Events from July 31, 2021

  • From July 31, 2021 7:00 pm until July 31, 2021 9:00 pm
    At 340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025, USA Categories: Concert
    Cabaret in the Courtyard: “Get Happy! A Celebration of Judy Garland.” A cabaret saluting the world’s greatest entertainer. 7 pm. Starting at $60. California Center for the Arts, 340 N. Escondido Blvd. www.artcenter.org
  • From July 31, 2021 9:00 am until July 31, 2021 11:00 am
    At Imperial Valley, CA Categories: FREE
    FREE Imperial Valley All-Inclusive Read 3x3 Literacy Event. Authors Doreen Cronin, Alex Montoya and Reginald Brown will read one of their books virtually followed by a craft. One free book per child, while supplies last. Visit website for time. Register online at Eventbrite. Best S.T.E.P Forward, 210 N. Railroad, Calipatria. www.snrfsd.org
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Outdoors
    Wild and Beautiful: Artist Alliance Sculpture Exhibit. Roam the scenic trails to discover the 13 diverse artworks placed throughout the microenvironments of this horticultural wonderland. Through Aug. 1. Open Wed.–Sun., 10 am–5 pm. Adults, $18; Ages 3–17, $10. San Diego Botanic Garden, 300 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. www.sdbgarden.org
  • On July 31, 2021
    At Categories: Reading
    VIRTUAL Summer Reading Program. Let reading Color Your World this summer. Complete a combination of 10 books, hours of reading or activities to claim your prizes. June 1–Aug. 31. www.sandiego.gov/public-library/kidsandteens/summerreading
  • On July 31, 2021
    FREE Blue Star Museums. Museums offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. Through Sept. 6. For a list of participating museums visit www.arts.gov/initiatives/blue-star-museums.
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Amusement Parks
    SeaWorld’s Electric Ocean. When the sun goes down, the night fires up. Stay late all summer to immerse yourself in exotic worlds of light and music and experience your favorite SeaWorld attractions in a whole new way. Join playful, glowing sea creatures and world-class DJs for a family-friendly dance party beneath the waves. Then end the night with Ignite, a fireworks spectacular that brings the brilliance of the sea to the sky above. June 11-Sept. 6. Activities and entertainment begin at 4 pm. Visit website for tickets. Interstate 5, exit SeaWorld Dr. www.seaworldsandiego.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    Extended Summer Hours at the Birch Aquarium. All exhibits and hands-on activities — including the newest touch pool exhibit where guests can touch juvenile sharks — will remain open and guests will also be able to explore a new 600 cylindrical Moon Jelly experience in the Hall of Fishes. July 1–Aug. 31, 9 am–7 pm. $15–$19.50. 2300 Expedition Way., La Jolla. Reservations required at www.aquarium.ucsd.edu.
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Amusement Parks
    THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD. Step onto the streets of Bricksburg and experience the park’s newest and biggest adventure which brings THE LEGO MOVIE and THE LEGO MOVIE 2: The Second Part, to life. Enjoy six interactive attractions including Emmet’s Flying Adventure, Unikitty’s Disco Drop, Benny’s Play Ship, Queen Watevra’s Carousel and more. Visit website for ticket reservations. One LEGOLAND Dr., Carlsbad. www.legoland.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 1800 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Whale Watching
    Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruises. Watch gray whales migrate and even spot dolphins, sea lions and marine birds. Weekends through Sept. 6. Visit website for details. Pier 1, 1800 N. Harbor Dr., downtown. www.cityexperiences.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 849 W. Harbor Dr., downtown San Diego Categories: FREE, Music
    FREE Live Music at Seaport Village. Fri.–Sun., 1–4 pm. 849 W. Harbor Dr. www.seaportvillage.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 750 Depot St, Campo, CA 91906, USA Categories: Train Rides
    Golden State Train Ride. Watch the San Diego countryside roll by while riding the historic San Diego & Arizona Railway. Saturdays & Sundays. $9–$18; under 3 free. Visit website for times. Pacific Southwest Railway Museum, 750 Depot St., Campo. www.psrm.org
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 101 Wave Dr, Vista, CA 92083, USA Categories: Water Fun
    The Wave Waterpark. Open weekends through Sept. 6, 12 noon–5 pm. $17.95–$22.95; 2 & under free. 101 Wave Dr., Vista. Visit website for tickets. www.thewavewaterpark.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 5005 Willows Rd, Alpine, CA 91901, USA Categories: Gaming
    Game Zone Virtual Reality Experience. Thurs.–Sat., 4–9 pm; Sun., 3–8 pm. $10–$20. Viejas Casino & Resort, 5005 Willows Rd., Alpine. www.viejas.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 14644 Lake Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064, USA Categories: Fishing
    Night Fishing at Lake Poway. The lake will be open until 11:30 pm, Fri. & Sat. nights through Sept. 4. $3–$7; 7 & under free with paid permit. Lake Poway, 14644 Lake Poway Rd. www.poway.org
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 5005 Willows Rd, Alpine, CA 91901, USA Categories: FREE
    FREE Viejas Interactive Fountain. Weekends, 12 noon–5 pm. Viejas Casino Resort, 5005 Willows Rd., Alpine. www.viejas.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 2052 Entertainment Cir, Chula Vista, CA 91911, USA Categories: Amusement Parks, Water Fun
    Aquatica San Diego. Enjoy thrilling water rides and attractions for the whole family or unwind and relax in a lazy river or pool. Tickets starting at $35.99. Open daily, visit website for hours. 2052 Entertainment Cir., Chula Vista. www.aquatica.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 5005 Willows Rd, Alpine, CA 91901, USA Categories: Sports
    Bowling at Viejas. Mon.-Thurs., 10 am–9 pm; Fri. 10 am–10 pm; Sat & Sun, 9 am–10 pm. Visit website for tickets. Viejas Casino & Resort, 5005 Willows Rd., Alpine. www.viejas.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Amusement Parks
    Rebuild the World at PLANET LEGOLAND. Children can build, unbuild and rebuild the world of their dreams with LEGO bricks. Included in park admission. Visit website for tickets. 1 LEGOLAND Dr., Carlsbad. www.legoland.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014, USA Categories: Community Activities
    Del Mar Racetrack. San Diego horse racing takes place where the “turf meets the surf”. Through Sept. 6. 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. www.delmarracing.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 14644 Lake Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064, USA Categories: Camping
    Lake Poway Family Campout. Guided evening hikes, campfire with s'mores and more. Today & July 31, 1 pm–tomorrow, 9 am. $66. Lake Poway, 14644 Lake Poway Rd. www.poway.org
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Science
    Design Zone. Hands-on activities show how design concepts become real-world experiences in the arts, entertainment and extreme sports. Create your own skate park, dance beat, rollercoaster, video game and more. Fri.–Mon, 10 am–5 pm. $18.95–$21.95, 2 & under free. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, Balboa Park. www.fleetscience.org
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Amusement Parks
    LEGO MYTHICA-Journey to MYTHICA. Enter an undiscovered world where LEGO creatures come to life with an all-new 4D movie and an augmented reality (AR) experience. Included in park admission. Visit website for tickets. 1 LEGOLAND Dr., Carlsbad. www.legoland.com.
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 400 B St, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Concert
    “Beauty & the Beast: The Musical.” Singing teapots and candlesticks, an evil spell, and an unlikely love story are all part of the magic, featuring all of the songs you know and love, plus some new ones. Wed.–Sun., 8 pm. Through Aug 7. $17–$59. Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1250 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista. www.moonlightstage.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 5005 Willows Rd, Alpine, CA 91901, USA Categories: Skating
    Viejas Outdoor Roller Rink. Skate for an hour at Southern California’s largest outdoor roller rink. Thurs.–Sat., 4–9 pm, Sun. 3–8 pm. $10, includes one hour skating session and skate rental. Viejas Casino & Resort, 5000 Willows Rd., Alpine. www.viejas.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At Categories: Sports
    2021 Summer Olympics. Watch USA athletes compete for gold in Tokyo, Japan. Today through Aug. 8.
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054, USA Categories: Art Activities
    Plein Air Festival. Artists of all skill levels are invited to come paint in the open air this summer. Through July 31, 11 am–5 pm. $45–$65, students free. Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way. www.oma-online.org
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 200 W Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    The Wonder Sound. A labyrinth of rooms, nooks, ropes and continuous exploration. Explore through its many rooms and passageways. Visit website for days/times. $10; under 1 free. The New Children’s Museum, 200 W. Island Ave., downtown. www.thinkplaycreate.org
  • From July 31, 2021 12:00 am until July 31, 2021 9:00 pm
    At N El Camino Real & Mountain Vista Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Art Show, FREE
    FREE Art Night Encinitas. Enjoy an evening of visual art as Encinitas civic and local art galleries swing open their doors. 6–9 pm. City Hall, 505 S. Vulcan Ave. www.encinitasca.gov
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 1492 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Community Activities
    Oceanography Merit Badge Days. Scouts and BSA youth can earn their Oceanography Merit Badge at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. 9 am–1 pm. $20-$50, includes museum admission. Email peterd@sdmaritime.org. 1492 N. Harbor Dr. www.sdmaritime.org
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Movies
    Christmas in July. Celebrate Christmas in July. Elf, 8:15 pm and Die Hard, 10:45 pm. Buy tickets online. Rooftop Cinema Club, 1 Market Pl., downtown. www.rooftopcinemaclub.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    Nighttime Zoo. Come "rock and roar" with music and other amazing entertainment experiences. 9 am–9 pm, through Sept. 6. Visit website for tickets. San Diego Zoo, 2920 Zoo Dr., Balboa Park. www.sandiegozoowildlifealliance.org
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido, CA 92027, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    Summer Safari at San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Learn about amazing African wildlife and experience the sights and sounds of incredible music and entertainment throughout the park. 9 am–7 pm, through August 15. Visit website for tickets. 15500 San Pasqual Valley. Rd., Escondido. www.sdzsafaripark.org
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 2052 Entertainment Cir, Chula Vista, CA 91911, USA Categories: Water Fun
    Aquatica San Diego. Enjoy thrilling water rides and attractions for the whole family or unwind and relax in a lazy river or pool. Tickets starting at $35.99. Open daily through Sept. 6. Visit website for hours. 2052 Entertainment Cir., Chula Vista. www.aquatica.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 5005 Willows Rd, Alpine, CA 91901, USA Categories: FREE
    FREE Viejas Interactive Fountain. Weekends, 12 noon–5 pm. Viejas Casino Resort, 5005 Willows Rd., Alpine. www.viejas.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 101 Wave Dr, Vista, CA 92083, USA Categories: Water Fun
    The Wave Waterpark. Open weekends through Sept. 6, 12 noon–5 pm. $17.95–$22.95; 2 & under free. 101 Wave Dr., Vista. Visit website for tickets. www.thewavewaterpark.com
  • On July 31, 2021
    At 2475 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Sporting Events
  • On July 31, 2021
    At Little Italy, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Movies
    Little Italy Summer Film Festival. Grab a few snacks, bring a blanket and enjoy movies under the stars with friends and family. Saturdays through Sept. 18. $10 donation accepted at door. Doors open at 7:30pm; film starts at 8pm. Amici Park Amphitheater, corner of W. Date and State Streets. https://www.littleitalysd.com/events/little-italy-summer-film-festival
  • On July 31, 2021
    At Little Italy, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Concert
    Little Italy’s Marine Band Summer Concert. Come out for an evening of amazing live music by the popular music group, "Sound Strike." These talented Marines will get you pumped with a performance that will be sure to keep you swaying – ooh-rah! July 31, 6 pm. Piazza della Famiglia. W. Date Street between India & Columbia Streets. www.littleitalysd.com
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