The Big List Of Things To Do This Weekend In San Diego
As you would expect, we have lots of things in store for you this Cinco de Mayo weekend, San Diego. The weather is going to be amazing, and the city is going to be hopping with fun things to do!
But don’t just take our word for it – please check the list yourself.
Thursday, May 3
This is your last chance to get tickets! Start your Cinco de Mayo weekend right with a ‘Tequila Sunset’! Learn to make the perfect margarita, sip premium tequilas, and enjoy 360 degree views from the roof top pool deck of the new Alexan ALX luxury apartment building – the best views in San Diego!
Get ready for a high-octane weekend as the West Coast Weekender event returns to San Diego! Equal parts music festival and conference, this celebration of music, dance, and culture in Southern California is blossoming right alongside San Diego’s incredible cultural renaissance.
Discover the full story of Disney’s Frozen like never before at Disney On Ice presents Frozen! Dazzling ice skating, special effects and unforgettable music will magically transport you to wintry Arendelle. Be a part of Anna’s fearless adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter.
Bike riders across San Diego will gather to kick off the first of many events for National Bike Month. The Bike Coalition will host a free, leisurely, family-friendly bike ride from Quartyard in East Village to Barrio Logan led by council members, David Alvarez and Chris Ward.
Be drawn to the live experience of the most amazing hypnosis in Latin America. It’s now in San Diego but for a short season only so grab your tickets now! Don’t miss these two hours of enigmantice, fun, and incredible evening.
Friday, May 4
Got nothing to do on Friday night? Then head to Liberty Station as it is bringing you ‘Friday Night Liberty’, a FREE art walk taking place on the first Friday of every month from 5-9 p.m.
Frankie Quinones brings a performance compared to a one-man variety show. He has performed for our troops overseas in Japan, Europe, and the Middle East and has toured with some of the industry’s most respected headliners including Craig Robinson, Paul Rodriguez, and Eddie Griffin to name a few.
Saturday, May 5
Every Bar In San Diego Will Have A Cinco de Mayo Party Going On! We Won’t Bother To List Them All!
A day of festivities featuring Mexican cuisine, Agave spirits, music, entertainment, arts and culture – all surrounded by the stunning San Diego Bay
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Dance troupes from Mexico and throughout the Western United States compete in this Cinco de Mayo tradition.
Looking for an alternative to the Cinco de Mayo celebrations? Azuna Kai and Silk Road Productions invite you to the 9th Annual Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego, celebrating the diversity of cultures, ethnicity, and people from Asia and the Pacific Islands in San Diego! This year is a celebration of the Year of the Dog!
Niigata produces the finest sake in the world. But don’t just take our word for it, you can come and taste it for yourself at the 2nd Annual Niigata Sake Festival, only here in San Diego. No need to fly out to Japan in order to get that authentic and unique crisp, dry taste that sake lovers enjoy so much!
Father Joe’s Villages does so much to help the San Diego community – here’s a great opportunity to support their work! Father Joe’s Villages invites the community to create a better tomorrow for local children at its 2018 Children’s Charity Gala: Up, Up and Away.
Come out to this family-friendly event and enjoy watching local community teams compete in dragon boat racing! There are food vendors and cultural performances throughout the day.
‘Maks, Val & Peta Live On Tour: Confidential‘ will be a spectacular dance show, driven by a narrative of true family life and love stories.
More than 600 guests will don Derby hats and seersucker suits to cheer on their favorite horses from La Jolla Cove. These foodies will take in the sweeping ocean view with a glass of vino in hand while enjoying a live screening of the 144th Annual Kentucky Derby.
Sunday, May 6
A baker’s dozen of San Diego’s best pastry chefs and bakers will showcase signature baked goods at the Friendly Feast Chef-Driven Bake Sale. Expect internationally-inspired items like baklava cronuts, churro cannoli, ube eclairs, and more!
Tacos & Beer 5k run Kicks off a fun and festive Cinco de Mayo weekend. After the run, get rewarded with Tacos and Beer (for 21+) at the Tacos & Beer Festival with a BAJA beer garden, live mariachi music, live bands, DJs, games, including a mechanical bull, a piñata breaking party, and a Cinco de Mayo costume contest.
The next San Diego Vintage Flea Market will be behind the Observatory North Park Theater in the parking lot with 100 vendors bringing you the very best in vintage wares, clothing, furniture, knick-knacks, and more.
You’re invited to Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Puppy Prom with a Cinco de Mayo twist! Proceeds from best dressed contest, opportunity drawings and donations support the Helen Woodward Animal Center Adoptions Department.
Debuting on the rooftop of Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, Boots & Dukes will feature a range of food, drinks, music, vendors and attractions for the country music fan to enjoy. Expect BBQ, beer, line-dancing, and a laidback pool, all paired with country music all day long + so much more! Stay tuned for talent announcements coming soon.
Join us for the exclusive Kick-off Event for the 2018 San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival with Jackiem Joyner at Wilson Creek Winery.
See you out there!