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Craft Beer Capital

of America

With more than 115 breweries and distilleries, that have defined the popular West Coast-style IPA, San Diego is a hub for craft beer innovation.   

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San Diego

California's Beach City

From sun-soaked shores to bright urban adventures, San Diego is the ultimate beach city. Explore 100 unique neighborhoods including Downtown’s historic Gaslamp Quarter, the hottest nightlife destination on the West Coast.

 

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2017 IS AWESOME ALL YEAR

San Diego is the place to be in 2017, hosting world-class events, major celebrations and global competitions throughout the year. Here are some of the most buzz-worthy escapes that you won’t want to miss.

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Have a whale of a good time in San Diego

Witness the majestic blue and grey whales migrate past the shores of Southern California while on a Whale Watching cruise departing daily from San Diego.

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Plan Your Summer Getaway Now

Abundant sunshine, award-winning craft beer, awesome attractions and absolutely delicious Cali-Baja flavors along with more than 300 square miles of outdoor fun are calling you to California's Beach City this Summer.

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Cali Baja Fresh

With collaboration of chef's from both sides of the border, Cali Baja cuisine is a specialty in San Diego. 

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San Diego Breweries

Explore a complete list of craft breweries in San Diego - the craft brew capital of America. 

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25 Fun & Free Things to Do

Having fun in San Diego doesn't require a lot of money. Here's a list of fun things to do that requires no money at all. 

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Taste of Gaslamp

Jun 17, 2017

Join us for the 23rd Annual Taste of Gaslamp, San Diego’s original culinary tour! On Saturday, June 17, 2017, the Gaslamp Quarter will be showcasing the excellent dining options available in our vibrant district. General Admission tickets are $30 pre-sale ($40 day-of) and allow you to sample over 25 different restaurants from 1:00 to 4:00 PM on a self-guided walking tour with an after party at Altitude Sky Lounge. But the fun doesn't have to stop then. For only $60 ($70 day-of), you can upgrade to a VIP Ticket and experience 9 additional fine dining restaurants with cocktails/ large bite portions, a Gaslamp Goodie Bag, and exclusive VIP reception at Altitude Sky Lounge.

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Big Bay Boom!

Jul 4, 2017

The Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Embarcadero North, Seaport Village, Embarcadero South Marina Park and Coronado Ferry Landing. The impeccably choreographed display will last approximately 17 minutes.

Come down to the bay and enjoy the biggest fireworks show in San Diego!

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CONCACAF Gold Cup

Jul 9, 2017

On Sunday, July 9th, San Diego will host the CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C's opening round double-header at Qualcomm Stadium.

Mexico vs. El Salvador

With a history dating back to 1935, Mexico and El Salvador have one of Central America's most storied rivalries in the region. However, after meeting and facing defeat against Mexico twice in Gold Cup history, in 2002 and 2011, El Salvador will look to their rejuvenated team and experienced coach to get Gold Cup revenge on their opponents, in what would be a stunning upset.

Curacao vs. Jamaica

The Caribbean nation of Curacao, in its first-ever Gold Cup appearance, will open the San Diego doubleheader against 2015 Gold Cup finalist Jamaica, in what will be a historic match-up between two Caribbean teams that will showcase the spirit of the countries and the passion for the game in the region.

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Annual LGBT Pride Parade

Jul 15, 2017

The annual San Diego LGBT Pride Parade is the 4th largest in the United States attracting over 100,000 cheering spectators and significant media participation.

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2017 IS AWESOME ALL YEAR

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Have a whale of a good time in San Diego

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Taste of Gaslamp

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$13 Whale Watching Cruise Special During Migration (Save $23)

Davey's Locker Whale Watching & Sportsfishing
Valid: Jan 17 - ongoing

Enjoy 2.5 hour whale watching cruises with multiple times daily to choose from. Departing from Newport Beach view gray whales on their migration along with finback whales, minke whales, humpback...

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Save $150 or more at Famous SoCal Theme Parks

Southern California CityPASS
Valid: Apr 5 - ongoing

Save $150 or more with Southern California CityPASS – giving you 1-day admission to SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California, PLUS a 3-day Park Hopper® ticket to Disneyland® Park and...

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Save 10% on a Sunset Cocktail Cruise

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Valid: Apr 17 - ongoing

Join us for this scenic two-hour journey Friday and Saturday evenings. With beverage in hand, watch as the sun melts into the horizon and the skyline erupts in a breathtaking display of color. Cruise...

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From the surf to the city and everywhere in-between, our local aficionados give you the inside scoop on San Diego. Watch their videos as they each dish on everything from burritos, hikes, their favorite spots and secret hangouts - all so that you can experience the good stuff like a local.

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Top Things to Do in San Diego – May 23-29, 2017

Posted on May 22, 2017 by Brent Bernasconi

Spend the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend in San Diego enjoying everything California’s Beach City has to offer including these top things to do.
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