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San Diego Calendar of Events for January 2016

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015






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San Diego Calendar of Events for December 2015

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015









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San Diego Calendar of Events September 2015

Friday, August 28th, 2015

I hope everyone had a great summer…enjoy September!

th9/1-12/26. Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Old town San Diego – 4005 Taylor Street

1-7. Circus: Science Under the Big Top
1875 El Prado, Balboa Park

1-11. Surf Culture Art Exhibition 2015
2226 Avenida De La Playa

1-28. Superhero Studio
200 West Island Avenue, San Diego

1-20. The Comedy of Errors
Old Globe Theater – 1363 Old Globe Way

4. Tall Ships: Spectacular Cruise
Hornblower Navy Float – 970 N Harbor Drive

8. Free Teen Dance Class
2650 Truxtun Rd – Suite 106, San Diego

9. Summer Movie: The Princess Bride th-1
789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego

10. Taste of Downtown 2015!
Downtown San Diego

13. FACE Foundation’s 5k Doggie Dash
5553 Copley Drive, San Diego

18. Dinner in the Library
Geisel Library, UC San Diego

19. Julian Music Festival
Menghini Winery – 1150 Julian Orchards Dr., Julian

21-27. San Diego’s Restaurant Week
Various Locations

25. Scholar Share’s Finger Painting
200 West Island Avenue, San Diego

th27. The Cat in the Hat
340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido

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San Diego Calendar of Events for June 2015

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Happy San Diego summer to everyone!



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San Diego Calendar of Events for April 2015

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015



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San Diego Calendar of Events for February 2015

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Happy February!

Museum Month: Half-Off Admission 
Macy’s Museum Month is back this February!  San Diego residents and visitors are invited to enjoy half-price admission at 45 museums during February. To take advantage of this great cost savings you must pick up a Museum Month Pass at any Macy’s store in San Diego, Temecula or Imperial Valley.
Date: February 1 – 28, 2015
Time: refer to website
Location: refer to website
For more info.: visit
Red Trolley Classic Criterium
Around and around they go! Amateur and professional cyclists as well as wheelchair athletes will race upon a circular course to see who is the fastest.
Date: February 01, 2015
Time: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Sorrento Mesa (Waple & Hunnekens St.)
For more info.: contact Sean B. @ 619.865.3389
Culture & Cocktails: Havana Nights
Open-air bazaars, ocean-front walkways, bright colors, crumbling colonial architecture, and salsa music booming through the streets.
Date: February 5, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Price: Members – Free, Presale – $20, At Door – $25
Location: 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
For more call 619.232.7931 or
Farmers Insurance Open 2015
Mark your calendars now, because one of golf’s biggest events of the year, the Farmers Insurance Open, returns to San Diego in 2015. Torrey Pines Golf Course, 11480 North Torrey Pines Rd.
Date: February 5 – 8, 2015
Time:  refer to website
Location: Torrey Pines Golf Course
SDJT Presents: Flight of the Lawnchair Man

Around and around they go! Amateur and professional cyclists as well as wheelchair athletes will race upon a circular course to see who is the fastest.

Date: February 6 – 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Price: $11 – $15
Location: 3366 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92103
For more info.: call 619.239.8355 or visit
Mermaid San Diego Run 5K, 10K and Half Marathon 
This running and walking event is designed specifically for women who are looking for a supportive exercise experience.
Date: February 07, 2015
Time:  7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Price:  $35 (5K) ~ $45 (10K) ~ $55 (Half Marathon)
Location: East & West Mission Bay
For more info.: call Carlo Facchino @ 408.314.1718
Cooking Class and Dinner: Romance on the Beach

Join Executive Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine Ron Oliver for an exciting cooking demonstration where you’ll learn to tips and tricks to a three-course menu featuring Local Organic Mushroom Gateau, Brittany Lobster en Cocotte and Valrhona Lava Cake.

Date: February 11, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Price: $75 per person
Location: 2000 Spindrift Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037
For more info.: call 858.459.7222 or visit
Circus Vargas 11-Day Event
Come to the circus! Enter the big tent where there is lively music and thrilling exploits of human stars rendering unparalleled artistry and comical acts. See silly clowns, trampoline acrobatics, balancing acts, and aerial ballet. There is one show today.
Date: February 12, 2015
Time:  7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Price: $20 – $65
Location: East & West Mission Bay
For more info.: call 877.468.3861 or visit
Valentine’s Day Weekend Cruises

Find romance between the sea and sky with San Diego Valentine’s dinner and brunch cruises from Hornblower. You’ll enjoy spectacular Bay views with famous San Diego landmarks, wonderful food to choose from with our special Valentine’s Day menus and music for dancing.

Date: February 13 – 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Price: Starting at $105 per adult
Location: 1800 North Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101
For more info.: call 619.686.8715
Gaslamp Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is a celebration of Fat Tuesday as held in New Orleans. This Mardi Gras is open to adults (age 21+) mingling in masked revelry. Be sure to catch handfuls of shiny beads as they’re tossed from a float parade!
Date: February 17, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM – 11:59 PM
Price: $35 – $45
Location: East & West Mission Bay
For more info.: contact Laurel McFarlane @ 619.233.5008
Chinese New Year Celebration - Year of the Sheep

It’s the Year of the Sheep! A celebration of the Chinese New Year will take place in the late evening to early morning in the Mid-City area of San Diego. The celebration presents traditional Chinese music, good cheer, and the flash and crackle of fireworks and a performance of the Dragon Dance.

Date: February 18 – 19, 2015
Time: 11:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Location: Indo-Chinese Association of San Diego
For more info.: contact Stanley Ting @ 619.717.7062
Rock in the Park – Venice
Venice’s trademarks are incredible harmonies, personal lyrics and high-energy shows. Their sound is at once familiar and fresh, their classic rock and folk influences apparent in their pop sensibilities.
Date: February 20, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Price: In Advance – $24 – $27 At the Door – $32
Location: 1875 El Prado Balboa Park
For more info.: call 619.238.1233 or visit
San Diego Lunar New Year Tet Festival 3-Day Event 

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, a Vietnamese cultural festival will take place to showcase homeland traditions. Come and experience ancestral rituals and Vietnamese dance and music performances. You can also shop for merchandise, stop for lunch, and watch a firecracker show.

Date: February 20, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Mira Mesa Community Park (8575 New Salem St.)
For more info.: contact Jake Pham @ 858.231.7508 or visit
The 12th Annual Guacamole Bowl 
Who Makes The Best Guacamole? The Guacamole Bowl is open to the Public who are invited to come out and sample all the great Guacamole. A $5 admission fee will get you a bag of Mission Tortilla Chips and all the Guacamole you can eat. You will also have the opportunity to vote for your favorite recipe and select the finalists in each division.
Date: February 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Price: $5 admission
Location: Balboa Park Club – 2150 Pan American Rd. West
For more info.: visit
Mardi Gras Race

With a Mardi Gras theme, this athletic event offers a family friendly 15K, 5K, and a Kids Dash. All finishers who complete the course will get a medal! Participants are sure to enjoy the ocean views along the flat paved course.

Date: February 22, 2015
Time: 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Price: $60 (15K & 5K) ~ $15 (Kids Dash)
Location: refer to website
For more info.: contact Rosemarie Gibson @ 619.491.0677
ScholarShare’s Toddler Time: Finger Paint Friday

Leave your mark on the heart of a loved-one! Get messy designing a Valentine’s-themed artwork.

Date: February 27, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Price: $5 admission
Location: 200 W Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
For more info.: call 619.233.8792
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

When the four Pevensie children stumble upon an old wardrobe, little do they know, that they will discover the magical world of Narnia. Full of mystical creatures, talking animals, and great escapes, this action-packed story by C.S Lewis depicts the triumph of Aslan, the great lion and ruler of Narnia, over the White Witch. Join the adventure as four brave kids, one great lion, and an entire kingdom fight for what is right.

Date: February 27 – March 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Price: $11 – $15
Location: 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
For more info.: call 619.239.8355 or visit
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San Diego Calendar of Events for December 2014

Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Happy December!





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San Diego Calendar of Events for October 2014

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Happy October!

St. Augustine Small Schools Cross Country Invite

The event is a series of cross country races for students from small schools with a low attandance of 1,400 or less pupils. There will be a total of four varsity and junior varsity races for each gender group. Medals and awards are given in each race. You’re welcome to come and cheer them on.
Date: October 03, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: Morley Field Cross Country School (2221 Morley Field Dr.)
Contact Jerry Downey @ (619) 435-3913
6th Annual Oktoberfest by EdUCate

In addition to a feast of German food, beer, and music, there are contests, games, and activities that will keep everyone amused all afternoon. If you’re up to it, try to climb the climbing wall. You can ride the Old Town Trolley to go to and from the event.
Date: October 04, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Standley Park & Rec. Center (3585 Governor Dr.)

For more information visit:
Pacific Beachfest

It’s a beach party! So, put on your swimsuit and head to the beach. There’s live music, sand dancing, beach volleyball, beach tennis, a surf contest, professional skateboarding, and a 5K run. You can shop along the beachfront, stop for lunch or have a beer. A bouncer will keep the kids busy.
Date: October 04, 2014
Time: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Location: For more info. visit:
Filipino Arts & Culture Festival (FilAmFest)

Filipino traditions and American culture come together. Be sure to visit the Arts & Cultural Pavilion for unique items and delicious food. There are also fun activities for kids.
Date: October 04, 2014
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Paradise Valley Road

(between Woodman St. & Gilmartin St.)
For more information visit:
Barrio Logan Sign Unveiling & Art Festival

Celebration with food, art, music, dance performances, and beer & wine tasting. People can have fun creating pinatas and show them off in a procession. Unveiling of the sign takes place in the evening.
Date: October 05, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location:  Cesar Chavez Blvd.

For more information visit:
Del Norte High School Homecoming Parade
The student body is proud to present this parade to showcase the school and student talent. You’ll hear a marching band and see marching groups and members from various school clubs.
Date: October 10, 2014
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Del Norte High School parking lot

Contact: Jennifer Mitchell @ (858) 487-0877 x-6147
La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

Over 150 artists, live acoustic music, wine, spirit, & beer garden, food court, and a silent auction.
Date: October 11 and 12, 2014
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location:  Girard Avenue (between Torrey Pines Rd. & Prospect Ave.)
For more information visit:
20th Annual Little Italy Festa
A prelude to the Little Italy Festa. See talented chalk artists create amazing chalk art on the sidewalk known as Gesso Italiano. You can also shop at the Mercato (outdoor market). In the evening, an Italian film will be shown outside on a large screen.
Date: October 11 and 12, 2014
Time: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Location:  Chalk Art (Date St. between India St. & Front St.)

For more information visit:
The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park &
The Haunted Hotel
A haunted forest in the darkness of night is beckoning for you to come and walk upon its trail with eerie sounds, lurking shadows and creepy fingers reaching out for you. Or maybe the creaky door of the haunted hotel is beckoning for you to go inside.

Date: September 26th – November 1st

Time: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Location:  Broker’s Building basement
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7th Annual Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase
The Gaslamp District is showcasing traditional favorites to lavish luxury cars. Get a close look at Italian exotics such as the Farrari and Maserati and American classics such as the Thunderbird and Corvette.

Date: October 12, 2014

Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location:  Gaslamp Quarter
Walk To End Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s disease is effecting about one in 85 people. Currently, there is no cure. Proceeds from this 5K walk will provide funding for research programs and services. The walk is accompanied by an expo.

Date: October 18, 2014

Time: 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Location:  Balboa Park
For more information visit:
Slide The City
A 1,000-foot long inflatable water slide will be set up downtown San Diego. Food, music, dancing, and shopping. Wear your swimsuit and bring your friends!

Date: October 18, 2014

Time: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Location:  Beech Street (between 9th Ave. & 3rd Ave.)
For more information visit:
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Make strides against breast cancer by joining this nationwide walking event. Form teams and raise funds that are used for breast cancer research, screenings, and awareness.
Date: October 18, 2014
Time: 5:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location:  Balboa Park
For more information visit:
Rancho Penasquitos Recreation Council Oktoberfest
Come hungry for a feast of German foods (bratwurst sausage, red cabbage, sauerkraut, potato salad, coleslaw, roll, apple strudel) and spirits from the Biergarten. Learning Bavarian folk dances and instruction in yodeling. It’s a load of fun!

Date: October 24, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location:  Hilltop Community Park (9711 Ovledo Way)
For more information visit:
he Boulevard Boo! Parade

Show off your fiendish, ghoulish, or adoring fashion by letting your costume come alive!
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location:  El Cajon Blvd./59th St. – El Cajon Blvd.
For more information visit:
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San Diego Calendar for August 2014

Thursday, July 31st, 2014
August 2, 25th Annual Clairemont Family Day
This family festival offers residents a full day of fun with food, merchandise, and musical entertainment. There will also be games, pony rides, carnival rides, and a car show. The recreation center pool allows free swimming all day, so take your swimsuit! This is a free event.
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: South Clairemont Park, 3605 Clairemont Dr.
For more information visit
August 3, Annual Lemon Festival
Celebrating Chula Vista’s heritage as the Lemon Capital of the World, the Annual Lemon Festival will be packed with entertainment and loads of summer fun. This free event features lemons, live entertainment, food, lemons, vendors, kid’s fun zone, lemons, contests, and lemons galore!
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Third Ave., Downtown Chula Vista
For more information visit 
August 9, 9th Annual Dog Days of Summer 2014
There is nothing like a canine festival to keep Fido entertained. However, this free event will be fun for the entire family! Vendors with pooch products, dog contests, live music, food, a kid’s zone, a large silent auction, pet adoptions, and much more will be present.
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Cardiff 101 Maint Street, Cardiff-by-the-Sea
For more information visit
August 10, Art in the Village Arts & Crafts Show
There will be over 150 of the finest arts and craft vendors in the most beautiful of settings in the Village of Carlsbad, just two blocks from the beach. Live acoustic music, artist demos and instruction throughout the event. Enjoy the day and take home some great handcrafts and art for your home.
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Carlsbad Village
For more information visit
August 10, Annual CityFest – Hillcrest
A celebration of spirit and play, this event is a popular festival featuring over 250 vendors, games, activities, music, a beer garden and much more. Patrons can sit at cafe style seating and watch entertaining street performers while listening to live music. This is a free event.
Time: 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Location: 5th Ave. and University Ave., Hillcrest 
For more information visit 
August 15, Wine & A Bite Art Walk
Wine, art, and music in the Village Square: Stop at several destination venues in Historic Downtown Fallbrook where you can stroll along and taste great food, wine, desserts and have an art experience. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Fallbrook Chamber office.
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Historic Downtown Fallbrook, Village Square Main & Alvarado
For more information visit
August 15 – 17, 12th Annual Summergrass Bluegrass Music Festival
This family oriented event features tasty food, live music, and music workshops by performing artists, jam sessions, vendors, a raffle, and activities for kids. Refer to website for ticket information.
Time:  Fri: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Sat: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm,                      Sun: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum,                                    2040 N Santa Fe Ave., Vista 
For more information visit
August 16, Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Walk 
This event is a 5K run/walk and 1 mile walk to promote awareness about lung cancer and to obtain vital funding for research. Help double lung cancer survival. By participating, you’re helping raise awareness and fund vital research programs dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.
Time: 7:45 am – 10:00 am
Location: North Embarcadero Marina Park, 400 Kettner Blvd., San Diego 
For more information visit 
August 21 – 24, Julian Starfest 2014
Activities include photographing the August night sky (a workshop) plus various speakers. On Friday afternoon you’ll learn the basics of setting up your gear and shooting in complete darkness. Activities on Friday and Saturday are available in the vendor/exhibit area. See website for activities costs.
Time: Refer to website for schedule
Location: Menghini Winery, 1150 Julian Orchards Dr., Julian 
For more information visit 
August 22, Summer Movie on the Flight Deck of the Midway
Bring the kids to the Flight Deck of the Midway for a free summer movie.  Planes is the feature movie.  Light concessions will be available for sale.  Bring a blanket!
Time:  Doors open at 7 pm, with the film starting at approximately 8 pm.
Location:  USS Midway Museum, 910 North Harbor Dr., Downtown San Diego
For more information call 619.544.9600
August 23, Mira Mesa Festival of Beers
Beer lovers, head to Mira Mesa to sample craft beers from local breweries. You can sample up to 40 different beers while enjoying live band music. There will be food trucks, vendor booths, and more. Refer to website for admission information.
Time: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Mira Mesa Community Park, 8575 New Salem St., San Diego 
For more information visit 
August 24, 6th Annual Wild Rides Car Show
There will be hundreds of hot rods and classic cars, demonstrations, a contest, food and auto-related vendors. Staged entertainment includes music, dance, comics, and bikini contest. This is a free event.
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Garnet Ave., Bayard St., and Cass St., Downtown Pacific Beach
For more information visit 
August 24, 7th Annual Bike the Bay
Join a 25-mile fun bike ride that begins and ends at the Embarcadero Marina Park South, crossing over the San Diego Coronado Bay Bridge, and circling the San Diego Bay. The event is for all levels of riders and for individuals, families, and groups. The event will conclude with a post-ride Festival with food, beverages and entertainment at the park. 
Time: 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park South, San Diego
For more information visit 
August 24, 10th Annual LeucadiArt Walk 
Leucadia art galleries and local artists will display original art in galleries or in specified areas along Coast Highway 101 in Leucadia. There will be live musical performances throughout the day. A Local Craft Beer Garden with popular local musical acts and a new and improved kid’s zone with mural painting and multiple art stations. 
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: West side of Hwy 101, Leucadia
For more information visit
August 29 – September 1, Festival of Sail: The Festival
Festival of Sail is the largest Tall Ship festival on the west coast. Fun for the entire family featuring an expanded events area, with more booths to explore, larger kids zone, vintage boat display, stage for live entertainment, beer garden, and lots more to see and do. On August 28th the Parade of Tall Ships will take place from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm where a fleet of tall ships and vessels will majestically make their way into the San Diego Bay. Once the ships from the Parade have docked, you can purchase passports to go aboard and do some exploring.
Time: Fri: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, Sat: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: North Harbor Dr. and the Maritime Museum, San Diego 
For more information visit 
August 30, Hormel Black Label Bacon Fest
An event designed especially for 21+ bacon enthusiasts. Try some delicious samplings of bacon-inspired foods prepared by top chefs combined with beverages from established breweries, distilleries, and wineries. Live music will accompany the event. Refer to website for admission information.
Time: 12:00 – 5:30 pm
Location: Preble Field, Liberty Station
For more information visit
August 31, Sand Art Contest at Oceanside Pier
A Sand Art Contest limited to 50 teams of 4 people and a free family art day at the picnic tables. Join in on the fun and enjoy some sun! This event is sponsored by Oceanside Museum of Art.
Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Location: South Pier Beach, Oceanside
For more information visit
Calendar courtesy of Lawyer’s Title
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San Diego Calendar of Events for June 2014

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Wow…summer is here (well technically not for a few more weeks, but June means summer as far as I am concerned!) There is always so much to do in San Diego county in the summer, so have a wonderful June and a safe summer.


Fiesta del Sol in Solana Beach    May 31-June 1
Attendees will be enjoying great live reggae, soul, funk, jazz, blues and rock music, a beer garden, a variety of food, hand made
art, paintings, local photography, jewelry, clothing, and crafts, and the cool vibe of Solana Beach. 9am-9pm. Fletcher Cove. 858-755-4775 /


Rock n’ Roll Marathon     June 1
It’s a exciting event where live bands
and cheerleading groups entertain athletes as they travel along a 26.2-mile course. This event is in conjunction with the “Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon”. 6am-4pm. Balboa Park. (858) 768-6425 /


Rancho Bernardo Alive! Expo     June 1
Music abounds on two stages as patrons shop from booth to booth. 
Business Showcase, Cultural Center, Food Court, and a Kids Zone. The event also presents a car show and Free health screenings by doctors and nurses. 10am-4pm. Bernardo Center Drive. (858) 487-1767 x-12 /


San Diego County Fair     June 7-July 6
The Fab Fair is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ first visit to the United States, sparking the British Invasion in music and
pop culture, influencing even today’s musicians. Del Mar Fairgrounds. 858-755-1161 /


Arthritis Walk 2014     June 7
A good way to help combat arthritis is to walk. Walking moves the muscles and
lubricates the joints for more flexibility. So, let’s move together by participating at this event. Proceeds will benefit the Arthritis Foundation. 7am-1pm. Liberty Station. (858) 492-1090 x-6711 /


Encinitas Rotary Wine Festival     June 7
Stroll around the garden and the rest of this beautiful property sampling fine wines and
beverages from around the world. 5-8pm. Hamilton Children’s Garden, the newest part of San Diego Botanic Garden located at 230 Quail Gardens Dr. 760-753-1977 /


Cycle Southcrest     June 7
Collaborative effort to introduce Southcrest and Shelltown neighborhoods to Chollas Creek and the Bayshore Trail Project. N
on-competitive bike ride, but also allows walkers to participate. 10am-1pm. Southcrest Rec. Center: 4149 Newton Ave. (619) 543-0430 /


Art Around Adams     June 7
A community art festival is happening along Adams Avenue where merchants proudly display their wares. P
erforming art, interactive art, display art, and the Sculpture Garden. Circus performances, a Kids Zone, and a community mural. 2-10pm. (858) 342-7496 / 


Sam Adams Brew & View     June 7
The event is designed for adults (age 21+) where attendees can enjoy Sam Adams Beer and a comedy movie presentation entitled “Wedding
Crashers”. The event is accompanied with live music, games, and food. 6-10:30pm. Liberty Station. (303) 819-9780 /


Carlsbad Beach Fest     June 14
Celebration of coastal environmental stewardship, education, and public outreach at
Tamarack State Beach. Free beach activities, music and entertainment, beach cleanup, interactive booths, exhibitors, sand castles, food, and fun. 8am-3pm. 760-271-5787 /


Fiesta Metric Century Bicycle Ride     June 7
Riders can
enjoy scenic views from Downtown to Otay Lakes. Upon returning, cyclists can partake in a delicious Mexican Buffet and an expo with bike-related merchandise. 6:30am-2pm. County Admin. Building parking lot: 1600 Pacific Hwy. (858) 692-6220 /


LaDainian Tomlinson 5K by EDCO     June 14
It’s early summer and the sun is up! Come and join celebrities and others on a 5K run/walk and a 1-mile kid’s run at Liberty Station.
Proceeds benefit the LaDaninian Tomlinson Touching Lives Foundation. Enjoy the post-event celebration. 7am-1pm. (858) 836-0133 /


Old House Fair     June 21
Local craftsmen and community businesses that
specialize in the repair, remodel, and preservation of homes will be there. Historic home tours. 10am4pm. Beech Street (between Fern St. & Dale St.) / 30th Street (between Cedar St. & Ash St.) (619) 233-6679 /


The Cooper Family Juneteenth Celebration     June 21
Juneteenth celebrates Black Independence Day. 
The event presents African history, drumming, and dancing and includes a Teen Stage, a Fun Zone, merchandise booths, light refreshments, and a talent show. 11am-6pm. Imperial Avenue. (619) 245-3387 /


United States Police & Fire Criterium     June 22
Today, law enforcement and firefighting personnel from throughout the United States will compete at a fast-paced cycling criterium on a
circular course. Come and watch and cheer them on. 7:30am-12:30pm.  Mira Mesa: Huennekins St. & Wapples St. (858) 571-9919 x-107 /


Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chile Cook-Off Festival     June 28
Follow the aroma of hot chili and the sounds of music. Nestled along Antique Row,
the streets are lined with booths of food, art, and merchandise. There are games, rides, and raffles. Be sure to watch the super chili cook-off contest. 10am-9pm. (619) 224-4906 /


Golden Triangle Art & Craft Beer Festival     June 28
Amid musical entertainment, children can slide and play on a big mound of snow. Adults can enjoy wine
tasting and the craft beer garden. Shoppers can listen to music while visiting merchandise booths. 10am4pm. Nobel Rec. Center: 8810 Judicial Dr. (858) 602-2532 /


Mass Creativity Day      June 28
Demonstrates the power of the arts to foster careativity and communication across generational, cultural, and geographical boundaries.
10am-4pm. West Island Avenue and the park across the street from the New Children’s Museum. (619) 795-1774 /


San Ysidro Independence Day Festival    June 28
Highlights include staged musical performances, a car show, food,
and game booths. There’s an activity area for children, and a beer garden for adults. The event concludes with an evening fireworks show. 3-10pm. Larson Athletic Field: 455 Sycamore Rd. (619) 428-5200 / 
The San Diego International Triathlon     June 29
Top pro athletes will compete for a $10K prize purse. The International Course consists of a 1,000-meter swim, 30K cycle, and a 10K run. The
Sprint Course consists of a 500-meter swim, 20K cycle, and a 6-mile run. 6:30am-12pm. (858) 268-1250 /
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