Who doesn’t love the summer time? There’s always an event going on designed to enjoy the weather, or get a break from the heat. If you aren’t going to San Diego’s Annual Comic-Con, there will be plenty of other things to do. They may not involve witnessing your favorite celebrities, but you never know! Maybe on your way in to San Diego for fun, you could get a glimpse of Marvel or Supernatural stars.
Here are this weekend’s events:
Flower Hill Promenade in Del Mar
2720 Via de la Valle
July 23 & July 30, 12pm-3pm
The Flower Hill Promenade will be hosting 2 free family fun festivals, one happening this Sunday and the second one will be next Sunday. These events will include pony rides, petting zoos, face painting, arts, and crafts. There will be local musicians performing live and other various forms of entertainment.
Solana Beach Concerts
Fletcher Cove Park
140 So. Sierra Ave, Solana Beach
Every Thursday through Aug. 24, 6pm-7:45pm
At the Cove, there will be summer concerts every Thursday until August 24th. This summer series includes different musical groups to enjoy. Bring your blankets, chairs, picnics, and friends. For more information, visit their website at cityofsolanabeach.org.
West Side Story
Star Theatre Company
402 N. Coast Hwy, Oceanside
July 21-30, Fri & Sat: 7:30pm, Sun: 2pm
The Star Theatre Company is proud to present their rendition of West Side Story. You can purchase tickets online: children at $10; seniors, students, and military at $15; adults at $20. Visit their website at StarTheatreCo.com.
Insect and Ladybug Festival
San Diego Botanic Garden
July 22-23, 10am-4pm
This event is for all you bug lovers of all ages! This festival features live lizards, snakes, and the Madagascar hissing cockroaches. There will be various activities like bug collecting, insect arts and crafts, and even mealworm larva in flavors of mesquite, teriyaki, and barbeque. There are 20 different entertainment booths and something for children or adults. Check out it out at their website: sdbgarden.org/insect.htm
OB Playhouse & Theatre Company
4944 Newport Ave, San Diego
Running until Sept. 17. Thurs-Sat: 8pm, Sun: 3pm
Back by popular demand, the OB Playhouse & Theatre brings you the adult puppet show, Avenue Q. Intend for mature audience, Avenue Q has many adult themes and language. If you enjoy crude humor, then this show will have you on the floor with laughter. This show normally has a 2-hour run time. General admission is $33 or the VIP front row table runs at $43. Go online to purchase your tickets: obtheatrecompany.com