Gold Christmas ornaments

Holiday Activities

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa is the perfect destination for your San Diego winter vacation.

Bowl of popcorn

Holiday Movie Nights

Unwind from your busy day with family friendly holiday movies. Popcorn and hot chocolate will be served for all to enjoy. Movies start at 7pm on the dates below. 

12/23, 12/26, 12/29, 12/30


Beach S'mores Nights

Enjoy a night on the bay making s’mores with the family. All goodies are provided by the resort. The fun starts at 6pm at one of our beach fire pits on the dates below.

12/9, 12/16, 12/22, 12/28

Dates are subject to change due to weather.

Little girl writing a letter to Santa

Letters to Santa

From December 1st to December 22nd, bring your kids to the lobby to write letters to Santa Claus and his helpers. Stationary will be provided, along with a mailbox to send your letters off to the North Pole once they’re finished.

Little kid playing near pool

Family Fun Activities

12/22- Welcome reception in the lobby

12/23- Welcome reception in the lobby

12/27- Holiday Bingo 6pm

Menorah with 9 lit candles

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting

Celebrate the lighting of the Menorah nightly. From December 12th to December 20th, join us at sunset in the main lobby.

Holiday pancakes of Santa and snowman

Breakfast with Santa

Santa Claus will be joining us for breakfast at Acqua California Bistro at 10am on December 24th. Bring your family and your camera for a great photo opportunity.


Christmas Eve Dinner

Celebrate Christmas Eve at our signature restaurant, Acqua California Bistro. Enjoy a 3-course prix fixe menu with Mission Bay views from 5:30pm to 10pm. $59 for adults, $30 for children.

View our full Christmas Eve menu and reserve your table here.

Christmas tree ornament

Game Room

Enjoy hours of family fun in our game room located in one of our Conference Center ballrooms. The game room will be open daily from 8am to 8pm on December 22nd through December 31st.


Colorful presents

Holiday Workshops

Both children and adults are invited to get crafty with us this holiday season. Join us for holiday workshops on the dates below at 2pm. Craft projects and pricing will vary.

12/22, 12/23, 12/24 (at 12pm), 12/26, 12/27, 12/28, 12/29, 12/30

Champagne flutes

New Year's Eve Celebration

Ring in 2018 with a special evening at our signature restaurant, Acqua California Bistro. Enjoy live music from 9pm to 1am as well as a 5-course prix fixe menu prepared by Executive Chef Hermann Schaefer. $90 per person.

Reserve your table here.