We are down to the last month of the first quarter, time definitely flies so fast. While the events of the past months have been more or less gratifying, March brings out a completely different approach as it gives you events that are more sports-centric and colorful than usual. 

Same thing goes with the list of events that you can hop from one over another:

San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show

When: March 3 - 5 

Time : Fri: 11am-6pm, Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: 10am-5pm

Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds

Let your green thumb make friends with another as you get a hands-on demo, see real gardens, get a chance to have a face to face consultation with the experts and be informed with their educational seminars.

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Finish Chelsea’s Run

When: March 4 

Time: 7:30 am - 11 am

Where: Balboa Park (6th Ave & Palm St)

Beat your own numbers in running or walking, whilst participating in this event in Chelsea's memory.

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San Diego Science & Engineering Fair

When: March 4

Time: 10 am - 3 pm

Where: Petco Park Expo

Amaze yourself with the works of today's geniuses from grades 7 -12 of over 800 participating students presents their science projects.

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Seaport Village Busker Festival

When: March 4

Time: 12 pm - 6 pm

Where: Seaport Village

Be entertained with the top street performers of the nation as you eat, shop or leisurely enjoy the entire day.

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California Winter Games

When: March 4-5

Time: TBD

Where: San Diego Ice Arena - 11048 Ice Skate Place

Chill with the contenders of all divisions and ages in figure ice skating competition that will be held in San Diego Ice Arena.

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Taste of Third Avenue

When: March 9

Time: 4 pm - 8 pm

Where: Third Ave (between E & H), Chula Vista

Enjoy the Taste of Third Avenue as it serves as your passport to a culinary tour in the Village. Make sure to reserve a space for every food.

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SD Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

When: March 9 -11 

Time: 8 am

Where: Del Mar Arena

High School teams from all over the world will gather to showcase their robots operated and developed by them as well.

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St. Patrick’s Day 10K Run & 2/4-Mile Run/Walks

When: March 11

Time: 7:45 am - 10 am

Where: South of Hilton Hotel

An event that will let you enjoy the beer, pizza, and prizes for costume contest available to everyone.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

When: March 12 

Time: 10:30 am Parade / 9 am - 6 pm Festival

Where: Balboa Park (west side of the park - 6th & Juniper)

A festival of Irish culture filled with dancing, overwhelming food and beers with bag pipers, marching bands and costume dancers.

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San Diego Latino Film Festival

When: March 16 - 26 

Time: varies

Where: AMC Fashion Valley

Films that stars Martha Higareda, Gael Garcia Bernal, Jaime Camil and Rosario Dawson.

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Miller Lite Shamrock

When: March 17 

Time: 6 pm - midnight

Its Gaslamp's best block party that offers 3 stages of live entertainment and 60,000 square feet of green Astroturf.

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Color in Motion 5K

When: March 18 

Time: 9 am

Where: Qualcomm Stadium

Soak yourself with different hues and combination and run in fashion.

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Puppy Love 5K

When: March 19 

Time: 7 am

Where: 14644 Lake Poway Rd, Poway

Run with favorite buddies and conquer the descending canyons and charging hills. It is about time to determine who is the best runner between you two.

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Superseal Triathlon

When: March 19 

Time: 7 am

Where: Coronado Silver Strand

Set in the heart of triathlon’s historic birthplace, this racing challenge all levels of triathletes who wants to test their limit and develop for the better.

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LPGA Kia Classic

When: March 21- 26 

Time: varies

Where: Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Club, Carlsbad

Kia’s Southern California-based LPGA tournament features the increased commitment of Kia Motors America (KMA) to women’s golf.

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Fishing Tackle, Boat and Travel Show

When: March 23 - 26 

Time:Th-Fr: 12n-8pm, Sa: 10am-8pm, Su: 10am-6pm

Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds

A combination of everything big- Biggest Boat Show, Biggest Fishing Show and Biggest Outdoor Event of the Year. Featuring vehicles, Rv's, campers and hundreds of boats. It is definitely a must see for all enthusiasts and recreational vehicle lovers everywhere.

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Race for Autism

When: March 25 

Time:6:45 am

Where: Corner of 6th Ave & Laurel

A fast and scenic course that will take place in the heart of beautiful Balboa Park, offering awareness and solidarity in understanding Autism.

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Mermaid SD Run 5K, 10K & Half Marathon

When: March 25 

Time: 7 am - 12 pm

Where: Tecolote Shores

Take a pick from a Half Marathon, 5K Run or a 10K Run. This event that provides an inviting exercise is designed for women.

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San Diego Hot Chocolate 15/5K

When: March 26 

Time: 6:45 am & 7:15 am

Where: Petco Park

This event will be happening on the streets of downtown San Diego and aims to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities.

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Rolando Street Fair

When: March 26 

Time:9 am - 6 pm

Where: Rolando Blvd (between El Cajon Blvd & Solita Ave)

Get ready to participate, mingle and make friends in this fair that aims to promote community unity.

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