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Top February Events

Museum Month, Lunar New Year Festivals, And More

Fall in love with the cultural vibrancy San Diego has to offer during February and this exciting lineup of events.

Due to ongoing event cancellations and postponements regarding Covid-19, events listed on this page have not been updated for the current year. Please check with event organizers for the most up-to-date information.

Check out February's exciting events.

Featured Events

Lunar New Year at SeaWorld

When: Thru February 2, 2020
Come celebrate SeaWorld San Diego's family-friendly Lunar New Year event, where you'll enjoy a riveting Chinese acrobat show, be awed by lion dancers, and be enveloped in wonderful sights, sounds, tastes and aromas characteristic of Asia.

Museum Month

When: February 1-29, 2020
Enjoy half-off admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council (SDMC) member museums. Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, or nature lover, the SDMC has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest.

SeaWorld's Inside Look

When: February 8 - March 1, 2020
Get inspired with Inside Look! SeaWorld guests will receive special access and a behind-the-scenes look at the inspiring day-to-day care our animal experts provide.

San Diego Theatre Week

When: February 13-23, 2020
More than 30 San Diego performing arts organizations have come together to collaborate on and promote the fourth annual San Diego Theatre Week, a celebration of performing arts that will serve to promote the vast array of performing arts in the city. 

Valentine's Day

When: February 14, 2020
Grab their hand. Look them in the eye. And rediscover that heart-pounding feeling of love as you two embark on an exciting romantic getaway to San Diego this Valentine's Day.

More Great February Events

Dinner with a View

When: February 6 - March 8, 2020
Sit in beautiful, intimate clear frameless geodesic domes that have been transformed into terrariums, each highlighting unique terrains found across the world. Dine on a delicious three-course blind menu featuring meat, fish and vegan options prepared by an acclaimed chef.

Chinese New Year Faire

When: February 8-9, 2020
Traditional and cultural entertainment all day long on both days, LION DANCES, kung fu, traditional instruments, classic Chinese dances, and so much more!

Cabrillo Sunrise 5K Fun Run & Walk 

When: February 8, 2020
Watch the sun rise over the city and then run or walk 5K through Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego's only national park. Enjoy spectacular ocean views in a unique setting at an hour of the day when the park is normally closed.

Mermaid Half Marathon

When: February 8, 2020
Mermaid returns to San Diego's Mission Bay for a scenic women's 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon. Come out and experience the joy of crossing the finish line.

Brewbies Festival

When: February 8, 2020
Get your glasses ready for the 11th Annual Brewbies® Festival benefitting the Keep A Breast Foundation at Bagby Beer Co. in Oceanside. Enjoy an array of outstanding, interesting, unique and (our favorite) signature PINK beers from more than 40 of the best breweries around!

Coronado Valentine's 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run

When: February 9, 2020
The event has earned a great reputation for its attention to detail, race management, and an awesome post-race party. Each 10K, 5K, 1 mile participant receives a high quality t-shirt, an awesome finishers medal, continental breakfast, photos with heart sweets, and beer garden.

Cardiff Kook Run

When: February 9, 2020
The Cardiff Kook Run 5K, 10K and Costume Contest is a celebration of one of the greatest communities in the one of the most amazing towns on the map.

San Diego Jewish Film Festival

When: February 13-23, 2020
The festival annually showcases a selection of the best contemporary Jewish-related films in multiple genres and aims to educate and illuminate the diverse Jewish experience through evocative, independent narrative and documentary films.

5K Paw Walk in the Garden

When: February 15, 2020
You don't want to miss this. It's doggone historical! Dogs (and their people) will be allowed in the San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) during the Annual 5K Paw Walk in the Garden.

San Diego Tet Festival

When: February 24-26, 2020
The San Diego Tet Festival features Lion Dancing, Music, Rides, and More! Celebrate and welcome the Year of the Rat!


When: February 28 - March 1, 2020
The three-day festival that includes traditional African art and pageantry, drama, educational workshops, community leadership awards, an African marketplace, a health fair, Hip Hop Showcase, tribute to the famed Apollo Theatre "Live at the Lyceum," a Gospel Concert, and powerful guest speakers and artists.

San Diego Bird Festival

When: February 26 - March 1, 2020
The San Diego Audubon Society invites you to the San Diego Bird Festival, which celebrates the birds and habitats of San Diego county.

Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival

When: February 29, 2020
For a special 10th Anniversary celebration, this food festival joined forces with San Diego Bacon Fest to celebrate bacon, food and all things craft.

Sycamore Canyon Half, 50K,100K (Solo & Relay)

When: February 29, 2020
The Sycamore Canyon Trail Races are run on a loop course in the beautiful Goodan Ranch Sycamore Canyon Preserve just east of San Diego. 

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