The Big List Of Things To Do This Weekend In San Diego

Whether you are looking for epic jazz, women scientists, Mexican spirits, an encounter with a sloth or a giant bouncy obstacle course our big list of things to do this weekend in San Diego has you covered!

Thursday, March 8

Thelonious Monk Trumpet Competition Winner Marquis Hill Playing San Diego This Week

Winner of the 2014 Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition, Hill has established his well-deserved reputation as a leading figure among today’s crop of adventurous young jazz musicians.

The Taste Of Third Is An Epicurean’s Answer To A Pub Crawl

This annual self-guided sampling stroll is an epicurean’s answer to a pub crawl taking ticket holders on a tantalizing trip through Third Avenue Village.

Two Scientists Walk Into A Bar: “We are scientists. Ask us anything!”

We love this! What sounds like the beginning of a rather bad joke, Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar™ is actually a fun community program by the Fleet Science Center.

Mexican Spirits Dinner At Ketner Exchange

Kettner Exchange is welcoming Mexico in a Bottle to San Diego during Mexican Spirits Dinner.  Celebrated Chef Brian Redzikowski will expertly pair a five-course dinner with unique spirits from south of the border.

Friday, March 9

The 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival Is This Weekend At Balboa Park

Friday through Sunday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily, visitors are able to enjoy the Japanese custom of hanami – appreciating the beauty of cherry blossom flowers. Last year, the cherry blossoms attracted over 12,000 people and are expected to surpass that number as this will be the second year holding the festival over three days!

Party With Nipsey Hussle At Parq Nightclub

American rapper Nipsey Hussle adapted his stage name from Nipsey Russell, an iconic black comedian and actor. Born Ermias Ashgedom in Slauson, California, his early calling card was injecting hazy humor into his rhyme style à la Snoop Dogg, but his flow owes more to the unflinching gangland narratives of early hip-hop kingpin Ice-T.

Four Epic Days of Yoga On The Beach…That’s San Diego Yoga Festival!

SDYF offers festival-goers non-stop yoga classes every hour ’til sun down, in addition to meditation hikes, reiki, massage, acupuncture and surf lessons – all led by some of the top instructors locally and worldwide.

Saturday, March 10

Want A Chicken For Your Yard? Check Out Hawthorne Country Store’s 15th Annual Chick Day!

We weren’t expecting this story to come across our desk…but I guess we’re out of touch! People are flocking with excitement over Hawthorne Country Store’s 15th Annual Chick Day!

The Bounciest Obstacle Fun Run To Hit Qualcomm Stadium – There San Diego

The Inflatable Run is a family event featuring a 5K run/walk with inflatable obstacles AKA everything bouncy you could imagine. So grab your excuses, uhh we mean your kids, and head to Qualcomm Stadium for some unforgettable family memories!

Submerge Yourself In A Wall Full of Bunnies For A Good Cause…Only At The Bunny Ball

If you’re looking for a fun excuse to dress up…look no further! Cruise 4 Kids is back with their 4th annual Bunny Ball at Town & Country San Diego to raise money and collect bunnies for sick and underprivileged kids.

Local Maker’s Bazaar Happening At Flower Hill In Del Mar This Weekend

The Local Maker’s Bazaar at Flower Hill will feature the creations of over 25 local makers, have a free ‘make & take’ succulent station, a petting zoo, live music, the SoCal Wanderbus photo booth…and even an appearance from the Easter Bunny!

Best Coast Beer Fest Returns To San Diego To Help Cuck Fancer

For the fourth year, the Best Coast Beer Fest is bringing you over 75 of San Diego’s craft breweries, 10 local food trucks, and San Diego artists and entertainment including a local band, Ottopilot!

SD’s Finest Bartenders And Local Scientists Meet To Show You How To Make The Perfect Cocktails

If you happen to be at San Diego’s iconic False Idol on March 10th, you’ll find bartenders and local scientists collaborating on the science of cocktails with the goal of dazzling your tastebuds!

Fresh Farm-to-Table Dinner And Cocktails Pairing Only At The Water Bill Dinner

Get ready to stimulate both your mind and your palate because it’s that time of the year again when San Diego’s Liberty Call Distilling and Cyclops Farms in Oceanside team up to bring you the Water Bill Dinner!

Meet Some Of San Diego Zoo’s Coolest Animals At The Animal Ambassador Dinner

On March 10th, head to San Diego Zoo to meet some of your favorite animal ambassadors at the Animal Ambassador Dinner.

Live Music, Killer Bites, And Craft Beer Come Together At The Rock Star Beer Festival – There San Diego

Nothing screams ‘San Diego’ more than the Rock Star Beer & Music Festival, the perfect celebration of craft beer and live music in our beautiful city!

TEDxSDSU: Pattern Disruption

TEDxSDSU conference is back this year with the theme “Pattern Disruption”. Come with an open mind and the desire to learn as a diverse lineup of artists, entrepreneurs, and scholars will be dissecting and examining the patterns that have come to define our world.

Sustainable Becomes Fashionable And Fun At Trendy Trade Clothing Swap Events

Upgrade your close and make an impact! That’s the promise of one local social enterprise, Trendy Trade Clothing Swap Events, where profit takes a back seat to their socially conscious mission to help women and make an impact for good.

Ten Tenors Wish You Were Here Tour Comes To San Diego!

A celebration of musical legends features the music of David Bowie, Prince, Amy Winehouse, John Lennon, Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury, Whitney Houston and more.

Sunday, March 11

KPBS Presents: Ethan Bortnick – Generations of Music

Child prodigy Ethan Bortnick holds the Guinness World Record for “The World’s Youngest Solo Musician to Headline Their Own Concert Tour.” In addition to this he has raised over 50 MILLION dollars for charity.

Mexico In A Bottle-The Biggest Agave Spirits Tasting in The United States-Comes To San Diego

With an incredible selection of mezcals, raicillas, tequilas, Mexican craft beers, Mexican wines, bites from local restaurants, and great cocktails from local bars–this is an event you don’t want to miss.

G. Love & Special Sauce Goes Belly Up

G. Love and the Special Sauce are an alternative hip hop and funk trio made popular by their viral internet hit “Milk and Cereal”.

Get out there and have a great weekend!