The city is in bloom and there’s so much to do!
Sunny San Diego is in full bloom! The strawberries are in season, flower fields are at their peack, and there are so many other great things to do to get the most out of your next May outing. We decided to put together a list of 11 wonderful activities for you to get the most of the rest of the spring. Just don’t forget to wear sunscreen!
Carlband offers a very DIY way of enjoying the strawberry season. Here, you get to pick your own delicous sweet fruits from a family farm that has been growing Strawberries for generations. This is a beautiful family-friendly activity we’re sure you’ll enjoy.
Location: 1050 Cannon Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92008
On Wednesday, May 25, prepare to immerse yourself in the mysteries of a tiki bar submarine ride. The Acey-Deucey Club’s Submarine-themed Tiki Bar will serve up delicous cocktails in this 90-minute experience. The tropical live music and character interactions will add to the immersive nature of this event as you unlock the submarine’s secrets!
Location: 311 Island Ave
What’s better than being serenaded in stunning venues by candlelight? These wonderful shows take place in the best venues in San Diego with the city’s most talented musicians. You can choose from a range of concerts like jazz, rock, pop, and more. Their open-air shows in Mt. Helix are another great option to enjoy the beautiful San Diego weather.
Spring is in full bloom, which means Carlsbad is the season’s must-visit spot! You can enjoy an excellent outing and take in all of the natural splendor of the season as you marvel at the plethora of colorful flower fields!
Location: 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
This outdoor oasis is ideal for lounging and enjoying delicous food and drinks poolside. You’ll enjoy some of the best views in the Gaslamp Quarter. The Pool House at Pendry San Diego is the quintessential SoCal spot featuring a contemporary open-air design above the Gaslamp’s iconic 5th Avenue.
Location: 435 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Balboa Park is a prime example of the most stunning architecture in the country! Wandering around its lovely gardens and museums is a beautiful way to spend a day out this May.
Location: 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
On Thursday, May 26, this unique pop-up cocktail event will allow guests to explore one of San Diego’s most haunted venues while sipping on themed cocktails and listening to dark, chilling tales. Prepare for lots of spooky surprises!
Location: 868 5th Ave. San Diego, 3rd Floor, 9108 CA
Since spring is here, what better time to test your green thumb? Visiting plant nurseries like The North Park Nursery is a fun weekend activity. This spot is a locally owned garden center serving the greater San Diego area since 2006. You’ll be able to pick out your own plant, baby. Just don’t forget to water it! But if you’re that forgetful, why not start out with baby succulents? North Park Nursery has a variety of pots, garden supplies, gifts, soil, and more.
Location: North Park Nursery, 2335 University Ave
May is as good a time as any to up your San Diego rep and, finally, be able to say you surf. Nobody has to know you’ve only gone to a few classes! We recommend Pacific Surf School, they have locations in La Jolla, Ocean Beach, PB, and Mission Beach.
Location: 4121 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109
Enjoy a Food Truck lunch
We all know what bar hopping is, but what about food truck hopping? This sounds like a fun lunch idea to us. You can visit the best food trucks in the city and get a bite in each along the way! You have to try Señor Wooffle in South Park. They serve up delicous comfort food like their Devils Meat torta and amazing milkshakes!
Location: visit their site for daily updates
Roof Top Cinema Club is the perfect date spot. They screen beloved films as well as hard-to-come-by indie darlings!- Oh, and did we mention they serve delicous food and incredible cocktails! Yum!
Some of the films playing this month include:
Legally Blond on May 24, Licorice Pizza on May 25, Dr. Stange and the Multiverse of Madness on May 26, and Jurassic Park on May 30.
Location: 1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA 92101
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