Fun Events in San Diego April 17 – 22, 2018

    With another warm weekend ahead of us, San Diego has lots of fun events to enjoy under the sun. Celebrate Earth Day by going out and taking a hike, or head over to the largest free Earth Day festival in the nation. You can also go see beautiful flower displays over at the Coronado Flower Show. Keep reading to find out what other exciting events are coming up this week!

    San Diego EarthFair

    San Diego EarthFair

    Taking place for the 29th year in a row, the San Diego EarthFair is the largest free environmental fair in the world! Drawing in over 60,000 visitors every year, you can expect to enjoy over 300 exhibitors, a food pavilion, a children’s area, four different entertainment venues, a children’s Earth parade, and eArth gallery arts and crafts show. You will also learn more about conservation and do your part to save our planet.

    When: April 22, 2018 – 10am – 5pm

    Where: Balboa Park – 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

    Cost: Free

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    San Diego Comic Fest

    San Diego Comic Fest

    The sixth annual San Diego Comic Fest is happening this weekend and has a Frankenstein theme to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. This friendly comic convention has an intimate setting for fans to mingle with professions and exhibitors giving you a great environment to indulge in your favorite comics, science fiction, and films. With no high-priced tickets, crowds or long lines, this is the event you have been waiting for.

    When: April 20 – 22, 2018 – 10am – 11pm

    Where: Town and Country Resort & Convention Center – 500 Hotel Circle North San Diego, CA 92108

    Cost: $7.50 – $50

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    48th Chicano Park Day Celebration

    chicano park day celebration

    For the 48th year, celebrate San Diego’s Chicano and Aztec history. Held in historic Chicano Park, this free and family-friendly event is open to the public. The event will feature performances of both traditional Mexican and Aztec dances. There will also be food booths, arts and crafts, children’s activities, and over 300 lowrider cars presented by the Amigos Car Club.

    When: April 21, 2018 – 10am – 5pm

    Where: Chicano Park – Logan Ave & Cesar E Chavez Parkway San Diego, CA 92113

    Cost: Free

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    Coronado Flower Show

    coronado flower show

    Let the good times grow at the 2018 Coronado Flower Show! Visit this once a year tradition since 1922 in Coronado to see beautiful flower arrangements, enjoy live music, a beer and wine garden, shop for goods, and learn more about plants, recycling, floral and gardening design, water conservation and more! Bring the whole family out for this fun tradition.

    When: April 21: 1pm – 5pm, April 22: 10am – 4pm

    Where: Spreckels Park – 601 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118

    Cost: $5 for ages 13+

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    La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5k

    la jolla half marathon

    For the most picturesque and beautiful point-to-point races, the La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K begins at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and follows a beautiful coastal route before climbing through Torrey Pines State Park. The race ends just past La Jolla Shores at La Jolla Cove. This half marathon is the second race in the Half Marathon Triple Crown Series. If you are ready to run a half-marathon, this is the perfect event to enjoy the beautiful San Diego weather with the gorgeous ocean backdrop.

    When: April 22, 2018 – 7am – 11am

    Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds – 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar, CA 92014

    Cost: $45 – $110

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    2018 Del Mar National Horse Show

    Del Mar Horse Show

    The Del Mar National Horse Show is taking place once again! Equestrians mark their calendars each April and May to block off time for the Del Mar National Horse Show. Each year, the show attracts more than 1,500 horses representing many different breeds. Visit the show to see horses perform choreographed to music, impressive jumps, tricks, and other exciting acts. If you love horses, this is the event for you!

    When: April 17 – May 6, 2018: 9am – 9pm

    Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds 22nd DAA – 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar, CA 92014

    Cost: $15+

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