Each February, in San Diego County, an entire month is dedicated to promoting our museums as the arts & culture organizations celebrate Museum Month. More than 45 participating arts institutions and museums in our county will offer admission at half price. The Museum Month pass, needed to obtain half price admission, is available, free of charge, at all San Diego County Macy’s stores beginning February.
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Super Run 10K & 5K Run/Walk
East Mission Bay Park
Both courses begin & finish in South Shores Park. 10K runs along SeaWorld Drive and bike path to Ingram Street to Crown Point Park & returns. 5K will share part of 10K course along SeaWorld Drive and on sidewalks along the bay and returns to the Park.
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Eric Paredes Save A Heart Save A Life 5K
NTC Park in Liberty Station, 2455 Cushing Drive
Join us for a 5K, with proceeds supporting the Screen Your Teen program and our mission to prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). It will truly be a life-saving experience, as proceeds underwrite free heart screenings and CPR/AED training for youth, as well as AEDs for schools and youth centers.
Super Bowl 2018
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Lunar New Year Festival
SDCCU Stadium, 9449 Friars Rd.
The SDCCU Lunar New Year Festival attracts over 30,000 guests from across San Diego County and offers a fusion of Asian food stations, unique vendor booths, carnival rides, non-stop live entertainment (including lion dances, concerts, and the much anticipated “Miss Asia” Beauty Pageant) as well as a highly acclaimed “Cultural Village” featuring breathtaking artistic reconstructions of iconic sculptures, buildings and landscapes from across South-East Asia.
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mermaid San Diego Run 5K, 10K & Half Marathon
East & West Mission Bay (South Shores, Fiesta Island, Tecolote Shores, Pacific Beach & Crown Point)
This running and walking event is designed specifically for women who are looking for a supportive exercise experience. Women can choose between a 5K, 10K, or a Half Marathon. There are scenic views along the shoreline of Mission Bay and Fiesta Island.
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Hillcrest Mardi Gras
University Ave. & Third Ave.
The original Hillcrest Mardi Gras returns with an all-new neighborhood carnival experience! Bring out your mask and invite your krewe! Hillcrest will be tossing out the beads and doubloons while the food and drinks are flowing throughout the entire neighborhood – in true New Orleans Mardi Gras style!
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Big Easy Bites & Booze Tour
This tasting event with a New Orleans touch is set to take you on a tantalizing tour of delicious Mardi Gras inspired bites and sinful sips throughout Downtown San Diego. Indulge the offerings from 20 hotspots all while collecting BEADS, BEADS, and more BEADS just in time to deck yourself out for Fat Tuesday. Tickets for this delicious self-guided stroll start at just $25!
Chinese New Year Celebration – Year of the Dog
Indochinese Association of San Diego, 4536-4540 University Avenue, near Chamoune Ave.
It’s the Year of the Dog! A celebration of the Chinese New Year will take place in the late evening to early morning in the Mid-City area of San Diego. The celebration presents traditional Chinese music, good cheer, and the flash and crackle of fireworks and a performance of the Dragon Dance. Times: Thursday at 11:00am & Friday at 12:30pm.
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hillcrest Car Show
Normal Street between Harvey Milk Street and University Avenue
Come and see classic cars displayed, talk to the owners, and get information on how to join the LGBT Classic Car Club.
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mardi Gras San Diego Run
Tecolote Shores North Park - Fiesta Island - South Shores Park - De Anza Cove Park
With a Mardi Gras theme, this athletic event offers a family friendly half marathon, 10K, 5K, and a Kids Dash. All finishers who complete the course will get a medal Participants are sure to enjoy the bay views along the flat paved course.
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
San Diego Winter Brew Fest
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado
The San Diego Winter Brew Fest will celebrate craft beverages from around California and beyond. It features live local music, food, and other vendors.
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
San Diego Chinese New Year Fair
3rd Avenue between Island Avenue and J Street, and J Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues
This year’s fair celebrates the year of the dog, is free to the public, and promises to be the best ever, filled with spectacular dance and cultural performances, and tantalizing street food that you might find at a lively Chinese night market.
TCT International Art Festival
Cascade Area in Balboa Park
The Falun Dafa Assocation San Diego Branch presents the Truth, Compassion, Tolerance International Art Exhibit once a month between February and June.