Enjoy these fun 2023 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 holiday food binges. There are many seasonal activities such as whale watching and tidepooling to enjoy during the San Diego version of winter.
Updated March 26, 2023 by San Diego Beaches and Adventures
San Diego Brew Fest - Saturday January 7, 2023 from noon to 4 PM. Treat yourself to a cold beer or two at the annual San Diego Brew Fest at NTC Park, Liberty Station. Proceeds will benefit a local charity. Adults only 21+. sandiegobeerfest.com/San Diego Tide Pools.
Plan for Valentines Day - Valentines Day, Tuesday February 14 2023, is just around the corner, so don't wait to make some romantic plans. Check out our Valentines Day Ideas.
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 8 and 9 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM sunset and January 21 to 22 from 1:15 to 5:10 PM sunset 2023. 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 Pool
Guided Tide pool Adventures in La Jolla CA - Select Saturdays and Sundays from Jan. 7 to March 19, 2023. Tour times depends on tides. Naturalists from Scripps Birch Aquarium will help you discover the wonderful life in the tide pools in La Jolla. Fun San Diego events January. Reservations required. Tidepooling Adventures
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Martin Luther King Jr. Parade - Sunday January 15 2023 starting 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.
La Jolla Kayak Tour - Enjoy a kayaking tour in La Jolla Ecological Reserve, in La Jolla Bay. La Jolla Kayaking
Free Museums - 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 - Saturday - Sunday January 28 - 29 2023 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 - Sunday Jan 15, 2023. (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.
Things to Do in San Diego - For more San Diego events, check out these Things to do in San Diego and San Diego Events February.
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