December 2, 2023
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels carried out on the primary day of a latest Miramar Air Present. Photograph by Chris Stone

Feeling adventurous this San Diego weekend? Discover some with excessive flyers, mega vans and old school head-to-head competitors.

If sports activities is your bag, the weekend is packed, from sea to stadium:

  • Tremendous Lady Surf Professional – watch high surfers compete at Oceanside Pier Friday by means of Sunday with many former event champs within the subject. Each the event and beachfront fest are free.
  • Padres – are surging. Yea! However their last house collection of the 12 months begins Friday, although their win streak doubtless has come too late. Hey, cheer them on at Petco Park anyway.
  • Aztecs – have began the season at 2-2, however start their pursuit of a convention title at Snapdragon Stadium Friday night time – and it’s a little bit of a grudge match too.

Spy our army muscle at work on the Miramar Air Present at MCAS Miramar starting Friday. Get a really feel for the flight-line expertise with simulators, immersive alternatives and displays, however it’s the daytime reveals that deliver the large thrills. See army demonstrations and civilian aerobatic groups, aerial solo acts, classic plane and extra. The present continues by means of Sunday. Gates open at 8 a.m. every day, with demos beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Adams Avenue Street Fair. Weekend guide
Cubicles line the streets between the phases on the Adams Avenue Avenue Honest. Photograph by Chris Stone

The forty first annual Adams Avenue Avenue Honest begins its free two-day run at 10 a.m. Saturday, that includes 75 acts on seven phases stretching alongside Adams between thirty second and thirty sixth streets. And don’t simply go to the expanded competition for the music. There’s carnival rides, beer gardens and tastings, eats and 300 exhibitors too. Performers embrace Mochilero, Lucy’s Fur Coat, The Swedish Fashions, Effectively Effectively Effectively, The Vinyl Store, Girl Dottie & the Diamonds and The Lonesome Hounds.

Fall formally begins Saturday, good timing for the Julian Autumn Jubilee, at Fort Cross Previous-Timey Adventures in Santa Ysabel. It’s apple season in Julian, however strive Fort Cross for extra fall enjoyable, from hayrides to selecting within the pumpkin patch, with music and crafts too. The jubilee continues every weekend by means of Oct. 29. Admission begins at $25, with added prices for expanded packages.

Pechanga Area hosts the Sizzling Wheels Monster Vehicles Dwell – Glow Celebration. A spotlight: See the world-premiere unveiling of a brand new monster truck. Take pleasure in two reveals on Saturday, at 12:30 and seven:30 p.m. and yet another, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The Crash Zone Pre-Present Celebration precedes the principle occasions, with followers allowed on the ground to stand up shut and private with the vans. Tickets begin at $10, with a further charge for the pre-party.

Who cares if it’s solely September? Encinitas hosts its twenty seventh annual Oktoberfest from 10 a.m. to six p.m. Sunday. The free family-oriented and pet-friendly competition celebrates German roots and tradition, together with a midday parade, music and dance, beer gardens and wares from native artisans. Head to Mountain Vista Drive off El Camino Actual between Wandering Street and Rambling Street or park at Flora Vista Elementary Faculty and use the free shuttle.

Perhaps eat evenly, till Sunday at the very least, when San Diego Restaurant Week returns. Right here’s the way it works: Select from quite a lot of cuisines on prix-fixe menus, with two-course lunches and three-course dinners beginning at $20, on as much as $60 (there’s a handful of pricier exceptions). The occasion continues, with greater than 100 eateries throughout the area, by means of Oct. 1.