Spring time is approaching and San Diego is blooming with festivals, flower fields and a few free activities! Whether you are enjoying a romantic weekend, spending a week with your family or vacationing with friends, the month of March has something for everyone.
Have you ever seen this many flowers?
Photo Courtesy of Tourism Spot
Experience a sea of color in the middle of The Flower Fields of Carlsbad, CA, which is only a 40-minute drive from Pacific Beach. During the month of March, visitors can roam freely through the facility’s 50-acre field of flowers, take a guided tour and participate in arts and crafts workshops. This unique annual phenomenon is something you can’t miss. Tickets are priced at $14 for adults and $7 for children under 10.
It’s A-Boat Time…
Photo Courtesy of Hornblower Cruises
Hornblower Cruise tours are the best way to view San Diego’s gorgeous skyline. Board luxurious ship and sail around San Diego Harbor – and even under the famous Coronado Bridge! Whether you prefer a luxurious evening dinner cruise, a Sunday champagne brunch cruise, or a guided tour around the bay, Hornblower gives guests many options. They even offer whale watching excursions. Tickets and reservations can be made online.
Cheer on the Best Baseball Players in the World
Baseball fans, you’re in luck! Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, is hosting the second round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic. This tournament that happens every four years brings together the world’s best baseball players as they compete to bring their countries victory. There will be various tailgating celebrations and activities for the whole family. This is a rare event to take place in San Diego – so take your friends and family and root for Team USA! Single tickets, bundles and full packages available online now.
HGTV Fans – Look No Further
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Wander the Del Mar Fairgrounds and be inspired by a wide variety of home and garden showcases on display all weekend long. From home improvement to landscaping, have your questions answered by the pros. Admission is $9 for adults and free for children under 12, purchase tickets here.
It Doesn’t Get More Authentic Than This…
Photo Courtesy of the Irish Congress of Southern California
Enjoy an an Irish-themed day with a parade, live entertainment and more to celebrate St. Patty’s Day! Adults can enjoy a pint or two in a beer garden and children can play interactive games in a Celtic Village. At 10:30am, the parade starts up Fifth Ave. from Laurel to Upas, then back down Sixth Avenue to Laurel. Visit their website for information about parking and the festival schedule.
Take St. Patty’s Day to the Next Level
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This St. Patty’s day in San Diego, the streets of downtown will be covered with green carpet, neon lights and live entertainment. You’ll want to be a part of San Diego’s 23rd annual shamROCK celebration with more than 20,000 guests! Enjoy Irish libations, entertainment from three stages and traditional Irish dancing! Tickets start at $40.00, available online.
Stay Classy at this Waterfront Beer Fest
Photo Courtesy of Best Coast Beer Fest
Want to try as many local San Diego beers as possible – all in one place? The Best Coast Beer Fest can help you out, with nearly 100 beers from West Coast craft breweries, live entertainment and a food truck alley. Best of all, proceeds from ticket sales go toward Cancer for College, an organization that gives scholarships to cancer survivors. Basically, you’re drinking beer and supporting a wonderful cause. Buy your ticket online before March 10 for an early bird rate.