June 2019 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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San Diego County Fair Through July 4
Keep checking the fair’s website for the official schedule as the event draws closer, and to keep tabs on the fair concerts and festivals lineups. This year’s fair theme is The Wizard of OZ! Channel your inner courage in our whirlwind of carnival rides. Expand your brain by immersing yourself in creative and educational exhibits. Warm your heart creating new memories with your friends and family. After all, “There’s no place like the Fair.” https://sdfair.com/

2019 Rock N’ Roll Marathon June 1-2
This year our event will feature a Full (26.2 miles) and 1/2 (13.1 miles) Marathon, a fun 5k Race and a 1/2 Marathon Relay Race. This year’s epic race will start at Balboa Park and end at a waterfront area with magnificent ocean views.
https://www.runrocknroll.com

Art Around Adams June 1
Stroll storefront art galleries and businesses and listen to music on several stages on a two-mile music and art walk. Over 100 businesses will change into impromptu art galleries and/or performance arenas for the day with 50 artists focusing on performance art, jewelry making, photography, tattoo, skateboard, oil painting, murals, dance, theater, and projection. www.artaroundadams.org

Encinitas Wine and Food Fest June 1
Sample fine wines and beverages from around the world as you explore the San Diego Botanic Garden, formerly known as Quail Botanical Gardens. Local restaurants will offer a taste sampling of their best dishes and desserts. Get your tickets before it’s sold out!
https://www.encinitaswinefestival.com/

International Boat Show June 6-9
Over 150 boats for sale as well as the latest nautical gear, gadgets, and accessories. This event takes place at the east end of Spanish Landing Park.
www.sandiegointernationalboatshow.com

San Diego Greek Festival June 7-9
The 50th Anniversary of the Greek Festival offers a variety of Greek cuisine, handmade pastries, and traditional Greek coffee, all within the festive atmosphere of music and dance. Live bands will perform both traditional and contemporary Greek music, and youth dance troupes wearing folk costumes will showcase their skills throughout the weekend. http://sdgreekfestival.com

2019 San Diego Festival of the Arts June 8-9
The 2019 San Diego Festival of the Arts will showcase stunning works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber and mixed media from nearly 200 world renowned artists June 8 and 9 at downtown San Diego’s beautiful Waterfront Park. www.sdfestivalofthearts.org

San Diego County Fair 5k June 15
The 5th annual San Diego County Fair 5K is an all-ages, all-access behind the scenes run/walk of the iconic County Fair like you’ve never seen it before! Grab your friends and family, and join us at San Diego’s most celebrated tradition at the legendary Del Mar Fairgrounds! www.sdfair5k.com

Taste of Gaslamp June 15
The 25th Annual Taste of Gaslamp will showcase dining options from 25+ restaurants and a beer garden presented by Karl Straus. Don’t miss San Diego’s original culinary tour! Grab your tickets today! http://www.tasteofgaslamp.com/

Father’s Day Prime Rib Dinner Cruise June 16
Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16, 2019. This year, try something different and take your father out on the bay for an experience he’ll remember forever: a scenic dining cruise where he’ll receive special Father’s Day treatment. Flagship provides first-class service and delicious cuisine aboard San Diego’s finest fleet of luxury yachts. Choose between our brunch or dinner departures and spend some quality time together surrounded by the best views in San Diego.
https://www.flagshipsd.com/cruises/fathers-day

Dad’s Day BBQ & Beer June 16
Come celebrate dad with us! The Dad’s Day BBQ & Beer at Firefly Eatery & Bar is back! $19.95 gets you a BBQ plate consisting of a 1/2 lb of brisket, 1/2 rack of baby back ribs, a baked potato with the fixins (sour cream, scallions & bacon bits) and coleslaw! Beer flights will be available for $5, your choice of 4 beers from a selection of 20!
https://www.thedana.com/things-to-do/event-calendar/firefly-events/dads-day-bbq-beer-2019

OB Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off June 22
Join more than 70,000 visitors for an oceanfront chili cook-off, five stages of continuous live music and entertainment, the community mural project, Artists Alley, carnival rides and games, food and vendor booths, a beachside beer garden and more.
https://oceanbeachsandiego.com

Fairy Festival June 22
Come celebrate summer at San Diego Botanic Garden. Wear your fairy costume or come just as you are. Take pictures with the Fairy Princess, leave your wish at the Wishing Bush, build a Fairy House, paint and fill a Treasure Chest, make a Flower Fairy, decorate a Fairy Cradle and make a Fairy Baby, decorate a Magic Wand, paint a Unicorn Ornament, fill a Fairy Dust Necklace, get your face painted, and visit the Fairy Land Market. http://www.sdbgarden.org/fairyfest.htm

Festival of Yoga San Diego 2019 June 23
One of San Diego’s largest yoga festivals in celebration of the United Nations International Day of Yoga, sponsored by Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga. San Diego nonprofit OG Yoga is honored to be Festival of Yoga’s first beneficiary.
https://festivalofyogasandiego.org

BRO-AM Beach Fest & Surf Competition June 29
The Switchfoot Bro-Am surf contest and concert returns and is the largest annual event at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas. The Switchfoot Bro- Am features huge bands and top pro surfers in a fun event that benefits a local children’s charity. http://broam.org/2019events/

Wildhorse Half Marathon & 10K June 30
The Wild Horse Trail Half Marathon is brought to you by Dirt Devil Racing and is the second race in both the Dirt Devil Racing Trail Half Marathon Series and the second in the Progressive Series (Foxy 5K, Wildhorse 10K, Stairway to Heaven 15K and Raptor Ridge 1/2). All racers will receive a custom, performance-technical fabric T-shirt, custom medal, and logo pint glass for finishing.  www.dirtdevilracing.com

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May 2019 Events

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
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San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Grunion Run Times 2019 Throughout May
The times given for each date reflect the probable two-hour interval during which a spawning run may occur. The second hour is usually better. The best runs normally occur on the second and third nights of a four-night period. March, June, July, and August, grunion can be harvested by hand only. Those 16 years of age and older need a California Fishing License. The runs during the months of April and May are observation only, and grunion cannot be harvested. Where the forecast run starts at or after midnight, the date of the previous evening is shown. Be sure to look on the
website for dates and times! https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/fishing/ocean/grunion

Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo May 3-5
Get into the fiesta spirit! Head to Historic Old Town to spice up your weekend with the 36th Annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco De Mayo! This weekend celebration attracts over 100,000 people over the course of three days with its bustling mercado, non-stop
music and live entertainment, lucha libre wrestling, and a huge display of lowriders and other autos. www.cincodemayooldtown.com

Walk for Animals May 4
You can help create a more humane San Diego for companion animals and wildlife across our region by joining us at the Walk for Animals on Saturday, May 4 at Liberty Station. www.sdwalkforanimals.org

Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego May 4
The Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego is the LARGEST celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in San Diego and features two stages of cultural and traditional performances from a dozen countries and cultures, including Japan, China,
the Philippines, Vietnam, Korea, Myanmar, Indonesia, Hawaii, Cambodia, Thailand, Taiwan, Polynesia, and more! We will be featuring cultural, traditional, and contemporary acts. There will be plenty for everyone at this family-friendly, fun, and FREE event. http://asianculturalfestivalsd.com/

Rhythm & Brews May 4
The Rhythm & Brews Music and Craft Beer Festival is one unforgettable day, complete with jams from local musicians and tastes of more than 50 of the most renowned breweries from San Diego County and other vibrant craft beer regions around
the country. Known as the ‘Capital of Craft’, San Diego is the birthplace of some of our industry’s most respected brewers and home to more than 130 craft breweries.
https://www.sdbeer.com/rhythm-and-brews

Cinco De Mayo Trail Run May 4
The challenging and unique courses will take you out on the Lake Poway Trail through the foothills around the lake near Blue Sky Ecological Reserve. The 5K is designed to let you pick your pace. Enjoy it as an elite trail runner, as a challenging family run or
simply a gorgeous morning nature hike. The 10K adds to this course — with a grueling out-and-back trek (or up-and-down if we’re being honest) into Blue Sky and a quad-burning +10% climb to the Ramona Dam. Take our advice and start training now!
www.cincodemayotrailrun.org

Gator By the Bay May 9-12
Gator By The Bay, the largest, most-authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou is held each year around Mothers’ Day weekend, the 2nd weekend in May. Presented by San Diego’s Bon Temps Social Club, it features four days of live music with over 100 musical acts and special performances on seven stages, southern cuisine including 10,000 pounds of crawfish trucked from Louisiana, non-stop live music,
dancing and family fun at Spanish Landing Park on beautiful San Diego Bay across from the airport. www.gatorbythebay.com/

North Park Festival of Arts May 11
North Park Main Street announces this year’s San Diego County Credit Union Festival of Arts in North Park, a free festival that celebrates the artistic craftsmanship of the community, from unconventional street art to live musical talent. This celebration
of the historic and eclectic North Park neighborhood attracts more than 40,000 attendees from around San Diego and beyond. There is something for all ages at this nine square block festival including interactive exhibits, local makers, fine art, and an array
of live music along North Park’s busy University Avenue. http://northparkmainstreet.com/events/festival-of-arts

Chocolate Festival May 11
Spend the Saturday before Mother’s Day at San Diego Botanic Garden’s famous Chocolate Festival! Enjoy dozens of delectable chocolate tastings, demonstrations, a chocolate fountain and more. This family-friendly event also features children’s activities
and a variety of Mother’s Day gift vendors. https://www.sdbgarden.org/chocolate.htm

Ocean Beach Kite Festival May 18
Started in 1948, the Kite Festival is the oldest children’s Kite Festival in the United States. Generations have enjoyed this fabulous, free, family fun! http://www.oceanbeachkiwanis.org/

SoCal Taco Fest May 18
Over 25 of your favorite restaurants at Waterfront Park for San Diego’s biggest taco festival! Plus, Lucha Libre wrestling, Chihuahua races & beauty pageant, and the Milagro Cantina Margarita Tent. http://www.z90.com/event/2019-socal-taco-fest/

Vista Strawberry Festival May 26
Vista was once the “Strawberry Capital of the World”! San Diego County’s only celebration of the strawberry. Live entertainment on multiple stages, bands, local craft brews in the beer garden, food, carnival rides, contests, 400 vendors that include strawberry desserts, food, crafts. Contests include Little Ms. Strawberry
Shortcake, Strawberry Costume, Strawberry Idol, Pie-Eating. http://www.vistastrawberryfest.com

Memorial Day Flag Run May 27
Join us for our Annual 10K Memorial Day Flag Run along the beach from Carmel Valley to Cardiff. It’s not a race but more of a military style formation done at a moderate pace as we take turns handing off the American Flag. Always an incredible event
and very patriotic way to pay tribute to those that have paid the ultimate price to ensure our freedom.
https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/SanDiego/MemorialDayRunhostedbyGutCheckFitness

La Vista Memorial Day Celebration May 27
La Vista Memorial Park and Mortuary, one of the San Diego’s oldest and most historic cemeteries, will host its annual Memorial Day ceremonies at its picturesque hilltop setting located at 3191 Orange St., in National City. The Memorial Day activities have
evolved into a community wide event supported enthusiastically by National City public officials and draws visitors from all over San Diego County. https://lavistamemorialpark.com/event/13thannual-memorial-day-celebration/

April 2019 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch Through May 12
This SoCal attraction will open its doors with new landscaping and renovations. See the display gardens developed by the San Diego Master Gardeners, get lost in the fragrant sweet pea maze with new pathways, learn about composting and gardening in
the new greenhouses that will offer classes for local elementary students and residents. http://www.theflowerfields.com

Ironman 70.3 Apr. 6
The Oceanside Ironman 70.3 is a half-tri event that features a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride, and a 13.1-mile run for 70.3 total miles. The race will start and finish at the boat ramp inside Oceanside Harbor, where the best spectator viewing will be at the
north end of transition by the Harbor Pelican Deli Mart. http://www.ironman.com

North Park Festival of Beers Apr. 6
The 12th annual North Park Festival of Beers is back on Saturday, April 6, sampling more than 50 beers from the best breweries on the planet! Presented by 91X and San Diego CityBeat. The fun starts at 12 PM at the Lafayette Hotel. https://www.northparkbeerfest.com/

Julian Gold Rush Days Apr. 6-7
Julian Gold Rush Days celebrates the discovery of gold in this mountain community and invites visitors to learn more about its history with a weekend of entertainment including gold panning, tomahawk throwing, candle dipping, and more. The old-fashioned mining camp will offer re-enactors, an arts and crafts market, food
and drink, a petting zoo, pony rides, and old-fashioned laundry.
http://www.juliangoldrushdays.com

California Ballet Company: Cinderella Apr. 12-14
Revisit the magical world where wishes come true and godmothers are fairies. The full-length ballet adaptation of Cinderella returns to the San Diego Civic Theatre April 2019, renewed and re-imagined! https://sandiegotheatres.org/cinderella/

VinDiego Wine and Food Festival Apr. 13
Seventh-annual event features top tier wineries and San Diego’s best chefs to make this a wine and food lover’s paradise! Come enjoy 300 wines! https://www.vindiego.com/

Avocado Festival Apr. 14
Family-friendly festival celebrating the agriculture of the region. With artisan vendors, food, kid’s zone, music, beer garden, farmer’s market, a guacamole contest, and more. Admission is FREE! http://www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org

Port of San Diego’s Day at the Docks Apr. 14
This is the 40th year the San Diego Sportfishing Council has sponsored its special showcase of San Diego sportfishing. This event features fishing seminars, a fishing adventure for kids, catch, prep, and COOK demonstrations, casting contests, izorline
knot tying competition, boat rides around the bay, marine art, live entertainment, and MUCH more. http://sportfishing.org/day-docks-to-do/

Del Mar International Horse Show Apr. 16 – May 5
Enjoy the beauty, sportsmanship, and excitement of a competitive equestrian event. This thrilling three-week event features three distinct equestrian disciplines — Western, Dressage and Hunter/ Jumper — and is recognized as one of the top horse shows on the
international stage, attracting nearly 1,500 horses and Olympic, World Cup, and World Champion athletes. https://delmarnational.com/

Easter Bunny Teas Apr. 19-20
A Westgate tradition. Celebrate spring in elegance with our sumptuous signature Parisian-style afternoon tea. Delicious proof of our generations-long love of afternoon tea, our Easter tea is served with a delicious selection of house-made sweet delicacies,
yummy child-friendly petit-fours, savory tea sandwiches and pastries. All accompanied with a choice of freshly brewed fine teas and a special hop-in appearance from a fluffy guest. https://www.westgatehotel.com/activities/hotel-events/easterbunny-tea/

Easter at The Del Apr. 21
Let The Del’s soaring red turrets and glittering Pacific Ocean be the backdrop to your family’s Easter memories. Enjoy the Champagne Easter Brunch in the Crown Room or Ocean View Ballroom. Then head out into the spring sunshine for a colorful
egg hunt on the Windsor Lawn. https://hoteldel.com/events/easter/

Pacific Rim Festival Apr. 27
The Pacific Rim Festival will offer a family fun day filled with food, live music, entertainment, kids activities, arts & crafts, workshops, cultural demonstrations, and more! This event is FREE! www.pacificrimfest.com

San Diego Shaka Fest Apr. 27
A fusion of Hawaiian culture, arts, and athletics set on Mission Bay filled with events such as a youth-only canoe regatta, SUP races, stages of “da kine” Hawaiian and Tahitian entertainment, boutique vendors, and island-inspired food vendors. This event
is held by non-profit charity and youth-only program Nā Koa Kai
Canoe Club. http://sandiegoshakafest.com/

San Diego Kids Expo & Fair Apr. 27-28
Enjoy two days of family fun and entertainment. Inside the Expo, you’ll meet over 150 businesses showcasing family friendly products and services. Enjoy free indoor activities like the trackless train and watch performances on the Central Park stage. Then get your wristbands and head outside for the outdoor fair and ride the 300ft zipline, zorbing balls, pedal race cars, and more. http://www.sandiegokidsexpo.com/

Mission Federal Artwalk Apr. 27-28
Mission Federal ArtWalk will celebrate its 35th annual event in the streets of Little Italy. Featuring more than 300 artists filling 17 square blocks of the iconic urban neighborhood with art, craftsmanship and beautiful goods, this event attracts artists from across the globe. http://www.artwalksandiego.org/missionfederal/

Annual Motor Cars on Main Street Car Show Apr. 28
Coronado MainStreet hosts an annual car show, MotorCars on MainStreet, featuring over 400 pre-73 restored classic, rod and custom cars & trucks. http://www.coronadomainstreet.com/

Earth Day Fair Apr. 28
The 30th annual EarthFair in Balboa Park includes more than 300 groups and businesses. Produced by 300 volunteers, EarthFair 2019 will feature special theme areas, a Food Pavilion, a special Children’s Activity Area, four entertainment venues, the Children’s
Earth Parade, the eARTh Gallery arts and crafts show, and the Cleaner Car Concourse. http://www.earthdayweb.org/

San Diego March 2019 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch Mar. 1 – May 12
This SoCal attraction will open its doors with new landscaping and renovations. See the display gardens developed by the San Diego Master Gardeners, get lost in the fragrant sweet pea maze with new pathways, learn about composting and gardening in
the new greenhouses that will offer classes for local elementary students and residents. http://www.theflowerfields.com

Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic Mar. 1
The 6th Annual Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic, presented by the Poway Chamber of Commerce, gets underway with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. In keeping with Mickey’s charitable spirit, a portion of this year’s profits will be donated to the Poway Chapter of Soroptimist International, a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
https://birdeasepro.com/powaychamber/

Spring Home & Garden Show Mar. 1-3
Over 400 exhibits. Everything for your home improvement needs all under one (actually two) roofs. See the annual garden landscape features, where local landscape contractors and horticulturalists put their most creative foot forward to inspire the
public. http://springhomegardenshow.com/tickets-discounts

Finish Chelsea’s Run 5K Run/Walk Mar. 2
The Annual Finish Chelsea’s Run in honor of Chelsea King will feature a competitive 5K race and fun run/walk, family festival, children’s activities, team competition, entertainment, and refreshments. https://chelseaslight.org/programs/finish-chelseas-run/

Mardi Gras Beads, Bites, and Booze Tour Mar. 2
We will be serving up New Orleans inspired bites and Carnival inspired cocktails throughout the Gaslamp Quarter with BEADS, BEADS and more BEADS from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tickets to the Gaslamp Mardi Gras Beads, Bites and Booze Tour are only
$25 in advance or $30 on the day of!
https://www.sdmardigras.com/mardi-gras-beads-booze-barcrawl/

Festival of Science & Engineering: Expo Day Mar. 2
Expo Day is the official kick-off celebration for festival week featuring hundreds of exhibitors and gives attendees a major preview of what’s to come to area businesses, schools, libraries, and museums throughout the county during Festival Week, eight
days of learning, hands-on activities, innovation, and behind-the scenes opportunities for students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as adults and families to ignite their passion for STEM education. https://www.lovestemsd.org/

San Diego Yoga Festival Mar. 2-3
Come one, come all to the San Diego Yoga Festival in Imperial Beach! This event is perfect for Yoga practitioners of all levels: first-time, beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Bring your dog, or bring a friend to the beach to try a new yoga class!
https://www.sandiegoyogafestival.com/

Busker Festival Mar. 2-3
A Busker is a street performer. The celebration brings colorful street performers – from jugglers on unicycles to stilt walkers, contortionists, and acrobats – to the waterfront shopping, dining, and entertainment district. This event is FREE to attend.
http://www.seaportvillage.com/

St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon, BeerFest, and Tribes & Clans Mar. 3
St. Patrick’s Day half marathon, 5K run/walk, Green Mile Fun Run, and Tribes and Clans crossfit-style competition. http://www.stpatricksdayhalf.com/

Best Coast Beer Fest Mar. 9
Taste beer from nearly 100 of the West Coast’s craft breweries, enjoy local bands and a food truck alley. Every ticket sold helps a cancer patient. http://bestcoastbeerfest.com/san-diego-2

San Diego Half Marathon & 5K Mar. 10
Founded in 2012, the San Diego Half Marathon is a premier race that celebrates the beauty and uniqueness of San Diego while raising money to help its communities. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3), all net proceeds are donated to community service projects and
local charitable causes. http://sdhalfmarathon.com/

San Diego Leprechaun Run Mar. 16
Before you wash down your Shepard’s Pie with a pint of Guiness, head over to Pacific Beach for the Leprechaun Run! The 5K starts at 9:00 a.m. and the kids run begins at 10:00 a.m. After the run, redeem your drink ticket at Maverick’s in Pacific Beach!
https://www.sandiegorunningco.com/leprechaunrun

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Mar. 16
The Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the LARGEST parade west of the Mississippi! The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. and includes more than 120 floats, marching bands, Police and Fire Departments, dancers, and much more. Following the parade is
the Irish Festival in Balboa Park from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
http://www.stpatsparade.org/

San Diego Cake Show Mar. 16-17
With a cake design competition open to everyone, a variety of decorating classes for all skill levels, decorating demonstrations, plus raffles and vendor booths featuring a wide range of decorating tools, tips, and supplies. https://sandiegocakeshow.com/

Cherry Blossom Week & Festival Mar. 18-24
The Japanese Friendship Garden’s (JFG) 2019 Cherry Blossom Week is March 18 through March 21. During this time, select vendors will be set up throughout JFG giving guests a sneak peek of what’s to come during the weekend. JFG will bloom into a full
festival from March 22 through March 24 with crafts from local merchants, performances, a beer and sake garden, tea garden, street food, and children’s activities! http://www.niwa.org/cbf19

LPGA Kia Classic Mar. 25-31
Entering its tenth year, the 2019 Kia Classic will be held at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California March 25th –31st. The Kia Classic features 144 of the best women golfers playing for the $1.8 million purse. The field features 2018 Kia Classic Champion Eun-Hee Ji and crowd favorites Lydia Ko, Paula Creamer, Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson. http://www.kiaclassic.com/

Rolando Street Fair Mar. 31
Located on pretty Rolando Boulevard between towering Silk Oaks (planted over 75 years ago) you can spend the day enjoying our neighborhood, meeting old friends, and making new ones! Enjoy live music, local artists and musicians, food, kids’ activities, and a
beer garden! https://www.rolandocc.org/

San Diego February 2019 Events

San Diego February 2019 Event Calendar | California Title Company Blog

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San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Valentine’s Day Ideas
A list of ideas for your significant other this Valentine’s Day.
http://www.san-diego-beaches-and-adventures.com/valentines-day-ideas.html

Museum Month Through February
Enjoy half-off admission for more than 40 museums throughout San Diego!
https://sandiegomuseumcouncil.org/specials/museum-month/

Second Chance Dog Adoption Feb. 2, 9, 16
Second Chance Dog Rescue is hosting adoption events in Clairemont (Feb. 2), Mission Valley (Feb. 9), and Pacific Beach (Feb. 16.). Help these furry friends need forever homes! For more information, please visit the Second Chance Rescue website. http://secondchancedogrescue.org/

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Through Feb. 4
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Museum of Photographic Arts. Filmmakers and Human Rights Watch experts will be present at each screening to discuss many of the issues raised by the films. The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people
https://www.kpbs.org/events/2019/feb/04/human-rights-watch-film-festival-6110d7d6

6th Annual San Diego Improv Festival Feb. 7-10
The 6th Annual San Diego Improv Festival returns, attracting improv enthusiasts from around the country for the four-day comedy binge. Anyone attracted to improv is encouraged to take the plunge and join the four-day comedic journey.
http://www.sdimprovfestival.com/

Brewbies Fest Feb. 9
Enjoy an array of outstanding, interesting, unique and (our favorite) signature PINK beers from over 40 of the best breweries around! As always we donate 100% of the proceeds from Brewbies to the Keep A Breast Foundation to help support their mission of empowering young people around the world with breast health education and support! Get your tickets today!  https://www.brewbies.org/

Chinese New Year Festival at Balboa Park Feb. 9-10
Come celebrate Chinese New Year 2019 at the International Cottages of Balboa Park. The event will be filled with Lion Dance, Dragon Dance, Chinese performances, Kung-Fu, Chinese Specialty food. https://allevents.in/park/chinese-new-year-festival-at-balboa-park/1000052278098199

2019 Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Feb. 10
The Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K & 1-mile run will be a Match Making event again this year! At registration you will pick up your choice of bib: Available, Taken, or It’s Complicated. Wear the bib on the run and find others that like to run and do events just like you! Get social at the event and make new friends. https://www.active.com/coronado-ca/running/distance-running-races/coronado-valentine-s-day-10k-5k-and-1-mile-fun-run-walk-2019

Zombie Escape 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run Feb. 10
You are not running against the clock, but from blood thirsty, virus infected zombies. All runners will be given a flag belt (just like those used in flag football). The flags represent your “health” If a runner reaches the “Safe Zone” (finish line) with ANY number of flags attached to their belt they will receive a “SURVIVOR” medal If a runner reaches the “Safe Zone” (finish line) with no flags attached they will receive an “INFECTED” medal.
https://www.active.com/san-diego-ca/running/distance-running/zombie-escape-5k-and-1-mile-fun-run-2019

Cabrillo Sunrise 5K Feb. 10
Watch the sun rise over the city and then run or walk 5K through Cabrillo National Monument–San Diego’s only national park. Spectacular ocean views in a unique setting at an hour of the day when the park is normally closed. Plus, your participation helps with the park’s many programs, including science education for underprivileged children. https://www.active.com/san-diego-ca/running/distance-running-races/cabrillo-sunrise-5k-2019

Cupids & Canines Adoption Event Feb. 16
Find the LOVE OF YOUR LIFE at the San Diego Animal Support Foundation’s 12th Annual Cupids & Canines Mega Adoption Event, featuring HUNDREDS of adoptable animals from 26 shelters and rescue organizations, all in one convenient place! It all happens on Saturday, February 10th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grossmont Center in La Mesa (just north of the 8 Freeway)! http://sdshelters.org/news/Events.html

Valentine’s Oceanside Harbor Wine Cruise Feb. 16
This 90 minute cruise includes an appetizer platter and three wine tastings! Tickets are $39 and Beach Wine Club members receive $4 off! The cruise begins and 5:00 PM and passengers are asked to check-in 30 minutes prior to board. https://www.sandiego. org/members/tours-sightseeing/oceanside-adventures-luxury-cruises/events/oceanside-harbor-wine-cruise-2.aspx

Chinese New Year Fair Feb. 16-17
The 37th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair is being held downtown between Third and J Street. Celebrate the year of the pig with food, crafts, art, culture, traditional customs, and much more! Admission is FREE! https://sdcny.org/

International Jewish Film Festival Through Feb. 17
The festival annually showcases a selection of the best contemporary Jewish-related films in multiple genres and aims to educate and illuminate the diverse Jewish experience through evocative, independent narrative and documentary films. https://www.kpbs.org/events/2019/feb/17/29th-annual-san-diego-international/

San Diego Bird Festival Feb. 27-Mar. 3
In a world where social media and smart devices seem to be taking over, birds are a lovely reminder that the world is full of real experiences. All you need to do is Look Up! The San Diego Audubon Society invites you to the San Diego Bird Festival, which celebrates the birds and habitats of San Diego county. Know that your experience is giving something back to the birds: the proceeds of this festival support the education, conservation, and sanctuary programs of San Diego Audubon Society.
https://sandiegoaudubon.org/events/bird-festival

San Diego January 2019 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

Ice Skating by the Sea Through Jan. 2
At the Del, Hotel del Coronado, enjoy outdoor ice skating at Coronado beach, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The ice rink will be open daily with session times that vary. Hot chocolate and holiday drinks make this a festive San Diego holiday activity. For
more information and schedule visit www.hoteldel.com

San Diego Spring Home Show Jan. 4-6
Our events feature a wide selection of home improvement professionals in a fun, interactive environment. After meeting with and comparing our expert exhibitors, we know you’ll be inspired and motivated to start planning with confidence.
http://www.homeshowsandiego.com

The Winehouse Experience Jan. 5
The Winehouse Experience is a tribute to the late Amy Winehouse. Visit the quaint neighborhood of Little Italy to experience an honor the singer. This event takes place at the Music Box on India Street and tickets are $22-$47.
https://www.sandiegoreader.com/events/2019/jan/05/thewinehouse-experience-a-tribute-/?et=242380

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure Jan. 8- Ongoing
Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour Event as you compete against other teams for the best score. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and
completing challenges while learning local history.
https://www.urbanadventurequest.com/tours/things-to-do/sandiego-balboa-park/default.aspx

San Diego Brew Festival Jan. 12
The 8th annual San Diego Beer Fest returns to Liberty Station, promising another fun filled day with beer, food trucks, and music. The event will feature dozens of local and international craft beers, as well as San Diego’s most popular food trucks. The Brew
Festival’s proceeds will benefit Noah’s B-ark, Inc whose aim is to rescue dogs from shelters and find permanent homes for rescued pets. https://www.sandiegobeerfest.com/

Poway Winter Festival Jan. 12-13
Whether you’re building a snowman, sledding down the snow hill, roasting marshmallows by the campfire, making silly faces in our free photo booth, or taking a spin around the synthetic skate rink; there is bound to be something for everyone!
http://poway.org/893/Winter-Festival

San Diego Resolution Run 5k & 15k Jan. 13
Start your year right with a San Diego run that is good for your mind, spirit, and body. The San Diego Resolution Run 5K/10K/ Half Marathon will take runners on a waterfront course from along Mission Bay, while raising funds for Wild Willow Farm & Education Center. www.sandiegoresolutionrun.com

San Diego Travel & Adventure Show Jan. 19-20
At the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show, you’ll meet with thousands of destination experts from around the world who can help you personalize the trip that’s right for you. Meet face-to-face with your favorite travel celebrities such as Josh Gates and more!
https://travelshows.com/sandiego

2019 Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon Jan. 20
Carlsbad is a winter marathon and half marathon unlike any other. From our ideal weather conditions to our spectacular coastal course, our award winning event will wow you. Our course features support stations, breathtaking costal views, continuous
entertainment and much more. https://www.inmotionevents.com/event/carlsbad-marathon

38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade Jan. 20
This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth
organizations. http://www.alpha-zsl.org/mlkdayparade.html

San Diego Restaurant Week Jan. 20-27
San Diego Restaurant Week returns for eight days starting Sunday, January 20 through Sunday, January 27 with a FEAST for the senses at over 180 participating restaurants. Dine deliciously at restaurants offering prix-fixe menu options throughout San Diego
County. This foodie-favorited week is the perfect time to take a culinary tour throughout the diverse and thriving food culture of San Diego.  https://www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

Farmers Insurance Open 2019 Jan. 24-27
The PGA TOUR’s Farmers Insurance Open is played annually at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, home of the 2008 & 2021 U.S. Open. Come enjoy everything San Diego has to offer! The ocean views, the world-class competition, and fan attractions
including, The Michelob ULTRA Zone, Fan Village, autograph areas, a variety of locally themed concession stands and much more! https://www.farmersinsuranceopen.com

2019 San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show Jan. 24-27
If you are a boater, don’t miss this once a year event! We’ll have the brands and companies you’ve come to know and love, as well as new marine services and products, free boating seminars, boat rides, libations and more! http://bigbayboatshow.com/

Monster Jam Jan. 26
Monster Jam is one of the world’s largest and most famous monster truck tour featuring some of the biggest names in monster trucks. https://www.monsterjam.com/en-US

Event Resources
https://www.sandiegoreader.com/events/2019/jan/
https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events.aspx
https://visitsandiego.com/events
https://www.tripsavvy.com/san-diego-in-january-1478835

Holiday Lights 2018

Holiday Lights in San Diego

San Diego Holiday Lights

There are many places to view the wonderful sights of San Diego’s Holiday Lights. Here are a few of the popular places, in addition to a list of links to assist in guiding you around to some of the favorite areas.
BALBOA PARK Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo, www.sandiegozoo.org
BANKERS HILL The Forward House in Bankers Hill, 108 Ivy St. (1st & Ivy)
CAMPO 2434 Cypress Drive
CARLSBAD The Carlsbad Christmas House, 7607 Romeria St. | 6646 Elegant Tern Pl. |3520 Corte Ramon | LEGOLAND California
CARMEL MOUNTAIN RANCH Fairway Village
CHULA VISTA Christmas Circle, Whitney Street and Mankato Circle
CLAIREMONT Christmas Park, Lana Drive and Jamar Drive | 5404 Mt. Burnham Dr., | 5348 Channing St. CORONADO Hotel del Coronado, www.hoteldel.com
EL CAJON Jingle Bell Hill, Solomon Ave./Pegeen Pl. | Nightmare Before Christmas, 11456 Pegeen Pl. 1838 El Pico Dr. | 9777 Valley Ranch Rd. | 1552 Cajon Greens Pl. | 3001 Golf Crest Ridge Rd.
LA MESA 6266 De Camp Dr. | 7817 Quince St.
LAKESIDE Tinsel Town, 10248 Paseo Palmas Dr.
LEMON GROVE Santa Claus Lane, 2618 Sheri Lane | 689 Meadowbrook Dr.
MIRA MESA 8866 Cassioepia Way | 11505 Elbert Ct.
MISSION BAY Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights, Begins on Quivira Basin, http://www.mbyc.org | Seaworld Christmas Celebration, https://seaworld.com/san-diego/
OCEANSIDE 1562 Peacock Blvd. |1615 Quiet Hills Dr. | 2329 Snead Dr. | Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights,  www.oceansideyc.net | San Diego Botanic Garden “Garden of Lights”, http://www.SDBGarden.org
PARADISE HILLS 2160 Reo Dr.
POINT LOMA Garrison Street Lights, Garrison Street and Chatsworth Lane
POWAY Candy Cane Lane, Hickory Ct./Hickory St., Butterwood Ct. and Rockrose Ct. | 12631 Stoutwood St. RAMONA Happy Lights Ramona , 23542 Bassett Way
RANCHO PENASQUITOS Christmas Card Lane, Oviedo Street and Black Mountain Road
SAN MARCOS Christmas On Knob Hill, 1639 Knob Hill, http://www.christmasonknobhill.com/ | 1145 Barham Dr.
SANTEE Starlight Circle, Tomel Ct.| 9325 Pebble Beach Dr. | 9435 Saint Andrews Dr. | 9773 Roe Dr.
SERRA MESA 2002 Ainsley Rd.
SCRIPPS RANCH Merry-tage Court, Stonebridge Parkway and Merritage Court
SHELTER ISLAND San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, Starts off Shelter Island, goes through the harbor and ends at the Ferry Landing, Coronado
SOUTH PARK Luminaria, http://www.southparksd.com
SPRING VALLEY 1037 N. Bonita St.
TIERRASANTA Belardo Lights, http://www.belardolights.com | 10927 Baroque Lane