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Holiday By The Bay


  • WHEN Multiple dates from Nov 21 - Jan 5, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Bayfront Park, 1 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free - $20

Hilton San Diego Bayfront is pleased to unveil a newly reimagined Holiday by the Bay on select nights starting Wednesday, Nov. 21 through Jan. 5.

The all-new Holiday by the Bay will transform Bayfront Park into the ultimate holiday destination and ice adventure park featuring San Diego’s only two-story, 100-foot ice tubing slide, ice bumpers cars, nightly snow flurries, an interactive light show featuring a 30-foot tall Christmas tree, festive fare, craft holiday cocktails, cozy fire-side lounges, gingerbread decorating, stocking trimming and much more.

A portion of every ticket to the annual holiday tradition will benefit United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) San Diego, supporting America's military service members.

“We are so excited to unveil the evolution of the highly anticipated annual Holiday by the Bay,” said Hilton San Diego Bayfront General Manager, Steve Cowan. “We know that this new, uniquely designed, festive experience will create a lifetime of holiday memories for both visitors and our San Diego local community.”

Executive Producers of The Queen Mary’s “Chill” and “Dark Harbor,” Los Angeles-based EPIC Entertainment Group, has developed an enchanting wonderland experience at Hilton San Diego Bayfront’s Holiday by the Bay, offering an exhilarating winter adventure park packed with inventive yuletide twists among traditional festivities.

Visitors will experience breathtaking activities including Reindeer Run, an exhilarating two-story, 100-foot ice tubing slide, Iceberg Bumper Boats and an hourly interactive dynamic light show called "Shine," sure to bring a smile to even the biggest humbug.

Adults can rediscover the cheer of childhood holiday memories while creating new ones with their families participating in time-honored traditions such as trimming stockings in Santa’s Workshop and decorating gingerbread in Claus Kitchen.

Imbibe in craft holiday cocktails in cozy Yule Lodge, sip cocoa and toast s’mores at a private Fireside Lounge and gather loved ones on Polar Patio for festive fare from Elven Eatery and sweet treats from Kringle Bakery.

There’s something fun for everyone at Holiday by the Bay.

- Adults (21+): $20
- Children (4 - 11): $15
- Children (Under 3): Free
- Active Duty Military: Save $5 (With Valid Military ID)
- Parking: Flat rate of $20 with validation.
- Discounted tickets are available online at

Date and Times:
- Nov. 21 – 25
- Nov. 30 – Dec. 2
- Dec. 7 – 9
- Dec. 14 – 16
- Dec. 21 – 30
- Jan. 4 – 5
- 5 - 11 p.m.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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