The Big List of Things To Do in San Diego This Weekend

Check out this week’s Big List of Things To Do in San Diego this Weekend and make your plans!

Celebrate Father’s Day with a variety of special offers and events around the city, perfect for treating dad. Don’t miss the excitement at the San Diego County Fair, packed with rides, games, and delicious food. For a unique experience, check out the San Diego Wooden Boat Festival!

If that’s not enough…there is plenty more below! Have a great weekend!

Top Concerts in San Diego This Week

This week’s highlights include the electrifying beats of Galantis, the hilarious Celeste Barber, and the country charm of Walker Hayes.


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The Big List of Father’s Day Specials Around San Diego

Whether he wants to enjoy his favorite feast, a day on the links, or just kick back with a cold beer, these specials are all about celebrating dads this Father’s Day!


Thursday, June 13

US Police & Fire Championships

First Responders Spotlighted in the Olympic-Style Police and Fire Championships

Happening at more than 25 venues across San Diego County, the 57th Annual US Police and Fire Championships will feature more than 35 different sports, including bench press, dodgeball, air pistol, pickleball, rowing, baseball, bowling, golf, tennis, and CrossFit.


Suntory Spirits and Glass Box Del Mar Dinner

Glass Box Suntory Dinner: A 5-Course Chef’s Table Experience

Oysters, Wagyu, and cocktails? We can’t think of a more perfect combination than that! Glass Box in Del Mar is partnering up with Suntory Spirits to host a five-course dinner and cocktail pairing.


The NAT's 150th Anniversary

A Summer of Wonder and Fun at The NAT

The San Diego Natural History Museum is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a summer of events, including exhibitions, a new garden, after-hours access, family activities, a garden fair, film premieres, and special member events. Highlights include the “Action from the Archives” exhibit, Nat at Night with rooftop views, and the Big Birthday Bash.


San Diego County Fair

San Diego County Fair Goes Retro!

The 2024 San Diego Fair will celebrate past decades, from the ’50s to the ’90s, with themed activities and attractions. Experience the ‘50s happy days, ‘60s twists, ‘70s disco, ‘80s big hair, and ‘90s flannel, all under the San Diego sun.


Jasper Johns exhibition

Jasper Johns Exhibition Now on Display at The San Diego Museum of Art

The San Diego Museum of Art features “Jasper Johns: Drawings and Prints,” highlighting 14 significant works on paper from 1960 to 2021. This exhibition offers an intimate exploration of Johns’ creative evolution through innovative drawings and prints.


Friday, June 14

Street Level Vol. 2.2 at Oceanside Museum of Art

OMA’s Epic Summer Block Party ‘Street Level Vol 2.2’ is Here!

Featuring live music, drinks, and more, Street Level Vol. 2.2 is inspired by OMA’s current exhibition, Undocumented Times/ Queer Yearnings. Bring your family, meet new friends, or roll in with your crew to create your O’riginal experience with the artists, innovators, and entrepreneurs in your backyard at OMA’s biggest social event series of the summer.


La Valencia Hotel Yoga Class

La Valencia Hotel Yoga: Your Weekly Flow of Energy This Summer

Yoga with a view? Yes, please! La Valencia invites you for a weekly 60-minute Vinyasa yoga class every Friday morning all summer long. Align body, mind, and spirit as you flow to the soothing backdrop of ocean views with La Valencia yoga instructor Dr. Austin Shutler.


The Old Globe soiree

The Old Globe Debuts Solstice Soirée

Enjoy a festive summer evening featuring crafted cocktails, delectable food, immersive theatrical experiences, and live music, all supporting the Globe’s effort to make theater that lives beyond the stage.


Nat at Night at San Diego Natural History Museum

Kick Off Your Weekends With Nat At Night

Nat at Night at the San Diego Natural History Museum offers after-hours access to exhibitions, Sketch Party sessions, rooftop views, and a variety of drinks and small plates. Enjoy this unique, family-friendly experience with general admission and member benefits.


Summer Nights at Comic-Con Museum: Cosplay, Dungeons & Dragons, Zombies, and More

Join the fun and games these “Summer Nights at Comic-Con Museum”—a series of Friday night events that includes cosplay, Dungeons & Dragons, puzzle building, Makerspace, and Zombicide game night.


SeaWorld Summer Spectacular

All-New Summer Spectacular at SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego’s 2024 Summer Spectacular celebrates its 60th anniversary with new interactive experiences, live shows, a summer concert series, and animal encounters. Highlights include the “So Much More to Sea” parade, Enchanted Wonders fireworks, and various stunt and performance shows.


Hotel del Coronado summer events

Dust Off Your Skates at The Del’s Retro Roller Rink!

Skate against the backdrop of The Del’s stunning Victorian architecture near the resort’s beautifully restored main entrance. Cool down rink-side with a summer cocktail, snacks, and a cup of Dippin’ Dots. Skate sessions last 90 minutes and are available daily, with themed nights to get your groove on.


things to do in san diego this weekend

“The Art of Experience” runs from May 4 through June 16 at Union Hall Gallery and invites you to engage deeply with art that explores, questions, and celebrates all dimensions of human experience.


Saturday, June 15

san diego wooden boat festival

San Diego Wooden Boat Festival is Back in Time for Father’s Day Weekend

The festival provides a rare opportunity to view some of the most beautiful and well-maintained wooden water crafts, both vintage and new. The festivities include live music, food, a variety of booths, activities for kids, and a raffle with a large assortment of valuable items donated from local businesses.


City Heights Street Food Fest

Support the Community and Have a Blast at City Heights Street Food Fest

This family-friendly Street Food Festival is a culturally-vibrant, community-centered fundraising event that benefits the City Heights community and will be used to provide job assistance, food, housing, safer streets, and other support.


big list of things to do in san diego this weekend

Cardiff Farmer’s Market to Host Free Pickleball Pop-Up With Volo Sports

Cardiff Farmer’s Market and Volo Sports are excited to host the first pickleball pop-up event in North County! Get ready for an exciting day of party-style pickleball games open to all skill levels.


Celebrate Juneteenth at Kinfolk Fest: A Day of Unity and Joy

Get ready to celebrate Juneteenth in style at Kinfolk Fest 2024! Happening at Waterfront Park, SD Melanin’s 7th annual Juneteenth event promises a day filled with vibrant culture, live music, and community vibes.


Things to Do in San Diego in June

Grand Cinema Under the Stars at Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Fairmont Grand Del Mar is thrilled to bring Grand Cinema Under the Stars, presented by Fatboy, a global furniture and lighting lifestyle brand, to the resort this summer. Enjoy movie nights at the resort’s newly reimagined outdoor lounge, Grand Social, while relaxing on Fatboy’s one-of-a-kind loungers.


Things to Do in San Diego in June

Katie Ruiz Opens New Curator-in-Residence Exhibitions

Art, Power, Equity—an arts-based enterprise that supports underrepresented artists and promotes equity, access, and opportunity in the creative economy—and long-time public relations and marketing firm J. Walcher Communications have announced an exciting series of three artist residencies this summer.


Sunday, June 16

car show at belmont park

Classic Cars, Live Music, and Family Fun at Belmont’s Father’s Day Car Show

Experience an epic Father’s Day at Belmont Park, San Diego’s ultimate destination for family fun! Enjoy over 100 classic cars, groove to live tunes, sip beer straight from the taps of a vintage Chevy Suburban, and indulge in delectable food and drink specials across the whole park!


Cuddle Up Under the Stars for Movies on Del Beach

Snuggle up on Del Beach for your favorite family movies and cult classics in a theater under the stars! Stay cozy around a private bonfire with s’mores and relax in a beach daybed while you watch for an upscale experience, or sit right on the beach in Del Beach sand chairs.


big list of things to do in san diego this weekend

Discover James Hubbell’s Artistic Designs at the Ilan-Lael Foundation’s Spring Tours

Showcasing the awe-inspiring designs at the world-famous compound, the Ilan-Lael Spring Tours offer insights into Hubbell’s creative process and the foundation’s continuous efforts to promote art, nature, and community engagement through various programs and initiatives.


things to do in san diego this weekend

Immerse yourself in creativity at the Sarah Stieber Gallery Annual Experiential Pop-Up. Step into a world of art and innovation where imagination knows no bounds. Explore unique installations, interact with immersive exhibits, and be inspired by the boundless creativity on display. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience art in a whole new way!


See you there, San Diego!

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