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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

Just minutes from downtown, explore the history, legacy, and future of this ever changing, always amazing cultural park.

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Have a whale of a good time in San Diego

A guide to whale watching

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7 Ways to Make a Splash in San Diego

Dive into these 7 big, bright water-related San Diego adventures

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The Capital of Craft

Hoppiness isn't far from happiness in San Diego. The craft beer experience is massive in this region, with more than 120 breweries, countless beer bars, innovative tasting rooms and a beer culture that's undeniably San Diegan.

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Convoy Street - San Diego's Asian Restaurant Row

Home to Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean and Chinese cultures and cuisines

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Tiki Bars - Exotic rum punches and smoking volcano bowls

Exploring San Diego's tiki culture and scene reveals that it's not just a trend or lifestyle, it's a state of mind.

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7 Spectacular Rooftop Restaurants

You don't come to San Diego to spend time in the great indoors. The weather, as advertised, is annoyingly perfect.

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Macy's Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2019

Macy’s Museum Month ended February 28, 2018, but don’t fret, the program will return next February.

During the promotion, San Diegans and tourists are invited to enjoy half-off admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council (SDMC) member museums the entire month.

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. And with these special savings that are only offered once a year, it’s a great time to visit both old favorites and new attractions you have never even heard of. See below for the full roster of participating organizations.

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San Diego International Auto Show

Dec 27 - Dec 30, 2018

Where the cars are the stars! The San Diego International Auto Show features the widest variety of new vehicles under one roof.

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San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

Dec 31, 2018

Don't miss America's Finest Bowl Experience! This signature San Diego event annually showcases a thrilling game between some of college football’s most competitive conferences, the Big Ten and the Pac-12. 

Marking both teams’ first-ever Holiday Bowl appearance, the University of Utah (No. 17) and Northwestern University (No. 22) will play in the 41st annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl at SDCCU Stadium.

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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Dec 9 - Dec 16, 2018

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated sailing by the shores for all to see.

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

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Have a whale of a good time in San Diego

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7 Ways to Make a Splash in San Diego

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Top Picks

The Capital of Craft

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Convoy Street - San Diego's Asian Restaurant Row

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Tiki Bars - Exotic rum punches and smoking volcano bowls

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7 Spectacular Rooftop Restaurants

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Macy's Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2019
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San Diego International Auto Show

Dec 27 - Dec 30, 2018
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San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

Dec 31, 2018
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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Dec 9 - Dec 16, 2018
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$3.00 off Wine Tasting

Gianni Buonomo Vintners
Valid: May 14 - ongoing

Simply mention San Diego Tourism or Sandiego.org and you can enjoy $3.00 off a complete 6-flight taste of award-winning Gianni Buonomo Vintners.

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$3 Off Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Valid: Jan 16 - ongoing

Looking for fun with a side of science? La Jolla’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the place for you. As the public outreach center for the renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Birch...

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$5 off Full Moon or Blue Moon Dinner Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jul 17, 2018 - ongoing

Evenings on the water take on a whole new luster under the light of a full or blue moon. Save $5 off any Full Moon or Blue Moon Dinner Cruise.

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