Need a last minute gift idea for your beer-loving Valentine? Valentine’s Day, today, happens to be the release date for Stone’s 2011 Old Guardian Barley Wine an über malty, super-hoppy mega beer that clocks in at 12% AVB. If your sweetie is the type to cellar age their beer then you’ll want to pick up […]
One of the things that I love about the holidays in San Diego are the performances! As an avid theater lover, I must admit to enjoying the tug at my heartstrings when attending a Christmas musical or a holiday play. So as a little gift for you, my blog-reading friends….a list of some of my […]
The 39th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights sets sail this Sunday from 5:30–9 p.m. More than 100 private boats covered with holiday lights and decorations will parade around San Diego Bay, followed by an extravagant firework show over the water. Great views are available on dry land from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport […]
Skating With The Stars got you feeling inspired? Want to live out your Blades of Glory fantasies? We’ve got you covered! While normally when you think San Diego you might think of surfing or skateboarding but, during the holiday season, this town goes crazy for cool with skating rinks in the most unexpected places. Here are […]
This weekend, my son heard (from a mystery source he will not divulge) that the San Diego Model Railroad Museum had installed the Lego train display. The San Diego Model Railroad Museum is a great little museum in Balboa Park. Admission is free for children under 15 and only $7 for adults. We usually make […]
It’s official. Christmas is on its way to San Diego! Yesterday, the world-famous Radio City Rockettes danced their way into LEGOLAND California to help kick off the holidays and put the finishing touches on the LEGOLAND Christmas tree in preparation for the park’s annual tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 29. During the LEGO Christmas Tree Lighting event […]
The Viejas Outlets officially kick off the holiday season this weekend with a holiday tree lighting ceremony, the premiere of the Legend of the Ice Princess show and public skating on southern California’s largest outdoor ice rink. The annual lighting of the Viejas Holiday Tree – one of the largest in San Diego County – […]
If San Diego has no official Santa Claus yet (and happens to need one), I nominate Bill Swank.
A friend just sent me this. Love it! Don’t know anything about the singer but, from his myspace page, it seems like this Neal Svalstad fella loves himself some San Diego.
There is no shortage of holiday fun to be had here in town, but me — I love a parade. Standing along a street crowded with thousands of my fellow townsfolk, a small child on my shoulders, one strapped to my chest (a new take on “strapping, young man”), watching a big, colorful, musical party go by — that’s the reason for the season, you ask me. Here are three San Diego holiday parades I don’t miss.