Spend the upcoming weekend in San Diego enjoying everything California’s Beach City has to offer including these top things to do.
First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare
The Old Globe and the San Diego Public Library were selected last year to co-host the only stop in California for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. First Folio! offers a rare glimpse of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most significant book.
Where: San Diego Central Library – 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
When: Thru July 7, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Cost: Free (Tickets required)
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Surfing America 2016 USA Surfing Championships
Surfing America is the IOC-recognized National Governing Body for the sport of surfing in the USA. Surfing America is responsible for holding the USA Championships each year and for selecting the official USA Surf Team to compete internationally.
Where: Oceanside Harbor North Jetty – 1374 N Pacific St, Oceanside, CA 92054
When: June 9-12, 2016
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Hotel del Coronado’s expansive Windsor Lawn will provide the setting for this unforgettable gourmet gathering, where 30 of the best chefs from San Diego and Mexico will present signature hors d’oeuvres or desserts at individual stations.
Where: Hotel del Coronado – 1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
When: June 9, 2016
Time: 6:00 to 7:30 PM
> Find out more about the Chef Throwdown
San Diego Greek Festival
St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church invites you to join them at their annual Greek Festival. They enjoy sharing their heritage, culture, music, traditions, customs and culinary skills with you, their neighbors and friends in San Diego and Southern California. Your attendance always gives great pleasure to the many members of their community who have worked hard preparing this special 3-day weekend for you.
Where: St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church – 3655 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92103
When: June 10-12, 2016
Cost: Free. $3 Donation after 1:00 PM.
> Find out more about the San Diego Greek Festival
100 Years of Amazing Music! A vibrant cast of massively talented actor/singer/dancers – and one amazing band – take you on an exhilarating journey into the heart of America through 100 years of great music!
Where: 1142 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
When: June 10 – August 7, 2016
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San Diego Festival of the Arts
San Diego Festival of the Arts gathers nearly 200 artists in a bay view setting of original fine art, entertainment and delicious cuisines, complemented with fine wine and craft beer as you stroll the turf of Waterfront Park. San Diego Festival of the Arts garners critically acclaimed artists from around the country for an elegant and high quality showcase. Guests will enjoy an exceptional dining experience from San Diego’s favorite restaurants, sample San Diego craft beer, and experience interactive activities for the whole family.
Where: San Diego County Waterfront Park – 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101
When: June 11-12, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Little Italy’s Van Go! Soap Box Competition
Van Go! Soap Box Competition in Little Italy features a silly soap box race; fine arts exhibition, live music as well as visual & performing arts entertainment and a beer & wine garden.
Where: 1789 State St, San Diego, CA 92101
When: June 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 6:00 PM
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Liberty Station’s Summer Block Party
Celebrate community and creativity at Liberty Station’s historic naval-base-turned-neighborhood during the Summer Block Party. Everyone is invited this walkabout-style event to sample the newly opened eateries, dance along to live entertainment, partake in some family-friendly activities and a free outdoor yoga class, and discover all that San Diego’s latest neighborhood destination, Liberty Station, has to offer.
Where: 2640 Historic Decatur Rd #200, San Diego, CA 92106
When: June 11, 2016
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
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More Top Things to Do in San Diego
- San Diego County Fair – Thru July 4, 2016
- SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Food Festival – Through June 12, 2016
- San Diego Padres vs. Atlanta Braves – Thru June 8, 2016
- Bollinger Champagne and Burgundy Wine Dinner Event – June 7, 2016
- Mainly Mozart Festival: Minor Storms – June 8, 2016
- Taste of Argentina Wine Dinner at Coasterra – June 9, 2016
- Super Freaks – A Solo Show by Larry Caveney – June 11 – August 21, 2016
- Bird Park Summer Concerts – June 11 – August 6, 2016
- Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow – June 11-12, 2016
- KPBS Kids Workshop Presents: Curious George – June 11, 2016
- San Marcos Rock, Blues & BBQ Festival – June 11, 2016
- Justin Willman – June 11, 2016
- Dead Man’s Party – June 11, 2016
- Cellar School: Beyond the Grape – June 12, 2016