Events

Holiday Bowl Pregame Show

| Qualcomm Stadium

The Pregame Spectacular features heart-pounding performances by both university marching bands, spectacular pageantry, parachute jumpers and of course, it wouldn’t be the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl without The Big Flag, the football field size American Flag. Be …

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Holiday Bowl VIP Tailgate Party

| Qualcomm Stadium – Parking Lot, Section F-1

Tickets are no longer available.  Over 1,500 guests join the Holiday Bowl Board of Directors/Committee, major sponsors, Civic/Military Officials and fans to kick-off their evening of football and fun at the Technology Integration Group VIP Tailgate. Guests will enjoy unlimited …

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Holiday Bowl Kickoff Luncheon

Over 1,000 guests annually attend this can’t-miss bowl event and are treated to a great lunch, the heart-pounding sounds of the two university bands, video team highlight presentations and team interviews. Guests have the opportunity to sit and interact with …

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5K Run

| Downtown San Diego

The 23rd annual Bumble Bee Seafoods 5K at the Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade will take place along San Diego’s beautiful harbor front, starting on the corner of Harbor Drive and Ash St. and finishing near Ruocco Park. Athletes …

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Parade

| Downtown San Diego

America’s Largest Balloon Parade The scenic, bayside streets of downtown San Diego will come alive with the Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade presented by National Funding! As always, this exciting family event brings together world-class marching bands, magnificent floats, …

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Tuition Throw

| Qualcomm Stadium

Don’t miss the Dr Pepper/Stater Bros. “Tuition Throw” contest during the break between the 3rd and 4th quarter of the game. Three lucky fans will compete against each other to see who can throw the most successful passes into a …

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FanZone

| Qualcomm Stadium Parking Lot Section G-1

Pregame like a pro! The San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl will again host the FanZone, they ultimate pregame fan experience. Sample the local brews in the craft beer garden! San Diego is home to over 120 craft breweries, so elevate your tailgate …

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Dr Pepper/Stater Bros. Halftime Show

| Qualcomm Stadium

Time: Halftime You’ll want to stay in your seats for the Dr Pepper/Stater Bros. Halftime Show as the excitement continues with world-class pageantry, marching bands and an unbelievable fireworks display that you have to see to believe! This Band, Dance …

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Holiday Bowl Marching Band Showcase

| Horton Plaza Park

Festivities for the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl kick off in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp District.  Marching bands and spirit squads from the participating universities will perform and meet for a heart-pounding Battle of the Bands! The pep rally …

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Golf Classic

June 5, 2017 10:00 am | The Country Club of Rancho Bernardo

Play in the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl’s annual golf tournament, the Marsh & McLennan Agency Golf Classic! Golfers will gather at the beautiful Country Club of Rancho Bernardo for a 10:30 am shotgun start. Lunch is provided …

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Youth Football Clinic

July 15, 2017 8:00 am | Qualcomm Stadium

Join the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl for the annual free youth football clinic at Qualcomm Stadium. Drills and skills will be led by Fast Play Athletics, including instruction by former NFL players Legedu Naanee, Stephen Cooper, Larry …

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Bocce Bash

August 12, 2017 9:00 am | Qualcomm Stadium

Goldfield Stage Bocce Bash will return this summer, and this time it will be played on the field inside Qualcomm Stadium! The event was a huge hit again in 2016, drawing over 150 teams! This fundraiser for the San Diego …

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Give the Gear

October 7, 2017 8:00 am | Qualcomm Stadium

Time: 8 am – 12 pm The second annual San Diego-wide sporting goods drive, Give the Gear presented by U.S. Bank, is coming to Qualcomm Stadium this October. Clean out your garage and bring down those dusty and gently used …

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Most Inspirational Player Award

December 1, 2017 11:59 pm | Qualcomm Stadium

The San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl, in cooperation with Dr Pepper and the Kiwanis Club of San Diego, is proud to continue a program for the 2016 football season that will honor a student-athlete who is often overlooked. …

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