San Diego in March

 

 

“March is a month of expectation.”

Emily Dickenson

 

San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do!

San Diego is a fun place to visit in March, especially during the brief break between winter and spring break. Winter rains taper off or disappear altogether. For the first week of the month, all of the tourist spots are uncrowded.

It will be too cold to swim in the ocean, but you can enjoy a seaside stroll during the day. And once spring break starts, all the family-focused attractions get super-busy.

Each month I have special fun events I want to show you so that you get the most out of this beautiful city!

 

Let’s start with our usual daily Farmer’s Markets. Check out times above ^

Monday

Escondido

Tuesday

Coronado

Escondido

Mira Mesa

Otay Ranch

Pacific Beach

UCSD/La Jolla

Wednesday

Carlsbad

Encinitas

Ocean Beach

Santee

Sierra Mesa

Thursday

Clairmont

Horton Plaza

Linda Vista

North Park

Oceanside

Valley Center

Friday

Imperial Beach

La Mesa

Rancho Bernardo

Saturday

City Heights

Del Mar

Little Italy

Pacific Beach

Poway

Rancho PQ

Ramona

Scripps Ranch

Vista

Sunday

Sikes Adobe

Gaslamp

Hillcrest

La Jolla

Leucadia/Encinitas

Rancho Santa Fe

Solana Beach

 

San Diego Science & Engineering Fair

A variety of events, interactive demos & activities, and speakers to engage kids and families in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

Location: various. Info: www.lovestemsd.org

3/2 – 3/28 various

San Diego Comic Fest

This year’s theme will celebrate Ray Bradbury and Ray Harryhausen!

Location: Four Points by Sheraton on Aero Dr. Info: www.sdcomicfest.org

3/5 – 3/8 Thu 7 pm – 12 am, Fri/Sat

10 am – 11 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm

San Diego Home/Garden Show

Home-product booths, real gardens, hands-on demos, seminars, and consultations with top experts.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds. Info: www.springhomegardenshow.com

3/6 – 3/8 Fri & Sun 10 am – 5 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm

CRSSD Festival

This two-day electronic and dance music extravaganza will headline Gesaffelstein, Chris Lake, Carl Cox and many more!

Location: Waterfront Park. Info: www.crssdfest.com

3/7 – 3/8 12 pm

Seaport Village Busker Festival

Enjoy one-of-a-kind entertainment with the nation’s top street performers.

Location: Seaport Village. Info: www.seaportvillage.com

3/7–3/8 12–6pm

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

The theme of this year’s parade is: Irish Building America. Marching bands, bagpipers, costumed dancers, and Celtic Village, with Irish culture filled with music, dancing, food, and beer.

Location: (parade) Fifth Ave. & Laurel St. (festival) Balboa Park (Sixth & Maple). Info: www.stpatsparade.org

3/14 parade 10:30 am,

festival 9 am – 6 pm

San Diego ShamROCK

Paint the Gaslamp Quarter green with San Diego’s largest Saint Patrick’s Day block party.

Location: Gaslamp Quarter. Info: www.sandiegoshamrock.com

3/14 2 pm – midnight

St. Patrick’s Day 10k Run

You can also choose a 2 or 4 mile run/walk! It’s a fun event for everyone to enjoy with a costume contest, prizes, and beer.

Location: Mission Bay Park. Info: www.kathyloperevents.com/stpatricks10k

3/14 7:45 am

San Diego Half Marathon & Padres 5K

See for yourself why it’s “more than just a race!”

Location: Petco Park. Info: www.sdhalfmarathon.com

3/15 7:30 am

Best Coast Beer Fest

You. Beer. Music. Food trucks. ’Nuff said!

Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North. Info: www.bestcoastbeerfest.com

3/21 12 – 4 pm

Padres Opening Day

See the Padres face the Colorado Rockies in their season home opener! Location:

Petco Park. Info: www.mlb.com/padres

3/26 1:10 pm

Fishing Tackle, Boat and Travel Show

The ultimate outdoor experience, featuring boats, booths, and more!

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds. Info: www.fredhall.com

3/26 – 3/29 Thu & Fri 12 – 8 pm,

Sat 10 am – 8 pm, Sun 10 am – 6 pm

Uncorked Wine Festival

Wines, ciders, bubbly, food, and music!

Location: Embarcadero Marina North Park. Info: www.uncorkedwinefestivals.com

3/28 1 – 5 pm

San Diego Boba Festival

Many vendors will come together to offer their specialty boba milk tea drinks.

Location: Taiwanese American Community Center. Info: www.sdbobafest.com

3/28 12 – 6 pm

So much to do, so much to see!

 

If you want to see a home sometime this month, check out all my Featured Listings, and message me or contact me here.

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