Soak up the sun and dive into two weeks of nonstop fun in San Diego, where you can enjoy a spirited mix of events, including San Diego Pride, the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinal and an array of exciting summer concerts and festivals.
When: Jul. 7 – 8, 2023
Taste the world of natural wine at Nat Diego, San Diego’s fun-loving natural wine festival. Join winemakers, importers and advocates as they showcase their passion for handcrafted wines made without additives or chemicals. Discover wines that truly reflect their sense of place and enjoy the incredible flavors of natural wine. Sip, learn and savor the best of natural wine with us at Nat Diego’s highly anticipated fifth edition!
When: Jul. 7 – 9, 2023
Take in the beauty and the electric atmosphere of America’s #1 Ballpark, Petco Park, as the San Diego Padres take on the New York Mets. Get ready for an unforgettable experience, with exciting giveaways and promotions like Party in the Park: City Connect, the Irish Heritage Celebration and Girl Scout Day, complete with unique themed Padres hats and a host of fun-filled activities.
When: Jul. 7 – Aug. 4, 2023
Experience the ultimate summer entertainment at the University Heights Summer in the Park concert series! Bring your picnic dinner, indulge in delicious ice cream treats from mobile vendors and explore the diverse dining options in University Heights. Mark your calendar for a memorable summer with amazing music, food and community under the stars.
When: Jul. 7 – Aug. 11, 2023
Join the vibrant atmosphere of Carlsbad’s highly acclaimed TGIF Concerts in the Park series! Experience fantastic live music, spacious dance areas and the perfect setting for picnicking and creating cherished memories. Recognized as one of the top five outdoor concert series in the nation, this beloved summer tradition has been captivating audiences since 1986. Gather your friends, family and neighbors for unforgettable evenings with a lineup of talented performers, plus free admission.
When: Jul. 8, 2023
Prepare for the ultimate celebration of San Diego’s beach culture and vibrant lifestyle at San Diego Bayfest! Experience high-energy musical performances while indulging in the best of local flavors from taco stands and craft beer and cocktail bars. Discover unique local crafts and vendors as you soak up the sun at Waterfront Park, a picturesque downtown location offering green spaces and breathtaking views of the dynamic San Diego Bay waterfront.
When: Jul. 12, 2023
Experience the pinnacle of North American soccer at the 2023 Concacaf Gold Cup Semifinal! Witness the thrilling showdown between the top four teams after intense group and knockout stage battles. Be part of the electrifying atmosphere at Snapdragon Stadium as soccer history unfolds before your eyes. Don’t miss the chance to witness this high-stakes contest, where the semifinal matchup will be revealed once the Group Stage reaches its epic conclusion.
When: Jul. 12 – 16, 2023
Celebrate diversity and unity at the spectacular San Diego LGBT Pride! With a mission to foster pride and respect for the LGBTQIA+ communities, this event is the largest civic gathering in the region, attracting a staggering 250,000 people annually. Experience the Spirit of Stonewall Rally, immerse yourself in the vibrant Pride of Hillcrest Block Party, watch the unforgettable Pride Parade and revel in the joyous Pride Festival.
When: Jul. 15 – 23, 2023
Join over 1000 teams from around the world for the 69th Annual World Championship Over-the-Line Tournament in Mission Bay. Teams will compete on the sands of Fiesta Island, showcasing their skills in one of the most fast-paced beach sports. From sunrise to sunset, be a part of a San Diego tradition that has evolved into a two-weekend extravaganza attracting players and spectators from far and wide.
When: Jul. 16, 2023
Get ready to rock and groove at Petco Park as Slightly Stoopid and Sublime with Rome take the stage. Experience an unforgettable concert filled with incredible music, high energy and an electric atmosphere. Don’t miss this chance to dance, sing along and create lasting memories with two iconic bands in one epic show.
When: Jul. 16, 2023
Calling all dog lovers! Experience a day filled with furry fun, featuring a wide array of dog-related vendors, rescue groups, pet adoption agencies, exciting dog contests, live music, a libation lounge, delicious food trucks and so much more. Bring your furry friend and immerse yourself in a day of tail-wagging joy and canine camaraderie.