Get ready to rock the weekend with events throughout San Diego. Head to La Jolla for free Family Yoga Day. Go on a scavenger hunt for Waldo in the Downtown East Village neighborhood to win prizes. Play like a pilot at Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum. Have some outdoor fun at the Carlsbad Lifestyle and Fitness Festival. Or celebrate Christmas in July! Have a great weekend!


San Diego

Olivia’s Island Adventure – World Premiere Movie Night
“Olivia’s Island Adventure” is tale of courage, trust, and friendship. To celebrate the premiere of the movie musical, there will be special live pre-show entertainment starting at 6pm. This includes live musical performances by the star of the movie Olivia Montgomery and guest performances by VSPA’s talented Visionary Youth Theatre. Fri., 6 – 8:30 p.m., San Diego Performing Arts Center, $10-$35/person. All ages. Event details.

Where’s Waldo East Village Scavenger Hunt
Join us for the kick-off of Where’s Waldo Scavenger Hunt with a craft and photo event. Throughout the month of July, kids and families can hunt for Waldo around East Village businesses. Fri. – Sun., 1 – 2 p.m., East Village San Diego, Free. All ages. Event details.

Open Cockpit Days
Climb aboard historic aircraft and feel like a real pilot! Sat. and Sun., 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, Free. All ages. Event details.

Free Family Read and Play Day
Play time with our imagination playground and a free book for every kiddo! Preschoolers and parents will have the opportunity to draw pictures and decorate envelopes to send to friends and family. Each kiddo will get a free copy of the book, “Please Write Back.” Sat., 10 – 11 a.m., The Salvation Army Kroc Center, Free. Ages 0-5. Event details.

North County

Friday Nite Splash
Enjoy a night of water play, games, contests, prizes and food discounts. Fri., 4 – 8 p.m., The Wave Waterpark, $7.95/person. All ages. Event details.

38th Annual Christmas in July
More than 10,000 people expected to attend the finest handcrafted art fair in San Diego County. Enjoy 150 artisan booths, live entertainment, large food court, Kid’s Zone, silent and live auction, huge rummage sale, Farmer’s Market, bake sale, beer garden, and carnival rides. Sat. and Sun., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Old Mission Montessori School at Historic Mission San Luis Rey, Free. All ages. Event details.

Carlsbad Lifestyle and Fitness Festival
Come out and enjoy 50 vendors, booths and activities that will get you and your family moving towards health and fitness. The Family Fitness Zone includes a dodge ball arena, giant soccer, tight rope walking, “wipeout” area and lots more fun! Sat., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Pine Community Park, Free. All ages. Event details.

Free Family Yoga Day
Join us for a free all ages Yoga Class led by local yoga studio, Buddhi Yoga with music by DJ Andres Settle. Bring your mat and enjoy a beautiful day with us on the lawn! Sun., 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., La Jolla Open Aire Market, Free. All ages. Event details.

What are you doing this weekend? Tell us in the comments!

– Leah R. Singer

Photo courtesy of Open Aire Market La Jolla.