Top Things to Do in San Diego – May 7-12, 2019

Mom and Daughter on a Jet Ski - Top Things to Do

Treat mom with a weekend getaway in San Diego full of Mother’s Day fun, sun and these top things to do.

San Diego Padres vs. New York Mets

When: May 6-8, 2019
Where: Petco Park, San Diego, CA 92101
Catch the San Diego Padres take on the New York Mets at Petco Park!

San Diego Surf Film Festival

When: May 8-11, 2019
Where: Misfit Gallery – 565 Pearl St., La Jolla, CA 92037
The 8th Annual San Diego Surf Film Festival (SDSFF) invites everybody to come celebrate the passion that we all share for simply being in and around the ocean.

Carry the Load

When: May 8, 2019
Where: San Diego Fire-Rescue Station 35 – 4285 East Gate Mall, La Jolla, CA 92037
Join Carry The Load in honoring our military, veterans and first responders by walking with the West Coat relay team through Miramar National Cemetery as they continue on their 4,600-mile trek to Dallas, Texas. Participants are encouraged to bring a memento that symbolizes the load they are carrying, like a rucksack, photo or name badge.

Pure Project Strawberry Fest 2019

When: May 9-23, 2019
Where: 9030 Kenamar Dr, #308, San Diego, CA 92121
Strawberry season is upon us! We’re excited to release your favorite strawberry themed beers again this year, brewed with local organic strawberries from J.R. Organics.

Gator By The Bay-Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival

When: May 9-12, 2019
Where: Spanish Landing Park – 3900 North Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101
Largest, authentic Louisiana-themed festival this side of the bayou. Features 4 days of live music – more than 100 performances on 7 stages, dancing, delicious Southern food – including beignets, gumbo, jambalaya & 10,000 lbs of crawfish. Family Friendly & Fun!

Jerry Seinfeld

When: May 10, 2019
Where: San Diego Civic Theatre – 1100 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
America’s premier comedian, JERRY SEINFELD, will be performing his signature stand-up routine. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere.

Ken Ludwig’s The Gods of Comedy

When: May 11 – June 16, 2019
Where: The Old Globe – 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101
Daphne and Ralph are young classics professors who have just made a discovery that’s sure to turn them into academic superstars. But something goes disastrously wrong, and Daphne cries out in a panic, “Save me, gods of ancient Greece!”…and the gods actually appear! The Ivy League will never be the same as a pair of screwball deities encounters the carnal complexity of college coeds, campus capers, and conspicuous consumption. Two-time Olivier Award-winning comic playwright Ken Ludwig, who delighted Globe audiences with Robin Hood! and Baskerville, brings us a knockabout world premiere with laughs that are simply divine.

WSA West Coast Championships

When: May 11-12, 2019
Where: South Harbor Jetty, Oceanside, CA
Sponsored by Western Surfing Association, this is a surfing competition to qualify competitors to the West Coast Championships, U.S. Championships, Prime Event and any World Team Event.

SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park

When: May 11, 2019
Where: University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104
This unique and vibrant neighborhood festival brings out over 40,000 people from all over San Diego County to celebrate and enjoy live music, art, crafts, delicious food and some of San Diego’s top Craft Beers

Reader Tacotopia

When: May 11, 2019
Where: Golden Hill Park – 2590-2596 Golden Hill Dr, San Diego, CA 92102
At Tacotopia, we take advantage of our SoCal surroundings by gathering 60 of the very best taco vendors all in one place for your gastronomic pleasure. At the end of the day, attendees will ultimately decide who will win the Best Taco Award at Tacotopia 2019! The unlimited taco tasting, beer tastings from 20 local breweries, full-sized pours and margaritas available at the bar, live music, lucha libre wrestling, lawn games and San Diego sun makes this our most popular event every year.

Mother’s Day

When: Thru May 12, 2019
With great weather, a host of fun filled family activities and ample ways to pamper mom, you’re sure to give her what she needs most – a refreshing getaway in San Diego! Hotels and restaurants all over the city will be offering Mother’s Day specials and packages. Book her a spa appointment or buy her a shopping pass.

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!

The Flower Fields

When: Thru May 12, 2019
Where: 5704 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
For more than sixty years, Mother Nature has transformed the rolling hills of North San Diego County into one of the most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty anywhere in the world.

SeaWorld’s Viva la Musica

When: Thru June 2, 2019
Where: SeaWorld San Diego – 500 SeaWorld Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
Highlighted by a fantastic live concert series, SeaWorld’s Viva la Música is a celebration of Hispanic culture through great music, food and festive decor.

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