Too much to do in San Diego County — what will you choose to do and see with your weekend?
Join La Mesa on Saturday July 20th from 6-11 pm, to celebrate 20 years of successful projects and programs in La Mesa parks! The honorary guest of the night will be Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton.
$50 per person – includes dinner, drinks, and entertainment
Buy tickets at www.lamesaparks.org
When: Saturday, July 20 | 6 – 11pm
Where: Marina Village | 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, California 92109
Free Dive-in Movie
Cool off and watch a movie under the stars with the Summer Movies in the Parks series! La Mesa will be screening Aquaman at the La Mesa Municipal Pool July 19 at 7:30 p.m. Come early to get a good seat!
When: Friday, July 19 | 7:30pm
Where: La Mesa Municipal Pool | 5100 Memorial Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942
Island-themed pool games, giant inflatables, key logs, a special Polynesian dance performance and more. 5-9 pm. $10; ages 3 & under free. Food available for purchase. Register online.
When: Saturday, July 20 | 5 – 9pm
Where: Alga Norte Aquatic Center, 6565 Alicante Rd. | Carlsbad
Cost: $10; 3 and under free
Get acquainted with thousands of fascinating creepy-crawlies including live insects, snakes, lizards and the famous Madagascar hissing cockroaches. Kids can make insect crafts, practice bug collecting and get a taste of cooked mealworm. July 20 & 21, 10 am-4 pm. Included with paid garden admission.
When: July 20 & 21 | 10am – 4pm
Where: San Diego Botanic Garden | 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas
Cost: Free with paid garden admission
Family Fun Day at Del Mar
Pony rides, giant inflatable slides and obstacle courses, bungee trampolines, a meet and greet with Del Mar mascot, Pony Boy, body art and face painters, soccer clinics and more. Kids, ages 12 & under, will also receive a plush racehorse giveaway (while supplies last). Free admission for under 18. Del Mar Racetrack, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. www.delmarracing.com
When: Sunday, July 21
Where: Del Mar Racetrack | 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar
Cost: Free admission for under 18
Summer Movies in the Park
Summer Movies in the Park is a perfect chance to relax and enjoy a safe and special night under the stars. Come early and get a good seat!
When: Summer nights – often Fridays and Saturdays
Where: Parks in San Diego County
Sundays at Six Concert
La Mesa’s Six Concert Series continues for the summer. This Sunday, enjoy the band 8-Track Highway, a rock-n-roll band.
When: Sunday, July 21| 6pm
Where: Harry Griffen Park | 9550 Milden St, La Mesa