Out and About San Diego-Last 2 Weeks of May, 2011

May 15, Annual North Park Festival of the Arts
An explosion of arts, culture and entertainment with live entertainment, specialty booths, food court, beer garden, Kid’s Art Beat, and tons more stuff. See website for various venues and prices.

Time:  10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location:  North Park – University Ave. & 30th
For more information visit www.northparkmainstreet.com


May 15, Escondido Street Faire
The second largest street fair in California will feature live entertainment as well as over 600 booths showcasing arts & crafts, unique clothing, and international foods. Children’s rides, rock-climbing wall, and more.


Time:  10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location:  Downtown Escondido, Grand Ave. between Center City Parkway and Ivy
For more information visit www.kennedyfaires.com/escondido


May 15, Annual Navy’s Original Bay Bridge Run/Walk
This is a rare opportunity to run or walk across the Coronado Bay Bridge.  The route begins in downtown San Diego and proceeds across the bridge and on to Coronado Island to Tidelands Park concluding with fun festivities.



Time:  7:30 am – 11:00 am
Location:  Start at Bayfront Hilton Parking Lot, One Park Blvd., downtown San Diego
For more information visit www.mwrtoday.com



May 21, OB Beach Ball
An outdoor live music, action sports, and microbrew festival.
The event begins with a running race along the beach, but wait… there’s more! There will be beer, food, merchandise and a Ferris wheel, skateboarding demonstrations, mechanical bull rides, a tug-of-war contest, and a human haulin’ contest.



Time:  9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Location:  Ocean Beach, Pier parking lot / Veterans Plaza / Lifeguard parking lot
For more information visit www.oceanbeachsandiego.com


May 22, Annual Festa Siciliana
Celebrate Sicilian-Italian American heritage and enjoy delicious cuisine from local restaurants in a festive setting in Little Italy. Music, beer, wine, dancing and some interesting ethnic art & craft items to peruse. Free admission.

Time:  10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location:  Little Italy, Downtown San Diego
For more information visit www.sicilianfesta.com/


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