SAN DIEGO EVENTS CALENDAR 2015

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

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”.
www.cohnrestaurants.com/theprado

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.
www.sdmaritime.org

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.
www.sandiegostairclimb.com

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).
www.littleitalysd.com/events/little-italy-summer-film-fesitval

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.
www.oceansideswimclub.com

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
www.sandiegomagazine.com

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.
www.downtownsandiego.org

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
www.SouthBayPride.org

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.
www.roadrunnersports.fundly.com/5kdoggiedash

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.
www.sdbeerfest.org

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.
www.julianmusicfestival.com

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.
www.miramesatowncouncil.org

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.
www.encinitasoktoberfest.com

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.
www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

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.
www.walknowforautismspeaks.org

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!
www.oceansidechamber.com

San Diego FREE Summer Concert August 2015

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Balboa Park’s Twilight in the Park, Balboa Park
www.balboapark.org/visit/summer-events | 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
www.carlsbadca.gov
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.
www.coronadoconcert.com/events | 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
www.coronadoferrylandingshops.com | 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. | www.delmarfoundation.org/twilight
Aug 18: The Mighty Untouchables, 6 pm

El Cajon Dinner & A Concert | Prescott Promenade
www.downtownelcajon.com | 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
www.ljconcertsbythecsea.org | 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
www.lemongroveca.gov | 6:30-8 pm
Aug 6: Bayou Brothers
Aug 13: West of 5

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

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

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

Poway Summer Concert Series
www.poway.org | 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 | www.ci.santee.ca.us | 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
www.symphonyinthepark.org | 6-7:30 pm
Aug 9: Bill Magee with Bayou Bros

Seaport Village Sunday Concerts | East Plaza Gazebo
www.seaportvillage.com | 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
www.ci.solana-beach.ca.us | 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

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php
San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

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!
www.belmontpark.com/amusementpark/summerkidsseries

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.
www.dmtc.com

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!
http://unleashedby.petco.com/surfdog

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.
www.sdckt.net/2015

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).
http://purchasing.sandiegosymphony.org

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.
www.active.com

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.
www.hiphopinternational.com

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.
www.thelivingcoast.org

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.
www.aquarium.ucsd.edu

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.
www.cardiffdogdaysofsummer.com

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.
http://carlsbad-village.com/events/art-in-the-village

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.
www.artwalksandiego.org

San Diego Fall Home Show 2015 Aug 21- 23
www.homeshowsandiego.com

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.
www.worldbodysurfing.org

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!
www.doggiestreetfestival.org

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.
www.dmtc.com

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San Diego July Events 2015

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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.
www.sdfair.com

Independence Day/July 4th Celebrations

National City’s 4th of July Carnival July 1-4
Kimball Park, National City
http://www.nationalcityhostlions.org

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

The Spirit of the Fourth July 4
Webb Park, Rancho Bernardo
http://spiritofthefourth.org

Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration July 4
Mira Mesa Community Park, Mira Mesa
www.miramesatowncouncil.org

4th of July Celebration in Ocean Beach July 4
www.oceanbeachsandiego.com

Independence Day Festival & Fireworks July 4
Great Green – California Center for the Arts, Escondido
http://artcenter.org/event/independence-day-festival

Julian 4th of July Parade July 4
Downtown Julian
www.julianparade.com

El Cajon 4th of July Picnic and Fireworks July 4
Kennedy Park, El Cajon
www.ci.el-cajon.ca.us/

Scripps Ranch 4th of July Parade and Festivities July 4
Hoyt Park, Scripps Ranch, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
www.scrippsranch.org/events/4th-of-july.html

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


San Diego Comic Con 2015 July 9-12
http://www.comic-con.org

Point Loma Summer Concerts July 10 – Aug 7
www.plconcerts.org

2015 Annual Over The Line Tourney July 11-19
www.ombac.org/over-the-line

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.
www.christmasinjulyartisans.com

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.
www.switchfoot.com/c/bro-am

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.
www.dmtc.com

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.
www.lzgfsd.com

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.
http://www.sdpride.org/parade.htm

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.
http://sdpride.org/festival.htm

San Diego County Fair: A Fair to Remember, June 5 – July 5

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San Diego County Fair : Info and Quick Links
June 5 – July 5

Home Page
http://www.sdfair.com/

Admission
General admission ranges from $8 to $15. Be sure to check local businesses or online for special deals or promotions.

BPE
Best Pass Ever: A $25 pass that’s good for all 25 days of the fair. Yes, that means $1 a day. You can purchase it online or at the ticket window through July 4.

Kids’ Day: Children 12 and younger get in the park for free on June 23 and 30.

Dates, Hours & Admission
http://www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=info.home

Tickets & Promotions
http://www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=tickets.home

Events Calendar
http://www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=info.calendar

Concerts & Entertainment
http://www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=concerts.home

Parking
The paid parking lots are open at 9 a.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
$10 for cars and motorcycles
$20 for RVs and motor homes.
There’s a preferred parking area that’s also $20. Remember these lots are cash only.

There are three off-site lots that offer free parking and free shuttle service to the main O’Brien Gate.

  • Horsepark, at 14550 El Camino Real, is open daily
  • MiraCosta College’s San Elijo Campus, at 3333 Manchester Ave., is available Saturdays and Sundays
  • Torrey Pines High School, at 3710 Del Mar Heights Road, is available on Saturdays and Sundays.

Public Transportation
Fair Tripper logo
http://www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=transportation.public_transportation

Additional Parking Info
http://www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=transportation.parking

Attractions & Exhibits
http://www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=attractions.home

Food
Some of the new friend items on the list this year include: deep-fried Starbucks, deep-fried SlimFast bar and fried peanut butter pickle.

Want to stray from the norm? Try sweet corn ice cream, Sriracha corn dog or a Wasabi bacon bomb.

Check the link for a list of food vendors and other specialty foods to be featured at the fair.
http://www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=attractions.food

Special Days
Taste of the Fair:
On June 23 and 30 (until 5 p.m.), you can buy $2 taste-sized portions of popular fair foods.

One-Price Ride Day: There are 11 days when you can purchase a wristband for unlimited carnival rides. To go on June 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14, you must purchase the $35 voucher online at sdfair.com. If you’re going on June 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 or 25, you can buy the voucher online or at fair kiosks.

School Programs & Educational Opportunities
http://www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=attractions.school_programs