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San Diego Things to do: San Diego Events - March

March is the beginning of Spring and there is no better city to visit during the Spring season than San Diego! This San Diego Travel Blog article, ‘San Diego Things to do: San Diego Events – March’ introduces you to the best events taking place next month.

Written by
Karen Fields

It’s March and Spring is in the air with a jam-packed month of great Events, Concerts, Parade’s, Holiday Celebrations and more.

The Keating Hotel is located in the heart of San Diego’s electric Gaslamp Quarter and close to many of the best Events taking place during March!  

Our latest 'San Diego Travel Blog article; San Diego Things to do: San Diego Events - March' – highlights just some of the fun and exciting events taking place in March!

Let’s get to the list of Top San Diego Events!

San Diego Harbor Cruises & Whale Watching
Dates: All month of March
Location: Hornblower Cruises & Events - 970 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
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Distance from The Keating Hotel: 1 Mile

Spend an unforgettable day or evening cruising the coastline of San Diego. Enjoy a dinner cruise or a Whale Watching excursion with one of the longest establish cruise companies in San Diego. A variety of daytime and evening cruises are available 6 days a week with 1-hour and 2-hour excursions. See the beautiful San Diego skyline and enjoy over 50 notable landmarks and cover up to 13 miles across San Diego Bay. See the Website link above for cruise options, schedules, tickets and more.


Cirque du Soleil OVO 
Dates: March 5 – 8, 2020
Location: Viejas Arena - 5500 Canyon Crest Dr, San Diego, CA 92182
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Distance from The Keating Hotel: 11 Miles

Come and enjoy this latest production from the amazing creative minds of Cirque du Soleil in this production of;  OVO. The concept for OVO is based on the world of insects and the beauty of their movement. If you are a fan of the many Cirque du Soleil shows like, ‘O’, Ka, Zoomanity and many more, you know the world class talent of dancers, gymnasts, singers and acrobats and OVO will not disappoint.  If you have never experienced a Cirque du Soleil show before you are in for a treat with what will be one of the most amazing live performance shows you have ever seen. See the Website link above for schedules, tickets and more.


San Diego Comic Fest
Dates: March 5 – 8, 2020
Location: 8110 Aero Dr., San Diego, CA 92123
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Distance from The Keating Hotel: 8.5 Miles

Calling all lovers of science fiction, action films, comics, animation and more. The San Diego Comic Fest 2020 is here! Fans come to mingle with artists, creators, and industry professionals to enjoy and discuss all things ‘Comics.’ Attendees will enjoy items for sale, panel discussions, films, product launches and more. For show details, schedules and ticket information, use the Website link above.

It’s March and Spring is in the air with a jam-packed month of great Events, Concerts, Parade’s, Holiday Celebrations and more.


San Diego Spring Busker Festival
Dates: March 7 - 8, 2020
Location: Seaport Village - 849 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
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Distance from our Downtown San Diego Hotel: 1 Mile

The Busker Festival is coming to San Diego’s Seaport Village for another year! A Busker is a street artist that performs creative musical, unusual or comedic acts. San Diego’s Seaport Village is home to this year’s event that will draw performers from around the country and internationally. This 2-day festival will be great fun for the entire family and of course the weather will be perfect for the event. See the Website link above for all the event details, schedules and more information.


CRSSD Festival
Dates: March 14, 2020
Location: San Diego County Waterfront Park - 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101
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Distance from our Downtown San Diego Hotel: 1.3 Miles

The biggest party to kick off the season! San Diego’s CRSSD Festival is an amazing 2-day Electronic Music Festival taking place on San Diego’s Waterfront Park’s 12- acre lawn with 3 giant stages, 36 performers, performing all styles of EDM. Food, beverage, craft beer and cocktails will be available. See the Website link above for more show details, schedule, list of performers and more.


St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
Dates: March 14, 2020
Location: Sixth Ave & Laurel St., San Diego, CA 92103
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Distance from our Downtown San Diego Hotel: 1.3 Miles

Enjoy the biggest St. Patrick’s Day Parade west of the Mississippi in ‘America’s Most Beautiful City!’ The St. Patrick’s Day Parade and celebration draws more then 30,000 attendees who will enjoy the parade, beautiful floats, dancers, performers and more. After the parade event attendees will enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Balboa Park with entertainers 3 big stages, with musical performers, singers and bands. Enjoy food, drinks, Celtic Food Village, Beer Garden and more. See the Website link above for the latest schedules, parade route, festival information and more.


Irish for a Day – 3 Day Party in Gaslamp Quarter
Dates: March 13, 14 & 17, 2020
Location: Gaslamp Quarter – Downtown San Diego
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Distance from our Downtown San Diego Hotel: Right outside our lobby door!

Ahh, it’s St. Patrick’s Day…what to do? Oh, how about celebrate with a 3-day party in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter? The ‘Irish for a Day’ party is a party that gives you free entry to 20+ Downtown venues, bars and nightclubs with ‘Hosted Welcome Shots’, Live Music, DJ’s, Green Beer, Irish Car Bombs and more. Come celebrate the day of the Irish on the 13th, 14th and 17th of the month, with San Diego’s BIGGEST and BEST party! For tickets, schedules and more information, see the Website link above.

A Night with Steven Wright
Dates: March 20, 2020
Location: Historic Balboa Theatre - 868 Fourth Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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Distance from our Downtown San Diego Hotel: 1 Block

What a treat! If you are a fan of very smart, dry, sarcastic and HILARIOUS comedy, you will not want to miss a night with internationally renowned comedian Steven Wright. Known for his many appearances on the Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, and his numerous comedy specials and television appearances. Steven Wright is one of the top touring comedians today. For tickets and show information, see the Website link above.


Disney’s Frozen
Dates: March 26 to April 8, 2020
Location: Historic Balboa Theatre - 868 Fourth Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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Distance from our Downtown San Diego Hotel: 1 Block

If your children, or you are a fan of Disney’s Frozen and the sequel Frozen II, you will LOVE this live performance of the amazing story as it comes to life. You will be taken away with this performance with wonderful costumes, music, dancers and actors. The story presents the journey where one sister struggles with the powers she has been given and her quest to bring her family together in this epic tale. See the Website link above for show information, schedule and ticket information.


Celine Dion
Dates: March 31, 2020
Location: Pechanga Arena - 3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110
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Distance from our Downtown San Diego Hotel: 5.5 Miles

A night with the one and only Celine Dion. Easily one of the most recognizable singing voices in the world today, Celine Dion shares her amazing collection of hits and #1 songs along with her latest songs with her new Courage World Tour. This tour is her first tour in the U.S. in 10 years. For the latest news about the tour, schedule updates and ticket information, see the Website link above.

San Diego Comedy – American Comedy Company
Dates: All of March 2020
Location: American Comedy Company - 818 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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Distance from our Downtown San Diego Hotel: 1 Block

Let’s get ready to laugh! The American Comedy Company is the premier downtown San Diego Comedy Club. Throughout the month local comics and nationally known headliner comics visit American Comedy Company to entertain the crowds. Located just a couple of blocks from The Keating Hotel. Below is just a few of the great upcoming Comedy Shows in March 2020:

  • Tom Green – March  4 - 7, 2020
  • Sean Patton – March 12 - 14, 2020
  • Brooks Wheelan – March 26 - 28, 2020

We hope our San Diego Travel Blog article; 'San Diego Things to do: San Diego Events - March' has inspired you to plan your next visit to San Diego to enjoy some of these and other events taking place in ‘America’s Most Beautiful City’ during the kick off of 2020 in March!

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