The Big List Of Things To Do In San Diego This Weekend
We’ve curated a big list of things to do in San Diego this weekend that will satisfy your cravings for rooftop movies, tasty treats at the Strawberry Festival, mind-blowing art at the city’s captivating museums, and more.
So, put on your sunscreen and prepare for a weekend of whimsical delights in America’s Finest City!
Top Concerts In San Diego This Week
From the soulful sounds of Lizzo to the infectious energy of Tove Lo, our list of top concerts in San Diego this week is packed with amazing artists.
Here are San Diego’s Best Burgers!
Did you know that May is National Hamburger Month? Just the excuse (as if we needed one!) to go try San Diego’s best burgers!
Thursday, May 25
Moonshine Beach Celebrates 7th Anniversary Party
This milestone event promises an unforgettable evening of festivities, with a live performance by Nashville-based singer/songwriter, Carter Winter, drink specials that will keep the good times flowing, and raffles and prize giveaways throughout the night.
WNDR x Connect San Diego
WNDR Museum is joining forces with Connect San Diego for an exclusive night of music, immersive art, and performance. Ten DJ’s will spin records all night across two stages while you explore one-night-only exhibits and enjoy performances from Connect San Diego’s repertoire of incredible artists.
Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero presents The Proposal
When she learns she’s in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Large-Scale Oil Paintings Explore Tension Between Imagination & Reality At Oceanside Museum Of Art Exhibition
Robert Xavier Burden: Relics indulges a childhood fixation on animals with super-human characteristics found in films and TV and serves as a reflection on the plastic culture that is killing them.
Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero presents Everything Everywhere All At Once
An aging Chinese immigrant is swept up in an insane adventure, where she alone can save what’s important to her by connecting with the lives she could have led in other universes.
Friday, May 26
Calling All Night Owls …The Nat At Night Is Back
Indulge in a unique San Diego summer experience with a cocktail in hand on the museum’s rooftop deck, boasting the best views in Balboa Park.
Start Your Memorial Day Weekend With The Ultimate Movie Event At USS Midway
Get your aviators + bomber jackets and start your Memorial Day weekend with this ultimate movie event on the iconic USS Midway flight deck.
Come Vote for Ranch 45’s Next Burger King
Ranch 45 is hosting its 4th Annual National Burger Day Competition. Ranch 45’s chefs will endure four rounds of being pitted against each other to create the best burger. Hungry fans will have the opportunity to cast votes for their favorite by purchasing the burger of their choosing.
WNDR Museum Presents In-House Custom Poems
If you ever wished someone would write a poem about you, this one’s for you! Visit WNDR Museum’s in-house poet, Nicky Schott. Guests can bring a prompt to Nicky and have a poem created on-the-spot for them to take with them. Poems are free with admission to the museum.
Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero presents Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who’s moved into her building on a wealthy woman’s dime. As romance blooms between Paul and Holly, Doc Golightly shows up on the scene, revealing Holly’s past.
Robert Wilson’s Celebrity Video Portraits Exhibition Now At MOPA
This is no ordinary portrait exhibition – Wilson’s video portraits are slow-moving, high-definition captures, creating a stunning ensemble of various characters and moods. Wilson’s innovative approach challenges the conventional notions of portraiture expanding the possibilities for representing individuals and art.
Bring family and friends to a Pickleball game at Westfield UTC
Whether expert or beginner, players of all ages and experience levels are welcome to take advantage of these complimentary courts open daily during natural daylight hours on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero presents Bruce Almighty
Bruce Nolan toils as a ‘human interest’ television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y., but despite his high ratings and the love of his beautiful girlfriend, Bruce remains unfulfilled. At the end of the worst day in his life, he angrily ridicules God—and the Almighty responds, endowing Bruce with all of His divine powers.
Saturday, May 27
626 Night Market Mini Brings Back Epic Flavors To Downtown San Diego
The event features three dozen of their most popular, local, small business food pop-ups (curated by the 626 Night Market team), merchandise/craft vendors, a full bar, and live music.
North Park Music Fest Is Back For Its 2nd Year
The festival will feature live art, interactive experiences, craft beer, craft cocktails, and of course, live music. The two-day event is for all ages and will embody the eclectic vibe that North Park is famous for.
Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero presents Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father.
Watch Scream Qweenz: Halfway to Halloween
Join us for a screamtacular night of ghouls and gags with Sisters Of St. James Productions SCREAM QWEENZ: HALFWAY TO HALLOWEEN. Don’t miss special guests from The Boulet Brothers Dragula and watch as 13 ferociously fierce and gag-worthy drag artists bring the undead SLAYAGE.
“Trino’s World”, Celebrating the Work Of Mexican Cartoonist, Now Open At Comic-Con Museum
Comic-Con Museum and the Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego has opened “Trino’s World” (El Mundo de Trino), an exhibition dedicated to one of the most popular and celebrated cartoonists in Mexico, José Trinidad Camacho, better known as Trino.
Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero presents Waiting to Exhale
Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive “good man” to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined to find a better way to breathe.
Sunday, May 28
Join the Family Yoga Series At One Paseo
Join One Paseo as they host free 45-minute family yoga classes in their beautiful outdoor setting on the lawn behind Harland Brewing. Led by experienced yoga instructor Jenn Richardson, these series will offer a unique and fun experience for families to bond and connect through yoga.
Vista Strawberry Festival Celebrates 12 Years!
Honor thy Grand Strawberry in all its forms during this family friendly day of fun. Wear your most festive Strawberry attire and bring your berry happy grin… we can’t wait to see you! There’s something for everyone… contests, kids play zone, entertainment, art, film festival, vendors and, of course, Strawberry deliciousness!
High Tea @ WNDR
Dive into spring with a High Tea event hosted in WNDR Museum’s spring-themed immersive theater. This two-hour afternoon soiree will feature finger sandwiches, tea, and dessert along with admission into all of WNDR Museum’s other exhibits.
Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero presents Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
Superhero duo, Scott Lang and Hope Van Dyne, together with Hope’s parents, Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne, find themselves exploring the Quantum Realm, interacting with strange new creatures, and embarking on an adventure that will push them beyond the limits of what they thought was possible.
Belmont In Bloom Festival is Now on its Last Week
Belmont in Bloom transforms the park into a whimsical scene of towering flowers, colorful murals and Instagrammable floral photo ops to celebrate the beauty and colors of the season.
Melissa Meier Showcases Nature’s Beauty & Strength With 3-D, Wearable Art Made at OMA
Inspired by the colors, textures, patterns, and shapes found in nature, this exhibition will showcase a collection of a dozen 3-dimensional forms staged alongside large-scale photography of models in the work.
Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero presents Finding Nemo
Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist’s office aquarium. It’s up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home – meeting vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish, hungry seagulls, and more along the way.
Monday – Memorial Day
Visit Liberty Station on Memorial Day to Experience San Diego’s Rich Military History
With its deep roots in military service and rich history, San Diego offers locals and visitors the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in history through its historic landmarks.
Memorial Day Specials and Military Discounts from San Diego Businesses
many San Diego businesses will be offering specials in recognition of the holiday. Honor the occasion with friends by taking advantage of tasty food specials and raising a glass to the outstanding men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
USS Midway is Heart and Soul of Memorial Day in San Diego
This year the USS Midway is offering its most iconic Memorial Day activities onboard From a Memorial Day Wreath Ceremony to an interactive Remembrance Wall.
Have a great weekend, San Diego!