Loads of San Diego Weekend Events: March 21- 23

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My, how March has been flying by! This weekend offers up several opportunities for family fun, so it’s the perfect time to spend some time together. Here are our top picks:

Friday, March 21st

Music Notes Concerts
Music lovers, take note! This concert, as part of the San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering, is like none other. Experience math set to music (and prize giveaways, too!) with this dynamic educational music performance, aimed at elementary, middle, and high school students. Take a look at some of their videos here to see what you’re in for!
Del Lago Academy
1740 Scenic Trails Way
San Diego, CA 92029
Friday, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Expo Day at Balboa Park, c/o www.sdsciencefestival.com/expo-day-2014
Expo Day at Balboa Park, c/o www.sdsciencefestival.com/expo-day-2014

Saturday, March 22nd

Expo Day at Petco Park
Did you miss last weekend’s STEAM Family Day at Balboa Park? Don’t worry – your kiddos can still have some fun at this culminating event for the San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering, featuring tons of interactive hands-on activities for scientists of all ages! Admission is free; parking is $5.
Petco Park
100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

San Diego Race for Autism
Dress up like your favorite superhero and get active at the 10th annual San Diego Race for Autism! The event features a 5k run, a 5k walk, a 1-mile family fun run, children’s activities, and live entertainment following the races.
Balboa Park
Start and Finish at 6th Ave and Laurel Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Saturday, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

5th Annual Read and Romp
Calling all bookworms! Say hi to Clifford and friends at this annual fundraiser aimed at children ages 8 and younger. Kids can participate in book-themed crafts and enjoy live performances, all encouraging and promoting a love of reading. Tickets are $12/person or $45/family of four during the pre-sale, and proceeds benefit Reach Out and Read San Diego, a pediatric literacy program. Purchase tickets here.
McMillin Event Center at Liberty Station
2875 Dewey Road
San Diego, CA 92106
Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon

Sunday, March 23rd

San Marcos Alive
Take a day trip up north and enjoy craft vendors, art demonstrations, entertainment from local musicians and dancers, and a community mural painting project! Free admission and parking.
San Marcos Civic Center
3 Civic Center Dr
San Marcos, CA 92069
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hot Chocolate 15/5k, c/o www.hotchocolate15k.com/sandiego/expo
Hot Chocolate 15/5k, c/o www.hotchocolate15k.com/sandiego/expo

San Diego Hot Chocolate 15/5k
Yet another active event to participate in this weekend, the annual Hot Chocolate Run is a must-do for chocoholics. At the end of your run, participants can enjoy live entertainment, a Kid Zone, and merchants – plus hot cocoa and chocolate treats!
Race starts at 13th Street and J Street
Expo is at the San Diego Concourse
202 C Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Sunday, check-in begins at 5:45

Have a lovely weekend!


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