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Nov. 17 through Jan. 7 – “All That Jazz” Lightshow Spectacular at The Del – redesigned for 2023, the grove of Norfolk Island Pines sets the scene for a dynamic light show orchestrated to music, with a finale of snow flurries
Nov. 17 through Jan. 7 – Skating by the Sea at The Del – beachfront ice rink at Windsor Lawn welcomes skaters of all ages in an incomparable backdrop with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean
Nov. 17 through Jan. 7 – Frostbite Lounge at The Del – the best seat in the house with cozy fire pits that line the ice rink
Nov. 17 through Jan. 7 – Beachside Igloos at The Del – beachside igloo accommodates up to eight guests with fire pit, s’mores supplies and a dedicated server
Nov. 25 – Dec. 24 – “Respectfully Christmas” – at Lamb’s Players Theatre
Dec. 1-15 – Letters to Santa – Bring your child, with their letter to Santa, to drop in the
North Pole Express Mailbox at the Community Center. Include a self-addressed,
stamped envelope to facilitate Santa’s reply
Dec. 1-31 – Silent Night Duffy Cruise – Enjoy twinkling lights in this private chartered nighttime cruise through the marine and nearby Cays
Dec. 6 – Holiday Festival at The Del – Community is invited to The Del for its annual Holiday Festival including Skating by the Sea®, photos with St. Nick, performances by Coronado school children, a “skydiving Santa” parachuting in to join the festivities, and a fireworks show
Dec. 7 – Holiday Ikebana Demonstration with Marina Khudobina – Ikebana is a Japanese type of artistic flower arranging. Create a different type of centerpiece for your holiday table this year!
Dec. 8 – Holiday Concert with the San Diego Mandolin Orchestra
Dec. 9 – Breakfast with Santa – this event is sold out
Dec. 9 – Selfies with Santa 🎅🏽 at Coronado Ferry Landing, 12-3pm.
Dec. 9 – Shop Small Saturday, Again! Coronado MainStreet hosts annual event
Dec. 9 – FOCUS Creating Magic Holiday Party – at the Coronado Cays Yacht Club
Dec. 9 & 10 – Musica Vitale’s “Oratorio De Noël” Concert in Coronado on Dec. 10
Dec. 10 – Ride the Lights – meet at Spreckels Park on your decorated bike at 4:45pm 🚲
Dec. 10 – Candy Cane Lane opens! See one of the most decorated streets by visiting the 400 block of Country Club Lane. Check out of the history of this tradition.
Dec. 10 – San Diego Bay Parade of Lights – boat parade (week 1 of 2)
Dec. 11 – Christmas Luncheon Bridge and Bay Garden Club
Dec. 12 – Toddler Storytime: Hanukkah – The library welcomes a guest storytime host, Ms. Zeldi, to share the story of Hanukkah. This interactive storytime includes some treats, songs, and fun!
Dec. 15 – Preschool Storytime: Santa – Listen to The Night Before Christmas featuring a special surprise guest: Santa himself! After the storytime, kids can get pictures with Santa (time-permitting).
Dec. 15 – Christmas Movie Night – free showing of “Elf” at the Ferry Landing
Dec. 15-17 Holiday Cabaret at Coronado Playhouse
Dec. 16 – Holiday Sing-Along with the Coronado Ukulele Club
Dec. 16 – Selfies with Santa 🎅🏽 at Coronado Ferry Landing, 12-3pm.
Dec. 16 – Coronado Golf Cart Holiday Parade – decorate your golf cart and join the fun. Starts at 4:30 pm with a meetup at Star Park Circle. Beep beep!
Dec. 16 – Holidays in Coronado concert by the Coronado Philharmonia Orchestra – annual Christmas concert in collaboration with CoSA
Dec. 17 – Coronado Mistletoe Mile at 9am on Coronado Beach ($20 to register).
Dec. 17 – San Diego Bay Parade of Lights – boat parade (week 2 of 2)
Dec. 18-26 – Coronado Menorah Lighting at the Hotel del Coronado. 4:30pm (5:30pm on Dec 24) Celebrate Chanukah with a nightly Menorah lighting in The Del’s beautiful Garden Patio, hosted by the Chabad of Coronado.
Dec. 19-22 – Rotary Santa gift drop-off between the hours of noon and 5pm, Dec. 19-22 at Coronado Chase Bank to have Santa deliver gifts on Christmas Eve
Dec. 20 – CIFF Classic Film Series – “The Shop Around the Corner” (1940) at Village Theatre
Dec. 20 – Coronado Senior Association Christmas Holiday Luncheon. $5 for lunch and a chance to win door prizes. Wear your favorite holiday sweater. Reservations are required.
Call for event details: 619.522.7343
Dec. 24 – Rotary Santa delivers gifts from 5pm-7pm. Get details here.
Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Dinner at The Del – Celebrate Christmas Eve in the spectacular Southpointe Ballroom with a lavish festive spread, full of traditional favorites and culinary delights
Dec. 25 – Christmas Day Brunch at The Del – Guests will feast in the new Southpointe Ballroom, with a festive spread full of traditional favorites and sweet treats
Dec. 25 – Christmas Day at Crown Landing – A lavish seafood and Pho noodle buffet; steak, lobster and mushroom risotto main dishes, decadent desserts and more
Dec. 31 – Smokehouse Rockin’ New Year’s Eve – Rock in the new year with a night of music, merriment and memories to last a lifetime at the new Smokehouse & Bar at the Historic Laundry
Have a favorite Coronado holiday tradition that we haven’t included?
Send an email to [email protected]. We will be regularly updating this list all season long.