San Diego Weekend Events Roundup June 22-25

Find the best San Diego things to do for June 22-25.

Edited by Madelyn Harris


EVENTS
Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off
June 24. Enjoy a day of live music across five stages, plus an artists’ alley, children’s activities, a beachside beer garden and a chili cook-off featuring more than two dozen amateur entrants. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Newport Avenue, Ocean Beach. oceanbeachsandiego.com

 

 

Mass Creativity Day
June 24. Head to the New Children’s Museum for the 5th annual Mass Creativity Day. Enjoy art-making workshops that let you celebrate culture and express your creativity. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The New Children’s Museum, 200 W Island Ave., 619.233.8792. thinkplaycreate.org

 

 

 

The Westgate Hotel’s Sunset Poolside Jazz Series
Through 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. westgatehotel.com

 

 

 

Mainly Mozart Festival
Through June 25. The region’s annual music festival celebrates Mozart and other classical masters. Various venues, 619.466.8742. mainlymozart.org

 

 

 

Wonderspaces
Through 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. wonderspaces.com

 


FOOD + DRINK
Abnormal Dinner Series

June 25. Kick back in Rancho Bernardo with The Cork and Craft for their second installment of their quarterly Abnormal Dinner Series. Enjoy a multi-course meal presented by chef Scott Cannon along with pairings by both Abnormal Beer Co. and The Bruery. 6-9 p.m. The Cork & Craft, 16990 Via Tazon, 858.618.2463. thecorkandcraft.com

 

 


Del Mar Summer Solstice
June 22. Annual culinary event features samples from top Del Mar eateries, wine and beer tastings and live music. 5-8 p.m. 21+. Powerhouse Park, 1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, visitdelmarvillage.com

 

 

 

Taste of Adams Avenue
June 25. Sample eats from 40 restaurants along Adams Avenue, serving everything from Thai to Mexican to dessert. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.  Adams Avenue, Normal Heights. adamsavenuebusiness.com

 

 

 

FruitCraft Grand Opening
June 23. As a culminating event of San Diego Startup Week, FruitCraft Fermentary & Distillery will be celebrating its grand opening. Guests can expect fruit wine, cocktails and creative appetizer plates. 1477 University Ave., 877.484.6282. fruitcraft.com

 

 

 


ARTS + CULTURE
Monet’s Water Lilies at the San Diego Museum of Art
Opening June 24. San Diegans will have the opportunity to experience Monet’s renowned water lilies with a special viewing of painting Le Bassin de Nympheas in the museum’s Reflections on Monet exhibit, opening this June. 1450 El Prado, 619.232.7931. sdmart.org

 

 

King Richard II
Through July 15. Convinced of his divine right to rule, King Richard II acts recklessly and provides the canny Henry Bolingbroke an opening to seize the crown in this insightful portrait of how the forces of history collide and combust to shape a nation’s political landscape. The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623. theoldglobe.org

 

 

Escape to Margaritaville
Through June 25. Featuring original songs and Jimmy Buffett classics, this world-premiere musical tells the story of a bartender/singer who thinks he’s got life all figured out until a tourist makes him question everything. Mandell Weiss Theatre at the La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, 858.550.1010. lajollaplayhouse.org

 

 

The Imaginary Invalid
Through June 25. In this classic Molière comedy, the hypochondriac Argan wants his daughter to marry a doctor so he can save on his medical bills. But as it turns out, she’s in love with someone else. Soon the whole household joins in her madcap scheme to save true love. White Theatre at The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623. theoldglobe.org

 

 

The Spitfire Grill
Through July 2. A compelling, heartwarming tale of redemption and fortitude, this heartfelt musical tells the engaging story of a young woman recently released from prison who is searching for a new life. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach, 858.481.1055. northcoastrep.org

Share.