There’s many festivals and other things to do in San Diego County this weekend. View them here!
Be Greek for the day and enjoy authentic food, music, live entertainment, dancing, children’s activities and more the Annual Cardiff Greek Festival.
When: Saturday, 10am – 10pm | Sunday, 11am – 9pm
Where: Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church | 3459 Manchester Ave, Cardiff by-the-Sea, CA
Cost: $3; under 12 free
More information: www.cardiffgreekfestival.com
28th Annual Sycuan Pow-Wow
The Sycuan Pow-Wow is a time for people to get together, sing, dance, renew old friendships and make new ones.
When: Friday – Sunday, Sept. 7 – 9
Where: 5577 Dehesa Road, El Cajon, CA 92019
More information: www.facebook.com/Sycuans-Annual-Pow-Wow-358010080969157
5th Annual Carlsbad Brewfest
Carlsbad Brewfest celebrates craft beer with tastings from more than 34+ San Diego & national breweries, music, entertainment, games & food vendors.
When: Saturday, Sept. 8 | 12 – 4:30pm
Where: Holiday Park | 3400 Pio Pico Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Cost: $20 – $55
More information: www.carlsbadbrewfest.org
San Diego Blues Festival
Billy Gibbons & Friends will headline this year’s San Diego Blues Festival at the Embarcadero. Tickets start at $30 and the proceeds benefit the San Diego Food Bank, which helps feed and provide additional support to needy families.
When: Saturday, Sept. 8 | 12 – 8pm
Where: Embarcadero Marina Park North | 400 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA
More information: www.sdbluesfest.com
El Cajon Dinner and a Concert
One of El Cajon’s premier events, our Dinner & a Concert Series is back again this year in the center of Downtown El Cajon. Dinner & A Concert is a weekly concert and dance hosted by Downtown El Cajon Business Partners, performed on the Prescott Promenade, which is surrounded by a variety of restaurants. Thousands of people from all over San Diego County arrive to see and listen to many of our local bands and musicians. Join us Friday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 PM for a great time and great food from our downtown restaurants.
When: Friday evenings | 6 – 8pm
Where: Prescott Promenade | East Main St., El Cajon, CA 92020
More information: downtownelcajon.com/dinner-and-a-concert
Summer Movies in the Park
Across the county, cities are taking part in the movie screenings at local outdoor parks. Almost every day of the week this summer, San Diegans can find a free outdoor movie screening thanks to a county-wide initiative. This weekend, you have a few movies to choose from — check the movie calendar below!
When: Friday and Saturday | movies in the park ongoing this entire summer
Where: Various parks in San Diego County
More information: www.summermoviesinthepark.com/moviecalendar
Sculpture in the Garden
The sprawling botanical garden in Encinitas (230 Quail Gardens Drive) is featuring the sculpture work of 30 artists through the month of April. See the artwork, ranging from whimsical to abstract, set against a backdrop of dragon trees, rare fruit gardens, bamboo groves and ponds.
When: now – April
Where: San Diego Botanic Garden | 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA
Cost: $14 – adults; $8 – children
More information: www.sdbgarden.org/sculpture