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San Diego's Rich and Diverse Culture

From Balboa Park to Chicano Park to Oceanside, San Diego is home to three state-designated cultural districts that embody the very best of the region.

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San Diego's Sunny 7

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Another Night, Another Smile

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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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Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2020

San Diego area residents and visitors are in for a special treat in February! Pick up your Museum Month discount pass at any of the libraries listed at the bottom of this page or when you stay at a Hilton to enjoy 50% off the cost of admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council member museums. The San Diego Museum Month pass is free; one pass can be used at several museums* throughout the month of February.

Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, science or nature lover, the San Diego Museum Council has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest.

Take advantage of this annual program to visit both old favorites and new attractions you have never even heard of!

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San Diego Crew Classic

Apr 4 - Apr 6, 2020

Regarded as the first major regatta of the year, the San Diego Crew Classic brings together thousands of athletes from more than 100 universities, clubs and high school programs across the United States. Spanning ages 14 – 84, the Crew Classic is a competition for future Olympians as well as for those new to the sport. This event is often a highlight of their competitive rowing careers. The Crew Classic is not only an athletic event with competitors at the peak of physical fitness, but a social gathering for enthusiasts to enjoy great local food, a beer garden with San Diego’s famous local craft breweries, and shopping. The event is held at Mission Bay, just a mile from the Pacific beach.

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SeaWorld Lunar New Year

Jan 11 - Feb 2, 2020

Celebrate as the sights, sounds and aromas of Asia come alive during this local San Diego festival that's fit for the whole family happening weekends January 11, 2020 - February 2, 2020 (to include Monday, January 20, 2020.)

You won't want to miss SeaWorld San Diego's one-of-a-kind Lunar New Year celebration, featuring an incredible Chinese acrobats show, local performers, and delicious culinary delights. Dig into the Asian-inspired offerings of Ramen, Lo Mein, Bao Buns, Dim Sum, rice dishes and more.

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San Diego Restaurant Week

Jan 19 - Jan 26, 2020

The Annual San Diego Restaurant Week returns Sunday, January 19 through Sunday, January 26 for a delicious dining experience! With more than 180 participating restaurants offering prix-fixe menu options throughout San Diego County, you’re sure to find the perfect place to satisfy any craving.

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$5 off Whale Watching Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 13, 2019 - ongoing

$5 off Whale & Dolphin Watching with Hornblower Cruises. Hornblower offers large comfortable Whale Watching boats with live narration from San Diego Natural History Museum's trained naturalists...

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Toast your love in Coronado

Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa
Valid: Nov 12, 2019 - ongoing

Love is in the air at Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa! Reserve your romantic getaway for you and your love before December 31, 2020, and celebrate your relationship with us! -Toast your...

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Saving So Good, we give it an AAA+ !

Four Points by Sheraton San Diego - SeaWorld
Valid: Jun 5, 2019 - ongoing

Use your AAA/CAA Membership card to receive exclusive savings. 

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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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An Insider’s View on Things to do in January in Balboa Park

Posted on January 9, 2020 by Emily Paddock

Resolutions and fresh starts are slated for January with Balboa Park following suit. Find your path to wellness with the Japanese Friendship Garden or discover your sense of wonder with the San Diego Natural History Museum’s Secret Society of Adultologists. Also, on Balboa Park’s January line-up, mind-bending challenges at the Fleet Science Center, a mash-up […]

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