Omni San Diego Hotel
675 L Street
San Diego, California 92101

Holidays are Brighter in San Diego

Experience Warm Weather Holidays

Experience the holidays in true San Diego coastal style from the Holiday Market and Trail at Petco Park to the Port of San Diego Bay Parade of Lights. Set in the vibrant Gaslamp Quarter, Omni San Diego is the place to play in San Diego this holiday season. Centrally located next to Petco Park, Balboa Park, Seaport Village, museums, shops, and over 200 restaurants and bars. Additionally, the hotel is only a short drive away from the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and LEGOLAND. Easily accessible from the San Diego International Airport and Amtrack train station, the AAA 4-Diamond award-winning hotel offers the perfect home base to explore the San Diego sunshine and festivities.

THE HOLIDAY MARKET AND TRAIL AT PETCO PARK

December 1-23, 2021

The Holiday Market at Petco Park is returning for a third year at Petco Park located just steps from the Omni San Diego Hotel! The popular market will be bigger and better this year with even more food, beverage and artisan vendors. The Holiday Market in Gallagher Square is a fun night for the whole family and will feature local and European artisan shops, magical lighting displays, seasonal food and beverage, Santa and other holiday characters!

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WINTER WONDER BEACHSIDE AT BELMONT PARK

November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023

Belmont Park is bringing families and friends together for the holiday season with its fourth annual Winter Wonder holiday spectacular. Enjoy festive rides and attractions including the iconic Giant Dipper Roller Coaster, your favorite oversized sculptures or sip on holiday-inspired drinks while you stroll through the Midway under a million lights!

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SEAWORLD'S CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

November 14, 2022 - January 8, 2023

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration is a holiday waiting to be made, with seasonal shopping, festive food and drinks, and stunning live shows. The holidays are meant to be merry and bright, and that’s exactly what you’ll find as this beloved event returns with more wondrous moments than ever.

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HOLIDAYS AT LEGOLAND

November 19, 2022 - January 2, 2023

It's time for Holidays at LEGOLAND®, where the park is bursting with holiday cheer and festive décor! Your favorite holiday characters Santa, the Toy Solider and Gingerbread Man are back and ready for socially distanced meet-and-greets. Head over to Fun Town where there's a 30-foot, fully decorated LEGO® Christmas tree with over 400 LEGO ornaments. And as the day winds down, the tree gets a-twinklin' to holiday tunes at the Holiday Light Show.

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WILD HOLIDAYS AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO SAFARI PARK

November 25, 2022 - January 1, 2023

See the Safari Park in a whole new light! Take a holiday expedition of light and travel through places that glow and twinkle with holiday cheer. Holiday tunes set the mood, and seasonal food treats tempt you throughout your journey.

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JUNGLE BELLS

December 9, 2022 - January 1, 2023 (Select Nights)

Familiar holiday traditions take on a wild twist at the Zoo's Jungle Bells celebration. The Zoo will be aglow with holiday cheer and decorations, with music filling the air, joyful roaming entertainers, and special food items and sweets available. During Jungle Bells festivities, the Zoo will close at 8:00 p.m.

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OLD TOWN TROLLEY'S HOLIDAY SIGHTS & FESTIVE NIGHTS TOUR

December 5-24 and 26-30, 2022

Hop aboard and ride a wave of holiday cheer! Elf conductors will share fun holiday facts and traditions as you enjoy the festive holiday lights of Old Town, Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Balboa Park and more, including a 15-minute stop at Seaport Village for holiday festivities.

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Balboa Park

BALBOA PARK DECEMBER NIGHTS

December 2-3, 2022

Join the festivities during Balboa Park December Nights, a two-day holiday celebration of food, entertainment and fun. The sights, sounds and smells of the holiday season fill the air as the museums and cultural institutions in Balboa Park, the nation's largest urban cultural park, open their doors free of charge. Festivities include carolers, live music, light displays, theater and dance performances, and delicious foods from around the world.

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San Diego Bay

PORT OF SAN DIEGO BAY PARADE OF LIGHTS

December 11 & 18, 2022

Enjoy the twinkling waters of the San Diego Bay and more than 80 private boats decorated with holiday lights for the annual Port of San Diego Bay Parade of Lights over two weekends in December. Great views are available on dry land from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, the pier at Cesar Chavez Park and Coronado's Ferry Landing.

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Football

HOLIDAY BOWL

December 11 & 18, 2022

The SDCCU Holiday Bowl is America’s Finest Bowl Experience! Find out how to be a part of this signature San Diego event between some of college football’s most competitive conferences, the ACC and the Pac-12. Don’t miss the electrifying pageantry, excitement and football thrills this year!

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Dog

THE GASLAMP PET PARADE & PUPS IN THE PUB PARTY

December 17, 2022

Get those ears perked and those tails wagging and prepare to unleash the holiday cheer in Gaslamp Quarter with your furry friends! Deck the paws with your pups in the Gaslamp and get into the holiday spirit with your best holiday costume. After the parade, stick around for the Pups in the Pub Party from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Enjoy craft beers, live music, a holiday costume contest, pups and peeps games, and lots of pup-tastic fun in the Gaslamp Quarter.

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