Goodguys Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals Apr. 1-3
Cruisin’, chrome, awards, autocross racing, nitro thunderfests, burnout competitions, live music, cold beverages – it’s hot rodding at its finest and these Goodguys would love for you to join in at America’s Favorite Car Show! It’s time for sun, palm trees, ocean breeze and good looking rides.
8am-5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar
925-838-9876 / www.good-guys.com
Ironman Oceanside 70.3 Apr. 2
Come watch world class athletes from across the globe compete on a 1.2 mile open water swim course, 56 mile bike course, 13.1 mile run course. Visit the Ironman Village and be a part of the excitement of this world class endurance event.
6am-4:45pm / Oceanside Harbor, Oceanside
Hausmann Quartet 30-minute Concert Treat Apr. 3
In celebration for the start of the 2022 season of Music at the Maritime, the Maritime Museum of San Diego and The Hausmann Quartet, artists in residence at San Diego State University, invite you to enjoy the bay views, waterfront sights and this short yet magical performance aboard the Ferryboat Berkeley. Free with general admission.
12-12:30pm / Maritime Museum of San Diego, San Diego
Celebrate the Craft Apr. 3
Join us at Celebrate the Craft on April 3, The Lodge at Torrey Pines’ premier culinary festival, showcasing Southern California’s finest chefs, food artisans, farmers, wineries, and craft breweries.
11:30am-3pm / The Lodge at Torrey Pines, La Jolla
La Mesa Earth Day Fair Apr. 9
The event welcomes all ages and will showcase fun, educational, and sustainable activities, products, and services.
10am-1pm / MacArthur Park: 4900 Memorial Drive
Hop Down the Bunny Trail Apr. 9
Primo DJ - Great music and interactive fun! Crafts & Activities - Bunny Hats, Egg Hunt Bags, and more.
10am-1pm / Santee Trolley Square
In The Park Series: Western Apr. 11
Rustle up fun while panning for "gold", pop yourself silly in a bubble- palooza, pound out the beat of your favorite melody, or blast your imagination into space and beyond! Community Park’s In The Park Series is two hours of themed-fun that’s sure to provide exciting, unique experiences for the whole family.
10am-12pm / Community Park, Poway
Tootsie - The Comedy Musical Apr. 12-17
Tootsie is unanimously funny! It’s a laugh-out-loud love letter to the theatre, based on the Oscar®-nominated film. Featuring a Tony®-winning book by Robert Horn and an outrageously clever score by 2018 Tony® winner David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), this New York Times Crit-ic’s Pick is a “hilarious, thoroughly modern Tootsie” (People Magazine) that’s “even funnier than the movie!” (New York Post).
7-9pm / Broadway San Diego, San Diego
Oceanside Spring Egg Hunt Extravaganza Apr. 16
Come enjoy this annual spring event. Egg hunts for the kids ages 3-11 and fun for the entire family.
10am-12pm / Mance Buchannan Park
Encinitas Spring Egg Hunt Apr. 16
Adding to the fun of 20,000 eggs, this year's event will feature Kathryn the Grape live in concert. No sign-up is required for this event, just bring your basket and enjoy the fun!
10am-12pm / Encinitas Community Park
Solana Beach Spring Egg Hunt Apr. 16
For children 9 years old and younger. Activities often include kid’s crafts, games, fun jumps, piñatas, Solana Beach Heritage Museum tours, and photos with the Spring Bunny!
10am / La Colonia Park: 715 Valley Avenue
Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Apr. 20
Conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl takes us on a musical voyage to the immortal “land where the lemon trees bloom, and the gold orange glows…” in Felix Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony, inspired by his year-long trip to that country in 1830.
7:30-9:30pm / California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Artisan Table Signature Wine Series Apr. 21
Join Foxen Vineyard & Winery's Co-Owners, Dick Doré and Jenny Williamson Doré along with A.R. Valentien's Executive Chef Kelli Crosson and Advanced Sommelier Paul Krikorian for a special communal meal of seasonal bounty with some of California’s most notable wines.
6-8:30pm / The Lodge at Torrey Pines, La Jolla
RENT: 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour Apr. 22-24
A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.
8-10pm / Broadway San Diego
La Jolla Concours D'Elegance Apr. 22-24
An incredible weekend of prestigious events that takes great pride in appreciating the outstanding specimens that make up the automotive industry as we know it.
10am-10pm / 1133 Coast Blvd, La Jolla
South Bay Earth Day Apr. 9
South County’s largest Earth Day celebration is back! This free event offers a variety of fun, green ac-tivities.
11am-4pm / Memorial Park, Chula Vista
Padres Pedal the Cause Apr. 9
Padres Pedal the Cause is Curebound’s signature event, bringing together thousands of participants each year to raise money for collaborative cancer research.
6:30am / Petco Park, San Diego
Koi Show Apr. 10
The Koi Club of San Diego presents their 34th Annual Koi Show, bringing together Koi enthusiasts, vendors and exhibitors for information sharing and camaraderie to help improve methods of providing Koi fish with safe and healthy environments.
8am-5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar
Bridal Bazaar Apr. 10
See and experience everything you need to make your wedding day complete at San Diego’s largest spring bridal show – you’ll find more ideas, more style, and more choices to help you plan your day, your way.
9:30am-4pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar
Spring Home and Garden Show Apr. 8-10
Whatever your next house or garden project…you’ll find the experts at the San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show.
10am-4pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar
Mariachi Festival Apr. 10
8th Annual Mariachi Festival with featured artists, Mariachi Champaña Nevin, who are regarded as one of the leading proponents of “classical mariachi music” in the world. Also including performances from Monica Abrego, one of Mexico’s most outstanding soprano. Ballet Folklórico Tierra Caliente de Jose Jaimes also performs for 8th consecutive year.
12:30-5pm / California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Health Fair Saturday Apr. 23
Join us at this annual event which features vendors specializing in the health field. Booths include information on health, insurance providers, healthcare presentations, health screenings, and live, inter-active demonstrations throughout the promenade area of Grossmont Shopping Center.
10am-2pm / Grossmont Shopping Center, La Mesa
Catfish Season Opener Apr. 23-24
Our 7 lakes are regularly stocked with catfish and Rainbow trout on a seasonal basis. 2,000 lbs. of catfish will be stocked for our opener!
6am-7pm / Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve, Santee
Fallbrook Avocado Festival Apr. 24
Craft & food booths, artisan walk, free shuttles, beer & wine garden, community stage entertainment, guacamole contest, live bands.
9am-5pm / Main Avenue, Downtown
Ragnar Relay Apr. 29
What happens when you combine spring time, palm trees, ocean views, running, and 12 adventurous friends? Ragnar’s biggest running party of the year, Ragnar Road So Cal, and it’s back.
6-9am / Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar
The Union Marketplace Apr. 29- May 1
The largest card collectors event in Southern California brings sports card, Pokemon, and memorabilia enthusiasts of all ages together to trade, purchase & network!
4-10pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar
Del Mar Antiques, Art, and Design Show Apr. 29- May 1
Del Mar Antiques + Art + Design Show will feature over 100 premier exhibitors offering a broad range of quality antiques including fine antique furniture, silver, paintings, bronzes, porcelain, Asian antiques, antique and estate jewelry and watches, pottery, rare books, lighting, crystal, prints, rugs, tex-tiles, posters, toys, dolls, vintage designer clothing and accessories and much more.
11:00am-6pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar
Dia de los Niños Apr. 30
El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30.
2-4pm / San Diego County Library, Imperial Beach
Solar Walk/Stargazing Apr. 30
Join us on a journey into outer space and view of our nighttime skies! We will travel through the solar system as we hike 1.5 miles into the Reserve to meet up with Oceanside Telescope and Photo. Their powerful telescopes will be focused on a distant constellation or planet so that you can experience it up close. Space is limited to 100 participants.
6:30 pm / Blue Sky Ecological Reserve, Poway
Art Alive: Mixed Sundry III Apr. 30 – May 1
The ensemble performs new work that is quirky, athletic, playful, and community based with guest performer Blythe Barton and a new choreographic exploration by critically acclaimed choreographer Patricia Sandback.
4:30 & 7pm Sat., 2pm Sun. / Mojalet Dance Collective