San Diego County Calendar of Events, 4th Fireworks and Celebrations July 2016

July 2, 2016

July 2016 Calendar of Events San Diego The Joles Group Livin In SD

Bark for Life   July 9
A Canine Event to Fight Cancer – American Cancer Society. This is your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember people we have lost, but also to raise funds and awareness to help save lives.
9am-12pm / Grape Street Dog Park, San Diego
(619) 682-7423 /

Christmas In July Fair   July 9-10
Offering handmade arts and craft items (many with Christmas themes) by over 150 artisans, the event also includes a rummage sale, bake sale, food court, raffle, kid’s activity area and live entertainment.
9am-5pm / Mission San Luis Rey Parish: 4070 Mission Ave., Oceanside

The Color Run MLB All-Star 5K   July 10
The event will combine the enjoyment of a 5K with all the fun leisure of an island-style vacation full of unforgettable memories and MLB surprises.
7am / Waterfront Park San Diego: 1600 Pacific Highway

Kile Morgan Golf Tournament   July 11
First place winner will be listed on the Perpetual Trophy in honor of the late Weldon D. Donaldson.
12-5pm / Coronado Municipal Golf Course: 2000 Visalia Row
(619) 477-9339 /
Celebrate Coronado 2016 Celebrating All Things Islander   July 14
Join us for this community-wide celebration as we honor our Local Heroes, our City, Mayor Casey Tanaka and all things Islander!
5-8pm / Coronado Community Center Nautilus Room: 1845 Strand Way
(619) 435-9260 /

Pride of Hillcrest Block Party   July 15
We are taking over the streets of Hillcrest with your favorite local DJ’s, carnival rides, dancing in the street and Gogo dancers.
6-11pm / Hillcrest Pride Flag: University Avenue/Normal Street
(619) 299-3330 /

Wine & A Bite Art Walk   July 15
Stroll the Historic Downtown District, stopping at several venues where you’ll enjoy wine, gourmet food and a unique art experience at each stop!
5-8pm / S. Main Avenue, Fallbrook
(760) 728-5845 /

Sun & Sea Festival   July 15-16
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, children’s craft activities, a Kids ‘n Kastles competition, Farmer’s Market and International Food Fair.
See website for schedule. / Imperial Beach

Rubio’s Coast Fest   July 16
This event will include a beach clean-up and party with live music, interactive vendor booths, food, a kid’s zone and much more.
10am-2pm / Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater, Oceanside
(760) 435-4500 /

FitFest 2016   July 16
An equal dose of group fitness classes, awesome food, music, and activities for the whole family. Fitness experts providing a wealth of knowledge on topics ranging from competition body sculpting to children’s yoga.
8am-7pm / Coronado Ferry Landing
(619) 435-9260 /

Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market   July 16-17
Ranging from all things chippy, rusty, vintage and handmade, you are sure to find that perfect vintage dress, piece of furniture, or other amazing treasures for your home or garden.
9am-4pm / Liberty Station, San Diego

The Museum Ball – Night At The Casbah   July 23
Directly supports OMA’s mission to celebrate art through engagement, education, and innovation.
6-11pm / Oceanside Museum of Art: 704 Pier View Way
(760) 435-3720 /

Insect & Ladybug Festival   July 23-24
Features thousands of fascinating creepy-crawlies including live insects, lizards, snakes, and the famous “Madagascar hissing cockroaches.” Entomologists and other bug experts will be available for questions.
10am-4pm / San Diego Botanic Gardens, Encinitas
(760) 436-3036 /

Love Run 5k   July 24
Premier run/walk for anyone who loves to run, loves their partner, is looking for love, or just plain loves life.
7am / Liberty Station: NTC Park
(619) 269-7047 /

WINE SOCIAL Fundraiser   July 27
Raise your glass while raising money for San Diego STEM teachers! 30+ boutique California wineries, delicious bites from the French Gourmet all with a Pacific ocean view.
6pm / Birch Aquarium: 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla
(858) 771-6481 /

70th Flag, General & Senior Officers Ball   July 29
Get the opportunity to meet with, recognize, and thank local military leaders for their service to our country.
5:30-10:30pm / US Grant Hotel: 326 Broadway, San Diego
(619) 544-1370 /

Let’s Play Golf FUNdraiser   July 29
Join us in our annual FUNd raiser to provide much needed to fund to the Chula Vista Animal Care Facility and CAST.
10am / Salt Creek Golf Club: 525 Hunte Pkwy., Chula Vista
(858) 220-5487 /


Fireworks 2016 Celebrate America San Diego
4th of July Celebrations
All events take place on July 4 unless otherwise noted.

Camp Pendleton: Ken Grody Ford 4th of July Beach Bash
10am-11pm / Del Mar Beach Resort – Includes Fireworks

Carlsbad: Red, White and BOOM! Includes Fireworks
10am-9pm / LEGOLAND California

Chula Vista: July 4th Fireworks
9pm / Olympic Training Center

Coronado: 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
5am-10pm / Glorrieta Bay

Del Mar: San Diego County Fair 4th of July Celebration w/Fireworks
10-12am / Del Mar Fairgrounds

El Cajon: 4th of July Picnic & Fireworks
1-9:30pm / Kennedy Park

Escondido: Independence Day Festival & Fireworks
4-9:30pm / Grape Day Park

Fallbrook: 4th of July Celebration w/Fireworks
2-9:30pm / Grand Tradition Estate

Imperial Beach: IB’S Red White and Blue – July 2
12-6pm / Portwood Pier Plaza

Julian: 4th of July Parad
10am-4pm / Downtown Julian

La Jolla: Fourth of July Fireworks
9pm / Ellen Browning Scripps Park

Mira Mesa: Parade, Family Fun Day in the Park & Fireworks
8am-9:30pm / Community Park

National City: 4th of July Festivities – June 30-July 4
Kimball Park
(619) 336-4241 /

Ocean Beach: 4th of July Fireworks
9pm / Ocean Beach Pier,

Independence Parade – July 2: 10am / Coast Highway,
Oceanside Fireworks Show – July 3: 5-9:30pm / Rancho Del Oro Blvd.,

Old Fashioned Fourth of July: 10am-4pm / Old Poway Park
4th of July Veterans Ceremony: 11am / Veterans Park
Fourth of July Fireworks: 6-10pm / Poway High School,

Ramona: Rotary Community Fireworks & Family Picnic   
5-9pm / Olive Peirce Middle School,

Ranch Bernardo: Spirit of the Fourth
Community Fair: 9:30am / Webb Park
Parade: 3:30pm / Downtown Rancho Bernardo
Festivities/Fireworks: 6:30-9:30pm / Bernardo Heights Middle
(858) 945-1616 /

Rancho Santa Fe: 4th of July Parade
1pm / 16948 Avenida De Acacias,

San Diego
San Diego Symphony: Star Spangled Pops – July 2
7:30pm / Embarcadero Marina Park South – Includes Fireworks

Big Bay Boom: 9pm / San Diego Bay

Old Town 4th of July: 11am-4pm / SD State Historic Park

Sea to Shining Sea 4th of July Fireworks: 9:40pm / SeaWorld

San Marcos: 4th of July Celebration w/Fireworks
6-9pm / Bradley Park & Double Peak

San Ysidro: Independence Day at the Border – July 2
3-9pm / Cesar Chavez Park

Santee: Santee Salutes – Includes Fireworks
2:30-10pm / Town Center Park East

Scripps Ranch: All-Star 4th of July Parade
10am / Red Cedar Place to Hoyt Park

Vista: Independence Day Celebration w/Fireworks
7am-10pm / Brengle Terrace Park

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