San Diego Getaway
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JUL | AUG
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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.
San Diego Padres baseball . (March through September)
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.
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.
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
Venezuela Independence Day Celebration (July 2)
The annual festival, celebrating Venezuelan Independence Day, features food, beverages, dance,
music and song from Venezuela and South America. Free event, includes activities for adults
and children. Location: Tidelancs Park, Coronado, 11am-6pm. Date is tentative, please check in advance
Independence Day (July 4)
Find the best spots in San Diego for fireworks, parades and all kinds of patriotic fun.
La Jolla Independence Day (July 4)
Free concert, La Jolla Cove, 7pm-9pm; fireworks display after concert. 858-454-1444
Coronado Independence Day Celebration (July 4)
The Independence Day Parade at 10am, starts at Orange Avenue and 1st Street. The Concert in the
Park is at 4pm at Spreckels Park. Fireworks over Glorietta Bay at 9pm.
619-437-8068 or 619-437-8788.
California State Summer Games (July 13-15)
California State Games create an Olympic style competition for amateur athletes of all age
ranges and abilities to challenge themselves and excel their individual past performances.
The athletes, from youth to adult will participate in twenty different sports ranging from
archery to track & field. Locations throughout San Diego County including Qualcomm Stadium,
Balboa Stadium and University of San Diego.
Harlem West Fest & San Diego Jazz Parade (Mid July)
The Harlem West Fest celebrates San Diego's rich jazz and blues history. Features jazz,
R & B, and blues artists, exhibitors, food and entertainment. The festival is held
Satuday 10am-11pm. The San Diego Jazz Parade is at 2pm between Market and Island
Streets on 7th Avenue in the East Village, downtown San Diego. Date is tentative call:
Over the Line Tournament (2nd & 3rd Weekends of July)
Fiesta Island gets feisty with the annual Old Mission Beach Athletic Club's Over-the-Line
Tournament, running two weekends in July. Pick a team, pick a name and don't be bashful.
That's what it's all about.
619 688 0817
Pride Fest (July 20-22)
Balboa Park and Hillcrest bubble over with action this year during the San Diego Lesbian
and Gay Pride parade, rally and festival. The rally kicks off three days of fun, community
Comic Con International San Diego 2007 (July 26-29)
Features many special guest stars, art show, panels, slideshows and autograph signings.
San Diego Convention Center.
619-491-2475 or 619-525-5000
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.
U.S. Open Sandcastle Competition (Late July)
Imperial Beach welcomes the faithful for the 23rd annual U.S. Open Sandcastle Competition
and street fair. And these works of art are not your average three-pail specials.