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Your Guide to April Events in San Diego (2018)

Welcome to Your 2018 Guide for April Events in San Diego


Hello Spring! The days are longer, the sun is coming out and it’s time for us to get out and enjoy our city. Here’s a list of events to help you plan your outings.  


Throughout the month of April

Dia de Los Niños Events – “Día de los Niños is a celebration of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. San Diego County Library extends its celebration of Día throughout April. 

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch in Carlsbad, will have events all month such as Arts & Crafts, Musical Guests, Evening of Fashion Flowers, Fido Show, Basket Weaving, Wine Tasting and much more. 

Prom Dress Giveaways- Free to Teens! Donate an old prom dress to teens who are in need. Various times throughout the month of April


Sunday, April 1st –

Naturally Eggs-sighted at the Living Coast Discovery Center in Chula Vista from 10am – 2pm


Sunday, April 1st – Sunday, April 15th – 

Butterfly Jungle at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido from 9am – 5pm daily


Wednesday, April 4th – 

Vino & Vinyl at Madison on Park from 6:30pm – 9pm 


Friday, April 6th –

Drink Play Create: Flashback Friday at The New Children’s Museum ages 21+, from 7pm – 11pm

Backyard game night at Funbelievable from 5-8pm


Saturday, April 7th – 

South Bay Earth Day at Bayside Park from 11am – 4pm

Novo Brazil 3rd Annual Anniversary Celebration  at Novo Brazil Brewing from 1pm – 6pm

Chick Days at IB Pet in Imperial Beach from 2pm – 5pm


Sunday, April 8th – 

Strawberry U-Pick Festival at Stehly Farms Organics from 9am – 4pm

Tea Rose Consort  at 118 North Main, Fallbrook from 5pm – 7pm

Zoo Lovers Day at the Living Coast Discovery Center in Chula Vista from 10am – 2pm


Monday, April 9th – 

Disney Trivia Night at Nicky Rottens Bar & Burger Joint in Coronado from 7pm – 9pm


Monday, April 9th – Friday, April 13th – 

Spring Camps 4S Ranch Hosted by Kid Ventures


Tuesday, April 11th from 6-9pm

“Side Hustle” Networking event with featured speaker Heather Christian of Stressed Mommy Media. The topic will be on how to attract more income for your business without feeling slimy.


World Rock Project at Mint Studio- Craft with a purpose workshop


Thursday, April 12th – 

Happy 1st B-day IB Library! Crafts, Storytime and of course Cake, at the Imperial Beach Library from 10am – 12pm 


Friday, April 13th – Saturday, April 14th –

California Pinners Conference Del Mar Fair Grounds from 10am – 8pm on Friday & 9am – 7pm on Saturday 

April 14th- The Inflatable Run– 12 and under run for free!!


Friday, April 13th – Sunday, April 15th –

Women’s International Film Festival The Lot in Liberty Station starting at 5pm Friday – 3pm Sunday


Sunday, April 15th –

 Fallbrook Avocado hosted by SD Lemon Life in Oceanside 9am – 5pm

Family Swap Meet at the Canyon Crest Academy from 8:30am – 1pm  

San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center Experience at the San Elijo Lagoon County Park and Ecological Reserve from 10am – 12pm


Tuesday, April 17th –  

Family Read & Play Day at The Salvation Army Kroc Center from 10:30am – 12pm


Wednesday, April 18th –  

Taste of Liberty Station at Liberty Station from 5pm – 9pm 

Flower Book Making at the San Ysidro Library from 5pm – 7pm


Saturday, April 21st – 

16th Annual Creek to Bay Cleanup hosted by I Love A Clean San Diego from 9am – 12pm

Healthy Kids Day at the Dan McKinney Family YMCA in La Jolla from 9am – 2pm 

Hillcrest Classic Car Show starting at the corner of University Ave and Normal St near the Hillcrest Pride Flag from 1pm – 3:30pm

South Bay Spring Arts Festival at the Chula Vista Marina from 11am – 4pm


Sunday, April 22 –

Poway Spring Family Festival off Midland Rd in Poway from 10am – 3:30pm

San Diego Earthworks 29th Annual Earth Fair 2018 in Balboa Park from 10am – 5pm


Tuesday, April 24th

Facebook LIVE Q&A session with Dr. Maas about infertility. Watch from the comfort of your own home!


Thursday, April 26th – 

Free Family Arts & Literacy – The Jungle Book at The Salvation Army Kroc Center from 6:30pm – 8pm


Friday, April 27th – 

City Nature Challenge: San Diego County held by San Diego Natural History Museum, ongoing event, see link for more details

Funbelievable Idol- Family Karaoke night from 5-8pm. Call for reservations!


Friday, April 27th – Sunday, April 29th –

Art Alive 2018 at the San Diego Museum of Art starting at 9am Friday till 5pm Sunday


Saturday, April 28th – 

Spring Garden & Butterfly Festival at the Water Conservation Garden from 9am – 3pm

Terra Nova Plaza Kids Fun Zone at Terra Nova Plaza in Chula Vista from 11am – 2pm


Saturday, April 28th – Sunday, April 29th –

Encinitas Street Fair Stages & Beer Garden in Downtown Encinitas starting at 9am Saturday till 5pm Sunday

Mission Federal ArtWalk in Little Italy from 11am Saturday till 6pm Sunday

San Diego Kids Expo & Fair Spring 2018 at the Del Mar Fair Grounds from 10am Saturday – 5pm Sunday


Sunday, April 29th – 

San Diego Made Spring Market at Liberty Station from 11am – 4pm 


I hope you enjoy our lists of events that we have put together, if you know of any other events in the San Diego area feel free to let us know in the comments below!


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