The Big List of Things To Do in San Diego This Weekend

Check out this week’s Big List of Things To Do in San Diego this Weekend and make your plans!

Marvel at the elegance of classic cars at the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, stroll through the vibrant blooms at the Coronado Flower Show, or catch the action at the Pucks and Pints Charity Hockey Game.

If that’s not enough…there is plenty more below! Have a great weekend!

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Catch Kevin Hart and Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias for laughs, hear Grammy-winning legend Herbie Hancock perform live, or dance the night away with Blasterjaxx’s electrifying beats.

Nason's Beer Hall

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Friday, April 19

Coast Into La Jolla for the Classy Concours d’Elegance

Experience automotive elegance at the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance. Marvel at a stunning display of classic and luxury cars set against the picturesque backdrop of La Jolla. Enjoy live music, gourmet food, and wine tastings while immersing yourself in the timeless beauty of these meticulously curated vehicles.

La Valencia Hotel’s Award-Winning Spring Tea Returns

Indulge in the charm of spring with a delightful tea experience at La Valencia Hotel. Enjoy a selection of fine teas, savory bites, and sweet treats amidst the elegant ambiance of this historic landmark. A perfect opportunity to savor the season with friends and loved ones.

Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, a multimedia exhibition featuring over 300 of Van Gogh’s works with advanced projection technology and music, returns to San Diego’s Wyland Center, offering tickets from $36.99 and a new virtual reality experience.

Seven Seas Food Festival Explodes With Expanded Menu of All-New Flavors

SeaWorld San Diego’s popular Seven Seas Food Festival returns in 2024 with an array of ALL-NEW flavors from around the world for guests to sip and savor! This incredible seasonal event runs on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays now through April 28. Taste flavors from around the world while strolling between award-winning attractions and incredible animal presentations.

Sarah Stieber Gallery

Immerse yourself in creativity at the Sarah Stieber Gallery Annual Experiential Pop-Up! Step into a world of art and innovation, where imagination knows no bounds. Explore unique installations, interact with immersive exhibits, and be inspired by the boundless creativity on display. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience art in a whole new way!

Youth Art Show

ArtReach Opens a Call for Youth Art Submissions

ArtReach San Diego is seeking youth artists (aged five to 18) to submit a mini-masterpiece for an upcoming Youth Art Show. Each mini masterpiece created for this open call should be exactly six inches wide by six inches tall, following the prompt, “Where do your dreams take you?”

Saturday, April 20

Coronado’s Cherished Flower Show Returns

Experience the beauty of spring at the Annual Coronado Flower Show. Wander through stunning floral displays, featuring exquisite blooms and creative arrangements. Enjoy garden exhibits, horticultural seminars, and live entertainment in the picturesque setting of Coronado. Don’t miss this vibrant celebration of nature’s splendor!

big list of things to do in san diego this weekend

Celebrate Earth Day With Party for the Planet at Birch Aquarium

Join Birch Aquarium in celebrating Earth Day with ‘Party for the Planet.’ Dive into a day filled with fun and educational activities for all ages. Explore exhibits, engage in eco-friendly crafts, and learn about conservation efforts to protect our planet’s oceans. Come together to honor and preserve our Earth!

Bazaar del Mundo

Bazaar del Mundo Hosts New Spring Pop-up

Discover unique treasures at the Spring Pop-Up Bazaar at Bazaar del Mundo. Browse artisanal crafts, handmade goods, and one-of-a-kind finds from local vendors. Enjoy live music, delicious food, and a vibrant atmosphere as you explore this eclectic marketplace. Don’t miss this opportunity to support local artisans and celebrate spring!

Pucks & Pints

Pucks & Pints for Charity With San Diego Breweries

Get ready for action-packed fun at Pucks & Pints Charity Hockey Game & Festival! Cheer on your favorite teams as they face off on the ice, then enjoy a festival atmosphere with craft beer, food trucks, live music, and family-friendly activities. Join us for a day of excitement and giving back!

Wild Weekend: Amazonia at San Diego Zoo for Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day and Wild Weekend: Amazonia at the San Diego Zoo

Experience the wonders of the Amazon rainforest at Wild Weekend: Amazonia, hosted by the San Diego Zoo. Join us for a celebration of Earth Day with interactive exhibits, educational activities, and a closer look at the fascinating wildlife of the Amazon basin. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore and protect this vital ecosystem!

2024 Neighborhood Tour

Fern Street Circus Kicks Off Neighborhood Tour With Free Shows Celebrating “Home”

Step right up and experience the magic of the Fern Street Circus Spring Tour! Join us for an unforgettable journey filled with awe-inspiring performances, breathtaking acrobatics, and delightful entertainment for the whole family. Don’t miss your chance to be dazzled by the wonders of the circus under the spring sky. Book your tickets now and prepare to be amazed!

Ilan-Lael Spring Workshops

Experience Ilan-Lael in a Whole New Way at Their Spring Workshops

Resident artist Emilie Ledieu will be leading several workshops on the craftsmanship of mosaic art. Through these classes, you’ll get the chance to create a decorative custom piece using various mosaic tiles and stained-glass materials.

Sunday, April 21

Herb & Sea Hosts Dinner Benefiting WILDCOAST

Savor the flavors of the sea at the Herb & Sea Wildcoast Benefit Dinner. Indulge in a gourmet culinary experience featuring fresh, sustainable seafood paired with locally sourced ingredients. Join us for an evening of exquisite dishes, fine wine, and ocean conservation awareness, all in support of Wildcoast’s vital environmental efforts.

US’s First Spring Nama Sake Festival Headed to San Diego

Toast to spring at the Spring Nama Sake Festival in San Diego! Sample a wide variety of premium sake brands and traditional Japanese cuisine. Experience the rich flavors and cultural heritage of sake while enjoying live music and entertainment. Join us for an unforgettable celebration of Japanese culture and craftsmanship.

Fallbrook Avocado Festival

Join Fallbrook Avocado Festival As It Celebrates California’s Most Beloved Fruit

Indulge in avocado delights at the Fallbrook Avocado Festival. Sample creamy guacamole, sip on refreshing avocado smoothies, and explore unique avocado-themed crafts. Join the celebration of all things green and delicious in the heart of Fallbrook.

things to do in san diego this weekend

Picnics + Flowers Brings Picturesque Picnics to The Carlsbad Flower Fields

Expect an elevated pop-up picnic featuring more shade structures, increased semi-private picnic spaces, reserved parking, a private entrance, complimentary wagon rides, an expanded menu, live music, and a family-fun zone featuring interactive games.

Get Your Dose of Creative Arts and Culture Experiences at ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station

With everything from kid-friendly floral workshops and creative First Friday events to exciting exhibitions, ARTS DISTRICT is the ultimate destination to make the most of springtime in San Diego.

Experience Awe at the Beyond Monet Exhibit

Step into the mesmerizing world of Beyond Monet Exhibit and prepare to be captivated by stunning visual masterpieces. Immerse yourself in a breathtaking display of artistry and creativity that transcends traditional boundaries, promising an unforgettable journey through color, light, and imagination.

See you there, San Diego!

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