January 2016 Events in San Diego, CA

nuary 1 – 3

San Diego International Auto Show

Price: $8-$12
Venue: San Diego Convention Center

Where the cars are the stars! The San Diego International Auto Show features the widest variety of new vehicles under one roof.

January 1 – 3
winter-friends-sm.jpgHoliday Ice Rink at Liberty Station
Price $10-$14
Venue: Liberty Station

Lace up those stakes and prepare to hit the ice-there’s a new holiday ice rink in town! Watch Liberty Station transform into a winter wonderland as Fantasy on Ice kicks off its inaugural year in the plaza at the NTC Command Center (2640 Historic Decatur Road).

January 1 – 7
Skating by the Sea
Price: $25.00 per person
Venue: Hotel del Coronado
This holiday season the Hotel del Coronado’s iconic Victorian building will be adorned with thousands of glittering white lights, providing the backdrop for its inaugural DELights and 11th annual Skating by the Sea.

January 1 – 13
Wildlife Art-Creation 
Price: Free
Venue: Encinitas Community Center
Award winning Artist Tish Wynne is having an art exhibit at the City of Encinitas Community Center on November 7th, 2015 through January 13th, 2016. This event is being sponsored through a grant from the City of Encinitas.

January 8 – 9

Price: Free
Venue: Poway Community Park

The Poway Winter Festival brings to life all of the charm and entertainment of a cold-mountain town, set right in Poway.

January 9

Price: $20-$55
Venue: Tecolote Shores Park
Take strides to reduce your carbon & physical footprint at the San Diego Resolution Run 5K & 15K at Mission Bay! A healthier you can mean a lighter you.

January 14
Desserts and Beer Tasting
San Diego Museum of Man

Price: $20-$30

Sample an assortment of beers from some of the best craft breweries while you snack on artisanal cheeses and indulge in scrumptious desserts created by premier confection-makers Extraordinary Desserts.

January 14 – 18
Borrego Springs Film Festival

Price: $10-$100
Venue: Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center

The annual Borrego Springs Film Festival will showcase Narrative, Documentary, Animation, and Latino features and shorts.

January 15 – 18
Coronado Island Film Festival

Price: $95-$595
Venue: Host Theater: Vintage Village Theater

The Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF) cordially invites makers and lovers of film everywhere to join us in this unique historic seaside village.

January 16
Kids Marathon Mile at LEGOLAND California
LEGOLAND® California

Price: $10-$30

Though created for kids ages 12 and under, everyone is welcome to participate. Moms, dads, and big kids are invited to join the fun in this noncompetitive 1-mile run/walk through LEGOLAND® California.

January 16
San Diego Multi-Cultural Festival
WorldBeat Center

Price: Free
Venue: Ruocco Park

San Diego Multi-Cultural Festival activities include music and dancing, children activities, multi-cultural story tellers, food and more.

January 17

Price: Half Marathon – $120
Marathon – $145
Venue: The Shoppes at Carlsbad

The Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon and Half Marathon course goes through Carlsbad Village and along the oceanfront Pacific Coast Highway.

January 17
36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

Price: Free
Venue: Harbor Drive – Embarcadero

Celebrate the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at a waterfront parade at the downtown San Diego Bay waterfront.

January 17 – 24
San Diego Restaurant Week
California Restaurant Association San Diego County

Price: $10-$50
MISSION VALLEY AND OLD TOWN

Kick off the New Year with San Diego’s favorite foodie event with delicious dishes throughout San Diego County as San Diego Restaurant Week presents Eight Days of Dining!

January 18
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
WorldBeat Center

Price: Free

Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Worldbeat Center will feature outdoor cultural arts & craft vendors marketplace, and Oneworld Cafe – vegetarian food served!

January 21 – 24
San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show

Price: Adults – $12
Kids 12 and Under – Free
Venue: Sunroad Resort Marina
San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show will feature new marine services and products, free boating seminars, boat rides, libations and more.

January 21 – 31
Plays by Young Writers 2016
Playwrights Project

Price: $10-$60

Playwrights Project will produce its annual festival of Plays by Young Writers at The Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre at The Old Globe.

January 22 – 24

Price: $25-$33
Venue: Ironsmith Coffee

Caffeine Crawl in sunny San Diego promises our biggest shop lineup yet, multiple bike route options, snazzy new spaces and more caffeine than you can handle!

January 23
Monster Jam

Price: $15-$47
Venue: Petco Park

Monster Jam® is one of the world’s largest and most famous monster truck tour featuring some of the biggest names in monster trucks.

January 23

Price: $25-$750
Venue: Qualcomm Stadium

2015 World Cup Champions United States Women’s National Team is traveling to San Diego to take on the Republic of Ireland in an International Friendly.

January 28 – 31
Farmers Insurance Open 2016

Price: Starting at $10
Venue: Torrey Pines Golf Course

The annual PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open men’s golf tournament is played at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, home of the 2008 U.S. Open.

January 29 – 31
Lunar New Year Festival 2016

Price: $5-$10
Venue: Qualcomm Stadium

The Little Saigon San Diego Foundation invites you to Taste, See, Hear, Touch, Smell and Feel the Asian Experience at the Lunar New Year Festival. 1

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