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2/16 Valentine’s Super Love Jam at Pechanga Arena, San Diego pechangaarenasd.com/events/
2/16-18 Cali Vibes Music Fest at Marina Green Park, Long Beach www.calivibesfest.com
2/16-3/4 Circua Vargas in National City www.circusvargas.com
2/16-25 Riverside County Fair and Date Festival, Indio www.datefest.org
2/17 Lunar New Year – Mung Xuan at Pala Casino www.palacasino.com
2/17 Moonlight Beach Half Marathon www.moonlightbeachhalfmarathon.org
2/18 Harlem Globe Trotters at Pechanga Arena pechangaarenasd.com/events/
2/18 Kuumba Festival – Black culture, arts, entertainment www.sduw.org
2/19 Presidents Day
2/20 Red Hot Chili Peppers at Yaamava Resort, Highland www.yaamava.com
2/21-25 San Diego Bird Festival www.sandiegoaudubon.org
2/21 The Black Jacket Symphony: Pink Floyd’s ‘ The Dark Side of The Moon’ at The Magnolia, San Diego www.livenation.com
2/22-23 LA Dodgers vs SD Padres in Peoria Sports Complex
2/22 Playboi Carti at Pechanga Arena pechangaarenasd.com/events/
2/22 SD Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers — Peoria Spring Training
2/23 Los Angeles Dodgers vs SD Padres — Glendale Spring Training
2/24-25 39th Annual Chinese New Year Fair and Lantern Festival on Third Avenue & J Street in downtown San Diego, 10am-5pm. Free admission. www.sdcny.org
2/24 Morat at Viejas Arena, San Diego www.LiveNation.com
2/25 Juanes at the Magnolia, San Diego www.LiveNation.com
2/25 Padres vs Chicago Cubs — Slone, Spring Training
2/25 Dodgers vs As Spring Training
2/26 Dodgers vs Rockies Spring Training
2/26 Padres vs Cleveland — Peoria, Spring Training
2/27 George Harrison Bday Celebration at Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach www.bellyup.com
2/28 The Ten Tenors at Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine www.thebarclay.org
2/28-29 Judy Collins (seated show) at Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach www.bellyup.com
2/29 Dodgers at Reds Spring Training
3/1 Women’s History Month
3/1 Carlsbad Flower Fields Opens www.theflowerfields.com
3/2-3 CROSSED Music Festival at Waterfront Park, San Diego
3/3-10 San Diego Restaurant Week www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com.
3/5 Angels at Dodgers Spring Training
3/6-31 Moliere’s Tartuffe at North Coast Rep Theatre, Solana Beach
3/7-10 Cherry Blossom Festival Japanese Friendship Garden Balboa Park
3/8-31 Circus Vargas in San Diego www.circusvargas.com
3/8-9 Tomatomania at The Water Garden in El Cajon 9-4pm www.thegarden.org
3/9-10 Tomatomania at Mission Hills Nursery at 1525 Fort Stockton Dr, San Diego, CA 92103 8-5pm
3/10 Daylight Saving Time Begins (spring forward one hour)
3/10 96th Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre, 3:30pm. Watch on ABC. www.oscars.org
3/12 Padres vs Arizona — Peoria, Spring Training
3/12 Dodgers vs Giants Spring Training
3/13 Padres vs Oakland — Peoria, Spring Training
3/13 Dodgers vs Mariners Spring Training
3/13 Madonna at Acrisure Arena, Palm Desert www.acrisurearena.com
3/14 Pi Day
3/16 Blue Oyster Cult at Agua Caliente Casino, Cathedral City www.aguacalientecasinos.com
3/16-17 Tiny Fest at Del Mar Fairgrounds www.tinyfest.events
3/16 Butterfly Jungle at San Diego Zoo Safari Park check listing www.sdzsafaripark.org
3/16 ShamRock (St. Patrick’s Day Festival) in the Gaslamp District San Diego www.sandiegoshamrock.com
3/17 St. Patrick’s Day
3/17 St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon in El Cajon www.elcajon.gov
3/17 Busta Rhymes at SOMA, San Diego www.livenation.com
3/19-20 March Madness Basketball begins
3/20 Spring Equinox (First day of Spring)
3/20-21 Padres vs Dodgers in Seoul Korea
3/21 Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine www.thebarclay.org
3/21-22 San Diego Cake Show at Del Mar Fairgrounds
3/23 Gin Blossoms at Moonlight Amphitheatre, Vista www.moonlightamphitheatre.com
3/23 VIVA MEXICO! MARIACHI LOS CAMPEROS at Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside www.livenation.com
3/23-24 USA Surfing Championships at San Onofre www.usasurfing.org
3/23-24 Purim
3/24 Palm Sunday
3/24 San Diego Half Marathon www.inmotionevents.com
3/25 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at Pechanga Arena San Diego pechangaarenasd.com/events/
3/29 Good Friday
3/29-31 Wondercon 2024 at Anaheim Convention Center www.comic-con.org
3/31 Easter Sunday
3/31 Cesar Chavez Day
4/1 April Fools Day
4/12-14 Coachella Music Festival, Coachella
4/19-21 Coachella Music Festival, Coachella
4/19-21 La Jolla Concours D'Elegance
5/5-7 BeachLife Music Festival, Redondo Beach beachlifefestival.com
5/9-12 Gator By The Bay - Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival Spanish Landing Park
5/10-12 Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival Seaport Village Downtown SD
6/13 Night Fishing begins Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve

Sunset Market in Oceanside Thursdays year round. Jan.-March: 4-8pm; April through Dec. 5-9pm. Tremont & Pier View Way.
Del Mar Thoroughbred Racing Season, Racing begins Friday, Nov. 10. Where the Turf Meets the Surf. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar.
Embarcadero Waterfront Ghost Tour $15/pp. Ongoing Sat 7-8pm, Sun 8-9. Schedule subject to change. Verify at murdernmayhem.com
Escondido Cars & Coffee. Every Sunday Morning, 8-11am. Free. Kit Carson Park, 3333 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido. Cars, trucks, bikes!
Waterski & Wakeboard on Mission Bay, Sundays 8-11am; Thursdays 5-8pm. Convair Waterski Club active year-round on Mission Bay. Club provides two ski boats for waterskiing/wakeboarding, w/free instruction and equipment available on request. Meet: south end Crown Point Beach. Any skill level welcome. Info: convairwaterskiclub@gmail.com. Crown Point, 3700 Crown Point Dr, SD, 92109
Hawk Talk with Huxley the Harris Hawk, First Sunday of month, 9am-noon. Stop by MTRP Visitor Center Lobby, 9-noon. Meet local falconer, Bob Gordon, and his feathered friend, “Huxley” the Harris’ hawk. Get up close and personal with this majestic bird of prey, while learning all about what makes it so special. mtrp.org
Tuna Harbor Dockside Market, Saturdays, 8am-1pm. Focused on San Diego’s historic commercial fishing and aquaculture industries, local customers — both the public and professional chefs — can purchase fresh-caught seafood and aquafarmed seaweed direct from local fishermen. Tuna Harbor Dockside Market, 598 Harbor Lane, SD, 92101
Guided Nature Walks, Sat-Sun & Wed, 9:30-11am. Free. Trails are easy but uneven. Start at visitor center. Rain cancels. mtrp.org
Mindful Walk, Ongoing Sundays thru December 2023. 8-10am. Age 18+. Free. Torrey Pines Docent Society offers a free guided walk. Torrey Pines State Beach and Reserve, 12600 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla.
Secrets of South San Diego Bay Bike Tour, Saturdays, 10-noon. Age 18+. Free. State park interpreter leads 5 miler. Reservations req. https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=25746.
Info: laura.dulin@parks.ca.gov
Chess play continues at the Carlsbad Senior Center, ongoing Tuesdays, 1-4pm. 799 Pine St, Room 15, North Wing. Age 50+. Free. Games are open and non-rated. All skill levels welcome; a friendly ongoing event. (442)339-2650.
Line Dance Class, Free, Thursdays 6-7pm thru Feb. Comstock Bar and Grill, 316 West Mission Ave, Escondido
Thursday Storytimes, Free. Ongoing. Preschool Storytime geared toward age 3-5. All children welcome. Poway Library, 13137 Poway Rd.
Toddler & Preschool Storytime, Thursdays. Ages 2-5. Held outdoors. Mission Valley Library, 2123 Fenton Parkway.
Tai Chi, Ongoing Fridays thru June, 10-11am. Age 18+. Free. Tai Chi fitness class with gentle physical exercise and stretching. In the case of inclement weather, the class will be canceled. Poway Library, 13137 Poway Rd.
Fourth Sunday Bluegrass Jam Session. 1-3pm. Duck Foot Brewing, 8920 Kenamar Dr #210, SD, Miramar. sandiegobluegrass.org/
Promenade Market downtown San Diego. 10am, Ongoing Saturdays. Free. Enjoy crafts, coffee, and street food including Mexican, woodfired pizza, gyros, smashed avocado toast, kettle corn, waffles and crepes, more. Ruocco Park, 585 Harbor Lane, SD, 92101.
Street Food Market. Sat-Sun, 10-4, ongoing.. Free. Lane Field Park Market is a street food market showcasing 20+ food vendors, boutique coffee, live music from 12:30-2:30pm. Food includes Vietnamese bao, Thai burgers, wood-fired pizza, waffles & crepes, Mexican, empanadas, sushi and poke, smoothies, hot mini-donuts, more. Lane Field Park, 1009 North Harbor Drive, SD.
La Jolla Open Aire Market, Sundays, 9am-1pm, La Jolla Elementary School, 1111 Marine St., on the southwest corner Girard & Center.


Farmer's Markets
At daily San Diego farmers markets in neighborhoods throughout the county, you can sample fresh-from-the-farm produce from regional farmers and tasty treats from local artisans.
For more information about farmers markets around San Diego County, visit the San Diego County Farm Bureau website at http://www.sdfarmbureau.org/farmers-market/. Days and times are subject to change.

Coronado
Coronado Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 2:30pm-6pm
Coronado Ferry Landing, 1201 First St at B Ave, Coronado, CA 92118

Downtown / Gaslamp Quarter
City Heights Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 9am-1pm
On Wightman St from Fairmount Ave to 43rd St, San Diego, CA 92105
Gaslamp Artisan Market
Saturday & Sunday: 11am-4pm
Fifth Ave from Island Ave to J St. and Island Ave from Fourth Ave to Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Little Italy Mercato Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 8am-2pm
501 W Date St from Kettner Blvd to Front St, San Diego, CA 92101
Tuna Harbor Dockside Market
Saturday: 8am-1pm
598 Harbor Ln - Fish Harbor Pier (near Tuna Harbor), San Diego, CA 92101

Hillcrest / Uptown
Hillcrest Certified Farmers Market
Sunday: 9am-2pm
3960 Normal St from Lincoln Ave to University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
North Park Thursday Certified Farmers Market
Thursday: 3pm-7:30pm
2900 North Park Way from 30th St to Granada Ave, San Diego, CA 92104
La Jolla
La Jolla Open Aire Market
Sunday: 9am-1pm
7300 Block of Girard Ave at Genter St, La Jolla, CA 92037
Mission Bay and Beaches
Ocean Beach Certified Farmers Market
Wednesday: 4pm-8pm
4900 Newport Ave from Cable St to Bacon St, San Diego, CA 92107
Pacific Beach Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 8am-12pm
4150 Mission Blvd from Reed St to Pacific Beach Blvd, PB, CA 92109
Pacific Beach Tuesday Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 2pm-7pm
4500 Bayard St. from Garnet Ave to Hornblend St
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Valley and Old Town
Kearny Mesa Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 10:30am-2:30pm
Service Road from Lightwave Ave to Spectrum Center Blvd, San Diego, CA 92123
South Bay
Chula Vista - Otay Ranch Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 4pm-8pm
2015 Birch Rd. and Eastlake Blvd.
Chula Vista, CA 91915
Imperial Beach Certified Farmers Market
Friday: 2pm-7pm (April - Sept.)
Friday: 2pm-6pm (Oct - March)
Imperial Beach Pier Plaza, 10 Evergreen Ave, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
South Bay Certified Farmers Market
Wednesday: 3-7pm
4475 Bonita Rd. Bonita, CA 91902

East County
Borrego Springs Certified Farmers Market
Friday: 7am-Noon (October – April, closed May – September)
Christmas Circle, 700 Palm Canyon Dr and Borrego Springs Rd
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
La Mesa Village Certified Farmers Market
Friday: 3pm-7pm
La Mesa Blvd from Palm Ave and Allison Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942
Santee Certified Farmers Market
Wednesday: 3pm-7pm (March - October)
Wednesday: 2:30pm-6:30pm (November - February)
9600 Carlton Hills Blvd and Mast Blvd, Santee, CA 92071
Santa Ysabel Certified Farmers Market
Sunday: Noon-4pm
21887 Washington St at Hwy 78 and Hwy 79. Santa Ysabel, CA 92070

North County Coastal
Carlsbad State Street Certified Farmers Market
Wednesday: 3pm-7pm (March-Oct)
Wednesday: 3pm-6pm (Nov-Feb)
2900 State St from Carlsbad Village Dr to Grand Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Del Mar Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: Noon-4pm
Civic Center, 1050 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
Leucadia Certified Farmers Market
Sunday: 10am-2pm
Paul Ecke Elementary, 185 Union St, Encinitas, CA 92024
Oceanside Certified Farmers Market
Thursday: 9am-1pm
Pier View Way and Coast Hwy 101, Oceanside, CA 92054
Rancho Santa Fe Certified Farmers Market
Sunday: 9:30am-2pm
Del Rayo Village Center. 16079 San Dieguito Rd, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
Solana Beach Certified Farmers Market

Sunday: Noon-4pm
444 South Cedros Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075

North County Inland
Escondido Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 2:30pm-7pm (Oct- May)
Tuesday: 2:30pm-7pm (June-Sept)
200 East Grand Ave from N Juniper St and S Kalmia St, Escondido, CA 92025
Fallbrook Main Avenue Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 9:30am-2pm
100 S Main Ave from Hawthorne and Fig, Fallbrook, CA 92028
Mira Mesa Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 3pm-7pm (February - October) ** Opens 2nd Tues in Feb.
Tuesday: 3pm-6pm (Nov-Dec, closed in January)
Mira Mesa High School, 10510 Reagan Rd. San Diego, CA 92126
North San Diego (Sikes Adobe) Certified Farmers Market
Sunday: 10:30am-3:30pm
Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, 12655 Sunset Dr, Escondido, CA 92025
Poway Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 8am-1pm
14134 Midland Rd at Temple St
Poway, CA 92064
Rancho Bernardo Certified Farmers Market & Specialties
Friday: 9am-1pm
Bernardo Winery, 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte, San Diego, CA 92128
San Marcos Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 3pm-7pm
250 North City Dr. (between Campus Dr. and Redel Rd.), San Marcos, CA 92078
Vista Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 8am-Noon
County Courthouse, 355 South Melrose Dr (south of Hacienda), Vista, CA 92081

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