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Another Night, Another Smile

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San Diego Breweries

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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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San Diego Crew Classic

Apr 4 - Apr 5, 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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Port of San Diego's Day at the Docks

Apr 19, 2020

This is the 41st year the San Diego Sportfishing Council has sponsored its special showcase of San Diego sportfishing. We hope you'll take this opportunity to join us and discover a bit more of what the Port of San Diego holds for you.

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La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K

Apr 26, 2020

The La Jolla Half Marathon is one of America's most picturesque and beautiful point-to-point races. Starting at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the course follows a scenic coastal route before reaching the challenging climb to the summit of Torrey Pines State Park. The course then rolls atop Torrey Pines mesa, continues down through residential La Jolla Shores, and finishes at La Jolla Cove.

For those interested in a shorter option, the La Jolla Shores 5K offers a mostly downhill course and features some of the most scenic views of the last 3.1 miles of the half marathon course.

 
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Gator By The Bay-Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival

May 7 - May 10, 2020

Largest, authentic Louisiana-themed festival this side of the bayou. Features 4 days of live music - more than 100 performances on 7 stages, dancing, delicious Southern food - including beignets, gumbo, jambalaya & 10,000 lbs of crawfish. Family Friendly & Fun!

The Most Fun You'll Find This Side of the Bayou!

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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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Weekend like a local at the Westin San Diego

The Westin San Diego Downtown
Valid: Jan 31 - ongoing

Stay 2 nights and you’ll receive 2 drinks at the BAR (limit 2 drinks per confirmation number. Must be 21 years of age. Well Drinks only).

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Stay Cool in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter!

San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter
Valid: Mar 12 - ongoing

Stay Cool in the heart of the city, surrounded by restaurants, nightlife & shopping. We’re 90 steps from PETCO Park, home of the San Diego Padres. And don’t miss ALTITUDE Sky Lounge...

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Virtual San Diego: Bringing Culture and Attractions to You

Posted on March 31, 2020 by Brent Bernasconi

While social distancing and travel restrictions have many around the world staying home, people everywhere can still feel the warmth and joy of a San Diego experience through a number of virtual connection opportunities. Whether you’re looking for an educational activity or inspiration for warmer days ahead, these virtual San Diego experiences are sure to […]

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