July 2011 San Diego Events July 3, 2011

Pacific Beach Wellness presents …



Every Saturday, Stagecoach Days: Celebrating the West on the Move
Celebrate travel and transportation in the era of real horsepower – before the train and automobile. In addition to the permanent collection of historic wagons on display at Seeley Stable museum, coaches and wagons will be out in the plaza. Stay the day and enjoy activities that reflect life in San Diego during the mid-1800s. Each week will offer a different theme and activities. The activities are Free.

Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Old Town San Diego State Historic Park,
San Diego Ave. and Twiggs St .
For more information visit http://www.parks.ca.gov/events/event_detail.asp?id=2946



July 4, Annual Big Bay Boom Fireworks Show
A display of some of the most technically advanced pyrotechnics will be fired from four barges floating in the bay off Shelter Island , Harbor Island , the Embarcadero area and Seaport Village , and will last more than 17 minutes. Fireworks will also be discharged at the Imperial Beach Pier. Good Viewing Areas: Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Spanish Landing, Seaport Village, Embarcadero Marina Park North, Tuna Harbor, Coronado Landing, & Coronado Tidelands Park, or on your own yacht on the bay.

Time: 9:00 pm – 9:20 pm
Location: San Diego Bay
For more information visit www.thebigbay.com



July 4, Scripps Ranch Old Pros 10K, 2-Mile Fun Run & Bike Rides
This event offers several running and cycling opportunities to choose from.

See website for entry fees.

Time: 6:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Miramar Ranch School parking lot, Scripps Ranch
For more information visit www.srop.org



July 8, Midnight Catfish Craze
San Diego County ’s only nighttime catfish tournament promises to be filled with lots of big fish, big fun, and great prizes. The top five catfish by weight will be awarded prizes as well as a prize for the smallest catch of the night. The lake will is stocked with over 1,500 pounds of channel catfish. Derby Ticket plus daily permit required. See website for details.

Time: 4:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Location: Lake Poway , 14644 Lake Poway Rd. , Poway
For more information visit www.poway.org/lakepoway



July 9, Bake at the Lake
A four-mile cross-country race on the trails at Lake Hodges . Proceeds benefit Mission Vista High School Cross Country Teams and the park trails system at Lake Hodges . Participate and get a good workout for a good cause. Admission $10 – $15.

Time: 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Location: Lake Hodges
For more information visit www.northcountyroadrunners.com



July 9-10 & 16-17, Annual World Championship Over-the-Line Tournament
Over fifty years of adult rugged sandbox softball play. A form of softball, limited to 1,200 teams of three persons each, playing almost 2,400 games in two weekends with close to 50,000 expected to attend. Admission is free. You have to be 18+ to play. 9 age divisions.

Time: 7:30 am to dusk
Location: Fiesta Island – Fiesta Island Rd – East Mission Bay
For more information visit www.ombac.org



July 10, 2011 Carlsbad Triathlon
This race is for everybody. The Carlsbad Triathlon ranks in the world’s top five longest running triathlons. The race begins with an open-water ocean swim, which is well-marked with buoys followed by a bike course, and the race finishes with a run along the Pacific Ocean coastline.

Time: 8:00 am
Location: Tamarack State Beach , Carlsbad
For more information visit



July 14-17, Robert Egger South Bay Recreation Center Carnival
A 4-day community carnival–fun for the whole family. There will be traditional carnival rides, challenging games, snacks, and a portrait novelty booth. Small admission fee of $2.00.

Free for age 6 & under.

Time: Weekdays 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm / Sat & Sun 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Location: Robert Egger South Bay Recreation Center , 1885 Coronado Ave.
For more information call 760-735-8542




July 14-17, San Diego Yacht and Boat Show 2011
Become immersed in the environment of powerboats and sailboats in the water and on land.

Marine accessory products and services are also well represented in a special expo area.

Admission: Adults $10 / Children 12 & under free.

Time: Thurs & Fri  11:00 am – 7:00 pm / Sat  10:00 am – 7:00 pm / Sun 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Sheraton Hotel & Marina ,

1380 Harbor Island Dr .  & Cancer Survivors Park , 4100 N. Harbor Blvd. , Harbor Island
For more information visit www.sandiegoyachtandboatshow.com




July 16 & 17, Annual LGBT Pride Parade, Rally & Festival
Multiple events take place in Balboa Park & Hillcrest areas, including a political rally, a 5K Run & Walk, a mile-long parade down University Ave. , and a two-day festival with live entertainment on three stages and much more!

Time: Refer to website for schedule of events
Location: Balboa Park and Hillcrest areas
For more information visit www.sandiegopride.org




July 17 & 18, El Cajon Alley Cat SummerFest
Features prominent artists, entertainment, and sidewalk vendors from East County and San Diego .  There will be live music, a classic car show, motorcycle run, job fair, and art show.

Time: Fri  10:00 am – 8:00 pm / Sat  9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Location: Downtown El Cajon (between East Main St. & Rea Ave )
For more information visit www.downtownelcajon.com

July 20 – Sept 7, Del Mar Horse Racing
Hold on to your hats…

the Del Mar Racing Season is about to begin!

Time: Refer to website for schedule and special events
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar
For more information visit www.delmarracing.com




July 21 – 24, Comic Con International 2011
Comic Con International features special guests, exhibitors, seminars, previews, autographs, film festival, and more on the world of comics, movies/television, animation, and art. This is the largest comic book and pop culture event in the United States .

Time: Refer to website for schedule
Location: San Diego Convention Center , 111 W. Harbor Dr. , San Diego
For more information visit www.comic-con.org




July 22 – 24, US Open Sandcastle Competition & Street Festival
This 3-day event includes a The Sandcastle Ball on Friday, street festival with entertainment, food,

arts & crafts, and a kids sandcastle completion on Saturday, and the main sandcastle building contest on Sunday.

Time: Refer to website for complete schedule
Location: Seacoast Dr. , Imperial Beach
For more information visit www.usopensandcastle.com




July 24, Solana Beach Triathlon & Duathon
Classic beach party triathlon. Come out and join the surf, sand and sun with over two thousand athletes, family and friends.

Time: 7:00 am
Location: Fletcher Cove, Solana Beach
For more info: http://www.kozenterprises.com/Triathlons/solanadf84.htm




July 31, Consignment Auction
Antiques and collectibles consignment auction including farmhouse and barnyard collectibles, estate furnishings, restored and original farm tractors, wagons, farm toys, rustic farm implements, yard art, tack & saddlery, historic memorabilia, county primitives, and hundreds more antiques and collectibles. Consignments are accepted.

Time: 9:00 am
Location: Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum , 2040 N. Santa Fe Ave. , Vista
For more information call 760-941-1791 or visit www.agsem.com




July 31, 3rd Annual Doggie Street Festival
Southern California ’s Largest Dog Adoption Focused Festival. This event celebrates our furry friends and is dedicated to educating the public about pet care, training, spay/neuter and responsible adoption options. Besides traditional festival-type food and music, the event also offers pet merchandise, pet sitting services, and dog washing & grooming. Free admission.

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: NTC Park at Liberty Station ( Cushing Rd between Dewey Roosevelt Rds), Point Loma
For more information visit www.doggiestreetfestival.org



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