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San Diego February 2019 Events

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San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Valentine’s Day Ideas
A list of ideas for your significant other this Valentine’s Day.
http://www.san-diego-beaches-and-adventures.com/valentines-day-ideas.html

Museum Month Through February
Enjoy half-off admission for more than 40 museums throughout San Diego!
https://sandiegomuseumcouncil.org/specials/museum-month/

Second Chance Dog Adoption Feb. 2, 9, 16
Second Chance Dog Rescue is hosting adoption events in Clairemont (Feb. 2), Mission Valley (Feb. 9), and Pacific Beach (Feb. 16.). Help these furry friends need forever homes! For more information, please visit the Second Chance Rescue website. http://secondchancedogrescue.org/

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Through Feb. 4
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Museum of Photographic Arts. Filmmakers and Human Rights Watch experts will be present at each screening to discuss many of the issues raised by the films. The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people
https://www.kpbs.org/events/2019/feb/04/human-rights-watch-film-festival-6110d7d6

6th Annual San Diego Improv Festival Feb. 7-10
The 6th Annual San Diego Improv Festival returns, attracting improv enthusiasts from around the country for the four-day comedy binge. Anyone attracted to improv is encouraged to take the plunge and join the four-day comedic journey.
http://www.sdimprovfestival.com/

Brewbies Fest Feb. 9
Enjoy an array of outstanding, interesting, unique and (our favorite) signature PINK beers from over 40 of the best breweries around! As always we donate 100% of the proceeds from Brewbies to the Keep A Breast Foundation to help support their mission of empowering young people around the world with breast health education and support! Get your tickets today!  https://www.brewbies.org/

Chinese New Year Festival at Balboa Park Feb. 9-10
Come celebrate Chinese New Year 2019 at the International Cottages of Balboa Park. The event will be filled with Lion Dance, Dragon Dance, Chinese performances, Kung-Fu, Chinese Specialty food. https://allevents.in/park/chinese-new-year-festival-at-balboa-park/1000052278098199

2019 Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Feb. 10
The Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K & 1-mile run will be a Match Making event again this year! At registration you will pick up your choice of bib: Available, Taken, or It’s Complicated. Wear the bib on the run and find others that like to run and do events just like you! Get social at the event and make new friends. https://www.active.com/coronado-ca/running/distance-running-races/coronado-valentine-s-day-10k-5k-and-1-mile-fun-run-walk-2019

Zombie Escape 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run Feb. 10
You are not running against the clock, but from blood thirsty, virus infected zombies. All runners will be given a flag belt (just like those used in flag football). The flags represent your “health” If a runner reaches the “Safe Zone” (finish line) with ANY number of flags attached to their belt they will receive a “SURVIVOR” medal If a runner reaches the “Safe Zone” (finish line) with no flags attached they will receive an “INFECTED” medal.
https://www.active.com/san-diego-ca/running/distance-running/zombie-escape-5k-and-1-mile-fun-run-2019

Cabrillo Sunrise 5K Feb. 10
Watch the sun rise over the city and then run or walk 5K through Cabrillo National Monument–San Diego’s only national park. Spectacular ocean views in a unique setting at an hour of the day when the park is normally closed. Plus, your participation helps with the park’s many programs, including science education for underprivileged children. https://www.active.com/san-diego-ca/running/distance-running-races/cabrillo-sunrise-5k-2019

Cupids & Canines Adoption Event Feb. 16
Find the LOVE OF YOUR LIFE at the San Diego Animal Support Foundation’s 12th Annual Cupids & Canines Mega Adoption Event, featuring HUNDREDS of adoptable animals from 26 shelters and rescue organizations, all in one convenient place! It all happens on Saturday, February 10th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grossmont Center in La Mesa (just north of the 8 Freeway)! http://sdshelters.org/news/Events.html

Valentine’s Oceanside Harbor Wine Cruise Feb. 16
This 90 minute cruise includes an appetizer platter and three wine tastings! Tickets are $39 and Beach Wine Club members receive $4 off! The cruise begins and 5:00 PM and passengers are asked to check-in 30 minutes prior to board. https://www.sandiego. org/members/tours-sightseeing/oceanside-adventures-luxury-cruises/events/oceanside-harbor-wine-cruise-2.aspx

Chinese New Year Fair Feb. 16-17
The 37th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair is being held downtown between Third and J Street. Celebrate the year of the pig with food, crafts, art, culture, traditional customs, and much more! Admission is FREE! https://sdcny.org/

International Jewish Film Festival Through Feb. 17
The festival annually showcases a selection of the best contemporary Jewish-related films in multiple genres and aims to educate and illuminate the diverse Jewish experience through evocative, independent narrative and documentary films. https://www.kpbs.org/events/2019/feb/17/29th-annual-san-diego-international/

San Diego Bird Festival Feb. 27-Mar. 3
In a world where social media and smart devices seem to be taking over, birds are a lovely reminder that the world is full of real experiences. All you need to do is Look Up! The San Diego Audubon Society invites you to the San Diego Bird Festival, which celebrates the birds and habitats of San Diego county. Know that your experience is giving something back to the birds: the proceeds of this festival support the education, conservation, and sanctuary programs of San Diego Audubon Society.
https://sandiegoaudubon.org/events/bird-festival

San Diego December 2018 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Frosty Farm First three weekends of December
Frosty Farm will give your whole family a reason to smile this holiday season! This unique event in San Diego combines festive activities with hands-on animal interactions and is the perfect place to create new memories.
https://animalcenter.org/programs-services/education/frosty-farm

Spreckels Organ Society Every Sunday
The Spreckels Organ Society programs and promotes the great Spreckels outdoor organ in Balboa Park, where concerts are offered to the public FREE of charge every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in cooperation with the City of San Diego and Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez. https://spreckelsorgan.org/

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas Through Dec. 29
Back for its 21st incredible year, the family favorite features the songs “This Time of Year,” “Santa for a Day” and “Fah Who Doraze,” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash. https://www.sandiego.org/members/theatre/the-old-globe/events/dr-seuss-how-the-grinch-stole-christmas.aspx

Rady Children’s Ice Rink Through December
Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary and Liberty Station welcome San Diegans to kick-off the holiday season with outdoor ice skating at the Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station. The outdoor rink will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., excluding Christmas. Net proceeds will benefit the Rady Children’s Hospital’s Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
|https://www.sandiegoreader.com/events/ongoing/rady-childrens-ice-rink-at-liberty-/

55th Annual North Park Toyland Parade Dec. 1
The historic neighborhood of North Park will warmly welcome friends and family to bundle up and delight in San Diego’s most joyful parade. Gliding down University Avenue between Utah and Iowa Streets, this cheerful pageant will feel like a Winter Wonderland, as melodious marching bands, upbeat dance groups, cool vintage cars, beauty queens and city officials (and more!) warm your spirits. https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/parades/north-park-toyland-parade.aspx

Ocean Beach Holiday Parade Dec. 1
Come find out what the locals have known for 30+ years – Santa would rather be in the quaint little surfing village of OB at the Ocean Beach Holiday Parade. The fun starts at 5:05 p.m.! https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/parades/ocean-beach-holiday-parade.aspx

SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off Dec. 2
Chili + beer + holiday shopping + kids fun fest = one perfect Sunday in December. This event takes place in the North Park and South Park neighborhoods and features a chili competition between 40 local restaurants, 30 vendors featuring homemade goods, craft beer and wine stations, games, face-painting, two stages for live music, and MUCH more. https://www.sonofestchilicookoff.com/

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Dec. 3
Liberty Station is partnering with the Chabad Centers of Pacific Beach and Downtown Hanukkah Celebration and Menorah Lighting on Monday, December 3rd. Come celebrate the beginning of Hanukkah with an early evening Menorah Lighting, music and entertainment throughout the event, photo opportunities, raffle prizes and more! https://libertystation.com/events/salute-the-season/hanukkah-menorah-lighting

La Mesa’s Holiday in the Village Dec. 7-8
The Village is transformed into a Victorian Wonderland during La Mesa’s Holiday in the Village. Walk the streets of La Mesa’s historic downtown enjoy live music, cozy fires, craft vendors, food, and a kids’ area with holiday movies and activities. https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/holidays/la-mesa-holiday-in-the-village.aspx

Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights Dec. 8
Fishing boats, sail boats, yachts, and kayaks alike will be draped in holiday decor as they circle the Oceanside Harbor to enchant onlookers at the harbor, restaurants and beach. One of the best viewing spots is along the side of the Oceanside Harbor near the fishing dock and police station (from here, you can see the parade twice!) This event is FREE to attend and begins at 7:00 p.m. http://www.oceansideyc.net/

Poway’s Christmas in the Park Dec. 8
Join us at Old Poway Park for an old-fashioned holiday tradition that will take you back in time with caroling, live music, a visit with Santa, free children’s crafts, model train displays, and so much more! This event is FREE to attend! http://www.poway.org

Island Food and Beer Fest San Diego 2018 Dec. 8
The Second Annual Island Food and Beer Festival features unlimited beer tastings, delicious food, and live entertainment. This event starts at 11:00 a.m. at Waterfront Park in downtown San Diego. More information can be found here: https://www.sandiegoreader.com/events/2018/dec/08/2nd-annual-island-food-and-beer-fes/

Wacky Wonky Wonderland Dec. 9
Attend the best holiday event in town on Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Wacky Wonky Wonderland event, a holiday festival and donation drive, will take place at the San Diego Center for Children’s main campus in Linda Vista to collect much needed gifts and donations to support more than 1,000 children in need this holiday season. https://sdcc.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/WackyWonkyWonderland2018/tabid/997537/Default.aspx

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Dec. 9-16
The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated and sailing by the shores for all to see. Held on two consecutive Sundays in December, the parade proceeds from Shelter Island past Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Pier at Cesar Chavez Park and the Ferry Landing in Coronado. https://sdparadeoflights.org/ 

11th Annual Vet + Pet West Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade Dec. 16
Deck those paws with bells so jolly and jingle all the way through the Gaslamp Quarter! Pet owners and their furry, feathered, and scaled companions are invited to wear their favorite holiday costumes and sweaters and join the festivities including: a costume contest, live music, presentations, and much more!
https://www.gaslamp.org/events/pet-parade/ 

San Diego November 2018 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Old Town San Diego’s Dia de los Muertos Nov. 1-4
Old Town San Diego’s Día de los Muertos is a celebration of the history, culture, and heritage of the region that honors one of its most important holidays. Día de los Muertos is considered to be one of the most important holiday’s of the year by many in
Mexico and other Latin American countries. The unity between life and death is celebrated when families come together and offer hospitality to the spirits of their loved ones. This event is FREE to attend and costumes are encouraged! http://www.dayofthedeadsd.com/

San Diego Beer Week Nov. 2-11
San Diego Beer Week is a ten-day celebration inspiring people to drink local, craft beer, and promote San Diego’s thriving brewing culture with multiple events happening across the county. San Diego is home to more than 100 breweries and has gained an
international reputation for brewing award-winning beers. www.sdbeer.com/sdbw

2018 Guild Fest Nov. 3
Celebrate the start of San Diego Beer Week with 2018 Guild Fest. Guests will receive a commemorative tasting cup, unlimited beer samples and plenty of entertainment. More than 60 independent breweries, local restaurants and food trucks will feature food and
beverage items for sale. https://www.sdbeer.com/sdbw/guild-fest

Bike the Coast Nov. 3
Experience gorgeous riding on the Southern California coast with 100, 50 or 25-mile routes on Highway 101. Everything starts and finishes at the Oceanside Pier with food, music, shopping and fun! Cycling, food, fun and great friends all go together at
the Oceanside Pier for an experience everyone loves! All riders
welcome! http://spectrumsportsevents.com/bike-the-coast

Escondido Tamale Festival Nov. 3
Presented by the Escondido Downtown Business Association, the Escondido Tamale Festival, an official San Diego Beer Week event, is a celebration of tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. The
festival features great food, craft beer, and wine to purchase, entertainment, competitions (including the chihuahua costume contest and fashion show) and celebrity chefs. http://www.escondidotamalefestival.com/

Carlsbad Fall Village Faire Nov. 4
Just like at past faires, more than 800 vendors will sell everything fathomable, including clothes, accessories, plants, household products, art, antiques and home decor. The international food court will once again feature more than 50 booths serving
everything from Thai to Hawaiian cuisine. This event is FREE to attend and also includes a beer and wine garden for attendees ages 21+. http://www.carlsbad.org/event/carlsbad-village-faire-2/

Veterans Day Parade Nov. 10
Come to watch this patriotic parade and stand your with hand over your heart in honor and recognition to United States Veterans from all branches of our military.
https://www.sandiego.gov/event/2018-san-diego-veterans-dayparade

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Nov. 12
Now in its 15th year, the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival® is the largest wine and culinary classic on the West Coast, and is a signature event for the city of San Diego. The week long festival features wine tasting seminars, cooking classes by James Beard
Award-winning chefs, intimate luncheons with hand-selected wine pairings, and unforgettable celebrity chef dinners. https://www.sandiegowineclassic.com/

72nd Annual Mother Goose Parade Nov. 18
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. The parade entries include spectacular motorized floats, glorious marching bands and drill units, eloquent
equestrians, animated clowns, special characters, special guests, performing artists, celebrities, giant helium balloons, specialty vehicles, and of course, Santa Claus.
http://www.mothergooseparade.org/

Encinitas Holiday Street Fair Nov. 18
With 450+ booths, plus dozens of unique downtown retailers, the Encinitas Holiday Street Fair is a perfect opportunity to get a head start on your holiday shopping. Enjoy the music of popular local bands in The Lumberyard Courtyard and dance, music
and other entertainment on the Community Stage next to Ace Hardware. Take your young ones to the Kids Zone for a variety of fun activities, and walk your furry friends into Dog Zone for some treats and special attention. Remember to bring your own bag(s),
as vendors are no longer allowed to pass out single-use bags. http://www.kennedyfaires.com/encinitas

San Diego Jazz Fest & Swing Extravaganza Nov. 21 – 25
The 39th San Diego Jazz Fest over Thanksgiving will present a variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to hot jazz, to swing to rockabilly at the Town & Country Resort and Hotel in Hotel Circle. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will
perform. http://www.sdjazzfest.org/

San Diego South Bay Turkey Trot Nov. 22
Put your turkey in the oven, pack up the family and come and run or walk San Diego’s only Turkey Trot that has 3 distances to choose from: 15k (9.3 miles), 10k (6.2 miles), 5k (3.1 miles). Bring a non-perishable food item on race day and help those who
cannot help themselves. For more information please visit, http://sdthanksgivingrun.com/

Ice Skating by the Sea Nov. 22- Jan. 2, 2019
At the Del, Hotel del Coronado, enjoy outdoor ice skating at Coronado beach, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The ice rink will be open daily with session times that vary. Hot chocolate and holiday drinks make this a festive San Diego holiday activity. For
more information and schedule visit www.hoteldel.com

Let it Glow! Nov. 29
Light up the holiday season with creatures that glow! Get hands on with glowing activities, meet scientists who study illuminating creatures and celebrate the season with living light! This event takes place at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps and tickets are $20
for adults and $15 for children ages 3-17. https://aquarium.ucsd.edu/events/2018/let-it-glow

San Diego October 2018 Events

San Diego October 2018 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Pumpkin Patches Through Oct. 31
https://www.sandiego.org/campaigns/fall-in-san-diego/halloween/pumpkin-patches.aspx

Scream Zone at Del Mar Fair Grounds Through Oct. 31
Experience San Diego’s largest haunted house this October at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Squirm your way through the House of Horror, Maze and Haunted Hayride. This event is not suited for children under 12. https://thescreamzone.com/

Haunted Trail of Balboa Park Through Oct. 31
The mile-long trail in the dark will leave you trembling. You never know who or what will be lurking around each turn. This trail is not suited for children under 10.
http://www.hauntedtrail.net/

Boomont Park Fall Festival & Haunt Oct. 1-31
Every weekend in October, head over to Belmont Park for a fun-filled fall and Halloween extravaganza! Enjoy FREE trick-or-treating,
zombie laser tag, a pumpkin patch, painting, costume
contests and much more!
https://www.sandiego.org/members/attractions/belmont-park/events/boomont-park-fall festival-and-haunt.aspx

San Diego Italian Film Festival Oct. 3-14
The San Diego Italian Film Festival features the best of new Italian films. The festival will feature several genres such as, comedy, drama and documentaries.
http://www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

Carlsbad Oktoberfest Oct. 6
The Carlsbad Oktoberfest is a local fall tradition where thousands of people embrace German culture, food , and beer! Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door for adults. https://www.rotaryoktoberfest.org/

Maker Faire San Diego Oct. 6-7
The Maker Faire celebrates the creativity and innovation of crafters, artists, inventors, and the do-it-yourself type. More than 250 creators will showcase their creations at Balboa Park. https://www.adamsavenuebusiness.com

Pacific BeachFest Oct. 6
Pacific BeachFest has something for the entire family. The event features a fish taco contest, beach volleyball, craft beer, arts and crafts, and live entertainment. https://www.pacificbeachfest.org/

La Jolla Wine & Art Festival Oct. 6-7
Get ready for a weekend of wine, tasty cousine, art, and craft beer in the heart of the coastal town of La Jolla. Find handcrafted jewlery, pottery, glass sculptures, mixed media and photography on display from local businesses. Admission is FREE! http://www.ljawf.com/

San Diego International Film Festival Oct. 10-14
The San Diego International Film Festival is the region’s premier film event and one of the leading stops on the independent festival circuit. SDIFF offers a unique film experience including world premieres, never-before-seen studio releases, independent
film making, and a full schedule of glamorous parties and intimate events with filmmakers. https://sdfilmfest.com/

Ocean Beach Oktober Fest Oct. 12-13
The OB Oktoberfest is a two-day beachside festival equipped with beer, food, music, and live entertainment.
https://oceanbeachsandiego.com/attractions/annual-events/oboktoberfest

Polish Festival Oct. 12-14
Music, Polish dancers, Polish food and beer, and various bands.
https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/festivals-and-streetfairs/polish-festival.aspx

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show Oct. 12-14
The Harvest Festival features dozens of artisans and crafters, food, live entertainment, and kid-friendly activities. Enjoy all the festival has to offer for the price of one ticket! Remember to get your hand stamped to return as many times as you please!
http://www.harvestfestival.com/del-mar.html

Fashion Week in San Diego Oct. 12-14
Fifteen new designers from all over the world will showcase their collections at FWSD 2018! Access to the catwalk is available to the general public and tickets are available online. http://fashionweeksd.com/

Escondido Grand Avenue Festival Oct. 21
The Escondido Grand Avenue Festival welcomes 400 vendors, carnival rides, activities, and food from dozens of local and international businesses. This event is FREE to attend!
https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/festivals-and-streetfairs/escondido-fall-street-faire.aspx

Extreme Sailing Series Oct. 18-21
Now in its twelfth year, the Extreme Sailing Series is the ultimate international racing competition. The race will take place on San Diego Bay starting from Harbor Island.
https://sandiegoextremesailing.com/

Fleet Week San Diego Oct. 22-28
The best of the U.S. military on display and in action with cruisers, amphibious ships, destroyers, frigates, submarines, landing craft, Coast Guard Search and Rescue, fly-overs of contemporary military and Vintage Military Aircraft, and more. https://fleetweeksandiego.org

HauntFest on Main Oct. 19
The HauntFest on Main is a family-friendly event in downtown El Cajon. This festival features a pumpkin patch, costume contest, candy challenge activities, carnival rides,
a Kid Zone, and much more! This event is FREE to attend! http://www.hauntfest.org/

Trick-or-Treat on India St. Oct. 26
This family-oriented event is a fun and safe way to celebrate Halloween with your little ones. Businesses along India Street will pass out candy and treats to trick-or-treaters. This event is FREE to attend!
https://www.littleitalysd.com/events/trick-or-treat-on-india-street

Dia de los Muertos Oct. 20- Nov. 4
Find all of the Day of the Dead celebrations happening in San Diego this fall!
https://www.sandiego.org/campaigns/fall-in-san-diego/dia-de-losmuertos.aspx

San Diego September 2018 Events

San Diego September 2018 Event Calendar | California Title Company

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Labor Day Stickball Tournament in Little Italy Sept. 1-3
The Labor Day Stickball Tournament is your chance to relive your childhood and pay homage to this East Coast pastime. It’s your chance to indulge in some summertime nostalgia by cheering for 8-12 teams on India St. (between W. Ash St. to W. A St.) and
Columbia St. (between W. Beech St. to W. Cedar St.).
https://www.littleitalysd.com/events/labor-day-stickballtournament

Big SoCal Euro 2018 Sept. 2
One of the biggest European car shows on the west coast is taking place at SDCCU Stadium (formerly Qualcomm) from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event will feature more than 3,000 European cars, raffles, drag racing, auto vendors, and much more. Bring
your family and friends and don’t forget to use the official event hashtag #BIGSCE on social media! General admission is FREE!
https://www.big-euro.com/big-socal-euro/

Beach Polo Cup at Hotel Del Coronado Sept. 7-9
Hosted by Polo America, the 3rd Annual Beach Polo Cup is taking place on the private beach of the Hotel Del Coronado. This year, players from the United States, Argentina, Mexico and Switzerland will compete on Coronado’s breathtaking white sand
beaches. This posh weekend will also feature fashion shows, jewelry boutiques, designer clothing, and yachts. Reserve your tickets today!
https://hoteldel.com/events/2018-beach-polo/

5th Annual Carlsbad Brewfest Sept. 8
More than 34 local breweries and cider houses will be featured at this year’s Brewfest! Enjoy a day of local tastings, food pairings, and entertainment with your closest friends. Tickets are $20-$55.
https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/beer/carlsbad-brewfest.aspx

San Diego Blues Festival Sept. 8
Hosted by the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, the San Diego Blues Festival will feature nine acts on two stages. The event will feature music, food trucks, arts and crafts stations, and vendors. Children under 12 are free with paid adult admission.
The Food Bank asks all attendees to bring at least two canned food items to donate. All proceeds will benefit the North County Food Bank Chapter. For more information please visit, https://www.sdbluesfest.com/

Burgers and Beers Sept. 8
Sample burgers from 20 of San Diego’s best restaurants and vote for your favorite! Wash down your burgers with an ice cold craft beer from more than 40 local breweries!
https://www.readerburgersandbeer.com/

Cardiff Greek Festival 2018 Sept. 8-9
Greek food, pastries, Greek folk dance performances, church tours, musical performances, kids games, market/deli, and more. Dance to live Greek music. Parking is FREE! http://www.cardiffgreekfestival.com

South Bay Pride Art & Music Festival Sept. 8
The annual celebration of South Bay’s LGBTQ pride features music, dancing, food, vendors, and exhibitors. http://southbaypride.org

Taste of Downtown Sept.13
The 26th Annual Taste of Downtown Festival is expected to be the largest yet! Spanning from East Village, Gas Lamp, and City Center, the Taste will feature mouthwatering treats from 40 different restaurants. The cost to attend is $35-$40.
https://downtownsandiego.org/events/taste-of-downtown/

San Diego Bayfair Sept. 14-16
This 40-year-old family tradition is back at Mission Bay! This 2.5 mile powerboat race is an exciting event for all ages. More information can be found on the event website:
http://www.sandiegobayfair.org/

KABOO Del Mar Festival Sept. 14-16
The KABOO Del Mar Festival is not your average music festival. This event is jam-packed with music from more than 40 artists from different genres, comedy acts, art, and much more. Single day passes, three-day passes, and hotel packages are available
on the event website. https://www.kaaboodelmar.com/

Julian Music Festival Sept. 15
The Annual Julian Music Festival originally began as a banjo and fiddle competition. In its 49th year, the Festival will include bluegrass, Americana, and contemporary jazz acts. Attendees are welcome to bring a lawn chair and tickets are available both
online and at the door. https://julianmusicfestival.com/

Miramar Airshow Sept. 28-30
The Marine Corps Air Station Miramar is honoring 100 years of women in the U.S. Marine Corps at this year’s airshow. Known as the biggest airshow in the country, the show will feature exhibits, food, beer, and dazzling performances by current military pilots and the world-famous Blue Angels! http://www.miramarairshow.com/

Art & Craft Show Old Town Sept. 30- Oct. 1
Enjoy art displays featured by 75 local, regional, and international
artists at the Art & Craft Show in Old Town. The show will also
feature international food, tequila tastings, craft beer and a wine
garden! https://www.sandiego.org/members/associations-organizations/old-town-san-diego-chamber-of-commerce/events/art-craftshow-old-town-san-diego.aspx

San Diego Restaurant Week Sept. 23- Sept. 30
For one week only, over 180 restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixed dinner menus for $20, $30, $40, or $50 per person and/or two-course prix-fixed lunch menus for $10, $15, or $20 per person. The restaurants span across the county from the South Bay to East County and to the borders of Oceanside and Fallbrook to the North and touch on all cuisine types and cravings. http://www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com/

Adams Avenue Street Fair Sept. 29 – Sept. 30
This FREE music festival will feature 90 different musical acts in the Normal Heights neighborhood. This is an event for all ages that includes carnival rides, beer gardens, food, and games. It is FREE to attend with craft beer tasting costing $20.
http://www.adamsavenuebusiness.com/event-info/adamsavenue-street-fair/

Encinitas Oktoberfest Sept. 30
The 23rd Annual Encinitas Oktoberfest will feature authentic German music , food and dancers, as well as, carnival rides and 200 street vendors! Parking is FREE with FREE SHUTTLE service! http://encinitasoktoberfest.com/

San Diego August Events 2018

San Diego August Event Calendar 2018 | California Title Company

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
http://www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Twilight in the Park Summer Concerts Aug. 1
On Wednesday, August 1, Dixieland jazz band, the Jazz Jammers will perform under the stars at the Spreckles Organ Pavilion. For 37 years, Twilight has entertained audiences with quality Dixieland, swing, and Latin salsa music. The concert is FREE to
attend and concert-goers may bring a picnic basket and blankets.
http://www.kpbs.org/events/2018/aug/01/twilight-park-summerconcerts-jazz-jammers/

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day Aug. 2
All you need is $2 to create your own customized ice cream sandwich to celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! Stop by Nestle Toll House Café in Chula Vista
between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to get your ice cream!
https://www.yelp.com/events/chula-vista-national-ice-creamsandwich-day

SoundBite Dinner with Miss. Erika Davies Aug. 3
Attendees receive a six course meal prepared by three professionally trained chefs, while reveling in live music performed by Miss. Erika Davies. This event is located at Lot 8 in Mission Valley and tickets are $65 per person. BYOB
https://www.yelp.com/events/san-diego-soundbite-dinner-withmiss-erika-davies

Stretch Yourself Yoga Aug. 4
Grab your yoga mat and a bottle of water for this one-day outdoor class at Horton Plaza. This FREE event is presented by Scripps Health. https://www.sandiego.org/members/venues/horton-plazapark/events/stretch-yourself-yoga.aspx

Chula Vista Lemon Festival Aug. 5
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 5:00 p.m.
https://festivalnet.com/12715/Chula-Vista-California/Festivals/Chula-Vista-Lemon-Festival

DIY Kombucha Workshop Aug. 5
Do you drink kombucha? Learn how to make it at home in this three-hour workshop! Sample various flavors and take home a 16 oz. bottle of your creation!
https://www.facebook.com/events/441511836261819/

Movies & More by the Lake Aug. 10
Bring a blanket and watch a movie under the stars at Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve. Be there by 6:00 p.m. to grab a spot and some grub from the food trucks. Entry is only $10 per car.
https://www.sandiego.org/members/camping-rv-parks/santeelakes-recreation-preserve/events/movies-more-by-the-lake-1.aspx

ArtWalk at Liberty Station Aug. 11-12
Located in the Arts District in Liberty Station, is the 13th ArtWalk at Liberty Station festival. This event features more than 200 artists who will showcase paintings, jewelry, sculptures, glass work, photography, and much more.
https://www.sandiego.org/members/festivals/artwalk-san-diego/events/artwalk-liberty-station.aspx

Fresh Fest Aug. 11
San Diego Hydroponics & Organics presents FIRST Fresh Fest at the Quartyard in downtown San Diego. Try plant-based Mexican and Middle Eastern dishes, as well as, vegan cotton candy! All food and beverage vendors are vegan-only. This event is 21+ and
takes place between 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
http://sdhydroponics.com/freshfest/

West Coast Multicultural Carnival & Festival Aug. 11
The San Diego Caribbean Association presents the 2nd Annual San Diego West Coast Multicultural Carnival & Festival at the SDCCU Stadium (formerly Qualcomm Stadium). Indulge, taste, and experience Caribbean culture through food, drinks, dancing,
and international artists. Don’t miss the Parade of the Bands, featuring hundreds of Masqueraders.
https://sdca-inc.org/

National City Heritage Day & Car Show Aug. 11
The National City Chamber of Commerce is hosting this year’s annual event at Kimball Park in National City. Food, music, and children’s entertainment begin at 10:00 a.m. with an awards ceremony at 2:00 p.m. https://www.automobileheritageday.com/

Latin Food Festival Aug. 17-18
The Sixth Annual Latin Food Festival is taking place August 17-18 at Marina Park, San Diego Bay. The festival is to feature 150 food, wine, beer, and spirit stations. This year, the Food Network’s Marcella Valladolid, TV personality, chef, and author Aaron
Sanchez, and Mexico’s restaurateur and chef, Enrique Olvera are to headline this fun and flavorful event.
https://latinfoodfest.com/

Stone 22nd Anniversary Celebration Aug. 17-18
Enjoy endless craft beer, food, and receive a complimentary tasting glass! Attendees can also take part in a cigar lounge with cigars for purchase. This event is hosted by the Stone Brewery World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido and Liberty Station.
https://www.sandiegoreader.com/events/2018/aug/17/stone-22nd-anniversary-celebration-/

Chula Vista Harborfest Aug. 18
This event has everything summer has to offer in one location! Don’t miss this fun-filled event, equipped with kayaking, paddle boarding, laser tag, rock climbing, volleyball, arts & crafts, tacos, beer, and much more. Admission is FREE!
http://www.cvharborfest.com/

42nd World Bodysurfing Championship Aug. 18-19
Oceanside, California is the host of the 42nd 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

Rogue One Movie Screening Aug. 25
Watch “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” at the amphitheater in Horton Plaza. The cost is FREE to attend and movie-goers are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, and snacks!
http://www.summermoviesinthepark.com/

Bike the Bay Aug. 26
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! Registration is $55-$60.
http://www.san-diego-beaches-and-adventures.com/san-diego-events-august.html 

San Diego July 2018 Events

July Events in San Diego 2018

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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‘Jaws’ in 35mm July 1-4
As part of its “Retro Rewind” series, the La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas will feature the 1975 film “Jaws” for moviegoers. Tickets are only $10 each and are cash-only. http://www.kpbs.org/events/2018/jul/01/jaws-35mm/

Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Lorax’ July 2- Aug. 12
Inspired by the beloved children’s book, “The Lorax,” by Dr. Seuss, David Greig brings the story to life this summer at The Old Globe Theatre. The musical, originally produced in London, won the hearts of critics and was nominated for the Olivier Award. The
musical is sure to awe adults and children alike in this must-see event of the summer. For more information, please call 619-234-5623 or visit http://www.kpbs.org/events/2018/jul/02/dr-seusssthe-lorax-2018/

Brit Floyd: Eclipse World Tour 2018 July 2
Brit Floyd is a Pink Floyd cover band that covers hits like, “Animals,” “The Wall,” and “Wish You Were Here.” The band is performing on the 45th anniversary of the 1973 album, “The Dark Side of the Moon.” Brit Floyd is widely regarded as the greatest
tribute band in the world. This concert is a bucket list performance for the Pink Floyd fanatic. http://www.kpbs.org/events/2018/jul/02/brit-floyd-eclipse-world-tour-2018/

Big Bay Boom July 4
Spectators from all across San Diego County are heading to the bay to witness this year’s most extravagant fireworks show. Be there, as fireworks are simultaneously lit from nearby barges, Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Embarcadero North, Seaport Village, Embarcadero South Marina Park, and Coronado Ferry Landing. https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/holidays/bigbay-boom.aspx

Scripps Ranch Old Pros 10K/2-Mile Runs, Bike Rides July 4
This event entails activities for all ages. Choose between a 10K race, 2-mile run, 12-mile bike ride, 28-mile bike ride, or 50-mile bike ride. All proceeds benefit local high school students and community athletic programs.
https://www.sandiego.gov/event/scripps-ranch-old-pros-10k2-mile-runs-bike-rides-1

24 Hour Film Challenge July 6-7
The 24 Hour Film Challenge is a competition beginning July 6, where participants have 24 hours to write, film, edit, and submit a short film. This event is available for all ages and contestants will watch their creations on July 7.
http://www.kpbs.org/events/2018/jul/06/24-hour-film-challenge

Patrons of the Prado Masterpiece Gala July 7
This annual fundraiser raises proceeds for the Balboa Park museums. This year’s theme is “Masquerade in the Park,” and includes cocktails, dinner, a live auction and entertainment. https://www.sandiego.gov/event/patrons-prado-masterpiecegala-2018

Little Italy Summer Film Festival July 7- Aug. 25
Little Italy hosts the Little Italy Summer Film Festival in collaboration with Cinema Little Italy, a series of Italian films with English subtitles. Screenings are every Saturday night in Little Italy’s Amici Park outdoor amphitheater starting at 7:30 p.m. in
mid-June through August (located at the corner of State and W. Date Streets). The entry fee is a $5 donation. www.littleitalysd.com/events/little-italy-summer-film-festival

San Diego Pride July 14
The annual Pride Parade is one of the largest Pride events in the United States! The theme for this year’s parade is “Persist with Pride” and is scheduled to begin at 11:00 am in Hillcrest and will conclude in Balboa Park. https://sdpride.org/parade/

The Boulevard Street Food Cinema July 14
The Boulevard Street Food Cinema is the perfect fusion of cinema, art, food, and culture in a true SoCal-type of way. The event is located at 2855 El Cajon Blvd. and Utah Street. https://www.sandiego.gov/event/boulevard-street-food-cinema-2018

Over-the-Line Tournament (OTL) July 14-15 and July 21-22
The 65th Over-the-Line Tournament, hosted by the Old Mission Beach Athletic Club is an adult-only softball competition that is held two weekends each July. Tournaments the first weekend are three innings long and will be four innings during the second weekend. There is no fee to spectate and registration is open now! http://www.ombac.org/over-the-line/

Del Mar Racetrack Opening Day July 18
Grab your hat and head to the Del Mar Racetrack to kick-off the season on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Gates open at 11:30 a.m. and the first race is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Don’t forget to enter the famous “Opening Day Hats Contest” for your chance to win a
cash prize! https://www.dmtc.com/calendar/detail/opening

Comic-Con International July 19- 22
Thousands of comic enthusiasts are heading downtown to experience the largest comic and pop culture event in the United States this July! Inside the Convention Center you will find panels, seminars, workshops, film previews, an exhibitor floor and much
more. Grab your friends and family and checkout the Gaslamp District’s festivities. Meet celebrities, play games, pick up free merchandise and take part in the City’s biggest event! https://www.comic-con.org/cci

Insect and Ladybug Festival July 21-22
The San Diego Botanical Gardens is hosting its Insect and Lady Bug Festival with 20 informational booths, arts & crafts tables, educational presentations, along with, thousands of exotic and domestic insects, lizards, and snakes! Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
and admission is FREE for members and children under 12. https://www.sdbgarden.org/insect.htm

Nat Diego July 27-28
Calling all wine lovers! Indulge your senses this July at the second Nat Diego festival. Taste, smell, and see everything there is to know about the natural wine making process. Mingle with industry professionals and discover how natural wines are revolutionizing
the industry. https://www.natdiego.com/

Southern California Extreme AutoFest 2018 July 28
Extreme Autofest is for gear heads who love seeing what’s under the hood. The car show features suped up rides from racers to hot rods. More than cars, there’s also a concert to make the car show a party. http://extremeautofest.com