San Diego County Events for June 26 – 28

Once again, San Diego county is putting on some great events, with plenty of great family activities to choose from this weekend!

San Diego county events this weekendSan Diego County Fair

The San Diego County Fair presents A Fair to Remember: a Celebration of World’s Fairs and Balboa Park. The fair will be open June 5 to July 5, and it’s always a great start to summer here in San Diego County!

When: June 5 – July 5 | see website for open days and hours
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds | 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
Cost: See website for details
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“Sundays at Six” free summer concerts in La Mesa

La Mesa…. The La Mesa Park and Recreation Foundation announces the 14th season of the City of La Mesa’s “Sundays at Six” free outdoor concerts. The popular concert series are held at the beautiful outdoor amphitheatre at Harry Griffen Park, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. On June 28, the concert will be put on by Emerald River Band (country/classic rock). The “Sundays at Six” concerts series is also sponsored by Grossmont Center and the Chapel at Grossmont.

When: Sunday, June 28, 6 – 7pm
Where: Harry Griffen Park | 9550 Milden St, La Mesa
Cost: Free
More information: | email | call 619-667-1300

Julian Gold Rush Days

Julian’s Gold Rush Days festival is happening this weekend–with historical reenactments, mock claim jumping, gold panning, and more. The old-fashioned mining camp will also have vendors, food, and an arts and crafts market.

When: Saturday & Sunday, June 27 & 28
Where: Julian Mining Company | 4444 Hwy 78, Julian, CA
Cost: $3 for adults, children 12 and under are free. Parking is free
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Oceanside Independence Day Parade

Oceanside’s annual Independence Day Parade features floats, bands, cars, and more. The theme this year is “Legends and Legacies”.

The parade will make its way north on Coast Highway from Wisconsin Avenue to Civic Center Drive (just past City Hall), starting in front of the 101 Cafe (Coast Highway at Wisconsin Avenue) at 10:00 AM. and works its way north with the first unit of the parade reaching City Hall around 10:15 AM. Running time from beginning to end is about two hours.

When: Saturday, June 27, 10am – 12pm
Where: South Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
Cost: Free
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Bring the whole family out to San Diego’s largest hands-on festival for kids and their families. Let your kids get creative with more than 100,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and dozens of activity stations to help kids get their hands dirty. Make crafts with your kids and then take them home. Tickets are $20 for those years two and over.

When: Saturday & Sunday, June 27 & 28 | 10am – 5pm
Where: Liberty Station, Point Loma, San Diego
Cost: $20 for those two years and older; under 2 free
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