The Big List Of Things To Do In San Diego This WeekendSee + Do August 1st to 4th
Thursday, August 1
Locals can make their voice heard and cast their vote for their favorite and least favorite development projects in San Diego that will be revealed at the Annual Awards Ceremony
First Thursday is back at a new location — North Park Beer Co.! Support your community by shopping local at this signature monthly pop-up event. There will be 12+ talented local makers set up in the beer hall of NPBC.
Come to Pantoja Park Park for Summer Movies in the Park! They will be showing “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (G)!
Join us for a night showcasing live music and a jam sesh that will create a Nu Jazz aesthetic by pulling from the following genres: Pop, Soul, Latin, Funk, R&B, and Indie styles and layering with Jazz elements.
The San Diego Natural History Museum will be open on most Thursday and Fridays from May to August, with half-price admission after 5 PM.
Friday, August 2
A night of special Art After Hours series of pop-up performances celebrating the featured exhibition Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain
Witness an eclectic mix of creative and adventurous music ranging from contemporary classical, indie rock to musicians who work across genres and fall between the cracks
Pure Project is looking forward to sharing what they have been building, and we think you’re going to like it!
Latin American folk artists from Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, El Salvador and Ecuador and more will gather at Old Town’s iconic Bazaar del Mundo during the annual Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market.
The Buddhist Temple of San Diego and the Japanese Friendship Garden invite you to the 2019 San Diego Bon Odori Festival in Balboa Park! This 2 day festival will be filled with food, crafts, entertainment and of course, DANCING!
Lady Killas and Ladies Who Paint are combining forces to make the East Village a more colorful place! Come out to support the female art community and raise money for female muralists around the world at this Friday night kickback.
Dance the night away with an onboard DJ, craft cocktails, and small bites with the San Diego skyline as your backdrop. Cruise away from the long lines and crowds on land and join Hornblower for the best booze cruise in San Diego!
FIRST FRIDAY will be supersized each quarter as FIRST FRIDAY ARTS DISTRICT (((amplified))) with live concerts, a craft Beer Garden and a Pop-Up Market so attendees can experience even more creative activities for the mind, heart, soul and stomach.
The Balboa Park Conservancy’s highly anticipated Food Truck Fridays program returns for 18 straight weeks of great food, free live entertainment, and family-friendly fun.
Saturday, August 3
The San Diego Tacos & Beer Festival features more than 100 local and regional breweries as well as tacos prepared by 20-25 of the top restaurants in Southern California.
Sensory Dinner at the Hobbit House is a semi blindfolded experience presented by La Cocina Secreta by Chef Daniella de la Puente.
A Short Walk Home is a 2-mile charity walk that offers community members the opportunity to demonstrate their support for our neighbors in need through awareness and fundraising efforts.
Enjoy UNLIMITED tastings of Tequila and Mezcal from Mexico’s Top purveyors in a signature cocktail or straight up, savor mouth watering food from Local Food Vendors (food sold separately), groove to Latin Music, and let your inner kid out with our Jumbo Lawn Games!
San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum is set to bring the community together in the spirit of summer and raise funds to benefit the Museum’s educational exhibits and programs.
Join us at Coronado Brewing inside their Tasting Room as we celebrate 23 years of brewing award-winning beer in San Diego. They will have live music, DJ’s, 25+ beers on tap, a photo booth, raffles, food specials, and so much more!
Join to support the community fundraiser to alleviate food waste and hunger and celebrate the collaboration between the two organizations
The Balboa 8 Miler is the oldest race in San Diego (65 years!) and the only one that offers a full tour of Balboa Park!
Come aboard the Hornblower for their most popular three-hour dinner cruise, combining a boarding glass of champagne, mouth-watering three-course dinner, DJ entertainment, views of San Diego and a fireworks show above the Bay to top it all off!
The Island Vibe Music Festival is a one-day event that incorporates musical performances by Island-inspired performers from across the Pacific Islands including Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia.
Sunday, August 4
Cielo returns to San Diego! Come experience the only Summer Latin Rooftop Party in all of California! Happening every 1st Sunday of every month this Summer.
Revel in the glorious sounds of Beethoven while the sun sets on San Diego Bay and music swells against the beauty of the night sky.