Can't Miss San Diego: Things to do July 14 - 16

Posted at 11:38 AM, Jul 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-13 14:46:48-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Looking for something to do this weekend in San Diego? You're in luck.

This weekend, a few annual traditions take the stage in San Deigo, as the PAWmicon, San Diego Pride, and Over-the-Line return this weekend.

Del Mar will also celebrate the return on racing at the Del Mar Racetrack this week, with a kickoff party to start the weekend. And if you're hoping to score your best 5K time you can - virtually, at least.

Here's a look at some great events happening this weekend.

80th Annual Del Mar Racing Kickoff Party at Fairmont Grand Del Mar - Friday

Club M in Del Mar is getting ready for the races with their annual Del Mar Racing Kickoff party on Friday, featuring live music, Happy Hour, race day fashion, car displays and more. More information.

Imperial Beach Sun and Sea Festival at Imperial Beach - Friday and Saturday

World-class sand castle sculptors will create works out art from sand at this weekend's celebration of sun and surf in Imperial Beach. The festival will also feature a community parade, pancake breakfast, live music, children’s craft activities, a Kids ‘n Kastles competition, Farmer’s Market and International Food Fair. More information.

San Diego LGBT Pride weekend - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

San Diego celebrates LGBT Pride this weekend, with various events running throughout the weekend. Things kick off on Friday with a block party and rally at the Hillcrest Pride Flag at 1500 University Ave., then follows Saturday with the Pride 5K, Pride Parade, and beginning of a two-day music festival. More information.

PAWmicon at Hazard Center - Saturday

Helen Woodward Animal Center is once again presenting PAWmicon, a free dog- and kid-friendly event for families to celebrate their canine companions and support the Animal Center. The event will also feature costume contests, music, games, comic-themed prizes, and dog goodies. More information.

Summer Movies in the Park/Night time fishing at Poway Community Park - Saturday

Poway Community Park is presenting Finding Dory as their next Summer Movies in the Park, a free event for families where movies are shown on a massive cinema screen in the park. Fisherman won't be left out either, as night time fishing will be open at Poway Lake until 11:30 p.m. More information.

Vigilucci’s Beach Bocce World Championship at Del Mar Dog Beach - Saturday

While spots for teams are sold out, you can still come down to Dog Beach in Del Mar and check out all the bocce action - though organizers ask that dogs be left at home due to size constraints. Last year more than 400 teams played nearly 1,000 games of bocce, raising $100,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad. More information.

CountryFest at Qualcomm Stadium practice field- Saturday

Country music star Easton Corbin, Jerrod Niemann, Adam Craig, and Walker McGuire are set to belt out their hits for fans at Qualcomm Stadium's practice field. More information.

64th Annual World Championship OTL at Fiesta Island - Saturday and Sunday

The second and final weekend of San Diego's annual Over-the-Line tournament is this weekend, featuring the best of the best squads from last weekend. The event is free to the public, but not recommended for children. Need a primer of the San Diego tradition? Check out our OTL preview hereMore information.

Festival of the Bells at Mission San Diego de Alcalá - Saturday and Sunday

The Festival of the Bells celebrates the founding of Mission San Diego 247 years ago. The event will feature food booths, live entertainment, games and bounce houses for the kids, and a full bar cantina for adults. More information.

Ice Cream Day Virtual 5K - Sunday

Ever run a virtual race? It's easy! A better yet, it's for a good cause. Races for Charity will donate a portion of every registration to Operation Smile. All you do is time yourself anywhere for a 5K run and send in your results. Ice Cream Day medals are available for the first 500 submissions. More information.