Family Fun This Weekend in San Diego

The weekend is almost here! And there are SO many amazing events to choose from this weekend.  Here are some of our top event picks sponsored by Creative Travel Mugs. Let us know what fun you are planning on, too!

The North County Pet Fair ~ 11/5

Calling all pet lovers!  The North County Pet Fair will be taking place on November 5th from 1-3pm! There will be face painting for the kids, dog agility demonstrations, representation by various animal groups, information on pet health AND they will be raffling off an IPAD!! Go enjoy the fun. All are welcome!

Fall Garden and Home Festival ~ 11/5

Join this exciting all day event celebrating water wise conservation gardening.  Event includes kids’ activities (Games, 4‐H petting zoo, face painting, photo booth, and more!), lectures, food and much more. Tickets to the Garden Festival and Home Expo are $3 (children under 12 and members of the Water Conservation Garden free) and can be purchased at the door. The proceeds from this event will go to
support The Water Conservation Garden and Lakeside’s River Park Conservancy.  For more info:

East County Familypalooza ~ 11/5

The 3rd Annual East County Familypalooza is a large brown bag family fair that focuses on health, education, and play. This FREE fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and live entertainment will be provided by Radio Parties, Dance Scene, Pig’s Eye Productions, and Center Stage School of Dance. Exhibitors include: San Diego Party Jumpers, California Wolf Center, City of El Cajon Parks and Recreation, San Diego County Library, Sprouts, and more!

9th Annual East County Cruisers Car Show & Toy Drive ~ 11/5

New & classic, cars, hot rods, muscle cars, trucks, and motorcycles will be on display at the ever popular Bates Nut Farm from 9am – 2pm! Previous shows offered: Trophies, raffle prizes, free games, music, 50/50, poker walk, vendors, food, and fun for the whole family!

San Diego Tropical Fish Show ~11/5-11/6

Head over to Balboa Park for the San Diego Tropical Fish Show where both saltwater and freshwater fish will be on display!   Members of the
San Diego Tropical Fish Society bring fish and aquariums from home and set them up for public display. Be on the lookout for exotic fish such as fantail guppies, betas, clown fish, angel fish, and much more!  Your little pint sized aquarium enthusiasts are sure to want to see this! This is a FREE Event.

Carlsbad Village Street Faire ~ 11/6

The Village Faire is on November 6th from 8am – 4pm located right on the heart of the Village of Carlsbad.  The Faire will feature over 850 unique vendors with a little of everything: arts & crafts, antiques, unique clothing, items from around the world, and more. Children’s rides, an
international food center, and an old-fashioned pancake breakfast round out this family-friendly event!

Fall Back Festival ~ 11/6

This FREE children’s festival put on by The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation occurs the first Sunday of every November when Daylight Saving Time ends and the clocks “fall back.” This festival offers historical and cultural education for the whole family. Children can witness a blacksmith demonstration, pan for gold, and create their own Native American sand painting! They can take a pony ride, experience a Wild West shoot-out, and experience history from the many cultural booths present and on display.

Phenomenal Family Art Lab ~ 11/6

On Sunday, November 6, 2011 head over to the MCASD La Jolla for the Phenomenal Family Art Lab.  This in-gallery conversation and hands-on art-making experience allows families to further explore the process and materials that current exhibition shares. Event runs from 2-4pm and Family price covers two adults and up to three youth.

General Admission Family: $25

Member and Military Families: $10


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