4th of July
Here’s our list of favorite beachside viewpoints, spectacular fireworks shows, and other places to go "Fourth" and enjoy the festivities around San Diego. See the list here.
Pupologie Cardiff Dog Days of Summer July 16
This free event features numerous dog-related vendors, rescue groups, and pet adoption agencies. Activities include dog contests, live music, a libation lounge, food trucks, and more!
10am-4pm / Encinitas Community Park
760-436-0431 / www.cardiff101.com
Del Mar Racing Opening Day July 21 - San Diego horse racing takes place where the "turf meets the surf" at the Del Mar Racetrack. Fans flock to the track each summer to wager on their favorite horses during the popular, annual Del Mar Racetrack racing season, July 21 - Sept 10.
July 2023 Art Walk July 7
La Jolla has long been known for its iconic and cutting-edge galleries and proudly presents First Friday Art Walks a free sip, snack, and stroll through 16+ iconic galleries.
4-7pm / La Jolla Village Merchants Association
858-230-2725 / www.lajollabythesea.com
San Diego Bayfest July 8
The goal of Bayfest is to break down what works in San Diego and stick with it. At the festival aside from high energy musical performances you will find local food vendors including Taco Stands, local bartenders pouring Craft Beer and Craft Cocktails as well as an assortment of local crafts and vending booths.
1-10pm / Waterfront Park www.sandiegobayfest.com
Over The Line Tournament July 15-23 & 22-23
The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC) is calling all players, beach- goers, and sports enthusiasts to the biggest summer event in San Diego! Over 1,000 teams will hit the sand at sunrise with their bats, balls, and most creative team names.
Fiesta Island, Mission Bay Park www.ombac.org
Summer FunFest & Movie in the Park July 15
Come early for Summer FunFest from 5:30-7pm with activities for the entire family to enjoy. Then, get ready for a blockbuster movie! After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. 5:30pm / Brengle Terrace Park www.cityofvista.com
Comic-Con International July 20-23
The largest comics and pop culture event in the United States, attracting thousands of artists, celebrities and fans of comic books, movie memorabilia and all things related to pop culture.
San Diego Convention Center www.comic-con.org
Solana Beach Triathlon July 30
The surf-entry ocean swim is supported by lifeguards and swim buddies. The bike and run courses cruise down the world famous Pacific Coast Highway. Finally, a tunnel of high-fives awaits you at the finish line - a gauntlet of excitement.
Fletcher Cove www.solanabeachtriathlon.com