5 Things To Do on Christmas Day in La Jolla

Santa Claus hat and slippers on the seashore against blue skyRise and shine, its Christmas morning! There are a ton of things to do in La Jolla today for the whole family to enjoy. The weather forecast is looking sunny, bright and in the upper 70s. Don’t forget to bring the camera! If you post a picture, make sure you use #LaJollaBB and your picture could be featured on our Facebook page. Here is a list of 5 Things To Do on Christmas Day in La Jolla.

Holiday Brunch
Don’t worry about cooking this morning! There are a ton of restaurants open on Christmas Day for breakfast, dinner and everything in between. Head over to Nine-Ten Restaurant or The Shores Restaurant for Christmas brunch. Nine-Ten offers breakfast and lunch menu items. The brunch is from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and reservations are still available after 10 a.m. Call 858-964-5400 for reservations.

christmasDIY Christmas Decorations
If you are headed out to a family member or friends house later this evening, gather the kids and make a DIY Christmas decorations. Choose from one of our five ideas or do them all!

Picnic on the Beach
Fill up your baskets, grab your sunglasses and head to the beach for a picnic. La Jolla Cove, Scripps Park, La Jolla Shores and Windansea are all perfect places to spread your blanket and soak up the sun. Make sure you pack some sunscreen, it’s going to be a warm Christmas day.

walkingMorning Hike at Torrey Pines State Beach
Get in some exercise and stroll through La Jolla’s northernmost beach on this beautiful morning. Starting your day off at Torrey Pines State Beach is a great way to burn off calories so you can eat later on. The hike also makes for great pictures and creating memories!

Movie Time
Many families have the tradition of going to the movies on Christmas Day. Catch the latest flicks at one of many movie theaters in La Jolla. Movies opening on Christmas Day include Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, Ben Stiller’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Grudge Match starring Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone, Justin Bieber’s documentary Justin Bieber’s Believe and 47 Ronin featuring Keanu Reeves.

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Vanessa Turkeltaub

Vanessa Turkeltaub has been with Blue Book Publishers for over 5 years and has written over one-hundred La Jolla related articles. She enjoys going to concerts, art, fashion, and is a self-described foodie. Follow her blogs to find out about new La Jolla businesses, events, giveaways, and much more!