March means spring, and lots of wildflowers and local plants are in bloom. It's a great time to go hiking or visit a botanical garden. Check out these and more things to do in March.
World Photography Exhibit - Dates TBD 2024 at the Museum of Photography Arts (MOPA) in San Diego's Balboa Park. Free exhibit of the World Photography award winning photos and collections, shown printed and digitally. See what photographers around the world have created. mopa.org
Seaworld San Diego - One of the popular animal theme parks in San Diego, with animal educational programs and rides. Fun for locals and tourists. Visit Sea World San Diego
Hollywood - Spring is a lovely time to visit Hollywood. Take a studio tour, find your favorite Hollywood star on the walk of fame, shop on Rodeo drive, and much more. See the Hollywood Attractions.
La Jolla Coast Walk - snap some photos on this spectacular walk along the La Jolla waterfront. See all the La Jolla attractions - Children's Pool, scenic La Jolla Cove, Scripps Park, and the unique La Jolla Sea Caves. One of the best free San Diego outdoor activities. Afterwards, you can enjoy lunch or dinner at a restaurant overlooking the bay. Bring a sweater or jacket as it can be cool and breezy. La Jolla Coast Walk
Hiking Trails - Enjoy some great San Diego hiking trails, including Daley Ranch, Elfin Forest, and Torrey Pines. Explore these fun Hiking Trails in San Diego. One of the best San Diego events March.
Celebrate Carlsbad Day at Legoland - date TBD 2024 from 11 AM - 8:00 PM at Legoland in Carlsbad, CA. $35 LEGOLAND California is partnering with the Carlsbad Educational Foundation to provide an opportunity for local residents and their families to enjoy a fun-filled day to support education! Purchase ticket only.
Temecula Wine Country - Enjoy a wine tasting tour near San Diego in Temecula Valley. A romantic San Diego adventure. You can visit wineries on your own, or take a tour with a local tour guide. Temecula Wine Tasting.
ShamROCK St. Patrick's Day Party - Saturday March TBD 2024 starting at 4 PM. This huge party to celebrate St. Patrick's Day for ages 21+ only. Live music, clubs, bars, special Irish food and drinks. Buy tickets early and save money. www.sandiegoshamrock.com
La Jolla Art Walk - tentative Friday March 1 2024 from 4 to 7 PM (first Friday of each month). Enjoy a 3 hour self-guided walking tour in downtown La Jolla and explore over 16 art galleries. Free event with food, wine, entertainment and of course - lots of interesting art from contemporary artists. lajollabythesea.com
Whale Watching in San Diego - California Gray Whales undergo their annual migration from Alaska through San Diego and onto Baja California. During December - April, whale watching is at its best, as the whales migrate close to shore and can be seen from land or sea. For more information see San Diego Whale Watching.
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 museums rotate for free admission according to this Free Tuesday Balboa Park museum schedule.
Hike Anza Borrego Palm Canyon Trail - This spring is a great time for an early morning hike on the popular Palm Canyon Trail in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Go early before it gets too hot! Hiking Anza Borrego is one of the best San Diego events March.
Weekend Beach Walks - Saturday and Sunday March dates TBD 2024 will be a nice time to walk some of the local beaches at low tide. Best San Diego Beaches for Walking
San Diego Waterfront – For a fun free San Diego activity, enjoy a stroll along the Embarcadero, walk along the harbor and see all the historic ships, and go down to Seaport Village and visit the unique shops. If you have money to spend, take a harbor cruise and see the sights around San Diego bay. We love the sunset cruise the best. For information see San Diego Waterfront
Kayak Tour - Enjoy a beautiful kayaking tour in La Jolla. May we suggest a guided kayak tour through the beautiful La Jolla Ecological Reserve. For event details see La Jolla Kayaking.
IMAX movie - Daily at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park San Diego, California. Enjoy an IMAX film and spend a day at one of the best San Diego museums.
Star Wars Miniland at Legoland - 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.
Belmont Park Mission Beach - Enjoy a dip in the Plunge swimming pool and ride the famous Big Dipper roller coaster in this fun park right next to the Mission Beach boardwalk. Belmont Park Mission Beach
Easter Egg Hunts - This year Easter is on Sunday March 31 2024, 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.
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