San Diego Events for Labor Day Weekend

posted on August 31st, 2012 | filed under: Uncategorized

August 31, 2012 – Looking for some Labor Day fun in San Diego this weekend?  Here are some events throughout San Diegocounty this weekend that are sure to do the trick. Enjoy!

The Oceanside Labor Day Pier Swim, is anannual event for locals. Jump in and get wet along with hundredsof your closest friends for the one-mile race aroundthe Oceanside pier. Tickets start at $40.

On Labor Day at the Del Mar Racetrack, dachshunds will compete for the title of fastest dog in town. Three races will take place after the main horse events.

Carlsbad and Las Americas Premium Outlets will be hosting their Labor Day Weekend Sales beginning Friday, Aug. 31 at 10a.m. through Monday, Sept. 3 at 9 p.m. Stores will offer extra discounts on topof the center’s normal savings of 25% to 65%.

On Friday, Aug 31st, tall ships from all over the world will parade around the San Diego Bay ending at the Maritime Museum’sdocks. The Festival of Sail takes place Friday through Monday and is one of the largest tall ship festivalson the west coast.

San Diego Symphony Summer Pops Calendar is planning to end thesummer with a bang by performing Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture complete withcannons over San Diego Bay. The concerts take place Sept. 1-2.

Check out the last weekend of Summer Movies in the Park throughout the county. “The Lorax” is playing inVista and “We Bought a Zoo” is playing in Ocean Beach on Friday, Aug.31. Saturday’s showing is “Rango” at Poway Community Park.

The first SoCal music festival will take place in East Village on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 2 p.m. to midnight. ColdWar Kids will jam out while skateboarders hit the streets.

The 2012 Liquid Aloha Music Festival will be providing island vibes with multiple bands. Tickets for the 21+ eventstart at $15.

The Reggae Summersplash will be hosted at the Worldbeat CulturalCenter in Balboa Park on Sunday, Sept. 2 from 4 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are$40.

The Sand Sculpting challenge downtown willhave hundreds of artists compete for the best sculptor in San Diego. The eventgoes from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday downtown by the waterfront.

 

posted by Jeff DeChamplain

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