Things to Do in San Diego This Weekend: March 16–19

Repost from San Diego Magazine

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day Celtic-style, delight in daffodils, and support local performing artists at the La Jolla Playhouse Gala.

March 17 ShamROCK

The Gaslamp Quarter’s mega Celtic carnival returns with a roster full of festive performances and so much more this Friday from 4 to 11 p.m. Green beer and Irish whiskey will flow all evening long, pairing perfectly with several traditional and California-inspired Irish dishes on the event’s menu. Other standout features of the celebration include a shenanigans stage (where revelers can nab epic prizes), photo opportunities, and two stages of live music. | 5th Avenue, Gaslamp

March 17-19 Daffodil Days

Need a bouquet of sunshine to counter all this rain? Daffodil Days are back at Julian Farm and Orchard. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Friday through Sunday, frolic in fields of yellow daffodils and pluck some to take home for $2 a stem or $20 a dozen. Admission to the farm is $5, and guests can add on experiences including a petting zoo, axe throwing, and tractor pulled hayrides. Visits to the farm can be booked in advance, though reservations are not required. | 4381 Julian Highway, Santa Ysabel

Barks & Brews Festival

This Saturday, the Barks & Brews Festival held at Waterfront Park showcases a variety of local pet and retail vendors along with more than 25 San Diego breweries and food vendors. There will also be live music and several pet-centric contests for the furry friends in attendance, including ones for most talented and best-dressed. | 1600 Pacific Highway, Embarcadero

March 18-19 K-Play! Fest San Diego 2023

San Diego K-pop devotees have the chance to fete all of their favorite artists during K-Play! Fest San Diego, a fan-run K-pop festival. This two-day event will feature 25-plus food and drink vendors and activities including a scavenger hunt, a fashion show, picture card trading, dancing, and much more. Ticket options include single day tickets for $20 and two-day tickets for $40. | 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar

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