Holiday Fun in North County

November 29, 2017

Ho, Ho Ho! Time to be merry and jingle all the way to these holiday celebrations in North County. From tree lightings, Santa encounters and the Encinitas Holiday Parade- There is no shortage of Holiday cheer around our beautiful seaside community. We may not have snow but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy delicious hot chocolate at one of the many wonderful celebrations. Here's Macaroni Kid Carlsbad's list of all the yuletide fun!

Carlsbad Village Faire Tree Lighting Sunday 

December 3rd, 2017 2-5pm

Carlsbad Village Faire has so many seasonal events including a fantastic tree lighting. Even join a community bike ride to get there and light up your bikes!

Carlsbad Village Night of Lights

December 2nd, 2017 5-8pm 

Omni La Costa Annual Tree Lighting Celebration 

December 2nd, 2017 3-7pm

Go down to the beautiful La Costa Resort for a unique holiday experience. Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with a tree lighting PLUS a visit from our skydiving Santa (weather permitting). My family attended this very unique event and the kids absolutely LOVED it. How often does Santa drive past you on a golf cart after jumping out of a plane? 

Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights

 December 9th, 2017 7-9pm

What is more SoCal than a bay of beautiful boats off our coast? Families adding christmas lights to their boats of course! Go down to the lovely Oceanside Harbor to view the parade of lights!

Encinitas Holiday Parade 

December 2, 2017 5-730pm

The famed Encinitas Holiday Parade is almost here! Join in the holiday fun and watch over 100 entries parading down the Coast Highway. Santa will be making an appearance as well. Eat, drink and be merry in Encinitas this holiday season.

Vista Christmas Parade

December 2nd, 2017 1-3pm

Vista is hosting their 59th annual Christmas Parade in Historic Vista Village. Check out this amazing family fun with great community and wonderful eats! There are some of the most popular North County breweries along the parade route. I’m  just sayin...

Garden of Lights - SD Botanical Garden 

December 2-23 & 26-30th 5-9pm

The San Diego Botanical Garden is a must see location in North County all year round. During the holidays this already magical place is transformed with holiday cheer, lights, marshmellow roasting, carriage rides and SNOW (on select nights.)

Heritage Tree Lighting at Moonlight Beach 

December 1st, 2017 5-6pm

Moonlight Beach, Christmas and apple cider? A winning combination! Come join the tree lighting of the massive 86 foot tall Norfolk Pine an Encinitas tradition.