March 2020 – Flower Fields

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

March 1:

Stop and smell the Ranunculus—all 50 acres of them—in full bloom at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch (open through 5/10).


March 4:

Britain’s Rosie Kay Dance Company presents 5 Soldiers: The Body Is the Front, inspired by the experiences of real-life infantry, held for four days at Liberty Station’s White Box.

Calling all dancing queens for an Abba Mania tribute concert at Balboa Theatre.


March 5:

Geek out for the four-day San Diego Comic Fest, a more intimate Comic-Con alternative at Four Points by Sheraton San Diego.

March 2020 – House of Joy

House of Joy

House of Joy at Lyceum Theatre tells an empowering story of a female bodyguard in 17th-century India (through 3/29).

Enter the buzzing world of insects in Cirque du Soleil: Ovo, bringing four days of high-flying acrobatics to Viejas Arena.


March 6:

Country crooner and longtime coach on The Voice Blake Shelton performs at Pechanga Arena on his Friends and Heroes 2020 tour.

City Ballet presents Balanchine and More at Spreckels Theatre, featuring works by famed choreographers throughout the weekend.

Plan your next DIY home improvement project during the three-day Spring Home/Garden Show at Del Mar Fairgrounds.


March 7:

Expect nontraditional perspectives and media in the new exhibit Out of the Shadows: Contemporary Chinese Photography at the Museum of Photographic Arts (through 9/6).

Electronic dance music is center stage for the two-day Crssd Festival in Waterfront Park.

Let your imagination run wild during the nine-day San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering, kicking off with Expo Day at Petco Park.

Street performers from around the world entertain audiences for the weekend at Seaport Village’s Busker Festival.

March 2020 – Busker Festival

Seaport Village’s Busker Festival


March 8:

Bands from across the US and Mexico battle it out at the International Mariachi Festival & Competition in Bayside Park.

America’s Got Talent winner Shin Lim brings his mystifying close-up card magic to the Civic Theatre.

Michael Bolton performs soulful hits like “When a Man Loves a Woman” and “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You” at Harrah’s Resort Southern California.


March 11:

A hilarious introduction ensues when two families with vastly different political views and lifestyles meet before a wedding in La Cage aux Folles (aka “The Birdcage”) at Cygnet Theatre (through 5/2).


March 12:

Watch your pick of over 160 movies from Latin America, Spain, and the US during the 11-day San Diego Latino Film Festival at AMC Fashion Valley and Digital Gym Cinema.

Celebrate Holi, an ancient Hindu holiday popular throughout India, at the Red Baraat Festival of Colors at UC San Diego.

Cast members from the TV hit Whose Line Is It Anyway? take their improv comedy show on the road for Whose Live Anyway? at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.


March 13:

San Diego Opera presents the West Coast premiere of Aging Magician for two days at Balboa Theatre, exploring the fantastic world of an eccentric clockmaker.


March 14:

Paint the town green at San Diego St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Festival in Balboa Park.

The stage adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel Little Women at The Old Globe is a chance for audiences to fall in love with the March sisters all over again (through 4/19).

Hit the Gaslamp Quarter for the shamROCK St. Patrick’s Day block party, featuring three stages of live entertainment.

Attend the La Jolla Playhouse Gala at The Prado to hear Broadway star Jenn Colella (Come from Away, If/Then).


March 18:

Take in a classical music performance by the king of waltz, André Rieu and His Johann Strauss Orchestra, at Pechanga Arena.


March 19:

Head to the Museum of Contemporary Art for their after-hours visual and performing arts event, Downtown at Sundown, which this month features a discussion about the Tijuana River Watershed as a complement to the exhibit Oscar Romo: Recovered Stream.


March 20:

Stand-up comedian Steven Wright delivers his deadpan humor at Balboa Theatre.


March 21:

Get unlimited tastings from over 100 breweries at the Best Coast Beer Fest at Embarcadero Marina Park North, including live music and food trucks.

An Evening with Sutton Foster, the two-time Tony Award–winning Broadway star, promises a lively cabaret-style vocal performance at Copley Symphony Hall.


March 22:

Support North Coast Repertory Theatre at their Spotlight Gala, including live entertainment, food, drinks, and auctions at Fairmont Grand Del Mar.


March 2020 – Disney's Frozen

Disney’s Frozen

March 26:

Join Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and friends at the Civic Theatre for Disney’s Frozen, the Broadway musical reminding us to “let it go” (through 4/12).

Root, root, root for the home team at the Padres Opening Day game versus the Colorado Rockies.

See your favorite dancers from the hit show Dancing with the Stars: Live at Sycuan Casino.


March 28:

Sample over 200 types of vino and cider from around the world during the Uncorked Wine Festival at Embarcadero Marina Park North.

Faceless at The Old Globe follows the story of an American teen who decides to join the Islamic State group, and the reluctant prosecutor assigned to her case (through 4/26).

Get acquainted with the traditions of Guam and the Mariana Islands during the 11th annual Chamorro Cultural Festival at CSU San Marcos.

Learn how to make three types of whiskey drinks in the Cocktail Lab mixology class, taught by whiskey educator Dutch House at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe’s Huntsman Bar.

Sample up to 10 varieties of boba tea drinks in the San Diego Boba Festival at the Taiwanese American Community Center.


March 31:

Vocal powerhouse Céline Dion performs megahits like “My Heart Will Go On” and “The Power of Love” at Pechanga Arena as part of her Courage World Tour.


For more recommended events, check out our curated list of Things to Do in San Diego This Weekend.

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