Things To Do In San Diego – March 2013

March 6, 2013

Spring Home/Garden Show San Diego

Spring Home/Garden Show     Mar. 1-3
Hundreds of different exhibits including home improvement products, furnishings, decorating & remodeling ideas, garden displays, flower and landscaping plus art and pets. Meet and question the 20 Garden Masters. Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.springhomegardenshow.com

 

 

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Chelsea King was an avid cross country runner who tragically lost her life while on a training run at lake Hodges. Run or walk at this 5K event. Concludes with an awards celebration, refreshments, and entertainment. 6-11am. Balboa Park. (760) 692-2900 / www.chelseaslight.org

 

 

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Sue Krenn 15K     Mar. 2
In her memory, you can challenge yourself as Sue did by joining San Diego Track Club members and others for a pleasurable 15K run/walk at East Mission Bay. Early morning exercise is a sure way to get your body in motion for the day. 7-11am. (619) 578-4666 / www.sdtc.com

 

 

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Urban Warrior Dash     Mar. 2
Unique and extreme obstacles are set up and ready to be conquered along a 5-mile urban course in downtown San Diego. Afterwards, a celebration festival takes place with food, music, and cocktails. 6am-2pm. Petco Park. (815) 546-5492

 


 

Robert Egger South Bay Recreation Center Carnival     Mar. 7-10
Bring your friends to a carnival where persons of all ages can have a good time. Attractions include traditional carnival rides and games, snacks, and a computer portrait novelty booth. 5-11pm. 1885 Coronado Ave. (760) 735-8542 / www.amusements.com

 

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Colon Cancer Alliance Undy 5000 5K Run/Walk     Mar. 9
Colon cancer can affect anyone at any age, but most often in people age 50+. The purpose of this 5K is to bring awareness about the importance of colon screening and early detection. Come and join medical personnel and others at this event. 8-10am. E Mission Bay Dr. (619) 261-5578

 

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San Diego Winemakers Show     Mar. 9-10
Join thousands of wine enthusiasts for a two-day mega tasting event. The Family Winemakers of California hosts its annual tasting featuring over 170 wineries for Southern California’s most comprehensive tasting of California wines. www.delmarfairgrounds.com

 

 San diego half marathon & 5k

San Diego Half Marathon     Mar. 10
Athletes get ready to view San Diego while on the run! This half marathon begins and ends at Petco Park and travels through the Gaslamp Quarter, Port District, Liberty Station, Hillcrest, and Balboa Park. 7:30am-12pm. (619) 333-6786 / www.sdhalfmarathon.com
 
 
 
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San Diego Half Marathon Gaslamp Block Party     Mar. 10
This is a block party celebration of the San Diego Half Marathon, and it takes place during and after the event. Come and listen to music, browse the vendor booths, relax in the lounge, and visit the belly bars or the family area. 8am-1pm. (858) 248-0721 / www.sdhalfmarathon.com
 
 
 
Connections Housing Downtown Grand Opening     Mar. 11
Connections Housing is a step forward to end homelessness in San Diego. It provides 223 housing units, care facilities, a health center/clinic, and numerous social services all under one roof. 10am-1pm. 1250 6th Ave. (858) 679-2463 /www.sdconnections.org
 
 
 
Persian New Year     Mar. 12
The last Tuesday of the Persian calendar is a prelude to Nowruz which marks the arrival of Spring and the closing of the Persian calendar year. This celebration will include folk music, food, and dancing. 7-10pm. Liberty Station. (619) 586-6600
 
 
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Epic Beer Festival     Mar. 15-16
Will feature 80+ craft breweries and over 200 beers to sample. San Diego Convention Center. Get your tickets before they’re gone and join us for the most EPIC Beer Festival San Diego and the Gaslamp District have ever seen!303-900-2235 / www.epicbeerfestival.com
 
  North county st patricks day parade
 
North County St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival    Mar. 16
This year’s theme will reflect on the City of Vista’s 50th birthday. Come celebrate your heritage or just be Irish for the day! 10am. (760) 414-9391 /www.northcountystpatricksdayparade.com 
 
 
St. Patrick’s Day 10K, 2-Mile & 4-Mile Run/Walks     Mar. 16
All can choose between a 10K run, a 4-mile run/walk or a 2-mile run/walk. There are drawings for gifts, awards in each age division, and a special award for the best Irish costume. 7:30-10am. E Mission Bay Dr. (619) 298-7400 /www.kathyloperevents.com
 
 
Philippine Faire 2013     Mar. 16
The festival begins with an opening ceremony and continues with philippine musical and costumed dance performances, delicious Philippine cuisine, and ethnic arts & crafts. 8am-6pm. Robert Egger South Bay Rec. Center: 1885 Coronado Ave. (619) 606-6475
 
 
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St. Patrick’s Day Festival     Mar. 16
A Celtic Village abounds with Irish culture filled with music, dancing, merchandise,food, and beer. Children can enjoy a play area with rides and activities. In conjunction with the “St. Patrick’s Day Parade”. 9am-6:30pm. Balboa Park. (858) 205-9140 / www.stpatsparade.org
 
 
 
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Shamrock 2013     Mar. 17
Irish eyes are smiling at this St. Patrick’s Day festival. Come and join a happy crowd for a joyous evening filled with Irish entertainment, bagpipes, food, shamrocks, and more. 2pm. Qaslamp Quarter. (619) 233-5008 /www.sandiegoshamrock.com
 
 
 
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Fight for Air Climb & Festival     Mar. 23
The challenge is a stair climb on the stairwell of the One America Plaza Building in downtown San Diego. The event includes an outdoor festival celebration with music, vendors, food, and drink. 8am-2pm. (619) 683-8650 /www.fightforairclimb.org
 
 
 
Spring Busker Festival San Diego
 
Busker Festival at Seaport Village     Mar. 23-24
Street performer extravaganza! Food, drinks and entertainment at 849 West Harbor Drive, San Diego. 12-5pm. Free entry. Tips will be accepted by performers. (619) 235-4014 / www.seaportvillage.com
 
 
 
Rolando Street Fair     Mar. 24
There’s a variety of musical entertainment, a food court, and merchandise booths. A special section of the fair is for children and youths with activities, bouncers, carnvial rides, and its own merchandise booths. 10am-6pm. (619) 324-3456 / www.rolandocommunitycouncil.org
 
 
 
San Diego Race For Autism
 
San Diego Race for Autism     Mar. 30
About one in 88 children are diagnosed with autism in the U.S. each year. This event offers a 5K run/walk and a 1-mile walk. It’s accompanied by an information fair and a kids zone. 7-11:30am. Balboa Park. (858) 679-8800 /www.raceforautism.org
 
 
 
Community Festival at North Park Rec. Center     Mar. 30
The New Vision Christian Fellowship Church has organized an outreach event to give spiritual hope and inspiration to people in need. There will be a food distribution, BMX riders, live gospel music, and jumping fun for children. 12-5pm. 4044 Idaho St. (760) 601-6734

 

 

Have & FUN, Safe & Happy March! 🙂

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