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  • The Dana on Mission Bay adds a personal touch
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White sand beaches, amazing weather, museums and theme parks, culture and entertainment – San Diego, California is one of those spectacular destinations with everything going for it, and seemingly something for everyone just minutes from The Dana Hotel on Mission Bay. The most difficult decision to make regarding a vacation to San Diego is determining what to do and see among the region's vast and diverse offerings.

Known for its fresh local food, exquisite fine dining, one-of-a-kind shopping, historical significance and cultural activities, San Diego offers wonderful experiences and memories for families, romantics, & business travelers alike.

Hotel and Community Events

Nov 15- Jan 4
» SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration
SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

Select dates Nov. 15–Jan. 4, SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration® returns with a flurry of fun. Bundle up and go sledding, make snowballs and build your own snowman at SnowWorld. ® Stroll among a million gleaming lights and immerse yourself in the holiday spirit during the all-new Shamu® Christmas Miracles show. 

November 2014

Nov. 16-23
» 2014 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival returns November 16-23, 2014, and this year is bigger and better than ever. Join over 200 wineries, breweries and spirit purveyors, 70 of San Diego's best restaurants & more! More details:

Nov 9, 2014
» 12th Annual Shelter Island 5K

12th Annual Run for Our Troops 5K!   
Join us on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 as CertaPro Painters co-hosts the 12th Annual Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk. Registration includes a champagne breakfast after the race. All proceeds go to Homes For Our Troops – a national organization that builds custom homes for disabled veterans returning home with serious injuries since September 11, 2001. CertaPro Painters helped build two homes in San Diego County in 2013. Register is limited to the first 1500 participants.

November 14, 2014
» Mission Bay Brew-cation!
Mission Bay Brew-cation!

2014 Mission Bay Brew-Cation

$35 All inclusive!

Unlimited Beer and Food, Souvenir Tasting Glass, and Commemorative Lanyard.

It is a social evening of culinary delight highlighting San Diego local chefs, local breweries and artists. Explore the union of some of San Diego's finest beers at 6 different tasting stations as each chef pairs locally sourced dishes with craft beer. In addition, we will be celebrating local artists who will be selling their work.

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October 2014

Oct 1- 31
» Kids Free October in San Diego

Join the Kidvasion this October! Kids are free in San Diego again this year! During the entire month of October, kids eat, stay and play for free throughout San Diego. Take advantage of great deals at over 100 participating partners and get ready for the ultimate family vacation.  

September 2014

» Taumata Racer® at Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark™
Taumata Racer® at Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark™

Splash into fun at Aquatica SeaWorld’s Waterpark™. Enjoy waves from serene to extreme, up-close animal experiences, private cabanas, and attractions for the whole family.  Plus, get ready for the thrill of your life at the all-new Taumata Racer® ride! Aquatica San Diego opens May 24 in Chula Vista!

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