Here are 10 fun things to do in San Diego this weekend (September 14 and 15, 2013):
Check out some great art and artists at the Coronado Art Walk. Happening at the Coronado Ferry Landing, the event will feature activities, entertainment and lots of creative expression all weekend long.
Have some fun at the South Bay Pride 2013. The Saturday schedule includes music, entertainment, art, dancing, fun, wine and more at Bayfront Park in Chula Vista.
Cruise the San Diego Bayfair today thru Sunday. If you like boats, sun and beer, you’ll have fun at this cool event.
Meander through the Santee Bluegrass Festival. Music, activities, food and drinks. We think that makes it the place to be on Saturday!
Fill up at the Latin Food Fest thru Sunday. With the 14 events that started yesterday, there’s something for everyone. If it’s all sold out before you get your chance, get started on San Diego Restaurant Week 2013! It starts Sunday and goes thru the 20th.
Join the House of Finland for their Lawn Program on Sunday. The International Cottages will be filled with lively dance and music.
Party in Old Town for Mexican Independence Day. For the Fiesta Patrias, there will be music, games, activities and food on Sunday. Be sure to check out the Junipero Serra Museum while you’re there for their fun activities!
Get active on Saturday at the Total Health Fest in Liberty Station. The family-friendly fest gets your body moving with activity stations, and you might learn a thing or two while you’re there.
Have fun at the Del Mar Racetrack as they host their Reggae Festival on Saturday. It’s the last weekend of races so go before its too late!
Be dazzled at the US Sand Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exposition all weekend long. Happening at the B Street Cruise Ship Terminal Pier, the event features a contest between some amazing sandcastle artists, performers, music, kids activities and an art show.
Visit the beach. Be a San Diegan this weekend and tan, mingle and play at the beach. We are pretty lucky and this is the last of Summer.
Cheer on some puppies at the Cabrillo Dog Show all weekend. Over 1,000 dogs are expected at Bates Nut Farm on Saturday and Sunday.
Watch some football and fireworks at the San Diego Aztecs’ season opener on Saturday night. The KGB Sky Show is the biggest show west of the Mississippi so it’s worth a night of your time…
Fall in love with some art at the ArtWalk San Diego all weekend long. This year, the grand show will be at NTC Liberty Station for more room (hello, have you been to an event at Liberty Station?), more entertainment (a dozen-plus musicians, interactive kid areas and food!) and more art (over 100 artists!). See Shirley Church’s awesome Gaslamp piece above? She’ll be here.
Stomp some grapes at Orfila Vineyards and Winery on Saturday. The 20th Annual Grape Stomp includes a grape stomp, music, food and tractor rides.
Play in the snow with some pooches at Petco’s Summer Snow Dayon Saturday. The Chula Vista Unleased by Petco is hosting a day of treats, demos, giveaways, and snow. Bring your puppies for a good old time!
Enjoy more art at Sunday’s 9th Annual LeucadiARTWalk in Leucadia. Go to the great block party of open galleries, artists, musicians and fun.
Sip on some goodness at the San Diego Spirits Festival all weekend. Demos, tastings, an art show, a burlesque show and more await you at the 5th year of this event!
Love life at Suzie’s Farm on Saturday for the Pedal, Pick and Grin event. What you’ll expect at this event: local organic fruit and veggies that you can pick yourself, a bike parade, music, food trucks and farm tours. Love it!
Get cultured at the International Cottages and their Lawn Program on Sunday. The House of Palestine hosts with food, music, dance and costume.
Listen to great music at the San Diego Indie Fest at Liberty Station all weekend. This massive event features tons of live music, films, artists and more.
Plan your fabulous wedding at the Gay and Lesbian Wedding Expo on Sunday. Go to Mission Valley for great wedding ideas, a chance to win great prizes and opportunities to mingle with wedding vendors.
Slap your knee to jolly good bluegrass music at the 11th Annual Bluegrass Festival all weekend. Live bluegrass bands, music sessions and impromptu jams await you at the forty-acre Antique and Gas Steam Engine Museum location.
Get literary at the Twainfest 2013 in Old Town on Saturday. Hear the readings of great literary stars, participate in games and experience the 19th century at this festival.
Treat yourself to tasty BBQ at the Del Mar Racetrack’s Grill Fest. Happening on Saturday, the event will feature over 25 grilling pros and a day of horse races.
Groove out at the Mossy Volkswagen Show on Sunday. Walrus 105.7 will be on site giving away food and prizes. If you’re a VW person, you got to go!
Learn about the San Diego Bay with Bay Day at the Birch Aquarium on Saturday. As part of its Sea Days program, the Aquarium will have activities, vendors and ample opportunity to learn about San Diego’s great resource.
Join in the fun at the International Cottages with the Lawn Program on Sunday. It’s the House of Hungary’s turn to host with food, music and dance.
Gaze at the stars during this weekend’s Star Fest in Julian. Happening all weekend long, this event is awesome with lectures, activities and tons of star gazing opportunities.
Have fun at the Hillcrest CityFest on Sunday. This annual street fair includes music, games, crafts, food, drinks and lots of fun.
Participate in CicloSDias on Sunday. The only requirement in this fun day of festivities is being sans car. The route takes participants thru the streets of Logan Heights to City Heights.
Become an expert on beer at Beer-Con 2013 all weekend. Normally we don’t like to include activities that cost a lot on this blog (we are pretty poor/cheap after all) but this event is too cool not to mention. A beer conference with lectures and some of the biggest names in craft beer will be in attendance!
Grab a lemon at the Chula Vista Lemon Festival on Sunday. The 17th annual festival will be filled with lemon contests (biggest lemon, lemonade drinking contest, lemon pie eating contest), music, food and over 200 vendors.
Appreciate Philippine culture at the Philippine Cultural Arts Festival all weekend in Balboa Park. Visitors will enjoy fun performances, music, costumes and delicious food. It’s the festival’s 27th year!
Try food from around the world at the 33rd Annual Ethnic Food Fair in Balboa Park on Sunday. There will be culinary delights from 32 different cultures, plus entertainment. Of course, they have my favorite represented: boba!
Pay homage to the strawberry at the Vista Strawberry Festival 2013. Happening on Sunday, the Festival includes a strawberry run, eating contests, rides, beer and plenty of kids dressed up in strawberry costumes (there is a costume contest after all!).