Enjoy this wonderful San Diego weekend by attending one of the great events below! And if these aren’t enough things to do, check out my list of the top 20 must-do activities to do in San Diego here!
Check out robotics in action at the San Diego FIRST Robotics Competition at the Del Mar Arena at the fairgrounds. The event showcases teams of 25+ students who, under strict rules and time limits, must raise funds, design a team brand, work together and build and program a robot to perform tasks.
When: Wednesday – Saturday
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds | 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, California 92014
Cost: Free, parking is $13
More information: www.sandiegoregional.com
37th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
Join the Irish Congress of Southern California for the 37th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival taking place on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at Balboa Park between 6th Street and Laurel. Join more than 30,000 attendees in our annual celebration featuring a parade with over 125 entries, more than 75 food/craft booths, a beer garden, two band stages, and a Celtic village. The Kids Zone has a band stage featuring young performers and traditional Irish music, carnival rides and crafts.
When: Saturday, March 12 | 9am – 6pm
Where: Balboa Park, between 6th Street and Laurel, in San Diego, CA
More information: www.stpatsparade.org
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.
22nd Annual Youth Fitness Expo and Family Fun Day
Join California Fitness Fun and Heartlight San Diego for the 22nd fun day. Browse through education exhibits, participate in fitness activities, play in carnival games and more. Plus, more than 100 San Diego County elementary schools will perform.
When: Saturday, March 11 | 12:30 – 4pm
Where: Balboa Park’s Organ Pavilion, San Diego, CA
More information: www.heartlightsandiego.com