• 4/25-28: Top Things to Do in San Diego
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    From North County to Old Town to Coronado, San Diego is closing out April with some amazing events. Make sure to check out at least one of these top things to do:

    Best of North County Party

    San Diego Magazine's Best of North County Party

    Enjoy food, wine and good friends at San Diego Magazine’s Best of North County.

    Sample, sip and party along with the best that North County has to offer. Special appearances by the region’s top chefs, wine and food tastings from leading dining destinations and unexpected entertainment elements make for an unforgettable evening.

    Where: Park Hyatt Aviara - 7100 Aviara Resort Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
    When: April 26, 2013
    Time: 6:30 to 9:30 PM
    Cost: $50-$70
    > Find out more about the Best of North County Party

    Art Alive

    Art Alive at the San Diego Museum of Art

    Art comes to life at the San Diego Museum of Art’s Art Alive.

    One hundred three floral designers will bring the San Diego Museum of Art’s Permanent Collection to life in a unique and beautiful way, including vibrant displays of color, texture and shape.

    Where: San Diego Museum of Art
    When: April 26-28, 2013
    Cost: Included with admission. Art Alive events have separate pricing.
    > Find out more about Art Alive 2013

    Spring Garden Festival at Cuyamaca College

    Spring Garden Festival at Cuyamaca College - Top Things to Do in San Diego

    Pick up new plants, enjoy live music and learn about water conservation gardening at the Spring Garden Festival.

    Urban farming is the theme of this year’s festival, which marks the event’s 20th anniversary! Visitors will enjoy demonstrations, the college nursery’s biggest plant sale of the year, Petting zoos, face painting and a farmers market.

    Where: Cuyamaca Water Conservation Garden - 12122 Cuyamaca College Dr W. El Cajon, CA 92019
    When: April 27, 2013
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about the Spring Garden Festival at Cuyamaca College

    Southern California Folklórico Competition

    Folklorico Dance in Old Town State Historic Park

    Enjoy the traditional Folklorico Dance in Old Town State Historic Park.

    Folklórico is a traditional Latin American dance that emphasizes local folk culture with ballet characteristics. Folklórico dancers from throughout Southern California will come to Old Town State Historic Park to perform their best dances as they compete for the championship.

    Where: Fiesta de Reyes - 2754 Calhoun Street, San Diego, CA 92110
    When: April 27-28, 2013
    Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about Southern California Folklórico Competition

    Adams Avenue Unplugged

    John C. Reilly at Adams Avenue Unplugged - Top Things to Do in San Diego

    Actor John C. Reilly is scheduled to perform at the 2013 Adams Avenue Unplugged

    Over the course of 2 days and along the two-mile stretch of Adams Avenue, more than 180 artists will play live at 25 venues including restaurants, bars, coffeehouses, galleries and four outdoor community stages. A free shuttle will make it from one set to the next before the music starts.

    When: April 27-28, 2013
    Time: Saturday: 12:00 to 10:00 PM. Sunday: 12:00 to 7:00 PM.
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about Adams Avenue Unplugged

    Mission Federal ArtWalk

    Mission Federal Art Walk Hands on Fun

    Art, music and hands-on fun for the whole family at the Mission Federal ArtWalk in Little Italy.

    Always the last full weekend of April, ArtWalk features more than 300 visual artists, San Diego’s top music and dance performers and KidsWalk, an interactive art playground for kids of all ages.

    > Read our previous blog post about the 2013 Mission Federal ArtWalk

    Encinitas Street Fair

    Encinitas Street Fair

    Food, music, rides, a beer garden and over 450 vendors at the Encinitas Street Fair.

    Enjoy two days of unique food, five live music stages, children’s rides, beer garden, and over 450 vendors selling clothes, accessories, plants, household products, environmental products, art, antiques and home decor.

    Where: South Coast Hwy 101 between D and J Streets
    When: April 27-28, 2013
    Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about the Encinitas Street Fair

    MotorCars on MainStreet


    Now in its 23rd year, MotorCars on Main Street is a free classic car show featuring more than 350 pre-1973 hotrods, convertibles, roadsters, trucks and other custom cars.

    Where: Along Isabella and Orange Avenues in downtown Coronado
    When: April 28, 2013
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    > Find out more about MotorCars on Main Street

    La Jolla Half Marathon

    La Jolla Half Marathon Starting Line

    Cheer on these endurance runners at the La Jolla Half Marathon.

    Enjoy the coastal views while cheering on these endurance runners as they run 13.1 miles through this La Jolla course. (As someone who has run this half marathon before, any encouragement at the top of Torrey Pines is welcome…that is one heck of a hill!). If you are up for it, there is still time to register for the much shorter 5k.

    When: April 28, 2013
    > La Jolla Half Marathon Course Map (PDF)

    > Browse more top things to do on the San Diego Event Calendar

    Know of some other top things to do this weekend? Let everyone know in the comments below.

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