September Events in San Diego

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Challenge Walk Multiple Sclerosis     Sept. 5-7
The event is a 50-mile, 3-day walk from Carlsbad to San Diego. Participants will experience a personal journey of physical stamina and adventure while benefitting the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Today, the walk will travel from the Carlsbad Flower Fields to the Del Mar Mariott Hotel. 7am-4pm. (760) 448-8435 / http://www.mymschallenge.com

Old Town Fiesta de Kustom Kulture     Sept. 6
Car and motorcycle enthusiasts will not want to miss this! It’s a unique car show that features 72 hot rods, street rods, and muscle cars; plus show-quality motorcycles. Come and get a close look at the specialty art of pin striping and browse through auto & bike related merchandise. 10am-6pm. San Diego Avenue. (619) 291-4903

OM Volleyball Tournament     Sept. 6
Mini-courts are set up at Bonita Cove and ready for three-person teams to play beach volleyball. It’ll be a fun day for athletes to show off their skills. The competition will continue throughout the day as losing teams are eliminated and the final winning team is announced. 8am-5pm. Joel McMurrin (619) 247-0769 / http://www.ombac.org

La Jolla Rough Water Swim     Sept. 7
This swimming event has been a summer tradition since 1916 and is nationally ranked #1 as America’s premier open water swimming competition. The courses consist of a Junior Swim (250-yards), Amateur Swim (1-mile), Master’s Swim (1-triangular mile), and the Gatorman Swim (3-triangular miles). 9am-4pm. La Jolla Cove. (858) 456-2100 / http://www.ljrws.com

Brazilian Day San Diego Festival     Sept. 7
A fantastic festival in Pacific Beach is showcasing the culture of Brazil. The contagious drum percussion, moving rhythms, fascinating dances, exotic foods, and hand-made crafts make it a festival to remember. This event is in conjunction with the “Brazilian Day Parade”. 11am-8pm. (858) 731-4953 / http://www.braziliandaysandiego.com

San Diego Bayfair (Festival)     Sept. 12-14
For enjoyment at the San Diego Bayfair thunderboat races, this festival offers freestyle demonstration interactive displays, RV camping, live music, food, cocktails, merchandise, and powerboat memorabilia. This event is in conjunction with the “San Diego Bayfair Powerboat Races”. 6am-6pm. West Mission Bay (Crown Point) (805) 276-5135 / http://www.sandiegobayfair.org

Tierrasanta 5K Run & Fun Run/Walk     Sept. 13
Participants can choose to join a 5K Run (measured distance of 3.2-miles) or a Fun Run/Walk. Afterwards, there’s pizza & burritos, musical entertainment, a beer garden for adults, and a kids fun zone for children. The event is accompanied with a morning concert and a business expo. 6-11:30am. Tierrasanta Recreation Center. (619) 507-0666 / http://www.tierrasantafoundation.org

Heart & Stroke Walk     Sept. 13
This nationwide 5K walk encourages participants to form teams and obtain pledges for lifesaving research on heart disease and stroke. The event also presents a 1-mile miracle survivor walk that celebrates success stories for heart disease and stroke victims. 6-10am. Balboa Park. (858) 410-3849 / http://www.sdheartwalk.org

Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego     Sept. 13-14
Talented artists from around the county are presenting their amazing art creations in Old Town. The event includes a Children’s Art Show, staged entertainment, a food court, and a beer garden. If you have time to spare, there are many Old Town galleries and quaint shops to explore. 10am-6pm. (619) 233-5008 / http://www.oldtownartfestival.com

Slide The City     Sept. 13
Get ready for a big splash of fun! A 1,000-foot long inflatable water slide will be set up in downtown San Diego offering thrilling rides. Food, music, dancing, and merchandise accompany the event. Wear your swimsuit and bring your friends for a great time! 12-10pm. 8th Avenue. (619) 233-5008 / http://www.slidethecity.com

La Costa Film Festival     Sept. 18-21
We envision the creation of a unique cultural event that enhances our appreciation of the arts, and establishes not just our community, but all of North County as an entertainment hub. Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. http://www.lacostafilmfestival.org

Gaslamp Quarter Parking Day     Sept. 19
The Gaslamp Quarter brings activation to the area by transforming an entire city street into a public park complete with seating, bike racks, and musical entertainment. All persons are welcome to come. A free pancake breakfest is presented to “First Responders” (police & fire). 8am-3pm. (619) 233-5227 / http://www.gaslamp.org

Carlsbad Music Festival     Sept. 19-21
This year’s Festival will feature over 50 performances in three days with concerts in Magee Park and Carlsbad Village Theater on Saturday and Sunday, as well as the Village Music Walk on Friday, all curated by Festival Founder and Director, composer Matt McBane. Carlsbad Village. http://www.carlsbadmusicfestival.org

So Fine on Kline     Sept. 20
Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church is hosting a community family festival. Those who come can enjoy a full day of wholesome entertainment. Highlights include rock n’ roll music, game booths, a bake sale, barbequed food, beer, and a kids zone with an inflatable slide and jump house. 10am-7pm. Kline St. (858) 414-8281 / http://www.marystarlajolla.org

Mira Mesa Street Fair     Sept. 20
It’s a fun community festival that brings neighbors together to learn about local businesses, community groups, service providers, schools, and charities. The event includes stage shows, jumpers, a dunk tank, beer garden, food, merchandise, a library book sale, and police & fire displays. 10am-5pm. Camino Ruiz. (858) 566-2261 / http://www.miramesatowncouncil.org

Imperial Avenue Street Festival     Sept. 20
Local businesses along Imperial Avenue are promoting their shops with a street fair. Regional and jazz music will entertain patrons who come to relax in the beer garden and browse through booths offering food, clothing, handicrafts, toys, and more. 12-6pm. (619) 858-0563 / http://www.imperialavenuestreetfest.com

PurpleStride San Diego     Sept. 21
PurpleStride is an athletic event where participants can enjoy a 5K run/walk. It takes place at East Mission Bay with views of water, grass, and trees. Post-event activities include music, light refreshments, and games for children. Proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Network. 6:30-10:30am. (310) 706-3338 / http://www.purplestride.org

Encinitas Oktoberfest     Sept. 21
This traditional German celebration includes Bavarian entertainment, a variety of vendors, traditional German food, wine, beer, and family-oriented activities and games. 10am-5pm. Mountain Vista Drive and El Camino Real. http://www.encinitasoktoberfest.com

Pacific Islander Festival     Sept. 21-22
Island music can be heard at a colorful festival that celebrates Polynesian, Micronesian, and Melanesian culture. Traditional costmed dance performers, tantalizing foods, crafts, and displays of artifacts are there for you to enjoy. This is the perfect event to wear your flowered island clothing. 9am-4pm. West Mission Bay Park (Ski Beach) (619) 823-8435 / http://www.pifasandiego.com

San Diego AIDS Walk/Run     Sept. 27
AIDS Walk offers a 5K walk and a 10K run. A health fair accompanies the event with HIV testing, information, refreshments, and more. In addition, there will be an evening candlelight vigil. Proceeds will go towards ongoing research on HIV/AIDS. 6am-8pm. Normal St./Harvey Milk St. (619) 692-2077 x-220 / http://www.aidswalksd.org

Adams Avenue Street Fair     Sept. 27-28
This popular festival has seven stages and 90 musical performances of rock, blues, folk, and jazz. Art, food, and craft vendors number about 300. You can also go on carnival rides and visit the beer garden. Take your time to enjoy it all; the event is for two full days. 10am-10pm. (619) 282-7329 / http://www.adamsavenuebusiness.com

Mission Beach Centennial Festival     Sept. 27
Mission Beach is a happening place. The festivities of this event include live music with an electric mix of sounds, a beer garden, food, merchandise, and a barbeque cook-off. The rides and attractions in Belmont Park serve as the fun zone. 11am-8pm. (619) 888-0273 / http://www.belmontpark.com

Tour de Fat     Sept. 27
Tour de Fat is a national traveling festival that promotes the use of bicycles as a sustainable form of transportation. It begins with a bike parade and continues with a festival offering lively entertainment, tasty food, beer, and merchandise. Bring your bike and mingle with other cyclists. 11am-5:30pm. Golden Hill Park: 2600 Golf Course Dr. (435) 901-2582 / http://www.newbelgium.com

Tour de Poway     Sept. 28
Cyclists are getting in gear for an adventurous bike ride and can choose between different course lengths; 100-mile, 62-mile, 50-mile, and a 24-mile. Each distance has various grades and elevations and scenic views from sub-cities to back country roads. 7am-4pm. (858) 679-1027 / http://www.tourdepoway.com

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August Events in San Diego

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Oceanside Longboard Surfing Club Contest & Beach Festival     Aug. 1-3
The 30th annual event features coalition surf teams from all over California. The event will include a beach festival in the Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater with vendors selling food and merchandise. 6am-9pm. (760) 500-0745 / http://www.oceansidelongboardsurfingclub.org

Clairemont Family Day     Aug. 2
A festival in Clairemont offers residents a full day of fun. Not only is there food, merchandise, and musical entertainment, there are also games, pony rides, carnival rides, and a car show. Be sure to bring your swimsuit because the recreation center pool allows free swimming all day. 8am-6pm. South Clairemont Park. (858) 581-9924 / http://www.clairemontfamilyday.com

Marine Band San Diego Summer Concert     Aug. 2
Little Italy is pleased to present a special summer concert performance by the traditional 40-piece Marine of San Diego Band as well as the Party Band, and Jazz Band. The music is sensational and will surely keep your feet tapping to the beat. Seating is limited, so come early. 6-8pm. West Fir Street. (619) 233-3898 / http://www.littleitalysd.com

San Diego Blood Bank 5K Run/Walk     Aug. 3
It begins and ends at the Embarcadero Marina Park near Seaport Village. A celebration festival accompanies the event. Proceeds will benefit the Blood Bank’s lifesaving programs and services. 7am-12pm. (619) 400-8176 / http://www.sandiegobloodbank.org

North PB Sip N Stroll     Aug. 3
A community street fair in Pacific Beach showcases local businesses and provides patrons with an opportunity to sample beer & wine. In addition, there will be musical entertainment, food booths, a boutique area for shoppers, and an area where children can have fun. 11:30am-4:30pm. Cass Street. (858) 401-0849 / http://www.sipnstrollpb.com

Philippine Cultural Arts Festival     Aug. 9
The event presents costumed folk dance, music, and song from different regions of the Philippines. There is also a dance talent show. In addition, there are booths containing Philippine crafts and jewelry and delicious foods such as lumpia, adobo, and pancit. 11am-6pm. Balboa Park. (619) 582-1773 / http://www.samahanphilippinedance.org

Bienvenidios Golden Hill     Aug. 9
Iglesia Presbiteriana Emmanuel will host this event to encourage community engagement and bring awareness of the church’s programs such as Bible study and English classes. The event includes prayer, mariachi music, games, prizes, hotdogs, a bounce house, and information booths. 3-6pm. 2691 B St. (619) 708-3512 / http://www.upliftsandiego.org

Hillcrest CityFest     Aug. 10
This popular festival showcases urban living. There’s staged entertainment, a carnival with rides & games, merchandise, a beer garden, and a dance party. Other highlights include a dunk tank, mechanical bull rides, craft activities, and a water mist cool-off zone. 12-11:30pm. (619) 233-5008 / http://www.hillcrestcityfest.com

HarborFest 2014     Aug. 16
This year’s annual HarborFest will have everything you could possibly want at a FREE, family-friendly celebration. 11am-8pm. Bayside Park Chula Vista: J Street exit from I-5. http://www.mcfarlanepromotions.com

37th America’s Finest City Half Marathon     Aug. 17
This world famous event is one of the largest half marathons in the nation. Athletes across the country are joined by others from foreign countries. The course begins at the Cabrillo Monument and finishes at Balboa Park. In conjunction with the “America’s Finest City 5K Run/Walk”. 7-11am. (760) 692-2900 / http://www.afchalf.com

Stone 18th Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival     Aug. 16
This year will feature an expanded festival area, more than 50 guest breweries, more than 100 amazing beers, Stone brews on cask, free home-brewed sodas and samples of Mike’s Beer Cheese. 11am-6pm. Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens: Cal State San Marcos. (760) 294-7899 / http://www.stoneworldbistro.com

Canine Companions Invitational Golf Classic     Aug. 22
Enjoy a great round of golf at one of Southern California’s finest resorts and at the same time support an exceptional organization, Canine companions for Independence. 8am. Omni La Costa Resort, Carlsbad. 800-572-2275 / http://www.ccigolf.org

Mira Mesa Festival of Beers     Aug. 23
Beer lovers are coming to Mira Mesa to sample craft beers from local breweries where patrons (age 21+) can sample up to 18 different beers of their choice. It’s a lively event in a party atmosphere where you can meet and mingle amid music, dancing, food and beer. 1-6pm. Mira Mesa Community Park: 8575 New Salem St. (619) 549-2644 / http://www.miramesabeerfest.com

Bike The Bay     Aug. 24
Cyclists can join a non-competitive 25-mile bike ride that begins at the Embarcadero Marina Park South and travels around the San Diego Bay via the Bayshore Bikeway and across the Coronado Bay Bridge. It’s a scenic route with great view of the city landscape. The event concludes with festivities. 7am-1pm. (619) 977-2989 / http://www.bikethebay.net

Beach Rockin’     Aug. 24
This is a live concert fundraiser for Maltese Rescue California, a 501(c) Organization. Food will be sold by Great Smith, Yummy Cupcakes, and Tin Fish. Beer, Wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase as well. 3-8pm. Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater. http://www.ci.oceanside.ca.us

End of Summer 4-Mile Run/Walk     Aug. 24
This summertime 4-mile run/walk will travel from La Jolla to Pacific Beach. The course goes through lofty neighborhoods along the coast. The event concludes with an awards ceremony. Proceeds from the event benefit the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation. 8am-10pm. (619) 298-7400 / http://www.kathyloperevents.com

Wild Rides Car Show – Pacific Beach      Aug. 24
Features a display of hot rods and classic cars; plus auto-related merchandise, food, music, a dance performance, and an entertaining magician. Don’t miss the celebrity appearance of Catharine Back (Daisy Duke) and a dragster demonstration called the “Wild Thing”. (760) 440-0896 / http://www.socalcarculture.com

Festival of Sail     Aug. 29-Sept. 1
The Maritime Museum offers passports where you can board and explore tall and iconic vessels, meet the crewmen, and learn about life at sea. You’ll hear amazing stories of cannon battles and raiding pirates. In addition, the event also offers food, drink, and a visit inside the Maritime Museum. 9am-5pm. North Harbor Drive. (619) 234-9153 x-106 / http://www.sdmaritime.org

Hormel Black Label Bacon Fest     Aug. 30
This premier event is designed for bacon enthusiasts age 21+. Guests receive delicious samplings of bacon-inspired foods prepared by top chefs and delightful beverages from local breweries, wineries, and distilleries. Music selections are soul, blues, and contemporary rock. 1-5pm. Liberty Station. (858) 518-8888 / http://www.sdbaconfest.com

Del Mar Racing Season      Through Sept. 3
Summertime in Del Mar means one thing… the horse races! Join the locals in this infamous event. Watch horses, mingle, enter contests, etc! Check the web site for the latest schedule. Del Mar Fairgrounds: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. http://www.dmtc.com

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July Events in San Diego

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01San Diego County Fair      Through July 6
The Fab Fair is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ first visit to the United States, sparking the British Invasion in music and pop culture, influencing even today’s musicians. Del Mar Fairgrounds. 858-755-1161 / http://www.sdfair.com

02Dash & Dine Gaslamp 5K      July 3
It’s a nighttime 5K run through the gaslamp quarter amid the beat of nightclub music and the wafting smells of fine dining. After the run, participating bars and restaurants await the runners with delicious local fare. 7-8pm. (619) 269-7047 / http://www.sandyfeetevents.com 

03University City 4th of July Celebration     July 4
The Independence Day celebration at Standley Park begins with a pancake breakfast and continues with music & dance, a bike & pet parade, photo scavenger hunt, field games, rock wall, merchandise, and a beer garden. The recreation center pool is open for swimming. 7am-9pm. (619) 987-1377

04Yankee Doodle Dinghy Parade    July 4
In celebration of Independence Day on 4th of July, participants decorate their dinghies in a patriot theme and parade around the inner harbor. Sponsored by Oceanside Yacht Club. 1-2:30pm. Oceanside Habor. (760) 722-5751 / http://www.visitoceanside.org

05Rancho Bernardo Spirit of the Fourth Festival     July 4
A patriotic festival is in full swing. Highlights include military displays, a veterans memorial, antique cars, food, art, games, a talent competition, and a fireworks show. In conjunction with the “Rancho Bernardo Spirit of the Fourth Parade”. 9am-10pm. Webb Park. (858) 335-7906 / http://www.spiritofthefourth.org

SRCA 4th JULY Logo 2014 V RWBScripps Ranch 4th of July Parade      July 4
The community of Scripps Ranch is celebrating Independence Day with a parade. School bands will play their music in a marching beat that sets the pace for community groups and other entries to follow. In addition, there will be a fun Ice Cream Social at Hoyt Park. 10-11:15am. (858) 774-0567 / http://www.scrippsranch.org 

07Mira Mesa Community 4th of July Parade     July 4
Residents can watch a patriotic parade consisting of marching high school bands, marching groups of local organizations and businesses, and dignitaries riding in decorated cars. In conjunction with the “Mira Mesa 4th of July Fun Day”. 11:30am-1:30pm. Mira Mesa Shopping Center. (858) 342-2033 / http://www.miramesatowncouncil.org

08Encinitas Summer Sunday Concerts by the Sea     July 6 & 20, Aug. 3 & 17
Come enjoy the fun at the beautiful Moonlight Beach this summer! Remember that alcohol, glass, smoking and dogs are prohibited on beaches. All concerts are 3-5pm, right on the sand. http://www.ci.encinitas.ca.us

 

VLUU L100, M100  / Samsung L100, M100Silverwing Park Carnival     July 10-13
You can’t say you don’t have anything to do when there’s a carnival going on. Come to Silverwing Park to enjoy the thrill of awesome carnival rides and entertaining carnival games. 5-10pm. Silverwing Park: 3737 Arey Dr. (951) 316-1382

10World Championship Over-The-Line Tournament     July 12-13 & 19-20
This rough and tumble Southern California sport is a form of softball played on sand. Over 1,300 three-person teams play in different age divisions. Crowds of people in beachware gather to watch the games amid music and beer. The games are played on 50-mini courts over two consecutive weekends. 7am-7pm. E Mission Bay. (858) 571-0711 / http://www.ombac.org

11Fiesta del Sol San Diego     July 12-13
It’s a lively cultural festival for all ages to enjoy. There’ll be concert-level performances, fun activities, plenty of merchandise, and food; plus resource booths offering information on health, education, civic engagement, and green technology. 11am-8pm. Logan Avenue. (619) 400-7267 / http://www.fiestadelsolsandiego.org

12San Diego Night Market     July 12-13
Modeled after traditional night markets in Asia where vendors line the streets with their wares, there will be dozens of Asian food & merchandise booths, live musical entertainment, and a craft beer garden. There will also be delicious food tastings and a special movie screening. 4-8pm. Raytheon Rd. (858) 218-5323 / http://www.sdnightmarket.com

13Costume Party Run      July 13
Would you like to join a costume-themed half marathon? Sounds like fun. Participants are encouraged to wear whatever costume they prefer as long as it’s safe for running in. Proceeds from this event will benefit local homeless shelters in San Diego. 6-11am. Qualcomm Stadium. (415) 889-9595 / http://www.superheroevents.com

14Memorial Park Carnival     July 17-20
You can’t say you don’t have anything to do when there’s a carnival going on. Come to Memorial Park to enjoy the thrill of awesome carnival rides and entertaining carnival games. All ages are sure to have a good time. 5-11pm. Memorial Park (Ocean View Blvd. & 30th St.) (951) 316-1382

15Del Mar Racing Season     July 17-Sept. 3
Summertime in Del Mar means one thing… the horse races! Join the locals in this infamous event. Watch horses, mingle, enter contests, etc! Check the web site for the latest schedule. Del Mar Fairgrounds: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. http://www.dmtc.com

16Pride Block Party & Stonewall Rally     July 18-19
As a prelude to the upcoming LGBT Pride Parade & Festival events, an evening block party rally takes place that consists mostly of speeches. Afterwards, the event continues and becomes more like a street fair with live entertainment, food, cocktails, dancing, and merchandise. 11:30am-6pm. University Avenue. (619) 233-5008 / http://www.fabuloushillcrest.com

summersunFRONTWEBSummersun Fest     July 19
Music festival that is geared towards embracing Oceanside’s beach culture as well as various eco-friendly initiatives. Veteran reggae band, The Wailers, will be performing as headliner along with other local San Diego artists. 2-10pm. Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater. http://www.summersunfest.com

18San Diego LGBT Pride Festival     July 19-20
In a rainbow of color, visitors can enjoy multiple stages of fantastic entertainment, food & drink. There’s a Garden with Pride Zone, Gaming Zone, Youth Zone, Kids Zone, wedding chapel, car show, dunk tank, rock wall, mechanical bull, and massage. 12-10pm. Balboa Park. Run & Stride with Pride 5K: 10-11am. Parade: 11am-2:30pm.  (619) 297-7683 / http://www.sdpride.org

19Kaiser Permanente Bolt to the Q 5K & Kids Fun Run      July 20
Get ready for the football season by joining this 5K event where you can run with Charger players and staff. It’ll begin at Qualcomm Stadium and venture outside and then back into the Stadium to the 50-yard line inside the bowl. The Kids Fun Run takes place in the parking lot. 7:30-11am. (619) 599-6041 / http://www.nflrunseries.com

20Montgomery Waller Community Park Carnival     July 25-27
Bring your friends to a super carnival at Montgomery Waller Community Park where persons of all ages can have a good time. Attractions include traditional carnival rides and games, snacks, and a computer portrait novelty booth. 5-11pm. (760) 735-8542 / http://www.amusements.com 

21Joggin’ For Frogmen 5K & Tadpole Trot      July 26
Come and join this 5K run/walk at Liberty Station in honor of Navy SEALS (Frogmen) and all military heroes who have sacrificed their lives while protecting our country; including the 31 heroes who were killed in a hilicopter crash in Afganistan. A Tadpole Trot for kids accompanies the event. 8am-12pm. (818) 636-9301 / http://www.jogginforfrogmen.com

22San Diego Surf Cup     July 26-31
This nationally recognized premier youth soccer tournament is one of the top two youth soccer tournaments in the nation. Participating teams (age 9-18) come from as many as 25 states and other countries such as Canada, Mexico, England, and Ireland to compete for the coveted Surf Cup Trophy. 8am-8pm. San Diego Polo Club Field. (760) 944-7176 / http://www.surfcup.com

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June Events in San Diego

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01Fiesta del Sol in Solana Beach    May 31-June 1
Over 50,000 attendees will be enjoying great live reggae, soul, funk, jazz, blues and rock music, a beer garden, a variety of food, hand made art, paintings, local photography, jewelry, clothing, and crafts, and the very cool beach vibe of Solana Beach. 9am-9pm. Fletcher Cove. 858-755-4775 / http://www.fiestadelsol.net

02Rock n’ Roll Marathon     June 1
Athletes worldwide are coming to San Diego to participate in one of the nation’s premier marathons. It’s a exciting event where live bands and cheerleading groups entertain athletes as they travel along a 26.2-mile course. This event is in conjunction with the “Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon”. 6am-4pm. Balboa Park. (858) 768-6425 / http://www.rocknroll.competitor.com

03Rancho Bernardo Alive! Expo     June 1
Rancho Bernardo is alive with a grand festival! Continuous music abounds on two stages as patrons shop from booth to booth. There’s a Business Showcase, Cultural Center, Food Court, and a Kids Zone. The event also presents a car show and Free health screenings by doctors and nurses. 10am-4pm. Bernardo Center Drive. (858) 487-1767 x-12 / http://www.sdncc.com

S04an Diego County Fair     June 7-July 6
The Fab Fair is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ first visit to the United States, sparking the British Invasion in music and pop culture, influencing even today’s musicians. Del Mar Fairgrounds. 858-755-1161 / http://www.sdfair.com

05Arthritis Walk 2014     June 7
Symptoms of arthritis include pain, fatigue, and inflammation. A good way to help combat arthritis is to walk. Walking moves the muscles and lubricates the joints for more flexibility. So, let’s move together by participating at this walking event. Proceeds will benefit the Arthritis Foundation. 7am-1pm. Liberty Station. (858) 492-1090 x-6711 / http://www.sdarthritiswalk.org

06Encinitas Rotary Wine Festival     June 7
Guests of our event will have an opportunity to stroll around the garden and the rest of this beautiful property sampling fine wines and beverages from around the world. 5-8pm. Hamilton Children’s Garden, the newest part of San Diego Botanic Garden located at 230 Quail Gardens Dr. 760-753-1977 / http://www.encinitaswinefestival.com

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACycle Southcrest     June 7
This event is a collaborative effort to introduce Southcrest and Shelltown neighborhoods to Chollas Creek and the Bayshore Trail Project. The event is basically a non-competitive bike ride, but also allows walkers to participate. 10am-1pm. Southcrest Recreation Center: 4149 Newton Ave. (619) 543-0430 / http://www.groundworksandiego.org

08Art Around Adams     June 7
A community art festival is happening along Adams Avenue where merchants proudly display their wares. It’s all about art! Come and enjoy performing art, interactive art, display art, and the Sculpture Garden. The event also presents circus performances, a Kids Zone, and a community mural. 2-10pm. (858) 342-7496 / http://www.artaroundadams.com

09Sam Adams Brew & View     June 7
The event is designed for adults (age 21+) where attendees can enjoy Sam Adams Beer and a comedy movie presentation entitled “Wedding Crashers”. The event is accompanied with live music, games, and food. 6-10:30pm. Liberty Station. (303) 819-9780 / http://www.samadamsbrewandview.com

10Carlsbad Beach Fest     June 14
Brings together the community for a fun-filled annual celebration of coastal environmental stewardship, education, and public outreach at Tamarack State Beach. Tamarack Avenue will be filled with free beach activities, live music and entertainment, a BIG beach cleanup, interactive booths, exhibitors, sand castles, food, and fun. 8am-3pm. 760-271-5787 / http://www.carlsbadbeachfest.com

11Fiesta Metric Century Bicycle Ride     June 7
This recreational bike ride has three courses to choose from. There’s a 20-mile course, 45-mile course, and a 62-mile course. Riders can enjoy scenic views from Downtown to Otay Lakes. Upon returning, cyclists can partake in a delicious Mexican Buffet and an expo with bike-related merchandise. 6:30am-2pm. County Admin. Building parking lot: 1600 Pacific Hwy. (858) 692-6220 / http://www.shadowtour.com

12LaDainian Tomlinson 5K by EDCO     June 14
It’s early summer and the sun is up! Come and join celebrities and others on a 5K run/walk and a 1-mile kid’s run at Liberty Station. Proceeds benefit the LaDaninian Tomlinson Touching Lives Foundation. Enjoy the post-event celebration. 7am-1pm. (858) 836-0133 / http://www.lt5k.com

13Old House Fair     June 21
If you’re planning to restore an older home or spruce up a newer one, this event is for you. Local craftsmen and community businesses that specialize in the repair, remodel, and preservation of homes will be there to assist you. The event also offers historic home tours. 10am-4pm. Beech Street (between Fern St. & Dale St.) / 30th Street (between Cedar St. & Ash St.) (619) 233-6679 / http://www.theoldhousefair.com

14The Cooper Family Juneteenth Celebration     June 21
Juneteenth celebrates Black Independence Day. It’s a day of celebration with prayer and worship and gives recognition to community leaders. The event presents African history, drumming, and dancing and includes a Teen Stage, a Fun Zone, merchandise booths, light refreshments, and a talent show. 11am-6pm. Imperial Avenue. (619) 245-3387 / http://www.cfjuneteenth.com

15United States Police & Fire Criterium     June 22
Today, law enforcement and firefighting personnel from throughout the United States will compete at a fast-paced cycling criterium on a circular course. The event has been held since 1967. You’re welcome to come and watch and cheer them on. 7:30am-12:30pm.  Mira Mesa: Huennekins St. & Wapples St. (858) 571-9919 x-107 / http://www.uspfc.org

16Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chile Cook-Off Festival     June 28
This beachside festival has it all! Just follow the aroma of hot chili and the sounds of rock, blues, and jazz. Nestled along Antique Row, the streets are lined with booths of food, art, and merchandise. There are games, rides, and raffles. Be sure to watch the super chili cook-off contest. 10am-9pm. (619) 224-4906 / http://www.oceanbeachsandiego.com

17Golden Triangle Art & Craft Beer Festival     June 28
It’ll be fun for the whole family! Amid musical entertainment, children can slide and play on a big mound of snow. Adults can enjoy wine tasting and the craft beer garden. Shoppers can listen to music while visiting merchandise booths. Food is provided via food trucks. 10am-4pm. Nobel Recreation Center: 8810 Judicial Dr. (858) 602-2532 / http://www.lajollagtrotary.org

18Mass Creativity Day      June 28
Demonstrates the power of the arts to foster careativity and communication across generational, cultural, and geographical boundaries. It’s an all-day, all-age playday with hands-on workshops. 10am-4pm. West Island Avenue and the park across the street from the New Children’s Museum. (619) 795-1774 / http://www.thinkplaycreate.org

19San Ysidro Independence Day Festival    June 28
Residents in San Ysidro are celebrating Independence Day with a festival. Highlights include staged musical performances, a car show, food, and game booths. There’s an activity area for children, and a beer garden for adults. The event concludes with an evening fireworks show. 3-10pm. Larson Athletic Field: 455 Sycamore Rd. (619) 428-5200 / http://www.sanysidrobid.com

20The San Diego International Triathlon     June 29
Top pro athletes will compete for a $10K prize purse. The International Course consists of a 1,000-meter swim, 30K cycle, and a 10K run. The Sprint Course consists of a 500-meter swim, 20K cycle, and a 6-mile run. A sport-related expo accompanies the event. 6:30am-12pm.
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May Events in San Diego

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01Barrio Logan Grand Prix Health Fair     May 3
This health fair offers FREE screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, and diabetes; plus vision, dental, and pregnancy testing. There’s music, refreshments, a jumper for kids, and $6,000 in prizes. This event is in conjunction with the “Barrio Logan Grand Prix Bicycle Race” at 7:15am. 9am-12pm. Logan Heights Family Health Center parking lot (1809 National Ave.) (619) 940-5732 / http://www.sdbc.org

02Junior League of San Diego Food & Wine Festival     May 3
With a Kentucky Derby theme and women in fancy hats, guests can have an enjoyable time tasting exquisite food and beverage samples from popular restaurants, wineries, and microbreweries. The event has a silent auction, raffles, and win-place-show drawings. 1-5pm. Ellen Browning Scripps Park. (858) 752-7097 / http://www.jlsdfoodandwine.com

03San Diego Ho’ Olaule’a     May 3-4
Come early to observe the Hawaiian greeting of the blowing of the conch shell and chanting followed by a colorful procession. There will be hula dancing, music, a canoe display, craft shopping, and divine foods. Then, listen carefully to storytelling and learn Hawaiian words. 10am-5pm. East Mission Bay Park.  (760) 807-5567 / http://www.sdhoolaulea.com

04Old Town Cinco de Mayo     May 3-4
This Cinco de Mayo has it all! Highlights include carriage rides, pony rides, soccer matches, a petting zoo, chalk art, and a car show; plus music, food, drink, and merchandise. Be sure to see the horse riding & rope tricks and a special reenactment with mock cannons and gunfire. 11am-9pm. (619) 233-5008 / http://www.fiestaoldtown.com

05March to Feed Homeless Veterans     May 4
Most homeless persons carry all their worldly possessions in a cart or on their backs. The purpose of this event is to collect non-perishable food for local homeless persons. The event has two elements that you can choose from; a 5K run or a more strenuous 30K walk carrying 25-pounds. 6am-4pm. Torrey Santa Fe Rd. (619) 321-8526

06Safari Park Half Marathon & 10K     May 4
Athletes, get ready for a countryside run through the Safari Park and surrounding roads of North County (City of Escondido, City of San Diego, and County of San Diego). The 10K also travels the surrounding areas and finishes inside the Safari Park. 7am-1pm. Westfield Shopping Town (San Bear Valley Dr.) (310) 821-7898 / http://www.safariparkhalf.com

07Fiesta de los Penasquitos     May 4
A festival in Rancho Penasquitos invites residents and guests to come and enjoy a full day of music, food, drink, arts & crafts, carnival rides, a car show, and a Kids Pavilion. Guests can learn about Rancho Penasquitos by visiting the booths of local service organizations, businesses, and schools. 11am-5pm. Black Mountain Road. (619) 994-8687 / http://www.rpcouncil.com

08Taste of Cardiff     May 8
Cardiff 101 Main Street invites you to enjoy an evening of strolling through the beautiful coastal community while savoring the very best of Cardiff’s delectable cuisine. Downtown Cardiff has over 20 unique eateries and many of these restaurants are well known throughout San Diego County for their excellent food. 5-8pm. http://www.tasteofcardiff.com

09Gator By The Bay     May 8-11
Brings the joie de vivre of the Louisiana bayou to San Diego on Mother’s Day weekend, with 10,000 pounds of crawfish and some of the hottest blues, Cajun, and zydeco music around. Spanish Landing Park. (619) 234-8612 / http://www.gatorbythebay.com

WebSan Diego Humane Society & SPCA Walk for Animals     May 10
People and dogs are coming together to go on a special walk to obtain funds for the humane treatment of animals. You can participate with or without a dog. It begins with a pancake breakfast and has DJ music, a doggie area for playtime activities and a Vendor Village that is worthwhile to explore. 7am-12pm. Liberty Station. (619) 243-3493 / http://www.sdhumane.org

11CAC Waterfront Park Grand Opening     May 10
Today is the Grand Opening of the County Administration Center’s Waterfront Park. Come and see it for yourself! There’s a picnic area, playground, and promenade walkways; plus musical entertainment, a classic car show, beer, food, a Sports Zone, Kids Zone, and a Farmer’s Market. 12-6pm. 1600 Pacific Hwy. (858) 966-1332 / http://www.sdparks.org

12Color Me Rad     May 17
A rainbow of colors await you at this 5K running event. As athletes run past color stations, they are whisked with a harmless cornstarch mixture of colors. At the finish, they will all feel gorgeously “RAD”. This is a fun and exhilarating event that brings a lot of enjoyment and laughter. 7-10:30am. Petco Park. (801) 458-8533 / http://www.colormerad.com

13San Dieguito Heritage Museum’s Deep Pit BBQ     May 17
The San Dieguito Heritage Museum celebrates local heritage by hosting its annual Deep Pit BBQ at the Museum site. During the event, the museum and exhibits will be open for visitors. 12-3pm. 450 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. (760) 632-9711 / http://www.sdheritage.org

14Mito Walk & Roll 5K     May 17
All ages can run, walk, or propel on wheels at this 5K event for mitochondrial disease. It is accompanied by a festival that offers an array of activities and amusement. There are live musical performances, carnival games, a magician, bounce house, raffles, silent auction, merchandise, and a beer garden. 8am-2pm. Liberty Station. (619) 823-9374 / http://www.mitoresearchfund.org

15Tierrasanta Patriot’s Day Parade    May 17
You can celebrate Armed Forces Day by watching a patriotic parade in Tierrasanta. The parade features a high school band, ROTC unit, youth sports leagues, community groups, floats, dignitaries, and more. In conjunction with the “Patriot’s Day Dinner & fireworks show”. 10-11am. Serra Mesa High School. (858) 268-0044

16Tierrasanta Patriot’s Day Dinner & Fireworks Show     May 17
You can celebrate Armed Forces Day with a tasty BBQ dinner in Tierrasanta; plus music, dancing, a beer/wine garden, a play area for kids, and a fireworks show. There’s a craft fair at a nearby shopping center, too. In conjunction with the “Tierrasanta Patriot’s Day Parade”. 4:30-9pm. Tierrasanta Recreation Center. (858) 268-0044

17North Park Festival of the Arts     May 17
This popular festival presents five stages of on-going music and performance entertainment. You’ll love it! There’ll be plenty of fine art and crafts; plus a section for kids art, too. Fabulous international and local foods are offered as well as a beer garden and a Craft Beer Block. 11am-6pm. (619) 294-2501 / http://www.northparkfestivalofarts.com

18Wild West Fest     May 17
Swap those flip flops for some cowboy boots and mosey on down to the City of Carlsbad’s annual Wild West Fest for a rustic adventure of western themed crafts, salsa contest, root beer tastings, pony rides, and mechanical bull riding for kids. 11am-2pm. Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park: 6200 Flying L.C. Lane. (760) 602-7519 / http://www.carlsbadca.gov/parksandrec

20Navy’s Original Bay Bridge Run     May 18
Don’t miss out on this one! A run/walk across the Coronado Bay Bridge is a rare opportunity. The views are awesome! It begins in the Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego and proceeds across the magnificent bay bridge and onward to Coronado Island for a festive celebration at Tidelands Park. 8am-12pm. (619) 556-9413 / http://www.navylifesw.com/bridgerun

19San Diego Celebrates Israel Yom Ha’atzmaut Festival     May 18
A celebration of Israel’s culture. Music, kosher foods, merchandise, and folk dancing; the event also presents a hummus cooking contest, a petting zoo, and a 5K walk. Also, there is a wine garden, Kid’s Zone, and a Senior Lounge. 9am-4pm. Nobel Athletic Field & Recreation Center (8810 Judicial Dr.) (858) 737-7122 / http://www.sandiegocelebratesisrael.com

21San Diego Sicilian Festival     May 18
You’re welcome to attend a saucy celebration of Sicilian-Italian-American heritage in Little Italy. This popular event presents a mixture of ethnic foods, beer & wine, Italian music, and art & craft items. 10am-6pm. (619) 733-0483 / http://www.sicilianfesta.com

22Escondido Downtown Street Faire     May 18
The Faire features over 500 vendors, a wide variety of food from around the world, music, and other family entertainment. The vendors line seven blocks of beautiful downtown Escondido. 9:30am-5:30pm. (760) 945-9288 / http://www.Kennedyfaires.com/Escondido

23SRCA Community Fair     May 18
A community fair in Scripps Ranch offers an enjoyable day of musical performances, food, a Kids Zone, and a Wine & Beer Garden. There are inflatables jumpers, mechanical swings, an obstacle course, and rides for preschoolers. The event concludes with a wonderful evening music concert. 11am-8pm. Scripps Ranch Community Park (11454 Blue Cypress Rd.) (858) 337-6344 / http://www.scrippsranch.com

24Vista Strawberry Festival     May 25
The Vista Strawberry Festival takes place in Historic Downtown Vista on Main Street. Enjoy the celebration of the strawberry as they will have over 300 vendors, an athletic competition, a pie eating contest, costumes, a beauty contest, carnival rides, music, food, and lots of strawberries! (760) 726-1122 / http://www.vistachamber.org

25EOD Warrior 5K     May 26
The event offers a 5K run/walk and a 1K Kids Run at Liberty Station in Point Loma. A post-event expo accompanies the event with an awards
ceremony, refreshments, a beer garden, raffles, and sports-related attire. Proceeds benefit the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Warrior Foundation. 7am-1pm. Liberty Station. (541) 705-5030 / http://www.eodwarrior5k.org

26Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics     May 27
To promote the Special Olympics, law enforcement personnel will run with a flame-lit torch and pass it from one to another in a relay format. The route begins in Chula Vista and continues through San Diego County and finishes at Torrey Pines. 10:15am-4pm. (619) 283-6100 / http://www.specialolympics.org

27Fiesta del Sol in Solana Beach    May 31-June 1
Over 50,000 attendees will be enjoying great live reggae, soul, funk, jazz, blues and rock music, a beer garden, a variety of food, hand made art, paintings, local photography, jewelry, clothing, and crafts, and the very cool beach vibe of Solana Beach. 9am-9pm. Fletcher Cove. 858-755-4775 / http://www.fiestadelsol.net

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April Events in San Diego

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01Taste of Leucadia     Apr. 3
Join the Community in celebrating the culinary flavors and local libations that make our Leucadia Main Street district so unique. Highlights our local restaurants, retailers, craft brewers and local vintners. The town will come alive as we celebrate with food, music, and poetry. 5:30-8:30pm. (760) 436-2320 / www.leucadia101.com

02Ragnar Relay So Cal     Apr. 4-5
This is a long-distance, 2-day running relay race that begins in Huntington Beach and finishes in San Diego at the Embarcadero Marina Park South. Approximately 600 teams made up of 12-runners each will take their turns to run 3-legs of the 190-mile course of varying levels of difficulty. 6am-8pm. (513) 543-8435 / www.ragnarrelay.com

03Filipino Sun Festival     Apr. 5
A Filipino cultural festival is happening in Mira Mesa. Families can enjoy a full day of staged entertainment, delicious Filipino foods, and an Arts & Culture Pavilion. You can also visit the information, health, and community booths. Children will especially enjoy the fun activity area. 10am-6pm. Mira Mesa Community Park. (504) 390-3271

04Project Wildlife Baby Shower     Apr. 5
Project Wildlife is hosting a Baby Shower in anticipaton for the busy baby season when more animals are in need of care and rehabilitation. The event offers food, activities, games, merchandise, and tours of the Triage Center. Animal Ambassadors will be in attendance for education presentations. 10am-3pm. Project Wildlife Central Triage Center:887 1/2 Sherman St. (858) 866-0555 x-201 / www.projectwildlife.org

05After Dark Dash     Apr. 5
Would you like to participate in a nighttime running event for a change? This 5K is taking place in downtown San Diego under city streetlights. The purpose of the event is to get some healthy exercise while providing funds for a San Diego based charity. 10-11:30pm. 10th Ave./K St. (970) 301-6130 / www.afterdarkdash.com

06Paws in the Park     Apr. 6
A “Tail Wagging Day” for pets and their people. Presented by The City of Solana Beach Parks and Recreation Commission. Pets on leashes please. 11am-3pm. La Colonia Park: 715 Valley Avenue, Solana Beach. (858) 720-2453 / www.ci.solana-beach.ca.us

07Gran Fondo San Diego Bicycle Ride     Apr. 6
Cyclists of all ages can join this Italian cycling tour. It’s a social ride that begins in Little Italy and travels eastward through cities, towns, and rual countrysides. The distance is about 100-miles. There are many pleasant views along the way. The Safety Clinic and Kids Race are FREE. 7:15am-5pm. (858) 668-1739 /  www.sdgranfondo.com

08North Park Community Fest     Apr. 12
The New Vision Christian Fellowship Church has organized an outreach event to give spiritual hope and inspiration to people in need. There will be live gospel music, prayer, song, bouncing fun for kids, and a food distribution. The event concludes with a special prayer and message. North Park Community Rec. Center: 4044 Idaho St. (760) 601-6734

09La Jolla Concours d’ Elegance VIP Reception     Apr. 12
This event is a prelude for tomorrow’s big public showing of exquisite automobile displays. It’s an evening VIP reception for automobile registrants and sponsors. There’s music, cocktails, and culinary delights from ten local world-class restaurants. 6-9pm. Ellen Browning Scripps Park. (619) 233-5008 / www.lajollaconcours.com

10Peace – Love – Run     Apr. 13
The hippie era of the 1960’s was about peace and love-ins. So, get in the groove and choose the course that suits your fancy. The event offers a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and a Kids Dash. These courses are perfect for beginners and seasoned athletes. 7am-12pm. East Mission Bay. (619) 491-0677 / www.peace-love-run.com

11La Jolla Concours d’ Elegance Car Show     Apr. 13
An elite car show is presented at beautiful La Jolla Cove where guests can gaze upon amazing historic cars to premier autos of today. Pleasing music, tasty foods, and delightful cocktails create an enjoyable atmosphere while guests get up-close views of their favorite automobiles. 9am-4:30pm. Ellen Browning Scripps Park. (619) 233-5008 / www.lajollaconcours.com

12Chicano Park Day Anniversary     Apr. 19
A community celebration at Chicano Park presents a fantastic event that includes the largest ceremonial performance of Aztec Dance in America. In addition, there’s a low rider car show, cultural music, a variety of booths with food & merchandise; plus craft activities and a jumper for kids. 10am-6pm. 1900 National Ave. (619) 563-4661 / www.chicano-park.com

Painted Easter EggsSpring Festival & Egg Hunt    Apr. 19
Limited to Children 3rd grade and under. 10:30am: Egg Hunt-Plastic Eggs Filled with Treats. 10:45am-Noon:Games & Refreshments. La Colonia Park: 715 Valley Ave., Solana Beach.

 

14CityBeat Festival of Beers     Apr. 19
It’s all about the beer! Approximately 55-60 craft breweries are coming together to offer samples from a variety of homegrown beers. It’s a beer lovers paradise! Here, you can stroll from booth to booth sampling your choices of beer. Food and music accompany the event. 1-6pm. El Cajon Boulevard. (619) 549-2644 / www.citybeatbeerfest.com

15Beach Soccer Jam     Apr. 26-27
If you like sun and sand with your soccer, then this is for you. The games are played on the sand, not a grassy field. The event is open to youth soccer players (age 8-19) and open matches for men and women players (age 20 & older). The event also includes festive entertainment. 10am-9pm. E Mission Bay (Fiesta Island) (619) 742-5087 / www.beachsoccerjam.com

16Walk Multiple Sclerosis     Apr. 26
Multiple Sclerosis is a disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system. About 400,000 people in the U.S. suffer from it. You’re welcome to join individuals, corporations, and teams on a seaside walk where proceeds can make a difference in the fight against Multiple Sclerosis. 7am-1pm. NTC Park. (760) 448-8422 / www.mswalk.com

17Bon Appétit 2014     Apr. 26
Enjoy a casual evening under the stars with wine, hors d’oeuvres and music while helping to support the Chula Vista Public Library. 5-9pm. Otay Ranch Town Center, Food Pavillion. www.cvplfoundation.net

 

18March For Babies     Apr. 26
March of Dimes “March For Babies” is the most widely recognized 5K walk in the nation that strives to recognize that babies deserve a healthy start in life. Proceeds from the event help to prevent birth defects, premature births, and infant mortality through education, reasearch, and services. 7-11am. Balboa Park. (858) 300-6405 / www.marchforbabies.org

19San Diego All American Soap Box Derby     Apr. 26
Months before this event, youths (age 8-17) build gravity cars by working together under supervised guidance that teaches basic skills of workmanship with a goal to complete a task from beginning to end. Today, they get to ride their gravity cars in a race down a sloped hill. 8:30am-6:30pm. Skyline Drive. (619) 264-6870 / www.pazzaz.org

20Encinitas Garden Festival     Apr. 26
The Encinitas Garden Festival and Tour is designed to inspire you with ideas for your own garden, and with an appreciation for community gardening and the horticultural heritage of Encinitas. Visit more than 20 private gardens in a wonderful and walkable neighborhood of Encinitas. 10am-4:30pm. http://encinitasgardenfestival.org

21Creek to Bay Cleanup     Apr. 26
Help keep Chula Vista clean. The Cleanup Day is an annual volunteer event – organized by I Love a Clean San Diego – to help remove trash from our region’s watersheds and coastline. 9am-12pm.  619-409-3893 / www.creektobay.org

22Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Fair     Apr. 26
Linda Vista is celebrating the diversity of its community with a festival. There are 3-stages of entertainment, a World Arts Village, a Teen Zone, and a Kids Zone. Enjoy carnival rides, handicrafts, and delicious foods. This event is in conjunction with the “Linda Vista Multicultural Parade”. 12:30-5:30pm. (504) 390-3271 / www.lindavistafair.org

23Art Walk San Diego     Apr. 26-27
An adventurous art walk showcases visual and performing arts such as paintings, sculpture, photography, digital art, and mixed media. Works are displayed in tents and galleries along the streets. Music and dance performances are at the street corners. A special Kids Walk is held at Amici Park. 11am-6pm. India Street. (619) 615-1090 / www.artwalksandiego.org

24Adams Avenue Unplugged     Apr. 26-27
Adams Avenue is alive with music! This 2-day acoustic music festival is primarily taking place within participating community restaurants and bars. However, two outdoor stages will be set up with food and craft vendors. 12-7pm. (619) 282-7329 / www.adamsavenuebusiness.com

25San Diego International Wine Show     Apr. 26-27
A two-day wine lovers extravaganza comes to the Del Mar Fairgrounds this Spring. Experience International wines from some of the most unique wineries in the world. 1-6pm. (619) 8-WINE-SD / www.sandiegointernationalwineshow.com

26La Jolla Half Marathon     Apr. 27
This popular half marathon begins in Del Mar and ends in La Jolla. The course travels along a scenic coastline, up a steep summit, through cozy neighborhoods, and finishes at beautiful Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove. This event is in conjunction with the “La Jolla Shores 5K”. 7:30am-12pm. (858) 454-0777 / www.lajollahalfmarathon.com

27EarthFair 2014     Apr. 27
This popular earth-loving event presents a wide range of causes, goods, and services that pertain to the environment and quality of life. Have a good look around and see what you can learn and use. The event is accompanied by entertaining music, health foods, a children’s parade, and a Kids Zone. 10am-5pm. Balboa Park. (858) 272-7370 / www.earthdayweb.org

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