9 Hillcrest shows its fabulous side at the CityFest daytime street fair and nighttime dance party.
13-15 The stars at night are big and bright at the Julian StarFest
astronomy event at the mountain town’s
14-16 Inland North County hosts Summergrass San Diego, a
family-friendly outdoor bluegrass festival
at the Antique & Steam Engine Museum
15-16 Art Walk NTC Liberty Station “celebrates creativity”
at the 10th annual event, showcasing the
work of more than 175 fine artists and
22-23 It’s a mecca of mixology at the Port Pavilion on
Broadway Pier at the San Diego Spirits
Festival cocktail extravaganza.
29 Pop-country sensation
it off live
at Petco Park.
4-7 Seafarers tour tall ships from around the world at the Maritime
Museum’s Festival of Sail weekend.
5 Meat eaters get high on the hog at the Bacon Fest food and beer tasting at
12 Escondido honors its harvesting history with the Grape Day Parade
and Festival, a tradition that dates back
18 Craft brews abound at
the Festival of
than 60 breweries
120 varieties of beer.
20-26 Budget-conscious foodies dine out on a discount as
San Diego Restaurant Week returns with
prix fixe menus to treat all tastes.
SEP 30-OCT 4 Movie buffs get
their fill of flicks, panels and parties
as the San Diego Film Festival rolls
out the red carpet in the Gaslamp.
4 Enjoy fireworks over the water during Bay Boom,
an Independence Day spectacular.
9-12 Costumed characters converge on downtown San Diego for the
Comic-Con International convention of all
things superhero and out of this world.
11-12, 18-19 It’s not softball, it’s not cricket,
it’s Over the Line, a San Diego sporting
tradition and beach party, going strong for
17-19 Revelers show their support of the LGBT community
during Pride with a full weekend of
festivities, including a block party, parade
18-19The mother of all California missions honors its 246th
birthday with traditional celebrations,
food, music and a ringing of all five bells
at the Festival of the Bells.
24-25 Haute couture meets the silver screen at the La Jolla
International Fashion Film Festival at the
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.
DEL MAR THOROUGHBRED CLUB SUMMER SEASON (July 16-Sept. 7)
And they’re off! It’s a summer of exhilarating racing action and social events
at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, kicking off with an Opening Day hat contest and
pre- and post-race parties. Place your bets on a season of special events,
including the 4 O’Clock Fridays concert series, reggae festivals, infield concerts,
beer and wine festivals and promotional days.
(Sept. 26-27, Oct. 3-4)
Riders of the San Diego Trolley are
treated to choreographed “dance
set in unexpected places,” with
six performances at trolley stops
throughout the city, presented by
Jean Isaacs San Diego Dance Theater.