Maritime Museum Launch Replica Of San Salvador

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SAN DIEGO–The Maritime Museum of San Diego launched a full-sized, fully functional replica of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo’s Spanish ship the San Salvador. The San Salvador is the embodiment of California’s origin story. The voyage in 1542, with Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo at the helm, established California as one of the places in America’s landscape where we […]

Comic Con Preview Night Kicks Off Wednesday

Lion Forge Exhibitor Mike Olivares gives out free items at his booth at Comic Con's Preview Night. Photo: Gina Yarbrough/San Diego County News

By Gina Yarbrough SAN DIEGO–The city’s largest pop-culture event is back! Comic-Con International kicked off the week with preview night on Wednesday. Comic-Con begins its four-day run on Thursday at the Convention Center in downtown San Diego. More than 130,000 are expected to attend Comic-Con which expects to generate more than $165 million dollars for […]

San Diego County Fair Opens This Friday

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DEL MAR–It’s back and better than ever! The San Diego County Fair opens this Friday. This year’s theme is “A Fair to Remember,” which commemorates the centennial anniversary of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition held in Balboa Park, and the great traditions and inventions arising from fairs. The Fair will feature numerous attractions such as exhibits, […]

LEGOLAND California Resort Opens New LEGO Friends Heartlake City‏

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CARLSBAD–Streamers burst through the air, music blasted and celebrities applauded as LEGOLAND California Resort officially opened its latest addition,  LEGO Friends Heartlake City. The family theme park’s new land opened in style as celebrities, Make-a-Wish families and a San Diego Padre walked the “purple” carpet before enjoying the festivities with their families. Based on the […]

SeaWorld Celebrates Culinary Creations At Seven Seas Food Festival

SAN DIEGO–Internationally-inspired food takes center stage at SeaWorld San Diego’s Seven Seas Food Festival kicking off May 2. Guests will be able to explore and celebrate culinary creations created by SeaWorld’s Executive Chef, Axel Dirolf. Local craft beer and California wine are perfectly paired with fresh and bold culinary creations, which features local, sustainable ingredients […]

Felicita Park Transforms Into Queen Elizabeth I Court At Renaissance Faire

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ESCONDIDO–Felicita Park was transformed into Queen Elizabeth I’s court last weekend at the 16th annual Renaissance Faire. The annual two-day festival was filled with Renaissance-themed activities including storytellers, dancers, gypsies, soldiers, artisans jugglers, arts and crafts, food, and three stages of live music and battle pageants. Visitors also had the opportunity to meet Queen Elizabeth I […]

Travel Back In Time To The Renaissance

ESCONDIDO–Travel back to a time of gallantry and courtliness – of a rebirth of the arts, education and music at this year’s Spring Escondido Renaissance Faire at Felicita Park. The Faire will recreate the Elizabethan era of 16th century England, offering a vast array of activities, including three stages of continuous entertainment, period music, battle […]

Taste Of Julian Is More Than Apples

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JULIAN–Every fall, thousands make the annual trek up to Julian for its apple pie, but the 7th annual Taste of Julian on April 11 gives visitors the opportunity to sample many of the culinary delights Julian has to offer all at once, including apple pie. This year, many of the town’s restaurants, wineries and breweries […]

East Village Block Party Celebrates Padres Opening Day

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SAN DIEGO–It’s the San Diego Padres’ opening day! To celebrate the occasion East Village is throwing a block party April 9 in downtown San Diego. The Padres will kick off their home opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park. This free, family-friendly, Opening Day Block Party will be the ultimate tailgating scene on […]

6th Annual Chamorro Cultural Festival Comes To Cal State University, San Marcos

Chamorro festival will feature traditional song and dance by natives of the Mariana Islands.

SAN DIEGO–The 6th annual Chamorro Cultural Festival is coming to California State University, San Marcos campus on Saturday, March 28 to offer Southern Californians the opportunity to experience the unique 4,000 year old Chamorro culture. The family friendly event will offer cultural performances, entertainment, arts and crafts, and a taste of the Mariana Islands. Chamorro cuisine, one […]