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Past Events

Free summer concerts and street fairs in San Diego, 2017
Listings compiled by Glenn Tesler
Last updated: August 28, 2017

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Free street fairs


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 [*]
1830 Alpine Blvd., Alpine, CA 91901 [map]
Fridays 5:30-8:30pm


Balboa Park

Food Truck Fridays [*]
El Prado & Pan American Rd E, San Diego, CA 92101 (Plaza de Panama, Balboa Park) [map]
Fridays 5-7:50pm

SDSU Concert in the Park [*]
2211 Plaza de Panama, San Diego, CA 92101 (Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park) [map]

Spreckels Organ Society
2211 Plaza de Panama, San Diego, CA 92101 (Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park) [map]
Sundays unless noted

  • Apr 9, 2-3pm: Wayne Seppala
  • Apr 16, 2-3pm: Jared Jacobson
  • Apr 23, 2-3pm: Russ Peck
  • Apr 30, 2-3pm: Alison Luedecke
  • May 7, 2-3pm: Jared Jacobson
  • Sat May 27, 8-10pm: Parkeology Concert
  • Jun 11, 2-3pm: TBA
  • Jun 11, 3:30pm: Mainly Mozart [FB]

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

  • Jun 26: Ty Woodward and U.S. Marine Band San Diego [FB]
  • Jul 3: Jelani Eddington
  • Jul 10: Kiyo and Chiemi Watanabe
  • Jul 17: Isabelle Demers
  • Jul 24: Gordon Turk
  • Jul 31: Ken Cowan
  • Aug 7: Christian Lane
  • Aug 14: Greg Zelek and Seamus Gethicker
  • Aug 21: Silent Movie Night: Buster Keaton's "Seven Chances" + Steven Ball on organ
  • Aug 28: Carol Williams Band: classical organ and Tribute to The Doors (Organ)

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


Carlsbad TGIF

Stagecoach Park
3420 Camino de los Coches, Carlsbad, CA 92009 [map]
Fridays 6-8pm

Poinsettia Park
Hidden Valley Rd. & Plum Tree Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011 [map]
Fridays 6-8pm

Calavera Hills Park
2997 Glasgow Park, Carlsbad, CA 92010 [map]
Fridays 6-8pm

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


Carmel Mountain Ranch Plaza

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


Carmel Mountain Ranch Recreation Center

Carmel Mountain Ranch Recreation Center [*]
10152 Rancho Carmel Dr., San Diego, CA 92128 [map]
6-8pm


Carmel Valley Recreation Center

Carmel Valley Recreation Center
3777 Townsgate Dr., San Diego, CA 92130 [map]


Chula Vista Music in the Park

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

  • Sun Jul 9, 5-7pm: Bulevar Descarga (Latin, Soul, Afro, Jazz, Reggae, World, Funk, Groove)

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

Community Park [FB]
1060 Eastlake Parkway, Chula Vista, CA 91915 (Chula Vista Community Park) [map]

  • Sun Sep 10, 5-7pm: Liquid Blue (Club, electronica, rock)

Chula Vista Village Walk

Chula Vista Village Walk
Eastlake Pkwy & Miller Dr., Chula Vista, CA 91915 [map]
Sundays 5-7pm


Coronado Concerts in the Park

Coronado Concerts in the Park [*]
7th Street & Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118 (Spreckels Park) [map]
Sundays 6-7:30pm unless noted


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 unless noted


El Cajon Dinner and a Concert

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


Encinitas Classic Car Cruise Nights

Encinitas 101 [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

Main Stage [FB]
S Coast Hwy 101 & W F St, Encinitas, CA 92024 [map]


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

Independence Day
321 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025 (Grape Day Park and Center for the Arts, Escondido – Great Green) [map]

Puttin' Down Roots
340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025 (California Center for the Arts, Escondido – Lyric Court) [map]
Fridays 7pm

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

Música en la Plaza
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


Escondido Symphony in the Park

Escondido Symphony in the Park [*]
321 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025 (Grape Day Park) [map]
Saturdays 7-10pm


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]
Saturdays 5-7pm unless noted


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]
Thursdays 5-8pm


La Mesa Sundays at Six

Harry Griffin Park [*]
9550 Milden St., La Mesa, CA 91942 [map]
Sundays 6-7pm


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 North Promenade

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


Little Italy

Little Italy [*]
India St & W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101 (W Fir between India & Kettner) [map]


Mission Hills Concert in the Park

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


North Park

Bird Park Summer Concerts [FB]
28th St. & Thorn St., San Diego, CA 92104 (Bird Park) [map]
Saturdays 5:30-7:30pm


Oceanside

Heritage Park [*]
220 Peyri Road, Oceanside, CA 92054 [map]
Sundays 4-6pm

Rancho del Oro Park [*]
4700 Mesa Dr, Oceanside, CA 92056 [map]
Fridays 5-8pm

Fireworks at Rancho Del Oro Rd
3302 Senior Center Dr, Oceanside, CA 92056 (El Corazon Park; viewing along Rancho Del Oro Rd between Mesa Dr & Oceanside Blvd) [map]

  • Mon Jul 3, 9pm: TBA

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

  • Fri Aug 11, 5-8pm: Santanaways [FB] (6pm, +5pm preshow Chris Torres) (Santana tribute)

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]
Sundays 5:30-7pm

Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Rd, Poway, CA 92064 [map]
Sundays 5:30-7pm


Ramona Oaks Park Concerts

Ramona Oaks Park Concerts [*]
25341 Pappas Rd, Ramona, CA 92065 (Ramona Oaks Park) [map]
Saturdays 6-9pm unless noted


Ray @ Night

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

  • Jan 14: TBA
  • Feb 11: TBA
  • Mar 11: TBA
  • Apr 8: TBA
  • May 13: The Mad Hat Hucksters (7:30-9)
  • Jun 10: TBA
  • Jul 8: TBA
  • Aug 12: TBA
  • Sep 9: TBA
  • Oct 14: TBA
  • Nov 11: TBA
  • Dec 9: TBA

San Diego Airport

Terminal 2 West, Sunset Cove, post-security
3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 (San Diego Airport, Terminal 2, Sunset Cove Food Court) [map]
Fridays 11:30am-1:30pm

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


San Marcos

Bradley Park [*]
1587 Linda Vista Dr, San Marcos, CA 92078 [map]

  • Tue Jul 4, 6pm: Liquid Blue (6pm) and Fireworks (9pm) (Club, electronica, rock)

Wood House Gardens [*]
1148 Rock Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069 (Wood House Gardens at Woodland Park) [map]


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 10, 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]
Fridays 6-9pm unless noted

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


The Forum Carlsbad

The Forum Carlsbad [FB]
1923 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad, CA 92009 (The Forum Carlsbad, Anthropologie Court) [map]
Saturdays 1-4pm


Tierrasanta Community Park

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


University City Standley Park

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


University Heights

Trolley Barn Park [*]
Adams Ave & Florida St., San Diego, CA 92116 [map]
Fridays 6-8pm


University Towne Centre

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