It’s gonna be a wet one this weekend. Here are some events around town that will keep you and your valentine warm and dry. Here’s your guide.
Chinese New Year Fair
Lunar New Year celebration continues this weekend with the Chinese New Year Fair in downtown San Diego.
The celebration takes place on Third Avenue and J Street in San Diego’s historic Chinatown District. There are traditional and cultural entertainment on both days, including lion dancers, kung fu, classic Chinese dances and Chinese acrobatic performance.
Chinese New Year Fair goes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free.
Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
This weekend is the last weekend of the family-friendly Lunar New Year celebration at SeaWorld.
There will be Chinese acrobat show, lion dances as well as wonderful sights, sounds, tastes and aromas of Asia. The festival stage also has entertainment by local performers as well as interactive activities for the entire family.
Lunar New Year at SeaWorld goes from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event is free with admission to the park.
Jewish Film Festival
The San Diego International Jewish Film Festival closes this weekend. The festival has 32 feature-length films that illuminate the diverse Jewish experience throughout the world.
This year’s selections incorporate themes of social activism, romance, religion, LGBTQ+ issues, Israeli-Arab relations, history, ethics, current events, comedy and the arts.
Sunday night is also “Brews and Views,” a special event within the festival that screens five short films at a local brewery, White Labs. The first 30 guests receive a free beer.
San Diego International Jewish Film Festival goes through Sunday. Films are screened at various locations. Single ticket prices are $13.25 for JCC members and $15.25 for others. The closing night film tickets are $18.
San Diego Theatre Week
More than 30 performing arts organizations will be offering a variety of special promotion this weekend to promote theater in San Diego.
Participating performing will be offering a variety of special promotions for the weekend.
San Diego Theatre Week goes through Feb. 24 at various venues. Tickets are offered at the $15, $30 and $45.
Mission San Diego de Alcalá Heritage Weekend
This weekend Mission San Diego de Alcalá will highlight the Spanish and Native American traditions that have shaped the mission’s history.
Mission San Diego was founded in San Diego in 1769 and was the first of 21 missions built in California. It considered the birthplace of San Diego. There are food, music, exhibits and interactive crafts.
Mission San Diego de Alcalá Heritage Weekend starts at 6:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.