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Eat & Drink

Daniel's Coffee Cart

Enjoy hot specialty coffee, tea and desserts.


HOURS: Saturday, 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
VENUE: Spanish Village
AREA: Spanish Village

San Diego Zoo

Enjoy both wild and tame beverages throughout the Zoo’s Main Street, including craft beer, wine, and seasonal drinks like Gimme S’more Hot Chocolate, Good Tidings, Irish coffee, mulled wine, and spiced apple cider. Holiday treats also available.


HOURS: Saturday, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
VENUE: San Diego Zoo
AREA: Spanish Village

Museums

Spanish Village Art Center

The Spanish Village Art Center, long a destination for artists and artlovers alike, is a thriving community of 200 local artisans, including painters, sculptors, metalsmiths, jewelry designers, clay artists and more.


HOURS: Saturday, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
VENUE: Spanish Village Art Center
AREA: Spanish Village

Shops

San Diego Zoo

Are you looking for the perfect holiday light up necklace, a snazzy sweatshirt or maybe just a soft plush to cuddle? The San Diego Zoo can meet all of your shopping needs!


HOURS: Saturday, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
VENUE: San Diego Zoo
AREA: Spanish Village

Spanish Village

Spanish Village Art Center is a thriving community of more than 200 local artisans that create and sell unique creations in a variety of mediums from pottery to painting to blown glass to jewelry.


HOURS: Saturday, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
VENUE: Spanish Village
AREA: Spanish Village

Activities

Miniature Railroad

Enjoy a three minute ride through four acres of Balboa Park.


HOURS: Saturday, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
VENUE: Carousel Area
AREA: Spanish Village

San Diego Zoo

During December Nights the main concourse leading to the Skyfari aerial tram is open.The world-famous San Diego Zoo, a world leader in species conservation, is home to more than 3,700 animals from some 650 species and subspecies and its botanical collection has more than 700,000 exotic plants.


HOURS: Saturday, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
VENUE: San Diego Zoo
AREA: Spanish Village

San Diego Zoo

The Zoo’s Holiday on Front Street will be in full swing. It will be the spot to relax, hang out, and wind down with holiday treats, craft beer, wine, and seasonal drinks like Gimme S’more Hot Chocolate, Good Tidings, Irish coffee, mulled wine, and spiced apple cider. Have a seat and listen to music served up by a DJ, enjoy the lights, join in the Zoolahoop contest, or take a ride on the Zoo’s Skyfari aerial tram. Don’t forget holiday shopping—our gift shops will be open. Admission to the Zoo’s Holiday on Front Street is complimentary and the Skyfari is available for a nominal fee.


HOURS: Saturday, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
VENUE: San Diego Zoo
AREA: Spanish Village


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Flamenco Arana performing at December Nights
San Diego Museum of Art at December Nights
Tree lighting at December Nights
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