San Diego Events Calendar | May 2018



West Coast Weekender
MAY 3-6
Times vary – see website for details.
Location: WorldBeat Center
2100 Park Blvd, San Diego
Cost: Fri/Sat $79.99; Sat/Sun $59.99
A music conference and boutique festival with a strong focus on local art and industry, paying homage to the American westside’s underground music culture. 21+.

Old Town Fiesta Cinco de Mayo
MAY 4-6
Fri 4-10pm, Sat 11am-10pm & Sun 11am-5pm Location: Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
4002 Wallace St, San Diego
Cost: Free
Join 100,000+ people at this celebration with a bustling mercado, non-stop music and live entertainment, lucha libre wrestling, and display of lowriders and other autos!

Rhythm & Brews Music and Craft Beer Festival
Sat 12-4pm
Location: Historic Vista Village
209 E Broadway, Vista
Cost: General (1pm) $45.00; VIP (12pm) $65 Complete with jams from local musicians and tastes of more than 50 of the most renowned breweries from SD and other vibrant craft beer regions around the country.

Carlsbad Spring Village Faire
Sun 8am-5pm
Location: Grand Ave between Carlsbad Blvd
& Jefferson St, Carlsbad
Cost: Free
Just like at past faires, over 850 vendors will sell everything fathomable, including clothes, accessories, plants, household products, art, antiques and home decor.

Festival of Arts in North Park
MAY 12
Sat 11am-10pm
Location: University Ave & 30th St, San Diego
Info: Cost: Festival – free; Craft Beer Block – $35
A local tradition that includes amazing local art, exciting live music including DJ sets, funk rock, world music and dance performances, vendor booths and fabulous food.

Ocean Beach Kite Festival
MAY 12
Sat 10am-4pm
Location: Robb Field
2525 Bacon St, San Diego
Cost: Free
Spend the day enjoying live music, a street fair, carnival rides and, of course, kites. It’s the oldest children’s kite festival in the United States.

San Diego Taco Fest
MAY 19
Sat 11am-10pm
Location: San Diego County Waterfront Park
1600 Pacific Hwy, San Diego
Cost: $30-$150
Thirty of the region’s best taco-centric restaurants will offer a wide range of mouth-watering taco creations, plus incredible local and national musical performances. 21+.

Beach Soccer Jam
MAY 19-20
Times vary – see website for details
Location: Fiesta Island
1550 Fiesta Island Rd, San Diego
Cost: Free
Experience the excitement of watching beach soccer, Brazilian Samba and Capoeira dancers, plus enjoy some of San Diego’s best entertainment DJs and a beer garden.

Escondido Grand Ave Festival
MAY 20
Sun 9am-5pm
Location: 101 E Grand Ave, Escondido
Cost: Free
There will be 500 vendors along with unique crafts
and imports, fine international cuisine and family entertainment in Historic Downtown Escondido.

Navy’s Bay Bridge Run/Walk
MAY 20
Sun 8am-12pm
Location: Starting Line – Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Blvd, San Diego
Cost: $16-$50
Unique 4-mile run/walk with one-of-a-kind views as participants make their way to Coronado’s Tidelands Park from downtown San Diego over the Coronado Bay Bridge.

Valley Center Western Days
MAY 23-26
Times vary – see website for details
Location: 28246 Lilac Rd, Valley Center
Cost: Free
Celebrates Valley Center’s western heritage! Events include the Western Days Parade, library kick-off party, election of Valley Center’s “Honorary Mayor,” and more.

American Heritage Car Show
MAY 26
Sat 9am-3pm
Location: Grape Day Park
321 N Broadway, Escondido
Cost: Free
The show features vintage, classic, hot rod, or muscle cars, a pancake breakfast, DJ and live entertainment, beer and wine garden, vendors, raffle, and prizes!

Legacy Week
MAY 26-28
Times vary – see website for details
Location: USS Midway Museum
910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego
Cost: Varies by event
The lineup of activities range from a wreath memorial ceremony, benefit concert, family activities, blood drive, interactive exhibits and more.

Vista Strawberry Festival
MAY 27
Sun 8am-6pm
Location: 127 Main St, Vista
Cost: Free
Celebrate the berry! 300+ vendors, athletic competition, pie eating, costumes, beauty, carnival rides, music, food, and much more, all in Historic Downtown Vista.

FIRST TUESDAY Reuben H. Fleet Science • Center Centro Cultural de la Raza • SD Model Railroad • SD Natural History SECOND TUESDAY Museum of Photographic Arts • SD History Center • Veterans’ Museum & Memorial Center
THIRD TUESDAY SD Art Institute • Mingei Int’l • SD Museum of Art • San Diego Museum of Man • Japanese Friendship Garden FOURTH TUESDAY San Diego Air & Space • San Diego Automotive • SD Hall of Champions • Select Pacific Relations Int’l Cottages
Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty – Each office is independently owned and operated. *Artwork: *River Landscape at Moret sur Loing, used with permission


Colby Arrington, PSIR Marketing

Director, Communications & Public Relations Pacific Sotheby's International Realty |

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