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Memorial Day is the quintesential signal for the start of summer. Make your travel plans now and spend the long weekend in the home of sun, sand and surf.

Pack up the family for a great Memorial Day weekend, May 23 - 26, in San Diego. Explore our 70 miles of beautiful beaches, take the kids to one of the area's popular family attractions, or enjoy our region's dynamic arts and cultural opportunities. This summer, fun, culture and excitement are coming your way in San Diego!

We'll tell you where to find the best beaches, restaurants, attractions, sports and more. Plus, we have a list of all the Memorial Day happenings throughout the region. Click below for the most exclusive deals on your San Diego vacation.

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Red Bull Air Races
Date: 5/3/08 - 5/4/08

Last year, more than 50,000 spectators came to see the Red Bull Air Races in San Diego. Your chance to see the world's most skilled and entertaining pilots comes again May 2008.

Twelve of the world's top pilots will contest the 2008 Red Bull Air Race World Series flying through the challenging, twisting race tracks just feet above the ground with points awarded for the fastest times and least number of penalties.

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Cinco de Mayo
Date: 5/3/08 - 5/5/08

The Old Town San Diego Fiesta Cinco de Mayo in historic Old Town San Diego will be held May 3 and 4, 2008. This event is the West Coast’s premiere celebration of arts and culture and the signature event of Old Town, the birthplace of San Diego.

The event features music, food, handcrafts and Southern California’s only reenactment of the 1862 Battle of Puebla. The weekend of activities kicks off on Saturday with a traditional Mercado for shoppers and diners, live music and colorful entertainment performed at eight different venues throughout the event. From the food to the fun, it is always a Fiesta in Old Town!

On Monday, satisfy your appetite at one of San Diego's many authentic Mexican restaurants.

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Mother’s Day
Date: 5/11/08

A trip to San Diego is a treat in itself, but for an extra special mom, we are helping you out with suggestions this year. Take her on a brunch cruise on San Diego's sparkling Bay, have an adventurous sleepover at the San Diego Zoo or treat her to a day of food, music and dance beneath our sun-kissed skies.

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Air Parade - The flagship event of San Diego's salute to the military is the Fleet Week Sea & Air Parade  5/3

New Children’s Museum - On May 4th, the Children's Museum/Museo de los Niños San Diego will open its new state-of-the-art facility.  5/4

Carlsbad Spring Village Faire - Largest one-day street fair in California features hundreds of exhibitors, international food and children's rides.  

USTA National Women’s - Tennis competition at La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. 5/121 - 5/18

Little Italy Sicilian Festival - The music, dance and cuisine of Sicily come to the streets of San Diego's Little Italy. 5/18

Sesame Street Bay of Play - the cast of Sesame Street will come to SeaWorld San Diego with the opening of “Sesame Street Bay of Play at SeaWorld.”   Begins 5/24 

US Open - One of golf's four prestigious majors will visit San Diego's beautiful Torrey Pines Golf Course.
6/9 - 6/15 

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