February is ending with lots of fun events for you to enjoy this week in San Diego! There’s a little bit for everybody this week whether you’re a runner, want to improve your home or yard, or want to watch a world famous artist create a mural. Find the perfect event for you below.
Finish Chelsea’s Run 5k
The 8th Annual Finish Chelsea’s Run honors Chelsea King whose life was cut short by the heinous act of a known sexual predator who attacked her during one of her training runs. The annual run/walk is the primary fundraiser for the Chelsea’s Light Foundation Sunflower Scholarship Fund. This year they have joined forces with the Girl Scouts of San Diego.
When: March 3, 2018
Where: Balboa Park – 6th Ave & Olive St. San Diego, CA 92103
This two-day electronic music festival takes places at the 12 acre San Diego Waterfront Park. The event features three stages, 36+ performers, craft beer, food, mixed drinks and more! This year’s CRSSD Festival lineup includes performances by Empire of the Sun, Cirez D, Jai Wolf, Gorgon City, Sasha, and Malaa.
When: March 3 – 4, 2018
Where: San Diego County Waterfront Park – 1600 Pacific Highway San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: $125 – $155
33rd Annual Spring Home/Garden Show
Want to improve your home or garden? Then you definitely need to attend the 2018 33rd Annual Spring Home/Garden Show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. This three-day extravaganza will give you a look at inspiring landscapes, hands-on demonstrations, dozens of home improvement products and service exhibitors, plant sales, educational seminars and face-to-face consultations with experts.
When: March 2 – March 4, 2018
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds – 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar, CA 92014
Cost: $1 – $ 9
Spring Busker Festival
A busker is a street performer usually known for their comedic or unusual acts in Boston’s Faneuil Hall or standing like a statue and painted in gold on San Francisco’s Pier 39. This weekend, San Diego’s Seaport Village is hosting the only Busker Festival in Southern California which features artists performing bizarre talents like sword swallowing or knife swallowing.
When: March 3 – March 4, 2018, 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Where: Seaport Village – 849 West Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: Free – Tips are encouraged for performers though
Live Mural Painting with Kelsey Montague
For the third year in a row, internationally acclaimed artist Kelsey Montague will create a live mural in the center courtyard of Headquarters. The live painting will take place on Friday and Saturday and be ready for photos on Sunday. Her work has been featured in Forbes, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, The New York Times and more. This event is taking place during the Spring Busker Festival.
When: March 3 – March 4, 2018
Where: The Headquarters at Seaport – 789 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering – Expo Day
The San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering is a ten-day event filled with educational experiences. This includes hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations, and dynamic speakers. The largest event, EXPO Day takes place this weekend at Petco Park. Bring your whole family to learn more about STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
When: March 3, 2018
Where: Petco Park – 100 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
More Events Happening This Week
- Unseen Artists – Thru April 30, 2018
- Uncle Vanya – Thru March 11, 2018
- Barrios Hermanos Presents: Border Art – Thru March 9, 2018
- The Importance of Being Earnest – Thru March 4, 2018
- Macy’s Museum Month – Thru February 28, 2018
- Tuesday Takeover with Flor Franco – February 27, 2018
- Casbah Presents…Real Estate, Lucy Dacus – February 27, 2018
- Burger-A-GoGo – February 28, 2018
- Nick Thune – March 1-3, 2018
- Chris Smither – March 1, 2018
- Hops on the Harbor with Duck Foot Brewing – March 2-30, 2018
- The Amazing Acro-Cats in San Diego – March 2-11, 2018
- Stretch Yourself Free Yoga – March 3, 2018
- San Diego Undy Run/Walk – March 3, 2018
- Patrick’s Day Half Marathon – March 4, 2018
- EC Craft Beer Invitational – March 4, 2018
- To Be Wed, A Bridal Marketplace – March 4, 2018
- Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra Concert – March 4, 2018
- Raga, Roots & Reimaginings – March 4, 2018
- Oscars in the Ranch – Acadamy Awards Viewing Party – March 4, 2018
- Velvet Caravan – March 4, 2018
- Clay Colton Band – March 4, 2018
- Zach Deputy – March 4, 2018
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