Things to Do This Weekend | San Diego Weekend Events

San Diego Weekend Events Roundup

Find the best San Diego things to do this weekend.

Farm to Bay Food & Wine Classic
Aug. 3. The Living Coast Discovery Center has assembled the crème de la crème of San Diego’s top restaurants, breweries, wineries, spirits, farms and more for a celebration of the local flavors and sustainable ingredients that makes the area so special. Indulge in a wide array of tempting treats as you wander through beautiful indoor and outdoor exhibits showcasing endangered sea turtles, sharks, snakes, reptiles, rays, owls, hawks and shorebirds. The event also includes live and silent auctions as well as live music and entertainment. The Living Coast Discovery Center, 1000 Gunpowder Point Dr., Chula Vista. 619.409.5900. 

supergirl-proSupergirl Pro
Aug. 2-4. Head to Oceanside to catch the only 6-star prime women’s surf contest in North America. Supergirl pro is the largest female surfing event in the world with more than 90 of the top female pros competing. Some of the world-class surfers expected to appear include Carissa Moore, Courtney Conlogue, Lakey Peterson, Malia Manuel and Alana Blanchard. The event features a surf industry and sustainability village complete with live music, seminars, yoga, fashion, fitness, dance, art, autographs from the pros, give-aways, free hairstyling and other female-oriented activities. Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oceanside Pier, Oceanside.

steel-beach-brew-festSteel Beach Party & Beer Brew Fest
Aug. 2. Don Hawaiian shirts and flip-flops to this beach party and brew fest featuring the sounds of Island Fever’s steel drum band and Woodie & The Longboards. Pair brews with a host of amazing food, and take home a commemorative beer tasting cup. Participating breweries include Hess Brewing, Karl Strauss Brewing Co., Rock Bottom La Jolla, Manzanita Brewing Co., AleSmith Brewing Co. and Aztec Brewing Co. Admission includes six beer tastings. 21+. 6-9:30 p.m. 910 Harbor Dr., San Diego. 

midnight-madness-bikeSan Diego Midnight Madness Fun Bicycle Ride
Aug. 3. Bust out your bike, your funky pajamas and your headlights for this 17-mile course along some of San Diego’s most beautiful waterfront and historic areas. A festival before the ride includes contests, food and entertainment to get the rally spirit flowing. 9 p.m. $35. Liberty Station, Cushing Drive, San Diego. 619.338.9981. 

farm-to-yogaFarm to Yoga Dinner
Aug. 4. Spend a relaxing day at Suzie’s Farm, indulging in the best of San Diego’s year-long harvest season and connect with your inner yogi at this unique pairing event. Tour the farm with Suzie’s farmers, then stretch out in the shaded event space with a yoga class lead by experienced teachers. Following yoga, nourish your body with a farm-to-fork meal grown in Suzie’s field and prepared by holistic Chef Gage and the Green Truck team. Two yoga classes and farm tours are available. Suzie’s Farm, 2570 Sunset Ave., San Diego.

food-truck-festivalGourmet Food Truck Festival
Aug. 3. Bring your appetite to the track for some of the tastiest food on wheels. The third annual Gourmet Food Truck Festival brings together more than 50 food trucks with real gourmet chefs serving up their eclectic dishes at on-the-go prices. This year’s trucks include Chop Sooey, Epic Eatz, Hoangies and The Lime Truck. You can also select from more than 60 craft beers to pair with your food items. Free admission to the Food Truck area with paid racetrack admission. Noon-6 p.m. 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. 858.755.1141.

Aug. 1. One of the most successful U.S. groups in rock history, Chicago has sold more than 122 million records and 25 of their 34 albums have been certified platinum. This “rock and roll band with horns” is the first American band to chart Top 40 albums in five different decades. From the ‘60s until today, Chicago’s hits  such as “If You Leave Me Now,” “Baby, What a Big Surprise,” “Will You Still Love Me”  and “You’re the Inspiration” are ingrained in American culture. Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Drive, Shelter Island, 619.224.3577.

one-directionOne Direction
Aug. 4. Formed for The X Factor UK, the English-Irish pop sensation finished third in the competition but quickly rocketed to international success via social media. Their back to back albums, “Up All Night” and “Take Me Home” have generated a host of hit singles including “What Makes You Beautiful,” “Live While We’re Young” and “Best Song Ever.” Sleep Train Amphitheater, 2050 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista. 619.671.3600.

Bill Maher
Aug. 4. Known for pushing the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on television, Bill Maher has had back to back success with “Politically Incorrect” and HBO’s “Real Time.” His combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 23 Emmy nominations, as well as the honor of being responsible for the seventh highest grossing documentary ever. Two of his nine stand-up specials for HBO have been nominated for Emmy awards, the recent called “Bill Maher But I’m Not Wrong.” Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Drive, Shelter Island. 619.224.3577.

San Diego Padres
Aug. 2-4. American League giants the New York Yankees visit Petco for a three game series against the Padres. On Sunday, enjoy some family fun at the park this summer with KidsFest, which features a kids inflatable play area, face painters, Jr. Padres Sunday signings and Breakfast at the Park. Games are at 7:10 p.m. on Friday, 5:40 on Saturday and 1:10 on Sunday. Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd., East Village. 619.795.5000.

Sister Act
Through Aug. 4. The Broadway smash musical about a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent. Life as an outspoken, undercover nun? Why not? Expect plenty of hilarity. Broadway/San Diego, Civic Theatre, Third Ave. and B St., downtown.  619.570.1100.