San Diego Weekend Events Roundup December 14-17

Catch four showing of The San Diego Symphony’s ‘Noel Noel’— San Diego’s favorite holiday music tradition.

From holiday parties to decadent dinners, check out the top San Diego weekend events for December 14-17.

Edited by Madelyn Harris.


Latin Nights
Dec. 15, 23. Experience Latin Nights at the Gaslamp’s newest nightlife destination, Osetra Seafood & Steaks. December’s theme is Cuban-inspired, providing a glamorous, avant-garde, cosmopolitan dining and dancing experience. Grab your dancing shoes and get ready for a night of exotic beats. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover admission. Osetra Seafood & Steaks, 904 Fifth Ave.



San Diego Bay Parade of Lights
Dec. 17. See San Diego Bay twinkle with more than 100 private boats decked out with holiday lights for a festive night on the water. This year’s theme is “Arrrgh! A Pirate’s Christmas”. 5 p.m. Procession begins at Cesar Chavez Park before making the turn to Coronado.



Rady Children’s Ice Rink
Through Jan. 7. Celebrate the holiday season by lacing up your skates and gliding away at this outdoor ice rink located in the historical NTC at Liberty Station. $14 adults, $12 kids. View website for full schedule. 2640 Historic Decatur Road, Point Loma.







A Very Carnitas’ Christmas
Dec. 17. The Embarcadero Shack is pulling out all stops for the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights. Guests will enjoy a photo station, live music from Mike White, free ornament decorating, holiday popcorn stations, corn hole, giant jenga and more. 4-7 p.m. Free. 1004 North Harbor Drive.




Winter Nights
Dec. 16. Westfield UTC is transforming into a SoCal winter wonderland during its Winter Nights—a series of magical evenings featuring real snow, real reindeer, living snow globes, snowflake girls, live entertainment, surprise giveaways and more. Check out a special laser light show on Fridays and Saturdays. 5-8 p.m. 4545 La Jolla Villa Drive.




Holiday Remix Party
Dec. 15. Locals are invited to celebrate the holiday season at The US GRANT. The event promises a remarkably festive afternoon featuring live entertainment, unique culinary experiences, gourmet food stations, decadent desserts, craft cocktails and more. 3-5 p.m. $65. 326 Broadway. Tickets




Pilates and Pints
Dec. 16. Grab your squad and sweat it out at the best workout around, with the promise of an ice-cold craft brew as a reward for your hard work. Barrel Republic will provide mats, or bring your own if you’re a Pilates pro. 11 a.m. Free, donation-based. 1261 Garnet Ave.





Bellamy’s Croatian/Slovenian Wine Dinner
Dec. 14. As part of a dinner series focusing on the idea of ‘traveling with wine,’ Bellamy’s event will consist of a four-course wine paired dinner featuring dishes from Crotia and Slovenia. Guests can expect dishes such as Brudet, a traditional seafood stew, along with seared monkfish skamp and slow braised wild boar pasticada. Finish the evening with a warm decadent chocolate cake for dessert. 5 p.m. $49. 417 W. Grand Ave., Escondido.



Taste ‘n’ Tinis
Dec. 14. Classic cocktail parties will have a new sparkle this season when Hillcrest serves up a festive way to enjoy the holiday season. Embark on a self-guided walking tour of attractive drinks, captivating eats and fabulous local shopping. Participants can also grab a picture with “Naughty Santa” and buy ugly sweaters. 4-9 p.m. $25 in advance, $30 day-of. Check in at 535 Robinson Ave.





‘An American Christmas’
Dec. 14-24. Step back to 1917 for a memorable feast. Lamb’s Players Theatre presents this delectable four-course holiday meal in a unique setting of festive dance and song. Guests are encouraged to dress up in festive attire. View website for complete schedule and pricing. The US GRANT, 326 Broadway, downtown. 



‘Noel Noel’
Dec. 16, 22, 23.
 The San Diego Symphony is set to deliver a particularly memorable holiday season with four showing of San Diego’s favorite holiday music tradition. The performance will feature your favorite songs of the season and demonstrate the quest for the true meaning of the holidays. Visit website for schedule and prices. 750 B St., 619.235.0804.



‘Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Broadcast’
Through Dec. 24. San Diego Musical Theatre presents the heartwarming holiday classic retold as a live 1940s-era radio broadcast—with live Foley effects and a score of holiday songs. Horton Grand Theatre, 444 Fourth Ave.