Make San Diego your getaway for this weekend and enjoy blooming flowers, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and more top things to do.
When: March 12-22, 2020
Held over 11 days, there will be screenings of more than 170+ movies as well as a fashion show, 5th Sabor Latino – Food, Beer & Wine Fest, art exhibits, 80+ celeb appearances, 13th Annual Sonido Latino concerts, 27th Annual Awards Ceremony Gala, film talks and parties.
When: March 14 – April 19, 2020
Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel of the March sisters is beloved by generations of readers. Now her heartfelt story of Jo March and her three unforgettably distinct sisters, Meg, Beth, and Amy, comes to the stage in a brand-new version that honors the spirit of Alcott’s original while freshly interpreting it for a new era. The Wall Street Journal named the prolific and widely produced Kate Hamill Playwright of the Year. Her sparkling adaptation will have audiences falling in love with the March sisters all over again as they grow from young girls to little women.
When: March 14-17, 2020
Gather up your favorite lads and lasses and celebrate the one day a year where everyone’s Irish. San Diego offers parades and celebrations suitable for the family and your little leprechauns, and late night parties and pub crawls with ever-flowing green beer for the grown-ups.
When: March 14-15, 2020
This free outdoor art show is staged at Christmas Circle in the heart of the village of Borrego Springs. Approximately 60 artists will exhibit their quality work, representing a variety of media including: fine arts, oils and watercolors, photography, sculpture, pottery/ceramics, jewelry, fabric art and more.
When: March 14, 2020
Enjoy unlimited food tastings inspired by celebrated Latino chefs, as well as unlimited beer and wine tastings provided by some of the best craft breweries and wineries from San Diego and Baja California! We’ll also have live music w/ Kimba Light and live art showcases all day! New this year, we’ll have a “BEST DISH” contest!
When: March 15, 2020
All races end with an epic finish inside the ballpark, and with three race options to choose from, there’s something for the whole family: half marathon, 2-person half marathon relay or the Padres 5K.
When: March 16-22, 2020
The Japanese Friendship Garden (JFG) is proud to announce that Cherry Blossom Week (formerly known as Cherry Blossom Festival)! The celebration will continue to combine both cultural education with family fun and will offer various special daily programs. From kendo demonstrations to week-long vendors, there’s something for everyone to enjoy — all special daily programs are included with JFG admission! Visitors will be able to stroll the upper and lower areas of JFG filled with various features (koi ponds, bonsai, colorful florae) and enjoy the Japanese custom of hanami – appreciating the beauty of cherry blossom flowers.
When: Thru April, 2020
Experience the magic of migrating whales year-round off the coast of San Diego! Whether you’re looking to get up close and personal or witness whales from the shore, whale watching is one of San Diego’s top things to do in the winter and spring.
When: Thru May 3, 2020
Foodies and craft beer aficionados will love SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Craft Beer & 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.
When: Thru May 10, 2020
The nearly fifty acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that make up the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch in Carlsbad, California, are in bloom for approximately six to eight weeks each year literally bringing the famous fields back to life. This is one of nature’s official ways of announcing the arrival of spring here in Southern California.