The Coronado Flower Show Takes Up Nearly An Entire City Block!
April 15th, 2015


Nothing says springtime like flowers! If you’re a fan of roses, lilies, irises, and other sweet-scented showstoppers, you’ll want to mark the third weekend in April on your calendar: It’s another year’s run of the Coronado Flower Show, celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2015!

The Annual Del Mar National Horse Show Celebrates Its 70th Anniversary
April 10th, 2015|SofiaBlog


A San Diego County institution is celebrating a major birthday this year, and you’re invited to join the party!
The San Diego National Horse Show marks its 70th anniversary in 2015, kicking off on April 16 with the start of Western Week. The high-stepping, hoof-pounding action takes place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, an easy 20 [...]

The Padres Kick Off The Season At Home April 9th
April 7th, 2015|SofiaBlog


Baseball fans, it’s that’s time of year again! Book yourself a room at the Sofia Hotel so you can catch part of the San Diego Padres’ home-opener series this month.
Beginning Thursday, April 9th, the Pads face the San Francisco Giants in a four-game stretch at beloved landmark PETCO Park, which is just minutes away from [...]

Don’t Miss The Amazing Annual Grunion Run!
March 25th, 2015|SofiaBlog


Like every other San Diegan in the know, the Sofia Hotel is excited about the fast-approaching peak season for one of our coastline’s most remarkable yearly events: the grunion run!
We’ve written here before about this unique phenomenon, which involves thousands of shiny-scaled fish squirming out of the incoming swash at night to lay and fertilize [...]

‘Hop’ Around Downtown San Diego And Explore Our Craft Breweries
March 16th, 2015|SofiaBlog


For lovers of American craft beer—unquestionably some of the world’s best, something we can say without any nationalistic hyperbole—San Diego is sacred ground.