Exploring San Diego


Exploring San Diego: Things to do April 26 - 30

Posted at 12:16 PM, Apr 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-25 15:16:39-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - This weekend, enjoy art, the outdoors, and a couple of big-name entertainers in San Diego.

The San Diego Museum of Art will feature more than 100 works of art interpreted through flowers during their four-day Art Alive exhibit. Kids can also jump into the fun with hands-on art-making and other activities.

Coronado Museum of History and Art also has a unique event running, showcasing San Diego's history with drag racing over some brews.

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On the entertainment side, singer Art Garfunkel and comedian T.J. Miller roll into San Diego, providing some tunes and laughs for the weekend.

And if you need a day outside, you're in luck. San Diego will see the return of the Barrio Logan Grand Prix, Encinitas Spring Street Fair, and Shaka Fest.


37th annual Art Alive

Where: San Diego Museum of Art; Cost: Free (members), $5 - $25 (non-members)

(Runs Thursday to Sunday) San Diego Museum of Art with blossom with more than 100 floral interpretations of artistic masterpieces. The four-day exhibit also features hands-on art-making and interactive activities for kids and families.


Hops and History: Drag Racing in San Diego

Where: Coronado Museum of History and Art; Cost: $15 - $18

Explore San Diego's storied history with drag racing with Emmanuel Burgin, author and former sports editor for El Sol de San Diego, through photography and art — with beer.


Art Garfunkel

Where: Balboa Theatre; Cost: $41 - $178

Enjoy a night with legendary singer Art Garfunkel as he stops in San Diego for his "In Close-Up" world tour. Expect to hear Garfunkel's solo hits, Simon & Garfunkel songs, cuts from his favorite songwriters, and parts of his planned autobiography.


T.J. Miller

Where: American Comedy Co.; Cost: $25

(Runs Friday to Saturday) Deadpool and Silicon Valley star T.J. Miller stops in to American Comedy Co. for a slate of local shows, bringing his absurdist observational standup to SD.


22nd annual Barrio Logan Grand Prix

Where: Beardsley St. and Newton Ave.; Cost: Free - $33

Barrio Logan's annual grand prix brings back pro racers, top-level amateurs, a free kid's cycling event, and new this year, a community walk. Logan Heights Family Health Center Expo will also offer free immunization for children and free pregnancy testing, and complimentary health screenings for families and children.


San Diego Shaka Fest

Where: De Anza Cove; Cost: Free

San Diego Shaka Fest hits De Anza Cove with a day filled with canoe regattas, Hawaiian and Tahitian entertainment, island-inspired food, and more. The event benefits the non-profit charity Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club.


Encinitas Spring Street Fair

Where: Downtown Encinitas; Cost: Free

(Runs Saturday to Sunday) Encinitas brings back their spring street fair, featuring international food, children’s rides, live stages of entertainment, and a craft brewery beer garden. Guests can also check out handmade crafts, antiques, and ethnic imports.


San Diego Kids Expo and Fair

Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds; Cost: $7.50 - $35

(Runs Saturday to Sunday) San Diego Kids Expo and Fair brings together more than 150 businesses showing off their family-friendly products and services, as well as indoor and outdoor activities and performances for kids, including a zip line, race cars, and more.

For even more weekend events happening in San Diego County, check out the 10News event calendar.