Downtown Del Mar celebrates the season with Annual Holiday Wonderland Event


Downtown Del Mar celebrates the season and spreads its good cheer with its annual Holiday Wonderland event. Hosted by the Del Mar Village Association and the City of Del Mar, the popular event takes place on Sunday, Dec. 5, from noon – 4 p.m. throughout the downtown Del Mar Village and is followed by Holiday music from 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. and the annual community holiday tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m., both held at the L’Auberge Del Mar outdoor amphitheater.

The community-run holiday celebration features horse and carriage rides, Santa, strolling carolers, a school run cake-walk, holiday craft activities, restaurant tastes, Kids Fun Zone, snow, a Holiday Gift Bazaar and much more!

The event takes place throughout the Del Mar village starting at the Del Mar Plaza on Camino Del Mar/Pacific Coast Highway 101 from 15th Street until 11th Street. The L’Auberge Del Mar outdoor amphitheater is located on the NW corner of 15th Street and Camino Del Mar/PCH 101.

Event details as well as Holiday Wonderland tickets (used for children’s rides, games, craft activities and restaurant tastes) are available on the Del Mar Village Association website –

Pre-event tickets are $25 for 30 tickets. Day of the event tickets $30 for 30 tickets.

In keeping with tradition, a portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit local area schools. funds to support music enrichment programs.