May is just around the corner, and we've got a lot of events in store for you. If your calendar hasn't been booked yet, do check out these top pics for the month of May.

1. Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego

Date: May 5 | Saturday: 10 am to 3 pm
Place: Mira Mesa Community Park

Fancy a cultural show? Or perhaps children's arts and crafts? Whichever it may be, the Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego should be your next go-to place. There are a ton of activities that are open to the general public, and each has its own creative approach be it martial arts demos, video game tent, cooking demos, ramen eating contests, cultural row exhibition, beer garden, and very delicious Asian food! 

2. Carlsbad Spring Village Faire

Date: May 6 | 8 am to 5 pm
Place: Carlsbad Blvd & Grand Ave

For anyone who's on the lookout for clothes, accessories, plants, household products, art, antiques and home decor. The international food court will once again feature more than 50 of the best booths to showcase their products. The children’s area will surely entertain youngsters with games, a super slide, a bounce house, a rock climbing wall, face painting and arts and crafts to boot. 

3. Spring Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon

Date: May 6 | 7 am to 11 am
Place: South Shores Park, Mission Bay

Test your physical abilities to the limit with this breathtaking event. The Spring Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon is designed to push your body to the limit be it with competitors, friends, and family. With a calm bay swim and a flat bike and run course, the Spring Sprint is the perfect race to kick off your season. 

For more information, you may reach us at contact number: 858-268-1250

4. Disco Ball 2018

Date: May 12 | Saturday: 6 pm to 10 pm
Place: Mission Bay Hilton: 1775 East Mission Bay Drive 

An elegant evening and to help support our programs to enrich the lives of our children and their families. Hosted with a Cocktail Reception, 3-Course Gourmet Dinner for everyone to enjoy, a Live and Silent Auction, Live entertainment. This will surely give family and friends a night to remember.

For more information, you may reach us at contact number: 619-320-4942

5. Holi Festival of Colors

Date: May 12 | Saturday: 11 am to 4 pm
Place: Oceanside Pier Amphitheater

The Festival of Colors is dedicated to the spiritual & social harmony of everyone, awakening a sense of brotherhood thru ecstatic dance, mantra music, yoga, free hugs and delicious vegetarian meals.

6. Art Glass Guild Fall Patio Show & Sale

Date: May 12-13 | Saturday to Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm
Place: Spanish Village Art Center, Balboa Park

View beautiful art glass created by local artists brings a level of satisfaction, especially to those who love art. There will be all kinds of entertainment for all including live music, demonstrations of glass art featuring torch-work, and glass cutting, as well as an area for children & adults alike, get a chance to create their own unique mosaic art piece.

For more information, you may reach us at contact number: 619-702-8006

7. Armed Forces Day Military Operation Appreciation

Date: May 19 | 11 am to 4 pm
Place: Junior Seau Oceanside Pier Amphitheatre
 
There is no better time to thank all our hard working brothers and sisters who have done so much for our country. Thousands of active duty military individuals and their family members are treated to a day of free food, carnival rides, and a ton of entertainment.

For more information, you may reach us at contact number: 760-722-1534

8. Community Band Festival

Dates: May 19 - 20 | Saturday to Sunday: 10 am to 7 pm
Place: Old Poway Park

The Old Poway Park Action Committee members would like to invite everyone, and the Pomerado Community Band with the Poway Arts and Crafts Guild, to the annual CA Band Festival and Arts and Crafts Market. 

9. Fiesta del Sol

Dates: May 19 - 20 | Saturday to Sunday: 9 am to 9 pm
Place: Fletcher Cove, Solana Beach

Fancy a little food truck action? At the Fiesta del Sol we've got Food Trucks and other great specialty food vendors along with an arts & crafts area, sponsor area at the Solana Beach Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, and more! 

For more information, you may reach us at contact number: 858-755-4775

10. Escondido Grand Ave Festival

Date: May 20 | Sunday: 9 am to 5 pm
Place: Historic Downtown Escondido’s Grand Avenue

One of the biggest street fairs in Southern California will be taking place at Downtown Escondido Grand Avenue. With over 500 vendors bringing unique crafts and imports, fine international cuisine and family entertainment, we are very much sure that this will bring joy and laughter to everyone who drops by.

For more information, you may reach us at contact number: 760-839-4777

11. Valley Center Western Days

Date: May 23 - 26 | See website for more details
Place: Valley Center, CA 92082

Each May, the Valley Center community celebrates its western heritage with a series of events including the Western Days Parade, Library kick-off party, the election of Valley Center’s “Honorary Mayor,” and so much more. 

For more information, you may reach us at contact number: 760-440-8293

12. Valley Center Stampede Rodeo & Festival

Dates: May 25 - 27 | See website for more details.
Place: 28246 Lilac Rd

This year’s rodeo event at the Vally Center Stampede will kick-off on Friday. On Saturday, the grounds will reopen following our town’s historic parade. Then on Sunday, the rodeo grounds will feature a locals roping event which will truly get you on the edge of your seats.

13. House of Pacific Relations’ Ethnic Food Fair

Date: May 27 | 11 am to 5 pm
Place: Balboa Park

The annual celebration of food from around the world is here once again! A sample of the culinary treats of 34 different cultures and witness performances in native costumes will all be attending. Featuring musical and dance performances on the HPR stage.

14. Vista Strawberry Festival

Date: May 27 | Sunday: 8 am to 6 pm
Place: Historic Downtown Vista

At the Vista Strawberry Festival, come and enjoy our celebration as we bring over 300 vendors. There will be an athletic competition, a pie eating contest, costumes shows, beauty pageants, some carnival rides, good music, great food, and many more.