Top Things to Do in San Diego – April 9-14, 2019

La Jolla Concours D'Elegance - Top Things to Do

Spend the upcoming weekend in San Diego enjoying everything from luxurious cars to floral art to avocados with these 14 top things to do.

Art Alive 2019

When: April 12-14, 2019
Where: San Diego Museum of Art – 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Spring in San Diego means Art Alive at the San Diego Museum of Art. Art Alive celebrates it’s 38th year and the stunning works of art on display in the Museum with more than 100 floral interpretations created by top local and national designers.

La Jolla Concours D’Elegance

When: April 12-14, 2019
Where: 1133 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037
It is fitting that when translated into Spanish, La Jolla means “the jewel”, because La Jolla truly is the diamond of the West Coast. La Jolla has become the embodiment of luxury, class and style in San Diego. The chic allure of La Jolla’s avenues has drawn the finest automobiles to this coastal town for the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance.

Coronado Flower Show

When: April 13-14, 2019
Where: Spreckels Park – Orange Ave & 6th St, Coronado, CA 92118
Largest tented flower show in the nation! Exhibits surround a central gazebo which stages continuous live music entertainment, announcements, and trophy presentations. Food pavilion and beer garden on site!

VinDiego Wine & Food Festival

When: April 13, 2019
Where: San Diego County Waterfront Park – 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101
Over 70 Top Tier Wineries and 25 of San Diego’s very best Chefs come together to create San Diego’s Classy Wine and Food Experience! Come sip, sniff, swirl and taste over 300 amazing wines.

Taste of Hillcrest

When: April 13, 2019
Where: 5th Avenue and University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
More than 35 fantastic Hillcrest restaurants are participating, giving foodies a chance to sample some of their best and signature dishes. From quaint cafes and French and Italian style bistros to five-star dining delights, this is the most anticipated self-guided culinary walking tour in San Diego!

Quartyard’s 4 Year Birthday Block Party

When: April 13, 2019
Where: Quartyard – 1301 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101
All proceeds from the event will be dedicated to funding the production of the block party & the funding of the mural activation. Enjoy live music on the streets of East Village featuring three of San Diego’s most talented acts and featuring a wide range of genre from jazz, funk, soul, blues, indie, and bluegrass. Enjoy East Village’s finest breweries on 13th Street & in Quartyard.

Port of San Diego’s Day at the Docks

When: April 14, 2019
Where: San Diego Sportfishing Landings – Scott Street and Garrison Street, San Diego, CA 92109
This is the 40th year the San Diego Sportfishing Council has sponsored its special showcase of San Diego sportfishing. We hope you’ll take this opportunity to join us and discover a bit more of what the Port of San Diego holds for you.

Fallbrook Avocado Festival

When: April 14, 2019
Where: Main Street, Fallbrook, CA 92028
The 33rd Annual Avocado Festival includes local artisans on the Artisan Walk on Alvarado, Cazadores Margaritas at the Main Stage area, featuring local talent, food, wine garden, local beer, community stage, kid’s zone and Avocado Central (located in the center of the event) where avocados and trees can be purchased.

San Diego Magazine’s Best of North County Party

When: April 14, 2019
Where: Park Hyatt Aviara – 7100 Aviara Resort Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Dine on unlimited gourmet tastings prepared by local chefs paired with sips of craft beer and cocktails, local wines, and spirits. The Sunday afternoon event is hosted in the lush courtyards of the Park Hyatt Aviara with vignettes of live music, lounges, lawn games, and boutique pop-ups. Guests will end their weekend with a fun-filled evening of the best North County has to offer!

San Diego Zoo Yaycation

When: Thru April 21, 2019
Where: San Diego Zoo – 2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
Come celebrate spring by taking a Yaycation at the San Diego Zoo! As the days grow longer, the Zoo bursts into bloom with fun for the whole family. Join us for oodles of special animal experiences, a fun treasure hunt, tasty limited-time treats, and laughter with Zany Dr. Zoolittle, as the San Diego Zoo Rock Radio DJ adds to the lively beat.

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.

Rooftop Cinema Club San Diego

When: Thru April 30, 2019
Where: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego – 1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101
Rooftop Cinema Club is revolutionizing the outdoor movie-going experience as a place where friends and loved ones gather to enjoy amazing films, fantastic food, and top-shelf drinks, all while lounging in the moonlit shadow of the Downtown San Diego skyline. And as if that isn’t enough of a draw in and of itself, Rooftop Cinema Club’s guests are treated to state-of-the-art HD video, studio-quality wireless headphones, soft lounge-style deck chairs and cozy blankets for cool nights.

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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