Mar 28, 2024 - News

Padres opening weekend and other events in San Diego

Fans entering Petco Park on Opening Day

Fans entering Petco Park on Opening Day. Photo: Brandon Sloter/Getty Images

The Easter Bunny comes this weekend, which means there are holiday brunches and egg hunts around the county.

Here are some festive activities and other events to get your weekend going:

Friday

Padres games

Don't miss the Padres vs. SF Giants in the opening weekend of MLB baseball with special promotions for fans, like an opening series hat.

🎭Balboa Theater Centennial Celebration

This 100th anniversary event features a silent film honoring the military, a twist on "Saturday morning cartoons" for kids and local dance performances.

🪩 Studio Sessions: Dance Music 5

Dance until the wee hours at a party from the creative team responsible for Barrio Logan jazz nights.

⚽️ San Diego Wave FC game

Cheer on the Wave as they host Seattle Reign FC in a playoff rematch from last season.

  • When and where: Kickoff is at 7pm at Snapdragon Stadium.
  • Cost: Tickets are $15+

Saturday

🎉Padres Block Party

Celebrate the start of baseball season at the 12th annual street festival with live music, food and drink vendors and local mascots outside Petco Park.

  • When and where: 10am-4:30pm on J St from 7th to 10th Avenue in East Village.
  • Cost: Free

🧘Immersive Yoga

Take a yoga class, and then explore the artwork and multi-sensory installations in galleries at an art and technology museum.

When and where: 10am at WNDR Museum in Gaslamp.

Cost: $40

🐣EGGstravaganza Spring Festival

Kids can race around Carlsbad's largest egg hunt and enjoy other activities like face-painting, cookie decorating and "soak the bunny."

  • When and where: 10am-1pm at Poinsettia Park
  • Cost: $5 for activity cards and unlimited fun zone wristbands

🎤 Andy Frasco & the UN

Party with one of the highest-energy performers touring today.

Sunday

🥞Kettner Exchange Easter Brunch

Enjoy the annual holiday brunch featuring a live DJ, meet and greet with the KEX bunny and hidden eggs with special prizes.

🎷Books & Records Easter Brunch

What's better than a brunch buffet with live jazz? The specialty menu includes smoked salmon, banana bread french toast and crispy chicken and biscuits drizzled with hot honey.

🎹 Bach's Birthday

Appreciate Johann Sebastian Bach with a special performance from San Diego civic organist Raul Prieto Ramirez.

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