SheFest | July 6
A woman-centered event that celebrates and supports the talents and contributions of women while fostering meaningful connections within the LGBT and larger San Diego community. 
Time/Place: 11am-6pm / North Park Community Park

Tanabata Festival | July 7
Originating from Chinese folklore, Tanabata is a holiday that celebrates the meeting of Orihime and Hikoboshi! Guests of all ages are invited to enjoy the summer sun with festival foods, carnival games, cultural performances and demonstrations as well as partake in the Tanabata celebration by creating kazari. 
Time/Place: 12-6pm / Japanese Friendship Garden of SD, Balboa Park 
Contact: 619-232-2721 /

San Diego Pride Business Mega-Mixer | July 11
Mix and mingle during a festive happy hour with a diverse group of LGBT and allied business professionals, E.R.G.s, and organizations at the 3rd Annual Pride Business Mega-Mixer & Pride Kick Off Ribbon Cutting! 
Time/Place: 5:30-8pm / San Diego LGBT Visitors Center: 529 University Ave. 
Contact: 619-432-5428 /

Pride of Hillcrest Block Party | July 12
A diverse line up of local and international talent. The festival features a craft cocktail bar and beer garden sponsored by Miller Coors, food trucks, go-go dancers, a DJ dance party, and YOU aboard our giant Ferris-Wheel as your take in the views of Hillcrest’s giant 65 foot high- 20 x 30 foot Rainbow Pride Flag! 
Time/Place: 2-11pm / Hillcrest Pride Flag at Pride Plaza 
Contact: 619-299-3330 /

Movies & More by the Lake | July 12
Bring your blankets and join us for a movie under the stars! Food Trucks and snack bar treats will be on site. Parking is $10 per carload of movie goers and movie is free.  
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve
Contact: 619-596-3141 /

SD Pride | July 12-14
The Rally: Inspiring speakers, LGBTQ leaders, and raising the Pride flag.
Pride 5k: Run the parade route right before the parade starts! Rainbow gear, tutus and streamers encouraged.
The Parade: The largest single-day civic event in the region and one of the largest Prides in the United States.
The Festival: Celebrate diversity and inclusion in Balboa Park with community resources, booths and four stages of live entertainment. 

Contact: 619-297-7683 / 

Imperial Beach Sun & Sea Festival | July 12-13
World-class sandcastle sculptors creating some of the best sand creations on the West Coast as well as a community parade and pancake breakfast, live music, childrens craft activities, a Kids n Kastles competition, Farmers Market and International Food Fair. 
Time/Place: Fri 8am-Dusk, Sat 7am-6pm / Pier Plaza 

Mission San Diego de Alcala Festival of the Bells | July 13-14
Food, live entertainment, dancing, and traditional activities like the Blessing of the Bells and the Blessing of the Animals. All five Mission bells are rung during the weekend festivities. 
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / 10818 San Diego Mission Road 
Contact: 619-281-8449 /

Over The Line Tournament | July 13-14 & 20-21
Over 1,000 teams will hit the sand at sunrise on Saturday morning with their bats, balls and most creative team names to kick-off 66 years of San Diego tradition 
Time/Place: 7:30am-6pm / Fiesta Island, Mission Bay Park

Craft Classic Half Marathon & 5K | July 14
Sweeping views, challenging hills and a delicious craft beer reward at the finish line at Green Flash Brewing Co. 
Time/Place: 6:30am-12pm / Green Flash Brewery: 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd. 

Del Mar Racing Season | July 17-Sept. 2
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 nations top race horses, trainers and jockeys, and plenty of fun in the sun. 
Time/Place: Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

Stone Brewing Hop-Con 7.0 | July 18
Your $75 ticket includes: Fifteen 3oz tasters, 3 specialty casks of w00tstout, Commemorative glassware to take home, Gourmet food, Lawn games, Silent Disco, Interactive Art Wall, Our famous churros for dessert, Costume contest. 
Time/Place: 7-11pm / Liberty Station

Burgers and Brews Invitational | July 20
Pass includes a ticket to the races, access to an exclusive trackside viewing area, access to the Del Mar Concert Series performance following the event featuring Ziggy Marley, gourmet fries & tater tots, five (5) 5oz. beer tastings & UNLIMITED samples of the BEST burgers SD has to offer! 
Time/Place: 1:30-5:30pm / Del Mar Racetrack

Cabrillo Sunset 5K | July 20
The route passes the parks most important landmarks before linking with the road down to the tidepools – where participants can enjoy spectacular views as the sun sets below the horizon. 
Time/Place: 6:30-8:30pm / Cabrillo National Monument

Insect and Ladybug Festival | July 20-21
Features thousands of fascinating creepy-crawlies including live insects, lizards, snakes, and the famous Madagascar hissing cockroaches. Children can practice bug collecting, hands-on insect arts and crafts, and even taste cooked mealworm larva. 
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / San Diego Botanic Garden

Supergirl Surf Pro | July 26-28
The weekend will be jam-packed with world-class competition that will have you on your toes and a festival village loaded with female-inspired vendors, activities and entertainment.
Time/Place: 8am-6pm / Oceanside Pier

SIP of Julian | July 27
Julian Tasting Rooms offering samples of their wine, beer, hard cider, mead or craft cocktails. 
Time/Place: 11am-5pm / Julian Town Hall

Live Well San Diego 5K | July 28
This years event will celebrate the hero in all of us with a superhero-themed race and activities throughout the morning. Includes a Kids 1-Mile Fun Run. 
Time/Place: 7:30am / SD County Waterfront Park

Nat Diego | July 28-29
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. 

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Similar to previous months, the San Diego County market finished May in a state of flux. The market saw drops in sales, a slowing sales pace and gains in inventory and listing discount despite a healthy bump in home prices. Going into the summer sales season, San Diego is an interesting market to track as it is defying traditional economic principles of supply and demand. However, with more homebuyers traditionally looking to make their move in the summer, the impact on home prices by the flood of inventory could be reduced. The peripheral statistics of sales pace and listing discount hint that some price regression is in store, but we will have to see how things shake out in the coming months. Either way, home sellers should be realistic with their expectations if they wish to cash in during prime house-hunting season.

There were 3,208 properties that changed hands in San Diego County in May, a 6.9% drop from the same month last year. Additionally, the closed sales volume finished 3.5% lower, coming in at $2,302,876,000. Despite the drops in activity, the average closed sale price increased by 3.6% to $717,900. The average price per square foot also saw a slight increase (1.1%), finishing at $398.30. Inventory levels shot up by 14.3% to 6,740 units. The sales pace slowed, finishing at 29 days on average, representing a 20.8% increase compared to last May. The listing discount (sold price versus list price) came in at 97.9%, a 0.2% drop. Overall, the market has 2.1 months of inventory to meet demand, a 23.5% increase over last year.


Balboa Park Twilight in the Park
Spreckels Organ Pavilion
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays | 6:30-7:30pm | 619-239-0512 |

18 Kearny Mesa Concert Band – Variety
19 Navy Wind Ensemble
20 Rockin’ Jazz Big Band
25 Rachel Aldous & the Road Home – Bluegrass, Folk & Americana
26 Piracy Conspiracy – Reggae
27 Bump City Brass – Soul, Funk

02 The New Catillacs – Smooth 50s, 60s and early 70s
03 Atomic Wave – 80’s tribute band
09 8 Track Highway – Classic 70’s & 80’s Cali Yacht Rock
10 Stoney B Blues – Chicago and Southern Blues
11 Breezin’ – Jazz, Blues, R & B
16 145th St. – Contemporary Blues Band
17 Ginger Cowgirl – Classic Country and Honky – Tonk
18 San Diego Civic Dance – Park & Recreation Department
23 San Diego Youth Symphony
24 Mariachi Estrella’s de Chula Vista-Mexican Music/Ballet Folklorico
25 Bayou Brothers – Cajun/Zydeco – Family Day
30 Pomerado Community Concert Band – Patriotic/Show tunes
31 Santana Ways – Tribute Band to Santana

01 Back Pocket Whiskey Fellas – Irish folk, Bluegrass & American
06 San Diego Concert Band
07 Jazz Jammers – Dixieland, Swing 1940’s
08 Marine Band San Diego
13 Raúl Prieto Ramirez, Civic Organist – Ice Cream Social
14 Harvey and 52nd Street Jive Blues
15 Moxie – Rock & Roll
20 Coronado Concert Band – American Pop band Classics
21 Elvis Tribute Artist “Lloyd Aron Douglas” & The Sons of Memphis
22 Moon Light Serenade Orchestra – Big Band/Swing/Rock/Disco
27 Lady J – Blues
28 Stars on the Water – Tropical Rock & Roll
29 Legends – San Diego Original Oldies Show Band

31st International Summer Organ Festival
Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park
Mondays | 7:30pm | 619-702-8138 |

24 Tribute to Pink Floyd & Led Zeppelin

01 Raúl Prieto Ramírez, USA/Spain
08 Dave Wickerham, USA
15 Rising Stars
22 Peter Richard Conte, USA, with Andrew Ennis, USA
29 Hector Olivera, USA/Argentina

05 Thomas Ospital, France
12 Isabelle Demers, USA/Canada
19 Gunnar Idenstam, Sweden
26 Raúl Prieto Ramírez and Symphonic Musicians
31 Silent Movie Night with Clark Wilson, USA

Carlsbad TGIF Concerts in the Park
Fridays, 6-8pm | 760-602-2090 |

Stagecoach Community Park: 3420 Camino De Los Coches

21 Safety Orange
28 Uptown Funk

05 Sully and the Souljahs

Poinsettia Community Park: 6600 Hidden Valley Road

12 Pop Vinyl
19 Urban Renewal Project

Calavera Hills Community Park: 2997 Glasgow Drive

26 Rumba Y Soul

02 Unsteady

Alga Norte Community Park: 6565 Alicante Road

09 Gene Evaro Jr.
16 80z All Starz / Cassie B’s 90s Remix

Chula Vista’s Summer Sundays
Village Walk at Eastlake: 878 Eastlake Pkwy.
Sundays | 5-7pm |

16 Navy Band Southwest
23 Breez’n
30 Lady J & Soulful Knights

07 Steal Dawn
14 Graceland
21 Joe Rathburn’s Island

Coronado Summer Concert Series
Spreckels Park: 7th St. & Orange Ave.
Sundays | 6pm (unless noted) |

16 The Lao Tizer Band
23 Smith
30 Ron’s Garage

07 Bee Gees Gold
14 LA Allstars
21 In Midlife Crisis
28 Stone Soul

04 B.N.E. and Guest
11 Sully & The Souljahs
18 La Chikas

01 The Mighty Untouchables

Coronado Ferry Landing Concert Series
Coronado Ferry Landing
Sat & Sun | 2-5pm | 619-435-8895 |

15 Ginger Cowgirl
16 OC British Invaders
22 Baywolf Band
23 Miss Demeanor
29 Kat Café
30 Astra Kelly

Del Mar Foundation Summer Twilight Concerts
Powerhouse Park: 1600 Coast Blvd.
Tuesdays | 6pm | 858-635-1363 |

18 Sully and the Souljahs

09 Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles
30 Back to the Garden: 50th Anniversary of Woodstock

20 The Mighty Untouchables

Encinitas Concerts at Moonlight Beach
Moonlight Beach: 400 B Street
Sundays | 3-5pm | 760-633-2740 |

07 Cold Duck – Old School 70s and 80s
21 Kings of 88 – Classic Piano Roc

04 Smokin’ Cobras – Funky 60s and 70s
18 The Mighty Untouchables – Top 40 Hits

El Cajon Dinner and A Concert
Prescott Promenade: 100 E Main Street
Fridays | 6-8pm | 619-334-3000 |

14 Coyote Band
21 80’s All Starz
28 Back to the Garden

05 Old School
12 Breakheart Pass
19 Fortunate Son
26 Heart of Rock and Roll

02 Detroit Underground
09 Clay Colton Band
16 Stand Up Guys
23 Scot Bruce Elvis Tribute
30 Lightning Train

06 Rock Couture
13 Pettybreakers
20 The Mighty Untouchablese
27 Back to the Garden Beatles Show (Special 6:30pm Start!)

La Mesa Sundays at Six Summer Concerts
Harry Griffen Park: 9550 Milden St.
Sundays | 6-7pm | 619-667-1300 |

16 Trails and Rails – Country
23 San Diego Concert Band
30 It’s Never 2L8 – Top 40’s

07 Wild Nights Band – Rock & Roll
14 Ginger Cowgirl – Rock & Roll
21 8-Track Highway – Rock & Roll
28 Sonic Epidemic – Horn Tunes of the 70’s

Liberty Station Concert Series
Liberty Station North Promenade: 2848 Dewey Rd., Point Loma
Fridays | 6:30-9pm | 619-756-7992 |

10 Ben Powell and Nathan & Jesse (Saturday 3-6pm)

06 B-Side Players with Opening Act Shane Hall Band

Mission Hills Summer Concerts in the Park
Pioneer Park: 1521 Washington Place
Fridays | 6-8pm (unless noted) |

21 Groove Kitty
28 Unsteady

04 Mockery
12 Sue Palmer & Her Motel Swing Orchestra
19 Dr. Elvis & The Immortals, Mission Hills Women’s Chorale
26 Detroit Underground

02 The Mighty Untouchables
09 The Smokin Cobras
16 Captain J and the Jive Crew

Oceanside Concerts in The Park
Fridays | 5-8pm | 760-435-5041 |

Rancho Del Oro Park: 4701 Mesa Drive

21 The Greg Douglass Band

19 The Mar Dels

Mance Buchanon Park: 425 College Ave

09 The Greg Douglass Band

South Oceanside Elementary Park

09 Brent Payne (6-8pm)

Point Loma Summer Concerts
Point Loma Park: 1049 Catalina Blvd.
Fridays | 5:30pm | 619-300-1961 |

12 Fortunate Son
19 Band Overboard
26 Full Strength Funk

02 Doctor Wu
09 Pine Mountain Logs

Poway Summer Concert Series
Sundays | 5:30-7pm |

Lake Poway: 14644 Lake Poway Rd.

23 The Mighty Untouchables

07 Pickleback Shine
21 Y3K

04 Blue Breeze Band

Old Poway Park: 14134 Midland Rd.

14 The Benedetti Trio
28 Trails and Rails

11 Summer Winds/Pomerado Community Band

Santee Summer Concerts
Town Center Community Park East: 550 Park Center Dr.
Thursdays | 6:30pm | 619-258-4100 |

13 James Kruk & the Big Boss Men – An Elvis Tribute
20 Country Night – Patrick Howard Trampus Band
27 Upstream – Caribbean, Reggae, Soca

11 Blues Night – Bill Magee Blues Band
18 Three Chord Justice – County
25 Bump City Brass – Funk & Soul Dance

01 Straight Six – Rock, Rhythm & Blues
08 Wingstock – Music from the Summer of ’69
15 Queen Nation – Queen Tribute
22 The Mighty Untouchables – Variety Music

Scripps Ranch Symphony in the Park
Hoyt Park: Scripps Ranch Blvd & Aviary Dr.
Sundays | 6-7:30pm | 858-689-6200 |


11 The Detroit Underground

08 Young Guns

Solana Beach | Concerts At The Cove
Fletcher Cove Park: 140 South Sierra Ave.
Thursdays | 6-7:45pm | 858-720-2453 |

20 Navy Band Southwest’s 32nd Street Brass Band
27 Atomic Chill

11 Ginger Cowgirl
18 Quintinn Holi
25 Donnis Trio

01 Rolf Olsen Quartet
08 Hullabaloo
15 The Magic Montgomery Brothers
22 Sully

Seaport Village Sunday Concerts
East Plaza Gazebo: 849 W. Harbor Dr.
Sundays | 1-4pm | 619-235-4014 |

16 Cool Rush
23 Coolrays
30 Darrengers

04 Bill McGee Blues Band-Blue Rocket
07 Bayou Brothers
14 Clay Colton
21 Josie Day
28 Blue Rocket

Summer Concerts in Standley Park
Standley Park: 3585 Governor Dr.
Sundays | 5-7pm | 858-412-0786 |

14 Ron & the Reapers – 60’s Rock
21 Teaser – Arena Rock
28 Los Tecolotes (501c3) – Rock from the 60’s thru the 90’s

04 Electric Waste Band – Grateful Dead Jam Band
11 Full Strength Funk Band – Funk, R&B, Soul
18 Y3K – Modern Variety Rock Band
25 Forecast – A variety of Jazz styles

University Heights Summer in the Park
Trolley Barn Park: Adams Ave. & Florida St.
Fridays | 6-8pm | 619-297-3166 |

06 Liz Grace & the Swing Thing
13 Moonlight Serenade
20 It’s Never 2L8
27 Sonic Epidemic

03 Sue Palmer & Her Motel Swing Orchestra


San Diego County Fair | May 31-July 4
Skip down the yellow brick road and enter an Oz-some world inspired by L. Frank Baum’s classic tale, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Deep fried-food-on-a-stick, rides, animals and games. World-class exhibits in fine art, photography, woodworking, jewelry/gems & minerals and home & hobby, and the Paul Ecke Jr. Flower & Garden Show. The Toyota Summer Concert Series features nationally recognized entertainment.  
Time/Place: See website for schedule / Del Mar Fairgrounds 
Contact: 858-755-1161 /

Art Around Adams | June 1
Experience exhibits and performances that will dazzle the eye and stir the senses. Each year we strive to infuse new and exciting artists and talents that reflect this year’s local trends in art and business. 

Time/Place: 12-8pm / Kensington

San Diego Bay Festival | June 1
Delicious specialty foods, craft beers, craft cocktails and fine wines presented by local restaurants, bars, and nightclub staff. Local arts and crafts will be on sale throughout the festival. 

Time/Place: 12-10pm / Embarcadero Marina Park North 

San Diego Rock n Roll Marathon Series | June 1-2
Making running fun by infusing each course with live bands, cheer teams and more. 

Time/Place: See website for schedule / Balboa Park 
Contact: 858-768-6437 /

RB Alive! Street Fair | June 2
Visitors can sample tasty treats, browse over 300 booths featuring arts and crafts and gain information from regional and local businesses, service clubs and religious organizations. The Kids Zone provides rides, games and special carnival foods. 

Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Bernardo Center Drive 
Contact: 858-487-1767 /

San Diego International Boat Show | June 6-9
Make your boating dreams a reality by checking out more than 150 boats for sale, as well as the latest nautical gear, gadgets and accessories. If youre dreaming big, our expanded selection of 80+ superyachts continue to grow. 

Time/Place: See website for schedule / Spanish Landing Park, East 
Contact: 949-757-5959 /

Festa do Espirito Santo | June 7-9
Celebrate Portuguese Heritage by joining in the city’s oldest ethnic festival, Festa do Espirito Santo, that commemorates Portugal’s Queen St. Isabel. 

Time/Place: United Portuguese S.E.S. Hall, San Diego 
Contact: 619-223-5880 /

San Diego Greek Festival | June 7-9
We enjoy sharing our heritage, culture, music, traditions, customs and culinary skills with you, our neighbors and friends in San Diego and Southern California. 

Time/Place: St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church: 3655 Park Boulevard 
Contact: 619-297-4165 /

The Toast of the Coast Wine Competition & Festival | June 8
Your ticket will include unlimited 1-oz samples of wines entered in the 2019 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition. When you find one you like, youll be able to buy bottles to take home. 

Time/Place: 12-7pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds 
Contact: 858-755-1161 /

National City Gets Active | June 8
Once completing the scavenger hunt you are welcome to a FREE community breakfast in the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center which will include community presentations and kid zone. 

Time/Place: 9am / Kimball Park

Marine Corps Mud Run | June 8-9
10K, 5K and 1K. There will be over 300 Marines motivating participants along the course, as well as Military vehicle displays. T-shirt, finisher medals, free parking and parking shuttle, post-race refreshments and course-aid/hydration stations. 

Time/Place: See website for schedule / Camp Pendleton  

Inter-Tribal Powwow | June 8-9
Join the San Luis Rey Band of Luiseo Mission Indians for the Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow with arts and craft booths, food, dancers, drums, an opportunity drawing and contest dancing. 

Time/Place: Sat 10am-11pm, Sun 10:30am-6pm / Mission San Luis Rey 

San Diego Festival of the Arts | June 8-9
Showcasing stunning works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber and mixed media from nearly 200 world renowned artists. A silent auction and wine and beer garden all contribute towards this philanthropic effort spearheaded by the Torrey Pines Kiwanis Foundation.  

Time/Place: 10am-6pm / San Diego County Waterfront Park 
Contact: 619-744-0534 /

Beer & Sake Festival | June 13
The Japan Society’s Beer & Sake Festival is a unique and popular charity tasting event featuring local restaurants serving sumptuous appetizers and breweries pouring tasty beers and sakes. The festival also includes art booths, a silent auction, a raffle, and exciting entertainment. 

Time/Place: 4-10pm / USS Midway

Wild Night Out | June 13
Join us for an evening of music, socializing and animal friends, and a preview of Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo! Adults ages 21 and up only can visit parts of the Zoo, savor a complimentary beverage, talk with a keeper, meet some animal ambassadors, and enjoy a variety of music and more! 

Time/Place: 6-9:30pm / San Diego Zoo

REINS of Life Golf Tournament | June 14
Benefiting REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship Program and Fallbrook Child Development Center. A day of golfing and fun with competitions, contests and hole prizes including a shot at a $10,000 prize for a Hole in One! Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin and Putting Contests with the chance to win great prizes. 

Time/Place: 11:30am / Golf Club of California, Fallbrook 
Contact: 760-731-9168 /

Cooper Family Foundation Juneteenth | June 15
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. In loving memory of Sidney Cooper, Sr. Featuring Dazz Band. 

Time/Place: 11am-6pm / 2900 Block of Imperial Ave. 
Contact: 619-788-2898 /

Sam Hinton Folk Festival | June 15
This wonderful outdoor event will feature musical performances, musical workshops, group jams and an open mic stage. A great variety of folk music will be offered including Bluegrass, Olde Time, Irish music and much more. 

Time/Place: 11am-5pm / Old Poway Park

Wine, Brews & Blues Festival | June 15
Wine & handcrafted beer tastings, silent auction, live music, dancing, beer n brats courtyard, tasty bites by local restaurants. 

Time/Place: 5:30-10pm / Pala Mesa Resort, Fallbrook 

Taste of Gaslamp | June 15-16
Showcasing the excellent dining options available in our vibrant district. 

Time/Place: 1-4pm / Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego 
Contact: 619-233-5227 /

San Diego Wooden Boat Festival | June 15-16
Live music, a galley run by members of the Koehler Family along with a few dedicated volunteers, a variety of booths, activities for children and a raffle with a large assortment of valuable items donated from local businesses. 

Time/Place: Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm / Koehler Kraft Boat Yard 

Taste of Little Italy | June 19
Each year, our neighborhoods one-of-a-kind eateries open their doors for food lovers to enjoy a sample of each restaurants most popular dishes, including appetizers, entrees, desserts and beverages. 

Time/Place: 5-9pm / Piazza della Famiglia

Summer Solstice | June 20
Enjoy Del Mar’s favorite local eateries and California’s best wineries, breweries and distilleries. With balmy ocean breezes, amazing front-row sunset views, and live music, this is the way Del Mar celebrates the arrival of summer! 

Time/Place: 5-8pm / Powerhouse Park, Del Mar 
Contact: 858-735-3650 /

Make Music Day | June 21
Explore the world of instrument making through a variety of stations where kids and their families can Make n Play their own musical instruments. Jump on stage and play your new instruments along with ukuleles, drums and percussion instruments provided by the Museum. 

Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad 
Contact: 760-304-5844 /

Movies & More by the Lake | June 21
Bring your blankets and join us for a movie under the stars! Pre-movie fun starts at 6pm. Food trucks and snack bar treats will be on site for your munching pleasure. Parking is $10 per carload of movie goers and movie is free. 

Time/Place: 6-10pm / Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve 
Contact: 619-596-3141 /

California Wine Festival | June 21-22
California’s best wineries pouring hundreds of vintage red and white wines, complemented by dozens of the regions top chefs and specialty food purveyors serving gourmet appetizers along with live music and an ocean view.  

Time/Place: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad 

Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off | June 22
Join more than 70,000 visitors for an oceanfront chili cook-off, an array of food and merchandise vendors, four stages of continuous music, the Community Mural Project, a Local Art & Artisans showcase and more. 

Time/Place: 10am-8pm / Newport Avenue, Point Loma 

U.S. Police & Fire Championships | June 22-29
Athletes representing law enforcement, fire, prisons and border patrol from across the country, competing Olympic-style sports. 

Time/Place: Various Locations Throughout the County

Fairy Festival | June 22-23
Wear your fairy costume or come just as you are. Create a fairy house, make fairy treasures, leave messages on the wishing bush, or shop in the Fairyland market. Be sure to bring your camera for a picture with the Fairy Queen. 

Time/Place: San Diego Botanic Garden, Encinitas 
Contact: 760-436-3036 /

Festival of Yoga | June 23
This free, all-ages event will feature guided yoga, meditation, music, a vendor marketplace and other activities intended to instill peace and to inspire and empower people of all ages and walks of life. 

Time/Place: 8am-3pm / Waterfront Park: 1600 Pacific Hwy 

San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival | June 28-30
This three-day event combines the soothing sounds of smooth jazz, a variety of delicious cuisine and an amazing atmosphere that creates an unparalleled experience. 

Time/Place: Embarcadero Marina Park North 
Contact: 562-424-0013 /

Switchfoot BRO-AM | June 29
Surf contests, free concert, numerous vendor booths…all to celebrate community and to raise awareness and funds for local youth organizations. 

Time/Place: 7am-5pm / Moonlight Beach, Encinitas

Oceanside Independence Day Parade | June 30
Join us as it marches up Coast Highway from Wisconsin Street to Civic Center Drive. Viewing is available from the sidewalks along the entire route. Spectators are encouraged to bring folding chairs. 

Time/Place: 10am-12pm / South Coast Highway 

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With drops in activity, relatively flat prices and climbing inventory levels, San Diego County is pacing back toward a buyers’ market. However, the market is showing some reluctance to this change, unlike what we are seeing in Orange County and the San Gabriel Valley. That being said, there are signs that the market is due to swing back toward favorable buyer conditions, including a slowing sales pace and relatively significant discounts on the list price of homes. As inventory levels go up, we expect to see more potential homebuyers continue to practice patience as they wait for home prices to meet their valuation of the market. With the summer sales season coming, usually peak season for most of our Southern California coastal markets, it will be interesting to see how rising inventory and consumer impressions of home valuations affect home prices and buyer demand.

San Diego County saw 2,987 homes change hands in April, a 4.8% drop from the same period last year. Those transactions accounted for a decrease of 3.0% to the total sales volume, which finished at $2,114,337,000 for the month. The average price for a closed home came in at $707,800 which is a slight (1.9%) bump from the same period last year. However, the average price per square foot saw a 1.1% drop, finishing at $388.70 per square foot countywide. The market finished with 6,424 homes on the market, a 14.4% increase from the same period year-over-year. The sales pace (average days on market) was 31 days, a 24.0% increase from 2018. Additionally, the listing discount (sold versus list price) finished at 97.7%, a 0.5% drop compared to last year. Overall, the county sits with an inventory of 2.2 months, a 22.2% increase from 2018.