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San Diego, California Holiday Events That Bring Joy This Season

Get into the spirit of the season with exciting holiday events in San Diego, California make memories with friends and family at exciting festivals and parades, enjoy live performances, and smile at the Christmas light displays. Enjoy special Christmas dinners, New Year's Eve celebrations and shopping for under the tree. With our festive events, spending the holidays at The Lafayette Hotel will be truly unforgettable.

Holiday Events

  • Film & Float: Elf
    • Date: Dec 14, 2018, 5:30-9:30pm
    • Enjoy an evening at The Lafayette Hotel and join Buddy the Elf on his adventure from the North Pole, through the Candy Cane Forest and all the way to New York City! Kick off the festive evening with a Gingerbread House Workshop with Chef Ryan. Hot cocoa and cider will be available along with roasted chestnuts. 
  • Christmas Dinner at Hope 46
    • Date: Dec 24 & 25, 2018
    • When the season is merry and bright, celebrate with friends and family with a visit to the Lafayette! Join us for a 3-course Prix Fixe dinner at our classic American staple, Hope 46. Start with a specialty salad or lobster bisque, followed by a savory entree of your choice and complete the flavors with a decadent dessert
  • New Year's Eve Celebration: Euphoric Haze
    • Date: Dec 31, 2018, Dinner 6:30pm, General Admission: 8:30pm
    • Experience three rooms of Peace, Love & Music as we take you back to the swinging 60's. Groove with us on the biggest night of the year! You can also join us for a social dining experience in The Lava Underground from 6:30-8:30pm Limited seating available, and tickets must be purchased in advance.

Holiday Shopping

  • San Diego Made: First Thursday
    • Date: Dec 6, 2018, 6:30-9:30pm
    • Support your community by shopping local this holiday season! We'll have 15+ talented local makers set up in the beautiful Conservatory at the Lafayette Hotel.