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March 2020 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
http://www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival Weekends
Sip and sample your way around the world of international street food traditions, craft beers and wines, and enjoy live musical performances along the way.
Location: Sea World
More Information: https://seaworld.com/
Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch March through May
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: 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
More Information: http://www.theflowerfields.com

San Diego ComicFest Mar. 5-8
The San Diego Comic Fest is the friendly comic convention with a casual atmosphere and an intimate scale that allows fans to mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors.
Location: Four Points Sheraton
More Information: https://www.sdcomicfest.org/

Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic Mar. 6
In keeping with Mickey’s charitable spirit, a portion of this year’s profits will be donated to the Poway Boys and Girls Club, an organization working to inspire and enable youth to achieve academic success.
Location: Rancho Bernardo Inn
More Information: https://birdeasepro.com/powaychamber/

Spring Home & Garden Show Mar. 6-8
Everything for your home improvement needs are 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.
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
More Info: http://springhomegardenshow.com/tickets-discounts

Festival of Science & Engineering: Expo Day Mar. 7-15
This is a ten-day educational experience including interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities and dynamic speakers to engage kids and families in all that encompasses STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). This event is FREE to attend.
Location: Petco Park
More Information: https://www.lovestemsd.org/

San Diego Leprechaun Run Mar. 14
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!
Location: Pacific Beach
More Info: https://www.sandiegorunningco.com/leprechaunrun

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Mar. 14
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.
Location: Fifth Ave. & Laurel St.
More Information: http://www.stpatsparade.org/

San Diego Half Marathon & 5K Mar. 15
Escape the cold and run in one of the most beautiful cities in the world! As a nonprofit 501(c)(3), all net proceeds are donated to community service projects and local charitable causes.
Location: Petco Park
More Information: http://sdhalfmarathon.com/
Cherry Blossom Week & Festival Mar. 16-22
Japanese Friendship Garden will bloom into a full festival from March 20 through March 22 with visiting and local merchants offering unique crafts and presents in the upper garden; performances, a beer & sake garden, and tea garden at the Inamori Pavilion; mouth-watering street food in the lower garden courtyard; and an arts & crafts area for children!
Location: Japanese Friendship Garden
More Information: http://www.niwa.org/cbf19

Best Coast Beer Fest Mar. 21
This event features nearly 100 of the West Coast’s craft breweries, local bands and a food truck alley. Every ticket sold helps cancer patients and survivors.
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North
More Information: https://bestcoastbeerfest.com/

San Diego Cake Show Mar. 21-22
The San Diego Cake Show features 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.
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
More Information: https://sandiegocakeshow.com/

Rolando Street Fair Mar. 22
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!
Location: Rolando Blvd. between El Cajon Blvd. and Solita Ave
More Information: https://www.rolandocc.org/

LPGA Kia Classic Mar. 23-29
The Kia Classic features the best women golfers playing for the $1.8 million purse.
Location: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad
More Information: http://www.kiaclassic.com/

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
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

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/

March 2018 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

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.
http://www.theflowerfields.com

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.
http://sdfilmweek.com/2017/

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
http://poway.com/

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.
http://springhomegardenshow.com/tickets-discounts

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.
https://chelseaslight.org/programs/finish-chelseas-run/

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.
https://www.lovestemsd.org/

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.
http://www.seaportvillage.com/

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.
http://www.stpatricksdayhalf.com/

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.
http://www.niwa.org/cbf18

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.
https://www.pechanga.com

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.
http://bestcoastbeerfest.com/san-diego-2

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.
http://sdhalfmarathon.com/

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.
https://www.rolandocc.org/

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.
https://events.hakuapp.com

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.
https://sandiegocakeshow.com/

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.
https://www.rolandocc.org/

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.
http://www.kiaclassic.com/

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.
https://www.mvcbf.com/

March 2017 San Diego 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

Masters of Hawaiian Music  Mar 3
Four-time Grammy-winner and slack key guitar virtuoso George Kahumoko Jr. is known has Hawaii’s Renaissance Man. Kahumoko will take the stage with slack key guitarist Kawika Kahiapo and multi-instrumentalist Nathan Aweau to perform a distinctly Hawaiian style of open tunings, along with stories and light-hearted entertainment for everyone in the audience.
http://artcenter.org/event/masters-of-hawaiian-music

Art Walk Mar 3
Celebrate the new Art Walk with artists Michael Rosenblatt and Ruth Jameson painting on the terrace at OMA.
http://oma-online.org/calendar

CRSSD Festival Mar 4-5
The bill features Bob Moses, Flume, Duke Dumont, Justin Martin, AlunaGeorge, Jackmaster, Seth Troxler, Eats Everything, Amtrac, Giraffage, DJ Snakehips, Cut Snake, Skream, Lane 8, Ame, Midland, Lost Frequencies, Heidi, Cassy, and Mija.
http://crssdfest.com

Best Coast Beer Fest 2017 presented by Sycuan Mar 11
Enjoy more than 200 beers from nearly 100 local breweries, grab a sensible lunch in our food truck alley and listen to the sweet sounds of local bands – all while taking in the gorgeous views of Coronado and downtown San Diego. To recap…You. Beer. Music. Food trucks. San Diego Bay. The whole shebang. There is no physical way in the universe you can enjoy a day better than this. We’ve done the research. It’s science.
http://bestcoastbeerfest.com/san-diego-2

World Baseball Classic Mar 14-19
The North American venues for the 2017 World Baseball Classic include San Diego! Second Round play takes place March 14-19 with potential teams including: United States, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Colombia, Canada, and Italy. Full 6-game ticket packages begin as low as $78 per 6-game plan ($13 per game) and include the full schedule of all six games at Petco Park. Each package also includes a possible bonus ‘Tiebreaker Game’ in the case of a tie (March 19th). Full 6-game strip package buyers get the best seats and the best prices.
www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego shamROCK  Mar 17
Over 20,000 attendees from across the U.S. flock to downtown each year to party on green carpeted streets, throw back Irish libations (Sláinte!), and jig into the wee hours of the night to Irish punk, rock, and bass heavy beats across three stages. Top it off with the hottest plaid-clad go-go dancers in town and award winning traditional Irish steppers and you have a recipe for the perfect Saint Patrick’s Day celebration!
www.sandiegoshamrock.com
South Oceanside Car, Bike, & Boat Show Mar 18
Over 200 cars, motorcycles, boats, and vendors selling everything from food and apparel to trinkets and car gadgets. With over 5000 attendees, last year the community of South Oceanside embraced the culture with music and performances by the students of the local elementary and middle schools.
www.facebook.com/southocarshow

San Diego Cake Show Mar 18-19
Master pastry chefs, well-known California “sugar artists,” talented local bakers, amateur decorators, and those who enjoy beautiful sugar art of all kinds will come together for the 34th Annual San Diego “Confections for a Cause” Cake Show. Presented by the San Diego Cake Club, the theme of this year’s event is “Comic Cake.” The popular two-day Cake Show will feature a cake design competition open to everyone, a variety of decorating classes for all skill levels, skills and decorating demonstrations, plus raffles and vendor booths featuring a wide range of decorating tools, tips, and supplies.
http://sandiegocakeshow.com

Race for Autism Mar 25
100% of race donations stay right here to support San Diego autism programs, services, and hundreds of local classrooms. Featuring: 5K chip-timed run or walk, 1-mile SUPERHERO Family Fun Walk, scenic Balboa Park course, educational resource fair, children’s activities, music, commemorative medals and t-shirts, prizes, refreshments, and more. Costumes and strollers welcome.
www.raceforautism.org

Chamorro Cultural Festival Mar 25
Chamorro Hands in Education Links Unity, the San Diego-based non-profit focused on preserving the Pacific Island culture of the Chamorros, celebrates its 8th Annual Chamorro Cultural Festival. We are proud of this accomplishment and know that many Chamorros share the same passion and desire in their culture and heritage. CCF is a free event with free parking. CCF is a highly anticipated annual family-fun event, celebrating the arts, culture, customs, and people of the Mariana Islands, which include Guam, Saipan, Rota, Tinian, and islands in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
www.sandiegoreader.com

The Bunny Ball Mar 25
Cruise 4 Kids is hosting their 3rd annual Bunny Ball to raise money and collect bunnies for sick and underprivileged children. The Bunny Ball is a high-energy black-tie spring celebration. As guests enter they will be treated to a paparazzi experience on the green grass carpet on their way to a night of festivities which includes live DJs, dancing, cocktails, raffles, silent auctions, magician, photos with bunny mascots, photo booth, balloon drop, and candy buffet along with performers throughout the night. The Bunny Ball will collect over 1500 new stuffed bunnies and place them in the ballroom in one large display called the Bunny Wall.
www.thebunnyball.com

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