Noel Noel


Audiences will experience the return of Noel as she and her friends search for Santa and the magic that he brings with the season. New to this year’s performance will be featured guest vocalist Devin DeSantis. It’s a program full of Christmas classics, sing-alongs, holiday cheer and jolly spirit.

The concert will be led once again by the artistic tour-de-force team consisting of celebrated guest conductor Christopher Dragon and Director Jonathan Gilmer, and it features the return of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Master Chorale and the San Diego Children’s Choir.

Special Holiday-themed treats and drinks will be available for purchase in the Prebys Plaza!

Please note: Gates will open at 6pm for the Friday performance and will open at 3:30pm for the Saturday and Sunday performances.


Christopher Dragon, conductor
Devin DeSantis, vocalist
San Diego Master Chorale (Dr. John K. Russell, Music Director)
San Diego Children’s Choir (Ruthie Millgard, Artistic Director)

Directed by Jonathan Gilmer
Script by Mabelle Reynoso
Projection Design by Mike Tutaj

NOEL – Lucca Settineri
NOEL’S FRIENDS – Zoey Carpenter, Kinley Cox, Charlotte Leach , Levi Lee, Charlotte McClaskey, Eva Lillian Silva, Phoebe Troxil

Pre-Paid Parking

Ace Parking has provided a DEDICATED PARKING PURCHASE PAGE for the Friday event, a DEDICATED PARKING PURCHASE PAGE for the Saturday event, and a DEDICATED PARKING PURCHASE PAGE for the Sunday event.

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The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park


The Rady Shell expanded culinary program — The Shell Provisions — offers an impressive range of local specialties from some of San Diego's finest eateries and locally sourced options ranging from casual to upscale. New state-of-the-art kitchens and dining spaces will make dining with your friends and family at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park a memorable experience.

The Shell Provisions is brought to life by our local partners. These partners include some of San Diego's most talked-about favorites, like Chef Richard Blais, Urban Kitchen, Biga, Lola 55, Achilles Coffee, Wicked Popcorn, Kitchens for Good and Cali Cream.

(See all of your options, including our new, deliciously curated "Blais by the Bay" pre-order service, on our Dining Page!)


Please note: Food and beverages may not be brought in to The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park. In an effort to reduce waste, guests are welcome to bring one empty reusable plastic or aluminum water bottle only. Bottles can be filled at water refill stations inside the venue. Glass bottles are not permitted.