Weekend Roundup

Find the best things to do in San Diego this weekend.

reindeerEVENTS
Winter Nights at Westfield UTC
Dec. 20. Visit Westfield UTC this Saturday night as Palm Plaza is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. Enjoy live entertainment, snow cascading from rooftops, complimentary s’mores station and photo opps with live reindeer. Uber and Brazilia Skin Care will feature a relax lounge with complimentary massages, coco and goodies while you wait for your Uber. 5-8 p.m. 4545 La Jolla Village Dr., 858.546.8858. westfield.com

 

bowlparadePoinsettia Bowl Gaslamp March
Dec. 21. Marching bands and spirit squads representing the Navy Midshipmen and the San Diego State University Aztecs will parade along Fifth Ave. in the Gaslamp Quarter in an epic battle of the bands, performing everyone’s favorite holiday classics. The action begins at 6 p.m. and viewing is free to the public. For parade route and parking information visit gaslamp.org.

 

poinsettiabowlSan Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
Dec. 23. The 10th Annual Poinsettia Bowl showcases the face-off with SDSU, top team from the Mountain West division against U.S. Naval Academy at Qualcomm Stadium. The Poinsettia Bowl will air nationally on ESPN and tickets are still available. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. 9449 Friars Rd., Mission Valley, 619.285.5061. sandiegobowlgames.com

 

paradeoflightsSan Diego Bay Parade of Lights
Dec. 21. Watch San Diego Bay twinkle with more than 100 private boats decked out with holiday lights for a night on the water. The parade proceeds from Shelter Island past Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village and Ferry Landing in Coronado. This year’s theme is “Children’s Stories.” 5:30-9 p.m. Downtown, 619.224.2240. sdparadeoflights.org

 

hotbutteredrunSan Diego Hot Buttered Run & Kid’s Kandy Kane Races
Dec. 21. Join Paradise Point Resort for a fun filled holiday themed race for the entire family. After finishing the 10K, the Barefoot Restaurant will have hot buttered rums for the adults and hot chocolates for the kids. The Christmas tree lined race chute, island feel and Santa Claus at the finish, make this a race fit for the season. Paradise Point 1404 Vacation Rd., energyevents.com

 

nightflightNight Flight
Dec. 20. Flowboarding only gets better after dark. Join WaveHouse as pro flowboarders tackle the FlowBarrel, a 10 foot wave machine that creates an endless wave. Admission is free and the show starts after sunset. 3125 Ocean Front Walk, Mission Beach. 858.228.9317 belmontpark.comflow

 

holidaypopsMUSIC
Holiday Pops: A Celtic Celebration
Dec. 21. Grammy Award-winning and nine-time, all-Ireland fiddle champion, Eileen Ivers, brings San Diego a taste of the Emerald Isle as she joins the San Diego Symphony for an evening of festive Irish holiday songs. Copley Symphony Hall, 1245 Seventh Ave. 619.235.0800. sandiegosymphony.org

 

a-christmas-carolTHEATER
A Christmas Carol
Through Dec. 28. Cygnet Theatre brings audiences this holiday classic adapted from Charles Dickens’ well known tale. Enjoy this unique performance that touches the hearts of the whole family. No Scrooges allowed! Old Town Theatre, 4040 Twiggs St., Old Town. 619.337.1525. cygnettheatre.com

 


whitechristmasIrving Berlin’s White Christmas
Through Dec. 21. San Diego Musical Theatre’s holiday tradition returns for the third year in a row at North Park Theatre. Join the cast in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the film White Christmas starring Bing Crosby, and enjoy this Christmas classic featuring 17 songs and a live 22 piece orchestra.  The North Park Theatre, 2891 University Ave., 858-560-5740 sdmt.org

 

regentsDINING
Regents Pizzeria
The beloved pizza parlor just opened its new 4,100-square-foot restaurant in the heart of La Jolla, having outgrown its former home. The new venue offers diners an outdoor beer garden with 32 rotating brews on draft, as well as choice of 25 different artisanal pizzas. 4150 Regents Park Row. 858.550.0406. regentspizza.com

 

draftDraft
This football season, all the NFL action is larger than life at Draft, where games are shown on the 30-foot LED screen. On game days, Draft awards $100 in gift cards and swag giveaways to lucky menu holders and offers $25 beer buckets. Join other avid fans and cheer for those hometown favorites. 3105 Ocean Front Walk, 858.228.9305. draftsandiego.com

 

acloungeNIGHT LIFE
The Air Conditioned Lounge
Recently renovated from floor to ceiling, The Air Conditioned Lounge’s private room has just debuted San Diego’s only LED touch-activated dance floor. The Air Conditioned Lounge is open seven nights a week with live DJ’s spinning the hottest beats. If you need a New Year’s Eve stop, check out their Hollywood themed party. 4673 30th St., Normal Heights. 619.501.9831. airconditionedlounge.com

 

emeraldcgallerySHOPPING
Emerald C Gallery
Dec. 19. Join precious metal artist, Sammi Dulay, who will provide a live demonstration, creating personalized pieces as you watch. Holiday shopping anyone? 4-8 p.m Emerald C Gallery, 1331 Orange Ave., Coronado. 619.996.3315 emeraldc.com

 

 

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