Spend the upcoming weekend in San Diego enjoying everything California’s Beach City has to offer including New Year’s Eve celebrations and these top things to do.
Holiday Food Truck Festival
Experience the park’s colorful seasonal light displays as you sample a wide assortment of gourmet dishes from a dozen popular San Diego-area food trucks. Free live music performances in the Plaza de Panama will provide additional family friendly fun. The Spanish Village Art Center will also present arts and crafts activities for kids, and the Fab Trailers Vintage Photo Booth will help visitors capture the moment.
Where: Balboa Park – House of Hospitality, San Diego, CA 92101
When: December 26-30, 2017
Time: 2:00 to 7:00 PM
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Holiday Bowl Marching Band Showcase
Festivities for the 2017 San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl kick off in downtown San Diego’s Horton Plaza Park. Marching bands and spirit squads from the participating universities will perform and meet for a heart-pounding Battle of the Bands! The pep rally atmosphere of the Carrier Johnson + Culture Holiday Bowl Marching Band Showcase is fun for the whole family.
Where: Horton Plaza Park – 900 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
When: December 27, 2017
Time: 6:00 to 7:00 PM
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San Diego International Auto Show
The San Diego International Auto Show features an incredible variety of new vehicles under one roof, including over 400 vehicles from 40 global manufacturers. The 2017 and 2018 model-year vehicles on display will feature the newest technology to enhance the driving experience, all packaged in luxurious interiors and wrapped in cutting edge designs.
Where: San Diego Convention Center – 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
When: December 28, 2017 – January 1, 2018
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Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade
America’s Largest Balloon Parade! Marching bands, floats, drill teams and giant balloons parade down San Diego’s beautiful waterfront in celebration of the Holiday Bowl.
Where: Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101
When: December 28, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
Don’t miss America’s Finest Bowl Experience! This signature San Diego event annually showcases a thrilling game. This year #18 Washington State will take on #16 Michigan State in the 40th annual SDCCU Holiday Bowl. Don’t miss the pageantry, excitement and football thrills this year!
Where: SDCCU Stadium – 9449 Friars Rd, San Diego, CA 92108
When: December 28, 2017
Kick Off: 6:00 PM
> Find out more about the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
New Year’s Eve
Who needs Times Square when you can celebrate in perfect year-round climate? Pamper yourself and your loved ones by ringing in the New Year San Diego style.
More Top Things to Do in San Diego
- Viejas Outlet Center Ice Rink – Thru January 28, 2018
- Global Winter Wonderland – Thru January 7, 2018
- Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station – Thru January 7, 2018
- SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration – Thru January 6, 2018
- Skating by the Sea – Thru January 1, 2018
- Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo – Thru January 1, 2018
- Holidays at LEGOLAND – Thru January 1, 2018
- Skate by the Bay – Thru January 1, 2018
- Seas ‘n’ Greeting – Thru December 31, 2017
- Frozen Fairgrounds at Del Mar – Thru December 31, 2017
- Peter Pan & Tinker Bell: A Pirate’s Christmas – Thru December 31, 2017
- Garden of Lights – Thru December 30, 2017
- Snow Day San Diego – Thru December 30, 2017
- Doug Loves Movies – December 26, 2017
- Winter Camps on San Diego Bay – December 27-29, 2017
- Holiday Bowl Kickoff Luncheon – December 27, 2017
- Snoop Dogg Early Show – December 27, 2017
- Snoop Dogg Late Show – December 27, 2017
- Cracker & Camper Van Beethoven Live at Belly Up – December 27, 2017
- Solar Turbines 5K Run/Walk – December 28, 2017
- Donavon Frankenreiter Live at the Belly Up – December 28, 2107
- Jessimae Peluso – December 29-30, 2017
- The Steely Damned Second Annual Holiday Show – December 29, 2017
- The State of the Art, an Art Exhibition – December 31, 2017 – January 27, 2018