America’s largest event for collectors of comic, pop-culture and movie memorabilia has gone from geek chic to trendmaker.
The city’s gay community celebrates in Hillcrest and Balboa Park at the month's end, with parades, parties, performances, art shows and more.
Dozens of decorated, illuminated boats float in procession on San Diego's harbor on two Sunday evenings in December.
The US military shows its pride in events including a sea and air parade, special tours of ships, the Miramar Air Show (the world’s largest) and the Coronado Speed Festival (featuring vintage cars).
Celebrating all things hoppy: take part in beer-tasting breakfast, dinners with beer pairing, and roam around the giant beer garden with dozens of San Diego’s best breweries and chefs.
More than a million people watch headline acts, enjoy hundreds of carnival rides and shows, and pig out on 'fair fare' (plus some healthier options).
Outrageous hats, cocktails and general merriment kick off the horse-racing season, ‘where the turf meets the surf.’ Racing through early September.
Come for the tastes and aromas of old Italia, and stay for Gesso Italiano, chalk art drawn directly onto the streets.
Live bands perform at each mile mark of this 26.2-mile race, with a big concert at the finish line.
Some of the world’s fastest speedboats compete on San Diego's Mission Bay.