Day 1 :
Welcome to San Diego!
- San Diego Zoo (optional):
Located in Balboa Park. Includes admission, guided bus tour and round-trip Skyfari Aerial Tram ride.
- Mexican Dinner in Old Town (optional):
Authentic Mexican Dining with homemade fresh daily tortillas (buffet style or traditional plated) in Historic Old Town.
- Hotel check-in:
Day 2 :
Festival performances and explore the city
- USS Midway San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum (optional):
Experience midway magic aboard the historic USS Midway aircraft carrier. Includes a self-guided audio tour of the USS Midway.
- Festival performances:
Festival performances run throughout the day at your event venue. After arriving at your concert venue, your group will warm up in a private rehearsal room. Each ensemble will perform for 15-minutes on stage. A panel of three adjudicators will provide written and recorded feedback for each performance. Following your performance, a select adjudicator will conduct a mini-clinic on stage with your group, providing valuable feedback and reinforcement for your classroom teachings. Groups will also have the opportunity to participate as an audience for other groups competing – giving your ensemble exposure to their peers.
- San Diego Harbor Dinner Excursion (optional):
This flagship dinner cruise features fine dining, DJ entertainment for music and dancing and spectacular night time views of the San Diego skyline.
Day 3 :
Continue festival performances and Awards Ceremony
- Final festival performances:
Festival performances will continue throughout the morning. Your performance time will be given to you weeks before your event, so you can plan your day accordingly. Bringing more than one ensemble? No problem – our team will arrange your schedule so you can maximize your free time.
Your package includes a 2 day-pass to SeaWorld where you'll get up close and personal with some of the ocean's most interesting characters.
- Awards Ceremony:
Your Awards Ceremony, Dinner, and Dance is hosted at SeaWorld!
Day 4 :
Depart for home
- Goodbye, San Diego!:
Depart for home, or stay an extra day or two! Our team can help you arrange travel or extra time in San Diego.