West Coast Weekender May 3-6
A music conference and boutique festival spanning over four days in May. With a strong focus on local art and industry.
Time/Place: WorldBeat Cultural Center: 2100 Park Blvd
Old Town Fiesta Cinco de Mayo May 4-6
Bustling mercado, non-stop music and live entertainment, lucha libre wrestling, and a huge display of lowriders and other incredible autos!
Time/Place: Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Contact: 619-291-4903 / www.cincodemayooldtown.com
Rhythm & Brews Music & Craft Beer Festival May 5
Complete with jams from local musicians and tastes of more than 50 of the most renowned breweries
Time/Place: 12-4pm / Historic Vista Village: 209 E Broadway
Cinco de Mayo Trail Run May 5
Lake Poway Trail through the foothills around the lake near Blue Sky Ecological Reserve. Kids Race at 9:30am.
Time/Place: 6:30am / Lake Poway Trail
Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego May 5
Children’s Art and Crafts, Martial Arts Demos, Video Game Tent, Cooking Demos, Ramen Eating Contest, Cultural Row Exhibition, Beer Garden, and delicious Asian food!
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / Mira Mesa Community Park
Ocean Beach Kite Festival May 12
We have kite building and decorating, prizes, professional kite fliers and amazing kite demonstrations and games, crafters, community organizations, gourmet food, carnival activities and live music!
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Dusty Rhodes Park
San Diego Taco Fest May 19
30 of the region’s best taco-centric restaurants will offer a wide range of mouthwatering taco creations.
Time/Place: 11am-10pm / San Diego County Waterfront Park
Festival of Arts in North Park May 19
The festival features a live art element: contemporary urban artists will create unique works of art using creative everyday objects like cars, refrigerators and boom boxes. Craft Beer Block, Live Music, Kids Arts Block, Cocktail Garden and more!
Time/Place: 10am-10pm / University Avenue & 30th Street
Contact: 619-294-2501 / www.northparkfestivalofarts.com
Stone Liberty Station 5th Anniversary May 19
Throwing a celebration along with the awesome other local businesses in Liberty Station and Liberty Public Market!
Time/Place: 12-4pm / 2816 Historic Decatur Rd.
Fiesta del Sol May 19-20
Food Trucks and other great specialty food vendors will be back as well as our Arts & Crafts area, Sponsor area, Solana Beach Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, and more!
Time/Place: 9am-9pm / Fletcher Cove, Solana Beach
Contact: 858-755-4775 / www.fiestadelsol.net
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