San Diego Weekend Events Friday December 5 to Sunday December 7, 2014

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december-nights in balboa parkWhat: Balboa Park December Nights
When: Friday December 5, 2014
Where: San Diego Museum of Art
Description: Museum galleries will be closed during the day on December 5 and 6 and open from 5pm-9pm for the annual Balboa Park December Nights celebration. View current exhibitions, listen to concerts in the Hibben Gallery, and get a drink or dinner at Panama 66. Click here for more info.

Cost: FREE

chargers-vs-patriotsWhat: San Diego Chargers vs. New England Patriots
When: Sunday December 7, 2014
Where: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego
Description: It’s game time! Come cheer on your San Diego Chargers to victory in the Qualcomm Stadium! Watch them crush their opponent! With head coach Mike McCoy calling the plays and some fresh new talent on the field, this looks like a promising season for the Chargers! Bring the whole family for a fun football tradition that’s been enjoyed by many since 1959!

Come see how they do during the 2014/2015 season! So get your Chargers tickets now!

Cost: $58 – $143

winter-wonderland-petco-parkWhat: Holiday Wonderland at Petco Park Downtown
When: 12 days including 5,6,7 December, 2014
Where: Petco Park Downtown, San Diego
Description: Holiday Wonderland at Petco Park provides a spectacular holiday destination for all. Open for 12 nights in December, there will be fun for people of all ages. Get in the spirit and walk through the magical lighting displays, ride Polar Express trains, explore Candyland, feed live reindeer, take a photo with Santa near a 40′-tall Christmas Tree, enjoy the festive fare and so much more!
Parking will be available in the Lexus Premier Lot, Padres Parkade and Tailgate Parking Lot for $10.

Cost: Adult admission is $15 and child admission is $10. Kids under three will be admitted free of charge. Military, group and event discounts are available.

Art-of-the-HolidayWhat: Art of the Holiday
When: Friday December 5, 2014
Where: Fallbrook Art Center, San Diego
Description:Presented in The Janice Griffiths Gallery, fabulous offerings of hand-crafted art gifts perfect for holiday giving. Come & join at Fallbrook Art Center to get the perfect gift for holidays.

Cost: Free


2nd-annual-holiday-bashWhat: 2nd Annual Holiday Bubbles Bash, Champagne Masquerade
When: Friday December 5, 2014
Where: The Westgate Hotel, San Diego
Description: Get ready for Le Metro Wine’s Champagne Masquerade! Join the country’s most cutting-edge wine club to enjoy a delicious and dynamic collection of sparkling wines.

Le Metro’s 2nd Annual Holiday Bubbles Bash, Champagne Masquerade, will feature delicious sparkling wines from around the world served alongside Executive Chef Fabrice Hardel’s delicacies. Live music provided by
Classical Guitarist Horacio Jones.

Le Metro’s 2nd Annual Holiday Bubbles Bash
Friday 5 December 7:00pm – 9:30pm
The Westgate Hotel

Cocktail attire. (Masks optional.)
$89 club members & early birds

$99 after 23 November
Ticket sales close 2 December.
Make it an evening to remember!

Cost: $89

19th-alpine-village-festWhat: 19th Alpine Village Christmas Parade of Lights & Snow Festival
When: Friday December 5, 2014
Where: Alpine Creek Town Center, San Diego
Description: The twinkling 19th Annual Alpine Village Christmas Parade of Lights & Snow Festival starts with a community parade down Alpine Boulevard. Santa Claus leads this march of floats, vehicles and marchers decorated with holiday lights to the free Snow Festival at the Alpine Creek Town Center. Enjoy free snow sledding in real snow, a community tree, children’s activities and shopping. Presented by the Alpine Mountain Empire Chamber of Commerce, anyone can enter the parade —- no registration fee — and have fun at the free Snow Festival. Vendors’ booths available for a fee. Celebrate the holidays in the friendly foothills!

Cost: Free

SAN DIEGO-STEAM-MAKER-FESTIVALWhat: San Diego Steam Maker Festival
When: Saturday December 6, 2014
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds
Description: The San Diego STEAM Maker Festival (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) is an annual event and is part maker fair and maker movement, part local businesses and non-profits on display.

Every booth is interactive, providing both entertainment and education. This one-of-a-kind event is designed to bridge the gap between school-based STEAM programs and the Maker Movement, a place for Makers to exchange ideas and explore creativity. Makers have a love of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics — this is where the San Diego STEAM Maker Festival comes in, combining everything in the Maker Movement and connecting local San Diego makers to local enthusiasts.

Cost: $4-$6
girls-on-the-runWhat: Girls on the Run
When: Saturday December 6, 2014
Where: NTC Park at Liberty Station
Description: The Girls on the Run 5k is the culmination of Girls on the Run of San Diego’s 10-week season. More than 500 girls ages 8-14, will celebrate their “girl power” by running 3.1 miles with their coaches, families, friends, teachers and community members. This event is open to anyone who wants to run, walk, or skip to the finish line! The Girls on the Run 5k is a non-competitive, celebration 5k. All participants must register for the event. (Girls participating in the Spring 2014 GOTR season are automatically registered.) Everyone who crosses the finish line receives a medal! Walkers and Strollers are welcome.

Cost: $20 – $40

jingle-bell-del-marWhat: Jingle Bell Saddlebred Horse Show
When: Saturday December 6, 2014
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds
Description: This event will take place at Horsepark, the Fairgrounds’ equestrian facility located about two miles east of the Fairgrounds at the intersection of El Camino Real and Via de la Valle.

Cost: FREE


little-italyWhat: Little Italy Tour Adventure with Food
When: Saturday December 6, 2014
Where: Cafe Zucchero, San Diego
Description: Experience the story of Little Italy, San Diego–a neighborhood with an Italian presence since 1871. Six thousand families of Genovese and Sicilian origin once called this home.The salty sea air, the ready-made port, the date palms,bougainvillea, geraniums, olive trees and cactus plants reminded many Italiansof their sunny fishing villages back home.

We recreate the world that was and showcase the hip & stylish neighborhood Little Italy has become–each Saturday by online reservations at our website . Join us for an amazing behind the scenes sightseeing/tasting experience!
Cost: $29.95

[Schaben, Allen J. -- B582125506Z.1 SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 27, 2012: Jackelynn Freund, (CQ), 8, of San Diego, honors he grandma, U.S. Navy veteran Jessie Coats, with flowers, some of them picked from her garden, at her gravestone during the first annual Memorial Day ceremony at the new Miramar National Cemetery in San Diego. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)] *** []What: Holiday in the Village
When: Saturday December 6, 2014
Where: Memorial Park, Chula Vista, San Diego
Description: The holidays are fast approaching! Celebrate the season with the Third Avenue Village Association at the 3rd annual Holiday in the Village.

On Saturday, Dec. 6 from noon to 5 p.m. the Village comes alive with the holiday spirit with themed performances, children’s activities, strolling performers, contests, drawings, shopping specials and more.

When the Holiday in the Village festivities wrap up, the city of Chula Vista’s Starlight Parade returns! The parade kicks off at 6 p.m. and takes the traditional route down Third Avenue from H to E Streets.

Cost: Free

tree-lighting-christmasWhat: Tree Lighting & Christmas Village
When: Saturday December 6, 2014
Where: Little Italy, San Diego
Description: The Little Italy Association is proud to present the kick-off to its annual holiday shopping, dining and pampering season with the annual Little Italy Tree Lighting & Christmas Village held on W. Fir between India and Kettner from 4:00pm to 8:00pm on the first Saturday in December. Come one and all; family, friends and pets are welcome.

Also Jolly Ole Saint Nick will be arriving at 4:30pm on Little Italy Fire Engine 3, to add that additional holiday cheer; while attendees are serenaded to the musical talents of various musical and dancing groups.

The Little Italy Association will be giving out free Italian cookies, cider and coffee; and don’t forget the Little Italy Mercato vendors will be selling holiday gifts, to get the season started off right.

Cost: Free

Holiday-Sunday-Champagne-Brunch-CruiseWhat: Holiday Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruise
When: Sunday December 7, 2014
Where: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Description: Take in the sights, listen to relaxing holiday music and linger in the sun on the outdoor decks on this two hour cruise. Our lavish holiday buffet features a savory selection of all your favorites including complimentary free flowing champagne.

Leaves from San Diego Grape St. Pier 1800 N. Harbor Dr. at 11:00 AM

Boarding time: 10:30 AM Price: $61.95 per person *Tax, service charge and landing fee additional

2-Hour Cruise on a Yacht on San Diego BayUnlimited Coffee, Tea, Soda & JuiceDecadent Dessert BuffetJoin the Captain on the Sun Deck for a Narrated Tour of Scenic San Diego
DATES: Sundays, December 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th

Cost: $61.95

san-diego-state-basketball-womenWhat: San Diego State Women’s Basketball – vs. UC Santa Barbara
When: Sunday December 7, 2014
Where: Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl
Description: Calling all Aztecs! Come out and support your San Diego State women’s Basketball team in the Viejas Arena! With head coach Stacie Terry calling the plays and some fresh new talent on the court this season is sure to be a slam dunk!

So get on your gear and get on down to cheer your favorite team on to victory!

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