The events listed below are taking place in San Diego County during the month of April and are listed by date.
Goodguys Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals
Over 2,500 hot rods & custom cars plus exhibits, swap meet, cars for sale, entertainment, indoor car show, Goodguys Autocross racing, specialty parking areas, kids zone and more.
Fri & Sat 8 am to 5 pm, Sun 8 am to 3 pm at Del Mar Fairgrounds . See website at www.good-guys.com for more info.
Latin American Art Festival
After being selected by a panel of experts, artists from Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Guatemala and many cities of Mexico and the United States, will be present.
11 am to 6 pm at the Arts District, Liberty Station in Point Loma. See website at www.latinamericanartfestival.com for more info.
The world’s fastest 5K will return to Carlsbad for its 32nd year in 2017. And don’t forget about the kids, they can join in on the fun too at Junior Carlsbad 5000, on April 1.
At Carlsbad Village. See website at www.runrocknroll.com/carlsbad-5000 for schedule and more info.
CSHP-UCSD 12th Annual Phun Run
ALL proceeds from the race go to UCSD Student-Run Free Clinic Project, which provides high quality, free-of-cost, evidence-based healthcare to San Diego’s underserved population.
Location: UCSD: Parking lot P604 at 9:30 am. – phunrun.wixsite.com/2017
La Jolla Concours d’Elegance
A weekend of prestigious automotive events. Experience the chic allure of La Jolla’s Avenues, which exudes first class hospitality, magnificent boutiques and world-class cuisine.
Location: Ellen Browning Scripps Park: 1133 Coast Blvd. in La Jolla. www.lajollaconcours.com
VinDiego Wine & Food Festival
Spend an afternoon at beautiful Liberty Station enjoying hundreds of California’s finest vintage award-winning wines, delectable gourmet food samples and lively music.
3 to 7 pm at 2640 Historic Decatur Rd. in Point Loma, San Diego. www.vindiego.com
South Bay Earth Day
Enjoy fun activities and a showcase of products and services to help you reduce your impact on the environment, save money and live greener and healthier.
11 am to 4 pm at Chula Vista Bayside Park & Marina.
REINS Spring Hop Egg Hunt
All proceeds benefit REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship Program. Games, music, food, bunny photo, bake sale and petting zoo.
11 am to 1 pm at 4461 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook.
Coronado Flower Show
The largest tented Flower Show in the U.S. and Coronado’s longest running tradition.
Sat 1 to 4pm, Sun 10am-4pm at the Spreckels Park, 601 Orange Avenue, Coronado. coronadoflowershow.com
Healthy Living Festival
Over 200 exhibitors offering the latest in health and fitness and beauty products and services.
Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm at Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.healthylivingfestival.com
Ugly Dog Contest
Cutest dog, best trick, dog who looks like their owner and more. Gift baskets with dog products will be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each category. Gift bags with samples will be handed out to the first 100 to check in that morning.
10am-3pm at Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.bitly.com/dog2017
Onehope Act Today! For Military Families 5k/10k Run/walk & Family Festival
Cross the finish-line and celebrate at our festival featuring live music, ONEHOPE wine & beer garden, 35+ booths and a kids’ zone with bounce houses, carnival games and arts and crafts.
6:30-11am at Tecolote Shores, Mission Bay Park. acttodayformilitaryfamilies.kintera.org
Wanderlust’s unique triathlon consists of a five-kilometer run (or walk), a large-scale, outdoor yoga class led by some of the world’s top teachers and a guided meditation led by renowned teacher, Noah Levine. Mindful triathletes will also enjoy music from live DJs and an array of surprises throughout the day.
7:30am-3:30pm at Preble Field, NTC Park. www.wanderlust.com
Taste of Hillcrest
Over 35 fantastic Hillcrest restaurants are participating, giving foodies a chance to sample some of their best and signature dishes.
12-4pm at Robinson and 5th Avenue in Hillcrest, San Diego. www.fabuloushillcrest.com
AVG Earth Day Festival
Vendors will offer crafts for sale and share earth-friendly ideas.
10am-3pm at Alta Vista Gardens – Brengle Terrace Park, Vista. www.altavistagardens.org
Easter Egg Hunt at Vista Optimist Club
The Vista Optimist Club hosts an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt. Other activities include jump houses, crafts, face painting and pictures with the Easter Bunny.
7:30am-1pm at 600 Optimist Way, Vista. www.vistaoptimist.org
Children’s Spring Festival & Egg Hunt
Limited to children 3rd grade and under. Bring a bag or basket to collect your eggs. Games and refreshments.
10:30am at La Colonia Park, 715 Valley Ave., Solana Beach. www.ci.solana-beach.ca.us
San Marcos Spring Egg Scramble
After an early morning breakfast, toddlers through 5th graders are invited to the community “Spring Egg Scramble” where prize-filled eggs will be scattered throughout the park.
8-10am at Walnut Grove Park, San Marcos
Santee Spring Eggstravaganza
Crafts, Food, Primo DJ, Pony Rides, Inflatables, Petting Zoo, Carnival Rides, Face Painting, Continuous Egg Hunts.
9am-3pm at Santee Lakes – Lake #5
Poway Kid’s Easter Egg Hunt
Create spring masterpieces with free arts and crafts; bounce and slide your way through the popular Fun Zone; take your picture with Benny and Bonnie Bunny.
8am-1pm at Poway Community Park
Oceanside Easter Egg Hunt
There will be 4 egg hunt areas with prizes, food vendors, a fire engine and a magic show.
10am-1pm at Mance Buchanon Park, 425 College Blvd., Oceanside
Encinitas Spring Egg Hunt
Adding to the fun in addition to the 20,000 eggs, this year we’ve got two live shows from Hulabaloo.
10am-1pm at Encinitas Community Park
Taste of Point Loma
This event gives San Diego food lovers and visitors a chance to sample fresh seafood, decadent desserts and a variety of ethnic cuisine from an array of restaurants.
At United Portuguese SES Inc., 2818 Avenida De Portugal in Point Loma, San Diego. 2017tasteofpointloma.eventbrite.com
Teen Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt
Join the quest for over one thousand glow-in-the-dark eggs filled with candy, kickin’ gift cards, and tons of boss prizes.
5-9pm at Poway Community Park
March for Babies
This is an annual fundraiser walk used to bring awareness and raise funds for the local San Diego – Imperial Division office for March of Dimes.
7-10:30am at Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater, Oceanside
Live music, entertainment, a Tall Ship and variety of boats on display, and waterfront tours. Engaging displays with hands-on nautical activities, a marine science lab and more.
10am-4pm at Chula Vista Marina.
Earth Day Fair
More than 300 exhibits from groups sharing what they are doing to help the environment and how you can help.
10am-5pm at Balboa Park. www.earthdayweb.org
Bonita’s Chili “Cook-Off” & Fair
The event features Entertainment Stage featuring youth groups and a magician. Kids zone with booth activities!
10am-3pm at Bonita Village Shopping Center, Bonita. www.bonitakiwanis.org
San Diego Wedding Party Expo
From venues to caterers, florists to DJs and photographers to gown designers you will not want to miss this show!
12-4pm at Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Resort
Plein Air Convention & Expo
It’s like the Woodstock of outdoor painting. You’ll make personal connections with 80-plus of the world’s top painters (our faculty), plus 900 of your peers.
At Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina. www.pleinairconvention.com
Spring Fling – Business Expo
Take this opportunity to join fellow members and mix and mingle! Enjoy beverages and food provided by local businesses and the Chamber.
5-8pm at La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Drive, La Mesa
San Diego Mother’s Bay Run
5K, 10K and Lil’ Tykes 100m Dash. Benefiting the San Diego Rescue Mission.
7am at De Anza Cove Park, Mission Bay. www.sdmothersbayrun.com
NAMIWalks/Runs San Diego County and HHSA Wellness Expo
We walk together to raise awareness of mental illness and raise funds for those affected by mental illness in San Diego.
9am at NTC Park at Liberty Station in Point Loma. www.namiwalks.org
Black & White Ball and Auction Gala
Silent auction, dinner, awards, dancing and entertainment. All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County.
6-10pm at Pala Casino Spa Resort. www.bgcnorthcounty.org
PVGC Annual Flower Show & Plant Sale
A wide variety of dazzling plants and flowers on display in Templars Hal.
9am-3pm at Old Poway Park. www.powayvalleygardenclub.org
National City Community Service Day
Help volunteer to paint, landscape, build, or even with general maintenance and clean up. Lunch will be provided!
8am-2pm at El Toyon Park, 2005 E 4th Street, National City.
Mission Federal ArtWalk
Stroll through Little Italy to enjoy over 15 blocks filled with artwork from over 350 local, national, and international artists.
11am-6pm Between Ash and Grape Streets in San Diego. www.artwalksandiego.org
Popular annual event with over 15 vendors showcasing and sampling various types of chocolate.
10am-4pm at Maritime Museum of San Diego. www.sdmaritime.org
SDCVA Wine & Food Festival
We welcome you and your friends for an afternoon filled with some of San Diego County’s finest wines – ranging from Cabernet Sauvignon to Syrah and everything in between.
1-4pm at Bernardo Winery. www.sandiegowineries.org
MotorCars on MainStreet
Featuring over 400 pre-73 restored classic, rod and custom cars & trucks.
10am-5pm at Orange & Isabella Avenues, Coronado. www.coronadomainstreet.com