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Sunday, Jun 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film: Try to Remember Never Forget
2:00 PM House of Germany Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Kraft
2:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
2:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
2:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
2:30 PM Comedy/Stage: Pig Talk
3:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson
6:00 PM Music: Mariachi Sol de México
7:00 PM Stage: Kraft
7:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
7:30 PM Music: Fabian Almazan Trio
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Monday, Jun 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Imitation of Life
7:00 PM Juneteenth Celebration: Crumbs from the Table of Joy
7:00 PM Film: Imitation of Life
Tuesday, Jun 18
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: The Favourite
7:00 PM Book Signing: B.A. Shapiro
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Wednesday, Jun 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM 11th Annual Taste of Little Italy
7:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Thursday, Jun 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM LGBTQ Migrant Shelter Fundraiser
7:30 PM Film: Amori Che Non Sanno Stare al Mondo
8:00 PM Music: Banda Machos
8:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Friday, Jun 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Kamishibai Japanese Storytelling
7:00 PM Scottish Highland Games: Storytelling Sea Spells
7:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
8:00 PM Jenny & the Mexicats and Bang Data
8:00 PM Film: Victoria
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson
8:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
Saturday, Jun 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 46th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
2:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
7:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
7:30 PM Film: Like a Cat on a Highway
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
Sunday, Jun 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM House of Sweden Midsummer Celebration
9:00 AM 46th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
10:30 AM Film: Queen of Niendorf
2:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
2:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
2:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
3:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson
7:00 PM Music: Yale Strom & Hot Pastrami
7:00 PM Music: Santana and the Doobie Brothers
7:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
7:30 PM Music: Grupo Intocable
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Monday, Jun 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Wednesday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Thursday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Friday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Saturday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It

Festivals

Enjoy a festival which has an international, cultural or ethnic flavor.

Calendar
10/29/2016 - Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
Over two dozen museums and community partners present costume parades, craft projects for kids, and spooky gallery tours and treasure hunts. Highlights include a mini-carnival hosted by San Diego Park and Rec., a doggie costume contest in the Spanish Village, the San Diego Air & Space Museum's annual rooftop pumpkin drop, live animals from the San Diego Zoo, and activities along the Prado and in the Plaza de Panama. Halloween surprises at the Fleet Science Center, House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, Japanese Friendship Garden, Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater, Mingei International Museum, San Diego Automotive Museum, and more.

The Worldview Project and the San Diego Participant Observer are excited to have a booth at Balboa Park Family Day! Drop by and say hello! Spin our prize wheel to win an international snack, enjoy our "Been There, Want to Go There" activity and find out all about our organization, who we are and what we do!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Prado Walkway
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, October 29 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.balboapark.org
01/30/2016 - Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
Celebrate Lunar New Year at SeaWorld San Diego. Enjoy riveting performances from Chinese acrobats inside Mission Bay Theater. Be awed by lion dancers and take in the beautiful scenery and décor. Fill your appetite with Asian-inspired food and drinks. Start a new tradition at SeaWorld's Lunar New Year.

Highlights of Lunar New Year at SeaWorld San Diego:

Chinese Acrobats of Hebei: Masters of agility and grace, the Chinese Acrobats of Hebei combine Chinese traditions, incredible acrobatics, stunning costumes, Chinese props and a beautiful soundtrack. During 25-minute shows held four times a day at SeaWorld's Mission Bay Theater, several acts will be performed including lion dancing, plate spinning, hoop diving, hat juggling, contortion and chair stacking.

Community stage: At SeaWorld's Lunar New Year Festival area (located just east of the Explorer's Reef™ arrival experience), the community stage will be brimming with cultural entertainment including taiko drummers, lion dancers and fan dancers.

Asian-inspired culinary offerings: SeaWorld's Lunar New Year Festival area will be brimming with Asian-inspired food choices!

Animal visits: Trainers will bring some of SeaWorld's ambassador animals to the Lunar New Year Festival area for up-close encounters with guests. Animals guests may see include Asian small-clawed river otters, an Asian water monitor and a Eurasian eagle owl.

Admission/Cost: $69 - $395

Location:
SeaWorld San Diego
500 Sea World Dr
San Diego, CA 92109
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Dates and times:
January 30 to February 21 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, January 30
Sunday, January 31
Saturday , February 6
Sunday, February 7
Monday, February 8
Friday, February 12
Saturday, February 13
Sunday, February 14
Monday, February 15
Saturday, February 20
Sunday, February 21

For more information, please visit: www.seaworldparks.com
06/22/2019 - 46th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
Join us for the 46th annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games. Experience the wonder, and traditions of Scotland. Guests will enjoy action with our Heavy Athletics competition, where men and women participate in a series of challenges, throwing heavy objects (most notably, the Caber Toss) in a show of strength and grit.

Be sure to also check out our Highland Dance competition, Bagpipe & Drum bands, whisky tasting, and the Sheepdog Trials. You'll find a wonderful variety of vendors, specializing in Celtic, and British goods, if shopping is more of your thing.

After visiting our Scottish Clans booths and learning more about your ancestral roots, enjoy an authentic meal, and a cold beverage in our shaded beer garden, where we'll have live music all day, both days.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $15

Location:
Brengle Terrace Park
1200 Vale Terrace Drive
Vista, CA 92084
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Dates and times:
Saturday, June 22 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 23 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
06/21/2019 - Scottish Highland Games: Storytelling Sea Spells
Sea Spells and Moor Magic tales at the Highland Games by members of Storytellers of San Diego with fiddle music and ballads.

Admission/Cost: Free - $15

Location:
Brengle Terrace Park
1200 Vale Terrace Drive
Vista, CA 92084
MAP

Friday, June 21 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
06/15/2019 - Children’s Discovery Museum: Roots Series - Vietnam
Celebrate Vietnam at San Diego Children's Discovery Museum with a special community event for the whole family.
This 2-hour event will include:

• Live performances
• Interactive storytelling adventure
• Take-home craft
• Vietnamese cuisine

Admission/Cost: Free - $8 (event free with paid admission)

Location
Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
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Saturday, June 15 - 2:00 PM
06/08/2019 - San Luis Rey Inter-Tribal Powwow
Join the San Luis Rey Band of Luiseño Mission Indians for the Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow with arts and craft booths, food, dancers, drums, an opportunity drawing and contest dancing.

Presented free to the public by the San Luis Rey Mission Indian Foundation, the 23rd Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow will feature parades, dancing, drumming, storytelling, arts and crafts and food for sale. The Inter-Tribal Powwow is one of the largest in the region, and it is the only one presented on the grounds of a California mission. It draws participant from 15+ tribes, including the Diegueño tribe and Luiseño bands in San Diego County, as well as tribes from California, the Southwest and beyond.

The highlight of the powwow is the Grand Entry (staged at noon, 7:00 PM and 8:00 PM Saturday and at noon Sunday), in which dancers in traditional native dress enter the grounds in a parade formation. No pictures are allowed during the sacred entry, but the public is encouraged to join the parade by drumming, dancing and marching.

Throughout each day, men, women and youth dancers will participate in intertribal competition dancing (fancy shawl, jingle, grass, hoop and traditional styles) and drumming. Vendors will sell Indian arts and crafts, and food booths will sell burgers, hot dogs, Indian tacos, and fry bread.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission San Luis Rey
4050 Mission Ave
Oceanside, CA 92057
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Dates and times:
Saturday, June 8 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, June 9 - 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.org
06/09/2019 - San Diego Greek Festival
St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church invites you to join us at our annual Greek Festival. We enjoy sharing our heritage, culture, music, traditions, customs and culinary skills with you, our neighbors and friends in San Diego and Southern California. Your attendance always gives great pleasure to the many members of our community who have worked hard preparing this special 3-day weekend for you.

In over four decades, the St. Spyridon Community has established a reputation of serving the finest homemade Greek Foods and Pastries in all of California. Our community members are recognized as the finest cooks who use unsurpassed recipes and only top-grade Ingredients. Come and partake of these fine foods and pastries and trust that you will enjoy your day participating in all of the many activities provided for your pleasure by your friends here at St. Spyridon's Greek Community.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church
3655 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Friday, June 7 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, June 8 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, June 9 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
06/08/2019 - San Diego Greek Festival
St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church invites you to join us at our annual Greek Festival. We enjoy sharing our heritage, culture, music, traditions, customs and culinary skills with you, our neighbors and friends in San Diego and Southern California. Your attendance always gives great pleasure to the many members of our community who have worked hard preparing this special 3-day weekend for you.

In over four decades, the St. Spyridon Community has established a reputation of serving the finest homemade Greek Foods and Pastries in all of California. Our community members are recognized as the finest cooks who use unsurpassed recipes and only top-grade Ingredients. Come and partake of these fine foods and pastries and trust that you will enjoy your day participating in all of the many activities provided for your pleasure by your friends here at St. Spyridon's Greek Community.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church
3655 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Friday, June 7 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, June 8 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, June 9 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
06/07/2019 - San Diego Greek Festival
St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church invites you to join us at our annual Greek Festival. We enjoy sharing our heritage, culture, music, traditions, customs and culinary skills with you, our neighbors and friends in San Diego and Southern California. Your attendance always gives great pleasure to the many members of our community who have worked hard preparing this special 3-day weekend for you.

In over four decades, the St. Spyridon Community has established a reputation of serving the finest homemade Greek Foods and Pastries in all of California. Our community members are recognized as the finest cooks who use unsurpassed recipes and only top-grade Ingredients. Come and partake of these fine foods and pastries and trust that you will enjoy your day participating in all of the many activities provided for your pleasure by your friends here at St. Spyridon's Greek Community.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church
3655 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Friday, June 7 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, June 8 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, June 9 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
06/02/2019 - Japanese Summer Festival
Come join us for Shimbashi's 10th anniversary celebration at the Ocean View Deck. Enjoy live Japanese Taiko drumming, a Sake Expo, Japanese street foods, festival games, cultural performances, and more. There will be audience participation with an opportunity for you to play the taiko drums.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $30

Location:
Del Mar Plaza
1555 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92104
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Sunday, June 2 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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