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San Diego County Events for April 19 – 21, 2019

Happy Easter! While you’re spending time with family and friends and reflecting on the reason for the holiday, carve out some time for one of these fun San Diego County activities.

San Diego county events this weekendSpring Harp Fest

The Spring Harp Fest is putting on their 20th annual benefit show, highlighting the harmonica.

When: Saturday, April 20 | 11am – 6:30pm
Where: Harry Griffen Park | 9550 Milden Street, La Mesa
Cost: Free; donations accepted
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San Diego Guitar Festival

From April 18 through April 27, 2019, the Japanese Friendship Garden Concert Series will partner once again with the San Diego Guitar Festival.

When: April 18 – 27, 2019
Where: Japanese Friendship Garden San Diego | 2215 Pan American Rd. E, San Diego
Cost: $10 Student – $20 General Admission – $30 VIP
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Spring Egg Hunt – Encinitas

The City of Encinitas presents its annual Spring Egg Hunt. Adding to the fun in addition to the 20,000 eggs, this year they will have two live shows from Hullabaloo on-stage at 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

When: Saturday, April 20 | 10am
Where: Encinitas Community Park, 425 Santa Fe Dr., Encinitas
Cost: Free
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Easter Open Farm Days

At the Oasis Camel Dairy, one weekend a month, they open their gates for a fun, relaxing, interesting and exciting afternoon of activities. There’s a new baby camel, a 1:30 p.m. animal show, Mini Sheep Town, kids camel rides, and fun activities.

Join in the fun of the first ever Camel Themed Easter Hat Contest! 1st 2nd & 3rd prize both Saturday and Sunday!

When: Saturday and Sunday | 1pm
Where: Oasis Camel Dairy | 26757 Hwy 78, Ramona
Cost: $8 – $12
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Easter Egg Hunt – La Mesa

Hop on over to Grossmont Center in La Mesa on Easter weekend, for their Easter Egg Hunt. During the Easter Egg Hunt, that search for treasure turns into a hunt for eggs that contain special surprises such as store coupons, candy, and small toys. Families can visit all the Center’s stores and eateries to hunt for eggs during this fantastic and festive holiday event.

When: Saturday, April 20 | 10:30am
Where: Grossmont Center Courtyard | 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa
Cost: Free
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49th Annual Chicano Park Day

San Diego’s iconic Chicano Park – the colorful landmark in Logan Heights, under the Coronado Bridge – celebrates its 49th anniversary with this free, family-friendly festival. The lively party at the park will include performances by ballet folklorico artists, Aztec indigenous dancers, musicians and other entertainers. There will also be art workshops for kids, food vendors, and 325 classic, lowrider cars on display.

When: Saturday, April 20 | 10am – 5pm
Where: Chicano Park, San Diego
Cost: Free
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If these aren’t enough events, check out my list of the top 20 must-do activities to do in San Diego here!

San Diego County Events for April 3 – 5

With Easter coming up on Sunday, April 5, here are some ways to celebrate the holiday here in San Diego County!

easterSantee Lakes’ Eggstravaganza

Santee Lakes presents our annual Eggstravaganza! In partnership with the City of Santee, this event boasts of continuous egg hunts for ages 3 to 8 years old, carnival rides for all ages, petting zoo, craft booths, face painting and much more.

When: April 4, 2015 | 9am – 3pm
Where: Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve | 9310 Fanita Pkwy, Santee, CA 92071
Cost: Parking – $5 Tickets – $.50
More information: www.santeelakes.com

Easter Sunrise Service

easterThis Easter, Sunday April 5 at 6:30 a.m., the Mt. Helix Park amphitheater will be home to its 90th sunrise service. Dedicated in 1925, this historic venue averages 1,000 participants who come from throughout the county, and beyond to celebrate against the backdrop of the Park’s spectacular 360 degree views.

Touted as being the second oldest continuous Easter sunrise service celebration in the United States and the oldest in San Diego, services began in the Park in 1917.

Each year a different religious organization hosts the event which is free and open to the public, and this year it is the Foothills United Methodist Church.

When: April 5, 2015 | 6:30am
Where: Mt. Helix Park amphitheater | 4905 Mt. Helix Dr, La Mesa, CA 91941
Cost: Free
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Easter Celebration at the Westgate

An Easter Celebration, Westgate style. Enjoy a visit from the Easter Bunny and a magician, as well as an Easter egg hunt and other great activities for children.

When: April 3 – 5, 2015
Where: The Westgate Hotel | 1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: $29-$69
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Zydeco Day at The Flower Fields

The Bayou Brothers will make sure your Easter is memorable with their popular accordion based musical genre hailing from Louisiana!

When: April 5, 2015 | 9am – 6pm
The Bayou Brothers Performance: 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
Where: The Flower Fields of Carlsbad California | 5704 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Cost: Included with admission
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The Bunny Train

Complete with a train ride, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and an Easter egg hunt, the Bunny Train event at the Museum is perfect for the whole family.

When: Now through April 4, 2015 | 11am – 2:30pm
Where: Pacific Southwest Railway Museum | 750 Depot Street, Campo, CA 91906
Cost: Adults (ages 13-64) – $15 Seniors (ages 65 and older) – $12 Children (ages 3-12) – $10 Infants and Toddlers (under age 3) – $5 Cab Rides – $35
More information: www.psrm.org/bunny-train/

Belmont Park’s Easter Eggstravaganza

Belmont Park’s Easter Eggstravaganza will have 10,000 fun-filled eggs on the beach and throughout the park! Plus 25 special Golden Eggs will be among them!

When: April 5, 2015 | 9am – 4pm
Where: Belmont Park | 3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109
Cost: Varies by event
More information: www.belmontpark.com/easter