Events from June 17, 2018

  • From June 17, 2018 12:00 pm until June 17, 2018 5:30 pm
    At 101 Wave Dr, Vista, CA 92083, USA Categories: FREE, Father's Day
    Dads receive free admission with a paid child’s ticket. Noon-5:30 pm. Mention code: DAD DAY at the ticket booth. 101 Wave Dr., Vista. www.thewavewaterpark.com.
  • From June 17, 2018 10:00 am until June 17, 2018 3:00 pm
    At 3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Cars, Father's Day
    This Father’s Day, cruise on down to Belmont Park for their FREE annual Car Show on June 17, 10 am-3 pm, located in the North Parking Lot at 3146 Ocean Front Walk. Get your fix of classic cars and more at this event before cruising over to Draft or Beach House with the family. There will be nearly 100 cars including a selection of restored classic cars to enjoy. While you’re enjoying the Park, drop by the Food Court to enjoy a complimentary Stone Brewery beer tasting from noon-3 pm paired with live music from the Sea Monks. PLUS the kids can enjoy free crafts under the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster from noon-3 pm. For more ways to celebrate Father's Day at Belmont Park, visit www.belmontpark.com.  
  • On June 17, 2018
    At 5345 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    The exhibit uncovers the original sources of the gems decorating these pieces, their religious and cultural symbolism and the historical tradition of gemology in India. Through Oct. 10. Mon.-Fri., 8 am-4 pm. Free. By appt. only. Gemological Institute of America Museum, 5345 Armada Dr., Carlsbad. www.gia.edu/gia-museum.
  • On June 17, 2018
    At 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, CA 92119, USA Categories: Walk, Race, Outdoors
    Saturdays, Sundays & Wednesdays, 9:30-11 am. Visitor Center, Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Carlos. www.mtrp.org.
  • On June 17, 2018
    At 3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Amusement Parks
    This interactive, multiplayer gaming adventure lets you feel the thrill of a roller coaster and the excitement of a state-of-the-art laser blasting game all in one! Open daily; visit website for hours and fees. 3146 Mission Blvd., San Diego. www.belmontpark.com.
  • On June 17, 2018
    At 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Science
    The Discovery Channel’s Emmy-nominated series comes to life to uncover truths behind popular myths by mixing the scientific method with gleeful curiosity and old-fashioned ingenuity! Open daily; visit website for hours and admission. www.fleetscience.org.
  • On June 17, 2018
    At 2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Science
    Explore the technology behind everything fast at this new exhibit where you can take a closer look at the fastest jets, planes, rockets, cars, motorcycles, boats and bicycles in the world. Different theme each month; this month’s theme is “Drag Racing.” Open daily, 10 am-4:30 pm. $10.75-$19.75; ages 2 & under free. www.sandiegoairandspace.org.
  • On June 17, 2018
    At Mission Trails Regional Park, 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, CA 92119, USA Categories: FREE, Outdoors, Nature Activities
    These guided walks are filled with fun facts and stories that connect children to nature. Saturdays, Sundays & Wednesdays, 9:30-11 am. Visitor Center, Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Carlos. www.mtrp.org.
  • On June 17, 2018
    At United States Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, FREE
    Active-duty military including National Guard and Reserve and their families receive free admission to more than 2,000 museums across the country through this annual program. May 26-Sept. 3. www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
  • On June 17, 2018
    At 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014, USA Categories: Fairs & Festivals
    Unwrap the various ways you can have a ‘sweet’ summer courtesy of this annual San Diego tradition. Whether it’s sampling rainbow-colored unicorn foods, discovering how nature’s sweet fruits grow and ripen, or enjoying the fair’s golden-ticket entertainment, your toughest decision will be choosing what to indulge in first! June 1-July 4 (closed Mon. & Tues. in June); visit website for hours and tickets. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. www.sdfair.com.
  • On June 17, 2018
    At 500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Parades
    See your favorite Sesame Street friends at this parade with themed floats, contemporary tunes as well as Sesame Street musical favorites, and two show-stopping performances throughout the parade route. Saturdays & Sundays, through Sept. 2. Visit website for park hours and admission. Interstate 5, exit SeaWorld Dr., San Diego. www.seaworldsandiego.com.
  • On June 17, 2018
    June 1 until Aug. 1 at San Diego Public Library branches; June 1 until Aug. 31 at San Diego County Library branches. www.sandiego.gov/public-library/kidsandteens/summerreading; www.sdcl.org.
  • On June 17, 2018
    At United States Categories: FREE, Sports
    This national program gives children the chance to enjoy two free games of bowling every day, all summer long. For participating bowling centers and to register, go to www.kidsbowlfree.com.
  • On June 17, 2018
    At 878 Eastlake Pkwy, Chula Vista, CA 91914, USA Categories: Music, Summer Events
    Live bands, car displays, food and product samples from various merchants and kids’ activities each week. June 17-July 22, 5 pm. Free. 878 EastLake Pkwy., Chula Vista. www.shopvillagewalk.com.
  • On June 17, 2018
    At 2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Animals, Summer Events
    Enjoy African-themed entertainment, trampoline performances, and shows like Dr. Zoolittle and Friends Explore Africa and Call of the Night, a symphony of live music, lasers, rhythmic acrobats, bubbles and moving lights. Through Sept. 3, 4-9 pm. Free with Zoo admission. www.sandiegozoo.org.
  • From June 16, 2018 11:00 am until June 17, 2018 7:30 pm
    At 742 Clarence Ln, Escondido, CA 92029, USA Categories: Art Show, Fairs & Festivals, Music
    The astounding and diverse line-up features more than twenty musical acts and more than twenty-five art installations and exhibits. This is an all-ages event at which families are welcome and will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Attendees will experience a lineup of diverse, notable, contemporary, independent and emerging performers representing a wide range of genres. There will be immersive outdoor contemporary art installations with a focus on social practice, ecology, and experimentation. Food trucks and vendors supporting conscious-forward products and practices will be on hand. For ticket prices, visit website; ages 12 & under free. www.shipfest.org.
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