ICYMI: Sips & Sweets with Santa Recap!

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Our 6th Annual Sips & Sweets with Santa was one for the books! Held on Saturday, December 3rd at AleSmith Brewing, families enjoyed Photos with Santa, Hot Cocoa Bar, Cookie Decorating, Crafts, Holiday Shops, Bounce Houses, Face Painting and More!

Who was there?

  • 140+ local families attended
  • 35 local businesses were at the event sharing information, resources and interactive experiences + entertainment (see below!)
  • 20+ giveaway partners

Thank you to everyone that came out and to all of our partners! 

group photo booth
Sips & Sweets with Santa Attendees having fun at the Selfie Now Photo Booth. Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photograpy
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher San Diego

A special thanks to our presenting sponsor Children’s Primary Care Medical Group (CPCMG). Find the best primary pediatric healthcare close to home with the region’s only health network focused solely on children, their health and well-being!

 

A special thanks to our host venue AleSmith Brewing. We are so grateful for your team, the venue is PERFECT and we appreciate your commitment to the San Diego Moms community!!!!

Meet our Photographer

Crystella Photography

Crystal has been with San Diego Moms Photography Team for years and we are SO grateful for her time and commitment to this community! If you are looking for an amazing and talented family photographer, please make sure to check out Crystella Photography! Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography

Thank you for donating your time to capture all of the photos with Santa! Connect with her on Instagram and Facebook

Diane Hamacher Photography

Diane HamacherDiane was our event photographer so all of the incredible photos you see in this post, were taken by her! She joined the San Diego Moms team this past year and we are beyond grateful. She specializes in kids and family photography!

Thank you for capturing these incredible moments from our annual Sips & Sweets with Santa, we are so grateful!

Connect with her on Instagram and Facebook

Photos with Santa Larry by Crystella Photography

Toy Drive

Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography

Toy drive benefitting Home Start Inc! Thank you for all those that donated this holiday season. 

Entertainment

Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography
Photo Credit: Diane Hamacher Photography

Giveaways + Swag

Raffle Prizes + Giveaways

plunge party(1) Weekday Plunge Party ($199 Value)

Both children (and adults!) of all ages enjoy the non-stop fun our unique venue offers. From our inflatable obstacle course, basketball hoop, heated pool,  games, beach views and great food. We look forward to hosting your event at the Historic Plunge San Diego!

 


(5) Ten-Day Pass Punch Cards to Plunge San Diego($250 Value Each)

The Plunge is proud to offer a full array of aquatic and fitness programs. They have 7 lap lanes that 25 yards each, a recreational side of the pool with an incredible obstacle course, a state-of-the-art basketball hoop, and a 1,000 square feet of functional fitness space on the pool deck adjacent to the lap lanes. Come see why Plunge San Diego will meet all your fitness and recreational needs for both athletes and families.


Dynasty Dance CoFREE Month of Dance Classes at Dynasty Dance Co. ($75 Value)

Dynasty Dance Co. provides a nurturing & fun learning environment for dancers to grow 💫

 

 


Osmo’s Math Wizard series is intended for kids 6-8 years (grades 1-2), and perfect for after-school and remote learning at home. Comprehensive and curriculum-based in its focus on math, the first two titles cover the foundations of addition and subtraction, and introduce students to measurement standards, while the third and fourth titles lay the foundations for multiplication and division, adding more than two numbers, understanding how equations are formed, and addition and subtraction fluency; and the fifth title focuses on teaching geometry. Families can start a child’s education by purchasing any title within the series.


earned fitnessTwo Free Classes at Earned Fitness ($80 Value)

Join us for a small group, semi-private fitness class where the coach will customize the workouts to meet you where you are in your fitness journey.



KeaBabies Original Diaper Backpack (Blue – $50 Value)

Enjoy hands-free parenting with KeaBabies Original Diaper Backpack. It is designed for modern parents, featuring large storage compartments and multifunctional pockets. Every diaper backpack comes with a diaper changing pad which comes in handy while you are on-the-go!

 


CakeSweet Silver Lining Tin of 24 Cake Bites (Value $60)

Tasty cake mixed with frosting, rolled in chocolate and coated with cookie crumbs. 

bag(5) Rob Rodney Bags ($49.99)

The Rob Rodney has a place for everything. Inside, customizable compartments make organizing and traveling unique to you. Outside, premier leather puts style on the forefront. Choose from six colors, two sizes and two different locks. Make storage and travel sensible and stylish. For custom or monogramed bags contact us at [email protected]com.


(1) GoSili® 16oz Silicone Tumbler Pint, Eco-Friendly Reusable Silicone Drinking Cup ($17.99 Each) & Author-signed Social-Emotional Children’s Book Set “The Not-So-Friendly Friend — How to Set Boundaries for Healthy Friendships” & “Fear Not” Book written by Christina Furnival ($40 Value)

GoSili designs and manufactures silicone tableware products for the whole family.  The excessive use and waste of disposable paper and plastic inspired the GoSili founders to create a modern line incorporating all the practical benefits that silicone has to offer.


The Not-So-Friendly Friend  helps children identify the right steps to seeking help and setting limits! Fear Not! is a must-have children’s book about to help your children tackle their fears and anxieties.

 

 


(1) Month of Toddler Time SD Classes ($120 Value)
4 Classes, 45 Minutes
  
Toddler Time SD offers caffeine for you, sensory and movement-based play for your toddlers (18mo-3yrs). Come see how they have built a better toddler class. Locations: Liberty Station & Carmel Valley.
 

EcoVivarium Platinum Private Tour – Family Four Pack (Value: $120)

EcoVivarium is a nonprofit Living Museum located in Escondido. We feature live reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods. Our Animal Ambassadors are 98% Rescues, 2% Donated.

 

 


Specialty facial with Neskin Beauty, 45 mins ($125 Value)

Here to deliver a customizable, results-oriented facial tailored to your skin needs to reveal a healthier, more radiant complexion.

 


Knacks Kollective Epoxy Resin Surfboard Wood Serving/Cutting Board ($65) 

San Diego Epoxy Resin Artist, entrepreneur, and small business owner specializing in creating lifelike ocean, geode, and floral preservation pieces presented as functional artwork.

 


peppa pig showFamily (4) Pack of Tickets to see Peppa Pig Live at The Magnolia on Tuesday, December 20th at 5pm ($100 Value)

 

 


Black 20 fl oz Slim ($25 Value) + (5) Greeting Cards from Simply Hello Cards ($27.50 Value) 

Crowd-favorite color + cup holder friendly = your new favorite bottle. The 20 oz. Black Bindle Slim has a matte powder-coat finish and a laser-etched Bindle logo for a sleek look. With the classic Bindle dual-walled and vacuum-insulated design, this bottle will keep your favorite drinks hot or cold for hours. Even though we slimmed it down, the bottle still has the stash on the bottom, which you can unscrew to store your small valuables.  

Simply Hello Cards creates beautiful Hand Drawn Greeting Cards & Paper Goodies. 

In case you are on the fence, here are a few recaps of some of our previous Sips & Sweets with Santa events! But don’t wait this event will sell out!

2019 Sips & Sweets with Santa

2018 Sips & Sweets with Santa

2016 Sips & Sweets with Santa

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