Welcome to San Diego Blog | February 28, 2011

San Diego March Events Calendar

3/2 – 3/6 – RC44 Championship Tour 2011 | San Diego Bay, Broadway Pier, Downtown San Diego | This 6-day event features 44-foot sailboats (the RC44) racing directly in front of Broadway Pier | More information 858-922-3522

3/3 – 3/7 – Circus Vargas | Westfield Parkway, Johnson Ave exit from I-8 fwy, El Cajon | Refer to website for show times | A circus with human and animal stars

3/4 – 3/6 – Spring Home/Garden Show | Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar | Friday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. / Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. / Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Hundreds of exhibits featuring home improvement and remodeling ideas

3/4 – 3/6 – Gem Faire | Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar | Friday 12:00 – 7:00 p.m. / Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. / Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | World renowned marketplace for the finest gemstones, jewelry, minerals, fossils, equipment, workshops, classes and more

3/5 – 19th Annual San Diego Brazil Carnival 2011 | 4th & B Showcase Theater, 345 B Street, Downtown San Diego | 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. | The Gala signals the start of San Diego’s Carnaval Mardi Gras Celebrations with bands, Capoeira, parades & beads

3/5 – 63rd Annual Ocean Beach Kite Festival & Parade | Ocean Beach Recreation Center, 4726 Santa Monica Blvd, Ocean Beach | Festival 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. / Kite making and parade 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. |FREE | More information 619-225-8705 | Crafts fair, carnival rides, music, snacks, and a kite parade (create a free kite on-site or bring your own for judging)

3/5 – Little Italy Carnevale | Little Italy – Date Street between India & Columbia Streets, Downtown San Diego | 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. | A night of music, food, and shopping as you mingle among people dressed in Venetian attire and be sure to ask about “Passaporto di Carnevale”

3/8 – Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp | Gaslamp Quarter – 5th Avenue from K Street thru E Street, Downtown San Diego | 6:00 p.m. to midnight with Parades at 7:30 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. | $20 in advance, $25 at the gate for general admission, $40/$45 VIP | 21 years and up | The Gaslamp Quarter’s outdoor celebration on Fat Tuesday with two parades and block party with stages featuring live music, treats, beverages & beads

3/8 – Hillcrest Mardi Gras Street Party 2011 | 4th & University Ave, Hillcrest | 6:00 – 11:00 p.m. | $50 in advance, $75 at the door | 21 years and up | “Fat Tuesday” benefit party to support youth scholarships and community improvements – includes food, beer & entertainment, Mardi Gras masks & costumes encouraged

3/10 – 3/20 – 18th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival | UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas, 7510 Hazard Center Drive, Mission Valley | Refer to website for schedule | Short and feature length films from Latin America and the U.S. by Latinos and/or about the Latino experience

3/12 – 31st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Parade | Balboa Park, West side of park along 6th Ave, between Laurel & Quince | 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., Parade 10:30 a.m. | FREE | Parade with Emerald Societies, Scout Troops, clowns, equestrian entries, bagpipe contingents, antique cars and more; and festivities in a Celtic Village filled with Irish culture, music, dancing, food and beer; plus a children’s play area with rides

3/12 – 3/13 – Tall Ship Cannon Battles | Embarcadero, 1492 North Harbor Drive, Downtown San Diego | 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. | Best free viewing areas are from the Broadway Pier, Embarcadero Park, Cabrillo National Monument and Coronado Landing | Experience and participate in the thrill of tall ship maneuvers and tactical combat at sea aboard one of two tall ships where you’ll battle the other tall ship with black powder cannons

3/17 – Miller Lite ShamROCK 2011 | Gaslamp Quarter (6th Ave between G & E Streets, F Street between 5th & 7th, G Street between 5th & 6th) | 4:00 p.m. – midnight | $25 in advance, $30 day of | 21 years & up | St Patrick’s Day musical block party with 60,000 sq ft of green Astroturf, 3 stages with live entertainment and more

3/19 – Colon Cancer Alliance Undy 5000 5k Run/Walk | East Mission Bay, De Anza Cove | 7:00 – 9:30 a.m. | Timed 5K run/walk where participants are encouraged to wear undies over their running attire

3/27 – La Mesa Village Antique Street Faire | La Mesa Village, 8200 – 8300 block of La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Reminiscent of an old fashioned Midwest flea market, features more than 125 booths with genuine antiques and collectibles, plus appraisal and restoration booths, live music & entertainment


Written by: heather

Categories: Experience

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