Another sunny weekend in San Diego County — and some great events to enjoy! If these aren’t enough events, check out my list of the top 20 must-do activities to do in San Diego here!
Aiming to promote positive educational impact on children and the youth, the San Diego International Kid’s Film Festival actively supports innovative films made by filmmakers from around the globe. The festival offers an excellent multi-cultural platform to engage aspiring filmmakers, students, and educators alike: screening quality films, television series in short and feature length, as well as works in documentaries, animation, educational visual arts, and mixed media.
When: Friday – Sunday, August 26 – 28
Where: Carlsbad Dove Library | 1775 Dove Ln, Carlsbad, CA 92011 AND Carlsbad Senior Center | 799 Pine Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Cost: $10; $5 for kids
More information: San Diego International Kids’ Film Festival
8th Annual Doggie Street Festival
The largest pet adoption-focused festival in Southern California, the 8th annual Doggie Street Festival happens this Saturday. Enjoy music, pet products and services, vet tips, speakers, and more.
When: Saturday, August 27
Where: NTC Park at Liberty Station | 2455 Cushing Rd, San Diego, CA 92106
More information: Doggie Street Festival
13th Annual Carlsbad Music Festival
The 13th annual Carlsbad Music Festival is a 3-day summer celebration of “adventurous music by the beach” in the charming seaside Village of Carlsbad. The Festival, called “one of the area’s most innovative music showcases” by KPBS, features 60+ performances of creative music of all kinds curated by Founder and Artistic Director, composer/violinist Matt McBane.
Imperial Avenue Street Festival
The Imperial Avenue Street Festival blends art and soul in one of San Diego’s most historic and unique neighborhoods. The festival celebrates the rich history, arts and culture of the Greater Logan Heights community. From its rich African-American roots to the strong Latino influence that exists today, the festival grooves to the sounds of live music from multiple stages. Enjoy gourmet food and beverages, a kids’ zone with music, arts and crafts, and arts from several artist.
When: Saturday, August 27 | 12 – 9pm
Where: Imperial Avenue between 28th & 30th and between “L” Street & Commercial Avenue, San Diego
More information: www.imperialavenuestreetfest.com