Holiday Party Ideas in San Diego: Unique Tours & More!

The holidays will be here before you know it, so there is no better time than NOW to book your holiday office party. If you’re still brainstorming holiday party ideas why not mix things up this season? Instead of the traditional white elephant gift exchange or happy hour, it might be time to celebrate with a unique private event. Ditch the planning and potluck sign-up sheet, So Diego Tours has your office party covered. We offer unique and entertaining San Diego tours including custom tours that are sure to make all your guests happy and entertained.


Holiday Parties in San Diego

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Dinner, Lounge and Cookie Decorating 

Tis’ the season to eat, drink and be merry! Enjoy a night with your coworkers full of delicious food, toasty cocktails and a little holiday charm. Start the night with a family-style meal that is fit for Santa and his little helpers. Wash down the meal with a craft cocktail that is sure to make you feel all warm and toasty inside. From there, your guide will escort your group to a popular lounge in the Gaslamp Quarter, where you can grab another drink and start decorating your holiday cookies.

Includes: Family-Style Meal, 2 Drinks, Tour Guide and Cookie Decorating


Holiday Scavenger Hunt in the Gaslamp Quarter 

So Diego Tours’ has created a fun way for you to explore the historic heart of San Diego AND 2 of the 100+ restaurants in the Gaslamp Quarter. Get in the holiday spirit as you wander the streets of the stunning Gaslamp district during the San Diego winter season. YOU become the guide, and based on the materials provided to you by our staff, you will have clues as to destinations you must find and the activities you must complete. Take photos, score points, and race to victory! This team-building activity will have you and your team taking the lead as you take turns guiding the team from stop to stop, singing songs, taking silly pictures, and eating and drinking at some of our favorite local restaurants. Party games can’t compete with this hilarious and fun team bonding experience!

Includes: Scavenger Hunt Clues, Food, and Drinks at 2 Restaurants, Fun Photo Ops in San Diego’s Historic District


San Diego Brewery and Pizza Event 

San Diego is considered the microbrewery capital of the U.S., so this is the perfect opportunity to get to know what San Diego is brewing up. A guide will meet your group at one of our favorite breweries in town. You will be served a flight of 7 tastes in a semi-private area. After the brewery tour and tasting, we will walk to a popular gourmet pizza bar to continue the celebration. Along the way your guide will tell tales of Downtown’s seedy past and how the area has transformed to what it is today! The night will end with some of the best gourmet pizza in town! End the night by ordering more drinks and celebrating the season with your coworkers.

Includes: A Guide, Brewery Tour, Flight of 7 Beer Tasters, Gourmet Pizza and Salad


Holiday Lights Extravaganza

One of the best parts of the holidays is the lights! The Holiday Lights Extravaganza begins on the bus as we kick the holiday cheer into high gear with a glass of champagne. From there, your group will be guided to some of the best holiday light displays in San Diego. Magical lights, holiday decorations and (fake) snow will definitely get you into the spirit! After, the group will end the night at a local hotspot for samples of their signature dishes and a drink to end the night!

Includes: Transportation to Holiday Light Displays in San Diego, Glass of Champagne on Bus, Samples of Food and a Drink at a Restaurant


Signature Food & History Tours

Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary and History tour in Gaslamp Quarter

Travel back in time with us on our popular San Diego food tour. Your guide will take you through the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter and reveal the true beginnings of San Diego–layer by layer. Learn why it’s only recently been safe to walk the streets at night, and how the city has managed to transform from an area that once claimed over 120 brothels into a vibrant nightlife hotspot as well as a major culinary destination. Indulge yourself on the Brothels, Bites and Booze Tour with a food and drink sample from our favorite dining establishments in the Gaslamp Quarter. Join us on San Diego’s most intriguing historical and culinary tour for a night of good stories, hearty laughs, and good food: You’re sure to make some new friends along the way!

Includes: A Guided History Tour of the Area, Food and Drink Samples at 4 Restaurants


Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones: A Culinary and History tour in Old Town

Join us on a titillating San Diego Food Tour right in the birthplace of America’s Finest City. Step back in time while we meander through Old Town San Diego’s State Historic Park, which recreates life as it would have been in from the 1820s through the 1870’s. As you immerse yourself in the past on this historical and culinary food tour, let your taste buds do some exploring of their own with authentic dishes from four of our favorite Old Town restaurants. You’ll also get to taste test a few traditional cocktails along the way—but this is not a tequila tasting tour, so no shots of tequila here!

Includes: A Guided History Tour of the Area, Food and Drink Samples at 4 Restaurants


Not sure which event to choose? Contact So Diego tours and we’ll work with your budget to host the perfect holiday celebration for you!