San Diego May 2016 Events Calendar

may

San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Little Italy ArtWalk May 1
Covering 15 blocks in San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood. Thousands of attendees come to view and purchase artwork, enjoy the music and dance, and participate in interactive art experiences. Performers include Bart Mendoza, Raelee Nicole, Jesse LoMonaca, Dani Bell and the Tarantist, and Travis Luce.
www.artwalksandiego.org/missionfederal

Bridal Bazaar May 1
Chat with experts, see the latest trends, and compare the work of San Diego’s top wedding pros. Plus, see San Diego’s largest bridal fashion show.
www.bridalbazaar.com

Adams Avenue Unplugged  Apr 30 – May 1
The fifth annual Adams Avenue Unplugged will feature 150 artists performing on 22 stages along Adams Avenue. This year’s headliners will include Minneapolis-based singer/songwriting brothers the Cactus Blossoms, So-Cal country artist Sam Outlaw, and Grammy-award keyboardist Augie Meyers.
www.adamsavenuebusiness.com

Gator By the Bay May 5-8
San Diego’s 15th annual Gator By The Bay features four days of live music with over 90 musical acts and special performances on seven stages, along with 10,000 pounds of crawfish trucked from Louisiana, non-stop dancing, shopping, playing, and eating on the San Diego Bay.
http://gatorbythebay.com

Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo 2016 May 6-8
Old Town will be transformed into the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration north of the border, filled with mariachis, cervezas, and food.
www.cincodemayooldtown.com

Oceanside Jazz Fest: Band Festival May 7
The Oceanside Jazz Festival consists of educational and performance opportunities for school and community jazz bands and choirs, and featured concerts by internationally recognized performing artists.
www.miracosta.edu

Paella & Wine Festival May 7
A culinary celebration featuring entertainment, live music, paella chefs from across the globe, wineries, and breweries from California and Mexico.
http://paellawinefest.com/home

San Diego Zoo Garden Festival May 7-8
Join in a bouquet of activities and experiences for all ages, whether you have a green thumb or just wish you did! Discover the wealth of beautiful and fascinating plants at the Zoo, and connect with garden experts who can give you the dirt on all things botanical and horticultural.
http://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/gardenfestival

Boardroom International Surfboard Show May 14-15
Trade show for the surfboard manufacturing industry. Surfboards and gear by the surf industry’s top shapers, designers, and manufacturers plus art, music, and surf culture, seminars, demos, and exhibits.
https://boardroomshow.webconnex.com/boardroomshow2016

Festival of Colors May 14
Rooted in ancient Indian tradition, Color Festival invites all its participants to let go of cares and worries, embrace joy, and live life in full color. Enjoy a sampling of locally sourced vegetarian cuisine, live music, yoga, dancing, and of course, the opportunity shower yourself (and total strangers) in vibrant colors.
www.festivalofcolorsusa.com/festival-of-colors/festival-colors-oceanside-ca

Tacotopia May 14
Try signature tacos from more than 40 of the best restaurants as they compete to win the “Best Taco” award. Curated exclusively by Reader food writers, this event brings together the very best taco vendors — and you decide who will ultimately win.
www.sandiegoreader.com/tacotopia

Avenue Amps & Ales May 14
Get amped up for Chula Vista’s first craft beer and musical festival, Avenue Amps & Ales. Rocking the hops off of Chula Vista’s original neighborhood, Avenue Amps & Ales will host over 20 local breweries, live bands and artisans in and around Memorial Park.
http://thirdavenuevillage.com/avenue-amps-ales-2016

Navy’s Bay Bridge Run/Walk May 15
This unique 4-mile run/walk has a one of a kind spectacular panoramic view as participants make their way to Coronado’s beautiful Tidelands Park from downtown San Diego over the Coronado Bay Bridge.
http://navylifesw.com/bridgerun

Festival of Arts in North Park May 21
Experience the culture that has made our community a go-to for food, local craft beer, shopping, and art. With local art, live music, dance performances, vendor booths, food, and a craft beer block.
http://northparkmainstreet.com/events/festival-of-arts

Bacon & Barrels May 21
On Saturday May 21st, the hottest chefs from the finest local restaurants will prepare and serve small plates starring bacon in its most inventive forms. The best mixologists, brewers and wine makers will quench your thirst with refreshing bacon-based and bacon-inspired cocktails and brews.
www.baconandbarrels.com

Foodie Fest Encinitas 2016  May 21
Sustainable locally sourced food, artisanal products, and premiere San Diego talent.
http://foodiefestencinitas.com/store

Vista Strawberry Festival  May 29
Live entertainment on multiple stages and local craft brews all day long in the beer garden. Carnival rides and 300+ vendors. Contests include: Little Ms. Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Costume, Strawberry Idol, Pie Eating. Vista was once the Strawberry Capital of the World!
www.vistastrawberryfest.com

April 2016 Events – San Diego

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

San Diego Gulls Ongoing – check website for schedule
www.sandiegogulls.com/schedule-2/schedule

Giant Automotive Festival  Apr 1-3
Explore over 2500 of the finest hot rods, customs, muscle cars, tricked-out trucks, and classics in the country on display both indoor and outdoor as they compete for a shot to win the coveted Goodguys 2016 Street Rod D’Elegance Award. With hundreds of vendor exhibits, the “Nitro Thunderfest” vintage dragster exhibition, the AutoCross timed racing competition, a Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral, live music, and Kids’ Zone.
www.good-guys.com

Hops on the Harbor Apr 1, 15, 22, 29
Two-and-a-half-hour cruise features multiple food stations, picturesque bay views, and a full bar with rotating local brews and craft beer flights. After-dinner music and dancing. April’s featured brewery is Coronado Brewing Co.
www.flagshipsd.com/cruises/hops-harbor

Craft Beer Relay  Apr 2
The Craft Beer Relay is a four-person relay, a challenge to you and your teammates to navigate a race course filled with games, obstacles, and challenges. Twelve local craft beer stations along the course will keep you motivated — before and after your race, enjoy a craft beer festival with live music, food trucks, and local craft breweries.
http://craftbeerrelay.com/event/san-diego-california

Tartan Day San Diego  Apr 2
Tartan Day San Diego, presented by the House of Scotland and the House of Scotland Pipe Band, is a celebration of the culture, food, and music of Scotland. There will be clan and vendor booths, food and desserts for sale at reasonable prices, and the music and dance of Scotland.
www.houseofscotland.org

Chocolate Festival Apr 3
With vendors focusing on chocolate edibles. Crafts for kids include making their own chocolate pizza. Mars Chocolate History Ambassadors will be onsite to demonstrate the historical bean-to-beverage story of 18th-century chocolate using authentic tools including cocoa pods, cocoa beans and nibs, a hot stone metate, winnowing baskets, chocolate drink pots, and stirrers throughout the day. Observers will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience chocolate as it was enjoyed in early America.
http://sdmaritime.org/visit/public-events/chocolate-festival

Tour de Cure Apr 9
Participants have the opportunity to participate in the one mile kids ride, 15 mile, 29 mile, 62 mile, and 100 mile-rides. The 15-mile ride is a new element to this year’s event. Waiting at the finish line will be more than 25 vendors, live music, healthy street tacos, and organic beer. Proceeds go toward critical funds for diabetes research and advocacy.
http://tour.diabetes.org

Healthy Living Festival Apr 9-10
Listen to experts share new ideas about lifestyle changes that can help you prevent disease and lower stress. Take part in free medical testing and screening. Watch chefs prepare and then sample healthy and ultra-tasty dishes with take home recipes. Catch the belly dancing show, join in a yoga, Zumba or dance class, or receive a massage. 30 free workshops, seminars, and cooking demos. 200 exhibitors.
http://www.healthylivingfestival.com

Ugly Dog Contest Apr 10
Hosted by San Diego Coastal Chamber and the Del Mar Kiwanis. Cutest dog, best trick, dog who looks like their owner, and more. Gift basket with dog products will be given to the first, second, and third place winners in each category. Gift bags with samples handed out to the first 100 to check in that morning.
www.delmarfairgrounds.com

Oceanside Jazz Fest: Vocal Festival Apr 14-16
The Oceanside Jazz Festival consists of educational and performance opportunities for school and community jazz bands and choirs, and featured concerts by internationally recognized performing artists.
www.miracosta.edu

Parkinson’s 5K Walk/Run & Expo Apr 16
USATF-certified and chip-timed 5K course on the San Diego Bay, Medical Expo and Health and Fitness Village, Paws for Parkinson’s Pet Festival, Kids’ Zone, and food trucks and beer garden. Hosted by the Parkinson’s Association, the event proceeds fund programs and services local to Parkinson’s families.
http://parkinsonsassociation.org

Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship Apr 23-24
One of the biggest rhythmic gymnastics competition in the West Coast, the Level 7 to 10 Region 1 Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship. Enjoy the best rhythmic gymnasts from California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. And be amazed by their grace, flexibility and mastery of the ball, ribbon, clubs, hoop, and rope.
https://usagym.org

Autism 5K/10K Apr 30
5K, 10K, and 1-mile courses and a festival with live music, 30+ vendor booths (including an autism resource fair), beer and wine garden, kids’ zone, and more. Entry includes a T-shirt, entry into the post-race raffle, and two drinks in the beer and wine garden.
http://acttodayformilitaryfamilies.kintera.org

Fiesta del Mar Apr 30
A cross-border Celebration of Friendship between the cities of Imperial Beach and Rosarito, Mexico with live musical acts from both the Rosarito and San Diego areas as well as interactive family activities hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of both cities.
www.portofsandiego.org

Pet Day on the Bay  Mar 19
People board for $24 per ticket, and guests are encouraged to contribute a gently used blanket or towel that will warm needy animals at the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Guests: Jagger & Kristi from Magic 92.5 and Chopper the Biker Dog.
https://www.hornblower.com

San Diego March 2016 Events

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

San Diego Gulls Ongoing – check website for schedule
www.sandiegogulls.com/schedule-2/schedule

Spring Home Garden Show Mar 4-6
31st annual show returns to Del Mar Fairgrounds for a three-day extravaganza of inspiring real “Garden Masters” landscapes, hands-on demonstrations, hundreds of home-improvement products and services exhibitors, educational seminars, plant sales, and face-to-face consultations with experts—one-stop shopping for everything pertaining to home and garden, inside and outside.
www.springhomegardenshow.com

San Diego Undy Run/Walk  Mar 5
The Undy Run/Walk is a unique, family-friendly run/walk created by the Colon Cancer Alliance. Participants receive a pair of boxer shorts and are encouraged to run in underwear-themed outfits to get people talking about this often tabooed disease.
http://support.ccalliance.org

Cherry Blossom Festival Mar 5-6
Celebrate spring and the blooming of our 150 Cherry Tree Grove with cultural performances, traditional food, unique local vendors, children’s corner and a beer tasting! Guests may partake in Hanami, the traditional custom of picnicking under the cherry trees.
http://niwa.org/garden-events

Spring Busker Festival Mar 5-6
A Busker is a street performer. Known for their unusual and comedic acts in Boston’s Faneuil Hall or standing statue-like, painted in gold on San Francisco’s Pier 39, these artists perform for tips in public venues across the globe.
www.seaportvillage.com/entertainment/busker-festival

San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering Mar 5-13
The 8th annual San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering features hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) exhibits and activities to budding K-12 science lovers, but everyone is welcome.
www.lovestemsd.org

San Diego Latino Film Festival Mar 10-20
Media Arts Center San Diego is gearing up for eleven fun-filled days of international cinema at the 23rd edition of the San Diego Latino Film Festival taking place March 10-20, 2016 at AMC 18 Simon Fashion Valley Mall.
www.sdlatinofilm.com

Food for Thought Festival Mar 12
The festival includes a presentation about raw food and health from San Diego expert Mimi Kirk. Kirk will demonstrate raw food preparation techniques and share samples with the audience. Bolt Brewery, La Mesa’s first microbrewery, will open with their experience establishing a brewery in the world-renowned San Diego beer scene.
www.sdcl.org

Best Coast Beer Fest Mar 12
Taste beer from nearly 100 of the West Coast’s craft breweries, enjoy the sounds of local bands, and enjoy a lunch from thefood truck alley.
www.ticketsauce.com/e/best-coast-beer-fest-sd-2016/tickets

Art Walk: Ray at Night Mar 12
Ray at Night will be hosting local artisan vendors, food trucks, and live local musical acts.
www.rayatnight.com

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival Mar 13
Come celebrate Ireland with the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. With more than 120 parade entries and thousands in attendance, this has become one of the largest single-day events in San Diego.
www.stpatsparade.org

shamROCK Gaslamp Block Party Mar 17
You don’t have to jump the pond to get your Irish on! Discover the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow at one of the largest outdoor St. Patrick’s Day parties on the West Coast! The luck of the Irish will be shining upon you at the 22nd Annual shamROCK taking place on Thursday, March 17th, 2016 from 4:00 PM to Midnight in the Gaslamp Quarter, taking place on G and F Streets downtown in the Gaslamp between 5th and 7th Avenue and on 6th Avenue between E and G Streets.
www.sandiegoshamrock.com

Blvd Market Mar 18
A foodie’s paradise on El Cajon Boulevard and Utah Street. A North Park monthly prepared foods market every third Friday featuring The Heart & Trotter, Buona Forchetta, Abu’s Kitchen, Wicked Maine Lobster, Spanglish Eats, Papusas Express, Dane Coffee Roasters, Flavors of East Africa, The Gumbo Pot, Okada-Ya, Jamaican Jerk Hut and Lumpia City
www.theboulevard.org

Race for Autism  Mar 19
12th annual event includes 5K chip-timed run or walk, 1-mile Superhero Family Fun Walk, educational resource fair, children’s activities, music, commemorative medals and T-shirts, prizes, and refreshments. Costumes and strollers welcome!
www.raceforautism.org

Kia Classic Mar 21-27
Entering its seventh year, the 2016 Kia Classic will be held at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California March 21st – 27th. The Kia Classic features 144 of the best women golfers playing for the $1.7 million purse. The field features 2015 Kia Classic Champion Cristie Kerr and crowd favorites Paula Creamer, Stacy Lewis, Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson.
www.kiaclassic.com

Easter Eggstravaganza Mar 26
12th annual community Easter egg hunt and festival. More than 2000 children will enjoy visits with the Easter Bunny, bounce houses, arts and crafts, music, carnival games, and prizes.
www.kroccenter.org

San Diego February 2016 events

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Groundhog Day   February 2
Ash Wednesday February 10
Valentine’s Day   February 14
President’s Day  February 15 (County Recorder and California Title will be closed)


San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

 

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

 

San Diego Gulls Ongoing – check website for schedule
www.sandiegogulls.com/schedule-2/schedule

 

Tijuana Foodie Tour Various times – check website
Enjoy a guided, four-hour foodie tour for an adventure in food, culture, and exercise, sampling food from four street food vendors and one regional-cuisine eatery to taste the best flavors of Tijuana.
http://www.foodandwine.com

 

Oceanside Art Walk: Be Mine Feb 5
Artists from San Diego to Redondo Beach come out for First Friday Art Walk happening in the galleries and theatres of Oceanside with vibrant arts, performances, music, poetry,activities, food, and fun for all ages, all free. This month’s theme is “Be Mine.”
www.oceansideartwalk.org

 

 

Cheesemaking Fundamentals Feb 6
Learn the fundamental processes behind fresh cheesemaking as well as techniques for making pressed cheeses and aged cheeses such as cheddar, gouda, and camembert.
www.curdsandwine.com

 

Outrigger Canoe Racing Feb 6
Join Kai Elua Outrigger Canoe Club at their free recreational practices from now through March. If you are new to paddling, then the recreational practices provide an opportunity for you to try outrigger canoe paddling. Sessions are generally an hour and a half long, and the hosts provide the paddles and instruction.
www.meetup.com/outrigger

Hearts for Hope 5k Run/Walk Feb 6
Annual 5k run/walk plus food, music, games, prizes, kids’ zone and activities. Proceeds benefit families of children challenged by life-threatening illnesses.
www.mitchellthorp.org/event

Hungry Dog Dash Feb 7
5K run/walk benefiting the Point Loma High School men’s and women’s cross country teams. A morning of fitness and fun with music, opportunity drawings, children’s activities, vendor village, food trucks.
www.hungrydogdash.org

 

Happy (Lunar) New Year! Feb 12-14
Eleventh annual Vietnamese Tet Lunar New Year Festival promises entertainment including Asian-themed dancers, traditional and contemporary singers and musicians, martial artists, magicians, soccer and volleyball tournaments, Chinese chess tournament, traditional cultural center, Vietnamese traditional dress (áo dài) fashion show, dancing contests, Asian-Pacific dance troupes, special foods. Lion and dragon dance performances throughout festival.
www.sdtet.com

San Diego Pet Expo Feb 13-14
Tons of pet-friendly exhibitors and rescue groups; live demonstrations in obedience training, pet care, and activism; great giveaways and prizes; discounts on pet products, talent, and costume contests; and retailers.
www.petexposandiego.com

Cupid’s Cleanup Feb 13
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show your loved ones just how much you care about them. Why not do the same for the environment? Volunteers will meet behind Benchmark Brewing Company and then clean up surrounding streets and the San Diego River. Those over 21 can stick around after the cleanup for an after-party.
http://ilacsd.org/v_cleanups.php

 

Year of the Monkey Feb 13-14
The 34th Annual 2016 San Diego Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair celebrates rain or shine. Chinese New Year is February 19, 2015 (4714): Year of the Monkey. This is a free, family-friendly event! Come celebrate our 34th year of hosting the fair and our 44th year of providing social services to the San Diego community.
www.sdchinesecenter.org

 

Supercross Motorcycle Feb 13, 16
Billed as “the world’s premier indoor motorcycle circuit,” composed of 17 races with tight corners, fast straightaways, challenging rhythm sections, and massive triple jumps.
www.supercrosslive.com

 

Valentine’s Day at the Museum Feb 14
Embrace romance with an after-hours, love-themed art tour, available exclusively on February 14. Following the tour, visit the May S. Marcy Sculpture Court and Garden at Panama 66 and enjoya picnic basket for two filled with gourmet sandwiches, a cheese or vegan plate, chocolate truffles and a bottle of champagne, wine or craft beer.
www.sdmart.org

 

Winter Brew Fest Feb 19-20
Friday night features The Fooks. Saturday night Headshine plays the VIP power hour from 6-7pm, followed by Euphoria Brass Band.
www.eventbrite.com

 

Symphology: The Science of Sound Feb 20
The San Diego Symphony Orchestra is performing a series of four Family Festival concerts designed to introduce children 5-12 to the magic, science, and wonder of classical music. This edition features Symphology: The Science of Sound. From the sound a bow makes to the beating of a drum, there are countless ways musicians make music. But how does it happen? Conductor Sameer Patel explains what makes a flute tweet and a horn toot and how it all comes together through the sounds and science of a symphony. Children are free with adult tickets.
www.sandiegosymphony.org

 

Silver Bay Kennel Club Dog Show Feb 27-28
The Silver Bay Kennel Club holds the reputation as the longest running dog show in San Diego County. This is an American Kennel Club sanctioned two-day all breed dog show featuring 150 breeds and over 1800 dogs each day of the show.
www.delmarfairgrounds.com

 

 

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San Diego January 2016 Events

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

San Diego Restaurant Week Dates TBD
Enjoy great cuisine at some of the best restaurants in San Diego. Over 180 San Diego restaurants participate. Enjoy a 3 course dinner for $20 – $50. Lunch option available too. Reservations recommended.
www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

International Auto Show (Dec 31) Jan 1-Jan 3
Be the first to see all-new models not yet in showrooms.
www.sdautoshow.com

La Jolla Polar Bear Swim Jan 1
New Years Day Jan 1, 2016. Make you new years resolution and join the La Jolla Cove Swim Club in their annual polar bear swim, 10 AM at La Jolla Shores. This is a fun non-competitive swim. One of the cool San Diego events in January.
www.lajollacoveswimclub.org

San Diego New Year’s Day Race 2016 Jan 1
San Diego Yacht Club, Shelter Island. All boats and classes are featured in this New Years day traditional regatta. Participants will start around noon at the east end of Harbor Island and sail into San Diego Bay. Nice to watch as you explore the San Diego waterfront.
www.sdyc.org

Winter Concerts at Coronado Ferry Landing
Jan 3, Jan 10, Jan 17 and Jan 24

Live concerts
www.coronadoferrylandingshops.com

Poway Community Park: Winter Festival Jan 8 – 9
Feel snow between your fingers while sledding down snow hill, smell roasted marshmallows as you devour s’mores, experience the wind in your hair skating around the synthetic ice rink, and peruse a variety of vendors. The Winter Festival brings to life all of the appeal and entertainment of a cold-mountain town set right in Poway.
www.poway.org

San Diego Spring Home Show 2016 Jan 8 – 10
At the Home Show, our goal is simple: to inspire, motivate and excite you for your upcoming home improvement – whether it’s a minor renovation or a major remodel.
www.homeshowsandiego.com

Resolution Run 15K & 5K Jan 9
Take strides to reduce your carbon and physical footprint — a healthier you can mean a lighter you, and a lighter footprint. Race includes Earth-friendly race management practices and benefits San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project, a local eco-friendly organization supporting a healthier San Diego food system.
www.events.hakuapp.com/san-diego-resolution-run-5k-15k

Supercross Motorcycle Jan 16
Billed as “the world’s premier indoor motorcycle circuit,” composed of 17 races with tight corners, fast straightaways, challenging rhythm sections, and massive triple jumps.
www.supercrosslive.com

San Diego Travel & Adventure Show Jan 16 – 17
Meet some of your favorite celebrity travelers like Rick Steves or Samantha Brown. Hear unfamiliar accents as you speak to destination experts from around the planet. Taste an exotic dish at the Taste of Travel Theater. Experience rhythms of distant lands. Find a world of vacation options and deals that you just can’t find anywhere else only at America’s Favorite TRAVEL EXPOS!
www.travelshows.com

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 2016 Jan 17
Sunday Jan. 17 2016 starting at 2:00 PM at Harbor Drive, Embarcadero, to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MLK parade with floats, high school bands, drill teams and more.
alpha-zsl.org/mlkdayparade.html

Disney on Ice presents Frozen  Jan 20 – 24
Join royal sisters Anna and Elsa, the hilarious snowman Olaf, Kristoff, his loyal reindeer Sven, and the mystical trolls as they journey to discover that true love is the most magical power of all.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Malashock Signatures  Jan 22-24, Jan 28-31
An evocative program of dance that highlights two of John Malashock’s “signature” works and two world premieres. Audiences are not separated from the dancers in the typical way — they are sharing the studio space with the dancers.
www.malashockdance.org

Monster Jam  Jan 23
The world’s best monster trucks battle it out in an event of speed, racing, and destruction with 28 massive trucks.
www.monsterjam.com

San Diego’s Black Film Festival 2016 Jan 27 – 31
As the first and largest black film festival of the year, numerous other film festival reps scout new films from us for their event. Simply put, each year the San Diego Black Film Festival will premiere a large percentage of the independent films that will prove successful throughout the year at other film festivals.
www.sdbff.com

Lunar New Year Festival Jan 29-31
Celebrated for thousands of years in various countries around the world influenced by Chinese civilization, the Lunar New Year remains Vietnam’s most celebrated holiday. This Lunar New Year Festival observes the Year of the Monkey, an animal representing intelligence, mischievousness, curiosity, and inventiveness.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Wildlife Hike-a-Thon Jan 30
This event takes place on a scenic, point-to-point course. Bring the whole family, and take the leisurely hike to the half-way point where you can enjoy a refreshing drink before turning back to the finish line.
www.active.com

Bridal Bazaar Jan 31
This is San Diego’s largest bridal show of the year,  so you’ll find more variety, more choices, and more inspiration to plan your day, your way.
www.bridalbazaar.com

San Diego December Events

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Fantasy on Ice Nov 18 – Jan 3
The NTC Arts & Culture District in Liberty Station will be turned into a Winter Wonderland as the skating rink moves from its downtown location to the former Naval Training Center with holiday-related activities and performances through the holiday season.
www.fantasyonicesd.com

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas Ongoing to Dec 26
The Old Globe Theatre presents its popular Christmas show. Once again the Green Meanie will try to ruin the holiday season for the citizens of Whoville. This is the Globe’s 18th staging. This time, will he succeed? James Vasquez directs.
www.oldglobe.org

Coronado Christmas Parade & Open House Dec 4
www.coronadochamber.com/holiday-parade-and-open-house.html

Balboa Park December Nights Dec 4-5
Balboa Park December Nights, the nation’s premier holiday festival, will take place for the 38th consecutive year on Friday, Dec. 4, 3-11pm, and Saturday, Dec. 5, noon-11pm.
www.balboapark.org/decembernights

Craft Fair Dec 4-5
Wood products, jewelry, jams and jellies, home decor, vintage, soaps, pillows, holiday decorations, and more. Mount Miguel Covenant Village
www.sandiegoreader.com

Holiday Wonderland at Petco Park Dec 4-23
Holiday Wonderland is back at Petco Park for the second year and it’s bigger and better than ever. Be transported through a spectacular holiday wonderland full of fun for the entire family for 12 nights in December.
http://sandiego.padres.mlb.com/sd/ticketing/holiday.jsp

Frosty Farm  Dec 5
Take pictures with Santa and his “polar dog.” Guests can participate in cookie decorating, face painting, faux snow, crafts, a hot chocolate station, and enjoy animal encounters including alpacas, chinchillas, doves, sheep, chickens and Blitzen, the miniature horse “reindeer.”
www.animalcenter.org

Steam Maker Festival  Dec 5
The Steam Maker Festival (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) is an annual event — part creativity, part science, part maker movement, part education, part local businesses, part exploration.
www.sansmf.org

Little Italy Tree Lighting & Christmas Village Dec 5
See Little Italy’s new Christmas Tree — a 25-foot tower of over 1000 poinsettias — located in the center of Piazza Basilone. With decorations, live music and entertainment, and seasonal vendors. Saint Nick will be at the event taking pictures with all the kids.
www.sandiegoreader.com

52nd Annual North Park Toyland Parade & Festival Dec 5
www.toylandparade.com

Makers Arcade Holiday Fair Dec 5
Over 95 artists will gather to show off their one-of-a-kind handcrafted goods from jewelry, ceramics, stationary, clothing, home goods and more! Admission includes door favor, photo booth, free make and take craft for adults and kids, live music and DJ, and the best holiday shopping in San Diego.
www.sandiegomagazine.com

Encinitas Holiday Parade Dec 5
Thousands of people will be on floats and in bands with tens of thousands more cheering them on. The parade begins at 5:30 pm, preceded by a tree-lighting ceremony at the Lumberyard (near Starbucks coffee).
www.encinitasca.gov

Garden of Lights Dec 5-30
After the sun goes down, the garden is transformed into a winter wonderland with over 100,000 sparkling lights illuminating for a holiday experience. With horse-drawn wagon rides, holiday crafts, marshmallow roasting, visits with Santa, live music, refreshments, and hot mulled wine (on select evenings).
www.sdbgarden.org/lights.htm

SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off Dec 6
With 40 local restaurants competing in a chili smackdown, a craft beer and wine garden featuring 18 local breweries and wineries, 30 local handmade vendors, 11 local bands live on two stages, 9 food vendors, and a kids’ fun fest area complete with bounce houses, crafts, games, prizes, and karaoke.
www.sonofestchilicookoff.com

Polar Express Dec 12
Join us in your pajamas and enter a world full of holiday treats and trains. With games, winter scene dioramas, and a holiday keepsake to make.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Jingle Bell Run/Walk Dec 12
The 23rd Annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk is a festive race/walk that helps champion arthritis research and brings people form all walks of life together, to say YES to furthering a great cause. This is UST&F timed and sanctioned race/walk. Medals are presented to all participants and age category winners. Special “Dash with the Elves for Children.”
www.jbr.org/sandiego

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Dec 13 & 20
Participants in the holiday boat parade will adorn their boats to fit this year’s theme, Christmas Around the World.
www.sdmaritime.org

Poinsettia Bowl Gaslamp March Dec 21
Marching bands and spirit squads from the participating universities will parade from each end of 5th Avenue performing holiday classics, and meeting up at Market Street for a heart-pounding Battle of the Bands!
www.sandiegobowlgames.com/gaslamp-march

Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade Dec 30
This exciting family event brings together world-class marching bands, magnificent floats, entertaining drill teams, and a procession of enormous balloons – more than any other parade! Over 100,000 street-side spectators will enjoy the parade along with a nationwide television audience.
www.sandiegobowlgames.com/parade Continue reading

San Diego November Events

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Daylight Savings  November 1
Election Day
  November 3
Veterans Day  November 11 County Recorder is closed, California Title is open
Thanksgiving  November 26 & 27 County Recorder and California Title are closed

San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Old Town San Diego’s Day of the Dead Nov 1-2
This event is designed to celebrate the history, culture and heritage of the San Diego region and to pay homage to this very important and festive tradition. Old Town’s diverse and historic legacy makes it the best site in San Diego to hold this celebration.
www.dayofthedeadsd.com

2015 Carlsbad Fall Village Faire Nov 1
The Carlsbad Village Faire will take place from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Each year, the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce hosts the faire in May and November. Now in its 41st year, the free event has grown to be so popular that it not only continually attracts people from all over Southern California, but also from other states
www.carlsbad.org

San Diego Asian Film Festival Nov 5-14
San Diego is home to the largest Asian Film Festival on the West Coast and features more than 130 films from 15 different countries at five different venues in San Diego. Experience national and international films, get up close and personal with filmmakers and cast with Q&A and photo opportunities.
www.festival.sdaff.org

Brewers Guild Festival Nov 6-7
Join us for the 13th Annual San Diego Brewers Guild Festival at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier in downtown San Diego. This two day event is the official kickoff of San Diego Beer Week. Enjoy samples from more than 50 San Diego County breweries! The event raises funds for local charities and the San Diego Brewers Guild.
www.sdbw.org/guild-festival

San Diego Beer Week Nov 6-15
San Diego Beer Week is a ten-day celebration inspiring people to drink local, craft beer and promoting San Diego’s thriving brewing culture with multiple events happening across the county.
www.sdbw.org

Women’s PRO/AM Nov 7
Women’s PRO/AM competitions, Vert Comp on Tony Hawk Industries Vert Ramp, bowl contest presented by XS Helmets and Active Ride Shop, street competition on The Encinitas Skate Plaza, free learn-to-skate clinics by Camp Tanuga, more.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Nov 7 – Dec 26
www.theoldglobe.org

Fallback Festival Nov 8
Take a stroll down the historical streets of the Gaslamp Quarter and fall back into San Diego’s wild past of the 1880’s. The whole family is engaged in the magical old-fashioned atmosphere that the Fall Back Festival brings to life each year. www.gaslampquarter.org

Oceanside Music Festival Nov 8
The 14th annual Oceanside Music Festival, titled Colors of Music, offers concerts this year with a variety of music genres, showcasing both student and professional musicians from throughout Southern California. The event, FREE of charge to the general public, is held 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
www.ocaf.info/oceanside-music-festival

Escondido Tamale Festival Nov 14
The Escondido Tamale Festival is a celebration of Tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. It is also a look back at the history of the Spanish and Mexican settlers who built the framework for this great state.
www.visitescondido.com/7761/escondido-tamale-festival

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Nov 15-22
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is an international showcase of the world’s premier wines and spirits, chefs and culinary personalities, and gourmet foods. The week- long experience celebrates San Diego’s vibrant culinary community with over 100 citywide events, wine and cooking classes, chef dinners, and multiple tasting events throughout the week.
www.sandiegowineclassic.com

69th Annual Mother Goose Parade Nov 21
The largest parade in San Diego County is also the largest of its type west of the Mississippi. Each year, the Mother Goose Parade attracts thousands of spectators to the streets of El Cajon. More than 100 colorful and exciting parade entries come from around the United States to share in the excitement that is the Mother Goose Parade.
www.mgpelcajon.com

San Diego Jazz Fest Nov 25-29
The 36th San Diego Jazz Fest over Thanksgiving will present a variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to swing to dixieland at the Town & Country Resort and Hotel in Hotel Circle. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will perform.
www.sdjazzfest.org

Skating by the Sea Nov 26 – Jan 3
This spectacular ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach. The Del’s iconic Victorian Building, adorned with thousands of white lights, provides a magical backdrop as holiday music fills the air and guests enjoy hot chocolate and libations.
www.hoteldel.com/events/skating-sea

Thanksgiving Family-Mile Fun Run Nov 26
Come with the entire family to do a one-mile lap around the racetrack itself. Expected to participate are many of your favorite jockeys running right with you.
www.dmtc.com

Craft Beer & Cider Fest Nov 28
Beer & Cider Fest is back! From 12:00pm to 4:00 p.m. on November 28, cheers to Bing and your favorite Thoroughbred while sampling from more than 100 local and international brews plus a variety of seasonal ales and ciders. Meet the local brewers, check out beer inspired merchandise and groove to DJ’s in the Seaside Concert Area.
www.dmtc.com

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