18th Annual ArtWalk @ Liberty Station | August 5 and 6
In 2023, ArtWalk @ Liberty Station celebrates 18 years of bringing fine art to to San Diego at beautiful Liberty Station. The show celebrates the creativity from both sides of the border, with more than 175 artists coming from across several states and Mexico to show and sell their artwork, including paintings, photography, glass and ceramic, jewelry and sculpture. The Arts District at Liberty Station has blossomed into San Diego's premier venue for the arts, museums, dining and entertainment. The fabulous outdoor setting features a verdant lawn, gorgeous water features, and an abundance of free parking.
Lemon Festival | August 12
Start planning your finest lemon-themed outfits and get ready for this year’s 26th Annual Lemon Festival!
Taking place on Saturday, August 12th from 11:00am to 6:00pm, Downtown Chula Vista's Third Avenue will transform into a lemon-filled oasis that pays tribute the city's rich agricultural history. Chula Vista was once known as "Lemon Capitol of the World." Although the lemon groves are no more, many of the homes in the area have their own lemon trees. Join us for this annual celebration of citrus.
This year's Lemon Festival includes two stages of live music, zesty photo opps, a lemon cook-off competition, a kids zone for the Lil' Lemons, delicious food options, arts and crafts vendors and a wine and beer garden.
Uncorked Wine Festival | August 19
Sample from over 100 wines and champagnes from around the globe, plus enjoy top local food trucks and music all while trackside watching the races from the Stretch Run. This event benefits Urban Surf 4 Kids, a local nonprofit organization that helps at risk and foster children through water and surf therapy. 1-4pm / Del Mar Thoroughbred Club 858-755-1141 / www.dmtc.com
Del Mar Powerhouse Park Concert Series | August 22
6PM – Zel’s Opening Act: Tim Wray of Fat Paw
7PM – The Walrus (A Tribute to the Beatles)
LeucadiART Walk | August 27
A fine arts event with no corporate vendors or imported goods. It brings 8,000 people to Leucadia for the day to enjoy and purchase fine art. This event features live art demos, live music, dancers, activities for kids, a makers market, a beer garden, and more! 10am-5pm / North Coast Highway 101 760-436-2320 / www.leucadia101.com
Luau & Legends of Surfing Invitational | August 26-27
Our mission is to save lives by transforming cancer prevention, detection and care. Our vision is to make personalized cancer medicine a reality by creating, translating and disseminating exceptional cancer science and medicine. 7am / Scripps Pier, La Jolla www.luaulegendsofsurfing.org
Bike the Bay | August 27
San Diego's finest annual cycling event across the Coronado Bridge and around the bay!
Ride the bridge, Bike the Bay for the 16th annual ride on Sunday, August 27, 2023! Cruise around San Diego Bay and enjoy your only opportunity to ride across the San Diego Coronado Bay Bridge. This non-competitive community bike ride is for riders of all abilities and will take you on a scenic, and primarily flat ride, around the San Diego Bay via the Bayshore Bikeway. Along the way, riders will travel through the surrounding cities of Coronado, Imperial Beach, Chula Vista, and National City before finishing back at the start/finish line at Embarcadero Marina Park in downtown San Diego.