Can't Miss San Diego: Things to do June 23 - 25

Posted at 12:12 PM, Jun 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-23 15:15:36-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Get out there this weekend, San Diego.

Whether you're hungry and hoping to get your toes tapping, there's something out there to see and do this weekend.

The annual Taste of Adams Avenue returns, giving visitors a sample of the delicious offerings in Normal Heights. If beer is your thing, San Diego's Brew Festival also returns with 70 local and international breweries bringing their best brews.

Island Vibe Music Festival will bring good vibes your way at Qualcomm Stadium too, and Ocean Beach's massive annual street fair packs multiple stages of live entertainment to enjoy.

Here's a look at some great events this weekend throughout the county:

San Diego International Fringe Festival throughout San Diego - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

The San Diego International Fringe Festival is a collection of performances odd and unique taking place across the county. Arts and creativity will be on full display in a variety of show themes, including family fringe, emerging fringe, visual fringe, street theater, and the world’s first bi-national fringe show. More information.

San Diego Gem Faire at Scottish Rite Event Center - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

One of the largest gem, jewelry, and beads shows is making its way to San Diego this weekend. Millions of beads, crystals, and pieces of fine and craft jewelry will be on display for visitors to peruse. More information.

Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off in Ocean Beach - Saturday

More than 70,000 visitors are expected to descend upon Ocean Beach for the annual street fair and chili cook-off. Entrance to the street fair is free and features various vendors, live entertainment, and eclectic arts. The chili competition will feature amateur entrants battling it out for a slew of awards, including the coveted "People's Choice Award." More information.

Little Italy Summer Film Festival at Amici Park Amphitheater in Little Italy - Saturday

Catch a few classic Italian films under the stars at Little Italy's Summer Film Festival. Attendees are encouraged to pack for a picnic in this outdoor viewing experience in San Diego. More information.

San Diego Brew Festival at Liberty Station - Saturday

Beer, food trucks, and live music will bring beer and music lovers swarming to Liberty Station for this seventh annual event. More than 150 beers from 70 local and internationally renowned craft breweries will be featured, as well as some of San Diego's most popular food trucks. More information.

San Diego Dog Show Fundraiser in Balboa Park - Saturday

Think your dog has what it takes to be top of the pack? The San Diego Dog Show fundraiser will feature a handful of classes dog owners can sign their pets up for, including cutest puppy, best veteran, floppiest ears, and more. The event benefits Happy Hearts German Shepherd Rescue. More information.

Padres Tailgate Party and Firefighter Chili Cook-Off at Embarcadero Marina Park - Saturday

The 37th annual Tailgate Party and Firefighter Chili Cook-Off will feature firefighters from across the San Diego County battle it out for chili supremacy. Tickets are offered with a ticket to Saturday's San Diego Padres game included or without, for those who just want to attend the chili cook-off. Proceeds benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. More information.

Island Vibe Music Festival at Qualcomm Stadium - Saturday

Take it easy on Saturday with some reggae and traditional Polynesian music at the Island Vibe Music Festival. Attendees will also be treated to traditional Polynesian dancing performances, vendor crafts and goods, get their fill of traditional foods. More information.

Taste of Adams Avenue at Adams Avenue - Sunday

Experience a culinary experience spanning one of San Diego's most historic roads at the Taste of Adams Avenue event. The event features more than 45 restaurants, coffee houses, unique eateries, and bars along Adams Avenue. More information.

Unbattle on the Midway at USS Midway - Sunday

The first Unbattle on the Midway Banquet will take place on the USS Midway this weekend to raise funds for veterans and active duty military personnel. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their best for this fundraising gala, that also features a silent auction and service members testing their culinary skills against each other in a cook-off. More information.

Mark Saunders is a KGTV digital producer. Follow him on Twitter at @MarkCSaun.