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Top July Events

Summer Sizzles in San Diego

Enjoy festive outdoor events, July 4th celebrations, Del Mar Racing, beach bonfires, time on the water, and more.

Don't miss these exciting events happening in San Diego this July.

Featured July Events

SeaWorld Summer Spectacular

When: Now - August 20, 2023
From new rescue adventures to exciting new entertainment, it’s going to be a spectacular summer at SeaWorld San Diego!

Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

When: Now - September 4, 2023
As the sun goes down, the fun heats up this summer at the San Diego Zoo. From global rhythms and spectacular entertainment to one-of-a-kind moments with your favorite wildlife after dark, join us under the stars for wild and unforgettable experiences—perfect for the whole family.

LEGOLAND California Summer Block Party

When: Now - September 4, 2023
Lights, Camera, Action! The LEGOLAND® California Resort Summer Block Party includes never-before-seen shows, new costume characters, and plenty of bricktastic fun. Celebrate the summer season in the best way possible – with spectacular performances.

2023 San Diego County Fair

When: Now - July 4, 2023
Adventure awaits at the 2023 San Diego County Fair – "Get Out There!" to explore the great outdoors and get s'more of what life has to offer Wednesday, June 7 through Tuesday, July 4 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Fourth of July

When: July 4, 2023
Whether you're traveling with friends or family, San Diego is everyone's first choice for 4th of July celebrations. Even locals can't think of anything better than relaxing with loved ones on a long stretch of sand and watching an extraordinary show of lights in the sky.

2023 Concacaf Gold Cup Semifinal

When: July 12, 2023
Following 2023 Gold Cup Group and Knockout Stage play, the top four finishers will advance to the Semifinals Stage. Snapdragon Stadium will host one of the matches and the semifinal matchup will be confirmed at the conclusion of the Group Stage.

2023 Annual Over The Line Tournament

When: July 15-23, 2023
The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC) is calling all players, beach-goers, and sports enthusiasts to the biggest summer event in San Diego!

San Diego Pride

When: July 8-16, 2023
The annual San Diego Pride events are happening throughout San Diego! These events include the Parade on July 15th, the largest single-day civic event in the region, and is among the largest Prides in the United States, attracting over 250,000 cheering supporters of the LGBTQ community! The Pride Festival will take place from July 15-16th in Balboa Park.

Comic-Con International: San Diego

When: July 20-23, 2023
Comic-Con International is the largest comics and pop culture event in the United States, attracting thousands of artists, celebrities and fans of comic books, movie memorabilia and all things related to pop culture.

Del Mar Racing Season

When: July 21 - September 10, 2023
San Diego horse racing takes place where the "turf meets the surf" at the Del Mar Racetrack. Fans flock to the track each summer to wager on their favorite horses during the popular, annual Del Mar Racetrack racing season, mid-July - early-September.

Manchester United vs. Wrexham AFC

When: July 25, 2023
Manchester United will return to the United States for the first time in five years to play the third oldest club in the world and fan favourites, Wrexham AFC at Snapdragon Stadium, San Diego, on Tuesday, July 25 at 7:30PM.

San Diego Loyal SC vs. Borussia Dortmund

When: Jul. 27, 2023
San Diego Loyal Soccer Club takes on German Giants Borussia Dortmund in an International Friendly on Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Snapdragon Stadium!

San Diego Padres Baseball Season

When: Now - September 24, 2023
Kickoff the 2023 baseball season at Petco Park with the San Diego Padres!

San Diego Wave FC Soccer Season

When: Now - October 15, 2023
Experience San Diego Wave Fútbol Club, the 12th and newest member of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), during their second season at Snapdragon Stadium!

San Diego Loyal SC Soccer Season

When: Now - October 14, 2023
Watch as San Diego's premier outdoor professional men’s soccer club, competing in The USL Championship, plays their fourth season at Torero Stadium (University of San Diego).

More Awesome July Events

Mission Hills Summer Concerts in the Park

When: July 4 - July 28, 2023
Put on by the community organizations and businesses every summer, Summer Concerts in the Park is a beloved Friday musical tradition in Mission Hills.

University Heights Summer in the Park

When: July 7- August 4, 2023
Come out this summer for fun & free entertainment on Fridays starting in July and the first Friday of August during University Heights Summer in the Park concert series!

Nat Diego Natural Wine Festival

When: July 7-8, 2023
Come taste the exciting world of natural wine and learn about what you drink at a weekend festival packed with winemakers, importers and advocates of Natural wine.

San Diego Bay Festival

When: July 8, 2023
At the festival aside from high energy musical performances you will find local food vendors including Taco Stands, local bartenders pouring Craft Beer and Craft Cocktails as well as an assortment of local crafts and vending booths.

ARTS DISTRICT Summer Music Series

When: July 9, 2023
The NTC Foundation is partnering with Beer, Food & Music to present the 2023 ARTS DISTRICT Summer Music Series! Everyone is invited to wander and explore the ARTS DISTRICT and enjoy FREE outdoor musical performances on the North Promenade.

Point Loma Summer Concerts

When: July 14 - August 11, 2023
Since 2001, Point Loma Summer Concerts has been bringing family-friendly concerts to Point Loma Park, with crowds swelling to nearly 3,000. The concerts are now a community tradition, with strolling teenagers who attended their first concerts in strollers.

University of San Diego Wine Classic

When: July 15, 2023
We look forward to seeing you at USD's 15th annual Wine Classic presented by U.S. Bank! This special event raises needed funds for the Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund supporting scholarships for USD students.

Pupologie Cardiff Dog Days of Summer

When: July 16, 2023
The Pupologie Cardiff Dog Days of Summer is hosted by Cardiff 101 Main Street and the City of Encinitas. This free event features numerous dog-related vendors, rescue groups, and pet adoption agencies. Activities include dog contests, live music, libation lounge, food trucks, and more!

La Jolla Music Society SummerFest

When: July 28 - August 26, 2023
Music Director Inon Barnatan has created an ambitious program, evocatively titled “Under the Influence,” exploring the muses that seduced and inspired some of the greatest composers in musical history.

Ramona County Fair

When: July 28-30, 2023
This family event features a cornhole competition, live music, amusement rides and carnival games, an off-road show, food & beverage vendors, craft & commercial vendors, Western shows, medieval demonstrations, and much more!

Sip of Julian

When: July 29, 2023
Julian Tasting Rooms offering samples of their wine, beer, hard cider, or craft cocktails at this Town Wide Event that will take you to the beautiful mountain community of Julian, California.

Marine Band San Diego Summer Concert

When: July 29, 2023
Come out for an evening of amazing live music by the popular music group, "Sound Strike." These talented Marines will get you pumped with a performance that will be sure to keep you swaying – ooh-rah!.

Solana Beach Triathlon, Duathlon & Aquabike

When: July 30, 2023
The Solana Beach Triathlon, Duathlon & Aquabike invites you to an epic day living the active lifestyle!

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