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Continue with your holiday festivities this weekend by checking out some events in the San Diego county area:
Santa Claus comes to the San Diego Marketplace
Santa Claus will be at the San Diego Marketplace to talk to children about their Christmas wishes, and they will also go home with a treat!When: Saturday — Sunday, Dec 13 – 14 | 11am – 1pmWhere: The San Diego Marketplace | 1755 Euclid Avenue,
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The 7th Annual Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade is happening on Sunday, December 14 in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego. At 3pm the parade begins and ends at Hilton Gaslamp Park, winding through the streets of the historic district.
Also ongoing from 1pm to 5pm is the Pet Expo that you and your pets can explore for free.
When: Sunday, December 14 | Parade begins at 3pm | Pet Expo is open 1-5pm
Where: Hilton Gaslamp Park
Cost: Free for the Pet Expo | Parade: $15 in advance, $20 day-of
More information and tickets: www.gaslamp.org/pet-parade
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It’s a San Diego tradition: December Nights kicks off for a 36th consecutive year.
When: Friday, Dec. 5 Where: Balboa Park, San Diego More info
Pine Valley Holiday Home Tour
The third annual Pine Valley Holiday Home Tour. There are 7 homes decorated for the holidays just waiting to put you in the Christmas spirit. The self guided tour costs $20 in advance, or $25 at the door.
When: Saturday, December 6 | 10am Where: Starting at Pine Valley Library on Historic Old Hwy 80 Tickets & more info: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the library at 619-473-8022
Garden of Lights
The San Diego Botanic Garden is transformed into an enchanted winter wonderland. Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, holiday crafts, marshmallow roasting, visits with Santa, live music and refreshments.
When: Sunday, Dec. 7 | 5pm Where: San Diego Botanic Garden, Encinitas
Bates Nut Farm will be hosting their “Santa’s Coming!” Craft Fair this weekend.
Over 80 artisans will be selling a variety of handmade crafts and fine art. Each day live bands perform on the Bates stage from 12:00 – 3:00. Friday is Jazz, Saturday features the Ash Street Ramblers, and the Honky Tonk Kings will perform on Sunday.
When: Nov. 28 – 30, 9am to 4pm Where: Bates Nut Farm | 15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center, CA Cost: Admission and parking are free.