San Diego and La Jolla Weekend Events: May 5th & 6th

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It’s going to be another wonderful weekend in San Diego and La Jolla! Gather up your family and friends, and go explore. Check out what’s coming up.

Saturday, May 5th

Rhythm & Brews Music and Craft Beer Festival 
1 to 4 p.m., Vista Village

Who’s ready for a little rhythm and BREWS? More than 50 breweries from across San Diego County and beyond will be bringing fresh samples to this year’s festival while bands L.A. Edwards and Trouble in the Wind perform. General admission tickets are $45 and give guests access to unlimited sips for three hours. VIP tickets also available.

Cinco De Mayo Celebration 
11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Balboa Park

Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Balboa Park! The park will be filled the sounds of Mariachi music, and delicious Mexican cuisine. City Heights Mariachi, SDSU’s Aztecs Drumline and the Ballet Folklorico group, La Fiesta Danzantes de San Diego will all perform. Not to mention, the museums, cultural centers and groups that make up Balboa Park will be hosting Cinco de Mayo-themed events of their own.

Tacos, Tequila & Beer Festival
2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Liberty Station
Tacos? Cervezas? Si! Come to the Fourth Annual Tacos & Tequila Festival, and sample tacos from ten San Diego restaurants ($3 to $5 each), an array of craft beer from local breweries and plenty of tequila. Tickets cost $35 for general admission. VIP tickets also available.

Sunday, May 6th

Carlsbad Spring Village Faire
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Carlsbad Village

This large street fair is going to be taking over 14 blocks in the Carlsbad Village this Sunday. 800 booths will line the streets, offering craft goods, art, and food from over 50 vendors. Don’t miss it!

Live Music Sundays: The Counterfeits
1 to 4 p.m., Liberty Public Market

Get you live music fix in this Sunday with The Counterfeits! Enjoy some top 40s, and explore San Diego!

San Diego & La Jolla Weekend Events: April 21st & 22nd

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It’s going to be another wonderful weekend in San Diego and La Jolla! Gather up your family and friends, and go explore. Check out what’s coming up.

Saturday, April 21

Walk MS: San Diego
8 a.m., NTC Park (Liberty Station)

Each year, the walk to end multiple sclerosis raises funds to help those with MS. This is a free community walk with different levels comfortable for different needs.

Spring Food Truck Festival & Vintage Market
9 a.m. (Vintage Market) and 11 a.m. (Food Truck Festival), Bates Nut Farm

Get excited, foodies! You will have a large collection of delish food trucks at North County’s Bates Nut Farm at 11 a.m. Saturday for the Spring Food Truck Festival. The event highlights concoctions from What’s Cookin’ BBQ, Haad Sai Thai, Epic Eatz and more.. The Charly and Calico Ridge band will play 12 to 3 p.m. each day of the art festival.

Sunday, April 22nd

EarthFair 2018 
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Balboa Park

Celebrate National Earth week in Balboa Park. An estimated 60,000 guests are expected to attend the environmental fair’s 29th year in San Diego.Exhibitors will share tips on how to live more sustainable. Music, crafts, games are all a part of this free event.

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

Weekend Events: March 10th & 11th

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Happy Friday! Two things to keep in mind for this weekend: 1. Don’t forget to set your clocks for spring forward, and 2. Don’t miss out on these awesome weekend activities hitting our wonderful community!

Saturday, March 10th:

The San Diego Yoga Festival
Why would I want to leave San Diego this week? Namaste right here. Excuse our cheesy humor- but we have good reason! This Saturday, the good people of San Diego will will take part in a two-day beachside celebration of health at the San Diego Yoga Festival. Yoga isn’t the only health activity- you can part in other activities us as surfing and other health and wellness classes. The highlight of the festival will be mediation classes hosted by “yoga celebrities” and some of San Diego’s top instructors. Pricing varies, but a two-day ticket costs $138.

The Great Inflatable Race
9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Qualcomm Stadium
Grab the kiddos, because they’re going to love this one. They’ll be able to bounce all over the place on this obstacle course. Benefits go to Blue Star Families, an organization that supports military families who are often affected by frequent moves and transition periods.

Sunday, March 11th:

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

The Importance of Being Earnest
7 p.m., The Old Globe Theatre The Old Globe

The Old Globe Theatre proudly presents Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The story follows Jack and Algernon, a pair of bachelors attempting to maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations. Performances run at various times through March 4; with ticket prices varying by day.

 

San Diego & La Jolla Weekend Events: February 10th & 11th

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From theater to Mardi Gras parties, this weekend has just about something for everyone. Clock out of the work week, and get your weekend on!

Saturday, February 10th:

Brewbies Craft Beer Festival
1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Bagby Beer Co.

Get ready to get your brew on and support a great cause. Coming back for it’s 9th year, the Bagby Beer Co will be hosting it’s craft beer fest in Oceanside. All proceeds will go to Keep A Breast Foundation. You’ll have access to beers from more than 40 breweries, all for only $45 or $65.

Hillcrest Mardi Gras
5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Hillcrest

It’s that time of year again! Get ready for some Mardi Gras fun! The Hillcrest Business Association is gathering up the entire neighborhood for a bar-tobar Party Bus Bar Hop. Tickets are only $20 (or $25 on the day.) If you upgrade to VIP for only $10 more dollars, you’ll have access to private bars, lounges, and other special treatment. Don’t miss it!

Sunday, February 11th:

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

The Importance of Being Earnest
7 p.m., The Old Globe Theatre The Old Globe

Theatre proudly presents Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The story follows Jack and Algernon, a pair of bachelors attempting to maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations. Performances run at various times through March 4; with ticket prices varying by day.

La Jolla and San Diego Weekend Events: February 3rd – 4th

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With this beautiful weather and the big game on Sunday, San Diego and La Jolla is going to be hopping with fun events! Check it out here.

Saturday, Feb. 3

Save a Heart, Save a Life 5K
8 a.m., NTC Park at Liberty Station

Get your running shoes laced up, and head down the the “Save a Heart Save a Life 5K” this weekend. The event will be held at NTC Park at Liberty Station.  Proceeds will go to prevention of sudden cardiac arrest. Registration costs $55 for adults and $35 for runner 18 and younger. All participants will get a t-shirt, finisher medal, goodie bags, prizes and refreshments.

Chinese New Year Festival
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday), International Cottages at Balboa Park

Chinese New Year is here and The International Cottage at Balboa Park are celebrating! This event will include llive entertainment, a fashion show and food. In celebration of the Chinese culture, there will also be the Lion and Kung-Fu Dragon Dance, in addition to other performances. Don’t miss this beautiful celebration!

Sunday, Feb 4th.

Super Bowl LII
3:30 p.m.
It’s game time! The New England Patriots will take on the Philadelphia Eagles at the 52nd Super Bowl Sunday. Watch the big game in California’s most beautiful city. Check out our list of restaurants and bars where you can get some great food and drinks, and watch the game!

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center

If the Super Bowl isn’t your scene, then it’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

What’s Happening in San Diego & La Jolla This Weekend: January 27th – 28th

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The weather is going to be beautiful, the events are going to be happening, and your friends and family are going to be ready to hang with you. So what are you waiting for? Here’s San Diego and La Jolla weekend events!

Saturday, January 27th:

1 Wave Challenge & Beach Run
7:30 a.m., La Jolla Shores

Surfs up! Surfers are gathering at La Jolla Shores this Saturday. What’s up? They’re going to attempt to break a world record for the most surfers on one wave at a time. Don’t miss being a part of this historic day. Plus, it’s all for a good cause! Participants will be supporting the Boys to Men Mentoring Charity. If you prefer to stay on the shore, the 5K or 5-mile beach run to Torrey Pines is available

San Diego GT Cars & Coffee
8 a.m. to 10 a.m., O’Gara La Jolla Service Center

Do you love cars? Love coffee? Well then you’ll love San Diego’s GT Cars & Coffee event! Luxury cars will be at O’Gar La Jolla on Saturday. The event is free with complimentary coffee, food trucks, and live music.

Lucky Street Vintage Market
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1722 South Coast Highway #3, OceansideIf you’re a sucker for vintage, you will love Lucky Street Productions vintage marketplace. You’re sure to find just about every style of vintage in this large warehouse filled with treasures. Every Saturday and Sunday!

Sunday, January 28th:

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

Tidepooling Adventure
1 p.m. to 3 p.m., La Jolla

Who doesn’t love tidepools? No one. The correct answer is no one. Come explore the tide pools at Dike Rock or False point with Birch Aquarium. All for $16 ($13 for members.) Fun for the whole family!

The Importance of Being Earnest
7 p.m., The Old Globe Theatre
The Old Globe

Theatre proudly presents Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The story follows Jack and Algernon, a pair of bachelors attempting to maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations. Performances run at various times through March 4; with ticket prices varying by day.

San Diego & La Jolla Weekend Events: January 20th – 21st

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From marches to the beginning of restaurant week, this San Diego weekend is jam-packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!

Saturday, January 20th:

2nd Annual Women’s March San Diego
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Waterfront Park

Grab a pair of sneakers and get ready for the second annual Women’s March. This peaceful demonstration will make efforts to bring attention to the 2018 elections, highlighting the importance of voting. Attendees include local leaders such as Toni Atkins, Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher, Susan Davis, Shirley Weber and more. The 1.29 mile route begins on the west side of Waterfront Park, and ends at West Ash Street.

Hillcrest Classic Car Show
1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Pride Park

After you finish up with the march, head over to Hillcrest for a Classic Car Show. At least 20 proud car collectors will be showcasing their classic models to Pride Plaza. Free and family friendly.

Sunday, January 21st:

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Join a a Mission Trails Regional Park trail guide on a free, 1.5-hour nature walk. The walk begins at the Visitor Center and will head out to one of three scenic trails: The Oak Grove Loop, The Visitor Center Loop, or The Riverside Grinding Rocks. Family friendly & educational! Bring good walking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, hats, and any other necessities.

San Diego Restaurant Week
Hours & Restaurants Vary
It’s the (second) happiest time of year! San Diego Restaurant week is here! From January 21st – 28th, 180 participating eateries will be making customers across San Diego very happy. Restaurants will be offeing special prix fixe lunch and/or dinner menus featuring two to three courses. Prices and specials vary. Bon appetit!

San Diego & La Jolla Weekend Events – January 13th-14th

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It’s all happening in San Diego and La Jolla this new year! There’s tons of great events going on this weekend. Grab some buddies and make your plans now.
Saturday, January 13th:
Lucky Street Vintage Market
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1722 South Coast Highway #3, Oceanside
If you’re a vintage treasure seeker, you’re in luck! Every Saturday and Sunday, Lucky Street Productions hosts its “vintage marketplace.” The marketplace is hosted in a large warehouse filled with all kinds of goodies. Come and get it!
8th Annual San Diego Brew Fest
12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Liberty Station
Love beer? You’re in luck! San Diego Brew Fest is bringing together some of the most popular beers from around the county (and world!) Plus, there will be food trucks. That’s right. Get excited. $45 guests will get unlimited beer tastes for three hours. $55 VIP pass holders receive an additional hour.
Sunday, January 14th:
38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
2 p.m., North Harbor Drive and Ash Street
Come honor and celebrate civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., Floats and performers from around San Diego County will parade through the streets of San Diego, from North Harbor Drive and Ash Street to the Embarcadero.
Wynonna & The Big Noise
7:30 p.m., California Center for the Arts Escondido
Are you a little bit country? If you are, you’re in luck! Grammy-winning country music artists Wynonna Judd & The Big Noise will headline the Concert Hall on Sunday night at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido. One-night-only! Tickets range from $35 to $80.