This Father’s Day, celebrate Dad by spending time together here in San Diego County! Perhaps one of the events below will spark his interest:
San Diego County Fair
The yearly county fair is here! This year’s theme is “Where the West is Fun”; the fair runs 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
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 16 & 17) Friday & Saturday’s free movies (find locations via the schedule link) include:
- The Secret Life of Pets
- The LEGO Batman Movie
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
- Rouge One
- The Jungle Book
Sundays at Six Summer Concert Series
This Sunday, Ginger Cowgirl will be performing country songs as part of La Mesa’s Sundays at Six Summer Concert Series.
When: Sunday, June 16 | 6 – 7pm — plus more Sundays during the summer
Where: Harry Griffen Park | 9550 Milden St, La Mesa, CA
More information: www.cityoflamesa.com/409/Events-Activities
San Diego International Boat Show
If Dad’s yearning for a yacht, perhaps the International Boat Show this weekend will help quench that thirst. Check out the approximately 140 boats for sale, as well as the latest nautical gear, gadgets and accessories. If you’re dreaming big, our expanded selection of 80’+ superyachts.
When: Thursday – Sunday, June 15 – 18 | 12 – 7pm on Thursday & Friday, 10am – 7pm Saturday, 10am – 5pm Sunday
Where: Harbor Island, Spanish Landing Park, East
Cost: $15 for adults, kids 12 and under are free
More information: www.sandiegointernationalboatshow.com
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, June 17 | 8pm
Where: Amici Park | 1660 Union St, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: $5 donation
More information: www.littleitalysd.com/events/little-italy-summer-film-festival