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San Diego Holiday Shopping Events

Be sure to come to our open house at all of our Allen’s Flowers and Plants locations over the holiday shopping season, which kicks off just after Thanksgiving. Here are the big events so mark your calendar to make time to come visit our San Diego flower shop and also shop online. In-Store Holiday Shopping Events Black Friday is November 28th, and Small Business Saturday is November 29th. These special holiday shopping events are meant to encourage shopping at local businesses.  This helps the small business owner like us not to mention it boosts the local San Diego economy. As a San Diego small business, our focus is on providing unique products and gifts, a great selection, and personalized service. We will be introducing our holiday collection on those days as well, and this collection is already available online with a range of Christmas centerpieces, Christmas bouquets, Christmas flower arrangements and Christmas décor like wreaths, garlands, and poinsettia plants. Our holiday flower collection also includes beautiful choices for Hanukah. These holiday shopping events also encourage shoppers to work with the San Diego florist’s on-site floral design team for custom flower arrangements, Christmas décor, and holiday centerpieces for holiday parties, home

Fun November Events in San Diego

While Thanksgiving is the focal point of November celebrations, there are other fun-filled and festive events that take place in San Diego this month that are worth taking in and offer something for every member of the family. Here are two of our favorite November events in San Diego. 11th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival This favorite event brings together wine and food enthusiasts over the course of five days, starting on November 17th and ending on November 23rd. It has become the region’s largest wine and culinary extravaganza. Each year it grows as more venues are added throughout the San Diego downtown area. Some of this year’s highlights include the following: Comer Conmigo: Dinner. Tequila. Wine. This is an upscale six-course dinner at Comun Kitchen & Tavern from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. that is November 17th. Tickets are $175 per person. The Fish Taco TKO & San Diego Craft Beers On November 18th, this casual event will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens in Liberty Station. Tickets are $45 per person. 100 Years of Inspiration & Innovation: Trailblazing Cuisine Throughout The Century This event on November

Time to Order Thanksgiving Centerpieces and Floral Gifts for Home and Loved Ones

Thanksgiving arrives on Thursday, November 27th and with it comes a beautiful table for a lovely meal with loved ones.   Whether you are decorating your own home for the upcoming festivities, you are visiting someone else’s home and want to bring a special gift, or you are missing out on those you are thankful this year but want to send them your love, we are here to help with a collection of Thanksgiving centerpieces and floral gifts.  Stunning Thanksgiving Centerpieces In this blog post, we are showcasing our spectacular collection of Thanksgiving centerpieces, which look great on the dining table, a buffet table, and even a family room table. These also make great gifts: ALLEN'S CORNUCOPIA This cornucopia features orange roses, peach lilies, burgundy mini carnations, eucalyptus and lush greenery that has been arranged in a natural cornucopia basket. AUTUMN CORNUCOPIA Show your gratitude with this rustic cornucopia that is filled full of sunflowers, chrysanthemums, roses and lush fall foliage. COUNTRY HARVEST Adorn your Thanksgiving table with the warm, golden colors of fall, including fresh chrysanthemums, lilies, wheat and oak leaves as well as candles and a country plaid ribbon. WARM LIGHTS A warm glow will come from this

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Show Your Support for Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day is Tuesday, November 11th, and the city of San Diego will be celebrating our Vets with a special Veteran’s Day parade from 11am to 1pm that day. Sponsored by the USS Midway Museum and USAA, the parade is produced by the “Veterans Week San Diego”, which is an all-volunteer team of Veterans and citizens of all ages who are dedicated to honoring Veterans annually during “Veterans Week” as a program event of the Veterans Memorial Center.    The parade route starts at North Harbor Drive and carries on through the downtown area and then passes the USS Midway and continues to Pacific Highway where it will end. There will be grandstands available and many viewing areas. This year’s theme pays tribute to Afghanistan and Iraq veterans who have served during the war years of 2001 to 2014. They are all invited to join the parade and festivities this year. There are numerous other Veteran’s Day events planned throughout San Diego County to participate in and show respect for our veterans. Besides the many events, there will also be restaurants offering free meals and discounts to Vets throughout San Diego. Veteran’s Day Flowers Here are some beautiful patriotic flower

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