Famous Feathers: Celebrating the San Diego Chicken
October 1st, 2016|SofiaBlog


Here at the Sofia Hotel, we recently noticed a great writeup on one of the mightiest institutions our fair city of San Diego has produced.
And, yes, we’re talking about the guy dressed up as barnyard fowl.
For more than four feathery decades, Ted Giannoulas has portrayed the San Diego Chicken—also known as the “Famous Chicken,” particularly [...]

Take In The Holiday Season At The 43rd Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights!
December 10th, 2014|SofiaBlog


Are you ready to ring in the holiday season, San Diego-style? If so, book a room at the Sofia Hotel and come on down for the annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights. You’ve never seen anything like it!
The festive action all goes down starting at 5:30 p.m. on two consecutive Sundays: December 14 and 21.
A [...]

“Taste the Fun” at the 2010 San Diego County Fair
June 15th, 2010|SofiaBlog


As sure as summer approaches, San Diegans know that it is time to head out to the San Diego County Fair.  This year the Fair runs from June 11 through July 5 (closed on June 14, 21 & 28), and will once again bring forth a range of fun exhibits, contests, concerts, and attractions sure [...]

Taking Aim – Unforgettable Rock ‘n’ Roll Photographs Selected by Graham Nash
June 14th, 2010|SofiaBlog


Taking Aim spans more than fifty years of music-making as seen through the eyes of 40 legendary photographers including Lynn Goldsmith, Annie Leibovitz, Henry Diltz, Jim Marshall, Neal Preston, Mick Rock, Francesco Scavullo, Graham Nash himself, and others. The selection of photographs presented in the exhibition [...]

Michael Flohr is off to the Races!
June 14th, 2010|SofiaBlog


Ladies, grab your broadest and brightest brimmed hats!  Gentleman, hold on to your fedoras!  This June, it’s “Off to the Races!” as Artist Michael Flohr returns to EC Galleries with a spectacular series of new original works, all inspired by San Diego’s beloved Del Mar Racetrack.
One of the most anticipated shows this year, Flohr’s Off [...]