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Coastal Neighborhoods

70 miles of beautiful coastline set the stage for a collection of beach communities - each with its own personality

Coastal Neighborhoods

From quaint Coronado and family friendly Carlsbad to artsy Encinitas and posh La Jolla , along with the 20-something party havens of Pacific Beach and Mission Beach, each seaside town beckons with beautiful beaches and a taste of San Diego’s SoCal lifestyle.

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Guide to San Diego County Beaches

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Big Bay Boom!

Jul 4, 2021

The Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Embarcadero North, Seaport Village, Embarcadero South Marina Park and Coronado Ferry Landing. The impeccably choreographed display will last approximately 17 minutes.

Come down to the bay and enjoy the biggest fireworks show in San Diego!

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Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at SeaWorld

Jul 4, 2021

SeaWorld will celebrate Independence Day with a 15-minute display of fireworks set to a patriotic soundtrack.

More details to come.

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HOME*GROWN*FUN

Jun 11 - Jul 4, 2021

Oh, how we missed you last year!

We just couldn't let another summer come and go without celebrating San Diego and all of the wonderful food & agriculture, arts & talent, business & innovation, and all-around FUN of our community.

So while we're still masked up and six-feet apart, we're rolling up our sleeves and getting back to our roots for HOME*GROWN*FUN, presented by the San Diego County Fair.

Smaller in scale than the fair and limited in attendance, HOME*GROWN*FUN will offer a taste of your fair favorites–including shopping, food concessionaires, a Ferris wheel and carousel, agricultural-themed exhibits, demonstrations, contests and "edu-tainment" designed to educate and delight families looking to get outside for some real-life, in-person and down-home fun.

Let's get growing again, San Diego!

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Del Mar Racing Season

Jul 16 - Sep 6, 2021

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. Be part of the magic and nostalgia of this long-time horse race tradition dating back to 1937 when Bing Crosby greeted the first guests, and Seabiscuit won by a nose in the infamous race in 1938. This season features the nation's top racehorses, trainers and jockeys, and plenty of fun in the sun.

 

Friday, July 16 - Labor Day, September 6, 2021

Racing Thursdays - Sunday, and Labor Day Monday.

First Post 2 PM most racing days, 4 PM on Fridays. 

 

*dates and times subject to change. Visit DelMarRacing.com for up to date information.

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Third Night Free in San Diego

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
Valid: Mar 2 - ongoing

Book two nights in San Diego and get the third night on us.  Enjoy stunning bay or city views from every room, private balconies, and a sparking private marina to enjoy water activities or...

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Sweet Escape Offer

Hotel del Coronado
Valid: Mar 24 - ongoing

Make your spring escape even sweeter. From roasting s’mores at a beach bonfire, to relaxing in a luxurious beach daybed or pool cabana, it’s the best of beach life, Del...

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STAY 3 & SAVE $100

Grande Colonial Hotel
Valid: Mar 19 - ongoing

Stay more and save more and find paradise all at the same time…right here in the Village of La Jolla, just a block from the ocean, with our “Stay 3 and Save $100”...

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