San Diego’s Biggest Christmas Festival Balboa Park December Nights:
When: Friday from 5:00 – 11:00 p.m. and Saturday from 12:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Where: Balboa Park, San Diego
As always, the event brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy, learn more about the cultural value of Balboa Park and kick-off the “most wonderful time of the year.”
Balboa Park Museums :
When: Dec 6th & 7th Saturday & Sunday 5pm -9 pm
Cost : FREE
Participating Balboa Park museums will open their doors free of charge from 5-9 pm both evenings and more than 300,000 visitors experienced the joy of San Diego’s largest free community festival. Attendees participate in a truly multicultural experience, enjoying food, music and entertainment from around the world.
HPR International Christmas Festival
Description: The International houses will be providing ethnic food and spirits, and entertainment from around the world will be presented on the stage.
Balboa Park December Nights is hosted for the 35th consecutive year and is already a craze among families and friends who will come together to celebrate the festival with great pomp and show. Besides; folks also get a chance to learn more about the cultural importance of Balboa Park and they can have can experience of a lifetime.
The festival ceremony is expected to be much bigger than expected. Reports say that this year, the largest free community hall will witness a sweeping 350,000 visitors who will not only enjoy the spectacular event but will also relish their presence in nation’s biggest festival. The show is drawing upon a fusion of multicultural shows, tempting multi-cuisines, musical shows and full-on entertainment from all over the world.
December Nights 2013 in Balboa Park will be enthralled with live performances from great artists. Here revelers can be part of electrifying musical performance and can also eyeball a hair-raising dance show. These shows are presented from the San Diego Junior Theatre, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, Del Cerro Baptist’s Christmas Story Tree, and more. Although the smashing shows and numbers absorb you to the core, the appetizing dishes are anticipated to steal the show. For those who love sampling International Cuisine, Balboa Park is the must-visit for it brings a medley of sizzling dishes on one single platter. Find food from International Christmas Festival at the House of Pacific Relations Cottages; the annual Santa Lucia Procession at the Plaza de California. Besides you can also enjoy unique gift shopping at Balboa Museums with artisans of Spanish Village accompanying you.
Leo Hamel Perfect Proposal Contest:
Besides being a community festival, the event also embraces something very interesting and that is Leo Hamel Perfect Proposal Content where you need to share your love stories and whose ever story wins will be gifted with an amazingly stunning Hearts on Fire engagement ring. And guess what, you get a chance to propose in front of thousands of folks. Essentially, this is a unique way to propose your partner which s/he will never forget for lifetime. The Hearts on Fire Engagement Ring which the winner will receive will be .94 carat total weight of the world’s most perfectly cut diamonds which cost around $10500. Amidst cameras and all eyes set on stage the winner will propose to his/her partner on the stage of Balboa Park December Nights Organ Pavilion. And the very opening ceremony of the December Nights holiday festival on December 6 will showcase this affair.
The winner will be informed much before Balboa Park December Nights festival. Even the nine runners up will be awarded with certificate of 20% off on the Hearts on Fire Diamond Engagement Ring from Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers.
Revelers watched top-notch musical and dance performances, enjoyed delicious and diverse food choices and helped to spread a heavy dose of holiday cheer. Some of the more well-known traditions included food from around the globe at the International Christmas Festival at the House of Pacific Relations Cottages; the annual Santa Lucia Procession at the Plaza de California; unique gift shopping at the museum stores and with the artisans of Spanish Village; and musical and dance presentations from the San Diego Junior Theatre, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, Del Cerro Baptist’s Christmas Story Tree, and more.