From Holiday Shopping to Movies Under the Stars, This San Diego Lifestyle Destination Is Full of Holiday Cheer
The holiday season is here, and there’s no better place to celebrate than Del Mar’s One Paseo. This vibrant lifestyle destination has prepared a delightful lineup of holiday events, festive dining options and shopping experiences to make your holidays merry and bright. So, bundle up and get ready to immerse yourself in the holiday magic! From tree lightings and movies under the stars to cocoa with Santa and holiday gift hunting, there’s so much to experience this season. Here’s your guide to a holly jolly December at One Paseo.
When: Nov. 21-Jan. 1
Who doesn’t love a holiday photo op?! Kicking off the season at One Paseo is the enchanting Winter Studebaker Truck. With its twinkling lights and vintage charm, this truck is a must-visit for a taste of holiday nostalgia. Be sure to bring your friends and family along for a memorable photo op that captures the essence of the season.
When: Nov. 24-Dec. 23, Fridays & Saturdays, 5-7 p.m.
Experience the wonder of December Nights at One Paseo, where the village transforms into a winter wonderland for visitors to soak all the Christmas feels. Enjoy the snowfall, sip on hot cocoa and bask in the holiday cheer. It’s the perfect place to bring your loved ones and create lasting memories under the falling snowflakes.
When: Nov. 25, 5-8 p.m.
Join in the excitement as One Paseo illuminates its magnificent Christmas tree. The tree-lighting ceremony is a heartwarming event that marks the official start of the holiday season. Don’t miss the chance to experience the glow of the 30-foot tree, along with live musical performances, falling snow from the rooftops, Santa and other special guests.
When: Dec. 9, 5-9 p.m.; movie starts at 6 p.m.
Bundle up with a blanket and some popcorn at the center’s Holiday Moonlight Cinema on Dec. 9. This outdoor movie night is perfect for families and friends who want to enjoy a holiday film under the starry sky. This year’s flick will be the animated version of “The Grinch” and will take place on the lawn behind Harland.
When: Dec 12, 5-7 p.m.
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with the Menorah Lighting Ceremony at One Paseo. This event brings the community together to honor the traditions of Hanukkah. Gather at The Fire Pit and be part of this special occasion led by Rabbi Levi Raskin.
Cocoa with Santa + Letters to Santa
When: Dec. 17, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Throughout December
Make your kiddos’ dreams come true! Let your little ones write letters to St. Nick and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa as you capture precious moments with your camera that will last a lifetime. Throughout December, One Paseo is offering holiday postcards for your littles to write heartfelt letters to Santa. Drop their letters in Santa’s mailbox at the Log. There will also be a holiday toy drive in partnership with Home Start for children in need—the donation bin will be next to the One Paseo trolley!
One Paseo is home to all sorts of dining destinations—from casual spots for a quick bite between festivities to cozy restaurants full of holiday cheer. Stop by Parakeet Cafe for a salted maple latte and brunchy bites like the charcoal waffle, chilaquiles and harvest toast, or snag something sweet at SusieCakes, such as one of their holiday-inspired cupcakes or frosted cookies! If you find yourself at One Paseo during December Nights or the Tree Lighting ceremony, make a reservation at South of Nick’s or North Italia for a tasty meal in between events. For a full list of restaurants at One Paseo, click here!
Online shopping is all the rage, but there’s something special about picking out the perfect gift for someone in person. Whether you’re shopping for your kiddos, your coworkers or your significant other, One Paseo has it all. Pop into The Great—a brand with everything from children’s apparel and retro-inspired footwear to vintage finds reinvented with hand-embroidery.
For those who love surfing and golfing, Land & Sea Golf is a must-visit store for its collection of athleisure and coastal-inspired apparel, while Pigment is the ultimate destination for the design-savvy homemaker in your life. Shop for plants, gifts, homewares and even furniture at this swoon-worthy shop! And if you’re on the hunt for a fashionista friend, you can’t go wrong with a stroll through Van De Vort, where you’ll find a boho-chic collection of sought-after apparel from LA, Australia and beyond.
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