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Summer Sports in San Diego

Something for Every Sports Fan

Whether you're a die-hard sports fan or just enjoy seeing the action, watching a game in San Diego during the summer is a blast. Browse the exciting sporting events below and add make sure to add one or two to your summer itinerary.

Lacrosse at Snapdragon Stadium

June

San Diego Wave FC

When: Jun. 1 & 24, 2023
Experience San Diego Wave Fútbol Club this June at Snapdragon Stadium:

  • San Diego Wave vs. Angel City FC - Jun. 1, 2023
  • San Diego Wave vs. OL Reign - Jun. 24, 2023

San Diego Padres

When: Jun. 2-25, 2023
Catch at game at the Best Ball Park in the United States, Petco Park, this June:

  • San Diego Padres vs. Chicago Cubs - Jun. 2-5, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. Seattle Mariners - Jun. 6-7, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. Cleveland Guardians - Jun. 13-15, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. Tampa Bay Rays - Jun. 16-18, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals - Jun. 23-25, 2023

Southern California Beach Soccer Championships

When: Jun. 2-4, 2023
The very popular sand soccer festival will again feature youth, adult amateur and adult pro women's and men's beach soccer as well as vendors, the BeSoCha Cantina and lots more!

Rock 'n' Roll San Diego

When: Jun. 3, 2023
Celebrate the 25th anniversary starting at Balboa Park and finishing in Downtown San Diego, you'll explore up to eight well-known neighborhoods and experience an insider tour that even the locals rave about. This ultimate foot tour highlights all the iconic communities, their personalities, and everything we love about America's Finest City: San Diego, CA.

San Diego Loyal SC

When: Jun. 9 & 14, 2023
Watch as San Diego's premier outdoor professional men’s soccer club, competing in The USL Championship, plays at Torero Stadium (University of San Diego) this June:

  • San Diego Loyal SC vs. Sacramento Republic FC - Jun. 9, 2023
  • San Diego Loyal SC vs. San Antonia FC - Jun. 14, 2023

United States Police & Fire Championships

When: Jun. 10-17, 2023
United States Police & Fire Championships brings together law enforcement and fire athletes from across the country to compete in Olympic-style sports.

MexTour - Mexico vs. Cameroon

When: Jun. 10, 2023
The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF) and Soccer United Marketing (SUM) announced that the historic 20th edition of the MexTour will kick off on Saturday, June 10, when the Mexican Men's National Team takes on African powerhouse, Cameroon, at San Diego's new Snapdragon Stadium.

Giro di San Diego GranFondo

When: Jun. 10, 2023
Southern California meets Italy at the Giro di San Diego GranFondo, a celebration of cycling, food, and San Diego's North Inland region.

Barrio Logan Grand Prix - SDBC

When: Jun. 10, 2023
Join in the thrill of fast-paced bicycle racing by pro racers, top-level amateurs and a fun children's cycling event at the Barrio Logan Grand Prix, one of Southern California's largest cycling events.

2023 USA Surfing Championships

When: Jun. 13-17, 2023
Surfing America is the IOC-recognized National Governing Body for the sport of surfing in the USA. Surfing America is responsible for holding the USA Championships each year and for selecting the official USA Surf Team to compete internationally.

Switchfoot BRO-AM

When: Jun. 17, 2023
The Annual Switchfoot BRO-AM will feature a surf contest, live music performances, and nerf surf jousting exposition between surf contest heats.

Coronado Rotary Club Low Tide Ride & Stride

When: Jun. 24, 2023
The Coronado Rotary Club presents the annual Low Tide Ride & Stride. Held on the lowest tide of the month, the 5 mile beach course is perfect for runners, bikers and walkers.

San Diego Scottish Highland Games

When: Jun. 24-25, 2023
Join us for the annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games. Experience the wonder, and traditions of Scotland.

San Diego International Triathlon

When: Jun. 25, 2023
There are two courses to choose from an international course and a sprint course, whichever you choose you're guaranteed a great ride.

2023 World Lacrosse Men's Championship

When: Jun. 21 - July 1, 2023
From Gary Gait to Paul Rabil, Lyle Thompson to Jeff Teat, the legends of the past, present, and future continue to make the World Lacrosse Men's Championship an event you don't want to miss.

Del Mar Summer Racing Season

July

San Diego Padres

When: Jul. 3-30, 2023
Catch at game at the Best Ball Park in the United States, Petco Park, this June:

  • San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Angels - Jul. 3-5, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. New York Mets - Jul. 7-9, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburg Pirates - Jul. 24-26, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. Texas Rangers - Jul. 28-30, 2023

Crown City Classic 4th of July Race

When: Jul. 4, 2023
Starting and finishing in Tidelands Park, the 12K and 5K courses along the Coronado Bay showcase the scenic views of the Coronado Bridge.

4th of July Run & Ride

When: Jul. 4, 2023
Kick of Independence Day with a run or ride with everything from a 2 mile fun run to the hardcore 25 mile street ride.

San Diego Wave FC vs. Washington Spirit

When: Jul. 8, 2023
Head to Snapdragon Stadium to watch the San Diego Wave FC take the pitch against Washington Spirit.

2023 Concacaf Gold Cup Semifinal

When: Jul. 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.

World Championship Over-the-Line Tournament

When: Jul. 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!

Pride 5K Run + Walk

When: Jul. 15, 2023
The Pride 5K Run & Walk is always a highlight of Pride Week festivities.

Del Mar Racing Season

When: Jul. 21 - Sept. 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 Del Mar Racetrack racing season.

Manchester United vs. Wrexham AFC

When: Jul. 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 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 Loyal SC vs. Colorado Springs

When: Jul. 29, 2023
Experience matchday at Torero Stadium when San Diego Loyal SC takes on Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC!

Solana Beach Triathlon

When: Jul. 30, 2022
The Solana Beach Triathlon, Duathlon & Aquabike invites you to an epic day living the active lifestyle!

San Diego Wave FC Game at Snapdragon Stadium

August

San Diego Padres

When: Aug. 4-31, 2023
Catch at game at the Best Ball Park in the United States, Petco Park, this August:

  • San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Aug. 4-7, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. Baltimore Orioles - Aug. 14-16, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Aug. 17-20, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. Miami Marlins - Aug. 21-23, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Aug. 31 - Sept. 3, 2023

San Diego Wave FC

When: Aug. 5 & 19, 2023
Experience San Diego Wave Fútbol Club this August at Snapdragon Stadium:

  • San Diego Wave vs. Angel City FC - Aug. 5, 2023
  • San Diego Wave vs. NJ/NY Gotham FC - Aug. 19, 2023

San Diego Loyal SC

When: Aug. 5-19, 2023
Watch as San Diego's premier outdoor professional men’s soccer club, competing in The USL Championship, plays at Torero Stadium (University of San Diego) this August:

  • San Diego Loyal SC vs. Orange County SC - Aug. 5, 2023
  • San Diego Loyal SC vs. Loudoun United FC - Aug. 9, 2023
  • San Diego Loyal SC vs. Memphis 901 FC - Aug. 12, 2023
  • San Diego Loyal SC vs. New Mexico Unites - Aug. 19, 2023

USTA Billie Jean King Girls' 18s and 18s National Championships

When: Aug. 5-13, 2023
Over 400 of the top junior tennis players in the country, aged 16 and 18 and under, will compete for the title of National Champion. In addition, the following wild cards to the US Open will be awarded to the tournament's top finisher.

South Bay 24 Hour & South Bay Mini

When: Aug. 12, 2023
The Endurance Race Series is excited to once again be hosting this one off Ultra event in South Bay San Diego.

World Bodysurfing Championships in Oceanside

When: Aug. 19-20, 2023
During the annual World Bodysurfing Championships, 350-400 bodysurfers from around the world compete in their respective age divisions for trophies and prizes.

America's Finest City Half Marathon & 5k

When: Aug. 20, 2023
San Diego’s fastest and most scenic half marathon. Run from the Cabrillo National Monument atop the tip of Point Loma, along San Diego Bay, Harbor Island, Embarcadero, past the Star of India, through downtown San Diego to a rousing finish in historic Balboa Park.

Ramona Rodeo

When: Aug. 24-26, 2023
A Top Notch PRCA rodeo with some of the greatest cowboys around, boasting a professional attitude with the best hometown hospitality you will find at a rodeo.

Bike the Bay

When: Aug. 27, 2023
Ride the bridge, Bike the Bay! Cruise around the San Diego Bay and enjoy your only opportunity to ride across the San Diego Coronado Bay Bridge. This non-competitive community bike ride is for riders of all abilities and will take you on a scenic, and primarily flat ride, around the San Diego Bay via the Bayshore Bikeway.

Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational

When: Aug. 27, 2023
Surfers, scientists and survivors come together to support the fight against cancer at the annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational at the beach near Scripps Pier in La Jolla.

San Diego Wave

September

San Diego Padres

When: Sept. 1-24, 2023
Catch at game at the Best Ball Park in the United States, Petco Park, this September:

  • San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Aug. 31 - Sept. 3, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies - Sept. 4-6, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - Sept. 18-20, 2023
  • San Diego Padres vs. St. Louis Cardinals - Sept. 22-24, 2023

TVG Pacific Classic

When: Sept. 2, 2023
Del Mar's richest and most prestigious race, the Grade I $1,000,000 FanDuel Racing Pacific Classic, a Win And You're In for the Breeders' Cup Classic.

San Diego Wave FC

When: Sept. 3 & 16, 2023
Experience San Diego Wave Fútbol Club this September at Snapdragon Stadium:

  • San Diego Wave vs. Houston Dash - Sept. 3, 2023
  • San Diego Wave vs. FC Kansas City - Sept. 16, 2023

San Diego Loyal SC

When: Sept. 3-30, 2023
Watch as San Diego's premier outdoor professional men’s soccer club, competing in The USL Championship, plays at Torero Stadium (University of San Diego) this September:

  • San Diego Loyal SC vs. Birmingham Legion FC - Sept. 3, 2023
  • San Diego Loyal SC vs. Las Vegas Lights FC - Sept. 24, 2023
  • San Diego Loyal SC vs. Monterey Bay FC - Sept. 30, 2023

Cymbiotika San Diego Open

When: Sept. 9-16, 2023
The 2023 Cymbiotika San Diego Open presented by ResMed will be a WTA 500 event featuring the best professional women’s tennis talent in the world.

OMBAC Classic Longboard Surfing Contest

When: Sept. 16, 2023
Grab your vintage surfboard (or beach chair) and gather for a nostalgic longboard competition at the North Side of Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach.

Belmont Park Community 5k

When: September 17, 2023
Starting and ending in the heart of Belmont Park, participants will enjoy stunning views of Mission Beach, the iconic Giant Dipper Roller Coaster and all that the community has to offer.

Live Well San Diego 5K

When: Sept. 17, 2023
Live Well San Diego 5K will be a fun, family-friendly event for all ages, including a kids fun zone all while supporting a great charity.

Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro

When: Sept. 22-23, 2023
The world’s top professional female surfers will be back in Oceanside for the annual Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro, a 3 day event jam-packed with world-class surfing competition that will blow your mind, and a festival village loaded with female-inspired vendors, activities and amazing entertainment.

Poway Rodeo

When: Sept. 22-23, 2023
Professional rodeo cowboys from around the country compete during the annual Poway Rodeo. Can they hold on for 8 seconds.

Ken Whalen Surf Challenge

When: September 24, 2023
The Ken Whalen Surf Challenge is in memory of Ken's love for family, surfing and the beach. The goal for the event is to encourage kids (including CAF adaptive surfers and Rady Children's Hospital Cancer Families) to strengthen their connection with surfing by competing and having a fun day at the beach with their friends and family.

Buffalo Alley 10K Trail Run

When: September 24, 2023
This race is a 10K trail run in the northwestern foothills of Camp Pendleton. The course offers a challenging hill climb, rolling hills along the ridgeline, and scenic views of surrounding mountains and meadows. 

Marine Corps Mud Run Camp Pendleton

When: September 30, 2023
The 2023 version of the Marine Corps Mud Run features a 7K Distance Trail Run with multiple military themed obstacles, fitness stations, and MUD!

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