11 Things To Do In San Diego In August

Last Minute Summer

By Courtney Daly-Pavone August 14, 2019

Summer Isn't Over Yet! Here are 11 fun events, half are free enjoy!

Latin Food Festival 8/16-8/17 Friday 6:30-9:30 pm Sat. 1 - 11 pm

Enjoy 100 food, beer, wine, and spirit booths at California's #1 Culinary Hispanic celebration! Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North. Tickets $39 for more information visit:

Summergrass Festival San Diego 8/16-8/18 Various Times

Southern California's best bluegrass festival! Lots of jamming, dry camping, tasty food, music workshops and music & craft vendors. Location: Antique Gas & Engine Museum, Vista. Tickets $25-$35 Entry to the museum is included with admission! For more information visit:

Fairy Tales in the Park 8/17-8/18 11 am & 2 pm

See a family friendly dance performance as classic fairy tales come to life! Location: Casa del Prado Theater, Balboa Park Tickets $15 Info:

Free Bates Nut Farm Summer Food Truck Festival 8/17 4-8 pm

The best food trucks in San Diego return to Bates Nut Farm! Live music, kids' activities, and family fun! Location: Bates Nut Farm Info:

Free Imperial Avenue Street Festival 8/17 12-7:30 pm

Celebrating the history, arts and culture of the Greater Logan Heights community, from it's rich African-American roots to the strong Latino influences that exists today. Food available for purchase. Location: Imperial Ave. Between 25th & 27th. Info:

Ferragosto 2019: Little Italy Food & Wine Fest 8/17 6 pm to Midnight

Little Italy brings you "Pirates Invade Sicily"- Big Neighborhood Bash! A Pirate's bounty of food, wine, beer, cocktails, and RUM! Tickets vary $125 and up price includes food. For more information visit:

Free Family Event! Chula Vista HarborFest 8/17 10 am - 6 pm

A fun day on the bay with tacos, spirits & craft beer, live music on 3 stages, plus a Discovery Zone for kids. Location: Bayside Park. Info:

International Kids' Film Festival 8/23-8/25 Various Times

The SDIKF will screen over 150+ Films from 30+ countries. Events include critiques, forums, and more. Location: various. For more information visit: www.sdkidsfilms.org

Bike the Bay 8/25 6:30 am - 12:30 pm

Cruise around the San Diego Bay and enjoy a ride across the San Diego Coronado Bay Bridge. Registration required $65-$70 Location: Embarcadero Marina Park. Info: 

Free Barona Pow Wow 8/30-9/1 Fri. 7 pm, Sat. & Sun. 1-11 pm

Join the Barona Band of Mission Indians for a weekend of contest dancing in all categories, drums, and cultural immersion. Location: Barona Sports Park, Lakeside. Info:

Check out Your Local Farmer's Market For Great Food and Free Entertainment! 

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