CRSSD Festival at the Waterfront, the celebrated Cherry Blossom Festival in Balboa Park, and the return of La Jolla Nights – all happening this weekend! Celebrate the arrival of March and check out all of these San Diego weekend events. As always, please be sure to check ticket availability prior to any event.
When: Fri March 4; 5pm-8pm
Where: Prospect Street, La Jolla CA 92037
What: Experience La Jolla at night! La Jolla Nights is a monthly celebration of Prospect Street’s Arts, Eats, and Shops, held every 1st Friday of the month from 5-8pm. Shops and galleries will stay open later than usual, so guests can enjoy special deals and discounts at participating restaurants, art galleries, and shops in downtown La Jolla. Participating merchants this year include La Valencia, We Olive, Jewels by the Sea (everything 15% off during event hours), and The La Jolla Gallery.
When: Fri March 4, 5pm-9pm
Where: NTC Liberty Station; 2640 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego 92106
What: Experience Friday Night Liberty this weekend! Malashock Dance will be showing excerpts from The Engagement Ring – Event 4 On The Spot at 6 and 7pm. In addition to The Art Odessey’s screening of film Anne Wolf – The Ancient Art of Mokume Gane (12 minutes) 5:30 to 7:00pm, featured artist Anne Wolf will be joining a Q&A after the screening. See new works from San Diego watercolor artists and at the OTL Media Lab + Gallery works on finding meaning through imagery an exceptional show from students at Chaparral High School.
When: Sat March 5 & Sun March 6; 10am-4pm
Where: Japanese Friendship Garden; 2215 Pan American Rd E, San Diego 92101
What: Celebrate spring and the blooming of some of San Diego’s most beautiful Cherry Trees with cultural performances, Japanese street food, unique local vendors, and children’s corner at Balboa Park! Relax in the beer and tea gardens or partake in hanami, the traditional custom of picnicking under the cherry trees. The event is family-friendly and includes all-day admission into Japanese Garden.
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When: Saturday March 5, 10am-5pm
Where: Petco Park; 100 Park Blvd., San Diego
What: The San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering 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). The week kicks off with EXPO Day at Petco Park, which is free and open to the public! Hundreds of community businesses and organizations will participate, in addition to over 60 programs and events that will follow throughout the week all throughout the county of San Diego.
When: Sat March 5 & Sun March 6; 12pm-6pm
Where: Seaport Village; 849 West Harbor Drive, San Diego 92101
What: Known for their unusual and comedic acts in Boston’s Faneuil Hall or standing statue-like, painted in gold on San Francisco’s Pier 39, buskers perform for tips in public venues across the globe. San Diego’s Seaport Village hosts the only Busker Festival in Southern California! They bring in professionals from across the country to perform bizarre talents – from sword swallowing to knife throwing to pogo stick tricks and juggling on unicycles. Enjoy a weekend of one-of-a-kind entertainment!
When: Sat March 5 & Sun March 6
Where: San Diego Waterfront Park; 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego 92101
What: CRSSD Festival is San Diego’s only two-day electronic music festival at the 12-acre San Diego Waterfront Park – featuring three stages and more than 36 performers. This year’s fest is sure to be bigger than ever; in addition to music, the festival will offer craft beer, mixed drinks, food, and more. This year’s lineup includes Odesza, Chet Faker, Tycho, Skylar Spence, and Claude Vonstroke – to name just a few. Tickets start at $90 per day.
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