Upcoming Vista events


Make A Gnome!

Twisted Horn Mead & Cider 1040 La Mirada Ct., Vista, CA

We will be at Twisted Horn Mead & Cider on December 4th for this adorable Winter Gnome craft! Don't miss out! Seats are limited and they go FAST!

Buskin in the Sun – Open Mic

Partake Gastropub 721 S Santa Fe Ave., Vista, CA

Weekly Sunday afternoon fun on the Partake patio! Play an instrument? Carry a tune? Come on over and showcase your musical skills. All are welcome!

Craft show and bazaar

Brengle Terrace Park 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, CA

Save the date! The McClellan Senior Center is hosting a Craft Fair just in time for holiday shopping at Brengle Terrace Park. 🛍️ December 7, 1 pm-4 pm ➡️ 1400 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista ✅ Interested in participating as a vendor? Visit gmacvista.com for the details or call 760.643.5282 weekdays.

Recurring Event Jingle Terrace Live!

Jingle Terrace Live!

Moonlight Theater 1250 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, CA

Brengle Terrace Park, home of the Moonlight Amphitheatre, was host to "Jingle Terrace Park," a holiday drive-thru experience. For 2022, we're reimagining this event and bringing all of the elements of Jingle Terrace Park inside the Amphitheatre to create JINGLE TERRACE LIVE! Each evening, the Moonlight Amphitheatre will be adorned in a spectacular holiday light show …

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Recurring Event Jimmy Patton Live

Jimmy Patton Live

Belching Beaver Tavern & Grill 302 E Broadway, Vista, CA

Local artist Jimmy Patton will be performing live at Belching Beaver from 6-9pm every Wednesday! Get here early to grab a table and enjoy happy hour from 3-6pm.

Recurring Event Jingle Terrace Live!

Jingle Terrace Live!

Moonlight Theater 1250 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, CA

Brengle Terrace Park, home of the Moonlight Amphitheatre, was host to "Jingle Terrace Park," a holiday drive-thru experience. For 2022, we're reimagining this event and bringing all of the elements of Jingle Terrace Park inside the Amphitheatre to create JINGLE TERRACE LIVE! Each evening, the Moonlight Amphitheatre will be adorned in a spectacular holiday light show …

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Two Scientists Walk Into A Bar…

Pure Project 1305 Hot Spring Way, Vista, CA

What sounds like the beginning of a corny joke is actually a fun community-wide event by the Fleet Science Center. During Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar®, local scientists will enjoy something we all do: a good conversation in a local bar. Join us at our Vista Pure Project taproom locations on Thursday, December 8th …

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Recurring Event Steve Orr

Steve Orr

Belching Beaver Tavern & Grill 302 E Broadway, Vista, CA

Steve Orr is returning to Belching Beaver Tavern & Grill every Thursday! Come sing along with us from 6-9pm & enjoy the tunes.

JTL Movie Night: Elf

Moonlight Theater 1250 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, CA

Gates Open: 5 pm Movie: 6:30 pm FREE! Tickets for this event are required and will be available to reserve starting Monday, October 24 at Noon! General admission seating for this event. One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys. Raised as an elf, Buddy (Will Ferrell) grows …

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Recurring Event Kids in the Garden

Kids in the Garden

Alta Vista Botanical Garden 1270 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, CA

Alta Vista Botanical Gardens invites kids and their families to Saturday Classes featuring hands-on activities, Incredible Edibles, conservation lessons, and tours of the Gardens.

Christmas Pig – Paint and Sip Event

Wildwood Crossing and Cantina 116 Civic Center Dr,, Vista, CA

Happy Holidays! Enjoy this adorably festive paint and sip event, as we recreate our little “Christmas Pig”. Let our professional artist, Nataly, guide you through this process while you sip a beverage and socialize with others. This event is a special one, as you will be painting with a purpose! The proceeds from every ticket …

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A Dark Xmas Market

Backfence Society 110 S. Citrus Ave., Suite F, Vista, CA

A Dark Xmas Market is where dark and more alternative Christmas decorations are put up for sale. All sorts of vendors from downtown Vista will be featuring a Krampus Run!

Bear Roots Holiday Party

Bear Roots Brewing Co. 1213 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA

Join Bear Roots Brewing for a holiday celebration! We will have fun for all ages with holiday themed games, food served by Ms. Potato Food Truck and live music. This celebration is also the kick-off of our food drive with Operation Hope! Bring in a qualifying items and receive $2 Off Pints during this event.

Merry and Bright at the Moonlight

Moonlight Theater 1250 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, CA

MERRY AND BRIGHT A HOLIDAY CONCERT AT THE MOONLIGHT! SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10 Gates Open: 5 pm Concert: 6:30 pm TICKET INFORMATION Orchestra: $27-$42 Reserved Lawn: $27-$32 General Admission on the Great Lawn: $17-$22 TICKETS ON SALE ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 AT NOON! ABOUT THE EVENT A visual and musical extravaganza will make the season bright …

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Downtown Vista Holiday Market

Downtown Vista CA

Shop for unique holiday gifts created by local artisans during the Downtown Vista Holiday Market Sunday, Dec. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors will be featured throughout the historical Downtown area.

Vista Historical Society Christmas Party

Vista Historical Society 2317 Old Foothill Dr, Vista, CA

Prepare for a great Christmas party this year on Sunday, December 11 at the Vista Historical Society. There is no charge to attend. We will have vendors there as we had at the ice cream social. Our party will be from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Along with the vendors; Santa will be there all …

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Bar Hop and Makers Market

Helia Brewing 1250 Keystone Way,, Vista, CA

Join us in Vista, CA to shop 40+ makers with a drink in hand! Find vendors at each of these great locations - all on Keystone way: Dogleg Brewing Co 1347 Keystone Way Suite A Vista, CA 92081 Eppig Brewing Co 1347 Keystone Way C Vista, CA 92081 Helia Brewing Co 1250 Keystone Way Vista, …

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Pure Vista Holiday Market

Pure Project Brewing 1305 Hotspring Way, Vista, CA

Join us on Sunday, December 11th for our 2nd annual Pure Vista Holiday Market ❄️ This market will feature 17 local vendors, live holiday music from the Gordon Kohl Band(12-3pm), breakfast burritos and food from Señor Grubby's, and of course, your favorite craft beer from us 🍻 Bring your friends and family and enjoy getting …

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Recurring Event Jingle Terrace Live!

Jingle Terrace Live!

Moonlight Theater 1250 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, CA

Brengle Terrace Park, home of the Moonlight Amphitheatre, was host to "Jingle Terrace Park," a holiday drive-thru experience. For 2022, we're reimagining this event and bringing all of the elements of Jingle Terrace Park inside the Amphitheatre to create JINGLE TERRACE LIVE! Each evening, the Moonlight Amphitheatre will be adorned in a spectacular holiday light show …

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Holiday Business Mixer

Pure Project Brewing 1305 Hotspring Way, Vista, CA

Join the Vista Chamber of Commerce at Pure Project Vista for our Holiday Business Mixer! 🎄 Catch up with fellow Vista Chamber Members and meet professionals from all over North County to make new connections. Full Metal Burgers will be there serving their delicious burgers! Dress Code: The ugliest Christmas sweater/tie you can find! Bring …

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Recurring Event Jimmy Patton Live

Jimmy Patton Live

Belching Beaver Tavern & Grill 302 E Broadway, Vista, CA

Local artist Jimmy Patton will be performing live at Belching Beaver from 6-9pm every Wednesday! Get here early to grab a table and enjoy happy hour from 3-6pm.

Recurring Event Jingle Terrace Live!

Jingle Terrace Live!

Moonlight Theater 1250 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, CA

Brengle Terrace Park, home of the Moonlight Amphitheatre, was host to "Jingle Terrace Park," a holiday drive-thru experience. For 2022, we're reimagining this event and bringing all of the elements of Jingle Terrace Park inside the Amphitheatre to create JINGLE TERRACE LIVE! Each evening, the Moonlight Amphitheatre will be adorned in a spectacular holiday light show …

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Feeling Grinchy – Holiday Paint and Sip With A Purpose

CoLab Public House 2129 Industrial Ct., Vista

Merry Grinch-mas! We will be happily painting “Feeling Grinchy” for this holiday paint and sip. Let our professional artist, Nataly, guide you through re-creating the Grinch as you sip a beverage and socialize with others. This event is a special one, as you will be painting with a purpose! The proceeds from every ticket purchased …

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Recurring Event Steve Orr

Steve Orr

Belching Beaver Tavern & Grill 302 E Broadway, Vista, CA

Steve Orr is returning to Belching Beaver Tavern & Grill every Thursday! Come sing along with us from 6-9pm & enjoy the tunes.

Recurring Event Jingle Terrace Live!

Jingle Terrace Live!

Moonlight Theater 1250 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, CA

Brengle Terrace Park, home of the Moonlight Amphitheatre, was host to "Jingle Terrace Park," a holiday drive-thru experience. For 2022, we're reimagining this event and bringing all of the elements of Jingle Terrace Park inside the Amphitheatre to create JINGLE TERRACE LIVE! Each evening, the Moonlight Amphitheatre will be adorned in a spectacular holiday light show …

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Recurring Event Vegan Food Popup

Vegan Food Popup

Local Roots Kombucha 1430 Vantage Ct., Suite 101, Vista, CA

San Diego’s Biggest Vegan Food Festival at Local Roots Kombucha! Vegan Food Popup is a FREE event that showcases the best plant-based food in SoCal, featuring a rotating lineup of diverse vendors from San Diego, Orange County and LA. In between bites, enjoy live music and shop a select group of vegan-friendly products including clothes, …

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Silk Button Butchers

Twisted Horn Mead & Cider 1040 La Mirada Ct., Vista, CA

Live music with Silk Button Butchers at Twisted Horn Mead & Cider.

Totally 80’s New Wave Band

Aztec Brewing 2330 La Mirada Dr., #300, Vista, CA

Enjoy all your favorite eighty’s new wave hits with the Totally 80's Band, one of San Diego’s favorite five-piece cover bands.  And enjoy Aztec Brewing's house-made craft beer while you're at it.

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The Districts

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NORTHSIDE

Rich with Vista’s heritage including Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Rancho Guajome Adobe and Vista Skate Park

WESTSIDE

Easy Hwy. 78 access to commercial district of shops and restaurants including the famous Vista Farmer’s Market

DOWNTOWN

Vista’s “walk-around” Downtown Arts District featuring theaters, restaurants, six craft breweries, dozens of independent shops, music venues and public art everywhere

SOUTHSIDE

Home to many of Vista’s famous craft beverage spots including beer, wine, kombucha, hard seltzer along with many onsite restaurants