Top 5 Amazing Lights Display in San Diego North County
After Thanksgiving in San Diego North County, the city transforms into a magical wonderland with all the Christmas lights. North County displays range from over-the-top à la inflatable Santas and reindeer to simpler but just as festive versions. Revel in the magic and get ready to “ooh” and “ahh” at these landmarks, holiday markets and neighborhoods that create the most picturesque holiday light displays during the holiday season.
We've rounded up some of the best holiday displays in San Diego North County. Check out this week's Top 5 Amazing Lights Display.
Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights
December 8 at 7pm
Oceanside Yacht Club, 1950 N Harbor Dr, Oceanside, CA 92054
Be dazzled with the colorful display of lights at the Oceanside Yacht Club as boats of different sizes and shapes are draped with the most colorful and vibrant display of lights. Watch as the lighted up boats sail through the evening sea.
Holidays at LEGOLAND California
November 17 - December 31
1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Take the family out for a weekend fun bonding and experience the magic of the holidays with music, twinkling lights and a 30-ft LEGO Christmas Tree. Plus get to enjoy live entertainment, a holiday light show and character meet and greets at the Holiday Village at Legoland.
7607 Romeria St.
December 2 - 31 at 2 - 5pm
7607 Romeria St. Carlsbad, CA 92009, USA
Don't miss the famous “Carlsbad Christmas House” where it snows! Be sure to walk around to see Surfin’ Santa, Snoopy & Friends ice skating, Island of Misfit Toys, animals frolicking in the waterfall, animated window display, and more. Definitely an experience you don't want to miss!
San Diego Botanic Garden “Garden of Lights”.
December 1 - 23, 26 - 30
230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas
Get ready for a shining and shimmering display of 125,000+ lights illuminate the San Diego Botanic Garden. Various activities like Holiday crafts, visits with Santa, marshmallow roasting and more are also available for the whole family to enjoy.
6646 Elegant Tern Pl.
December 5 - 25 at 5 - 10pm
6646 Elegant Tern Pl, Carlsbad, CA 92011, USA
Aside from the beautiful lights display, get free Santa’s mailbox and treats for the kids nightly. Santa writes back a personalized letter to each child. Santa visits on Dec. 15 with crafts, music, hot cocoa and cotton candy.