Christmas decorations abound as City Lights is the largest collection of Department 56 collectibles in California. This is where shoppers will find an impressive 40,000 square foot showroom at City Lights (14).
They have been in business since 1991, this year-round Christmas and collectibles emporium is a must see San Diego Attraction. It’s that big, it’s that impressive and it’s that unique. Like everything else in life, it started out as a hobby and it has grown into a family business now in its second generation of family involvement. And the owner and his staff believe, and rightly so, that “City Lights is where selection, quality and great old fashioned service are still a priority!”
Yes, City Lights the premiere year-round Christmas and collectibles store with California’s largest Department 56 collection, but it’s just the beginning of what you’ll see on display here.
For example, City Lights is also a “Club Store” so City Lights carries all pieces for all villages.
Plus, City Lights is a secondary market retailer featuring most retired pieces. So there is no end for selection or quality.
When you shop at City Lights you will undoubtedly be impressed with the sheer size, content and scope of their seasonal display in their 40,000-sq. ft. building displaying an incredible selection.
And the rooms of beautifully displayed items are absolutely incredible. This is why City Lights is considered to be one of San Diego’s major Shopping Attractions. It’s sheer size is reason enough to explore its 40,000 square feet of showroom quality items.
Classic Collections Offered at City Lights include:
|All that Jazz
Big Sky Carvers
Disney By Britto
Disney Showcase Collection
Egyptian Museum Glass
Fenton USA Glass
Figments By Bobbie Takashima
Gallery of Light by Bob Olszewski
Gold Label by Mr Christmas
Guiseppe Armani Disney Collection
Just the Right Shoe
Karen Didion Santas
My Little Kitchen Fairies
Possible Dreams Santas
San Francisco Music Box Company
The Trail of Painted Ponies
Tree of Life
Walt Disney Classics
Wee Forest Folk
Plus they offer on line clearance items and San Diego ornaments galore.
And when Christmas finally rolls around, LOOK OUT!
City Lights goes all out with a virtually unbelievable presentation of what every kid dreams about waking up to on Christmas morning. At City Lights it’s one room after another of Christmas collectables. But City Lights doesn’t stop there.
City Lights help adults beautify their front yard with colorful strings of lights and large figurines that move. And their displays give you the ideas and the items to do them with.
City Lights showcases the other seasonal holiday with beautiful decor items for every season including:
City Lights Halloween, City Lights Easter, City Lights July 4th and City Lights Thanksgiving.
HOW TO BUY COLLECTIBLES ONLINE AT CITY LIGHTS:
- City Lights realizes that not everyone can visit their showroom, so they have a full crew of helpers to help shoppers purchase their precious items online, which is as easy as clicking right here for
All orders over $48 will be shipped free within the continental USA with the exception of Christmas trees. See their website for details. Out of state orders pay no sales tax. Credit cards: AE, DISC, MC, VISA.
All orders will be shipped the next business day. For questions call City Lights at 1-800-262-5335.
City Lights is open everyday of the year and is located at 1212 Knoxville St. in San Diego.
For directions to City Lights from Interstate 5 exit the freeway at Sea World Drive and go East; at the corner of Morena Blvd. turn left; then left again at the next signal, which is Knoxville St. City Lights is at the end of the street at 1212 Knoxville St. (619-275-1006) and (800-262-5335).
Also refer to the map at the bottom of this page to find City Lights (14). The number (14) corresponds to their location on the map below. The Google map at the top of the page gives a more accurate view of their location on Knoxville Street,