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Major Events

On Feb. 22-28, 2016, over 30 San Diego performing arts organizations will come together to collaborate on the first annual San Diego Theatre Week. This week-long celebration of performing arts will offer a variety of special promotions including special performances, ticket discounts, offers for concessions, cast talk-backs and more.

In Nov. 2015, Cabrillo National Monument celebrated the opening of its new visitor contact station at the entrance to the tidepools. The center includes an education table with bio-models, shell samples, tide charts and grey whale artifacts. Throughout 2016, the park will be celebrating the National Park Service Centennial with special events such as sunset yoga classes, moonwalks, open Lighthouse Tower Days, Whale Watch Weekend, Biodiversity Festival and every 4th Saturday, the WW2 bunker is open to the public. Special living history programs are free to the public on Sat.-Sun. at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium, and free guided nature walks are offered Mon.-Sat.

On Mar. 5-6, 2016, downtown’s recently opened Waterfront Park on San Diego Bay will host the third CRSSD Fest, an electronic music festival featuring top acts such as Odeza, Loco Dice, Jamie Jones and Green Velvet on three stages during this ticketed, paid-admission event for attendees 21 or older. Craft beer, mixed drinks, local food and a VIP area will be available.

Held Apr. 8-10, 2016, at Scripps Park overlooking La Jolla Cove, the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance draws droves of vintage car enthusiasts to the luxury seaside village. The sophisticated event includes a cocktail party on Friday night, a motor tour and VIP party on Saturday and the signature Concours d’Elegance car show from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. on Sunday.

On Apr. 30–May 1, 2016, the Mission Federal ArtWalk will celebrate its 32nd annual event in the streets of Little Italy San Diego. Featuring more than 300 artists filling 17 square blocks of the iconic urban neighborhood with art, craftsmanship and beautiful goods, this event now attracts artists from across the globe. More than just an art event, the festival is a family friendly opportunity to participate in interactive art installations and features live music and dance performances.