San Diego’s top weekend events: Dec. 30 to Jan. 2

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Here are top occasions occurring in San Diego from Thursday, Dec. 30 via Sunday, Jan. 2.

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Thursday, Dec. 30

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Show

After taking 2020 off, Mannheim Steamroller returns to San Diego with its thirty sixth anniversary Christmas tour, offered by Broadway San Diego. Check out this nontraditional style of rock-infused classical music, which will probably be a compilation of Christmas classics. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown. $35.50 and up;

Thee Sacred Souls

The group practices at Alex Garcia’s dwelling studio in Chula Vista, adorned with varied blankets, rugs and lighting fixtures.

(Lauren Wilson)

San Diego soul band and Daptone Records-signed Thee Sacred Souls proceed its three-night New Year’s residency at The Casbah. Thursday evening options opener DJ Moniloca and on New Year’s Eve, opening acts are Choosey and DJ Monster Mike. 9:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Midtown. Sold out (look for resale tickets here);

READ MORE: The holy rise of Thee Sacred Souls

Final weekend of Botanic Wonderland

It’s your final probability to see The Botanic Wonderland, the place San Diego Botanic Garden turns its lush grounds right into a twinkling vacation wonderland. The family-friendly occasion options actions just like the mile-long, lighted path that takes company via the Garden’s waterfall, gazebo garden, youngsters’s backyard and different areas, hands-on children’ actions, together with stay carolers and varied food and drinks distributors. 5:30 to 9 p.m. via Dec. 30. The San Diego Botanic Garden, 300 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. $10 to $22; free for youngsters below age two. Advanced tickets required at

OMFG! NYE 2022

Get prepared for 2 back-to-back nights of DJ units at this 18-and-up music occasion at Pechanga Arena offered by LED. The lineup, which is similar on each days, options Black Tiger Sex Machine, Cash Cash, Dabin, Dillon Francis, Ekali, Hex Cougar, JVNA, Madeon (DJ Set), Malaa, Midnight Kids, Noizu, Said the Sky, Seven Lions and Zeds Dead. 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Pechanga Arena, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd. Sold out;

The Havnauts

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El Cajon, CA – JULY 13: From left, Josh Smith, Shelbi Bennett, Jenny Merullo, and Zak Kmak of the “pink punk” band, The Havnauts, proven on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 in El Cajon, CA. (Okay.C. Alfred / The San Diego Union-Tribune)

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San Diego’s pink punk band The Havnauts performs a 21-and-up present, that includes openers Gone Pontos and The Fazes. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd., Normal Heights. $12.55;

READ MORE: Meet San Diego’s ‘pink punk’ band: The Havnauts

Brad Williams at American Comedy Co.

Comedian Brad Williams is ready to ring within the New Year in America’s Finest City. You know him from exhibits like “Legit” and “Deadbeat,” as well as to his comedy specials like “Brad Williams: Fun Size” and “Brad Williams: Daddy Issues.” Catch him throughout considered one of three nights in San Diego, together with New Year’s Eve. New Year’s Eve performances will embody an East Coast countdown and West Coast countdown, plus get together favors and a champagne toast. 8 p.m. Thursday, 7 and 10 p.m. Friday and seven:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday . American Comedy Co., 818 Sixth Ave., Gaslamp. $25 for Thursday and Saturday exhibits; $50 for Friday present.

Friday, Dec. 31

Big Night San Diego

Ring within the new yr at Big Night San Diego, the larger-than-life NYE celebration. More than a dozen DJs and stay bands will carry out on the venue, which gives eight dance flooring and 10 get together areas. All drinks, together with a midnight champagne toast, are included in ticket worth. 9 p.m. Friday. Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Boulevard, downtown. Tickets are $109.99 at print time, however could improve;

The Motet

The Motet has been serving up its personal model of dance music since 1998. The group — which has produced 9 albums — describes itself as having “traversed the strains between funk, soul, jazz and rock.” 9:30 p.m. (doorways open at 8 p.m.) Friday. Music Box, 1337 India St., San Diego. $45 (21 and up solely).

Tribal Seeds

Ready for some reggae? San Diego reggae rock band Tribal Seeds will carry out three concert events at Belly Up on New Year’s Eve weekend. Opening acts for the 21-and-up exhibits are Eli-Mac (Friday), Kyle Smith (Saturday), and Ginger Roots and The Protectors (Sunday). 9:30 p.m. Friday; 9 p.m. Saturday; and eight p.m. Sunday. Belly Up Tavern, 143 South Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. Tickets are $95 for Friday and $55 for Saturday or Sunday.

‘Lost in Paris’ at The Lafayette

Slip into Nineteen Twenties Parisian style and assume a persona from The Lost Generation at The Lafayette Hotel’s get together, fittingly titled “Lost in Paris.” Tickets embody gentle appetizers, get together favors and a midnight champagne toast, accompanied with leisure from a stay band and DJ. 9 p.m. Friday. The Lafayette Hotel, 2223 El Cajon Blvd., North Park. $

READ MORE: Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in San Diego

Saturday, Jan. 1

FNGRS CRSSD: Opening Day


The crowd of DAY.MVS within the Park live performance on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 at Petco Park. Both DAY.MVS within the Park and Opening Day are held on the similar venue and produced by the corporate FNGRS CRSSD.

(Arlene Ibarra)

Start 2022 off with a day stuffed with DJs and digital music. FNGRS CRSSD, the identical manufacturing firm behind CRSSD and DAYS.MVS, presents the same occasion known as Opening Day. The eight-hour competition will probably be at Petco Park and can featureKaskade Redux, ARTBAT, Cristoph, Eli & Fur, Franky Wah, Lauren Mia and Rivka M. Must be age 21 and up to attend. Masks are required in indoor areas. 2 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd., East Village. Tickets are $85; (*30*).

New Year, New Laughs

Celebrate the beginning of 2022 on the Laugh Factory San Diego, which can host an 18-and-up comedy present that includes performers Jerry Garcia, Rene Vaca, Chinedu Unaka, Dante Chang, Kelly Catey and Matt Barker. 9 p.m. Saturday. Laugh Factory, 432 F St., Gaslamp. $20;

Sunday, Jan. 2

Mission Trails Regional Park presents Nature’s Abundance

After nearly two years, the Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation brings again group artwork exhibits to the customer’s middle, beginning with Nature’s Abundance. The exhibition highlights 5 native award-winning artists: Ray Khalife, Wendy Kwasny, Ken Roberts, Amy Schindler and Tara Sood. There will probably be a gap reception with the artists from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday and the work will probably be on show via Feb. 11. Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor and Interpretive Center is positioned at One Father Junipero Serra Trail. Exhibition hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. day by day. Admission is free;

San Diego Sockers

The San Diego Sockers play a house sport towards Ontario Fury. 5:05 p.m. Sunday. Pechanga Arena, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd. Tickets are $25-$40;

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