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San Diego's Best Events in March

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego



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OB Kite Festival

March 1:

Kite flyers take to the skies at the OB Kite Festival.

Wine lovers head to Temecula for two days in the cellar during the World of Wines barrel tasting weekend.

Spend your day in the dark preparing for Oscar at the AMC One-Day Movie Marathon at Fashion Valley, watching five Best Picture nominees back to back.

March 2:

Bob Marley may be gone, but reggae lives on at the Belly Up with The Wailers 30th Anniversary of Legend Tour.

The Oceanside Museum of Art beckons the Bayou at its Mardi Gras Brunch at El Camino Country Club.

Circus Vargas
Circus Vargas

March 3:

The circus comes to Mira Mesa with “Magikaria Extreme,” the latest spectacular from Circus Vargas.

March 4:

Beads and debauchery are a must at Hillcrest Fat Tuesday and the 20th annual Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp. At the latter street festival, the musical lineup comes via Belly Up Productions and the crew behind Gator by the Bay.

Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp
Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp

March 5:

Mother Nature celebrates more than six decades of springtime beauty at The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, open now through May 11.

The Flower Fields in Carlsbad
The Flower Fields in Carlsbad

March 6:

ArtPower! at UC San Diego uncovers “a cinematic odyssey through nature and commerce” in The Fruit Hunters, its Foovie—food plus movie—event of the month.

March 7:

Music lovers rock the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center at its first live concert series, Rock in the Park.

March 8:

History takes a murderous turn in Verdi’s A Masked Ball at the San Diego Opera.

Scripps Research Institute Theatre hosts a concert performance of Maltby and Shire’s Baby, the Musical.

March 9:

Shakespeare sweeps between tragedy and comedy with The Winter’s Tale, in its final week at the Old Globe (closes March 16).

Model pirate ship
Model pirate ship

March 10:

Real Pirates and their booty are on display in this National Geographic exhibition at the NAT.

March 13:

House of Blues showcases Local Brews, Local Grooves at this homegrown concert and craft beer experience.

Local Brews, Local Grooves
Local Brews, Local Grooves at the House of Blues

March 14:

Cultural movie lovers head to Mission Valley for day two of the 10-day San Diego Latino Film Festival.

March 15:

Balboa Park goes green with the luck of the Irish and pints of Guinness at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival.

Cabrillo Lights up the Night in celebration of the Point Loma national monument’s centennial.

There’s no big top at this circus: Copley Symphony Hall presents the acrobatics and aerialists of Cirque Mechanics

March 20:

The Museum of Man proves perfection is in the pairing at its Beerology event, Flavors in Harmony.

March 21:

MCASD Downtown puts its most fashionable foot forward at The Spring Thing inaugural event.

G. Love and Special Sauce performs at the House of Blues. Get your cold beverages ready!

Saturday at the Ranch
Saturday at the Ranch

March 22:

Enjoy Saturday at the Ranch, a fitness, food, and relaxation experience at Rancho La Puerta.

March 24:

The six-day Kia Classic LPGA event kicks off at the Park Hyatt Aviara.

March 29:

Awe-inspiring street performers gather crowds at Seaport Village’s two-day Spring Busker Festival.

Spectators witness amazing feats as the super-fit compete in the Ironman 70.3 in Oceanside.

March 30:

Sta. Rita Hills Winegrowers Alliance teams up with Marina Kitchen at the San Diego Marriott for an afternoon of wine tasting and BBQ.

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa hosts its annual Blessing of the Vines Wine and Music Festival.

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