FRIDAY,  DECEMBER 8, 2017 | 7-11 PM
AGES 21+

We threw on our best ugly sweaters and partied at this event inspired by art, play and the holidays. Featuring a local DJ, open access to galleries and studios, tacos + donuts, cash bar, artisan vendors and more- this was an unforgettable night!

Date-Night Raffle 

We raffled off one-of-a-kind “date-night” prizes! For just a $5 raffle ticket, visitors had the chance to win packages that included tickets to the LOT, Museum passes, dinner vouchers and so much more.

Festive Photo Booth

We shot your Instagram holiday photo in our San Diego Made photo booth!

Maker Market

We enjoyed the awesome party AND get ourr holiday shopping done at our very own Maker Market. Want to apply to be a future featured maker? Apply here!

The Ugliest Sweater Fashion Show

We showcased our ugliest holiday sweaters and competed for the title of “Ugliest Sweater”! Hot tip: the more glitter, tassels and snowmen, the better.

“Big-Kid”Art Activities

We created fun, holiday art activities and channeled creativity in our art-making studios!

Drink Play Create: Ugly Sweater Party 2017 Partners

Past events

Friday, April 7, 2017 | 7-10PM | Ages 21+

The New Children’s Museum threw it back to the 80s and 90s with our last Drink Play Create event: Flashback Friday! We celebrated our favorite eras with the greatest hits, signature cocktails, beer, grilled cheeses and our throwback-themed art show: 80s/90s POP Culture! Vendors included Modern Times, Lucha Libre, Cheesy Amigos, Pixter, Gelato Paradiso, Leaf Wedding Photography, and Mission Brewery.

Friday, December 9, 2016 | 7-10pm Ages 21+

We threw on our best ugly sweaters and partied at this event inspired by art, play and the holidays. Featuring a local dj, open access to galleries and studios, food vendors, cash bar, free beer samplings, artisan vendors and more – this was an unforgettable night! Vendors included Amigobooth, Booty Bassment, Nomad Donuts, San Diego Made, San Diego Taco Company and Lani Coffee.