Holiday Bowl Events

Bumble Bee Seafoods 5K

When: December 27, 2016
Where: Corner of Harbor Drive and Ash Street
The 21st annual Bumble Bee Seafoods 5K Run will take place on the corner of Harbor Drive and Ash St. and finishes near Tuna Harbor Park. Athletes will run past 100,000 spectators along the parade route.

Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade

When: December 27, 2016
Where: Harbor Drive, Downtown San Diego
America’s Largest Balloon Parade features giant helium balloons, floats, marching bands, drill teams and specialty units. Parade route is along San Diego’s scenic downtown bay front.

Official Holiday Bowl Tailgate Party

TIGWhen: December 27, 2016
Where: Qualcomm Stadium – Parking Lot F-1
Guests will enjoy unlimited food, beer and wine as well as private performances by the college bands and cheerleaders.

Holiday Bowl 

2015 hb logoWhen: December 27, 2016
Where: Qualcomm Stadium
America’s Most Exciting Bowl Game  will showcase a match-up of top teams from the Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences.


Pre-Game Spectacular 

2015 hb logoWhen: December 27, 2016
Where: Qualcomm Stadium
Heart-pounding performances by both university marching bands, spectacular pageantry, parachute jumpers and The Big Flag.

Dr Pepper/Stater Bros. Halftime Show


2014_dp_175When: December 27, 2016

Where: Qualcomm Stadium
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!

Dr Pepper/Stater Bros. $100,000 Tuition Contest


2014_dp_175When: December 27, 2016
Where: Qualcomm Stadium
Three lucky fans will compete against each other to see who can throw the most successful passes into a giant Dr Pepper can and attempt to win $100,000 in tuition.

Golf Classic presented by Wells Fargo

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Where: The Country Club of Rancho Bernardo The annual golf tournament is a top notch event, played in beautiful Rancho Bernardo and followed by a cocktail reception and silent auction to benefit the Holiday Bowl.

Goldfield Stage Bocce Bash

When: August 13, 2016
Where: Liberty Station
Come join us for a day of fun in the sun at our Bocce competition! Each participant receives a pair of Knockaround sunglasses and two beers courtesy of New Belgium! No experience necessary. Must be 21+ to participate.