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San Diego Events Calendar: March 2019

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego


Sarah Brightman

March 1:

Find your flow during the four-day San Diego Yoga Festival in Imperial Beach.

Classical crossover artist Sarah Brightman takes center stage at Viejas Arena.

See more than 55 acres of colorful blooms across The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch on opening day.

Find inspiration for your next remodel at the three-day Spring Home/Garden Show at Del Mar Fairgrounds.


March 2:

Join Odesza and other electronic music artists for the two-day CRSSD Festival at Waterfront Park.

One-man show David Burnham: Mostly Broadway takes audiences on a musical journey through the Great White Way at Moonlight Amphitheatre.

Street performers from across the US showcase their talents for the weekend Busker Festival at Seaport Village.

Learn coding, explore robotics through Lego, and listen to fireside chats with acclaimed scientists during the nine-day San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering at Petco Park.


March 4:

Watch your favorite performers from hit TV show Dancing with the Stars take the stage at California Center for the Arts, Escondido.


March 5:

Rock band Muse stops at Pechanga Arena on their Simulation Theory World Tour.


March 6:

Singer-songwriter Joe Jackson belts out a sampling of his four decades of music at Balboa Theatre.

Cygnet Theatre puts on modern classic Angels in America, an odyssey through Reagan-era New York in the midst of the AIDS crisis (through 4/20).


March 7:

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is the theme of San Diego Comic Fest, held at Four Points by Sheraton San Diego (through 3/10).


March 8:

The Joffrey Ballet dazzles audiences with Justin Peck’s In Creases, set to a live Philip Glass score, at the Civic Theatre.

City Ballet presents three works by one of the 20th century’s most renowned choreographers in Balanchine Masterpieces, at Spreckels Theatre for three days.


March 9:

Enjoy unlimited tastings from more than 100 breweries during Best Coast Beer Fest at Embarcadero Marina Park South.

Listen to Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 live at Copley Symphony Hall Saturday and Sunday, conducted by Atlanta Symphony Music Director Robert Spano.

Ahead of St. Patrick’s Day, Celtic band The Irish Rovers returns to Balboa Theatre.


March 10:

Groups from across the US and Mexico unite in Chula Vista’s Bayside Park for the family-friendly International Mariachi Festival.

International Mariachi Festival


March 13:

Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot brings folk-rock to Balboa Theatre on his 80 Years Strong Tour.

Cuban jazz musicians Alfredo Rodríguez & Pedrito Martinez collaborate for an evening at UC San Diego’s The Loft.


March 14:

Spend 10 days binge-watching the San Diego Latino Film Festival at AMC Fashion Valley and Digital Gym in North Park.

Indulge for good at Options For All’s 10th Annual Taste of Our Community dinner fundraiser at Brick in Liberty Station, benefiting individuals with disabilities.


March 15:

Join the Masters of Hawaiian Music for island-inspired tunes at California Center for the Arts, Escondido.


March 16:

Bet on having a jolly good time at the San Diego St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Festival in Balboa Park.

Gather your entourage and head to the South Park Spring Walkabout for shopping, entertainment, and special deals.

Party like the Irish at shamROCK, a St. Patrick’s Day celebration spanning six blocks of the Gaslamp Quarter.

Internet sensation Randy Rainbow brings his political spoofs and song parodies to Balboa Theatre.


March 18:

Multinational operatic vocalist group Il Divo stops by Civic Theatre on their Timeless Tour.


March 21:

Former Beatle Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band bring down the house at Harrah’s Resort Southern California.


March 22:

New musical Life After at The Old Globe explores loss and love as a young girl struggles with accepting her father’s death (through 4/28).


March 23:

Support the performing arts by attending the La Jolla Playhouse Gala, featuring a special concert by Tony Award nominee Ariana DeBose (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical).


March 28:

It’s a pan-California rivalry at Petco Park when the Padres Opening Day game welcomes the San Francisco Giants.

Padres Opening Day


March 29:

Expect singing and strumming as Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain hits the Balboa Theatre stage.


March 30:

Experience the native traditions of people from Guam and the Mariana Islands during the 10th annual Chamorro Cultural Festival at Cal State San Marcos.

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