San Diego: This Weekend (Feb. 2-5)


From the start of Museum Month to the Cardiff Kook Run, there’s plenty to do in San Diego this weekend.

Museum Month - Feb. 1-28

Explore more than 40 museums for half-price during San Diego Museum Month. Discount passes are available (beginning Feb. 1) at any of Macy’s 14 locations in San Diego, Temecula and Imperial Valley. Read more about the month-long event here.

Various museums.

Colin Kane - Thursday through Saturday

This insult comic brings his jabs to The American Comedy Co. Colin Kane’s infamous R-rated act will be full of in-your-face crowd work; only the brave sit front row.

The American Comedy Co., downtown.

Find more comedy shows coming this month here.

Lunar New Year Tet Festival - Friday through Sunday

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with this three-day festival taking place at Qualcomm Stadium. Besides cultural performances and activities, there’s a rousing pho eating challenge going down.

Qualcomm Stadium, Mission Valley.

Dashboard Confessional - Friday

After last releasing a DC full-length album in 2009, and most recently fronting the folk quintet Twin Forks, Chris Carrabba is back to get all emo with fans again. - Scott McDonald

House of Blues, downtown.

Find more concerts in February here.

San Diego Fermentation Festival - Saturday

Learn about fermented foods, kombucha and beer at this outdoor community festival.

Waterfront Park, downtown.

Gareth Emery - Saturday

The British DJ released his massive, 37-track “Electric for Life 2016” mix in December. It followed the release of his third full-length studio album, “100 Reasons to Live,” in April of last year. - Scott McDonald

OMNIA San Diego, downtown.

Find more EDM parties in February here.

Cardiff Kook Run - Sunday

The spectacularly hilarious Cardiff Kook Run goes down early Sunday morning starting at 7 a.m. This Cardiff tradition starts under the Encinitas sign on Highway 101, loops passed the famous Cardiff Kook statue, rises above some of the most popular surf breaks and heads down to Cardiff State Beach. The kooky costume contest brings out some wild and weird wardrobe options.

Encinitas and Cardiff by the Sea.

Stone’s Calm Before the Storm - Sunday

This annual event pairs the rarest beers from the Stone Brewing Cellar with a seven course dinner. The restaurant and one-acre garden will shut down completely for guests to indulge in this rare beer experience.

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, Escondido.

Super Bowl LI - Sunday

Catch the game, plus killer grub and drink specials, at these top bars around San Diego.

Not watching the Super Bowl?

We have some non-football suggestions for you to make a day out of exploring San Diego.