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San Diego County Events for June 5 – 7

Visit San Diego County this weekend! In the next few days, you can enjoy the fair, food and other fun activities!

There’s always plenty to do here in southern California! Besides this weekend’s events below, there’s always a wide range of things to do in San Diego County.

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
More information: www.sdfair.com


Art Around Adams

A two-mile music and art walk along Adams Avenue, with Smitty’s Garage as the home base for musical acts. The event includes 9 stages, 75 art galleries, 50 musical acts, mural paintings, performance art, arts and crafts vendors, and so much more.

When: Saturday, June 6, 12pm – 8pm
Where: From Oregon Street in Normal Heights to Vista Street in Kensington
Cost: Free
More information: www.artaroundadams.org


Philippine American Celebration

The Philippine American Celebration features traditional and contemporary performances, exhibitions, food and more.

When: June 5 – 7 | See website for hours
Where: Spreckels Organ Pavilion | 1549 El Prado and the House of Pacific Relations lawn area, 2125 Park Blvd., Balboa Park
Cost: Free
More information: bpc2015pac.com


Chula Vista Olympic Training Center 20th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate the training center’s 20 year anniversary. Ride a BMX bike or try archery, etc. Try out a variety of olympic and paralympic sports at the center and see what you’re best at! You can find a full schedule of sports to try out by clicking here. The event is open to the public and admission is free.

When: June 7, 10am – 5pm
Where: Chula Vista Olympic Training Center
Cost: Free
More information: www.teamusa.org/About-the-USOC/Training-Centers-and-Sites/Chula-Vista/20th-Anniversary-Celebration


Taste of La Mesa

Join La Mesa in sampling tastings from over 30 restaurants in the area!

When: Saturday, June 8, 5pm – 8pm
Where: La Mesa Community Center | 4975 Memorial Drive, La Mesa, CA
Cost: $35 – $50
More information: www.lamesachamber.com


San Diego County Events for March 27 – 29

Top weekend picks for San Diego County!

San Diego county eventsWeekend Escape: Inspiration for Living a Good Life

A two-day discovery that celebrates San Diego’s vibrant outdoor lifestyle and aims to inspire the community to rejuvenate its health and fitness regimen, perk up it’s surroundings at home and rediscover the local landscape. Focusing on four elements: Outdoor Living, Health & Fitness, Staycation and Home Style, find events for the whole family throughout the center and in Palm Plaza.

When: March 28-29, 2015
Where: Westfield UTC | 4545 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92122
Cost: Free
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The Sleeping Beauty in Balboa Park

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet proudly presents the 70th Anniversary Production of The Sleeping Beauty. It will take place in the cultural heart of Balboa Park as the jewel of classical ballet comes to life on the historic Casa del Prado Theater stage.

When: March 27 – April 4
Where: 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: $10 – $18
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2015-rolando-st-fair-poster_webRolando Street Fair

The Rolando Street Fair is our community’s favorite annual event and the best intimate street fair in San Diego County. Organized and run by a team of selfless volunteers, this major attraction draws crowds of many thousands. The Fair boasts a great musical line-up every year and offers tons of food, arts and crafts, and service booths for the entire family.

When: Sunday, March 29, 2015 | 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: On Rolando Blvd. between El Cajon Blvd. and Solita Ave.
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Great American Foodie Fest

This free group run revolves around a 60-minute scavenger hunt filled with tons of giveaways, raffle prizes, music and a beer garden. Runners zip through checkpoints near the Carlsbad Road Runner Sports store and grab as many free raffle tickets along the route. The more checkpoints you hit, the more tickets you get, and those tickets are used to try to get prizes. The actual run is from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m., with the prizes giveaway and after-party to follow.

When: 4 p.m. to midnight Friday; 12 p.m. to midnight Saturday; 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday
Where: Qualcomm Stadium | 9449 Friars Rd, San Diego, CA 92108
Cost: $8+ – view link below for details
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Event: College Area Taste

 Tempt your tummy with delectable delights of the College Area! Over 20 restaurants will be showcased at the 3rd Annual College Area Taste on Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Indulge your taste buds and satisfy your cravings with cuisines from around the globe. Adventure through the area on your own or hop on one of the Trolley’s providing a unique shuttle service from each mouthwatering destination to the next! You and fellow “Tasters” will indulge in perfect pastas, all-American favorites, and Asian delights. The taste sensations don’t stop there as participants will also sample scrumptious desserts like frozen yogurt and New York cheesecake. Your Sunday will be well spent as you fall deeper and deeper into a delicious food coma while enjoying the quaint neighborhood of the College Area, with its charming storefronts, friendly atmosphere and of course your favorite restaurants. Tickets to the 4rd Annual College Area Taste are just $25.00 in advance and $30.00 on the day of the event and proceeds benefit the College Area Business District in an effort to give each member business the ability to flourish. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit CollegeAreaBID.com or call 619.233.5008. Tickets are limited so purchase them soon to secure your ticket to this ultimate “taste”. This year’s College Area Taste promises to be every bite as good as last year – if not better!

When: Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 | 11:00 am until 3:00 pm

Where: College Area | 100 College Ave, San Diego, CA

Cost: $25 advance, $30 day of

More information: CollegeAreaBID.com or 619-233-5008

Balboa Park December Nights 2011

12/02/11 – 12/03/11

December NightsSan Diego’s favorite kick-off to the holiday season, will take place for the 34th consecutive year on Friday, 5:00-10:00 pm and Saturday, noon-10:00 pm. In the spirit of the holidays, participating Balboa Park museums open their doors free of charge from 5:00 to 9:00 pm both evenings. The largest free community festival in San Diego, December Nights is expected to attract more than 300,000 visitors over two days.

Entertainment, wonderful food and holiday cheer are all part of this classic and elaborate San Diego celebration. Long-standing traditions—including food from around the globe at the International Christmas Festival at the House of Pacific Relations Cottages; the charming Santa Lucia Procession at the San Diego Museum of Man; unique gift shopping at the museum stores and with the artisans of Spanish Village; and musical and dance presentations from the San Diego Junior Theatre, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, Del Cerro Baptist’s Christmas Story Tree and more—fill the heart of Balboa Park.

In addition, the varied museums open for free from 5:00-9:00 pm both nights feature a wide variety of exhibitions and entertainment.

This event will be held at Balboa Park, located at 1549 El Prado, San Diego. This event is free!

For more details, please go to the website or call (619) 239-0512.