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From sun-soaked shores to bright urban adventures, San Diego is the ultimate beach city. Explore more than 112 kilometres of stunning coastline, numerous state parks and 100 unique neighborhoods, each with their own vibe. Raise a glass in North Park and discover why San Diego is considered the Craft Beer Capital of America. Fuel up in Little Italy, San Diego's buzziest foodie hub. Head to downtown's Gaslamp Quarter for the best nightlife scene on the U.S. West Coast: 16 blocks of bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Hike through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve for breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Then head to Balboa Park - the largest urban cultural park in the U.S. - to admire the gardens, museums and architecture. Experience the distinct influence of Baja culture in everything from architecture to food to art. San Diego is the perfect escape for Canadians in search of sunshine and new experiences.

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Balboa Park

As the largest urban park in North America, Balboa Park is filled with cultural treasures, architectural grandeur, stunning gardens & award-winning performing arts.

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Rooftop Bars

With year-round beautiful weather, a glittering skyline and breathtaking views, there is no better place to enjoy a libation than high atop a roof in San Diego. Luckily, a growing rank of swanky rooftop bars from Downtown to the beach invite you to have your head in the clouds while you enjoy sunsets, stars, hand-crafted cocktails, local craft beer and farm-fresh plates well into the night.

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Tasting Rooms You Want to Kick It at Right Now

A big part of the San Diego Beer experience exists in the tasting rooms of the many wonderful breweries. Here are the ones that are the most fun to chill at.

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Mission Federal ArtWalk

Oct 2 - Oct 3, 2021

Mission Fed ArtWalk is returning to the streets of Little Italy with an in-person event on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3.

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Del Mar Racing Season

Jul 16 - Sep 6, 2021

San Diego horse racing takes place where the "turf meets the surf" at the Del Mar Racetrack. Fans flock to the track each summer to wager on their favorite horses during the popular, annual Del Mar Racetrack racing season, mid-July - early-September. Be part of the magic and nostalgia of this long-time horse race tradition dating back to 1937 when Bing Crosby greeted the first guests, and Seabiscuit won by a nose in the infamous race in 1938. This season features the nation's top racehorses, trainers and jockeys, and plenty of fun in the sun.

 

Friday, July 16 - Labor Day, September 6, 2021

Racing Thursdays - Sunday, and Labor Day Monday.

First Post 2 PM most racing days, 4 PM on Fridays. 

 

*dates and times subject to change. Visit DelMarRacing.com for up to date information.

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Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Jul 20 - Sep 6, 2021

Stay after dark and help us celebrate summer during Nighttime Zoo. Come "rock and roar" every day this summer with live music and other amazing entertainment experiences. There's so much to do, see and hear at Nighttime Zoo - it's a good thing summer hours are longer!

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Signature Wine Series: Silver Oak and Twomey

Aug 16, 2021

Set on A.R. Valentien's relaxing al fresco terrace, experience an exquisite multi-course meal paired with acclaimed wines from Silver Oak and Twomey Winery. Executive Chef Jeff Jackson and Chef de Cuisine Kelli Crosson join forces with a special guest Quelene Marino, Regional Sales Manager, Southern California from Silver Oak Winery for this curated wine dinner. Reserve your private table today to enjoy the seasonal bounty and some of the state’s most notable wines.

Multi-Course Menu | $185 (+ tax + gratuity)

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25 Fun & Free Things to Do

Having fun in San Diego doesn't require a lot of money; in fact, many things to see and do are absolutely free.

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Value Attraction Packages

With so many attractions and sights to see in San Diego, it's hard to decide what to do first. Value packages offer a great way to save on individual ticket purchase prices plus they take the hassle out of purchasing and managing multiple tickets.

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Balboa Park

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Mission Federal ArtWalk

Oct 2 - Oct 3, 2021
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Del Mar Racing Season

Jul 16 - Sep 6, 2021
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Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Jul 20 - Sep 6, 2021
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Signature Wine Series: Silver Oak and Twomey

Aug 16, 2021
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VIP Tandem Skydiving Adventure at the Beach!

Skydiving Innovations
Valid: Oct 24, 2020 - ongoing

Skydiving Innovations, with its perfect safety record, provides VIP Tandem Skydiving Experiences at the Hotel del Coronado. Now, in a once-in-a-lifetime moment, you can make a thrilling tandem skydive...

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Del Mar Village Dollars

Del Mar Village Association
Valid: Mar 12 - ongoing

Purchase a digital Del Mar Village Dollars eGift card for yourself or a friend. Enjoy and spend your Del Mar Village Dollars while supporting participating Del Mar Village restaurants and retailers....

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Weekend With Benefits

Hotel Solamar
Valid: Feb 10 - ongoing

What’s the rush? Extend your stay with us through the weekend Stay two nights, save 25% off Thursday – Sunday Receive 20% off in our outlets Late checkout 2PM

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