Top Things to Do in San Diego – June 2-9, 2019

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Visit San Diego this weekend to enjoy warm weather, outdoor adventures, and these top things to do.

San Diego International Fringe Festival

When: June 6-16, 2019
The San Diego International Fringe Festival brings the beautiful, the bizarre and the unexpected to America’s Finest City. In 2015, our award-winning venture includes Family Fringe, Emerging Fringe, Visual Fringe, Street Theatre, and the World’s First Bi-National Fringe!

San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals

When: June 6-9, 2019
Catch the San Diego Padres take on the Washington Nationals at Petco Park! Game day events and promotions include: Thursday – Friar Family Days; Friday – Party in the Park: Margaritaville; Saturday – All-fan giveaway Beach Towel, Theme Game: Irish Heritage Night; Sunday – KidsFest, Kids Catch on the Field, Friar Family Days, Theme Game: Boy Scout Day.

San Diego International Boat Show

When: June 6-9, 2019
Grab the entire family for a fun weekend on San Diego Bay! Now is the time to get yourself and your boat ready for the water. What is more San Diego then being on the water in America’s Finest City?

Living the Impossible

When: June 7 – November 16, 2019
Living the Impossible commemorates the 100th anniversary of the completion of the San Diego & Arizona Railway. This exhibit features photographs, artifacts, and model trains retelling the stories of the people who persevered in building this impossible railroad.

Festa do Espirito Santo

When: June 7-9, 2019
Celebrate Portuguese Heritage by joining in the city’s oldest ethnic festival, Festa do Espirito Santo, that commemorates Portugal’s Queen St. Isabel.

San Diego Greek Festival

When: June 7-9, 2019
St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church invites you to join us at our annual Greek Festival. We enjoy sharing our heritage, culture, music, traditions, customs and culinary skills with you, our neighbors and friends in San Diego and Southern California.

First Friday ARTS DISTRICT Amplified

When: June 7, 2019
During San Diego’s biggest monthly art walk you can also enjoy a free Concert, Craft Beer Garden, and Pop-Up Market. Guests can also enjoy dance performances, make art, see new art exhibitions, and so much more!

Vision vs Reality

When: June 8 – October 12, 2019
Dreams are hard to bring to life. The original vision is almost always different from the final reality. Taking a delicate and dramatic design and fashioning that vision info a functional vehicle requires numerous adjustments, refinements, and compromises. Some for the better, some for the worse. It is fascinating to see the original vision side-by-side with its ultimate reality.

San Diego Festival of the Arts

When: June 8-9, 2019
Now in its 33rd year, the 2019 San Diego Festival of the Arts will continue this tradition, showcasing stunning works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber and mixed media from nearly 200 world renowned artists June 8 and 9 at downtown San Diego’s beautiful Waterfront Park.

Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow

When: June 8-9, 2019
Join the San Luis Rey Band of Luiseño Mission Indians for the Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow with arts and craft booths, food, dancers, drums, an opportunity drawing and contest dancing.

Marine Corps Mud Run Camp Pendleton

When: June 8-9, 2019
Get ready to run through the terrain of Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton where U.S. Marines train. There will be over 300 Marines “motivating” participants along the course, as well as Military vehicle displays.

The Toast of the Coast Wine Competition & Festival

When: June 8, 2019
The Toast of the Coast will feature the finest wines from around the world. Your ticket will include unlimited 1-oz samples of wines entered in the 2019 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition. When you find one you like, you’ll be able to buy bottles to take home.

Urban Sites, Bites & Bikes Tours

When: June 8, 2019
Join us on a bike tour led by our certified instructors to explore and visit iconic spots throughout downtown San Diego. To add some extra excitement, our tours stop at different local spots to grab some food, sweets, and drinks. Enjoy the exquisite views of America’s Finest City, from modern buildings, historic sites, museums to the famous Gaslamp District and East Village.


When: June 8, 2019
A one-day immersive experience celebrating all things avocado with live music, art installations, food trucks and drinks at Broadway Pier in Downtown San Diego.

Stone Sour Fest

When: June 9, 2019
One of our most popular annual events is back and more mouth-puckering than ever. Stone Sour Fest 2019 features an incredible lineup of sour creations from Stone, as well as a ridiculous lineup of guest beers from some of our favorite breweries.

SeaWorld’s Inside Look- Animal Babies

When: Thru June 9, 2019
See the world through the eyes of baby marine animals during our second all-access event of 2019. Learn from our amazing caretakers all about the birth and early development of all of your favorite animals. Guests of all ages will love this adorable and inspiring event.

San Diego County Fair

When: Thru July 4, 2019
Visitors will journey to the Emerald City, meeting magical new friends along the way. Channel your inner courage in our whirlwind of carnival rides. Expand your brain by immersing yourself in creative and educational exhibits. Warm your heart creating new memories with your friends and family. With all of the adventures you’ll encounter, you’ll discover, “There’s no place like the Fair.”

Summer Safari at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

When: Thru September 1, 2019
Go wild at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park this summer! Summer Safari presented by Groupon brings later hours and more fun. On Saturdays and Sundays from May 25 through September 1, you can stay until 7 p.m. for evening safari adventures. Walk among kangaroos and wallabies at the newest habitat, Walkbout Australia, and hear a didgeridoo played. Enjoy guitar music, roaming jugglers and magicians, and summer food and drink specials throughout the Park.

Sesame Street Party Parade

When: Thru September 1, 2019
The Sesame Street Party Parade is marching Sesame Street excitement throughout SeaWorld San Diego. This colorful, musical, show-stopping parade is fun enough to get the whole family dancing. This event features 10 larger-than-life themed floats including Sesame Street favorites such as Mr. Hooper’s Store and Count’s Castle. The whole family will be singing and dancing along with Elmo and his furry cast of friends as they join more than 20 dancers along the parade route.

Food Truck Fridays

When: Thru September 27, 2019
Enjoy free live entertainment while eating gourmet dishes from a rotating selection of more than a dozen food trucks. Each evening features fantastic local performers, vibrant music, and family-friendly activities. Foodies can also explore the many park museums hosting evening hours and special programs.

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