What better setting to celebrate Father’s Day than the outdoors? With a wide variety of San Diego events lined up, this week’s agenda offers enough to keep the whole family smiling. Featured events include the 24th Annual Taste of Gaslamp, Summer Movies in the Park, and a Father’s Day Concert & BBQ at the Hotel Del Coronado.
24th Annual Taste of Gaslamp
Experience all the flavors of the historic Gaslamp in this unique self-guided tour. Pick and choose from 24 different restaurants offering menu samples from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Catch the pre-sale to get general admission tickets for $35, or upgrade to a VIP ticket for more fine dining options, a Gaslamp Goodie Bag, and a cocktail greeting you at every location of your tour.
When: June 16, 2018, 1:00pm-4:00pm – After Party at 4:00pm for VIP
Where: Gaslamp Square (Check-In) –538 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101
Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo
Make the most of warm summer nights with Nighttime Zoo opening its gates this Sunday. Enjoy extended hours every day at the San Diego Zoo, which will feature interactive live music, shows, animal encounters, and even a sunset trampoline act! With activities fit for the entire family, there’s no better way to celebrate summer than under the starlit sky.
When: June 17- Sept 3, 2018, 9:00am – 9:00pm
Where: San Diego Zoo – 2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: Included with admission
Father’s Day Concert & BBQ
Celebrate Father’s Day on the beach at Hotel Del Coronado. Savor BBQ bites while listening to Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band play radio favorites from Bruno Mars, Bruce Springsteen, and much more. Keep your eyes peeled for a skydiving show flying in before the concert!
When: June 17, 2018, 11:00am – 7:00pm
Where: Hotel Del Coronado – 1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
Cost: General- $75, Military- $35, VIP- $500
This weekend, San Diego introduces a new immersive event dedicated to California’s culinary staple, the avocado. Featuring seven rooms of unique art installations, this pop-up experience invites participants to use all their senses, including taste, to savor this event! Highlights include a 40-foot wall of cassette tapes and locally inspired avocado bites from restaurants in San Diego.
When: June 16- Aug 30, 2018
Where: Liberty Station, South Promenade – 2850 Roosevelt Rd, San Diego, CA 92106
San Diego Wooden Boat Festival
The San Diego Wooden Boat Festival marks itself as a Father’s Day weekend tradition and a rare public display of some of the most well-preserved crafts you’ll see in San Diego. Amongst handcrafted vessels, this event will also showcase live music, activity booths for kids, and a galley run by the Koehler Family.
When: June 16- 17, 2018, 9:00am – 5:00pm (Sunday to 4:00pm)
Where: Koehler Kraft Boat Yard – 2302 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
Cost: Adults – $5, Kids (6-12) – $2, Kids (5 & under) – Free
Summer Movies in the Park: Moana
Summer Movies in the Park are back screening a variety of free flicks under the stars the whole family can enjoy. This week features Disney’s Moana accompanied by live pre-show entertainment. Grab your comfiest blanket and get there early to snag your spot!
When: June 16, 2018, 7:30-10:00pm – Pre-Show entertainment begins at 7:30pm. Movie screening begins at 8:00pm.
Where: Horton Plaza Park – 900 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101