Evans Mission Bay Magazine Issue 3 Summer 2022 | Page 9


Don ’ t miss these culinary events taking place from April through November .
epicurean event . All across the county , over 90 restaurants participate with special prix fixe menus . ( sandiegorestaurantweek . com )
KIDS FREE SAN DIEGO OCTOBER During the entire month of October , kids enjoy free admission to major attractions , tours and more at 100-plus venues throughout the city . Select restaurants also participate in kids eat free throughout the month , so that kids get a free meal with a paying adult . ( sandiego . org )
SAN DIEGO BEER WEEK NOVEMBER This 10-day celebration of beer highlights more than 130 independent craft breweries . ( sdbeer . com / sdbw . html )
SAN DIEGO BAY WINE + FOOD FESTIVAL NOVEMBER Named the No . 1 general food festival in the country in USA Today ’ s 10Best Readers ’ Choice travel awards contest , this weeklong festival features dozens of events , including the highly anticipated Grand Tasting Finale . ( sandiegowineclassic . com )


BALBOA PARK DECEMBER NIGHTS DECEMBER The city ’ s largest free festival takes place annually on the first Friday and Saturday of December . Performances and culinary treats are available and , of course , Balboa Park ’ s renowned museum experiences . ( balboapark . org )
SAN DIEGO BAY PARADE OF LIGHTS DECEMBER During this holiday tradition , which dazzles more than 100,000 spectators each year , about 80 festively decorated boats glide along the bay , heading to the pier at Cesar Chavez Park before turning toward Coronado Island . ( sdparadeoflights . org )
MUSEUM MONTH FEBRUARY Enjoy 50 % off the cost of admission to more than 45 San Diego museums during the month of February thanks to the free Museum Month discount pass , which is available at local city and county libraries . ( sandiegomuseumcouncil . org )


PADRES SEASON BEGINS MARCH San Diego ’ s MLB team typically starts its regular season in late March or early April . Padres home games are played at Petco Park , which is located downtown and close to plenty of great venues to celebrate before and after . ( mlb . com / padres )
SAN DIEGO YOGA FESTIVAL MAY This multiday yoga event features classes for all ages and skill levels , taking place every hour until sunset , as well as holistic health experiences , meditation , surf lessons and more . ( sandiegoyogafestival . com )
ARTISAN TABLE SIGNATURE WINE DINNER SERIES Enjoy an evening of wine tasting and indulging in a communal meal of seasonal bounty . Set on the terrace of A . R . Valentien , dinner guests will be led on a sensory journey featuring a custom menu that ’ s skillfully crafted to enhance the wine pairings . A guest from the featured winery will also be present to share the inspiration and flavor profile behind each wine , along with the winemaking process . ( lodgetorreypines . com / events )
PLAYING WITH FIRE DINNER SERIES Executive Chef Kelli Crosson partners with many of the hottest chefs in San Diego to showcase The Grill at Torrey Pines ’ wood-fired dishes and local brews . Hosted on The Grill ’ s patio overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course , every event includes juicy proteins , roasted vegetables , hearty sides and a featured draft brew for guests to enjoy . ( lodgetorreypines . com / events )
CELEBRATE THE CRAFT APRIL Taking place at The Lodge at Torrey Pines in La Jolla , this annual celebration of California cuisine , winemaking and locally grown ingredients features food artisans , chefs , wineries and craft breweries . ( celebratethecraft . com )
BEYOND THE CELLAR NOVEMBER Ideal for wine aficionados and collectors , this exclusive tasting experience showcases coveted California wine producers , featuring rare reserve tastings , a delicious culinary spread , and live entertainment . ( lodgetorreypines . com / events )