San Diego Special Events

180 special events scheduled in and around San Diego County.

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Balboa Park

San Diego History Center

Fashion Redux Grand Reveal

Apr 26

WorldBeat Cultural Center

West Coast Weekender

May 4

Casa del Prado

Iris Society Show & Potted Iris Sale

May 5

WorldBeat Cultural Center

West Coast Weekender

May 5

Casa del Prado

Iris Society Show & Potted Iris Sale

May 6

Balboa Park Activity Center

Balboa Park Pow Wow

May 12

Casa del Prado

San Diego Tropical Fish Society

May 13

Spreckels Organ Pavilion

Moon Festival

Sep 22

Carlsbad

Forum Shopping Center

April in Bloom

Apr 24

Carlsbad Community Church

Annual Garage Sale

May 4

Carmel Valley

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Fourth of July Sunset BBQ & Fireworks Show

Jul 4

Clairemont

SDGE Energy Innovation Center

Lung Force Expo

Apr 27

Del Mar

Del Mar Fairgrounds

Bridal Bazaar: Wedding Expo

Apr 29

Del Mar Fairgrounds

California Gold Surf Auction

May 5

Del Mar Plaza

Wine Women & Shoes

May 12

Del Mar Fairgrounds

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Oct 12

Del Mar Fairgrounds

Del Mar Antique Show & Sale

Nov 16

Downtown San Diego

Hard Rock Hotel

Brothels, Bites, & Booze: Gaslamp Tour

Apr 25

Gaslamp Quarter

Historical True Crime Tour

Apr 27

Hard Rock Hotel

Brothels, Bites, & Booze: Gaslamp Tour

Apr 27

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Ghosts of the Gaslamp Walking Tour

Apr 27

Hard Rock Hotel

Brothels, Bites, & Booze: Gaslamp Tour

Apr 27

Westfield Horton Plaza

Free Prom Dress Giveaways

Apr 28

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Paranormal Investigation of the Davis-Horton House

Apr 28

Gaslamp Quarter

Historical True Crime Tour

Apr 28

Hard Rock Hotel

Brothels, Bites, & Booze: Gaslamp Tour

Apr 28

Gaslamp Quarter

Historical True Crime Tour

Apr 29

Hard Rock Hotel

Brothels, Bites, & Booze: Gaslamp Tour

May 2

San Diego Community Concourse

2018 San Diego Tatto Invitational

May 4

Gaslamp Quarter

Historical True Crime Tour

May 4

Hard Rock Hotel

Brothels, Bites, & Booze: Gaslamp Tour

May 4

San Diego Community Concourse

2018 San Diego Tatto Invitational

May 5

Gaslamp Quarter

Historical True Crime Tour

May 5

Hard Rock Hotel

Brothels, Bites, & Booze: Gaslamp Tour

May 5

San Diego Community Concourse

2018 San Diego Tatto Invitational

May 6

Gaslamp Quarter

Historical True Crime Tour

May 6

San Diego Civic Theatre

David Blaine Live

May 6

Wyndham San Diego Bayside

USVBA Keeping the Promise National Convention

May 8

Hard Rock Hotel

Brothels, Bites, & Booze: Gaslamp Tour

May 9

Sparks Gallery

Sparks Gallery Summer Bazaar

May 12

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Shady Ladies & Hop Heads Historical Pub Crawl & Walking Tour

May 18

San Diego Maritime Museum

Pirate Days

May 19

USS Midway Museum

Veterans Wreath Remembrance Ceremony

May 26

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Paranormal Investigation of the Davis-Horton House

May 26

Spanish Landing Park

International Boat Show

Jun 7

USS Midway Museum

Sea to Shining Sea

Jun 9

Waterfront Park

2018 San Diego Festival of the Arts

Jun 9

Spanish Landing Park

International Boat Show

Jun 9

Waterfront Park

2018 San Diego Festival of the Arts

Jun 10

Spanish Landing Park

International Boat Show

Jun 10

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Shady Ladies & Hop Heads Historical Pub Crawl & Walking Tour

Jun 15

Waterfront Park

Kidpreneur Expo

Sep 8

Eastlake

Eastlake Middle School

Cycle & 5K Run and Technology & Innovation Fair

May 5

El Cajon

Prescott Promenade

Cajon Classic Cruise Car Shows

Apr 25

Encinitas

Encinitas Community and Senior Center

Passport to Brazil

Apr 28

Escondido

San Diego Archaeological Center

Annual BBQ & Appreciation Event

Apr 28

Sikes Adobe Farmhouse

Commemorative Plaque Dedication Ceremony

May 5

Harmony Grove Spiritualist Association

Psychic Fair

May 5

Grape Day Park

American Heritage Car Show

May 26

Harmony Grove Spiritualist Association

Psychic Fair

Jun 2

Harbor Island

Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina

International Boat Show

Jun 7

Hillcrest

St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church

San Diego Greek Festival

Jun 8

La Jolla

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Murals of La Jolla Walking Tour

Apr 25

La Mesa

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, La Mesa

Annual Plant Sale

May 5

Liberty Station

Legacy Plaza

San Diego Made Spring Market

Apr 28

Little Italy

Saffron & Sage

Spring Weekend Retreat

May 11

Midway District

Bay City Brewing Co.

Cannabis, Craft Beer and Cali Tour

May 20

Mission Valley

SDCCU Stadium

Qualcomm Stadium Swap Meet

Apr 25

Scottish Rite Center

Comic, Toy & Collectible Convention

Apr 28

SDCCU Stadium

Qualcomm Stadium Swap Meet

May 2

Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

Costume-Con 36

May 11

Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center

InterGalactiCon San Diego

Jun 16

Handlery Hotel and Resort

BBW Club Catalina's Halloween Boo Bash

Oct 25

North Park

Observatory North Park

Welcome to Night Vale

Apr 25

Pigment

Educate for a Deeper Appreciation Tour

Apr 28

Pigment

Buds & Brews Tour

Apr 28

Ocean Beach

Green Store

29th Anniversary Celebration

Apr 28

Robb Field

Ocean Beach Kite Festival

May 12

Oceanside

Junior Seau Oceanside Pier Amphitheatre

Armed Forces Day Operation Appreciation

May 19

Old Town

Café Coyote

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour

Apr 25

Old Town State Historic Park

Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo

May 4

Café Coyote

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour

May 4

Old Town State Historic Park

Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo

May 5

Café Coyote

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour

May 9

Pacific Beach

De Anza Cove

San Diego Shaka Fest

Apr 28

Point Loma

Cabrillo National Monument

Cabrillo Under the Stars

Jun 2

Poway

Old Poway Park

Old Fashioned 4th of July

Jul 4

Rancho San Diego

Water Conservation Garden

Butterfly Festival

Apr 28

San Marcos

Walnut Grove Park and Barn

The Butler Did It Craft Show

Apr 27

San Elijo Hills Town Square

Women’s Fair

Apr 28

Santee

American Tire Depot

Grand Opening

May 18

Scripps Ranch

Innovations Academy Charter School

Maven & Mason Exchange

May 12

Shelter Island

Bali Hai

Point Loma High History Awards

Jun 7

Skyline

Skyline Hills Branch Library

Used Booksale

Apr 28

South Park

Rose

20th Annual South Park Old House Fair

May 19

Graffiti Beach

Graffiti Beach Reimagined Party

Jun 7

Spring Valley

Faith Chapel

18th Annual Car Show

Aug 25

University Heights

Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

West Coast Weekender

May 3

Vista

Vista Buddhist Temple and Japanese Cultural Center

Hanamatsuri Festival

Apr 28

Jim Porter Recreation Center

Vista Garden Club Flower Show & Plant Sale​

May 5

Vista Chamber of Commerce

Vista Strawberry Festival

May 27

Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen

Vista C.A.R.E.s Downtown Business Walk

May 31

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