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Greater New York Area, NY - Dyker Heights, Brooklyn

The Coolest Candy Cane Lanes From Coast to Coast

Get inspired by our favorite decorated neighborhoods. You won’t believe what you see (millions of twinkly lights are just the start!).

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Magical Child

The Next Best Thing to Santa’s Workshop: 8 Independent San Diego Toy Stores

‘Tis the season for spreading cheer, so make your hard earned money go a little further when you shop locally and purchase some truly awesome gifts from one of these fantastic, independently owned toy stores in San Diego County.

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pretend city

Spin the Dreidel! 5 Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah in Southern California

From giant menorah lighting ceremonies, to latke and jelly donut eating, to crafts for kids, here are our picks for Hanukkah celebrations in Southern California.

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elizabethan bakery

Sweet Spots for Buying Even Sweeter Holiday Confections

Looking for an easy way to treat (read: bribe) the kiddos, thank a teacher, or appreciate a neighbor without even touching your oven? Give the gift of sweet treats and holiday confections.

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Stocking Stuffers for the Family on the Go

Support Local Moms! Shop for Holiday Gifts From San Diego Etsy Artisans

Get your holiday shopping done early (and online) with these San Diego moms who also happen to be artisan Etsy sellers.

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Santa2012

Mall Doldrums? Unique Places For Your Santa Photo

Forget the mall! Hit up these fun places to meet and take pictures with Santa Claus this holiday season.

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Bates Nut Farm

4 Ways to Start Your Own Family Holiday Traditions

These San Diego holiday events will get you making a list (and checking it twice) to make sure your family won’t miss any seasonal fun!

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Highland Valley Christmas Tree Farm

Saws Not Required: 4 Farms to Cut Your Own Christmas Trees

There’s nothing like the smell of fresh pine in the morning! Check out these awesome cut-your-own Christmas tree farms in San Diego County.

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5 Winter Break Camps That Will Melt Away Cabin Fever

Curb the winter break boredom by signing your energy-filled rugrats up for fun and exciting camps.

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2012 Tree Lighting

Festive Tree Lighting Celebrations Around San Diego

Tis the season! Amp up your holiday cheer at these festive tree lighting ceremonies throughout San Diego.

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Give Back! Family-Friendly Volunteer Opportunities

Teach your kids a lesson about giving, and give the gift of volunteering this holiday season.

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San Diego, CA - Belardo Lights, Tierrasanta

6 Decked-Out Neighborhoods with Dazzling Light Displays

Grab the kids and get driving! These neighborhoods kick the holiday spirit into overdrive by decorating their homes to make Clark Griswold proud!

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The Grinch

Sugar Plum Fairies and Whimsical Whoville: Best Holiday Plays for Families

Nothing puts the happy in the holidays like watching actors, singers and dancers live on stage. Here are our picks for the best holiday performances suited for kids.

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The New Children's Museum

Give the Gift of Play: Top Memberships for Year-Round Fun

These awesome family memberships to local exploration wonderlands are your ticket to a guaranteed good-time.

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Tour the Midway

5 Fun Things to do with Visiting Grandparents

Ease your holiday stress when it comes to entertaining visiting grandparents with these five great itineraries for a fun-filled afternoon.

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