March17, 2013: Designed by Navy SEALs, the SUPERSEAL is an International distance triathlon (1.5K swim / 40K bike / 10K run) plus the inaugural Sprint Triathlon (500m swim / 20K bike / 6K run).
16th Annual Jim Laslavic Charity Golf Tournament
March 22, 2013: Coronado Municipal Golf Course. Sponsored by the Coronado Rotary Club.
Coronado Flower Show and Book Fair April 20-21 The largest flower show in the west, Coronado's annual flower show, draws thousands of gardening and flower enthusiasts to Spreckels Park. Also this weekend is the huge annual Friends of the Libray Book Fair both days.
April 27. Come plant a tree! Gather at 8:30am in Spreckels Park for refreshments and instructions. Bring work gloves and tree-planting shoes. Assignments and instructions at 9am. Tools are provided.
MotorCars on MainStreet
April 28, the classic car show returns to Coronado.
Historic Home Tour
May 13 A Coronado tradition hosted by the Coronado Museum of History and Art, the annual home tour takes you inside some of Coronado's historically significant private homes. Tickets are required for this self-guided walking tour.
26th Annual MWR Over the Bridge Run/Walk
May 20, 2012 26th annual Bay Bridge Run/Walk in support of Navy Region Southwest, Morale, Welfare and Recreation activities for sailors. This event is the only day of the year pedestrians are allowed to use the scenic bridge above San Diego Bay.
Memorial Day Commemoration
May 28 at Star Park. 10:00 am.
Surf Dog Competition
June 16 The annual Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition is the nation's original surfing competition for man's best friend. Over 50 dogs take to the waves as spectators watch, raising money for Loew's Hotels' Good Neighbor Partner, DonorsChoose.org.
Coronado Rotary's Annual Low Tide Ride & Stride
June 24, 2012. Benefits San Diego military wounded warrier programs. 8.2 mile beach course from Imperial Beach to Sunset Park.
Fourth of July Celebration
On Wed July 4, the Coronado Independence Day activities kick off with a 15k Run/Walk at dawn, and a rough-water swim at North Beach (9:00am). The famous two-hour parade along Orange Avenue begins at 10:00am at First St. and ends at Churchill Place. There are concerts in Spreckels Park at 4pm and at the Ferry Landing from 1-4pm, Art-in-the-Park displays all day, and spectacular fireworks at 9pm over Glorietta Bay.
Coronado Recreation Department Activities
All summer long, the City of Coronado has events for the whole family including their Summer Recreation Series at the Community Center, the Summer Festival at the public library, outdoor movies at Tidelands Park and the annual Water Carnival on July 9, 2011. (619) 522-7342
Historic Bicycle Tour
Optimist Club Sports Fiesta
July 22 and August 19 at 9:30am. Coronado Historical Association docents lead a 2.5 hour, 6 mile leisurely bicycle tour of Coronado's historic neighborhoods. $35 per person; $50 per person includes bicycle rental. Reservations are required at (619) 435-7242.
July 28-29, 2012 The annual Sports Fiesta features a 10K Run, an 1 mile rough water ocean swim, and triathlon. Sponsored by the Optimist Club of Coronado.
Historic Bicycle Tour
August 19 at 9:30am. Coronado Historical Association docents lead a 2.5 hour, 6 mile leisurely bicycle tour of Coronado's historic neighborhoods. $35 per person; $50 per person includes bicycle rental. Reservations are required at (619) 435-7242.
Bike the Bay - Ride the Coronado Bridge
Aug 26, 7 am. Non-competitive community bike ride for cyclists of all abilities along the Bayshore Bikeway. Registration required: (619) 269-6873, www.bikethebay.net.
These silvery fish spawn on Southern California beaches on spring nights after the new and full moon. Bring a flashlight and observe this phenomenon. Fish can only be caught by hand, and no fish can be taken during the closed season between April and May to protect the species.
The Promenade Concert in the Park Series
May 27: The first 2012 concert of the beloved Coronado institution. Bring a picnic and join the crowd every Sunday evening in Spreckels Park. Admission is free
Coronado Ferry Landing Summer Concerts
Enjoy the best view of San Diego from the Ferry Landing while listening to music every summer weekend afternoon.
The Annual Coronado MainStreet Garden Party
September 7, 2013: The community celebration that includes entertainment and food from Coronado's restaurants and supports the Orange Avenue Median Gardens project.
Coronado Art Walk
September 14-15, 2013: This annual two-day celebration of the arts is a free, public event. Exhibits and entertainment are at the Coronado Ferry Landing.
Chrysler Classic Speed Festival
September 21-22, 2013: The 16th annual race that takes over the runways of Naval Air Station North Island is part of Fleet Week San Diego. This vintage auto race features over 200 classic cars racing on a spectator-friendly 1.6 mile course. Sneak-peek parade down Orange Ave is on Sept 19.
September 29, 2013: The 34rd annual Naval Special Warfare long distance triathlon (1.2 mile swim / 56 mile bike / 13.1 mile run).
Hotel and Motel Open House: October 5-6, 11am-4pm. All Coronado lodgings are open during the second annual free event. Enjoy refreshments, and see the variety of lodgings available in Coronado. Maps and info will be at the Visitor Center, at 1100 Orange Ave.
Silver Strand Half Marathon and 5K race
November 11: Run, walk or skate from Coronado to Imperial Beach. Benefits the Challenged Athletes Foundation.
Coronado Museum of History and Art Holiday Open House
November 16: Museum and the gift shop are open into the evening with dessert refreshments from local restaurants.
Skating by the Sea
The Hotel del Coronado offers a unique Southern California experience --- outdoor ice-skating overlooking the Pacific Ocean, beginning November 21, through New Year's Day.
Jimmy Reilly Memorial Longboard Surf Classic
November 24: The oldest continuous longboard surfing event in San Diego County begins at 7am at Shipwreck Beach, at the Coronado Shores parking lot. Entry forms available at Island Surf (1009 Orange Ave) and Emerald City (1118 Orange Ave), or email email@example.com.
Annual Holiday Festival at the Hotel del Coronado