With sunshine forecasted for the long-weekend, why not head to San Diego and enjoy everything from outdoor adventures to these top things to do.
Borrego Springs Film Festival
In 1920 the pioneering filmmaker and actress, Nell Shipman, launched a new era for Borrego Springs, California with her film, Something New, and things have never been the same! Borrego Springs and the Anza-Borrego Desert have provided strange, stark and amazing locations for nearly a century of films and filmmakers. Come, be a part of the next 100 years of filmmaking in Borrego Springs.
Where: 590 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
When: January 15-19, 2015
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Whale Watch Weekend and Intertidal Life Festival
Whale Watch Weekend is a chance for Cabrillo National Monument to invites you to the park to learn about the importance of protecting our oceans. The two-day festival will feature whale watching and exhibitors from a variety of organizations that support ocean conservation. The festival will include marine awareness, whale watching and lectures on federal and state agencies that protect our oceans. In addition, this year”s festival will feature tidepool exploration and a presentation on the Marine Protected Areas; Ranger programs on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the Kelp Forest Ecology and an interactive storytelling for children about the creation of the tides.
Where: Cabrillo National Monument – 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106
When: January 17-18, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Cost: $5 per vehicle. $3 for walk-ins, bicycle, motorcycles
> Find out more about the Whale Watch Weekend and Inter-tidal Life Festival
San Diego Multi-Cultural Festival
Celebrate the 14th Annual Sheila R. Hardin San Diego Multicultural Festival. The family friendly festival showcases San Diego”s rich cultural and traditional heritage through live entertainment, food stations, vendors, and more.
Where: Ruocco Park – 585 Harbor Lane, San Diego, CA 92101
When: January 17, 2015
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35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the United States. Our parade is filled with dazzling floats, soulful High School Bands, Drill Teams, Colleges, Fraternities, Churches, Organizations, Peace and Youth groups.
Where: Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
When: January 18, 2015
Start Time: 2:00 PM
> Find out more about the 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
San Diego Restaurant Week
For one week only, Sunday, January 18th through Saturday, January 24th, foodies will be able to eat their hearts out at over 200 participating restaurants that will offer three-course prix-fixe dinner menus and/or two-course prix-fixe lunch menus. Yes, you read that online casino correctly! Saturday is now included with San Diego Restaurant Week and there are new price points for dinner giving you even more variety in your dining options!
When: January 18-24, 2015
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26th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Festival
Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Worldbeat Center will feature outdoor cultural arts & craft vendors marketplace, and Oneworld Cafe – vegetarian food served!
Where: WorldBeat Center – 2100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
When: January 19, 2015
Time: 12:00 to 5:00 PM
> Find out more about the 26th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Festival
More Top Things to Do in San Diego
- San Diego Wings Week – January 14-20, 2015
- San Diego Comedy Festival – January 15-25, 2015
- Del Mar Antique Show & Sale – January 16-18, 2015
- Dances of Love, Laughter & Loss – January 16-18, 2015
- Pirates of Penzance – January 16-25, 2015
- Rock in the Park – Tim Flannery – January 16, 2015
- Masters of Illusions – January 16, 2015
- Kids Marathon Mile at LEGOLAND California – January 17, 2015
- Westminster Chorus – January 17, 2015
- Monster Jam – January 17, 2015
- High Tide Breakfast – Dine on the Surf – January 18-19, 2015
- 2015 Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon – January 18, 2015