Big List Of Things To Do In San Diego This Weekend | August 11-14

Thursday, August 11

Rooftop Cinema Club presents The Lost City (2022)

Follows a reclusive romance novelist who was sure nothing could be worse than getting stuck on a book tour with her cover model, until a kidnapping attempt sweeps them both into a cutthroat jungle adventure, proving life can be so much stranger, and more romantic, than any of her paperback fictions.

PB Backyard Comedy presents Matt Rife

PB Backyard Comedy is bringing their show to Backyard in the heart of Pacific Beach! Headlining will be the hilarious Matt Rife! Matt first started standup comedy at the age of 15 and has since toured around the world performing with some of the biggest names in comedy.

Rooftop Cinema Club presents Clueless (1995)

A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil’s popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.

LEO FLOWERS at Mic Drop Comedy Club

A Chicago native, stand up comedian, former Div-I college athlete, with a Masters in Counseling/Psychology, Leo Flowers combines his education and experience into his Stand Up comedy. His comedy is personal and relatable, covering his challenges with health, wealth and relationships.

Friday, August 12

Craft House Sky Deck Celebrates 1 Year

Craft House Sky Deck turned one this month! To celebrate, the American Mexican fusion restaurant is not only launching a reverse happy hour, but is also offering a handful of fun, birthday-themed specials for one night only!

Calling All Night Owls | The Nat At Night Is Back

Enjoy all exhibitions at Nat at Night 2022 including the newest: Expedition Baja. The rooftop patio will open at 4PM on Fridays and offers one of the best views in Balboa Park. It’s open to all visitors and serves beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks including kids’ beverages, as well as delicious small plates from its restaurant partner, Wolf in the Woods.

Rooftop Cinema Club presents Mean Girls (2004)

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George. Screenwriter Tina Fey also stars as one of Cady’s teachers, in the Noughties’ answer to Clueless.


Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles… Experience one of the most beloved films of all time as never before… with the power of a full symphony orchestra performing the entire musical score live-to-picture!

Laugh Outside at Quartyard

A night of comedy under the stars at Quartyard hosted by Matt Stanton. Featuring LIVE sets from headliner, Leo Flowers. Featuring Raul Zambrano, and Nicki Fuchs.

Rooftop Cinema Club presents Dazed and Confused (1993)

The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum when his football coach demands he sign a “no drugs” pledge.

Saturday, August 13

Uncorked: Del Mar Wine Fest Is Back!

Join us for the 3rd annual Uncorked: Del Mar Summer Wine Fest where you can enjoy over 100 wines and champagnes from across the globe, plus, live races, DJs, your favorite local food trucks, and more!

Pucker Up For This Year’s 25th Annual Lemon Festival In The Heart Of Downtown Chula Vista

Third Avenue Village Association will completely transform Downtown Chula Vista’s Third Avenue into a lemon-filled oasis. From lemon pie eating competitions to games, lemonade and cute pups in lemon outfits, this is definitely a free celebration you don’t want to miss!

The San Diego International Children’s Film Festival Is Back On Its 18th Year

The 18th San Diego International Children’s Film Festival presents short films from around the world – animation, narrative, documentary – good for all ages, at the San Diego Central Library downtown.

Popular North County Alley Mural Project In Escondido Expands With Unveiling

Esco Alley Art, a multi-phase outdoor mural project off Grand Avenue in Escondido with the goal of creating public art and continuing to make the city of Escondido a destination for the arts, community, and vitality, is expanding.

Original 40 North Park Hosts Vintage & Vinyl With Weekend Records

Original 40 North Park is hosting Vintage & Vinyl, a vinyl record buy-sell-trade event with Weekend Records SD and North Park pop-up shops Day to Day Vintage and Revival Vintage Eyewear, on Saturday, August 13.

Sunday Yoga Reset

In this 60-minute flow, instructors Darlene Herrmann & Rae McCarthy will guide you through postures to open the body, slow down the mind and connect with the breath. Reset, find balance, and restore before the week ahead. Please bring a yoga mat, towel and water. Hat and sunscreen recommended.

Cutwater Spirits Presents Tiki Bash 2022

Sip on Cutwater’s award-winning canned cocktails, listen to music by Smoke & Mirrors Sound System (headliner), TikiTronic and Tiki Yaki Orchestra, enjoy a photo booth, specialty cocktails, food, and more!

Rooftop Cinema Club presents Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as ‘Property of the Half-Blood Prince’, and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort’s dark past.

Kilowatt Brewing 7th Anniversary Party Beer & Music Festival

Kilowatt Brewing turns 7 and what a better way to celebrate then a huge outdoor bash?! They’ve brewed 10 rare specialty small batch beers for you especially for the occasion!

Rooftop Cinema Club presents Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, Linda Barrett and Mike Damone, respectively. The center of the film is held by Jeff Spicoli, a perpetually stoned surfer dude who faces off with the resolute Mr. Hand, who is convinced that everyone is on dope.

Enjoy Movies Under The Stars At The Annual Little Italy Summer Film Festival 

Come enjoy a movie under the stars every Saturday night of the summer at the annual Little Italy Summer Film Festival!  The Little Italy Summer Film Festival 2022 is presented by the Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy. The movies are screened at the Amici Park Amphitheater.

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines’ Seaside Summer Presents Dive-In Movies Series

Here’s a fun way to keep it cool this summer! Jump in, pull up a floatie, and enjoy a movie from the pool or watch poolside at the Dive-In movie series at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines.

Sunday, August 14

Hillcrest CityFest 2022 Art And Music Festival Set To Takes Over Hillcrest

The festival celebrates the Hillcrest neighborhood’s colorful and vibrant community, and features live bands, electric dance music DJs, arts, crafts, and food that attracts over 150,000+ visitors from San Diego and Southern California.

The Cardiff Dog Days Of Summer Is Back For Its 17th Year

The 17th Annual Pupoligue’s Cardiff Dog Days of Summer, presented by Cardiff 101 Main Street and the City of Encinitas, is back for a day of live music, food trucks, dog contests, and a libation lounge for all dogs and dog lovers to enjoy!

Rooftop Cinema Club presents Monsters, Inc. (2001)

James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business… even though they’re more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, James and Mike suddenly find that kids are not to be afraid of and they uncover a conspiracy that could threaten all children across the world.

Second Chance Beer Hosts Summer Monthly Stretch First Drink Second Yoga Session

Second Chance Carmel Mountain brewery and tasting room is hosting its summer monthly Stretch First, Drink Second yoga session. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here.

Rooftop Cinema Club presents Casablanca (1942)

In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

See you there, San Diego!

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