Events from March 16, 2019

  • From March 16, 2019 1:00 pm until March 17, 2019 7:00 pm
    At 8845 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026, USA Categories: Holiday, Fairs & Festivals
    Get into the St. Patty’s Day spirit with Irish-themed food and green beer, test your skills and try to escape the leprechaun in a wipeout challenge, watch roaming circus acts, enjoy carnival rides and games, and you may even find a pot of gold by the end of the day. March 16 & 17, 1-7 pm. $10-$15. Welk Resorts San Diego, 8845 Lawrence Welk Dr., Escondido. www.stpatricksfamilyfestival.eventbrite.com
  • From March 16, 2019 10:30 am until March 16, 2019 6:00 pm
    At Balboa Park, San Diego, CA, USA Categories: FREE, Holiday, Fairs & Festivals, Parades
    See floats, marching bands, equestrian units, antique cars, Irish setters and more at the parade that steps off at Fifth Ave. & Laurel, and travels up to Fifth Ave. to Upas St., over to Sixth Ave., then south on Sixth to Juniper in Balboa Park. March 16, 10:30 am. After the parade, music, the Celtic Food Village, craft booths and Kids Zone at the festival (Sixth & Maple) from noon-6 pm. Free admission. www.stpatsparade.org
  • From March 16, 2019 10:00 am until March 16, 2019 4:00 pm
    At 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Eco-Friendly Events
    Discover how to live a plant-based lifestyle at this event filled with organic gardening tips, educational workshops and how-to demos, vegan food trucks, live entertainment and the Green Marketplace offering natural products and services. 10 am-4 pm. Included with admission. San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. www.sdbgarden.org
  • From March 16, 2019 10:00 am until March 16, 2019 6:00 pm
    At 540 Cornish Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: FREE, Story Time, Fairs & Festivals
    The Storytellers of San Diego presents this event with shows and workshops every hour for families, kids and adults. Special shows for kids (10:30 am & 3 pm) plus student storytellers (noon), followed by a kids’ open mic. 10 am-6 pm. Free admission. Encinitas Branch Library, 540 Cornish Dr. www.storytellersofsandiego.org
  • On March 16, 2019
    At 970 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92132, USA Categories: Whale Watching
    Pass sea lions and pods of leaping dolphins as you search for the legendary gray whales. Also meet on-board naturalists from the San Diego Natural History Museum. Through April. 9:30 am-1 pm & 1:30-5 pm. Reservations required. Pier 2, 970 N. Harbor Dr., downtown San Diego. www.hornblower.com.
  • On March 16, 2019
    At 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, CA 92119, USA Categories: FREE, Outdoors, Nature Activities
    Trail Guide-led walks with fun facts and stories that connect kids to nature. Saturdays, Sundays, Wednesdays, 9:30-11:00 a.m. Free. Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center, One Father Junípero Serra Trail, San Carlos. www.mtrp.org.
  • On March 16, 2019
    Circus Vargas’ 50th anniversary extravaganza is an homage to the golden era of circus in America. Featuring death-defying acrobats, daredevils, aerialists, clowns and jugglers, contortionists and more. Feb. 7-18 at Westfield Mission Valley (1640 Camino del Rio North, San Diego); Feb. 21-March 4 at Westfield Plaza Bonita (3030 Plaza Bonita Rd., National City); March 7-18 at Westfield North County (272 E. Via Rancho Pkwy., Escondido). www.circusvargas.com
  • On March 16, 2019
    At 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Science
    The young (and the young at heart) are invited to hit “pause” on their busy lives and recapture the nostalgia of play in this new exhibit. Play hide-and-seek with color-distortion lenses, find out if you can ride a tricycle with square wheels, slip down a 15-foot slide and more. And please, no adulting allowed! Open daily; visit website for hours and admission. Fleet Science Center, Balboa Park. www.fleetscience.org
  • On March 16, 2019
    At 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Outdoors, Spring, Flowers
    Revel in the colorful wonders of nature in this floral paradise filled with nearly 50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers. Also featuring weekend events including Kids' Day, Holi (The Festival of Colors), Blues Day, various workshops and more. March 1-May 12, 9 am-6 pm. $9-$18 admission. 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad. www.theflowerfields.com
  • On March 16, 2019
    At 1600 Village Pl, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Theatre
    San Diego Junior Theatre teams up with Music Theatre International and Disney Theatrical Group on this special production. Follow the tale of an adventurous teenager who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod, Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. March 1-17. Fri., 7 pm; Sat. & Sun., 2 pm. Pajama Night: March 8, 7 pm. Casa del Prado Theatre, Balboa Park. For tickets, visit www.juniortheatre.com.
  • On March 16, 2019
    At 1492 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Exhibits
    View this new exhibit that showcases portraits of naval vessels including mighty aircraft carriers and battleships, as well as personal yachts of presidents and celebrities. Open daily; visit website for hours and admission. Gould Eddy Gallery, lower deck of the Berkeley, Maritime Museum of San Diego, 1492 N. Harbor Dr., downtown San Diego. www.sdmaritime.org
11 191 03-16-2019

San Diego Family Magazine Logo

Be Family Informed – Sign up for our Newsletters below!