Top Things to Do in San Diego – May 31 – June 4, 2017

Spend the upcoming weekend in San Diego enjoying everything California’s Beach City has to offer including these top things to do.

San Diego County Fair

San Diego’s annual county fair is the largest fair in California, offering a variety of food, entertainment, exhibits, rides & games throughout the beautiful and historical Del Mar Fairgrounds in the oceanfront village of Del Mar. Join us for the 2017 San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons|Vons, as we present “Where the West is FUN!”

Where:2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
When: June 2 – July 4, 2017
Cost: $5-$18
> Find out more about the San Diego County Fair

Sip the City

Sip the City - Top Things to Do in San Diego

Sip the City brings together the best of San Diego’s Urban Wineries to toast the local wine movement. With over a dozen urban wineries to taste, local winemakers to meet, delicious food and live entertainment, Sip the City is a splendid way to kick off San Diego Urban Wine Week.

Where: The Headquarters at Seaport – 789 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
When: June 1, 2017
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 PM
Cost: $25
> Find out more about Sip the City

Wonderspaces

Wonderspaces

Their first tour, in San Diego, includes 20,000 sq. feet filled with 16+ unique experiences, ranging from room-sized interactive art installations to virtual reality films previously enjoyed at Burning Man, Sundance, and SXSW. Playing on all the senses, Wonderspaces transports visitors outside of their everyday lives with the goal to bring people together through shared experience. Visitors will enjoy extraordinary art not generally this accessible by the masses.

Where: Russell Parkway & Civita Blvd, San Diego, CA 92108
When: June 2 – July 30, 2017
Cost: $16-$24
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Damn Yankees

Damn Yankees

Winner of 11 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Choreography, Damn Yankees is sure to be a home run hit! Based on the novel The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Douglass Wallop, Damn Yankees is a devilishly clever musical comedy about America’s favorite pastime. Fanatical baseball fan Joe Boyd sells his soul to the devil in order to save his favorite team in this Faustian sports classic. With such illustrious songs as “Whatever Lola Wants” and “Heart,” follow Joe on his journey to save his team…and his soul.

Where: Spreckels Theatre – 121 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
When: June 2-18, 2017
Cost: $22-$72
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San Diego Padres VS. Colorado Rockies

Catch the San Diego Padres take on the Colorado Rockies! Game day promotions and events include: Friday – Party in the Park; Saturday – Knockaround Sunglasses; Sunday – Kidsfest.

Where: Petco Park, San Diego, CA 92101
When: June 2-4, 2017
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Pink Boots Society 10th Anniversary Conference & Beer Festival

Pink Boots Society 10th Anniversary Conference & Beer Festival

To celebrate Pink Boots Society’s 10th Anniversary, we’re hosting our very first FULL DAY Educational Conference on June 2nd in San Diego, California.  The Festival is a celebration of most fearlessly innovative female brewers in the world.  Sample some of the best beers in the industry, specifically from Pink Boots Society Members while you listen to our outrageously badass DJ mix tunes.

Where:
Conference – The Lafayette Hotel, Bungalows and Swim Club – 2223 El Cajon Boulevard , San Diego, California, 92104
Festival – Ingram Plaza – 2751 Dewey Rd, San Diego, CA 92106
When: June 2-3, 2017
Cost: Starting at $15
> Find out more about the Pink Boots Society 10th Anniversary Conference & Beer Festival

The Vine Affair Balboa Park

The Vine Affair Balboa Park

Tour select Balboa Park museums during this up-scale wine event. Featuring tastings, unique art installations, live music, food pairings, and wine education.

Where: Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101
When: June 2, 2017
Time: 6:00 to 10:00 PM
Cost: $35-$100
> Find out more about the Vine Affair

Taste of Baja Food & Wine Festival

Taste of Baja Food & Wine Festival

The best in Baja California food and wine come together in San Diego for one evening only. Make your way through the Estancia La Jolla gardens and sample cuisine by the peninsula’s top chefs, sway to live Spanish guitar, and sip on wines from 20+ award-winning Ensenada and Valle de Guadalupe wineries.

Where: Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa – 9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
When: June 2, 2017
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
Cost: $115
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Summer of InnovationSummer of Innovation

The Museum of Making Music’s fully interactive exhibition will introduce you to innovative instruments on the market today, and will open your ears and eyes to the many – perhaps surprising – ways that music is currently being made. Groundbreaking products showcased in the exhibition include the ROLI Seaboard Rise MIDI Controller, ROLI Blocks, Aerodrums, Stylophones, Phonotonic, Ableton Push, ATV aFrame, and Jamstik+.

Where: Museum of Making Music – 5790 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
When: June 3 – August 31, 2017
Cost: Included with Admission
> Find out more about the Summer of Innovation

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego

Rock 'n' Roll San Diego

Rock out at the annual Rock N Roll Marathon! The annual Rock n’ Roll Marathon sprints into San Diego. This 26.2 mile marathon and 13.1 mile half-marathon features live music lining the streets, cheer squads, and a huge post-marathon concert to end the race with a bang. With more than 20,000 runners and 100,000 enthusiastic spectators, this popular event is not to be missed!

When: June 3-4, 2017
Cost: Starting at $45.99
> Find out more about Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego

San Diego County Fair Cattle Drive

San Diego County Fair Cattle Drive

What in tarnation? City slickers will want to take a gander at the Gaslamp to catch a glimpse of 200 head of cattle being escorted through the streets of San Diego by working cattlemen and their trusty cattle dogs, as they celebrate the opening weekend of the San Diego County Fair. The route runs down Harbor Drive, 5th Avenue and Market Street, with plenty of prime public viewing areas! Great photo opportunities!

Where: Harbor Drive – Market St & Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
When: June 3, 2017
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 AM
Cost: Free
> Find out more about the San Diego County Cattle Drive

Art Around Adams

Art Around Adams

Enjoy Adams Avenue in a friendly, relaxed and carefree environment where taste-makers and free thinkers mix freely with family and friends. Experience exhibits and performances that will dazzle the eye and stir the senses. Each year we strive to infuse new and exciting artists and talents that reflect this year’s local trends in art and business. Stroll the entire route, or take the complimentary “Comedy Trolley.”

Where: Adams Avenue, San Diego, CA 92116
When: June 3, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 8:00 PM
Cost: Free
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Brent Bernasconi

About Brent Bernasconi

I am a local San Diegan (though surprisingly, I do not know how to surf). While not at work, I enjoy biking, running, soccer, bocce ball, craft brew (I hope to make a batch of home brew one day), reading, movies, and a video game here and there. My goal is to set foot in as many states, countries and continents as I possibly can (I have hit 14 states, 9 countries, and 3 continents), though I will always call San Diego home. How would you describe your ideal San Diego day?So after a good night's sleep, first I would take the puppy for a nice long walk. Then I would pack the bicycle panniers with a picnic lunch for the wife and I and we would ride over to Mission Trails for some trail riding and then a lovely lunch under the shade by the river. After the ride home, a shower and a nap would follow. Once rested, we would head out to the Blind Lady and enjoy a local brew and some organic pizza.If you were invisible, where would you go?Area 51! I would love to know what they are doing that is so top secret.What is your favorite San Diego outdoor activity?So many choices, but if I have to pick one I would choose bikingrunningsoccerbocceball. Though sitting outside with a good book on a sunny day would come in close second.Do you prefer burgers and beer or linguine and red wine?Nothing could be better than a San Diego Craft Beer (Hess, Stone, Ballast Point, Automatic, and many many more) and a burger with onion rings and BBQ-sauce. Though you will often find me boiling some pasta with a glass of wine in my hand and Ratatouille on in the background.Latest music purchases for my iPod/MP3 player are…A few albums by Jonathan Coulton, the ultimate geek musician. If you get a chance, listen to Code Monkey.If you like, you can follow me on Twitter @bernasconi.