San Diego Calendar of Events – April 2019

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

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


Carlsbad 5000

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!

Location: Various


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 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


EarthFair 2019

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 4/21 8 am–5 pm Carlsbad

EGGstravaganza Spring Festival                                                                              4/20 10 am–1 pm

Chula Vista Annual Easter Egg Hunt 4/13 8:30 –11:30 am

Fallbrook REINS Spring Hop 4/13 11 am–1 pm

Grossmont Center Easter Egg Hunt 4/20 12:30 pm

Hotel Del Coronado Easter Egg Hunts                                                                      4/21 11 am – 1:40 pm

Oceanside—Camp Pendleton 4/18 5 pm—7 pm

San Diego Botanic Garden Spring Party                                                      4/20 9 am

San Marcos Easter Egg Scramble 4/15 8 am – 10 am

Santee Spring Eggstravaganza 4/15 9 am – 3 pm

Solana Beach Spring Festival & Egg Hunt                                                                       4/15 10:30 am

Valley Center Easter Egg Hunts 4/13 9:30 am – noon

Vista Pancake Breakfast & Egg Hunt                                                                  4/20 7:30 – 10:30 am