San Diego November Events


Daylight Savings  November 1
Election Day
  November 3
Veterans Day  November 11 County Recorder is closed, California Title is open
Thanksgiving  November 26 & 27 County Recorder and California Title are closed

San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing

Old Town San Diego’s Day of the Dead Nov 1-2
This event is designed to celebrate the history, culture and heritage of the San Diego region and to pay homage to this very important and festive tradition. Old Town’s diverse and historic legacy makes it the best site in San Diego to hold this celebration.

2015 Carlsbad Fall Village Faire Nov 1
The Carlsbad Village Faire will take place from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Each year, the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce hosts the faire in May and November. Now in its 41st year, the free event has grown to be so popular that it not only continually attracts people from all over Southern California, but also from other states

San Diego Asian Film Festival Nov 5-14
San Diego is home to the largest Asian Film Festival on the West Coast and features more than 130 films from 15 different countries at five different venues in San Diego. Experience national and international films, get up close and personal with filmmakers and cast with Q&A and photo opportunities.

Brewers Guild Festival Nov 6-7
Join us for the 13th Annual San Diego Brewers Guild Festival at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier in downtown San Diego. This two day event is the official kickoff of San Diego Beer Week. Enjoy samples from more than 50 San Diego County breweries! The event raises funds for local charities and the San Diego Brewers Guild.

San Diego Beer Week Nov 6-15
San Diego Beer Week is a ten-day celebration inspiring people to drink local, craft beer and promoting San Diego’s thriving brewing culture with multiple events happening across the county.

Women’s PRO/AM Nov 7
Women’s PRO/AM competitions, Vert Comp on Tony Hawk Industries Vert Ramp, bowl contest presented by XS Helmets and Active Ride Shop, street competition on The Encinitas Skate Plaza, free learn-to-skate clinics by Camp Tanuga, more.

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Nov 7 – Dec 26

Fallback Festival Nov 8
Take a stroll down the historical streets of the Gaslamp Quarter and fall back into San Diego’s wild past of the 1880’s. The whole family is engaged in the magical old-fashioned atmosphere that the Fall Back Festival brings to life each year.

Oceanside Music Festival Nov 8
The 14th annual Oceanside Music Festival, titled Colors of Music, offers concerts this year with a variety of music genres, showcasing both student and professional musicians from throughout Southern California. The event, FREE of charge to the general public, is held 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Escondido Tamale Festival Nov 14
The Escondido Tamale Festival is a celebration of Tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. It is also a look back at the history of the Spanish and Mexican settlers who built the framework for this great state.

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Nov 15-22
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is an international showcase of the world’s premier wines and spirits, chefs and culinary personalities, and gourmet foods. The week- long experience celebrates San Diego’s vibrant culinary community with over 100 citywide events, wine and cooking classes, chef dinners, and multiple tasting events throughout the week.

69th Annual Mother Goose Parade Nov 21
The largest parade in San Diego County is also the largest of its type west of the Mississippi. Each year, the Mother Goose Parade attracts thousands of spectators to the streets of El Cajon. More than 100 colorful and exciting parade entries come from around the United States to share in the excitement that is the Mother Goose Parade.

San Diego Jazz Fest Nov 25-29
The 36th San Diego Jazz Fest over Thanksgiving will present a variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to swing to dixieland at the Town & Country Resort and Hotel in Hotel Circle. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will perform.

Skating by the Sea Nov 26 – Jan 3
This spectacular ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach. The Del’s iconic Victorian Building, adorned with thousands of white lights, provides a magical backdrop as holiday music fills the air and guests enjoy hot chocolate and libations.

Thanksgiving Family-Mile Fun Run Nov 26
Come with the entire family to do a one-mile lap around the racetrack itself. Expected to participate are many of your favorite jockeys running right with you.

Craft Beer & Cider Fest Nov 28
Beer & Cider Fest is back! From 12:00pm to 4:00 p.m. on November 28, cheers to Bing and your favorite Thoroughbred while sampling from more than 100 local and international brews plus a variety of seasonal ales and ciders. Meet the local brewers, check out beer inspired merchandise and groove to DJ’s in the Seaside Concert Area.

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San Diego October 2015 Events


San Diego Events Calendar

San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing

Haunted Houses Thru October

Halloween Events Thru October

Oktoberfest  Every Wednesday in Oct
Every Wednesday in October, drink up seasonal favs from local breweries while you chow down on paired bites on the private patio on the boardwalk. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. October 7th Green Flash; October 14th Coronado; October 21st Karl Strauss; October 28th Modern Times

Oktoberfest in El Cajon Oct 2-3, Oct 9-11
Taste authentic German food such as bratwurst, ox-on-the-spit, potato salad, potato pancakes, sauerkraut, and red cabbage, plus a variety of German pastries and pretzels. Soft drinks and adult beverages are sold, featuring a selection of German beers on draft, plus wines and a full bar.

Revolt Summer Surf Series 9.0 Oct 3
The Revolt Summer Surf Series is a non World Surf League domestic surfing competition for male and female surfers, professional and amateur. Enjoy a day at Beachfest and watch the carvers, longboards, and SUPs compete. No charge for spectators.

Pacific Beachfest 5K Oct 3
Pacific Beachfest 5K was voted 2014 Competitor’s best 5K/10K for the Pacific region. Run/walk down the beach and boardwalk with your peers and competitors. Every finisher will receive a tank top, a race medal, sunglasses, and tickets to our beer garden.

Serbia Serbia! Festival Oct 3
Teams of Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Military and civilians will climb 110 Authentic Serbian food, home-made pastries, Serbian open market, folk dance performance, and kids’ games.

Maker Faire San Diego Oct 3-4
San Diego Maker Faire is a festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness and a celebration of the burgeoning maker movement in the San Diego Region. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, San Diego Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors.

San Diego Music Awards  Oct 5
Humphreys by the Bay | 2241 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, 92106

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Oct 8
Raise funds for YWCA of San Diego County and the Becky’s House domestic violence program. After the walk, celebrate with music, massage, awards, and more.

CRSSD Festival Oct 10-11
The bill includes the Flaming Lips, TV on the Radio, St. Lucia, Bonobo, Big Data, Maya Jane Coles, Jamie XX, Nicolas Jaar, Golden Features, SNBRN, Tchami, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Cashmere Cat, b2b, Trippy Turtle, and more.

Oktoberfest & HomeBrew Competition Oct 10
A family friendly event with performances, games, a beer garden featuring local professional breweries, Mash Heads Homebrew Club beers, and a home-brew competition, all to raise money for University City schools.

Festa! in Little Italy Oct 11
This Italian cultural festival is a day filled with authentic live Italian entertainment, Italian food, stickball and bocce ball tournaments, a colorful flag procession, and of course the festival’s favorite: Gesso Italiano (Italian Chalk) to celebrate one of the most iconic neighborhoods in the country. Over 120,000 visitors are expected to attend.

Halloween Carnival Oct 16-17
The 29th annual Halloween carnival includes two scary days of fun this year. On Friday there will be carnival rides on the school field and the Haunted House, a free-standing fully constructed haunted mansion set up in the cafeteria.

Tri Oceanside Oct 24
Life Time’s “Women for Tri” Board encourages female athletes of all ages and fitness levels to participate and offers a host of resources that break down barriers to entry and help more women accomplish their fitness goals in this international sport.

Temecula Half Marathon and 5K Oct 25
Serious athletes, novice runners, walkers, families, and wine lovers can enjoy the day, whether you take a leisurely 3 mile walk or a challenging 13.1 mile run.
Take in views of the Temecula hills. At the finish line, refresh with local winery and brewery’s libations.

Dia de los Muertos Oct 25
The Mexican Day of the Dead — Dia de los Muertos — is a festive and celebrative time. It is a holiday with a complex history and fusion of old traditions.

Hard Rock Horror Story Oct 31
There will be all types of fun activities for all ages as well as vendors selling crafts and crafted foods! This year there will also be a sandcastle competition. Bring the family on out for a fun-filled day of activities!




San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing

The Prado’s MOPA Thursday Night Dinner Package Sept 3
The Museum of Photographic Art and The Prado team up to bring you culture and cuisine in Balboa Park! The package includes a 3-course dinner with a bottle of wine and two tickets to The Museum of Photographic Art Exhibition: “7 billion Others”.

Festival of Sail Sept 4-7
One of the great San Diego events for Labor Day weekend as tall ships from all over the world come to San Diego Calif. This four day San Diego event includes live entertainment, cruises on San Diego Bay, cannon battles, sailing on racing yachts, over 150 arts and craft vendors, great food, pirates, and more.

San Diego 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb 2015 Sept 5
Teams of Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Military and civilians will climb 110 floors the same number as in the twin towers- and each will climb in the name of a fallen Emergency Responder whose life was lost on that day. We will climb in the memory, and honor of the 343 FDNY Brothers, 23 NYPD Brothers and Sisters, and 37 Port Authority Brothers and Sisters, and to raise awareness of the sacrifices made by firefighters everywhere.

The Little Italy Summer Film Festival Sept 5
Kick-off summer with some of Italy’s greatest films. The Little Italy Summer Film Festival will show every Saturday starting June 27, 2015, until Saturday, September 5, 2015, at the Amici Park Amphitheater (W. Date & State Streets).

Oceanside Labor Day Pier Swim Sept 7
Monday September 7 2015 Labor Day. Register at 7 AM, swim in the morning at various start times starting at 8:30 AM. Fun annual swim to the end of the original Oceanside pier and back.

Swashbucking Summer Movie Series at the Headquarters at Seaport Sept 9
This summer, the Headquarters will be screening three swashbuckling classics for free in the center’s open-air courtyard on the second Wednesday of July, August and September. Seating will be BYO. Seating at 7:30 p.m. Movie at 8 p.m. September 9: Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Taste of Downtown 2015! Sept 10
Explore scrumptious eats and endless options in the heart of San Diego, at over 40 of Downtown’s most esteemed eateries throughout the Gaslamp Quarter, Financial District, East Village and Horton Plaza.

South Bay Pride 2015! Sept 12
Join us for South Bay Pride! This is a free event that includes music, entertainment, a beer garden, delicious food vendors, retail booths, a children’s area, and more! Saturday September 12, 2015, 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Bayside Park, in Chula Vista, CA

FACE Foundation’s 5K Doggie Dash! Sept 13
People and dogs take the lead in this fun 5K, which brings people and their pets together for a day of giving back and getting fit! A lively vendor village, dog agility course, DJ and amazing opportunity drawing prizes are just a few of the attractions that make the Doggie Dash fun for the whole family.

San Diego Festival of Beer Sept 18
This year’s fest features live music and over 60 different breweries serving 120 varieties of tasty craft brews. New this year! Each ticket includes admission into the event, unlimited (2 oz) beer tastes and the first 1,500 guests receive a free souvenir event logo tasting mug to keep.

Julian Music Festival Sept 19
The 2015 Julian Music Festival will celebrate its 46th anniversary on September 19 with a diverse line-up of musical acts. This year’s festival will feature a varied collection and blends of musical genres, including Latin jazz, adult contemporary, alternative folk, Celtic and more, according to Terry Cox who stages the Julian Music Festival each year.

Mira Mesa Street Fair 2015 Sept 19
10 AM to 5 PM Camino Ruiz from Mira Mesa Blvd. to New Salem St. Fun annual street fair in Mira Mesa area of San Diego.

Encinitas Oktoberfest Celebration Sept 20
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the annual Encinitas Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest. Bavarian food, beer, arts and crafts, parade and family activities.

San Diego Restaurant Week Sept 20-27
For ONE WEEK ONLY, Sunday, September 20th through Saturday, September 27th, indulge on dishes, compiled of local products and ingredients, at over 180 participating restaurants.

San Diego Walk Now for Autism Speaks Sept 26
Join us for the Twelfth Annual San Diego Walk Now for Autism Speaks on Saturday, September 26 at Liberty Station of Point Loma. This fun-filled, family friendly event will help fund research, raise public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families and society.

Oceanside Harbor Days Sept 26-27
There will be all types of fun activities for all ages as well as vendors selling crafts and crafted foods! This year there will also be a sandcastle competition. Bring the family on out for a fun-filled day of activities!

San Diego FREE Summer Concert August 2015


Balboa Park’s Twilight in the Park, Balboa Park | 6:30-7:30 pm
Aug 4: Heliotrope – 1915 Music of the Day
Aug 5: The Supremes – A Tribute
Aug 6: Swamp Critters – Cajun
Aug 11: San Diego Concert Band – Classical Pops
Aug 12: Harvey and 52nd Street Jive Blues
Aug 13: El Cajon German Band – Polka/Waltz
Aug 18: Coronado Big Band – Swing
Aug 19: Working Cowboy – Country
Aug 20: Navy Wind Ensemble
Aug 25: Moon Light Serenade Orchestra
Aug 26: Coronado Concert Band – Best of Hollywood & Broadway
Aug 27: The Legends – San Diego’s Original Oldies Show Band

Carlsbad TGIF Concerts in the Parks
Poinsettia Park, Carlsbad | 6600 Hidden Valley Rd., 92011
Aug 7: Louie Cruz Beltran – Latin/Salsa
Calavera Hills Park, Carlsbad | 2997 Glasgow Dr., 92010
Aug 14: Liquid Blue (Cover Dance Band)
Aug 21:The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra Band (Big Band Swing)

Coronado Concerts in the Park, Spreckels Park
7th St. & Orange Ave. | 6 pm (unless otherwise noted)
Aug 2: Louie Beltran
Aug 9: United States Marine Band, followed by The Heroes, 4pm
Aug 16: The Company Men
Aug 23: The High Street band
Aug 30: Tribute to Journey: Another Journey, 5pm

Coronado Ferry Landing Concert Series | Coronado Ferry Landing | 3-5 pm (unless otherwise noted)
Aug 1: Ginger Cowgirl and the Silver Spurs
Aug 2: Coronado Big Band
Aug 8: Nardo John
Aug 9: Three Chord Justice
Aug 15: Blue Frog
Aug 16: Electric Church
Aug 22: The Barnacles
Aug 23: Cool Fever
Aug 29: Breez’n

Del Mar Foundation Summer Twilight Concerts | Powerhouse Park
1600 Coast Blvd. |
Aug 18: The Mighty Untouchables, 6 pm

El Cajon Dinner & A Concert | Prescott Promenade | 6-8 pm
Aug 7: The Mighty Untouchables
Aug 14: Neil Morrow Band
Aug 21: Back to The Garden
Aug 28: Stars on the Water and Jimmy Buffet Tribute

La Jolla Concerts by the Sea | Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove | 2-4 pm
Aug 2: Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash
Aug 9: Theo & The Zydeco Patrol
Aug 16: Incendio
Aug 23: The Mighty Untouchables
Aug 30: Todo Mundo

Lemon Grove Concerts in the Park | Berry Street Park | 6:30-8 pm
Aug 6: Bayou Brothers
Aug 13: West of 5

North Park Bird Park Summer Concerts
Aug 8: Scott Martin Band, 5:30-7:30 pm

Pacific Beach Concerts on the Green | Kate Sessions Park | 4-6:30 pm
Aug 8: The Siers Bros

Point Loma Summer Concerts | Point Loma Park | 5:30-8:30 pm
Aug 7: Jumping Jack Fish

Poway Summer Concert Series | 5:30-7 pm
Lake Poway
Aug 9: The Fabulous Untratones
Old Poway Park
Aug 2: The Browne Sisters and George Cavanaugh
Aug 16: Pomerado Community Band

City of Santee & Barona Summer Concert Series
Town Center Community Park East | | 6:30-8 pm
Aug 6: Slower
Aug 13: Wingstock, 5:30pm
Aug 2-: Upstream
Aug 27: James Kruk & The Big Boss Men

Scripps Ranch Symphony in the Park Series | Hoyt Park | 6-7:30 pm
Aug 9: Bill Magee with Bayou Bros

Seaport Village Sunday Concerts | East Plaza Gazebo | 1-4 pm
Aug 3: Ballad Mongers
Aug 9: Nova
Aug 16: The Cat.illacs
Aug 23: Indian Joe & the Chiefs
Aug 30: Breez’n

Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove | Fletcher Cove Park | 6-7:45 pm
Aug 6: Nate connis Trio
Aug 13 : Lily Meola
Aug 20: Phil “N The Blanks

San Diego August 2015 Events Calendar


San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing

Summer Kids Series Thru Aug 26
Enjoy FREE crafts, activities, music and plain old fun at your favorite amusement park, every Wednesday this summer from 6-8pm at Belmont Park!

Del Mar Racing Season July 16 – Sept 7
Be part of the magic and nostalgia of this long-time horse race tradition dating back to 1937 when Bing Crosby greeted the first guests, and Seabiscuit won by a nose in the infamous race in 1938. This season features the nation’s top race horses, trainers and jockeys, and plenty of fun in the sun. The races run five days weekly, except Monday and Tuesday. Horse racing at Del Mar happens Wednesday through Sunday, with post time for the first race on most days at 2:00 PM. On Fridays first post is at 4:00 PM.

Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition Aug 1
Get stoked! It’s time for the most adorable surf event of the year. At the Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition, the most fearless dogs will jump on their boards, paddle out and hang 20! This event must be seen to be believed. Bring the whole family for a day of rad competitions, goodies and fun! Now in its tenth year, the Surf Dog Competition promises to be a sweet time for two- and four-legged dudes and dudettes. Enter your dog in the surf competition or just come take in all the fun under the sun!

2015 USA Canoe Kayak National Sprint Championships  Aug 1-2
The San Diego Canoe Kayak Team (SDCKT) is proud to host the 2015 USA CANOE/ KAYAK Sprint National Championships and the Masters Sprint National Championships. This national event is the pinnacle of the sprint canoe and kayak season. All age groups compete for national titles in sprint distances including 200m, 500m, 1000m and 5km.

Summer Pops Goes Classical – A Night in Spain Aug 2
An elegant, deeply passionate musical visit to Spain.The evening features music from celebrated Spanish composers, including Enrique Granados (Three Spanish Dances), and Manuel de Falla (Nights in the Gardens of Spain & Suite from Three-Cornered Hat).

Solana Beach Triathlon and Duathlon Aug 2
Starting at 7:00 AM race at Fletcher Cove Park 2000 athletes are expected in this fun summer event.

USA & World Hip Hop DANCE Championships Aug 2-9
San Diego will be abuzz with energy as national street dance champions from 50 countries, some 3,500 dancers in all, go head-to-head at USA & World Hip Hop DANCE Championship XIV and World Battles from August 2-9. The week starts with the USA Hip Hop DANCE Championship to determine who will represent the nation in the world’s #1 event in street dance.

Farm to Bay Food & Wine Classic Aug 8
Farm to Bay is the only local fundraiser that takes place within a national wildlife refuge, set against the beautiful backdrop of San Diego Bay. Guests sample fine culinary delights from some of the hottest restaurants, breweries and wineries in the area and experience up close animal encounters, live music, and an exciting live and silent auction.

Snorkeling with Sharks Aug 8
From 8 – 10 AM at La Jolla Shores. $30 per person. Birch Aquarium at Scripps naturalists host snorkeling adventures to see the Leopard Sharks rays and more.

Dog Days Of Summer Aug 8
Dog Days of Summer is San Diego County’s largest dog-centered events and is located at 101 Main Street in Cardiff, California. There will be vendors, pet adoptions from local shelters and rescue organizations, dog and kid zones. There will even be a doggie photo booth. So dress up your best friend (yes, I mean your dog) and come on out and enjoy a fabulously, fun day with the critters.

Carlsbad Art in the Village Aug 9
9 AM to 5 PM on Grand Avenue in Carlsbad, California. Over 150 local and regional fine artist are featured in the Village of Carlsbad, just 2 blocks from the beach.

Art Walk San Diego Aug 15-16
From 10 AM to 6 PM at NTC Promenade at Liberty Station (at Ingram Plaza). Fine artists show their original artwork in an outdoor San Diego setting. This replaces the former Art Walk on the Bay event in San Diego.

San Diego Fall Home Show 2015 Aug 21- 23

World Bodysurfing Championships Aug 22
It’s The 39th Annual World Bodysurfing Championships. Located adjacent to the Oceanside Pier where you can see between 350-400 bodysurfers from around the world completing for trophies and prizes. There will be both Men and Women’s Grand Champions crowned on Sunday afternoon at the completion of all scheduled heats.

Doggie Street Festival’s San Diego Adopt -a- Thon & Pet Celebration Aug 22
Join us at Doggie Street Festival! This not-to-be-missed dog and cat adopt-a-thon and family friendly celebration of our companion animals presents fantastic pet products & services, yummy eats, vet tips, speakers, music, kids area, auction prizes and much more! Bring your friendly dog. Sponsor-Volunteer-Support. Together we can do good for our dogs & cats!

Del Mar Craft Beer Festival Aug 29
Sample dozens of different craft brews during the Del Mar Racetrack Beer Fest. Available for purchase beginning at 1 pm will be many of your favorite suds with a special focus on top-rated and medal-winning San Diego beer.

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San Diego July Events 2015


2015 San Diego County Fair June 5 – July 5
Start your summer at the 2015 San Diego County Fair – Friday, June 5 through Sunday, July 5 (closed Mondays and the first two Tuesdays). For centuries, people across the world have traveled to World’s Fairs to celebrate innovations, art and agriculture. In 1915, people flocked to San Diego for the Panama-California Exposition, held in Balboa Park. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of this milestone event, and the history and influence World’s Fairs have had on the modern-day, the 2015 San Diego County Fair theme is A Fair To Remember: A Celebration of World’s Fairs and Balboa Park.

Independence Day/July 4th Celebrations

National City’s 4th of July Carnival July 1-4
Kimball Park, National City

Independence Day at the Border July 3
Larsen Field – Cesar Chavez Park, San Ysidro

The Spirit of the Fourth July 4
Webb Park, Rancho Bernardo

Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration July 4
Mira Mesa Community Park, Mira Mesa

4th of July Celebration in Ocean Beach July 4

Independence Day Festival & Fireworks July 4
Great Green – California Center for the Arts, Escondido

Julian 4th of July Parade July 4
Downtown Julian

El Cajon 4th of July Picnic and Fireworks July 4
Kennedy Park, El Cajon

Scripps Ranch 4th of July Parade and Festivities July 4
Hoyt Park, Scripps Ranch, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Rancho Santa Fe’s Annual 4th of July Parade & Picnic July 4 , 1-3 p.m.

San Diego Comic Con 2015 July 9-12

Point Loma Summer Concerts July 10 – Aug 7

2015 Annual Over The Line Tourney July 11-19

Christmas in July July 11-12
Christmas in July: Sat & Sun, July 11-12, 2015 More than 10,000 people expected to attend the finest HANDCRAFTED art fair in San Diego County. Artisan Booth Space STILL AVAILABLE! 150 artisan booths, live entertainment, large food court, Kid’s Zone, silent and live auction, huge rummage sale, Farmer’s Market, bake sale, beer garden, and carnival rides.

11th Annual Switchfoot Bro-Am July 11
The 11th Annual Switchfoot Bro-Am beach day on July 11 will feature a surf contest, live music performances, and nerf surf jousting exposition between surf contest heats. This year’s event will welcome back the 4th annual Rob Machado Bro Junior.

Del Mar Racing Season July 16 – Sept 7
Be part of the magic and nostalgia of this long-time horse race tradition dating back to 1937 when Bing Crosby greeted the first guests, and Seabiscuit won by a nose in the infamous race in 1938. This season features the nation’s top race horses, trainers and jockeys, and plenty of fun in the sun. The races run five days weekly, except Monday and Tuesday. Horse racing at Del Mar happens Wednesday through Sunday, with post time for the first race on most days at 2:00 PM. On Fridays first post is at 4:00 PM.

Lemon Zest and Garlic Fest July 18
San Diego’s first ever festival dedicated to lemon and garlic dishes is coming to downtown San Diego’s Waterfront Park at the county administration building July 18! Perfect for all ages, the fest features live entertainment, cooking demonstrations and contests, arts and crafts and a 21+ beer and wine garden. Tickets include admission to the fest along with unlimited food, wine and craft beer samples.

Annual LGBT Pride Parade July 18
The annual San Diego LGBT Pride Parade is the 4th largest in the United States attracting more than 100,000 cheering spectators and significant media participation. The parade begins at the Hillcrest Pride Flag at University Ave. and Normal St., proceeds west on University Ave., turns south on 6th Ave., turns left onto Balboa Dr. and ends at Laurel St.

Annual LGBT Pride Festival July 18-19
San Diego Pride’s famous cultural Festival includes multiple stages of entertainment, more than 80 musicians, bands, comedy and dance performers, 300 participating vendor booths, an Art exhibit, cultural presentations, and great food! This two day Pride Festival in Balboa Park has become a premier PRIDE event in California.