Cultural Festivals & Fairs in San Diego 2019 

Upcoming Fairs & Festivals in San Diego
May 26, 2019 (Sun) - 39th Annual Ethnic Food fair event at International Cottages at Balboa Park from 11AM - 5PM. Experience food and entertainment from 30+ cultures. Free entry. Nominal fee to buy each dish. Address: 2191 Pan American Plz, San Diego, California 92101

June 1, 2019 (Sat) - 2019 SD Community Fest at Colina Del Sol Park from 12PM - 5PM. Free event! Free food, live music, games & prizes, live petting zoo, big bike giveaways, car show, dunk tank, inflatables, haircuts, brand new name brand clothing for kids, face painting, live DJ, and a whole lot more. EVERYONE IS INVITED AND ALL ARE WELCOME so bring your whole family out and invite all of your friends for the best event of the summer! Address: 5319 Orange Ave., San Diego, Ca 92115

June 2, 2019 (Sun) - San Diego Japanese Cultural Bazaar 2019 from 11AM - 4PM at the Buddhist Temple of San Diego. Full day of food, games, displays, raffle prizes and performances. There will be kids games and craft, demonstrations of martial arts and more! Admission is free and the public is welcome. Address: 2929 Market St., San Diego, CA 92102

June 15, 2019 (Sat) - Asian and Pacific Islander Festival at the San Diego County Fair from 11:30AM - 9:30PM. The FIFTH annual, AWARD WINNING, Asian and Pacific Islander Festival at the San Diego County Fair is returning on Saturday, June 15 at the PADDOCK STAGE! You can expect traditional and cultural entertainment from 11:30 am-7:45 pm, including lion dances, Kung fu, traditional dance, and other performances representing the Philippines, China, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, India, and more! At 8:30 pm, we present our headliner: TRIBAL THEORY! This is part of your cost of San Diego Fair. Address: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

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
----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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