Skating by the Sea returns to Coronado this holiday season and will be benefiting Make-A-Wish® San Diego. This unique beachfront experience allows guests to ice skate while enjoying stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. While there, be sure to check out the other festive offerings on the property, including the Frostbite Lounge, Beachside Igloos, a Lightshow Spectacular, and Holiday Movie Showings at the beach.
Old Town Trolley's Holiday Lights & Sights Tour is a ride full of holiday cheer! Enjoy sing-a-long caroling with our Elf conductors as they share fun holiday facts and traditions, followed by a 15-minute stop at Seaport Village for holiday festivities, and end with seeing the festive holiday lights of Old Town, Embarcadero, Seaport Village and Balboa Park.
EVENT DATES: December 1st to 23rd, and 26th to 30th
The 52nd annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights will feature a procession of 80 lavishly decorated boats. This event has become one of the most iconic events in the region and is free to watch. The parade will proceed to the pier at Cesar Chavez Park before making the turn to Coronado, giving spectators another area to view the parade.
The scenic, bayside streets of downtown San Diego will come alive with the Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade presented by Kaiser Permanente! As always, this exciting family event brings together world-class marching bands, magnificent floats, entertaining drill teams, and a procession of enormous balloons – more than any other parade! Over 100,000 street-side spectators will enjoy the parade along with a nationwide television audience. Street side viewing of the parade is free!