ExperienceHoliday Dining.

Celebrate this holiday season at the legendary Hotel del Coronado. From Thanksgiving Dinner to New Year’s Day Brunch, our award winning culinary team will craft an epicurean adventure for your family and friends.

The “Frosted by the Sea” holiday theme will be in full swing with thousands of sparkling lights draping our signature red turrets, towering Christmas trees, and garlands galore. This season will also offer the return of a spectacular two-story lobby tree and awe-inspiring beachfront ice rink at Skating by the Sea.

Christmas Eve

Dec 24

Celebrate Christmas Eve with a lavish buffet in the magnificent Crown Room and Coronet Room.

Christmas Day

Dec 25

Celebrate Christmas Day with an elegant holiday buffet in the magical Crown Room and Coronet Room.

New Year’s Eve Masquerade Gala

Ring in the New Year with a Roaring 20's bash in the Crown and Coronet Room.

New Year’s Day Brunch

Toast the New Year with a lavish brunch in the Ocean Ballroom.

HolidayActivities & Events

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Art & Culture, Holidays

Room 502 Tour

Oct 7 & 15 — $75

While the haunting story of Kate Morgan is more widely known, there is a room on the fifth floor that has even more paranormal occurrences. This special ghostly tour will take you inside The Del most haunted room while learning about our haunted history.

Art & Culture, Beach, Family, Holidays

Halloween Pumpkin Carving

Oct 15, 22, 29 & 30 — $25

Get into the spooky spirit of the season with a day of beachfront pumpkin carving.

Art & Culture, Holidays

Paranormal Tour

Oct 21 — $75

For the first time ever view Room 502 and explore some of the recorded footage documenting over 400 anomalous (paranormal) phenomena.

Family, Holidays, Music

“At First Light” Lightshow Spectacular

Nov 17 - Jan 1

Experience the magic as The Del’s historic pine trees are draped in a spectacular light show with festive holiday music and snow flurries.

Family, Food & Drink, Holidays

Frostbite Lounge

Nov 17 - Jan 1

Reserve your own rink side lounge at Skating by the Sea® with a cozy fire pit and food and drink service for up to six people.

Beach, Family, Fitness, Holidays

Skating by the Sea®

Nov 17-Jan 1, 2023

Celebrate the holidays at Hotel del Coronado's legendary beachfront ice rink.

Art & Culture, Holidays

Beautiful Stranger Anniversary Tour

Nov 24 — $75

Learn the official account of Kate Morgan’s Thanksgiving Day 1892 visit to The Del and why her spirit never left in this 60-minute ghostly tour of the resort. Includes an exclusive visit to Kate’s room and close examination of the clues she left behind.

Family, Food & Drink, Holidays

Thanksgiving

Nov 24, 2022

Give thanks and celebrate Thanksgiving with an elegant buffet in the beautiful new Southpointe Ballroom.

Beach, Family, Fitness, Holidays

Holiday Festival

Dec 7, 3:30 pm

Join The Del for their annual Holiday Festival with the local community.

Family, Holidays

Photos with Santa

Dec 7, 9, 10, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24

Celebrate the holidays with a classic family photo with jolly Old St. Nick.

Beach, Family, Holidays

Elf Deliveries

Dec 9-24

Surprise your loved ones with a personalized delivery from Santa's little helpers.

Family, Food & Drink, Holidays

Victorian Tea

Dec 15, 16, 17, 18

Take a step back in time with a classic Victorian Tea in the Crown Room.

Beach, Family, Food & Drink, Holidays

Jingle Roast

Dec 17-24, 5:30 & 7:30 pm

Snuggle up around a private beach bonfire in Santa hats as you enjoy holiday s'mores.

Family, Food & Drink, Holidays

Gingerbread Houses

Dec 17, 18, 22, 23, 24

Create fun holiday memories as you decorate a festive Gingerbread House in the Coronet Room.

Family, Food & Drink, Holidays

Christmas Eve

Dec 24, 2022

Celebrate Christmas Eve with a lavish buffet in the magnificent Crown Room and Coronet Room.

Family, Food & Drink, Holidays

Christmas Day

Dec 25, 2022

Celebrate Christmas Day with an elegant holiday buffet in the magical Crown Room and Coronet Room.

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