Don’t Miss Over 18 Opportunities to Celebrate This Holiday Season
The 12 Days of Christmas Festivities
WHO: Neighbors, friends and family! Complimentary and open to the public
WHAT: Enjoy daily complimentary hot apple cider, hot cocoa and holiday dessert displays each night, along with live choir performances, complimentary gift-wrapping, ornament and stocking decorating, story-time with Gordy the Elf and much more!
The 12 Day of Christmas festivities culminate on Christmas Day with San Diego’s Most Family Friendly Christmas Brunch, including snowfall in the lobby, photos with Santa, live music and a giant kids’ entertainment center complete with air hockey, basketball, coloring, cookie decorating, movies and more.
WHEN: 6 p.m.
1st Day, Dec. 12: Performance by Students from Coronado School of the Arts
2nd Day, Dec. 13: Performance by Kindergarten Class The Radical Rabbits
3rd Day, Dec. 14: Complimentary gift wrapping and acoustic guitar performance
4th Day, Dec. 15: S’mores with Santa at the fire pit
5th Day, Dec. 17: Storybook reading and ornament decorating with Gordy the Elf
6th Day, Dec. 18: Move Night: A Christmas Carol
7th Day, Dec. 19: Performance by professional choir In A Chord
8th Day, Dec. 20: Storybook reading and ornament decorating with Gordy the Elf
9th Day, Dec. 21: Complimentary gift wrapping and acoustic guitar performance
10th Day, Dec. 22: S’mores with Santa at the fire pit
11th Day, Dec. 24: Decorate cookies for Santa’s arrival
12th Day, Dec. 25: Movie Night: A Christmas Story and Christmas Brunch!
Christmas Eve Dinner in Mistral with Master Chef Ponsaty
WHO: $75 per person. Reservations by calling 619-424-4463
WHAT: Enjoy Master Chef Patrick Ponsaty’s French interpretation on traditional Christmas favorites presented in a four-course prix fixe menu. A custom reserve wine list will be available. Guests will be gifted with the Chef’s specialty French King Cake upon departure.
WHEN: 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. seatings
Champagne Christmas Brunch
WHO: $75 adults; $37 children. Reservations by calling 619-424-4463
WHAT: Enjoy traditional holiday favorites from Executive Chef Mark Ching, including a carving station, cheese and charcuterie display, salads, seafood, breakfast, desserts and more. Mimosas, bellinis and Kir Royals included. Adults can delight in the elegant snowfall in the lobby and a live piano performance, while kids indulge in photos with Santa and playtime in the giant kids’ entertainment center featuring air hockey, basketball, coloring, cookie decorating, movies and more!
WHEN: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. seatings
New Year’s Eve Dinner in Mistral with Master Chef Ponsaty
WHO: $75 adults for the 5 p.m. four-course tasting menu; $125 adults for the 8 p.m. seven-course tasting menu. Reservations by calling 619-424-4463
WHAT: Savor a prix fixe menu as well as sparkling desserts from Chef Patrick Ponsaty, who earned the distinguished designation of Master Chef of France earlier this year. Dine to the sultry sounds of a French chanteuse while making selections from a custom reserve wine list before a champagne toast at midnight.
WHEN: 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. seatings
New Year’s Eve Rock Around the Clock
WHO: Open to the public.
WHAT: Enjoy bottle service to the sounds of the five-piece band City Lights and then as the clock nears midnight, dance the night away with a professional DJ in Cays Lounge. Festivities include a countdown on the media wall, champagne toast, party favors and a 4,000 balloon drop.
WHEN: Live music from City Lights 3- 8 p.m.; DJ and dancing 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Deck the Halls! (And the Boat Slips!)
In true seaside holiday tradition, the resort’s 80-slip marina is aglow in holiday lights each night through the New Year. Cruise the bay and view the decorative lights with the elaborate “Buon Natale” Cruise, when a one-of-a-kind Santa Gondolier treats guests to their favorite Christmas carols as they cruise through the enchanting canals and waterways of the Coronado Cays. The cruise includes hot chocolate and holiday cookies. Advanced reservations are required at 619-424-4000.
Christmas Classics Holiday Film Series
Get in the spirit of the holidays this December by enjoying favorite holiday films on the media wall in Cays Lounge at 6 p.m. on select days. Sit by the fireplace and snuggle up for classics including “Miracle on 34th Street” on Dec. 11; “A Christmas Carol” on Dec. 18 and “A Christmas Story” on Christmas Day. Sip inventive holiday cocktails carefully crafted and designed by the Cays Lounge staff, including The Chocolate Covered Cherry (made with Cherry Southern Comfort, white crème de cacao and Bailey’s Irish Crème) or the Pomegranate Poinsettia (made with Pama liqueur, orange juice, Chandon Brut sparkling wine)
Ring in the New Year with New Year’s On the Bay Room Package
Take the elevator home and enjoy the New Year’s On the Bay package, which includes a one-night stay in a luxury room, dinner for two in Mistral, an arrival amenity with champagne and souvenir flutes, party favors and complimentary parking. Rooms start at $360 per night. For reservations call 1-800-23-LOEWS.