Discover fun things to do in San Diego for you and your family!
It’s time to pack up the car or book your airline flights because San Diego’s white sandy beaches, amazing attractions, and sunny weather are the perfect ingredients for a great San Diego vacation.
A pristine coastline, mild climate, museums and theme parks, culture and entertainment – San Diego is one of those spectacular destinations with everything going for it, and seemingly something for everyone. The most difficult decision to make regarding a vacation to San Diego is determining what to do and see among the region's vast and diverse offerings.
Our perfect weather throughout the year attracts special events from all over the world. Known for its fresh local food, exquisite fine dining, one-of-a-kind shopping, historical significance and cultural activities, San Diego, offers a wonderful array of events and memories for families, romantics, & business travelers alike.
San Diego offers a variety of fairs, conventions, concerts, and festivals all year long, so check our event calendar here to see what might interest you.
Fireworks, festivals and patriotic parades are held in numerous communities throughout San Diego County. Coronado's popular Independence Day celebration features a two-hour parade followed by a family concert in Spreckels Park. The Port of San Diego celebrates with its Big Bay Boom fireworks extravaganza over San Diego Bay, the largest fireworks display in the county.
Guests can enjoy Turtle Reef, Manta® and all their favorite SeaWorld® attractions by day and then stay late to take in Summer Nights (select dates May 23–Sept. 7), featuring fireworks, nighttime animal shows, Shamu’s Celebration: Light Up The Night and Sea Lions Tonite and, in the daytime, Cirque de la Mer.
Rock out at the annual Rock N Roll Marathon! The Rock n' Roll Marathon sprints into San Diego on May 31, 2015. This 26.2 mile marathon features live music lining the streets, cheer squads, and a huge post-marathon concert to end the race with a bang. The race route will feature more than 9 miles along San Diego’s scenic waterfront, include a stretch through PETCO Park and a 13.1-mile half marathon. With more than 20,000 runners and 100,000 enthusiastic spectators, this popular event is not to be missed!
Overlooking the white sandy beaches of San Diego, the AAA 4-Diamond awarded Pacific Terrace Hotel in San Diego, California, nestles between the sun and the surf, between Mission Bay and La Jolla. Create unforgettable moments with breathtaking views to last a lifetime. Book your beachfront San Diego hotel accommodations at Pacific Terrace Hotel today!
During SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular®, kids can show up in costume and enjoy not-too-spooky entertainment such as a Halloween-themed sea lion and otter show, colorful costumed characters and trick-or-treating among a sea-inspired atmosphere. Halloween Spooktacular takes place weekends Sept. 26–Nov. 1.