May 3, 2024 - News

San Diego weekend events: Cinco de Mayo, live music and Renaissance faire

Rady Shell

The Common Kings will play the Rady Shell on Saturday. Photo: Andrew Keatts/Axios

The San Diego Seals advanced through the first round of the National Lacrosse League playoffs last week, putting them one round from the league finals.


๐Ÿฅ San Diego Seals Semifinals

Root the Seals on in their best-of-three series to reach the National Lacrosse League championship.

  • When and where: 7:30pm at Pechanga Arena
  • Cost: $20+

๐Ÿค Riley Green at Petco Park

Check out the new Gallagher Square for the country singer-songwriter, with Ella Langley.

  • When and where: 7:30pm at Petco Park
  • Cost: $45.50

๐Ÿฒ Foodieland Night Market

Eat around the world at over 210 vendors and take in family-friendly games and entertainment.

  • When and where: 3-10pm Friday, 1-10pm Saturday and Sunday at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
  • Cost: $6


โšฝ The Chrome Ball Tour: Chula Vista

Catch San Diego FC's city-by-city tour through the county in preparation for its inaugural MLS season โ€” including performances from stars like Rossi Rock.

  • When and where: Noon until 10pm at Memorial Park in downtown Chula Vista.
  • Cost: Free.

๐ŸŽค Common Kings at the Rady Shell

Enjoy these Polynesian roots reggae stars at a gorgeous waterfront venue.

  • When and where: 6pm at the Rady Shell at Jacobs Park downtown
  • Cost: $54.50

๐Ÿด Escondido Renaissance Faire

Eat a turkey leg, watch a joust, drink some ale.

  • When and where: 10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday at Felicita County Park
  • Cost: $27

๐Ÿฅณ Gaslamp Cinco de Mayo Festival

Party downtown, while watching lucha libre matches, mariachi performances and a low-rider show.

  • When and where: Noon-8pm along 5th Avenue in the Gaslamp Quarter
  • Cost: Free


๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mariachi El Bronx at the Belly Up

See what happens when an LA punk band begins playing Mexican folk music they grew up on.

  • When and where: 7pm at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach
  • Cost: $35

๐ŸŒฎ Old Town Fiesta Cinco de Mayo

Take in historic Old Town during a two-day Cinco de Mayo celebration with Folklorico dancing.

  • When and where: 11am-10pm Saturday and 11am-8pm Sunday in Old Town State Park
  • Cost: Free

๐ŸŽ‰ Carlsbad Village Street Faire

Shop at more than 750 vendors at a street festival held annually since 1974.

  • When and where: 8am-5pm in downtown Carlsbad Village
  • Cost: Free

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