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Every SD Summer Festival, Now in One Calendar

Published On 06/08/2015 Published On 06/08/2015

You like beer festivals. You like oyster festivals. You like festivals celebrating cultures you don’t even belong to because, hey, you just like to party, okay. Well, now you can party more efficiently because you have every festival that's going down in San Diego this summer in one convenient place.

San Diego International Beer Festival

Date

Event

Location

Jun 13 Sat

Oysterfest The 6th Annual San Diego Oysterfest will have multiple varieties of oysters, food from SD restaurants, full bars, and music from acts like Thievery Corporation and more.

Embarcadero Marina Park North

Oysterfest Embarcadero Marina Park North The 6th Annual San Diego Oysterfest will have multiple varieties of oysters, food from SD restaurants, full bars, and music from acts like Thievery Corporation and more.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 13 Sat

Carlsbad Beach Fest Come enjoy a day at the beach and celebrate coastal environmental stewardship along with live music, dancing, a beach clean up, kite flying, sand sculpting, green product vendors, and more.

Carlsbad

Carlsbad Beach Fest Carlsbad Come enjoy a day at the beach and celebrate coastal environmental stewardship along with live music, dancing, a beach clean up, kite flying, sand sculpting, green product vendors, and more.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 14 Sun

Asian Festival This first-ever festival will happen at the San Diego County Fair in celebration of Asian and Pacific Island cultures. The event will feature music, dance, and martial arts performances.

Del Mar Fairgrounds

Asian Festival Del Mar Fairgrounds This first-ever festival will happen at the San Diego County Fair in celebration of Asian and Pacific Island cultures. The event will feature music, dance, and martial arts performances.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 17 Wed

Taste of Little Italy If you’ve ever dreamed of indulging yourself in every restaurant in Little Italy, this is your chance. With a Taste Passport you can go from restaurant to restaurant and sample their most popular dishes.

Little Italy

Taste of Little Italy Little Italy If you’ve ever dreamed of indulging yourself in every restaurant in Little Italy, this is your chance. With a Taste Passport you can go from restaurant to restaurant and sample their most popular dishes.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 19 Fri

San Diego International Beer Festival The San Diego County Fair will host 200 breweries from around the world as well as local breweries. There will also be presentations on everything from homebrewing advice to educational demonstrations and food pairings from So Rich Chocolates and Venissimo Cheese.

Del Mar Fairgrounds

San Diego International Beer Festival Del Mar Fairgrounds The San Diego County Fair will host 200 breweries from around the world as well as local breweries. There will also be presentations on everything from homebrewing advice to educational demonstrations and food pairings from So Rich Chocolates and Venissimo Cheese.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 20 Sat

La Jolla Festival of the Arts Nearly 200 artists will be displaying their art along with wine, craft beer, food from local restaurants, and live entertainment to benefit adaptive sports and recreation opportunities for locals with disabilities.

UC San Diego's Warren Field, La Jolla

La Jolla Festival of the Arts UC San Diego's Warren Field, La Jolla Nearly 200 artists will be displaying their art along with wine, craft beer, food from local restaurants, and live entertainment to benefit adaptive sports and recreation opportunities for locals with disabilities.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 20 Sat

San Diego Beer Festival The 5th Annual San Diego Beer Fest is back again with dozens of local and international craft beers and SD’s most popular food trucks. Proceeds will benefit Noah’s B'Ark Pet Rescue.

Liberty Station

San Diego Beer Festival Liberty Station The 5th Annual San Diego Beer Fest is back again with dozens of local and international craft beers and SD’s most popular food trucks. Proceeds will benefit Noah’s B'Ark Pet Rescue.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 27 Sat

Distilled: San Diego Spirit & Cocktail Festival Sample award-winning cocktails and spirits, check out bartending competitions, and more at the fairgrounds to celebrate the growing craft distilled spirits industry in San Diego.

Del Mar Fairgrounds

Distilled: San Diego Spirit & Cocktail Festival Del Mar Fairgrounds Sample award-winning cocktails and spirits, check out bartending competitions, and more at the fairgrounds to celebrate the growing craft distilled spirits industry in San Diego.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 27 Sat

Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Festival You can taste more than two dozen chili entries, enjoy the live music, contribute to the community mural art project, have a drink in the beer garden, and more by the beach.

Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Festival Ocean Beach You can taste more than two dozen chili entries, enjoy the live music, contribute to the community mural art project, have a drink in the beer garden, and more by the beach.

San Diego Pride

Date

Event

Location

Jul 4 Sat

Big Bay Boom One of the largest fireworks shows in the country is happening again with five barges full of explosives that you can view from just about anywhere in the city.

Port of San Diego

Big Bay Boom Port of San Diego One of the largest fireworks shows in the country is happening again with five barges full of explosives that you can view from just about anywhere in the city.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 11 Sat

Heros Brew Craft Beer Fest The Heros Brew Craft Beer Fest is back again with 40+ breweries, live music, a costume contest, and a raffle with proceeds benefitting Warrior Foundation -- Freedom Station.

Liberty Station

Heros Brew Craft Beer Fest Liberty Station The Heros Brew Craft Beer Fest is back again with 40+ breweries, live music, a costume contest, and a raffle with proceeds benefitting Warrior Foundation -- Freedom Station.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 11 Sat

Over The Line Tournament The 62nd Annual World Championship OTL team registration has already happened but the event is open to the public as always. There will be food, cold drinks, and the event is BYOB, just don’t bring glass.

Fiesta Island

Over The Line Tournament Fiesta Island The 62nd Annual World Championship OTL team registration has already happened but the event is open to the public as always. There will be food, cold drinks, and the event is BYOB, just don’t bring glass.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 17 Fri

Imperial Beach Sun & Sea Festival The festival will have incredible sandcastle sculptors, a parade, live music, and an international food fair, plus it all kicks off with a pancake breakfast.

Imperial Beach

Imperial Beach Sun & Sea Festival Imperial Beach The festival will have incredible sandcastle sculptors, a parade, live music, and an international food fair, plus it all kicks off with a pancake breakfast.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 17 Fri

San Diego LGBT Pride There will be a huge parade, rally, 5k run, block party, music festival, and countless parties.

Hillcrest

San Diego LGBT Pride Hillcrest There will be a huge parade, rally, 5k run, block party, music festival, and countless parties.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 18 Sat

CoastFest Rubio’s fourth annual CoastFest is happening at Oceanside Pier in conjunction with I Love a Clean San Diego. The festivities will start at the pier at 10am with free food and drinks, a beer garden, free surf lessons, disc golf, cornhole, and a performance by The Mowgli’s. All you need to do is bring a bucket, gloves and be ready to clean up the beach.

Oceanside

CoastFest Oceanside Rubio’s fourth annual CoastFest is happening at Oceanside Pier in conjunction with I Love a Clean San Diego. The festivities will start at the pier at 10am with free food and drinks, a beer garden, free surf lessons, disc golf, cornhole, and a performance by The Mowgli’s. All you need to do is bring a bucket, gloves and be ready to clean up the beach.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 18 Sat

Lemon Zest & Garlic Fest There will be live entertainment, arts & crafts, cooking demos, contests, a beer and wine garden, and of course, lemon and garlic tastings.

Waterfront Park

Lemon Zest & Garlic Fest Waterfront Park There will be live entertainment, arts & crafts, cooking demos, contests, a beer and wine garden, and of course, lemon and garlic tastings.

Super Q Food Truck

Date

Event

Location

Aug 9 Sun

CityFest Street Fair Celebrate HIllcrest community spirit with music, art, games, a beer garden, and over 250 vendors. Once the sun goes down, CityFest Night gets things started with DJs spinning under the Hillcrest sign.

Hillcrest

CityFest Street Fair Hillcrest Celebrate HIllcrest community spirit with music, art, games, a beer garden, and over 250 vendors. Once the sun goes down, CityFest Night gets things started with DJs spinning under the Hillcrest sign.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 14 Fri

Summergrass San Diego Come to the 13th Annual San Diego Bluegrass Festival where you can camp out and enjoy three days of live bluegrass bands, food, vendors, and impromptu jam sessions.

Vista

Summergrass San Diego Vista Come to the 13th Annual San Diego Bluegrass Festival where you can camp out and enjoy three days of live bluegrass bands, food, vendors, and impromptu jam sessions.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 14 Fri

Latin Food Fest The Grande Tasting event will include Latin food, wine, and spirits for you to taste along with cooking demos, workshops, live music, and a silent auction.

Broadway Pier

Latin Food Fest Broadway Pier The Grande Tasting event will include Latin food, wine, and spirits for you to taste along with cooking demos, workshops, live music, and a silent auction.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 15 Sat

Valley Center Food Truck Festival There will be 15 of the best food trucks like Devilicious and Sweet Treats, live music, and a beer garden at Bates Nut Farm.

Valley Center

Valley Center Food Truck Festival Valley Center There will be 15 of the best food trucks like Devilicious and Sweet Treats, live music, and a beer garden at Bates Nut Farm.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 22 Sat

Harbor Fest Harbor Fest has something for everyone, like paddle boarding; kayaking; Xorbs; a wine, spirits, and beer garden; taco competition; BMX, and live music.

Chula Vista Bayside Park

Harbor Fest Chula Vista Bayside Park Harbor Fest has something for everyone, like paddle boarding; kayaking; Xorbs; a wine, spirits, and beer garden; taco competition; BMX, and live music.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 22 Sat

San Diego Spirits Festival For the seventh year, the SD Spirits Festival will bring two days of cocktails, food, entertainment, and competitions to San Diego.

Port Pavilion Broadway Pier

San Diego Spirits Festival Port Pavilion Broadway Pier For the seventh year, the SD Spirits Festival will bring two days of cocktails, food, entertainment, and competitions to San Diego.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 29 Sat

Imperial Avenue Street Festival This festival covers four blocks with multiple stages of live music, local artists, drinks, and gourmet foods from Colombian to Cajun.

Logan Heights (Imperial Ave)

Imperial Avenue Street Festival Logan Heights (Imperial Ave) This festival covers four blocks with multiple stages of live music, local artists, drinks, and gourmet foods from Colombian to Cajun.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 29 Sat

San Diego Brew & Food Festival This is a brand-new festival for SD that’s bringing more than 70 craft breweries, festival-exclusive beers, elevated eats from 20 local vendors, and entertainment to Waterfront Park with a portion of the proceeds benefitting San Diego Coastkeeper.

Waterfront Park

San Diego Brew & Food Festival Waterfront Park This is a brand-new festival for SD that’s bringing more than 70 craft breweries, festival-exclusive beers, elevated eats from 20 local vendors, and entertainment to Waterfront Park with a portion of the proceeds benefitting San Diego Coastkeeper.

Brazilian Day San Diego

Date

Event

Location

Sep 4 Fri

Festival of Sail Come spend Labor Day weekend at the largest tall ship festival on the West Coast. There will be beer gardens, incredible ships, a Parade of Sail, cannon battles, and hundreds of vendors.

Port of San Diego

Festival of Sail Port of San Diego Come spend Labor Day weekend at the largest tall ship festival on the West Coast. There will be beer gardens, incredible ships, a Parade of Sail, cannon battles, and hundreds of vendors.

Date

Event

Location

Sep 5 Sat

San Diego Bacon Fest You can’t miss an afternoon of unlimited bacon and beer samples, live music, spirits and more.

Liberty Station

San Diego Bacon Fest Liberty Station You can’t miss an afternoon of unlimited bacon and beer samples, live music, spirits and more.

Date

Event

Location

Sep 13 Sun

San Diego Brazilian Day Festival Garnet will be taken over by a Brazilian parade, Brazilian music, other performances, and vendors with every kind of Brazilian food you can imagine -- and some you probably can’t.

Pacific Beach

San Diego Brazilian Day Festival Pacific Beach Garnet will be taken over by a Brazilian parade, Brazilian music, other performances, and vendors with every kind of Brazilian food you can imagine -- and some you probably can’t.

Date

Event

Location

Sep 18 Fri

San Diego Festival of Beer For the 21st year, the San Diego Festival of Beer is taking over the Broadway Pier with live entertainment, 60 breweries, and 120 beers to taste, plus wine and plenty of food.

Broadway Pier

San Diego Festival of Beer Broadway Pier For the 21st year, the San Diego Festival of Beer is taking over the Broadway Pier with live entertainment, 60 breweries, and 120 beers to taste, plus wine and plenty of food.

Date

Event

Location

Sep 18 Fri

KAABOO Del Mar KAABOO is bringing three days and seven stages of big-name performers like No Doubt, The Killers, and too many more to list, plus a comedy club featuring comedians like Lewis Black and Joel McHale, great food, contemporary art, and craft beers and spirits.

Del Mar Fairgrounds

KAABOO Del Mar Del Mar Fairgrounds KAABOO is bringing three days and seven stages of big-name performers like No Doubt, The Killers, and too many more to list, plus a comedy club featuring comedians like Lewis Black and Joel McHale, great food, contemporary art, and craft beers and spirits.

Date

Event

Location

Sep 18 Fri

18th Annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival Coronado will host three days of vintage racing, car shows, a special Feature Race for NASCAR Stock Cars, a pit crew challenge, and military displays right on the runways of the Coronado North Island Naval Air Station.

Coronado North Island Naval Air Station

18th Annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival Coronado North Island Naval Air Station Coronado will host three days of vintage racing, car shows, a special Feature Race for NASCAR Stock Cars, a pit crew challenge, and military displays right on the runways of the Coronado North Island Naval Air Station.

Date

Event

Location

Sep 18 Fri

San Diego Bayfair The Bayfair has been happening since 1964 and now features hydroplanes, offshore boats, tunnels, and various other classes of boat racing on Mission Bay, plus food and live entertainment.

Mission Bay

San Diego Bayfair Mission Bay The Bayfair has been happening since 1964 and now features hydroplanes, offshore boats, tunnels, and various other classes of boat racing on Mission Bay, plus food and live entertainment.

Date

Event

Location

Sep 26 Sat

Adams Avenue Street Fair The Adams Ave Street Fair is one of the largest free music street fairs in the state, with eight stages featuring more than 100 live acts, four beer gardens, carnival rides, and 300 craft and food vendors. This year’s fair will feature performances by The Burning of Rome, The Album Leaf, and more.

Adams Ave

Adams Avenue Street Fair Adams Ave The Adams Ave Street Fair is one of the largest free music street fairs in the state, with eight stages featuring more than 100 live acts, four beer gardens, carnival rides, and 300 craft and food vendors. This year’s fair will feature performances by The Burning of Rome, The Album Leaf, and more.

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