Things To Do

San Diego: This Weekend (June 21-24)

Top events around San Diego this weekend include Tiësto at OMNIA, 91X BeerX, OB Street Fair and Chili Cook Off and the San Diego Scottish Highland Games.

6.21: North Park Summer Solistice Party

From 3-8 p.m. celebrate the year’s longest day with food and wine tastings, live music and art, plus the weekly neighborhood farmer’s market.

3000 North Park Way and various locations around North Park,

6.21: Sculptures & Cocktails

Dive into the latest exhibit, Epic Tales from Ancient India, while drinking signature cocktails, along with activities and performances include Bollywood dancers from Karmagraphy, Henna body art, a bangle-decorating station and music by DJ Gabe Vera. — Stacy Marquez


1450 El Prado, Balboa Park,

6.22: Tiësto 

The legendary Dutch DJ and AFTR:HRS Records founder returns to San Diego after his 2017 single, BOOM, got a remix with Gucci Mane at the helm.  — Scott McDonald

@ OMNIA,   


Tiësto. (Photo credit ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)



6.22-23: Reggie Bush Charity Weekend

A flurry of foursomes — each featuring a high-profile player — take to the greens in what’s certain to be an entertaining day of golfing for social good. — Michael Benninger

Del Mar Country Club, Rancho Santa Fe,

6.23: Velobration

Share your passion for pedaling at this bike-themed festival featuring music, food trucks and an impressive beer garden, raising funds for both San Diego’s Bicycle Coalition and Mountain Biking Association. — Michael Benninger

San Diego Velodrome, Balboa Park,


Another festival takes San Diego, this time it's all about bikes. 

(Courtesy photo)

6.23: Wolfgang Gartner 

After releasing his sophomore full-length in 2016 and handful of singles last year, the California-based DJ and producer has already released a pair of tracks, Banshee (with K?D) and Ching Ching, in 2018. — Scott McDonald

@ Bassmnt,  

Wolfgang Gartner

Wolfgang Gartner.

(Chelsea Lauren)

6.23: Dane Cook

“I wonder if Dr. Strange ever accidentally opens a time hole when he’s masturbating.” — Dane Cook on Twitter 

@ Harrah’s Resort SoCal,

Dane Cook

Comedian Dane Cook attends the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm's "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" at the Pantages Theatre on December 10, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)

(Mike Windle / Getty Images)

6.23: Summer Fun on the 101

This annual music festival features 10 local acts including Mattson 2 and Ginger Roots & the Protectors, plus a hula hoop contest, crafts, a beer garden and many other local vendors.

Leucadia Roadside Park, 860 N. Coast Hwy 101, Leucadia,

summer fun on the 101

Summer Fun on the 101

(Courtesy photo)

6.23: Fourth annual 91X BeerX

Slightly Stoopid, Stick Figure, Pepper and Fishbone are four of the bands performing at this year’s BeerX, which includes access to an extensive lineup of more than 150 craft beers in addition to some fine food selections. — Michael Benninger

Waterfront Park, Little Italy,


91X BeerX

Groove to tunes and drink brews on Waterfront Park.  

(Courtesy photo)

6.23: Distilled at San Diego County Fair

Honoring distillers and mixologists — and including complimentary admission to the County Fair — this liquor-lovers event touts 180 spirits and grants guests an intoxicating 10 pours apiece. — Michael Benninger

Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, 

Distilled at San Diego County Fair

There will be spirits galore at this event.

(Adam Spieler / )

6.23: Jeff Dunham  

“A Chihuahua. That’s my wife’s idea of a family pet. The dog I picked out for us is Bill, our golden retriever. He’s 80 pounds. Now that is a dog, ladies and gentlemen. Anyway, I named him Bill ’cause I got him when Clinton was in office, and as a puppy he was humping everything.” — Jeff Dunham on Spark of Insanity

@ Viejas Casino,

Jeff Dunham

Comedian Jeff Dunham and 'Walter' perform onstage during Jeff Dunham: Unhinged In Hollywood Featuring Special Guest Brad Paisley on August 19, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Essential Broadcast Media, LLC)

(Christopher Polk / Getty Images for Essential Broadcast Media, LLC)

6.23: Eureka! SDSU Summer Solstice Party

Spend all day celebrating the long days of summer with local craft beers and live music on the patio. Tickets are available on

5140 College Ave., SDSU,

6.23: 39th annual OB Street Fair and Chili Cook Off

Be one of the 70,000-plus guests who attend OB’s largest annual event, this year packed with even more art, entertainment and shopping opportunities, as well as the signature chili cook-off where amateurs compete for your vote. — Michael Benninger

Newport Street, Ocean Beach,

OB Street Fair and Chili Cook Off

The OB Street Fair and Chili Cook Off showcases the best chili San Diegans have to offer. 

(Jerick Evans / )

6.23: Fifth annual San Diego Night Market

Don’t miss it when, for the first time ever, Convoy Street shuts down as San Diego’s largest Asian-influenced after-hours market returns with delish dishes, poppin’ performances and drink specials at numerous nearby bars and restaurants. — Michael Benninger

Convoy Street, Golden Triangle,

San Diego Night Market

San Diego Night Market is on Convoy Street and features various Asian cuisines. 


6.23-24: 45th annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games

Enjoy a day of bagpipes, drums and sheepdog herding events among other Scottish traditions at this long-running celebration that also features local breweries. — Michael Benninger

Brengle Terrace Park, Vista,

Scottish Highland Games

Mark Wechter of Oregon participates in the strong man competition during the 2016 Scottish Highland Games at Brengle Terrace Park in Vista. |(Misael Virgen / San Diego Union-Tribune)

(Misael Virgen / San Diego Union-Tribune)

6.24: Festival of Yoga

Taking place on International Yoga Day, one of San Diego’s largest free yoga festivals will feature two community classes, plus live music, vendor booths, food trucks and a variety of breakout sessions to inspire and empower yogis from all walks of life. — Michael Benninger

Waterfront Park, Embarcadero,

Festival of Yoga

Festival of Yoga is a free event with food, vendors and yoga, of course.

(Blair Hartwell)

6.24: 18th annual Taste of Adams Avenue

Walk, pedal or take the complimentary trolley along this gastronomic tour of nearly 50 restaurants, bars and unique eateries throughout three of San Diego’s hippest, historic neighborhoods. — Michael Benninger

Along Adams Avenue from University Heights to Kensington,

Taste of Adams Avenue

Viva pops gives samples of their popsicles at a previous Taste of Adams Avenue event. 

(Courtesy photo)

6.24: Happy Camper 5K Run/Walk

Walk alongside patients, survivors and doctors during this fun run that helps send San Diegans to Seany’s Camp Reach for the Sky, a unique camping program for locals affected by cancer. — Michael Benninger

Liberty Station, Point Loma,

6.24: San Diego International Triathlon

Benefiting Father Joe’s Villages, the city’s most significant contributor to homeless causes, the two courses offered at this event each include a scenic San Diego Bay swim, an ambitious bike ride to Cabrillo National Monument and a waterfront run to cap it all off. — Michael Benninger

Spanish Landing Park, near Lindbergh Field, 

San Diego International Triathlon

Julie Ertel crosses the finish line to finish first in the Elite/Pros women's division with a time of 01:37:53. Chadd Cady for the San Diego Union-Tribune

(Chadd Cady / San Diego Union-Tribune)

Legion home games

6.23 vs. Glendale Raptors

Ahead of this final regular season homestand for the San Diego Legion, there will be a Yoga Practice on the (Rugby) Pitch with Lululemon. Info can be found at


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