Events from April 17, 2021

  • From April 17, 2021 1:00 pm until April 17, 2021 3:00 pm
    At Categories: Outdoors
    San Diego Children’s Business Fair. Aspiring kid entrepreneurs, ages 5–16, experience a real-world opportunity that integrates lessons in entrepreneurship, financial responsibility, math, leadership, social skills and discovering their passion. 1–3 pm. Harry Griffen Park, 9550 Milden St., La Mesa. For more information visit
  • From April 17, 2021 10:00 am until April 17, 2021 12:00 pm
    At 849 W. Harbor Dr., downtown San Diego Categories: Art Activities
    FREE Family Days: Woven Pencil Cup Basket. Up your desk game with a woven pencil cup basket. 10 am-12 noon. Studio by the Bay, Seaport Village, 809 W. Harbor Drive.
  • From April 17, 2021 9:00 am until April 17, 2021 11:00 am
    At 1401 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950, USA Categories: FREE
    FREE Diaper Drive-Through Distribution. Free diapers will be available on a first come first registration basis to all San Diego families in need during this difficult time. Diapers will be loaded directly into the families’ vehicle for a safe, no-contact experience. 9 am–11 am. National City Library, 1401 National City Blvd. To register or to donate, please visit:
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Outdoors
    The Flower Fields. The Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers are in bloom. Enjoy this annual burst of color along with the American flag of flowers, the artist garden, Santa’s playground, the sweet pea maze, the antique tractor wagon tour and more. Mar. 1–May 9, 9 am–6 pm. Tickets must be purchased online in advance. Adults, $20; Ages 3–10, $10. 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad.
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Special Events
    SeaWorld Seven Seas Food Festival. Explore more than 25 unique recipes from around the world to pair with over 75 craft beers and over 25 cocktail and wine selections. Revitalize your taste buds as you share this welcoming, open-air experience. Select dates through May 2, 12 pm–park close. Interstate 5, exit SeaWorld Dr., San Diego. Visit for tickets.
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Outdoors
    Wild and Beautiful: Artist Alliance Sculpture Exhibit. Roam the scenic trails to discover the 13 diverse artworks placed throughout the microenvironments of this horticultural wonderland. Through Aug. 1. Open Wed.–Sun., 10 am–5 pm. Adults, $18; Ages 3–17, $10. San Diego Botanic Garden, 300 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas.
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Floral Exhibits
    World of Orchids. Enjoy orchids from all corners of the world. Through May 2. Wed.–Sun., 10 am–5 pm, select days until 8 pm. Adults, $18; Ages 3–17, $10. San Diego Botanic Garden, 300 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas.
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 13094 Civic Center Dr, Poway, CA 92064, USA Categories: Easter
    Teen Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt. Join the quest for over one thousand glow-in-the-dark eggs filled with candy, gift cards, and tons of prizes. 5–9 pm. $5. Community Park, 13094 Civic Center Dr., Poway.
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 5005 Willows Rd, Alpine, CA 91901, USA Categories: Outdoors
    Viejas Outdoor Roller Rink. Skate for an hour at Southern California’s largest outdoor roller rink. Fri.–Sun., 4–9 pm. $10, includes one hour skating session and skate rental. Viejas Casino & Resort, 5000 Willows Rd., Alpine.
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 1800 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Whale Watching
    Whale & Dolphin Watching Tours. Witness the annual migration of gigantic gray whales off the San Diego coast as they journey to the lagoons of Baja California. Daily cruises, 9:30 am–1 pm & 1:30–5 pm. Through Apr. 18. Adults, $45; Ages 4–12, $22.50; 3 & under free. Pier 2, 970 N. Harbor Dr., downtown. Make reservations at
  • On April 17, 2021
    At Categories: Food
    San Diego Restaurant Week. An 8-day edible extravaganza featuring over 160 restaurants offering variations of prix fixe menus at affordable prices. April 11–18. Visit for more information.
  • On April 17, 2021
    VIRTUAL FREE Walk for Animals. Features engaging and animal-themed virtual entertainment, including behind-the-scenes tours, fundraising contests, social media surprises, pancake making and more. Today through April 17. Register at the San Diego Humane Society at or
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014, USA Categories: Concert
    The Mainly Mozart Festival of Orchestras. Members of the MET Orchestra & the National Symphony Orchestra together on one stage for the first time ever. All performances are drive-in. Through Apr. 18, 7 pm. Starting at $49; $10 parking. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 9310 Fanita Pkwy, Santee, CA 92071, USA Categories: Fishing
    Catfish Opening Weekend at Santee Lakes. 2,000 lbs. of Catfish will be stocked for this event. Today & tomorrow, 6 am–7 pm. Adult permit, $10; Junior, $6. 9310 Fanita Pkwy., Santee.
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, FREE
    FREE Teacher Appreciation at the USS Midway. During the months of April & May, San Diego teachers get free admission to the USS Midway Museum. Must provide proof by presenting a teacher credential ID. Open daily, 10 am–5 pm. 910 N. Harbor Dr., downtown San Diego.
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, STEM
    Design Zone. Uses hands-on activities to show how design concepts become real-world experiences in the arts, entertainment and extreme sports. Get behind the scenes and create your own skate park, dance beat, rollercoaster, video game and more. Fri.–Mon, 10 am–5 pm. Adults, $21.95; Ages 3–12, $18.95. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, Balboa Park.
  • On April 17, 2021
    At Categories: FREE
    Free Car Washes for All Educators. Soapy Joe’s is offering free washes for all educators from Apr. 15 (Soapy Joe’s Day) to May 4 (Teacher Appreciation Day). Additionally, the local car wash is donating $10,000 to the San Diego Center for Children, which provides evidence-based therapeutic and educational services to children and families struggling with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. This donation will support the efforts to build understanding and give these children the support they require and deserve.
  • On April 17, 2021
    At 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    The Carolwood Pacific: Walt's Magical Railroad. Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn, located in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park, tells the story of Walt’s love of the railroad and how this lifelong fascination influenced his creativity. See a variety of historical artifacts on loan from the Carolwood Foundation - some of which were personally owned by Walt himself. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online. Fri., Sat. & Sun. through June 6, 11 am–4 pm. Adults, $12.50; Ages 12–18, $7.50; Ages 4–11, $6. San Diego Model Railroad Museum, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park. Purchase tickets at
  • On April 17, 2021
    At Categories: FREE, Biking
    FREE Explore the Shore. A month-long biking event to encourage residents to bike the Bayshore Bikeway, one of San Diego’s safest, longest, and most scenic bikeways. The Bayshore Bikeway is a 24-mile bicycle circuit with 13 miles of car-free bicycle paths and a number of scenic and culinary highlights. Grab a friend, a family member, or enjoy the ride as a solo activity - there is something to see and experience for everyone. April 1–30. Register at:
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