San Diego will be full of super heroes, movie stars, and plenty of comic book fans all enjoying Comic-Con and these top things to do this weekend.
Comic-Con – Inside and Outside of the Convention Center
Even if you don’t have a Comic-Con ticket, the Gaslamp Quarter and Downtown will host plenty of badge-free events revolving around comics, pop culture, amazing cosplay, movies, tv shows, video games, and more.
La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival
La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival is the first international fashion film festival founded in North America. The worldwide gathering of the fashion film community. Part New York Fashion Week, part Cannes Film Festival, La Jolla brings together fashionistas and industry players from around the world to meet, network, make new friends, and watch the best in global fashion film production. Hundreds of fashion filmmakers from around the world will be in attendance, packing a theater of 500 seats and be enthralled by the top 1% of fashion films produced worldwide.
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego – La Jolla – 700 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037
When: July 24-26, 2014
> Find out more about the La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival
Pine Valley Days
For the past 43 years, Pine Valley Days has been a great time for families to get together and enjoy Pine Valley. The fun kicks off Friday with the famous Deep Pit BBQ followed by dancing and live music. Wake up early on Saturday morning for the 2 hour parade down old Highway 80 followed by a festival including bouncies for kids, rock climbing wall, music, horse shoe tournament, marketplace with over 30 vendors, and food.
Where: Pine Valley County Park – 28810 Old Highway 80, Pine Valley, CA 91962
When: July 25-26, 2014
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Old Town Stagecoach Days – Soldiers & Citizens
San Diego’s military history stretches back to its settlement in 1769. See historic uniforms, weapons, and hear their stories. A Taste of the Past August 2nd Learn about early San Diego through the foods they ate, both local and exotic. Days of the Vaqueros August 9th See vaqueros-the original cowboys-ride, rope, and talk of life on the ranchos.
Where: Old Town State Park – 2415 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110
When: July 26, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 4:00 PM
> Find out more about Old Town Stagecoach Days – Soldiers & Citizens
Del Mar Racetrack Beer Fest
Sample more than 100 different craft brews during the Del Mar Racetrack Beer Fest held in the Seaside Concert area West of the Grandstand. DJ’s will be playing music throughout the day. Pair your beer with several Gourmet Food Truck offerings.Brewery reps will be on hand to answer questions about their brewery and beers plus check out cool beer merchandise and much more during the Fest.
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds – 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
When: July 26, 2014
Time: Starts at 1:00 PM
Cost: Admission free with track admission. 5 tastings for $18
> Find out more about the Del Mar Racetrack Beer Fest
More Top Things to Do in San Diego
- Jimmy Cliff – July 23, 2014
- Dive-In Theatre: Kick Ass (2010) – July 23, 2014
- Judah Friedlander – July 24-26, 2014
- Chris Tucker – Payback Tour – July 25, 2014
- Reggae Summer Splash – Temple of Roots – July 26, 2014
- Obon Festival – July 26-27, 2014
- 57th Annual Coinarama Coin Show – July 26-27, 2014