01 Apr San Diego Calendar of Events – April 2019
Race for Autism
The Race for Autism takes place on a fast and scenic course through the heart of beautiful Balboa Park.
Location: Corner of 6th Ave and Laurel Street
4/6 6:45 am
San Diego Crew Classic
Athletes from more than 125 universities, clubs and high schools from across the U.S., as well as the world, participate in this spring regatta.
Location: Crown Point Shores
4/6 – 4/7 7:30 am
House of Scotland Tartan Day
Celebrate with music, dancing, bagpipes, food, and more!
Location: Balboa Park, International Cottages
4/6 9 am – 5 pm
Ironman 70.3 California features a sheltered 1.2 mile swim in Oceanside harbor, followed by a
challenging 56-mile bike course and a 13.1-mile run course in Oceanside.
Location: Oceanside Harbor
4/6 7 am
Julian Gold Rush Days
Learn more about Julian’s gold rush history, with a weekend that includes gold panning, dancing, a civil war re-enactment, and more.
Location: Various locations in Julian
4/6 – 4/7 10 am – 5 pm
The “Party by the Sea” starts after runners cross the finish line and celebrate in the Pizza Port beer garden.
Location: Grand Ave., Carlsbad
4/6 – 4/7 7 am
Uncorked Wine Festival
Enjoy over 200 wines and champagnes from across the globe, gourmet food trucks, live dj, lawn games and more!
Location: Embarcadero Marina North Park
4/6 1 – 5 pm
Gran Fondo San Diego (A Cycling Classic)
This classic event offers scenic challenging rides. It begins in Little Italy and travels to the country.
Location: India St./Date St.
4/7 7:15 am
La Jolla Concourse d’Elegance
150 specialty vehicles will be on display at this Gaslight Gathering. For makers, musicians, artists and fans of Steampunk and Victoriana.
Location: Handlery Hotel
4/12 – 4/14 1 pm – 6 pm
Coronado Flower Show
The largest tented flower show in the nation! Food pavilion and beer garden on site!
Location: Spreckels Park, Coronado
4/13 – 4/14 Sat 1 pm – 5 pm, Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Fallbrook Avocado Festival
Everything Avocado shopping area, with plenty of guacamole and guacamole chips, avocado ice cream and other avocado delights.
Location: Main Ave
4/14 9 am – 5 pm
Del Mar National Horse Show
Spectators will see reining, spins, elegant dressage moves, daredevil show jumping, trick riders, comedy acts, thrills and spills, among many other exciting events.
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
4/16 – 5/5 various times
Del Mar Antique Show
Don’t miss this opportunity to shop among the nations most renowned exhibitors featuring antiques from around the world.
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
4/26 – 4/28 11 am – 5 pm
National Park Week
Parks across the country will host a variety of special programs and events. To kick off National Park Week, all entrance fees are waved on Saturday, April 20!
4/20 – 4/28 various times
Lakeside Western Days Rodeo & Parade
Bareback Bronc Riding, Saddle Bronc, Roping, Steer Wrestling, and more.
Location: 12584 Mapleview St.
4/26 – 4/28 F: 7:30 pm, Sa/Sn: 2 pm
Parade 4/27 9:35 am
Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Fair & Parade
This cultural fair and parade offers marching bands, marching groups, floats, food, performances, merchandise, and more.
Location: Linda Vista Road
4/27 10 am – 5 pm
Kids Expo & Fair
The most interactive, largest and longest running family focused expo in the US. Check out the best products, technology, media and services that cater to families.
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds.
4/27 – 4/28 10 am – 5 pm
Encinitas Street Faire
400 vendor booths, featuring arts and crafts, antiques, clothing, items from around the world, good food, live music, and much more.
Location: South Coast Highway 101, from D to J St
4/27 – 4/28 9 am – 5 pm
Paintings, sculpture, photography, digital art, mixed media, music, and dance. This year, Jason Mraz is a participating artist!
Location: Little Italy
4/27 – 4-28 11 am – 6 pm
La Jolla Marathon & Shores 5K
Voted by Competitor.com one of the top 12 “Must-Do Half Marathons in the U.S.!”
Location: Starts at the Del Mar Fairgrounds
4/28 6:30 am
One of the largest environmental festivals in the U.S. is showcasing a wide range of causes, goods, and services.
Location: Balboa Park
4/28 10 am – 5 pm
Easter Bash at Belmont Park
www.belmontpark.com 4/21 8 am–5 pm Carlsbad
EGGstravaganza Spring Festival www.carlsbadca.gov 4/20 10 am–1 pm
Chula Vista Annual Easter Egg Hunt
www.cvfirefighters.org 4/13 8:30 –11:30 am
Fallbrook REINS Spring Hop
www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org 4/13 11 am–1 pm
Grossmont Center Easter Egg Hunt
www.grossmontcenter.com 4/20 12:30 pm
Hotel Del Coronado Easter Egg Hunts www.hoteldel.com 4/21 11 am – 1:40 pm
www.mccscp.com 4/18 5 pm—7 pm
San Diego Botanic Garden Spring Party www.sdgarden.org/bunny 4/20 9 am
San Marcos Easter Egg Scramble
www.san-marcos.net 4/15 8 am – 10 am
Santee Spring Eggstravaganza
www.ci.santee.ca.us 4/15 9 am – 3 pm
Solana Beach Spring Festival & Egg Hunt www.ci.solana-beach.ca.us 4/15 10:30 am
Valley Center Easter Egg Hunts
www.batesnutfarm.biz 4/13 9:30 am – noon
Vista Pancake Breakfast & Egg Hunt www.vistaoptimist.org 4/20 7:30 – 10:30 am