San Diego Calendar of Events – July 2022

San Diego Calendar of Events – July 2022


4th of July Fireworks Celebrations

All events take place on July 4 unless otherwise noted.



Red, White and BOOM! + Fireworks 10am-9pm / LEGOLAND California,


Chula Vista

4th Fest & Fireworks 7-9pm / Elite Athlete Training Center,



4th of July Events July 2-4: Various locations.

July 4: Fireworks at 9pm / Glorietta Bay,


Del Mar

San Diego County Fair & Fireworks 10am-Midnight / Del Mar Fairgrounds,


El Cajon

4th of July Fireworks 9pm / Kennedy Park, 619-441-1540 /



Independence Day Celebration 9pm / Grape Day Park, 760-839-4880 /



Pancake Breakfast 7:30-10:30am / Fallbrook Comm. Center


Imperial Beach

Independence Day Fireworks 9pm / Pier Plaza,



4th of July Parade 10am-1pm / Downtown Julian, Main St.,



Independence Day Parade – June 25 10am-12pm / Coast Highway,

Fireworks Show – July 3 5:30-10pm / SoCal Soccer Complex,



An Old Fashioned Fourth of July 10am-4pm / Old Poway Park

4th of July Veterans Park Ceremony 11am / Veterans Park,



Family Picnic & Fireworks 4-9pm / Olive Peirce Middle School,


Rancho Bernardo

The Spirit of the Fourth & Fireworks

Community Fair: 9am / Webb Park

Parade: 3:30pm / Downtown RB

Festivities: 6-9:30pm / RB High School,


San Carlos

Lake Murray Fireworks & Musicfest 11am-9pm / Lake Murray Playground,


San Diego

Port of San Diego Big Bay Boom! 9pm / San Diego Bay,

University City San Diego Celebration 6:30am-7pm / Standley Park,

SeaWorld July 4th Fireworks Spectacular 9:50pm / SeaWorld San Diego,



Santee Salutes & Fireworks 2-10pm / Town Center Comm. Park East,


Scripps Ranch

4th of July Parade 7am / Hoyt Park,

4th of July Run & Ride,


Vista Celebration & Fireworks

5-10pm / Brengle Terrace Park,




San Diego County Fair

Through July 4

This summer, the San Diego County Fair returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds with power-packed plans to celebrate the action-packed pop culture superheroes from comic books and the silver screen, to those awe-inspiring community heroes we’ve found right in our own neighborhoods.

11am-10pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds


Crown City Classic 4th of July Race

July 2

Official 2022 Patriotic Event Tee. Commemorative Finisher Medal. Live Finisher Results. Access to the Crown City Run Expo. Overall and Age Group Awards.

7-10am / Coronado Tidelands Park


Tanabata Festival

July 7

Originating from Chinese folklore, Tanabata is a holiday that celebrates the meeting of Orihime and Hikoboshi! Bring the family and join in on kid’s games, crafts, dancing and more! JFG partners with the Minatomo Japanese Community to celebrate.

10am-6pm / Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego


Downtown Chula Vista Block Party

July 8

Features our very own Chula Vista Champions, lowrider car show, Farmer’s Market vendors, live music, and entertainment.

4-9pm / Third Avenue


California State Games

July 14-17

The California State Games is the largest Olympic-style sports festival in the state with 24+ sports from Archery to Softball at venues all across San Diego County.

See website for schedule.


Spirit of Stonewall Rally

July 15

Pride celebrations everywhere trace their heritage to the evening of June 28, 1969 when patrons of the Stonewall Inn in New York City said “No more!” to police harassment. That protest has grown to annual events held in major cities throughout the world.

6-7pm / Hillcrest Pride Flag


San Diego Pride Parade / Festival

July 16 – 17

Theme: Justice with Joy! The largest single-day civic event in the region and is among the largest Prides in the United States, attracting over 300,000 people. Cheer on colorful floats & parade participants as we celebrate and honor the LGBTQ community.

10am / Hillcrest / Balboa Park /

Taste of East County

July 17

Wineries, breweries, distilleries, eateries, and specialty vendors are welcome to exhibit. Vendors will be able to sell to attendees. Chamber Members and the public will enjoy a family-friendly afternoon of East County’s delectable delights, flights, sips, and sounds.

2-5pm / St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center


Poker Run

July 17

A motorcycle road trip to Julian – a 5 stop Poker Run event to benefit Ivey Ranch! Prizes, raffles, silent auction, 50/50, Chapter Challenge, Music, Food, Beer & Wine.

8:30am-3:30pm / Ivey Ranch Park


Nat Diego

July 17-18

Come taste the exciting world of natural wine and learn about what you drink at a weekend festival packed with winemakers, importers and advocates of Natural wine.

7-11:30pm / Various locations.


Taste of San Diego – East

July 18

Make plans to join us and “Taste, Savor and Mingle” in one ballroom, with plenty of room to stroll throughout the food and business vendor tables. Enjoy great food samplings, free prizes from business sponsors/vendors, a silent auction and raffles during this fun-filled evening.

5-8pm / Town and Country San Diego


Comic-Con International

July 21-24

The largest comics and pop culture event in the United States, attracting thousands of artists, celebrities and fans of comic books, movie memorabilia and all things related to pop culture.

San Diego Convention Center


Ooly Stock Up Sale

July 22-23

Woman-owned and local brand OOLY is eager to offer an amazing sale to stock up students and teachers in the San Diego area all while benefiting and highlighting the work of two local charities, ArtReach and Casa de Amparo. Activities for kids, amazing discounts on some of the hottest school supplies and more.

Fri 12-6pm, Sat 9am-3pm / 5607 Palmer Way, Carlsbad

760-931-8400 /


Del Mar Racing

July 22-Sep. 11

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club (DMTC) hosts world-class thoroughbred horse racing, welcoming the industry’s top athletes to the Del Mar Racetrack.

See website for schedule. / 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.

858-755-1141 /


Boogie Woogie Ball

July 23

Join Wounded Warrior Homes in making a difference for post-911 Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and/or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Live Music! Boogie-ing! Silent Auction! Tickets $150 each.

6-10pm / Veterans Association of North County, Oceanside


Solana Beach Triathlon

July 23-24

The surf-entry ocean swim is supported by lifeguards and swim buddies. The bike and run courses cruise down the world famous Pacific Coast Highway. Finally, a tunnel of high-fives awaits you at the finish line – a gauntlet of excitement. Expo on Saturday and race on Sunday.

Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 5-10:45am / Fletcher Cove


Drive Out Hunger Golf Classic

July 25

The annual tournament includes a shotgun scramble at 12 noon to kick off the tournament, contest & mulligan packages, opportunity drawings, and a LIVE auction during the cocktail reception and post-tournament dinner. Proceeds benefit the North County chapter’s critical hunger-relief programs.

10am-5:45pm / Shadowridge Golf Club, Vista

858-527-1419 /


SIP of Julian

July 30

Julian Tasting Rooms offering samples of their wine, beer, hard cider, or craft cocktails at this Town Wide Event.

11am-5pm / Julian Town Hall

760-765-1857 /


TGA 5k

July 30

The 2022 Donate Life Transplant Games 5K Walk/Run. This early morning event celebrates the lives of those who have received a second chance at life, recognizes those still waiting for a life-saving transplant, and all the donor families who have lost a loved one.

7:30am / North Harbor Drive – SD County Admin Bldg.