The Big List Of Things To Do In San Diego This Weekend
There is a TON of fun stuff happening this weekend…get out there and enjoy our amazing city!
Thursday, July 25th
We might live in the craft beer mecca of the United States, but cider is surely having its moment. Tap into the best of San Diego’s cider at Barrel Republic in Oceanside for an exclusive tasting from Turquoise Barn Cider, Newtopia Cyder and Guthrie Ciderworks.
It’s circus-themed House night at Oxford Social Club. Don’t miss a great party!
Friends of Balboa Park will be celebrating the 3rd annual National Carousel Day in Balboa Park with food, musical performances, face painting, and FREE carousel rides!
The San Diego Museum of Art celebrates Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain with the popular sundown series, Culture & Cocktails.
No Jedi mind tricks here – just a fun-filled night of trivia featuring questions based off all three trilogies, ranging from A New Hope, released in the late 70’s, to Solo: A Star Wars Story, which came out in 2018.
Check out the rooftop bar with some of the best views in Balboa Park, with beer, wine, non-alcoholic drinks, street tacos, ceviche, and poke available for purchase. Rooftop Trivia on Thursday nights starts at 7 PM!
In conjunction with the groundbreaking exhibition LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles + Triumphs, the San Diego History Center will shine the spotlight on the performance art of drag in San Diego. Running from June 21 – September 8 at the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park, the Legendary Drag Queens of San Diego will help commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots – a pivotal moment in LGBTQ+ history.
Friday, July 26th
Prepare yourselves, San Diego! The Rockstar Energy Drink DISRUPT Festival will be shredding across the continent, bringing a brand-new music experience to rock fans in 25 lucky cities in the U.S. and Canada and they are on their way here!
The pub is working on creating an absolutely dizzying list of the coolest and rarest beers they have as well as activities and fun for everyone.
Join us for Food Truck Fridays every last Friday of the month at Green Flash Brewery and Tasting Room. There will be three rotating food trucks and plenty of delicious options to choose from to pair with your favorite brew!
Come celebrate with Mission Brewery anniversary with great food (BBQ & Mexican) great people, and three brand NEW beers that will launch that day! Including the new “Ales for ALS” IPA and a German Pilsner!
Summer is in full SWING at The Loma Club, which means Glow Golf is back! The next round of glow-in-the-dark golf is this Friday night with their friends at Deschutes Brewery!
More than a dozen carefully curated gourmet food trucks will be parked along the El Prado walkway every Friday. Now in its fourth year, Food Truck Fridays is a program of the Balboa Park Conservancy in partnership with the City of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation.
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!
Saturday, Juy 27th
You are cordially invited to Marie Antoinette’s most extravagant party yet! North Park Carnival travels to 18th century France for an opulent evening with the queen’s outlandish entourage of performers.
Enjoy over 150 wines from across the globe, gourmet local food vendors, live DJ, lawn games and watch the races from the infield. Then, after the wine fest, enjoy complimentary entry to the summer concert by country group, Midland.
Join San Diego Harley for the Summer Bike Night you don’t want to miss! Unlimited fun awaits!
Join us at Societe Brewing for their 7th Anniversary Celebration. Come during either of their two four-hour sessions (12-4 PM and 5-9 PM). They’ll have 11 restaurants serving up dishes selected especially for this event.
The Five Most Endangered Historic Structures in Balboa Park is a blunt tour, focusing on decades of neglect and the Park’s great needs and uncertain future. The tour is free but a suggested donation of any amount to www.GoFundMe.com/BalboaParkHeritage will reserve your place.
Celebrate summer at these community events for families every other Saturday throughout the summer. Featuring live music, crafts in the Outdoor Maker Studio, face painting, food trucks and vendors, gelato, beer and wine for adults, and more!
We invite you to join us for a jazzy, boozy, and simply delicious Voodoo Brunch every Saturday & Sunday!
Inspired by US Navy SEALs (Frogmen), the Navy SEAL Foundation’s Joggin’ for Frogmen Race Series brings communities and families together to jog in honor of the Naval Special Warfare community and their families.
Don’t forget to bring your beach towel, sunnies and get ready for more fun giveaways!
Grab some food and drinks while you’re at it!
Come Join Champagne Sessions as they take over the AC Lounge for their 4th event of their summer series! Caliente at the AC Lounge!!
Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego, a nonprofit organization that brings the community together to empower girls through music, will host its fourth annual camper showcase at the House of Blues San Diego following a summer empowerment camp for girls ages 8 to 17.
This is a great class for the yogi or yogini who wants to push to engage in a great stretch, challenge their strength and get their tan on all in the same hour!
Let Captain Marvel save your day! Bring a blanket at the Ward Canyon Park, some food and drink, friends – we’ll bring the movie and the popcorn!
You’re up for an exciting Saturday at Straight Outta Quartyard R&B Block Party! With special guest turntablists, DJ Alonzo The Mayor!
Watch the fireworks from the best seats in the house: a two-person kayak floating on the San Diego Bay.
The San Diego Fruit Festival is where fruit, music, and fashion come together! At night time, watch an interesting fruit-inspired fashion show by Deep House Runway, with underground designers, live artists, and music deejays.
Sunday, July 28th
Calling all yogis – Join us at Coasterra on Harbor Float as we partner with Corepower Yoga for Namaste on the Bay – Yoga at Coasterra.
The Walking Tour event is free but a suggested donation of any amount to www.GoFundMe.com/BalboaParkHeritage will reserve your place and get you some special tour materials to bring home. Enjoy the 2 PM Organ Pavilion concert following the Sunday tours.
No experience required. Recommended ages 8-12. Parents are more than welcome to stay and craft alongside their kiddos, or hang out in our bar and lounge area! Drinks and snacks will be available for additional cost.