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Fun Events in San Diego for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in San Diego is more than just a turkey dinner. With year-round beautiful weather, there are many fun things to get out and enjoy on Thanksgiving that include the community, family and friends, and charitable organizations. Check out these Thanksgiving activities in San Diego: Father Joe’s Thanksgiving 5K run and walk is from 7am to 10am at Balboa Park. It finishes at St. Vincent de Paul Village, the largest homeless charity in San Diego. Pets, strollers, and wheelchairs are welcome along with corporate groups and teams. The Oceanside Turkey Trot takes place, starting at 7am at Oceanside Pier. Thanksgiving costumes are encouraged. The event includes a 5k run or walk as well as a kids’ one-mile fun run. Coronado is having a 5K turkey trot as well as Fallbrook. The Running of the Turkey 10K Trail Run takes places on the North County coast while inland in the North County there is the Annual 5K and 10K as well as Kids’ Run. In Downtown San Diego, there is the San Diego Run for the Hungry 5K and 10K while the South Bay area features the 15K, 10K, and 5K Turkey Trot and Food Drive. In East County, there is

Celebrating Thanksgiving in San Diego

We are ready to help you have a fantastic celebration this Thanksgiving with friends and family by offering decorations for your feast table, buffet table, and home. Our Thanksgiving collection is designed to appeal to all types of styles and budgets so that you can add some special flare to your table with a Thanksgiving centerpiece or bring a special Thanksgiving flower arrangement to someone hosting a special dinner. Here are some special ideas that you can incorporate in your Thanksgiving celebration: Higher Grounds features Mokara orchids, roses, hydrangea and kale in a unique designed flower arrangement. The Fall Centerpiece has roses, orchids, decorative berries and lilies. Allen’s Cornucopia includes roses, lilies, carnations, eucalyptus and lush greenery in a cornucopia basket. Country Harvest is a Thanksgiving centerpiece with oak leaves, wheat, chrysanthemums, lilies, ribbon and candles. Autumn Glow includes green hydrangea with eucalyptus, roses, and calla lilies in a white glass container. The Thanksgiving Gathering Centerpieces has fall décor mixed with roses, lilies, and daisies. Order now in our San Diego flower shops, call us, or go online and order through our website. We do deliver locally and nationally through the evening of Wednesday, November 23rd. However, we will be

Thanksgiving Events in San Diego

The festivities have begun for the winter holidays. First up is Thanksgiving with many fun events planned. San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival Already underway is the 11th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival. It runs from November 5th until the 22nd. This five-day event draws food and wine enthusiasts from all over the country to participate in tastings and cooking demonstrations with some of the most famous chefs around. This delicious event occurs at many venues around San Diego with many in the downtown/Gaslamp District. The Mother Goose Parade The second great event for Thanksgiving is the 69th Annual Mother Goose Parade held on November 21st. This is an East County event within San Diego that includes celebrities, floats, clowns, bands, equestrian units and more. Come out and join the fun! Holiday Shopping Events Don’t forget that right after Thanksgiving also comes the biggest shopping events of the year. We will be hosting an open house at all of our San Diego flower shops on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Stop in to see our latest holiday collection of flowers, centerpieces, and gifts. You can also pick up your poinsettia plants and Christmas décor. We’ll

November 18th, 2015|Categories: Thanksgiving|0 Comments

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

Thanksgiving Floral Decorating Ideas

As one of our favorite holidays, Thanksgiving is a time for entertaining, which means lots of decorating the house to get in the spirit. And, when it comes to decorating and the rich and robust colors of fall, flowers and greenery hold center court. We have put together some Thanksgiving floral decorating ideas that you can incorporate in your home and for your Thanksgiving feast table (and, for some, your Thanksgivvukah table!). Del Mar Sunset Thanksgiving Centerpieces Thanksgiving centerpieces come in all styles and arrangements, including your traditional cornucopia arrangement in a wicker basket shaped as the horn of plenty or a floral centerpiece with candles. However, there are other decorations you can consider. For example, why not ask the floral design team at Allen’s Flowers and Plants to design a custom Thanksgiving centerpiece for you that is arranged within a treasured family vase or heirloom bowl? This personalizes it and provides a symbol of the family coming together to share their appreciation and give thanks for what they all have. Also consider some unique items like stalks of wheat or dried flowers and leaves arranged together in a tin container or vase. You could also order a

A Beautiful Selection of Thanksgiving Flowers and Table Centerpieces

Thanksgiving is not that far away, so it’s a great time to start thinking and planning of your Thanksgiving table or what you plan on sending to loved ones, colleagues, or clients over this special holiday of gratitude. Allen’s Flowers and Plants of San Diego is already taking Thanksgiving orders and has a wide range of Thanksgiving flowers for centerpieces, table settings, and gifts. Thanksgiving Flower Designs Here are some of our favorite Thanksgiving floral designs: Del Mar Sunset is a modern twist on the fall arrangement. This small flower arrangement contains roses, tulips, lilies and hydrangea arranged in a leaf lined glass vase. Allen’s Cornucopia features orange roses, peach lilies, burgundy mini carnations, eucalyptus and greenery arranged in a natural cornucopia basket. Autumn Luxury is a plush and oversized fall flower arrangement with bounteous flowers and greenery as well as stunning fall leaves. The Fall Centerpiece is warm, elegant, and expansive, including a wide range of fall flowers and featuring many sunflowers throughout this stunning Thanksgiving table centerpiece. Country Harvest highlights the warn, golden colors of fall with candles, chrysanthemums, lilies, wheat, oak leaves and a plaid ribbon weaved throughout the centerpiece. The Tuscan Centerpiece has three candles and

Set the Thanksgiving Holiday Table with Beautiful Thanksgiving Flowers

Thanksgiving is about a special time and creating memories with those we love. Many of us will be having friends and family over for a grand feast and festivities. Like the dinner that you will be slaving away on in the kitchen, chances are you want everything to be perfect. You hope everyone enjoys themselves and the food, so what better way to lighten the mood but with beautiful floral decorations at and around the dinner table. At Allen’s Flowers and Plants, we couldn’t think of a better thing ourselves. Setting a Beautiful Table for the Feast Impress your guests even before the bird is brought out for carving. At Allen’s Flowers and Plants, we have just the means to help you do that this fine Thanksgiving Day. With our countless number of Thanksgiving-themed floral centerpieces and even more floral arrangements and bouquets all in the flavor of autumn, all of these themed pieces of floral art are perfect to decorate your home for the holiday. Take one of our beautifully designed floral centerpieces that will perfectly complement any Thanksgiving feast. For example, “Allen’s Cornucopia” is a centerpiece that stays to the Thanksgiving centerpiece tradition but still manages to bring