Resident’s Free Day for December, held typically on a Tuesday, occurs during December Nights free entry, on the 1st and 2nd, (Fri/Sat).

Elf! Movie Night

Experience the magic of the season with a touch of aviation wonder at the San Diego Air & Space Museum's enchanting Movie Night on December 15th! Bring the whole family for a heartwarming screening of the holiday classic, Elf! Join Buddy the Elf on his whimsical journey from the North Pole to New York City in a film that's sure to leave you smiling.

Starting at 6:30pm, the museum transforms into a cozy cinema, offering you the chance to revel in the festive spirit surrounded by the incredible history of aviation. Your ticket to this festive affair? It's simple – just grab your museum admission, and you're in for an evening of holiday cheer and cinematic delight.

As a special treat, every moviegoer will receive a complimentary bag of popcorn to enjoy during the film. It's the perfect pairing for a night of family fun and yuletide joy.

Make December 15th a date for your diary, gather your loved ones, and join us for a movie night that blends the magic of the holidays with the fascination of flight. With free admission to the museum and a festive movie under the stars, it's an evening that promises memories that will last a lifetime.

Date: December 15, 2023

Movie Start Time: 6:30pm

Location: San Diego Air & Space Museum

Tickets: Entry is free with evening admission to the Museum.


  • Every attendee receives a complimentary bag of popcorn.
  • Complimentary water and lemonade will be provided.
  • Bring your own camping chairs, bean bags and blankets (Limited chairs will be available if needed).
  • The Museum Flight Path Grill will be open for additional food items for purchase.
  • We will also have bar drinks available, beer, wine, and a couple of special cocktails for the evening.
  • Outside, food, drinks, coolers or backpacks will not be allowed.

Embrace the holiday spirit at the San Diego Air & Space Museum Movie Night – where aviation meets the magic of Elf! We can't wait to celebrate the season with you. See you there!


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