The events listed below are taking place in San Diego County during the month of April and are listed by date.

March 31 – April 2

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 for more info.

April 1 – 2

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 for more info.

Carlsbad 5000

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 for schedule and more info.

April 2

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. –

April 7 – 9

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.

April 8

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.

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.

April 8 – 9

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.

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.

April 9

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.

April 15

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.

Wanderlust 108

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

April 19

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.

April 22

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

April 22 – 23

Maritime Festival

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.

April 23

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.

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.

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

April 24 – 28

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.

April 27

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

April 29

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

April 29 – 30

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.

April 30

Chocolate Festival

Popular annual event with over 15 vendors showcasing and sampling various types of chocolate.
10am-4pm at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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.

MotorCars on MainStreet

Featuring over 400 pre-73 restored classic, rod and custom cars & trucks.
10am-5pm at Orange & Isabella Avenues, Coronado.