North County Coastal Christmas Lights

Encinitas  | Carlsbad  |  Oceanside

Click on the Name or Address links to go to Google Maps for directions.

Holidays at LEGOLAND. Live entertainment, twinkling lights and festive cheer await. Nightly tree lightings of the Park’s LEGO Christmas tree decked with spectacular lights and LEGO ornaments. Nov. 20–Jan. 2. Activities included with admission. One LEGOLAND Dr., Carlsbad. www.LEGOLAND.com.

Botanic Wonderland. Festive lights, music, kids’ activities, crafts and more. Dec. 4–5, 10–23, 26–30, 5–9 pm. $10–$18. San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. www.sdbgarden.org

Snow N Glow Holiday Festival. “Holidays in Your Car” 1.5 mile drive-thru light spectacular or stroll through Winter Wonderland with over 1 million glowing lights. Select nights, Dec. 4-Jan. 2. $12.99–$45. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. www.snownglow.com/delmar

CARLSBAD, 92009, 92011, 92024

7607 Romeria St. The “Carlsbad Christmas House” where it snows. Home of Canterbury Gardens’ giant Santa. Walk around to see Surfin’ Santa, Snoopy & Friends ice skating, Island of Misfit Toys and animals frolicking in the waterfall. Food drive donations accepted. Dec. 5–26. www.carlsbadchristmashouse.com

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6646 Elegant Tern Pl. Free Santa’s mailbox and treats for the kids nightly. Santa writes back a personalized letter to each child. Santa visits on Dec. 18 with crafts, music, hot cocoa and cotton candy. Dec. 3–Jan. 3.

Carlsbad3520CorteRamon

3520 Corte Ramon. Lights and characters coordinated to music, different theme each year. Accepting food donations for local food shelters.

6774 Vermarine Ct. Light show synchronized to music. Dec. 1–31.

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3920 Rockfield Ct. Musical light show with 20,000 lights and show selector where visitor can pick from over 20 songs. Nov. 28–Jan. 2.

Carlsbad 2695 Medford Ct

2695 Medford Ct. Amazing light show. Partnering with the local Toys for Tots for toy donations. Dec. 1-25.

OCEANSIDE, 92056, 92057

Oceanside5279WillowWalkRd

5279 Willow Walk Rd. Over 35,000 lights create a Christmas light show synchronized to music featuring mega board and arches. Santa visits and food drive for San Diego Food Bank on Dec. 10–11, 5:30–8 pm. Dec. 1–31.

Oceanside2329SneadDr

2329 Snead Dr. Lights, nativity scene, animated elves and Santa Village light display. Walk up to see Christmas scene in garage. Dec. 7–31.

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