Top Holiday Displays Around Carlsbad & San Diego

With all holiday festivities happening, people who live near and around San Diego have so many options of how they choose to see and enjoy all the lights and displays. Just be careful that you’re not driving down the street and get distracted by all this holiday beauty! The team at Carlsbad Auto Service wants you to enjoy some of the special displays around our beautiful area. Here are some suggestions:

Balboa Park December Nights

On December 1st-2nd 2017, enjoy the celebration and festivities at Balboa Park December Nights. Food, entertainment, and fun are what this 2-day event is all about at Balboa Park, America’s biggest urban cultural park. The sounds, smells, and sights of the Christmas season fill the cultural centers, museums, and air! Festivities include:

  • Live music
  • Delicious foods from around the world
  • Light displays
  • Theater and dance performances

Old Town Market Trolley’s Holiday Lights Tour

Guests of all ages can board the Holiday Lights and Sights Trolley for an hour-long tour that takes you to the most elaborately decorated neighborhoods, houses, and buildings. You’ll also get to view the Christmas lights of Old Town San Diego, Balboa Park, the Embarcadero, Garrison Street, and more. Enjoy the songs, traditions, and sights of the holiday season. There’s even apple cider, cookies, and a caroling sing-a-long with the conductors! Bonus that you’ll learn and discuss interesting facts and the history about the history of Christmas traditions.

Holiday Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland Festival

On December 2, 2017, the California Center for the Arts hosts a Holiday Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland Festival. Escondido becomes the north pole! Kids will have the opportunity to play in REAL snow, decorate Christmas cookies, make hand-made gifts for their friends and family. This Winter Wonderland Forest comes alive at dusk with sparkly lights. The holiday spirit will be irresistible!

Here are a few local parades to go to over the holidays:

  • Mother Goose Parade
  • Coronado Holiday Parade & Open House
  • North Park Toyland Parade
  • Starlight Parade
  • Encinitas Holiday Parade
  • Ocean Beach Holiday Parade
  • La Jolla Christmas Parade and Holiday Festival
  • Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights
  • Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights
  • Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade
  • Port of San Diego Bay Parade of Lights
  • Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade

If you want an inspection or need auto repair before you hit the road for all your holiday festivities, visit Carlsbad Auto Service. Our skilled mechanics provide the most quality auto repair in the region, and we welcome you to experience our 5-star customer service for yourself. To make an appointment, contact us. We’re located at 3181 Tyler Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008. We look forward to your visit!

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