Welk Winter Wonderland


Wander down to the our wunnerful Welk Resorts’ Winter Wonderland!

Welk Resorts San Diego invites you to our one-day holiday Winter Wonderland celebration! All ages welcome! Admission is free for children two years of age and younger.

Price includes these rides & activities

  • Sled down an eight-foot slope of real snow!
  • Get crafty with the elves in Santa’s Workshop
  • Ride the Polar Express trolley to meet Santa Claus, and enjoy a photo op with him
  • Experience a magical horse-drawn carriage ride around our lovely decorated grounds
  • Carve it up with our snowboard simulator
  • Take a photo in the life-sized snow globe
  • Live music
  • Indulge in s’mores around the cozy fire pits

Schedule of events

  • 12:00 – 8:00 PM Snow Sledding
  • 12:00 – 8:00 PM Santa’s Workshop
  • 12:00 – 8:00 PM Food Trucks
  • 12:00 – 8:00  PM Holiday Vendors
  • 12:00 – 6:00 PM Snowboard Simulator & Snow Globe Photo Sessions
  • 2:00 – 4:00 PM Horse Carriage rides
  • 2:30 – 2:50 PM North County Children’s Choir Performance
  • 5:00 – 7:00 PM Horse Carriage rides
  • 4:00 – 8:00 PM Polar Express rides to Santa Photo Op
  • 4:00 – 8:00 PM Cougarz Rock Band

Come early for a festive early happy hour from 12-2pm, with $4 mimosas, Bloody Marys and Bailey’s & coffee (ages 21 and up).

Plus enjoy food trucks, holiday vendors, hot chocolate and other tasty treats! (All food and drinks are available at an additional cost and are not included in the price of admission)



Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No ID required except for the purchase of alcoholic beverages.

Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult to sign waiver for rides and activities.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is free.

What can I bring into the event?

Warm clothes for snow, camera, sunblock. No skis or snowboards permitted. No outside food or drinks allowed unless purchased from The Market at Welk Resorts.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Gina Cafasso at gina.cafasso@welkgroup.com or Vanessa Martinez at vmartinez@welkgroup.com

Want to stay the night?
Enjoy the Beach Stay, Snow Play
Stay Package: $115

  • Accommodations for Sunday, December 18 with check-out on Monday, December 19
  • Beach stay at Marriot Oceanside
  • Family four-pack to the Winter Wonderland event
  • Subject to availability. Certain restrictions apply.
  • CALL NOW 877.322.5720