Happy weekend, San Diego! The MLB All-Star Game comes to town next week, and there are plenty of activities leading up to it; plus, a foodie fest and more outdoor fun. Here are our top 5 San Diego weekend events – it’s a beautiful weekend to spend outdoors!
When: Friday Jul 8-Tuesday Jul 12
Where: San Diego Convention Center
What: It’s almost time for the MLB All-Star Game in San Diego (Jul 12), and festivities are already happening. Starting Friday, come out to the MLB All-Star FanFest, the largest interactive baseball theme park in the world. You’ll get to meet some of baseball’s legendary players, try some batting drills, and see hometown memorabilia from the Padres’ history. Adult tickets cost $35. And don’t miss the concerts happening all weekend- OneRepublic, Gwen Stefani, and more!
When: Saturday July 9 & Sunday Jul 10, 7:30am
Where: Fiesta Island; 1590 E Mission Bay Dr, San Diego
What: Over the Line is a bat and ball game played with 2 teams of 3 players each. Each year, the Old Mission Beach Athletic Club hosts a tourney that serves as the primary fundraising for their year-round programs. OTL began as a San Diego original, played by men and women into their 80’s. It is one of the last pure Southern California traditions left untouched by commercialism.
When: Saturday Jul 9 & Sunday Jul 10; 11am-10pm & 11am-8pm
Where: Qualcomm Stadium
What: $12 gets you a whole lot of options! Enjoy more than 50 of the nation’s gourmet food trucks and specialty food vendors, plus carnival rides, a giant beer garden, eating contests throughout the day, and live entertainment.
When: Saturday Jul 9 & Sunday Jul 10; 11am-6pm
Where: Chicano Park
What: The largest community-driven family festival in San Diego County, the annual Fiesta del Sol is a two-day street festival celebrating the history, diverse cultures, and civic engagement of the people of San Diego. The fest will include an entertainment stage, a multi-cultural food court, four community pavilions, and over 100 booths sponsored by local small businesses and non-profits. Admission is free!
When: Sunday Jul 10; 7am
Where: Waterfront Park San Diego
What: The Color Run is part of MLB All-Star Week in San Diego. It’s an early start this Sunday, but you won’t regret coming out to run through oodles and oodles of colors during this fun 5K. MLB has joined together with The Color Run to put on this Sunday event; this year, run through an all-new Tropicolor Zone of color and get ready for some MLB surprises. Tickets start at $39.99!
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