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San Diego: This Weekend (May 24-28)

Events around San Diego for this Memorial Day Weekend include Sing Dance Crawl 2018, the All White Cruise, Vista Strawberry Festival and San Diego Comedy Fest.

Events around San Diego for this Memorial Day Weekend include Sing Dance Crawl 2018, the All White Cruise, Vista Strawberry Festival and San Diego Comedy Fest. 

5.25: Armin Van Buuren 

Last at OMNIA in September, the veteran Dutch DJ, producer, Grammy nominee and co-founder of Armada Music has been DJ Mag’s No. 1 DJ a record five times. His latest release, the two-disc, 42-track mix, A State of Trance 2018, came out last month.

@ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com 

Armin Van Buuren

Armin Van Buuren.

5.25, 26: My LED USA 

The kids are fast, man. Tickets for this two-night, 18+, Memorial Day weekend extravaganza featuring Galantis, RL Grime, 3LAU, Habstrakt, Hotel Garuda, ARMNHMR and more, are long sold out. 

@ Valley View Casino Center, valleyviewcasinocenter.com

RL Grime

RL Grime.

5.25-27: Ben Gleib 

“I’m tired of only having ‘yes’ people around me. It’s important to hear negative feedback too. Only reply if you agree.” — Ben Gleib on Twitter

@ The Comedy Store, thecomedystore.com/la-jolla

Ben Gleib

Ben Gleib. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Crayon Collection)

5.25-27: Darren Carter

“I used to rap way before Eminem. They called me ‘Skittles.’” — Darren Carter on Comedy Time

@ The Comedy Club at Pechanga, pechanga.com

Darren Carter

Darren Carter.

5.25-6.3: Fifth Annual San Diego Comedy Fest

Touring headliners and hilarious comedians from around the world showcase their talent and compete for cash prizes during this weeklong event where whoever laughs last, laughs best.

The Comedy Palace, Clairemont, sandiegocomedyfest.com

5.26 10th annual Santee Street Fair & Craft Beer Festival

This annual event, which features live music and entertainment along with 300 food and craft vendor booths, is topped off with a stellar craft beer area where a wristband will get you 10 four-ounce tasters and some grub.

Town Center Parkway at Riverview Parkway, Santee, santeestreetfair.com

5.26: Stafford Brothers 

The Australian-born, L.A.-based DJ siblings have already collaborated with the likes of MAKJ, Timmy Trumpet, Lil Wayne, T.I. and Rick Ross. Their January-released single, The Money (feat. Waka Flocka Flame), got its own three-track remix EP last month.

@ Parq, parqsd.com

Stafford Brothers

Stafford Brothers.

5.26: 10 Year Anniversary All White Cruise

Experience the true “sabor” (flavor) of Latin culture at the largest Latin-inspired boat cruise in America touting salsa dancing on the top deck and a laser light show on the Hip Hop-Latin Urban level.

San Diego Bay, saboronthebay.com

Sabor on the Bay

Wear all white for this Latin-filled night.

5.26: Sing Dance Crawl 2018

Round up your most patriotic pals for this high-energy Americana-themed party taking place at three of downtown’s top venues and bringing locals together for a good time and a great cause.

Various locations around downtown, singdancecrawl.com

Sing Dance Crawl

Sing Dance Crawl 2018 will have music, drinks and good times. 

5.27: Vista Strawberry Festival

Once considered the “Strawberry Capital of the World,” Vista continues to celebrate the florid fruit during this day of live entertainment, local craft brews and several strawberry-centric events, including a Strawberry Run 10K and 5K. 

Vista Chamber of Commerce, Vista, vistastrawberryfest.com

Vista Strawberry Festival

Vista Strawberry Festival.  PHOTO BY NELVIN C. CEPEDA, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

5.27: Benny Benassi 

After releasing a handful of new singles last year, the globe-hopping Grammy-winning Italian DJ and record producer collaborated with UK singer/rapper Yxng Bane on the pair’s April-released latest single, Vroom.

@ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com 

Benny Benassi

Benny Benassi.

5.27: 38th Annual Ethnic Food Fair

Sample culinary creations from dozens of diverse cultures, and enjoy spectacular acts performing in traditional costumes during this annual fun-filled feast.

House of Pacific Relations, Balboa Park, sdhpr.org

5.27: Nipsey Hussle 

After spending the last decade dropping four mixtapes, L.A. rapper Nipsey Hussle finally released his official debut album, Victory Lap, earlier this year. It features guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Puff Daddy, CeeLo Green, YG and more. 

@ Fluxx, fluxxsd.com 

Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for BET)

5.27: NGHTMRE 

Connecticut-born/L.A.-based producer Tyler Marenyi follows up his latest encore performance with another. After helping shut down 2017 at OMFG!’s NYE two-day extravaganza at Valley View Casino Center, the trap DJ hit S.D. again in January. He’s back once again, this time on the heels of his April-released collaboration with Dillon Francis, Another Dimension (YOOKiE Remix).

@ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com

NGHTMRE

NGHTMRE.

Padres home game

5.28 vs Miami Marlins 

San Diego Padres

San Diego Padres Austin Hedges. (Photo by K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune)

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