Date/Time: Saturday, March 5th from 7:00pm until 2:00am
Location: 4th & B, Downtown San Diego
Why should I do this? BrazilCarnival.com presents an exciting Carnival event in the Brazilian style, here in San Diego. The event features Samba dancers, Brazilian singers, contests, Capoeria performers, food and drinks. Student volunteers are also needed for this event, so if you want to get involved in this energetic cultural event, contact them today. Christine and Brittany invite you aboard!
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 8th from 6:00pm until midnight
Location: Gaslamp/Downtown San Diego
Price: $20 (in advance)
Why should I do this? San Diego Mardi Gras is one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations in the US besides New Orleans. Enjoy this American version of Carnival in the streets of the Gaslamp with thousands of other San Diegans as they celebrate the last day before the Lent observance.
Date/Time: Thursday, March 17th from 4:00pm until midnight
Location: Gaslamp/Downtown San Diego
Why should I do this? The streets of the Gaslamp Quarter turn into the rolling hills of Ireland when they are covered with green AstroTurf for this event. Three stages of live music, DJs, drink sponsors, and plenty of people pretending to be Irish for one day in the USA.
Date/Time: March 1st – May 8th, 9:00am until 6:00pm every day
Location: Carlsbad, North County San Diego
Why should I do this? It is an opportunity to enjoy a relaxing day in a beautiful place. The flower fields are huge and colorful. Connect English students organized a trip to the flower fields last year and they loved it.
Why should I do this? Rock superstars Rise Against and classic punk rock legends Bad Religion put on a show of some new favorites and some legendary high-energy rock music from years past. Tickets will sell out fast, so get yours soon!
Date/Time: Sunday, April 17th from 10:00am until 5:00pm
Location: Balboa Park
Price: Completely FREE!
Why should I do this? EarthFair in Balboa Park is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world. Each year, the EarthFair draws around 60,000 visitors. This year the event features exhibitors, special activities for kids, live music on three stages, the eARTh gallery, a food pavilion, a showcase of cleaner cars and a lot more.
Why should I do this? STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows.
Why should I do this? This is the largest and most excellent music festival in Southern California. This year’s performers include Kings of Leon, Kanye West, The Strokes, Duran Duran, The Arcade Fire and maaaaaany more.
Why should I do this? If you love country music, this is THE BEST festival in California. Some of the biggest names will be there, like Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, and Carrie Underwood. You’ll see cowboys and cowgirls dressed in their best outfits, dancing and having fun country-style.
Why should I do this? Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexico’s independence day, but it IS an excellent spring street party. Cultural performances and Mexican-style cocktails make this a unique day for Americans to celebrate the culture of our southern neighbors.
Why should I do this? Spend a day in Los Angeles and watch a crazy race of carts that are only gravity powered. People build their carts in their own garages and speed down the streets of LA just for the fun of it. Get ready for laughs and lots of fun.
Why should I do this? Running through the city of San Diego, you’ll have a chance to enjoy some of the best music that local bands can offer as they play their music on stages along the race route. Your registration fees benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society