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Things to Do in San Diego

San Diego Things to See and Do


  • Cupid's Dinner Cruise with Band

    Take your dinner to the seas with your special Valentine on the Hornblower's VIP Celebration Cruise. Enjoy a seated, four-course gourmet dinner, champagne, live music and more aboard this romantically decorated Valentine's cruise.
  • The 32nd Annual 2014 San Diego Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair

    Bring the whole family along for this two-day celebration of the Chinese New Year featuring lively lion dances, martial arts performances, food, arts and crafts and more in downtown San Diego.

    Experience the San Diego Zoo like you've never experienced it before with the Roar & Snore Valentine Safari. On this special Safari, you and your special someone will enjoy dinner and wine by candlelight, an Africa tram tour, a peek behind the scenes at wild bedrooms, and a night sleeping under the stars at the San Diego Zoo!


  • FIRST avenue bar & grille

    If you're in the mood for mouth-watering American cuisine with a twist for your Valentine's Day dinner, then First is your restaurant! Located in the Bristol Hotel, First has a wide variety of dining options and beverages and even offers 50% off select entrees for guests! Locals and guests alike choose our onsite restaurant.
  • Bertrand at Mister A's

    Reserve a table at Bertrand at Mister A's this Valentine's Day for an elegant fixed-price meal including delectable specials and incredible views of the San Diego Bay, Balboa Park and more famous San Diego attractions.
  • The Oceanaire Seafood Room

    Enjoy a romantic seafood dinner San Diego's historic Gaslamp District this Valentine's Day. Located just a short distance from the Bristol Hotel, the Oceanaire Seafood Room will be offering a five course prix fixe menu for Valentines Day featuring some of the freshest seafood around.

Romantic Date Ideas

  • Couples Massage

    Treat you and your special someone to a relaxing couples massage this Valentine's Day at Spa Velia.
  • Gaslamp District

    Take some time to explore San Diego's historic Gaslamp District over the romantic weekend! Located within walking distance from the Bristol Hotel, the Gaslamp District is a staple of San Diego and offers a lively and colorful nightlife and plenty of fantastic restaurants.
  • SeaWorld San Diego

    Visit SeaWorld this Valentine's Day with your special someone for some romance and adventure as you enjoy water rides and fun attractions like Dolphin Point and Shark Encounter!

Hotel Deals

  • I'm In The Mood For Love

    In the mood to celebrate with your loved one? You and your sweetheart will enjoy luxurious accommodations, receive fresh red roses and indulge together on champagne and chocolates, all within a few minutes' walk from the exciting pulse of downtown San Diego. To top it all off- we are offering late check out!