What's Happening In the Neighborhood:
Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo
This popular Cinco de Mayo celebration has ongoing sizzling flamenco beats and Mariachi Music, and tons of food and drinks.
Old Town; oldtownsandiegoguide.com.com
5/1 - 5/3 11 am
Fiesta de los Penasquitos
It's a day to showcase the musical talents of local bands, artists, businesses, schools and organizations..
Black Mountain Road; www.rpcouncil.com
5/2 11 am - 5 pm
Ramona Bluegrass and Old West Festival
Two days of music with nightly jam sessions at the Ramona Community Park
421 Aqua Lane; www.ramonabluegrassfest.com
5/2 - 5/3 10 am - 8 pm
Carlsbad Village Faire
The largest street festival of its kind in the county. Art fair, arts and crafts, antiques, unique clothing, food and more.
Carlsbad Village Drive; www.carlsbad.org
5/3 8 am - 5 pm
Taste of Cardiff
Featuring the cuisine of several local restaurants throughout Cardiff and along Restaurant Row on Highway 101.
5/7 5 pm - 8 pm
Walk for Animals - Barkin Beach Bash
Festivities include a beautiful, 3/4 mile walk with your canine friend, great vendors, tasty food and much more.
NTC Park at Liberty Station; www.sdhumane.org
5/9 7 am registration
Wipeout Run (formerly ROC)
Ever watch the show Wipeout™ and think you can do better? Now's your chance to prove it! This is an untimed event open to those 18 and up.
Del Mar Fairgrounds; www.wipeoutrun.com
5/9 9 am - 1 pm
San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival
This family-friendly San Diego event has entertainment, food, children's activities, plant sales and a variety of Mother's Day gifts.
230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas; www.sdbgarden.org
5/9 10 am – 4 pm
Ocean Beach Kite Festival
Music, carnival rides, handmade crafts and light refreshments.
Ocean Beach; www.oceanbeachkiwanis.org
5/9 10 am - 4 pm
North Park Festival of the Arts
Featuring arts and craft vendors, an international food court, kid's zone, artist village and six stages with live music..
University and 30th; www.northparkfestivalofarts.com
5/16 11 am - 6 pm
Navy's Original Bay Bridge Run/Walk
A run/walk across the Coronado Bay Bridge is a rare opportunity, and the 17th is that day.
One Park Blvd to Tidelands Park; www.navylifesw.com/bridgerun
5/17 8 am - 11 am
Escondido Grand Ave Festival
Featuring arts, crafts, unique clothing, children's rides, food from around the world, a beer garde, live music and animal demonstrations by the San Diego Wild Animal Park.
Grand Avenue, Downtown; www.escondido.org
5/17 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Vista Strawberry festival
A Strawberry Pageant, Strawberry Idol, strawberry pies, a 5K run and bike race, arts & crafts, foot court and ... of course, strawberries!
127 Main Street, Vista; www.vistastrawberryfest.com
5/24 7:30 am - 6 pm
Fiesta del Sol
Stellar live music, street fair, children's activities, international food court and a beer & wine garden.
Plaza St, Solana Beach; www.solanabeachchamber.com
5/30 - 5/31 6 am - 4 pm
Rock n' Roll Marathon & Half-Marathon
International athletes participate in one of the nation's premier marathons. Live bands and cheerleading groups entertain athletes along a televised 26.2 or 13.1 mile course.
Balboa Park to Sea World; www.runrocknroll.competitor.com
5/29 - 5/31