San Diego County Events for May 5 – 7

This weekend’s events include Liberty Station’s monthly art walk, Cinco de Mayo celebrations, and the Asian Cultural Festival, among all of the great things to do in San Diego County!

And check out my list of the top 20 must-do activities to do in San Diego here!

San Diego county events this weekendFriday Night Liberty

Stroll through Liberty Station at this monthly art walk showcasing artists and live dancing, theater and music. Experience the arts this month with dance performances featuring Malashock Dance, music performances featuring Key of She Spring and Recreational Music Center’s resident bands, inspiring photography, a new exhibit at the Women’s Museum of California welcoming you to Observe and Wonder, and more. More information on the website link below.

When: Friday, May 5 | 5 – 9pm
Where: Liberty Station | 2640 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106
Cost: Free
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Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo Festival

Step into one of San Diego’s oldest historic neighborhoods and celebrate the annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo in all of its tradition with a ballet folklorico competition, live music, a beer and margarita garden, and lots of lowrider cars along the main street. There’s plenty to do for the kids, including arts and crafts, stagecoach rides, equestrian performances, face painting, a petting zoo, pony rides and lucha libre wrestling.

When: Saturday, May 6, 11am – 10pm | Sunday, May 7, 11am – 5pm
Where: Old Town San Diego State Historic Park | 4002 Wallace St., San Diego, CA
Cost: Free
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Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego

The 8th Annual Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego is coming on Saturday, May 6th. Live cultural entertainment begins right at 10.

The Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego is the LARGEST celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in San Diego and features two stages of cultural and traditional performances from a dozen countries and cultures, including Japan, China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Korea, Myanmar, Indonesia, Hawaii, Cambodia, Thailand, Taiwan, Polynesia, and more!

This is a fun, family-friendly, and FREE event!

When: Saturday, May 6 | 10am – 6pm
Where: Mira Mesa Community Park | 8575 New Salem Street, San Diego, CA 92126
Cost: Free
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5 de Mayo Fest

Come celebrate Cinco De Mayo in Chula Vista this Sunday at this beloved cultural event, returning to Chula Vista after four years. The festival will feature more than 20 musical and culture dance performances in addition to music, interactive zones, and of course, plenty of delicious food for the entire family.

When: Sunday, May 7 | 11am – 6pm
Where: J St. Park Bayside Marina | 999 Bayside Pkwy, Chula Vista, CA 91910 
Cost: Free
More information: 5 de Mayo Fest


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