Event Date

Event Description

Time

Location

Cost

March 24-

April 4

Benito Bunny's Great Easter Egg Hunt

Freddy the Fox has stolen all of the Easter eggs, and Benito Bunny needs help finding them.

Wed-Fri.: 10 am and 1:30 pm; Sat-Sun.: 11 am, 1 pm and 2:30 pm

Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater

2130 Pan American Plaza, San Diego

Adults $6; Children $4

April 3

Spring Egg Hunt Celebration

Hunt for eggs, receive candy and take a pciture with the Easter Bunny.

9-11 am

Carmel Valley Recreation Center, 3777 Townsgate Dr., San Diego

Free

April 3

Pacific Beach

Spring Egg Hunt Celebration  Shake the hand of the Spring Bunny, go on an egg hunt, enjoy crafts, face painting, prizes, and a jumper.

10 am-1 pm

Pacific Beach Recreation Center 1405 Diamond St., San Diego

Free

April 3

Spring Egg Hunt Celebration

Bring a basket to hunt for colorful eggs. Come early to decorate your own Spring Treat Bag. Peter Rabbit will be there instead of the Easter Bunny.


10:30 am-12:30 pm

La Jolla Recreation Center

615 Prospect St., La Jolla

$3

April

Spring Egg Hunt Celebration

Hunt for colorful eggs. Find a special egg and win a special prize! There will be carnival-type games, craft-making activities, and an opportunity to get a photo with the Spring Bunny.


10 am-1 pm

City Heights Recreation Center 4380 Landis St., San Diego

$2

April 3

Liberty Station Spring Fling

Egg hunts, lawn games, crafts, scavenger hunt and live music.

12-4 pm

Liberty Plaza at Rosecrans and Roosevelt, Point Loma

Free

April 3

Easter Egg Hunt and Storytime

Hunt, storytime, coloring and games.

2-5 pm

Color Me Mine

214B Town Center Parkway, Santee

$5

April 3

Tartan Day Festival

Scottish food and desserts. Scottish bagpiping, dancers and entertainment all day.

11 am-4 pm

Balboa Park, Courtyard Lawn, Houses of Pacific Relations Cottages near Pan American Rd., San Diego

Free

April 3

City of Encinitas Easter Egg Hunt Festival

Arts and crafts, entertainment, prizes, jump houses, egg hunts, face painting and pictures with the bunny.

10 am-1 pm

Ecke Sports Park

278 Saxony Rd., Encinitas

Free; Fee for bunny pictures

April 4

USS Midway Easter Celebration

Easter egg roll competitions, flight deck safari hunt, petting zoo and storytelling.

11 am-2 pm

USS Midway

910 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego

Free with paid admission

April 7, 14, 21 and 28

Art Explorations: Close, Closer, Closest: Abstraction in Art

Studio activity inspired by the museum’s collection

1:30-3 pm

San Diego Museum of Art

1450 El Prado,

Balboa Park , San Diego

Free with museum admission: Adults: $12, Seniors and Military: $9, Students with ID: $8, Children 5-12: $4.50, Children 4 and younger: Free

April 7-18, Wed.-Sun. only

Sleeping Beauty

Wed-Fri.: 10 am and 1:30 pm; Sat-Sun.: 11 am, 1 pm and 2:30 pm

Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater

2130 Pan American Plaza, San Diego

Adults $6; Children $4

April 10

In Search of Bunnies and Butterflies

Guide-led nature walk through the area to find animals, birds, insects, and plants while you learn about Native American folklore.

8:30-10 am

Mission Trails Regional Park

Two Father Juniper Serra Trail, Santee

Free

April 10

Gran Fondo San Diego Expo

A wide variety of cycling and fitness gear, live music, food vendors, and family activities.

Sat.: 10 am-6 pm Sun: 10 am-4 pm

Little Italy, San Diego

Free admission

April 10

Woofstock:  A Festival for Dogs and People

Flyball, disc dogs, a K9 playground, contests,  food, an easy Walk n' Roll Fun Dog Walk precedes the festival. All proceeds benefit Canine Companions for Independence (CCI), which provides assistance dogs to people with disabilities completely free of charge. Admission is $5, adult walk registration is $35 and parking is free.


9 am-3 pm

Balboa Park (lawn area at Park Blvd. and President's Way), San Diego

$5 admission, $35: adult walk registration: $15. Dog Walk ages 16 and younger includes festival admission.

April 10-11

Spring Busker Festival

Fun, and bizarre, live performances, including sword swallowing, knife throwing, pogo stick tricks and juggling on unicycles.

12-5 pm

Seaport Village

W. Harbor Dr. And Pacific Hwy., San Diego

Free

April 16

Junior Leagues’ Kids in the Kitchen

Interactive learning booths, cooking demos, obstacle course

10 am-1 pm

Ingram Plaza Liberty Station, Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego,

Free

April 16

36th Annual Ocean Beach Spring Egg Hunt DJ, clowns, free fire truck rides and popcorn.

Varies

Robb Field

2525 Bacon St., San Diego

Free

April 17

Dinosaur Family Day

Come celebrate the arrival of the museum’s new exhibition Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries. Investigate dinosaur fossils, design your own dinosaur, and join Ms. Frizzle at noon and 2 pm for Dinosaur Dining.

11 am-3 pm

Natural History Museum

1788 El Prado, San Diego

Free with Museum admission. Adult: $16,

Senior (62+):  $14, Active military, youth (13–17), student (with ID):  $11

Youth (13-17):  $11, Child (3–12):  $10

Child 2 and under: FREE

April 18

Earth Fair 2010

More than 350 exhibitors, special theme areas, a Food Pavilion, a special Kids’ Activity Area, three entertainment venues, the Children’s Earth Parade. Crafts, games, face painting, storytelling, and hands-on activities for children. Make gift cards from recycled materials, learn how to visit wild areas without disturbing the environment and have fun at the Children’s Stage.

10 am-5 pm

Balboa Park, San Diego

Free

April 18

Family Drop-In Day: Shrines and Palaces, the Asian Art Collection

Family-friendly tour, storytelling, and art making.  Recommended for families with children ages 6-12. Space is limited.

1-3 pm

San Diego Museum of Art

1450 El Prado,

Balboa Park , San Diego

Free with museum admission: Adults: $12, Seniors and Military: $9, Students with ID: $8, Children 5-12: $4.50, Children 4 and younger: Free

April 22

Disney Store Earth Day Celebration

Get a free Friends for Change hat by bringing in six plastic bottles or aluminum cans. Kids will also receive activity sheets based on the Oceans film.

10 am-6 pm

All Disney Stores in San Diego

Free

April 24-25

Mission Federal ArtWalk Festival

Come see hundreds of visual and performance artists create music, sculptures, paintings and more. There are hands-on activities for children.

11 am-6 pm

From Beech to Fir Streets, Little Italy, San Diego

Free

April 24

Linda Vista Multicultural Fair

Parade, cultural exhibits, ethnic food, live performances, Kids Zone,

10 am-5 pm

6900 block of Linda Vista Rd., San Diego

Free

April 24

Children’s Book Party

Each child gets two free books! Live entertainment and refreshments.

8:30-10:30 am

Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego

Free

April 2010 Family Events in San Diego