January: What To Do With Kids In San Diego (Jan 2022)


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January Adventures are here! 🙌 Which ones will you go on this month?! 🌊🌳⛄️📚⛸🛻🦖🎡🏃🏼‍♂️


January's List of What To Do With Kids in San Diego

Here are all the fun kid-friendly events and seasonal happenings for these lucky kids in January.


🌊 TIDE POOLING is best in winter

Tide pooling is best in winter. Tide Pooling Guide



🌳 HIKING is best in winter

Some of our faves: San Dieguito County Park, Guy Fleming Trail, Mission Trails, Louis Stelzer, lagoon walks



📚 SDPL WINTER READING PROGRAM

Dates: Jan. 1-31 @sdpubliclibrary

Read 5 books or 5 hours & earn a free pass to Japanese Friendship Garden! @jfgsandiego Details 1 post back. More info here



⛄️ POWAY WINTER FESTIVAL

Held at Poway Community Park

Jan. 7 from 5-9p & Jan. 8 from 3:30-8:30p @cityofpoway

-->Special Needs time is Jan. 8 from 2:30-3:30p

Build a snowman, sled down snow hill, roast marshmallows by the campfire, take a spin around the synthetic skate rink! ⛸ More info here



🏃🏼‍♂️ LEGOLAND MARATHON MILE

Jan. 15 at 7:45am @legolandcalifornia@inmotionevents

1-mile fun run for kids of all ages & abilities. Run, walk, skip or stroll your way thru the park! Incl: scoop of Handel's Ice Cream, 1-day Legoland/SeaLife Hopper ticket (valid 1/15-2/25, kids free + 40% off guest see details on their website), finisher's medal & t-shirt. Reg $30-$35. More info here



🎡 DISNEYLAND SOCAL RESIDENT 3 DAY PASSES!

Jan-May 26, 2022 (last day to use them)

The BEST way to experience Disneyland w/o buying their annual pass. 🙌 More info here



🚙 MONSTER JAM (PETCO PARK)

Jan. 15th at 7p; Jan. 16th at 3p

Add on pit pass for $20/pp to see the trucks up close & meet drivers! Bring noise cancelling headphones for littles. Tix req’d ages 2+. More info here



⛸ *DISNEY ON ICE (PECHANGA ARENA)

Jan. 20-23

We LOVE seeing this every year. More info here



🦖 *JURASSIC QUEST (DEL MAR FAIRGROUNDS)

Jan. 21-23

Lots of mixed reviews for this. Most say it's worth it if your kids are really into dinosaurs, but others give it a "meh" and a "waste of money". More info here