Thursday July 18th though July 21nd Comic Con event will close the following trolley tour stops: Stop D-Marriott Marquis, Stop E_Convention Center, Stop F-Gaslamp Quarter, and Stop G-Petco Park. The City Lights Night Tour will not include the Gaslamp District portion of the tour. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Let us guide you and your friends and family to the best spots in San Diego! San Diego County residents can take advantage of some of our tours and attractions for FREE when accompanied by a full fare adult paid guest with Hometown Pass!
2223 El Cajon Boulevard (in front of the Lafayette Hotel)
Approximately 45-50 craft breweries are coming together to offer samples from a variety of homegrown beers. It’s a beer lover’s paradise where you can stroll from booth to booth and sample your particular choices of beer. Food and music accompany the event.
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Mission Hills 5K Run/Walk
Grant K8 School, 1425 Washington Place
The annual Mission Hills 5K promises fun for the whole family. Run to compete, run for fun or move at your own speed. All proceeds benefit STEAM programs at Grant K-8. See you on the starting line.
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Race for Autism
Balboa Park, 6th Ave and Laurel
100% of the funds raised at the Race for Autism stay in San Diego to support local autism programs, services, outreach efforts, parent support and educational initiatives. THANKS to the support of people like you, NFAR has awarded over 1.6 MILLION dollars to autism community programs and to 700 classrooms throughout San Diego County.
Parkinson’s Step-by-Step 5K
San Diego Running Co. is an event production company dedicated to bringing the San Diego community together through unique, memorable running events that tell a story and empower people to get out and enjoy new experiences.
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
GranFondo San Diego Bike Ride
Little Italy – Hawthorne St. – Pacific Highway – Harbor Dr. – National City – Chula Vista – East County – Otay Ranch – Jamul. Cyclists of all ages can join an Italian cycling tour that features several distances; 105-mile, 56-mile, and 34-mile courses. They are social rides that begin in Little Italy and travel eastward through cities, towns, and rural country sides. There are many pleasant views along the way.
Ragnar So Cal
Huntington Beach to San Diego Embarcadero Marina Park South8778373529
This is a long-distance day & night running relay race that begins in Huntington Beach and finishes in San Diego at the Embarcadero Marina Park South. Approximately 600 teams made up of 12 runners each will take their turns to run 3-legs of the 190-mile course of varying levels of difficulty.
La Jolla Concours d' Elegance - Car Show Reception
Ellen Browning Scripps Park
An elite car show is presented at beautiful La Jolla Cove where guests can gaze upon historic cars and premier collections against a backdrop view of the ocean. This special evening VIP reception also presents pleasing music, tasty foods, delightful cocktails, and a special movie presentation.
San Diego Beach & Bay Half Marathon 5K & 10K
Run through this fast, flat and scenic oceanfront half marathon, 5K and 8K. Stick around because the party starts at the finish line with live music, a beer garden (your first beer is on us!), snacks, photo opportunities, and much more.
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Fiesta Island Time Trial Series
Fiesta Island, 1400 Fiesta Island Road
A series of bicycle races held at Fiesta Island offering recreational and young riders an ideal location to experience competitive cycling in a safe and controlled environment.
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Chicano Park Day Celebration
Chicano Park, 1900 National Ave., Barrio Logan Community6195634661
A community celebration at Chicano Park is presenting a fantastic event that includes the largest ceremonial performance of Aztec dance in America. In addition, there’s a low rider car show, cultural music, a variety of booths with food and merchandise; plus craft activities and a jumper for kids.
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
ACT Today! For Military Families 5K/10K Run/Walk & Family Festival
Tecolote Shores Park, Mission Bay
Join this event where the proceeds provide care and treatment for children of military families who cannot otherwise afford it. The event offers a 5K run, 10K run, and a 1-mile fun run for kids. It includes post festivities of music, beer, food, and inflatable jumpers.
Easter Egg Hunt at the Hotel Del Coronado
Hotel Del Coronado, 1500 Orange Ave.
Call (619) 522-8815 to register in advance for one of the egg hunts (for hotel, brunch and Sheerwater breakfast guests only). The Easter Bunny will visit the Del to pose for photos with the children. Various times at the hotel.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Creek to Bay Cleanup
San Diego Beaches
Join the thousands to protest and conserve our San Diego beaches, bays, canyons and parks. Volunteer for this event in celebration of Earth Day. Friends, families and groups can signup now for a site of your choice. Come help out at one of the best community San Diego events April.
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
March for Babies
6th & Laurel South Lawn/6th Ave/Balboa Drive North & South Closures
It’s America’s favorite walking event! When you walk, you give hope to the babies born too soon or sick. The money you raise supports programs in your community that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies, and it funds research to find answers to the serious problems that threaten our babies. We’ve been walking since 1970 and have raised an incredible $2.6 billion! Join the more than 7 million people who participate, donate and/or sponsor. There are plenty of opportunities for day-of-event exposure, activation and education – not to mention opportunities to meet hundreds of others who are just like you!
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Annual Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Fair & Parade
6900 Linda Vista Rd., between Comstock & Ulric Streets
Linda Vista is celebrating the diversity of its community with a cultural parade. People are lining up along the streets to watch marching bands, marching groups, floats, color guards, and cars containing public officials. The event is in conjunction with the “Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Festival”. General Information: Dennis-Michael Broussard: (619)746-8223.
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Annual Barrio Logan Grand Prix/Logan Heights Family Health Center Health Fair
Compete on a flat, fast-paced figure 8 course. FREE helmets are given to the first 300 youths who register to participate. This event is in conjunction with the Logan Heights Family Health Center Health Fair.
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mission Federal Art Walk San Diego
Little Italy, San Diego
Little Italy presents an adventurous art walk that showcases visual and performing art such as paintings, sculpture, photography, digital art, mixed media, music, and dance performances. Works and performances are displayed in tents and galleries along the streets. The Kids Walk is at Amici Park.
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Adams Avenue Unplugged
The event will feature live musical performances staged inside restaurants, bars, coffee houses and galleries lining the neighborhood. Being able to pair the Avenue’s unique dining and drinking establishments, each with their own special ambiances and selections, with free musical performances, makes Adams Avenue the place to be on the last weekend of April. The AABA hopes to treat musical aficionados and foodies to the rich neighborhood culture.
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
1549 El Prado, Balboa Park Central Mesa
Set in Balboa Park, the 25th Annual EarthFair is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world. With around 70,000 visitors and more than 400 volunteers, the event features exhibitors, a food pavilion, kid’s area, live entertainment, parade, art show and a “clean” car concourse.
La Jolla Half Marathon 2019
Begins at La Jolla Del Mar Racetrack & finishes at La Jolla Cove
The La Jolla Half Marathon is race #2 in the Half Marathon Triple Crown Series, a unique challenge involving a trio of scenic Southern California half marathons.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Walk for Water
Tecolote Shores North Park, 1740 East Mission Bay Drive
Bring your family and friends to Mission Bay and experience the journey that millions of women and children around the world make every day to provide water for their families. If you choose, you can even carry buckets of water along the 5K route.
La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K
Del Mar Fairgrounds
The La Jolla Shores 5K is a scenic, hilly, point-to-point course that follows the last 3.1 miles of the half marathon course. The race begins on La Jolla Shores Drive near Horizon Way and runs through La Jolla Shores and along Torrey Pines Road, Prospect Avenue and Coast Boulevard before finishing at the La Jolla Cove in the same location as the La Jolla Half Marathon finish. The course will be clearly marked with traffic cones and course guides and except when otherwise directed, participants should run as close to the right-hand curb as possible. The course will close to 5K runners and walkers one hour after race start (20-minute-mile pace).
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
TCT International Art Festival - 5-Day Event
Cascade Area in Balboa Park, 1650 El Prado
The Falun Dafa Assocation San Diego Branch presents the Truth, Compassion, Tolerance International Art Exhibit once a month between February and June.