Spring is finally here and in its wake has followed the endless exciting festivals, events, concerts & things to do in San Diego that is waiting to get discovered! This month, treat yourself and your loved ones with delicious foods, drinks, music and of course, the unforgettable celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day! You can have the best of time by engaging in the famous ongoing festivals and other attractions! Here are some of the top things to do in San Diego in March 2017:
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017
Where: Balboa Park, San Diego
Description: Popular for being the biggest Irish celebration west of the Mississippi, the annual San Diego St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is just around the corner. People are already preparing for the event’s principal attraction; the parade! This time, the number of floats will reach over 120 that will be flanked with bagpipers, clowns, traditional Irish dance troupes, marching bands, dignitaries, police and fire departments. Do not miss out on the festival portion that also has a ride-filled kids’ zone, two stages of live music and a beer garden!
What: San Diego shamROCK
When: Friday, March 17, 2017
Where: Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego
Description: With the 23rd year celebration of San Diego shamROCK, San Diego’s biggest Saint Patrick’s Day bash will go on until Midnight and you can be the part of the unending fun, too. Apart from the award-winning traditional Irish steppers, there will also be the hottest plaid-clad go-go dancers! Every year, around 20,000 people from all over the U.S. gather in Downton! Have the best of time partying or throwing back Irish libations! With the three stages set for Irish punk, rock, and bass, you cannot help but dance to the beats!
When: Friday, March 17 to Saturday, March 18, 2017
Description: Being San Diego’s #1 St. Patrick’s Day Party Hop, you cannot afford to miss the celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day at the Annual IRISH 4 A DAY! Be prepared to party in true Irish fashion as the official commencing Party at McFadden’s will feature bagpipers, live music, green beer, Irish whiskey specials, DJ, dancing and more! Different from other “pub crawls”, IRISH 4 A DAY is a unique celebration and you must visit it!
When: Friday, March 17, 2017
Where: Tin Roof, San Diego
Description: St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl is claimed to be among San Diego’s one of the biggest party days of the year! You can come along with your friends and be a part of this exciting annual festival where you can treat yourself to endless fun. The St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl kit incorporates attractive drink coupons, free welcome shot vouchers, and a map of all participating SD bars and nightclubs!
When: Thursday, March 16 to Sunday, March 26, 2017
Description: Gear up for the cinematic celebration as the Latino Film Festival is taking place where extraordinary films that talk about the Latino culture, casts and crews will be screened. The Film Festival will go on for a week where each day, the organizers will screen independent film blocks with features and shorts. There will also be the showcasing of outreach screening, documentaries, industry expert panels, world premieres, workshops and Q&A sessions.
What: World Baseball Classic
When: Tuesday, March 14 to Sunday, March 19, 2017
Where: Petco Park, San Diego
Description: Did you know that the North American venues for the 2017 World Baseball Classic include San Diego, too?! Yes, the Padres’ Petco Park is going to hold the second-round games which will begin from March 14 to 19, 2017. The Second Round play takes place March 14-19. These three games include extra special entertainment and events such as the party in the Park pre-game happy hour, College Night featuring DJ’s, drink specials and even the KidsFest!
Description: If you are an animal lover and love watching the wildlife, then Whale Watching Adventures is the place where you should be. It is a perfect time to get a personal, first-hand experience of observing the sea animals such as the spot whales, dolphins, sea lions and other marine wildlife! You can take anyone along, be it your kids, family, friends or an out of town visitors! 3.5-hour whale watching cruise off Point Loma where you will also come to know the various efforts that environmentalists are doing in order to save these loving animals.
When: Saturday, March 25 to Sunday, 26, 2017
Description: Tequila & Taco Music Festival is going to make your taste buds go crazy as the tasty drinks combined with premium tequila, truckloads of tacos and live music surrounds you throughout the festival. Have some company along and it will become the most unforgettable days of your year!
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017
Where: House of Blues, San Diego
Description: With live music in the air and the extremely lip smacking food of New Orleans’, you cannot miss out on the House of Blues. Arriving from various breweries in Florida and Louisiana, you can get your hands on sudsy delights in just one place. It is the best place to treat your senses and spend quality time with your loved ones!
So what are you waiting for? Get ready for these enthralling events, things to do, concerts, and festivals.