Enjoy these fun San Diego events May 2024. Don't forget Mother's Day - Sunday May 12 2024. Why not invite mom out for something fun this year? May is a great month for fun outdoor activities in San Diego, The weather is nice (well it is nice most of the year!), and the summer crowds don't start to arrive until Memorial Day weekend.
Are you thinking of some plans for Memorial Day weekend in San Diego? This year Memorial day is on Monday May 27 2024.
Coronado Bay Bridge Run/Walk - Sunday May TBD 2024. Once a year, pedestrians are allowed on the Coronado bridge during the annual Bay Bridge Run/Walk, sponsored by the US Navy. Amazing views. 4 miles from San Diego to Tidelines Park.
Ocean Beach Kite Festival - Saturday May TBD 2024 from 10 AM to 3 PM. Join in the fun at the annual Ocean Beach Kite Festival. Crafts fair, food, and make your own kite to take to the beach for kite flying (free for kids). Great kids activity. 10 AM to 4 PM, at Dusty Rhodes Park. One of the best San Diego events March.
La Jolla Half Marathon - Saturday May TBD 2024. 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. www.ljhalf.com
California Tower Tours - See the fantastic views from The California Tower, in Balboa Park at the San Diego Museum of Man. Advance reservations required. Includes admission to the Museum of Man.
Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo - May TBD 2024. Join in the free and fun event with activities and entertainment for all ages to enjoy. Interactive kids activities, strolling entertainers, food, stagecoach rides, museums and more in Old Town, San Diego, California. Check out this old-fashioned San Diego event in May. San Diego Old Town
Drink, Ride, Sing & Dance Bar Tour - Every Friday and Saturday night in the Gaslamp Quarter. Discount drinks and stop at 4 bars, karaoke, followed by dancing. If that sounds fun to you, get your tickets at www.gaslamp.org diego/
Carlsbad Flower Fields - tentative early March through May 12 2024 from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Visit the spectacular 50 acres of Flower Fields overlooking the Carlsbad, Cali coastline. Special events most weekends. Prices approx. $20 for adults, $10 for children. For more information see Carlsbad Flower Fields.
Gator By the Bay & Blues Festival - May TBD 2024. Gator by the Bay is a family oriented, 3-day music and food festival with Blues, Cajun and Zydeco bands, free dance lessons, food (lots of Louisiana Crawfish), cooking demonstrations with samples, cultural and music workshops. Location: Spanish Landing Park on San Diego Bay, Across from the Airport, adjacent to the Sheraton Hotel & Marina. A popular San Diego events May for music lovers. www.gatorbythebay.com
Sunday Brunch at the Del - Call to confirm. 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM Continuously voted San Diego’s best brunch by San Diego Magazine and The San Diego Union-Tribune readers, The Del’s brunch has long been a local favorite. Please call 619.522.8490 for reservations.
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Temecula Wine Tasting Tours - Enjoy a wine tasting tour in beautiful Temecula Valley. A romantic weekend adventure awaits you. See Temecula Wine Tasting Tours.
Brewery Tour - If you prefer beer instead of wine, try a brewery tour, such as one at Stone Brewery in Escondido. Learn how beer is made, and sample some local specialty beers. Ages 21 and up.
Carlsbad Village Faire - Sunday May 5, 2024. from 8 AM to 5 PM in Carlsbad, CA. Features over 850 unique vendors, making it the largest street festival of its kind in the county. Art fair, arts and crafts, antiques, jewelry, unique clothing, food, fun kids activities and more. On Carlsbad Village Drive west of Interstate 5.
San Diego Harbor Cruise - Reserve your spot on a harbor cruise, dinner cruise or sunset cruise around San Diego Harbor. See the beautiful Coronado Bridge, sea lions and more as you tour this large harbor and see the shore. San Diego Harbor Cruise
Hike in San Diego - May is one of the best times to enjoy one of the hiking trails in San Diego. There are many to choose from - near the beach, in the mountains or in a park. Check out the best hiking trails in San Diego.
Weekend Kayak Tour - Enjoy a beautiful weekend kayaking tour in La Jolla. Guided kayak tour through the beautiful la Jolla Ecological Reserve. La Jolla Kayaking
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Old Town Saturday Market - Saturdays from 9 AM - 3 PM at San Diego Old Town. Enjoy this large weekly artisan market, a one of the largest free weekly San Diego events featuring handmade works from local artists, including jewelry, photography, pottery, clothing, paintings, hand painted glass, glass blowing, woodworking, live music and more. San Diego Old Town
Oceans at Night - Monthly event. Ready to explore the Birch aquarium iat night? See bioluminescence, drink craft cocktails, dance to live music, play games in this 21+ event. More information on the Oceans at Night event at Birch Aquarium see aquarium.ucsd.edu
Sunshine - Tired of May Gray and not looking forward to June Gloom? The sun is probably shining if you head east and get out from under the coastal marine layer. Check the weather reports and consider visiting some places further east in San Diego County such as Palomar Mountain, Mount Laguna, Temecula Wine Country or Julian San Diego. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy!
Outdoor Farmers Market - most weekends and weekdays throughout San Diego county. Enjoy fresh local produce, flowers and yummy food at an outdoor San Diego farmers market. There are many to choose from throughout the county. Why not make this one of your regular San Diego events in May? San Diego County Farmers Markets
Birch Aquarium - Enjoy this lovely aquarium in La Jolla, right off the ocean. Beautiful indoors and outdoor exhibits. Birch Aquarium.
North Park Music Festival - tentative Memorial Day weekend 2024 in North Park. Join in the fun at this 2-day music festival. www.northparkfestivalofarts.com/
Sea World - Visit SeaWorld for Memorial day weekend May 2024. Spend Memorial Day weekend at SeaWorld San Diego, and enjoy an evening of Electric Ocean fun. A great San Diego event to kick off the summer. Sea World San Diego
Tiger Trail at Safari Park - Enjoy Memorial day weekend at the zoo's wild animal park, including the new Tull Family Tiger trail at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. See the 6 tigers in their new home and explore the rest of this beautiful wild animal park.
Legacy Week at USS Midway - Memorial Day weekend 2024. The USS Midway is now open so make your reservation at the USS Midway, San Diego Embarcadero. The USS Midway’s annual Legacy Week celebration for Memorial Day weekend will feature a variety of family activities and special programs. USS Midway Legacy Week Memorial Day Celebration.
San Diego Century Bicycle Tour - Saturday May TBD 2024. North San Diego County. Choose from three different courses – 37 miles, 66 miles or 103 miles.
Fiesta del Sol - May TBD 2024. at Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach. 9 AM until evening, featuring 2 days of music, shopping, children's activities, international food, beer & wine and fun in Solana Beach. Music starts at 11 AM. www.fiestadelsol.net
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