This weekend, come down to San Diego County and enjoy some great events.
Downtown Oceanside hosts its “First Friday Art Walk,” featuring local artists, music and dancing. This time, the theme is “Stars & Arts,” a patriotic nod to America. The event is free and, as the name suggests, takes place every first Friday of the month.
When: Friday, July 7 (and every first Friday of the month) | 5 – 9pm
Where: Downtown Oceanside
More information: www.oceansideartwalk.org
64th Annual Over-The-Line
Games start at 7:30 a.m. promptly and continue until dark on both weekends of Over-The-Line.
Over-The-Line is a public event and requires no ticket or entrance fee to watch the games and enjoy the tournament.
When: Multiple dates from July 8 – 16
Where: Fiesta Island, Mission Bay Park | Fiesta Island Rd., San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: Free – $150
More information: For adults 18+ | www.ombac.org/over-the-line/otl-rules-of-the-game
TGIF Concerts in the Park
Tonight enjoy Carlsbad’s popular TGIF Concerts in the Parks series. For over 30 years, the City of Carlsbad has presented live music throughout the city. This year, nine concerts will be presented in four beautiful parks in Carlsbad.
With a variety of food vendors for all your picnic needs, hands-on art activities for all ages, green grass for hanging out with friends and family, top quality live music and a dance floor to boogie the night away, TGIF has everything you need for a great night out in Carlsbad.
When: Friday, July 7 | 5pm
Where: Poinsettia Community Park, 6600 Hidden Valley Rd., Carlsbad, CA
More information: www.carlsbadca.gov/services/depts/arts/events/tgif
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 (July 7 & 8) Friday & Saturday’s free movies (find locations via the schedule link) include:
- The Sandlot
- The LEGO Batman Movie
- The Jungle Book
Friday Night Liberty
The Arts District (2640 Historic Decatur Rd.) at Liberty Station hosts its monthly art walk, “Friday Night Liberty,” a free event showcasing the working artists of this up-and-coming hub. The event also features live entertainment, including dance, theatre and music.
When: Friday, July 7 | 5 – 9pm
Where: Arts District at Liberty Station | 2825 Dewey Rd, San Diego, CA 92106
More information: libertystation.com/events/friday-night-liberty-july-2017
Little Italy Summer Film Festival
Every Saturday night this summer, stop by San Diego’s Little Italy Amici Park and enjoy a series of Italian films with English subtitles. The screenings start at 8 p.m. The entry fee is a $5 donation
When: Saturday, July 8 | 8pm
Where: Little Italy Amici Park | 1660 Union St, San Diego, CA 92101
More information: www.littleitalysd.com/events/little-italy-summer-film-festival
La Mesa Boulevard Stroll – Luau
Come for a FREE and FUN evening next Tuesday July 11th in La Mesa Village! The festivities begin at 5:00, so bring the family and tell all your friends! We have a variety of LIVE MUSIC, DANCE, ART and all the restaurants and shops will be open! It’s a Luau theme so bring your Aloha Spirit and support your community.
When: Tuesday, July 11 | 5pm
Where: La Mesa Village
More information: www.facebook.com/boulevardstroll
And if these aren’t enough events, check out my list of the top 20 must-do activities to do in San Diego here!