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Global Winter Wonderland

Chinese Lantern Festival

A spectacular holiday festival featuring awe-inspiring illuminated landscapes celebrating Holidays Around the World, along with Cirque du Soleil level acrobatics, 35+ carnival rides, holiday-themed activities, games, international food, shopping and more.

Neighborhood: Mission Valley and Old Town

SDCCU Stadium

9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA 92108

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Date & Time

Nov 19, 2017 - Jan 7, 2018

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Starting at $19

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Flagship Patriot Jet Boat Tour

Jan 23 - ongoing

Climb aboard the Patriot for one of the most thrilling rides in San Diego! Zip and zoom around the bay on an entertaining tour of the waterfront's most scenic spots - past military ships, along the downtown skyline, and under the iconic Coronado Bridge. The 70-foot Patriot comfortably seats 139 and offers fantastic views in every direction. With rock music pumping, your highly skilled captain will narrate and navigate while executing 360-degree turns and reaching speeds upwards of 50 mph. Propelled by two 1,400 horsepower jet engines, it's the adrenaline adventure of a lifetime!

Feel the wind, the motion and the refreshing spray, and experience the beauty of San Diego from a whole new perspective. There's nothing like it!

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La Mesa Oktoberfest

Oct 2 - Oct 4, 2020

Since 1973, the La Mesa Oktoberfest has been attracting Oktoberfest revelers from across San Diego and Southern California for three free days of festive live music, top-notch German food, and of course, steins filled to the brim with German & Craft Beer! In light of current events and safety protocols, the La Mesa Oktoberfest is proud to bring you a re-imagined weekend of festivities with just as much community spirit and prost-ing as you would expect from this beloved La Mesa tradition.

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La Mesa's Holiday in the Village

Dec 4 - Dec 5, 2020

Ring in the Holiday season with the 5th Annual La Mesa Village Association’s Holiday in the Village on Friday, December 4th from 4 PM to 9 PM and Saturday, December 5th from 10 AM to 9 PM! Friends and family can relax by the fire pits spread around the village while enjoying caroling from local singing groups, classic holiday music, and fun, live entertainment! La Mesa’s FREE Holiday in the Village will turn everyone holly and jolly with a full lineup of entertainment across multiple stages, including traditional holiday songs and music, local bands, and community performances throughout the weekend. Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree and dance the night away to your holiday favorites, as well as some local tunes!

FREE FESTIVAL FOR ALL.
For more information, please visit LaMesaVillageAssociation.org.
Event Benefits the La Mesa Village Association.

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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure - Balboa Park

Sep 14, 2020 - ongoing

Turn Downtown or San Diego's Balboa Park into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour Event as you compete against other teams for the best score. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history.

Covid Friendly outdoor activity. No tour guides to meet, no people added to your group.  Available 365 days a year, sunrise to sunset. Start when you want and play at your pace. Save 20% with Promocode: SDEVENT

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Events

Flagship Patriot Jet Boat Tour

Jan 23 - ongoing
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La Mesa Oktoberfest

Oct 2 - Oct 4, 2020
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La Mesa's Holiday in the Village

Dec 4 - Dec 5, 2020
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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure - Balboa Park

Sep 14, 2020 - ongoing
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