From outdoor adventures at some of San Diego’s most beautiful locales and a free admission day to one of the city’s best gardens, to online adventures like celebrating unicorns, read on for where to have fun this weekend.
National Unicorn Day Celebration
It’s time to soar across the rainbow to a land of sunshine and sparkles where the mythical and magical unicorns run free! We’ll take a magnificent adventure where we will use the magical map to soar across the river of confetti, and over the laughing mountains into the sparkle jungle, in search of the mystical unicorn. Along the way we are likely to meet silly magical friends that will help us on our quest. If you love all things rainbows and sparkles, you won’t want to miss this fantastical unicorn celebration. For ages 4 and up. Be sure to dress to express your inner unicorn! Fri. Event details.
Spring-in To Camping
Camping your way! Set up your tent and explore the park at your own pace. Hike the many trails, drop a line to catch a fish, or simply relax by your campsite and take in all the natural beauty that Lake Poway offers. Fishing permits are not included, but may be purchased at an additional cost. This is a rain or shine event! All vehicles in the park after sunset must have an overnight parking permit. The official start time is 1 p.m. on Friday and the official end time is 10 a.m. on Saturday. However, if you would like to set-up camp early, early check-in is available starting at 6 a.m. Fri.-Sat. Event details.
Free Day Friday at The Water Conservation Garden
Enjoy a free day at the Garden the second Friday of every month. This beautiful 6-acre garden features winding nature trails, a butterfly pavilion, veggie garden, gazebo event space, gift shop, and more. Come and enjoy a stroll or learn about low-water landscaping. Fri. Event details.
Broadway by the Bay
Broadway star Bryonha Marie dazzles in classic and modern Broadway tunes from on April 9 at 7 p.m. From “When You’re Good to Mama” from Chicago to “Summertime” from Porgy & Bess, Rob Fisher leads the band from the piano on your favorite Broadway hits. Fri. Event details.
Get your family moving with this energizing workout class! Learn basic Zumba moves to help you dance your way to fitness. Zumba uses dance aerobics to create a fun workout. Registration required. Comfortable exercise clothing and cross training or aerobic style shoes recommended. Ages 4-13. Sat. Event details.
YMCA Healthy Kids Day
Healthy Kids Day is the Y’s annual, super fun, free day dedicated to encouraging healthy habits in kids and their families heading into the summer months, and this year it’s gone virtual! Saturday you can enjoy a virtual 5k, class and program demonstrations, a family service project, Goose Chase virtual scavenger hunt, giveaways, and more! Sign up here for updates. Sat. Event details.
San Diego Humane Society’s Virtual Walk for Animals
Join us to create a more humane San Diego! Register today to access your personal fundraising toolkit and make a lifesaving difference for animals in need. Then join us for Walk Week (April 11-17) to walk in your own way, celebrate our success and access engaging online content — including behind-the-scenes tours, social media surprises, pancake making and more! Register for FREE today at sdwalkforanimals.org. Sun. Event details.
Explore San Diego Nature Preserves & Reserves
Take the kids to discover a rich diversity of endangered birds, habitats from marshes to wetlands to forests, and even a rare native tree that only grows in La Jolla. Read our guide to San Diego’s most stunning nature preserves and reserves and head out on an adventure!
Pacific Beach Chalk Art Contest
Kids and adults are invited to join this chalk art contest for Pacific Beach residents! Create your chalk art, take a photo, and post it to Facebook or Instagram from Mar. 20–Apr. 10, 2021, using the hashtag #PBChalkArt. Grand Prize is a $100 gift card for Yogurt on the Rocks. You could also win a prize in one of four categories: Best 3D, Best Nature, Best Use of Color,
Best Representation of PB. Fri.-Sun. Event details.