Event Date

Event Description

Time

Location

Cost

July 3-5

Star Spangled Pops

Americana and Broadway songs plus a fireworks display

7:30 pm

San Diego Symphony, Embarcadero Marina Park South, San Diego

$15-75

July 4

Historic 4th of July in Old Town

Parade, music, dancing, pie-eating contest and games.

11 am-4 pm

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego Ave. And Twigg St., San Diego

Free

July 4

Mira Mesa Parade and Fun Day

Floats, drill teams, clowns, games, food and crafts

11:30 am-9:30 pm

Gil Johnson Recreation Center, New Salem St., Mira Mesa

Free

July 16

San Diego 240th Birthday

Music, birthday cake, refreshments

1-4 pm

Whaley House Gardens, 2476 San Diego Ave., Old Town San Diego

Free

July 11-12

Family Insect Festival

Live animals, interactive booths, bug experts, and arts and crafts

10 am-4 pm

Quail Botanical Gardens, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas

$10, Children ages 12 and younger

are free

July 26

Family Fun Day at

the Del Mar

Racetrack: Baseball

clinics, pony rides, carnival games, and trampolines


1-6:30 pm

Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar

Adults: 46, Children 17 and younger are free

July 8-12 and 15-19

Puppet Show: Cinderella

11 am, 1 pm and 2:30 pm

Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theatre, Balboa Park, San Diego

$3-5, Children 2 and younger are free

July 22-26

Puppet Show: The Three Wishes

11 am, 1 pm and 2:30 pm

Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theatre, Balboa Park, San Diego

$3-5, Children 2 and younger are free

July 29-Aug. 2

Puppet Show: Pirate Paul’s Pirate Party

11 am, 1 pm and 2:30 pm

Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theatre, Balboa Park, San Diego

$3-5, Children 2 and younger are free
















July 2009 Family Events in San Diego