Welcome to San Diego Blog | July 30, 2011
San Diego August Events Calendar
8/6 – Annual Clairemont Family Days | South Clairemont | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Festival with music entertainment, pancake breakfast, pony rides, carnival, arts & craft vendors & more!
8/6 – Annual Balboa Park 8-mile & 3-mile Runs | Balboa Park – East side, off Park Blvd & Presidents Way | 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. | See website for fees | Courses are through and around Balboa Park
8/6 – Annual Kid’s Fish Derby | Oceanside Pier Plaza & Oceanside Pier, Oceanside | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. |For More Information 760-722-3936 | Fishing Derby sponsored by Oceanside Pier Bait Store for ages 6-16
8/6 – 8/7 – Annual Philippine Cultural Arts Festival |Balboa Park – lawn area at Park Blvd & President’s Way | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | FREE | Festival showcasing Philippine performing arts, folk dances, music, food & costume.
8/7 – Annual Lemon Festival | Downtown Chula Vista – Third Ave from E St to Roosevelt | 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | FREE | For More Information 619-422-1982 | Live entertainment on three stages, international foods, hand crafters, contests & lemons galore!
8/13 – Dog Days of Summer Canine Festival & Contest | Cardiff by the Sea – Aberdeen Dr & Newcastle Ave | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Dog contests, custom pet products, animal adoptions, live music, food, doggie photo booth & crafts, silent auction, raffle & more
8/13 – 8/14 Fiesta del Sol | Cesar Chavez Park – 1449 Cesar Chavez Parkway | 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | FREE | Family friendly event with food, music, merchandise, youth zone, green economy area, technology area & more
8/14 – Annual CityFest | Hillcrest – 5th Ave & University | 12:00 – 9:00 p.m. | FREE | Popular arts & crafts festival with 250+ vendors, games, activities, beer garden, food & more
8/19 – 8/21 – Annual Summergrass Bluegrass Music Festival | Vista – Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, 2040 N Santa Fe Ave | Gates open 8:00 a.m. | Family oriented event with live music, food, music workshops, jam sessions, vendors & activities for kids
8/20 – Annual Midnight Madness Fun Bicycle Ride | Downtown San Diego – County Administration Building parking lot on Pacific Hwy | 8:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m. | Costumed bike riding event with contests, prizes & entertainment
8/20 – Free to Breathe 5K Fun Run/Walk | Point Loma – Liberty Station NTC Park, Farragut Rd |8:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Event promoting awareness of and raising money for lung cancer research
8/21 – America’s Finest City Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk |Cabrillo National Monument & Balboa Park | 7:00 a.m. start | Half marathon begins at Cabrillo National Park and ends in the Pan-American Plaza in Balboa Park, 5k begins and ends at Pan-American Plaza
8/21 – San Diego Padres Game & Trevor Hoffman Retirement Ceremony | Downtown San Diego – Petco Park Stadium |Pre-game ceremony, Game time 1:05 p.m. | Padres will honor all-time saves leader Trevor Hoffman and fans will be given an exclusive Trevor give-away
8/27 – Annual Chula Vista Rotary Wine & Food Festival |Chula Vista – Otay Ranch Town Center, 2015 Birch Rd | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | $50 | Upscale event with 20+ prominent restaurants and spirits from local breweries, wineries & tequilerias
8/28 – Annual Bike the Bay | Downtown San Diego – Embarcadero Marina Park South | 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | 25-mile fun bike ride that begins and ends at Embarcadero Marina Park South, food, entertainment & beer garden