Thanks to San Diego’s mild climate, plants from all over the world thrive within this urban oasis. The San Diego Botanic Garden offers a place of year round beauty. Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy tranquil vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. The diverse (Continue reading)
May 16 | June 20 | July 18 | August 15 | September 19
The streets of Downtown Encinitas will be rockin’ and rollin’ when Encinitas Classic Car Nights comes to Downtown Encinitas May through September!
The third Thursday of each summer month from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, hot rods, Woodies and other classic and vintage (Continue reading)
July 13 and 14 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This one-of-a-kind event features thousands of fascinating creepy-crawlies including live insects, lizards, snakes, and the famous “Madagascar hissing cockroaches.” Children can practice bug collecting, hands-on insect arts and crafts, and even taste cooked mealworm larva (in (Continue reading)
Saturday, June 22 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fairies! Come celebrate summer at the Hamilton Children’s Garden. Wear your fairy costume or come just as you are. Create a fairy house, make fairy treasures, leave messages on the wishing bush, or shop in the Fairyland market. Be sure to bring your camera for a picture with (Continue reading)
9th Annual Switchfoot Bro-AM Presented By Hurley
July 13th | Moonlight Beach, Encinitas
The 9th Annual Switchfoot Bro-Am surf contest and concert returns to Moonlight Beach in Encinitas on July 13, 2013. An annual event near and dear to Switchfoot’s heart, the Bro-Am was created to give back to the San Diego (Continue reading)
Located in North San Diego County, the laid back town of Encinitas covers six miles of rugged coastline and 21.5 square miles of land. Visit Encinitas and enjoy beautiful ocean views and a great surfing culture from San Elijo Lagoon on the southern end of this surfer’s paradise to Batiquitos (Continue reading)
The Monarch Program’s Butterfly Vivarium has been one of the most popular destinations in the San Diego area for educators, children, and families since the early 1990’s. Inside the outdoor butterfly house, people will see all stages of their life cycle. Visitors can feed the butterflies fruit, pet a soft (Continue reading)
Sunday April 7, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Join the Flower Field's this Sunday for Kid's Day! It will be a day full of fun activities for kids like arts and crafts, drum circle, animal balloons, face painting and Ronald McDonald! There's also a sweet pea maze, Santa's playground and live music! Don't miss this great day (Continue reading)
Buy Local San Diego Produce!
Visiting one of the Certified Farmers' Markets (CFM) in San Diego County allows you to experience agriculture. Farmers' Markets provide venues for farmers to sell directly to consumers and supports small farming operations.
Certified Farmers Market Highlights
Located near Downtown (Continue reading)
Spend the Saturday before Mother’s Day at San Diego Botanic Garden’s famous Chocolate Festival. Enjoy dozens of delectable chocolate tastings, demonstrations, a chocolate fountain, and more. This family-friendly event also features lots of children’s activities and a variety of Mother’s Day gifts. (Continue reading)