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Free summer concerts and street fairs in San Diego, 2022
Listings compiled by Glenn Tesler
Last updated: August 6, 2022

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Events are subject to changes and cancellations. Check for announcements from event organizers / venues / performers to confirm details.


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 [FB]
1830 Alpine Blvd., Alpine, CA 91901 [map]
Sundays 5-7pm


Balboa Park Organ Pavilion

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

  • Sundays 2-3pm live at the Organ Pavilion, year-round. Check venue’s website for details.

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

  • 34th Annual San Diego International Summer Organ Festival / 2022 Women in Music Festival
  • Jun 27: Raul Prieto Ramirez (Civic Organist), Hanah Stuart, Jian Wang
  • Jul 4: 4th of July Extravaganza w/Jelani Eddington
  • Jul 11: Nicole Keller
  • Jul 18: Cherry Rhodes
  • Jul 25: Isabelle Demers
  • Aug 1: Chelsea Chen
  • Aug 8: Caroline Robinson
  • Aug 15: Amanda Mole
  • Aug 22: Piano & Organ Duo Mus-Art: Raul Prieto Ramirez (Civic Organist) & Maria Teresa Sierra
  • Aug 29: Slient Movie Night w/Clara Gerdes
  • Sep 5: Organ Pavilion Rock Band w/Chloe Lou [FB] & Lauren Leigh
  • Sat Oct 29, 6:30-8pm: Halloween Concert: Raul Prieto Ramirez (Civic Organist)

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


Carlsbad – Bressi Ranch Gazebo Park

Carlsbad – Bressi Ranch Gazebo Park [*]
Town Garden Rd & Nygaard Street, Carlsbad, CA 92009 [map]
Saturdays 5-7pm


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


Chula Vista Village Walk

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


Civita Park

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


Clairemont Town Square Summer Concerts

Clairemont Town Square Summer Concerts [FB]
4665 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, CA 92117 (Clairemont Town Square) [map]
Fridays 6-9pm unless noted


Coronado Concerts in the Park

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


Coronado Ferry Landing

Coronado Ferry Landing [FB]
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 Classic Cruise

El Cajon Classic Cruise [FB]
North Magnolia Avenue & Main, El Cajon, CA 92020 [map]
Wednesdays 5-8pm

  • Wednesdays 5-8pm, April 13 – October 26, 2022. Check event website for performers and details on specific dates.
  • Apr 20: The Malt Shop Girls
  • Jun 1: The Skylarks (Doo wop) [*]

El Cajon Dinner and a Concert

Prescott Promenade [FB]
230 E Douglas Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020 [map]
Fridays 6-8pm


Encinitas Classic Car Cruise Nights

Encinitas Classic Car Cruise Nights [FB]
947 South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 (Lumberyard Courtyard and nearby locations) [map]
Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm


Encinitas Sunday Summer Concerts by the Sea

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


Escondido Cruisin’ Grand

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


Grossmont Center Concerts

Grossmont Center Concerts [*]
5500 Grossmont Center Dr., La Mesa, CA 91942 (Grossmont Center) [map]
Saturdays 5-7pm unless noted


La Jolla Kiwanis Concerts by the Sea

La Jolla Cove
1133 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 (Ellen Browning Scripps Park) [map]
Sundays 3:30-5:30pm


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 Griffen 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 Carruth Cellars

Liberty Station Carruth Cellars [*]
2710 Historic Decatur Rd #101, San Diego, CA 92106 (Courtyard next to Carruth Cellars) [map]
Fridays 5-8pm


Little Italy Piazza della Famiglia

Little Italy Piazza della Famiglia [*]
523 W Date St, San Diego, CA 92101 (Piazza della Famiglia) [map]
Thursdays 6-9pm unless noted


Meshuggah Shack

Meshuggah Shack
4048 Goldfinch St, San Diego, CA 92103 [map]

  • Sun May 1, 4-6pm: Bohemian Bash

Mission Hills Concert in the Park

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


Oceanside

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]

  • Sun Jul 3, 4-10pm: TBA

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


Oceanside Museum of Art & First Friday Artwalk

Oceanside Museum of Art & First Friday Artwalk [*]
704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054 (Oceanside Museum of Art) [map]
Fridays


Pacific Beach Concerts on the Green

Kate Sessions Park [FB]
5115 Soledad Rd, San Diego, CA 92109 [map]
Sundays 6-8pm


Point Loma Summer Concerts

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


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


Riverwalk Golf Club

Riverwalk Golf Club
1150 Fashion Valley Rd, San Diego, CA 92108 [map]
Fridays


San Diego Airport

Roaming both terminals
3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 (San Diego Airport) [map]
11:30am-1:30pm

Terminal 1 Curbside
3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 [map]
Fridays 11:30am-1:30pm

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

Terminal 2 Transportation Island
3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 [map]
Fridays 11:30am-1:30pm unless noted


Santee Town Center Community Park East

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


Santee Trolley Square Thursday Nights Live

Santee Trolley Square Thursday Nights Live
9700 Mission Gorge Rd., Santee, CA 92071 (Santee Trolley Square) [map]
Thursdays 5:30-7pm


Scripps Ranch

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

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

  • Sun Dec 11, 5-6:30pm: Holiday event

Seaport Village

Carousel
857 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101 (Seaport Village) [map]

  • Year-round selected Fri-Sun. Check venue’s website for last-minute band announcements.

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


The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park
222 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101 [map]

  • Some San Diego Symphony rehearsals are free outdoors at the Rady Shell in Embarcardero Marina Park South. See website for schedule and regulations.

Tierrasanta Community Park

Tierrasanta Community Park [FB]
11220 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92124 [map]
Saturdays 6-9pm


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