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Winter Wonderland

San Marcos Holiday Event

Step into a Winter Wonderland

Step into North County’s original Winter Wonderland at Lakehouse Resort this holiday season! Our Lakeside Lawn is transformed into a Winter Wonderland brimming with twinkling lights, a holiday makers market, delightful treats and festive drinks for all! Kids of all ages will delight in our Frozen Fun Zone with the return of the Lakehouse Express train, make your own smore's station, pictures with Santa and more!

Winter Wonderland event is ticketed, $5 entry fee for guests 12 years and older. Ticket price includes a complimentary Candy Cane cruise on the lake! Activity tickets as well as food and beverages are available for purchase at the event. Complimentary admission for Hotel Guests. 


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Unforgettable Igloo Dining Experience

Lakeside Igloos

Lakeside Igloos at Lakehouse Resort are nestled under the sparkling lights, each with a lakefront view. Enjoy 2 hours of exclusive dining staffed with private servers for first class service. Our reimagined igloo experience includes 2 bottles of wine, one of which is off our exclusive reserve wine list, a bountiful charcuterie board and delectable dessert board. Full bar service available to order through your server.

So, grab your closest friends or family and soak up the festive celebration surrounded by holiday light displays and more!

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Santa Saturdays

Santa Claus himself will be making appearances on Santa Saturdays, spreading holiday cheer to all. 


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Walking in a Winter Wonderland...
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Train Rides & Frozen Fun Zone

Experience the enchantment of the holiday season as you ride through Winter Wonderland's light tunnel.

Our Frozen Fun Zone includes plenty for kids, with an Immersive Snow Globe, Winter Jump Castle, and S'mores Stations.

$4 per activity. 

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Candy Cane Cruises

Enjoy breathtaking views, festive ambiance, and a touch of winter enchantment on a holiday boat cruise around our island, complimentary for all guests with general admission. 

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Light Displays

Step into a world of enchantment as we transform our Lakeside Lawn into a magical wonderland filled with holiday light displays, festive decorations, and heartwarming memories.

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Festive Cocktails

From classic favorites to creative concoctions, our festive libations are crafted to delight your taste buds and warm your heart.

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gifts, goods, and holiday cheer

Maker's Market

Immerse yourself in the creativity of local artisans and find the perfect holiday treasures to gift this season (or keep for yourself...). 

Do you create unique holiday-themed crafts, delicious seasonal treats, or offer unique gift items? We want to hear from you.

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