What better way to start the New Year than by spending the forthcoming weekends in San Diego! There are a number of exciting activities that the this Finest City of California has in its wings. You can have the best of time with family and friends by visiting top attractions such as the restaurant week or participate in the most popular ongoing festivals, numerous shows, performances and many more fun holiday events! Mentioned below are some of the best San Diego things to do in January 2017;
When: Sunday, January 15 to Sunday, January 22, 2017
Description: San Diego Restaurant Week starts from Jan. 15-22. This much-anticipated event commemorates local restaurants by exhibiting the fresh, flavorful and lip-smacking ingredients that this Beach City is famous all over the country for. This event lasts only for eight days only, so you must plan your itinerary accordingly if you want to make the best out of your trip. Throughout San Diego County, around 180 restaurants partake in the Restaurant Week, thus you can taste different varieties of dishes that are prepared from local products and ingredients. You should know beforehand that the lunch at the Restaurant Week will be served as a two-course prix-fixe menu for only $10, $15 or $20 per person whereas the dinner will be served as three-course, prix-fixe menu for just $20, $30, $40 or $50 per person. So what are you waiting for? Go and have the best time! Some of the top participating restaurants in San Diego Restaurant Week include:
1. Pamplemousse Grille
2. George’s at The Cove
3. Mister A’s
4. Grant Grill
5. The Westgate Hotel
6. Dobson’s Bar & Restaurant
7. Bali Hai Restaurant
8. 1500 OCEAN
9. Island Prime & C Level
10. Anthony’s Fish Grotto
When: Saturday, February, 11 to Sunday, February 12, 2017
Description: You can celebrate the Year of the Rooster from Jan. 28-29 which is a two-day annual gala. Its much-anticipated highlights are a lantern parade, more than 25 performances, and the children’s crafts. You should also try out the huge assortment of Chinese and Asian foods and cultural displays which will surely be a treat for your tastebuds!
What: Gem Faire
When: Saturday, January 14, 2017
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds
Description: Be ready to see the best gems, stones, and jewelry which will be displayed by more than 100 exhibitors at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. A weekend pass is just $7 whereas children who are 12 and under have free entry.
When: Sunday, January 15, 2017
Description: Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. that commences from Jan. 15. You can have the best of time at the San Diego Bay by participating in the waterfront parade that takes place there annually. You should not miss the bands, floats, and drill teams as they march in the afternoon along the Embarcadero.
What: Disney on Ice
When: Thursday, Jan 26 to Sunday, January 29, 2017
Description: Gear up for the endless fun that starts from Jan. 26-29, where your beloved Disney stories will be showcased at the Worlds of Enchantment presented by Disney On Ice. The much-loved toys have returned to the town showcasing their valorous acts where the Sunnyside Daycare becomes deserted when Buzz, Woody, Jessie and the Toy Story gang escape from it in their most fearless venture. Be prepared to witness the crew of Cars that will be racing through the ice and the fast, almost blurring stunts of Lightning McQueen. You can also have the chance to see the breathtaking exploits of Ariel and The Little Mermaid’s kingdom under the sea. And how can you miss the icy realm of Arendelle with adorable sisters from Frozen Anna, Elsa and their friends Olaf and Kristoff! So visit this amazing event and see your imagination come to life as you journey from one world to another!
What: San Diego Cat Show
When: Saturday. January 28 to Sunday, January 29, 2017
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds
Description: Pedigree cats will be assessed on beauty and breed standards whereas Non-pedigreed cats or “household Pet,” will be assessed on personality and health. Also, there will be cats for adoption by the local rescue organizations and commodities related to cats will be available, too. There will also be informative orations about the breeds, grooming and training tips and the requirements of cats. Furthermore, for children, there will be a stuffed animal contest.
Besides above events, you should visit Little Italy if you love to do shopping or those who like going art galleries, go for a walk at the urban park, sit in the street-side cafes, and try out the Italian food! With its various art galleries, shops of home decor, antique dealers and the famous Saturday Farmer’s Market, Little Italy is the perfect destination if you want to have some memorable time.
With the updated information at hand, have a fitting first month of the New Year! Be ready to treat yourself, your friends and family by going to the exciting and amazing restaurant week, festivals, performances and everything else that is waiting to get discovered!