- Carlsbad Farmers Marketfrom 1-5pm Roosevelt St between Grand Ave and Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad
- Encinitas Farmers Market from 4-7pm 620 Vulcan, corner of Vulcan and E Street in the parking lot of the Pacific Station Amtrak Coaster stop Encinitas
- Cal State San Marcos Farmers Market from 1-5pm 333 S.Twin Oaks Valley Rd.San Marcos, CA – Parking Lot “B”
- Fallbrook will be hosting their annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 4pm at 29 Main Street Village Square. FREE
- Oceanside will host a Tree Lighting Event from 6-8pm. There will be snacks, music and lots of Holiday fun! Regal Center Plaza 401 Mission Avenue, Oceanside
- Vista will host it’s Annual Tree Lighting in Historic Downtown from 4-8 p.m. Have your picture taken with Santa, listen to carolers and go for a holiday carriage ride. There will be GREAT prizes and a lot of fun! No cost to participate.Tree lighting will take place at 5 p.m.
- Vista will host it’s Christmas Parade “Vista…50 and Fabulous” Starts at 1pm. So. Santa Fe and Main Streets.
- Vista will host it’s “Krikorian Winter Wonderland” from 1-5pm. Enjoy playing in 5 tons of snow and have pictures taken with Santa after the parade. There will be movie give aways and other prizes.
- Surfs up in Encinitas with their “Stoked for the Holidays” parade beginning at 530pm at the corner of South Coast Highway 101 and D Street. It travels south to J Street. the parade will feature floats, marching bands, children’s groups and other lively elements that celebrate our surf culture and iconic beach town ambiance. Event-goers are encouraged to dress in surf styles from past and present.
- Escondido will host it’s Annual Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland from 3-8pm at the California Center for the Arts. Kick off the Holiday with the lighting of the tree, Victorian carolers, art activities, costumed entertainers, a special visit with the man from up North, and a playground filled with snow!
- Carlsbad will host “Holiday at the Rancho” from 5-8pm at Leo Carillo Ranch Historic Park. Enjoy holiday themed activities, face painting, crafts, holiday shopping, food and beverage sales. $5 Pre-sale and $8 day of. Children 3 and under are free.
- San Marcos will host ‘Santa’s Magical Village” from 1-6pm at the Civic Center. Stroll through the “streets” where children can create ornaments, decorate cookies, and make holiday decorations while parents shop at arts and crafts booths! Have your picture taken with Santa and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer!
- Bressi Village Ranch Center in Carlsbad is hosting a “Holiday Celebration” from 12-3pm. Santa and Mrs. Clause will be there to take pictures, balloon animals, Holiday coloring table and much more!!!
- San Marcos will host it’s 17th Annual “Holiday Parade” starting at 1pm. Check out the parade map
- Cardiff will host ‘Kringle Mingle” from 1-5pm at the Cardiff Town Center. The celebration will feature a variety of engaging musical performances throughout the evening. More than 20 local artisans will showcase their specialty crafts at a gift fair for holiday shoppers. There will be treats & a free children’s crafting table.
- La Jolla is having their 55th annual Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival starting at 2pm. The festival begins at 3:3pm and the tree lighting at 4:30pm. There will be art & crafts, food and entertainment.
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