Top Things to Do in San Diego – July 9-14, 2019

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Beam with Pride this weekend and join in San Diego’s celebration of diversity and love with these top things to do.

Miss Saigon

When: July 9-14, 2019
Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. That encounter will change their lives forever. Featuring stunning spectacle, a sensational cast of 42, and a soaring score including Broadway hits like “Last Night of the World,” “The Movie in My Mind,” and “The Heat is On in Saigon,” this is a theatrical event you will never forget.

Another Roll of the Dice

When: July 10 – August 4, 2019
A rollicking musical reuniting songwriter Frank Loesser and author Damon Runyon, creators of the legendary Guys and Dolls. In Dice, three classic Runyon stories are intertwined with hits from the Loesser songbook, including “Heart and Soul,” “I Hear Music,” “Two Sleepy People,” and “Let’s Get Lost,” performed by iconic Runyonesque characters.

San Diego Pride

When: July 11-14, 2019
San Diego LGBTQ+ Pride celebration gives extra sparkle to America’s Finest City in sunny July. The multi-day extravaganza is a collective burst of energy, filled with music, food, drinks, fun, and love.

San Diego Padres vs. Atlanta Braves

When: July 12-14, 2019
Catch the San Diego Padres take on the Atlanta Braves at Petco Park! Game day promotions and events include: Friday – Party in the Park: Country Night; Saturday – All-fan giveaway Aloha Shirt; Sunday – KidsFest, Friar Family Days, Kids Run the Bases, Theme Game: Bruce Lee Tribute Night, Theme Game: Peanuts Night.

USA Water Polo Women’s Senior Nationals

When: July 12-14, 2019
UC San Diego’s Canyonview Aquatic Center will play host to the 2019 Women’s Senior Nationals. High level women’s water polo will begin in two pools starting at 8:00 AM on Friday morning.

2019 Annual Over The Line Tournament

When: July 13-21, 2019
The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC) is calling all players, beach-goers, and sports enthusiasts to the biggest summer event in San Diego!

Mission San Diego de Alcala Festival of the Bells

When: July 13-14, 2019
The festivities include food, live entertainment, dancing, and traditional activities like the Blessing of the Bells and the Blessing of the Animals. All five Mission bells are rung during the weekend festivities, including the original bell dating back to 1802. The Festival of the Bells is a great family event and an opportunity for everyone to visit and learn more about this historical landmark.

Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert

When: July 13-14, 2019
See when Harry discovers a mysterious potions book in CineConcerts’ presentation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert! Projected onto a giant screen and accompanied by a live symphony orchestra, you can join in on Harry’s adventures as never before. Nicolas Hooper’s wonderful score and J.K. Rowling’s classic tale combine to deliver all the adventure, humor, and suspense you remember in an experience you’ll never forget.

Imperial Beach Sun & Sea Festival

When: July 13, 2019
The 2019 Imperial Beach Sun & Sea Festival will feature world-class sandcastle sculptors creating some of the best sand creations on the West Coast as well as a community parade and pancake breakfast, live music, children’s craft activities, a Kids ‘n Kastles competition, Farmer’s Market and International Food Fair.

Stagecoach Days

When: Thru August 18, 2019
Stagecoach Days invites visitors to enjoy afternoons in Old Town filled with activities that reflect life in early San Diego and celebrate the West on the move.

Sunset Luau on the Bay

When: Thru August 31, 2019
Travel to the Polynesian islands without leaving Mission Bay at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Its Sunset Luaus series will be returning for its 18th season and will take place Fridays and Tuesdays all summer long. Guests may enjoy Polynesian island cuisine, including a Kalua roasted pig, tropical drinks, entertainment from Pride of Polynesia (a group of authentic island music and dance performers) and much more! This event the perfect summer night activity right in the heart of Pacific Beach.

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.

Summer in Balboa Park

When: Thru September 27, 2019
Summer is a time to relax, explore and enjoy – and there’s no better place to perfect the art of summer than in Balboa Park. From evening concerts to extended museum hours to food truck feasts to gardens and picnics and more, Balboa Park is the destination for summer fun – all day and into the night.

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