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Enjoy these fun San Diego events in April 2022, with the spring flowers and festivals. Are you looking for some fun San Diego events this spring? Enjoy these events in San Diego, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, Del Mar, La Jolla, and Coronado CA. If you are looking for something to do at home instead, see Things to do at Home.

Updated October 10, 2021 by San Diego Beaches and Adventures

San Diego Events April 2022

San Diego Events April
Carlsbad Flower Fields - early March – Mother's day May 8 2022. Visit the colorful Flower Fields in Carlsbad, about 25 miles north of San Diego. The Carlsbad Flower Fields offer a beautiful display of Ranunculus flowering bulbs that bloom from early March to early May. One of the popular San Diego events. Mid to late April is a great time to visit. Carlsbad Flower Fields

Craft Breweries Tour San Diego is known for their many craft breweries. Try a few different breweries and you might find a new favorite beer.

Sunset - Enjoy a spectacular sunset view at Point Loma's Sunset Cliffs. Go at sunset of course, which is around 7:10 to 7:30 PM in April. In La Jolla, check out the view from Children's Pool, or Torrey Pines. In North County, watch the sunset view at Swami's.

Ocean Beach - Enjoy a day at Ocean Beach, a laid back beach with it's own dog beach. Walk to the end of the Ocean Beach Pier, which is the longest concrete pier on the Pacific coast. Ocean Beach

Sculpture in the Garden - San Diego Botanic Garden is located at 230 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas. Visit the SD Botanic Garden and enjoy the sculptures located throughout the garden, in addition to the beautiful plants. For information see San Diego Botanic Garden

Star Wars Miniland at Legoland - Exhibit now open. Legoland California becomes the first Legoland park to open a Star Wars Miniland area. Enjoy scenes from the Star Wars movies and animated series, all made out of 1.5 million lego bricks. Pose with life-size models of Chewbacca, R2D2 and Darth Vader. For more information see Legoland California.

Free Organ Concerts in Balboa Park - Sunday from 2 - 3 PM. Enjoy beautiful Balboa Park and enjoy a free organ concert at Spreckel's Pavillion, a beautiful outdoor pipe organ. Located at 1549 El Prado #110, San Diego Balboa Park .

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show - Saturday dates (call for availability). Enjoy murder and mayhem as you figure out who dunnit. The murder mystery dinner show takes place in the entire room, to keep you guessing who is part of the crime and not. The top sleuth wins a prize. These dinner shows sell out fast, so make your reservations now. 888-619-0858.

San Diego Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Egg Hunts - This year Easter is on Sunday April 7 2022, but the Easter Egg hunts may occur early such as a week before or day before in some San Diego areas. See our San Diego Easter Egg Hunt calendar for tips on when and where to find the Easter bunny and your neighborhood egg hunt. San Diego Easter Egg Hunts.

Disneyland – Visit magical Disneyland, just a short drive north of San DiegoCheck out our tips on buying Cheap Disneyland Tickets.

Hike Anza Borrego Palm Canyon Trail - Springtime is the best time for an early morning drive to Anza Borrego desert and a morning hike on the popular Palm Canyon Trail in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. You can also enjoy the spring wildflowers in bloom. One of the best free San Diego events every spring.

Belmont Park The Plunge - Check out the newly remodeled swimming pool and enjoy all the rides and games at Belmont Park. The Plunge indoor swimming pool in Mission Beach San Diego is one of the largest indoor swimming pools. Belmont Park The Plunge.

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SeaWorld Theme Park - Enjoy the shows and rides at SeaWorld theme park in Mission Beach, San Diego. SeaWorld Theme Park

Grunion Runs - dates TBD April 2022 from 11 PM to 1 AM and also some dates in March and May. Watch the grunion come ashore to spawn on the beach. Call for reservations. Birch Aquarium.

Balboa Park Free Museum Tuesday for Residents and Military - Some Balboa Park museums are free on 1st - 4th Tuesdays of each month to locals (San Diego Cal. City & county residents), and active military and their families. The free museums rotate, so check the schedule at Free Tuesday Balboa Park museum.

Whale Watching San Diego - December - mid April at San Diego Maritime Museum. No seasickness guarantee! Watch for whales aboard the replica of the 139-foot yacht America. Adults are approximately $65 - $85 per person, kids less. Whale Watching in San Diego.

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Kayak at La Jolla Shores - This spring is a great time to kayak at La Jolla Shores to see the Sea Caves, marine life, and leopard sharks. Several different companies offer kayaking tours, or you can launch your own kayak at the free boat ramp. For more information see La Jolla Kayaking

Encinitas Street Faire - Saturday and Sunday April dates TBD 2022, in Encinitas, Cali. South Coast Highway 101, from D to J street, from 9 AM - 5 PM. 400+ arts and crafts vendors, jewelry, fun women's clothing, food, music, kids fun zone, family amusement & entertainment.

San Diego Dog Beaches - Take your dog to the beach! Some are leash free while others require leashes. Hours may be limited. We have a map to all of the San Diego Dog Beaches.

La Jolla Half Marathon - Date TBD. Begins 7:30 am, Del Mar Fairgrounds; ends La Jolla Cove Park. Scenic and challenging run from Del Mar, through Torrey Pines State Preserve, through La Jolla Shores community to the picturesque La Jolla Cove. Limited to 6500 runners, must register early. Also, a 5K run at La Jolla Shores. If you love La Jolla in the spring, don't miss this athletic San Diego event in April.

Naturalist-Guided Whale Watching - San Diego Harbor Excursion. Go whale watching in San Diego with an ocean expert from Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Amazing views, listen to whale and dolphin sounds, and guaranteed whale sightings. Reservations required. (619) 234-4111. Times 9:45 am - 1:15 pm and 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm. $30 weekdays and $35 weekends, kids 4-12 $15 with paid adult, kids 3 and under free. Whale Watching in San Diego

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Wildflower Bloom in prior year, Anza Borrego, California

Anza Borrego Wildflowers - Take a day trip to Anza Borrego Desert State Park to see the spring wildflowers, the bloom is lovely in late March and early April. One of our favorite San Diego events in April. Stop by the historic town of Julian on your way back. For more information see Anza Borrego State Park.

Birch Aquarium - Enjoy this lovely aquarium in La Jolla, right off the ocean. Beautiful indoors and outdoor exhibits. Birch Aquarium.

San Diego Earth Fair at Balboa Park - Date TBD 2022 from 10 AM - 5 PM. More than 300 exhibitors, food, special Kinds’ Activity Area, entertainment & The Children’s Earth Parade. This is one of the great San Diego events to celebrate Earth Day.

Coastal Clean Up Day
Creek to Bay Cleanup - Saturday April TBD 2022 from 9 AM - 12 noon as a cleanup in your neighborhood. Sign up online and join the thousands to protest and conserve our San Diego beaches, bays, canyons, parks and neighborhoods. 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.

Things to Do in San Diego - For more fun San Diego events and things to do, check out these San Diego Activities, Beach Activities and San Diego Events May.

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