San Diego Weekend Events: August 18th & 19th

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Summertime is in full swing, and San Diego is popping with activities! Don’t miss out on the weekend fun!
Saturday, August 18th: 
 

Del Mar Beer Fest
2 to 6 p.m., Del Mar Fairgrounds
It’s the weekend, and naturally… you might want to drink. Well, you’ll want to head over to Del Mar where 100 local and international brew makers will be pouring the good stuff. $42 ticket unlimited one-ounce sips of award-winning, specialty and up-and-coming breweries. As as added bonus, ticketholders also get admission to Del Mar Racin!

Cans & Jams
2 to 5 p.m., Searsucker (Downtown)
Searsucker in the Gaslamp Quarter this Saturday for Cans and Jams. Thorn Brewing will be delighting guests in sips of their brew at $6 a can.  $1 of each can sold during the event will be donated to the Shasta County Fire Relief Fund to aid victims of the Carr Fire in Northern California.
 
Sunday, August 19th: 
 
Del Mar Racing
11:30 a.m. (through September 3), Del Mar Racetracks
The Del Mar Racing season is upon us, and you won’t want to miss it! Gates at the Del Mar Racetrack open at 11:30 a.m. with a first post time of 2 p.m. most days during the summer racing season, which runs from July 18 to September 3. 
Nature Walk at Silver Strand State Beach
1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Lifeguard Headquarters (Silver Strand)
It’s going to be a beautiful and warm weekend to get outside! Get in on this free, one-hour nature walk as you use learn about the scenery and the animals in their natural habitat. The walk begins at Lifeguard Headquarters.

San Diego Happenings: August 11th & 12th

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Saturday, August 11th
 
13th Annual Fine Art Festival 
10 to 6 p.m. (through Sunday), Liberty Station

Come celebrate 13 years of Liberty Station’s Art District at Ingram Plaza. The event will take place at The Arts District, which will have booths with local artists, beer and wine, and street food at this. Not to mention, the event is free!
San Diego Beer and Wine Fest 
3 to 6 p.m., Embarcadero Marina Park North
 
Get ready to cheers! Two festivals, San Diego Beer Fest and San Diego’s Uncorked Wine Festival, have teamed up for one large event. The inaugural San Diego Beer and Wine Fest will have unlimited samples from a selection of hundreds of brews and wines. A $55 general admission ticket gets you everything you need. Don’t worry, there will also be tasty bites for purchase from food trucks.
Sunday, August 12th
Cinema Under the Stars: ‘When Harry Met Sally’
8 p.m., Hotel Del Coronado 
 
Grab a blanket and a lawn chair, and get ready to watch a movie under the stars. Come watch “When Harry Met Sally,” starting at 8 p.m. A different film will be shown each week for the summer season through September 2. Admission is $18 at the box office, or you can reserve your seat in advance for $20.
Nature Walk at Silver Strand State Beach
1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Lifeguard Headquarters (Silver Strand)
It’s going to be a beautiful and warm weekend to get outside! Get in on this free, one-hour nature walk as you use learn about the scenery and the animals in their natural habitat. The walk begins at Lifeguard Headquarters.

San Diego Weekend Events: August 4th & 5th

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Summertime is in full swing, and San Diego is popping with activities! Don’t miss out on the weekend fun!

La Jolla Music Society SummerFest
7 p.m., Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

The La Jolla Music Society SummerFest kicks off this weekend, and this year they are saying goodbye to Music Director Cho-Liang Lin after 18 years at their annual SummerFest concert series. Different ticket options are available, starting at $49 to 16-concert packages. SummerFest runs through August 24.
Farm to Bay
4 to 7:30 p.m., Living Coast Discovery Center 

Calling all foodies! Today is your lucky day. At Farm to Bay you’ll be able to sample delicious food from San Diego’s restaurants while supporting wildlife programs. This year’s event will feature creations from three local chefs plus local eateries. What about libations? They’ve got you covered! Farm to Bay will also bring together more than a dozen local beer and winemakers. Tickets are $100, and all food and drink is included with the purchase.
Movies on the Beach: ‘The Incredibles’
8 p.m., Hotel Del Coronado 
 
Grab a blanket and a lawn chair, and get ready to watch a movie under the stars…. and in the sand. Come watch “The Incredibles,” starting at 8 p.m. Different movies will play at the Hotel Del Coronado’s outdoor theater every Saturday through Sept. 1, and tickets are only $20.00
Nature Walk at Silver Strand State Beach
1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Lifeguard Headquarters (Silver Strand) 

It’s going to be a beautiful and warm weekend to get outside! Get in on this free, one-hour nature walk as you use learn about the scenery and the animals in their natural habitat. The walk begins at Lifeguard Headquarters.

San Diego Weekend Events: July 28th & 29th

Summertime is in full swing, and San Diego is popping with activities! Don’t miss out on the weekend fun!

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Saturday, July 28th:
Imperial Beach Surf Dog Competition 
8 to 3 p.m., Imperial Beach Pier
Mans best friend is also man’s surfing buddy! The Imperial Beach Surf Dog Competition is Saturday! Pups will be riding the waves for an event that raises funds for the San Diego Humane Society. Come enjoy beer garden, and watch the cuteness overload.
Talmadge Pop-Up Art Show 
2 to 8 p.m., Cygnet Theatre
 
Calling all art lovers! The Talmadge Art Show will take place this weekend and will highlight the work of dozens of local artists. This week, they are bringing their show on the road, with a shop outside Cygnet Theatre. Enjoy browsing wonderful work from wonderful artists!
Sunday, July 29th:

All Weekend: Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

Guided Nature Walk 9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

San Diego Weekend Events: July 21st & 22nd

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Summertime is in full swing, and San Diego is popping with activities! Don’t miss out on the weekend fun!
Del Mar Races Opening Weekend
Get ready to giddy up. The Del Mar Horse Races are officially open! Opening weekend is THIS weekend, and you don’t want to miss it! Entry is only $6.00, which should leave you with a little bit of extra betting money (if you’re into that sorta thing.)
Comic-Con 2018
Okay, so you can’t get tickets to this any longer. They sold out a long time ago. BUT, you can go explore Comic-Con’esque events for FREE at the convention center. Go check it out- you won’t be sorry that you did!
Rooftop Cinema Club: Pulp Fiction
 
There’s nothing quite better than seeing a movie outside, let alone at a place where you can see the San Diego Bay. This weekend, enjoy Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction”. Tickets are only  $17, and include deck chair.
Guided Nature Walk

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

San Diego & La Jolla Weekend Events: June 23rd & 24th

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It’s going to be another wonderful weekend in San Diego and La Jolla! Gather up your family and friends, and go explore. Check out what’s coming up.


Saturday, June 23rd:
 
Lucky Street Vintage Market
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1722 South Coast Highway #3, Oceanside

If you’re a sucker for vintage, you will love Lucky Street Productions vintage marketplace. You’re sure to find just about every style of vintage in this large warehouse filled with treasures. Every Saturday and Sunday!

Summer Fun on the 101
12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., near Beacon’s Beach (Encinitas)

Do you love music? Do you love the beach? Let’s be honest- who doesn’t?! The Encinitas’ beachside summer concert will take place this Saturday at Beacon’s Beach. It will feature a beer garden with libations from The Lost Abbey, Port Brewing Company and Boochcraft. The event is free with raffle tickets sold to raise funds for music education programs in Encinitas.

Sunday, June 24th:

High Tide Dinners
7:30 p.m., The Marine Room

Come enjoy steamed Pacific Oysters, herb-sprinkled Lobster Tail, fresh cuts of Black Angus Filet Mignon and more at The Marine Room this Sunday as you enjoy views from the pacific shoreline. This is surely a summer experience you don’t want to miss. Reservations should be made in advance.

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

San Diego & La Jolla Weekend Events: June 9th & 10th

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It’s going to be another wonderful weekend in San Diego and La Jolla! Gather up your family and friends, and go explore. Check out what’s coming up.


Saturday, June 9th 

Sea to Shining Sea
8 to 9:30 a.m., USS Midway Museum
The celebration of our country continues as Connected Warriors hosts yoga event aboard the USS Midway. Join the wonderful teachers as they lead a 90-minute yoga class on the ship’s flight deck.  Tickets start at $25 and support veterans organizations.

25th Anniversary Marine Corps Mud Run
8:30 a.m. (Saturday and Sunday), Lake O’Neill (MCB Camp Pendleton)
If you’re in the mood to be patriotic but a mud run is more your style, come check out the 25th Anniversary Marine Corps Mud Run! This is an bstacle-filled course at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in North County. You’ll be able to participate in either a 2K, 5K or 10K run. This event supports active-duty Marines.

San Diego Festival of the Arts
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday), Waterfront Park
The San Diego Festival of Arts is BACK! This festival features more than 200 artists a;; along Waterfront Park. Admission is only $12 one-day or a $16 two-day. Plus, indulge in food and libations from San Diego’s finest, and dance to some tunes at one of the four stages.

Sunday, June 10th 

Toast of the Coast Wine Festival
12 p.m. and 7 p.m., Del Mar Fairgrounds
Calling all wine lovers! More than 130 award-winning wines will be showcasing at the Del Mar Fairgrounds this Sunday. Get up to four hours of unlimited wine samples for only $65. If that wasn’t a good enough offer for you, your ticket also gets you admission to the San Diego County Fair the same day! As always, party responsibly.

La Jolla & San Diego Weekend Events: June 2nd & 3rd

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A lot of you kids are fresh out of school (congratulations to our grads!) and the summer spirit is beginning to fill the air! Here’s some fun weekend activities coming up.

All Weekend: San Diego Fair 

It’s that time of year again! We’re happy to announce that the Del Mar Fairgrounds opens this weekend. Carnival rides, games,  delicious food and contests will be all over the grounds. Get your tickets! The fair runs until July 4th.

Saturday, June 2nd : Boardwalk Craft Market

The 25th annual Boardwalk Craft Market will take place this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will feature contemporary artists with different uses of media. Guests will also be able to purchase the great artwork!

All Weekend: Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

Sunday, June 3rd: Guided Nature Walk 9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.