Spend the upcoming weekend in San Diego enjoying the Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival on the Bay, ice skating by the ocean and these top things to do.
When: November 22-24, 2019
A highly-anticipated 7+ stage, 95+ bands, 3-day music, culinary and arts festival will descend upon the stunning waterfront of downtown San Diego from Broadway Pier to the Embarcadero Parks. The festival offers diverse attractions including yacht parties, water sports, art installations, after-parties, a craft beer village and plenty of local flavors. Wonderfront festival’s re-entry policy encourages festival-goers to customize their weekend experience and truly integrates the city into the fabric of the festival. In its inaugural year, Wonderfront will synthesize the city and the sea in a way that no music festival has ever done before.
When: November 22, 2019 – January 5, 2019
This spectacular ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach. The Del’s iconic Victorian Building, adorned with thousands of white lights, provides a magical backdrop as holiday music fills the air and guests enjoy hot chocolate and libations. The Del’s Skating by the Sea partially benefits the Wish Kids served by Make-A-Wish San Diego.
When: November 23, 2019 – January 26, 2019
Lace up ice skates, get crafty with ornaments, sip cocktails and immerse yourself in interactive exhibitions at the Fleet Science Center. Continue the fun by jumping in the ball pit or sliding down a 31-foot slide in our adult-sized playground exhibition, Pause|Play. Gather your family and friends, as you don’t want to miss out on this festive adventure.
When: November 23, 2019 – January 5, 2020
SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration is a holiday waiting to be made, with seasonal shopping, festive food and drinks, and stunning live shows.
When: November 23 – December 31, 2019
Experience the magic of the Holidays at LEGOLAND with music and twinkling lights and the world’s largest LEGO® Christmas Tree!
When: November 23 – December 24, 2019
San Diego has a new show for its Christmas stocking with this fast, funny, and highly theatrical reimagining of one of the most beloved holiday stories ever told. All the traditional elements of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol are intact—including the iconic ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future—but with a comic local twist! Audiences of all ages will cheer Ebenezer Scrooge’s rediscovery of the Christmas spirit in this riotous Dickens mash-up filled with music and laughter—all set in “wintery” San Diego!
When: November 24, 2019
The Mother Goose Parade is San Diego’s East County’s annual holiday kick-off celebration featuring whimsical floats, clowns, bands and equestrians.
When: Thru December 1, 2019
It’s time for an encore! Four weeks of elite Thoroughbred racing, fresh events and musical performances to keep the good times rolling.
More Top Things to Do in San Diego
- Art of Elan: In Spite of All This Concert – November 19, 2019
- Bill Walton & The Electric Waste Band at Belly Up – November 19, 2019
- Robin Henkel at House of Blues – November 19, 2019
- Toddler Time: Kathryn the Grape at Birch Aquarium – November 20, 2019
- Ghostland Observatory at Belly Up – November 20, 2019
- 91X Inspired by Music Series: Meg Myers at Music Box – November 20, 2019
- Krystyna Hutchinson at The American Comedy Company – November 21-23, 2019
- Pure Project Flights & Bites with EDSD – November 21, 2019
- Laugh and Dine at Club M – November 21, 2019
- Big Freedia at Belly Up – November 21, 2019
- Fish and the Seaweeds at House of Blues – November 21, 2019
- Frostbite – A Place to Chill – November 22, 2019 – January 5, 2020
- Cherry Poppin’ Daddies at Belly Up – November 22, 2019
- The Official Wonderfront After Party – November 22, 2019
- Pure in the Wild powered by Gut Check Fitness – November 23, 2019
- Way of Wellbeing – Deepak Chopra, M.D. – November 23, 2019
- Baja Thanksgiving Tour – November 23, 2019
- Dance. Design. Go! – November 23, 2019
- 2019 International Air & Space Hall of Fame Celebration – November 23, 2019
- Pinback at Belly Up – November 23, 2019
- Kelly McGarry presents: Johnny Distortion at Music Box – November 23, 2019
- House of Blues Gospel Brunch – November 24, 2019
- Encinitas Holiday Street Fair – November 24, 2019
- Sound Healing Meditation – November 24, 2019
- John Craigie at Belly Up – November 24, 2019
Long Term Top Things to Do in San Diego
- Viejas Outlet Center Ice Rink – Thru January 29, 2020
- Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station – Thru January 5, 2019
- Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! – Thru December 29, 2019
- Cambodian Rock Band at La Jolla Playhouse – Thru December 15, 2019
- Christ: Life, Death, and Resurrection – Thru December 13, 2019
- Belmont Park’s 8th Annual Beachside Fall Fest – Thru November 30, 2019
- Hops on the Harbor with Stone Brewing – Thru November 30, 2019
- “Boldly Stated” Art Exhibition – Thru November 30, 2019