Virtual reality exhibits thrill Comic Con attendees

The Comic Con festival at the San Diego Convention Center in California on Thursday, January 21 hosted a ton of activities and events for its participants. There was something for everyone, young and old. Some of the most popular activities were virtual reality exhibits. One favorite was from the award-winning HBO television show Game of Thrones.

USA Network’s Mr. Robot also had a VR booth, which featured the character Elliott Anderson, who works as a computer programmer by day and hacker by night, as he took an adventure. Other attractions included tattoo booths featuring the characters of Suicide Squad such as Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, the Joker, and Enchantress. And of course, merchandise from all three shows, both free and for sale, was abundant.

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Entertainment, food, drinks, and more this month in San Diego

This May, get a load of San Diego, California’s awesome food and drink events.

On Wednesday, May 4, the Horton Plaza Park grand opening, which is a free event in downtown San Diego between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., entices participants with special performances, art, food trucks, and beer gardens.

If you’re a fan of the Kentucky Derby, head on over to Gaslamp’s Searsucker San Diego or Searsucker Del Mar on Saturday, May 7, to watch the race while enjoying grasshoppers and other special cocktails while dressed to-the-nines. Be sure to make a reservation.

Another event hot off the grill is the Journey into the Inside Passage event by Coronado’s Bluewater Boathouse Grill on Tuesday, May 10. Be sure to try the star dish by chef Jason Mazur who makes spectacular wild sockeye salmon cooked on a cedar plank topped with shaved fennel, caramelized cauliflower, and root vegetable gratin paired with an Acrobat pinot gris from Washington.

If you’re into Belgian beers, do not miss Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens in Point Loma’s second annual Stone Belgian Fest, where you can get a taste of lambics, quadrupels, saisons, Flanders-style red, and more on Sunday, May 15. $65 buys you food, appetizer samples, and 15 three-ounce tasters.

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San Diego Beach hosts SantaCon Event

SantaCon, an annual gathering of individuals decked out in their best Santa attire, is set to hit San Diego Beach on Friday, December 18. SantaCon is an event in which locals will celebrate the best bars and eateries around town, all while dressed in a Santa suit. The event will start at Pizza Port Ocean Beach at 1:00 p.m. and make its way around town, stopping at a number of favorite local spots.

Creators of the event say a full Santa suit is required, meaning that participants who show up with minimal Santa attire will not get to join in. The event is free for all of those 21 and older, but those who come are encouraged to bring new toys and non-perishable food items to donate.

SantaCon is one of many fun events San Diego beach has to offer around the holidays as well as year-round. San Diego offers pristine beaches, one in particular being the beautiful South Mission Beach. If you are interested in booking a townhouse or condominium in San Diego, contact the experts at South Mission Beach by filling out the contact form at the top of the page to learn more.

San Diego opens new Trampoline Park

San Diego is adding to its extensive list of family-friendly attractions with the opening of a new trampoline park. The attraction, named Rockin’ Jump – The Ultimate Trampoline Park, was established by military veterans looking to provide fun activities for individuals of all ages.

The park features massive jumping areas including different kinds of trampolines, trampoline dodge ball courts, a climbing wall, a jousting area, rope swings, and numerous other attractions. The park also features an outdoor miniature golf course. The owners of the park hope it will provide a new attraction for San Diego that combines fitness and fun for the whole family.

Rockin’ Jump is just one of San Diego’s numerous attractions, including beautiful beaches for surfing and a number of other famous water based activities.  If you are interested in booking a stay in San Diego, the incredible townhomes and condominiums of South Mission Beach allow you to enjoy gorgeous lodging that is conveniently located near the entertainment and activities the city offers.  Fill out the contact form at the top of the page to learn more today.

January Restaurant Week in San Diego

January and September are the biannual months to celebrate restaurant week in beautiful San Diego. If you are planning on visiting the Mission Beach area or want to stay near San Diego, consider all of the gourmet delicious meals you can try!

Restaurant weeks allow restaurant-goers to sample decadent and regularly pricey meals at a fraction of the cost. This is perfect for visitors to San Diego who want to sample local cuisine but don’t want to break the bank. You can break down your options by meal (lunch or dinner), location, cuisine type / genre, and price. Additionally, many restaurants allow you to make advance reservations. In fact, reservations are encouraged so you ensure you have a spot to try new food.

Some Tips for Restaurant Week

AboutTravel offers a few tips for navigating restaurant week in San Diego, including:

  • Don’t procrastinate – you could miss out.
  • Try weekday meals – they’re often easier to book.
  • Understand add-ons are extra – prices are for food only.

In addition to these great tips, you can also enjoy San Diego by staying in luxurious and affordable condominiums. The condos available at South Mission Beach are beautiful and within budget, located near a huge variety of meal and entertainment options in San Diego. Find out more about how to book your private condo by calling us at 858-488-7100 today.


Athletic events help San Diego economy and tourism

In a study done by the National University System Institute for Policy Research senior policy analyst Vince Vasquez, endurance events in San Diego, such as marathons and triathlons, generated a significant economic impact and created around 583 employment opportunities in 2013, KPBW reported on August 11.

Vasquez said the athletic and health lifestyle fits with San Diego culture, and such events gain large amounts of support each year. He noted that each person or family who comes in from out of town spends money in San Diego, at restaurants, tourist sites, hotels, and more.

San Diego’s mild and attractive weather makes it possible for the city to host marathons all-year round, and over a hundred thousand people come to these events each year.

The townhouses and condominiums at South Mission Beach are the perfect way to experience the beauty and culture of San Diego. Whether a place to stay when you’re participating in a marathon, or just to sight-see and relax with your family, our luxury rental homes never fail to disappoint. Fill out the contact form at the top of this page or call 858-488-7100 to learn more about what we have to offer.

San Diego locals get ready for ‘Mama’s Pie in the Sky’ bake sale

A multitude of San Diego bakeries, patisseries, restaurants, and caterers will be offering some of their most delicious pies for a good cause to help the less fortunate this upcoming Christmas time.

Mama’s Kitchen, a non-profit organization that exists to help San Diego men, women, and children who are HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) positive by bringing them little bits of joy like providing meals, is celebrating its ninth annual Mama’s Pie in the Sky Thanksgiving Bake Sale that will run until November 24.

All proceeds will be benefiting Mama’s Kitchen and its charity causes.

If you want to be part of the San Diego, California festivities and need a place to stay while you are here, our South Mission Beach town homes are perfect. Get a taste of the beauty and fun of San Diego while you stay. Fill out our contact form today or call (858) 488-7100 to find out more about our availability.





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