San Diego in May
“The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.”
San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do!
San Diego is a lovely month to visit in May, with sunny skies and moderate temperatures. A couple of major holidays make San Diego a fun place to go in May. The better-known is Memorial Day which is the last Monday in May, creating a three-day weekend.
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 ^
Rancho Santa Fe
Spring Sprint Triathlon Festival
Whether you are an experienced or a first-time Triathlete, Duathlete, or Aquabike Racer, this is the event for you!
Location: East Mission Bay (South Shores Park). Info: www.springstrittri.com.
5/4 – 5/5 Expo: Sat 10 am – 3 pm, Sun 6 am – 2 pm; Race Starts vary
San Diego Ho’olaule’a
Two fun filled days of entertainment, food, vendors, and a cultural village. Come and share your Aloha Spirit!
Location: De Anza Cove. Info: www.sdhoolaulea.com.
5/4 – 5/5 Sat 9 am – 6 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Carlsbad Village Faire
Art fair, arts and crafts, antiques, unique clothing, food and more.
Location: Carlsbad Blvd. to Jefferson St., Beech Ave. to Carlsbad Village Dr. Info: www.carlsbad.org
5/5 8 am – 5 pm
North Park Festival of the Arts
Experience this local tradition with live music, street art demonstrations, music stages, and local food!
Location: University & 30th. Info: www.explorenorthpark.com.
5/11 11 am – 10 pm
San Diego Brain Tumor Walk
Enjoy a Walk to raise awareness and much needed resources to fund critical brain-tumor specific programs.
Location: The Waterfront Park. Info: www.braintumorwalk.org/sandiego. 5/11 10:10 am
Cowboys will compete for cash prices in barrel racing, tie-down roping, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, team roping, and bareback riding.
Location: Ramona Outdoor Community Center. Info: www.ramonarodeo.net.
5/17-5/19 various times
D6 Night Market
A modern adaptation of a traditional outdoor night market. Features include food, merchandise, live entertainment, in a festival atmosphere.
Location: Mira Mesa Community Park. Info: www.d6nightmarket.com
5/18 4 – 10 pm
San Diego Century Bike Ride
Beautiful, scenic, courses for a challenging and rewarding experience.
Location: MiraCosta College. Info: www.spectrumsportsevents.com. 5/18 6 – 8 am start
Navy’s Original Bay Bridge Run/Walk
A rare opportunity to run/walk across the Coronado Bay Bridge!
Location: One Park Blvd. at Harbor Dr. to Tidelands Park, Coronado. Info: www.navybaybridgerun.com.
5/19 8 am – 11 am
Escondido Grand Ave Festival
Shop unique hand-crafted gifts and imports. Enjoy great international cuisine and local entertainment.
Location: Grand Ave., Escondido. Info: www.escondidochamber.org. 5/20 9 am – 5 pm
The activities range from a Wreath Memorial ceremony, benefit concert, family activities, blood drive, interactive exhibits and more— each element designed to honor and remember our heroes and celebrate our military heritage.
Location: USS Midway. Info: www.midway.org. 5/24 – 5/27 various
Annual Butterfly Release
The Friends of Balboa Park will celebrate the beginning of Spring by bringing in 400 live Painted Lady butterflies into the garden to encourage pollination in beautiful Balboa Park.
Location: Zoro Garden, Balboa Park. Info: www.friendsofbalboapark.org.
5/25 10 am – 3 pm
Vista Strawberry Festival
Live entertainment on multiple stages, local craft brews, and carnival rides all day long! Contests like Little Ms. Strawberry Shortcake,
Vista’s Got Talent, pie-eating, as well as 10k/5k/kids’ runs.
Location: 127 Main Street, Vista. Info: www.vistastrawberryfest.com. 5/26 8 am – 6 pm
So much to do, so much to see!
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