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2017 IS AWESOME ALL YEAR

San Diego is the place to be in 2017, hosting world-class event, major celebrations and global competitions. 

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Have a whale of a good time in San Diego

A guide to whale watching

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Don't Miss Attractions

San Diego is a haven for family fun thanks to its world-class attractions.

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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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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. Don't be surprised if you see locally caught uni on a taco or grilled octopus on a tostada. Cali-Baja is all about blowing your taste buds away with the unexpected. Grab a fork and dig in!

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The Seven Best Inland Hikes

As you move east from San Diego's coast, the landscape takes a turn for the rugged. These seven hikes feature the best characteristics of the inland area.

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A Guide to San Diego' Music Festivals

San Diego's music festival scene has people flocking from all over to jam out with their favorite bands. There are a bunch to choose from, each with its own genre and vibe.

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Extreme Sailing Series

Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2017

Escape to San Diego to be part of the ultimate Stadium Racing championship, the Extreme Sailing Series™.

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2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Nov 3 - Nov 4, 2017

The Breeders' Cup® makes its debut at another iconic racing venue for the first time: Del Mar, where the turf meets the surf Southern California style. With San Diego’s vibrant nightlife, beautiful beaches and sunny days creating a perfect trifecta.

 

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Balboa Park December Nights

Dec 1 - Dec 2, 2017

Balboa Park December Nights brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy and kick-off the "most wonderful time of the year" with lights and more!

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San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

Dec 28, 2017

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. Last year Minnesota topped Washington State 17-12. Don't miss the pageantry, excitement and football thrills this year!

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2017 IS AWESOME ALL YEAR

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Have a whale of a good time in San Diego

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Don't Miss Attractions

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Top Picks

The Capital of Craft

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The Cali-Baja Flavor Revolution

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The Seven Best Inland Hikes

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A Guide to San Diego' Music Festivals

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What's On

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Extreme Sailing Series

Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2017
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2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Nov 3 - Nov 4, 2017
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Balboa Park December Nights

Dec 1 - Dec 2, 2017
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San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

Dec 28, 2017
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The Brew Project
Valid: Aug 18, 2017 - ongoing

Every Friday, from 6pm to 2am, get $5 Local pints & $5 wells. Drink local & support local. 

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Save $150 or more at Famous SoCal Theme Parks

Southern California CityPASS
Valid: Jun 8 - ongoing

Save $150 or more with Southern California CityPASS – giving you 1-day admission to SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California, PLUS a 3-day Park Hopper® ticket to Disneyland® Park and...

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20% Off Any Bike, Kayak or SUP Rental or Tour in Coronado

Bike & Kayak Tours, Inc - Coronado
Valid: Feb 1 - ongoing

Save 20% on any bike, kayak or SUP rental or tour at San Diego Bike & Kayak in Coronado.

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