Sneak off to San Diego this weekend to bask in the sunshine while enjoying these amazing top things to do:

San Diego Restaurant Week

George's at the Cove Fish Tacos

Taste the deliciousness known as the fish taco or try something new during San Diego Restaurant Week

Sample something new or enjoy an old staple at one of the more than 180 eateries participating in San Diego Restaurant Week. Enjoy a 2-course prix-fixe lunch for $10-$20 or spoil yourself with a 3-course prix-fixe dinner for just $20-$40.

When: Through Friday, September 20, 2013
> Browse participating San Diego Restaurant Week Eateries

19th Annual San Diego Festival of Beer

San Diego Festival of Beers - Top Things to Do in San Diego

Cheers! Sample beers from more than 60 breweries at the San Diego Festival of Beer

Spend a fun-filled night in Downtown with more than 3,000 beer lovers like yourself enjoying the sounds of live music while sampling beers from over 60 different breweries (over half from San Diego!).

Where: Columbia Street and West B Street, San Diego, CA 92101
When: September 20, 2013
Time: 6:00 to 11:00 PM
Cost: $20-$35
> Find out more about the 19th Annual San Diego Festival of Beer

16th Annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival

CoronadoSpeed Festival - Porsche 911

This year’s Coronado Speed Festival is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Porsche 911

A spectator friendly vintage auto race features over 200 classic cars and takes over the runways of Naval Air Station North Island. In additional to the rush of prestigious car races, a multitude of current U.S. Navy helicopters, boats, hovercraft and vintage aircraft will be on display.

Reminder: You are entering an active military base. Identification and car insurance is required. All individuals are subject to search. All vehicles are expected to adhere to base speed limit of 25 MPH. No talking on cell phones while driving.

Where: NAS North Island – Third and Alameda Boulevard, Coronado, CA 92118
When: September 21-22, 2013
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Cost: $25-$250. Active Military and Kids Under 12 – Free
> Find out more about the 16th Annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival

Pacific Islander of San Diego Festival

Pacific Islander Festival Dancer

Immerse yourself in the cultures of the South Pacific at the Pacific Islander of San Diego Festival

A free event that showcases the cultures and customs of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia with continuous entertainment throughout the weekend. Held at Mission Bay’s Ski Beach, the event also features food, music and specialty crafts unique to each culture.

Where: Mission Bay’s Ski Beach - Vacation Road, San Diego, CA 92109
When: September 21-22, 2013
Cost: Free
> Find out more about the Pacific Islander of San Diego Festival

Family Moon Festival 2013

Family Moon Festival at the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

Learn about and participate in the retelling of Chinese legends Jade Rabbit and Cheng Er, the fairy princess living on the moon.

The Chinese celebrate the Moon or Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋節 on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month by savoring the full moon, the bounty of the harvest and delicious mooncakes. Learn about and participate in the retelling of Chinese legends Jade Rabbit and Cheng Er, the fairy princess living on the moon. Watch museum staff demonstrate how to prepare traditional treats while children get the chance to make their own mooncakes.

Where: 404 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
When: September 21, 2013
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Cost: $4. Members and Children under 12 – Free
> Find out more about the SDCHM Family Moon Festival 2013

Chula Vista Harbor Fest

Tall Ship at Chula Vista Harbor Fest

Explore tallships and more at the Chula Vista Harbor Fest

There is something for everyone at the Chula Vista Harbor Fest on Bayside Park. Sample delicacies at the San Diego Bay Seafoodfest, listen to live music, sip on local craft beer and wine, and more. Bring the kids to the Youth Zone and Stage for hours of entertainment including BMX riders, skateboarders, and educational exhibits from the Living Coast Discovery Center.

Where: Bayside Parkway, Chula Vista, CA 91910
When: September 21, 2013
Time: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Cost: Free
> Find out more about the Chula Vista Harbor Fest

Julian Music Festival

Julian Music Festival

Enjoy classic bluegrass and current western ballads at the Julian Music Festival

For the 44th year, Julian celebrates the end of summer with music. Bluegrass to celebrate the roots of our festival, Western ballads to remember the past and current songwriter/singers we listen to on our MP3 players. New this year is a catered dinner by Chef Jeremy Manley, owner of Julian’s Jeremy’s on the Hill.

Where: Menghini Winery - 1150 Julian Orchards Road, Julian, CA 92036
When: September 21, 2013
Time: 1:00 to 8:00 PM
Cost: $11-$28
> Find out more about the Julian Music Festival

More Top Things to Do in San Diego

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Know of some other top things to do this weekend? Let everyone know in the comments below.

3 Responses to Top Things to Do in San Diego – September 17-22, 2013

  1. You missed the Zoo Food & Wine Festival. It’s awesome! Sat.9/21
    http://www.sandiegozoo.org/zoo/celebration/

  2. Saturday, September 21: California Coastal Clean-Up Day
    Let’s continue to make sure that our coastal areas that we love so much are clean and protected so that we all can enjoy!

    Sunday, September 22: Paddle for Clean Water (Surfrider SD)
    Where: Ocean Beach Pier
    When: 9-12
    What: free breakfast, donation yoga, paddle around the pier to raise awareness on clean water issues, music by local artists Ottly Mercer, speakers, raffle, and after party and Wonderland!

    http://sandiego.surfrider.org/events/pcw

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