Welcome to San Diego Blog | June 27, 2016
San Diego July 2016 Calendar
7/4 – Annual Big Bay Boom Fireworks Show | San Diego Bay, Downtown San Diego | 9:00 p.m. | Fireworks extravaganza with good viewing areas: Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Spanish Landing, Seaport Village, Embarcadero Marina Park North, Tuna Harbor, Coronado Landing, & Coronado Tidelands Park.
7/4 – Scripps Ranch Old Pros 10K, 2-mile Fun Run & Bike Rides | Miramar Ranch School parking lot, Scripps Ranch | 6:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Race starts at 7:00 am | Several running and cycling opportunities.
7/16 – 12th Annual Bake at the Lake Race | Lake Hodges, Escondido | 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Admission $12 – $17 | A 4-mile cross-country race on the trails of Lake Hodges benefiting Mission Vista High School Cross Country Teams.
7/9– Lifestyle & Fitness Expo | Pine Avenue Park, 3333 Harding Street | Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | The Expo features samples, demonstrations on healthy lifestyles, seminars/workshops, and fun activities in conjunction with the Carlsbad Triathlon.
7/9 – 7/10 – Christmas in July Artisan Fair | Mission San Luis Ray Parish, Oceanside | Sat & Sun 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Annual shopping extravaganza sponsored by the Old Mission Montessori School and the Mission San Luis Rey Parish. The Christmas in July fundraiser draws an estimated 20,000 people each year. Event will include artisan booths, farmer’s market, a rummage sale, bake sale, food court raffle, kid’s activity area and live entertainment.
7/9 – 7/10 & 7/16 – 7/17 – 63rd Annual World Championship Over-the-Line Tournament | Fiesta Island, Fiesta Island Rd, East Mission Bay | 7:30 a.m. – dusk | 21+ Event | FREE | 61 years of adult rugged sandbox softball play: 1,200 teams, almost 2,400 games in 2 weekends.
7/10 – 2016 Carlsbad Triathlon | Tamarack State Beach, Carlsbad | 7:30 a.m. | Begins with an open-water ocean swim, followed by a bike course and finally a run along the Pacific Ocean.
7/15 – 9/5 – Del Mar Horse Races | Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar | Refer to the website for schedule & events | The track runs during the summer at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and can stable more than two thousand horses.
7/15 – 7/17 – Annual LGBT Pride Parade, Rally & Festival | Balboa Park & Hillcrest | Festival including political rally, 5k run/walk, parade, entertainment and more. See website for dates, times & prices.
7/17 – 9/4 – La Jolla Concerts by the Sea | Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove | Sunday afternoon | Free | Summer concerts – bring a blanket or beach chair and listen to live music.
7/21 – 7/24 – Comic Con International 2015 | San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego | Refer to website for schedule | The largest comic book and pop culture event in the United States.
7/24 – Bolt to the Q 5K & Kids Fun Run | Chargers Training Facility, 4020 Murphy Canyon Rd | 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | Join this 5K event that begins at the Chargers Training Facility and finishes at the 50-yard line in Qualcomm Stadium. The Kids 1K Fun Run will start and finish at Qualcomm Stadium. Presented by Kaiser Permanente. proceeds will benefit the Trish & Ryan Mathews Door of Hope Chest. See website for registration fees.