Winter Art, Wine, Food, Garden, Design and Home Events in San Diego
The regional art, wine, food, home, garden and design events we're eyeing this season
Liberty Station Tree Lighting, Nov 29
Live entertainment, festive fire truck rides, Santa photo ops, a showing of the Grinch, ice skating at the Rady Children’s Ice Rink and more at the Liberty Station Tree Lighting and Holiday Festivities on Nov 29. libertystation.com
Botanic Wonderland: Holiday Nights in the San Diego Botanic Garden, starting Dec 3.
During December in the San Diego Botanic Garden, 125,000 twinkling lights turn the visit into a magical experience—and select areas of the Hamilton Children’s Garden and Toni’s Treehouse will be all lit up for the first time this year. Horse and buggy rides, s’mores, crafts, holiday music and Santa. Visit sdbgarden.org for specific dates.
Queen Bee Market’s 30th Anniversary, Dec 7-8
Described as “Etsy comes to life,” this market at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday, Dec 7-8 features handpicked artisans and vendors serving up home decor, jewelry, clothing, art, textile and craft items, vintage goods, furniture and more. Plus demos, workshops and “make-and-take” DIY projects and more. thequeenbeemarket.com
San Diego Children’s Choir Winter Singalong, Dec 7
A winter concert and singalong for the whole family on Dec 7 at College Avenue Baptist Church, featuring interactive sing-alongs of holiday favorites.
Little Italy Tree Lighting and Christmas Village, Dec 7
California-based artist Joshua Hubert designed this year’s 25-foot Christmas Tree that will be installed in the center of Little Italy’s Piazza Basilone during this evening celebration. Santa, a Christmas Village with vendors selling stocking stuffers and seasonal goodies, live music, horse-drawn carriage rides and much more will also grace the charming, walkable neighborhood. littleitalysd.com