San Diego Calendar of Events – February 2020

San Diego Calendar of Events – February 2020

San Diego Black Film Festival

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

Location: 220 West “G” St.


1/29 – 2/2 Various


San Diego Museum Month

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

Location: Various


2/1 – 2/29 Various Times


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


2/1, 2/15 7 pm – 10 pm


Super Bowl LIV

Watch the 54th Super Bowl game from Miami, FL, on Fox. This year’s half time performers are Jennifer Lopez and Shakira!


2/2 3:30pm


T9 Mermaid Half Marathon

Mermaid returns to Mission Bay for a scenic women’s 5k, 10k, and half marathon.

Location: N. Tecolote Shores


2/8 7 am


Chinese New Year Fair

Celebrate the Year of the Rat with traditional and cultural entertainment, lion dances, and so much more!

Location: 3rd & J Streets, Downtown


2/8 – 2/9 10 am – 5 pm


Escondido Chocolate Festival

Enjoy various restaurants, shops, and spas while sampling chocolates paired with local fine wines and craft beers.

Location: Downtown Escondido


2/8 1 – 5 pm



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


2/8 12 – 5 pm


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


2/9 10 am – 2 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 and healthy to do with your Valentine.

Location: Tidelands Park, Coronado


2/9 7:30 am


Opera on the Concourse

Artists from Hansel and Gretel will present a free lunchtime recital of songs.

Location: The Concourse in Front of the SD Civic Theater


2/12 1 pm


San Diego Theatre Week

Organizations participating in Theatre week will have special offers for present or future performances.

Location: Various


2/13 – 2/23 Various Times


UCSD Tritonman Triathlon

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

Location: Fiesta Island


2/15 – 2/16 Various Times


Brick Fest Live!

The Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Experience is filled with hands-on attractions and activities.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


2/15 – 2/16 9 am – 5 pm


California’s American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival

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

Location: CSU San Marcos, and Pechanga Resort & Casino


2/20 – 2/22 Various


Big 3 Auto Parts Exchange

The largest old car event held in the San Diego area.

Location: SDCCU Stadium


2/21 – 2/22 Fri 8 am – 5 pm, Sat 8 am – 3 pm


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

Conformation, obedience, rally & agility trials. And doggie boutiques selling pet supplies and gifts.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


2/21 – 2/23 8 am – 5 pm


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


2/22 8 – 11:30 pm


Hillcrest Mardi Gras

The spirit of the French Quarter is taking over Hillcrest, so break out your masks, rock your beads, and revel in your most daring and creative Mardi Gras costumes!

Location: Various


2/25 7 – 11 pm


San Diego Bird Festival

Celebrate the wild birds and habitats of our county, which truly offers some of the best birding in the U.S.

Location: Marina Village Conference Center


2/26 – 3/1 Various


Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival

Beer? Included. Food? Included. MVCBF meets Bacon Fest.

Location: SDCCU Stadium


2/29 1:30 – 5 pm


TinyFest California

Tour tiny houses, van and bus conversions, backyard cottages, and more! Enjoy speakers, workshops, a marketplace, food, and live music.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


2/29 – 3/1 Various