Performances, flowers and garden shows, crafts — what more could you ask for on a beautiful San Diego weekend?
Spring Home/Garden Show
Now in its 32nd year, the San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show returns to Del Mar Fairgrounds for a three-day show, with: hands-on demonstrations, hundreds of home-improvement products and services exhibitors, educational seminars, plant sales, and face-to-face consultations with top experts.
When: Friday, March 3, 11am – 6pm | Saturday, March 4, 10am – 6pm | Sunday, March 5, 10am – 5pm
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds | 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA
Cost: Free – $9
More information: springhomegardenshow.com
The Boardwalk Craft Market
Now in its 25th year, shop the Boardwalk Craft Market for unique, beautiful and useful items created by local artists in the Arts & Crafts tradition.
When: Saturday, March 4 | the first Saturday of the month – ongoing
Where: Old Poway Park | 14134 Midland Road, Poway, CA
More information: poway.org/454/Boardwalk-Craft-Market
11th Annual Seaport Village Busker Festival
The annual Seaport Village Busker Festival brings colorful street performers – from jugglers on unicycles to stilt walkers, contortionists and acrobalancers – to the waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment district — the amazing (and bizarre) acts that will compete for a chance to win the coveted People’s Choice Award. Visitors can also enjoy shopping and specials from more than 50 shops, restaurants and eateries at Seaport Village.
When: Saturday, March 4, 12 – 6pm
Where: Seaport Village | 849 West Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101
More information: www.seaportvillage.com
2017 Travel & Adventure Show
Taking place March 4-5 at the San Diego Convention Center, travel enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with travel experts from around the world who are on hand to help attendees dream, personalize and book their next trip.
When: Saturday, March 4, 10am | Sunday, March 5, 11am
Where: San Diego Convention Center | 111 West Harbor Dr., San Diego
Cost: $11 – $35
More information: travelshows.com/shows/san-diego
The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
The famous Flower Fields in Carlsbad Ranch officially opened for the season on March 1; the fields are open daily, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., through May 14. Patrons will enjoy nearly 50 acres of colorful displays of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers, which are in bloom for six to eight weeks. The famous fields also include roses, orchids, sweet pea blossoms, petunias and poinsettias.
When: Now – May 14 | 9am – 6pm daily
Where: Carlsbad Ranch | 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Cost: $14 | details here
More information: www.theflowerfields.com