Exciting Summer Activities in San Diego

Although the weather in San Diego is perfect year round, summer offers the best array of things to do around the city. With festivals, conventions, sports, and more, there’s always something fun to do under the San Diego summer sun. Read on to discover our list of the best summer excitement this season.

Pride Festival | July 13-14, 2019

Head to the annual San Diego LGBTQ Pride Festival in Balboa Park with an open heart and an open mind. Enjoy live music, watch comedy and dance performances, browse art exhibits, enjoy great food, and so much more. With multiple stages of entertainment and over 200 performers, you’ll be able to move and groove all weekend with 40,000 new friends!

Del Mar Horse Racing | July 17-September 2, 2019

Head to Del Mar Racetrack for a day of betting on the superstars of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Show off your oversized hat while sipping on an expertly crafted mint julep, and enjoy the excitement of the track while basking in the beautiful San Diego sunshine. After the race, stick around for the Del Mar Concert Series to catch some big-name artists, including Ziggy Marley, Iration, Angels and Airwaves, and more.

Comic-Con International: San Diego | July 18-21, 2019

July is here, which means the largest pop culture event in the United States hits San Diego. Comic-con International attracts movie, comic-book, and video game fans from across the nation to gather together at the San Diego Convention Center for this long weekend event. Experience panels from your favorite creators, a jam-packed exhibit hall, movie screenings, demonstrations, interactive elements, and so much more. Pro tip: Join the fun and dress up as your favorite character!

SeaWorld Electric Ocean | June 15-September 2, 2019

When the sun goes down at SeaWorld San Diego, the night lights up with a brand-new interactive event, Electric Ocean. All summer long, enjoy eight exciting experiences including the thrilling aquatic acrobatics of Cirque Electrique, a world-class DJ at Club Current, and the colorful Laser Reef. Electric Ocean runs nightly and is open to all ages.

Humphreys Concerts by the Bay| Year-round Schedule

Enjoy a live concert at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, located on Shelter Island overlooking the scenic waters of the marina. With fan favorites including Willie Nelson, Rob Thomas, Alanis Morissette, and more, this summer’s lineup is something you won’t want to miss.