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Free Concerts

Free summer concerts and street fairs in San Diego, 2018
Listings compiled by Glenn Tesler
Last updated: August 9, 2018

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Allied Gardens First Fridays

Allied Gardens First Fridays [FB]
5155 Greenbrier Ave., San Diego, CA 92120 (Allied Gardens Community Park) [map]
Fridays 6-8pm


Alpine Community Center

Alpine Community Center [FB]
1830 Alpine Blvd., Alpine, CA 91901 [map]
Fridays 6:30pm


Balboa Park

Food Truck Fridays [*]
El Prado & Pan American Rd E, San Diego, CA 92101 (Plaza de Panama, Balboa Park) [map]
Fridays

International Summer Organ Festival
2211 Plaza de Panama, San Diego, CA 92101 (Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park) [map]
Mondays 7:30-9:30pm

  • Aug 6: Ken Cowan & Lisa Shihoten
  • Aug 13: Rising Stars Night w/Reilly Xu & Bruce Xu
  • Aug 20: Silent Movie Night: Safety Last (1923) + Steven Ball on organ
  • Aug 27: Raul Prieto Ramirez (Civic Organist) & Maria Teresa Sierra
  • Sep 3: Rocking Balboa: A Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin Tribute w/Raul Prieto Ramirez (Civic Organist)

Twilight in the Park [FB]
2211 Plaza de Panama, San Diego, CA 92101 (Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park) [map]
6:30-7:30pm


Carlsbad TGIF

Calavera Hills Park
2997 Glasgow Park, Carlsbad, CA 92010 [map]

Alga Norte Community Park
6565 Alicante Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92009 [map]
Fridays 6-8pm


Carmel Mountain Ranch Plaza

Carmel Mountain Ranch Plaza [FB]
11602 Carmel Mountain Rd., San Diego, CA 92128 (Carmel Mountain Ranch Plaza food court) [map]
Fridays 6-8pm


Chula Vista Music in the Park

Heritage Park [FB]
1381 E Palomar St, Chula Vista, CA 91913 [map]

Memorial Park [FB]
373 Park Way, Chula Vista, CA 91910 [map]

Heritage Park [FB]
1381 E Palomar St, Chula Vista, CA 91913 [map]


Civita Park

Civita Park [FB]
7960 Civita Blvd, San Diego, CA 92108 [map]
Sundays 6-7:30pm


Coronado Concerts in the Park

Coronado Concerts in the Park
7th Street & Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118 (Spreckels Park) [map]
Sundays


Coronado Ferry Landing

Coronado Ferry Landing
1201 1st Street, Coronado, CA 92118 [map]
2-5pm


Del Mar

Powerhouse Park
1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014 [map]
Tuesdays 6-9pm


El Cajon Dinner and a Concert

Prescott Promenade
E. Main St & Prescott Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020 [map]
Fridays 6-8pm


Encinitas Classic Car Cruise Nights

Encinitas 101 Office [FB]
818 South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 [map]
Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm

Lumberyard Courtyard [FB]
947 South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 [map]
Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm

101 & F [FB]
S Coast Hwy 101 & W F St, Encinitas, CA 92024 [map]
Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm


Encinitas Sunday Summer Concerts by the Sea

Moonlight Beach [FB]
400 B St., Encinitas, CA 92024 (Moonlight State Beach) [map]
Sundays 3-5pm


Escondido CA Ctr for the Arts

First Wednesdays
340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025 (California Center for the Arts, Escondido) [map]
Wednesdays 6pm

Jazz Jam Sessions
340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025 (California Center for the Arts, Escondido – Lyric Court) [map]
Fridays 7pm


Escondido Cruisin' Grand

Escondido Cruisin' Grand
E Grand Ave & S Kalmia St, Escondido, CA 92025 (Grand from Maple to Juniper, and side streets) [map]
Fridays 5-9pm


Grossmont Center Concerts at Macy's Courtyard

Grossmont Center Concerts at Macy's Courtyard
5500 Grossmont Center Dr., La Mesa, CA 91942 (Macy's Grossmont Center) [map]
5-7pm


La Mesa Classic Car Show

La Mesa Classic Car Show
La Mesa Blvd & 3rd St, La Mesa, CA 91942 (La Mesa Blvd. between Acacia-Cypress) [map]


Lemon Grove Berry Street Park

Lemon Grove Berry Street Park [*]
7071 Mt. Vernon St., Lemon Grove, CA 91945 (Berry Street Park) [map]
Thursdays 6:30-8pm


Liberty Station Ingram Plaza

Liberty Station Ingram Plaza
2629 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106 [map]


Liberty Station North Promenade

Liberty Station North Promenade
2848 Dewey Rd, San Diego, CA 92106 [map]
Sundays 5-8pm


Little Italy

Little Italy [*]
India St & W Date St, San Diego, CA 92101 [map]


Mission Hills Concert in the Park

Pioneer Park [FB]
1425 Washington Pl., San Diego, CA 92103 [map]
Fridays 6-8pm


North Park

Bird Park Summer Concerts [FB]
28th St. & Thorn St., San Diego, CA 92104 (Bird Park) [map]
Saturdays 3-7pm


Oceanside

Mance Buchanon Park [*]
425 College Blvd., Oceanside, CA 92057 [map]

South Oceanside Elementary Park [*]
1806 S Horne St, Oceanside, CA 92054 (South Oceanside Elementary School Park) [map]


Pacific Beach Concerts on the Green

Kate Sessions Park [FB]
5115 Soledad Rd, San Diego, CA 92109 [map]
Sundays 4-6:30pm


Point Loma Summer Concerts

Point Loma Park [FB]
1049 Catalina Blvd., San Diego, CA 92107 [map]
Fridays 5-8:30pm


Poway

Lake Poway
14644 Lake Poway Road, Poway, CA 92064 [map]

Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Rd, Poway, CA 92064 [map]


Ramona Oaks Park Concerts

Ramona Oaks Park Concerts [*]
25341 Pappas Rd, Ramona, CA 92065 (Ramona Oaks Park) [map]
Saturdays


Ray @ Night

Ray @ Night [FB]
Ray St & University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104 [map]
Saturdays 6-10pm

  • Aug 11: TBA
  • Sep 8: TBA
  • Oct 13: TBA
  • Nov 10: TBA
  • Dec 8: TBA

San Diego Airport

Terminal 2 Baggage Claim
3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 [map]


San Diego Public Library

Central Library [*]
330 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101 (San Diego Central Library) [map]

  • Mon Aug 20, 6:30-8:30pm: The Mad Hat Hucksters: Swing Dance Under the Dome (lesson 6:30pm, dance 7-8:30pm)

Santee

Town Center Community Park East [*]
550 Park Center Dr., Santee, CA 92071 [map]
Thursdays 6:30-8pm unless noted


Scripps Ranch

Hoyt Park
10060 Hoyt Park Dr., San Diego, CA 92131 [map]
Sundays 6-7:30pm

Jerabek Park
10150 Avenida Magnifica, San Diego, CA 92131 [map]

  • Sun Dec 9, 5-6:30pm: Holiday event

Seaport Village

East Plaza Gazebo
849 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101 (Seaport Village) [map]
Sundays 1-4pm unless noted

The Headquarters
789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA (The Headquarters at Seaport) [map]

Salsa Under the Stars at Headquarters
789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA (The Headquarters at Seaport) [map]
Fridays 6-9pm


Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove

Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove [*]
111 S Sierra Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075 (Fletcher Cove Beach Park) [map]
Thursdays 6-7:45pm


Tierrasanta Community Park

Tierrasanta Community Park [FB]
11220 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92124 [map]


University City Standley Park

University City Standley Park [*]
3585 Governor Dr., San Diego, CA 92122 (Standley Park) [map]
Sundays 5-7pm


University Heights

Trolley Barn Park [*]
Adams Ave & Florida St., San Diego, CA 92116 [map]


University Towne Centre

Plaza Unplugged [FB]
4545 La Jolla Village Dr., San Diego, CA 92122 (University Towne Centre) [map]
12noon-2pm