Downtown San Diego August 2013 Events

August 2nd, 2013

Female Pro Surfing Competition – Ford Supergirl Pro     Aug. 2
Come out and see the very best that female surfing has to offer at the Oceanside Pier! The Ford Supergirl Pro presented by Paul Mitchell is the largest female surfing event in the world and the only ASP 6-Star women’s surf contest in North America. 8am.



Clairemont Family Day     Aug. 3
Music and staged entertainment; plus food, merchandise, games, pony rides, carnival rides, and a car show. The recreation pool is open for FREE swimmming! 8am-5pm. South Clairemont Rec. Center (3605 Clairemont Dr.) (858) 581-9924 /



Marine Band San Diego Summer Concert     Aug. 3
Little Italy is pleased to present a special summer concert performance by the traditional 40-piece Marine Band of San Diego as well as the Party Band, and the Jazz Band. Seating is limited, so come early. 6-8pm. (619) 233-3898 /


Midnight Madness Fun Bicycle Ride     Aug. 3-4
It’s a nighttime bicycle ride touring some of the most notable areas of San Diego that includes Harbor Island, Shelter Island, Old Town, Liberty Station, and Downtown. Post-event festival includes a costume contest. 9pm-3am. (619) 888-8845 /


Vista Rod Run     Aug. 4
Features 300 classic cars and specialty vehicles.  Event highlights include street fair and food vendors, a beer garden and live entertainment throughout the day and of course awards for the best of the best. 9am-3pm. Downtown Historic Vista.


OMBAC Horseshoes Tournament     Aug. 4
The game is played when competing players turns tossing horseshoes onto a grounded metal peg. This tournament has 24-courts that allows teams to compete against others. You can watch the matches or be a player. 9am-5pm. West Mission Bay. (858) 531-2906 /


North PB Sip N Stroll     Aug. 4
A community street fair showcases local businesses in Pacific Beach and provides patrons with an opportunity to sample beer & wine. There will be musical entertainment and a boutique area for shopping. 11:30am-4:30pm. Cass Street. (858) 401-0849 /


CDS Dressage II Horse Show     Aug. 10
This event will take place at Horsepark, the Fairgrounds’ equestrian facility located about two miles east of the Fairgrounds at the intersection of El Camino Real and Via de la Valle. 8am-6pm.


Oceanside Longboard Surfing Club Contest & Beach FestivalAug. 10-11   Oceanside Longboard Surfing Club’s contest for all coalition clubs. Will feature food and merchandise vendors, live music, and a beer garden. 6:15am-8pm. South Pier Beach & Amphitheater.


Philippine Cultural Arts Festival     Aug. 10-11
This cultural festival presents traditional Philippine performing arts, songs, and music. Come early for limited seating near the stage. You can also dine and shop for delicious Philippine foods and craft merchandise. 11am-5pm. Balboa Park. (619) 286-8029 /


CicloSDias San Diego     Aug. 11
Choose your car-free mode of travel and join others at this event on a course in City Heights that can lead to a healthy active lifestyle. 10am-4pm. Cherokee Point Elementary School (38th St./Wightman St.) (619) 977-2989 /


CItyFest 2013     Aug. 11
This festival showcases urban life in Hillcrest. Staged entertainment, food, beer, merchandise, and a fun carnvial with games & rides. Other highlights includ a dunk tank, pony rides, mechanical bull rides and craft activities. 12-11pm. (619) 252-5826 /


San Diego IndieFest     Aug. 17-18
The expo encourages enviornmental and humanitarian activism promoting positive change for our city and beyond. There are food vendors, a greenroom area, and plenty of shops to explore. 1-11pm. Liberty Station. (619) 261-5664 /


Ferragosto – Little Italy America The Roaring 20’s     Aug. 17
With a roaring 20’s theme, an elegant black tie gala offers guests a pampered evening under the stars. Amid music, delicious cocktails, and a scrumptious dinner, guests can also enjoy a static display of vehicles and a silent auction. 6pm. (619) 234-4820 /


America’s Finest City 5K Run/Walk     Aug. 18
Balboa Park is one of San Diego’s favorite places to hold a 5K run/walk. Everywhere, the scenic beauty of trees, flowers, fountains, and sculptured buildings. In conjunction with the “America’s Finest City Half Marathon”. 7-8:30am. (760) 692-2900 /


Mira Mesa Festival of Beers     Aug. 24
Beer lovers are coming to Mira Mesa to sample craft beers from local breweries where patrons (age 21+) can sample up to 18 different beers. Live band music accompanies the event. 1-6pm. Mira Mesa Community Park (8575 New Salem St.) (619) 549-2644 /


Bike the Bay     Aug. 25
Cyclists can join a non-competitive bike ride that begins at the Embarcardero Marina Park and travels over the Coronado Bay Bridge and then back to the marina by way of the Bayshore Bikeway. Event concludes with enjoyable festivities. 7am-1pm. (619) 977-2989 /


Pacific Classic Race Day     Aug. 25
Del Mar’s richest and most prestigious race, the $1,000,000 TVG Pacific Classic. Watch some of the country’s top horses compete at the classic distance of 1 1/4 miles in the 23rd running of Del Mar’s signature event. 1pm. Del Mar Race Track. (858) 755-1141 /


End of Summer Fire Run     Aug. 25
A summertime 4-mile run/walk will travel from La Jolla to Pacific Beach. Awards are presented to the first three finishers in each age division. Proceeds from the event benefit the San Diego Fire & Rescue Foundation. 8-10am. (619) 298-7400 /


Festival of Sail Parade of Tall Ships     Aug. 29
A fleet of tall ships and iconic vessels will slowly parade into the San Diego Bay. When docked at the Embarcardo, guests can purchase passports to explore the vessels onboard. 10am-12pm. In conjunction with “Festival of Sail Festival”. (619) 234-9156 x-106 /


Festival of Sail Festival     Aug. 30-Sept. 2
Come and see tall and iconic vessels where you can purchase passports to go aboard. There are cannon battles on the bay, interaction with pirates, a petting zoo, arts & crafts, food, drink, and more. 9am-7pm. North Harbor Drive. (619) 234-9153 /


Hormel Black Label Bacon Fest     Aug. 31
Ages 21+. There’s delicious samplings of bacon-inspired foods prepared by top chefs and wonderful beverage creations from established breweries, wineries, and distilleries. 1-5pm. Liberty Station. (858) 518-8888 /

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