Apr 4, 2024 - News

10 things to do in San Diego this weekend

A group of young women eat street fair food in a crowd at the 626 Night Market.

The 626 Night Market in Arcadia, California. Photo: Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

We've got another cold, dreary weekend ahead, but hopefully these local events will brighten things up.

From a Broadway show to a tequila festival, check out what's happening around San Diego:

Friday

๐ŸงžAladdin on stage

Discover a whole new world in this Broadway musical production of the classic Disney movie.

๐Ÿฅ San Diego Seals vs. Panther City

A top team in the National Lacrosse League, the Seals look to secure a home playoff game with a win today in this special Stick Up For A Cure game. Proceeds will benefit the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children's Hospital.

  • When and where: 7pm at Pechanga Arena
  • Cost: Tickets are $15+

๐ŸฅŸ 626 Night Market

Browse through dozens of vendors with food, merchandise, art, games, music and live entertainment at this traveling festival inspired by Asian open-air bazaars.

  • When and where: 3-11pm today; 1-11pm Saturday and Sunday; Mission Valley Mall (rain or shine).
  • Cost: Tickets are $3-$6; some vendors are cash only.

Saturday

๐Ÿป North Park Festival of Beers

Sip unlimited beer samples from more than 50 craft breweries, listen to live music, and check out food and craft vendors.

  • When and where: Noon-4pm outside the Lafayette Hotel in North Park.
  • Cost: Tickets are $30-$60.

๐ŸŒฎ Tacos & Tequila Music Festival

Enjoy tequila samplings, gourmet street tacos and live music at this two-day, ages 21+ outdoor event featuring Warren G and Shaggy.

  • When and where: Saturday 1-9pm and Sunday 12-6pm at Thrive Park near Snapdragon Stadium (rain or shine).
  • Cost: Tickets are $40-$70.

๐ŸŒน "The Bachelor" comedy show

Comedian Arden Myrin, celebrities and popular local contestants will discuss all the drama of the latest season at Will You Accept This Rose? Live!.

๐ŸŽถ Quartyard 9 Year Anniversary Party

Party with great music from Miguel Migs and Mitchum Yacoub at the East Village venue's anniversary.

Sunday

๐Ÿฅ‚ Boy Bands & Bubbles brunch

Sing along with the DJ playing nostalgic tunes from NSYNC to Boyz II Men, and try the themed champagne flights at a chic, coastal restaurant.

๐Ÿ›๏ธ San Marcos Spring Fling & Street Festival

Enjoy shopping, food, live music and kids carnival rides at this popular festival that's expected to draw thousands.

  • When and where: Sunday, 9am -5pm, along Via Vera Cruz in San Marcos.
  • Cost: Free.

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ 10th Annual Mariachi Festival

Take in performances headlined by stars Mariachi Los Camperos, after enjoying the tequila and tacos pre-party, to benefit North County youth programs.

Cost: Tickets are $25-$100.

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