Things to do this weekend in San Diego!


The weekend is upon us whatever shall we do?  There are tons of things going on this weekend from Comic-Con, The Del Mar Racetrack to the San Diego Surf Soccer Tournament.  Below is a full list of things to do in and around San Diego County for the weekend of July 22-24, 2011.

Friday, July 22

TGIF Jazz in the Park at Poinsettia Park in Carlsbad.  The concert is a soul/blues band called The Soul of John Black, the concert runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is free.  Bring a picnic basket with some snacks and you can even bring your own alcoholic beverages, glass bottles are fine for this event only.  For more information click here.

Point Loma Summer Concert at Point Loma Park.  The on the junior stage is a Steel Drum Band and they will be playing from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  The main stage has Cash’d Out, for more information click here.

Saturday, July 23

The U.S. Open Sandcastle Competition in Imperial Beach July 23-24.  Aside from viewing the actual sandcastle competition there are tons of vendors, entertainment, arts and crafts and tons of food.  This is a free even for more information click here.

San Diego Surf Cup Soccer Tournament at the Del Mar Polo Fields.  This is the best soccer tournament in the nation for youth soccer, there is more than soccer at this event.  Tons of vendors, games and the food is amazing!  This is a free event (there is a charge for parking) for more information click here.

Stagecoach Days in Old Town, celebrating the west on the move.  Old Town comes alive every weekend for children’s games, living history activities, cannon and anvil firings and more.  From 12 noon to 4:30 p.m., this is a free event for more information click here.

Sunday, July 24

Del Mar Racetrack at the Del Mar Fair Grounds.  Admission is FREE to children 17 and under and you can purchase an adult ticket as low as $6. Sunday in the infield is a Family Fun Day with Webkinz a giveaway, there are 5 times as many activities on this day.  It is very similar to the Del Mar Fair and the kids have so much fun.  Discount tickets for half off are available here.  For more information on the Family Fun Day with Webkinz giveaway click here.

Comic Con at the San Diego Convention Center.  This is a huge event that seems to get bigger every year!  If you were lucky enough to pre-purchase a badge congratulations because it sold out in record time this year, 7 hours!  If you don’t have a badge to get in you can still go down and people watch, pretty much the best part of Comic Con coming to San Diego.  For more information click here.

Summer Sunday Concert at Moonlight Beach.  Bring blankets and chairs to the beach and enjoy The Styletones a Soul/Funk band from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.  For more information call 760.633.2756.

1 Comment on Things to do this weekend in San Diego!

  1. Janette
    June 16, 2013 at 7:00 pm (5 years ago)

    From the research I have done, there seems to be a lot going on this summer in San Diego as well. It’s nice to see that the city has so much to offer tourists as well as locals.

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