San Diego Holiday Lights


It is definitely the holiday season here in San Diego. You turn on the radio and hear Christmas songs, you go shopping and see trees and posts decorated everywhere and not to mention sparkling lights galore!

There’s nothing quite like twinkling holiday lights to make you feel the spirit of the season. In San Diego County, there are a lot of neighborhoods that are known for going all out for the holidays, creating dazzling displays for all to enjoy. Check out the map below to see one closest to you.



North County

Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights

San Marcos Knob Hill Road


Carlsbad Christmas House

San Diego Botanic Garden

Poway Candy Cane Lane

Carmel Mountain Fairway Village

Rancho Penasquitos Christmas Card Lane


East County

Lakeside Paseo Palmas Drive

Santee Starlight Circle

El Cajon Pepper Drive

Lemon Grove Santa Claus Lane


Central San Diego

Tierrasanta Belardo Drive

Clairemont Christmas Park

The Family Holiday Party and Parade of Lights Mission Bay


Balboa Park

Jungle Bells at the Zoo

Bankers Hill The Forward House

Garrison Street Lights Point Loma

South Bay

Chula Vista Christmas Circle


*If it’s raining outside, there is a possible most of these displays will power down for safety reasons. Keep that in mind as you plan your light-gazing outing.


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