Things to Do This Weekend | San Diego Weekend Events

San Diego Weekend Events Roundup

Find the best San Diego things to do this weekend.

Taste of Adams Avenue
June 30. Everyone’s favorite tasting event returns to Adams Avenue with mouth-watering food and drink samples from more than 25 local restaurants. Taste everything from appetizers to desserts along the Adams Avenue corridor through three of San Diego’s hippest neighborhoods–Kensington, Normal Heights and North Park. Participating restaurants include El Zarape, Kensington Grill, Sabuki Sushi and Café 21. Purchase tickets at any participating location. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Adams Avenue. 619.282.7329. 

30th-on-30th-north-park30th on 30th
June 30. Head to North Park and South Park for this monthly, unofficial restaurant and bar crawl. On the 30th of each month, various eateries and bars located on 30th Street offer food and drink specials, allowing patrons to check out all the amazing places along the bustling corridor. Participating restaurants usually include Urban Solace, The Linkery, Alchemy, Vagabond, Mosaic Wine Bar, Sea Rocket Bistro and many others.

wine-uncorkedWine Uncorked
June 29. Take a wine walk through Westfield UTC while sipping on Temecula Valley’s finest wines and enjoying savory bites from Seasons 52, Sam the Cooking Guy, Tender Greens, Eureka Gourmet Burgers & Craft Beer and the new Fixtures Living. After the walk, gather in Palm Plaza for a complimentary sunset concert by Grammy winner Michelle Branch. $10/pp, with proceeds benefiting San Diego Botanic Garden. 21+. Entrance located in Palm Plaza near Tiffany’s. 4545 La Jolla Village Dr., San Diego.

sun-and-seaSun & Sea Festival
June 30. This family-friendly festival includes interactive stations where kids can learn circus arts, dance, gymnastic tumbling and drumming; a DJ and stage performances from local and regional young talents; “Make and Take” stations where children can create artwork and crafts to take home and a “Kids ‘n Kastles” sandcastle competition at the nearby beach for children ages 12 and younger. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 10 Evergreen Ave., Imperial Beach.

new-kids-on-the-blockMission Valley Craft Beer Festival New Kids on the Block
June 27. The thirsty team behind the Mission Valley Craft Beer Festival is whetting palates again. The New Kids on the Block event will bring together San Diego’s newest brewers for a night showcasing the exciting new beers coming to market. Admission includes unlimited tastings of beer as well as food from the numerous stations. Nate Soroko from Toronado, Matthew Morrison from Stone Liberty Station and Misty Birchall from PubCakes are expected to attend. 5-8 p.m. $30. 950 Hotel Circle N.,San Diego. 619.298.0511.

latino-music-festivalLatino Music Festival
June 29. Celebrate the food, arts and sounds of Latino culture at this 17th annual festival. Featuring live music by local artists, the music line-up includes Zumba, Veneno Norteno, Grupo Amistad, Celina Yaya Heredia, The Chocolae Revolution and Puente Israel Maldonado. Bring the whole family for authentic food, unique hand-crafted items and a Fun Zone with activities for kids. Guests 21 and up can quench their thirst at Cantina Rockola. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 2258 Island Avenue, San Diego. 619.232.5181.

Jet Pack America
Ongoing. Fly like Ironman or dive like Aquaman right here in San Diego. It’s officially summer, and that means Jet Pack America is now offering flights every weekend. The two-hour flight experience includes classroom instruction with a safety video and live training, 15-50 minutes of in-pack flight time, wetsuit, life vest, helment and light refreshments. First-time pilots can expect to learn all of the basics of jetpack flight, including deep-water take-offs and landings, elevation control, steering, and some of the more advanced maneuvers such as walking on water, underwater submarines, donut turns, low hovers and no-handed flying. 1010 Santa Clara Place, San Diego. 888.553.6471. 

Christopher Titus
June 27-29. Christopher Titus never lies. The truth can be painful, but when delivered by Titus, it can also be really funny. Employing what he calls “hard funny,” Titus has released three ninety-minute comedy albums and starred in four one-hour comedy specials for Comedy Central. He’s also known for his Fox sitcom, “Titus,” and appearances on The Tonight Show. $22. American Comedy Co., 818 B Sixth Ave., San Diego. 619.795.3858. 

June 27. Best known for the 2001 super-hit “Drops of Jupiter,” the boys of Train have stuck to their sound these past 12 years, and it seems they’ve struck gold again with the back-to-back releases of albums “Save Me, San Francisco” and “37 Everywhere.” After performing at the fair, Train kicks off a one-month, 19-show tour of the United States. Dinner packages available. $31-154. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. 858.755.1161.

music-of-the-rolling-stonesMusic of the Rolling Stones
June 28-29. Their songs are as legendary as Mick’s iconic strut. The Rolling Stone—the original bad boys of rock ‘n’ roll—are back state-side via this high-energy tribute to Jagger and company. The British Invasion returns with “Satisfaction,” “Under My Thumb,” “Brown Sugar” and “Paint it Black.” 7:30 p.m. San Diego Symphony Summer Pops at Marina Park South, Embarcadero. 619.235.0804.

jeff-see-artHouse of Fortune with Amtrac
June 28. A staple in the San Diego music scene, House of Fortune is stepping up its game with the sounds of Amtrac. Originally hailing from Louisville, Amtrac is a producer/DJ whose original track “Coming Along” went platinum in October 2011. Known for rocking festivals all around the world, he’s live at Quality Social with Brady Speak & DJ Engage as well as local artist Jeff See, who will be creating pieces live during the set. Quality Social, 789 Sixth Ave., San Diego. 619.501.7675.

His Girl Friday 
Through June 30. There are just a few more days to catch La Jolla Playhouse’s fast-talking comedy. Set in a 1939 Chicago pressroom, His Girl Friday exposes the unsavory politics of tabloid journalism. Ace reporter Hildy Johnson is ready to leave the newspaper biz, but when her former editor (and ex-husband) entices her with the scoop to break a story, the lure of fame and rekindled romance prove hard to resist. Mandell Weiss Theatre at the La Jolla Playhouse, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla. 858.550.1010.