SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Get out and enjoy the weekend, San Diego!
There's plenty of holiday magic happening this weekend around the county.
Santa Claus will be out in force, as the San Diego Santa Run and Santa Pub Crawl hit city streets.
Some favorite parades are hitting the area as well, with the San Diego Bay of Lights and Mission Beach Parade of Boats return. Oceanside and Pacific Beach are also holding their holiday parades this weekend.
Here's a look at this weekend fun festivities:
Night Owls: (Gin)gerbread at Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
Dawn your best ugly sweater and hit the dance floor at The New Children's Museum for this 21 years and older event. Enjoy live music, access to galleries and studios, a maker market, tacos and donuts, and more.
City Ballet of San Diego: The Nutcracker at Spreckels Theatre
Experience some holiday magic with City Ballet of San Diego's award-winning production of The Nutcracker, following a young woman's journey from her family Christmas party to the enchanted Snow Forest and the Land of Sweets.
Toast of Gaslamp is a self-guided walking tour around the Gaslamp District, offering 20 sips, 20 bites, and shopping deals for holiday lovers. Wear an ugly holiday sweater or reindeer ears and be entered into the Toast's raffle.
WOOF. Pets enjoy the holidays just as much as the rest of us and will take to downtown to celebrate the season in December. Owners and their furry friends will dress up in holiday clothing and march from to and from MLK Promenade Park at Fourth Avenue and K Street.