Padres Baseball, World-class Thoroughbred Racing & more!
Whether you're a die-hard sports fan or just enjoy seeing the action, watching a game in San Diego is a blast.
Baseball and Great Food
Petco Park , home of the San Diego Padres, is unlike any other ballpark experience. Located downtown on San Diego bay, adjacent to the Gaslamp Quarter, before and after game activities and entertainment are easy to find. And, the park is packed with over a dozen San Diego favorite eateries featuring local craft beer on draft.
Where the Turf Meets the Surf
The Del Mar Racetrack is a world-class Thoroughbred racing destination welcoming the industry's top athletes and California's most spirited partygoers during it's Summer (mid-July through early September) and Fall (November) seasons.
Local Indoor Favorites
After a brief absent, family-friendly sporting excitement has returned to the Sports Arena in Point Loma with the San Diego Sockers (Indoor Soccer) and San Diego Gulls (Ice Hockey).
Soccer, Tournaments and More
In addition to local sport teams, San Diego hosts a variety of spectator sporting events including PGA golf tournaments, international soccer games, international baseball tournaments, marathons, surfing championships and much more.
The Inside Scoop on Outdoor Fun
San Diego may be known as a relaxing, kick-off-your-shoes beach destination but the locals have a passion for sports and recreation that runs as deep as the Pacific. An ideal climate, 70 miles of coastline and diverse topography draw outdoor enthusiasts to San Diego year-round. Whether you're looking for a heart-pounding mountain biking excursion, an active surf lesson or even an exhilarating high-flying glide above the cliffs, there's always something exciting and thrilling to watch, do and discover in San Diego.
If watersports are on your vacation agenda, you'll find plenty of options including sport fishing, sailing, jet-skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, scuba diving, and surfing, to name a few.
Individual Sporting Activities
On land, enjoy gorgeous hikes in the backcountry and along the coast, rock climbing, golfing at over 90 courses, mountain biking, running along urban and rural routes and horseback riding. For a bird's eye perspective on the spectacular San Diego coastline, try your hand at paragliding or hang gliding from La Jolla's Gliderport or skydiving both indoor and out.
For spectator sports fans, there is plenty of cheering to do as San Diego's professional sports teams battle it out each season. Get your Major League Baseball fix with the San Diego Padres at Petco Park, where ballpark food takes on a whole new meaning with some of San Diego's favorite eateries and local craft beer on tap. Beyond the MLB, there are plenty of other spectator sports to enjoy, including international soccer tournaments, indoor soccer, ice hockey, rugby games, surfing, action sports competitions, marathons and much more.
Browse the articles and listings below to discover San Diego's best spots for fishing, sailing, scuba diving, mountain biking and more!