San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch Mar 1 – May 13
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.
San Diego Film Week Mar 2-11
The Second Annual San Diego Film Week is a ten-day-long celebration of film in America’s Finest City. Over 100 local, national, and international films will be showcased along with workshops, parties, and panels at the Museum of Photographic Arts and other locations across San Diego County.
Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic Mar 2
The Farmers Insurance/Cathy Peterson 5th Annual Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic, presented by the Poway Chamber of Commerce, gets
Home & Garden Show Mar 2-4
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.
Finish Chelsea’s Run 5K Run/Walk Mar 3
8th Annual Finish Chelsea’s Run in honor of Chelsea King. The event will feature a competitive 5K race and fun run/walk, family festival, children’s activities, team competition, entertainment, and refreshments.
Festival of Science & Engineering: Expo Day Mar 3
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.
Busker Festival Mar 3-4
The celebration brings colorful street performers – from jugglers on unicycles to stilt walkers, contortionists, and acrobalancers – to the waterfront shopping, dining, and entertainment district.
St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon, BeerFest, and Tribes & Clans Mar 4
St. Patrick’s Day half marathon, 5K run/walk, and Tribes and Clans crossfit-style competition.
Cherry Blossom Festival Mar 9-11
This year marks the Japanese Friendship Garden’s 14th annual Cherry Blossom Festival, a celebration in hanami, the Japanese tradition of welcoming spring and appreciating the temporal beauty of nature.
Pechanga Wine Festival and Chocolate Decadence Mar 9-10
Friday, Chocolate Decadence. Enjoy an array of chocolates and pastries while sampling a variety of wines, domestic sparkling wines, champagnes, spirits, and dessert wines along with live music.
Best Coast Beer Fest Mar 10
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.
San Diego Half Marathon & 5K Mar 11
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. In addition, we hope to catalyze volunteerism as a way to help communities throughout our city.
San Diego Latino Film Festival Mar 15-25
The festival will occupy five screens for eleven days and will present over 160 films from Latin America, the United States, and Spain as well as Opening Night and Closing Night Parties, the 3rd Annual Sonido Latino Food, Beer & Wine Festival, Q&A sessions with visiting filmmakers, free student outreach screenings, and more.
St. Patrick’s Day 5K & 15K Mar 17
7th-annual event. Race through country roads and vineyards and wind your way to the finish line where you will be awarded with a well-deserved glass of green bubbly.
San Diego Cake Show Mar 17-18
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.
Rolando Street Fair Mar 18
Over 100 vendor booths for unique shopping and culinary experiences, beer tastings, a performance stage, bands, and rides for the kids.
LPGA Kia Classic Mar 19-25
The Kia Classic features 144 of the best women golfers playing for the $1.8 million purse. The field features 2017 Kia Classic Champion Mirim Lee and crowd favorites Lydia Ko, Paula Creamer, Stacy Lewis, Michelle Wie, and Lexi Thompson.
Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival Mar 31
The 8th Annual Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival brings together San Diego craft breweries/distilleries and chefs for an all-inclusive tasting event.