Photo: Supergirl Pro

Move over Wonder Woman! Supergirls are making major waves this weekend at the Supergirl Pro Surfing Competition. You can also watch surfing dogs hang 20 at the Imperial Beach Surf Dog Competition or dive in to the ocean yourself to go snorkeling with leopard sharks. All this and free donuts and a behind the scenes look at the thoroughbreds at the Del Mar Racetrack, an Impossible Science Festival and so much more! Read on to see where you should be spending your weekend.


Hooray for Hollywood
The San Diego Symphony’s popular salute to movie music of yesterday and today returns with a brand new set of breathtaking film clips and all-time award-winning themes from the silver screen. Fri. Event details.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert
Cars fly, trees fight back and monsters are on the loose in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! This concert features the film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in high-definition, on a giant screen, while a live orchestra performs John Williams’ unforgettable score. Sat. & Sun. Event details.

Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls Annual Showcase
Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls will host its second annual camper showcase following a week-long empowerment summer camp for girls. The purpose of the program is to empower girls through music education with workshops and activities led by female mentors and musicians, focusing on collaboration, leadership and self-esteem. Eight camper girl bands will perform their original songs followed by a special performance by local singer-songwriter Kinnie Dye. Sat. Event details.


Supergirl Pro Surfing Competition
The world’s top professional female surfers are back in Oceanside for the 10th Supergirl Surf Pro, a 3-day event. The weekend will be jam-packed with world-class competition that will have you on your toes and a festival village loaded with female-inspired vendors, activities and entertainment. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

La Jolla

Snorkel with the Leopard Sharks
Join aquarium naturalists and visit leopard sharks in their underwater home off the La Jolla Coast. Pick up snorkel tips as you discover the abundant variety of animals that make their homes among the kelp, sandy bottom and rocks. Intermediate swimming ability is required and previous snorkeling experience is recommended. Participants must supply their own gear. Ages 10+ (minors must also be accompanied by a paid adult). Sat. & Sun. Event details.

Balboa Park

Impossible Science Festival
Join the Fleet’s Curator of Impossible Science, Jason Latimer, as he hosts the second annual Impossible Science Festival. The Impossible Science Festival will be a hands-on, interactive event that explores the science behind the seemingly impossible. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn how to turn objects invisible, explore levitation, play with the science of mind control, discover impossible figures and other amazing feats of science. This event will examine the question “what is possible?” and use visual and interactive experiences to show how the seemingly impossible can become possible through curiosity and knowledge. Sat. & Sun. Event details.

Del Mar

Donuts Day at the Del Mar Racetrack
Go to the Del Mar Racetrack for free coffee, orange juice and yummy donuts and to take a behind-the-scenes look into the world of Thoroughbred racing! Track announcer Trevor Denman will host the festivities, which include question and answer sessions with famous jockeys and trainers while watching the horses during their morning workouts. Other activities include a meet and greet with the Del Mar Mascot Pony Boy along with face painting, entertainers and free prizes for the kids. Sat. Event details.

Imperial Beach

Imperial Beach Surf Dog Competition
It’s time for the most adorable surf event of the year . . .The Imperial Beach Surf Dog Competition, where fearless surFUR dogs will jump on their boards and hang 20! The Imperial Beach event is the original surf dog competition. Check out the action adjacent to the Imperial Beach Pier, where more than 60 dogs are expected to participate in this family-friendly event, which raises funds for the San Diego Humane Society. Sat. Event details.


Where are you having a blast this weekend? Let us know in the comments.

––Beth Shea