San Diego Calendar of Events February 2015
ONGOING: February 1 – 28,
Museum Month: Half-Off Admission
Leap into 45 different museums this February. Presented by Macy’s, this popular event allows participants to enjoy half-off entry fees to 45 San Diego Museum Council membership museums. The savings encourages locals and visitors to explore a variety of arts, culture, and science-oriented destinations. From the Oceanside Museum of Art down to the Tijuana Estuary, there are ample opportunities for “edutainment,” creating memories and fun for the whole family.
Time: Museum hours vary
Location: Various locations around San Diego
For more information visit www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org
February 5 – 8, Farmers Insurance Open 2015
Mark your calendars now, because one of golf’s biggest events of the year, the Farmers Insurance Open, returns to San Diego. This leg of the annual PGA TOUR will take place at the iconic Torrey Pines Golf Course and consist of more than just golf. There will be an Executive Women’s Day, a Post Party Presented by Harrah’s Resort SoCal, and a youth clinic.
Time: See website for specific schedule
Location: Torrey Pines Golf Course,
11480 North Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla
For more information visit www.farmersinsuranceopen.com
February 6, Friday Night Liberty –
A Night of Free Fresh Art
Listen to live Brazilian jazz and samba in the Barracks 17 plaza in collaboration with a new show at La Onda Art Latino gallery. If you want to get crafty, join Expressive Arts Institute and artist June Rubin to create your own valentine for a stranger or a loved one! Artist Adele Richert presents “Windows and Doors” a glimpse into the past with an exhibit of pen and ink drawings of 19th and early 20th century homes in Alameda and Oakland California.
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: 2801 Rosecrans St., San Diego
For more information visit www.ntclibertystation.com/what.php
February 7, Mermaid San Diego Run
5K, 10K, Half Marathon
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. Refer to website for registration information.
Time: 7:00 am
Location: East and West Mission Bay, San Diego
For more information visit www.mermaidseries.com
February 7, Insane Inflatable 5k
Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world! Get “pumped up” for a course filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever produced. This is your chance to be a kid again! Refer to website for registration information.
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum,
2040 North Santa Fe Ave., Vista
For more information visit www.insaneinflatable5k.com
February 14, Sweetheart Sunset Sail
One of the best places to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved ones is on the beautiful San Diego Bay. Enjoy a
twilight sail with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and chocolate strawberries. Remember this day of love with a keepsake photo when you return. Refer to website for ticket information.
Time: 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: 1492 N Harbor Dr., San Diego
For more information visit www.sdmaritime.org/sweetheart-sail/
February 13 – 15, Lunar New Year Festival
The Little Saigon San Diego Foundation is pleased to announce the Lunar New Year Festival. For thousands of years the Lunar New Year has been observed in various countries around the world that are influenced by Chinese civilization, and it remains Vietnam’s most celebrated holiday.
Time: Fri: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Sat: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm,
Sun: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Location: Qualcomm Stadium, 9449 Friars Rd., San Diego
For more information visit www.lunarnewyearfestival.org
February 14 – 15, San Diego Travel & Adventure Show
The Travel and Adventure Show is the nation’s leading series of travel shows. This event connects the world’s top travel destinations and travel providers with consumers who go to dream, plan and find their next great vacation. Attendees engage with hundreds of destinations and travel experts from around the globe. You’ll hear travel tips from the experts and attend various destination and cultural sessions. Refer to website for admission information.
Time: Sat: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sun: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego
For more information visit www.adventureexpo.com
February 17, Gaslamp Mardi Gras
This Mardi Gras is only open to adults (age 21+) so you can carry your drinks around while mingling in masked revelry. Be sure to catch handfuls of shiny beads as they’re tossed from a float parade! Refer to website for admission information.
Time: 5:00 pm – Midnight
Location: 5th Ave., Downtown San Diego
For more information visit www.sdmardigras.com
February 20 – 21, Winter Brew Fest
The San Diego Winter Brew Fest will celebrate craft beverages from around California and beyond. This event features live local music, food, and other vendors. The Winter Brew fest benefits Outdoor Outreach and the San Diego Mountain Biking Association (SDMBA). Refer to website for admission information.
Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Balboa Park – The San Diego Hall of Champions,
2131 Pan American Plaza, San Diego
For more information visit www.sandiegobrewfest.com
February 20 – 22, San Diego Lunar New Year Tet Festival
In celebration of the Lunar New Year, a Vietnamese cultural festival will take place to showcase homeland traditions. Experience ancestral rituals and Vietnamese dance and music performances. You can also shop for merchandise, stop for lunch, and watch a firecracker show.
Time: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Location: Mira Mesa Community Park,
8575 New Salem St., San Diego
For more information visit www.sdtet.com
February 21 – 22, 34th Annual Chinese New Year and Cultural Fair
This year will be a year to relax and make peace with oneself and others. Festivities in downtown San Diego include Asian cuisine, martial arts, cooking demonstrations, cultural exhibits and traditional Lion and Dragon dances.
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: 3rd Ave. and J St., Downtown San Diego
For more information visit www.sdcny.org
February 22, Mardi Gras Race
With a Mardi Gras theme, this athletic event offers a family friendly 15K, 5K, and a Kids Dash. All finishers who complete the course will get a medal! Participants are sure to enjoy the ocean views along the flat paved course. Refer to website for registration information.
Time: 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Hospitality Point, Old Sea World Dr., Ocean Beach
For more information visit wizmarketing.wix.com/mardi-gras-run