San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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.
Location: Carlsbad, California
More Information: http://www.theflowerfields.com
Ironman 70.3 Apr. 4
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.
Location: Oceanside, California
More Information: http://www.ironman.com
North Park Festival of Beers Apr. 4
The 12th annual North Park Festival of Beers is back with more than 50 beers from the best breweries on the planet! The fun starts at 12 p.m. in front of the Lafayette Hotel.
Location: North Park
More Information: https://www.northparkbeerfest.com/
Easter Bunny Teas Apr. 10-11
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.
More Info: https://www.westgatehotel.com/activities/hotel-events/easter-bunny-tea/
Easter at The Del Apr. 12
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.
Location: Coronado, California
More Information: https://hoteldel.com/events/easter/
Del Mar International Horse Show Apr. 14 – May 3
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.
Location: Del Mar, California
More Information: https://delmarnational.com/
Julian Gold Rush Days Apr. 18-19
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.
More Information: http://www.juliangoldrushdays.com
Earth Day Fair Apr. 19
The EarthFair features 300 exhibitors, 11 exhibit areas, three food courts, two beer gardens, a children’s activity area, four entertainment stages, an Earth Day Parade, the eARTh Gallery arts and crafts show, and the Cleaner Car Concourse.
Location: Balboa Park
More Information: http://www.earthdayweb.org/
Avocado Festival Apr. 19
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!
More Information: http://www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org
Port of San Diego’s Day at the Docks Apr. 19
This is the 41st 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.
Location: Point Loma, California
More Information: http://sportfishing.org/day-docks-to-do/
San Diego Shaka Fest Apr. 25
Shaka Fest is a fusion of Hawaiian culture, arts, and athletics 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.
Location: Mission Bay
More Information: http://sandiegoshakafest.com/
San Diego Kids Expo & Fair Apr. 25-26
Enjoy 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 300 foot zipline, zorbing balls, pedal race cars, and more.
More Information: http://www.sandiegokidsexpo.com/
Mission Federal Artwalk Apr. 25-26
Mission Federal ArtWalk will celebrate its 36th annual event in the streets of Little Italy. Artists from across the globe will fill16 square blocks of the iconic urban neighborhood with art, craftsmanship and beautiful goods.
Location: Little Italy
More Information: http://www.artwalksandiego.org/missionfederal/
Annual Motor Cars on Main Street Car Show Apr. 26
In its 30th year, MotorCars on MainStreet, will feature more than 400 pre-1973 restored classic, rod and custom cars & trucks.
Location: Coronado, California
More Information: http://www.coronadomainstreet.com/
Pacific Rim Festival Apr. 26
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!
Location: Chula Vista, California
More Information: http://www.pacificrimfest.com