Celebrate springtime in San Diego and join in on the fun in the sun at the luxurious Concours d’Elegance, family-friendly Elmo’s Springtactular and more top things to do.
Cajon Classic Cruise
When: Apr. 12 – Ongoing, 2023
The famous Cajon Classic Cruise Car Shows are back again! One of El Cajon’s premier events is back again this year for another stay in the center of Downtown El Cajon at Magnolia and Main St. Thousands of people from all over Southern California visit this display of classic cars from all over. Join us Wednesday evenings to view the best of classic cars, eat at local restaurants and so much more.
San Diego Padres vs. Milwaukee Brewers
When: Apr. 13 – 16, 2023
Don’t miss the excitement at Petco Park as the San Diego Padres take on the Milwaukee Brewers! Join the fun and festivities of theme games, giveaways, and promotions including a Juan Soto Bobblehead Giveaway, Out at the Park night, CocktailFest, Jackie Robinson Day, and Military Salute honoring POW/MIA. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the games, and let your kids run the bases while you explore the various activities offered at KidsFest, presented by SDG&E.
Coronado Flower Show
When: Apr. 15 – 16, 2023
Come and experience the largest tented flower show in the U.S. since 1922, the Coronado Flower Show, in the beautiful San Diego beach community of Coronado. Be entertained by live music and witness trophy presentations around a central gazebo, surrounded by stunning floral exhibits. Enjoy delicious food and locally crafted beers in the food pavilion and beer garden on site while exploring the Home Front competition awarding exceptional gardens throughout the city.
When: Apr. 15 – May 21, 2023
Don’t miss out on Elmo’s Springtacular, an ALL-NEW spring celebration at Sesame Place San Diego. Enjoy fun-filled rides, a live show, the Sesame Street Party Parade, and special spring activities with your favorite furry friends dressed for the occasion. Take a spin on your favorite ride or water slide, join in the interactive Spring Scavenger Hunt, and show off your moves with Sesame Street pals at the Furry Friends Dance Party. This is sure to be an amazing Springtacular experience!
Celebrate the Craft
When: Apr. 16, 2023
Join the fun at The Lodge at Torrey Pines’ 20th annual Celebrate the Craft. Set on The Lodge’s outdoor terrace overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course, the premier culinary festival showcases Southern California’s finest chefs, food artisans, produce, wine, and craft beer. Sip and savor during this unique event to benefit The Ecology Center.
San Diego Legion vs. Chicago Hounds
When: Apr. 16, 2023
Get ready for an action-packed evening at Snapdragon Stadium as San Diego Legion faces off against the Chicago Hounds in an exhilarating rugby match. Witness some of the best athletes in the world as they compete in an 80-minute, full contact, action-packed match. Don’t miss this chance to experience the excitement of rugby live in San Diego!
Brian Jones Rock N Roll Revival
When: Apr. 21, 2023
Enjoy a unique experience at the San Diego Air & Space Museum after dark with a 1960s classic rock-themed concert by the Brian Jones Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival in the open-air Pavilion of Flight. This legendary band will take you on a trip down memory lane with original music and lyrics written by Brian Jones and honoring the spirit of iconic musicians from the 1969 “27 Club.” Get ready to dance and celebrate with this all-star rock ‘n’ roll band.
La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Motor Car Classic
When: Apr. 21 – 23, 2023
The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance is proud to present a fully immersive weekend in beautiful La Jolla, California. Come for the cars, stay for the experience. The anticipation soon will become reality, with the seventeenth year of this premiere automotive and lifestyle event, splashed with Southern California flair. Exquisitely detailed. Exotic. One of a kind. And, we haven’t even begun to talk about the 150 cars displayed along the pristine Pacific Ocean at the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance.
Chicano Park Day Celebration
When: Apr. 22, 2023
Come celebrate the 53rd Chicano Park Day commemoration from 10 am to 5 pm. This free family event is open to the public and will feature the theme “Chicano Park Day 53: Kindling the New Fire.” Don’t miss seeing the fantastic sketches submitted for the poster artwork, a feature car show and local food vendors.
Fallbrook Avocado Festival
When: Apr. 23, 2023
Experience the ultimate avocado lover’s paradise at the Annual Avocado Festival in Fallbrook, San Diego’s North County Inland. Sample avocados, enjoy live entertainment, and participate in cooking competitions while sipping on Cazadores Margaritas and local beer. Discover unique gifts and farm-fresh produce while exploring the colorful artisan and food booths lining Main and Alvarado Street. Don’t miss the chance to see the giant inflatable avocado and race avocado cars at this must-see festival.