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San Diego Black Film Festival

One of the largest black film festivals in the country and second largest on the west coast, screening over 100 films each year. Our motto is “Spotlight on African American and African Diaspora Cinema.”

Location: 220 West G St. Info: www.sdbff.com 1/29 2/2: Times vary

 

San Diego Museum Month

Throughout February, San Diego visitors can experience the region’s rich cultural offerings at half-price during San Diego Museum Month.

Location: Various

Info: sandiegomuseumcouncil.org/specials/ museum-month

2/1 – 2/29: Times vary

 

Monster Jam

The most action-packed live event on four wheels where world class drivers compete in the most recognizable trucks in the world.

Location: Petco Park

Info: www.monsterjam.com

2/1 & 2/15: 7pm–10pm

 

Big Game 10K & 5K

Courses are flat and fast along beautiful Mission Bay! The fun doesn’t stop at the finish line – hang out and enjoy a post-race complimentary drink! Location: Tecolote Shores

Info: raceroster.com/events/2020/26406/big- game-10k-and-5k

2/2: 7:30am

 

Super Bowl LIV

Watch the 54th Super Bowl game Sunday, February 2 on Fox at 3:30pm. This year’s half-time performers are Jennifer Lopez and Shakira! Even if you don’t like football, the commercials are worth it.

Info: www.nfl.com/super-bowl

2/2: 3:30pm


T9 Mermaid Half Marathon

Mermaid returns to Mission Bay for a scenic women’s 5k, 10k, and half marathon. The flat and fast course features beautiful views on mostly closed roads.

Location: Tecolote Shores North

Info: mermaidseries.com/mermaid-half- marathon-san-diego

2/8: 7am

 

Chinese New Year Fair

Celebrate the Year of the Rat with 15,000 of your closest friends! Experience traditional and cultural entertainment, lion dances, kung fu, traditional instruments, classic Chinese dances, and so much more!

Location: 3rd & J Streets, downtown

Info: www.sdcny.org

2/8 – 2/9: 10am–5pm

 

Brewbies

The 11th Annual Brewbies Festival – 100% of the proceeds are donated to the Keep A Breast

Foundation. Changing the world – one pink beer at a time!

Location: Bagby Beer Co., Oceanside Info: www.brewbies.org/oceanside 2/8: 12pm–5pm

 

Escondido Chocolate Festival

Bring your sweetheart or just your sweet tooth to enjoy various designated restaurants, shops, and spas while sampling chocolates paired with local fine wines & craft beers.

Location: Downtown Escondido

Info: facebook.com/EscondidoChocFest

2/8: 1pm–5pm

 

Cardiff Kook Run

Start and finish under the iconic “Encinitas” sign. This scenic low incline loop passes the famous “Cardiff Kook” statue, rises above some of the most popular surf breaks, and heads down to South Cardiff State Beach.

Location: 505 S. Coast Highway 101

Info: www.cardiffkookrun.com

2/9: 6am

 

Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K, & 1-Mile Fun Run

This race will be held on the flat and fast course that is perfect for everyone - whether you are an experienced runner or a couple looking for something fun and healthy to do.

Location: Tidelands Park, Coronado Info: www.valentinesday10k.com 2/9: 7:30am

 

Slam Dunk Contest

Do you “Got Skillz”? Come show what you got! Contest is open to men and women of all ages. Location: Mission Bay Park

Info: eventbrite.com/e/street-jam-slam-dunk- contest-tickets-72726544051

2/9: 10am–2pm

 

RE-THINKING RESOURCES –

Zero Waste Symposium

This event aims to educate, reduce waste,

and maximize conservation in the community. We have become all too accustomed to the throw-away lifestyle.

Location: SD County Operations Center Info: zerowastesandiego.org/zero-waste- symposium-2020

2/11: 9am–5pm

 

Opera on the Concourse

If pricey tickets keep you from experiencing the San Diego Opera, you can still experience the music for free! Artists from Hansel and Gretel will present a free, lunchtime recital of songs.

Location: In front of the SD Civic Theater Info: sdopera.org/engage/opera-on- the-concourse

2/12: 1pm

 

San Diego Theatre Week

Highlighting the variety and enhancing awareness of San Diego’s diverse performing arts community. Participating organizations will have special offers for present or future performances. Location: Various

Info: www.sandiegotheatreweek.com

2/13 – 2/23: Times vary

 

You can sign up for one or both races, but make sure to do it early! Tritonman Classic (traditional rules), half-Olympic distance.

Location: Fiesta Island Info: www.tritonman.com 2/15 – 2/16: Times vary

 

Brick Fest Live!

LEGO lovers rejoice! This experience is filled with hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate, and entertain. Over a million LEGO Bricks on display and ready to play!

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds Info: www.brickfestlive.com 2/15 – 2/16: 9am–5pm

 

Presidents’ Day

Presidents’ Day 2020 is celebrated on Monday, February 17. Also known as Washington’s Birthday, it is on the 3rd Monday of February each year and is a federal holiday in the US.

2/17

 

CA’s American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival

Highlighting the best of current films from American Indian filmmakers, producers, directors, and actors.

Location: CSU San Marcos & Pechanga Casino

Info: www.caiiff.com

2/20 – 2/22: Times vary

 

Big 3 Auto Parts Exchange

This car event is held annually and has grown to be the largest, old car event held in the San Diego area.

Location: SDCCU Stadium

Info: www.big3partsexchange.com

2/21 – 2/22: Fri. 8am–5pm; Sat. 8am–3pm


Silver Bay Kennel Club of San Diego: All Breed Dog Shows

Conformation, obedience, rally, and agility trials. Plus over 50 doggie boutiques selling pet supplies and gifts.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds Info: www.silverbaykc.com 2/21 2/23: 8am–5pm

 

Gaslamp  Mardi Gras

A 3-day event full of beads and brews! Come for a weekend full of traditions and celebrations leading up to Fat Tuesday.

Location: Gaslamp Quarter

Info: www.gaslampmardigras.com

2/21, 2/22, 2/25: 6pm–2am

 

Average Joe Run

Where the person who finishes in the middle is the winner! Our goal is to remake the 5k experience and break the traditional idea of what it means to be physically fit.

Location: Crown Point Park Info: www.averagejoerun.com 2/22: 8am

 

The MadHatter’s Ball

Part Circus, Part Formal Ball, Part Wonderland. Fall down the rabbit hole for an evening of unforgettable entertainment in the heart of North Park.

Location: West Coast Tavern

Info: www.northparkcarnival.com

2/22: 8am–11:30pm

 

Hillcrest Mardi Gras

Break out your masks, rock your beads, and revel in your most daring and creative Mardi Gras costumes, while you enjoy this unique party crawl through Hillcrest’s best bars, clubs, and music venues!

Location: Various

Info: fabuloushillcrest.com/hillcrest-mardi-gras

2/25: 7pm–11pm


San Diego Bird Festival

Celebrate the wild birds and habitats of our county. The festival supports the education, conservation, and sanctuary programs of the San Diego Audubon Society.

Location: Marina Village Conference Ctr. Info: www.facebook.com/sdbirdfestival 2/26 – 3/1: Times vary

 

Leap Day

2020 is a Leap Year! That means there will be an extra day in February! Watch for stores,

restaurants, and attractions to advertise special Leap Day deals.

2/29

 

Sycamore Canyon Trail Races

Choose from 100k solo or relays, 50k, or a half marathon. Held on the Goodan Ranch in

Sycamore Canyon Preserve, runners will enjoy a quality trail race.

Location: Sycamore Canyon, Poway Info: dirtyfeet.us/trailraces/sycamore 2/29: 4:30am–10:30pm

 

Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival

Beer? Included. Food? Included. MVCBF meets Bacon Fest. An event collaboration.

Location: SDCCU Stadium Info: www.mvcbf.com 2/29: 1:30pm–5pm

 

TinyFest California

Tour tiny houses, van conversions, skookies, and more! Enjoy speakers, workshops, Simple Living Marketplace, good food, and live music.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds

Info: tinyfest.events

2/29 – 3/1: Times vary