San Diego Calendar of Events – January 2023

San Diego Calendar of Events – January 2023


1/1 New Year’s Day
1/16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day



Skating by the Sea at Hotel Del

This spectacular ice rink is located seaside on the Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach.

Location: The Hotel Del, Coronado


Dec – 1/1 various times


Rady Children’s Ice Rink

This winter wonderland just miles from the Pacific Ocean benefits the Thriving After Cancer program.

Location: Liberty Station


Dec – 1/5 10 am – 10 pm


San Diego Tango Festival

All the things you expect from a tango festival: forgiving floor, great DJs and teachers and a smooth sound system with LOTS of hours of dancing!

Location: Wyndham Bayside


12/29 – 1/2 various times


San Diego International Auto Show

Featuring more than 400 of the latest new models, multiple test drives, exotics, automotive products, and much more!

Location: San Diego Convention Center


12/30 – 1/2 Fri & Sun 10 am – 9 pm, Sat & Mon 10 am – 6 pm


Spolia: 15th Annual soundON Festival

Explore cutting-edge contemporary music from around the world.

Location: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library


1/5 – 1/7 7:30 pm


San Diego Brew Festival

The 12th annual San Diego Brew Festival will feature over 70 breweries, 200 beers, 10 of San Diego’s best food trucks as well as cover band and lawn bands.

Location: Liberty Station


1/7 1–4pm


San Diego Spring Home Show

An event designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping, and decorating their homes.

Location: San Diego Convention Center


1/7 – 1/8 Sat 10 am – 7 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm


Monster Jam

The most action-packed motorsports event on four wheels.

Location: Snapdragon Stadium


1/7 – 1/8 Sat 7 pm, Sun 3 pm


Borrego Springs Film Festival

An intimate vibrant festival in one of the most beautiful locations in the United States.

Location: Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center


1/12 – 1/16 various


Poway Winter Festival

Whether you’re building a snowman, sledding down the snow hill, roasting marshmallows by the campfire, making silly faces in our free photo booth, or taking a spin around the synthetic skate rink, there is bound to be something for everyone!

Location: Poway Community Park


1/13 – 1/14 Fri: 5 – 9 pm, Sat 3:30 – 8:30 pm


Big Salsa Festival

A four-day Latin event featuring some of the greatest names in performing arts and music!

Location: Marriott Mission Valley


1/13 – 1/16 Fri 11 am – 4 am, Sat & Sun 9 am – 4 am


Kids Marathon Mile

LEGOland California joins In Motion to host this special, 1-mile fun run for kids of all ages and abilities.

Location: LEGOland


1/14 6:30 am


San Diego Resolution Run

Take strides to reduce your carbon & physical footprint at the San Diego Resolution Run 5K, 10K and 1⁄2 marathon!

Location: Tecolote Shores


1/14 7:30 am – 10 am


The Oddities & Curiosities Expo

For lovers of the strange, unusual, and bizarre… vendors, dealers, artists, and small businesses from all over the country with all things weird.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


1/14 10 am – 6 pm


Winter Bridal Bazaar

This is San Diego’s largest bridal show of the year, so you’ll find more variety, more choices, and more inspiration to plan your day, your way.

Location: San Diego Convention Center


1/15 9:30am–4pm


Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

One of the largest celebrations of its kind in the US in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, bands, drill teams, and more!

Location: Harbor Drive-Embarcadero


1/15 2-5pm


Carlsbad Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5K

The BEST and most scenic winter marathon and half marathon with the BEST swag. Miles and miles of breathtaking ocean views and outstanding course support stations and entertainment at every mile.

Location: the Shoppes at Carlsbad


1/15 6:15 am


33th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a family event with live music, guest speakers,
vendors, and more.

Location: WorldBeat Center, Balboa Park


1/17 1 – 4:30 pm


San Diego Lunar New Year Festival

Celebrate the New Year with us in a festive environment with dragon and lion dances, firecrackers, games, food, and more!

Location: Officer J. Henwood Memorial Park


1/20 – 1/22 times tba


Jurassic Quest

The world’s largest, most popular dino event with unique and exciting experiences for the whole family.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


1/20 – 1/22 Fri & Sat 9 am – 8 pm, Sun 9 am – 6 pm


Monster Energy Supercross

The world’s best two-wheel racers converge for a night of non-stop action!

Location: Snapdragon Stadium


1/21 6:30 pm


Farmers Insurance PGA Open

Join us for our Full Field Days or enjoy our Championship Days!

Location: Torrey Pines Golf Course


1/25 – 1/28 Wed & Thu 9 am, Fri & Sat 9:30 am


San Diego Tết Festival

The annual festival is celebrating the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rabbit! There will be attractions, activities, games, food, and live entertainment.

Location: Mira Mesa Community Park


1/27 – 1/29 times tba


San Diego Cat Show

The Super Bowl of cat competition, plus vendors, and cats & kittens looking for new homes!

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


1/28 – 1/29 Sat 10 am – 5 pm, Sun 9 am – 5 pm



Escondido 3-7pm

8860 Lawrence Welk Dr.



Coronado 2:30–6pm

1st St. & B Ave.


Escondido 2:30pm-Sunset

200 N. Juniper St.


La Jolla 10am-2pm

UCSD Town Square


Mira Mesa 3-6pm

Mira Mesa High School


Otay Ranch 4-8pm

Birch Rd. & Eastlake Blvd.


Pacific Beach 2-7pm

Bayard & Garnet


San Marcos 3-7pm

250 North City Dr.


Carlsbad Village 3-6pm

State St. & Carlsbad Village Dr.


Little Italy Mercato 9:30am–1:30pm
West Date St.


Ocean Beach 4-7pm

4900 Newport Ave.


Santee 2:30-6:30pm

Carlton Hills Blvd. & Mast


South Bay 3-7pm

4475 Bonita Rd.


Linda Vista 12-6pm

6931 Linda Vista Rd.


North Park 3–7:30pm

North Park Way & 30th St.


Oceanside 9am–1pm

Pier View Wy & Hwy. 101


Scripps Ranch 3-7pm

10045 Carroll Canyon Rd.


Borrego Springs 7am-12pm

Christmas Circle


Imperial Beach 2-6pm

Portwood Pier Plaza


La Mesa 3-7pm

La Mesa Blvd.


Rancho Bernardo 9am–1pm

Bernardo Winery


City Heights 9am-1pm

4300 Wightman St.


Del Mar 12–4pm

1050 Camino Del Mar


Fallbrook 9am-1:30pm

100 S. Main Ave.


Little Italy Mercato 8am–2pm

West Date St.


Mission Valley 8:30am-12pm

7960 Civita Blvd.


Poway 8am–1pm

Old Poway Park


Rancho Penasquitos 9am-1pm

9400 Fairgrove Ln.


Santa Ysabel 10am–6pm

21887 Washington St.


Vista 8am–12pm

Melrose Dr., S. of Hwy 78


Chula Vista 10am-2pm

300 Park Way


Hillcrest 9am–2pm

3960 Normal St.


La Jolla 9am–1pm

Girard Ave. & Genter St.


Leucadia 10am–2pm

185 Union St.


Rancho Santa Fe 9:30am–2pm

16079 San Dieguito Rd.


Santa Ysabel 10am–6pm

21887 Washington St.


Solana Beach 12-4pm

444 S. Cedros Ave.