Holiday Happenings 2023 – Coronado Times

Holiday Happenings 2023 – Coronado Times

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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. 18FOCUS Holiday Boutique – Enjoy shopping from over 40 local artisans; admission $10 at the door

Nov. 18Friends of the Library Pre-Holiday Book & Gift Sale Start your holiday shopping at the library

Nov. 23Turkey Trot – 10th annual event on Thanksgiving morning to benefit Rady Children’s Hospital –  San Diego’s Child Life Services

Nov. 23Thanksgiving Dinner at The Del – a Thanksgiving dinner in the beautiful new Southpointe Ballroom

Nov. 23Thanksgiving at Loews Coronado Bay Resort – a lavish buffet in the signature Crown Landing restaurant

Nov. 25Small Business Saturday – support our local independent businesses on Small Business Saturday

Nov. 25 – Dec. 24“Respectfully Christmas” – at Lamb’s Players Theatre

Nov. 29CIFF Classic Film Series – “The Lion in Winter” (1968) at Village Theatre

Dec. 1Coronado Holiday Parade & Open House – 48th annual parade and tree and menorah lighting at Rotary Park

Dec. 1Holiday Book Signing – stop by Fair Trade Décor for a signing of “Taking Turns”

Dec. 1Gingerbread House Decorating Party – All ages welcome for hot cocoa and decorating gingerbread houses at Qualcraft Construction

Dec. 2Artisans Alley Craft Fair – Do your holiday shopping from a selection of more than 140 vendors selling homemade crafts and unique holiday gifts at this 51st annual event supporting Coronado band and choir boosters

Dec. 6Holiday 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. 9FOCUS Creating Magic Holiday Party – at the Coronado Cays Yacht Club

Dec. 9Breakfast with Santa – this event is sold out

Dec. 10Ride the Lights – meet at Spreckels Park on your decorated bike at 4:45pm 🚲

Dec. 16Holidays in Coronado concert by the Coronado Philharmonia Orchestra – annual Christmas concert in collaboration with CoSA

Dec. 20CIFF Classic Film Series – “The Shop Around the Corner” (1940) at Village Theatre

Dec. 24Christmas 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. 25Christmas 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. 31Smokehouse 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?
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