February PlanAhead: Your San Diego events calendar

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February Events in San Diego
Enjoy your February, San Diego.

Enter February — which means Black History Month, the Lunar New Year + Valentine’s Day. There’s so much to do this month in America’s Finest City — we’re feeling like we’re falling in love with our communities all over again. From live music and cooking classes, to shopping, hiking + trivia, we wish you all kinds of fun exploring our city. Note: COVID protocols are changing rapidly to curb the spread of the Omicron variant in San Diego. Please make sure to check event listing pages + venue websites for the most up-to-date information.

All Month Long

  • North Park Farmers’ Market | Every Thursday | 3-7:30 p.m. | North Park Main Street, 3939 Iowa St. | Browse through local vendor tents offering fresh produce, flowers, baked goods and apparel.
  • Wine Wednesday at Upper East | Every Wednesday | 2-9 p.m. | Upper East Bar | Enjoy half off all bottles of wine and $8 glasses of wine with any food purchase. 🍷
  • Mardi Gras at SeaWorld | Saturdays + Sundays | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | SeaWorld | Price included with park admission | Experience a New Orleans-style carnival with live music, colorful costumes + Cajun food favorites.
  • Beyond Van Gogh: San Diego | Now-Sun., March 6 | Times vary | Wyland Center at Del Mar Fairgrounds | $28.99-$46.99 | This immersive experience — in town for just under two months — takes viewers into 300+ iconic artworks, including “Starry Night,” set to a symphonic score. 🖼️
  • Simple Pleasures Art Exhibition | Feb. 3-Feb. 26, Thursdays-Sundays | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | San Diego Watercolor Society | This watermedia exhibition features 95+ ready-to-hang original paintings. 🎨
  • Blues Berry Jam Tuesdays | Tuesdays | 7 p.m. | Queen Bee’s Art + Cultural Center | $5+ | This all-ages blues jam features Harmonica John + a backline — you can bring your own instruments to join in the session. 🎹
  • ‘Seeing the Invisible’ Augmented Reality Art Show | Feb. 2-Feb. 27, Wednesdays-Thursdays | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | San Diego Botanic Garden | $10+ | This unique exhibition features contemporary artwork by thirteen international artists. 🍃
  • Flamingo Fridays | Fridays | 5-8 p.m. | Little Italy Food Hall | Free | Enjoy live music on the Piazza della Famiglia and food + drink deals from select LIFH vendors.
  • Monday Night Trivia | Mondays | 6-8 p.m. | Little Italy Food Hall | Free | Test your knowledge of random facts — first place wins a gift card to LIFH.

Tuesday, Feb. 1-Sunday, Feb. 6

Tuesday, Feb. 1

  • Fleet Science Center | Tues., Feb. 1 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Balboa Park | Free | Learn how science can influence the future for free today for San Diego residents (excludes movie screenings). 🔬
  • San Diego Natural History Museum | Tues., Feb. 1 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Balboa Park | Free | Learn how San Diego came to be + study its history at “The Nat” — free for San Diego residents today. 🪨
  • System of a Down | Tues., Feb. 1 | 7 p.m. | Viejas Arena | $79.50+ | A heavy metal concert with special guests KORN + Russian Circles. 🎸
  • San Diego Career Fair | Tues., Feb. 1 | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley, 595 Hotel Circle South | A great opportunity to meet face-to-face with recruiters from local and Fortune 500 companies. 💼

Wednesday, Feb. 2

  • “A.I.M. by Kyle Abraham” | Wed., Feb. 2 | 8 p.m. | Balboa Theatre | $30+ | Drawing from the catalogue of R&B icon D’Angelo, this show pays homage to self love + Black love while celebrating culture, family, and community. 🎼 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event).
  • Setsubun | Wed., Feb. 2 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Japanese Friendship Garden | $10+ | Welcome spring with good fortune at this event featuring fun rituals to banish evil spirits, Japanese-style bites, and family-friendly activities. 🧋
  • Johnnie Walker Pairing Dinner | Wed., Feb. 2 | 6 p.m. | Huntress, 376 Fifth Ave. | $149 | A gourmet, four course dinner paired with Johnnie Walker beverages. 🥃
  • San Diego Gulls vs. Colorado Eagles | Wed., Feb. 2 | 7 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $19+ | Cheer on our city’s American Hockey League team as they take on this Pacific Division team. 🏒
  • ‘Seeing the Invisible’ Augmented Reality Art Show | Feb. 2-Feb. 27, Wednesdays-Thursdays | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | San Diego Botanic Garden | $10+ | This unique exhibition features contemporary artwork by thirteen international artists. 🍃

Thursday, Feb. 3

  • Juice | Thurs., Feb. 3 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues San Diego | $17 | The American rockers headline this all-ages concert at the downtown venue, with Fashion Jackson + Band of Gringos as supporting acts. 🎸
  • Beth Hart | Thurs., Feb. 3 | 7:30 p.m. | Balboa Theatre | $51.50+ | The SoCal singer-songwriter brings “The Thankful Tour” with special guest Quinn Sullivan to the historic downtown venue. 🎤 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event).
  • DENM + The Elovaters | Thurs., Feb. 3 | 9 p.m. | Music Box SD | $20 | Join the reggae and rock act for a unique fusion of sounds. 🎸
  • Pop-Up Market at Flourish + Live Well | Thurs., Feb. 3 | 4-7 p.m. | 510 N. Coast Hwy. Suite B | Free | Buy tacos, coffee + sweets from local Oceanside vendors. 🌮
  • Simple Pleasures Art Exhibition | Feb. 3-Feb. 26 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | San Diego Watercolor Society | This watermedia exhibition features over 95 ready-to-hang original paintings, only Thursdays-Sundays. 🎨
  • Chris Lane | Thurs., Feb. 3 | 8 p.m. | SOMA, 3350 Sports Arena Blvd. | $32.50 | A live performance featuring country tunes. 🎸

Friday, Feb. 4

  • Apt 4 Music: First Fridays | Fri., Feb. 4 | 12-8 p.m. | ARTS District at Liberty Station | Free | Student musicians + artists showcase their talents at this monthly gathering. 🎶
  • First Fridays: Fortune Studio Art Sale | Fri., Feb. 4 | 12-8 p.m. | Barracks 16, second floor, Ste. 207 at Liberty Station | Free | Browse original, local artwork for sale at one of the many studios within the ARTS District. 🖼️
  • Lewis Black | Fri., Feb. 4 | 8 p.m. | Balboa Theatre | $41.50+ | The actor + comic brings his “Off the Rails” tour to town for one night only. 🎤 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event).
  • San Diego Gulls vs. Tucson Roadrunners | Fri., Feb. 4 | 7 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $19+ | Cheer on our city’s American Hockey League team as they take on this Pacific Division team. 🏒
  • Opiou | Fri., Feb. 4 | 9:30 p.m. | Music Box SD | $25 | Join the New Zealand-born musician for a night of funky, electronic sounds. 🎹
  • Dream Theater | Fri., Feb. 4 | 8 p.m. | The Magnolia | $34.50+ | The progressive metal band formed in 1985 rocks the El Cajon venue. 🤘 (COVID-19 safety: attendees must show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test — within 48 hours of the show for a PCR test or 24 hours for an antigen test).

Saturday, Feb. 5

  • SoCal Etsy Guild Market San Diego | Sat., Feb. 5 | 10 a.m.-9 p.m. | Westfield Mission Valley, by Nordstrom’s Rack | Free to shop | Shop some of the best products made by crafty SoCal residents. 🛍️
  • Succulent Dreamcatcher Workshop | Sat., Feb. 5 | 1-3 p.m. | San Diego Craft Collective, 2590 Truxtun Rd. | $65 | Learn to make a dreamy, boho-chic wall hanging — you can bring your own succulent cuttings or buy a kit. 🌱
  • Musica de Corazón | Sat., Feb. 5 | 8 p.m. | Balboa Theatre | $80+ | Los Terricola, MC Magic, Jay rOXXX + DJ Kane come together for a night of music, en Español, from the heart. 🎶 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event).
  • San Diego Gulls vs. Tucson Roadrunners | Sat., Feb. 5 | 7 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $19+ | Cheer on our city’s American Hockey League team as they take on this Pacific Division team. 🏒
  • Nature Hike: El Monte Park | Sat., Feb. 5 | 9 a.m. | El Monte Park’s Flume Trail | Free | A 4-mile hike rated as difficult + led by the San Diego Natural History Museum. 🥾
  • Mardi Gras at SeaWorld | Saturdays + Sundays | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | SeaWorld | Price included with park admission | Experience a New Orleans-style carnival with live music, colorful costumes + Cajun food favorites. ⚜️
  • Peace in the Family 5K | Sat., Feb. 5 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | NTC Park Liberty Station | $35.00 | Walk or run through Liberty Station while supporting Hannah’s Family Center. 👟
  • Fermented Vegetables Workshop | Sat., Feb. 5 | 12-2:30 p.m. | Bear Roots Brewery | $49 | Learn how to make your own batch of sauerkraut with the North County Fermenters Club. 🥬 

Sunday, Feb. 6 

  • Daygo Eatz: Black History Month | Sun., Feb. 6 | 1-5 p.m. | Synergy Center, 6785 Imperial Ave. | The Black San Diego organization hosts the February edition of its monthly gathering featuring local food vendors. 🍔
  • San Diego Legion vs. Utah Warriors | Sun., Feb. 6 | 2 p.m. | Sports Deck at San Diego State University | $17+ | Join our rugby team for their season opener at their new home. 🏉
  • Classic Car + Scooter Show | Sun., Feb. 6 | 12-4 p.m. | Windmill Food Hall | Free | Live music, vintage cars, scooters + motorcycles gather for this family-friendly event. 🚘
  • San Diego Soccers vs. Tacoma Stars | Sun., Feb. 6 | 5:05 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $25+ | Cheer on the San Diego men’s soccer team as they take on one of their traditional west coast rivals. ⚽
  • Haydn Voyages | Sun., Feb. 6 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | Maritime Museum of San Diego | $30+ | The Hausmann Quartet brings its musical talents to the waterfront landmark. 🎻
  • Nature Hike: San Dieguito River Park | Sun., Feb. 6 | 8 a.m. | San Dieguito’s Coast to Crest Trail — Del Mar | Free | A 5-mile hike with views of the San Dieguito Lagoon.
  • Rising Stars – Alumni Concert | Sun., Feb. 6 | 6 p.m. | California Center for the Arts | $25+ | Enjoy a live performance of ten young artists backed by a live onstage band. 🎶
  • Kimchi Workshop + Beer Pairing | Sun., Feb. 6 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Mujeres Brew House, 1983 Julian Ave. in Barrio Logan | $49 | Learn how to make a few different styles of kimchi — each flavor paired with a craft beer. 🍺
  • “Divorciémonos Mi Amor” | Sun., Feb. 6 | 7 p.m. | Balboa Theatre | $35+ | Enjoy this Spanish language live production full of laughs about a couple who fights a lot + thinks divorce is the solution. 🎭 (COVID-19 safety: This venue requires proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the show, or a negative antigen test within 24 hours).

Monday, Feb. 7-Sunday, Feb. 13

Monday, Feb. 7

Tuesday, Feb. 8

  • San Diego Air & Space Museum | Tues., Feb. 8 | 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Balboa Park | Free | Get ready to blast off and learn about space travel, excluding special exhibits — free for San Diego residents today. 🚀
  • Gems from the Archives: Reflecting on the Rich History of Black San Diego | Tues., Feb. 8 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | San Diego History Center marketing manager Shelby Gordon shares the stories + milestones that have influenced the lives of Black San Diegans. 📰
  • Aminé | Tues., Feb. 8 | 7 p.m. | SOMA, 3350 Sports Arena Blvd. | $32.50+ | A live concert featuring alternative hip hop music. 🎤 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 24 hours (rapid antigen test) or 48 hours (PCR test).
  • Bachelor Nation Trivia Night | Tues., Feb. 8 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Main Patio Liberty Station Public Market | Free | Test your knowledge of “The Bachelor” and enjoy $6 win specials. 🌹

Wednesday, Feb. 9

  • Live Cooking Demo | Wed., Feb. 9 | 6-8 p.m. | Little Italy Food Hall | Free | Head to the Little Italy Food Hall patio to watch Sam the Cooking Guy make “Chow Fun” in celebration of the Lunar New Year. 🍴
  • Valentine’s Chocolate Workshop | Wed., Feb. 9 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Pigment Point Loma, 2885 Perry Rd. | $40 | Create, decorate + wrap two handmade chocolate bars and eight chocolate-covered strawberries at this sweet class. 🍫
  • SDSU Women’s Basketball Game | Wed., Feb. 9 | 6 p.m. | Viejas Arena | $6+ | Cheer on the Aztecs women’s basketball team as they take on University of Nevada. 🏀 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test within 48 hours of the event)
  • Comedy Night in Little Italy | Wed., Feb. 9 | 7:30 p.m. | Pali Wine Co. Winery Tasting Room | Enjoy some of the funniest up-and-coming comics from San Diego while tasting delicious food and exceptional wines. 🍷
  • Drag Queen Bingo | Wed., Feb. 9 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Windmill Food Hall | $10 | Ari Mirage hosts this fun night of game play. 🎉

Thursday, Feb. 10 

  • Tyler, the Creator | Thurs., Feb. 10 | 7 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $110+ | A live performance by the Grammy-winning artist + Kali Uchis. 🎤
  • Salsa Under the Stars | Thurs., Feb. 10 | 6-9 p.m. | Little Italy Food Hall | Free | The Manny Orchestra performs toe-tapping salsa, merengue, cumbia, bachata + Cuban music at this outdoor gathering. 💃

Friday, Feb. 11

  • Art Break: Signe Mayfield | Fri., Feb. 11 | 12-1 p.m. | Mingei International Museum | $14 | A look at insights + lessons from “The Object in Its Place” written by the famed curator. 🖼️
  • Valentine’s Weekend at The Gondola Company | Fri., Feb. 11-Mon. Feb. 14 | 3-11 p.m. | The Gondola Company, 503 Grand Caribe, Coronado | $194+ for two passengers | Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a romantic cruise along the waterways of the Coronado Cays.
  • San Diego Gulls vs. San Jose Barracuda | Fri., Feb. 11 | 7 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $19+ | Cheer on our city’s American Hockey League team as they take on this Pacific Division team. 🏒(Oh hey, SJCtoday.)
  • La Playa Gallery Art Exhibit | Fri., Feb. 11 | 5-8 p.m. | La Playa Gallery, 2226 Avenida De La Playa | Free | Check out interpretative landscape paintings by three local impressionistic artists. 🖼️
  • San Diego Ballet “Bird/LAND” | Fri., Feb. 11 | 7-9 p.m. | Mingei International Museum | $40+ | Enjoy a soulful pairing of Jazz + ballet. 🩰 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 72 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event).
  • “Catch Me If You Can” | Fri., Feb. 11-Sun., Mar. 13 | 8 p.m. | San Diego Musical Theatre | $40+ | Based on the story + movie of the same name, this Tony-nominated musical tells the store like you’ve never seen it before. 🧳
  • Heart-Shaped Succulent Wreath Workshop | Fri., Feb. 11 | 1-3 p.m. | Water Conservation Garden | $42+ | Learn how to make the perfect accent piece to add to your home decor. 🌼
  • San Diego miniFEST | Fri., Feb. 11 | 5:45 p.m.-2 a.m. | Brick By Brick | $22 | Enjoy an evening of music, art + community in a festival-style atmosphere. 🎉 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test within 72 hours of the event).
  • MadeinTYO | Fri., Feb. 11 | 8 p.m. | House Of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave. | $47+ | See rapper MadeinTYO live in concert.*

Saturday, Feb. 12

  • Fit Athletic Heart Opening Yoga | Sat., Feb. 12 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Rady Shell | Free | Get outside and open your heart in time for Valentine’s Day with this free class. 🧘‍♂️
  • San Diego Cactus and Succulent Society’s Winter Show + Sale | Sat., Feb. 12 + Sun., Feb. 13 | Times vary | Casa del Prado Balboa Park | Free | Bring your best show plants to be judged and win prizes + shop the sale featuring plants, pots, and gardening tools. 🪴
  • Just Add Paper | Sat., Feb. 12 | 12-4 p.m. | Mingei International Museum | Included in museum admission | Little ones + grownups can learn the art of kirigami by creating a papercut design or card. ✂️
  • Valentine’s Sweetheart Dance: Themed Pop-Up | Sat., Feb. 12 | 1-4 p.m. | Seaport Village | Free | Seaport Fudge Factory hosts this outdoor party featuring a DJ, dancing, face-painting, caricatures, and gifts + desserts for sale. ❤️
  • Cosi Fan Tutte | Sat., Feb. 12 | 7:30 p.m. | Civic Theatre | $45+ | This Mozart opera will be performed in Italian, with English translations above the stage. (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event).
  • Valentine’s Super Love Jam | Sat., Feb. 12 | 7:30 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $29.50+ | This special event will feature performances by Zapp, Midnight Star, Rose Royce, Tierra, Manhattans, Intruders, GQ, Bloodstone, Heatwave, and Notations.  🎤
  • Imagine the Future of Flight | Sat., Feb. 12 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | San Diego Air and Space Museum | Price of admission | Learn about types of aircrafts, take part in a scavenger hunt + try hands-on activities. ✈️
  • Introduction to Japanese Tea | Sat., Feb. 12 | 9-10:30 a.m. | Japanese Friendship Garden | $55 members, $65 non-members | Learn about the history of Japanese tea, how it’s made, different types, harvesting methods + more. 🍵
  • The Wonder Years | Sat., Feb. 12 | 6 p.m. | The Observatory | $27.50+ | The pop-punk band comes to North Park for “The Loneliest Place on Earth Tour.” 🤟
  • DAY.MVS | Sat., Feb. 12 | 3-11.p.m. | Petco Park | $70 | Join a day of music featuring Polo and Pan, Flight Facilities, The Magician, Mindchatter + Fred Falke presented by FNGRS CRSSD. 🔊
  • Pop-up Studio | Sat., Feb. 12 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | ICA Central in Balboa Park | $20 | The Institute of Contemporary Art San Diego hosts this workshop inviting little ones between the ages of 5-7 to explore their creative sides. 🎨
  • Wine + Wheel | Sat., Feb. 12 | 6-8 p.m. | ICA North in Encinitas | $100 | The Institute of Contemporary Art’s North County location hosts this workshop featuring time on the pottery wheel (with clay, glazes + firings included) + refreshments. 🍷
  • SDSU Men’s Basketball Game | Sat., Feb. 12 | 5 p.m. | Viejas Arena | $10 | Cheer on the Aztecs men’s basketball team as they take on the Air Force Academy. 🏀 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test within 48 hours of the event)
  • Paint + Party Art Class: Heart Geode | Sat., Feb. 12 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | Bottle Craft Liberty Station | $45 | Get step-by-step instructions + all the materials needed to paint a heartfelt masterpiece. 💙 

Sunday, Feb. 13

  • Lucky Stars Market | Sun., Feb. 13 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Queen Bee’s Art and Cultural Center | Free | Support local businesses and shop for jewelry, vintage clothing + more. 🛍
  • “This is America” with Johnny Gandelsman | Sun., Feb. 13 | 7-8:30 p.m. | ICA Central | Free | A performance by the Grammy-winning violinist that created this project in response to the pandemic. 🎻
  • The Kook Run | Sun., Feb. 13 | 6-11:30 a.m. | Downtown Encinitas, 101 E. D St. | $50+ | Kick off Super Bowl Sunday with an epic run on Highway 101. 👟
  • Bluegrass: Second Sunday Jam | Sun., Feb. 13 | Duck Foot Brewing Co., 8920 Kenamar Dr., Ste. 210 | Free | The San Diego Bluegrass Society performs outdoors at the brewery in Miramar — or, as locals call it, “Beer-amar.” 🪕
  • Big Game Watch Party | Sun., Feb. 13 | 3-7 p.m. | Slater’s 50/50 | $72 | Reserve a table to watch the Super Bowl while enjoying food + an open bar. 🏈
  • Ramon Ayala | Sun., Feb. 13 | 8 p.m. | The Magnolia | $40+ | The Mexican singer, composer + songwriter brings his love for Norteño music to the El Cajon venue. 🎤 (COVID-19 safety: attendees must show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test — within 48 hours of the show for a PCR test or 24 hours for an antigen test).

Monday, Feb. 14-Sunday, Feb. 20

Monday, Feb. 14

  • Romance in the Park | Mon., Feb. 14 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. | Liberty Station, 2820 Roosevelt Rd. | $44 | A Valentine’s themed paint + sip party. 🖌️
  • Saint Valentine’s Day Dinner | Mon., Feb. 14 | 5-9:30 p.m. | The Lodge Torrey Pines | $145+ | A romantic dining experience featuring a five-course seasonal menu + beautiful views of the Torrey Pines Golf Course. 🌹
  • Dinner Detective: Valentine’s Day Show | Mon., Feb. 14 | 7-10 p.m. | Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Gaslamp | $75 | Reserve a table to take part in America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show. 🔍
  • Valentine’s Day Love Boat Cruise | Mon., Feb. 14 | 8-10 p.m. | Chere Amie Yacht | $50+ | A unique romantic activity including drinks, desserts, music + scenic views of San Diego Bay. 🛳️
  • Valentine’s Day Taco Tour | Mon., Feb. 14 | 6-9:30 p.m. | Seaport Village, 500 Pacific Hwy. | $65 | Venture through San Diego and stop at three favorite taco locales. 🌮
  • Mardi Gras Mambo | Mon., Feb. 14 | 6:30 p.m. | The Holding Company | $35+ | Enjoy New Orleans inspired music by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band + Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Cha’s.
  • BaCH @ The JAI | Mon., Feb. 14 | 7-9 p.m. | The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | $35+ | An epic performance by internationally renowned violinist Johnny Gandelsman. 🎻 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test within 24 hours of the event).
  • Not Today, Cupid: Anti-Valentine’s Cocktail Workshop | Mon., Feb. 14 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Slater’s 50/50, 2750 Dewey Rd., Ste. 153 | $50 | Learn to craft two cocktails at this 21+ food and drink event, which also includes a three-course meal. 🍸

Tuesday, Feb. 15

  • San Diego Museum of Art | Tues., Feb. 15 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Balboa Park | Free | View beautiful works of art displaying San Diego’s rich culture + history — free today for San Diego residents. 🖼️
  • Japanese Friendship Garden | Tues., Feb. 15 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Balboa Park | Free | Walk through a garden + learn about Japanese culture — free for San Diego residents today. 🌸
  • Elle King | Tues., Feb. 15 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues San Diego | $30+ | The “Ex’s + Oh’s” singer brings her “Drunk and I Don’t Wanna Go Home” Tour to the downtown venue. 🎤 (COVID-19 safety: per state health department rules, all shows at this venue will require attendees to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR test taken within 48 hours of event).
  • Cosi Fan Tutte | Tues., Feb. 15 | 7:30 p.m. | Civic Theatre | $45+ | This Mozart opera will be performed in Italian, with English translations above the stage. (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event).
  • SDSU Men’s Basketball Game | Tues., Feb. 15 | 5 p.m. | Viejas Arena | $10 | Cheer on the Aztecs men’s basketball team as they take on Utah State University. 🏀 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test within 48 hours of the event).  

Wednesday, Feb. 16

  • SDSU Women’s Basketball Game | Wed., Feb. 16 | 6 p.m. | Viejas Arena | $6+ | Cheer on the Aztecs women’s basketball team as they take on San Jose State University. 🏀 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test within 48 hours of the event)
  • Date Night: Cooking with Wine | Wed., Feb. 16 | 7 p.m. | Sur La Table | $89 | Learn how to incorporate wine into a romantic three-course dinner. 🍷
  • Rabbit Hole Whiskey Tasting and Master Class | Wed., Feb 16 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Whisky House, 420 Third Ave. | $50 | Taste one-of-a-kind Bourbon & Rye expressions at the Whiskey Club of the month. 🥃
  • Wale | Wed., Feb. 16 | 8 p.m. | The Observatory | $29+ | The rapper performs in North Park for his “Under a Blue Moon Tour.” 🎤
  • Cults | Wed., Feb. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. | $44+ | Move to the unique beat of synth-pop with Cults.*

Thursday, Feb. 17

  • Watch What Crappens | Thurs., Feb. 17 | 7 p.m. | The Observatory | $28+ | Watch a live recording of the podcasts covering all things “Bravo.” ☕
  • San Diego Bird Festival | Thurs., Feb. 17 | 6 a.m.-7:30 p.m. | Marina Village Conference Center | $30+ | Take part in a celebration of the wild birds and habitats that are native to San Diego County. 🐦

Friday, Feb. 18

  • Cosi Fan Tutte | Fri., Feb. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Civic Theatre | $45+ | This Mozart opera will be performed in Italian, with English translations above the stage. (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event).
  • Justin Bieber | Fri., Feb. 18 | 7 p.m. | Pechanga Arena, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd. | $205+ | See pop sensation Justin Bieber perform hits like “Peaches” and “Stay” live in concert.*
  • The Winehouse Experience | Fri., Feb. 18 | 8 p.m. | Music Box SD | $24 | Celebrate the life of Amy Winehouse with a musical tribute. 🎙️
  • Minera Cuevas Opening Reception + Studio Series | Fri., Feb. 18 | 6-9 p.m. | ICA North in Encinitas | $10 | The North County venue’s newest artist-in-residence debuts her exhibition, “Black Matter.” 🖼️
  • Pandora Presents: Disney Princess, The Concert | Fri., Feb. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | The Magnolia | $39.50+ | A quartet of Broadway + animated film performers celebrate the music and magic of Disney princesses in this show recommended for royals ages 6+. 👑 (COVID-19 safety: attendees must show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test — within 48 hours of the show for a PCR test or 24 hours for an antigen test).

Saturday, Feb. 19

  • Chinese New Year Festival | Sat., Feb. 19 + Sun., Feb. 20 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | House of China in Balboa Park | Free | Celebrate the year with dance, entertainment, kung fu, specialty foods + red envelopes. 🐅
  • SDSU Women’s Basketball Game | Sat., Feb. 19 | 1 p.m. | Viejas Arena | $6+ | Cheer on the Aztecs women’s basketball team as they take on Fresno State University. 🏀 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test within 48 hours of the event)
  • San Diego Gulls vs. Ontario Reign | Sat., Feb. 19 | 7 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $19+ | Cheer on our city’s American Hockey League team as they take on this Pacific Division team. 🏒
  • Strangelove | Sat., Feb. 19 | 9 p.m. | Music Box SD | $25 | Enjoy the sounds of Depeche Mode with this world-touring tribute band. 🎸
  • Black Comix Day | Sat., Feb. 19 + Sun., Feb. 20 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | WorldBeat Center | Meet professional Black artists + writers in the comic book industry at this family-friendly event that also includes panels + interactive activities for kids. ✍️
  • Mural Painting Activity | Sat., Feb. 19 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Timken Museum of Art | Free | Balboa Park visitors are invited to come and paint together on a large collaborative mural. 🎨
  • Lover’s Quarrel: R&B Block Party | Sat., Feb. 19 | 5-10 p.m. | Quartyard | $15+ | This 21+ jam will feature DJ Alonzo the Mayor + special guest DJs spinning hits from the ‘90s and early 2000s. 🔉
  • Bronco | Sat., Feb. 19 | 8 p.m. | The Magnolia | $65+ | The Mexican grupero band bring their international hits to the stage at the El Cajon venue. 🎸 (COVID-19 safety: attendees must show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test — within 48 hours of the show for a PCR test or 24 hours for an antigen test).

Sunday, Feb. 20 

  • Family Sunday | Sun., Feb. 20 | 12-5 p.m. | Mingei International Museum | Free | Celebrate Black History Month alongside artist + educator Alofa Gould — complete with a sock puppet craft. 🧶
  • Cosi Fan Tutte | Sun., Feb. 20 | 2 p.m. | Civic Theatre | $45+ | This Mozart opera will be performed in Italian, with English translations above the stage. (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event).
  • The Harlem Globetrotters | Sun., Feb. 20 | 1 p.m. + 6 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $28+ | A world-class basketball performance featuring remarkable tricks + a dazzling exhibition of talent.
  • Harry Mack | Sun., Feb. 20 | 9 p.m. | Music Box SD | $30 | Join the freestyle rapper known for his visually-impressive shows. 🎤

Monday, Feb. 21-Monday, Feb. 28

Monday, Feb. 21

  • Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets | Mon., Feb. 21 | 8 p.m. | Balboa Theatre | $109+ | Enjoy the sounds of Pink Floyd with the tribute band including the band’s original drummer. 🥁

Tuesday, Feb. 22

  • San Diego Automotive Museum | Tues., Feb. 22 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Balboa Park | Free | Discover the history and stories of automotive vehicles, free for San Diego residents today. 🚗
  • TobyMac: Hits Deep Tour | Tues., Feb. 22 | 7 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $29.75+ | Join the country + Christian performer for the “Hits Deep Tour.” 🎶
  • Legends of Engineering | Tues., Feb. 22 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | San Diego Air and Space Museum | Price of admission | Discover the world of inventing, engage in hands-on activities, and bring your own design to show to an engineer.

Wednesday, Feb. 23

  • Girls Gotta Eat | Wed., Feb. 23 | 8 p.m. | Balboa Theatre | $39+ | A live viewing of the uncensored iTunes top comedy podcast featuring Ashley Hesseltine and Rayna Greenberg. 🎤(COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event)
  • Bad Bunny  | Wed., Feb. 23 | 8 p.m. | Pechanga Arena, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd. | $367+ | Spend the evening vibing to the music of transformative rapper and singer Bad Bunny.*
  • Jazz at the Athenaeum | Wed., Feb. 23 | 7:30-9 p.m. | $35+ | Athenaeum Music & Arts Library | Enjoy this special musical experience with the San Francisco String Trio. 🎶  

Thursday, Feb. 24

  • “Choir of Man” | Thurs., Feb. 24 | 7:30 p.m. | Balboa Theatre | $32.50+ | Enjoy “the ultimate feel-good show” featuring pop, classic rock, folk + Broadway tunes performed by a nine-man ensemble, set in a place many have missed lately: the local pub. 🍻  (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event).
  • Los Daniels | Thurs., Feb. 24 | 8:30 p.m. | Music Box SD | $40 | Rock out with this Mexican band. 🎸
  • Brent Morin LIVE! | Thurs., Feb. 24-Sat., Feb. 26 | 8 p.m. | American Comedy Co. | $10 | Catch the funnyman, seen on Comedy Central, NBC + “Conan,” for an in-person show. 🎤

Friday, Feb. 25

  • Coffee + Conversation | Fri., Feb. 25 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Mingei International Museum | $14 | Director Rob Sidner talks about the meaning of Mingei.
  • 2022 Gaslamp Mardi Gras & San Diego Fat Tuesday | Fri., Feb. 25, Sat., Feb. 26 + Sat., March 1 | 6 p.m. | American Junkie, 628 Fifth Ave. | $25 | Experience New Orleans-style cocktails Gaslamp Quarter nightlife, a keepsake Mardi Gras passport + more. 🎭
  • San Diego Soccers vs. Kansas City Comets | Fri., Feb. 25 | 7:35 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $25+ | Cheer on the San Diego men’s soccer team as they take on this dental division team. ⚽
  • San Diego Jazz Party | Fri., Feb. 25-Sun., Feb. 27 | 4 p.m. | Hilton Del Mar | $85 | Featuring performances by the world’s leading Jazz musicians. 🎷(COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination).
  • SDSU Men’s Basketball Game | Sat., Feb. 12 | 5 p.m. | Viejas Arena | $10 | Cheer on the Aztecs men’s basketball team as they take on San Jose State. 🏀 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test within 48 hours of the event) 
  • “House of Gucci” | Fri., Feb. 25 + Sat., Feb. 26 | 8 p.m. | Cinema Under the Stars, 4040 Goldfinch St. | Cozy up with blankets at this outdoor theater in Mission Hills + watch the 2021 Ridley Scott flick starring Lady Gaga and other A-listers. 🎬

Saturday, Feb. 26

  • Kearny Alumni Car Show | Sat., Feb. 26 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Kearny Senior High School, 1954 Komet Way | Free entry, $25 to enter a vehicle | A local car show featuring live music, awards, raffles, and food. 🚗
  • Taylor Tomlinson: Deal With it Tour | Sat., Feb. 26 | 7 p.m. + 9:30 p.m. | Balboa Theatre | $29.75+ | Watch this stand-up Netflix-featured comedian perform live. 🎤 (COVID-19 safety: attendees are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus PCR test within 48 hours of the event, or a negative rapid antigen test within 24 hours of the event).
  • San Diego Seals vs. Albany FireWolves | Sat., Feb. 26 | 7 p.m. | Pechanga Arena | $16.50+ | Cheer on our city’s lacrosse team. 🥍
  • Introduction to Japanese Tea | Sat., Feb. 26 | 9-10:30 a.m. | Japanese Friendship Garden | $55 members, $65 non-members | Learn about the history of Japanese tea, how it’s made, different types, harvesting methods + more. 🍵
  • Tribute to the Reggae Legends Festival | Sat., Feb. 26 + Sun., Feb. 27 | 7:30 p.m. | WorldBeat Center | $45 | A touching tribute to the pioneers of Reggae music
  • Walk for Animals | Sat., Feb. 26 | 7 a.m. | Kit Carson Park | $10+ | Walk in this Escondido park to raise money for the San Diego Humane Society and help build an animal-friendly city. 
  • Fido Fest 2022 | Sat., Feb. 26 | 11 a.m.-3p.m. | Town Center Community Park | Free | Take the dogs out for this Santee event featuring canine-friendly activities + a costume contest. 🐶
  • Noche de Cumbia | Sat., Feb. 26 | 5-9 p.m. | Quartyard | $15 | A night of live cumbia music, dancing, culture, arts + crafts under the stars — plus a special Latin food menu. 
  • Black Love Matters | Sat., Feb. 26 | 5-8 p.m. | WorldBeat Center | Free for spectators, $10 to enter piece in competition | Artists share their expressions of Black love, culture, identity, injustice + pride at this Black history art exhibition + competition. 🎨

Sunday, Feb. 27

Monday, Feb. 28

  • An Evening With Bruce Dickinson | Mon., Feb. 28 | 7:30 p.m. | Balboa Theatre | $31+ | Take a look into the Iron Maiden singer’s mind with this comedic, musical + spoken-word show. 🕯️