CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Fun in the sun
Food festivals, fairs, concerts, art exhibits, horse
shows, rodeos, regattas, marathons, dog surfing competitions, air shows and more fill San Diego’s 2014
calendar from April until September. Visit sandiego.
org/events for even more exciting entertainment ideas.
Rowers from around the globe sink
their oars into Mission Bay at the
41st annual San Diego Crew Classic Regatta.
Fiesta Old Town Cinco de
Mayo gets hot, hot, hot as it
celebrates three decades of free
weekend cultural festivities.
It’s not a bird, but it is a plane—
a historic one at that—at
Sample the specialties of
more than 50 downtown dining
establishments at the two-day Taste of the
Gaslamp culinary walking tour.
Visual arts lovers are in
for a veritable feast at the
La Jolla Festival of the Arts on the UC
San Diego campus.
take to the waves in the
Loews Coronado Bay
Surf Dog Competition.
The bard is back for a new season
of performances as the Old Globe
presents its annual Summer Shakespeare
Festival. (Runs through September 14)
The laid-back beach town of
Ocean Beach embraces its
eclectic side at the annual OB Street
Fair and Chili Cook-off.
It’s the biggest crawfish, zydeco
and blues festival this side of
the bayou at Gator By the Bay, four days
of Louisiana-themed food, music and fun
at Spanish Landing Park.
San Diego’s hipster ’hood shows
its artistic flair at the North Park
Festival of the Arts.
Little Italy comes alive with
aromatic smells and island flavor
at the 21st annual Sicilian Festival.
5-6 3-4 6-8
pound the pave-
ment cheered on
by musical perfor-
mances at the San
Diego Rock ’n’
Car connoisseurs and exotic
automobiles cruise into La
Jolla Cove for the Concours d’Elegance
and Motor Car Classic.
Art and nature go hand in
hand at the Art Alive floral
exhibition at the San Diego
Museum of Art.
Equestrian showmanship is on
display as the 69th annual Del Mar
National Horse Show brings its hallmarks
of elegance, excitement and excellence to
the fairgrounds. (Runs through May 4)
Three cheers to craft brews at the
CityBeat Festival of Beers benefiting the San Diego Music Foundation.
Balboa Park goes green as the
eco-conscious crowd converges on
the 25th annual EarthFair.
Celebrate a half-century of
East County cowboy culture at
the 50th annual Lakeside Rodeo.
It’s flower power in full effect at
the Coronado Flower Show, the
largest tented flower show in the nation.
Music lovers rock out to more than 180
performances at the two-day Adams Avenue
Unplugged free neighborhood festival.
San Diego Symphony’s Summer Pops concert
series presents contemporary music under the stars
at the Embarcadero Marina Park South.
Big Bay Boom