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in San Diego - California's Beach City

Beachside Vibes, Big City Adventures

Nothing beats summer in San Diego. With friendly locals, 70 miles of beautiful coastline, and a host of things to see and do, California's Beach City is the perfect summer destination. Scroll below to find San Diego adventures that will help you rediscover your bright side. 

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Welcome to the Kid Kingdom

Whether you love theme parks, state parks or water parks, building sandcastles or beach bonfires, exploring kid-friendly museums or hiking trails, families always have a blast in San Diego.

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Find The Perfect Family Beach

Discover beaches perfect for families and off-leash dogs, beaches coveted by the world's top surfers and beaches for bonfires, bike rides, tide pooling and more. So grab your beach towels, slather on the sunscreen, and get out to explore some of the finest beaches and bays in the world.

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World-Class Attractions

The only hard part is choosing what to do first! San Diego is home to many of Southern California’s top attractions, with plenty of options for adventure-seeking, fun-loving explorers. Have a close encounter with an exotic animal. Take a wild ride down a 375-foot water slide. Step aboard a real aircraft carrier. Or even take a day trip to Disneyland, just a short drive north to Anaheim.

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Discover San Diego's Craft Beer Scene

San Diego's meteoric rise as a craft beer capital has added an exciting element to the community, with more than 130+ breweries, plus brew pubs and tasting rooms scattered across the county. 

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The Cali-Baja Flavor Revolution

There has been a flavor revolution in San Diego, and it has a name: Cali-Baja. The cuisine came to life with a collaboration of chefs from both sides of the border, combining Mexico's Baja-Med scene with California's emphasis on fresh and local ingredients.

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Ultimate Night Downtown

This Ultimate Night Downtown will guide a reader from happy hour to dinner, then maybe a craft cocktail lounge, a rooftop bar and finally a pulsing nightclub.

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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.

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CRSSD Festival

Mar 2 - Mar 3, 2019

CRSSD Festival is a two-day electronic music festival at the 12 acre San Diego Waterfront Park featuring three stages and 36+ performers. In addition to the music, the festival will offer craft beer, mixed drinks, food, and more.

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San Diego Half Marathon & Padres 5K

Mar 10, 2019

See for yourself why it’s “more than just a race!”  The San Diego Half Marathon & Padres 5K is a race that celebrates the beauty and uniqueness of San Diego, while raising money to support our communities!

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34th Annual Spring Home/Garden Show

Mar 1 - Mar 3, 2019

Now in its 34th year, the Spring Home/Garden Show returns to Del Mar Fairgrounds for a three-day extravaganza of inspiring real "Garden Masters" landscapes (created exclusively for the Show), hands-on demonstrations, hundreds of home-improvement products and services exhibitors, educational seminars, plant sales and face-to-face consultations with top experts - all with the convenience of one-stop shopping for everything pertaining to home and garden, inside and outside.

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Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Jul 23 - ongoing

Swift Boats at War in Vietnam is a compilation of thirty-eight firsthand accounts of sailors and officers who fought on the Patrol Craft Fast (PCF). These are their stories of heroism, humor and heartbreak, told in first-hand accounts and photos by the men who were there, 50 years ago.

Based on the book Swift Boats at War in Vietnam, this immersive new exhibit lets you experience their courage under fire. Weekend bay tours on a real Swift Boat are available for an additional charge.

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Family Fun

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Welcome to the Kid Kingdom

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Find The Perfect Family Beach

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World-Class Attractions

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Adult Indulgence

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Discover San Diego's Craft Beer Scene

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The Cali-Baja Flavor Revolution

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Ultimate Night Downtown

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Rooftop Bars

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Summer Happenings

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CRSSD Festival

Mar 2 - Mar 3, 2019
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San Diego Half Marathon & Padres 5K

Mar 10, 2019
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34th Annual Spring Home/Garden Show

Mar 1 - Mar 3, 2019
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Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Jul 23 - ongoing
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Activities

Free Bucket of Animal Feed with Admission Ticket

Children's Nature Retreat
Valid: Jul 31, 2018 - ongoing

When you purchase an admission ticket you will receive one bucket of sprouted barley to feed the animals.  We grow the sprouted barley hydroponically at the Retreat. The animals love it!

Venues

Custom Corporate Branding

Bassmnt Nightclub
Valid: Jun 27 - ongoing

Let Bassmnt Nightclub host your event for your business and bring it to the next level! Whether your event is a launch party, start up, employee appreciation, company holiday party, etc. Bassmnt has...

Wineries

Wine Wednesdays

Meze Greek Fusion
Valid: May 24 - ongoing

Reservations Required for Wine Tasting with Magic Show Over 100 wines available Over 25 Greek Wines available

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