Top Things to Do in San Diego – March 26-31, 2019

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Celebrate the Padres’ 50th Anniversary Season in San Diego and more with a weekend in California’s Beach City enjoying these top things to do.

San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants

When: March 28-31, 2019
Where: Petco Park, San Diego, CA 92101
Catch the San Diego Padres take on the San Francisco Giants at Petco Park for the home opener series. The opening day game is sold out, but tickets are still available for Friday through Sunday games. Game day events and promotions include: Friday – Beerfest; Saturday – all-fan giveaway 50th Anniversary Swingin’ Friar Bobblehead, Fireworks Show; Sunday – First 15,000 fans giveaway Padres & Puppies Calendar, KidsFest, Friar Family Days, Kids Run the Bases.

East Village Opening Day Block Party

When: March 28-29, 2019
Where: Sixth Ave & J St, San Diego, CA 92101
East Village is ready to hit the ball out of the park with this free, family-friendly, two-day block party on “J” Street between 6th & 10th. This San Diego tradition is a fan-favorite in welcoming back the “Boys of Summer” to East Village’s very own PETCO Park.

Water Lantern Festival

When: March 30, 2019
Where: Chollas Lake Park – 5850 College Grove Dr, San Diego, CA 92115
Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone. Enjoy local food trucks, music, and the beauty of lanterns lighting up the water at sunset.

Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

When: March 31, 2019
Where: Maritime Museum of San Diego – 1492 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
This hilarious interactive show puts visitors right in the middle of the pirate action. Participants will be sworn in as part of the ship crew, trained how to navigate, sword fight, bail water from a sinking ship, escape from the Kings Jail, swab the deck and other pirate skills.

Kia Classic

When: Thru March 31, 2019
Where: Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Club – 7447 Batiquitos Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
The Kia Classic features 144 of the best women golfers playing for the $1.8 million purse. 2018 Kia Classic Champion Eun-Hee Ji will be back to defend her title.

SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

When: Thru April 28, 2019
Where: SeaWorld San Diego – 500 SeaWorld Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
Foodies and craft beer aficionados will love SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Food Festival, featuring craft beer from favorite local breweries, plus fresh international cuisine infused with local, sustainable ingredients and unique signature flavors from around the world.

Whale Watching

When: Thru April
Each year, more than 20,000 gray whales make a 10,000-mile round-trip journey from Alaska to the lagoons of Baja California, where the females give birth to their calves. With 70 miles of coastline directly in the migration path, San Diego is an ideal destination to see this impressive parade of gentle giants.

Butterfly Jungle

When: Thru May 12, 2019
Where: San Diego Zoo Safari Park – 15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido, CA 92027
Walk through the Butterfly Jungle, a greenhouse filled with butterflies of all colors and sizes. There’s a special thrill in being surrounded by these fluttering beauties—and guests wearing bright colors may find the winged wonders perching on them!

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