Experience San Diego and all that it has to offer this summer. While lounging on the beach or by the pool may be enticing, the city offers an array of thrilling experiences that are worth exploring. From the renowned Del Mar horse races to the gathering of Superhero enthusiasts at Comic-Con, we invite you to immerse yourself in the excitement that awaits.
San Diego County Fair: Held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, this annual event takes place from June 7- July 4. Indulge in endless amounts of fried food, carnival rides, concerts, agricultural exhibits and more! This event is one you and the family will not want to miss!
Comic-Con: San Diego becomes the epicenter of all things pop culture July 19th – July 23rd! Be prepared to be transported into a world of imagination as hundreds of superheroes flood the streets of downtown to celebrate their favorite comic books, movies and TV shows! Transform into your favorite character and join fellow fans and celebrities at the Convention Center!
Del Mar Horse Races: Mark your calendars and prepare for an adrenaline-fueled experience as the Del Mar horse races return starting July 21st! This exhilarating attraction is an absolute must for your itinerary. To plan your visit, be sure to check out the Del Mar racing calendar, and for a deeper insight into the storied history and reputation of this iconic racetrack, click here.
Sporting Events: Treat yourself to peanuts and crackerjacks as you root for the San Diego Padres or your favorite team this summer at Petco Park! For a complete schedule of games, click here. But if baseball isn’t your cup of tea, don’t worry! You can still enjoy the thrill of live sports by catching a Wave game and cheering on our incredible women’s soccer team. Click here for the full schedule and make sure you don’t miss out on the action. Whether it’s baseball or soccer, San Diego’s sports scene has something for everyone this summer!
Summer Concerts: Who doesn’t enjoy sunshine and live music? Whether you prefer to secure tickets for exclusive concerts or seek out free live music events, there’s something for every music lover to enjoy.
- The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park: An outdoor venue right along the bay with picturesque views of the San Diego skyline!
- Petco Park: Baseball by day and venue by night! Petco Park hosts a number of events that you may want to check out on your next visit!
- TGIF Concerts in the Park: The City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office presents free concerts in the city’s parks during the summer every Friday!
- Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park: Home to the largest outdoor pipe organ in the world. This venue offers free concerts to the public every Sunday at 2pm.