In town? Fill up your weekend with a couple of these San Diego events!
Take your pet on an 1-hour narrated cruise Information about more than 50 San Diego landmarks, with unparalleled photo and video opportunities, comfortable indoor and outdoor areas, close-up views of military ships and the San Diego skyline, and a chance to see marine animals and seabirds.
ONE-HOUR TOURS: 9:30 AM, 11:15 AM, AND 1:00 PM A portion of proceeds benefits the Helen Woodward Animal Center Boarding and photos will begin 1/2 hour prior to cruise times.
When: May 16 | ONE-HOUR TOURS: 9:30 AM, 11:15 AM, AND 1:00 PM
Where: Hornblower Cruises & Events | 1800 North Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA
Cost: $24; one pet per person free
More information: www.hornblower.com/port/overview/sd+petdayonbay
SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park
This annual free festival includes local art, live music and dance performances, eco-friendly and hands-on art activities, shopping opportunities, food, live art, kids’ art and a celebration of local craft beer.
When: May 16, 11am – 6pm
Where: North Park | 30th Street, San Diego, CA
More information: www.northparkfestivalofarts.com
Old Town Temecula Western Days
The Wild West comes to life when the Old Town Gunfighters host other gunfight clubs for Western Days in Old Town Temecula. Zany skits, crazy old west costumed characters and a daily high noon shoot out and robbery of The Bank. Families will enjoy the old time music, calf roping instruction and kids will like the pony rides.
When: May 16, 10am – 5pm
Where: Old Town Temecula | Old Town Front Street and Main Street, Temecula, CA
More information: eventstemecula.com/event/122802/old-town-temecula-western-days
Experience life as a pirate with scavenger hunts, knot-tying and sword fighting demos, games and more. A two day celebration for kids of all ages, will include kids costume contests, carnival games, cannon firings, weapon demonstrations, sword fights, scary stories, and a scavenger hunt for Pirate Treasure which ends at the Parrot Paradise.
When: May 16 & 17, 10am – 3pm
Where: Maritime Museum of San Diego, 1492 N. Harbor Drive, Embarcadero
Cost: $13 and $16 | Kids and adults in costume get a $2 discount at the door.
More information: sdmaritime.org/visit/public-events/pirate-days
America on Main Street
This festival coincides with Armed Forces Day and will honor the various cultures living in El Cajon through food, music, hay rides, crafts and lots more.
When: May 16, 10am- 8pm
Where: Throughout Downtown El Cajon
More information: www.ci.el-cajon.ca.us/events/events.pdf
The Grand Avenue Festival
Formerly the Escondido Street Faire, this event will have kids rides, a home improvement show, arts and crafts vendors, bands, a climbing wall and more.
When: May 17, 9:30am – 5:30pm
Where: Along Grand Avenue, Escondido
More information: http://www.kennedyfaires.com/escondido