When it comes to events in and around Carlsbad and Coastal North San Diego, the options are as diverse as the landscape itself. From music and food and wine showcases to sporting events, flower shows, seasonal festivals and county fairs, there is something for every visitor and every age.
Here’s a look at some of the most popular upcoming events – all just moments from West Inn & Suites hotel. Each highlights the fun loving spirit and culture of the Carlsbad area, while giving visitors a wide range of opportunities to join the locals at play.
LEGOLAND Holiday Snow Days and Winter Nights- Come build Holiday memories during the month of December at LEGOLAND California Resort. Play in real snow, build snowmen and throw snowballs at LEGO targets. See the world's largest LEGO Christmas tree and watch the nightly tree lighting ceremony.
The TEN Tenors: Home for the Holidays- Join Australia's rockstars of the opera as they enthrall with their unique selection of traditional and contemporary seasonal favorites. Home for the Holidays is a magical experience for the whole family that will delight, and captivate audiences.
Holiday Tree Lighting & Winter Wonderland Festival- Our Holiday Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland Festival is an annual community event where we bring the North Pole to the heart of Escondido.
Garden of Lights- The Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience. Leave the hustle and bustle of the malls behind and enjoy a relaxing evening strolling the lighted Garden.
Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights- The Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights, a distinctly California celebration, features boats decorated for the holidays that will sail around the Bay.
Breakfast with Santa- Santa Claus is coming - to the Safari Park! He'll be here for breakfast, and would love to see you and your family. Gather at the Safari Park's scenic Kilima Point for a delicious and bountiful breakfast with the jolly ol' elf himself.
Parade of Lights Viewing at the Maritime Museum- The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition. Join us this December for our annual Parade of Lights Dinner and Parade viewing.
San Diego Chargers VS. Miami Dolphins- Catch the San Diego Chargers take on the Miami Dolphins during the last regular season home game at Qualcomm Stadium.
The Magic of Christmas- Celebrate the holidays with family and friends at the Westgate hotel. Enjoy a refined four-course dinner in the Westgate Room or experience a lavish Christmas Day Buffet in the elegant Le Fontainebleau Room.
Kids' New Year’s Eve at LEGOLAND- Like the famous Times Square party, Kids' New Year’s Eve features a kid's concert and countdown to the new year followed by a huge LEGO brick dropping 22 feet into the new year and a dazzling fireworks display.
Albert's "Mildly Wild" New Year's Eve Dinner- Join us to celebrate another fantastic year at the San Diego Zoo, and enjoy a gourmet dinner prepared by Executive Chef Chris Mirguet and Albert's Chef Charles Boukas.
New Year's Eve VIP Celebration Dinner Cruise- Toast to the New Year under the stars aboard a Hornblower yacht. The champagne will be flowing, delicious food will be served, and music will be provided to keep you dancing the night away!
New Year's Day Brunch Cruise- Toast to the New Year with a delicious Champagne brunch, free-flowing champagne, and amazing San Diego Bay views.
Jerry Seinfeld- Jerry Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere.
Kids Marathon Mile at LEGOLAND California- Though created for kids ages 12 and under, everyone is welcome to participate. Moms, dads, and big kids are invited to join the fun in this noncompetitive 1-mile run/walk through LEGOLAND® California.