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

May 1

MS Golf Invitational

Come join us at this esteemed golf tournament featuring premier tee prizes, silent and live auction, lunch, on-course contests, hosted reception, gourmet dinner and player awards.
10am at La Jolla Country Club – 7301 High Ave. See website at for more info.

May 2

Small Business Expo, Awards, And Mixer

The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce annually honors our region’s small businesses for their significant contributions.
3:30 to 7:30pm at Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina.

May 5 – 7

Fiesta Cinco De Mayo Old Town

This celebration attracts over 100,000 people with its bustling mercado, non-stop music and live entertainment, lucha libre wrestling, and a huge display of lowriders!
Old Town, San Diego. See website at

May 6

Serra Mesa Spring Craft Fair

Over 50 vendors with handmade and artesian items, Fair Trade, vintage. Something for everyone and every budget.
10am at City View Church San Diego – 8404 Phyllis Pl. See website at for more info.

Asian Cultural Festival

Martial arts, ethnic dances, cultural exhibitions, entertainment, games, and of course, food!
10am to 6pm at the Mira Mesa Community Park – 8575 New Salem St. See website at for more info.


The whole family is invited to attend this all-ages event that features live bands, craft beer, kid’s activities and great food.
12-5pm at Mountain Hawk Park – 1475 Lake Crest Dr., Chula Vista. See website at for more info.

Horses, Hats & Hope

A Kentucky Derby Party benefiting REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship Program & The Foundation for Senior Care.
12-4pm at 4461 S. Mission Rd. in Fallbrook. See website at for more info.

Bikes Boards and Brews

Participants will enjoy tasters from San Diego’s best Craft Brewers, food pairings from local Pacific Beach Restaurants, a bike show, local artists and more.
1 to 5pm at Crown Point, Mission Bay Park. See website at for more info.

Rhythm & Brews Fest

The San Diego Brewers Guild’s Rhythm & Brews music and craft beer festival will pair many of the country’s most celebrated craft breweries with local musicians.
1 to 4pm at the Historic Downtown Vista Village. See website at for more info.

May 6 – 7

Escondido Renaissance Fair

Our goal is to educate and entertain guests young and old, about the life back in the Elizabethan Era. From battles on the field, to having a drink at the pub, to browsing through our many vendors, or watching the variety of shows.
10am to 6pm at Felicita Park in Escondido. See website at for more info.

May 7

Girls on the Run Spring 5k

More than 500 girls ages 8-14, will celebrate their “girl power” by running 3.1 miles with their coaches, families, friends, teachers and community members.
8:30am at Crown Point Park, Mission Bay. See website at for more info.

Carlsbad Village Street Fair

The streets will come alive with the sights and smells of fair-time as 800 vendors set up unique booths, fairgoers search for handmade gifts, try mouthwatering foods, and have some fun in the sun.
8am to 5pm at Grand Avenue in Carlsbad.

Bark in the Park

Dog Contest: Smallest Dog, Biggest Dog, Best Trick and Owner-Pet Look Alike.
1 to 4pm at La Colonia Park in Solana Beach.

Miracle Babies 5K and Kids Festival

Dress up as your favorite hero! Kid Zone, Family Resource Fair, vendors, food trucks and exotic cars. Participants are encouraged to fundraise to help raise funds for NICU families.
8am to 1pm at the NTC Park, Liberty Station in Point Loma. See website at for more info.

May 10 – 13

San Diego Surf Film Festival

Over 25 of the finest international surf films.
Misfit Pictures HQ: 565 Pearl Street #100, La Jolla. See website at for schedule and more info.

May 11

Ignite San Diego

Showcases the community’s movers, shakers, creators, thinkers, innovators, doers and dreamers.
6pm at The McMillin Center – Liberty Station: 2875 Dewey Rd. in Point Loma. See website at for more info.

May 12

Mama’s Day Benefiting Mama’s Kitchen

Features more than 55 chefs from San Diego’s finest restaurants, hotels and catering companies.
6:30pm at Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. See website at for more info.

East County Senior Health & Info Fair

Join us at this free event and receive free health screenings, health and community resources and much more!
10am to 1pm at the La Mesa Community Center

Surfrider Foundation Art Gala & Auction

Silent and live auctions, an exclusive fashion show by Fashion Week San Diego®, a delectable menu designed by Executive Chef JoJo Ruiz of Lionfish, and music by DJ Hevrock.
6pm at the Paradise Point Resort: 1404 Vacation Rd. See website at for more info.

May 13

Cycle EastLake & Run

1/2 Marathon, 10K, 5K Super Hero Family Roll & Roll, 25 Mile Marty Garcia Memorial Ride, or our 18 Mile Mountain Bike & Poker Ride! Benefiting EastLake Educational Foundation.
6:30am at EastLake Middle School, Chula Vista. See website at for more info.

Avenue Amps & Ales

An overflow of craft breweries, live bands and good eats.
1pm to 5pm at Memorial Park – Third Avenue in Chula Vista. See website at for more info.

Touch A Truck 2017

Car show for kids where sitting in the driver’s seat is part of the deal. Star Wars & Marvel characters, play laser tag, build a rocket, go on a scavenger hunt, and eat from a food truck.
11am to 3pm at Pacific Trails Middle School, San Diego. See website at for more info.

May 13 – 14

Balboa Park Pow Wow

The San Diego American Indian Health Center’s Annual Balboa Park Pow Wow is a cultural event that showcases the heritage and traditions of American Indians.
10am to 6pm at Balboa Park. See website at for more info.

May 19

La Mesa Rocks

Delicious Food, Live & Silent Auction! Cocktail Attire. Live Music by Disappointing Joseph. Benefiting the La Mesa Parks and Recreation.
6 pm to 10pm at the La Mesa Community Center in La Mesa. See website at for more info.

May 20

Festival of the Arts

This celebration of the historic North Park neighborhood is a free art and live music festival that also highlights the local craft beer and food community.
11am to 10pm at North Park, San Diego – 9-Block Festival. See website at for more info.

Bowling for Rhinos

The American Association of Zoo Keepers San Diego Chapter will be hosting their Bowling for Rhinos bowl-a-thon fundraiser benefitting rhino conservation.
6pm to 9pm at the Kearny Mesa Bowl: 7585 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego.

America on Main Street

“Come Play For The Day” theme. Come join us as we have fun in the sun and salute our Veterans at this annual event. Admission is FREE!
12-8pm in Downtown El Cajon. See website at for more info

Bench Party with Fern Street Circus

Attendees will be entertained with puppets, jugglers, aerialists, and much more. Attendees will also have a chance to test out their own circus skills in an interactive workshop in tightwire, hooping and puppetry. FREE FOOD and refreshments will be available.
12-2pm at Bayside Park in Chula Vista.

Wild in the Country 2017

“Casino Royale at the Ranch” will feature a live and silent auction, catered meal, opportunity drawing, live music, casino games and entertainment for the whole family!
3pm to 7pm at 24402 Martin Way, Alpine.

Tails on the Trails Charity Walk

There will be pet vendors, therapy dog groups, dog adoptions, music, food, games, and K-9 demonstrations.
8am to 1pm at Mance Buchanon Park, Oceanside.

May 20 – 21

Community Band Festival

Listen to bands that will offer a wide variety musical genres from blue grass ensembles to full concert bands.
Sat 10am to 7:30pm, Sun 11am to 7:30pm at Old Poway Park in Poway.

Relay for Life El Cajon

The signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
9am to 9am at the El Cajon Valley High School. See website at for more info.

Fiesta Del Sol

A diverse musical showcase providing continuous live music; an array of arts and crafts exhibits; an area just for kids with rides, games and hands-on activities; gourmet food trucks.
9am to 9pm at Fletcher Cove, Solana Beach. See website at for more info.

May 21

Bay Bridge Run/Walk

Participants head east to National Avenue, then up and over the Coronado Bay Bridge. The race finishes in Tidelands Park.
8am at One Park Blvd. See website at for more info.

May 26 – 28

Valley Center Rodeo & Festival

Vendors, western arts & crafts, food booths, live bands, a horseshoe tournament, beer gardens and more. Head to the rodeo grandstands for a full rodeo event lineup.
Valley Center Community Center. See website at for schedule and more info.

May 27

Aquatic Adventures by the Bay

Youth fishing, kayaking, rowing, bounce houses, scavenger hunt, obstacle courses, face painting, arts & crafts, entertainment, food & beverage concessions.
10am to 2pm at Pepper Park, National City

May 28

Vista Strawberry Fest

Live entertainment on multiple stages, bands & local craft brews all day long in the beer garden. Carnival rides & 300+ vendors. Prizes galore!
7am to 4pm in Downtown Vista. See website at for more info.

May 29

Solana Beach Memorial Day Ceremony

Camp Pendleton Young Marines Color Guard, Santa Fe Christian School Band, “Feathers from Heaven” doves, City Dignitaries and a special guest speaker.
11am to 12pm at the Veterans Honor Courtyard at La Colonia Park, Solana Beach.