San Diego Events April 11-13

Another beautiful weekend is coming up! We’ve got a list of all the best San Diego Events from April 11-13. From art shows to flower festivals and 5k walks, we’ve got everything you need to start planning a fun-filled weekend.

Ray at Night ArtWalk
6pm – 9pm. Ray Street, North Park
La Jolla & San Diego Weekend Events April 11-13

Ray at Night Artwalk is a gathering of local and national artists, art galleries, and other art-related ventures that has become the biggest monthly artwalk in San Diego. The event is FREE, and is a chance to see some up-and-coming artists and cutting-edge art on an evening out in San Diego. The festival in total is made up of over 25 galleries and art venues, and is definitely a must-see for any art lovers. Free parking is available nearby, or for $3 at a nearby structure on 30th Street. Don’t miss out!

Art Alive 2014: Bloom Bash
San Diego Museum of Art, 7pm

See the Museum in full bloom during Bloom Bash, the NEW Opening Celebration for Art Alive! Enjoy delicious fare from San Diego’s top restaurants, caterers & dessertiers; floral-infused cocktails by the Patron Spirits Company; fresh tapped beer and tastings by The Lost Abbey; live music and dancing; activities and festive performances, and more than 120 floral interpretations of the Museum’s finest works of art. Visit for more information and to purchase tickets.


Salk Institute’s Step into Discovery 
Salk Institute: 10010 North Torrey Pines Road

La Jolla & San Diego Weekend Events April 11-13Step into discovery! Join Salk Institute for Walk for Salk 5k, 9am-12pm, a benefit walk to support research for cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, healthy aging, diabetes, obesity, and plant biology. Then check out Explore Salk, a free community open house featuring lab and architectural tours, science talks, and a health and wellness festival! The lab tours begin at 11am; various talks exploring different sciences and cures will be happening throughout the day. Visit for more information.

Bite San Diego – La Jolla EditionLa Jolla & San Diego Weekend Events April 11-13
1-4 pm, Downtown La Jolla

Food tasting walking tour begins in the center of La Jolla. Participants enjoy scrumptious bites and samples from Karl Strauss, Extreme Pizza, Brick and Bell, Krafty Krepes, We Olive, Ohana’s Cafe, and Nosh Deli. Meander slowly through downtown La Jolla while eating some of the best food it has to offer! Tickets are $45; visit to purchase.


Brunch with the Birds
11am – 2pm at Free Flight, An Exotic Bird Sanctuary
2132 Jimmy Durante Blvd.

La Jolla & San Diego Weekend Events April 11-13

Support the parrots in the Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary! This year will be Free Flight’s third annual spring fundraiser and membership drive. Enjoy a light brunch buffet (danishes, bagels, donuts, fruit, and beverages) alongside the beautiful birds at the sanctuary. Learn about all the ways Free Flight benefits the community and engages the public with exotic birds! All the profit goes directly to the care of the birds. Entrance is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 13.

La Jolla Concours D’Elegance 10th Annual Show

9am – 4 pm at Ellen Browning Scripps Park

We can’t leave out this iconic event! The Concours is a luxurious event that showcases various types of fine automobile gems. This year, the theme is “Celebrating European Race History” and will feature some of the world’s most exquisite automobile displays with standouts such as Bentley, Ferrari, Maserati, and Rolls-Royce. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door.

How are you planning to spend your weekend? Share, post, and engage with us and the La Jolla community using hashtag #LaJollaBB

[Images courtesy of,,,]

The following two tabs change content below.
Emily Ruchlewicz

Emily Ruchlewicz

News & Feature Writer at
Emily Ruchlewicz is a News and Feature writer at Blue Book Publishers and has written more than 100 La Jolla-related articles. Follow her blogs to stay informed about new businesses, read exclusive interviews with local business owners, and keep up with community events. (

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *