This weekend in San Diego County, there are so many fantastic activity options available! Soak up the beauty in nature, reveal in the city’s events, and soak up some tunes.
Fred Hall’s Fishing, Tackle, Boat & Travel Show
The 41-year-old Fred Hall Show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds is the largest outdoor recreation show in the nation’s fifth largest county. It is San Diego’s biggest fishing show, biggest boat show and biggest outdoor recreation event of the year. The show features nearly 500 booths, hundreds of boats, vehicles, campers and RV’s. Over 200 outdoor recreation seminars will take place over the 4 days of this show.
When: Thursday – Sunday, March 23 – 26 | 12 – 8pm
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds | 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
Cost: $15, 15 and under are free
More information: www.fredhall.com/san-diego
2017 San Diego Beatles Fair
To be held at Queen Bee’s Art & Cultural Center in North Park, this year’s edition of the San Diego Beatles Fair — the 15th since 1995 — is set to be the biggest yet. More than three dozen bands and solo artists are scheduled to perform on four stages
When: Saturday, March 25 | 12 – 11pm
Where: Queen Bee’s Art & Cultural Center, 3925 Ohio St., North Park, San Diego, CA
More information: sandiegobeatlesfair.com
Tequila & Taco Music Festival
California’s largest traveling tequila and taco music festival is coming to San Diego this weekend. On Saturday, sample top-shelf tequilas, while enjoying gourmet tacos, live music, margaritas, craft beer, and art vendors to shop from! Tequila sampling will only happen on Saturday, 11am -3:00 pm.
When: Saturday, March 25, 11am – 5:30pm | Sunday, March 26, 11:30am – 6pm
Where: Embarcadero Marina Park South, 200 Marina Park Way, downtown San Diego, CA
Cost: $10 – $60 | Must be 21+ to attend
More information: tequilaandtacomusicfestival.com/sandiego
Farm Stand Spring Farm Fair
At Golden Door Resort’s Spring Farm Fair, there will be local vendors, kids’ crafts, live local music, organic fruits & vegetables, refreshments and more.
When: Saturday, March 25 | 9am – 3pm
Where: 314 Deer Springs Rd., San Marcos, CA
More information: shop.goldendoor.com/farmstand
Rolando Street Fair
Enjoy one of the county’s most intimate street fairs on Rolando Blvd in San Diego. The Fair boasts a great musical line-up every year and offers tons of food, arts and crafts, and service booths. The Rolando Street Fair has a wide assortment of carnival rides and games, face-painting and balloon artists, and plenty of youth-friendly booths too. Something for everyone in the family!
When: Sunday, March 26 | 10am – 6pm
Where: Rolando Blvd at El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA
More information: rolandocc.org/p-25118-street-fair
Stars at West Sycamore
Join the San Diego Astronomy Association (SDAA) for this springtime stargazing session at Mission Trails Regional Park Friday night. Weather permitting, the group meets at the West Sycamore staging area located at the east end of Stoneybridge Parkway in Scripps Ranch. The event is free; and there will even be telescopes that you can use.
When: Friday, March 24 | 7 – 10pm
Where: Mission Trails Regional Park | 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, CA 92119
More information: www.sdaa.org
Arbor Day Celebration
El Cajon, now in its 20th year of receiving the Tree City USA Award, will host its 28th annual Arbor Day Celebration with a tree-planting ceremony at Kennedy Park.
When: Saturday, March 25 | 8am
Where: Kennedy Park | 1675 East Madison Ave., El Cajon, CA
More information: www.ci.el-cajon.ca.us
8th Annual Chamorro Cultural Festival
Join the CHE’LU San Diego organization for this free cultural event at California State University San Marcos. The family-friendly festival will include live music, dancing, food, raffles, art, workshops, a beer garden and more – all to celebrate the Chamorro culture of the indigenous peoples of the Mariana Island.
When: Saturday, March 25 | 9am – 6pm
Where: Cal State University San Marcos | 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096
More information: www.chelusd.org/events