San Diego County Fair: Where The West Is Fun at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Opening Day! June 2-July 4 www.sdfair.com
Summer Solstice event at Powerhouse Park. June 22,5 – 8pm. www.visitdelmarvillage.com
Concerts at the Cove series: Tower 7 at Fletcher Cove Park. June 22 6 – 7:45pm. www.ci.solana-beach.ca.us
Write On Oceanside & Summer Shorts Play Festival in downtown Oceanside. June 22-25 www.visitoceanside.org
San Diego Padres vs. Detroit Tigers at Petco Park. June 23-25 www.mlb.com/padres
Hodges & Horses at Lake Hodges. June 24 www.sdrvc.org
13th Annual Switchfoot Bro-Am at Moonlight Beach. June 24, 7am – 5pm. www.broam.org
Aloha Plunge at Alga Norte Aquatic Center. June 24, 5pm. www.carlsbadconnect.org
Summer Brewmaster Dinner at San Diego Zoo Safari Park. June 24,5:30pm. www.sdzsafaripark.org
Concerts in the Garden series: Louie Cruz Beltran at Woodland Park, San Marcos. June 24, 7:30pm. www.san-marcos.net
Body Rock Jr. Dance Competition at California Center for the Arts, Escondido. www.amustardseedproduction.org
Padres Tailgate Party & Firefighter Chili Cook-Off at Embarcadero Marina Park South. June 24 1 – 5:30pm. www.facebook.com/mdasandiegoimperialvalley
Spirits & Cocktail Festival at San Diego County Fair. June 24 www.sdfair.com
Gospel Festival at San Diego County Fair Heineken Grandstand Stage. June 24,7pm. www.sdfair.com
Movies by the Pier series: TBD at Junior Seau Pier Amphitheatre, Oceanside. Movie begins at sunset, about June 24,7:45pm. www.ci.oceanside.ca.us
Riptide 3D Lacrosse tournament at SoCal Sports Complex. June 24-25,8am–4pm. www.visitoceanside.org
The Goonies at Oceanside Pier Amphitheatre. June 24 Free event. www.visitoceanside.org
Opera’s Greatest Moments June 25 Jean Will presents Opera’s Greatest Moments at California Center for the Arts, Escondido. www.artcenter.org
Daniel Samaniego Memorial Cup Finals at San Diego Surf Polo Club. June 25 www.sandiegopolo.com
Summer concert series: The Fabulous Ultratones at Lake Poway. June 25, 5:30 – 7pm. www.poway.org
A Midsummer Night’s Dream film screening at The Old Globe Theatre. June 26 www.theoldglobe.org
30th International Summer Organ Festival: Ty Woodward & Marine Band San Diego at Spreckels Organ Pavilion. June 26 www.spreckelsorgan.org
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds at San Diego Civic Theatre. June 26, 8pm. www.sandiegotheatres.org
30th International Summer Organ Festival at Spreckels Organ Pavilion. Every Monday. June 26-Sept. 28, 7:30pm. www.spreckelsorgan.org
San Diego Padres vs. Atlanta Braves at Petco Park. June 27-29 www.mlb.com/padres
Mass Creativity Day Saturday June 24, 9am -4pm Mass Creativity Day demonstrates the power of the arts to foster careativity and communication across generational, cultural, and geographical boundaries. It’s an all-day, all-age playday with hands-on workshops. West Island Avenue between Front St. & Union St., and the park across the street from the New Children’s Museum. www.thinkplaycreate.org.
Father Joe’s San Diego International Triathlon Sunday June 25,6:30 am-12pm Top elite and professional athletes will compete for over $7,000 in prize money. The International Course consists of a 1,000-meter swim, 30K cycle, and a 10K run. The Sprint course consists of a 500-meter swim, 20K cycle, and a 6-mile run. A sports-related expo accompanies the event. Swim: Harbor Island Marina ~ Bike: Spanish Landing Park-Harbor Dr.-Scott St.-Avenue De Portugual-Locust St.-Canon St.-Catalina Blvd.-Cabrillo Memoria. l. Dr.-SpanishLanding Park ~ Run: Spanish Landing Park-Harbor Island Dr.-Car Rental Rd.-Harbor Dr. -walkway-Embarcadero Marina Park Host Organization: St. Vincent De Paul Village.www.kozenterprises.com.
Comedian Iliza Shlesinger at Observatory North Park. June 29, 9pm. www.observatorysd.com
Lincoln Miitary Housing “Cause We Can” 5K Run Saturday July 1,6:45 am-10am This family 5K run/walk and Expo is designed for the military families living in Lincoln Military Housing. The event promotes health and fitness within the military families and gives the families a chance to give back to the local San Diego community. Anticipated Attendance: 500.
Scripps Ranch Old Pros 10K/2-Mile Runs, Bike Rides Tuesday July 4,7am-1pm The event offers running and cycling options for different age and skill levels. You can choose between a 10K Road Race, 2-mile Fun Run, or a 12-mile bike ride, 28-mile bike ride, or a 50-mile bike ride. Proceeds benefit community athletic programs and scholarships for local high school students. 10K Run & 2-Mile Run: Red Cedar Dr. near Miramar Ranch School - Hoyt Park on Canyon Lake Dr. ~ Bike Rides 12-Mile, 28-Mile, 50-Mile: Hibert St/Scripps. Ranch Blvd. - Hoyt Park on Canyon Lake Dr. www.srop.
Road Runner Sports Craft Classic Half Marathon Sunday July 16, 5am-12pm The Road Runner Sports Classic Half Marathon & 5K is San Diego’s HOPpiest race! The race is presented by Green Flash Brewing Co. and Adidas, and benefits Team RWB to engage and empower veterans. Camino del Sur - SR 56 Bike Path - El Camino Real - Carmel Mountain Raod - Vista Sorrento Parkway - Sorrento Valley Boulevard - Camino Sante Fe - Top. Gun Street www.CraftClassic.com.
San Diego Cyclo-Vets Summer Classic Criterium Sunday July 16, 7am-4:30 pm This is a Super Masters State Championship race where serious cyclists can come to participate. The challenge is a 20K timed cycle ride. It can also be an endurance challenge that can get you read for long-distance bike rides. Location: Carroll Road - Brown Deer Road - Carroll Park Road. www.cyclo-vets.org.
Annual Joggin’ For Frogmen 5K & Tadpole Trot Saturday July 29, 8am-12pm Come and join this 5K run/walk at Liberty Station in honor of Navy SEALS (Frogmen) and all military heroes who have sacrificed their lives while protecting our country; including the 31heroes who were killed in a helicopter crash in Afganistan. A Tadpole Trot for kids accompanies the event. Liberty Station (NTC Park & surrounding area). www.jogginforfrogmen.com.
Food Truck Fridays On Friday evenings June 2 to Sept. 29, 4pm-8pm visitors of all ages can enjoy live family-friendly entertainment while eating gourmet treats from a rotating selection of more than a dozen food trucks parked on the Plaza de Panama and El Prado walkway. https://www.balboapark.org/.
38th OB Street Fair & Chili Cook-off Festival Sat, June 24,10am-8pm This beachside festival has it all! Just follow the aroma of hot chili and the sounds of rock, blues, and jazz. Nestled along Antique Row, the streets are lined with booths of food, art, and merchandise. There are games, rides, and raffles. Be sure to watch the super chili cook-off contest. Newport Ave. www.oceanbeachsandiego.com.
Annual Philippine Cultural Arts Festival Saturday June 24,11am-5pm Enjoy traditional and contemporary music, dance, exhibitions, and hands-on activities at the 2017 Philippine Cultural Arts Festival in Balboa Park! Local, national, and international artists will perform, and you can find a variety of food and merchandise vendors, and more. Location: Presidents Way Lawn area in Balboa Park.
Philippine Cultural Arts Festival Saturday June 24,11am-5pm & Sunday June 25,11am-5pm A wholesome, family-oriented festival that is centered on cultural heritage, entertainment, and networking. Attendees will learn about Philippine culture through dance, music, food delicacies, and local vendors. Location:Park area near Park Boulevard and Presidents Way in Balboa Park.
Sculpture & Cocktails Thursday June 29, 6pm-10pm The DJ spins, exotic beverages flow, artworks dazzle, and museum visitors glow at The San Diego Museum of Art’s popular sundown series, Culture & Cocktails. Bring a friend, meet someone new, and experience art in a whole new way! Location: San Diego Museum of Art and northern portion of Plaza de Panama in Balboa Park. www.sdmart.org.