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Plan your visit around one of these long-standing annual celebrations that make Coronado a family tradition for generations of locals and visitors alike.


Low Tide Ride and Stride

June 23, 2024

  • Low Tide Ride & Stride is a family friendly event where participants can walk, run, or bike along a 5K beach course during low tide.
  • Experience the same beach used by Navy SEALs during their training.
  • Proceeds from the event support local combat-wounded veterans and first responders.
  • After the race, join the party at Sunset Park for food, games, prizes and beverages!
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Coronado Bay Bridge Run Walk

Each May at Tidelands Park, Coronado

  • Rare opportunity to run, walk or rollerblade across the bridge.
  • Proceeds benefit many military family organizations.
  • Registration includes t-shirt, medal, chip timing and prizes.
  • Invite your friends to cheer for you at the finish line and celebrate at the post-race party at Tidelands Park in Coronado.
  • Enjoy refreshments, live music, and sponsor booths.
Run or Walk The Bridge

A Taste of Coronado

Sample the island's best restaurants October 11, 2024

  • Features tastings of food and drinks from Coronado’s most prominent restaurants, bars, and shops.
  • An evening of socialization, excellent food and drink, to experience all that Coronado has to offer!
  • Proceeds benefit several Coronado Island charities.
  • Great for couples, families, groups and foodies alike.
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Holiday Parade, Tree Lighting and Open House

Friday December 6th

  • A beloved tradition that brought our community together in festive cheer. Get a jump on holiday shopping!
  • The tree lighting of the magnificent 120-foot Christmas tree adorned with 18,175 twinkling lights at Rotary Plaza.
  • The parade features over 1,400 enthusiastic participants and thousands of spectators lining the streets.
  • The parade route begins on Orange Avenue and loops at RH Dana and Adella.
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Coronado Valentine's Day 10K, 5K and Fun Run

February 16, 2025

  • It's not just a run; it's an unforgettable experience. Get ready to run, have fun, and create lasting memories!
  • If you're looking to add a touch of romance to your running experience, don't miss it.
  • Register early for this run along the bay and past historic homes!
  • Registration includes t-shirt, medal, chip timing, food, music and romance!
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Coronado Concerts in the Park

Spreckels Park Starting May 26.

  • Our beloved tradition where family and friends come together for fun, laughter, and dancing!
  • Reserve your space as early as 3pm. No pets, BBQs or smoking allowed.
  • Parking is very difficult, consider walking, biking, rideshare or mass transportation!
  • This event is free, but donations are welcome.
  • Most concerts begin at 6pm but check link below.
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Historic Home Tour - Every Mother's Day

Throughout Coronado Island May 11, 2025

  • This one sells out fast! An exclusive tour of Coronado's most historic homes. See architectural masterpieces plus their interior decor.
  • Step inside some of the most charming dwellings on Coronado Island.
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Motorcars On MainStreet - April 27. 2025

At Isabella & Orange Avenues

  • Over 400 pre-73 restored classic, rod and custom cars & trucks. The event will be held in downtown Coronado, one block from the beach, at Isabella & Orange Avenues.
  • Live music and drawings throughout the day. Thousands of spectators are expected and viewing is free.
Motorcars Event

Coronado Flower Show - Every April

At Spreckels Park

  • A spring tradition since 1922, the Coronado Flower Show is the largest tented flower show in the U.S. and fills most of a city block in the beautiful San Diego beach community of Coronado.
  • This two-day event includes landscape displays, a variety of floral competitions, educational lectures and demonstrations, live bandstand entertainment, food, beer & wine garden with locally crafted beers, and shopping.
  • Don't miss The 1922 Celebration party on Opening Night!
  • There's something for every age, students to seniors!
Flower Show Website

Coronado Island Film Festival

Throughout Coronado Island November 6-10, 2024

  • Our four-day pedestrian-friendly festival offers a slate of more than 80 films cultivated from a diverse selection of genres, plus compelling panels, lively workshops and of course, parties!
  • Coronado’s perfect weather and close proximity to Los Angeles made it a favorite go-to spot for Hollywood pioneers such as Mary Pickford and Charlie Chaplin, followed by the likes of John Wayne, Billy Wilder and Marilyn Monroe. Most recently, Tom Cruise filmed scenes for ​“Top Gun: Maverick” in Coronado.
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Coronado's 4th of July Parade

Along Orange Avenue

  • The best day to be on Coronado Island! Each July 4th Coronado hosts one of the best Independence Day Parades.
  • Families unite on the grassy medians on Orange Avenue for a three-hour celebration of Americana!
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