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San Diego County Events for June 16 – 18

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 events this weekend

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
  • Grease
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Rouge One
  • The Jungle Book

When: Ongoing from now until October 28, 2017
Where: Parks and recreation centers throughout San Diego County
Cost: Free
More information: Summer Movies in the Park; schedule here

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
Cost: Free
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

Event: Big Bite Bacon Fest

san diego fairBig Bite Bacon Fest will be the first and only bacon event of its kind across the nation, transforming the massive Del Mar Arena into a bacon and beer paradise. This event will showcase unlimited delicious samples of bacon cuisine from over 35 of the best chefs, restaurants and competitive cooks in San Diego. What better way to wash that bacon-y goodness by enjoying unlimited samples of over 50 craft beers from San Diego’s top breweries. Plus, enjoy exciting entertainment and games for a one of a kind Fathers Day!

The inaugural Big Bite Bacon Fest takes place on Fathers Day, Sunday, June 16. Tickets start as low as $27, and are sure to make the dreams of every San Diegan bacon lover come true. Attendees can pig out in hog heaven at an event that will showcase America’s love for bacon and will undoubtedly be a Fathers Day treat for everyone!

Lunch Session

VIP 11:00AM-3:00PM
General Admission 12 noon-3:00PM

Big Daddy Bacon Contest

Dinner Session

VIP 4:30PM-8:30PM
General Admission 5:30PM-8:30PM

Big Bite Bacon Fest Wedding

Ticket Prices

These tickets include Fair Admission
$55 General Admission
$80 VIP (Very Important Porklover)
Piglet and Sober Pig (does not include beer sampling)

These tickets do not include Fair Admission
$42 General Admission
$67 VIP (Very Important Porklover)
$27 Piglet and Sober Pig ticket

More information: www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=festivals.baconfest