Hello February! Ready for a fun month that won’t empty your pockets? It’s Museum Month! Enjoy 1/2 price admission for up to four guests at all participating museums! (Visit full blog post for details). San Diego has a museum for everyone! Check out some of our favorite North County San Diego museums including the Museum of Making Music, Oceanside Museum of Art and Children’s Discovery Center. And don’t forget about Valentines Day! Take your sweetie for an evening date to Carlsbad to check out the new lit archway sign and stop for some decadent chocolate at the local Carlsbad Chocolate Bar. Enjoy dinner at Blue Ocean for some delicious sushi from an impressive creative culinary team. Take a nice moderate hike at Iron Mountain trail and enjoy this beautiful weather we have been having. Oh…we could go on and on. Check out our blog for a full listing of things to do this February!
Now is a better time more than ever to hop around and visit all your local museums! Why? Because it’s San Diego Museum Month! Enjoy 1/2 price admission throughout the month of February at all participating museums. Pick up your free San Diego Museum Month Pass at any participating Macy’s locations. Bring the pass to any of the museum’s listed, and receive half-price admission for up to four guests per visit.
Escondido Chocolate + SweetArt Festival returns Feb 8th! (Limited number of tickets). Bring your sweetheart or just your sweet tooth and sample locally brewed beer and wines, paired with San Diego’s finest chocolates. Spend the day shopping at Sweet Street, enjoying live music, or taking a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride down historic Grand Ave.
Hey runners and music enthusiasts – mark your calendars for Feb. 15th! The California 10/20 Marathon benefiting the American Cancer Society is back. Experience beautiful coastal North San Diego County, CA! Run through three of the most picturesque towns on the California coast – Del Mar, Solana Beach and Encinitas. Great local bands will rock this gorgeous coastal route and twice as many real stages than ever seen on the roads will line the ten mile course! This is a people’s race and everyone’s invited to join the party and have some serious fun.
Calling all teenagers! Looking for something that is going to rock your socks off and just for you!? Check out Teen Scene in Carlsbad. This year celebrates the 12th annual Teen Scene and the ultimate teen hangout. This year’s event is on Feb. 21st from 4-9pm at Calavera Hills Community Center. Visit the website for more details!
Carlsbad is the perfect place to take your sweetie. Take a sunset walk along the coast, shop at some adorable boutiques in the village, and be sure to check out the new archway sign spanning across Carlsbad Blvd. near the intersection of Carlsbad Village Dr. This new sign adds such charm to the town and even lights up at night! Polish off your evening with a trip to the local Carlsbad Chocolate Bar for a sweet treat, and relax with a glass of wine at Relm. Life is good.
Talk about an interactive museum experience! The Museum of Making Music has an entire gallery where you can pick up and play instruments! Never played? That’s okay! Watch video tutorials that teach you how! Oh, and YOU can participate in their current exhibit – “What Music Means to Me.” Submit your response online and your words will be featured in the exhibition. Celebrate the rich history of music in this unique museum. Don’t forget to use your Museum Month pass if you visit in Feb. to receive 1/2 price admission for up to 4 guests.
Looking for a new ways to socialize your pup and get your fix as well? Join the Wag + Walk meet-up group hosted by the San Diego Humane Society. The next fun fitness adventure will take place on Penasquitos Canyon on Saturday, February 21st. Be sure to check out their website to reserve your spot!
Spoil your sweetie with a romantic date, some delicious food and a memorable dining experience. Head on over to Blue Ocean Robota this Valentine’s Day for the ultimate dinner date. The creative culinary team cooks the freshest flavors of the ocean all mixed with the heat and tradition of the robata grill. Make reservations now – this place books up quickly!
Looking for that perfect hike to start your weekend with? Head on over to the Iron Mountain Trail in Poway for some breathtaking scenery and a moderately advanced 5.8 mile loop. And don’t forget to bring your camera for some beautiful photo opps!
While February may be the month of romance, fine dining is not for everyone. Sometimes a date over some tasty food, a delicious beer (or two), in a casually hip environment is all the soul needs. Plan 9 Alehouse is just the place to kick back, relax, and still impress all your taste buds. Head on over to Escondido and check this place out! You won’t be disappointed.
Explore. Imagine. Experiment. That is what the San Diego Children’s Discovery Center thrives on! Targeted for ages 1-10, but all ages are welcome! Children engage in a multitude of different activities that stimulate growth and development, while having fun in the mix! Don’t forget to pick up your Museum Month Pass at a participating Macy’s this month to receive 1/2 off admission for up to 4 guests!