San Diego Weekend Events Friday June 14 to Sunday June 16, 2013

What: [important]San Diego County Fair 2013[/important]

When: Ongoing – July 4, 2013

Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds 

sandiego-county-fair-2013Description: San Diego County Fair is one of the main San Diego attractions in the summer in San Diego county. Centrally located in Del Mar at the Del Mar fairgrounds, it offers food, rides, shows, animals, concerts and lots of fun.

San Diego County Fair Hours: The fair opens at 10:00 on weekends (Saturday, Sunday, and July 4) and 11:00 AM on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The fair closes around midnight on Friday and Saturday and 11:00 all other nights. Open until midnight on July 4. Some items close early – Kids’ Best area closes at 9:00 PM, World of Horses and The Farm closes at dusk. Kiddieland closes 11 PM on Fri and Sat and 10 PM other nights.


joe-duncan-gleasonWhat: San Diego Joe Duncan Gleason Art Exhibit – California’s Marine Art Master

When: Friday June 14, 2013

Where: Maritime Museum of San Diego

Description: Forty inspiring Gleason paintings generously loaned to us from The Kelton Collection and the artist’s family are on exhibit at the Maritime Museum, including personal artifacts from the Gleason family to give visitors more of the story behind this remarkable multi-talented renaissance man. Free w/ admission to museum.


sandiego-fathers-dayWhat: San Diego Father’s Day Celebration

When: Friday June 14, 2013

Where: College Avenue Center, San Diego

Description: Father’s Day luncheon at 12:00 noon entertainment by The Fynetones: The Fynetones are a wonderful group, led by Louise Tabler. They specialize in renditions of big band and popular music from the 1940’s-1960’s.

Lunch – $4 suggested donation for seniors; $7 for all others.

Cost: $4


rock-blues-bbq-festWhat: Rock, Blues And BBQ Festival

When: Friday June 14, 2013

Where: Walnut Grove Park, Sycamore Drive San Marcos

Description: Food will be sold at an onsite barbecue with partial proceeds donated to “Angel’s Depot” Beer garden sponsored by San Marcos Chamber of Commerce for those 21 and over. No glass or outside alcohol allowed in park. Bring beach chairs or blankets for lawn seating. Umbrellas allowed in designated areas. No EZ Ups allowed. $10 Friday; $15 Saturday; $20 two-day pass presale.

 Cost: $10- $20


sandiego-wooden-boat-festWhat: San Diego Wooden Boat Festival

When: Saturday June 15, 2013

Where: Koehler Kraft Boat Yard, San Diego

Description: The 23rd Annual San Diego Wooden Boat Festival will feature more than 70 classic crafts for public viewing, seminars on traditional maritime skills, activities for kids, live music, raffle and food.

The featured boats for this year’s event will be the first public viewing of the 2013 Koehler Kraft 28 Express Launch, ‘Neptune’, and the 1928 60′ ten meter class sloop ‘Sally’, which has just undergone a full restoration.

Proceeds from the event will go to benefit Challenged America -a recreational rehabilitaion, adaptive sailing program which was launched by Disabled Veterans in 1978.

Cost: $5


fathers-day-bratsWhat:  San Diego Father’s Day Brats and Beer on the Bay!

When: Saturday June 15, 2013

Where: Maritime Museum of San Diego

Description: Make this Father’s Day an unforgettable one! Go for a sail aboard the State’s Official Tall Ship “Californian”. Work the lines & handle the sails with the crew as you sail around the beautiful calm waters of San Diego Bay. The day begins with a souvenir photo followed by a quick meal. Each adult receives a delicious bratwurst sandwich, chips & a cold beer prior to sailing. Hotdogs and soft drinks are available for the kids. Guests are welcome to enjoy the museum before & after the sail.

Cost: $53-$65

barnes-noble-fathers-day-specialWhat: San Diego Father’s Day Special Storytime

When: Saturday June 15, 2013

Where: Barnes & Noble Oceanside, San Diego

Description: Celebrate the Captain of the Ship with a special storytime and craft activity celebrating dad’s. This special Father’s Day event will feature pirate-themed crafts, a fun-filled treasure hunt, and much more!

Cost: Free

steve-miller-bandWhat: Steve Miller Band Concert

When: Saturday June 15, 2013

Where: San Diego County Fair, Del Mar

Description: Call him the Gangster of Love. Call him Maurice. You can even call him the The Joker or Space Cowboy. Everybody knows that Steve Miller speaks the pompitus of love. Miller’s broad appeal crosses boundaries, from headlining the 2011 opening of the new $2.5 million TV home of “Austin City Limits” to collaborating with country superstar Kenny Chesney on the Country Music Television special, “Crossroads.” The Steve Miller Band was a cornerstone of the burgeoning underground FM rock radio stations that were springing up across the country (when disc jockey Tom Donahue started the country’s first round-the-clock FM rock station in San Francisco, the first song he played was “Children of the Future”) and the Steve Miller Band headlined an endless circuit of psychedelic ballrooms from the Electric Circus in Philadelphia to the Grande Ballroom in Detroit.

What: San Diego Summer Sunday Brunch

When: Sunday June 16, 2013summer-sunday-brunch

Where: Marine Room, San Diego

Description: The Marine Room kicks off a new summer tradition with Summer Sunday Brunch. The menu includes brunch favorites like Verbena Star Anise Salmon Gravlax, Signature Crepes La Jolla, Glaze Honey Cider Brined California Turkey Breast and Patisserie treats from our pastry chef.

Cost: $48

Fathers-Day-DadstravaganzaWhat: San Diego Father’s Day Dadstravaganza

When: Sunday June 16, 2013

Where: Offbeat Brewing Company, Pacific Oaks Place, Escondido

Description: Celebrate Father’s Day with Dad at Offbeat Brewing Co. Underdog Gastrotruck will be here grilling from 4pm-7pm so you don’t have to! We’ll also have Father’s Day Weekend merchandise specials and special beers on tap. Extended hours from 12pm-7pm Father’s Day, June 16th only!

Cost: Free


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