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TODAY - Sunday, Jun 23, 2024

  • Snowflake & The Downtown Gurls: Tribute to Gaga Drag Brunch Show
    Snowflake & The Downtown Gurls: Tribute To Gaga Drag Brunch Show
    June 23 @ 11am - 3pm

    ROOFTOP BY STK, 600 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

    Join us for an EPIC experience at Andaz 💃✨ Snowflake and her Downtown Gurls are bringing their best dance moves to our rooftop, celebrating all things LADY ...
  • Sunday Pool Party at the Pendry Pool House
    Sunday Pool Party At The Pendry Pool House
    June 23 @ 12pm - 6pm

    Pendry San Diego, 550 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101

    *Must wear swim attire* Come join us for one of the most elegant and glamourous pool parties in San Diego on Sunday! SAN DIEGO ROOFTOP BAR THAT’S AN OUTDOOR ...
  • Sundays @ Firehouse •Dik,Madds,CarrieKeller,CraigSmoove,DubEra• June 23rd
    Sundays @ Firehouse •Dik,Madds,Carriekeller,Craigsmoove,Dubera• June 23rd
    June 23 @ 12pm - 11:59pm

    Firehouse American Eatery & Lounge, 722 Grand Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109

    Sundays@Firehouse•Dik, Madds, Carrie Keller, Craig Smoove, Dub Era • June 23rd
  • LGNDRY Group Presents: LGNDRY Brunch  @ Zama
    Lgndry Group Presents: Lgndry Brunch @ Zama
    June 23 @ 12:30pm - 6pm

    Zama San Diego, 467 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

    Join us for an unforgettable Sunday Funday at Zama San Diego! Get ready to indulge in the ultimate brunch experience with LGNDRY Group's Brunch Club. Grab your ...
  • San Diego Speed Dating (29-39 age group) @
    San Diego Speed Dating (29-39 Age Group) @ Shuffle.Dating
    June 23 @ 3:30pm - 5:30pm

    HOB Coffee on Park, 3752 Park Boulevard ##104, San Diego, CA 92103

    Are you single? Sign up and get a date with Shuffle Dating! It's like speed-dating except the entire event is run thru your phone with direct personalized ...


TOMORROW - Monday, Jun 24, 2024

  • Wine and Wills San Marcos
    Wine And Wills San Marcos
    June 24 @ 5pm - 7pm

    561 Grand Ave, 561 Grand Avenue, San Marcos, CA 92078

    Wine and Wills Join us for a delightful evening of wine tasting and education about the importance of estate planning at Total Wine in San Marcos. Sip on ...
  • Saki Saki Comedy Open Mic
    Saki Saki Comedy Open Mic
    June 24 @ 6:30pm - 9pm

    Carmel Mountain Road, Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA

    Saki Saki Comedy Open Mic is back! Officially every Monday now! Showtime: 7pm Sign up List: 6:30 pm First come first serve Happy Hour All Night Free Show No Cover
  • Pitch-a-Friend  comes to San Diego!
    Pitch-A-Friend Comes To San Diego!
    June 24 @ 7pm - 9pm

    Cabo Cantina, 1050 Garnet Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109

    Every week at our events we hear other single people discuss how bad the dating scene is, how the apps just aren't working. Well folks, we're so excited to ...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2024

  • 🚖 FREE ENTRY to The San Diego Automotive Museum @Balboa Park W/SD ID🏎️
    🚖 Free Entry To The San Diego Automotive Museum @Balboa Park W/Sd Id🏎️
    June 25 @ 10am - 2pm

    San Diego Automotive Museum, 2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA

    FREE ENTRY to the San Diego Automotive Museum at Balboa Park with your San Diego PHOTO ID. Immerse yourself in a world of classic cars, vintage motorcycles, ...
  • LGNDRY Group Presents: TACO TUESDAZE at American Junkie
    Lgndry Group Presents: Taco Tuesdaze At American Junkie
    June 25 - June 26 @ 5pm - 2am

    American Junkie, 628 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

    Come join us for the hottest Taco Tuesday party in San Diego! Featuring: $5 All You Can Eat Tacos from 5PM-10PM $8 House Margaritas $6 Cazadores Beer Pong ...
  • Network, Be Merry and Be PROUD!
    Network, Be Merry And Be Proud!
    June 25 @ 5:30pm - 7:30pm

    Barrel & Board, 1027 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103

    Welcome to Network, Be Merry and Be PROUD! Join us for a fun-filled evening of networking, connection and celebration at Barrel & Board. Connect with ...
  • Comedy Night at BNS Brewing
    Comedy Night At Bns Brewing
    June 25 @ 7pm - 9pm

    BNS Brewing and Distilling Co, 10960 Wheatlands Avenue, Santee, CA 92071

    Who's ready to come out to Santee and enjoy a comedy show and have a good laugh. The next comedy show is planned for Tuesday June 25th at 7.00pm at BNS Brewing ...
  • Top Shelf - Stand Up Comedy Showcase - North Park
    Top Shelf - Stand Up Comedy Showcase - North Park
    June 25 @ 8pm - 9:30pm

    Belching Beaver Brewery North Park, 4223 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92104

    Prepare yourself for another uproarious night of stand up comedy, featuring an incredible lineup of comics you may have seen on Comedy Central, Netflix, ...

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2024

  • San Diego ecomlunch June 2024
    San Diego Ecomlunch June 2024
    June 26 @ 12pm - 2pm

    Harland Brewing - One Paseo, 3718 Paseo Place #Suite 1300, San Diego, CA 92130

    Are you an e-commerce entrepreneur hungry for networking and community? This is your chance to build your local ecom community and chow down with like-minded ...
  • San Diego Flip Tour
    San Diego Flip Tour
    June 26 @ 6pm - 8pm

    4321 Mt Hukee Ave, 4321 Mount Hukee Avenue, San Diego, CA 92117

    San Diego Flip Tour and Happy Hour Join us for a fun-filled evening at Clairemont for the San Diego Flip Tour event! Happy Hour to follow at Quantum Brewing. ...
  • A Comedy Show at Thrusters (Pacific Beach)
    A Comedy Show At Thrusters (Pacific Beach)
    June 26 @ 7pm - 9pm

    Thrusters Lounge, 4633 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92109

    Welcome to **A Comedy Show at Thrusters** in **Pacific Beach**! Get ready to laugh your socks off at this hilarious event happening at Thrusters Lounge on ...
  • Sunset Standup @ U31 hosted by Josiah Moreno - Jun 26
    Sunset Standup @ U31 Hosted By Josiah Moreno - Jun 26
    June 26 @ 7:30pm - 9pm

    U-31, University Avenue, San Diego, CA, USA, 3112 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104

    Sunset Standup @ U31 hosted by Josiah Moreno - Jun 26 Come join us for a night of laughter and good vibes at U-31 on University Avenue in San Diego. Hosted by ...

Thursday, Jun 27, 2024

  • LIVE MUSIC - Rady Shell Open Rehearsal - Downtown
    Live Music - Rady Shell Open Rehearsal - Downtown
    June 27 @ 1:30pm - 3:45pm

    222 Marina Park Way, 222 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA

    ABOUT OPEN REHEARSALS AT THE RADY SHELL When Jacobs Park is open as a public park, the public is welcome to come into The Rady Shell and enjoy the lawns and ...
  • Show & Glow From Within
    Show & Glow From Within
    June 27 @ 4pm - 7pm

    Pure Health, 4403 Manchester Avenue STE 107, Encinitas, CA 92024

    Show & Glow From Within We'll be showing two of our latest aesthetic devices — Potenza RF Microneedling for skin tightening and rejuvenation, and Emsculpt ...
  • Members Only Mixer and Scavenger Hunt at the Kona Kai!
    Members Only Mixer And Scavenger Hunt At The Kona Kai!
    June 27 @ 5pm - 8pm

    Kona Kai Resort & Spa, 1551 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106

    Welcome to the Hawaiian Theme Members Only Mixer and Scavenger Hunt at the Kona Kai! Get your aloha on and join us for a fun evening starting at 5 pm sharp! ...
  • Sunset Yoga & Happy Hour
    Sunset Yoga & Happy Hour
    June 27 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    Presidents Way Lawn, Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101

    Sunset Yoga and Booze-Free Happy Hour Presented by !MPROV Come join us for a relaxing evening of yoga at Balboa Park President's Way Lawn. After the yoga ...
  • TAMID Alumni Happy Hour in San Diego
    Tamid Alumni Happy Hour In San Diego
    June 27 @ 7pm - 9pm

    The Wine Bar, 4301 La Jolla Village Drive #Suite 2045, San Diego, CA 92122

    Join Eden Coffler (UC Berkeley '21) and Rob Davydov (UCLA '19) to reconnect with fellow TAMID Alumni peers at The Wine Bar. First round of drinks and apps on ...

Friday, Jun 28, 2024

  • Unlock Fridays
    Unlock Fridays
    June 28 @ 7am - 8am

    Law Street Beach, 671 Ocean Boulevard #601, San Diego, CA 92037

    Let’s make Summer Fridays even better by getting off our phones and into the ocean! We will “jump in” and enjoy what makes San Diego so special — the beach ...
  • Drinks On The Deck
    Drinks On The Deck
    June 28 @ 6pm - 9pm

    3409 Addison St, 3409 Addison Street, San Diego, CA 92106

    Welcome to Drinks On The Deck! It’s time to take “social networking” off-line and bring it into real life! Come join us for Happy Hour in Point Loma! DRINKS ON ...
  • Ladies Night
    Ladies Night
    June 28 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    The Point Church, 331 West 4th Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025

    Coming togerher for a craft and Focaccia bread bar (and of course fellowshop and fun will be had!!). Ctaft: our craft for this event will be decorating a ...
  • thatgirl.
    June 28 @ 7pm - 9pm

    The House, 8111 Orange Avenue, La Mesa, CA 91942

    LADIES! This night is devoted to YOU!thatgirl. is a night you simply cannot miss! This night has been set aside to remind every girl that God knows her, sees ...
  • Comedy or Worse at Quantum Brewing
    Comedy Or Worse At Quantum Brewing
    June 28 @ 7:30pm - 9:45pm

    Quantum Brewing, 5375 Kearny Villa Rd #116, San Diego, CA

    Comedy or Worse presents a free Comedy Show at Quantum Brewing! I will be hosting an Open Mic Open Mic Sign up with a few featured comedians. The show has been ...


Saturday, Jun 29, 2024

  • SD Real Estate Hiking Social
    Sd Real Estate Hiking Social
    June 29 @ 8:30am - 10:30am

    Torrey Pines State Beach, Torrey Pines State Beach, San Diego County, CA

    🌲🏠 Get ready to hit the trails and make some new connections at our SD Real Estate Social Hike: Where Friends and Adventure Collide! Join us for a laid-back ...
  • Eco-Print with Food Waste Workshop with Sound As Color
    Eco-Print With Food Waste Workshop With Sound As Color
    June 29 @ 10am - 12pm

    Rancho Santa Fe Library, 17040 Avenida De Acacias #Unit A, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

    Join us for a Natural Dyeing Workshop led by Lauren Jones Paul of Sound as Color. Get an introduction to natural dying with everyday household items and give ...
  • San Diego Black Arts + Culture District Music Festival
    San Diego Black Arts + Culture District Music Festival
    June 29 @ 11am - 8pm

    Martin Luther King Jr. Community Park (MLK Park), 6401 Skyline Drive, San Diego, CA 92114

    Welcome to the San Diego Black Arts + Culture District Music Festival! Come join us at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Park (MLK Park) for a day filled with ...
  • A Day at the Park – Chula Vista Bayfront Park, A Port Experiences Series
    A Day At The Park – Chula Vista Bayfront Park, A Port Experiences Series
    June 29 @ 11am - 4pm

    Chula Vista Bayfront Park, 980 Marina Way, Chula Vista, CA 91910

    The Port of San Diego is excited to present “A Day at the Park”, a FREE family-friendly multicultural celebration at Bayfront Park on the Chula Vista Bayfront! ...
    Poolside Saturday At Techo Beso, Hosted By El Mayor Tequila
    June 29 @ 12pm - 6pm

    Techo Beso, Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA, USA, 743 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

    POOLSIDE SATURDAY AT TECHO BESO, HOSTED BY HERRADURA TEQUILA Come join us for a relaxing Saturday by the pool at Techo Beso in San Diego! Sip on some delicious ...

Free Things To Do in San Diego This Week

Planning a trip to San Diego on a tight budget can be tough. Did you know there are plenty of free things to do in this beautiful city? San Diego offers a plethora of free attractions and activities, perfect for budget-friendly fun. From exploring the cultural experiences at Balboa Park Museums to enjoying the scenic beauty of beaches and ocean activities, there's something for everyone to enjoy without breaking the bank.

Balboa Park Museums

Balboa Park Museums offer a cultural journey through time and creativity, making it a top pick for budget-friendly activities in San Diego. Visitors can explore a variety of museums that often feature free admission days each month.

From the history of aviation to local art, these institutions provide an enriching experience without the hefty price tag. Art enthusiasts and history buffs alike will find something captivating among the park’s collections.

Families and solo travelers looking to soak up some culture can plan their visit around these no-cost entry days. Each museum showcases unique exhibits ranging from science innovations to contemporary art, ensuring there's always something new to discover.

With such diverse offerings, Balboa Park Museums stand out as a must-visit destination for anyone seeking educational and entertaining outings in America's Finest City.

Beaches & Ocean Activities

San Diego's stunning coastline and pristine beaches are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and beach volleyball. Explore the tide pools at Cabrillo National Monument or enjoy a leisurely stroll along Ocean Beach.

Catch some waves while surfing or boogie boarding at Mission Beach, where you'll also find amenities like fire pits and picnic areas. Families can spend the day building sandcastles and flying kites at La Jolla Shores, famous for its gentle waves and clear waters ideal for snorkeling.

Experience the beauty of San Diego's marine life by visiting the Ellen Browning Scripps Pier in La Jolla or taking a kayak tour to explore sea caves along the coast. For those seeking adventure on the water, consider paddleboarding in Mission Bay or joining a whale watching excursion from Point Loma.

Free Attractions

Explore the wealth of free attractions in San Diego, from stunning public art displays to beautiful parks and nature reserves that offer breathtaking views. Discover the riches of Balboa Park, home to numerous free museums showcasing diverse cultural and artistic experiences.

Spend a day at the beach, where you can enjoy ocean activities without spending a dime. Whether it's taking in the sights or participating in recreational activities, there are plenty of budget-friendly options for everyone to enjoy.

Uncover hidden gems throughout the city with an array of free attractions tailored towards family-friendly outings and outdoor adventures. Delve into San Diego's vibrant cultural scene by visiting Old Town, where history comes alive amidst unique shops and performances.

Attend free concerts & festivals

Local San Diego offers a vibrant array of free concerts and festivals throughout the year, providing entertainment for all ages. From live music performances at local parks to cultural celebrations in historic districts, there's always something to enjoy without spending a dime.

Families can gather at community events with music, food vendors, and activities for kids while enjoying the lively atmosphere. Music enthusiasts can groove to diverse genres at open-air concerts or discover talented local bands showcasing their skills during neighborhood festivals.

Exploring this dynamic city means embracing its rich cultural scene through engaging with the sounds and rhythms of free concerts and festivals – an integral part of San Diego’s artistic tapestry.

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