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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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Bike the Bay

Aug 27, 2017

Experience Bike the Bay, a scenic bayside ride, and also enjoy a rare opportunity to ride over the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge.

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US Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition

Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017

US Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition is an extravaganza for the whole family with Master Sand Sculptors, entertainment, food and more.

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KAABOO Del Mar Festival

Sep 15 - Sep 17, 2017

KAABOO® is three days of fun, packed full with memories and it has all of the makings of a comfortable event. We have plenty of shade and seating, all restrooms are clean with flushable toilets (no porta-potties), and there is no dirt, dust or mud to fight through just to have a good time.

Enjoy the world-class music, hilarious comedy, incredible cuisine, craft libations, inspiring contemporary art, and personal indulgences. Get ready for this journey of discovery!

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San Diego Bayfair

Sep 15 - Sep 17, 2017

San Diego Bayfair's World Series of Powerboat Racing - a family festival tradition for more than 40 years speeds to the finish line.

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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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Bike the Bay

Aug 27, 2017
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US Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition

Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
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KAABOO Del Mar Festival

Sep 15 - Sep 17, 2017
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San Diego Bayfair

Sep 15 - Sep 17, 2017
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Venues

$2 Off Pelly's Mini Golf

Del Mar Fairgrounds 22nd DAA
Valid: Jan 6 - ongoing

$2 Off your admission to either 18-hole course at Pelly's Mini Golf.

Entertainment

Kids Go Free at Murder n' Mayhem

Murder n Mayhem
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017

  1 Free child admission per paid adult. Valid for the 1 hour Adventure Hunt at Seaport Village. Reservations must be made in advance.  

Action Sports

Buy 1 hour get the 2nd hour free

Mission Bay Sport Center
Valid: Apr 10, 2017 - ongoing

Take out a stand up paddle board, kayak, sailboat, catamaran or any other non-motorized rental and enjoy the waters of beautiful Misison Bay!

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