• January 24 – 26 San Diego Tet Festival, Mira Mesa Community Park, sponsored by VAYA, Vietnamese American Youth Alliance. Free admission! Entertainment including traditional Lion Dance, variety of food and other vendors, Vietnamese cultural village. Come celebrate the start of the Year of the Rat! For more details see: https://www.sdtet.com
    Tet Festival hours are:
    Friday Jan. 24th 5pm – 10pm
    Saturday Jan. 25th 11am – 10pm
    Sunday Jan. 26th 11am – 6pm; Carnival continues until 9pm
  • Saturday, January 25 4th Annual “Making the Cut” MMIMB BBQ and Baked Beans Competition/Fundraiser
    Mira Mesa High School Media Center, serving from 4pm to 7pm (or until the food runs out!)
    Public welcome! Tickets $10 each. Enjoy variety of barbecue meats and/or baked beans, listen to the Band play, and vote on “people’s choice” award for dish you like best!
    Mira Mesa Instrumental Music Boosters Fundraiser for MMHS music programs, including
    MMHS Sapphire Sound Band & Color Guard January 1, 2021 Rose Parade performance!
    Do you cook great BBQ? To become a contestant, contact Carmen Kasner, mmhs@kckk.net.
  • March 6 – 14 Mira Mesa High School Performing Arts Department presents “Freaky Friday,” the musical, in the MMHS Theatre. Dates: Friday, March 6; Saturday, March 7 (Alumni Night), Thursday, March 12 Friday, March 13; and Saturday, March 14. Directed by Daniel Kriley. For more information and to order tickets when available, see: www.miramesatheatre.org
  • Saturday, March 21 “Taste of Mira Mesa” fundraiser for Mira Mesa schools, organized by the Mira Mesa High School Foundation. Location for Taste of Mira Mesa 2020 is Veloce Motors’ The Vault, 9340 Dowdy Dr. Suite 102, San Diego, CA 92126, a Mira Mesa event venue co-located with a classic and exotic car storage facility. “Taste of Mira Mesa 2020” details will be posted at:
    For more about the venue, see: http://veloce-vault.com/v3/events-2/
  • Saturday, April 18. Mira Mesa Volunteer of the Year Dinner honoring Jennifer Kvalvik. Country Inn and Suites.
  • Saturday, May 16 4th Annual D6 Night Market
    Mira Mesa Community Park, 4pm – 10pm
    Food, vendors, entertainment, “Village of Neighborhoods”

  • Monday, May 25 Memorial Day Ceremony at Verne Goodwin Mira Mesa Senior Center and Veterans Wall
    Details will be posted at https://miramesacenter.org/
  • Saturday, May 30 Mira Mesa High School Senior Prom
  • Tuesday, June 9 Mira Mesa High School Graduation
  • Saturday, July 4 Mira Mesa’s all-day 4th of July Celebration. Parade, Family Fun Day in Mira Mesa Community Park, Fireworks Display. 
  • Organized by Mira Mesa Town Council (www.miramesatowncouncil.org) and
    Scripps Mesa Fireworks, Inc. (www.miramesafireworks.org)
    Theme: “2020 – Mira Mesa Honors Its Heroes”
    Applications for Parade entries and Fun Day vendor booths now online at
  • September 25 -27 MCAS Miramar Air Show (Details will be posted at www.miramarairshow.com)
  • Saturday, October 3 Mira Mesa Street Fair, Camino Ruiz between New Salem and Mira Mesa Blvd. 
  • Organized by Mira Mesa Town Council, www.miramesatowncouncil.org
  • Saturday, Nov. 7 Mira Mesa High School Invitational Band Review and Field Tournament 
  • Features Southern California high school bands in mid-day parade on Mira Mesa Blvd., Tournament of field shows at MMHS – morning for smaller high schools, afternoon/evening for larger schools
  • Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 Mira Mesa High School Sapphire Sound Band & Color Guard marches in the Rose Parade
    For details, see: https://www.miramesabands.org