Spend the upcoming weekend in San Diego enjoying everything California’s Beach City has to offer including these top things to do.
When: April 17 – May 6, 2018
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds 22nd DAA – 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
Each year the Del Mar National attracts more than 1,500 horses representing many breeds across three distinctly different disciplines – Western, Dressage, and Hunter/Jumper. Spectators will see world-class performances in reining with its famous spins and sliding stops, elegant and athletic dressage moves choreographed to music, and nail-biting daredevil show jumping! Evening events feature trick riders, comedy acts, thrills and spills, and breed demonstrations, among many other exciting acts. The competition for prize money, trophies, and ribbons is fierce!
When: April 19-26, 2018
Where: Ultra Star Mission Valley Cinemas-Hazard Center – 7510 Hazard Center, San Diego, CA 92108
This Spring Showcase, we invite you to gaze into the distance. See unto forever. Picture a cinema with endless possibilities, a utopia of representation outside the washed-out mainstream. Creativity, entertainment, and inspiration in perpetual motion.
When: April 21 – September 3, 2018
Where: Mingei International Museum – 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
In recognition and celebration of the 70-year anniversary of the founding of Israel, Mingei International Museum and Balboa Park’s House of Israel will collaborate on a retrospective exhibition highlighting the nation’s diverse and lively craft and design.
When: April 20-22, 2018
When: Town and Country Resort & Convention Center – 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108
At the San Diego Comic Fest you’ll find an extensive and eclectic program with things for every fan to enjoy. As you would expect of a comic con, there will be panel discussions; guest programs; an artist alley; tabletop gaming; cosplay; steampunk; an exhibitor hall full of your favorite comics, books, toys, and collectibles; and much, much, more. All of this takes place in a relaxed setting that enables fans and professionals to hang out and enjoy good times talking about comics, science fiction, films, animation, and all the other things that fans love.
When: April 20-22, 2018
Where: San Diego Symphony – 1245 Seventh Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Two towering masterpieces of Russian classical music dominate this concert, led by Jahja Ling, who makes his debut as the San Diego Symphony’s first Conductor Laureate. After a brief, jazzy opening excerpt from Leonard Bernstein’s On the Town, Ling leads a performance of that “Everest” of piano concertos, Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Third, with rising young Uzbek sensation Behzod Abduraimov as soloist. The concert concludes with Dmitri Shostakovich’s enigmatic, intensely dramatic Symphony No. 5.
When: April 21, 2018
Where: Chicano Park – Logan Av & Cesar E Chavez Parkway, San Diego, CA 92113
Visitors to Chicano Park Day will experience traditional music and dance, including one of the largest groups of Aztec Indigenous dance, coordinated by Danza Azteca Calpulli Mexihca. The day will be filled with performances by ballet folklórico groups and numerous live bands, lowrider car show coordinated by Amigos Car Club, vendor booths, kids arts workshop and speakers.
When: April 22, 2018
Starting Point: Del Mar Fairgrounds – 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
Starting at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the course follows a scenic coastal route before reaching the challenging climb to the summit of Torrey Pines State Park. After leaving the park, the course rolls atop Torrey Pines mesa, continues down through the residential district of La Jolla Shores, and finishes in Ellen Browning Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove.
When: April 22, 2018
Where: Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101
Produced by 300 volunteers, EarthFair 2018 will feature more than 300 exhibitors, special theme areas, a Food Pavilion, a special Children’s Activity Area, four entertainment venues, the Children’s Earth Parade, the eARTh Gallery arts and crafts show, and the Cleaner Car Concourse.
More Top Things to Do in San Diego
- Rooftop Cinema Club – Thru May 11, 2018
- The Wanderers – Thru May 6, 2018
- SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Food Festival – Thru April 29, 2018
- American Mariachi – Thru April 29, 2018
- Hops on the Harbor with Iron Fist Brewing – Thru April 28, 2018
- San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – Thru April 18, 2018
- Tank and the Bangas – April 17, 2018
- Kinky Friedman: The Man in the Arena Tour – April 18, 2018
- Josh Wolf – April 19-21, 2018
- Pints and Pages with Davy Rothbart – April 19, 2018
- Jessie Ware – April 19, 2018
- Super Diamond with Mustache Harbor – April 20, 2018
- PGK Dance Presents “Mashed Up Songs and Dances” – April 20-22, 2018
- Paw Patrol! Race to the Rescue – April 21-22, 2018
- Margarita 5K – April 21, 2018
- SoCal Etsy Guild Artisan Market – April 21, 2018
- Sea Days: Earth Day – April 21, 2018
- Classical and Folk Music of Iran – April 21, 2018
- Super Diamond with Graceband – April 21, 2018
- Family Day: A Celebration of Flora, Fauna, & Books – April 22, 2018
- Los Lonely Boys – April 22, 2018