Events

December 2022

December Nights

Dec 2 — Dec 3
December Nights is back! The City of San Diego's annual free holiday festival will kick off the holiday season with lights, decorations, many different multicultural food options, live music, vendors, and much more.
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La Mesa Holiday in the Village

12:00pm — 9:00pm
Come partake in the FREE festive fun with live music, cozy fires, craft vendors, food, holiday photo opportunities including selfies with Santa, and a kids’ area bigger than Santa’s Toy Shop!

626 Night Market Mini

Dec 3 — Dec 4
626 Night Market is coming to San Diego as a mini version! Featuring three dozen local, small-business food pop-ups, merchandise/craft vendors, and more.
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Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle

7:30pm — 11:59pm
Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle are co-headlining a comedy tour that’s coming to San Diego at the Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl.
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La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival

11:30am — 4:00pm
The annual La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival returns to the Village.
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Chula Vista Starlight Nights

3:30pm — 7:30pm
This free family-friendly event will kick off the holiday season in Chula Vista with Santa's Holiday Train, holiday shopping, live music, plus a visit from Santa, and more.

626 Night Market Mini

Dec 10 — Dec 11
626 Night Market is coming to San Diego as a mini version! Featuring three dozen local, small-business food pop-ups, merchandise/craft vendors, and more.
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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

5:30pm — 7:30pm
The annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with prime viewing locations near several Trolley stations.

626 Night Market Mini

Dec 17 — Dec 18
626 Night Market is coming to San Diego as a mini version! Featuring three dozen local, small-business food pop-ups, merchandise/craft vendors, and more.
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Liberty Station’s Hanukkah and Menorah Lighting

5:00pm — 8:00pm
San Diegans are invited to Liberty Station to celebrate the annual Hanukkah & Menorah Lighting.
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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

5:30pm — 7:30pm
The annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with prime viewing locations near several Trolley stations.
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42nd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

6:00pm — 9:00pm
WorldBeat Cultural Center will be celebrating its 42nd Annual Celebration with 4 of the 7 days of Kwanzaa. Featuring ceremonial candle lighting, live drumming, poetry reading, and a traditional feast.
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42nd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

6:00pm — 9:00pm
WorldBeat Cultural Center will be celebrating its 42nd Annual Celebration with 4 of the 7 days of Kwanzaa. Featuring ceremonial candle lighting, live drumming, poetry reading, and a traditional feast.
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Holiday Bowl Game

5:00pm — 11:59pm
THE SDCCU Holiday Bowl returns for 2022 to Petco Park with the KGB Sky Show after the game! This year's contest will feature teams from the Pac-12 and ACC at PETCO Park.
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42nd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

6:00pm — 9:00pm
WorldBeat Cultural Center will be celebrating its 42nd Annual Celebration with 4 of the 7 days of Kwanzaa. Featuring ceremonial candle lighting, live drumming, poetry reading, and a traditional feast.
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42nd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

6:00pm — 9:00pm
WorldBeat Cultural Center will be celebrating its 42nd Annual Celebration with 4 of the 7 days of Kwanzaa. Featuring ceremonial candle lighting, live drumming, poetry reading, and a traditional feast.
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New Year's Eve

6:00pm — 11:59pm
Happy New Year! Coca-Cola is sponsoring free rides on all MTS Bus and Trolley routes after 6 p.m. until the end of service on New Year's Eve! Passengers will not need a fare when boarding MTS after 6 p.m.