Welcome to San Diego Blog | May 31, 2012
San Diego June 2012 Events Calendar
6/1 – 6/3 – Annual Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival | Lake Skinner, Temecula Valley, 37701 Warren Rd, Winchester | Wine tasting, food court, musical entertainment, kids fair, arts & crafts, commercial booths & more
6/2-Annual Art Around Adams | Normal Heights & Kensington | 2:00 – 10:00 p.m. | Art and music fest raising funds for Adams Recreational Center
6/2 – 6/3 – Wings over Gillespie | Gillespie Field (near I-8 and Rte 67), 1960 Joe Crosson Rd, El Cajon | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Air show featuring B-17 Flying Fortress and B-25 Mitchell Bombers, helicopter and static displays, military and law enforcement vehicles, NASA display & more
6/3 – San Diego Rock n’ Roll Marathon | View website for route | Start time is 6:10 a.m. | Marathon & half-marathon with 26 stages, Finish Line Festival with music, food & beverages
6/3 – 9/30 – 2012 Summer Shakespeare Festival | The Old Globe, Balboa Park | Refer to website for prices and tickets | The Old Globe’s world-famous Shakespeare Festival returns again this summer with a rotating repertory of three classic plays: William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” and “Richard III” and Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s “Inherit the Wind”
6/8 – 7/4 – San Diego County Fair | Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd | Refer to website for times | San Diego’s annual county fair with flower garden shows, exhibit, art, gems, carnival rides, midway, concerts, food and more
6/9 – 6/10 – Taste of Gaslamp | Gaslamp Quarter, Downtown San Diego | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. | Refer to website for list of participating restaurants for each day | Go to the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter for guest check-in and to pick up wristbands and walking map | A great opportunity to sample 30+ items per day at the Gaslamp Quarter’s best restaurants, plus 21+ venues
6/9 – California Surf Museum’s 5th Annual Gala | 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside | 5-10 p.m. | Dinner, drinks, live music, live and silent auctions, surf start and fun! Set inside the California Surf Museum’s latest exhibit, join us for a special night which raises funds for the museum.
6/9 – 6/10 – Julian Gold Rush Days | Julian Mining Company, 4444 Hwy 78, Julian | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Remembering the gold rush of 1869 with living history demonstrations, gold mine tours, book signings, face painting, old fashioned games, historic skits & more
6/9 – 6/10 – Kidsfest San Diego | Liberty Station, Point Loma | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Tickets are $18, or $60 for a family four pack | More than 100,000 square feet of interactive play and fun for the whole family! Your admission includes over 30 creative activities.
6/10 – Doggie Street Festival | Robb Field, Ocean Beach | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Kick off June with a Doggie Street Festival! Bring your crowd friendly dogs and enjoy the food, music and speakers
6/15 – 5th Annual Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Festival | Spanish Village Patio, Balboa Park | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Tickets start at $25 each | Bring your friends for some dancing, wine, cheese, chocolate, silent auction and a fun filled night
6/16 – Surf Dog Competition | Dunes Park/Beach, 700 Seacost Drive, Imperial Beach | Begins at 10 a.m. | The Annual Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition is the nation’s original surfing competition for man’s best friend
6/20 – 2nd Annual Summer Solstice Soiree | Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect Street, La Jolla | 7:00 p.m. | Tickets start at $75 | Take in the picturesque sunset, enjoy an evening of great food and delicious drinks from local restaurats, and bid on contemporary design goods in our silent auction
6/22 – 6/24 – Temecula Street Painting Festival | Old Town Temecula | Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. |FREE | “Street murals” will be painted on the streets of Old Town, live music & more
6/23 – 33rd Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-off | Ocean Beach, Newport Avenue (4800-5000 block and surrounding areas)| 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. | FREE | Ocean Beach’s very own beach festival and amateur chili cook-off with live entertainment, artist alley, vendor booths, beachside beer garden, kids area & more
6/24 – Taste of Adams Avenue | Normal Heights, Kensington & University Heights | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Sample entrees and desserts from over two dozen local restaurants
6/30 – Oceanside’s Independence Day Parade | See website for route | 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Join us for the 19th Annual Oceanside Independence Day Parade. Come see floats, bands, walking groups, cool cars and much more. The theme this year is “The Spirit of Freedom”.