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 [...]

Can’t-Miss December Football In San Diego: Holiday Bowl & Poinsettia Bowl
December 22nd, 2015|SofiaBlog


It’s time for some topnotch post-season college football in America’s Finest City!
The December action at Qualcomm Stadium kicks off on the 23rd with the Poinsettia Bowl and continues on the 30th with the Holiday Bowl. So book yourself a room at the Sofia Hotel and come take part in this year-end gridiron tradition!
The Poinsettia Bowl
Facing [...]

Meet Santa Over Brunch At The Sofia Hotel
December 8th, 2015|SofiaBlog


Do you have a little one (or several) eager to share their Christmas lists with the big man himself—firsthand? And are you dreading the thought of battling the lines at the shopping mall for a hurried and harried one-on-one with Kris Kringle?
Well, good news: Santa’s paying several visits to the Sofia Hotel’s lauded on-site restaurant, Currant [...]