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 spring is in full swing, flowers are in bloom, and there is plenty for you to do and see. Steer clear of the water, though—it'll still be warming up from winter! With the announcement of restrictions ending in June, city businesses are slowly starting to welcome more patrons. Explore eataries with Restaurant Week, where 150+ restaurants will offer pre-fixe menus at discounted prices.

April Event Calendar

San Diego Padres at Petco Park

The San Diego Padres are this California city's professional major league baseball team. They play on their home field, Petco Park, pretty frequently through April and May. Get your tickets here to catch a game while visiting. 

Coachella

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 2022 lineup hasn't yet been announced, although the headliners in the past have been bands like Frank Ocean, Rage Against The Machine, and Travis Scott. Passes can be purchased here.

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 Vegan Festival

San Diego Vegan Festival

Spend your Sunday trying some of the most delicious vegan dishes the city has to offer at the San Diego Vegan Festival. There will be vegan drinks, desserts, goods, and more. Admission is free for all. 

Tootsie - The Musical

The 11 times Tony-nominated musical hits the road. Tootsie is a musical that follows the story of Michael Dorsey, a talented actor who's struggling to find work. Tootsie tells his life of desperation before he lands the role of a lifetime. The musical is packed with punchlines, emotion, and most of all, a joyful delight that'll make you feel alive when you leave the theatre.

 

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 Events in April

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

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!