Event Date

Event Description

Time

Location

Cost

Feb. 1-28

Museum Month

Receive 50% off admission at 39 San Diego museums.

Varies

Many museums throughout San Diego including the Air and Space Museum

The pass is free and available at all Macy’s stores in San Diego

Feb. 3-7 and Feb. 10-14

Chu Chu the Dragon

Wed. - Fri.: 10 am & 11:30 am,

Sat. & Sun. 11 am, 1 and 2:30 pm

Marie Hitchcock

Puppet Theater in Balboa Park, 2130 Pan American Place, San Diego

Adults: $6, Children 2 and older: $4

Feb. 6

Family Fun Day

Special hands-on activities and tours.

2 pm

Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego

Adults $6, Children ages 11 and younger are free.

Feb. 7

Winter Family Day

Kids craft activity and learn to sing old songs of the sea called Chanteys by an experienced musician.

11 am-3 pm

Maritime Museum of San Diego, 1492 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego

Adults: $14, Children, ages 12 and younger, are free with a paying adult

Feb. 10-21

Jewish Film Festival

Watch a variety of movies at many locatiosn throughout San Diego that explore the themes of celebrating life, human rights,and freedom of expression.

Varies

La Jolla, Mission Valley, and more. See website.

$13-15

Feb. 13

Tour de Palm Springs

Join 10,000 riders including Olympic Gold Medalist Kristin Armstrong for a charity ride. There are lots of festivities along the way and a kids activity zone with bounce houses, face painting and arts and crafts.


The 5 mile ride (great for families) starts at 9:30 am.

 

Downtown Palm Springs

Entrance fee is $10-60 depending on the route.The cost for the kids activity area is $5.

Feb. 13

Tidepool Adventures

Birch Aquarium naturalists carefully guide participants into the fragile tide-pool communities and highlight the inhabitants.

2-4 pm

Hospital Point, La Jolla

$10

Feb. 13

Sweethearts Event

Kids can hunt for heart shaped things and then make an art project with tem to take home.

1 pm

Escondido Children’s Museum, 380 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido

Free with admission, admission for children and adults is $5

Feb. 13

For the Love of Chocolate

Stroll among vendor booths to taste and purchase fancy chocolate.

2-5 pm

Grand Ave., Escondido

Free

Feb. 13

Little Italy Carnevale
Stilt walkers, accordion players, costumes, and entertainment.

5-10 pm

Ivy to Beech and India to First St., Little Italy, San Diego

Free

Feb. 14

International Dance Festival

Workshops, performances, costumes, food, vendors, and lots of opportunities to have fun and learn to dance.

12:30-5 pm

Balboa Park Club, 2150 Pan American Rd., San Diego

Free

Feb. 17-21

The Three Wishes

Wed. - Fri.: 10 am & 11:30 am,

Sat. & Sun. 11 am, 1 and 2:30pm

Marie Hitchcock

Puppet Theater in Balboa Park, 2130 Pan American Place, San Diego

Adults: $6, Children 2 and older: $4

Feb. 19-21

5th Annual Lunar New Year Tet Festival 2010

Kids talent competition, watermelon eating contest, painting contest, poetry Jeopardy, fairytales, arts and crafts and live entertainment  

10 am-10 pm

Balboa Park Club, San Diego

$5 ($4 if purchased online), Children under age 3 are free.

Feb. 20-21

Chinese New Year Fair

Chinese acrobats, lion and dragon dancers, arts and crafts, children’s activities,  Chinese folk dance and music, martial arts, and the Asian Story Theater.

10 am-5 pm

Third Ave. and J. St., San Diego

Free

Feb. 20-21 and 27-28

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: Christian Youth Theater presents a funny musical based on the popular children’s tale.

Feb. 20 and 27: 7 pm, Feb. 20-21 and 27-28: 2 pm

Star Theater

402 N. Coast Highway, Ocenaside

$10-15

Feb. 24-28

The Little Engine That Could

Wed. - Fri.: 10 am & 11:30 am,

Sat. & Sun. 11 am, 1 and 2:30pm

Marie Hitchcock

Puppet Theater in Balboa Park, 2130 Pan American Place, San Diego

Adults: $6, Children 2 and older: $4

Feb. 26-28, March 5-6

Sleeping Beauty

Christian Youth Theater updates the classic story to include 13 new songs and a cast of 35 characters.

Feb. 26, March 5-6: 7 pm, Feb. 27-28 and March 6: 2 pm

Pacific Beach Middle School, 4676 Ingraham St., San Diego

$10-15

Feb. 27

Heritage Day Parade and Festival

Guest celebrities, vendor booths, live entertainment, speakers, health zone, kids zone, and career zone.

10 am-4 pm

Market Creek Plaza, 342 Euclid Ave., San Diego

Free

Feb. 27

Chinese Lantern Festival

Learn about the origins and traditions of the holiday, make your own paper lantern reflecting traditional Chinese themes, participate in mythological  dramatizations and join in a parade of lanterns.

10 am-12 pm

Mingei International Museum

1439 El Prado - Balboa Park, San Diego

Families: $15

Feb. 28

Doggie Street Festival

Adoption opportunities, gymnastics presentations, live entertainment, kids art project, food booths and pet-related products.

9 am-4 pm

Preble Field in Liberty Station, Cushing Rd. Between Dewey and Roosevelt, Point Loma

Free admission

February 2010 Family Events in San Diego