La Jolla Village, nestled along the San Diego coastline, offers a unique blend of upscale charm and coastal beauty. During the Holiday season, the village transforms into a festive wonderland. Streets adorned with twinkling lights and boutique displays create a magical atmosphere. Upscale dining establishments feature special holiday menus, while cultural venues host festive exhibitions and performances. La Jolla Village invites residents and visitors to experience the enchantment of Christmas against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.  Our Event Calendar is the place for up-to-date listings.  Of course, always check with the event organizer for updates and details.

 Holiday Events and Celebrations:

Explore the festive spirit of La Jolla Village by discovering the array of Christmas events hosted in this charming coastal community. From tree lighting ceremonies to holiday-themed gatherings, La Jolla Village comes alive with seasonal celebrations that capture the magic of Christmas against the backdrop of its upscale boutiques and scenic streets.

There are following activities will be during the Winter holidays in La Jolla Village:

La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival

Date:  Sun, Dec 3, 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Address: Girard Avenue

Holiday Celebration, La Jolla Community Center

Festive fare, entertainment, raffles, shopping, silent auction & more. 

Date: Fri, Dec 8, 3:00 – 6:00

Address: 6811 La Jolla Boulevard

 The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center, Events

Address: 7600 Fay Avenue 

The Magic of Bubbles (ConRAD Kids Series)

Date: Sat, Dec 2, 10:00 & 11:30 AM

Winter Gala, San Diego Academy of Ballet & Ballet Theatre

Date:  Sat, Dec 2, 6:30 PM

Date: Thu, Dec 7, 4:00 PM

Warwick’s Holiday Dog Party

            Date: Sat, Dec 2, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Santa is calling all Village pooches! Wear your finest holiday attire and come to Warwick’s to meet Santa. Enjoy special treats and prizes!

Address: 7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

Light Up the Night

Chabad of La Jolla’s Annual Hanukkah Celebration at La Valencia

Date: Thu, Dec 7, 5:00 – 7:30 PM

Address: La Valencia Hotel, 1132 Prospect St, La Jolla, California, 92037

Free and open to the public

Discover the enchantment of the holiday season in La Jolla Village by exploring whether special Christmas tree lighting ceremonies illuminate its charming streets. Delight in the festive ambiance as the community comes together to celebrate the magic of Christmas with twinkling lights and joyful gatherings

 La Jolla Tree Lighting Ceremony

Date: Thu, Nov 30, 2023, 4:30 – 8:00 PM

Address: La Valencia Hotel, 1132 Prospect St. La Jolla, CA 92037

Free and open to the public

Eat Drink and Be Merry – Embark on a culinary journey in La Jolla Village by uncovering the restaurants that weave holiday magic into their menus and experiences. Explore the festive side of dining as upscale establishments along Prospect Street and beyond create special Christmas offerings, promising a delightful blend of seasonal flavors and coastal elegance.  This is just a small sample of holiday dining options.

Christmas with THE LOT, La Jolla 

Date: Dec 24 & 25, 2:00 – 10:00 PM

Brunch Buffet from 9 AM – 4 PM

Three course menu, includes complimentary movie tickets. Adults $40, kids $15

Address: 7611 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

Christmas Eve Dinner at Nine-ten 

Date: Sun, Dec 24, 5:00 – 9:00 PM (last reservation at 8:30 p.m.)

Address: 910 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037

 La Valencia Hotel Holiday Happenings – Ongoing Throughout December

The Art of the Holidays – Immerse yourself in the artistic enchantment of La Jolla Village by exploring whether its renowned art galleries and cultural institutions embrace the holiday spirit. Uncover the magic of the season as these venues curate special holiday-themed exhibitions and events, adding a touch of festive creativity to the cultural landscape.

First Friday Art Walk

Date: Fri, Dec 1, 4:00 – 7:00 PM

Enjoy holiday-themed art shopping in La Jolla, more than 24 galleries and pop ups, a festive atmosphere with food, music, and drinks, Free community event.

Address: Sotheby’s Plaza, 1111 Prospect St, La Jolla, 92037 

 Reflections: Art Workshops | 55+ at MCASD La Jolla

Date: Fri, Dec 1, 10:00 AM – Dec 8, 12:30 PM

Address: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego700 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA