It’s Beer o’Clock: Guild Fest & San Diego Beer Week
September 20th, 2016|SofiaBlog


San Diego’s always a fantastic place for a beer lover: Heck, we aren’t called the “Craft Beer Capital of America” for nothing! Some of the finest breweries in the country call our fair city and its surrounds home.
So, yes: Every day’s its own sort of beer festival around here. But an all-out explosion of suds [...]

The Lion King: Take in Dinner & a Show at the Sofia
September 13th, 2016|SofiaBlog


One of the most feted and talked-about musicals of recent Broadway history is currently wowing audiences over at the San Diego Civic Theatre: The Lion King. This unforgettable production runs through October 2.
As a guest of ours at the Sofia Hotel, you’re literally a couple of blocks away from this long-running gem of a performance [...]

Globe-Hopping at the San Diego International Airport: “Port of Entry” Artwork
September 2nd, 2016|SofiaBlog


Next time you’re passing through San Diego International Airport—at the start or on the heels of an unforgettable stay with us at the Sofia Hotel, naturally—spare some time for the thought-provoking art currently on display there.
“Port of Entry” at the Airport
Besides its rich array of public art, the airport displays temporary themed exhibitions. This year, [...]

History Afloat: The Voyage of the San Salvador Replica
August 24th, 2016|SofiaBlog


Four hundred and seventy-four years after the Spanish explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo became the first European to describe San Diego Bay, a replica of his flagship galleon, the San Salvador, is launching from those same waters on a commemorative voyage.
The gorgeous replica tallship’s “Pacific Heritage Tour,” an initiative of the Maritime Museum of San Diego, [...]

Family-Friendly Nightlife: Balboa Park After Dark & Twilight in the Park
August 1st, 2016|SofiaBlog


Looking for something to do on these long, lazy San Diego summer evenings? Well, as it turns out Balboa Park—marking its centennial this year, as we wrote about earlier this year—makes a prime after-hours destination this time of year! That’s courtesy of two beloved summertime programs, Balboa Park After Dark and the Twilight in the [...]