Global Wonderland at Qualcomm / Holiday Wonderland

Christmas event at San Diego's baseball parkHoliday Wonderland will not be returning to Petco Park this year, but San Diego locals and tourists who like celebrating the holidays with festive colored lights on sports stadium grounds should check out Global Wonderland.

To understand Global Wonderland, you first must understand the abandoned plot of land in the middle of Mission Valley formerly known as Chargers Stadium / Qualcomm / Jack Murphy / SDCCU stadium / future home of soccer / future home of condos / future home of the San Diego Jaguars or San Diego Bills or San Diego Raiders / etc.

Global Winter Wonderland is an inclusive, multi-cultural holiday celebration. That means festive Christmas lights and international foods and rides. And yes Santa will be welcomed and will pose for photos. There will be holiday gift shopping and crafts and children’s activities.

Tickets are $22 for adult, $19 for children, with season passes available as well as add-on purchases for dozens of carnival rides (See full list). For discount coupons and promotions, try visiting the ticket site at

Global Wonderland runs from November 19 through January 7, 2018. Find out more at

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