This weekend’s things to do in San Diego County include plenty of festivals! Bring the kids and family to a children’s book party, garden festivals and exhibits, a music festival, and a Hawaiian celebration.31st Annual Children’s Book Party
Calling all children and families in San Diego! The 31st Annual Children’s Book Party will be held at the world famous Spreckel’s Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park on April 25, 2015!
All children in attendance will receive two brand-new books (for free)! And there will be light refreshments and entertainment for all.
When: April 25, 2015 | 8:30am
Where: Balboa Park: Spreckels Organ Pavilion, El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
More information: www.carlsbadca.gov
Adams Avenue Unplugged
Adams Avenue Unplugged is a weekend music and art festival with more than 170 live acoustic performances over 4 outdoor and 22 indoor stages.
When: April 25 – 26, 2015
Where: Adams Avenue, from University Heights on the West through Normal Heights in San Diego
More information: www.adamsavenuebusiness.com/Adams-Avenue-Unplugged
Encinitas April Street Fair
At the Encinitas April Street Fair, enjoy unique food, five live music stages, children’s rides, beer garden, and more than 450 vendors.
When: April 25 – 26, 2015 | 9am – 5pm
Where: Highway 101 between D and J Streets, Encinitas
More information: www.encinitas101.com
Art Alive 2015: Floral Exhibition
Art Alive is the Museum’s signature fundraiser and annual floral exhibition featuring floral interpretations of art in the Museum’s collection.
When: April 24 – 26, 2015 | 9am – 5pm
Where: San Diego Museum of Art | 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: Members – Free; Nonmembers – $20
More information: www.sdmart.org/calendar/art-alive-2015-floral-exhibition-2
22nd Spring Garden Festival
For one day each year, the Rancho San Diego campus transforms into a green mecca, with fun programs, exhibitors and demonstrations designed to inspire the gardener in everyone. From urban farming to water-conserving landscaping ideas, the festival is the place to go to learn about sustainability, all the while relishing Southern California’s springtime weather.
When: April 25, 2015 | 9am – 3pm
Where: Cuyamaca College | 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway in Rancho San Diego, El Cajon, CA
More information: http://web2.cuyamaca.edu/springfest/2015/
Shaka Fest 2015
The San Diego Shaka Fest is the Fusion of Hawaiian Culture, Arts, & Athletics! So bring the entire family to this super fun and family oriented event which includes a Stand Up Paddle race open to adult and youth racers, the Keiki Heihei Waa (Youth only Hawaiian canoe regatta), SUP & Health Wellness Expo, Classic Woody Car exhibit, Hoomau Hula O Nā Keiki – Keiki Hula Competition, lots of your favorite boutique and food vendors, and da kine Hawaiian entertainment. This festival will take place at Crown Point Park, located on beautiful San Diego Mission Bay.
When: April 25, 2015 | 8am – 4pm
Where: Crown Point | Corona Oriente Rd, San Diego, CA 92109
More information: sandiegoshakafest.com
10th Annual “It’s How We Live!” Health and Wellness Fair
Have fun and learn how to be healthy too? Yes, the two will go hand in hand at the 10th Annual “It’s How We Live!” health and wellness fair at Spring Valley County Park.
For the kids, there will be bounce houses, an inflatable obstacle course, games (bird-watching, anyone?) and arts and crafts. The Spring Valley Fire Department will also bring out some fire trucks. Visitors can try healthy food samples, watch dance performances and martial arts demonstrations, listen to live entertainment and stroll along the various informational booths.
When: April 25, 2015 | 12 – 4pm
Where: Spring Valley County Park | 8735 Jamacha Road, Spring Valley, CA 91977
More information: www.countynewscenter.com/news/go-play-have-fun-free-health-fair