The holidays are just around the corner and you know what that means, festivities! South San Diego is such a great place to be this time of year. Not only does it stay perfect light sweater weather all season, but it’s so close to all the holly jolly action. From a week dedicated to craft brews to the famous San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival to all the holiday cheer your candy cane filled heart can handle, consider your halls decked with joy.
Fleet Week San Diego 2021
A celebration fit for a hero. November 4-11 families of all ages will gather at the Broadway Pier and Port Pavilion to honor the brave men and women of the military. Military displays, ship tours, live music, food and so much more included. Click here to learn more about how you can show your stars and stripes this Fleet Week.
2021 San Diego Beer Week
San Diego brew lovers, this is your moment. Starting November 5-20, you can try over 150 independent craft breweries at events held by participating breweries, bars, restaurants and more. Brew hopping and supporting a strong community of local independent businesses—Best. Week. Ever. Check out SDBEER.com/events for more details.
San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival
This one should really be a foodie national holiday. The San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival is what pinot noir dreams are made of. November 7-14 treat your palate to some of the finest food and wine creations San Diego has to offer. You’ll taste the talents of domestic and international wineries, local culinary legends and nationally recognized celebrities, and the much anticipated Grand Tasting Finale on the stunning Embarcadero. Click here to snag your tickets to one of the most celebrated and salivated over food festivals in the country.
Dr. Suess’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Book your ticket to Who-ville. The wonderfully whimsical Christmas classic is back at the Old Globe Theatre from November 3 – December 31. Young or old, this beloved Dr. Suess story is sure to warm the hearts of even the grinchiest grinches. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets. Bet your heart grew at least two sizes just thinking about it.
Breakfast with Santa
Polish off your Christmas list and enjoy some pancakes with the jolliest guy around. December 10-12 Christmas wishes will come true during a breakfast with Santa at San Diego Metro KOA Resort. Get ready for photos, holiday treats and so much more. Click here for all the tasty details.
San Diego Bay Parade of Lights
Stay merry, San Diego. December 12-19 the 50th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights will be SoCal experience like no other. Soak in the cheer as over 80 lavishly decorated boats put on a display of epic holiday proportions. This year’s theme: The 12 Days of Christmas. That’s a whole lotta drummers drumming. Click here to find out how to participate and where to get the best view.
San Diego International Auto Show
Wondering what to do with those aimless days between Christmas and New Years? Get an adrenaline fix at the San Diego International Auto Show. December 30 – January 2 you can be among the first to see some of San Diego’s newest vehicles and latest technology. From exploring exotics to test driving your dream car to learning about the most advanced green energy, there’s something for every gearhead in the family. Click here for ticket and more information.
The SoCal holiday season will always hold a special place in our hearts but that’s not the only magical time of year at Cota Vera. Follow us on social to hear more about what a life in South San Diego can bring you.