Check out this list of North County Xmas lights to see:
• North County Coastal • CARLSBAD, 92009, 92011 7607 Romeria St. The “Carlsbad Christmas House” where it snows! Walk around to see the animated window display, swimming penguins, Santa surfing, jumping dolphins, Land of Misfit Toys and dance with Santa. Food drive donations accepted. Dec. 6-31, 5-11 pm.
6646 Elegant Tern Pl. Over 25,000 lights, plus inflatables, a life-sized nativity and a full-sized Santa’s mailbox. Santa will write back personalized letters to everyone. Nov. 27-Jan. 2, 5-9 pm.
OCEANSIDE, 92056, 92057 3648 Esplanade St. Choreographed lights dance to 99.5 FM. Stop by for a candy cane! Nov. 26-Jan. 1; Sun-Th, 5-10 pm; and Fri & Sat, 5-11 pm. 1615 Quiet Hills Dr. Lights synchronized to over 10 songs on 87.9 FM. Dec. 1-31, 5-9 pm. http://ChristmasOnQuietHills.com 2329 Snead Dr. Lots of lights, Santa, nativity scene, animated elves and a Santa’s workshop. Walk up to see a Christmas scene in the garage. Dec. 6-31, 5:30-9 pm.
408 Alyssum Way. Lights synchronized to 89.9 FM. Dec. 1-31. Sun-Th, 5-9 pm; Fri & Sat, 5-10 pm. www.ChristmasAtIveyGlenn.com
LEGOLAND Holiday Snow Days & Winter Nights. LEGOLAND California Resort’s coolest holiday celebration features more real snow, more snow-play areas and holiday entertainment and treats. Festivities also include lighting of the world’s largest LEGO Christmas tree on Nov. 30, plus nightly fireworks Dec. 26-31. Nov. 21–Jan 3. 760-918-LEGO. www.LEGOLAND.com
www.oceansideyc.net San Diego Botanic Garden “Garden of Lights” 125,000+ lights illuminating the Garden. Horse-drawn wagon rides, live music, holiday crafts, visits with Santa and marshmallow roasting. Dec. 5-23 and 26- 30, 5-9 pm. Adults, $15, children 3-12, $5. 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. 760-436-3036. www.SDBGarden.org