San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
Carlsbad TGIF Concerts in the Parks Aug. 5, 12, 19
Enjoy FREE outdoor concerts in Carlsbad!
Point Loma Summer Concerts Aug. 5, 12
Since 2001, Point Loma Summer Concerts has been bringing family-friendly concerts to Point Loma Park, with crowds swelling to nearly 3,000. While many aspects of the concerts have changed over the years, the warm community atmosphere remains the same – as do many of the concert’s sponsors, including the original presenting sponsor, Willis Allen Real Estate, which hasn’t missed a season, the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, the County of San Diego, and many local businesses and local civic groups. https://www.plconcerts.org
Balboa Park 8 Miler Aug. 6
The Balboa Park 8 Miler is the longest consecutively run race in San Diego (68 years old!) and the only one that offers a full tour of Balboa Park! The race will start and finish in the Pan American Plaza, located in front of the Comic-Con Museum. Participants will enjoy a unique and challenging route through Balboa Park’s scenic landmarks, trails, bridges and windy roads! Register today! https://www.balboapark8miler.com/
ArtWalk at Liberty Station Aug. 6-7
Located in the Arts District in Liberty Station, is the 17th ArtWalk at Liberty Station festival. This event features more than 150 artists who will showcase paintings, jewelry, sculptures, glass work, photography, and much more.
Dog Days of Summer Aug. 12
Dog Days of Summer is a free event featuring dog-related vendors, rescue groups, adoption agencies, live music, doggie contests, food trucks, and so much more! www.cardiff101.com
Chula Vista Lemon Festival Aug. 13
Celebrate Chula Vista’s world renowned heritage as the “Lemon Capital of the World” at this year’s Lemon Festival. Enjoy live bands, lemonade, contests, and rock your favorite yellow outfit. This one-day event is open 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Hillcrest City Fest Aug. 14
Hillcrest City Fest takes over 5th Avenue with live bands, EDM music, artists, food vendors, and live entertainment that attracts more than 150,000+ visitors!
Resident FREE Tuesday at Museum of Art Aug. 20
The San Diego Museum of Art is offering FREE admission to residents of San Diego County (with ID). www.sdmart.org
Taco & Beer Festival Aug. 20
The Del Mar Taco and Beer Festival will feature more than 50 local and regional breweries and tacos from local taco stops in San Diego. Tickets required.
Sesame Place Aug. 20
Check out San Diego’s newest theme park based on the children’s favorite, Sesame Street! Check out the rides, meet your favorite charater(s), enjoy food and snacks, and slide down the water slides! https://sesameplace.com/san-diego/
Summer Bridal Bazaar Aug. 21
Plan your perfect day by meeting with caterers, limousine companies, bridal shops, bakers, photographers and more! http://bridalbazaar.com/
45th World Bodysurfing Championship Aug. 21-22
Oceanside, California is the host of the 43rd Annual World Bodysurfing Championship competition. Starting at 6:30 a.m., approximately 400 bodysurfers will compete for their chance to be crowned body surfing champion.http://www.worldbodysurfing.org/contest
Paopao Race Aug. 27
This Southern California Outrigger Racing Association (SCORA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit public benefit corporation dedicated to the perpetuation of outrigger canoe racing both regionally in Southern California and worldwide, and to further maintain the rich Pacific island culture and traditions that are rooted in the sport. This canoe race takes place in Oceanside and is a fun event for the whole family! https://www.scora.org/races/
Bike the Bay Aug. 28
Bike the Bay is a non-competitive community bike ride that is suitable for all ages and lifestyles. Riders begin at San Diego Bay, continue through National City, Chula Vista, and Imperial Beach and have a one-time opportunity to ride their bikes across Coronado Bridge! https://www.bikethebay.net/