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Below are a few of the locations and local happenings in San Diego. Because when choosing an experiential marketing event location we find it is essential to have as much information as possible about the location you choose.

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Annual Events

San Diego Whale Festival
One of the main San Diego California US events attracting more than 5,000 visitors each year.

Brazil Carnival
The San Diego Brazil Carnival features everything from the popular Mardi Gras Ball complete with non-stop Brazilian music and dancers.

San Diego Mardi Gras in the GasLamp

San Diego Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair
This increasingly busy food and cultural fair now celebrates more than three decades of popularity with free family events. Attracting over 25,000 visitors each year,

St Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Festival

San Diego Crew Classic
For two days, collegiate, junior and masters athletes take part in the San Diego Crew Classic, a popular 2-day event.

San Diego Cinco de Mayo

San Diego Greek Festival

San Diego Pride

The fourth largest Pride in the USA with related Pride events serving well over 250,000 people.

Comic-Con International
The largest comic book and popular arts convention in the world.

Fleet Week San Diego

Miramar Air Show

San Diego Jazz Fest

One of the world’s premier traditional jazz events known as "the crown jewel of jazz festivals", attracting over 6,000 jazz enthusiasts from all over the world.

Sports Teams & Stadiums

•    Qualcomm Stadium
•    PETCO Park
•    San Diego Sports Arena
•    Cox Arena
•    Aztec Bowl
•    Viejas Arena
•    ​San Diego Chargers
•    San Diego Padres
•    San Diego Gulls

Local Attractions

Horton Plaza
Seaport Village
Suss Midway Museum
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla
Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego Convention Center
Balboa Park
Columbia District

Local Malls & Shopping Areas

Seaport Village
This 14-acre waterfront village features over 50 specialty shops and galleries. 

Flower Hil Promenade
Flower Hill Promenade is an ever-expanding shopping area east of the I-5 freeway in Del Mar. Here, shoppers will find a low-key, easy to navigate outdoor area filled with specialty boutiques.

Cedros Avenue Design District
Its 2 1/2 blocks consist of more than 85 shops, restaurants, spas and boutiques. 

Old Town San Diego
A favorite of locals and tourists for decades, San Diego's Old Town State Park not only offers a glimpse into the city's colorful past, but houses a wide selection of specialty shops.

Horton Plaza
The colorful and whimsical architecture of Horton Plaza sets it apart from any shopping mall in the region. Within its confines you will find major retailers in addition to a wide array of shops, eateries.

La Jolla
Prospect Street overlooks the Pacific Ocean and is lined with small specialty shops, boutiques, antique emporiums and art galleries. 

Little Italy
San Diego's Little Italy is a delightful combination of urban chic coupled with the history and tradition of Italian and Sicilian immigrants.

Westfield UTC mall
Westfield UTC is an upscale, open-air shopping complex located in San Diego's "Golden Triangle" west of La Jolla. 

Fashion Valley
Fashion Valley, centrally located in San Diego's Mission Valley district, is a shoppers' delight not only because of its 200 stores and restaurants, but because of its outdoor ambiance. 

Colleges & Universities

•    Alliant International University
•    The Art Institute of California 
•    Ashford University
•    California College San Diego
•    California International Business University
•    California Miramar University
•    California School of Professional Psychology
•    California Western School of Law
•    Coleman University
•    Fashion Careers College
•    Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
•    Jacobs School of Engineering
•    Kellogg School of Science and Technology
•    National University (California)
•    Pacific Western University
•    Platt College (San Diego)
•    Point Loma Nazarene University
•    San Diego City College
•    San Diego Community College District
•    San Diego Mesa College
•    San Diego Miramar College
•    San Diego State University
•    San Diego University for Integrative Studies
•    University of San Diego
•    Scripps Institution of Oceanography
•    Scripps Research Institute
•    Skaggs School of Pharmacy
•    Southern States University
•    UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy
•    University of California, San Diego
•    Western Sierra Law School
•    William Lyon University
•    Woodbury University

Nearby Cities

Coronado, CA
National City, CA
Chula Vista, CA
Lemon Grove, CA
Bonita, CA
La Mesa, CA
La Presa, CA
Spring Valley, CA
Imperial Beach, CA
El Cajon, CA
Rancho San Diego, CA
Santee, CA
Bostonia, CA
Tijuana, Mexico
Lakeside, CA

Some Local Neighborhoods

•    La Jolla
•    Del Mar Heights
•    Roseville
•    Marina
•    Columbia
•    Torrey Pines
•    North City
•    Pacific Beach
•    Ocean Beach
•    Carmel Mountain

Do you want to have
an experiential event  ​in San Diego?

PSP Media is here as a one-stop resource to help you navigate the entire experiential marketing process to make your San Diego event a success. ​

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