San Diego's Best Events in June
Exciting things come to the city this month!
They’re creepy and they’re kooky and they’re coming to the Civic Theatre. They’re The Addams Family, brought to you courtesy of Broadway/San Diego through June 3. $26.75 and up.
Sunny Solana Beach lives up to its name at the free two-day Fiesta Del Sol street fair.
The Chula Vista Nature Center celebrates its creatures with fine cuisine and world-class wine at the Where the Wild Things Are: Food and Wine Classic.
Run, walk or crawl your way through the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon—or cheer as runners pass through your ‘hood.
It’s not a bird, it’s a plane at the Wings Over Gillespie 17th annual air show in El Cajon.
See Blessing of a Broken Heart as part of the 19th annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival. $18.
Imaginations run wild at the two-day KidsFest creativity festival for families at NTC Promenade. $60 family four-pack.
Get your cultural fix at Mingei Fusion’s celebration for the senses, featuring food, drink, costumes, song, and dance. $85 and up.
Dine your way through downtown at the two-day Taste of the Gaslamp.
Sip 2012’s award-winning wines—all in the name of charity—at the Wine and Roses event at Liberty Station. $65.
For an “Out of this World” summer experience, head to the San Diego County Fair, which explores all things outer space through July 4. $13 for one-day admission; buy the special $24 “Best Pass Ever” for access all 24 days, from June 8–July 4.
Wine, Cheese and Chocolate—need we say more? It’s the fifth annual festival at the Women’s Museum of California. $35.
Tour historic homes and get inspired at South Park’s free Old House Fair.
Watch cool canines catch some serious waves at the Loews Coronado Surf Dog Competition. Free.
Happy Father's Day! If your dad is too badass for golfing, treat him to a great meal and concert by The Long Run - the top Eagles tribute band - at Anthology
Head to El Dorado Cocktail Lounge’s Summer Menu Release Party to drink like a hipster and try creations by San Diego’s top mixologists. No cover; $5 specialty cocktails and free appetizers.
Taste of Little Italy is back with dozens of restaurants serving up everything from pizza to pasta, burgers to brownies. $35 and up.
Or help crown San Diego’s first Sausage King at the inaugural SausageFest culinary competition at LOUNGESix, where 12 chefs will compete for the title. $10.
The longest day of the year means more time to eat, drink, and soak in the sunset and the scene at Del Mar’s Summer Solstice at Powerhouse Park. $50.
No doubt you’ll be “Popular” among your friends if you score Wicked seats at this coveted musical, running through July 15. $42.50 and up.
Seduce your sweetie with some sake and your California rolling skills at the Couples Sushi Class at Café Japengo. $60.
OBecians welcome thousands of visitors to their ‘hood for family-friendly fun at the free OB Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off.
Score a goal at the Kickin’ It Challenge, a youth soccer tourney to benefit Susan G. Comen Race for the Cure.
Award-winning art abounds on the UC San Diego campus at the two-day La Jolla Festival of the Arts. $10 and up.
Nibble your way through Normal Heights, University Heights, and Kensington on the Taste of Adams Avenue walking tour. $25 and up.
Let your punk flag fly at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre when the Vans Warped Tour skates into town. $46.
Three kampais for Japanese cuisine, culture, brews, and rice beverages at the Beer & Sake Festival at the San Diego Marriott Del Mar. $50 and up.
It’s never too early to be patriotic, so kick off your Independence Day celebration with San Diego Symphony’s Star-Spangled Pops at the Embarcadero Marina Park South. $18 and up.
Do as Simon Says, at Saltbox, where chef Simon Dolinky teaches monthly cooking demos with his favorite seasonal ingredients.