Weekend Guide | December 12-14


12 Beer of Christmas: Holiday Food and Pairings | 4:00p | Waypoint Public | Starting Friday, Waypoint will debut a special plate & pint pairing featuring one the season’s holiday brews accompanied by a complimentary (free!) bite to match.

The Nutcracker | Various times | Spreckels Theater | This Christmas classic opens today at Spreckels Theater! Runs through Wednesday, December 24th.


Jungle Bells | 9:00a – 8:00p | San Diego Zoo | Jungle Bells starts today! Until January 4th, the San Diego Zoo is transformed into a Winter Wonderland. Join in the merriment with holiday activities until 8:00 PM each evening.

Geminid Meteor Shower | Borrego Springs Spa and Resort | Drive out to the desert where the skies are clear and catch the meteor shower! Borrego Springs Spa and Resort has a special weekend package to help you get most out of your visit.


Holiday on Adams Avenue | 2:00p – 5:00p | Kensington Library Park | Enjoy holiday carolers and dancers, kids crafts, tons of snow, and a visit from Santa Claus!

Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade | 1:00p-5:00p | All pet owners and their furry, feathered and scaled companions are invited to this jolly promenade and pet expo, which starts and ends at Hilton Gaslamp Park.