Exploring San Diego


Exploring San Diego: Things to do Dec. 26 - 30

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Posted at 1:11 PM, Dec 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-27 16:47:37-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is a great time to enjoy the fun you missed while buying gifts and attending workplace parties.


Holiday Food Truck Festival
Where: Balboa Park; Cost: Free
Ready to get the family out of the house? Take a walk through beautiful Balboa Park and grab a bite at the Holiday Food Truck Festival. There will be music and late hours offered at the park's museums. The lineup of trucks changes daily through Dec. 30.


San Diego International Auto Show
Where: Convention Center; Cost: $15
The Auto Show just rolled in to the convention center. It’s the second-biggest show of its kind in Southern California, with the new models and no sales pressure when you kick the tires! 2018 brings a whopping 12 lanes for test drives.


Great concerts
Where: San Diego venues; Cost varies
Donavon Frankenreiter performs at the Belly Up Friday and Saturday. This folksy favorite is worth the trip to North County! If you want to see a show with more pep, check out the Boogie Woogie Duets on stage at Dizzy’s on Mission Bay Drive. This is also the last weekend of Dr. Seuss’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas! at The Old Globe in Balboa Park. Check out our entertainment calendar for more ideas.


Pajama Jam
Where: New Children’s Museum; Cost: $25-35
Start 2019 off right with an early countdown at this downtown family spot. There will be dancing, games, dinner and a balloon drop for you to enjoy while wearing your jammies.


Catch up on holiday fun
Were you so busy before Christmas that you missed out on events? Some of them will last into the new year. Enjoy outdoor ice skating at one of four San Diego County rinks, and holiday celebrations at SeaWorld, LEGOLAND, and the San Diego Zoo.