San Diego Getaway
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Concerts on the Green (May -Sept)
In El Cajon near San Diego, Concerts on the Green, featuring jazz, country and Latin beats, are
presented each May through September. (619) 401-8858
San Diego Padres baseball . (Mar- Sept)
Runs or buns? No matter. It's Trevor Time! Hop on the trolley and head to the Q. Stop for a pre-game
warm-up at Hazard Center (Trophy's) or Fenton Parkway (Oggi's Pizza), just a few stops west of Qualcomm Stadium
Twilight in the Park (June-Aug)
Gospel or oldies, jazz or blues? Pick a few nights now to take advantage of Balboa
Park's free outdoor concerts in the heart of Balboa Park. Bring a picnic and make
it a relaxing, inexpensive date.
Del Mar Racing Season (July -Sept)
Bet on the ponies with your best retro gang. Get a table for a taste of the swank
or get in the GA pit with the rest of us. (858) 755-1141, Information Line
Old Globe Festival Season (June - Oct)
Spend a romantic evening at the Globe Theatres during its Festival season, June
through October. Don't miss the opportunity to see a Globe production alfresco.
The plays will run in nightly rotation in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre.
Summer Pops at Navy Pier (July-Sept)
Cruise on down to the Navy Pier for an evening of music and fireworks. Bring a
pre-concert picnic and hit the bleacher seats for the concert, or get table seats
and let someone else do the work.
San Diego Chargers Football (Aug-Jan)
Though there's plenty of talk about The Bolts and the team's desire for a new stadium,
they'll play in Mission Valley's Qualcomm Stadium (858) 874-4500, tickets:
Acura Classic Tennis Match (July 28-Aug 5)
After the French Open's exciting matches, this year's competition at La Costa Resort
& Spa promises to be a local doozie.
Street Scene (Aug 4-5)
The event celebrates its 24th anniversary in 2007 and is established as California's
biggest music festival, annually attracting over 100,000 people. The line-up is
consistently excellent. Call for this year's lineup.
619 236 1212
Summerfest 2007 La Jolla (all Month)
Held at Sherwood Auditorium, San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla and
at other venues. Features workshops with KPBS, performance chats with National
Public Radio and guided open rehearsals that are free and open to the public.
Exact date are to be announced.
Celebrate Dance Festival (all Month)
When August hits the heat turns up in San Diego with the annual Celebrate Dance
Festival in Balboa Park. Free to the public, the festival boasts a 600 seat indoor
stage at the Casa del Prado Theatre and the outdoor Prado Stage near the big
fountain. Over 50 regional dance groups perform works over three full days offering
an incredibly diverse range of dance in types, styles ethnic heritages and abilities.
Annual Hillcrest Cityfest Street Fair (Mid Aug)
Free event, features 3 entertainment stages, 2 food courts, crafts, live entertainment,
2 beer gardens and vintage vehicle show. 10am-7pm, 5th Ave, Hillcrest central area.
Shuttle service available.
America's Finest City Half Marathon (Aug 19)
The race begins at 7am at the Cabrillo National Monument, follows scenic San Diego
Bay, winds through downtown San Diego and ends in beautiful Balboa Park.
Encanto Cultural Arts Festival (Mid Aug)
Encanto Cultural Arts Festival will kick off its annual celebration with five outdoor
stages, respectively showcasing: Jazz, Blues, R&B, Gospel and Multi-Cultural
entertainment. The event, which begins at 10am and ends at 8pm, encompasses more
than six city blocks on Imperial Avenue from 62nd to 68th street with plenty of family fun.
Festival of Sail 2007 (Mid Aug)
The event will feature tours of tall ships, entertainment, vendors booths and one will be
able to view the Parade of Tall Ships in the harbor at mid day. Location of festival:
Harbor Drive, from Grape Street to the Cruise Ship Terminal or Broadway Pier. Call for
exact schedule and information: