Upcoming September Events in San Diego
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exposition
Guests can watch over 300 tons of sand be carved and molded into beautiful sculptures. Held at the B Street Cruise Ship Terminal alongside San Diego Bay, the summer event features live entertainment, food trucks and unique rides for kids including a zip line that flies over the show.
KAABOO Del Mar
An upscale music festival experience held at the seaside Del Mar Fairgrounds, KAABOO will feature seven stages and more than 100 musical acts plus a dedicated comedy stage and food and beverages from local and celebrity chefs, craft breweries and local wineries.
San Diego Bayfair
This thrilling event features thunder boat racing, tunnel hulls, drag boats, hydroplanes, fireworks and concerts, as well as specialty vendors and food, along and on the waters of Mission Bay.
MCAS Miramar Air Show
This award-winning, world-class air show features the best military and civilian pilots in the world, including the U.S. Navy’s famous Blue Angels.
Julian Apple Days Festival
This two-day festival at Menghini Winery in Julian features music and dancing, an antique tractor display, children’s games, gold panning demonstrations, apple-related contests and more.
San Diego Chargers Season
The San Diego Chargers “bolt” into action during home games at Qualcomm Stadium in Mission Valley, while fans gather in the parking lot for tailgate parties before catching the excitement inside the stadium.
Sept. 25 – Oct. 2
San Diego Restaurant Week
More than 180 of San Diego’s finest restaurants participate in a celebration of the local dining scene with prix fixed menus.
35th Annual Adams Avenue Street Fair
One of the largest free music street fairs in California, the event features over 70 live musical acts, held on six stages, along with three beer gardens, giant carnival rides and 300 craft and food vendors.