San Diego April 2023

San Diego April 2023 Events

San Diego April 2023 Events

Don't Miss Out on a San Diego Spring

Average temperature low and high: 56° - 69°
San Diego in April is all about warm, sunny weather and upper 60s Fahrenheit temperatures. Beaches, hiking spots, and biking trails are abundant, as well as popular eats like seafood, California-style pizza, and Mexican fare. SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo are notable attractions, though the SoCal Taco Fest, Fangaea Con 2023, and Disney on Ice are worth checking out too. Baseball season also begins around this time, making Petco Park a bustling area for fans of the San Diego Padres.

April Event Calendar

Uncorked: San Diego Wine Festival

Uncorked: San Diego Wine Festival

The Uncorked Wine Festival is back in San Diego for its 7th year, and it's bringing over 200 wines and ciders for you! Join the fun this March for drinks, live music and San Diego's best food trucks. 21+ only.

This event benefits Urban Surf 4 Kids, a local nonprofit that utilizes surfing and water therapy for the community's orphans and foster kids.

Avocado Festival

Avocado Festival

If you love avocados, you won't want to miss the annual Avocado Festival! It will feature guacamole and other avocado dishes, music acts, an expo tent to learn about avocados, arts & crafts booths, food and retail vendors, and more! Admission is free!

Learn more.

Stagecoach Festival

Stagecoach Festival

If you are a country music fan, then Stagecoach is a festival that you won't want to miss. This 3-day outdoor music festival will be filled with live performances from about 50 top country singers. The festival will also feature a dance hall, games, guy Fieri's Stagecoach Smokehouse BBQ, restaurants, and bars. Tickets can be purchased here.

International Mobile Film Festival

International Mobile Film Festival

Embrace the wonders of modern technology by watching independent films made entirely using smartphones in place of traditional video camera set-ups.  Films span a variety of genres, so regardless of whether you prefer romances or documentaries, you'll find a few movies you want to see.  Find more information on the festival's official website.

San Diego Padres at Petco Park

Petco Park is a Major League Baseball stadium in San Diego, California, and is the home field of the San Diego Padres. They're currently set to play the likes of the Colorado Rockies, the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Milwaukee Brewers throughout April. Times vary, though they're typically at either 1:10 PM or 6:40 PM. Petco Park also offers a variety of food options, including local favorites like seafood and Mexican cuisine, as well as traditional ballpark fare. Tickets are currently available.

Coachella

Coachella is a festival on every music lover's bucket list and returns with performances from some of the biggest stars with genres including rock, indie, hip-hop, and dance. The 2023 lineup includes BLACKPINK, deadmau5, Gorillaz, Bad Bunny, and more. In addition to music performances, Coachella also features a range of interactive art installations, food and drinks, and various other activities. The event is held in Indio, California, about 130 miles east of Los Angeles, California. Passes are currently available.

San Diego Vegan Festival

San Diego Vegan Festival

Celebrate the vegan lifestyle and plant-based food/products at the San Diego Vegan Festival in San Diego, CA. The festival features food vendors offering a wide range of plant-based dishes, as well as educational workshops and talks on veganism, animal rights, and environmental issues. And best of all: admission is entirely free. Specific foods, sweets, drinks, and goods are currently TBA, so check back soon for updated information. 

Encinitas Spring Street Fair

Encinitas Spring Street Fair

Come experience the Encinitas Spring Street Fair for five stages of live music, plenty of delicious food, a beer garden, and over 400 vendors for you to enjoy. There will be activities for children, as well as designated areas for pets, so bring the whole family!

San Diego Events in April

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Upcoming Events

Sat, Apr 01 at Nova SD Afrojack
Sat, Apr 01 at Spin Nightclub FNGRS CRSSD x knownunknown present Rebekah + Daria Kolosova + Regal
Fri, Apr 07 at Nova SD Will Sparks
Sat, Apr 08 at Nova SD Dillon Francis
Fri, Apr 21 at Nova SD Mitis
Fri, Apr 21 at Spin Nightclub Lucent x Intricacy w/ FATUM – Illusions Tour
Things to do in San Diego

Things to Do in San Diego in April

Hang out in Balboa Park

Hang out in Balboa Park
Balboa Park is one of the most popular destinations in San Diego. Located in downtown San Diego, this 1,200-acre park filled with gorgeous gardens and historic Spanish architecture is considered to be the city's cultural hub. On a beautiful spring day, it is the perfect destination for a bike ride, stroll, or picnic.

Wander around Gaslamp Quarter

Wander around Gaslamp Quarter
Gaslamp Quarter consists of 16 blocks of old Victorian-style buildings that are now used for a variety of hip shops, art galleries, theaters, restaurants, bars and clubs. It's the perfect place to go if you just want to explore and wander without an agenda, as there is entertainment for all!