Top Things to Do in San Diego – May 14-19, 2019

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Spend the upcoming weekend in San Diego enjoying everything California’s Beach City has to offer including Comic-Con Night at Petco Park and these top things to do.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

When: May 14-19, 2019
Where: San Diego Civic Theatre – 1100 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now San Diego’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray.

Comic-Con Night at Petco Park

When: May 16, 2019
Where: PETCO Park – 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Comic-Con Night is coming back to Petco Park! Your Theme Game ticket package includes a Comic-Con themed hat and a ticket to the baseball game. Fans are encouraged to come dressed as your favorite super hero for a chance to win passes to 2019 Comic-Con!!

Ramona Rodeo

When: May 17-19, 2019
Where: 421 Aqua Lane, Ramona, CA 92065
A Top Notch PRCA rodeo with some of the greatest cowboys around, boasting a professional attitude with the best hometown hospitality you will find at a rodeo.

Fiesta del Sol

When: May 18-19, 2019
Where: Solana Beach, CA 92075
The Belly Up is lining up a great list of musicians to perform over the two day event, which includes local community talent. We also have a large, fun, and exciting Children’s Area set up for families to enjoy rides, games, and a climbing wall. Just like last year, we have included the Cedros Design District and they will be celebrating on their street with bands and shopping specials during the weekend.

Ocean Beach Kite Festival

When: May 18, 2019
Where: Robb Athletic Field – 2525 Bacon Street, San Diego, CA 92107
Spend the day at the Ocean Beach Kite Festival enjoying live music, street fair, carnival rides and, of course, kites.

SDCVA Wine & Food Festival

When: May 18, 2019
Where: Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead – 12655 Sunset Drive, Escondido, CA 92025
San Diego County’s finest wines will be featured – many of them award winning. Spend the day discovering the array of varietals produced county wide. This is the only wine event exclusively featuring San Diego County wines.

Space Day Celebration

When: May 18, 2019
Where: 2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101
The San Diego Air & Space Museum will host its 16th Annual Space Day celebration! Space Day will feature demonstrations, giveaways, and hands-on activities with local and national space experts.


When: May 18, 2019
Where: San Diego County Waterfront Park – 1600 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92101
Over 25 of your favorite restaurants at Waterfront Park for San Diego’s biggest taco festival! Plus, Lucha Libre wrestling, Chihuahua races & beauty pageant, and the Milagro Cantina Margarita Tent.

Taste of Julian

When: May 18, 2019
Where: Julian, CA 92036
Taste of Julian gives you the opportunity to sample many of the culinary delights Julian has to offer all at once, including apple pie. This year, many of the town’s restaurants, wineries and breweries will be participating in this self-guided culinary tour of the historic mountain town’s unique restaurants.

D6 Night Market

When: May 18, 2019
Where: Mira Mesa Community Park – 8575 New Salem St, San Diego, CA 92126
Night markets, which are a popular tradition throughout Asia and other parts of the world, are an open-air casual social gathering and fill a need for civic community. They are a chance to leisurely stroll, shop, and eat while enjoying the excitement and pleasure that comes from being part of a festive crowd.

Escondido Grand Ave Festival

When: May 19, 2019
Where: Escondido, CA 92025
The Grand Ave Festival is one of the biggest street fairs in Southern California, with over 500 vendors, and has been happening since 1989, bringing unique crafts and imports, fine international cuisine and family entertainment to Historic Downtown Escondido’s Grand Avenue.

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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