Top Things to Do in San Diego – June 25-30, 2019

San Diego Symphony Bayside Summer Nights - Top Things to Do

Hear the music of San Diego this upcoming weekend while you enjoy everything California’s Beach City has to offer including these top things to do.

San Diego International Organ Festival

When: June 24 – August 31, 2019
The Spreckels Organ Society lights up San Diego summer nights with the International Summer Organ Festival ­– an inspiring lineup of free outdoor concerts at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park, each designed to demonstrate the fresh sound of the historic 1914 Spreckels Organ, the largest outdoor pipe organ in the world.

San Diego Night Market

When: June 27-28, 2019
Taking place in the Convoy District – an emerging cultural, dining, and innovative economic hub – the San Diego Night Market returns for its tasty showcase of unique, mouthwatering food and diverse, modern performances!

San Diego Padres vs. St. Louis Cardinals

When: June 28-30, 2019
Catch the San Diego Padres take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Petco Park! Game day promotions and events include: Friday – BeerFest, Theme Game: German Heritage Night; Saturday – All-fan giveaway 50th Anniversary Gwynn & Hoffman Replica Jerseys, 50th Anniversary-themed Laser Show, Theme Game: Gwynn & Hoffman Replica Jersey Hat; Sunday – KidsFest, Kids Run the Bases, Friar Family Days, Theme Game: 4th of July Celebration.

The San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival

When: June 28-30, 2019
The San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival unites music lovers from around the world at the picturesque site of Embarcadero Park North in the San Diego Marina. This three-day event combines the soothing sounds of smooth jazz, a variety of delicious cuisine, and an amazing atmosphere that creates an unparalleled experience.

Bayside Summer Nights Star Spangled Pops

When: June 28-29, 2019
Pay tribute to the nation’s history with patriotic favorites, rousing tunes, familiar film soundtracks and Broadway blockbusters. The evening closes with a magnificent fireworks display. Todd Ellison conducts and is joined by Broadway star Ross Lekites (Frozen, Kinky Boots)and the San Diego Master Chorale.

Oceanside Independence Day Parade

When: June 29, 2019
A local tradition since 1892, the Oceanside Independence Parade, it marches up Coast Highway from Wisconsin Street to Civic Center Drive (just past City Hall).

15th Annual Switchfoot BRO-AM

When: June 29, 2019
The Annual Switchfoot BRO-AM will feature a surf contest, live music performances, and nerf surf jousting exposition between surf contest heats.

The Luckiest

When: June 30 – July 28, 2019
Lissette is a vibrant and fiercely independent young woman. But when a sudden diagnosis shatters her world into pieces, she finds herself at odds with her mother and her best friend, who each come bearing strong opinions wrapped in good intentions. With an overwhelming amount of choices to make in a very short amount of time, Lissette is forced to navigate between the two while unflinchingly forging her own path for her future. This tender, funny and keenly-observed play explores the uncertain and sometimes heartbreaking territory of how we choose to take ownership of our lives.

Taste of Adams Avenue

When: June 30, 2019
The 19th annual Taste of Adams is a gastronomic trek featuring 45 restaurants, coffee houses, pubs, wine bars and unique eateries in one of San Diego’s hottest and historic neighborhoods.

A Symphonic Celebrations of the Padres at 50!

When: June 30, 2019
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of our San Diego Padres! Celebrate with a musical tribute to America’s favorite pastime with a program that highlights their greatest hits, runs and wins and baseball tunes. Rob Fisher conducts the San Diego Symphony and is joined by Broadway stars Ross Lekites (Frozen, Kinky Boots) and Bianca Marroquín (Chicago, In the Heights and Mexico’s very popular Mira Quien Baila) as well as the San Diego Master Chorale.

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.

Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

When: Thru September 2, 2019
Stay after dark and celebrate summer during Nighttime Zoo presented by One Medical, June 16 through September 2. Enjoy live music, fun shows, animal encounters, food, and more!

SeaWorld’s Electric Ocean

When: Thru September 2, 2019
Surf beyond your expectations as the sea comes alive at night and dive into Electric Ocean, SeaWorld’s fantastic summer nighttime celebration.

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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