Enjoy these fun 2021 San Diego events in January. Happy New Year San Diego.
January offers the end to the Christmas holiday season, and the time to make your New Years resolutions, like lose 10 pounds from your COVID comfort food binges. There are many seasonal activities such as whale watching and tidepooling to enjoy during the San Diego version of winter. Stuck at home during COVID 19? Time to try something new from our things to do at home.
San Diego Brew Fest - Saturday January 9 2021 from noon to 4 PM. Treat yourself to a cold beer or two at the annual San Diego Brew Fest at Liberty Station. Proceeds will benefit a local charity. sandiegobeerfest.com/
Plan for Valentines Day - Valentines Day, Sunday February 14 2021, is just around the corner, so don't wait to make some romantic plans. Check out our Valentines Day Ideas.
La Jolla Polar Bear Swim - tentative New Years Day Jan 1, 2021. Make you new years resolution and join the La Jolla Cove Swim Club in their annual polar bear swim, 10 AM at La Jolla Shores. This is a fun non-competitive swim. One of the cool San Diego events in January. www.lajollacoveswimclub.com.
San Diego New Year's Day Race 2021 - tentative San Diego Yacht Club, Shelter Island. All boats and classes are featured in this New Years day traditional regatta. Participants will start around noon at the east end of Harbor Island and sail into San Diego Bay. Nice to watch as you explore the San Diego waterfront. www.sdyc.org.
California Weekend Getaways - Looking for some weekend vacation ideas to kick off the new year? Visit somewhere new. Check out these best California weekend getaways.
Beach Walks - Saturday and Sunday January 9 to 10 from noon to 3 PM 2021 We love winter in San Diego because low tides and sunny weather mean a great time for beach walks. Best San Diego Beaches for Walking
San Diego Whale Watching - During December - April, whale watching is at its best, as the California Gray Whales migrate close to shore and can be seen from land or sea. One of the popular San Diego events in January. San Diego Whale Watching.
Indoor Swimming Pool at Mission Beach - Swim at the The Plunge, southern California’s largest indoor swimming pool located at Belmont Park in Mission Beach. The Plunge Swimming PoolNature Walks - Self guided walks only. Saturdays from 10 - 11 AM at San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center. Explore the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve on guided nature walks, or explore on your own. www.sanelijo.org.
Guided Tide pool Adventures in La Jolla CA - Cancelled for 2021. Naturalists from Scripps Birch Aquarium will help you discover the wonderful life in the tide pools in La Jolla. Fun San Diego events January. $18 per person. Reservations required. Tidepooling Adventures
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Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 2021 - Cancelled for 2021, Sunday Jstarting at 2:00 PM at Harbor Drive, Embarcadero, to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MLK parade with floats, high school bands, drill teams and more. For more MLK parade information see alpha-zsl.org/mlkdayparade.html.
La Jolla Kayak Tour - Enjoy a kayaking tour in La Jolla Ecological Reserve, in La Jolla Bay. La Jolla Kayaking
Free Museums - Call to confirm, likely cancelled due to COVID 19. A few museums in Balboa Park are free on 1st - 4th Tuesdays of each month to San Diego area locals, and active military. Check out the Free Tuesday Balboa Park museum schedule.
San Diego Dog Beaches - Dogs love the San Diego beaches too, so why not try them all. Ocean beach dog beach is our favorite, but there are others too. Learn more about the San Diego Dog Beaches.
San Diego Food and Water Bowl Cat Show - Cancelled for 2021. Saturday - Sunday January 22 - 23 2022 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. For cat lovers, this largest annual cat show on the West Coast features 450 cats competing for top honors, and more. www.sandiegocat.org
Carlsbad San Diego Marathon -Virtual event in 2021. Sunday January 17 2021 (typically at 6 AM at The Shoppes at Carlsbad, 2525 El Camino Real.) Cheer on the runners while you enjoy the view of the beaches. Carlsbad San Diego Marathon and Half Marathon races in North San Diego county. This year the race is sponsored by Tri-City Medical Center. This is the second-oldest marathon on the West Coast. Registration fills up early. One of the popular San Diego events. For more information about the Carlsbad San Diego Marathon see www.carlsbadmarathon.com
La Jolla Coast Walk - One of the best free San Diego activities in the La Jolla Coast Walk. Enjoy the scenic beauty and fresh air.
Hotel del Coronado Tour - Cancelled for 2021. Tuesdays and Friday at 10:30 AM, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 PM. 75 minute walking tour of the historic Hotel del Coronado. Tickets cost $15 for adults, children 12 and under free. Call for reservations 619.437.8788
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