Holiday Event Calendar: Encinitas & Nearby 2018

Holiday Event Calendar: Encinitas & Nearby 2018


DEC. 1: 2nd Annual “Crafter’s Showcase.” Unique & handcrafted items.

DEC. 1: Holiday At The Rancho 2018: Leo Carrillo Ranch. Tree lighting, Santa & The Muppet Christmas Carol .

DEC. 2: Holiday Concert For Meals On Wheels San Diego Co. With the award-winning Coastal Communities Concert Band.

DEC. 2: Harpist Leah Panos – Free Holiday Concert. Repertoire ranges from Beethoven to The Beatles.

DEC. 2: Carlsbad Village Tree Lighting Ceremony. Free photos & visits with Santa.

DEC. 2, 8-9, 15-16, 20-23: Teddy Bear Tea 2018: Vivace, Park Hyatt Aviara Resort. Guests asked to bring teddy bear to donate to Rady’s

DEC. 6: Mariachi Divas Trio – Free Holiday Concert. Celebrated group of musicians.

DEC. 6-8: 2018 Lancer Dancer Showcase. Carlsbad High’s annual holiday showcase.

DEC. 6, 13, 20: Family Friendly Christmas Nights. Free family fun.

DEC. 9: Pet Photos With Santa 2018: Outlets. Dogs love Santa, too!

DEC. 9: Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi – Free Holiday Concert. “A fusion of traditional klezmer, new Jewish music, Gypsy, khasadic, world beat and Balkan music.”

DEC. 31: The Westin Carlsbad’s 2018 New Year’s Eve Bash. With 1920s theme.

Through DEC. 31: Holidays At LEGOLAND . Open daily with giant LEGO Christmas Tree & other festivities.


DEC. 2: Santa By Sea & Christmas Tree Lighting 2018: L’Auberge Del Mar. Free to public.

DEC. 4: Hanukkah Menorah Lighting 2018: Flower Hill Promenade. With snow, latkes, donuts & cocoa!

DEC. 8: Countryfest Christmas 2018: Fairgrounds. Starring: Lee Brice, Granger Smith, Walker Hayes & Jimmie Allen.

DEC. 15: Breakfast With Santa 2018: San Dieguito Co. Park. Breakfast & entertainment.

DEC. 22: Breakfast & Story With Bergie The Elf 2018: L’Auberge Del Mar. Storytime is free to all, but book your reservations for the breakfast.

DEC. 24: Holiday Concert with Peter Sprague 2018: L’Auberge Del Mar. A Christmas Eve tradition, and free to the public.


DEC. 1-31: Seas ‘n’ Greetings Holiday Celebration at Birch Aquarium. We love Scuba Santa!

DEC. 2: Holiday Storytime Breakfast 2018: Estancia La Jolla. Hosted by La Jolla Library, then guests transported to parade.

DEC. 2: Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival. A La Jolla tradition!

DEC. 4-30: The Year to Come. A funny, touching New Year’s Eve on stage with La Jolla Playhouse