Jeff Smith 10 a.m., July 31
North Park Toyland Parade & Festival
49th annual parade promises dance troupes, classic cars, marching bands, fire trucks, Santa, and more, all rolling down University Avenue and North Park Way between Utah and Herman Streets.
Other festival events include strolling carolers; holiday-themed dance routines by Vernetta's dance studio (1:30-2:30) and Stage 7 (3:30-4pm); musical performances by Clairemont High School drama team (2:30-3pm), Reverend Stickman (3-3:30pm), and Ronnie Seno (Christmas songs on ukelele); and grand finale tree-lighting ceremony (4:45).
University Avenue between Idaho and Iowa Streets
- Cost: Free