Labor Day is upon us and we’ve put together some great Labor Day Weekend events happening in and around La Jolla including greater San Diego. Lots of family friendly events to choose from and if all fails you can always head to the beach! Check out our user-friendly La Jolla beach guide to help you find the right one this Labor Day weekend. If we missed any events please feel free to share it by leaving a comment below.
FRIDAY AUGUST 30
US Sand Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exposition Hundreds of thousands have come each year to see master-class sculptors build beautiful 3-dimensional works of art. Downtown San Diego ‘B’ Street Cruise Ship Terminal Pier. August 30, – September 02, 2013.
BARONA 43RD ANNUAL POWWOW SHARES TRADITIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE WITH SAN DIEGO The Barona Band of Mission Indians invites you to experience Native American dancing, music and cuisine at the 43rd annual Barona Powwow on the Barona Indian Reservation. The celebration starts on Friday, August 30 with gourd dancing at 6 p.m. and grand entry at 7 p.m. and continues throughout the weekend on Saturday and Sunday, August 31- September 1, from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Festival of Sail 2013 Festival of Sail is the LARGEST Tall Ship festival on the west coast and is hosted at the Maritime Museum of San Diego, transforming the North Embarcadero into a nautical theme park for 4 adventure filled days. Labor Day weekend. Friday August 30 thru Monday September 2, 2013. Open 9am to 7pm Friday – Sunday. Open 9am to 5pm Monday.
SATURDAY AUGUST 31
5th Annual La Jolla Labor Day Classic La Jolla Soccer Club, home of the La Jolla IMPACT Competitive program would like to invite to the “5th Annual La Jolla Labor Day Classic”. August 31 – September 2, 2013. More info visit http://lajollasoccertournaments.org.
Spike and Mike’s Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation The Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation is back this year in La Jolla. Watch animated shorts from around the world. MCASD in La Jolla 700 Prospect Street. Saturday August 31st 7pm and 9pm.
Octonauts LIVE at Westfield UTC Enjoy a complimentary event in Palm Plaza featuring Disney’s Octonauts with an interactive LIVE performance. Shows will take place from 10am and 12pm under the central clock tower in Palm Plaza. FREE to the public. Westfield UTC Mall 4545 La Jolla Village Drive San Diego, CA 92122. Saturday August 31, 2013.
Reggae Fest Featuring Ziggy Marley – Del Mar Concert Series The Del Mar Concert Series comes to a close with world famous Jamaican reggae singer and oldest son of Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley. Concert is free with paid admission to the race track. Del Mar Racetrack 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd Del Mar, CA 92014. Saturday August 31, 2013.
SUNDAY APRIL 1
Weekend with Locals: Sean M. Scott As part of Warwick’s ongoing Weekend with Locals Program this weekend they will be hosting Sean M. Scott who will be signing The Red Guide to Recovery: A Step-by-Step Guide to Disaster Recovery on Sunday, September 1st at 12:00pm. Warwick’s 7812 Girard Av La Jolla, CA 92037.
Sue Palmer and Her Hotel Swing Orchestra-La Jolla Concerts By the Sea These family-friendly FREE summer concerts are fun for everybody of all ages, offering a wide range of musical styles for everyone’s enjoyment in an ideal setting overlooking La Jolla Cove. San Diego’s Queen of Boogie Woogie,Sue Palmer, has amazed audiences all over the world with her unique style and phenomenal left hand. Ellen Browning Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove Saturday September 01, 2013 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
MONDAY – LABOR DAY APRIL 2
US Sand Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exposition (see Friday). Festival of Sail 2013 (see Friday). 5th Annual La Jolla Labor Day Classic (see Saturday).