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Eat & Drink

A & J Concessions

A & J Concessions provides Yummy funnel cake with powdered sugar, strawberries, whipped cream, chocolate sauce or all of them together! Or try our Ribbon Fries, fresh fried potato, similar to house made potato chips! Hot chocolate, with or without whipped cream!


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

All Things Ube Desserts

All Things Ube Desserts is a San Diego based dessert company proudly owned by San Diego natives Daphne and Dennis Daung. All Things Ube specializes in Ube crafted desserts. From cheesecake bites to crinkles to ube butter mochi bars, ATU has your Ube cravings covered.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Big Boyz Tacos

Big Boyz Tacos will make your tacos on the spot as if you were eating at a taco stand in TJ. We grill over mesquite charcoal briquettes. Our aguas frescas (flavored drinks) are made from scratch and we also make seasoned roasted potatoes for our vegan customers. We make homemade food and we enjoy making our customers happy with our delicious tasting food.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Chineeise BBQ

In the mood for delicious Chinese food? We have it! Try our Chow Mein, Fried Rice, Big Egg Rolls, Fried Shrimp Tempura on a Stick, Chicken Teriyaki on a Stick, Beef Teriyaki on a Stick and Pad Thai.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Corn Dog Lemonade Food Booth

We are a food booth featuring festival favorites including holiday themed funnels cakes, hand-dipped corn dogs, and lemonade.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Crepes N Creme

Crepes n Creme is a family business that has collected recipes from all over France and found the best recipe to share with American taste buds. We sell at farmers markets and have many regular customers. All ingredients are fresh, and all sweet crepes are served with real whipped cream. Yum!! You will not regret trying Crepes N Creme this year at December Nights.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Currywurst Frankfurt

The Only and Original German Food Truck in San Diego! Featuring traditional German handmade sausages such as Bratwürste, Spicy Sausage, Kielbasa, Cheese Wurst and VeggieWurst


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Donut, Hello

We sell Hot and Fresh mini donuts and churros made on site, from a bike and made fresh as you order. We offer classic flavors such as sugar cinnamon and powdered sugar. We also have gourmet choices such as Smores and Nuttela. We at Donut, Hello make sure that we just don't offer yummy donuts. We have a food bike setup to go with our amazing looking donuts that will surely amaze in any event and is very social media friendly!


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

El Gordito Feliz

Delicious Hispanic food with a spectacular display that includes pupusas, huaraches, tortas, quesadillas, gorditas, nachos, corn, and bacon wrapped hot dogs. Thirst-quenching fresh fruit drinks with an amazing variety of flavors.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Finest City Sweet Treats

Fresh popped onsite Kettlecorn. Sweet and Salty!


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Flight Path Grill

Take in the spectacular views of downtown San Diego while enjoying a variety of kid-friendly food options like hamburgers, hot dogs and pizza Special December Nights offerings.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: San Diego Air & Space Museum
AREA: Palisades

Greek Snack

Enjoy authentic Greek food at December Nights like gyros, spinach pie, grape leaves, falafel and backlava.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Halal Gyros House

Halal Gyros House provides a variety of delicious halal meats, fresh salads, and extremely tasty fries.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

House of Bao

Come try Authentic Chinese street food at Balboa Park December Night 2019. We specialize in dumplings, steamed buns, and boba milk tea.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

IBOS

We are serving famous Turkish street food -- TAN-TU-NI Tantuni and Rice pilaf are two of the most popular street foods in Turkey. Tantuni is one of the famous street foods, a speciality from Mersin (Mersin is a port city in southern Turkey on the Mediterranean coast, it’s the gateway to Tarsus) Tantuni is a Wrap containing either chopped beef, chicken or a vegan option with chickpeas. It’s stir fried on the grill and served in flat bread or a sub with chopped onions, parsley, tomato,pickles and sumac spice.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Island Noodle

Island Noodles is a unique food vendor for special events which specializes in “Hawaiian Style Wok-Fired Soba Noodles”. Island Noodles presents a healthy, entertaining and cost effective alternative dishes with a popular family recipe. Island Noodles utilizes freshly made Yaki-Soba noodles, made with hi-protein wheat, traditionally served in Hawaii. These noodles are stir-fried with fresh garlic, fresh ginger, a medley of 21 fresh vegetables, three of which are seasonal, in specially designed wok stove units. These ingredients are then simmered in a secret light island sauce. The outcome is a unique VEGAN dish with a high flavor profile using no dairy, nuts, or meat products.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

King Benny's Fat Mac

King Benny's Fat Mac specializes in a smoked Macaroni and Cheese that they call the "Big Smokie." This popular Mac & Cheese dish can be paired with Smoked Chicken or Prime Rib for the heartier appetite. To wash down this delicious meal, they sell their very own "King Benny's Slush" that comes in a variety of flavors. For this year's December Nights, they are introducing their Cherry Limeade, which is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Please stop by King Benny's and watch Chef James in action as he whips up his special Mac & Cheese dishes or the ever-popular Steak Fries!


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Leaf It B

Served out of an authentic banana leaf cone, our dishes include traditional meat, noodle, and rice choices inspired by the Islander/Asian cuisine. We are dedicated to providing a cultural experience through our food, for the guilt-free consumer. Only compostable/eco-friendly products are used to wrap, serve, and eat our food with- promoting consumer responsibility, and sustainability for our community. Choosing Leaf It B. means getting a taste of culture and tradition in every bite.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Masala Cottage

Indian cuisine specializing in North India dishes from our Chef Ranjit and creates authentic dishes like Chicken Tikka Masala, Butter Chicken, meat currie, vegetarian currie, vegan currie and samosas. We have over 50 varieties of samosas, the most you will ever find in the world. As well as our samosas. Come try our Mango Lassi, an Indian drink made with yogurt and mango pulp.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

MIISTER POTATO

Miister Potato specializes in Bulgogi fusion and many other Korean specialities such as Korean BBQ, squid, spicy chicken wings, fried shrimp and the ever popular twisted potato.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

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Museums

Comic-Con Museum

Comic-Con Museum's mission is to celebrate all that is pop culture in new and unexpected ways. While scheduled to open in late Spring 2021, the museum still plans on offering holiday cheer with a pop culture twist.


HOURS: Saturday, 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm
VENUE: Comic-Con Museum
AREA: Palisades

San Diego Air & Space Museum

Filled with historic aircraft and spacecraft from around the world, the San Diego Air & Space Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is where imagination takes flight.


HOURS: Saturday, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
VENUE: San Diego Air & Space Museum
AREA: Palisades

San Diego Automotive Museum

Explore the evolution of the automobile while taking in some of the world's most eye-catching cars at the San Diego Automotive Museum.


HOURS: Saturday, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
VENUE: Automotive Museum
AREA: Palisades

Shops

Charm Square

Charm Square sells toys and trendy novelty items. Our toys can bring a lot of joy to kids and families. Our products are both fun and educational, they are excellent for Christmas gifts. Kids and parents will love them.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Face Painting and Body Art by MC

Face Painting and Body art by MC provides fun and unique face painting for any occasion. As well as, henna tattoos, glitter tattoos and much more. Artist Maricarmen demostrates first class experience through her work and will help you turn your party into an event that everyone will remember!


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Imperfect Produce

20 billion pounds of produce are unsold each year because they do not meet the arbitrary cosmetic standards of grocery stores. Imperfect sources this surplus produce directly from farms and delivers it to your door. Pick your produce each week and easily skip your delivery when you are out of town. Imperfect Produce has recovered over 40 million pounds of produce since launching in 2015. Join us in saving more and wasting less!


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

JJJZ Merchandise and Toys

A small family business from San Diego. Our main products are LED party wearables which can be used in holidays like Halloween, Christmas and New Year's Eve and other special Holidays. We also have hand fans with different designs that can be use for everyday use and also for special occasions. We also have different kinds of popular toys. Most of products are not available in box stores. Please visit and check out our booth.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

LuLaRoe

LuLaRoe sells women's dresses, maxi skirts, pencil skirts, a-line skirts, sheath dresses, and they are all simply comfortable.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Nepal Naturals

Nepal Naturals sells a wide variety of colorful clothing, bags and accessories made to last a lifetime. All items are handmade in Nepal under fair trade agreements with all natural fibers and recycled leather. We also offer a variety of vegan bags and backpacks as well.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

San Diego - Air & Space Museum Gift Shop

Navigate your way to the Air & Space gift shop where you will find hundreds of gifts from airplane models to apparel to robotics kits to space food and more.


HOURS: Saturday, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
VENUE: San Diego Air & Space Museum
AREA: Palisades

San Diego Union Tribune

Find out more about home delivery of the San Diego Union Tribune newspaper.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Sewberry Knit

Sewberryknit provides the classic vintage style fresh to order! Aprons, pin-up hair accessories, knit goods and more. All handmade, Sewberryknit has been creating custom orders to fit your taste since 2015.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Activities

Christiansen Amusements Carnival Rides & Games

Carnival Rides and Games are our passion. Christiansen Amusements has classic midway games, playful kiddie rides, and breath-stealing spectacular carnival rides. There is nothing like that first thrill as you step onto carnival rides or step up to the counter for a game. That is a memory that lingers for your entire life. You can ride a thousand carnival rides, and every time is like the first one when you were a kid. Returning this year, Saturday from noon until 5 pm all you can ride wristband for $25.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Imperfect Produce

20 billion pounds of produce are unsold each year because they do not meet the arbitrary cosmetic standards of grocery stores. Imperfect sources this surplus produce directly from farms and delivers it to your door. Pick your produce each week and easily skip your delivery when you are out of town. Imperfect Produce has recovered over 40 million pounds of produce since launching in 2015. Join us in saving more and wasting less!


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades

Televisa/Energy Communications

XEWTV 12 Televisa Californias, the leading Hispanic Television Broadcasting Station in the region, will be present with its famous prize-wheel, giving away family four-pack of tickets to Southern California's best theme parks, as well as other prizes. Some of its anchors and on-screen talent, along with its famous mouse, Tebeo, will be in attendance as well, ready to take a selfie and/or greet you in Canal 12's Holiday photo op space.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Palisades Midway
AREA: Palisades


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