Make it a home run of a weekend by spending it in San Diego enjoying these top things to do including the home opener series of the San Diego Padres.
Padres Opening Series vs. San Francisco Giants
It’s baseball season here in San Diego! Catch the San Diego Padres in their home opener series take on the reigning World Series Champs, the San Francisco Giants, at the picturesque Petco Park.
Just a note, the home opener on April 9 is sold out.
Where: Petco Park – 100 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101
When: April 9-12, 2015
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VinDiego Wine & Food Festival
Come sip, swirl and savor a selection of over 200 handcrafted wines from top tier wineries. Passionate winemakers and winery representatives welcome guests, offering practical knowledge and sharing their delicious wine. VinDiego offers a fantastic variety of wonderful local restaurants sampling their delicious culinary delights. To add fun and excitement to the event we will offer a steady stream of musical entertainment.
Where: NTC Liberty Station – 2875 Dewey Road, San Diego, CA 92106
When: April 10-11, 2015
Cost: Varies by Event
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Goodguys Meguiar’s 15th Del Mar Nationals
A colorful “Full Throttle Fun” hot rod & custom car automotive themed festival featuring over 2,500 hot rods, customs, classics, street rods, muscle cars & trick trucks through 1972 vintage. In addition to the acres of gleaming vintage vehicles, this event showcases vendor exhibits, indoor car show, a swap meet and cars-for-sale area, special “themed” parking areas on Saturday, Nitro Thunderfest, Goodguys Autocross, model car show, kids fun – PPG Coloring contest, Revell model car kit make ‘take sessions, and lots of fun for the entire family!
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds – 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
When: April 10-12, 2015
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La Jolla Concours d’Elegance
The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance features various types of fine automobile gems. Past years have showcased horseless carriages, Italian marques, British marques, Woodies, 50’s classics, American sports cars (with a salute to GM on their 100th anniversary), and the automobiles of Carroll Shelby. Spectators from all over the nation come to the breathtaking shores of La Jolla to view their favorite classics. This year, the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance will be Celebrating Coachbuilt Classics of the 30’s and 40’s.
Where: Ellen Browning Scripps Park – 1133 Coast Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037
When: April 10-12, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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San Diego Botanic Garden ArtFest
A delightful combination of a Fine Art Show, Quick Draw Contest, Art Demonstrations, and Asian Art Show. There will also be delicious food by Divine Fresh Foods serving yummy Greek delights and Native Flute music with Didgeridoo, featuring Bob Ballentine and friends in the Australian Garden.
Where: San Diego Botanic Garden – 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024
When: April 11-12, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Cost: Free with admission
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Enjoy a night of authentic Cuban Music, Dance & Culture. Featuring Live Performances, free Salsa Class included, Live Cuban Music bands, Saoco Son & Kimba Light, non-stop dancing & entertainment! Delicious authentic Cuban cuisine & beverages available for purchase.
Campagnolo GranFondo San Diego
Southern California meets Italy in this celebration of cycling, food, and San Diego’s picturesque waterfront. Held in beautiful Downtown San Diego, the two-day festival features a mass-start, timed GranFondo with 4 route options, timed King and Queen of the Mountain, The Bike & Fitness Expo, challenging and picturesque routes, outstanding Campagnolo ride support, and delicious food on course.
Where: 1747 India Street, San Diego, CA 92101
When: April 12, 2015
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Village Street Faire
The 2015 Village Street Faire returns for its third year! The Third Avenue Village Association’s spring festival is a free, family-friendly event that brings the party to Third Avenue, complete with live music, exotic foods, arts and crafts, games and more.
Where: Third Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910
When: April 12, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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More Top Things to Do
- UCSD Springfest – Experiments in Music – April 7-11, 2015
- Vegepalooza Wine Dinner – April 7, 2015
- Battlecast at the American Comedy Club – April 9, 2015
- Wine & Craft Beer Tasting Event at Cruisin’ Grand – April 10, 2015
- The Spirit of Baja Tequila & Wine Pairing Dinner – April 10, 2015
- Heartbreak Ridge Run – April 11, 2015
- Cafe Coyote Presents Margarita 5k – April 11, 2015
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream – April 11-12, 2015
- Taste of Julian – April 11, 2015
- Black Mountain Trail Run – April 12, 2015
- The New Children’s Museum’s Target Free Second Sunday – April 12, 2015
- KidsEcoClub Earth Day Festival – April 12, 2015