Things To Do In San Diego This Weekend: Aug. 16-18

August 16, 2019

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Tap into your inner pirate for National Rum Day!

Friday, Aug. 16 / Various locations

Hey, it's an excuse for you to drink rum and act like Jack Sparrow and we're here for it ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Some of our personal favorite spots to check out if you're feeling extra festive on National Rum Day are: Trust, The Grass Skirt, False Idol and Havana 1920.

Cost: Varies


Get your grub on at Food Truck Friday

Friday, Aug. 16 / Balboa Park

Lobster and waffles and sushi, oh my?! It's summer which means Food Truck Fridays are back in full swing at Balboa Park! This family-friendly event, with live entertainment, is sure to be a hit with everyone.

Cost: FREE


Come support local bands fight for the chance to play KAABOO!

Friday, Aug. 16 / Quartyard Downtown

6 bands will go head to head this Friday night at KAABOO Discovers for the chance to play KAABOO Del Mar this year!!! Come out and cheer on your friends, or maybe discover your new favorite local band! Alyssa is MC-ing, so make sure to say hey and clink your beers.

Cost: $5 advance, $10 at door


Nobody likes you when you're 23...unless you're Stone Brewing...

Sunday, Aug. 18 / Stone Brewing (Liberty Station)

23 years and many beers later, stone is celebrating another anniversary! And you know that Stone knows how to party. This year's anniversary event will feature 50+ breweries, live music, a cigar lounge, food and more. Indulge in the ultimate Sunday Funday at the booziest birthday of the year! 

Cost: $35


Live like it's 1969 at Winston's 50th Anniversary Woodstock event!

Sunday, Aug. 18 / Winston's OB

Break out your grooviest gear and get ready for an evening of local bands paying tribute to Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane and many more.

Cost: $10


Laugh out loud (no, seriously) with Nicole Byer

Sunday, Aug. 18 / House Of Blues

You know her from MTV's Girl Code and Netflix's Nailed It, and now she's coming to SD to make you pee your pants laughing in person! Seriously, this woman is hilarious. Bring extra pants jic.

Cost: $22.50+