Memorial Day Weekend 2014 in San Diego

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Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer, and what better way to kick off this beloved time of year than in beautiful San Diego? With so many exciting events taking place, we narrowed down the list of activities to a few of our favorites – enjoy!

Rent a Duffy!

Did you know that San Diego now has Duffy boats you can rent in Mission Bay? Host a party with your family and closest friends as you swiftly cruise along the San Diego waters. Image of a Duffy Boat on the bayWith a comfortable fit for up to 10 people, these “electric lounges” offer a great opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of San Diego from the comfort of a private vessel. Mission Bay has several great places to tie up and dine, or you can chose to bring your own assortment of food and beverages on board. Duffy’s are fully enclosed with a canopy roof and window enclosures, so your ride is sure to be comfortable. Don’t forget to pack your favorite music—all boats host stereos with either CD or iPod hookups!

Host a party, rent a Duffy! For booking inquiries, click here.

San Diego Jazz Fest

The Payne Pest Management San Diego Jazz Festival returns this Memorial Day weekend - May 23 – 25, 2014! Join the thousands of attendees as they welcome artists like Maxwell, Brian Culbertson, Boney James, Ledisi, Leela James and many more!

The Payne Pest Management San Diego Jazz Festival is an outdoor reserved seated event. This event is held rain or shine at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, CA.

Ticket options: 3 Day or Single Day (Friday, Saturday or Sunday). Purchase tickets here!

Tiger Trail at the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park

New Tiger Trail Attraction at San Diego Zoo Safari ParkOpening this Memorial Day is the brand new Tiger Trails exhibit at the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park! Guests will be immersed in the mysterious world of the tiger in the Safari Park’s Tiger Trail complex. Three spacious habitats will feature an array of creature comforts for the Sumatran tigers including grasses for lounging, ponds for wading, and deadwood trees to use as scratching posts. One of the most exhilarating viewing opportunities is a special training wall, where you can watch keepers safely interact with tigers. There will even be a deep pool for underwater viewing! According to the San Diego Zoo, “You will be able to get so close to the tigers you can count their whiskers and the stripes on their tail.” Fierce!

Purchase tickets to the Safari Park here.

Go to a Padres Game!

From May 22 – 25, watch the Padres beat the Cubs at the beautiful Petco Park. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Petco Park is bringing some new flavors to Padres fans. Rimel’s Go to a Padres Game at Petco ParkRotisserie, known for their rotisserie chicken and mahi mahi tacos, will open Rimel’s Rooftop Grill. Fans can also experience a miniature Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens experience with a 270-degree view of the baseball field. Ballast Point will also have a taproom called The Draft that will serve local beer on tap, as well as burgers from Hodad’s. In addition, the famous Luche Libre (seen on Man vs. Food) will be serving their famous California burritos. Have we mentioned that The Baked Bear (our favorite ice cream spot in PB) will be serving their famous freshly baked cookies and ice cream sandwiches? We’re officially drooling.

Get your tickets here!

No matter how you choose to celebrate the holiday weekend, you’ll have an incredible time spending it in San Diego! Whether you’re looking for a luxurious and relaxing vacation, or a thrilling seascape adventure, Ocean Park Inn is your perfect getaway! Book your stay online, or call us to discuss room rates at 858.483.5858!