Spring into San Diego

Thursday, 26 Jan, 2023 0

From music, art, food and more, find out what’s new in San Diego this spring.



SeaWorld San Diego highly anticipated coaster, Arctic Rescue, is set to open this spring. This family-friendly multi-launch ride invites guests on a snowmobile and launch at up to 40 mph through an arctic climate to help animals in danger. The coaster will be the longest and fastest straddle coaster on the West Coast.

LEGOLAND® California Resort’s newest addition to Miniland U.S.A.: San Diego will be unveiled this spring. The world’s first LEGO version of San Diego will feature famous scenes, settings and themes. Master Model Builders will draw inspiration from such areas as the Gaslamp District, Coronado, Del Mar and San Diego’s. It will join New York, Washington D.C., Las Vegas and San Francisco, all located in Miniland U.S.A,.



Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience, a new exhibition in partnership with the National Geographic Society, will bring Ancient Egypt to the San Diego area, opening at the Wyland Center at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. From January 27 – March 26, there nine galleries to explore. It unlocks the 3,300-year-old story of King Tut and the mysteries surrounding his early death, and his journey to the afterlife.

Gator By The Bay-Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival is returning to San Diego Bay, May 11 – 14. The Mardi Gras-themed music and food festival will feature 100+ live musical acts & performances on seven stages. Gator By The Bay’s French Quarter Food Court will serve authentic Cajun, Creole and Southern culinary delights.


Arts and Culture

WNDR Museum opened in downtown San Diego in January featuring more than 20 exhibits. The museum is an immersive art and technology experience that redefines the traditional museum experience. WNDR invites visitors to fully engage with local and international artists, designers and makers.

Mingei International Museum will open 25 Million Stitches: One Stitch, One Refugee from March 25 through October 15. The exhibition raises awareness of the number of refugees displaced around the world by counting and acknowledging each displaced person with a hand-sewn stitch. In the show, over 2,000 panels are combined vertically to create 408 floor-to-ceiling flags.


New Venues

Scheduled to be completed by the end of the year, Horton Campus will transform from a shopping mall to a grand, wide-open development with inviting parks, retail shops and office and lab space. The renovated campus is projected to have 264,000 square feet of retail space. For visitors, there will be 50-60 stores, a grocery store, and a gym.


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