Spend the upcoming weekend exploring all San Diego has to offer with half-off admission at 40+ museums during San Diego Museum Month and more with these top things to do.
San Diego Black Film Festival
When: January 29 – February 2, 2020
We screen over 100 films each year. As the first and largest black film festival of the year, numerous other festival reps scout new films from us for their event. Simply put, each year the San Diego Black Film Festival will premiere a large percentage of the independent black films that will prove successful throughout the year at other film festivals.
Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9
When: January 31 – February 2, 2020
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Ninth Piano Concerto has been called the first masterpiece of the classical style. Renowned young pianist Benjamin Grosvenor brings this charming and elegant music to life in a performance that promises to astound you with its brilliance and beauty. The evening rounds out with two youthful works by Felix Mendelssohn — another child prodigy — the Reformation Symphony and the Trumpet Overture, written when he was just 16 years old.
San Diego Museum Month
When: February 1-29, 2020
Pick up your Museum Month discount pass at a San Diego library or when you stay at a Hilton to enjoy 50% off the cost of admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council member museums. The San Diego Museum Month pass is free; one pass can be used at several museums throughout the month of February. Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, science or nature lover, the San Diego Museum Council has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest.
Fresh Pots! Music Festival
When: February 1-8, 2020
The first annual Fresh Pots! Festival is here. Bringing you two days of music, food, and coffee at Che Cafe in UCSD. This event will focus on bringing together the communities of San Diego and Tijuana by showcasing their exciting and diverse music scenes. Don’t miss out on this one of a kind event!
When: February 1, 2020
Monster Jam® is the big leagues of motorsports competition, where 12,000-pound trucks and the world-class athletes who drive them tear up the dirt with gravity-defying feats. Engineered to perfection, the legendary Grave Digger®, Max-D™, El Toro Loco® and many more push all limits in Freestyle, 2 Wheel Skills Challenge™ and Racing competitions. This is full throttle family fun. This. Is. Monster Jam.
SeaWorld Lunar New Year
When: Thru February 2, 2020
You won’t want to miss SeaWorld San Diego’s one-of-a-kind Lunar New Year celebration. Featuring an incredible Chinese acrobats show, local performers, and delicious culinary delights. Dig into the Asian-inspired offerings of Ramen, Lo Mein, Bao Buns, Dim Sum, rice dishes and more top things to do.
Bringing Out The Brass
When: Thru February 24, 2020
Visit the San Diego Model Railroad Museum for a special collection of brass trains! These trains have been donated from the personal collections of SDMRM lifetime members. SDMRM would like to honor these members by featuring their trains for our interim exhibit.
Winter Gray Whale Watching
When: Thru April, 2020
Experience the magic of migrating whales year-round off the coast of San Diego! Whether you’re looking to get up close and personal or witness whales from the shore, there are tons of ways to enjoy these magnificent creatures here in California’s Beach City.