• Top things to do in San Diego 2/7-10
    Posted by at February 6th
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    It’s never too early to start planning your weekend celebration. From frisky nighttime parties to relaxing strolls through wildflower, here are our top things to do in San Diego this weekend that are sure to please a variety friends and family.

    Little Italy Carnevale

    LIttle Italy Carnevale - Top Things to Do in San Diego

    Revel in a Venetian style Carnevale celebration in San Diego’s Little Italy. The 10th Annual Little Italy Carnevale is a family-friendly event with plenty of fun including live music and dancing, stilt-walkers, art and mask-making for kids, as well as great Italian food.

    Where: India Street between W. Fir and W. Cedar Streets (Downtown)
    When: February 9, 2013
    Time: 5:00 to 9:00 PM
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about Little Italy Carnevale

    Wildflowers in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

    Anza-Boreggo Desert State Park Wildflowers

    The chance of showers on Friday means the chance to see the wildflowers bloom in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park on Saturday and Sunday! Make sure to call the ranger station at 760.767.4684 to get an update before heading out.

    Where: Visitor Center - 200 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004 (East County)
    When: Through April
    Time: Dawn to Dusk
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about the Wildflowers in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

    The Red Ball 2013 – A Chinese New Year Celebration

    The Red Ball 2013 - A Chinese New Year Celebration

    Ring in Chinese New Year in style! As we bid farewell to the Year of the Dragon and welcome the Year of the Snake, guests are invited to dress in red and re-do New Year’s Eve with an official countdown at midnight to kick off the Lunar New Year, live music, DJs, tapas, cocktails and more.

    Where: The Grand Del Mar - 5200 Grand Del Mar Way, Del Mar, CA 92130 (North County Coastal)
    When: February 9, 2013
    Time: 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM
    Cost: Complimentary admission. Priority entry with Bottle Service, starting at $180.
    > Find out more about The Red Ball 2013 – A Chinese New Year Celebration

    Brazil Carnival Mardi Gras 2013

    Brazil Carnival Mardi Gras - Top Things to Do in San Diego

    Rich in beauty and color, the Brazil Carnival Mardi Gras presents a “Spectacular Samba Show” featuring dancers in glittering costumes adorned in sequins, beads and feathers accompanied by percussionists playing the authentic Batucada rhythms of Rio de Janeiro, even more carnival bands, capoeira, parades, and Mardi Gras beads!

    Where: San Diego Museum of Art – 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92108 (Downtown)
    When: February 9, 2013
    Time: 8:30 PM to 1:30 AM
    Cost: $25-$99
    > Find out more about Brazil Carnival Mardi Gras 2013

    Ray at Night

    Ray at Night in San Diego's North Park

    Join local artists, gallery owners, and hipsters alike during this fun, family friendly evening of art and creativity, music and food. Artwork on display includes paintings, sketches, sculptures, ceramics, blown glass, organic art and jewelry. Entertainment runs the gamut from jazz, blues and cultural music to poetry readings and performances by dance groups.

    Where: Ray Street, between University Avenue and North Park Way (Downtown)
    When: February 9, 2013
    Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about Ray at Night

    > Browse more top things to do on the San Diego Event Calendar

    Know of some other top things to do this weekend? Let everyone know in the comments below.


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