Holidays by the bay

Holidays by the bay

Join us for a season of celebration with festive holiday events from Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and the New Year – we celebrate everything. We start our Festive Season with during Halloween and continue until we ring in the new year of 2023.

Friends gathering at Plaza Del Sol.

Sol Sessions

Join us nightly for Sol Sessions featuring live music with local artists

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, December 1st from 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Join us for a special and magical night to light up our Christmas Tree. With caroling, cookie decorating, hot chocolate and photos with Ms. Claus—it’s the merriest of ways to kick off the holidays. We will have food and drinks, live music, holiday crafts and more to get you into the Christmas spirit.

Gingerbread Village

Saturday, December 2nd, 9th, and 16th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Plaza Del Sol

Create your own magical gingerbread village complete with candy cane forests, snowmen and all the fixings that Mrs. Claus would be proud of. Available for guests for $35 and members for $25.

Breakfast with Santa

Sunday, December 10th from 10:00am – 12:00pm

Join us for breakfast with Santa as he gets ready for his busy month ahead. Santa will be ready to hear about Christmas wishes and take photos from 10:00 am – 12:00pm but his elves are busy making the last of the toys so parents will need to bring their own camera. Brunch will be available from 7:00 am – 2:00 pm in Covewood. Make your reservations early on OpenTable

Ugly Sweater and Wine Wednesday

Wednesday, December 13th at 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Plaza Del Sol

Break out your ugliest sweater for Wine Wednesday this week. Come enjoy wine and sip on wines sure to please your palate. Live music will start at 6:00 pm for Sol Sessions.

Pajama Party with Mrs. Claus

Friday, December 15th at 5:30pm in the Conference Center

Put on your festive holiday jammies and watch movies with Mrs. Claus. Get ready for popcorn, hot chocolate and candy canes. The movie will start at 6:00 pm.

High Tea with Mrs. Claus

Saturday, December 16th from 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Embrace the Christmas spirit with Mrs. Claus for a special high tea event for your very own tea party.

Candy Cane Lane Holiday Crafts

Sunday, December 17th at 2:00pm – 4:00pm at Pool Deck

Candy cane wishes happen all season long at San Diego Mission Bay Resort. Meet us down at the pool deck for fun and festive candy cane lane crafts.

Who Stole Christmas? Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, December 20th at 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Start at the resort pool and see where you end up as you try and find out who stole Christmas! Follow the Grinch through the resort to find out really who stole Christmas. Santa will be so thankful.

Who-Ville Movie

Friday, December 22nd at 6:00pm in the Conference Center

Don’t be a Grinch this Christmas Eve and join us for a special movie night to watch How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Be sure to look up at the sky on your way back to your room to see if you can spot Santa.

Elf Training Academy

Saturday, December 23 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm at Pool Deck

Your opportunity to join Santa’s staff awaits at the Elf Workshop. You will learn the secrets of becoming one of Santa’s helpers by making holiday stockings and ornaments.

Grinch’s Game Room

Sunday, December 24th and Sunday, December 25st 10:00am – 5:00pm in the Conference Center

Merry Christmas! We hope Santa was good to you this year, but just in case the Grinch stole your Christmas, we’re here to help turn your day around with festive Christmas movies and oh so jolly board games.

Christmas Eve Dinner

Sunday, December 24th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Get ready for Christmas Day and enjoy your loved one’s company while letting the team at Covewood cook your feast. While you dine amongst the bay under our heated patio or cozy inside by the fire, don’t forget to look up in the sky for Santa and his trusty team of reindeer. Make your reservations online via OpenTable.

Christmas Day Dinner

Monday, December 25th from 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Spend the merriest of holidays with us at Covewood while you dine waterside with a specialty handcrafted pre-fixed menu from Executive Chef Roy Hendrickson. Make your reservations online via OpenTable.

New Year’s Eve Dinner

Sunday, December 31st starting at 5:00pm

Ring in the New Year at Covewood with a special pre-fixed menu crafted by Executive Chef Roy Hendrickson with a champagne cheers. Make your reservations online via OpenTable.

New Year’s Day Brunch

Monday, January 1st from 7:00am – 2:00pm

Start the new year off right, with a boozy brunch at Covewood. We will have champagne steals and a specialty bloody mary bar. Make your reservations online via OpenTable.

Don’t Miss Out

We like to keep you the right amount of busy on vacation. Enjoy all the activities that San Diego Mission Bay Resort has year round.


Don’t Miss Out

We like to keep you the right amount of busy on vacation. Enjoy all the activities that San Diego Mission Bay Resort has year round.