Exciting June Events in San Diego: Don’t Miss Out!

Exciting June Events in San Diego: Don’t Miss Out!

June in San Diego is packed with a diverse array of events that offer something for everyone. Whether you're a music lover, foodie, or sports enthusiast, you'll find plenty to enjoy in America’s Finest City. Here’s a comprehensive guide to the top events happening this June.


Featured June Events


SeaWorld Summer Spectacular

- When: June 17 - August 20, 2024

- Where: SeaWorld San Diego

- What: Kick off your summer with SeaWorld’s Summer Spectacular! From thrilling new rescue adventures to exciting entertainment, this event promises fun for all ages. Enjoy extended park hours, nighttime shows, and fireworks that light up the sky.


Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

- When: Now - September 2, 2024

- Where: San Diego Zoo

- What: Experience the zoo after dark with the Nighttime Zoo event. Enjoy live music, special performances, and get up close with your favorite animals in a whole new light.


Rock 'n' Roll San Diego

- When: June 1 - 2, 2024

- Where: Balboa Park to Downtown San Diego

- What: Celebrate the 25th anniversary of this iconic marathon that takes you through some of San Diego’s most famous neighborhoods. Experience live music along the route and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere.


2024 San Diego County Fair

- When: June 12 - July 7, 2024

- Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds

- What: Get ready for adventure at the San Diego County Fair. This year’s theme, "Get Out There!", invites you to explore the great outdoors. Enjoy carnival rides, delicious food, and live entertainment.


Father’s Day Celebrations

- When: June 16, 2024

- Where: Various Locations

- What: Treat your dad to a special day out in San Diego. From kayaking in La Jolla to tasting craft beers, there are countless ways to celebrate Father’s Day.


San Diego Padres Baseball Season

- When: Now - September 22, 2024

- Where: Petco Park

- What: Cheer on the San Diego Padres as they take on their rivals. Enjoy a game at Petco Park and experience the excitement of baseball season.


San Diego Wave FC Soccer Season

- When: Now - November 15, 2024

- Where: Snapdragon Stadium

- What: Support San Diego’s newest professional women’s soccer team, the San Diego Wave FC. Catch a game and be part of the growing soccer community.


More Awesome June Events


Taste of Julian

- When: June 1, 2024

- Where: Julian

- What: Embark on a culinary adventure through Julian, sampling delicious offerings from local restaurants and tasting rooms.


Valley Center Western Days Festival & Parade

- When: June 1, 2024

- Where: Valley Center

- What: Celebrate Valley Center's western heritage with a festival and parade featuring live music, food, and fun activities for the whole family.


United States Police & Fire Championships

- When: June 8-15, 2024

- Where: Various Locations

- What: Watch law enforcement and fire athletes compete in Olympic-style sports across San Diego.


Giro di San Diego GranFondo

- When: June 8, 2024

- Where: North Inland San Diego

- What: Participate in or watch this cycling event that celebrates the best of Italian and Southern Californian culture with great food and beautiful routes.


San Diego Greek Festival

- When: June 8 - 9, 2024

- Where: St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church

- What: Enjoy Greek culture, food, and entertainment at this vibrant festival.


USA Surfing Championships

- When: June 11-15, 2024

- Where: Various Beaches

- What: Witness the best surfers in the country compete for the national title in this prestigious event.


San Diego Beer Weekend

- When: June 21 -23, 2024

- Where: Various Breweries

- What: Sample exclusive beers and support local breweries during San Diego Beer Weekend.


Toyota Summer Concert Series

- When: June 12 - July 7, 2024

- Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds

- What: Enjoy a stellar lineup of concerts featuring a variety of music genres at the San Diego County Fair.


The Toast of the Coast Wine Festival

- When: June 12 - July 7, 2024

- Where: North Coastal

- What: Produced by the San Diego County Fair, the Toast of the Coast Wine Festival celebrates award-winning wines from the wide variety of wineries participating in the Toast of the Coast Competition.


Annual Switchfoot BRO-AM

- When: June 15, 2024

- Where: Moonlight Beach

- What: Join this annual event featuring a surf contest, live music, and family-friendly activities, all supporting local youth initiatives.


San Diego Wooden Boat Festival

- When: June 15-16, 2024

- Where: Koehler Kraft Boat Yard

- What: Admire beautifully crafted wooden boats and enjoy maritime activities at this unique festival.


San Diego International Organ Festival 2024

- When: June 17 - September 2, 2024

- Where: Balboa Park

- What: Visit the Spreckels Organ Pavilion for its free International Summer Organ Festival, occurring at 7:30 PM every Monday.


Taste of Little Italy

- When: June 18, 2024

- Where: Little Italy

- What: Stroll through Little Italy, sampling delectable dishes from some of the neighborhood’s best restaurants.


Balboa Park Twilight Concerts

- When: June 18 - August 29, 2024

- Where: Balboa Park

- What: Enjoy live music under the stars with free concerts every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.


Del Mar Village Summer Solstice

- When: June 20, 2024

- Where: Del Mar Village

- What: Savor culinary creations from local restaurants and enjoy wine and beer tastings at this summer celebration.


Southern California Beach Soccer Championships

- When: June 21-23, 2024

- Where: Harbor Beach, Oceanside

- What: Watch competitive beach soccer and enjoy family-friendly activities at this popular event.


Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games

- When: June 22-23, 2024

- Where: Brengle Terrace Park, Vista

- What: Experience Scottish culture with traditional games, music, and dance.


San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival

- When: June 22-23, 2024

- Where: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

- What: Enjoy smooth jazz performances in a beautiful outdoor setting, complete with great food and a relaxed atmosphere.


Coronado Rotary Club Low Tide Ride & Stride

- When: June 23, 2024

- Where: Sunset Park

- What: The Coronado Rotary Club presents the annual Low Tide Ride & Stride. Held on the lowest tide of the month, the 5 mile beach course is ​perfect for runners, bikers and walkers.


San Diego International Triathlon

- When: June 23, 2024

- Where: Harbor Drive

- What: There are two courses to choose from an international course and a sprint course, whichever you choose you’re guaranteed a great ride


Del Mar Summer Twilight Concerts

- When: June 25 - August 13, 2024

- Where: Powerhouse Park

- What: Gather by the Powerhouse for the Del Mar Summer Twilight Concerts to socialize, picnic, and enjoy music as the sun sets over the ocean


Oceanside Independence Day Parade

- When: June 29, 2024

- Where: Coast Highway, Oceanside

- What: Celebrate Independence Day early with a parade featuring floats, bands, and community groups.


Taste of Adams Avenue

- When: June 30, 2024

- Where: Adams Avenue

- What: Explore one of San Diego’s hottest neighborhoods and taste offerings from 40 local eateries.


Resident Free Days Schedule for June:


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Please note that some museums may offer complimentary admission to their permanent collections only and charge for special exhibitions, events, and showings. Visitors are required to present a photographic ID with their address for verification.

June in San Diego is bursting with events that highlight the city’s vibrant culture and community spirit. Whether you’re looking to enjoy live music, indulge in culinary delights, or participate in outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t miss out on these exciting events – mark your calendars and make the most of what San Diego has to offer this June!

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