Welcome to San Diego Blog | May 1, 2011

San Diego May Events Calendar

4/30 – 5/1 – Annual Roots Fest & Healing Arts Fest | Adams Avenue, Normal Heights | 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | FREE | Five stages of musical entertainment: folk, Cajun, country, gospel, jazz, blues, and bluegrass; beer garden; food; merchandise

4/30 – 5/1 – Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo | Old Town San Diego | Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | FREE | Live entertainment, kids area & stage, delicious food, beer garden and more

4/30 – 5/1 – Mission Federal ArtWalk | Little Italy, Downtown San Diego | 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | FREE | Largest art event in San Diego with more than 300 artists, kids art zone, musical and dance entertainment, food & more

5/6 – 5/8 – Gator by the Bay Festival | Spanish Landing Park at Harbor Island, San Diego Bay | Refer to website for schedule | More than 85 performances on 6 stages and 8000 pounds of crawfish

5/7 – Chocolate Festival San Diego Botanic Garden |  San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas |10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Delectable chocolate tastings, demonstrations, chocolate fountain, children’s activities (ages 2-12), and a variety of Mother’s Day gifts

5/7 – null | West Mission Bay, Crown Point Shores near Corona Oriente Rd | 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Short walk around Crown Point Shores, pancake breakfast, canine activities

5/8 – Annual Festival Cinco de Mayo | Downtown Chula Vista, Stages at E & F Streets | 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Live entertainment on three stages, authentic food from Mexico and around the world, local crafters and contests

5/13 – 5/14 – Annual Allied Gardens SpringFest | Allied Gardens Community Park, 5155 Greenbrier Avenue | Friday 5:00 – 11:00 p.m. , Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Carnival, pony rides, inflatables, rock climbing wall, dunk tank, food, beer garden (5-11 pm), three stages featuring local musical talent

5/14 – Bark in the Park – A Dog Day Celebration | Poway Dog Park, 13094 Civic Center Drive, Poway | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | For more information 858-774-5017 | FREE demonstrations, pet vendor booths, contests for participants and their pets

5/14 – 5/15 – Annual Encinitas Sports Festival | Various locations in Encinitas | Refer to website for schedule | Triathlons, Duathlon, Bike Tour with choice of 3 distances, 5K Run, Kids & Family 1K Walk/Run, Moonlight Beach Paddle & Swim, and a 2-day sports expo.

5/15 – Annual North Park Festival of Arts | University Ave & 30th, North Park | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Explosion of arts, culture and entertainment with live entertainment, specialty booths, food court, beer garden, Kid’s Art Beat

5/15 – Annual Navy’s Original Bay Bridge Run/Walk | Start at Bayfront Hilton Parking Lot, One Park Blvd, Downtown San Diego | 7:30 – 11:00 a.m. | The route begins in downtown San Diego and proceeds across the Coronado bridge to Tidelands Park concluding with fun festivities

5/21 – OB Beach Ball | Ocean Beach, Pier parking lot, Veterans Plaza, Lifeguard parking lot | 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. | An outdoor live music, action sports, and microbrew festival

5/22 – Annual Festa Siciliana | Little Italy, Downtown San Diego | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | FREE | Celebrate Sicilian-Italian American heritage with music, beer, wine, dancing and some interesting ethnic art & craft


Written by: heather

Categories: Experience

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