More Than Pink Through May 31
Donate $10 to Susan G. Komen and receive a special discount card offering 15-25% off one item at participating retailers.
Time/Place: 12pm / Fashion Valley Mall
Contact: www.simon.com/shop-support- save
MS Golf Invitational May 1
Come join us at this esteemed golf tournament featuring premier tee prizes, silent and live auction, lunch, on-course contests, hosted reception, gourmet dinner and player awards.
Time/Place: 10am / La Jolla Country Club: 7301 High Ave.
Small Business Expo, Awards, And Mixer May 2
The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce annually honors our region’s small businesses for their significant contributions.
Time/Place: 3:30-7:30pm / Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
Contact: 619-544-1343 / www.sdchamber.org
Fiesta Cinco De Mayo Old Town May 5-7
This celebration attracts over 100,000 people with its bustling mercado, non-stop music and live entertainment, lucha libre wrestling, and a huge display of lowriders!
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Old Town, San Diego
Serra Mesa Spring Craft Fair May 6
Over 50 vendors with handmade and artesian items, Fair Trade, vintage. Something for everyone and every budget.
Time/Place: 10am / City View Church San Diego: 8404 Phyllis Pl.
Contact: 858-560-1870 / www.cityviewsd.com
Asian Cultural Festival May 6
Martial arts, ethnic dances, cultural exhibitions, entertainment, games, and of course, food!
Time/Place: 10am-6pm / Mira Mesa Community Park: 8575 New Salem St.
Contact: www.asianculturalfestivalsd. com
LakeFest May 6
The whole family is invited to attend this all-ages event that features live bands, craft beer, kid's activities and great food.
Time/Place: 12-5pm / Mountain Hawk Park: 1475 Lake Crest Dr., Chula Vista
Horses, Hats & Hope May 6
A Kentucky Derby Party benefiting REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship Program & The Foundation for Senior Care.
Time/Place: 12-4pm / 4461 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook
Contact: 760-731-9168 / www.reinsprogram.org
Bikes Boards and Brews May 6
Participants will enjoy tasters from San Diego’s best Craft Brewers, food pairings from local Pacific Beach Restaurants, a bike show, local artists and more.
Time/Place: 1-5pm / Crown Point, Mission Bay Park
Contact: 858-273-3303 / www.pbbeerfest.com
Rhythm & Brews Fest May 6
The San Diego Brewers Guild’s Rhythm & Brews music and craft beer festival will pair many of the country’s most celebrated craft breweries with local musicians.
Time/Place: 1-4pm / Historic Downtown Vista Village
Escondido Renaissance Faire May 6-7
Our goal is to educate and entertain guests young and old, about the life back in the Elizabethan Era. From battles on the field, to having a drink at the pub, to browsing through our many vendors, or watching the variety of shows.
Time/Place: 10am-6pm / Felicita Park
Contact: 805-665-0359 / www.oldetymeproductions.com
Girls on the Run Spring 5k May 7
More than 500 girls ages 8-14, will celebrate their “girl power” by running 3.1 miles with their coaches, families, friends, teachers and community members.
Time/Place: 8:30am / Crown Point Park, Mission Bay
Contact: 619-816-6991 / www.gotrsd.org/5k
Carlsbad Village Street Faire May 7
The streets will come alive with the sights and smells of fair-time as 800 vendors set up unique booths, fairgoers search for handmade gifts, try mouthwatering foods, and have some fun in the sun. 8am-
Time/Place: 5pm / Grand Avenue
Bark in the Park May 7
Dog Contest: Smallest Dog, Biggest Dog, Best Trick and Owner-Pet Look Alike.
Time/Place: 1-4pm / La Colonia Park, Solana Beach
Contact: 858-720-2400 / www.ci.solana-beach.ca.us
Miracle Babies 5K and Kids Festival May 7
Dress up as your favorite hero! Kid Zone, Family Resource Fair, vendors, food trucks and exotic cars. Participants are encouraged to fundraise to help raise funds for NICU families.
Time/Place: 8am-1pm / NTC Park, Liberty Station
San Diego Surf Film Festival May 10-13
Over 25 of the finest international surf films.
Time/Place: Misfit Pictures HQ: 565 Pearl Street #100, La Jolla
Ignite San Diego May 11
Showcases the community’s movers, shakers, creators, thinkers, innovators, doers and dreamers.
Time/Place: 6pm / The McMillin Center - Liberty Station: 2875 Dewey Rd.
Mama’s Day Benefiting Mama’s Kitchen May 12
Features more than 55 chefs from San Diego’s finest restaurants, hotels and catering companies.
Time/Place: 6:30pm / Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
Contact: 619-233-6262 / www.mamaskitchen.org
East County Senior Health & Info Fair May 12
Join us at this free event and receive free health screenings, health and community resources and much more!
Time/Place: 10am-1pm / La Mesa Community Center
Contact: 619-667-1322 / www.eastcountychamber.org
Surfrider Foundation Art Gala & Auction May 12
Silent and live auctions, an exclusive fashion show by Fashion Week San Diego®, a delectable menu designed by Executive Chef JoJo Ruiz of Lionfish, and music by DJ Hevrock.
Time/Place: 6pm / Paradise Point Resort: 1404 Vacation Rd.
Contact: 858-622-9661 / https://sandiego.surfrider. org/artgala
Cycle EastLake & Run May 13
1/2 Marathon, 10K, 5K Super Hero Family Roll & Roll, 25 Mile Marty Garcia Memorial Ride, or our 18 Mile Mountain Bike & Poker Ride! Benefiting EastLake Educational Foundation.
Time/Place: 6:30am / EastLake Middle School, Chula Vista
Contact: 619-997-6470 / www.eefkids.org/cycle
Avenue Amps & Ales May 13
An overflow of craft breweries, live bands and good eats.
Time/Place: 1-5pm / Memorial Park - Third Avenue, Chula Vista
Touch A Truck 2017 May 13
Car show for kids where sitting in the driver's seat is part of the deal. Star Wars & Marvel characters, play laser tag, build a rocket, go on a scavenger hunt, and eat from a food truck.
Time/Place: 11am-3pm / Pacific Trails Middle School, San Diego
Contact: 858-621-3473 / www.TouchATruckSD.com
Balboa Park Pow Wow May 13-14
The San Diego American Indian Health Center’s Annual Balboa Park Pow Wow is a cultural event that showcases the heritage and traditions of American Indians.
Time/Place: 10am-6pm / Balboa Park
Contact: 619-234-1521 / www.facebook.com/ BalboaParkPowWow
La Mesa Rocks May 19
Delicious Food, Live & Silent Auction! Cocktail Attire. Live Music by Disappointing Joseph. Benefiting the La Mesa Parks and Recreation.
Time/Place: 6-10pm / La Mesa Community Center
Contact: 619-667-1319 / www.lamesaparks.org
Festival of the Arts May 20
This celebration of the historic North Park neighborhood is a free art and live music festival that also highlights the local craft beer and food community.
Time/Place: 11am-10pm / North Park 9-Block Festival
Contact: 619-294-2501 / www.northparkmainstreet.com
Bowling for Rhinos May 20
The American Association of Zoo Keepers San Diego Chapter will be hosting their Bowling for Rhinos bowl-a-thon fundraiser benefitting rhino conservation.
Time/Place: 6-9pm / Kearny Mesa Bowl: 7585 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
America on Main Street May 20
“Come Play For The Day” theme. Come join us as we have fun in the sun and salute our Veterans at this annual event. Admission is FREE!
Time/Place: 12-8pm / Downtown El Cajon
Contact: 619-873-1641 / http://americaonmainstreet.org
Bench Party with Fern Street Circus May 20
Attendees will be entertained with puppets, jugglers, aerialists, and much more. Attendees will also have a chance to test out their own circus skills in an interactive workshop in tightwire, hooping and puppetry. FREE FOOD and refreshments will be available.
Time/Place: 12-2pm / Bayside Park, Chula Vista
Wild in the Country 2017 May 20
“Casino Royale at the Ranch” will feature a live and silent auction, catered meal, opportunity drawing, live music, casino games and entertainment for the whole family!
Time/Place: 3-7pm / Lions Tigers & Bears: 24402 Martin Way, Alpine
Contact: 619-659-8078 / www.lionstigersandbears.org
Tails on the Trails Charity Walk May 20
There will be pet vendors, therapy dog groups, dog adoptions, music, food, games, and K-9 demonstrations.
Time/Place: 8am-1pm / Mance Buchanon Park, Oceanside
Contact: 760-940-5708 / www.ci.oceanside.ca.us
Community Band Festival May 20-21
Listen to bands that will offer a wide variety musical genres from blue grass ensembles to full concert bands.
Time/Place: Sat 10am-7:30pm, Sun 11am-7:30pm / Old Poway Park
Contact: 858-668-4576 / www.poway.org
Relay for Life El Cajon May 20-21
The signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
Time/Place: 9am-9am / El Cajon Valley High School
Contact: 619-682-7412 / www.relayforlife.org
Fiesta Del Sol May 20-21
A diverse musical showcase providing continuous live music; an array of arts and crafts exhibits; an area just for kids with rides, games and hands-on activities; gourmet food trucks.
Time/Place: 9am-9pm / Fletcher Cove, Solana Beach
Contact: 858-755-4775 / www.fiestadelsol.net
Bay Bridge Run/Walk May 21
Participants head east to National Avenue, then up and over the Coronado Bay Bridge. The race finishes in Tidelands Park.
Time/Place: 8am / One Park Blvd.
858-848-5786 / www.navylifesw.com/bridgerun
Valley Center Rodeo & Festival May 26-28
Vendors, western arts & crafts, food booths, live bands, a horseshoe tournament, beer gardens and more. Head to the rodeo grandstands for a full rodeo event lineup.
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Valley Center Community Center
Aquatic Adventures by the Bay May 27
Youth fishing, kayaking, rowing, bounce houses, scavenger hunt, obstacle courses, face painting, arts & crafts, entertainment, food & beverage concessions.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Pepper Park, National City
Contact: 619-336-4290 / www.nationalcityca.gov
Vista Strawberry Fest May 28
Live entertainment on multiple stages, bands & local craft brews all day long in the beer garden. Carnival rides & 300+ vendors. Prizes galore!
Time/Place: 7am-4pm / Downtown Vista
Contact: 760-726-1122 / www.vistastrawberryfest.com
Solana Beach Memorial Day Ceremony May 29
Camp Pendleton Young Marines Color Guard, Santa Fe Christian School Band, “Feathers from Heaven” doves, City Dignitaries and a special guest speaker.
Time/Place: 11am-12pm / Veterans Honor Courtyard at La Colonia Park
Contact: 858-720-2453 / www.ci.solana-beach.ca.us
Thanks to First American Title for providing this calendar of events.