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May 2019 Events

May Event Calendar - San Diego | California Title Company Blog


San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing

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.

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!

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.

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

April 2019 Events San Diego | California Title Company Blog


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. 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.

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/