Events from June 23, 2018

  • From June 23, 2018 10:00 am until June 23, 2018 8:00 pm
    At 1499 Venice St, San Diego, CA 92107, USA Categories: FREE, Fairs & Festivals
    Soak up some Vitamin D and get ready for some hot, hot chili at this annual festival that boasts spectacular ocean views plus four stages of nonstop music and entertainment, Artists Alley, a community mural project, games and carnival rides, a burger-eating contest and vendors. June 23, 10 am-8 pm. Free admission. 4800-5000 blocks of Newport Ave., along the waterfront. www.oceanbeachsandiego.com.
  • From June 23, 2018 10:00 am until June 23, 2018 3:00 pm
    At 200 W Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, FREE
    Join art-making workshops inspired by discovery, diversity and community, and enjoy music, performances and more. 10 am-3 pm. Free admission. The New Children’s Museum, 200 West Island Ave., downtown San Diego. www.thinkplaycreate.org.
  • From June 23, 2018 10:00 am until June 23, 2018 4:00 pm
    At 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Fairs & Festivals
    Wear your favorite fairy outfit to this annual event where you can build a fairy house, decorate a magic wand, visit the Fairy Land Market, meet the Fairy Princess, paint a unicorn ornament and more. 10 am-4 pm. Included with admission; small fee for crafts. San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. www.sdbgarden.org.
  • From June 23, 2018 9:00 am until June 24, 2018 5:00 pm
    At 1200 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista, CA 92084, USA Categories: Cultural Events
    Featuring highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming, Scottish athletics, sheepdog trials, music and more. June 23 & 24, 9 am-5 pm. For tickets, visit website. Brengle Terrace Park, 1200 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista. www.sdhighlandgames.org.
  • On June 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 2018
    Screenings start at dusk. June 2 at Louis A. Stelzer County Park in Lakeside & June 23 at Poway Community Park. www.summermoviesinthepark.com.
  • On June 23, 2018
    At Categories: FREE, Crafts
    For ages 3 & up. Saturdays, 11 am-3 pm. 7510 Hazard Center Dr., San Diego & 702 Center Dr., San Marcos. www.lakeshorelearning.com.
  • On June 23, 2018
    June 2 at Chollas Lake Community Park; June 8 at Las Palmas Park in National City; June 22 at La Mirada Elementary Joint Use in San Ysidro; June 23 at Oceanside Amphitheatre. Screenings start at dusk. www.summermoviesinthepark.com.
  • On June 23, 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 23, 2018
    At 4203 Anderson Ave, San Diego, CA 92145, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Exhibits
    Come sit in a war bird! Cockpits of select aircraft will be open for visitors to experience Marine aviation from a pilot’s perspective. June 9, 10, 23 & 24, 9 am-3 pm. Free. Enter off of Miramar Rd. 4203 Anderson Ave., San Diego. www.flyingleathernecks.org.
  • On June 23, 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.
  • On June 23, 2018
    At 6565 Alicante Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92009, USA Categories: Outdoors, Water Fun
    Featuring island-themed pool games, giant inflatables and key logs, Polynesian dancers and the movie, "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked," on a giant outdoor screen. 5 pm; movie starts at dusk. $10; ages 3 & under free. Register online. Alga Norte Aquatic Center, 6565 Alicante Rd., Carlsbad. www.carlsbadconnect.org.
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