San Diego Calendar of Events – January 2024

San Diego Calendar of Events – January 2024


San Diego Auto Show

The San Diego International Auto Show features a wide variety of the latest new vehicles, test drives, exotics, classics, automotive products and much more!

Location: San Diego Convention Center


12/29 – 1/1/2024 Fri & Sat 10 am–9 pm, Sun & Mon 10 am–6 pm


16th Annual soundON Festival Series

Exploring cutting-edge contemporary music from around the world.

Location: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla


1/5 – 1/7 Fri & Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 3 pm


San Diego Brew Festival

Featuring over 70 breweries, 200 beers, 10 of San Diego’s best food trucks as well as cover bands and lawn games.

Location: Liberty Station


1/6 12 pm – 4 pm


San Diego Spring Home Show

At the Home Show, our goal is simple: to inspire, motivate and excite you for your upcoming home improvement – whether it’s a minor renovation or major remodel.

Location: San Diego Convention Center


1/6, 1/7 Sat 10 am – 7 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm


Borrego Springs Film Festival

An intimate vibrant festival in one of the most beautiful locations in the United States. An old- school film festival!

Location: Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center


1/11 – 1/15 various


Poway Winter Festival

The Winter Festival brings to life all of the charm and entertainment of a cold mountain town.

Location: Poway Community Park


1/12, 1/13 Fri 5 pm – 9 pm, Sat 3:30 pm – 8:30 pm


Gem Faire

Discover fine & costume jewelry, precious & semi- precious gemstones, millions of beads, sparkling crystals, gold & silver, tools, and more!

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


1/12 – 1/14 Fri 12 pm – 6 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm, Sun 10 am – 5pm


San Diego Rodeo

You won’t want to miss this three-day competition featuring the world’s top cowboys competing for over half a million dollars in prize money.

Location: Petco Park


1/12 – 1/14 Fri & Sat 7 pm, Sun 2 pm


BIG Salsa Festival San Diego

Each day is packed with dance classes, amazing performances, live band concerts, and Latin dance parties into the early morning hours.

Location: Marriott Mission Valley


1/12 – 1/15 Thu 8:30 pm – 1 pm, Fri 1 pm – 4 am, Sat & Sun 10 am – 4 am


San Diego Resolution Run

Enjoy a beautiful course and water views. After the run, check out the wellness village with healthy food, offers and products from our partners.

Location: Tecolote Shores


1/13 7:15 am


North Park Vegan Food Popup

San Diego’s biggest outdoor vegan market, featuring over 60 vendors.

Location: North Park Mini Park


1/13 12 pm – 4 pm


The Oddities & Curiosities Expo

Showcasing hand selected vendors, dealers, artists, and small businesses with all things weird.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


1/13, 1/14 Sat 10 am – 6 pm, Sun 10 am – 4 pm


Monster Jam

World champion athletes and their 12,000-pound monster trucks tear up the dirt in wide-open competitions of speed and skill.

Location: Snapdragon Stadium


1/13, 1/14, 1/27, 1/28 Sat 7 pm, Sun 3 pm


Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon

The BEST and most scenic winter marathon and half marathon with the BEST swag.

Location: the Shoppes at Carlsbad


1/14 6:15 am


Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, Colleges/Universities, and more. This year’s parade will feature a MLK 5k Walk/Fun Run and Festival.

Location: Harbor Drive-Embarcadero


1/14 10 am


Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest is the world’s largest, most popular Dino event with unique and exciting experiences for the whole family.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


1/19 – 1/21 Fri 12 pm – 8 pm, Sat 9 am – 8 pm, Sun 9 am – 7 pm



Experience the intense action of the world’s most demanding sport live and in person at Monster Energy AMA Supercross.

Location: Snapdragon Stadium


1/20 5 pm


Farmers Insurance PGA Open

Join us for our Full Field Days on Wed & Thu to watch the pros take on the North and South Courses, or enjoy our Championship Days on Fri & Sat to witness the battle for first!

Location: Torrey Pines Golf Course


1/24-1/27 Wed & Thu tee times 9 am, Fri & Sat tee times 9:30 am


San Diego Yo-Yo Classic

Get ready for a day filled with gravity-defying stunts, mind-boggling tricks, and endless fun! Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a curious beginner, this event is the ultimate destination for yo-yo enthusiasts of all ages.

Location: Queen Bee’s Art & Cultural Center


1/27 Sat 11 am – 5 pm


San Diego Cat Show

The Super Bowl of cat competition, plus vendors, and cats & kittens looking for new homes! Featuring 350 kittens & cats in competition, 43 breeds, agility, rescues, and education!

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


1/27, 1/28 11 am – 5 pm


Winter Bridal Bazaar

This is San Diego’s largest fall bridal show, so you’ll find more ideas, more style, and more choices to help you plan your day, your way.

Location: San Diego Convention Center


1/28 9:30am–4pm


San Diego Black Film Festival

Our motto is “Spotlight on African American and African Diaspora Cinema.” We screen over 100 films each year: Comedy, Drama, Documentaries, Animation, GLBT, Horror, Religious, Foreign/African Diaspora, Shorts, Feature Films and music videos.

Location: 220 West “G” St.


1/31 – 2/1 various