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Beachfront Holiday Fun

Santa Saturdays & Free Ride Toy Drive

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Belmont Park! Experience the joyous season by the beach as the park transforms into a festive beach-style winter spirit with activities.

During Santa Saturdays, guests are invited to share their wish lists and take a free photo next to the beach-themed Christmas tree for the perfect holiday memory. Photos with Santa will be available on Saturdays, December 1 to 22 from 1-4p.m. at the Food Court Stage (Santa also accepts wish lists in Spanish).

In partnership with The Salvation Army, Belmont Park will participate in a Free Ride Toy Drive December 1 through 16. With a donation of one unwrapped, brand new toy, guests will receive one free ride of choice. Toys must have a minimum $5 value to redeem a free ride. One ride per person is offered upon redemption. www.belmontpark.com.

Neighborhood: Mission Bay and Beaches

Belmont Park
3190 Mission Blvd
San Diego, CA 92109

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Dec 3 - Dec 22, 2018
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