Events

  • Romeo Santos, the 'King of Bachata,' announces 2018 'Golden Tour'

    Romeo Santos, the 'King of Bachata,' announces 2018 'Golden Tour'

    Latin music superstar Romeo Santos has announced the dates for his 2018 Golden Tour. The tour opens Feb 15 in at New York’s Madison Square Garden and concludes April 6 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, It includes an April 3 San Diego concert at Viejas Arena, along with tour stops in Los Angeles, Chicago,...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (Nov. 16-19)

    San Diego: This Weekend (Nov. 16-19)

    Events in San Diego this weekend include the San Diego Ramen Festival, comedian Heather McDonald, and a holiday cooking class. 

  • Chad VanGaalen goes into the light

    Chad VanGaalen goes into the light

    Canadian singer and artist Chad VanGaalen tends to spread his creativity around. In addition to writing, recording, and releasing his own albums, VanGaalen also works as an illustrator and animator. Not unlike others who work in a home studio, he’s recorded and produced albums for fellow artists....

  • In the wings: Sugar plums, soldiers and sweet beats

    In the wings: Sugar plums, soldiers and sweet beats

    Tchaikovsky goes all “Krush Groove” in “The Hip-Hop Nutcracker,” an ‘80s-minded riff on the holiday favorite. The touring show features the pioneering rapper Kurtis Blow (“The Breaks”) as guest MC, plus modern dancers choreographed by director Jennifer Weber of Brooklyn’s Decadancetheatre. It also...

  • Travel the world in one night at San Diego's first Global Winter Wonderland

    Travel the world in one night at San Diego's first Global Winter Wonderland

    Sleigh bells ring in the distance SDCCU Stadium will soon be glistening Brightly colored lights will shine Sunday night Strolling through a global winter wonderland Not since 2013 has San Diego hosted a large-scale holiday lights attraction with the Holiday of Lights at the Del Mar Fairgrounds....

  • Christmas tree lightings around San Diego County

    Christmas tree lightings around San Diego County

    Communities all around San Diego County will “flip the switch” to light the trees decked out in tinsel, ornaments and thousands of twinkling lights to welcome the festive season with their annual tree-lighting celebrations. Here is a list of some of the major neighborhood events, in chronological...

  • Top concerts in San Diego this week (Nov. 13-20)

    Top concerts in San Diego this week (Nov. 13-20)

    Top concerts headed to San Diego this week include Fall Out Boy, Kap Slap and Gin Blossoms. 11.13: Death From Above 1979  The Toronto electro-dance punks played House of Blues almost exactly one year ago on a co-headlining tour with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. They return by themselves in support...

  • Raise the bid at the annual Jingle Bell Bachelor Bash

    Raise the bid at the annual Jingle Bell Bachelor Bash

    The Junior League of San Diego is auctioning off bachelors as part of a fundraiser to support leadership opportunities for women. The annual Jingle Bell Bachelor Bash returns on Dec. 2 to San Diego for the 10th time. The night, hosted at at FLUXX Nightclub downtown, will have hundreds of women...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (Nov. 9-12)

    San Diego: This Weekend (Nov. 9-12)

    Events around San Diego this weekend include BBQ Fest, Collabapalooza, San Diego Veterans Day Parade and the Escondido Tamale Festival. 11.9-11 Bobby Lee “You know what I’m tired of? People who go into detail about their ethnicity and nationality. I don’t give a f***k what you are. People who go...

  • The Grass Skirt to host bar takeover nights

    The Grass Skirt to host bar takeover nights

    The Grass Skirt tiki bar in Pacific Beach is getting into the collaborative spirit. During November, the P.B. restaurant/bar will play host to bar takeovers with three drinking destinations selected by its beverage director, Steven Tuttle, throughout November. For those who fancy exclusive bar...

  • The Doggie Street Festival unites rescue community and animal lovers

    The Doggie Street Festival unites rescue community and animal lovers

    The Doggie Street Festival will bring cute, adoptable pets together in one place on Dec. 3. This pet adoption event unites more than 25 rescue groups with adoptable dogs and cats who've been abandoned because of shelters or owners are unable to keep them. Additionally, the festival will feature...

  • San Diego Asian Film Festival spans genres in 150-plus films from 20 countries

    San Diego Asian Film Festival spans genres in 150-plus films from 20 countries

    To say the 18th San Diego Asian Film Festival offers variety is a Technicolor understatement. Genres range from horror, comedy and drama to documentaries and animated movies. Characters include lovers, veterans and teens to extraterrestrials and monsters. The largest Asian film festival on the...

  • Watch the Game with a PRO!

    Watch the Game with a PRO!

    Nason's Beer Hall, Pendry Hotel's bar and restaurant, is offering a unique experience for football fans this weekend. Retired NFL veteran Nick Hardwick will be there to watch his alma mater, the Purdue Boilermakers, take on the Illinois Illini. Hardwick will be joined by members of the Purdue Alumni...

  • Whoa! Ponies as public art pop up in unexpected places

    Whoa! Ponies as public art pop up in unexpected places

    Have you noticed vividly decorated, life-sized horse statues popping up all over the place? In designs reflecting both thoroughbred racing and classic San Diego culture, 20 horses can be found in prominent locations as public art. This, in celebration of the Breeders’ Cup — the world class event...

  • Del Mar Craft Beer and Cider Fest Returns

    Del Mar Craft Beer and Cider Fest Returns

    The Del Mar Craft Beer & Cider Fest is coming to the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club on Saturday, Nov. 25. This beer and cider festival offers over 100 selections of international and seasonal beers, ciders, wines and specialty cocktails. Participating beer, cider and wine representatives will be present...

  • Celebration of life to be held for San Diego attorney killed in Las Vegas shooting

    Celebration of life to be held for San Diego attorney killed in Las Vegas shooting

    A memorial and fundraising event to benefit victims of the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival will be held Thursday at Moonshine Flats, a country bar in downtown San Diego. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a two-hour celebration of life for San Diego attorney Jennifer Irvine....

  • Learn Craftsman history while touring homes in Mission Hills

    Learn Craftsman history while touring homes in Mission Hills

    The theme of the Sept. 23 historic home tour sponsored by Mission Hills Heritage is "Craftsman, Then & Now." Eight homes in Mission Hills will be open for the tour, including several that have been maintained as they were originally constructed, one that's new and several more that have been remodeled...

  • Greek fest returns to Cardiff for 39th year

    Greek fest returns to Cardiff for 39th year

    A Greek marketplace filled with food, music and artwork is being recreated on the grounds of Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Cardiff for the 39th annual Cardiff Greek Festival Sept. 9-10. Visitors will be serenaded by live entertainers on three stages throughout the weekend,...

  • Stomping up a good time in Julian

    Kick off those shoes, roll up those pants legs and show up dressed as Lucille Ball or your favorite Italian character to celebrate the Julian Grape Stomp Festa. Adults and kids can climb into a barrel of grapes and squish away. The celebration will also feature Italian music by Roman Holiday, a...

  • KAABOO releases 2017 culinary lineup

    KAABOO releases 2017 culinary lineup

    Damn right it's better than yours! Will those lyrics from Kelis's 2003 hit song, "Milkshake," become a mantra for the chefs who demonstrate their skills at KAABOO  Del Mar  in September? We'll find out when Kelis - a Le Cordon Bleu graduate who in 2014 debuted her Cooking Channel show, "Saucy and...

  • Santee Fido Fest returns for tail-wagging fun

    Santee Fido Fest returns for tail-wagging fun

    It's a cat's worst nightmare but a dog's equivalent to Disneyland. In its second year, the Santee Fido Fest is returning to Town Center Community Park East. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, dogs and their owners are invited for a day of tail-wagging fun. Throughout the day, dogs can...

  • Cows in downtown San Diego Saturday morning

    Cows in downtown San Diego Saturday morning

    Two hundred head of cattle guided by 40 cowboys and herd dogs will fill the streets of downtown San Diego Saturday morning - a scene not seen in a century or more. A cross promotion for this year's San Diego County Fair, which opens at 4 p.m. Friday, and the 150th Anniversary of the historic Gaslamp...

  • Best ways to spend this Memorial Day weekend

    Best ways to spend this Memorial Day weekend

    With a large military presence and daily sunshine, San Diego is the quintessential place to celebrate Memorial Day and honor those who gave their lives for our freedom. Whether you're in the mood for a family-fun day in Balboa Park or a mega yacht party, there's something for everyone on this long...

  • Say farewell to Quartyard at their closing party

    One of San Diego's most unique public venues, an outdoor space in the East Village known as Quartyard, is on its way out. Earlier this year, we wrote about the history of the 25,000 square-foot lot and what the public then feared it may become, a 34-story residential development. A petition was...

  • Horizon Carnival brings youthful fun to life for adults

    Leave the kids at home because mom and dad are about to have some fun of their own. On Saturday, May 27, the Horizon Carnival is coming to San Diego's Port Pavilion for a day of youthful fun plus adult beverages. Equipped with a Ferris Wheel, performers and carnival games, the day is destined to...

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