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Farmers Markets in San Diego

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Oceanside – The Oceanside Farmers Market is on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. year round, located on the corner of Coast Hwy and Pier View Way in downtown Oceanside.  For more information on Oceanside’s Farmers Market click here.  There is also a Sunset Market in the same location and day from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  For more information on the Oceanside Sunset Market click here.

Carlsbad – The Carlsbad Village Farmer’s Market is every Wednesday from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., located in the heart of the village at 2930 Roosevelt Street between Grand and Carlsbad Village Drive.  The two weekly Farmer’s Markets are held rain or shine, for more information on the Carlsbad’s Farmers Market click here.

Leucadia – The Leucadia Farmers Market is every Sunday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Paul Ecke Elementary School at 185 Union Street.  They have a full certified organic section, for more information on the Leucadia Farmers Market click here.

Del Mar – There are two farmers markets in Del Mar both on Saturday, the first is the Flower Hill Certified Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Flower Hill Promenade.  The second is the Del Mar Farmers’ Market and Food Court from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. located at 1050 Camino Del Mar (between 10th & 11th Streets) for more information on the Del Mar Farmer’s Market click here.

Rancho Santa Fe – The Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market is held Sundays from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and is located in the parking lot at Del Rayo Village Center in Rancho.  The market is sponsored by the Helen Woodward Animal Center, they provide volunteers on Sundays to introduce adoptable pets to the market customers.  For more information on the Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market click here.

Escondido – The Escondido Farmers Market is held year round on Tuesday’s from 2:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. located on Grand Avenue between Juniper and Kalmia Street.  For more information on the Escondido Farmers Market click here.

San Diego Fireworks info HERE!

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For the San Diego Fireworks Schedule for 2014 July 4 info here2013 may be found here,    2012 click here, below is 2011.

See below for a FULL list of when and where the fireworks are this July 4th Weekend in San Diego, CA!

Sunday, July 3  – La Costa Resort & Spa – Fireworks start at 9 p.m. and are on Sunday, July 3rd, for more info click here. 

Monday, July 4  – Coronado–  Fireworks start at 9 p.m. over Glorietta Bay.   Festivities start at 10am: Parade, An American Pageant, along Orange Avenue. 8am-4pm, Art-in-the-Park at Spreckels Park. 2:30-4pm, Adrian Empire Demonstration in Spreckels Park 1-4pm: Concert at the Ferry Landing, Coronado Jazz Band.  4pm: Concert in Spreckels Park, Coronado Community Band. For more info click here.

Mission Bay Park  Fireworks start at 9 p.m.   The Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back for its eleventh year, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, North Embarcadero and Chula Vista.  For more info click here.

Ocean Beach – Fireworks start at 9 p.m. at the Ocean Beach Pier. Go early and spend the day at Ocean Beach, San Diego.

La Jolla – Fireworks stat at 9 p.m. over La Jolla Bay.  La Jolla Shores and nearby Kellogg Park is a great place to picnic and enjoy the beach on the 4th of July.  You can also enjoy the view from Ellen Browning Scripps Park and La Jolla Cove, along the La Jolla Coast Walk.

Del Mar – Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. at the San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, can we just call it the Del Mar Fair again?  For more info click here.  The fireworks show at the Del Mar Fair is usually a pretty good show, the only problem is when the fog rolls in and you can’t see them.

La Costa @ Park Hyatt Aviara Resort – Fireworks start at 9 p.m. for more info click here.  The fireworks at the Aviara Resort are great and you can see them anywhere around the lagoon or near the golf course.

Carlsbad @ Legoland – Fireworks start at 8:30 p.m. Red, White and BOOM!   We watched the fireworks at Legoland last year and it was great because it is earlier and with a 3-year-old earlier is always best!  Fore more info click here.  Legoland Carlsbad blocks off the roads around the park a few days before the big July 4th Fireworks celebration.  There are always more places to view the fireworks than the street, a great place is the parking lot at Costco (Costco will be closed) or the parking lot at the Sheraton.  There are also a lot of office buildings that will have empty parking lots.  Try and get to your location at least 20 minutes before Red, White and BOOM starts at 8:30 p.m.

San Marcos – Fireworks start at 9 p.m.  This is a great place because Bradley Park is so large and there is tons of space.  There is also some free children’s activities and entertainment beginning at 6 p.m.  Arrive early because parking will be an issue even though the park is large there is never enough parking.  For more info click here.

Vista – Fireworks start at 9 p.m. at the Moonlight Amphitheater, for more info click here.

Free event at La Costa Resort & Spa Today

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La Costa Resort and Spa is hosting an event called The Summer Skin Soiree today (6/30/11) from 4-7 p.m.

What the Summer Skin Soiree includes:

  • Complimentary champagne
  • Complimentary 10-minute mini massage from 5-6 p.m.
  • Welcome gift bags (love free product)
  • Gift basket drawings ($200 value)
  • Free gift with purchase from Eminence, ZO & Pevonia
  • Free valet parking
  • All for FREE … For more information on this event click here.

Fun and Free things to do this weekend

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Friday – Carlsbad concerts in the park starts this Friday (6/24) and is at Stagecoach park.  We are planning on attending this concert as well as the B-Side Players on July 8th, very excited about that one! There are concerts every week for more info on locations and times for the Carlsbad Concerts in the Park go here.

Saturday – The OB Street Fair and Chili cook-off is this Saturday (6/25) there is live music, entertainment, unique vendors, artists, a beer garden and much more.  Also catch a ride on the Trolley for free to this event!  For more info click here.

Sunday – The San Clemente Art Associations 10th Annual Paint San Clemente this Saturday (6/26.)  There is air painting competitions as well as a quick draw competition for cash and prizes.  For more info click here.

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