Check out our guide to what you absolutely must do and see this winter in San Diego!


January 3:
This is for all pasta lovers! Ongoing every Tuesday throughout January, learn how to make fresh pasta from scratch in a hands-on cooking class. You’ll enjoy an Italian meal that was made from the pasta and sauces prepared in class! For more information call: 619-728-7920

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November 17 – January 8:
Fantasy on Ice has raised more than $1 million dollars for the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children’s Hospital! This is the only holiday rink in San Diego where 100% of proceeds directly benefit the nonprofit. Come skate with friends or family and enjoy a night on the rink!


January 6:
Enjoy a night out of fun at the National Comedy Theatre! NCT is a high octane improv comedy show featuring San Diego comedians. Games are performed based on audience suggestions! Come join this interactive experience and help choose the winner!

January 7:
Liberty Station is hosting the 7th annual San Diego Brew Fest offering unlimited tastings from dozens of local and international craft breweries. Also featuring live music and food trucks! All proceeds benefit Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue!


January 15-22:
Take advantage of discount dining during San Diego Restaurant week! You have eight days with over 180 featured restaurants ranging from causal neighborhood places to fine dining. Click here for a complete list of restaurant options!


January 31-March 12:
The La Jolla Playhouse presents Freaky Friday! This new musical comedy is based on the novel by Mary Rodgers and two Walt Disney Films. Come have a good laugh while a mother and daughter magically swap bodies!


February 1-February 28:
It is time for San Diego’s 27th Annual Museum Month! Pick up a free month museum pass at any Macys’s store in San Diego to enjoy half-off admission to over 40 museums! Explore the arts and rich culture destinations. Whether you’re interested in the Birch Aquarium at Scripps or the San Diego Natural History Museum there is an option for everyone!


February 1:
Tour Balboa Park’s ground and historic architecture. Come with a team and learn interesting facts, sightsee, and exercise your mind. Puzzling Adventures is a mix between a scavenger hunt, a guided tour, and The Amazing Race!


February 14:
Enjoy a night out on Valentine’s day on Cupid’s Dinner Cruise. Experience a holiday decorated yacht with an elegant dinner followed by dancing! This is a 4-course meal you won’t to miss! Click here for more information on the available cruises.


February 18:
This food tasting walking tour begins in the the center of La Jolla. Join Bite San Diego and enjoy delicious bites from various restaurants around town!


February 26:
The Ten Tenors are back celebrating their 20th anniversary! Performing an all new rock-opera show you will not want to miss! Click here for tickets and more information.


March 1-May 14:
Come see nearly 50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that make up the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch. These flowers are in bloom for six to eight weeks every year! Come witness the beautiful bursts of color! For tickets and more information, click here.

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March 4-March 5:
The California Ballet is coming to the San Diego Civic Theatre with the West Coast Premiere of Septime Webre’s Peter Pan. Come enjoy this coming of age tale that will thrill the audience! Tickets and more information is provided here.

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March 11:
Visit a local tide pool with Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institute of Oceanography. Come learn from a trained naturalist about how to protect and preserve these natural wonders! For tickets and more information, click here.