Free Summer Concerts in San Diego

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San Diego’s Free Summer Concerts 2018

Outdoor concerts are a summertime tradition in San Diego. With so many throughout the county to choose from, you can take a picnic and dance the night away a couple times a week. Now, that's free family fun!

Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove. Thursdays, June21-Aug.23 at 6-7:45pm. Fletcher Cove Park, 140 S. Sierra Ave. www.ci.solana-beach.ca.us

International Summer Organ Festival.  The Spreckels Organ Society lights up San Diego summer nights with an inspiring lineup of free outdoor concerts at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park featuring the largest outdoor pipe organ in the world. Mondays June 25-Sept.3. Concerts start at 7:30pm. Check website for schedule and special events. www.spreckelsorgan.org/summer-2018

Hullabaloo Concert Series at Del Mar Highlands. This two-man band performs instant classics highlighting folk, funk and rock inspirations. June 27, 10 am. 12925 El Camino Real. To RSVP, go to bit.ly/hullabalooatdelmar.

Liberty Station Concerts. Fourth Sundays June-Sept. at 5pm. ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, North Promenade, 2848 Dewey Rd., Point Loma. www.artsdistrictlibertystation.com.

Coronado Ferry Landing Concert Series. Saturdays & Sundays, 2-5 pm (unless otherwise noted). www.coronadoferrylanding.com/events

El Cajon Dinner & A Concert. Fridays, June-September 6-8pm. www.downtownelcajon.com/dinner-and-a-concert

Poway’s Summer Concert Series. Sundays, June 24-Aug. 12 (except July 1), 5:30-7 pm. Concerts will be held either at Lake Poway or Old Poway Park. Visit www.poway.org for performers and venues.

Sundays at Six. June 10-July 15, 6-7 pm. Harry Griffen Park Amphitheater, 9550 Milden St. www.cityoflamesa.us.

Chula Vista's Summer Sundays at Village Walk Eastlake. Live bands, car displays, food and product samples from merchants, and kids’ activities. June 17-July 22, 5 pm. 878 EastLake Pkwy., Chula Vista. www.shopvillagewalk.com.

Sunday Concert Series at Seaport Village. 1-4 pm. 849 W. Harbor Dr., downtown San Diego. Sundays, June 24-Sept.30. www.seaportvillage.com.

Coronado Summer Concert Series. Sundays, through Sept. 2, 6 pm. Spreckels Park, 7th St. & Orange Ave. www.coronadoconcert.com.

Twilight in the Park. Enjoy a merry-go-round of genres, from big band swing and military bands to Latin salsa and Dixieland jazz. Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, June 19-Aug. 30, 6:30-7:30 pm. Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park. www.balboapark.org/twilight-concerts.

Santee Summer Concerts. Thursdays, June 14-Aug. 23, 6:30-8 pm (June 21, July 12 & Aug. 9, 5:30-8:30 pm). Town Center Community Park East, 550 Park Center Dr. www.santeesummerconcerts.com.

City of Carlsbad’s TGIF Concerts in the Parks. Fridays, June 22-Aug. 17, 6-8 pm at community parks throughout the city. Also, hands-on art for all ages and food vendors. www.carlsbadca.gov/tgif.

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