Spend the upcoming weekend in San Diego enjoying everything California’s Beach City has to offer including these top things to do.
Our American Music Festival
From Native American drumming to folk tunes to the impact of Broadway and some of classical music’s most influential composers, we ask the question: is there a uniquely American musical voice, and if so, what is it and how did it develop? Join us for a series of concerts, panel discussions and community events as we delve into the heart of America’s musical voice and influence.
Where: Copley Symphony Hall – 750 B Street, San Diego, CA 92101
When: Thru January 29, 2017
> Find out more about Our American Music Festival
Rent 20th Anniversary Tour
A re-imaging of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows and unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters – love.
Where: San Diego Civic Theatre – 1101 Third Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
When: January 10-15, 2017
Cost: Starting at $30
> Find out more about Rent 20th Anniversary Tour
Poway Winter Festival
Experience the magic and charm of winter like never before! Whether you’re building a snowman, sledding down the snow hill, roasting marshmallows by the campfire, making silly faces in our free photo booth, or taking a spin around the synthetic skate rink; there is bound to be something for everyone!
Where: Poway Community Park – 13094 Civic Center Drive, Poway, CA 92064
When: January 13-14, 2016
> Find out more about the Poway Winter Festival
Borrego Springs Film Festival
2017 is a special year for the film festival. We’re expanding our industry panels, Q&A sessions, and are screening locally filmed “Last Days in the Desert,” the 2016 film by director Rodrigo García, cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, and actor Ewan McGregor. Join us for what will be the best year of the BSFF by far! One huge theater, one big screen, and endless community enthusiasm!
Where: Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center – 590 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
When: January 14-18, 2017
> Find out more about the Borrego Springs Film Festival
San Diego Multi-Cultural Festival
The Festival will showcase San Diego’s rich cultural diversity and traditional heritage through live music, dance performances, storytelling, children’s activities (drum circles, face painting and crafts), and a wide range of ethnic vendors. The Festival will include a variety of multi-cultural entertainment from Native American, Asian, Cajun, Latin, Jazz and Afro-Cuban bands.
Where: Ruocco Park – 585 Harbor Lane, San Diego, CA 92101
When: January 14, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
> Find out more about the San Diego Multi-Cultural Festival
Monster Energy AMA Supercross
The race features the reigning Supercross Champion, Ryan Dungey and Pro Motocross Champion, Ken Roczen in addition to marquee names like James Stewart, Chad Reed, Justin Barcia, and Eli Tomac. Up-and-coming stars like Marvin Musquin, Malcolm Stewart, and Copper Webb are laying the foundation to become the future of the sport. Monster Energy Supercross packs the perfect punch of action and adrenaline in this man versus machine showdown.
Where: Petco Park – 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
When: January 14, 2017
Start: 7:00 PM
> Find out more about Monster Energy AMA Supercross
San Diego Restaurant Week
This foodie-favorited event is celebrating its 13th year of bringing people together to dine out, reconnect, and indulge! With more than 180 participating restaurants to choose from across every neighborhood in San Diego County, diners can be assured that appetites will be appeased and cravings will be satisfied with prix-fixe two course lunches and three course dinners.
When: January 15-22, 2017
> Find out more about San Diego Restaurant Week
37th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth organizations.
Where: Harbor Drive – San Diego, CA 92101
When: January 15, 2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
> Find out more about the 37th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
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 16, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 7:30 PM
> Find out more about Martin Luther King Jr. Day
More Top Things to Do in San Diego
- Viejas Center Outlet Ice Rink – Thru January 29, 2017
- Bert Kreischer – January 12-14, 2017
- Powers New Voices Festival Arranged – January 13, 2017
- Testio at Omnia San Diego – January 13, 2017
- A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie – January 13, 2017
- Tidepooling Adventure with the Birch Aquarium – January 14, 2017
- Maria Bamford – January 14, 2017
- Steph Johnson Band – January 14, 2017
- Ruckus at Omnia San Diego – Jan 14, 2017
- Koko and Bayati at FLUXX – January 14, 2017
- Memories in Watercolor – Mingle @ the Mingei – January 15, 2017
- The Del Bridal Affair – January 15, 2017
- Cash Cash at Omnia San Diego – January 15, 2017