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. 2-6

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: $5, Children 2 and older: $3

Feb. 5

Superfest

Meet star athletes and get performance tips for different sports. Also enjoy a kids’ fun zone and live performances.

4 pm

Del Norte High School

16601 Nighthawk Lane, San Diego

Free

Feb. 5

Chinese New Year Celebration

Watch a presentation of Dragon Tales from the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum and make a rabbit puppet to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit.

11 am-3 pm

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

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

Feb. 7

Parade of Flight

Watch Navy, Marine and Coast Guard aircraft, from pre-WWI to the present Blue Angels F/A-18 jets, as they parade over San Diego Bay and the museum.

11 am-3 pm

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

Adults and Students: $14, Children (ages 6-12): $11, Children ages 0-5: Free

Feb. 10-20

Jewish Film Festival

Watch a variety of movies at many locations 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. 10-21

Circus Vargas

See this dazzling show that combines strength, speed, grace and comedy.

Varies

Balboa Park at the corner of Presidents Way and Park Blvd., San Diego

$15-60

Feb. 12

Family Fun Day

See Kung Fu Panda and then enjoy special activities following the film.

1 pm

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

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

Feb. 12

Celebration of Healthy Hearts

Discover how your heart works by checking our Sheep Heart Dissections that will take place throughout the day. Learn how to hear the rhythm of your heart and make your very own stethoscope to take home with you.

11 am-3 pm

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

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

Feb. 12

For the Love of Chocolate

Stroll among vendor booths to taste and purchase fancy chocolate.

1-5 pm

Grand Ave., Escondido

Free

Feb. 12-13

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. 13

Tidepool Adventures

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

11:30 am-1:30 pm

Dike Rock, Base of Scripps Pier in La Jolla

$12

Feb. 13

International Dance Festival

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

12-5 pm

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

Free

Feb. 16-20

The Rabbit in the Moon

A tricky rabbit gets the best of a coyote in this traditional Mexican folk tale.

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: $5, Children 2 and older: $3

Feb. 19

Free Saturday at Lux Art Institute

Free admission, guide tours, live entertainment and activities.

11 am-3 pm

1550 South El Camino Real, Encinitas

Free

Feb. 20

Guided Nature Hike at Daley Ranch

Given by the Natural History Museum of San Diego. Be on the look out for all kinds of plants and animals as you walk a loop trail next to Engelmann oaks.

10 am-2 pm

3024 La Honda Dr.,

Escondido

Follow the Canyoneer sign to the Cougar Pass Rd. blacktop parking lot.

Free

Feb. 25-March 5

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

Varies

Pacific Beach Middle School

4676 Ingraham St.,

San Diego

$10-12

Feb. 23-27 and March 2-6

The Little Engine That Could

Come and help Eddie Engine climb the hill to deliver a present to Bunny Rabbit.

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

Junior Leagues’ Kids in the Kitchen

Interactive learning booths, cooking demos, obstacle course

10 am-1 pm

Ingram Plaza Liberty Station, Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego,

Free

Feb. 26-27

Heritage Day Parade, Festival and Concert

The festival includes guest celebrities, vendor booths, live entertainment, speakers, health zone, kids zone, and career zone. The concert will feature a gospel choir.

Sat.: 10 am-4 pm

Sun.: 3:30-6 pm

Sat., Feb. 26: Market Creek Plaza, 342 Euclid Ave., San Diego

Sun., Feb. 27: Abraham Lincoln High School, 4777 Imperial Ave., San Diego

Free

February 2011 Family Events in San Diego