San Diego Calendar of Events – March 2020

San Diego Calendar of Events – March 2020

San Diego Science & Engineering Fair

A variety of events, interactive demos & activities, and speakers to engage kids and families in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

Location: Various


3/2 – 3/28 Various


San Diego Comic Fest

This year’s theme will celebrate Ray Bradbury and Ray Harryhausen!

Location: Four Points by Sheraton on Aero Dr.


3/5 – 3/8 Thu 7 pm – 12 am, Fri/Sat 10 am – 11 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm


San Diego Home/Garden Show

Home-product booths, real gardens, hands-on demos, seminars, and consultations with top experts.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


3/6 – 3/8 Fri & Sun 10 am – 5 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm


CRSSD Festival

This two-day electronic and dance music extravaganza will headline Gesaffelstein, Chris Lake, Carl Cox and many more!

Location: Waterfront Park


3/7 – 3/8 12 pm


Seaport Village Busker Festival

Enjoy one-of-a-kind entertainment with the nation’s top street performers.

Location: Seaport Village


3/7–3/8 12–6pm


Reptilian Nation Expo

Reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, and supplies for sale, plus exotic snakes and wildlife presentations. And yes, there will be a sloth!!!

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


3/7 – 3/8 10 am – 5 pm


San Diego Latino Film Festival

A celebration of Latino Cinema, Arts & Culture. The festival will present over 160 films from Latin America, the United States, and Spain.

Location: AMC Fashion Valley, Digital Gym Cinema North Park


3/12 – 3/22 Various Times


Sabor Latino – Food, Beer & Wine Festival

Celebrate Latino flavors and culture with food and more inspired by celebrated Latino chefs!

Location: Fashion Valley Mall – “River Plaza”


3/14 1 – 5 pm


St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

The theme of this year’s parade is: Irish Building America. Marching bands, bagpipers, costumed dancers, and Celtic Village, with Irish culture filled with music, dancing, food, and beer.

Location: (Parade) Fifth Ave. & Laurel St., (Festival) Balboa Park (Sixth & Maple)


3/14 Parade 10:30 am, Festival 9 am – 6 pm


San Diego ShamROCK

Paint the Gaslamp Quarter green with San Diego’s largest Saint Patrick’s Day block party.

Location: Gaslamp Quarter


3/14 2 pm – Midnight


St. Patrick’s Day 10k Run

You can also choose a 2 or 4 mile run/walk! It’s a fun event for everyone to enjoy with a costume contest, prizes, and beer.

Location: Mission Bay Park


3/14 7:45 am


San Diego Half Marathon & Padres 5K

See for yourself why it’s “more than just a race!”

Location: Petco Park


3/15 7:30 am


5150 SUPERSEAL Olympic Triathlon

The perfect race for beginners and seasoned triathletes looking for a challenge in the heart of triathlon’s historic birthplace.

Location: Coronado Silver Strand


3/15 10 am


Cherry Blossom Week

Enjoy unique arts & crafts, performances, a beer & sake garden, a tea garden and mouth-watering street food.

Location: Japanese Friendship Garden, Balboa Park


3/16–3/22 10am–6pm


Best Coast Beer Fest

You. Beer. Music. Food trucks. ’Nuff said!

Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North


3/21 12 – 4 pm


San Diego Cake Show

The theme of this year’s event is “Around the World in 80 Cakes.”

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


3/22 10 am – 5 pm


Hot Chocolate 15K/5K

Start and finish amongst San Diego’s biggest chocolate aficionados.

Location: Tailgate Parking Lot, adjacent to Petco Park


3/22 6:45 am


Adobe Home Tour

This self-guided tour showcases the unique qualities of adobe homes.

Location: Rancho Santa Fe, South Escondido, and Hidden Lake Ranch Estate


3/22 10:30 am – 4 pm


LPGA Kia Classic

A women’s professional golf tournament on the LPGA Tour.

Location: Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Club


3/23 – 3/29 Various Times


Padres Opening Day

See the Padres face the Colorado Rockies in their season home opener!

Location: Petco Park


3/26 1:10 pm


Fishing Tackle, Boat and Travel Show

The ultimate outdoor experience, featuring boats, booths, and more!

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds


3/26 – 3/29 Thu & Fri 12 – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 8 pm, Sun 10 am – 6 pm


Uncorked Wine Festival

Wines, ciders, bubbly, food, and music!

Location: Embarcadero Marina North Park


3/28 1 – 5 pm


San Diego Boba Festival

Many vendors will come together to offer their specialty boba milk tea drinks.

Location: Taiwanese American Community Center


3/28 12 – 6 pm


Poway Spring Festival

Featuring food, live entertainment, the Madame Mechanic Classic Car Show, kids’ activities, local vendors, and crafters.

Location: Midland Rd.


3/29 10 am – 4 pm