Macy’s Museum Month
When: Thursday, February 1st – Wednesday, February 28th
Where: Various Locations
Museum Month is back for the 29th year in a row, offering half-priced admission to over 40 museums throughout San Diego County. Fan-favorites include the Children’s Discovery Museum in Escondido, the Botanic Garden in Encinitas, and the historic USS Midway Museum just outside of the Gaslamp Quarter in beautiful Downtown San Diego.
Cardiff Kook Run
When: Sunday, February 4th | 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Where: 505 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas
Head for the coast and make your way to Highway 101 for one of the most scenic races around. There is no better way to prepare yourself for the Super Bowl Sunday celebrations soon-to-follow than with the Cardiff Kook Run 5K, 10K, and Costume Contest.
130th Anniversary Dinner
When: Monday, February 19th | 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Where: Hotel Del Coronado
The historic Hotel Del Coronado is celebrating another milestone this month as one of the city’s most iconic structures turns 130. The impressive anniversary will be marked by a champagne toast at sunset, fireworks over the beautiful San Diego Bay, and an unbelievable six-course meal inspired by the hotel’s illustrious history.
Notable February Holidays
Super Bowl Sunday
When: Sunday, February 4th
Although it may not be a holiday in the literal sense of the word, over 1/3rd of the country will be watching as America’s most popular sport takes center stage on Super Bowl Sunday. Whether you are a fan of the Eagles, Patriots, or the always-entertaining commercials, the NFL’s main event is must-see television.
Check out the full list of Bars and Restaurants that will be hosting events for the Big Game.
When: Tuesday, February 13th
While the renowned Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras Celebration is taking the year off in 2018, there are still plenty of events to keep you busy on Fat Tuesday. For all lovers of New Orleans cuisine, the Big Easy Bites & Booze Tour will have you covered. If music and dancing is more your style, check out Pardi Gras at the House of Blues.
When: Wednesday, February 14th
Although the classic Valentine’s Day is made up of heart-shaped boxes of chocolate and bouquets of flowers, San Diego celebrations can come in all shapes and sizes. Whether that be a romantic dinner in La Jolla‘s finest restaurant or a sun-soaked paddle board session in Mission Bay is up to you. Check out these websites for great Valentine’s Day ideas in America’s Finest City.