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Things to Do in San Diego

San Diego Things to See and Do

  • Cupid's Dinner Cruise
    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. 
  • San Diego Chinese New Year Food & 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. 
  • Roar & Snoar Valentine Safari at the San Diego Zoo
    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! Locals and guests alike choose our onsite restaurant. 
  • Croce's Restaurant & Jazz Bar

    Located in the famous Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego, Croce's Restaurant & Jazz Bar serves up delectable American cuisine with live music each evening, perfect for a romantic meal this Valentine's weekend. 
  • 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. 
  • Explore the Gaslamp Quarter
    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. 
  • Have a SeaWorld Adventure
    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! 
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