Celebrate pre-4th of July this week with San Diego events that spark plenty of entertainment. Featuring the Oceanside Independence Parade, the Del Beach Bash, and the Summer Poolside Jazz Series, there are so many ways to show your patriotism this year. Read on to find the perfect event for you.
Oceanside Independence Day Parade
Join the Oceanside Independence Day Parade celebrating 4th of July early for its 24th year. With more than 100 entries expected to parade, drive, and march, this year’s theme will highlight the “Hometown Heroes” of San Diego’s North County.
When: June 30, 2018, 10:00am-12:00pm
Where: South Coast Highway – Oceanside, CA 92054
Del Beach Bash
Gear up for 4th of July by celebrating a week early on Coronado Island. Enjoy a beach party featuring a live band, fireworks, and toasting s’mores at the oceanfront firepits.
When: July 1, 2018, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Hotel Del Coronado – 1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
Cost: Day visitors: $25, Hotel Guests: Complimentary
Summer Poolside Jazz Series
What better way to welcome the San Diego Jazz Festival this summer than by the pool? Kicking off at sunset, unwind with the smooth sounds of Ian Tordella while sipping signature cocktails beside the San Diego skyline. First come, first serve for this special event.
When: June 28, 2018, 6:30pm- 9:30pm
Where: The Westgate Hotel – 1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: $25 per person food and beverage minimum
Independence Day at the Border
Looking to celebrate Independence Day a little further south? Enjoy a fun day of festivities at the San Ysidro border with live music, food, family activities, and of course, fireworks!
When: July 1, 2018, 3:00pm– 9:00pm (Fireworks at 9:00pm)
Where: Larsen Field- Cesar Chavez Park – 4061 Camino de la Plaza, San Ysidro, CA 92173
Sip into Summer Wine Series at Tower 23
Raise your glass to summer sunsets with some of California’s finest wine at Tower 23. Overlooking the Pacific Beach boardwalk, guests can experience tastings from Kent Smith and South American Wines as part of “Wine Wednesday.”
When: June 27, 2018
Where: Tower 23 Hotel – 723 Felspar St, San Diego, CA 92109
Cost: $25 per person
Sunsets and Superheroes
With Comic-Con right around the corner, this 21+ event is the perfect opportunity to honor superheroes of the sea. Celebrating the opening of the newest exhibition Oddities: Hidden Heroes of the Scripps Collection, Birch Aquarium invites guests to enjoy comic-inspired activities as well as live music, craft beer, and one of the finest views of the San Diego sunset.
When: June 29, 2018, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Birch Aquarium at Scripps – 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92093
Cost: Members: $23, Public: $26
More Events in San Diego This Week
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