San Diego County Calendar of Events March 2019

February 22, 2019

The Flower Fields | March 1 – May 12
One of the most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty anywhere in the world!
Time / Place: 9am – 6pm / 5704 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad
Contact:
http://www.theflowerfields.com/

34th Annual Spring Home and Garden Show | March 1 – March 3
Now in its 34th year, the Spring Home Garden show returns to Del Mar Fairgrounds for a three-day extravaganza of inspiring real “Garden Masters” landscapes.
Time / Place: 10am – 6pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar
Contact:
https://springhomegardenshow.com/

2019 San Diego Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday | March 1 – March 5
Celebrate Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp Quarter at the 2019 San Diego Mardi Gras & Fat Tuesday.
Time / Place: 6pm – 2am / American Junkie, 628 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Contact:
http://www.gaslampevent.com/events/


Meze Hummus Competition | March 1
Do you love Mezé hummus? We gave you a chance to share and vote on your favorite flavors. Now it’s time for you to help us choose it!
Time / Place: 6 – 9pm / Meze Greek Fusion, 345 6th Avenue, San Diego
Contact:
https://www.gaslampmeze.com/


San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering | March 2 – March 10
The San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering is a nine-day educational experience including interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities and dynamic speakers to engage kids.
Time / Place: 100 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Contact:
https://www.lovestemsd.org/


Finish Chelsea’s Run 5K | March 2
Please join us for the 9th Annual Finish Chelsea’s Run in honor of Chelsea King.
Time / Place: 6:30 – 11am / Balboa Park, 6th Avenue & Olive Street, San Diego
Contact:
https://chelseaslight.org/programs/finish-chelseas-run/


San Diego Undy Run/Walk | March 2
During the San Diego Undy Run/Walk, participants run in underwear-themed outfits to get people talking about the often-taboo disease of colon cancer.
Time / Place: 7am – 12pm / 2750 North Mission Bay Drive, San Diego
Contact:
https://fundraise.ccalliance.org/sandiego

St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon | March 3
Join in the fun at the St. Patrick’s Day half marathon and 5k, and the Green Mile for kids and adults with special needs in Downtown El Cajon.
Time / Place: 6:30am – 12pm / Downtown El Cajon, Main Street & Magnolia Avenue
Contact:
https://www.stpatricksdayhalf.com/

San Diego Comic Fest | March 7 – March 10
Indulge your love of comics, science fiction and films and meet an outstanding array of professional creators in a casual atmosphere and an intimate scale that allows fans to mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors.
Time / Place: 9am – 11pm / Four Points by Sheraton San Diego, 8110 Aero Drive, San Diego
Contact: https://www.sdcomicfest.org/

SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival | March 9 – April 28
Foodies and craft beer aficionados will love SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Food Festival, featuring craft beer from favorite local breweries, plus fresh international cuisine infused with local, sustainable ingredients and unique signature flavors from around the world.
Time / Place: SeaWorld San Diego, 500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego
Contact:
https://seaworld.com/san-diego/events/seven-seas-craft-beer-and-food-festival/

The Irish Rovers | March 9
The Irish Rovers have been selling out worldwide and are thrilled to be returning to Balboa Theatre – by popular demand!
Time / Place: 7:30pm / Historic Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Contact:
https://sandiegotheatres.org/the-irish-rovers/

San Diego Half Marathon & Padres 5K | March 10
The San Diego Half Marathon & Padres 5K is a race that celebrates the beauty and uniqueness of San Diego, while raising money to support our communities!
Time / Place: 6:30am – 11pm / PETCO Park, 100 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Contact:
https://sdhalfmarathon.com/

The Green Zone at the 7th Annual Mariachi Festival | March 10
The National City Chamber of Commerce and The Unified Port of San Diego are hosting the 7th annual international mariachi festival & competition.
Time / Place: 11am – 7pm / Bayside Park, 999 Bayside Parkway, Chula Vista
Contact:
https://www.gogreenbiz.org/greenzone

San Diego Latino Film Festival | March 14 – March 24
Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this 11-day experience of Latino films.
Time / Place: AMC Fashion Valley 18, 7037 Friars Road, San Diego
Contact:
https://2019.sdlatinofilm.com/

2019 IRISH 4 A DAY | March 15 – March 17
Presented by the organizers of the sold out San Diego Zombie Crawl and the top 20 nightclubs and bars along the famous 5th Avenue, Irish for a day is truly an one-of-a-kind celebration and unlike any other “pub crawls”!
Time / Place: Gaslamp Event Management, 835 5th Avenue, San Diego
Contact:
https://irish4aday.com/

Hell Fire Fat Tire | March 16
Hell Fire Fat Tire is a challenging mountain bike race featuring varied terrain, elevation and panoramic views aboard our marine corps base camp Pendleton.
Time / Place: 6:30am – 12pm / Camp Pendleton, 20250 Vandegrift Boulevard, Oceanside
Contact:
http://www.mccscp.com/hcrs

St. Patrick’s Day 10K Run | March 16
Before you head out for pints of Guinness, take a short jaunt around Mission Bay Park at the St. Patrick’s Day 10K Run and 2-4 Mile Run/Walk.
Time / Place: 7:45am / Mission Bay Park, 2688 E Mission Bay Drive, San Diego
Contact:
https://www.kathyloperevents.com/stpatricks10k

39th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival | March 16
Come experience the largest St. Patrick’s Day parade west of the Mississippi! Join the Irish Congress of Southern California for the 39th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival.
Time / Place: 9am – 6pm / Sixth Avenue & Laurel Street, San Diego
Contact:
http://www.stpatsparade.org/

36th Annual San Diego Cake Show | March 16 – March 17
Come see San Diego’s best cake decorators compete in the largest event of its kind in California.
Time / Place: 10am – 5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar
Contact:
https://sandiegocakeshow.com/

Sabor Latino Food, Beer & Wine Fest | March 16
Celebrate Latino flavors and culture with us! We invite you to the 4th Annual Sabor Latino Food, Beer and Wine Fest to enjoy unlimited food tastings inspired by celebrated Latino chefs.
Time / Place: 1 – 5:00pm / Fashion Valley Mall, 7007 Friars Road, San Diego
Contact:
https://sdlatinofilm.com/25thsdlff/

Julian Daffodil Show | March 23 – March 24
Come celebrate spring with the Flower of Hope at Julian, which is just an hour east of San Diego, in the beautiful Cuyamaca mountains.
Time / Place: 10am – 4pm / Julian Town Hall, 2129 Main Street, Julian
Contact:
http://daffodil.org/#Julian

San Diego Hot Chocolate 15K & 5K Road Race | March 24
Each hot chocolate 15/5K race features both a 15K (9.3 miles) and 5K (3.1 miles) distance & all runners are encouraged to join!
Time / Place: 6:45am / PETCO Park, 100 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Contact:
https://www.hotchocolate15k.com/sandiego


Kia Classic | March 25 – March 31
Entering its tenth year, the 2019 Kia Classic will be held at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad.
Time / Place: Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Club, 7447 Batiquitos Drive, Carlsbad
Contact:
http://www.kiaclassic.com/


East Village Opening Day Block Party | March 28 – March 29
East Village is ready to hit the ball out of the park with this free, family-friendly, two-day block party on J street.
Time / Place: East Village, Sixth Avenue & J Street, San Diego
Contact:
https://eastvillagesandiego.com/opening-weekend-block-party/


2019 San Diego Tour de Cure | March 31
The Tour de Cure is an event where no matter what road you take, you will be joining thousands of people from around the country who have the same passion as you to fight diabetes.
Time / Place: 6am – 1pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar
Contact:
http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR/TourdeCure/TourAdmin?pg=entry&fr_id=12605

Photo Credit: stpatsparade.org, sdhalfmarathon.com and sandiegomagazine.com

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