Warm up by spending the first weekend of March in San Diego and revel in the beautiful weather and these top things to do.
19th Annual San Diego Bird Festival
The San Diego Bird Festival celebrates the birds and habitats of San Diego County, which truly offers some of the best birding in the United States. In a world where social media and smart devices seem to be taking over, birds are a lovely reminder that the world is full of real experiences. All you need to do is Look Up!
Where: Marina Village Conference Center – 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109
When: March 5-8, 2015
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Join MCASD as they celebrate the opening of Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui at TNT: Remixed! This lively evening which will include two performances by Jimmy LaValle of famed San Diego band The Album Leaf, as well as interactive performances and art-making experiences with artist Keenan Harsten and his sound sculptures, food, drinks and more.
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego – Downtown – 1001 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
When: March 5, 2015
Time: 7:00 to 10:00 PM
Cost: $8-$10. Members – Free
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City Ballet’s Balanchine Spectacular
City Ballet of San Diego presents three full-length masterworks choreographed by the 20th century genius, George Balanchine. George Balanchine’s ballets are presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust. City Ballet of San Diego is honored to be recognized by The George Balanchine Trust as having the technical skills and artistic quality to present these George Balanchine ballets.
Where: Spreckels Theatre – 121 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
When: March 6-8, 2015
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SeaWorld Wild Days
During SeaWorld Wild Days, get up close with SeaWorld’s zoological team and learning firsthand the ways they can make a difference with their own everyday actions. At the Wild Days Amphitheater, SeaWorld vets and animal care specialists will interact with guests and share information about the way they care for animals. Scientists from Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute will also be on hand, as well as representatives from the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund.
Spring Busker Festival
The celebration brings colorful street performers from across the country to perform their bizarre talents like sword swallowers, jugglers on unicycles, escape artists and comedic stuntmen to the cobblestone streets of downtown’s Seaport Village. The extraordinary and bizarre talents will provide outdoor amusement for all unlike any other festival in the region.
Best Coast Beer Fest
You. Beer. Music. Food trucks. San Diego Bay. Taste beer from nearly 100 of the West Coast’s craft breweries, enjoy the sweet sounds of local bands and possibly enjoy a sensible lunch from our food truck alley. The whole shebang. According to Will Ferrell, there is no physical way in the universe you can enjoy a day better than this. He has done the research. It’s science.
Where: Embarcadero Marina Park South – Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101
When: March 7, 2015
Time: 12:00 to 9:00 PM
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10th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival
Celebrate spring and the blooming of the Japanese Friendship Garden’s 150 Cherry Tree Grove with cultural performances, traditional food, unique local vendors, children’s corner and a beer tasting! Guests may partake in Hanami, the traditional custom of picnicking under the cherry trees.
Where: Japanese Friendship Garden – 2215 Pan American Way, San Diego, CA 92101
When: March 8, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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2015 Women’s Film Festival
Join the Women’s Museum of California as they screen films that will educate and inspire future generations about the experiences and contributions of women through the art of film.
Where: Women’s Museum of California – 2730 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106
When: March 4-22, 2015
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More Top Things to Do in San Diego
- 126th Annual Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Championship – March 5-8, 2015
- My Fair Lady – March 5 – April 26, 2015
- San Diego Full Moon Dinner Cruise – March 5-7, 2015
- 30th Annual Spring Home/Garden Festival – March 6-8, 2015
- 6th Annual Spring Forward MusicFest and Eco Fair – March 7, 2015
- Finish Chelsea’s Run 5K – March 7, 2015
- San Diego Undy Run/Walk – March 7, 2015
- Blacklight Run – March 7, 2015
- St. Paddy’s Palomar Punishment – March 7, 2015
- San Diego Half Marathon & 5K – March 8, 2015
- Raptor Run 5K Supporting Wounded Warriors – March 8, 2015
- Target Free Second Sunday at The New Children’s Museum – March 8, 2015
- Game On! Beer Dinner – March 8, 2015