Summer is in full swing and you should spend this upcoming weekend in San Diego enjoying everything the city has to offer including these top things to do.
San Diego Padres vs. Miami Marlins…and Nelly
Catch the San Diego Padres take on the Miami Marlins at Petco Park! Game Day Promotions & Events include: College Night on Thursday, Party in the Park and First Responders Appreciation on Friday, post game concert with Nelly on Saturday, and KidsFest and Military Salute on Sunday.
Where: Petco Park – 100 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101
When: July 23-26, 2015
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San Diego Fringe Festival
During the festival, artists from across the United States and around the world participate alongside home-grown talent, in art forms spanning from theatre, buskers/street performers, cabaret, comedy, circus, dance, film, poetry, spoken word, puppetry, music, visual art, design & open to any other type of artsy-ness not listed.
When: July 23 – August 2, 2015
Cost: Varies by event
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La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival
Known as the Cannes of fashion film, La Jolla will once again will be the market maker for distribution deals, director representation, and fashion film production houses. Hundreds of fashion filmmakers from around the world will be in attendance, packing a theater of 500 seats to be enthralled by the top 1% of fashion films produced worldwide at the upcoming 6th year of LJIFFF.
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego – La Jolla – 700 Prospect St., La Jolla, CA 92037
When: July 24-27, 2015
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Pine Valley Days
Pine Valley Days is an annual event for the last 46 years. The events for the weekend begin on Friday night with our famous Deep Pit BBQ followed by dancing under the stars with live music. On Saturday morning, there will be a 2 hour parade down old Highway 80 from Pine Valley Road to Pine Blvd. After the parade the fun starts in the Pine Valley County Park.
Where: 28810 Old Highway 80, Pine Valley, CA 91962
When: July 24-25, 2015
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Watch the world’s best female surfers compete and be a part of the Supergirl Pro Festival Village! More than 100 Pro Surfers make up the largest female contest in the world, including reigning Supergirl champ Sage Erickson. New This Year: an expanded Festival Village that includes live concerts, a beer garden with a lounge area live-streaming the contest, and more.
Where: Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
When: July 24-26, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Saturday until 6:00 PM
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Ken Ludwig’s Bakerville: A Sherlock Homles Mystery
A wildly inventive adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mystery The Hound of the Baskervilles makes its West Coast premiere. One of America’s great comic playwrights, Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy for You) brings to life literature’s most famous detective – the inimitable Sherlock Holmes. Five fearless actors conjure the world of Victorian England as Holmes and Watson take on one of the most diabolical cases of their careers. This witty and clever romp delivers chills, laughter, and a great evening of theatre.
Where: The Old Globe Theatre – 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101
When: July 24 – August 23, 2015
Cost: Tickets start at $29
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Summer Pops – The Divas of Disco Starring Radiance
The fabulous ladies of Radiance return, saluting those great disco divas Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, The Pointer Sisters and more. Ladies and gentlemen: Let’s dance!
Where: Embarcadero Marina Park South – 206 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101
When: July 24-25, 2015
Time: 7:30 to 9:30 PM
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Fiesta Del Sol San Diego
A two-day street festival celebrating the history, diverse cultures, and civic engagement of the people of San Diego. It’s a fun, family-friendly, alcohol- and tobacco-free event focused on creating positive change by empowering communities. Fiesta del Sol includes an entertainment stage, a multi-cultural food court, four community pavilions, and over one hundred booths.
Where: Chicano Park, San Diego, CA 92113
When: July 25-26, 2015
Time: 11:00 Am to 6:00 PM
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Cirko Teleskóptico Presents Symposium
Cirko Teleskóptico is a fully-immersive, interactive production at the intersection of cirque, dance, technology, and storytelling. Our experience is engineered to super-saturate your senses and crystallize meaningful impressions and entheogenic emotions.
Where: SILO in Makers Quarter – 753 15th St, San Diego, CA 92101
When: July 24-25, 2015
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This one-of-a-kind event features thousands of fascinating creepy-crawlies including live insects, lizards, snakes, and the famous “Madagascar hissing cockroaches.” Children can practice bug collecting, hands-on insect arts and crafts, and even taste cooked mealworm larva (in various flavors such as mesquite, teriyaki, and barbeque!). Entomologists and other bug experts will be available for questions and more than 20 informational booths will teach and entertain children and adults alike.
San Diego (Del Mar) Craft Beer Fest
Beer aficionados will enjoy the opportunity to sample from more than 100 different brews, including hard-to-find specialty choices to top-rated favorites from the local brewing scene. San Diego Brewery Participants will include: Ballast Point, Green Flash, Duck Foot Brewing, Mike Hess Brewing, Coronado, Stone, Pizza Port and many more.
Where: Del Mar Racetrack – 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
When: July 25, 2015
Time: 2:00 to 5:00 PM
Cost: $26 (Includes Stretch Run Admission)
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More Top Things to Do In San Diego
- Del Mar Racing Season – Thru September 7, 2015
- Dov Davidoff at the American Comedy Club – July 23-26, 2015
- SDJT Presents: All Shook Up – July 24 – August 9, 2015
- Spanish Village Art Center’s Art in Bloom – July 24-26, 2015
- Dogfight – Social Media Night and Tequila Tasting – July 24, 2015
- The Wailers – July 24, 2015
- Mojalet Summer Series 2015 – Canyon Crest Dance – July 25-26, 2015
- Hess Fest 2015 – July 25, 2015
- Kaiser Permanente Youth Football Clinic – July 25, 2015
- Glamour On Goldfinch – July 25, 2015
- Wild Child at The Belly Up – July 25, 2015
- South Park Summer Walkabout – July 25, 2015
- Superhero’s Night Out at New Children’s Museum – July 25, 2015
- The Star of India’s Family Overnight – July 25, 2015
- The Offspring – July 25, 2015
- San Diego Love Run 5K & Love Fest – July 26, 2015
- 23rd Annual Sea Chantey Festival – July 26, 2015
- Summer Pops – Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II – July 26, 2015