Discover a wide range of San Diego County events and activities this weekend!
Santee Holiday Lighting Celebration
From the City of Santee: Live Music – 5:30pm and Tree Lighting Ceremony – 6:15pm
Free holiday crafts, snow sledding by Rise City Church, photos with Santa, horse drawn trolley & wagon rides, mini express train, petting zoo, Santee fire truck, carolers, and activities for the kids.
Restaurants in close proximity to the event. Parking is limited – Using the Trolley Green Line is recommended. Rain or Shine Event
When: Friday, Nov. 17 | 5:30 – 8:30pm
Where: Santee Trolley Square | 9884 Mission Gorge Road, Santee, California 92071
More information: cityofsanteeca.gov
71st Annual Mother Goose Parade
The Mother Goose Parade is San Diego’s East County’s annual holiday kick-off celebration featuring whimsical floats, clowns, bands and equestrians.
The largest parade in San Diego County is also the largest of its type west of the Mississippi. Each year, the Mother Goose Parade attracts thousands of spectators to the streets of El Cajon. More than 100 colorful and exciting parade entries come from around the United States to share in the excitement that is the Mother Goose Parade.
When: Sunday, Nov. 19 | 1 – 3pm
Where: El Cajon Blvd & W Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020
More information: www.mothergooseparade.org
Encinitas Fall Festival
With 450+ booths, plus dozens of unique downtown retailers, the Encinitas Fall Festival is a perfect opportunity to get a head start on your holiday shopping. Enjoy the music of popular local bands in The Lumberyard Courtyard and dance, music and other entertainment on the Community Stage next to Ace Hardware. Take your young ones to the Kids Zone for a variety of fun activities. And walk your furry friends into Dog Zone for some treats and special attention.
When: Sunday, Nov. 19 | 9am – 4pm
Where: Coast Highway 101 between D and J Streets, Encinitas, CA 92024
More information: www.kennedyfaires.com/encinitas
Del Mar Antique Show and Sale
Over 50 years of excellence with over 100 qualified antique dealers. This is the largest indoor antique show south of San Francisco! Everything from tin to Tiffany!
All attendees to the Del Mar Racetrack are admitted FREE with proof of attendance (program, losing ticket, etc).
When: Friday & Saturday, Nov. 17 & 18, 11am – 7pm | Sunday, Nov. 19, 11am – 5pm
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds | 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
Cost: $8.00 General admission; $4.00 with discount from website; parking $13
More information: calendarshows.com