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Actually more like ‘Fleet Month...
The silver screen takes center stage in the Gaslamp Quarter and La Jolla, with screenings, panel discussions, parties and a good chance of star sightings.
Outrageous hats, cocktails and general merriment kicks off the horseracing season, ‘where the turf meets the surf.’ Racing through early September.
Well over a million people watch headline acts, enjoy hundreds of carnival rides and shows and pig out on 'fair fare' (plus some healthier options).
The city’s gay community celebrates in Hillcrest and Balboa Park at the month's end, with parades, parties, performances, art shows and more.
America’s largest event for collectors of comic, pop culture and movie memorabilia has gone from geek chic to trendmaker.
Come for the tastes and aromas of old Italia, and stay for Gesso Italiano, chalk-art drawn directly onto the streets.
Dozens of decorated, illuminated boats float in procession on the harbor on two Sunday evenings in December.
Live bands perform at each mile mark of this 26.2-mile race, with a big concert at the finish line.
This traditional Latin Christmas celebration in Old Town re-enacts Mary and Joseph seeking shelter.
This festival in Balboa Park includes crafts, carols and a candlelight parade.
Some of the world’s fastest speedboats compete on Mission Bay.
Kite making, decorating and flying, as well as competitions.
The national college rowing regatta takes places in Mission Bay.
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