Before you lament the fact that January is practically over (seriously, how did that happen?), take time to enjoy the awesome events happening around San Diego this weekend. Get ready to be wowed by your favorite Disney friends at Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment. Head downtown for the annual San Diego Sunroad Boat Show. Get creative at the Pachis open art studio in Liberty Station. Or celebrate Lunar New Year at the annual Tet Festival, or Chinese New Year celebration at the Central Library. Have a great weekend!

Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment

photo: Feld Entertainment

San Diego

Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment
This ice spectacular showcases beloved characters from all your favorite movies: Cars, Toy Story 3, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, and FrozenWatch as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew race across the ice. Dive into adventure with Ariel from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, as she explores her undersea kingdom. And laugh as the Buzz, Woody and the toys escape Sunnyside Daycare. Thurs. – Sun. Event details.

Frozen Tea Party with Princess Ella
Kid Ventures & Royal Entertainers bring to you a Frozen Tea Party to remember. This exclusive Become a winter snow princess and sip some tea or hot chocolate at our Frozen tea party! Enjoy some snowy treats, making beautiful snowflakes and learning proper tea etiquette! Don’t forget to wear your Arendelle-best! Fri. Event details.


San Diego Sunroad Boat Show
San Diego Sunroad Boat Show is back by popular demand. Hosted by the Sunroad Resort Marina, the annual tradition will be expanding this year with the addition of more floating docks to moor several larger vessels. Attendees will also be able to enjoy free boat rides for adults and kids, food, music, beer and spirits, making a great time for all to enjoy a day on the San Diego Bay. Thurs. – Sun. Event details.

Open Art Studio at Pachis
Head to Pachis Art Studio for Kids for open studio where families to learn, play and create art together. Working on a family project already? That’s great! Stop by and take advantage of Pachis art supplies and staff advice to add more and new things to something you’re already working on. Sat. Event details.

Tet Festival
Celebrate Tet Festival — the Vietnamese New Year celebration — with fun for whole the family including carnival rides, games, authentic Vietnamese food, lion dancing and firecrackers. The entertainment programs include Miss Vietnam of San Diego and a Cultural Village to immerse yourself in Vietnamese culture. Fri. – Sun. Event details

Lunar New Year at Central Library
Celebrate the Lunar New Year by enjoying a performance by the Asian Story Theater, crafts and games for the family. Sun. Event details.

North County

Play Classic Games at Renaissance Village Academy
Have fun playing classic games that were all the rage before the days of Xbox, Gameboy and Pong. Kiddos will enjoy tiddly winks, hopscotch and skittles. Sat. Event details.

J Company Presents “The Wiz”
It’s the “Wizard of Oz” with a twist. The kids at J Company perform this contemporary version of an old classic that includes a modern mix of rock, gospel and soul. Fri. – Sun. Event details.

What are you doing this weekend? Tell us in the comments!

– Leah R. Singer