A Fourth of July to Remember at the Sofia Hotel!
June 18th, 2016|SofiaBlog


San Diego marks Independence Day with a whole lot of gusto, and you should be part of the celebration! Come join us at the Sofia Hotel for the 4th of July: You couldn’t ask for a better launchpad for enjoying the full-tilt festivities.
And those festivities don’t get any more full-tilt than the annual Big Bay [...]

From Ringo to Cyndi: Don’t Miss Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
May 26th, 2016|SofiaBlog


Year in and year out, Humphreys Concerts by the Bay brings stone-cold music legends and exciting up-and-comers alike to Shelter Island, offering delightful outdoor entertainment a stone’s throw from San Diego Bay.
Already rolling along full steam ahead, the 2016 schedule is a truly star-studded one, even though Bob Dylan’s upcoming pair of shows (on June [...]

Celebrate “Earth Day on the Bay!”
April 19th, 2016|SofiaBlog


Looking for an appropriate way to pay homage to our splendid blue planet this coming Earth Day? We’ve got the perfect idea: the Maritime Museum of San Diego’s “Earth Day on the Bay” event!
Actually, the fete isn’t on Earth Day proper—rather, the Sunday following, April 24. From 10 AM to 4 PM, the Museum will [...]

Celebrating 100 Extraordinary Years: The Balboa Park Centennial
February 28th, 2016|SofiaBlog


It’s time to roll back the clock and celebrate one of the icons of San Diego’s cityscape, Balboa Park, and the lavish world’s fair that helped define it.
Balboa Park itself dates back to the late 1860s—it was initially known simply as “City Park”—but it really blossomed during the 1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition. A hundred years later, San [...]

Relish San Diego’s Museums In February With Half-Off Admission
January 29th, 2016|SofiaBlog


February’s just around the corner, and there won’t be a better month all year to enjoy San Diego’s fantastic—and fantastically varied—lineup of museums.
Why? Well, thanks to Macy’s, visitors will again be able to enjoy half-price admission to a whopping 45 museums affiliated with the San Diego Museum Council—all month long! The free passes, which can [...]