EVENT DATE : November 17, 6:30AM - November 19, 4:30PM
Del Mar Fairgrounds Main Parking Lot

A 60-mile walk for women and men who are ready to end breast cancer forever - 75 percent of net proceeds help Susan G. Komen® support the global research program and other mission objectives, while the remaining 25 percent helps affiliates support local programs including medical assistance, patient navigation and provider education. The3Day.org 

EVENT DATE : Saturday, November 18 After Last Race
Seaside Stage

Concerts are 18 and up only. Concerts are FREE with admission before the start of the last race. Prepaid tickets, complimentary tickets and season passes will not be accepted after the last race has begun. DMTC.com

EVENT DATE : November 19, 11:00 AM onward

Bring a new unwrapped toy to the stretch run admission gates and help put a smile on a child's face. Plus receive free admission to the track. In addition to the toy drive, Del Mar welcomes all riders to join El Cajon Harley and other participating chapters to the Del Mar Ride. DMTC.com  

EVENT DATE : November 21, 6:30PM - November 21, 8:00PM
Churchill Mortgage

This is a free event led by local experts who will give you a foundational understanding of what to expect when buying a new home. This workshop will empower you, as the buyer, to make the best financial decision for your unique situation! ChurchillMortgage.com

EVENT DATE : November 23, 8:00 AM onward
Main Track

Kick-off Thanksgiving Day with the Del Mar Family Mile Fun Run on the famous Del Mar racetrack. Begin from the actual starting gate, make a one-mile lap all the way around and finish in the Winners’ Circle where you will get your picture taken. DMTC.com

EVENT DATE : November 26, 12:00PM - November 26, 4:00PM
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

Purchase samples from more than 100 local and international brews plus a variety of seasonal ales and ciders and hard-to-find specialty craft brews. Meet the local brewers, check out beer inspired merchandise and groove to DJs in the Seaside Concert Area. DMTC.com

EVENT DATE : November 29, 10:00AM - November 29, 11:00AM
Solana Beach Service Center

Are you doing the right work to get clients? Did you underestimate how much work is involved with getting clients? Have you ever considered paying for leads? Rethink how you network - learn real, actionable methods for connecting with people on a deeper and more personal level and building long-lasting credibility. SDAR.com  

EVENT DATE : Until January 5, 2018
All Creatures, Del Mar Heights Veterinary Hospital

For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking area residents to help by donating pet food. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated to the San Diego Food Bank to be distributed to a dozen local nonprofit partners including local soup kitchens and disability programs to benefit San Diego families and their four-legged friends. VSHSD.com

EVENT DATE : Until December 24
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center

Directed by James Vásquez with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin. Tickets start at $37 for adults and $24 for children (17 years and under). TheOldGlobe.org

EVENT DATE : Until December 3
Del Mar Horsepark

American Saddlebreds, Morgans and Hackney Ponies, Baroque Horses and Iberian Horses. JingleBellHorsesShow.com

EVENT DATE : December 1, 2
Balboa Park

The event will celebrate its 40th year on Friday, December 1, from 3-11 p.m. and Saturday, December 2, from noon-11 p.m. VisitDecemberNights.org    

EVENT DATE : December 1, 11:00AM - December 1, 5:00PM
Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Tue – Sat in December Taste the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you how to make the perfect dessert, a Milk Chocolate Martini, Red Fruit Compote & Mascarpone Chantilly. Then, have lunch or dinner at Amaya and enjoy your dessert. 3-course lunch, $115 per person 3-course dinner, $125 per person Min. 10 days’ notice required Reservations: 858.314.1988

EVENT DATE : December 1, 2:00PM - December 1, 5:00PM
Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine $32 per child (ages 5 – 12) Reservations: 858.314.1988

EVENT DATE : December 2, 10:00AM - December 2, 12:00PM
Fairmont Grand Del Mar

The Spa welcomes Jim Cahill, brain researcher trained in classical mindfulness methods by the Dalai Lama’s interpreter for A Mind-body Approach to Sleep workshop. - Ancient skills, modern implementation – dream yoga & lucid dreaming - Programming your dreams for chosen experiences - Sleep hygiene – practical tips for maximum sleep $150 per person Comfortable attire recommended Reservations: 858.314.2020 Fairmont.com

EVENT DATE : December 2, 6:00PM - December 2, 11:00PM
Fairmont Grand Del Mar

This elegant evening begins with a cocktail reception followed by dinner and dancing in the grand ballroom, and features an extraordinary performance by William Close and the Earth Harp. Proceeds benefit the A. Brent Eastman, MD, Trauma Area in the Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center located on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. ScrippsHealth.org

EVENT DATE : December 2, 7:00PM - December 2, 9:30PM
Fairmont Grand Del Mar

(followed by DJ until 1:30 am) Sing, clap and dance to the musical talents of this comedic duo of dueling pianos — direct from Las Vegas. No cover charge. Table & Bottle Service Reservations: 858.314.2700

EVENT DATE : December 3, 3:00PM - December 3, 8:00PM
Del Mar Village

Free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, bring packaged gift donations to benefit the Children of the Ronald McDonald House. VisitDelMarVillage.com

EVENT DATE : December 6, 5:00PM - December 6, 7:30PM
Del Mar Highlands Town Center

Bring the kids along and enjoy two laser lights shows in the evening. DelMarHighlandsTownCenter.com

EVENT DATE : December 6, 7:00PM - December 6, 11:00PM
Belly Up

Jonny Lang, an American blues, gospel, and rock singer, songwriter, first found incredible success with the release of his major label debut album Lie To Me at just 16 years old. BellyUp.com

EVENT DATE : December 9, 7:00AM - December 9, 6:00PM
Del Mar Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall

This holiday-themed event is the largest annual competition of functional fitness in Southern California. It will feature three-person teams across several skill levels, ensuring something for everyone in this fun community event. ProvingGroundsComps.com

EVENT DATE : December 9, 4:00PM - December 9, 10:00PM
Del Mar Arena

San Diego's #1 for New Country, KSON is back at it again this year with KSON's CountryFest Christmas 2017 starring Tyler Farr, Maren Morris. KSON.com

EVENT DATE : December 10 and 17
San Diego Bay

Continuing its long-standing San Diego tradition, the event promises to dazzle and entertain bayfront crowds during the evenings with participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday boat parade decorating their boats to fit this year’s theme, “Arrgh! A Pirate’s Christmas.” SDParadeOfLights.org  

EVENT DATE : December 15-16
Del Mar Fairgrounds

The urban-style handmade market will host vendors showcasing an array of handmade home décor, accessories, clothing, paper arts, vintage items, furniture, and more. TheQueenBeeMarket.com

EVENT DATE : December 16, 17 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM
L'Auberge Del Mar

Enjoy warm fresh scones, croissants, popovers, mini sandwiches and an array of delicate desserts. Champagne for the adults and surprises for the younger guests. $49 per person | $59 with Champagne. LAubergeDelMar.com

EVENT DATE : December 18, 9:30AM - December 22, 12:30PM
Bernardo Winery, Rancho Bernardo

Meet with Santa in a relaxing covered outdoor venue at the winery. Enjoy a morning of entertainment for children, including a visit with Santa, a delicious hot breakfast, special up close encounters with Wild Wonders animal friends, face painting and more! BernardoWinery.com

EVENT DATE : December 23, 10:30AM - December 23, 1:30PM
Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Two showings - 10:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Bring your little sugarplums for an unforgettable abridged performance of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” performed by the Scripps Performing Arts Academy. $65 per adult, $38 per child (ages 4 – 12), includes $10 donation to Isabella’s Giraffe Club. Fairmont.com

EVENT DATE : December 25 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM
L'Auberge Del Mar

A 3 course Christmas Dinner featuring King Crab, Beef Carpaccio, Wagyu short ribs, seasonal desserts, and more. LAubergeDelMar.com

EVENT DATE : December 31, 9:00PM-1:30AM
Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Welcome 2018 at the party of the year, featuring DJ and dancing. $65 per adult, includes one welcome glass of sparkling wine Table and bottle service from $250, excluding cover charge Reservations: 858.314.1988 Must be 21+ and present valid ID at check-in. Fairmont.com

EVENT DATE : December 31, 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Dance into the new year with a pulse-pounding night of live music. $65 per adult, includes one welcome drink and passed canapés Table and bottle service from $250, excluding cover charge* Reservations: 858.314.1988 Must be 21+ and present valid ID at check-in. Fairmont.com

EVENT DATE : December 31 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
L'Auberge Del Mar

Start New Years Eve off right with a 6-course prix fixe dinner by Executive Chef Nathan Lingle in KITCHEN 1540, paired with a glass of Perrier-Jouet. LAubergeDelMar.com