San Diego Calendar of Events – February 2019

San Diego Calendar of Events – February 2019

San Diego Black Film Festival

“Spotlight on African American & African Diaspora Cinema.” This event has grown to become one of the largest black film festivals in the country.

Location: 220 West “G” St.


1/30 – 2/3 various times


San Diego Museum Month

Guests can participate by picking up a free San Diego Museum Month Pass at participating libraries; with the pass, guests can receive half-price admission for up to four guests per visit, at 40 of San Diego’s museums, and historical sites.

Location: Various


2/1-2/28 Times vary


Open Bay Bass Tournament

This tournament draws anglers from all over the southwest US to compete for cash and prizes! When the fishing is all done, everyone is invited to our signature BBQ!

Location: Shelter Island Launch


2/2 11:45 am


Super Bowl LIII

Watch the 53rd Super Bowl game Sunday, February 3, from Atlanta, GA, on CBS at ~ 3:30 PM kickoff. Even if you don’t like football, the commercials are worth it. Still can’t convince you to watch? It’s a great time to shop in the empty stores, or walk the beaches!


2/3 3:30pm


Cardiff Kook Run

This scenic Pacific Ocean low incline loop passes by the famous “Cardiff Kook” statue, rises above some of the most popular surf breaks in the world, and heads down to So. Cardiff State Beach.

Location: 505 S. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas


2/3 6 am


2019 is the Chinese New Year of the Pig

In Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth. Their chubby faces and big ears are signs of fortune.



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 “Rigoletto” will present a free, lunchtime recital of songs from Verdi’s traditional Italian classic opera.

Location: The concourse in front off the SD Civic Theater




Noon San Diego Improv Festival

Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019 with an incredible line up of shows! Sixty teams from all over the globe! Rooftop parties, onsite bar, and lots of fun activities await you this year.

Location: 3746 6th Ave.


2/7 – 2/10 7 pm


San Diego Tet Festival

Celebrate the Year of the Pig with legendary Lion Dances, traditional music, singers, stories, and food!

Location: Mira Mesa Community Park


2/8 – 2/10 Fri 5 – 10 pm, Sat & Sun 11 am – 10 pm


T9 Mermaid Half Marathon

Come to San Diego’s Mission Bay for a scenic women’s 5k, 10k, and half marathon. The flat and fast course features beautiful views on mostly closed roads. The Mermaid is ideal for both runners and walkers.

Location: Tecolote Shores North


2/9 7 am



The 10th 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


2/9 12 pm – 5 pm


Escondido Chocolate Festival

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

Location: Downtown Escondido


2/9 1 pm – 5 pm


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

This flat and fast course is perfect for everyone – whether you are an experienced runner looking to set a 10K PR, or a couple looking for something fun to do with your Valentine.

Location: Tide-lands Park, Coronado


2/10 7:30 am


5K Paw Walk in the Garden

The San Diego Botanic Garden is teaming up with the Rancho Coastal Humane society for our annual 5K walk. Participants will walk through the 37-acre garden with their dog(s) in tow.

Location: San Diego Botanic Garden


2/16 8 am – 12 pm


UCSD Tritonman Triathlon

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

Location: Tecolote Shores North Park


2/16-17 various times


Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair

This event showcases exciting performances, Asian art and culture, an array of delicious Chinese and Asian food, and much more.

Location: Third Ave and J St.


2/16 – 2/17 10 am – 5 pm


Big 3 Auto Parts Exchange

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

Location: SDCCU Stadium


2/22–2/23 Fri 12 – 4 pm, Sat 8 am – 4 pm


San Diego Bird Festival

The San Diego Audubon Society is celebrating the wild birds and habitats of our county, which truly offers one of the best birding in the U.S.

Location: Marina Village Conference Center


2/27 – 3/3 various times