Summer might be over but the parties this weekend are just getting started. Enjoy a military parade along the bay front in and above the water, checkout greek dancing, live music and delicious food at one of the best festivals in the county or grab a picnic and blanket and watch a movie under the stars. Read on for our top reasons to leave the house this weekend.

Coastguard Rescue

photo: Elisabeth Handley from SD Fleet Week

San Diego

Sea and Air Parade
Experience the best of the U.S. military on display and in action with cruisers, amphibious ships, destroyers, frigates, submarines, and landing craft in addition to a demonstration of SEAL capabilities, Coast Guard Search and Rescue, a fly-over of contemporary Navy and World War II aircraft, and much more.  View the action all along the San Diego region waterfront, from the South Bay to Coronado, the Embarcadero, Harbor and Shelter Islands. Sat. Event Details.

Disney’s “The Lion King” live on stage
Don’t miss this awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Fri-Sun. Event Details.

North County

Cape Rey’s End of Summer Celebration
To celebrate the end of summer, Cape Rey has teamed up with Stone Brewing Company, Bay City Brewing Company and local vendors for a night of fun and community. Enjoy an outdoor beer garden in our Fire Lounge, Live Music and a Night Market featuring unique products from SoCal Retailers. Fri. Event Details.

Family Movie Night Under the Stars
Enjoy movie-themed games and activities plus a free showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The movie will begin at dusk, and families are encouraged to arrive early to set up their blankets or low-back chairs to enjoy the fun activities before the movie begins. Sat. Event Details.

Cardiff Greek Festival
Authentic Greek food, heavenly pastries, award winning greek folk dance performances, church tours, cooking demos, musical performances, kids games, market, and deli. Dance to live greek music. Fun for the whole family! Sat & Sun. Event Details. 

Orange County

Creative Kids/Parents Night Out
Talk about a win-win event.  Parents work hard and need a night off! Drop off your little ones to listen to stories, create tie-die coffee filter art and explore Kidseum. Fri. Event Details.

How are you planning on spending your weekend?  Let us know!

–Margi Blash Filipovitch