Fun & Free Things to do This Weekend April 28-29 in San Diego


Saturday, April 28 & Sunday April 29

Arts & Craft Fair @ Bates Nut Farm – This weekend over 70 artisans will gather at the farm selling a variety of jewelry, clothing, home decor, honey, soaps and much more. Enjoy the Pancake Breakfast! Kids will enjoy the extra fun on Saturday. Visit event website here for more information.

TOTEM by Cirque du Soleil Free Day @ The New Children’s Museum –  From 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. experience the current exhibition, TRASH, and get creative with special hands-on art making activities — free of charge! Plus, the first 100 kids get a Cirque du Soleil water bottle.  For more information visit the event website here.

Encinitas Street Fair @ South Coast Highway 101, from D to J Street –  April 28 & 29 in Encinitas, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  There are over 400 arts and crafts vendors, food, music, family amusement & entertainment this is a great place for families. The April fair features four live music stages with over 10 different bands, solo artists and performers each day.  North County Transit District will be running two for one fares on both Saturday and Sunday  to accommodate street fair attendees.  Please visit for more detailed COASTER information.  For more information for the Encinitas Street Fair visit the event website.

Mission Federal ArtWalk @ Little Italy – April 28 & 29, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  FREE Admission. Founded by artists, Mission Federal ArtWalk enters its 28th year as a treasured event in San Diego. The fine art festival takes over 18 blocks of downtown San Diego in the hip and historic Little Italy community. Set apart from other art events, Mission Federal ArtWalk is considered an accessible and welcoming venue for art collectors and visitors to interact with artists, view and purchase their artwork and enjoy an outdoor casual atmosphere under southern California’s sunny skies.  For more information visit event website here.

Renaissance Faire @ Felicita Park, Escondido – Travel back to a distant place in time at this two-day event held April 28 & 29.  You may dine on a variety of foods and partake in tasty ales and fine wines.  There will be fun for your kiddos too at the kids entertainment area with a special treasure hunt.  For more information on the Renaissance Faire visit event website here.

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