There seems to be something happening everywhere in San Diego this weekend. From Oceanside to Downtown San Diego, Encinitas to North Park, and Carlsbad to Mission Beach, wherever you go the party will follow. Check out these wonderful weekend events and don’t miss out on the summer fun before it’s too late.
Friday August 12th Oceanside Longboard Surfing Competition and Pardon My French at Stingaree
Oceanside’s Longboard Surfing Club is pleased to present its 27th annual longboard surfing competition and festival at the Oceanside Pier amphitheatre and South Pier beach from 6:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. To kick off the line-up of contests is Guy Takayama’s Pro Noseriding Contest followed by more competitions, live music, performances, and fun in the sun. Stop by to watch talented surfers ride San Diego’s waves or just relax and hang ten at this free surf event.
For a unique and unforgettable Friday night outing, visit Stingaree’s rooftop bar and lounge in Downtown San Diego for the notorious upscale and luxurious Pardon My French soirÃ©e. Pardon My French is quickly becoming known for their classy, sophisticated event fundraisers that happen once a month at some of San Diego’s swankiest hotels. This Friday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., the talented artist Allison Renshaw will be holding an art fundraiser complete with great champagne, tasty hors d’oeuvres, and Stingaree’s best house DJs.
Saturday August 13th Brewfest in Encinitas and Ray at Night in North Park
The time we’ve all been waiting for is here. Encinitas’ Brewfest will be showcasing San Diego’s finest local craft brewing companies including Stone Brewery, Pizza Port, Ballast Point, Karl Strauss, and many more. The festival will take place at Mira Costa College San Elijo Campus from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and is sponsored by the Encinitas Coastal Rotary Club which will be donating all proceeds to charities here and around the world. Give your support, drink a beer, and have a great time.
Come see why everyone thinks North Park is so cool, this little niche of San Diego is the heart of local art and culture. Ray at Night is San Diego’s largest monthly artwalk and has over 30 participating galleries that open their doors on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. just to show you what San Diego’s locals can create. Visit the Ray at Night website for additional information about this free event.
Sunday August 14th Carlsbad’s Art in the Village and SunDaze Summer Pool Party at the Wavehouse
And if you didn’t get enough eye candy in North Park on Saturday, Carlsbad will be hosting its 13th annual Art in the Village that will feature about 100 local artists and their masterpieces. All art has its special and unique differences and the large variety of mediums ranges from oil paintings, sculptures, furniture, mixed media, jewelry, and much more. Stop by the free event anytime from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. between State Street and Grand Avenue in Carlsbad.
Or if you just feel like staying closer to home on Sunday, the Wavehouse in Mission Beach is going to have the hottest pool party in San Diego. SKRILLEX will be bringing a new wave of electronic music to the beach that will rock you all day starting as early as 11 a.m. Bring your best beach attire and get ready to catch some rays at this hot hot hot pool party bash.