Get festive this weekend! Check out Santa Run, Bubbly and Brunch holiday edition, and more


Top events this weekend include Taste ’ ‘n’ Tinis, Holiday Joy Ride, Straight Up With Stassi Live, La Mesa Holiday in the Village, Poway Christmas in the Park and Toast of Gaslamp.

12.12: Taste ’ ‘n’ Tinis

Shop till you drop during this self-guided sip ’n’ stroll in which many Uptown restaurants serve samples of signature dishes while local boutiques mix holiday martinis and other festive cocktails for customers.

Throughout Hillcrest,

12.12: Holiday Joy Ride

Deck out your bike in holiday lights and enjoy a festive ride through Balboa Park and the Uptown neighborhoods. Then end the evening with a holiday-themed party and Golden Gear Advocacy Awards ceremony. (Sara Butler)

Panama 66, Balboa Park,

12.13: Straight Up With Stassi Live feat. Beau Clark & Taylor Strecker

Television personality, fashion blogger and author Stassi Schroeder discusses TV, culture and celebrity gossip with her guests as the Vanderpump Rules star records her hit podcast, Straight Up With Stassi.

The Magnolia, El Cajon,

12.13-14: La Mesa Holiday in the Village

Get into the holiday spirit by ambling through historic downtown La Mesa while enjoying live music, craft merchants and occasional fire pits where you can warm your weary bones.

Throughout La Mesa Village,

12.14: Poway Christmas in the Park

Travel back to a simpler time this holiday season with steam locomotives, horse-drawn hayrides, a petting zoo and live entertainment reminiscent of an earlier era.

Old Poway Park,

12.14: Toast of Gaslamp

Raise a glass to the heart of downtown during this decadent evening that includes treats from 20 of the Gaslamp’s top restaurants complemented by scorching deals at 10 of the area’s most desirable retailers.

Throughout the Gaslamp Quarter,

12.14: San Diego Santa Run

Choose from the competitive Speedy Santa Mile, the kid-friendly Santa’s Elves’ Mile or the pet-friendly Santa’s Little Helper Mile, then put your drink ticket to good use at the post-race party before the PB Holiday Parade.

Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach,

12.15: Festive Bubbly and Brunch

Take in Pacific Beach Pier’s holiday decor and ocean views at JRDN for a special holiday edition of Bubbly and Brunch, featuring Champagne Billecart-Salmon and a four-course breakfast. (Sara Butler)

JRDN, Pacific Beach,