Top Things to Do in San Diego – August 14-19, 2018

Kayaking in La Jolla - Top Things to Do in San Diego

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

San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

When: August 16-19, 2018
Where: Petco Park, San Diego, CA 92101
Catch the San Diego Padres take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. Game day promotions and events include: Thursday – Trevor Hoffman Replica Jersey all-fan giveaway; Friday – Hoffy Table Book all-fan giveaway, Party in the Park: BeerFest; Saturday – Trevor Hoffman Cooperstown Replica Plaque all-fan giveaway, Postgame Fireworks; Sunday – Trevor Hoffman Replica Statue all-fan giveaway, KidsFest, Family Friar Day.

Stone Anniversary Celebration & Beer Festival

Where: August 17-18, 2018
When: Cal State San Marcos – 333 South Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA 92096
This is the main event! Our annual Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival has become the biggest craft beer festival in Southern California, and this year promises to be the best one yet! We are commemorating 22 years of True Independent Craft by throwing an awesome celebration with all our fans! It’s all for charity! 100% of ticket proceeds are donated to community organizations.

¡Latin Food Fest!

When: August 17-18, 2018
Where: Embarcadero Marina Park North – 500 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
California’s largest most attended annual Hispanic culinary celebration includes a festival kick-off party “Mexico Mercado” — a high energy party hosted by Mexico’s most acclaimed chef, Enrique Olvera, and Gran Tasting – the festivals signature event featuring 150 food, beverage, wine, beer and spirits stations, Cooking Demos, Best of Fest Chef Awards, VIP Tent, and Live Music

Best of San Diego Party

When: August 17, 2018
Where: Liberty Station – 2640 Historic Decatur #200, San Diego, CA 92106
The Best of San Diego Party presented by Valley View Casino is the most anticipated bash of the year celebrating San Diego’s best restaurants, breweries and businesses.

42nd Annual World Bodysurfing Championships in Oceanside

When: August 18-19, 2018
Where: Oceanside Pier – 1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
During the World Bodysurfing Championships, 350-400 bodysurfers from around the world compete in their respective age divisions for trophies and prizes.

Chula Vista HarborFest

When: August 18, 2018
Where: Bayside Park – Bayside Parkway, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Chula Vista HarborFest is a family-friendly celebration that welcomes everyone to enjoy a classic summer festival with breathtaking ocean views as a backdrop.

TVG Pacific Classic

When: August 18, 2018
Where: Del Mar Thoroughbred Club – 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
Watch many of the country’s top horses compete at the classic distance of 1 1/4 miles in the 28th running of Del Mar’s signature event, the TVG Pacific Classic.

California Clambake

When: August 18, 2018
Where: Hotel del Coronado – 1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
Settle into the warm beach sands on a summer evening and feast on The Del’s Southern California Clambake – our take on the East Coast classic. With a sunset backdrop, live entertainment and interactive beach games guests donned in white attire will cozy up on communal tables and enjoy a shellfish feast featuring menus from renowned Guest Chef Tim Hollingsworth.

25th Annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational

When: August 19, 2018
Where: Scripps Pier, La Jolla, CA 92037
Surfers, scientists and survivors come together to support the fight against cancer at the annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational at the beach near Scripps Pier in La Jolla.

More Top Things to Do in San Diego

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

Top Things to Do Weekend Forecast