First 5 San Diego participates in many community events and conferences throughout San Diego county.  To find the most up-to-date news, please read below.  We will continue to update this page as events occur and add new events as they are announced.  If you attended an event listed below and would like First 5 San Diego to potentially share you pictures or comments please click here.  Your pictures and comments could be used on our website [] or in future First 5 San Diego social media posts.

Future Events


Jingle Bell Run (5K)
Hosted by: The Arthritis Foundation

Get your jingle on at the MOST FUN & FESTIVE holiday fun-run around – all to battle the #1 cause of disability!

The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race for charity. It’s where you can strut your stuff in your favorite holiday costume and FEEL GOOD about DOING GOOD. Together, we’ll jingle all the way to a cure – and have a fantastic time every step we take! Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers to run or walk. Get your jingle on and spread the Spirit of Yes: Yes to having fun and celebrating what you love. Yes to living life to the fullest. Yes to conquering arthritis for good. 100% of your registration fee and fundraising go to a great cause!

Click Here to Register or Donate Online

December 7, 2019
07:00A – 11:00AM NTC Park
2455 Cushing Road
San Diego, CA 92106


 Hosted by: Epiphany Prep Charter School

An effort to raise awareness and promote mental, physical and emotional health in the community.

Raffle Items | Food Vendors | Health Professionals

Community Educators| & More!


December 7, 2019
11:00A – 02:00P Epiphany Prep Charter
725 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA


Hand In Hand Mission Outreach
Friends Helping Friends

5th Annual Community Outreach

Presenting: free clothes, shoes, food, toys (children must be present), bouncy house, free haircuts for children and the homeless provided by Urban Barber College, dental hygiene services provided by HollywoodSmiles4U

and more ……!

December 14, 2019
01:00P – 04:00P Maria Widman Park
6727 Imperial Ave
San Diego, CA 92114


Past Events

**Please submit pictures if you attended any events listed below**
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November 2019

Multicultural Festival
Hosted by: Welcome Newcomer Network
November 2, 2019

October 2019

Trunk or Treat – Community Block Party
Hosted by: Faith Chapel
October 31, 2019

Waterfront Park Pumpkin Patch
Hosted by: San Diego Parks and Recreation
October 27, 2019

Lakeside Halloween Festival
Hosted by:  San Diego Parks and Recreation
October 26, 2019

Book Rich Environments San Ysidro Branch Library
Hosted by: San Diego Housing Commission
Hosted by:  San Diego City Library
October 15, 2019

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Hosted by: HHSA Central & South Regions
October 12, 2019

9th Annual Tots ‘N Trucks
Hosted by: ECCDC & Escondido East Rotary Club
October 12, 2019

Solana Beach 5K
Hosted by: Champions for Health
October 12, 2019

San Diego Pediatric School Health Conference
Hosted by: American Academy of Pediatrics California Chapter 3
October 12, 2019

Toddler Fest & Resource Fair
Hosted by: The New Children’s Museum
October 11-12, 2019

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
13th Annual Spring Valley FIESTA
Hosted by: San Diego County Library – Spring Valley
October 5, 2019

September 2019

We Didn’t Wait Conference A Decade of Progress – A Future of Hope
Hosted by: San Diego Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
September 12-14, 2019

August 2019

3rd Annual Festival of Books
Hosted by: San Diego Union-Tribune/
August 24, 2019

Project 10,000 Plus
Community Outreach and Ministry to the Homeless
Hosted by:  Bethel Baptist Church
August 24, 2019

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (North)
Hosted by: HHSA North County Regions
August 24, 2019

Back to Work Day
Hosted by: San Diego Career Centers
August 21, 2019

Back to School Bash
Hosted by: North County Health Services
In Partnership with:  Boys and Girls Club of San Marcos
August 19, 2019

Imperial Avenue Street Festival
Hosted by:  Logan Heights Community Development
August 17, 2019

Closing Events – Summer Time IS Reading Time
Hosted by: NAACP of San Diego
August 17, 2019

Family Night Book Giveaway
Book Rich Environments
Hosted by: San Diego Housing Commission
Hosted by:  San Diego Public Libraries
August 13, 2019

Back to School Jam
Hosted by: Spring Valley Parks and Recreation
August 9, 2019

All Inclusive DAY OF PLAY & Resource Fair
Hosted by: Special Needs Resource Foundation of San Diego
August 7, 2019

National Latino Family Expo
Hosted by: UNIDOS US
August 3-4, 2019

The Global BIG Latch On
Hosted by: NCHS (North County Health Services) WIC
August 2, 2019

July 2019

Live Well San Diego 5K
In Partnership with 211 San Diego
July 28, 2019

Day of Play
Hosted by: Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center
July 20, 2019

Encinitas County Library Outreach
Hosted by: Encinitas County Library
July 12, 2019

Options Resource Family Picnic
Hosted by: County of San Diego Child Welfare Services
July 10, 2019

Prior Years

July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019