Top Things to Do in San Diego – September 11-14, 2014

With a forecast of temperatures in the mid-80s, why not spend the weekend in San Diego enjoying the beaches and these top things to do.

September 11 Memorials

September 11 in San Diego

Commemorate the 13th anniversary of September 11th in San Diego at the following events:

San Diego Music Thing

San Diego Music Thing 2014 - Top Things to Do

SDMT is back for it’s 7th year with two days of panels, mentoring sessions, networking, 150+ local, regional and national bands performing at venues around San Diego, Pop up shops and live performances. A special Thursday session has been added for college students.

Where: Town & Country Resort Hotel – 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108
When: September 11-13, 2014
Cost: $10-$40
> Find out more about San Diego Music Thing

San Diego Bayfair

San Diego Bayfair

Fueling Up for the Races!

Bayfair is famous for its family festival atmosphere, interactive exhibits, vendors and specialty foods, nightly live entertainment and Saturday night fireworks extravaganza, there’s something for everyone in the family. San Diego Bayfair attracts more powerboat racing classes than any other site in the world, and is known as the hallmark event in the nation.

Ripley’s Ferrari Boat to Set Sail at San Diego Bayfair

Ripley's Ferrari Boat

Ripley’s Ferrari Boat is set to set sail as part of San Diego Bay Fair

On Saturday, September 13, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! will set sail with a one-of-a-kind Ferrari boat at the San Diego Bayfair. This will be the boat’s first U.S. voyage.

Weighing 2,000 pounds, the Ripley’s Ferrari is a hand-carved, life-size replica of a Ferrari F50 that took five months to make by an Italian craftsman. It’s currently part of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! special exhibition at the San Diego Air & Space Museum. Museum staffers have put in countless hours over the past few months in order to make the car seaworthy (we hope!).

Where: Mission Bay – 1404 Vacation Rd‎, San Diego, CA 92109
When: September 12-14, 2014
Cost: $15-$250
> Find out more about the San Diego Bayfair

Coronado Art Walk

Coronado Art Walk Kid's Art Activity

Bring the whole family for an afternoon of art, sunshine and plenty of fun

Paintings, hand crafted jewelry, photography, ceramics and other mediums will be featured. Artists have been selected for their ability to express the vast and varied world of art in their particular art form. This exciting venue will include art activities to delight both children and adults. Other highlights include: Participation by the Coronado Ferry Landing’s Galleries and Artists, Coronado Art Association’s Artists in Spreckels Park, and musical entertainment throughout both days.

Where: 1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
When: September 13-14, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
> Find out more about the Coronado Art Walk

¡Latin Food Fest!

Latin Food Fest

Latin Food Fest is the largest annual Latin culinary destination event in the U.S.

With tasting tents stretching across the Embarcadero Park North on San Diego Bay, taste a variety of local and international Latin wine, spirits and food from over 200 chefs, restaurants, wineries and distillers. Watch acclaimed chefs conduct cooking demos. And don’t miss the Best of the Fest competition – our showcase of local culinary excellence.

Where: Embarcadero Park North – 500 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
When: September 13, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Cost: $79-$199
> Find out more about the ¡Latin Food Fest!

South Bay Pride, Art and Music Festival

South Bay Pride, Art & Music Festival

Kids are surely going to be tuckered out after a day of playing in the expanded Children’s Area that will now include bungee jumping, inflatables and more. meander through the Art in the Park to see creativity from the areas most talented artists or cool off and take a dip with the new addition of water sports; kayaking, paddle boarding and jet skiing. After 6:00 PM, the party continues with dancing, live music and dj’s In The Park After Dark.

Where: Chula Vista Bayfront Park – 980 Marina Way, Chula Vista, CA 91910
When: September 13, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 10:00 PM
Cost: Free
> Find out more about the South Bay Pride, Art and Music Festival

More Top Things to Do in San Diego

> Find more Top Things to Do on the San Diego Event Calendar

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