Things To Do In San Diego This Weekend: Dec. 6-8

December 6, 2019

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Kick off the holiday season with some ice skating!

All Weekend / Liberty Station

'Tis the season to break out the skates and support a great cause. Open 10am-10pm daily, net proceeds from this event benefit the Thriving After Cancer program in the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children's.

Cost: $15 for adults


​Get "lit" at the 21st annual Little Italy tree lighting!

Saturday, Dec. 7 / Little Italy

Experience a magical evening filled with the tree lighting ceremony (and btw, the tree is over 25-feet tall!!!), live music and entertainment, horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday treats, a surprise visit from Santa and more! 

Cost: FREE


Pass the maple syrup! Rooftop Cinema Club is showing Elf!

Friday, Dec. 6 / Manchester Grand Hyatt Rooftop

BYOB (the B stands for blanket) and get ready to drink up some hot chocolate for this downtown rooftop viewing of "Elf"!

Cost: $17+


It's back! December Nights returns to Balboa Park this weekend!

Friday + Saturday / Balboa Park

A must-see holiday extravagaza. Watch as sunny San Diego transforms into a Winter Wonderland at the 42nd annual December Nights

Cost: FREE


Experience a San Diego classic with a live performance of How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Now thru Dec. 29 / The Old Globe

Fun for the whole family, watch this holiday favorite come to life. Who knew that Whoville was right here in San Diego?!

Cost: $64+


Get your groove on with Illenium

Friday, Dec. 6 / Pechanga Arena 

Experience the Ascend Tour up close and personal. Dive into a mix of EDM and everything in between with Illenium this Friday for a perfect start to the weekend.

Cost: $169+


Who says the beach can't be a winter wonderland? Check out the OB Holiday Parade!

Saturday, Dec. 7 / Newport Ave.

Another SD tradition...this time, at the beach! The 38th annual OB Holiday Parade features marching bands, gymnasts and the big man in red (of course!).

Cost: FREE


Ain't NOTHING silent about this...Not So Silent is going down this Sunday!

Sunday, Dec. 8 / Del Mar Arena

Neon Trees, Shaed, Local Natives, oh my! Come dance with us at the best holiday party of 2019. Six bands, one night. A Sunday funday for the books!

Cost: $30+