San Diego Weekend Events Roundup June 1-4

Find the best San Diego things to do for June 1-4.

Edited by Madelyn Harris

Sip the City: Kick Off Event
June 1. Head to The Headquarters at Seaport Village to experience some of San Diego’s top urban wineries all in one place. The event offers wine tastings and winemaker meet-and-greets along with live musical entertainment by the Manny Cepeda Orchestra. 5:30-8 p.m. The Headquarters, 789 W Harbor Dr., 619.235.4013.



The Westgate Hotel’s Sunset Poolside Jazz Series
June 1–Aug. 31. This summer, head to The Westgate Hotel on Thursday nights for smooth jazz. The evening also offers signature cocktails, wine and craft beer while indulging in an array of appetizers and tapas. $25+. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 1055 2nd Ave., downtown, 619.238.1818.





Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Weekend
June 1-4. The party doesn’t stop when the race is finished; celebrate all weekend at Whiskey Girl, where party-goers can enjoy drink and food deals as well as raffle prizes and giveaways. Whiskey Girl, 702 Fifth Ave., downtown, 619.236.1616.




Boca Roja Anniversary Party

June 4. Celebrate Boca Roja’s anniversary with a Padres game and a tailgate. Get access to an all-you-can-eat taco bar along with premium wines from Valle de Guadalupe, as well as plenty of Boca Roja swag. Petco Park 1:40 p.m.




June 2–July 30. Enjoy over a dozen extraordinary art experiences previously seen at renowned events such as Burning Man, Sundance Film Festival and SXSW. Wonderspaces plays on all the senses and aims to transport visitors outside of their everyday lives. Civita Park. Intersection of Civita Blvd and Qualcomm Way, Mission Valley.



Common Theory Public House’s Anniversary Party
June 2-3. Celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Common Theory Public House with a two-day party. Enjoy live music, a pop-up art gallery, live art in-action and the announcement of the BREWBattles winner—a bracket-style competition between local breweries. Common Theory Public House, 4805 Convoy St., 858.384.7974.



San Diego County Fair

June 2-July 4. This year, San Diego’s largest annual event is themed Where the West Is Fun—celebrating all things Wild, Wild West. Find car shows, animals, games, exhibits, carnival rides, arts and crafts, food vendors, concerts and more. Closed Mondays except July 3, and Tuesdays except June 27 and July 4. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, 858.755.1161.



The Vine Affair
June 2. Explore Balboa Park’s museums while enjoying unique art installations, live music and entertainment, artisan food, wine and wine education. 6-10 p.m. Balboa Park Cultural Partnership.


Tickets Now on Sale for Opening Day at the Del Mar Racetrack
Ongoing. Tickets and tables are currently on sale for San Diego’s official summer kick-off, Opening Day at Del Mar. This summer tradition is known as the “Biggest Party on the West Coast,” and attracts over 40,000 fans from all over the country. Come out for craft cocktails, people and fashion watching and the ultimate thrill of betting on some of the world’s most prestigious thoroughbreds. $15+. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, 858.755.1141.


Adios to Bracero Cocina

June 3. Raise a glass to the Little Italy restaurant that opened in 2015 and celebrate its last hurrah. Bracero will be giving away branded T-shirts and other memorabilia to diners throughout the night. Reservations are highly recommended. Bracero Cocina, 1490 Kettner Blvd., 619.756.7864.



Damn Yankees

June 2–June 18. Winner of 11 Tony Awards, Damn Yankees, is a clever musical comedy about America’s favorite pastime. Baseball fan Joe Boyd sells his soul to the devil in order to save his favorite team. Follow Joe in his journey to save both his team and his soul. Spreckels Theatre, 121 Broadway, downtown. 858.560.5740.


Mainly Mozart Festival

June 2-25. The region’s annual music festival celebrates Mozart and other classical masters. Various venues, 619.466.8742.





I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change
June 2-25. Catch this witty, musical comedy about modern love in all forms. OB Playhouse
& Theatre Co. 4944 Newport Ave., Ocean Beach, 619.795.9305.