With school just around the corner, spend one of the last few weekends of summer having plenty of fun doing all of San Diego’s activities including these top things to do:
San Diego Spirits Festival
One of the Top 5 Cocktail Festivals in America, the San Diego Spirits Festival brings you cocktail tastings, restaurants serving samples, burlesque and samba performers, a Pin Up Girl Fashion Show, celebrity guests, craft beer, chef demonstrations and restaurants all on the back Pier, and the Bayside Art Festival on the forecourt leading into the festival.
Where: Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier – 1000 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
When: August 24-25, 2013
Time: 1:00 to 5:00 PM
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Valley Center Gourmet Food Truck Festival
This year’s festival has 16 trucks serving Asian, BBQ, crepes, burgers, Cajun, desserts, and everything in between along with a beer and wine garden serving drinks from local breweries and wineries, live Reggae/Soul music by LoCALI Grown, and The Kids Zone with Kids N Paint, rock climbing, face painting, pony rides and a petting zoo.
Where: Bates Nut Farm – 16954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082
When: August 24, 2013
Time: 1:00 to 9:00 PM
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ArtWalk San Diego
Experience art “alfresco” with fine art outside under San Diego’s sunny skies. Meet with 100s of artists, listen to a dozen musical performers, enjoy gourmet food and play with the whole family at the interactive KidsWalk.
Where: NTC at Liberty Station – 2645 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106
When: August 24-25, 2103
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Bike the Bay
Ride across the Coronado Bay Bridge! This non-competitive 25 mile ride is great for riders of all abilities and will take you through Coronado, San Diego, Imperial Beach, Chula Vista and National City and finishes at Embarcadero Marina Park South with a festive celebration with food, entertainment and a New Belgium beer garden.
When: August 25, 2013
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The color, excitement, food, music and dances of Brazil are no further away than the shores of Mission Bay. Enjoy a delectable and authentic Brazilian buffet with a traditional Brazilian Carnaval show featuring high-energy music, dancers and musicians in colorful costumes – plus an authentic fire dance performance!
Where: Bahia Resort Hotel – 998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
When: August 22 and 29, 2013
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
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Full Moon Dinner Cruise
Glide over the San Diego Bay and take in the full moon over the spectacular San Diego skyline with a 3-course dinner, glass of champagne, music and dancing.
Where: Hornblower Cruises – 1800 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
When: August 21, 2013
Time: 6:30 to 10:00 PM
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Know of some other top things to do this weekend? Let everyone know in the comments below.