2020 Ultimate Socially Distanced Holiday Events for Kids in San Diego
UPDATED 12/6/20 - San Diego has been placed on the new CA Stay At Home Orders
Some of these holiday events remain OPEN as places for Passive Recreation, so the following places are STILL OPEN!
Face masks, social distancing and only gather with members of your own household rules are required. Best practices are to wash or sanitize hands BEFORE and after visiting any public place.
Public Disclosure: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. Changes and Closures happen frequently so check directly with each site before you head out to know if it's open or not and what their policies are.
Believe it or not, there is still plenty of magical holiday fun to be had this year. All of these listed events have been modified to allow for social distancing, one-way paths, timed tickets, capacity limitations and some even have temperature checks before entry.
Face masks are required at all of these events, as is 6' social distancing from other households, and you should stay home if you have a fever, cough, or other related symptoms so as not to unknowingly spread anything to others who may have a compromised immune system.
Thank you for doing your part to help keep yourselves and people you don't know safe and healthy while still being able to enjoy the holiday spirit this year.
I think by now you should all know things can change anytime so be sure to check with each place directly before you head out. You may want to bring some extra cash as some locations will have food, drinks and gifts available for purchase.
Ok, now onto the list! Here you gooo.....Ho Ho Ho....Happy Holidays!
as of 12/6/20: ALL OF THE FOLLOWING REMAIN OPEN
scroll down for all of the details, dates, cost, links, etc.
1. DRIVE-IN Live-Stage Christmas SHOWS & MOVIES - OPEN
DRIVE-THRU HOLIDAY LIGHTS - Del Mar Fairgrounds
Live Stage Show - SANTA SAVES CHRISTMAS - Del Mar Fairgrounds
Live Stage Show - NUTCRACKER - Del Mar Fairgrounds
DRIVE-IN HOLIDAY MOVIES - Del Mar Fairgrounds
DRIVE-IN HOLIDAY MOVIES - California Center for the Arts
2. DRIVE-THRU Christmas Events - OPEN
ENCHANTED VILLAGE - Spring Valley
LANTERN CREST HOLIDAY LIGHTS - Santee
NEIGHBORHOOD HOLIDAY LIGHTS
HOLIDAYS IN YOUR CAR - Del Mar Fairgrounds
HOT WHEELS DRIVE-THRU EXPERIENCE - Ontario
ELECTRIC NOEL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS - Norco
3. WALK-Thru Christmas Events - OPEN
NORTHERN LIGHTS - California Center for the Arts in Escondido
HOLIDAYS BY THE BAY - Seaport Village
CHRISTMAS DISPLAY WALKING TOUR - Del Mar Highlands
HOLIDAY PHOTO WONDERLAND - The Village at Eastlake
HOLIDAY MARKET & TRAIL - Petco Park
SALUTE THE SEASON ARTWALK - Liberty Station
WINTER WONDERLAND - Hotel Del
WINTER WONDER - Belmont Park