Event Date

Event Description




May 2

Healthy Families Day

Families can learn about fun ways to stay healthy and fit while enjoying games, guided tours, prize drawings, and educational activities.

10 am-2 pm


The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 6845 University Ave.,

San Diego


May 3

Magical Mother's Day

Champagne and treats for moms and face painting, coloring, and fun for kids.

10 am-5 pm

Magical Child, 967 South Coast Highway, 101 Suite B108, Encinitas


May 3

First Anniversary Family Fundraiser: live performances, legway races and obstacle course, artist-in-residence workshops in the Teen Studio, kid friendly food sponsored by The Wild Thyme Company, kids only drawing, and silent auction

4:30-7:30 pm

The New Children’s Museum, 200 West Island Ave., San Diego

Adults: $50, Children $25

May 3

Wild West Carnival

Rodeo-themed fundraiser with food, games, a climbing wall, inflatables, carnival games, and more.

12-4 pm



Dingeman Elementary School, 11840 Scripps Creek Dr., San Diego

Free admission; charge for activities and food

May 3

Golden Dragon Acrobats

4 pm

California Center for the Arts, 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido


May 9

Super Heroes

The Hutchins Consort engages in a musical duel with the forces of evil in a performance of Botticini's Concerto for Bass.

10 am

Encinitas Branch, San Diego County Library, 540 Cornish Dr., Encinitas


May 9

San Diego Children's Book Festival: Readings and signings by authors and illustrators, crafts, music, games and giveaways

10 am-4 pm

Nobel Recreation Center & North University Community Library,

8820 Judicial Dr., San Diego


May 9

Escondido Chalk Art Festival

10 am-5pm

Downtown Escondido

Children (0-12) $5, also includes admission to Escondido Children’s Museum

May 24

Ethnic Food Fair: The cottages will be serving ethnic food, and entertainment will be presented on the stage.

10 am-5 pm

House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, Balboa Park, Pan American Rd. And Presidents Way, San Diego

Admission is free, tastings are $2-5 each

May 30

La Mesa Village Flag Day Parade

10 am

La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa


May 2009 Family Events in San Diego