30 Jul San Diego Calendar of Events – August 2019
Ramona Country Fair
Featuring rides, carnival games, animals, a battle of the bands, and much more.
Location: Ramona Outdoor Community Center
8/1 – 8/4 T/F 5 – 11 pm, Sat 11 am – 11 pm, Sun 11 am – 10 pm
Balboa Park 8 Miler
The oldest race in San Diego and the only one that offers a full tour of Balboa Park!
Location: Balboa Park
8/3 7 am
Chula Vista Lemon Festival
Sport your brightest yellow outfit, and enjoy lemon-infused treats, and activities!
Location: Third Avenue, between E Street and Roosevelt Street
8/4 11 am – 5 pm
Vista Rod Run
Vista is proud to once again host a collection of classic, hot rod and specialty vehicles. Without the owners, these cars would just be a memory.
Location: 319 E Broadway, Vista
8/4 9 am – 2 pm
Bring your lanterns for a night of fishing!
Location: Santee Lakes 1-4
8/8 & 8/22 5 – 11:30 pm
Imperial Beach Surf Dog
Get stoked! It’s time for the most adorable surf event of the year… where fearless surFUR dogs will jump on their boards and hang 20!
Location: Imperial Beach
8/10 8 am – 3 pm
CVC San Diego Half Triathlon
A fresh new race experience for individuals and relay teams, with 10 races to choose from including International, Sprint, and Youth Triathlons, Duathlon, Aqua Bike.
Location: Info: www.chulavistachallenge.com
8/11 10 am
The annual summer festival features over 250 arts and crafts vendors, live music, dancing, face-painting, performances, lantern-making, merrymaking and more.
Location: Fifth Ave. between Brookes Ave. and University Ave.
8/12 12 – 11 pm
Latin Food Fest
A Latin culinary extravaganza! With over 100 food, beer, wine, and spirits booths, guests have a variety of opportunities to indulge and experience California’s #1 Hispanic culinary celebration!
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North
8/16 – 8/17 Fri 6:30 – 9:30 pm, Sat 1 – 11 pm
Summergrass San Diego
Southern California’s best bluegrass festival! Lots of jamming, dry camping, tasty food, music workshops and music & craft vendors.
Location: Antique Gas & Engine Museum, Vista
8/16 – 8/18 Various Times
Fairy Tales in the Park
This family-friendly dance performance merges the timeless beauty of ballet with classic stories.
Location: Casa del Prado Theater, Balboa Park
8/17 – 8/18 Sat & Sun 11 am & 2 pm
Summer Food Truck Festival
Some of San Diego’s favorite food trucks return to Bates Nut Farm! There will also be live music, kids’ activities, and family fun.
Location: Bates Nut Farm
8/17 4 – 8 pm
Imperial Avenue Street Festival
Celebrating the history, arts and culture of the Greater Logan Heights community, from it’s rich African-American roots to the strong Latino influence that exists today.
Location: Imperial Ave., between 25th & 27th.
8/17 12 – 7:30 pm
Ferragosto 2019: The Finale
Little Italy brings you “Pirates Invade Sicily” – our biggest neighborhood bash yet – and the last! A Pirate’s bounty of food, wine, beer, cocktails, and – yes, RUM awaits you as you set sail on the XXXX ship!
Location: Little Italy
8/17 6 pm – Midnight
Chula Vista HarborFest
A fun day on the bay with tacos, spirits & craft beer, live music on 3 stages, plus, a Discovery Zone for the young (and young at heart)!
Location: Bayside Park
8/17 10 am – 6 pm
Americas Finest City ½ Marathon & 5K
San Diego is proud to claim this world-famous half marathon as one of the largest half marathons in the United States. Can’t run 13.5 miles? Try a 5K instead.
Location: (½ Start) Cabrillo National Monument (Finish) Balboa Park
8/19 6:15 am
International Kids’ Film Festival
The SDIKFF will screen over 150+ films from 30+ countries. Events include critiques, forums, and more.
8/23 – 8/25 Various Times
San Diego Fall Home Show
A show to inspire, motivate and excite you for your upcoming home improvement – whether it’s a minor renovation or a major remodel.
Location: San Diego Convention Center – Hall F
8/23 – 8/25 Fri 11 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 8 pm, Sun 10 am – 6 pm
San Diego Spirits Festival
From novice enthusiast to the cocktail aficionado, there’s something to please everyone’s palate.
Location: Port Pavilion Broadway Pier
8/24 – 8/25 Sat 2 – 6 pm, Sun 2 – 5 pm
Bike the Bay
Cruise around the San Diego Bay and enjoy a ride across the San Diego Coronado Bay Bridge.
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park
8/25 6:30 am – 12:30 pm
End of Summer Fire Run
A summertime 4-mile run/walk from La Jolla to Pacific Beach.
Location: Prospect St. (near Girard St.)
8/25 8 am
Barona Pow Wow
Join the Barona Band of Mission Indians for a weekend of contest dancing in all categories, drums, and cultural immersion.
Location: Barona Sports Park, Lakeside
8/30 – 9/1 Fri 7 pm, Sat & Sun 1 – 11 pm