Things to do in San Diego in May!
We have lots of San Diego events in May to celebrate this time of the year! Enjoy this recommended list of FREE or budget-friendly activities in San Diego.
FREE Concert Series
1pm-4pm (same time for all concerts)
Head on over to the East Plaza Gazebo to enjoy the free Seaport Village Concert Series.
May 7th – Bayou Brothers
May 14th – Tradewinds
May 21st – CAT-ILLACS
Located at: 849 West Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101
Seaport Village – The Headquarters
FREE historic jail tour
While visiting Seaport Village for the concerts, head over to The Headquarters. The Headquarters served as the Police Headquarters back in 1939. You can find shops and dining choices but if you are looking for a free activity, take a tour of the restored jail block. It is an 8 cell jail block with memorabilia and old photos. For those of you who love a selfie, visit the lineup wall for fun pictures.
ALSO at The Headquarters and FREE
Salsa Under the Stars
May 19th 6pm-9pm
Enjoy the band or enjoying dancing in the outdoor courtyard.
Located at: 789 West Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101
Tijuana Estuary junior rangers (FREE)
3:30-4:30pm Every Thursday (Check schedule for holiday hours)
If you have a child between the ages of 7-12, they can learn about estuaries, wetlands and ecosystems for free. They also have the opportunity to earn badges and buttons through the junior ranger program.
For more information: http://sandiego.eventful.com/events/junior-rangers-/E0-001-091908181-4@2016102715
Located at: Tijuana Estuary 301 Caspian Way Imperial Beach, CA 91932
Cinco De Mayo Weekend Fiesta (FREE)
May 5- 7th
Car Show-11am-5pm May 6th-7th head over to Harney St. for Lowrider Lane car show.
Lucha Libre matches – Various times (check here for matches and times http://www.cincodemayooldtown.com/lucha-libre-matches-may-7-2017/) on May 6th and May 7th.
Music and Entertainment – Head on over to the Café Coyote stage on May 6th and 7th for all kinds of music and entertainment. Check the link below for details on who is performing and times.
Kids Area- 11am-5pm May 6th and 7th. Among some of the fun activities will be a petting zoo and pony rides. Food and Drink specials are also available!
For more information: http://www.cincodemayooldtown.com/
Kite Festival (FREE)
10am-4pm May 13, 2017
(Free parking at Robb Field)
Make and fly your own kite! Free help, materials and instruction. Prizes per age group will be awarded throughout the day. In addition to making your own kite, you can watch kite shows and play kite games. There will also be a carnival, off street artisans, live music, community booths and food trucks. Located at Dusty Rhodes Park
For more information: https://oceanbeachsandiego.com/attractions/annual-events/kiwanis-kite-festival/
21st Annual Festival of Arts (FREE except for the Craft Beer Block, which requires tickets)
11am-10pm May 20, 2017
Fun, family friendly event! Live art elements, live music, dance, kids art block, Gallery in the Street, food, craft beer block and cocktail garden.
For more information: http://northparkmainstreet.com/events/festival-of-arts
Harvey Homes Designs FREE hand painted wood sign GIVEAWAY
My company, Harvey Homes Designs, is giving away a free, personalized, hand painted sign. The winner can choose from 2 options. The first is styled after the periodic table of elements, this fun sign features custom dates and numbers that are special to you, along with a personalized element name. Choose your last name or a first name. To view the sign, visit here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/507100074/customized-periodic-table-of-elements?ref=shop_home_active_29
The second option is a reminder that the glass is never half empty. To view the sign, visit here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/512774098/wood-mason-jar-sign-our-glass-is-never?ref=shop_home_active_4
To enter, all you have to do is head on over to my Facebook group at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/HarveyHomesDesigns/?ref=bookmarks&qsefr=1
Ask to join and you are automatically entered to win. Contest begins May 1st and ends May 31st. Winner will be announced June 1st.
Michelle was born and raised in North San Diego County. She began her career in the real estate industry in 1999 and in 2005, she launched her own full-service real estate brokerage, Harvey Homes Real Estate and Property Management at www.HarveyHomes.com. Her business is based out of North San Diego County, but she also works in San Diego and on occasion, Riverside County. Michelle is able to offer incredible deals to her home sellers because she operates a virtual office and you work directly with her, the Broker/owner. Home buyers are also able to benefit from the knowledge gained in her 18+ year career. Michelle opened a second business, Harvey Homes Designs, this year. She hand paints real estate sign riders and other custom wood signs at https://www.etsy.com/shop/HarveyHomesDesigns?ref=hdr_shop_menu. In addition to running a successful full time business, she is a proud homeschooler, CSUSM business graduate, wife to her incredible husband, Jason, and is always learning something new from her tenacious 7 year old son, Mason. Michelle enjoys family time, giving back to the community, never ending home projects with her husband, playing piano with her son, new travel adventures, and attempting to be crafty.