Top Things to Do in San Diego – May 14-18, 2014

Spend This Weekend in San Diego

There is no way you can be bored this weekend in San Diego with the forecasted beautiful weather and all of these top things to do.

Ramona Rodeo

Ramona Rodeo - Top Things to Do in San Diego

Steer Wrestling, Barrel Racing and Bull Riding at the Ramona Rodeo

One of the country’s top PRCA sanctioned full-scale pro rodeos, competitive events include barrel racing, tie-down roping, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, team roping, and bareback riding. Other activities include a cowgirl fashion show, cowboy and cowgirl mixer, Kid’s Day clowns, rodeo queens, and photo and autograph opportunities. Don’t miss the Romana Main Street Parade on Saturday morning.

Where: 421 Aqua Lane Ramona, Ramona, CA 92065
When: May 16-18, 2014
Cost: $5-$22
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North Park Festival of the Arts & Craft Beer Block

North Park Festival of the Arts & Craft Beer Block - Top Things to Do in San Diego

On the forefront of the art scene, the North Park Festival of Arts celebrates all types of art forms. There will be something for everyone, including the kids. Our hands-on Kids Art Block offers children the chance to participate in a variety of interactive activities designed to stimulate and inspire their imaginations and create their own masterpieces. Come thirsty to the Craft Beer Block and sample brews from San Diego’s favorite breweries.

Where: University Avenue & 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92104
When: May 17, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Cost: Festival – Free. Craft Beer Block – $30-$50
> Find out more about the North Park Festival of the Arts & Craft Beer Block

San Diego River Days

Waterfall along the San Diego River

Discover hidden outdoor treasures during San Diego River Days

Explore the San Diego river at one of the many events along the whole length of the river from Santa Ysabel to Ocean Beach. Events range from hikes, nature walks, bike rides, trail building projects, gardening, community service projects and more.

When: May 17-18, 2014
> Find out more about San Diego River Days

KidsFest San Diego

KidsFest San Diego

No matter which way you go, the kids will have fun at KidsFest

Kids of all ages won’t want to miss this fun weekend! There is something for all ages, including: messy Zone, for kids who like to get dirty; a make and take crafts Creation Station; dance party for those with fancy feet; Green Thumb Zone for future gardeners; Build It Construction Zone for the industrial type; a costume-design Dress Up Bar; Bubble Zone for toddlers; and much, much more.

Where: Roosevelt and Historic Decantur Road, Point Loma, CA 92106
When: May 17-18, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Cost: $20
> Find out more about KidsFest San Diego

Pet Day on the Bay

Hornblower's Pet Day on the Bay

Take your four-legged best friend on the cruise of a lifetime

Hornblower’s popular, pup-friendly Pet Day on San Diego Bay promises a tail-wagging good time! This is the one time each year that Hornblower invites dogs to cruise for free with their owners. guests are also encouraged to contribute a gently used blanket or towel that will warm needy animals at the Helen Woodward Animal Center.

Where: 970 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
When: May 17, 2014
Time: 9:30 to 3:00 PM
Cost: $24. Dogs cruise free
> Find out more about Pet Day on the Bay

Escondido Spring Street Faire

Escondido Street Fair - Top Things to Do in San Diego

The Escondido Street Faire is fun for the whole family

The street fair brings live entertainment, over 500 vendors, children’s rides and activities, and food from around the world to the downtown tree-lined streets of Escondido. Covering seven blocks along historic Grand Avenue, the Escondido Street Fair is the second largest single-day fair in California.

Where: W Grand Ave & S Orange St, Escondido, CA 92025
When: May 18, 2014
Time: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
> Find out more about the Escondido Spring Street Faire

Sicilian Festival

Come celebrate an anniversary…Sicilian-Style! The music, dance, culture and cuisine of Sicily come to the streets of San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood as part of the Annual Sicilian Festival celebration, when San Diego’s Sicilian American community invites you to “Eat, Drink & Be Sicilian” for a day. This popular free family event features authentic Sicilian food and entertainment, surrounded by the colorful ambiance of the Little Italy neighborhood.

Where: 1600 India St, San Diego, CA 92101
When: May 18, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
> Find out more about the Sicilian Festival

Navy’s Bay Bridge Run/Walk

Navy's Bay Bridge Run Walk

Take in the views while you cross the Coronado Bay Bridge during the Navy’s Bridge Run Walk

This unique 4-mile run/walk has a one of a kind spectacular panoramic view as participants make their way to Coronado’s beautiful Tidelands Park from downtown San Diego over the Coronado Bay Bridge. During the finish line celebration, runners receive a commemorative event shirt and complimentary transportation back to downtown. Hope to see you on the bridge!

Where: 1 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
When: May 18, 2014
Cost: $19-$215
> Find out more about the Navy’s Bay Bridge Run/Walk

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