.