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San Diego’s top weekend events: from Vista Viking Festival to Dinner en Blanc

Diner en Blanc
Dressed in all white with white chairs and linens, diners enjoyed an al fresco dinner at Liberty Station for Diner en Blanc on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. (Jared Gase)
(Jared Gase / Jared Gase)

Top events this weekend include Vista Viking Festival, Adams Avenue Street Fair, San Diego Festival of Beer, Taste of South Park and One Love Movement’s Charity Yoga Event.

9.21: One Love Movement’s 8th Annual Charity Yoga Event

Join a live DJ and more than 1,000 local yogis at this bayfront fundraiser that features a wellness garden and supports social justice efforts for refugees held along the Mexican border.

Waterfront Park, Little Italy, onelovemovement.org

A photo of One Love Movement’s Charity Yoga Event 2018
One Love Movement’s Charity Yoga Event
(Jenn Ludwig)

9.21: 35th annual Coastal Cleanup Day

Pitch in to help beautify more than 100 sites throughout the county at this environmental effort that’s a proud part of National Cleanup Day.

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Throughout San Diego, ilacsd.org

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Coastal Cleanup Day
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9.21: 8th Annual Diner en Blanc

Don your finest whites for this posh picnic centered on appearance and etiquette and hosted at a mysterious location that’s kept under wraps until the last minute.

Venue TBD, sandiego.dinerenblanc.com

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A photo of Diner En Blanc 2018
Diner en Blanc
(John Hancock)

9.21: 25th Annual San Diego Festival of Beer

This indoor-outdoor cancer-fighting fundraiser features food trucks, merchant booths and live entertainment along with unlimited samples of 120 brews from more than 50 beer-makers.

Broadway Pier, Downtown, sdbeerfest.org

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San Diego Festival of Beer
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9.21: San Diego Zoo Food Wine & Brew

More than 160 restaurants, wineries and breweries join a selection of SoCal’s best merchants and entertainers for an internationally inspired tasting event complemented by exotic animal interactions.

San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, zoofoodandwine.com

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San Diego Zoo Food Wine & Brew
(Courtesy San Diego Zoo)

9.21: Taste of South Park

An eclectic assortment of restaurants, coffeehouses and bars invite foodies to get their fix during this one-day walkabout to more than 20 of South Park’s most mouthwatering spots.

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Various venues in South Park, southparksd.com

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Taste of South Park
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9.21-22: Second annual ArtWalk Carlsbad

This fine art festival showcases painters, chalk artists and many of North County’s most talented creators before concluding with a live performance by the one and only A.J. Croce.

Armada Drive, Carlsbad, artwalksandiego.org

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ArtWalk Carlsbad
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9.21-22: 25th annual Pacific Islander Festival

Immerse yourself in the culture of the indigenous people of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia during this annual celebration of the Pacific Islander lifestyle.

Ski Beach, Mission Bay, pifasandiego.com

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Pacific Islander Festival
(Courtesy photo)
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9.21-22: 17th annual Vista Viking Festival

Hurl spears, throw axes and amble through historic encampments while listening to live music, eating exotic food and experiencing what life was like during the Viking era.

Norway Hall, Vista, vistavikingfestival.com

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Vista Viking Festival
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9.21-22: 38th annual Adams Avenue Street Fair

With six stages, 80 musical acts and more than 300 arts, crafts and clothing merchants, this free two-day music festival returns with four beer gardens, carnival rides and oodles of festival food.

Adams Avenue, Normal Heights, adamsavenuebusiness.com

A photo of Adams Avenue Street Festival
Adams Avenue Street Festival
(Jared Gase)

9.21-23: Robb Report Culinary Masters Weekend

Join several celebrated chefs during three days of epicurean enticements including a multicourse fine dining experience, a gourmand golf tournament, a decadent dinner and a bountiful brunch on the final morning.

Fairmont Grand Del Mar, Carmel Valley, cvent.me/bGk3b

A photo of Robb Report Culinary Masters Weekend 2018
Robb Report Culinary Masters Weekend
(Michael Buckner/Robb Report)

9.22: 16th annual Harvest for Hope Fundraiser

Treat your palate to plates and pairings created by some of the county’s finest chefs during this culinary fundraiser for children from underprivileged families who are fighting cancer.

Brick, Liberty Station, classy.org

A photo of Harvest for Hope Fundraiser
Harvest for Hope Fundraiser
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9.22: 3rd Annual Fiestas Patrias Beer Fest

Commemorate Alta California’s independence from Spain at this free festival that commences with a colorful parade and features oodles of food alongside musical acts, equestrian performances and an abundance of entertainment inspired by San Diego’s 19th-century settlers.

Bayside Park, Chula Vista, facebook.com

A photo of Fiestas Patrias
Fiestas Patrias
(Courtesy photo)


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