Movies in the Park July 15 & 16

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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 with your family. Arrive early to pick out a good seat! Bring blankets or low back chairs to sit on while you enjoy the movies. Bring a picnic dinner for your family to share as well.

Movies are all rated G or PG, and this year because of Star Wars PG-13, and the movies are all family friendly. Movies this year include Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Good Dinosaur, Inside Out, and Kung Fu Panda 3 are some top favorites this year.  Each movie is at a local park all over both the city of San Diego and San Diego County.  All movies start at dusk (approx. 15 minutes after sunset, 8 p.m.). Movies are subject to change. For more information visit the event website here. See below for the movie/park nearest you for the 15th & 16th of July:

Friday, July 15

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) @ Willie Henderson Sports Complex

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) @ Pine Valley Park

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) @ Dusty Rhodes Community Park

Inside Out (PG) @ Otay Lakes County Park

The Good Dinosaur (PG) @ Spring Valley County Park

The Good Dinosaur (PG) @ Live Oak Park

Saturday, July 16th

Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG) @ Allied Gardens

The Good Dinosaur (PG) @ Carmel Valley Recreation Center

Inside Out (PG) @ 4S Ranch Patriot Park

Inside Out (PG) @ Poway Community Park

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) @ Brengle Terrace Park- Softball Fields

The Good Dinosaur (PG) @ North Clairemont Recreation Center

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) @ Larsen Field

San Diego Fireworks Schedule 2016

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Aviara Resort @ Park Hyatt – The Aviara Park Hyatt Resort will host the annual July 4th fireworks show as well as a full day of fun activities. The fireworks show will begin at 9 P.M. for more information visit their website here.

Big Bay Boom @ Shelter & Harbor Island, Embarcadero, Seaport Village & Coronado Landing – As most of you remember last year was the big bay bust, with all of the fireworks going off within 9 seconds! This year The Firework show begins at 9 PM, enjoy music on radio THE MIGHTY 1090 AM and MAX FM 105.7 for more information click here.

Carlsbad @ Legoland – The annual Red, white and BOOM! at Legoland California is a fun-filled day for the entire family.  You and your kids can enjoy live musical performances, family picnic games, like water-balloon tosses, burlap sack races and Uncle Sam Says.  The Firework show begins at 8:30 PM, earlier than most because they know kids need to go to bed!  For more information click here.

Coronado @ over Glorietta Bay – Coronado has a full day of activities on July 4th including the annual Independence Day Parade.  The parade begins at 10 AM from Orange Ave from 1st Street to Churchill Place.  Enjoy a concert in the Park at Spreckels Park at 4 PM where the Coronado Community Concert Band will perform.  The Firework show begins at 9 PM, enjoy music by KYXY on 96.5 radio, for more information click here.

Del Mar @ Del Mar Fairgrounds – The fireworks at the Del Mar Fairgrounds is always incredible, I love that you can sit on the beach and enjoy the fireworks.  The fairgrounds have a full line up of things to do on Independence Day including a Home Town Heros Parade at 7 PM.  The Firework show begins at 9 PM, the fair is open until midnight so you can still enjoy some rides after the fireworks if you wish.  For more information click here.

El Cajon @ Kennedy Park – This is a great family event to attend and it is totally FREE.  Enjoy carnival games, crafts, family games, skate park, kiddie train rides, live music and more.  The Firework show begins at 9 PM,the event activities begin at 1 PM.  For more information click here.

Escondido @ Grape Park – Enjoy a variety of free entertainment, including musical performances, magicians, baton twirlers, children’s arts projects, old-fashioned contests and fireworks!  The fun begins at 4 PM, and ending after the firework show at 9:30 PM.  The Firework show begins at 9 PM, for more information click here.

Fallbrook @ Grand Tradition Estates – Fallbrook’s 9th annual July 4th celebration is now at a much lower price!  Adults (12 and up) are $25 and 10 and under are FREE. Included is admission, parking, live entertainment, and of course the fireworks!  The Firework show beings at 9 PM, for more information click here.

La Costa @ La Costa Resort & Spa – La Costa has a full day of activities for children on July 4th including making s’mores (my son’s favorite) The Firework show begins at 9 PM, for more information click here or call La Costa to make a reservation.

La Jolla @ Elizabeth Browning Scripps Park – La Jolla’s Fourth of July Fireworks show will be at 9 P.M.

Ocean Beach @ OB Pier – The Firework show will begin at 9 PM, on the Ocean Beach pier.  The city asks if you do choose to roast marshmellows that you do NOT throw them.  It costs over $1,000 for the clean up and the city does not have the money for the clean up.  Please clean up after yourself!  For more information click here.

Oceanside @ Camp Pendleton – This event is for authorized patrons and their guests only.  It will be held at the Del Mar Beach Resort, which opens at 6 AM, Free family fun zone, live bands, and a fireworks show.  The Firework show begins at 9 PM, and runs until 9:30 PM, for more information click here.

Oceanside @ El Corazon – Please note The Fireworks show was on July 3 at 9 PM, not July 4th. The city of Oceanside is celebrating 126 of incorporation on July 3rd.  The annual parade will still be held on July 4th in the harbor, for more information click here.

Poway @ Old Poway Park – Bring your family and friends and celebrate our country’s independence “turn-of-the-twentieth-century-style” at An Old-fashioned Fourth of July. The Old-fashioned Fourth of July is followed by the The Firework show at 9 PM. Please note the fireworks are at Poway High School there is a $2 fee for adults, children 11 and under are free, for firework  information click here.

Rancho Bernardo @ Bernardo Heights Middle School – The Spirit of the Fourth is a fun evening that begins at 6:00 p.m. at the Athletic Field of Bernardo Heights Middle School at 12990 Paseo Lucido, with an array of live entertainment.  The Firework show begins at 9 PM, for more information click here.

San Marcos @ Bradley Park – The fun begins at 6 PM with carnival games, jumpers and food sales available on-site.  The Firework show begins at 9 PM, for more information click here.

Santee @ Town Center Community Park East – The Santee Salutes Fun Zone; will include a variety of inflatable attractions, carnival rides and games.  There is no cost for admission however parking is $5 – $15, The Firework show beings at 9 PM.  For more information click here.

Vista @ Moonlight Amphitheatre – Moonlight Amphitheatre is within Brengle Terrace Park in Vista.  Events include live music, the Light Up the Night Dinner, and one of the biggest fireworks displays in San Diego County!  The Firework show begins at 9 PM.  Admission is $5 (children under 5 are free) and parking is $15.  For more information click here.

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Red, White, & BOOM at Legoland

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Red, White and Boom at Legoland California is a family tradition in our house! Legoland has a full day full of games, contests, dance parties, with the day coming to an end at 8:30 p.m. with the fireworks show. Legoland does July 4th perfect for kids! You will not want to miss the Fireworks set to a patriotic musical tribute beginning at 8:30 p.m. with great viewing in designated locations throughout the Park. Throughout the day, kids of all ages can enjoy live musical performances and participate in all-American family picnic games, like water-balloon tosses, burlap sack races, family build challenge and LEGO Hamburger relay.

The celebration lasts from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and fireworks at 8:30 p.m. All Red, White and BOOM! activities are included in the cost of admission to Legoland California.

Don’t miss Fireworks set to a patriotic musical tribute with great viewing in designated locations throughout the Park. Throughout the day, kids of all ages can enjoy performances, meet their favorite LEGO® Friends and Characters, and participate in all-American family picnic games, like water-balloon tosses, burlap sack races, the Family Build Challenge and LEGO Hamburger relay.

The celebration lasts from 1:00pm to 9:00pm with fireworks at 8:30pm. All Red, White and BOOM! activities are included in the cost of admission to LEGOLAND California.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit Legoland’s website here.

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San Diego Movies in the Park 2016

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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 with your family. Arrive early to pick out a good seat! Bring blankets or low back chairs to sit on while you enjoy the movies. Bring a picnic dinner for your family to share as well.

Movies are all rated G or PG, and this year because of Star Wars PG-13, and the movies are all family friendly. Movies this year include Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Good Dinosaur, Field of Dreams, Back to the Future, Surf’s Up, Goosebumps, Minions, inside-out, Shark Tale, and Home are some top favorites this year.  Each movie is at a local park all over both the city of San Diego and San Diego County.  All movies start at dusk (approx. 15 minutes after sunset, 8 p.m.). Movies are subject to change. For more information visit the event website here. See below for the movie/park nearest you for the month of June:

June 4, 2016

Field of Dreams (PG) @ Standley Community Park
3585 Governor Drive San Diego, CA 92122           

Back to the Future (PG) @ Sycamore Canyon Preserve
13920 Highway 67 Lakeside, CA 92040                    

June 10, 2016

Surfs Up (PG) @ Kimball Park – Little Padres Field
12th Street & D Ave National City, CA 91950 

The Good Dinosaur @ Lindo Lake County Park
12660 Lindo Lane Lakeside, CA 92040        

Goosebumps @ Pine Valley County Park
28810 Old Highway 80 Pine Valley, CA 91962   

June 11, 2016

Minions (PG) @ Dos Picos County Park
17953 Dos Picos Park Road Ramona, CA 92065 

The Good Dinosaur @ Balboa Park / Morley Field Sports Complex
2221 Morley Field Drive San Diego, CA 92104 

Finding Nemo (PG) – 4S Ranch Patriot Park
10502 Paseo De Linda San Diego, CA 92127 

The Good Dinosaur @ Sweetwater Summit Regional Park
3218 Summit Meadow Road Bonita, CA 91902 

Inside Out (PG) @ Harborside Park
670 Oxford St Chula Vista, CA 91911

June 17, 2016

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Carlsbad Concerts in the Park 2016

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TGIF is back and features great music, food and a chance to dance the night away with friends and neighbors. Please remember no pets and only low back chairs.

Food vendors are on site where you can purchase a delicious variety of food options or bring your own picnic, simple or complex. Family Open Studios On-the-Go free art-making workshops will be there for the whole family to create together.

There will be plenty of great prize packages available in the Friend’s of the Arts opportunity drawing. The proceeds help support art and culture in our city and bring you great programs.

For questions please contact the Cultural Arts Office at arts@carlsbadca.gov All concerts are from 6 to 8 p.m. Fields open at 4 p.m. The full summer lineup may be found below.

New for 2016! Forget the parking and ride in style. Check out these deals from our ridesharing partners:

  • Uber – use code TGIF16 for a free ride up to $20 for new Uber users!
  • Lyft – new and existing passengers use code TGIF16 for 20% two rides, to and from a TGIF event!
    • Offer valid between 6/23/2016 through 8/19/2016 on Fridays between 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Max 2 ride(s) per passenger. Pick-up or drop-off must be at participating TGIF Concerts in the Park locations. Max $5 discount per ride. Subject to Lyft’s Terms of Service: lyft.com/terms.

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Stagecoach Community Park

3420 Camino de los Coches, 92009
Parking and shuttle information.

Alga Norte Community Park

6565 Alicante Road, 92009
Parking and shuttle information.

Poinsettia Community Park

6600 Hidden Valley Road, 92011
Parking and shuttle information.

Calavera Hills Community Park

2997 Glasgow Drive, 92010
Parking and shuttle information.

Open printable concert schedule.

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Reading Cinemas 2016 Summer Kid Movie Lineup

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Reading Cinemas has a fun summer movie schedule for children for only $1 per movie! There are special prices for concessions as well, Reel Kids soda is $1, Reel Kids popcorn is $2, Reel Kids hot dog $2, and select candies are $1.50. There are six participating locations: Grossmont Center 10 in San Diego, Town Square located on Clairemont Drive, The Tower Theater in Sacramento, Valley Plaza 12 in Bakersfield, Cal Oaks 17 in Murrieta, and Rohnert Park 16 in Rohnert Park. All movies are on Wednesday and Thursday throughout the summer and begin at 10:00 a.m.

Below is a list of the dates of the movies and which movie is playing. It is the same line up for every theater, enjoy!

June 15th & 16th – How to Train Your Dragon 2

June 22nd & 23rd – Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

June 29th & 30th – Minions

July 6th & 7th – The Peanuts Movie

July 13th & 14th – Home

July 20th & 21st – Sherman & Mr. Peabody

July 27th & 28th – The SpongeBob Movie – Out of Water

August 3rd & 4th – The Lego Movie

August 10th & 11th – Hotel Transylvania 2

 

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