A list of must-do’s to make your February fly by.
January was certainly eventful, but now it’s February’s turn to take the reigns. It might be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean there is any less to do! This month, San Diegans enjoy a little bit more freedom in their free time, as the city slowly but surely inches back towards normalcy with the recent lifting of the stay-at-home order. From revisiting some of your favorite furry friends at the zoo to checking out some new spots for the next brunch date with your inner circle, there are loads of activities to fill your calendar.
Check out these 50 activities for a fabulous February in San Diego!
1. Roll through SeaWorld in this special Sesame Street parade
For the first time ever, guests can explore SeaWorld from the comfort of their own cars. Check out this dazzling Parade of Lights for a drive-thru experience featuring thousands of twinkling lights and some of Sesame Street’s favorite residents. The parade only runs through this month, so be sure to check it out before Bert and Ernie and the gang return home!
2-12. Chow down at a gorgeous San Diego patio
With the stay-at-home order lifted, local restaurants can again welcome customers for outdoor dining (yay!). Luckily, San Diego has a plethora of spots with outdoor seating. This month, revisit your favorite spots or check out some new ones for a tasty meal al fresco on one of the city’s most beautiful patios. And if you’re not quite ready for in-person dining, you can still order out!
Here are some of our favorite spots:
- This glamping-themed restaurant serving up tasty American favorites
- These local restaurants with beautiful patios
13-14. Visit some of your favorite furry friends at San Diego Zoo and Safari Park
San Diego Zoo and Safari Park reopened at the end of last month, adding yet another outdoor activity for San Diegans to enjoy this February. Head to the parks to visit all the wildlife and enjoy limited shows, shopping, dining, and transportation experiences.
Want to add some even more fun to your trip to San Diego Zoo? Check out this awesome scavenger hunt you can do right from your smartphone!
15-24. Give in to all your Mexican food cravings
Craving some tacos (who isn’t, really)? These 10 local spots won’t disappoint. Head to one (or all) of these San Diego restaurants serving up incredible Mexican cuisine to get your fill of tacos, barbacoa, nachos and more.
25-34. Reignite your love for brunch
Brunch is back! With outdoor dining added back into the mix, San Diegans can again live out all their brunch dreams in-person. This month, reunite with your favorite sweet and savory classics for that delicious boozy brunch you’ve been craving.
35-42. Get a taste of Museum Month
February is Museum Month in San Diego. This year’s program may look a bit different, but there are still loads of ways to experience the city’s diverse museum scene. Aside from virtual events and activities, these 8 museums have opened up just in time for a month of exploration and rediscovery.
43-44. Catch a flick at one of these open-air theaters
Indoor movie theaters remain closed but, luckily, San Diego has plenty of outdoor theaters where locals can get their film fix of the classics, cult favorites and new releases. Check out these awesome open-air theaters for a unique movie experience under the stars.
- This Mission Hills staple screening classic films & new releases
- This vintage drive-in theater in South Bay
45-50. Go on one of these exciting scavenger hunts through San Diego
These amazing scavenger hunts take walking tours to a whole new level. Spend an afternoon exploring the history and culture of different parts of San Diego by solving riddles and uncovering clues straight from an app on your smartphone. There’s no better way to explore your way through San Diego at your own pace!
- Wacky San Diego Bar Crawl by Let’s Roam
- Old Town Scavenger Hunt & Walking Tour
- Wacky Let’s Roam San Diego Scavenger Hunt: Gaslamp Quarter Sights!
- San Diego Let’s Roam Treasure Hunt: Old Town Charms!
- Epic San Diego Scavenger Hunt: Roar with Rex at San Diego Zoo
- Wacky Let’s Roam San Diego Scavenger Hunt: Downtown Splendors!
[Featured image: Joshua Wilking via Unsplash]