Events from December 03, 2020

  • From December 03, 2020 6:30 pm until December 03, 2020 8:30 pm
    At 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014, USA Categories: Movies, Christmas
    Dr. Seuss “The Grinch”. Dec. 3, 6:30 pm. $29 per car. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
  • From December 03, 2020 5:00 pm until December 03, 2020 6:00 pm
    VIRTUAL Modeler Citizens Lecture Series - The Carolwood Pacific: Walt's Magical Railroad. Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn, located in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park, tells the story of Walt’s love of the railroad and how this lifelong fascination influenced his creativity. Dec. 3, 6-7 pm. Register at by donating what you wish.
  • From December 03, 2020 10:15 am until December 03, 2020 11:00 am
    VIRTUAL FREE Nature & Me Story Time. Journey into nature with this presentation for ages 1-5. Today & Dec. 17, 10:15 am. Available on the San Diego Natural History Museum social media channels or YouTube.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 300 Pepper Dr, Santee, CA 92071, USA Categories: Christmas
    FREE Family Christmas Tree Farm. You are sure to find the perfect tree at this family-owned, 10-acre farm where you can choose and cut your own Monterey Pine or pick from fresh-cut Noble, Douglas and Grand Fir trees. Also includes farm animal encounters and hay rides for kids. Today through end of Dec., 9 am–9 pm. 300 Pepper Dr., El Cajon.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 870 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Christmas
    FREE PB Christmas Tree Farm. Choose from a wide selection of Noble Firs, Douglas Firs, Grand Firs, Fraser Firs and Nordmann Firs. Today through Dec. 24; Mon.–Fri., 10 am–10 pm; Sat. & Sun., 8 am–10 pm. 870 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 1360 Discovery St, San Marcos, CA 92078, USA Categories: Christmas
    FREE Tom’s Adventures Christmas Trees. Bring your family and choose your fresh Oregon-grown Christmas tree. Mon.–Thurs., 1–8 pm; Fri., 1–9 pm; Sat. & Sun, 9 am–9 pm. 1430 E. Vista Way in Vista, 1360 Discovery St. in San Marcos, 555 Broadway in Chula Vista.
  • On December 03, 2020
    VIRTUAL FREE Poway OnStage Virtual Field Trip “The Nutcracker”. Southern California Ballet will perform narrated show excerpts of the holiday classic “The Nutcracker”, and provide extension activities in movement, pantomime and costume design. Today through Dec. 18. Sign up at
  • On December 03, 2020
    VIRTUAL Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Experience A Christmas Carol unlike any other—past, present or future. The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to thrilling new life as Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays plays over 50 roles in a virtuosic, master class of a performance that must be seen to be believed. Nov. 28 through Jan. 3. $5 per household + fees. For more information and to pre-order tickets, visit La Jolla Playhouse at
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 800 Lantern Crest Way, Santee, CA 92071, USA Categories: FREE, Christmas
    FREE Drive-Thru Holiday Lights Extravaganza. Hundreds of lights, a photo booth and sweet treats for purchase. All proceeds go to Lantern Crest Foundation. Thurs.-Sun., Dec. 3-31 (except Dec. 24 & 25), 6-8 pm. Lantern Crest Senior Living, 300 Lantern Crest Way., Santee.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA, USA Categories: Christmas
    Old Town Trolley's Holiday Lights and Sights Tour. Join in sing-a-long caroling with the Elf conductors as they share fun holiday facts and traditions. Enjoy a stop at Seaport Village and see the festive holiday lights of Old Town, Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Balboa Park and more. Through Dec. 24 & 26–30. $25; 3 & under free. 4010 Twiggs St.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 878 Eastlake Pkwy, Chula Vista, CA 91914, USA Categories: FREE, Christmas
    FREE Holiday Photo Wonderland. Looking for the perfect photo for your holiday cards? Visit these life-size photo props including Santa, the Snowman, Elsa and Olaf. Through Dec. 20; Thurs.-Sun., 11 am-8 pm. Village Walk at EastLake, 878 Eastlake Parkway, Chula Vista.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado Categories: FREE, Christmas
    FREE Winter Wonderland at the Hotel Del. This holiday season thousands of white sparkling lights, towering Christmas trees, ornament-trimmed evergreens and garlands galore transform The Del’s Windsor Lawn into a Winter Wonderland. Through Dec. 31, 5–9 pm. 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025, USA Categories: FREE, Christmas
    FREE Northern Lights. The California Center for the Arts dazzles with a twinkling lights tunnel, a sparkling light display that dances to music and a snow machine on this self-guided walking tour. Through Jan. 3, 4:30–9 pm. 340 N. Escondido Blvd.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Categories: Holiday
    Seas ‘n’ Greetings at the Birch Aquarium. The magic of the holidays meets the magic of the underwater world featuring SEAsonal music, outdoor exhibits, hands-on activities and holiday decor. Through Dec. 31, 9 am–5 pm (closed Dec. 25). For tickets, visit website. 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 878 Eastlake Pkwy, Chula Vista, CA 91914, USA Categories: FREE, Holiday, Snow
    FREE Magical Snowfall. The magical snowfall, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, is a favorite family holiday tradition. Children get free headbands and magic glasses to view the snow falling in rainbow colors. Through Dec. 20; Thurs.–Sun., 5, 6, & 7 pm. Village Walk at EastLake, 878 Eastlake Parkway, Chula Vista.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Holiday
    Botanic Wonderland: Holiday Nights in the Garden. Stroll outdoors amidst festive holiday lights strung through several garden areas.Dec. 2–6, 9–10, 12–13, 16–23 & 26–30, 5–8:30 pm. $10-$18. San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Holiday
    Holiday Market & Trail at Petco Park. One-way trail featuring artisan shops, magical walkthrough lighting displays, seasonal character favorites and more. Dec. 3–6 & 9–23, 4–9:30 pm. Adults, $14; Kids, $10. Petco Park’s Gallagher Square.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 212 S Cedros Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075, USA Categories: Art Show, FREE, Holiday
    FREE The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection Holiday Exhibition. A compelling selection of artworks from The Art of Dr. Seuss with special live appearances by The Grinch, celebrity book readings and fun-filled activities. Visitors will view holiday-themed and highly collectible works from Dr. Seuss's best-known children's books and explore The Art of Dr. Seuss Merry Grinchmas. Nov. 27-Dec. 31. Visit website for hours. EC Gallery, 212 S. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At Imperial Valley, CA Categories: FREE, Holiday
    FREE Runaway Elves: A Boys & Girls Clubs of Imperial Valley Scavenger Hunt. Find an elf (25 total) in one of the participating stores and businesses in the Imperial Valley and turn it into the Boys & Girls Clubs of Imperial Valley-Brawley for a prize. Nov. 23-Dec 21. 165 S. Plaza, Brawley. For more information, email
  • On December 03, 2020
    At Categories: Christmas
    Mr. Jingle’s Christmas Trees. Fresh trees, wreaths, garland, mistletoe, lights, ornaments, flocking and more. Nov. 27-Dec. 24. 3901 Clairemont Dr. in Clairemont, 2901 5th Ave. in Balboa Park, 6710 La Jolla Blvd. in La Jolla.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 1923 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad, CA 92009, USA Categories: FREE, Christmas
    FREE Winter WonderLights. Choreographed to your favorite holiday music with Magical Snowfalls throughout the center. Fri. & Sat., every hour, 5 pm to closing. Nov. 27–Dec. 12. The Forum Carlsbad, 1923 Calle Barcelona.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942, USA Categories: Christmas
    FREE Chicken Charlie’s Christmas Trees. Fresh cut trees direct from Oregon and straight to our lot, displayed open and on stands, and fresh cut before you take it home. Select from Noble Fir or Douglas Fir in a variety of sizes. Located in the Walmart parking lot. 5500 Grossmont Center Dr., La Mesa. Daily, 10 am– 9 pm.
  • On December 03, 2020
    At 4545 La Jolla Village Dr Suite e-25, San Diego, CA 92122, USA Categories: FREE, Holiday
    FREE The Snow Globe Collection. Discover the magic of the holiday season as lights glisten, snow falls and a winter wonderland comes to life with a life-size Snow Globe Collection throughout the center. Each Snow Globe will bring to life festive scenes and characters that will inspire the holiday spirit from a distance. Wed.–Fri., Dec. 2–18, 4–8 pm. Westfield UTC, 4545 La Jolla Village Dr.
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