Check out the spring events for this weekend in San Diego County!
The CityBeat Beer Fest is the perfect marriage of two of San Diego’s best known exports – music and craft beer.
San Diego has emerged as one of the most dynamic beer cities in the United States, arguably the world, with a diversity of style and technique that is unmatched. With the participation of the El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association, community business owners and local brewers and performances from local bands who match the brewers in diversity and dynamism, this event has grown into the San Diego Music Foundation’s largest single event fundraiser for the organization.
VIP Tickets | Enjoy VIP tickets with a bonus hour of tasting, in & out privileges all day, VIP entrance to the festival, plus samples of up to 10 exclusive beers during the first hour.
When: Friday, April 7 | VIP: 12 to 4pm, general admission: 1 – 4pm
Where: Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows | 2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104 Cost: $20-$60
More information: www.citybeatbeerfest.com
San Diego Botanic Garden ArtFest
ArtFest at the Garden features some of the finest regional artists displaying their talents with the beautiful San Diego Botanic Garden as a back drop.
Our fine arts show features more than 20 artists displaying and selling their work at amazing prices just for Garden guests. Many of these fantastic sculptors, painters, glass artists, potters, gourd and fiber artists who participate in ArtFest will also provide interesting demonstrations of their craft.
When: Sat & Sun, April 7 & 8 | 9am – 5pm
Where: San Diego Botanic Garden | 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024
Cost: Free with paid admission or membership
More information: www.sdbgarden.org/artfest
Sip ‘n Savor Festival
Sample food from local chefs and restaurants, learn about featured beers and enjoy music from local bands at the 2nd Annual Sip ‘n Savor Festival.
The event will take place at Hard Rock’s outdoor rooftop terrace, Woodstock. All tickets include unlimited drink tastings, a commemorative tasting glass and ten food samples from participating restaurants. VIP tickets also include a VIP-exclusive area with spirit tastings.
When: Sunday, April 8 | 12 – 4pm
Where: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego | 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
More information: www.eventbrite.com/e/sip-n-savor-2018-presented-by-the-hard-rock-hotel-san-diego-tickets-39520549026
Carlsbad Flower Fields
Spring is in the air and Carlsbad is in bloom at the Flower Fields, open now through May 13. Take yourself out of the ordinary and spend a few hours in one of nature’s wonders – our Fields of Dreams, our Fields of Color. A place where kids can run and adults can linger – 50 acres of extraordinary color in bloom on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, with a special nursery, garden, and gift shop by Armstrong Garden Centers, and festivals throughout the season.
When: Mar 1, 2018 to May 13, 2018 | 9am – 6pm
Where: The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch | 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA
Cost: $16 for adults, $14 for seniors 60+, $8 for children 3-10
More Info: www.theflowerfields.com
Come celebrate the end of winter with Welk Resorts! Dive down the rabbit hole at our second annual Spring Fling Family Festival! This event for all ages will include rides, live entertainment, face painting, and the chance to craft a fairy garden.
When: Sat & Sun, April 7 & 8 | 12 – 8pm
Where: Welk Resorts San Diego Golf Course | 8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido, CA 92026 Cost: $10 – $20
More information: learn.welkresorts.com/spring-fling