June 3 thru 5, 28th Annual Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival
This event includes a food court, wine tasting in the wine gardens, musical entertainment,
kids fair, arts & crafts and commercial booths.
Time: Fri., 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Sat., 6:00 am – 10:00 pm, Sun., 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location: Lake Skinner – Temecula Valley, 37701 Warren Rd., Winchester
For more information call 951-676-6713, or visit www.tvbwf.com
June 3 thru 5, St. Spyridon Church Greek Festival
This Annual Greek festival offers tours of the St. Spyridon Church, Greek food, and imported beer. Join in and dance Greek-style while lively Greek music plays. Games for kids & prize drawings.
Time: Fri., 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Sat., 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, Sun., 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Location: St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church, 3655 Park Blvd., San Diego
For more information call 619-297-4165, or visit www.sdgreekfestival.com
June 4, 8th Annual Art Around Adams
This art and music fest will raise funds and bring awareness for the Adams Recreation Center that provides services for the community. Relax, shop, and be entertained by live music, outrageous street performers, and an array of unique art.
Time: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Normal Heights & Kensington
For more information visit www.artaroundadams.org
June 4, 4th Annual Carlsbad Beach Fest 2011
Come participate in the Low Tide Beach Run Blast, the Low Tide Beach Walk, and/or the Kids One Mile Fun Run. Check out the gigantic sand sculpting by U.S. Open Champions, Archisand. There will be multiple stages with bands & other live entertainment, sports competitions and clinics in paddle board, surfing, kayaking, and more! Don’t miss the artist’s exhibits, kids sand sculpting, face painting, kite flying, celebrity appearances, food & beverage vendors, and so much more.
Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Carlsbad State Beaches, From Frazee Beach to Tamarack Beach
For more information visit www.carlsbadbeachfest.com
June 4 & 5, Annual Fiesta del Sol – Solana Beach
Celebrate the start of summer at this free two-day party featuring live music, an international food court, beer & wine garden, children’s activities, arts & crafts, and a “Green Alley” featuring environmentally-friendly products and services.
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Fletcher Cove – Solana Beach
For more information call 858-755-4775, or visit www.solanabeachchamber.com
June 5, San Diego Rock n’ Roll Marathon
One of the nation’s premier marathons! Local bands on 26 stages and cheerleading groups will entertain the athletes as they travel along a scenic course through the city of San Diego. There will be a Finish Line Festival with music, food & beverages. This event is in conjunction with the “Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon”. See website for details & fees.
Time: 6:10 am – 4:00 pm
Route: Visit website for route details.
For more information call 858-450-6510, or visit www.san-diego.competitor.com
June 10 thru July 4, San Diego County Fair
San Diego’s annual county fair boasts flower and garden shows, exhibits, art, gems & minerals, carnival rides, food booths, midway, concerts, and so much more! This year’s theme will be “Race to the Fair.”
Time: Refer to website
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
For more information call 858-793-5555, or visit www.delmarfairgrounds.com
June 11, Rock, Blues & BBQ Festival
The 3rd Classic Rock n’ Blues Festival is presented by the City of San Marcos. Spend a day relaxing in the park listening to the unique sounds of several great bands. Food will be sold at an onsite barbecue with partial proceeds donated to Angel’s Depot. There will be a beer garden for those 21 and over. Bring beach chairs or blankets for lawn seating.
Time: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: San Marcos – Walnut Grove Park, 1950 Sycamore Dr.
For more information call the Race Office 760-744-9000, or visit www.san-marcos.net
June 11, 3rd Annual Fiesta Metric Century Bicycle Ride
Participate in a recreational group ride for cyclists that begin in downtown San Diego and travels to Otay Lake. Upon returning, the cyclists can enjoy an expo with musical entertainment, shop for bike related merchandise, and have a delicious Mexican buffet. Refer to website for fees.
Time: 6:30 am – 2:00 pm
Route: County Administration Building Parking lot at 1600 Pacific Hwy > Ash St > Harbor Dr > National City >
Chula Vista > Otay Lakes > then back to the Admin Building.
For more information visit www.shadowtour.com
June 17 & 18, Powwow By The Sea
A traditional powwow at the beach! The 8th annual family oriented Powwow By The Sea will host
a Gourd Dance, an Iron Dancer contest, Hand Drum contest, Tiny Tot contest, and Grassdancer contest.
Time: Fri., 11:00 am – Dusk / Sat., 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Location: Portwood Pier Plaza, 874 Seacoast Dr., Imperial Beach
For more information visit www.oneworldbridge.org
June 18, Set Free North Park Outreach
Community outreach event presents a car and motorcycle show where lowriders, bombers, and choppers will be displayed. The event takes place in a family-friendly atmosphere where you can enjoy raffle drawings, activities, and inspiring music. Free event.
Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: North Park Recreation Center, 4044 Idaho St.
For more information call 619-647-4344
June 18, Pet Fest & Doggie Dash
Third Avenue Village is going to the dogs! The 1-mile doggie dash helps raise money for local animal organizations, Chula Vista Animal Care Facility, and the Chula Vista Nature Center. There will also be pet-related vendors, demonstrations from the Chula Vista K-9 unit, puppy training specialists entertain and educate, pet contests, pet adoptions, spay and neutering services.
Time: Refer to website
Location: Memorial Park Bowl, Chula Vista Third Avenue Village
For more information visit www.thirdavenuevillage.com
June 18 & 19, Julian Gold Rush Days
Julian’s Gold Rush Days is a period of remembrance of the gold rush of 1869 that brought the town of Julian to existence. Three days of events including gold panning, living history demonstrations, gold mine tours, book signings, face painting, old fashioned games, historic skits, and more!
Time: Refer to website
Location: Julian, CA
For more information visit www.juliangoldrushdays.com
June 18 & 19, Family Campout – Poway
Perfect for the first-time camper! Activities include a fun interpretive program, free pedal boating and night hikes. Families will need to bring their own camping supplies and food to barbecue. There will be grills available, but you are encouraged to bring your own. Campsite setup: 7:00 am. Costs: $52 Residents / $62 Non-Residents, up to 5 persons per family. $10 for each additional family member. No alcohol permitted.
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 am (overnight)
Location: Lake Poway, 14644 Lake Poway Rd.
For more information call 858-668-4772, or visit www.poway.org
June 25, 32nd Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-off
Ocean Beach’s very own beach festival and amateur chili cook-off contest.
Highlights include live entertainment, an artist alley, vendor booths, beachside beer garden,
Kiddie area and more. Free event.
Time: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Ocean Beach, Newport Avenue (4800-5000 Block & surrounding areas)
For more information call 619-224-4906, or visit www.oceanbeachsandiego.com/ob-street-fair
June 24 thru 26, Temecula Street Painting Festival
Watch artists create colorful “street murals” on the asphalt of 6th Street in Old Town Temecula.
Plein Air artists will be painting in locations throughout Old Town on Friday and Saturday.
Street painting and live music on Saturday & Sunday. A free event.
Time: Sat., 10:00 am – 6:00 pm / Sun., 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Old Town Temecula
For more information call 951-506-5100, or visit www.cityoftemecula.org