This Week’s Top 5 Family-Friendly Events in San Diego

This week, we bring you the top spots for family fun happening in San Diego from August 12th through August 18th:
Family at Beach
Family at Beach

1. Be sure to wear your roomiest pants and come indulge in the 5th annual Gourmet Food Truck Festival at the Del Mar Racetrack on Saturday August 15th.
Cost: Free with racetrack admission: $6 for adults, children under 18 are free, but must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Food prices between $4-$8
Address: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

2. From 6-8pm, Belmont Park hosts its Summer Kids Series every Wednesday, including a magic show & “kid crafts” on August 12th and live music on August 18th.
Cost: Free!
More info
Address: 3146 Mission Blvd. San Diego

nighttime zoo
3. Ever wondered what those animals are up to when it’s dark? Shake, Rattle, and Roar at San Diego Zoo’s 
nocturnal tradition: Nighttime Zoo has music, movies, snacks and crafts for all ages until 9pm during June 21 through September 7.
Cost: Price of admission
More info:
Address: 2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
4. Celebrate creativity with more than 175 visual artists at ArtWalk NTC this weekend. It all kicks off on Saturday, August 15th and runs through Sunday, August 16th at Ingram Plaza in Liberty Station.“Kidswalk” features art activities and a variety of visual art projects for everyone! 
Price: Free admission AND free parking!
Address: NTC Liberty Station at Ingram Plaza, 2640 Historic Decatur Rd.
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5. Let your little astronomists escape the city lights for Julian StarFest 2015, a three-day festival focused around the field of astronomy from August 13th to 16th. 
Price: Adults are $30, Teens (13-18) are $15, kids 12 and under are free.
(Free Public Star Party Saturday Night, August 15, 2015)
Address: Menghini Winery, 1150 Julian Orchards Ln, Julian, CA 92036


1 thought on “This Week’s Top 5 Family-Friendly Events in San Diego

  1. What a great way to get information. Thank you for providing us such great details of what’s going on this week. Look forward to my visit and will enjoy as much as I can. You are awesome Elishia! Keep up the postings…

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