Street fair comes back to Encinitas

ENCINITAS — Enjoy the springtime weather and ocean air at the April Street Fair, sponsored by Tri-City Medical Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27 and April 28 in Downtown Encinitas. Fairgoers can enjoy two days of 450 arts, crafts and food vendors, a beer garden, entertainment on four stages. Encinitas 101 MainStreet will provide a new Kids Zone in The Lumberyard parking lot, where younger fair visitors can enjoy activities and games.The Encinitas Fire Department will kick things off with its annual Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 27 in the 7-Eleven parking lot at the corner of Coast Highway 101 and D Street. The Beer Garden will have brews on tap, courtesy of Stone Brewing Company, as well as wine for sale, from 11 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Four stages will feature local entertainment, including The Retro Rocketts, Peter Sprague Trio, Bill Magee Blues Band, Jerry HotRod DeMink, Bill Magee Blues Band, The Blue Moonies, and Allegato World Jazz. The fair also welcomes reggae band Stranger plus Elaine Faye and the Big Bang.

Coast Highway 101 will be closed from D Street to J Street, starting at 5 a.m. and there will be no parking permitted after 4 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday. Parking will be available at Moonlight Beach, City Hall and North County Transit District Coaster Station lots (along Vulcan Avenue at D and E Streets).

For more information and sponsor Tri-City Medical Center, including the full entertainment lineup, visit




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