The Big List Of Things To Do In San Diego This WeekendSee + Do August 15th to 18th
Thursday, August 15
On the third Thursday of every month, visual and performing arts converge at MCASD’s after-hours offering. Enjoy free Museum admission and exhibition tours, DJ-spun tunes, free entry at SDSU Downtown Gallery, drink specials at the adjacent Stone Brewing Company Store, and so much more.
Admission includes access to exhibitions, films in our giant-screen theater, and pop-up programming. The Nat is also offering special evening access to Escape The Nat, our Botanic Panic escape room.
Ginger’s, in the Gaslamp District, is hosting a Silent Disco! What? You’ve never heard of a silent disco? Or maybe you’ve heard of it, but never been to one. Now is your chance!
Friday, August 16
Be one of the first 100 people to ride the historic Giant Dipper at Belmont Park on Friday to receive a FREE gift at Belmont Park. Don’t be late!
You can expect pretty much everything that’s always made these events epic – incredible beer, fantastic food, live music, cigar lounge, a commemorative taster glass and more surprises.
To celebrate the Tropical IPA’s launch, Saint Archer will be hosting a release party at their brewery in San Diego’s Miramar neighborhood. The event will feature food trucks, drink specials, limited edition Saint Archer merchandise including custom Hawaiian shirts, live music from Casey Turner and more.
Barrel Republic is continuing its popular collaboration series and up to the pour this month is 32 North Brewing Company. Join the Miramar-based brewery at Barrel Republic in Pacific Beach for a special beer release event.
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.
Saturday, August 17
Chula Vista knows how to celebrate summertime right! This year’s annual Chula Vista HarborFest will have everything you could possibly want at a FREE, family-friendly celebration!
San Diego Food Market’s weekly Saturday markets are going ALL VEGAN for this special Animal Rights Vegan Fair event. There will be live music, lawn games, and more!
The San Diego Margarita Fest comes to San Diego for a celebration that blends margaritas, music and sunshine in America’s Finest City!
Head to Mavericks Beach Club this weekend to help us crown the Lord of the Wings – the winner of the title of best Chicken Wing in PB! Local restaurants will participate in a chicken wing cooking competition…and you get to choose the winner!
The San Diego Coastal Rotary Club invites you to our 3rd annual Pints for Patriots Pub Crawl in Ocean Beach. Join us as we sip tasty drinks and enjoy great company while roaming around some of OB’s most famous bars – and all for a good cause!
Rev your engines and join classic car collectors for this FREE community event at the Hillcrest Classic Car Show every third Saturday of the month!
The West Coast Multicultural Carnival And Festival will take over SDCCU Stadium this weekend, featuring dozens of vibrant dance performances and music from across the globe.
Little Italy’s Biggest Party, Ferragosto, Holds Final Event After A Decade With “Pirates Invade Sicily” Theme
The largest themed Italian-American gala in the country, Ferragosto, returns for its final year with the theme, “Pirates Invade Sicily”.
Make your way to the Speakeasy Comedy – if you can find it – to throw back some hooch & have a few laughs at the next hidden speakeasy show in Bay Park!
Sunday, August 18
Join us for a Sunday Funday full of 50+ tastings of Tequila and Mezcal from top purveyors while you savor mouth watering tacos and groove to an energizing DJ!
EC Gallery Solana Beach, located in Cedros Design District, is excited to announce their Summer Series with The Art of Dr. Seuss. The gallery will exhibit over 100 rare Dr. Seuss artworks from August 3 – 18.