• Top Things to Do in San Diego: December 19-23, 2012
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    If you have already finished all of your holiday shopping, below are out top things to do this weekend.

    1. San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

    Aztecs - Poinsettia Bowl

    The hometown San Diego State University Aztecs will take on the Brigham Young University Cougars at Qualcomm Stadium during the San Diego’s first bowl game of the season (Holiday Bowl is next week). To kick things off, both team bands will invade Gaslamp Quarter on December 18 for the free Five Star Tours Poinsettia Bowl Gaslamp March.

    Location: Qualcomm Stadium - 9449 Friars Road, San Diego, CA 92108 (map)
    Date: December 20, 2012
    Time: Kick Off at 5:00 PM
    Cost: $45-$65
    > Find out more about the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

    2. Holiday Pops – A Celtic Celebration

    San Diego Symphony Orchestra

    Join the San Diego Symphony for a quick visit to the Emerald Isle while never leaving San Diego. The orchestra will be joined by award winning all-Ireland Fiddle champion Eileen Ivers for a night of traditional and Irish holiday favorites including The Holly Tree, Don Oiche Ud im Beithil (One Night in Bethlehem) and Hark, The Herald Angels Sing and more.

    Location: Copley Symphony Hall – 750 B Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (map)
    Dates: December 21-22, 2012
    Time: 8:00 to 10:00 PM
    Cost: $20-$85
    > Find out more about Holiday Pops – A Celtic Celebration

    3. An American Christmas at the Hotel del Coronado

    Lamb's Players' An American Christmas

    Travel back in time over 100 years for a Christmas feast and celebration performed by the Lamb’s Players Theater inside the Hotel del Coronado’s ballroom. The night will be filled with music, dance, stories, laughter and a 5-course holiday meal.

    > More Holiday Theatre in San Diego

    Location: Hotel del Coronado - 1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118 (map)
    Dates: December 17-26, 2012
    Time: 6:30 to 9:30 PM
    Cost: $120-$165
    > Find out more about An American Christmas at the Hotel del Coronado

    4. Dive-In Theatre: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

    Movie screening at the Pearl Hotel - Things to Do

    Join the Pearl Hotel family along with the Griswolds for the holiday classic (at least it is in my family :-) ), “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.” Lounge in the pool or a cabana with a warm drink hand while you laugh as Sparky (Clark Griswold) tries to create the perfect family Christmas.

    Location: The Pearl Hotel - 1410 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92106 (map)
    Date: December 19, 2012
    Time: 8:00 to 10:00 PM
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about Dive-In Theatre: Christmas Vacation

    5. Jay Pharoah from Saturday Night Live!

    Jay Pharoah at the American Comedy Company - Things to Do

    Looking for something not holiday related? Then head to The American Comedy Company to laugh your tookus off with Jay Pharoah from Saturday Night Live. (The San Diego Travel Blog cannot guarantee that holiday jokes will be omitted :-) ).

    Location: The American Comedy Company - 818 B 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101 (map)
    Dates: December 20-22, 2012
    Times:
    - Thursday at 8:00 PM
    - Friday and Saturday 7:30 PM and 9:30 PM
    Cost: In Advance – $24. At the Door – $27
    > Find out more about Jay Pharoah from Saturday Night Live!

    > Browse more great things to do on the San Diego Event Calendar

    Know of any other great events going on in San Diego this weekend? Let us and others know in the comments below.


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