5/1 – Friday Night Liberty @ NTC | Liberty Station, 2640 Historic Decatur Road | 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | FREE | Open artist studios, galleries, performances and events throughout NTC at Liberty Station’s Arts & Cultural District.
5/2 – Tacos and Tequila Festival | Makers Quarters, 753 15th St, downtown | 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | 21+ Event | GA Tickets $35 | Tacos and Tequila festival in a fun interactive event celebrating the best margaritas and tacos in San Diego.
5/2 – 5/3 – 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
5/3 – Bridal Bazzar | Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | $12 | Open artist studios, galleries, performances and events throughout NTC at Liberty Station’s Arts & Cultural District.
5/1 & 5/29 – Race Legal | Qualcomm Staduim, 9449 Friars Road, San Diego | 6:00 p.m. – midnight | Race Legal, the safer and sanctioned track alternative to illegal street racing, was developed with one goal in mind. Saving the needless loss of young lives to an illegal street race gone bad is RaceLegal.com’s mantra.
5/3 – 12th Annual Space Day Celebration | Air & Space Museum | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Kids 17 and under are FREE with a paid adult admission | Space Day will feature demonstrations, giveaways, and hands-on activities with local and national space experts.
5/7 – 5/10 – Gator by the Bay Festival | Spanish Landing Park at Harbor Island, San Diego Bay | Refer to website for schedule | The event features 25 bands on five stages, dance lessons, Cajun cooking demonstrations and delicious crawfish
5/9 – 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
5/9 – Girls on the Run | East Mission Bay Park | 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | $20-$80 | Mother’s Day is celebrated with an athletic event that is designed for women on the go and energetic girls ready to run.
5/9 – 67th Annual Ocean Beach Kite Festival | Sunset Cliffs Blvd at Nimitz | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | FREE | Make and decorate your own kite / Get free materials, instructions, and help with kite making / Prizes awarded for best decorated kites
5/9 – Bacon and Barrels | Embarcadero Marina Park South | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | See website for ticket prices | The All-day Festival with bacon inspired dishes and libation booths and all-inclusive and unlimited tastings as well as live music and live chef demos
5/15 – Bike to Work Day | Join thousands of bike riders throughout the San Diego region on the morning of Bike to Work Day.
5/20 – 5/23 – San Diego Surf Film Festival | 1091 West Morena Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92110 | Refer to website for schedule | The San Diego Surf Film Festival welcomes everybody to come celebrate the passion that we all share for simply being in the ocean
5/22 – 5/24 – San Diego Jazz Festival | 2100 Costa Del Mar Road, Carlsbad | Refer to website for more info | The San Diego Jazz Festival is a must attend event for R&B and smooth jazz starved fans in “America’s Finest City”
5/24 – 9/6 – Coronado Summer Concert Series | 601 Orange Avenue, Coronado | Sundays at 6pm | Sunday concerts in the park are signature elements of the Coronado experience where friendships and family memories are madeTweet