Cultural Festivals & Fairs in San Diego 2019 

Upcoming Fairs & Festivals in San Diego

July 24, 2019 (Wed) - Free Concert in Balboa Park by Mariachi Estrellas De Chula Vista at 6:15PM. Come out and enjoy a beautiful evening of Mexican, authentic live music with Ballet Folklórico.  Free event. Address: Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park

July 27 - 28, 2019 - San Diego Night Market. Tickets from $5 with free parking. San Diego's FIRST & LARGEST Asian-Influenced Night Market returns for a STADIUM TAKEOVER! Our 6th year will be MONUMENTAL once again & we invite you to join us in this momentous celebration. For the FIRST TIME EVER, San Diego Night Market will touch down onto the vast SDCCU Stadium Grounds where attendees can enjoy the unique & delicious night market foods, merchandise, art, games, and celebration of San Diego's astounding diversity! Perfect for ALL AGES! Sat hours: 4pm - midnight and Sun hours: 4pm - 9pm. Address: 9449 Friars Rd., San Diego, CA 92108

Aug 10, 2019 (Sat) - 2019 Filipino Heritage Night with the San Diego Padres from 3:30PM - 9PM at Petco Park. -- SATURDAY SUN & FUN FOR EVERYONE --
Take your family, friends, and organizations to the ballgame to have fun while celebrating the Filipino culture at the Annual Filipino Heritage Night as the Padres take on the Rockies!
-- PRE-GAME ENTERTAINMENT --
It's sure to be a HOME RUN as Pre-Game Entertainment will take place at the beautiful Park at the Park beginning at 4:00pm, all the way to Game Time!  Address: 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

Sept 21, 2019 (8AM)  - Sep 22, 2019 - 25th -  Annual Pacific Islander Festival hosted by PIFA at Ski Beach Park in Pacific Beach.  Address: Ski Beach Park at Vacation Rd., San Diego, CA 92109

Sept 28, 2019 (Sat) - San Diego Water Lantern Festival at Chollas Park from 4PM - 9PMWater Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you'll witness the magic of the lanterns as they light up the water. Tickets are from $25 - 40, depending on how soon you get them. Address: 6350 College Grove Dr., San Diego, CA 92115

October 12, 2019 (Sat) - FilAmFest 2019 Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival from 10AM -6PM at San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts. Free admission. This is one of San Diego's largest celebrations for Filipino American History Month in October. Address: 2425 Dusk Dr., San Diego, CA 92139
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----PAST EVENTS----
Lunar New Year Festival at SDCCU Qualcomm Stadium

Feb 1 - 3, 2019 

Times: Fri, Feb 1, 2019: 5PM - 10PM
           Sat, Feb 2, 2019: 11AM - 10PM
           Sun, Feb 3, 2019: 11AM - 8PM
Celebrate the YEAR OF THE PIG with San Diego's choice, 3-day festival, dragon and lion dances, firecrackers, games, ASIAN FOOD, FESTIVAL FOOD and more! Bring your cameras, your kids, your piglets and be ready food, folks and fun! Adults are $6 and Kids under 13 are $4 per ticket.

Address: 9449 Friars Rd, San Diego, California 92108
Lunar New Year Festival Location at VAYA Tet Festival in Mira Mesa Community Park 

Address: 8575 New Salem Street, San Diego, Ca 92126

Mira Mesa Tet Admission Price: Free! 
Hours: 
Friday 02/8/2019 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM 
Saturday 02/9/2019 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM 
Sunday 02/10/2019 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM 

This event is free and expect parking to be difficult. Recommended Parking areas: - Mira Mesa High School -Mira Mesa Mall North or Mira Mesa Mall South 

Lunar New Year Festival at Chinese New Year at Balboa Park International Cottages

Address: 668 Pan American Road, San Diego, California 92101 (At House of China, San Diego)

Dates: Feb 9, 2019 at 11AM – 5PM & Feb 10, 2019 at 11AM - 5PM 

Free admission! Come celebrate the Lunar New Year 2019 at the International Cottages with House of China, Located in Balboa Park. This is a 2 day event, free and family-friendly! 

Lunar New Year Festival Location at 37th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair 2019  

Year of the Pig Celebration! Location: Downtown San Diego. 
For GPS, use address: 428 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101. 

The fair will be held on February 16 and 17, 2019 in the Asian Thematic Historic District, on Third Avenue and J Street in Downtown San Diego. Admission is free! The great thing about it being in downtown is that there are a lot of parking structures you can park at.

What is Tet


Usually the Vietnamese (Lunar) New Year, also called "Tet" is 1 - 2 months after the American New Year's Day. Therefore, the year of the new animal doesn't start exactly on Jan 1.  The Vietnamese New Year and Chinese New Year are always on the same dates of each other. They share the same calendar. 2019 is Year of the Pig.

Planning a vacation to San Diego? Find San Diego hotels online. Find the San Diego hotels closest to the Tet Festivals.

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