During the months of December through April, visitors to San Diego have the unique opportunity to witness the migration of California gray whales during their 5,000 mile (say WHAT?!) migration from Alaska to Baja California where they birth their young. Many of the whales travel within only a few miles of the San Diego coast and […]
There is no shortage of holiday fun to be had here in town, but me — I love a parade. Standing along a street crowded with thousands of my fellow townsfolk, a small child on my shoulders, one strapped to my chest (a new take on “strapping, young man”), watching a big, colorful, musical party go by — that’s the reason for the season, you ask me. Here are three San Diego holiday parades I don’t miss.
I know, I know…We haven’t even celebrated Thanksgiving yet…but the spirit of the holidays is just so contagious!!! Especially in San Diego, where we put a sunny twist on “Seasons Greetings.” Here’s a sneak peek at the holiday events kicking-off in November (click on photos for more info):
Okay scaredy cats – It may be Friday the 13th, but that doesn’t mean you need to hide out at home. Grab your lucky four-leaf clover and check out our list of 5 to try on Friday the 13th in San Diego: La Jolla Gravity Hill – Bring your car to this hidden San Diego […]
Star of India, the world’s oldest active sailing ship, spent three weeks in dry dock this summer for its decennial maintenance and came back looking better than ever, just in time to celebrate her 146th birthday this Saturday, November 14. The Maritime Museum of San Diego will give her a proper birthday party complete with cake — and everyone is invited!
Veterans Day falls on November 11, the anniversary of the Armistice of World War I — not a great battle but an achievement of peace. Each year, San Diego honors United States veterans with the San Diego County Veterans Day Parade taking place downtown on Pacific Highway beginning at 11:00 A.M. Everyone is invited to […]
Forget zombies. Craft beer is about to take over San Diego. Friday, Nov. 6 through Nov. 15, breweries, bars, restaurants and hotels will celebrate the first-ever San Diego Beer Week with tons of awesome events all around town. From beer dinners, cask nights and barrel-aged tastings, to learn-to-brew classes and beer education seminars local brewers plan to show […]
Halloween may be on Saturday, but that won’t stop the Gaslamp Quarter from “dressing up” in period costume the next day, Sunday, November 1, during the 9th annual Fall Back Festival.
A spooky wind has swept into San Diego and strange things are going bump in the night! But, don’t worry about it being too scary. Hip, Hip Hooray for Halloween! With family-friendly fright fests, Halloween in San Diego is crazy fun for ghouls and boys of all ages. Here’s a few of the fun offerings […]
Every two years San Diego gets a little more exciting as the creative wizards from Cirque du Soleil set up the Gran Chapiteau (French for Big Top) at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. In 2010 they are bringing the traveling show Kooza from February 25 to March 14. Click Here to get your tickets before they […]