3 San Diego Holiday Activities to Check Out

The holidays are never complete without a festive parade to get everyone in the holiday spirit. The Big Bay Balloon Parade is back as America’s largest balloon parade, complete with festive floats, marching bands and drill teams, and a procession of holiday themed balloons. Over 100,000 San Diego spectators will enjoy the nationally televised parade on December 31st. Here are some other holiday events happening around San Diego that we’ll be sure to check out.

Jungle Bells

Christmas takes over the San Diego Zoo during the holidays with Jungle Bells, a festive celebration of light shows, live performances, and holiday food.


See how SeaWorld is transformed into a winter wonderland during the holiday season with their Christmas Celebration, a park-wide party full of festive treats, kid-friendly holiday activities, and holiday gift shopping.

Salute the Season at Liberty Station

Just a short walk from the hotel, Liberty Station offers tons of holiday activities this month. There will be an ice rink, a Christmas tree lighting, a performance of the Nutcracker, and an entire shopping extravaganza you won’t want to miss.