San Diego County Fair May 31-July 4
Skip down the yellow brick road and enter into an Oz-some world inspired by L. Frank Baums classic tale, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Deep fried-food-on-a-stick, rides, animals, and games. World-class exhibits in fine art, photography, woodworking, jewelry/gems & minerals, and home & hobby, and the Paul Ecke Jr. Flower & Garden Show. The Toyota Summer Concert Series features nationally recognized entertainment.
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Del Mar Fairgrounds
Contact: 858-755-1161 / www.sdfair.com
Art Around Adams June 1
Experience exhibits and performances that will dazzle the eye and stir the senses. Each year we strive to infuse new and exciting artists and talents that reflect this years local trends in art and business.
Time/Place: 12-8pm / Kensington
San Diego Bay Festival June 1
Delicious specialty foods, craft beers, craft cocktails, and fine wines will all presented by local restaurants, bars, and nightclub staff. Local arts and crafts, as well as booths, will be on sale throughout the festival.
Time/Place: 12-10pm / Embarcadero Marina Park North
San Diego Rock n Roll Marathon Series June 1-2
Making running fun by infusing each course with live bands, cheer teams and more.
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Balboa Park
Contact: 858-768-6437 / www.runrocknroll.com
RB Alive! Street Fair June 2
Visitors can partake of tasty treats, browse over 300 booths featuring arts and crafts, and gain information from regional and local businesses, service clubs and religious organizations. The Kids Zone provides rides, games and special carnival foods.
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Bernardo Center Drive
Contact: 858-487-1767 / www.sdbusinesschamber.com
San Diego International Boat Show June 6-9
Make your boating dreams a reality by checking out more than 150 boats for sale, as well as the latest nautical gear, gadgets and accessories. If youre dreaming big, our expanded selection of 80+ superyachts continue to grow.
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Spanish Landing Park, East
Contact: 949-757-5959 / www. sandiegointernationalboatshow. com
Festa do Espirito Santo June 7-9
Celebrate Portuguese Heritage by joining in the citys oldest ethnic festival, Festa do Espirito Santo, that commemorates Portugals Queen St. Isabel.
Time/Place: United Portuguese S.E.S. Hall, San Diego
Contact: 619-223-5880 / www.upses.com
San Diego Greek Festival June 7-9
We enjoy sharing our heritage, culture, music, traditions, customs and culinary skills with you, our neighbors and friends in San Diego and Southern California.
Time/Place: St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church: 3655 Park Boulevard
Contact: 619-297-4165 / www.sdgreekfestival.com
The Toast of the Coast Wine Competition & Festival June 8
Your ticket will include unlimited 1-oz samples of wines entered in the 2019 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition. When you find one you like, youll be able to buy bottles to take home.
Time/Place: 12-7pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds
Contact: 858-755-1161 / www.thetoastofthecoast.com
National City Gets Active June 8
Once completing the scavenger hunt you are welcomed to a FREE community breakfast in the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center which will include community presentations and kid zone.
Time/Place: 9am / Kimball Park
Marine Corps Mud Run June 8-9
10K, 5K and 1K. There will be over 300 Marines motivating participants along the course, as well as Military vehicle displays. T-shirt, finisher medal, free parking and parking shuttle, post-race refreshments and course-aid/hydration stations.
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Camp Pendleton
Inter-Tribal Powwow June 8-9
Join the San Luis Rey Band of Luiseo Mission Indians for the Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow with arts and craft booths, food, dancers, drums, an opportunity drawing and contest dancing.
Time/Place: Sat 10am-11pm, Sun 10:30am-6pm / Mission San Luis Rey
San Diego Festival of the Arts June 8-9
Showcasing stunning works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber and mixed media from nearly 200 world renowned artists. A silent auction and wine and beer garden all contribute towards this philanthropic effort spearheaded by the Torrey Pines Kiwanis Foundation.
Time/Place: 10am-6pm / San Diego County Waterfront Park
Contact: 619-744-0534 / www.sdfestivalofthearts.org
Beer & Sake Festival June 13
The Japan Societys Beer & Sake Festival is a unique and popular charity tasting event featuring local restaurants serving sumptuous appetizers and breweries pouring tasty beers and sakes. The festival also includes art booths, a silent auction, a raffle, and exciting entertainment.
Time/Place: 4-10pm / USS Midway
Wild Night Out June 13
Join us for an evening of music, socializing, and animal friends, and a preview of Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo! Adultsages 21 and up onlycan visit parts of the Zoo, savor a complimentary beverage, talk with a keeper, meet some animal ambassadors, and enjoy a variety of music and more!
Time/Place: 6-9:30pm / San Diego Zoo
REINS of Life Golf Tournament June 14
Benefiting REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship Program and Fallbrook Child Development Center. A day of golfing and fun with competitions, contests, and hole prizes including a shot at a $10,000 prize for a Hole in One! Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, and Putting Contests with the chance to win great prizes.
Time/Place: 11:30am / Golf Club of California, Fallbrook
Contact: 760-731-9168 / www.reinsprogram.org
Cooper Family Foundation Juneteenth June 15
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. In loving memory of Sidney Cooper, Sr. Featuring Dazz Band.
Time/Place: 11am-6pm / 2900 Block of Imperial Ave.
Contact: 619-788-2898 / www.cfjuneteenth.com
Sam Hinton Folk Festival June 15
This wonderful outdoor event will feature musical performances, musical workshops, group jams and an open mic stage. A great variety of folk music will be offered including Bluegrass, Olde Time, Irish music, and much more.
Time/Place: 11am-5pm / Old Poway Park
Wine, Brews & Blues Festival June 15
Wine & Handcrafted Beer Tastings, silent auction, live music, dancing, beer n brats courtyard, tasty bites by local restaurants.
Time/Place: 5:30-10pm / Pala Mesa Resort, Fallbrook
Taste of Gaslamp June 15-16
Showcasing the excellent dining options available in our vibrant district.
Time/Place: 1-4pm / Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego
Contact: 619-233-5227 / www.tasteofgaslamp.com
San Diego Wooden Boat Festival June 15-16
Live music, a galley run by members of the Koehler Family along with a few dedicated volunteers, a variety of booths, activities for children and a raffle with a large assortment of valuable items donated from local businesses.
Time/Place: Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm / Koehler Kraft Boat Yard
Taste of Little Italy June 19
Each year, our neighborhoods one-of-a-kind eateries open their doors for food lovers to enjoy a sample of each restaurants most popular dishes, including appetizers, entrees, desserts and beverages.
Time/Place: 5-9pm / Piazza della Famiglia
Summer Solstice June 20
Enjoy Del Mars favorite local eateries and Californias best wineries, breweries and distilleries. With balmy ocean breezes, amazing front-row sunset views, and live music, this is the way Del Mar celebrates the arrival of summer!
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Powerhouse Park, Del Mar
Contact: 858-735-3650 / www.visitdelmarvillage.com
Make Music Day June 21
Explore the world of instrument making through a variety of stations where kids and their families can Make n Play their own musical instruments. Jump on stage and play your new instruments along with ukuleles, drums and percussion instruments provided by the Museum.
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad
Contact: 760-304-5844 / www.museumofmakingmusic.org
Movies & More by the Lake June 21
Bring your blankets and join us for a movie under the stars! Pre-movie fun starts at 6pm. Food Trucks and snack bar treats will be on site for your munching pleasure. Parking is $10 per carload of movie goers and movie is free.
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve
Contact: 619-596-3141 / www.santeelakes.com
California Wine Festival June 21-22
Californias best wineries pouring hundreds of vintage red and white wines, complemented by dozens of the regions top chefs and specialty food purveyors serving gourmet appetizers along with live music and an ocean view.
Time/Place: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad
Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off June 22
Join more than 70,000 visitors for an oceanfront chili cook-off, an array of food and merchandise vendors, 4 stages of continuous music, the Community Mural Project, a Local Art & Artisans showcase, and more.
Time/Place: 10am-8pm / Newport Avenue, Point Loma
U.S. Police & Fire Championships June 22-29
Athletes representing law enforcement, fire, prisons and border patrol from across the country, competing Olympic-style sports.
Time/Place: Various Locations Throughout the County / Contact: www.uspfc.org
Fairy Festival June 22-23
Wear your fairy costume or come just as you are. Create a fairy house, make fairy treasures, leave messages on the wishing bush, or shop in the Fairyland market. Be sure to bring your camera for a picture with the Fairy Queen.
Time/Place: San Diego Botanic Garden, Encinitas
Contact: 760-436-3036 / www.sdbgarden.org
Festival of Yoga June 23
This free, all-ages event will feature guided yoga, meditation, music, a vendor marketplace, and other activities intended to instill peace and to inspire and empower people of all ages and walks of life.
Time/Place: 8am-3pm / Waterfront Park: 1600 Pacific Hwy
San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival June 28-30
This three-day event combines the soothing sounds of smooth jazz, a variety of delicious cuisine, and an amazing atmosphere that creates an unparalleled experience.
Time/Place: Embarcadero Marina Park North
Contact: 562-424-0013 / www. sandiegosmoothjazzfestival.com
Switchfoot BRO-AM June 29
Surf contests, free concert, numerous vendor booths...all to celebrate community and to raise awareness and funds for local youth organizations.
Time/Place: 7am-5pm / Moonlight Beach, Encinitas
Oceanside Independence Day Parade June 30
Join us as it marches up Coast Highway from Wisconsin Street to Civic Center Drive. Viewing of the parade is available from the sidewalks along the entire route. Spectators are encouraged to bring folding chairs.
Time/Place: 10am-12pm / South Coast Highway