June 1 – 2, Fiesta del Sol
Fiesta del Sol is an arts and music festival that occurs annually in Solana Beach. The festival features live music, arts and craft fair, children’s activities, an international food court, and a beer and wine garden. Refer to website for lineup.
Time: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Location: Fletcher Cove Park, 111 South Sierra Ave., Solana Beach
For more information visit www.fiestadelsol.net
June 1 – 2, Wings Over Gillespie Air Show
Wings Over Gillespie Air Show is a once-a-year family event! There will be a kid’s zone, amusements, rides, educational displays, a variety of food and beverages, plus a beer garden. This adds up to a great summer weekend for all.
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Gillespie Field, 1960 Joe Crosson Dr., El Cajon
For more information visit www.ag1caf.org
June 2, 2013 San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon
Join in the fun for the 15th annual San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon. The best SoCal marathon and half marathon! This race goes through some scenic areas of San Diego including Balboa Park and Mission Bay Park.
Time: 6:00 am
Location: Various locations around San Diego
For more information visit www.runrocknroll.competitor.com/san-diego
June 8 – 9, Taste of Gaslamp
Enjoy a delightful day of “tastes” in the historic Gaslamp Quarter. Participants have the fun of visiting many unique, interesting locations and trying samples of their delicious house specialties each spring. Guests take a self–guided walking tour and taste treats from the finest restaurants. This event also features a special beer tasting garden, sponsored by the Samuel Adams family of fine beers.
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Marriott Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego
For more information visit www.gaslamp.org/taste-of-gaslamp
June 8 – 9, Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow
Hosted by the San Luis Rey Luiseno Mission Indians this event draws tribal members from all over the United States for contest dancing, Native American arts and crafts, games and food.
Time: Sat: 9:00 am – 11:00 pm, Sun: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: San Luis Rey Mission Grounds, 4050 Mission Ave., Oceanside
For more information visit www.slrmissionindians.org
June 8 – July 4, San Diego County Fair 2013
One of the best of the summer events in San Diego! This promises a summer of fun and games galore. From card games to board games, video games to game shows, consoles to cell phones. This year’s theme spotlights the nostalgic, current and future “games people play!”
Time: Refer to website for specific times
Location: Del Mar Fair Grounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar
For more information visit www.sdfair.com
June 14, Flag Day Celebration
Join the fun for the 3rd annual Flag Day Fundraiser. Celebrate Flag Day by attending an evening of musical entertainment, food and friends who share your love of Westwind Brass! Your participation will help support our Educational outreach programs to the schools and community of San Diego. Refer to website for admission information.
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Veterans Museum and Memorial Center, 2115 Park Blvd., San Diego
For more information visit www.westwindbrass.org/special-events.php
June 15, Carlsbad Beach Fest
Celebrate the recreational paradise through good beach stewardship. A one mile stretch of beach will be filled with competitive sporting events, free beach activities, live music and entertainment on multiple stages, a beach cleanup, interactive booths, exhibitors, sand castles, food, and fun.
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Carlsbad State Beach, Carlsbad
For more information visit www.carlsbadbeachfest.com
June 15, San Diego County Fair Wine Festival
This event features award-winning wines from the San Diego County Fair Wine Competition. The competition is open to all licensed wineries in the state of California, ensuring this festival is the place to taste the very best California has to offer in wine. All Wine Festival ticketholders will be given a special ticket to vote for their favorite Landscape Garden. As you sip wine and meander through the gardens, you will get to choose your favorite garden to win the “People’s Choice Award”. Refer to website for ticket information.
Time: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Paul Ecke Jr. Flower and Garden Show, Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar
For more information visit www.sdfair.com/wine
June 22 – 23, 2013 La Jolla Festival of the Arts
This top rated California art festival features over 200 award winning local and national fine artists showing water colors, oil paintings, sculptures, fine jewelry, photography and more. Refer to website for admission information.
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: UC San Diego Warren Field, 3453 Voight Dr., La Jolla
For more information visit www.lajollaartfestival.org
June 22, Fairy Festival
If you have girls, you won’t want to miss this! Have them wear their fairy costumes, and celebrate the summer with crafts, the Fairy Queen, and the Wishing Bush. There will be a fairy parade, stories and fun. Wear your fairy costume or go just as you are. Refer to website for admission information.
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Hamilton Children Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas
For more information visit www.sdbgarden.org/fairyfest.htm
June 22, 2013 Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-off
A free one day festival with live music, entertainment and of course a chili cook-off. This is a popular yearly community tradition with 5 music stages; art, food, and fun for the all ages. Over 70,000 visitors throughout the day make this one of the best San Diego events!
Time: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Ocean Beach
For more information visit www.oceanbeachsandiego.com/special-event/street-fair-chili-cookoff-festival
June 28 – 30, Gem Faire
There will be fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, silver, rocks, minerals and much more at manufacturer’s prices. Over 100 exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. There will also be jewelry repairs while you shop and free hourly prize drawings. Refer to website for admission information.
Time: Refer to website
Location: Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S., San Diego
For more information visit www.gemfaire.com
June 29, Oceanside Freedom Days Parade
Watch this annual 4th of July parade! Bring your folding chair for a view along the sidewalks. See floats, bands, walking groups, cool cars and much more. The theme this year is “Celebrate Oceanside! Past – Present – Future”.
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Refer to website for map
For more information visit www.OceansideParade.com