Things to Do in San Diego: March 12-18
From charitable beer pairings to tea with an acclaimed author, here are 11 events not to miss this week
March 17-25: Florencia en el Amazonas
Have a beer and a bite for a cause as Baron Market's Backroom Pairing series returns, featuring Novo Brazil Brewing Co. and benefiting Feeding San Diego.
Raise a glass to Peru's famous Fiesta de la Vendimia, celebrated with special pairing dinners at Pisco Rotisserie & Cevicheria in Point Loma and Carlsbad.
Join the cinema celebración during the San Diego Latino Film Festival at AMC Fashion Valley 18, featuring over 160 movies from Latin America, Spain, and the US.
Post up for the first and second round games of the 2018 NCAA Division I men’s basketball championship at Viejas Arena.
Follow the bagpipes through Balboa Park for a lively St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Festival, offering entertainment, food vendors, and plenty of flowing booze.
San Diego Opera performs the magical realism of Florencia en el Amazonas at San Diego Civic Theatre.
Support new play development programs and education at the La Jolla Playhouse Gala, held on-site and featuring a three-course meal with tableside sommelier, live performances, and an after-party with dancing.
Explore neighborhood hot spots for food, drinks, and shopping during the South Park Spring Walkabout.
Paint the streets green at the shamROCK St. Patrick’s Day Gaslamp Quarter block party, offering three stages of entertainment and Irish bands and dancers.
For a mellow St. Patrick's Day celebration, head to the Westgate Hotel's Literary Tea event with author Mark Sarvas, plus tea and champage.
Satisfy your sweet tooth at the 35th annual San Diego Cake Show, featuring cake decoration demonstrations and classes at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.