San Diego Calendar of Events-July 2018

San Diego Calendar of Events-July 2018

Coronado 4th of July Run & Parade

Run through the historic town of Coronado, then pick your spot for the parade. Music and Floats abound.

Location: Tidelands Park/Orange Ave.


7/4 Run – 7 am; Parade 10 am

Old Town 4th of July

An old-fashioned celebration with a parade, crafts and activities of early San Diego. Wagon rides, period games, music, food, and more.

Location: Old Town Historic Park.


7/4 11 am – 4 pm

Rancho Bernardo – The Spirit of the Fourth

Parade will step off smartly at 3:30 pm. Festivities take place throughout the day at various venues.

Location: Webb Park, off Bernardo Center Drive near Webb Lake.


7/4 9 am – 9:30 pm

San Marcos Celebrate Freedom

Live music, family entertainment with children’s Activities, and food sales.

Location: Bradley Park.


7/4 6 pm –10 pm

Scripps Ranch 4th of July Parade

Residents are encouraged to join with neighbors to dress up in parade theme costumes and walk the parade or to decorate a vehicle representing their neighborhood.

Location: Hoyt Park, Aviary Dr. & Canyon Lk. Dr.


7/4 10 am

Vista – Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate in Vista at the Moonlight Amphitheatre with live music, an honorary ceremony, family fun and fireworks!

Location: Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1200 Vale Terrace Dr.


7/4 5 pm – 9 pm


Celebrating and supporting the contributions of women while fostering meaningful connections within and between the LGBT and larger San Diego Communities.

Location: North Park Community Park.


7/7 11 am – 6 pm

World Championship Over-the-Line

Fast-paced beach softball, limited to 1,200 teams of three persons each, playing almost 2,400 games in two weekends with 52,000 expected to attend.

Location: Beaches of Fiesta Island on Mission Bay.


7/14 – 7/15 & 7/21 – 7/22 7:30 am until dark

Sun & Sea Festival

Featuring world-class sandcastle sculptors creating some of the best sand creations on the West Coast as well as a community parade and pancake breakfast, live music, a Kids ‘n Kastles competition.

Location: Pier Plaza.


7/13 & 7/14 Fri. 8 am–dusk, Sat. 7 am–5 pm

San Diego LGBT PRIDE Weekend

San Diego’s famous PRIDE weekend includes multiple stages of entertainment, more than 100 entertainers, dozens of vendor booths, exhibits, a run, a party, great food and of course the PARADE!

Location: Around Hillcrest and Balboa Park.


7/13 Rally 6 pm – 7 pm;
7/14 & 7/15 Festival. Sat. noon – 10
pm, Sun. 11 am – 9 pm;
7/14 5K 9:30 am; 7/14 Parade 11 am

Vista BBQ Classic

The largest BBQ event in San Diego! Award winning BBQ from all over the country, with complimentary dishes, plus some of the best beers and spirits from San Diego.

Location: Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum.


7/14 12 pm – 10 pm

Del Mar Racing Opening Day

Dust off your wildest hat, grab your best suit and join us for Opening Day at Del Mar.

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds.


7/18 Gates open at noon

Comic Con International

Fasten your cape and head to the convention center for four days of cosplays, films, exhibits, and more.

Location: San Diego Convention Center


7/19-7/21; 9:30am-7:00pm

7/22 9:30am-5:00pm

South Park Summer Walkabout

Cruise the neighborhood on foot during the South Park neighborhood block party to score special deals at restaurants.

Location: South Park


7/21 6pm-10pm

Supergirl Surf Pro

The world’s top female professional surfers shred in Oceanside, bring a towel and beach chairs and catch all the action from the shore.

Location: Oceanside Pier


7/27-7/29 Times Vary

Southern California Clambake

Head to the beach for a clambake at Hotel del Coronado, featuring a menu from guest chef Javier Plascencia.

Location: Hotel del Coronado


7/28 6pm