Check out some San Diego events for the weekend; there’s several family-friendly activities going on!
San Diego Winter Brew Fest
This special 1-day only fest will celebrate craft beverages from California and beyond and features live local music, food, and other vendors. Sample amazing brews from over 30 breweries and listen to some great live music. Sample throughout the night with your commemorative cup.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24 | 7 – 10pm (VIP 6 – 7pm)
Where: Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park | 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: $40 – $60
More information: www.sandiegobrewfest.com
Surf Ride and SURFER have teamed up to bring Camp Shred, the world’s largest surf demo, back to San Elijo Campground in Cardiff by the Sea, Calif., February 24-25. The sixth annual event once again brings the best surfing brands and thousands of their loyal consumers together for a fun weekend of surfing while giving back to California State Parks.
The free and open to the public festival, also featuring music, entertainment, food trucks, acai bowls from Sambazon, coffee from iVibe Coffee, and a beer garden, will run 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM on Saturday and 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Sunday. Proceeds from the Pizza Port Beer Garden will benefit California State Parks, specifically the Friends of Cardiff and Carlsbad State Beaches (FCCSB).
When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 8am – 5:30pm | Sunday, Feb. 25, 8am – 5pm
Where: San Elijo Campground | 2050 S Coast Hwy 101, Cardiff, CA 92007
More information: www.campshred.com
36th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair
The 36th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair is coming on Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25.
Celebrate the year of the Dog with 20,000 of your closest friends on the corner of 3rd Avenue and J Street in downtown San Diego. The fair will go on, rain or shine.
When: Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 24 & 25 | 10am
Where: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum | 404 Third Ave., San Diego, San Diego
More information: 36th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair
Karamu Community Festival
Join Spring Valley Branch Library on Saturday, February 24 for Karamu – a community festival in celebration of African-American culture and traditions. This year’s event will feature community resource booths, soul line dancing, and a performance by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Choir.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24 | 12pm
Where: Spring Valley Branch Library | 836 Kempton Street, Spring Valley, CA
More information: www.springvalleylibrary.pbwiki.com
Join Grossmont Center for the ultimate Princess Meet & Greet! The Little Mermaid is making a splash at Grossmont Center and she can’t wait to be part of your world!
Be sure to be here at 1PM for story time and a performance by The Little Mermaid and her Lady-in-Waiting. A Meet & Greet and photo opportunities with The Little Mermaid will follow the performance.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24 | 1 – 3pm
Where: Grossmont Center | 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942
More information: www.grossmontcenter.com/event/princess-day
San Diego Bird Festival
Get out in nature, go on bird-watching walks and see live bird presentations at the San Diego Bird Festival at the Marina Village Conference Center in Mission Bay. Join family-focused walks on Sunday. The festival benefits the San Diego Audubon Society.
When: Feb. 21 – 25
Where: Marina Village Conference Center | 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109
Cost: Free, but some events require tickets (from $20 plus fees)
More information: San Diego Bird Festival
Half-Off Admission to 40+ Museums
Arts, entertainment and culture collide for Macy’s Museum Month in San Diego. This February the San Diego Museum Council and Macy’s have teamed up again for Museum Month, giving patrons a chance to discover what’s new at more than 40 area museums with savings only seen once a year.
Participants can pick up a Museum Month Pass at any area Macy’s store to enjoy half-off admission to all of the participating museums through the entire month of February. Follow this link to find the Macy’s store nearest you
When: February 1 – 28, 2018
Where: San Diego area museums; see website below
Cost: Half-off museum tickets
More information: www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org
San Diego Theatre Week
San Diego Theatre Week is an exciting program of the San Diego Performing Arts League (SDPAL). The mission of San Diego Theatre Week is to highlight the variety and enhance the awareness of San Diego’s diverse performing arts community.
Participating performing arts groups will be offering a variety of special promotions during the week of February 15-25. Tickets will be offered at $15, $30 and $45 levels.
When: Feb. 15 – 25
Where: View the website for the various locations
Cost: $15, $30, $45 levels
More information: www.sandiegotheatreweek.com