Looking For Fun Events In San Diego County?

May 2, 2013

 san diego humane society walkSan Diego Humane Society & SPCA Walk For Animals  ~May 4th

People & dogs are coming together to go on a special walk to promote the humane treatment of animals. You can walk with or without your dog. It begins after the “Blessing of the Animals”. 7am – 12pm Liberty Station. (619) 243-3408 / www.sdhumane.org



Junior League of SD Food & Wine Festival  ~ May 4th

Adult only premier event in La Jolla. With a backdrop view of the ocean, guests can have an enjoyable time tasting exquisite food and beverage samples from popular restaurants, wineries and microbreweries. 2pm – 6pm. Ellen Browning Scripps Park. (858) 848-5883 / www.jlsd.org


KPBS Gala 2013  ~ May 4th

An old fashioned car is displayed to be seen as each guest passes by. Pampered with a fine dinner, pleasing music, dancing and cocktails. Proceeds support KPBS to provide quality educational programming. 5:30pm -7:30pm. The US Grant Hotel. (619) 594-4266 / www.kpbs.org



Oceanside Jazz Festival  ~ May 4th

Consists of educational and performance opportunities for school and community jazz bands and choirs and featured concerts by internationally recognized performing artists. Daytime sessions are open to the public and free. (760) 757-2121 x6438 /www.OceansideJazzFestival.com


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Old Town Cinco de Mayo  ~May 4th & 5th

Highlights include costumed performances, music, food, cocktails, car show, chalk art, shopping, Mexican wrestling and rope tricks. Enjoy carriage rides, pony rides and carnival rides; plus soccer matches, displays and a kids zone. 11am -9pm. (619) 233-5008 / www.FiestaOldTown.com


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Safari Park Half Marathon  ~ May 5th

Go on Safari in the beautiful San Pasqual Valley. The course leads to views of the wine country, orchards, lush landscapes and inside the San Diego Safari Park that exhibits a whole array of zoo animals. 7am-1pm. (310) 821-7898 / www.SafariParkHalf.com



Fiesta de los Penasquitos  ~May 5th

Local musicians, artists, businesses, schools and service organizations. Musical entertainment, food from around the world, merchandise booths, carnival rides, skateboard alley, and a kids activity tent. 11am-5pm. Rancho Penasquitos. (619) 994-8687 / www.RPCouncil.com


BoConcept Smart Car Show in Little Italy  ~May9th

Little Italy is showcasing 75 smart cars so you can get a close up look inside and out. It’s a small car with appealing design. Think of the many advantages a car such as this can save you. Space in your garage and money on fuel. 7pm – 9pm. (619) 233-3898 / http://Campaign.BoConcept.com



Liver Life Walk  ~May 11th

Participants can choose between a 5K Safari Run/Walk or a 1.5mile Turtle Walk within the San Diego Zoo. That’s right! You’ll enter the zoo in the morning when animals are awake and active and being cared for by their keepers. 7:30 – 10:30am. (619) 291-5483 / www.LiverFoundation.org


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Stepping Up for Project Walk  ~May 11th

Free charity event with food, prizes, raggles, games and music! Project walk is a local, activity based recovery program that has treated spinal cord injury clients for over a decade. 12pm – 4pm. 5800 The Crossings Drive, Carlsbad. (760) 634-9800 / www.ProjectWalk.org



OMBAC Music Party  ~ May 11th

Formally known as the Coing Out Party, this event is now known as the OMBAC Music Party and still gives tribute to a POW from the Korean War. An adult (age 21+) beach bash with music, food, drink and dancing. 12pm – 10pm. W. Mission Bay. (619) 281-7538 / www.Ombac.org

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 Taste of Cardiff  ~ May 16th

Local eats, live music stations. Walk or bike, taste and vote. Live music by Bucket Runkus, The Red Fox Tails, Adrienne Snims and Russell Castiglione. $25 in advance/ $30 day of. 5pm – 8pm. (760) 436-0431 / www.TasteOfCardiff.com


SpringFest 2013  ~ May 17-18th

The community of Allied Gardens is celebrating the season of spring. Popular local bands, mechanical rides, tasty food and a beer garden. Bring your friends to mingle and dance. 5pm -11pm. Allied Gardens Community Park. (619) 279-6974 / www.NavaJoEvents.com


Spring Fling  ~ May 18th

Live music, treats from local eateries, a kids zone, guided tours of the downtown floral park, art and more. Free admission. Presented by Cardiff 101 Main St. 9am -1pm. Carpentier Parkway / www.Cardiff101.com


Tierransanta Patriot’s Day  ~ May 18th

The event presents music, dancing, a beer/wine garden, play area for kids and evening fireworks. There’s also a nearby craft fair at the shopping center. In conjunction with the “Tierransanta Patriot’s Day Parade”. 4pm – 9pm. Rec Center: 11220 Clairmont Mesa Blvd. (858) 268-0044


North Park Festival of the Arts  ~ May 18th

This popular festival presents six stages of on going music and performance entertainment. Fine art and handmade crafts, plus a section for kids art. Fabulous international and local foods are offered as well as a beer garden and a craft beer block. 11am – 9pm / (619) 294-2501



Community Band Festival  ~ May 19th

In celebration of the Armed Forces, the City of Poway and the Pomerado Community Band present the Community Band Festival. Live music, arts and crafts, steam locomotive train and food. 11am – 8pm. Old Poway Park. (858) 668-4576 / www.Poway.org



Navy’s Original Bay Bridge Run/Walk  ~ May 19th

A run/walk across the Coronado Bay Bridge is a rare opportunity. Begins in the Gaslamp Quarter and proceeds across the magnificent bay bridge and onward to Coronado Island for a festive celebration at Tidelands Park. 5am – 12pm. (619) 556-9413 / www.NavyLifeSW.com


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 San Diego Sicilian Festival  ~ May 19th

You’re welcome to attend a spicy celebration of Sicilian and Italian American heritage in Little Italy. This popular event presents a mixture of ethnic foods, beer, wine, music and unique art and craft items. 10am – 6pm. (619) 733-0483 / http://SicilianFesta.com



 SRCA Community Fair  ~ May 19th

Music, dancing, picnic foods, merchant booths, wine tasting garden and concert. The Kids Zone has inflatable jumpers, mechanical swings, obstacle course and rides for preschoolers. 11am – 8pm. Scripps Ranch Community Park. (858) 337-6344 / www.ScrippsRanch.org



American Heritage Car Show  ~ May 25th

Features hundreds of fabulous cars on the lawn in Grape Day Park. Show includes a pancake breakfast, vendors, DJ, raffle and museum tours. Spectators free, vehicle entry fee. 9am – 3pm. Grape Day Park. (760) 743-8207 / www.EscondidoHistory.org


KSAC Holiday at Home Parade  ~May 27th

Parade in Kensington presents music from marching high school bands, clowns, military veterans and groups from local businesses, schools, organizations and churches. 10:30am – 12pm. In conjunction with the “Holiday at Home Relay Race”. 9am – 10am. (619) 234-2266


Law Enforcement Torch Run  ~ May 28- 29th

Over 200 law enforcement personnel will run with a flame lit torch from Chula Vista to Camp Peneleton. They’ll pass the torch from one to another in a relay format. The event is a fundraiser for the Special Olympics in Southern California. 10am – 4pm. (619) 283-6100


Wow! That’s a FUN list of events! Enjoy & Have FUN!

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