If you live in San Diego or are planning a visit, there are some upcoming events that you might like to consider attending. This is an exciting city where the possibilities are endless and sometime overwhelming but you won’t want to miss out on following events.
Festival of the Bells – Located at 10818 San Diego Mission Road, San Diego, CA 92108 (619) 281-8449 When: July 18-20, 2014 Price: Free
This event takes place during one weekend each year and celebrates the anniversary of Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcal’a. There are 21 Missions in California and this is the Mother of all Missions. During the middle of July people gather during this weekend to celebrate the beginning of Christianity in the western United States. The celebration includes entertainment, dancing, food and may traditional activities which include the Blessing of the Bells and the Blessing of the Animals. There is an original bell rung that dates back to the year 1802. This is a family event and a great learning opportunity for everyone.
Celebrate Fathers Beer and Food Walking Tour – 330 A Street, Suite 143, San Diego, CA 92101
Why not celebrate this Father’s Day one to remember? What better way than to spend the day in Beautiful San Diego among other fathers enjoying a three hour guided tour enjoying award-winning beer, wine and VIP pairings. There will be Porters and Pilsners, IPAs and Ambers, Stouts and Seasonals, all available to thirsty beer-lovers like yourself and those you are with. Other things that are there for your enjoyment are guided tours of scenic La Jolla By-the-Sea, special Father’s Day games including prizes and gifts. There will also be food where you can enjoy burgers, pizza and other available items and tour stops, three of them to be enjoyed. Plan early and make your reservations so you don’t miss out on this exciting event.
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – Located at 100 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 795-5000 When: June 20-22, 2014 Price: Check their website for seating pricing
For Baseball lovers, this is a great way to enjoy some summer fun in the sun watch great baseball players battle it out for the win. Great atmosphere, food and drink while watching the all American pastime. There is nothing I love better than the smell of hot dogs in the air, a cold beer in my hand and the crack of a bat while onlookers are hollering “hey, batter batter”. The singing of our National Anthem and enjoying the 7th inning stretch are all part of the great sport to be enjoyed this summer.
Les Claypool’s Duo De Twang – Located at Belly Up 143 S. Cedros, Solana Beach, CA 92075 (858) 481-8140 When: June 12, 2014 Time: 8:00 PM to 11:45 PM, doors open at 7pm Price: In Advance $38 Day of Show $40 Reserved Seating $66
Before you enjoy the amazing music of Les Claypool you will have the pleasure of enjoying the opening act, Reformed Whores. Best known for his work with Primus, the alternative rock band, Claypool has many other attributes. Born September 29, 1963 in Richmond, California, Les has the following talents:
This is one of my favorite artists and there is just no end to his amazing talent and to experience it in person would be something to remember for the rest of your life. Don’t miss out on this upcoming event.
There is so much more happening in San Diego County and you can find more information at San Dieg.org