What’s New in San Diego this winter
From Nov. 12 – Jan. 8, on select dates, A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place San Diego is a festive, family-friendly celebration with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends. The park is transformed into a festive wonderland filled with surprises. Guests will enjoy Sesame Street Christmas shows, the Sesame Street Christmas Parade, the Furry Friends Christmas Dance Party, and rides.
SeaWorld San Diego’s highly anticipated coaster, Arctic Rescue, is set to open spring 2023. The coaster will be the longest and fastest straddle coaster on the West Coast. This family-friendly multi-launch ride invite guests on a snowmobile and launches at up to 40 mph as they race through the arctic climate.
San Diego Brewers Guild is hosting the 14th-Annual San Diego Beer Week Nov. 4 – 13, the first in-person celebration since 2019. Guild Fest will officially kick-off the week of events on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Surf Sports Park in Del Mar with craft beer from San Diego and beyond, food trucks and live music. The Beer Garden at The Lodge at Torrey Pines will close out the event on Sunday, Nov. 13, featuring a food-and-beer pairing experience with 14 chefs and 28 breweries.
The Wonderfront Festival 2022 will return to San Diego’s downtown waterfront Nov. 18 – 20. This three-day music, culinary and arts festival will feature seven-plus stages and 80+ bands. This year’s the lineup will include Zac Brown Band, Kings of Leon, Gwen Stefani, G-Eazy, Young the Giant, among others.
Arts and Culture
The Chicano Park Museum and Cultural Center opened in Barrio Logan in October, with the inaugural exhibition being the premiere of a collective historical narrative of Chicano Park and Logan Heights titled, “PILLARS: Stories Of Resilience And Self-Determination.”
Caught on Camera: Wildlife When No One’s Watching opens at the San Diego Natural History Museum on November 18, in the Museum’s photography gallery. The show features remarkable images of southern California wildlife “caught” on film with the help of camera traps set up by scientists, photographers, and other curious people. Visitors will see squirrels mid-leap, bobcats in backyards, and native species they may have never heard of.
San Diego International Airport (SAN) added non-stop service to Provo, Utah via Provo Municipal Airport (PVU) on Allegiant Air. Flights operate two times weekly on Thursdays and Sundays.
San Diego International Airport (SAN) will add seasonal non-stop service to Orlando International Airport (MCO) on Frontier Airlines between Nov. 5 and Jan. 3, 2023. Flights operate daily.
For more information on San Diego’s offerings, visit the San Diego Tourism Authority’s website at www.sandiego.org.