San Diego Homes
Buyer VIP Program
Your Homes Value
About Bob Bruce
Testimonials For Bob
Contact Bob Bruce
Things To Do
Art and Entertainment
Link To This Website
Coronado Arts And
When you come to
Coronado, you set the pace. Coronado can accommodate
visitors who prefer to keep a full schedule or those who just
want to relax. Following is a menu of activity ideas to get you
Art-in-the-Park, Spreckels Park, 7th Street
and Orange Avenue, (619) 435-3555
Hours are 9 am to 4
pm, first and third Sundays of each month. Spreckels Park
turns into an outdoor art gallery. Whether you just want to
browse or if you're looking for a fabulous new piece of art to
take home, this is the place to find it.
Awesome Artist, 1011 C Avenue, (619) 435-4700
Thursday through Sunday, no appointments necessary. Select
an unfinished ceramic piece and paint it. After you are done,
the piece is coated with a clear glaze and fired in a kiln. The
finished piece is ready in just a few days. Private party area
can accommodate 8 to 15 guests. Packages start at $12 per
Museum of History and Art, 1100 Orange
Learn about Coronado's rich and
wonderful history with a visit to the one-of-a-kind Museum of
History and Art. The Museum's galleries highlight Coronado's
settlers, its friendship with the U.S. Navy, the landmark Hotel
Del Coronado and special exhibits connected to Coronado's
history and art.
Farmer's Market, Coronado Ferry
Landing 1201 First St., 619-435-8895
Every Tuesday from
2:30 to 6:00 pm. Sample some of the freshest fruit and
vegetables Coronado has to offer. With the downtown San
Diego skyline in the background, the market is the perfect
place to spend an afternoon and pick up a healthy bargain or
April: Coronado Flower Show (Mid April) The population swells
as gardeners and flower lovers come to town for the largest
flower show under a tent on the West Coast. Motorcars on Main
Street, Friends of the Coronado Library Book Fair,
Art-in-the-Park, the Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast and the
School of the Arts Village Home Tour are just a few of the
activities you can participate in that weekend.
May - September: Coronado's Summer Concert Series in
Spreckels Park, Sunday evenings Memorial Day through Labor
Day offers a wonderful excuse to gather with friends to picnic
and listen to music in the warm summer evenings. Free and
open to the public.
Fourth of July Celebration brings a day jam-packed with
activities to celebrate being an American. The highlight is
the annual parade with more than 150 bands floats and groups.
Other festivities include a fun run/walk, rough water swim,
Art-in-the-Park, Fourth of July concert in Spreckels Park.
World events have affected the certainty of the U.S. Navy
SEALs demonstration. Please call the Visitor Center
(619) 437-8788 for current information. The day concludes
with a spectacular fireworks finale over the bay.
October (usually second weekend): The Chrysler Classic Speed
Festival brings together 200 of the world's top racing
machines to compete on a 1.6 mile course on the taxiways of
NAS North Island. The event also includes attractions and
activities for car lovers and enthusiasts. Call (619) 283-5808.
December (early to mid): Holiday Parade and Open House.
Festivities include Santa arriving on the ferry at the Ferry
Landing and joins the festivities at Snow Mountain. The
Holiday Parade starts from Eighth Street and continues down
Orange Avenue, ending at R.H. Dana Place. Best viewing is
along Orange Avenue. A city fire truck delivers Santa to
Rotary Park (on Orange Avenue) so he can light the city's 75
foot star pine, followed by a Community Band concert on the
median near Rotary Park. Stores stay open late (until 9 pm) so
you can get a jump on your holiday shopping. Fireworks over
the bay at 8:30 p.m. complete this signature event. Sponsored
by the Coronado Chamber of Commerce. Call 619) 435-9260.
Coronado Playhouse, 1835 Srand Way,
The new home is theater is now located at
the Coronado Cummunity Center.
Lamb´s Players Theater, 1142 Orange Ave., (619) 437-0600
Lamb's Players Theater, a professional, non profit theater
group, has a regular season of five productions from February
through November with an additional Christmas production in
December. Lamb´s Players Theater has been in Coronado
Coronado Walking Tour, 619-435-5993, fee
Departing from the Glorietta Bay Inn. Tues., Thurs.
and Sat.,11:00 a.m.
A 90-min. guided walking tour
of historic areas in Coronado departing from the Glorietta Bay
Inn, the former mansion of John D. Spreckels.
Promenade Through the Past Walking Tour, 1100 Orange Ave,
(619) 435-7242, fee is $8
Departs from the lobby of the Museum of History and Art on
Wed., 2:00 p.m. and Fri., 10:30 a.m. Learn about some of
Coronado´s famous buildings and architectural sites, including
Tent City resort. Tour fee includes "Promenade Through
the Past, A Walking Tour Guidebook of Coronado"
and covers admission into the Museum of History and Art.
Gondola Company Tour, 4000 Coronado Bay Road, Call
(619) 429-6317 for reservations
The Gondola Company, located at Loews Coronado Bay Resort
offers cruises from 11 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week.
Cruises are approximately one hour. All cruises include a
complimentary hors d'oeuvre or dessert plate. Blankets, an
ice bucket, and wine glasses are provided. You may bring your
Coronado Pedicab Tours, Call (619) 572-4651 for reservations
Coronado Pedicab Tours offers a unique way to tour Coronado.
There are two different 30-minute and 60-minute tours
offered. Crown Jewel and Sunset Tours are 60 minutes long and
each costs $60. Skyline and Moonlight Bay Tours are 30 minutes
long and $30 each. Coronado Pedicab also offers shuttle
service within Coronado for $5 per person and "Hop On,
Hop Off Service."
Coronado Tree Tour, Spreckels Park Gazebo, (619) 435-1764
(reservations required). Fee is $10.
A 90-minute guided tour of Coronado´s prominent park by a local
Coronado "Vintage Motor" Tour, Boarding at
Park Place Deli, (619) 435-0511 Fee is $12.50.
Sun., every hour, 10:00 a.m.- dusk A 40-minute guided motor
tour of Coronado in a classic 1965 Deluxe VW Microbus.
Above information courtesy of Coronado Visitor Center
For extensive information about
Coronado California check out the following links.
Coronado history is
synonymous with the beach front
Hotel Del Coronado.
Find out valuable information on highly rated
Coronado schools, the
Coronado profile. There's lots to do in this picturesque
seaside city, for detailed information visit the following links
things to do and
To gain a visual perspective of Coronado visit