Preferred Partners

San Diego is proud to be known as America’s Finest City, and our Preferred Partners provide the best that San Diego has to offer. World-class attractions, delicious dining options, excellent travel providers, and other top-notch tourism-related organizations are all part of the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl Game family. Make sure to include these great options when you plan your trip.

Click here to book one of our preferred hotels in San Diego.

Christmas Celebration at SeaWorld San Diego is a holiday tradition. Meet Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and the elves; visit with Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and his friends; be delighted and inspired by holiday-themed shows; and marvel at more than 1 million twinkling holiday lights. Make the Holiday Season all the more merrier with your festive friends at SeaWorld San Diego. Click here to see how visiting SeaWorld is an incredible holiday value.





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Visit the Zoo and meet some of the rarest, eldest and most exotic creatures on earth. Journey into the depths of Monkey Trails and Forest Tales, swing by the Children’s Zoo and visit all of the amazing habitats.

2011_sdsafari_175.jpgSan Diego Zoo Safari Park
A sister property of the Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is located approximately 30 miles from downtown and is a 1,800 acre wildlife preserve and natural habitat for herds of African and Asian animals.

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LEGOLAND® California Resort is growing and there’s a lot to experience. The World’s First LEGOLAND® Water Park is now open with seven slides, a 45-foot LEGO® tower and the unique Build-A-Raft river. LEGOLAND California is home to more than 60 rides, shows and attractions. And right next to LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE Aquarium is the perfect way to introduce children to the wonders of the aquatic world.

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Enjoy the award-winning sightseeing tours of the City of San Diego and Coronado aboard an Old Town Trolley. Tour at your own pace with their unique on and off service to eight stops including Old Town, The Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Horton Plaza, Gaslamp Quarter, Coronado, the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park Museums.

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Take a tour of the 47-year old odyssey that spanned the end of World War II and Desert Storm, and odyssey in which more than 225,000 Americans took part. Located downtown in San Diego at Navy Pier, Midway provides a dynamic and enriching experience “from boiler to bridge.” A visit to Midway instills a greater appreciation for courage, freedom, and service to country.

Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade

As always, this exciting family event brings together world-class marching bands, magnificent floats, entertaining drill teams, and a procession of enormous balloons-more than any other parade! Over 100,000 street-side spectators will enjoy the parade along with a nationwide television audience.


Fans can also purchase official Ticket & Hospitality Packages for the game from PrimeSport, the official VIP Hospitality and Travel Provider of the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl.

Click here to purchase official SDCCU Holiday Bowl VIP Ticket Packages!

mts_175Metropolitan Transit System (MTS)
For easy transportation around San Diego, take the MTS buses and trolleys. For more information on the free MTS m-Ticket app, visit

Sun Diego CharterRelax in one of our sedans, executive vans, mini coaches, or motor coaches for 1 or 100 people, as we take you to and from the airport, to the Bowl games or around to the many sights and attractions of San Diego. You can leave the driving to Sun Diego Charter for your group. Click here for more information!

If you are interested in becoming a preferred restaurant of the SDCCU Holiday Bowl, please contact Marc Sawyer at

donovans.jpgDonovan’s Steak & Chop House
Donovan’s sets the standard of steakhouse excellence. An appealing atmosphere of rich mahogany, eye-catching paintings and bronze sculptures artfully bathed in soft, flattering light. Upscale and world-calss, yet cordial and friendly. Attentive unobtrusive service that accentuates every exacting detail. This is truly the place to be, relax and enjoy dining perfection.

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The Harbor House opened in 1980, and serves fresh fish, shellfish, premium steaks and local draft beers. We offer informal dining upstairs and on the outside decks as well as tablecloth/quiet dining downstairs. Come and enjoy our great city and harbor views.

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Jersey Mike’s is an authentic East Coast style sub shop with fresh bread baked daily, crisp vegetables sliced each morning, and every sandwich is made to order right in front of your eyes. We have been voted best sub in virtually every market because of our mouth watering giant sized subs. Check out to see all of our locations and remember Jersey Mike’s – Always Fresh Sliced, Always Fresh Grilled!

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Loaded toppings on our freshly baked crust is what makes Woodstock’s Pizza craveworthy. Customize any order with our gluten-free or wheat crusts, vegan cheese and six different sauces. We’ll deliver to you or host your group at either San Diego area location – Pacific Beach or SDSU area.

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Kaminski’s BBQ and Super Q Food Truck bring to San Diego the best hickory smoked All American mouth watering BBQ this side of the Mississippi! Let us take your Pregame party from dull to Delicious! We will handle all the details from start to finish, setting up an Alumni Party that is fun, exciting and smoked to perfection!

Picnic People
Picnic People is San Diego’s premier outdoor event specialist and has been creating memorable alumni tailgates for the Holiday Bowl for the last 20 years. During that pp.jpgtime Picnic People has done everything from obtaining stadium permits to providing delicious BBQ, exciting music to pump up the fans, quick and easy guest registration, fun team décor and thorough event organization. Consider Picnic People your pregame party experts!

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Boudin Bakery is world-famous for creating The Original San Francisco Sourdough French Bread™, baked with the same mother dough since 1849. In addition to our signature tangy crunchy chewy sourdough bread the Boudin menu offers crave-able food selections such as decadent grilled cheeses, seasonal salads, hearty sandwiches and flavorful soups served in our original sourdough bread bowls.  Like our sourdough bread, our food is made to order fresh daily, with simple, honest ingredients.

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The Wild Thyme Company is proud to offer only local and organic handcrafted cuisine and place great importance on supporting local farms and businesses. Our goal is to bring our client’s vision to life through planning, design, execution, flavorful food and personalized service.

Bright Event Rentals
Renowned for providing exceptional client services with a fresh and innovative approach to handling the most important events in San Diego. Offering an unparalleled range of inventory that includes exclusive furniture, china, specialty linens, lighting, heating, flooring, tenting and more.

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Coronado Brewing Company is one of the premier craft breweries in San Diego, with distribution in 17 states and 14 countries. Coronado Brewing is also the proud recipient of the prestigious 2014 World Beer Cup Mid-Size Brewery and Brewmaster award.