Events | San Diego Things To Do in February

Check Out the Best San Diego Things To Do in February

mardigrasFrom museums, theater and sports, to Mardi Gras and Chinese New Year festivities, we’ve rounded up the San Diego events you won’t want to miss this February.

San Diego Museum Month
Feb. 1-28. Access more than 40 of San Diego’s top museums all month long for half-off admission, including local favorites such as Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Maritime Museum, Birch Aquarium at Scripps and several museums at Balboa Park. Pick up passes at San Diego Macy’s stores and check out a full list of participating museums.

Farmer’s Insurance Open
Feb. 5-8. San Diego’s most anticipated pro golf tournament has featured legends such as Tiger Woods (2013 champ) and beloved local superstar Phil Mickelson. The action-packed week includes practice rounds for the PGA Tour players pro-am tournaments, women’s and men’s days, a junior clinic, military appreciation activities and celebrity after-parties. Torrey Pines Golf Course, 11480 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, 858.535.4500.

San Diego Jewish Film Festival
Feb. 5-15. The 25th annual film festival explores Jewish history, culture and experiences through a slew of documentaries and feature films. Reading Cinemas Town Square 14, 4665 Clairemont Dr., Clairemont Mesa, 858.274,9994.

The Marvel Experience
Feb. 7-22. Join forces with Marvel’s mightiest heroes on a mission to save the planet. The Marvel Experience is a first-of-its-kind attraction covering over two acres and encompassing seven domes in a 360 decree, 3-D experience. Visitors can enjoy a close up look at the life-size Avengers’ Quinjet, browse exclusive Marvel collectibles and grab a bite at the hero-themed dining area. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar,

Harlem Globetrotters
Feb. 8, 13. They’re world-famous for a reason. Fun for kids and basketball enthusiasts alike, enjoy a day of the Harlem Globetrotters and their smooth moves on the court. Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Midway, 619.224.4171.

Mardi Gras Celebrations
Feb. 17. Celebrate Fat Tuesday at either the Gaslamp Quarter downtown in the West Coast’s largest Mardi Gras festival, or head to Hillcrest for live music, local vendors and great people watching. and

Chines New Year Food and Cultural Fair
Feb. 21-22. This free, two-day annual celebration features more than 25 performances, children’s crafts, a lantern parade and a variety of Chinese and Asian foods and cultural displays. Third Ave. and J. St., downtown, 619.234.4447

The Chinese New Year Red Ball—Year of the Sheep
Feb. 27. Usher in the Chinese New Year at the annual Red Ball held at Club M inside the Grand Del Mar. The Year of the Sheep recurs once every twelve years in the Lunar calendar and symbolizes peace and compassion. Guests of the party will enjoy live music, DJ entertainment, dancing and more. Red cocktail attire is suggested for good luck. Admission is complimentary by RSVP only to 5200 Club M at The Grand Del Mar Way, Del Mar, 858.314.1950.

Murder for Two
Through Mar. 1. The Old Globe’s engaging new comedy promises not to disappoint. Multi-millionaire Arthur Whitney has been murdered at his own birthday party, and his killer could be any one of the guests. No ordinary murder mystery, the entire world of this hilarious musical is brought to life by two incredible performers: one plays the detective and the other plays all 10 suspects, and both play the piano. Old Globe Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. 619.234.5623.

Don Giovanni
Feb. 14, 17, 20, 22. Pompous, lustful and masochistic, Don Giovanni is the ultimate bad boy, but is he more? In this intense opera, Giovanni stalks his latest conquest, but he cannot escape his past sins. In a shocking conclusion, we find that the living are not the only ones who can seek vengeance. San Diego Opera at the San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100.