Enjoy Your Three-Day Weekend!
Have you made plans to wrap up your summer this Labor Day Weekend? If not, look no further! Below is a list of events in San Diego that will make for the best summer send off.
Festival of Sail
When? September 1 – September 4, 2017
Where? Maritime Museum of San Diego
Price? Adults $11 | Children & Seniors $9
Festival of Sail is a Tall Ship festival that transforms the North Embarcadero into a martime theme park. The street fair is free and open to anyone, and the parade is visible from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, and Embarcadero. An admission ticket allows you to:
- Explore the Maritime Museum of San Diego Ships
- Visit Ships
- Board San Salvador
- Enter the Beer Gardens
Click here to purchase tickets.
Little Italy Labor Day Stickball Tournament
When? September 2 – September 3, 2017
Where? Saturday: India Street from W. Ash to W. A Streets
Sunday: Columbia Street from W. Beech to W. Cedar Streets & India Street from W. Ash to W. A Streets
Price? Free to watch
Revisit childhood memories and join Little Italy’s neighborhood on their 19th Annual Stickball Tournament! 8 to 12 teams will be completing for the Jillie Trophy as the crowds scream and shout.
Click here for information on the event and how to join the league.
San Diego Bacon Fest
When? September 2, 2017
Where? Preble Field at NTC Park
Price? $60 – $90
San Diego Bacon Fest is the only way to celebrate International Bacon Day! This 21+ events offers bacon in ways you’ve never before seen. The coordinators of the event make it clear that there are no vegetarian options, no babies allowed, and no turkey bacon.
Click here to purchase your tickets.
Balboa Park After Dark
When? September 1, 2017
Where? Balboa Park
Price? Garden Only $10 | Combo $15
Balboa Park comes alive for the last night of the summer this Friday! Don’t miss out on the food trucks and entertainment provided during the extended hours. The museums listed below are 3 of the 8 museums that will be open.
Click here for the list of all 8 museums.
The mission of the Japanese Friendship Garden is to engage people of all backgrounds in the beauty few Japanese culture. “The Garden” is an expression of friendship between San Diego and its sister city, Yokohama. There are plenty of programs available for those who wish to immerse themselves in Japanese culture.
This museum has numerous exhibits including Living With Animals, Cannibals: Myth & Reality, BEERology, and Ancient Egypt. Because of the extended hours, you can also tour the California Tower at sunset!
The Fleet seeks to connect people from all ages to the wonders of science! The center is filled with interactive exhibits and an IMAX film adventure on San Diego’s only dome screen. Also, Game Masters: The Exhibition is now opoen and allows you to play over 100 games on the Giant Dome screen.