Drive-Thru 2020 Holiday Happenings

Covid-19 has affected the holidays in many different ways, however that doesn't mean that the holiday cheer will be gone! San Diego will be having many drive thru holiday fun these upcoming days. Load up your sleigh and take a drive to and through holiday happiness with these festive and socially distanced events. This blog will go over upcoming drive-thru 2020 holiday happenings that you simply cannot miss!

The Nutcracker Drive-In San Diego

The Nutcracker Drive-In San Diego Ballet will be presenting the gorgeous ballet performance of The Nutcracker.This will be an outdoor drive-in event that will transform the Liberty Station neighborhood's corridor into a pop-up theater. The drive-in format will allow families to revel in this hour-long classical production with comfort and ease of mind. People will be able to witness enchanting playgoers with sugarplum fairies, leaping cossacks, and flurries of snowflakes underneath the San Diego sky. The price for general admission is $99 and $139 for VIP front row parking.

  • When: November 27 - December 6, 2020
  • Where: Liberty Station, Lot N
  • Price: $99-$139

Old Town Trolley’s Holiday Light and Sights Tour

Hop aboard Old Town Trolley's Holiday Lights & Sights Tour and ride a wave of holiday cheer! Elf conductors will be sharing fun holiday facts and traditions while you enjoy the festive holiday lights of Old Town, Seaport Village, Embarcadero, Balboa Park, and more! You will also enjoy a 15-minute stop at Seaport Village to enjoy the holiday festivities. Once you step onto the trolley, the Christmas cheer will commence. Colorful candy canes will be handed out and uplifting holiday music will be played throughout the tour. This is an absolute experience you cannot miss.

  • When: Dec. 3-24 and Dec. 26-30, 2020.
  • Where: Old Town Market – 4010 Twiggs Street.
  • Price: $25 ages four and up (ages three and under are free)

Taste of December Nights

For more than 40 years, the San Diego community has welcomed the holiday season with the annual December Nights celebration at Balboa Park. While current global health conditions will prevent the event from taking place as usual, the City of San Diego will be offering a Taste of December Nights. The program will have some of your favorite food trucks and food vendors from past December Nights in a drive-thru setting. It will take place in the Inspiration Point parking lot near Balboa Park. This will be a three day event with over 20 food truck vendors offering their most popular menu items!

  • When: Friday, December 4 – Sunday, December 6 from11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Where: Inspiration Point Way at Balboa Park

Enchanted Village

Enchanted Village will be a magical drive-thru event that will welcome San Diegans to view beautiful holiday lights, sounds, and decorations! The village will feature hundreds of giant candy canes, candy land, a forest of Christmas trees, nightly appearances of Santa, and much more! You will be able to experience over 100,000 holiday lights, interactive displays, and many other fun attractions from the safety of your car. You could also have your photo taken with Santa at a safe distance.

  • When: December 18-23 • 5-8 PM
  • Where: 12526 Campo Rd., Spring Valley CA 91978
  • Price: $65

The holiday cheer doesn’t disappear from San Diego! While ensuring that social distancing protocols are being followed, San Diego will be hosting many different holiday events that you cannot miss! When attending these drive-thru 2020 holiday happenings, booking a stay at a hotel might be necessary. Comfort Inn Gaslamp is the perfect place to stay! To book your stay for the upcoming holiday events that will be taking place, give us a call at (520) 441-6422 or visit our website.