So many great events are happening this weekend in San Diego County (the La Mesa Flag Day Parade is a classic)! And many of the annual summer activities are starting up for the season: the San Diego County Fair, Sunday Concert Series, and Summer Movies in the Park.
“A Salute to Old Glory” is the theme for this year’s annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade. View (or join!) the parade at 10am or come earlier and enjoy the pre-parade bands at 9am.
When: Saturday, June 3 | 10am – parade, 9am – pre-parade band
Where: La Mesa Village
More information: www.cityoflamesa.com/409/Events-Activities
San Diego County Fair
The yearly county fair opens TODAY! This year’s theme is “Where the West is Fun”; the fair runs today, June 2, through Tuesday, July 4, 2017.
When: Friday, June 2, 4 – 11pm (other Fridays 11am – 11pm) | Saturdays, 10am – 11pm | Sundays, 10am – 10pm | Wednesdays & Thursdays, 11am – 10pm | All date and time details online
Where: The Del Mar Fairgrounds | 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
Cost: Adults – $18, Seniors and kids under 13 – $11, Kids 5 and younger – free | Season pass – $26
More information: sdfair.com
Peter Pan: Free Circus Show in City Heights
Mid-City Gym in City Heights will be transformed into a thrilling Circus experience, inspired by the classic story of Peter Pan. Performed by local professional circus artists and accomplished circus students from the Sophia Isadora Academy of Circus Arts.
All shows FREE.
When: Friday, June 2, 7pm | Saturday, June 3, 2pm and 7pm
Where: City Heights Mid-City Gym | 4302 Landis St, San Diego, CA 92105
More information: www.kpbs.org/events/2017/jun/02/peter-pan-free-circus-show-city-heights
Art Around Adams
Enjoy Adams Avenue in a friendly, relaxed and carefree environment where taste-makers and free thinkers mix freely with family and friends. Experience exhibits and performances that will dazzle the eye and stir the senses. Each year they strive to infuse new and exciting artists and talents that reflect this year’s local trends in art and business. Stroll the entire route, or take the complimentary “Comedy Trolley.” It’s FREE FUN for young and old.
When: Saturday, June 3 | 12 – 8pm
Where: Along two miles of Adams Avenue from Hamilton Street to Biona Drive in Normal Heights
More information: artaroundadams.org
Summer Movies in the Park
Summer Movies in the Park is a series of free outdoor movie screenings in community parks and recreation centers throughout San Diego.
Movies begin at dusk, which is about 15 minutes after sunset. People are encouraged to come early for picnics and activities.
This (June 3) Saturday’s free movie is The Sandlot, at Standley Community Park, 3585 Governor Dr, San Diego, CA 92122.
When: Ongoing from now until October 28, 2017
Where: Parks and recreation centers throughout San Diego County
More information: Summer Movies in the Park
The Boardwalk Craft Market
This unique festival, now in its 25th year, offers Poway residents the chance to shop for unique and useful handmade arts and crafts from local artists. The event is free and fun for the whole family.
When: Saturday, June 3 | 8am
Where: Old Poway Park | 14134 Midland Rd, Poway, CA 92064
More information: poway.org/454/Boardwalk-Craft-Market
Sophisticats concert – Seaport Village’s Free Sunday Concert Series
For more than 20 years, Sophisticats have brough 50s, 60s and 70s music to the free Sunday Concert Series. There’s always other bands playing at Seaport Village, too — check out the lineup online.
When: Saturday, June 4 | 1 – 4pm
Where: Seaport Village | 849 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
More information: www.seaportvillage.com/events-calendar