fairs and festivals: Opening Day at the San Diego County Fair is Friday May 31, 2019 - 05/18/19 06:32 AM
May 31st is Opening Day at the 2019 San Diego County Fair
 
Friday May 31st is a big day.
 
Of course it’s TGIF, but more importantly it’s Opening Day at the 2019 San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
 
The nation’s largest County Fair runs through July 4 (the fair is not open on Mondays and Tuesdays EXCEPT July 1st and July 2nd).
 
The San Diego County Fair always has a theme, and this year it’s “Ozsome,” inspired by the classic tale about The Wonderful Wizard of Oz!
 
The Del Mar Fairgrounds are world famous for a wide range of events throughout … (16 comments)

fairs and festivals: 40th Annual Fiesta del Sol in Solana Beach 2019 - 05/04/19 12:03 PM
 2019 Fiesta del Sol in Solana Beach
The 40th Annual Festival
 
The very popular music festival, Fiesta del Sol, sponsored by the Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce, takes place in about 2 weeks in Solana Beach.
 
The Fiesta del Sol is Saturday and Sunday, May 18 – 19, at Fletcher Cove Park at 111 S. Sierra Avenue in Solana Beach, which is just west of the downtown area and the Coast Road/Route 101.
 
 
The annual Fiesta del Sol is one of the San Diego more popular outdoor festivals, and coupled with a beautiful location by the beach, you can expect a huge crowd.
 
The … (10 comments)

fairs and festivals: 36th Annual Carlsbad Oktoberfest 2018 is Saturday October 6 - 09/14/18 01:40 PM
2018 Carlsbad Oktoberfest is Saturday October 6th
 
It’s hard to believe Fall officially arrives September 23rd. And that means, among other things, it’s time for the annual Carlsbad Oktoberfest and Family Fall Festival, North San Diego County’s longest running Oktoberfest!
 
The 36th Annual Rotary Carlsbad Oktoberfest will be held, as always, in our beautiful Holiday Park, from 12 noon until 10 pm. Holiday Park is located on
Pio Pico, heading south from Carlsbad Village Drive (just east of the 5 freeway), between Pine and Chestnut.
 
Here’s a site map of the Carlsbad Oktoberfest so you don’t miss anything!
 
Parking in the residential community surrounding Holiday … (15 comments)

fairs and festivals: 2108 Taste of Encinitas Food Festival is August 7 - 08/03/18 02:48 PM
Taste of Encinitas Food Festival is August 7, 2018
 
Here’s a foodie alert for Encinitas residents, Carlsbadians and others in the North San Diego County area!
 
The 29th Annual Taste of Encinitas Food Festival takes place on Tuesday August 7th in downtown Encinitas.
 
Downtown Encinitas has a reputation as a dining destination, and more than 28 restaurants will take part in the 2018 Taste of Main Street Food Festival, on the Coast Road in downtown Encinitas from 5:30 until 8:30 pm.
 
It’s a tasty opportunity to sample food from your favorite restaurants plus try some new ones, all for the price of $45.
 
There are … (8 comments)

fairs and festivals: The 2018 Annual Taste of Leucadia is Thursday April 5th - 03/23/18 01:56 PM
The 2018 Taste of Leucadia is April 5th
 
The popular annual Taste of Leucadia takes place on Thursday April 5th in Leucadia (a community in the northern area of Encinitas) from 5:30 until 8:30 pm.
 
Taste of Leucadia 2018 is sponsored by the Leucadia 101 Mainstreet Association,  as always, and is sure to be a delight for all local foodies.
 
You will be treated to food tastings from Leucadia’s best restaurants, which will include Solterra Winery and Grill and my favorite Leucadia restaurant, Le Papagayo, and many others - more than 20!
 
You can also enjoy multiple craft breweries and local wineries, … (16 comments)

fairs and festivals: Come Visit the 2017 San Diego Fall Home & Garden Show in Del Mar CA - 09/19/17 08:29 PM
San Diego Fall Home & Garden Show 2017
in Del Mar California
 
 
The 28th Annual San Diego Fall Home/Garden Show takes place this weekend at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar.
 
 
Who doesn’t love a home and garden show?!
 
 
The San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show, is one of the larger shows of its kind in California. Why not start off your fall to get some ideas about sprucing up your house or garden, or perhaps just for something fun to do this first fall weekend!
 
 
The San Diego Fall Home/Garden Show offers hundreds of product, service, home furnishing vendors and exhibits to inspire you … (10 comments)

fairs and festivals: 2017 Cardiff Greek Festival is September 9th and 10th - 09/04/17 04:51 PM
2017 Cardiff Greek Festival is This Weekend
 
The very popular 2-day Cardiff Greek Festival is this coming weekend, September 9th and 10th, at the Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church at 3459 Manchester Avenue. As they say, you can enjoy a day or two in Greece without a long flight and airfare!
 
The Church is located about a half mile off the I-5 Freeway at the Manchester Avenue Exit, heading East. Parking for Cardiff Greek Festival is free. Tickets are $3; children 12 and under get in free!
 
OPA!!
 
 
So here is what you can expect this year at the Cardiff Greek Festival, the … (13 comments)

fairs and festivals: 2017 Cardiff Dog Days of Summer Contest Coming August 13th - 08/07/17 08:05 AM
2017 Cardiff Dog Days of Summer
Coming August 13th
 
 
Cardiff (a.k.a. Cardiff by the Sea) has a perfect solution to give you and your weary owner a pick me up if you are both bored this August and looking for something fun to do.
 
 
It’s almost time for the 2017 Dog Days of Summer
 
This very popular Summer event, the 12th annual, the Dog Days of Summer Festival , will be held in a NEW VENUE, the Encinitas Community Park which is by the Maggie Houlihan Dog Park, this coming Sunday August 13th from 12 noon until 6:00 pm.
 
 
Encinitas Community Park is located at 425 … (21 comments)

fairs and festivals: Carlsbad Art in the Village 2017 is Sunday August 13th - 08/01/17 10:59 AM
Carlsbad Art in the Village 2017 is August 13th
 
 
Carlsbad’s outdoor 1-day fairs are legendary, and popular with residents and visitors as well as the vendors. And they are a big part of the Carlsbad Village lifestyle.
 
 
Plan your calendar now - the 19th Annual Carlsbad Art in the Village 2017 is coming up in less than 2 weeks, Sunday August 13th, in downtown Carlsbad Village along State Street and Grand Avenue.
 
 
If you are looking for something fun to do in our beautiful summer weather, especially if you have an interest in arts and crafts, Carlsbad Art in the Village, traditionally on the … (7 comments)

fairs and festivals: 2017 Chocolate Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas - 05/04/17 08:42 PM
2017 Chocolate Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden
in Encinitas
 
It’s time again for the ever-popular San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival. The festival will be held in Encinitas on May 13, 2017 (the day before Mother’s Day!! Just a small hint) from 9 – 4:30. Just think, you can have chocolate for breakfast!!
 
For those who are chocolate lovers, how can you resist this event? My wife and I were there with friends back in 2014 and it was amazing, and as tasty as I hoped for!
 
 
You can enjoy delectable tastings (Tasting tickets sold on-site at $1 per tasting ticket, with … (15 comments)

fairs and festivals: 2017 Carlsbad Village Faire is May 7 in Carlsbad California - 04/27/17 07:37 AM
2017 Carlsbad Village Faire is May 7 in Carlsbad California
 
 
Fair season is upon us, and if you looking for something fun to do over the first weekend in May, then North San Diego County’s most popular arts and craft fair may be just for you. Time to get in on your calendar!
 
 
The Carlsbad Village Faire takes place on Sunday May 7 in downtown Carlsbad Village.
 
 
The Carlsbad Village Faire, the 43rd this year, is reportedly the nation’s, and San Diego County’s, largest 1-day outdoor street fair, covering about 14 blocks in the heart of the Village. As in the past, the fair … (9 comments)

fairs and festivals: 2017 San Diego Botanic Garden ArtFest in Encinitas April 8 and 9 - 03/27/17 11:07 AM
2017 San Diego Botanic Garden ArtFest in Encinitas April 8 and 9
 
 
Spring is here and that means the 2017 San Diego Botanic Garden ArtFest is just 2 weeks away.
 
On Saturday and Sunday April 8th and 9th the San Diego Botanic Garden presents ArtFest 2017, from 9 am until 5 pm, with a wide range of some of the finest regional artists and beautiful works of art in a wide array of media (paint, sculpture, fiber, glass, metal), in the beautiful setting of these spectacular gardens in Encinitas.
 
ArtFest will also include a Plein Air Quick Draw Contest that should be fun … (13 comments)

fairs and festivals: San Diego Spring Home & Garden Show 2017 Del Mar California - 02/28/17 08:38 AM
San Diego Spring Home & Garden Show 2017 Del Mar California
 
Need something to do this weekend? How about the 32nd Annual San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds?
 
 
The San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show, is reportedly the largest show of its kind in California, and certainly something to get excited about, if you have any interest in sprucing up your house or garden, or perhaps just enjoy attending this sort of event.
 
 
The 2017 San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show offers hundreds of product, service, home furnishing vendors and exhibits to inspire you and hopefully fulfill your dreams and keep you … (2 comments)

fairs and festivals: 2017 San Diego Spring Home & Garden Show in Del Mar California - 02/06/17 08:10 PM
2017 San Diego Spring Home & Garden Show
Del Mar California
 
The 32nd Annual San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show will be at the Del Mar Fairgrounds fr.om March 3rd through the 5th
 
San Diegans get pretty excited about the annual San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show, which is supposedly the largest of its kind in California, even though our winter weather is pretty mild compared to the rest of the country.
 
Those of you thinking about fixing up or remodeling your home, whether you are planning a move or not, will find hundreds of product, service, home furnishing vendors and exhibits to fulfill your dreams … (6 comments)

fairs and festivals: Carlsbad Village Faire 2016 is Coming November 6th in Carlsbad - 10/24/16 01:58 AM
Carlsbad Village Faire 2016 is Coming
November 6th in Carlsbad
 
It’s that time again in Carlsbad for one of arts and crafts lovers’ favorite events, the Carlsbad Village Faire on Sunday November 6th, in just 2 weeks.
 
As always, the 2016 Carlsbad Village Faire takes place in downtown Carlsbad Village on the north side of Carlsbad Village Drive along State Street and Grand Avenue, and on neighboring streets, covering a 14-block area.
 
 
The popular Carlsbad Village Faire happens twice a year in the Spring and Fall, and by all reports is the largest one-day outdoor fair in the country – a pretty impressive statistic … (6 comments)

fairs and festivals: 2016 San Diego Fall Home and Garden Show in Del Mar, CA - 09/21/16 10:35 AM
San Diego Fall Home and Garden Show 2016
 
Yes, it’s that time again.
 
The San Diego Fall Home/Garden Show will take place this weekend, September 23 - 25 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, with everything for your home. It feels like we just had the Spring and Summer Garden Show a short time ago!
 
 
The San Diego Fall Home and Garden Show, the 27th annual, has everything you might need or want to fix up your home and garden, with over 300 exhibitors with all types of products and services for home improvement, tons of exhibits (home furnishings, remodeling, art, decorating, landscaping, … (8 comments)

fairs and festivals: 2016 Carlsbad Music Festival in Carlsbad Village - 08/12/16 02:46 AM
Carlsbad Music Festival in Carlsbad Village
~ August 26 - 28, 2016 ~
 
One of the more popular musical events in our local area, the Annual Carlsbad Music Festival, takes place in the Village on August 26, 27 and 28.
 
The Carlsbad Music Festival, the 13th annual, is always a crowd pleaser with “adventurous music by the beach” (per their website), with 10 ticketed and numerous free concerts featuring over 35 individual artists and groups. You can buy tickets for the Mainstage Concerts here.
 
Carlsbad is well known as an arts community, with multiple arts and crafts fairs and festivals, ArtSplash (not being held … (22 comments)

fairs and festivals: Carlsbad Art in the Village 2016 is August 14th - 08/09/16 12:03 AM
Carlsbad Art in the Village 2016 is August 14th
 
The outdoor 1-day fairs in Carlsbad are legendary, and popular with lots of people – buyers as well as vendors. And they are part of the Carlsbad Village lifestyle.
 
The 2016 Carlsbad Art in the Village, the 18th annual, takes place this Sunday, August 14, in downtown Carlsbad Village along State Street and Grand Avenue.
 
 
If you are looking for something fun to do in our beautiful summer weather, Carlsbad Art in the Village might be right up your alley, with works of art from more than 125 local and regional arts and crafts … (8 comments)

fairs and festivals: The 2016 Cardiff Dog Days of Summer Canine Festival and Contest - 08/01/16 05:40 AM
Cardiff Dog Days of Summer Canine Festival & Contest 2016
 
Cardiff (a.k.a. Cardiff by the Sea) has the perfect solution to perk you and your weary owner up if you are both bored this August and looking for some fun.
 
 
The 2016 Dog Days of Summer Canine Festival and Contest
 
 
The always popular Summer event,  Dog Days of Summer Festival , will be held in downtown Cardiff by the Sea (a.k.a. Cardiff) on Saturday August 13th from 10 am until 6:30 pm.
 
 
2016 is the 11th Annual Dog Days of Summer Festival, now the largest and most popular canine-focused event in the San Diego area. … (21 comments)

fairs and festivals: The 2016 San Diego County Fair in Del Mar CA - 06/09/16 12:46 AM
San Diego County Fair in Del Mar CA June 3 - July 4, 2016
 
Fair season is upon us again in San Diego County, with the ever-popular San Diego County Fair that opened June 3 and which runs through July 4 (the fair does not operate on Mondays and the first 2 Tuesdays).
 
The San Diego County Fair always has a theme, and in 2016 the theme is “Mad About the Fair” (remember the Mad Hatter in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland?). Check out the grand tea party!
 
The Del Mar Fair Grounds, world famous for a wide range of events during the year … (12 comments)

 
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