La Jolla Events | Weekend February 7-9

Celebrate the month of love by exploring the amazing events that La Jolla and San Diego have to offer! From watching the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics onboard the famed U.S.S. Midway, to having a romantic Pop Up Picnic on a secluded beach, there is plenty to do. Here is a preview of what is coming up this weekend:



Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Viewing Party
In collaboration with the U.S.S. Midway Museum and NBC7, the U.S. Olympics Training Center will be hosting an opening ceremony viewing party on board the U.S.S Midway Museum. The event is free to the public and will be held on board the flight deck of the famed aircraft carrier. Doors open at 6:30pm with a live program at 7:00pm, and followed by the opening ceremony broadcast at 7:30pm. Visit for more information.


24th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival
Tonight marks the start of the first weekend screenings for the 24th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival. The festival will be showcasing over 60 contemporary Jewish-themed films from around the world celebrating life, human rights, and freedom of expression. For more information, visit



Pop Up Picnic Date Night
Need a quick and great idea for your saturday date night? Treat your special loved one to a romantic pop up picnic! These unique and vintage inspired picnics are customizable, one-of-a-kind, and very simple to plan. For your chance to win a FREE Pop Up Picnic Brunch, enter the contest via the link above! Valued at $110, the newly launched Pop Up Brunch includes coffee, breakfast pastries, and yogurt parfaits.


Escondido Chocolate Festival: For the Love of Chocolate
The Escondido Chocolate Festival will feature a vast array of local and international chocolate. Festivities at the chocolate festival will be happening all day and include free events, the Sweet Street, and the Escondido Art Walk. For those 21 and older, the Caliber Experience will host live music and chocolate infused food pairings with wine or beer. Cost for the Perfect Pairing “Golden Ticket” is $45. For those who want to enjoy just the chocolate, a special price of $30 will be available.



La Jolla Farmers Market
Conveniently located at La Jolla Elementary School, hop on your bike and bring the entire family to the market. Enjoy an outdoor breakfast and live entertainment while you stroll and browse artisan gifts. Replenish your supply of fresh produce, organic crops, and locally grown greens at the weekly La Jolla Farmers Market.



Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego | La Jolla
Join the world famous MCASD, in collaboration with the La Jolla Historical Society, to view their most recent exhibit, “Scripps On Prospect”. Explore how the local philanthropic efforts of Ellen and Virginia Scripps helped contribute to the social and community development of La Jolla. On display in the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Gallery, the exhibit also highly focuses on the history of culture in downtown La Jolla. Admission ranges from $5-$10. Visit the museum for more information.

How will you be spending your weekend? Share with us your favorite weekend highlights on Facebook by using #LJBB! P.S. Don’t forget to enter for your chance to win a FREE Pop Up Picnic Brunch!

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Vanessa Turkeltaub
Vanessa Turkeltaub graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in Communication. She has been with Blue Book Publishers for over 5 years, and has written over five-hundred La Jolla related articles. She enjoys going to concerts, art, and traveling. (

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