The weather is perfect, this first weekend of summer is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!
Saturday, July 6th:
Food Truck Friday
4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Balboa Park
Balboa Park’s “Food Truck Friday” rolls into the landmark again this week, a summertime series centered on tasty local eats and laid-back family fun. The weekly event brings a rotating selection of about a dozen food trucks to Plaza de Panama and El Prado Walkway every Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. As visitor grab food from vendors, they can also enjoy live musical performances, dancing, and activities for the kids hosted by various Balboa Park organizations. Bonus: some participating museums in Balboa Park will host special evening hours and programs on Fridays, too, so after enjoying Food Truck Fridays, you can stick around to peruse a museum or two.
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., 10 Barrel Brewing
10 Barrel Brewing pub in downtown’s East Village hosts another installment of its summer “Sunset Sessions,” where patrons can enjoy free live music on the rooftop alongside their pints. This Friday, musician Greg Buddeman will provide the tunes. Get there early to get in on Happy Hour specials, including $4 beers from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunset Sessions runs every Friday through August.
Sunday, July 7th:
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.