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San Diego Events Calendar by Month

January 

December 30 – January 2
San Diego International Auto Show
San Diego Convention Center
The San Diego International Auto Show features more than 400 of the latest new models, multiple test drives, exotics, automotive products and much more!

January 1-31
Lane Field Park Market & Live Music
Lane Field Park
10am – 4pm
Every Saturday and Sunday. Waterfront artisan street food markets in Downtown San Diego, our markets are one of the most family friendly weekly street food gatherings in town. Relax with friends and family on our soft picnic rugs, under the shade of umbrellas; play lawn games; listen to some of the region’s most talented musicians, and enjoy the unique atmosphere we have created. Enjoy a delicious variety of street food from our exciting lineup of local food vendors.

January 1
La Jolla Polar Bear Swim
La Jolla Cove Swim Club
Make your new year’s resolution and join the La Jolla Cove Swim Club in their annual polar bear swim, 10am at La Jolla Shores. This is a fun non-competitive swim. One of the cool San Diego events in January.

January 1
Rose Parade 2022 Tour
Kettner Blvd.
Come and enjoy New Years Day with Five Star Tours as we take you to the Rose Parade 2022.

January 7-9
Gem Faire
Del Mar Fairgrounds
Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy direct from the importers & wholesalers.

January 8
San Diego Brew Fest
Liberty Station NTC Park
12pm – 4pm
The 11th annual San Diego Brew Festival finally returns! The event will feature over 70 breweries, 200 beers, 10 of San Diego’s best food trucks as well as cover bands and lawn games.

January 14
San Diego Spring Home Show
San Diego Convention Center
At the Home Show, our goal is simple: to inspire, motivate and excite you for your upcoming home improvement – whether it’s a minor renovation or a major remodel.

January 16
Winter Bridal Bazaar Wedding Festival
San Diego Convention Center
The Bridal Bazaar is San Diego’s #1 Wedding Expo where you can see, experience, and shop for everything you need to make your wedding day complete.

January 16
Monster Jam
Petco Park
Monster Jam® is an action-packed motorsport with world-class athletes locked in intense competitions of speed and skill. Witness heated rivalries, high-flying stunts and fierce head-to-head battles for the Event Championship.

January 16
Strength in the City – A San Diego Health & Wellness Festival
Ellen Browning Scripps Park, La Jolla
Health & Wellness festival in San Diego’s La Jolla neighborhood filled with group exercises, vendors, local DJs, field games, adult beverages, and plenty of fun for people of all ages. Explore a variety of fitness classes on multiple stages, a zen zone with yoga, breath-work and holistic healing, kids activities and much more! Once you’ve had your fill of vendors and classes for the day, grab an adult beverage and hang out for field day style games and socializing.

January 17
33rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
12pm – 5pm
WorldBeat Cultural Center
Celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr with a family festival. Live music, dancing, vegan food, an outdoor cultural arts & craft vendors marketplace and more! The celebration will feature multi-cultural performances and special guest speakers.

January 19
Bunnahabhain Single Malt Scotch Tasting and Master Class
Whiskey House
6pm
Join us for our Whiskey Club of the month with a Bunnahabhain Distillery as we will taste through the amazing lineup including Limited Release scotches and the fenomenal 25 year old bottling! We will be joined by Joe Schlegel, the expert from Terlato Artisan Spirits to guide us through the exciting heritage of one of the most famous Islay distilleries. Welcome cocktail and light bites will be provided.

January 20-23
Disney on Ice: DREAM BIG
Pechanga Arena
Courage leads the way for Disney’s most adventurous heroes when Disney On Ice presents Dream Big skates back into San Diego playing Pechanga Arena for seven fun-filled performances.

January 22
San Diego Resolution Run 5K / 10K / Half Marathon
Mission Bay and Beaches
Join us for the 15th Annual San Diego Resolution Run 5K, 10K and Half Marathon! Enjoy a beautiful course and water views as you wind through Mission Bay. After the run, check out the wellness village with healthy food, offers and products from over 20 partners. All participants will receive a t-shirt, custom finisher’s medal and chip-timed results!

January 26-29
Farmers Insurance OPEN
Torrey Pines Golf Course
With a crowded sports weekend, the PGA TOUR, CBS, Farmers Insurance and the Century Club are excited to shift to a Saturday final round that will result in a Friday and Saturday evening viewing on the East Coast with finish times of 8 p.m. ET both days on CBS. Golf Channel will carry the opening two rounds on Wednesday and Thursday (Jan. 26-27). The final two rounds will be played Friday and Saturday (Jan. 28-29), with more than six hours of coverage on CBS. Lead-in coverage on Friday and Saturday will be broadcast by Golf Channel. Additionally, the Advocates Pro Golf Association Tour’s (APGA) Farmers Insurance Invitational, now in its third consecutive year playing, will expand to two rounds, with round one being played on Saturday, January 29, on the North Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course. The final round will be held Sunday, Jan. 30, on the South Course and will be broadcast live on Golf Channel, marking the first time an APGA Tour event will be televised.

January 26-30
San Diego Black Film Festival
Virtual Event
The San Diego Black Film Festival is going virtual for 2022 due to covid. More information to come.

January 29
Pure 6th Anniversary Party
Miramar Brewery and Tap Room, 9030 Kenamar Dr. #308
Mark your calendars. We are looking forward to celebrating our 6th anniversary with you on January 29th, 2022! Featuring: Beer gardens & food. We’ll be blocking off a large portion of our parking lot for beer tents, food trucks, music, games and more.

February

February 1-28
San Diego Museum Month
Since even San Diego can get occasional rain during winter, this is a nice time of year to check out its excellent museums. During February you get half off admission at over 40 participating museums. It’s a good excuse to see the best exhibits and attractions, like the Fleet Science Center’s Secret Ocean IMAX film, created by Jean-Michel Cousteau, or the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s Da Vinci: The Ultimate Innovator, which displays machines and robotics created by the forward-thinking artist.

February 4
San Diego Tet Festival
Mira Mesa Community Park
The San Diego Tet Festival is the longest‑running Tet Festival in San Diego. It is also the second largest in Southern California and is the only one to offer free admission.

February 10-20
San Diego International Jewish Film Festival
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Now in its 32nd year, the San Diego International Jewish Film Festival (SDIJFF) will present – both in-person and virtually – the largest world-class Jewish cultural event in San Diego.

February 12
San Diego Chinese New Year Fair
Old Chinatown Asian Thematic District
The San Diego Chinese New Year Fair is a two-day festival focused on culture and food. It showcases exciting dances, Asian art, and delicious Chinese dishes. The event is free of charge and is quite popular with families.

February 12
Così Fan Tutte
San Diego Civic Theater
Join to listen to some awesome music and opera!

February 13
Cardiff Kook Run and Costume Contest
7am
“Encinitas” sign in Encinitas, 101 E. D St. (corner of D St. and Coast 101 Hwy.)
Kick off your Super Bowl Sunday as you race down the Coast Highway 101 taking in epic views of the Pacific Ocean and a world-famous surf break. Touted as one of the most beautiful race courses in Southern California, this OUT-AND-BACK course will excite runners with its gradual downhill beginnings, challenge with some manageable uphill elements on the return before delivering participants onto a sure-to-please final stretch through downtown Encinitas. Running or walking the coast not enough for you? Then join our famous costume contest and win some great prizes.

February 13
Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K & 1-Mile Run
Tidelands Park in Coronado, 2000 Mullinex Dr, Coronado
The Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K & 1 mile run will be a Match Making event this year! At registration you will pick up your choice of bib: Available, Taken, or It’s Complicated. Wear the bib on the run and find others that like to run and do events just like you! Get social at the event and make new friends.

February 13
Super Bowl LVI
Super Bowl LVI will be the 56th Super Bowl and the 52nd modern-era National Football League championship. The game is scheduled to be played on February 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.

February 16
San Diego Bird Festival
Marina Village Conference Center
A celebration of the wild birds and habitats of San Diego County. This annual festival includes field trips across the county, workshops, lectures, keynote speakers, and pelagic trips in one of the most biodiverse counties in the US.

February 25-26
San Diego Fall Home Show
San Diego Convention Center
The Home Show features a wide selection of home improvement professionals in a fun, interactive environment.

February 25
San Diego Jazz Party
Hilton San Diego Del Mar
The 30th annual San Diego Jazz Party will be headlined by Lizzy &. The Triggermen.

February 25-26
Gaslamp Mardi Gras
Gaslamp Quarter
Enjoy delicious Creole food, find the best photo opportunities, and see live performances from a variety of entertainers. After the sun goes down, take advantage of the Gaslamp Quarter’s walkability and party-hop among the hottest bars. With live music and a variety of drink specials, you’re guaranteed to have fun.

February 26
Mermaid San Diego Run 5K, 10K & Half Marathon
Mission Bay
7am – 12pm
The Mermaid Dash is a great way to introduce girls and boys to running and walking. Mermaid Dashers receive a medal, finisher necklace and post-race food. Parents are encouraged to let Mermaid Dashers run on their own, however a parent or guardian is welcome to run alongside young or shy Mermaid Dashers.