Exploring San Diego


Exploring San Diego: Things to do April 19 - 22

Posted at 12:31 PM, Apr 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-18 15:31:06-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - It's going to be a great weekend for eating, drinking, and comic book reading in San Diego.

The traveling Tequila and Taco Music Festival returns to Embarcadero Park, featuring, you guessed it, tequila, tacos, and great music.

For those who won't be attending Comic-Con this summer, San Diego Comic Fest is back with a more casual, intimate approach to all things comic fandom.

San Diego's historic Chicano Park will also celebrate Chicano Park Day with a free festival for families in Logan Heights, as well.

Here's what's happening in San Diego this weekend:


Cody Johnson

Where: House of Blues San Diego; Cost: $20 - $45

Country music star Cody Johnson and his band head to House of Blues Thursday. Mike & the Moonpies will also be in the house for some country music fun.


Josh Wolf

Where: American Comedy Co.; Cost: $9

(Thursday through Saturday) Comedian, actor, and writer Josh Wolf heads to San Diego with his quick-witted commentary and brutal honesty.


Del Mar Antique Show & Sale

Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds; Cost: $8

(Friday through Sunday) More than 50 vendors will have their one-of-a-kind treasures on display at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for guests to pursue, and if they so choose, bring home themselves. Experts will also be there to repair and restore damaged valuables to as good as new.


6th annual San Diego Comic Fest

Where: Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center; Cost: $7.50 - $50

(Friday through Sunday) Can't wait (or get into) Comic-Con? San Diego Comic Fest is the city's casual and intimate comic festival experience. Guests will still be able to meet heavy hitters in the comic world and check out panels and, of course, comics through the 3-day run.


48th annual Chicano Park Day

Where: Chicano Park; Cost: Free

Chicano Park will celebrate the historic Logan Heights park this weekend with traditional music and dance, more than 300 classic lowrider cars, educational booths, food, and arts and crafts.


8th annual ONEHOPE ACT Today! for Military Families 5k/10k & Family Festival

Where: Mission Bay; Cost: $20 - $45

Lace up your running shoes and raise money for military families impacted by autism at the annual ONEHOPE ACT Today! run and festival. Runners and walkers will enjoy a bunch of race-day goodies, including a post-race beer and wine tent, and families can enjoy live music and more at a festival with loads of family-friendly activities.


Tequila and Taco Music Festival

Where: Embarcadero Marina Park South; Cost: $10 -$60

(Saturday through Sunday) Indulge in your love for tequila, tacos, and fine music along San Diego's scenic coast this weekend. Guests will get to sample tequila and enjoy delicious street tacos, craft beers, and margaritas during the 2-day event benefiting the Gen Giammanco Foundation, which provides financial support to local college-bound student-athletes.



Where: Balboa Park; Cost: Free

More than 300 exhibitors will celebrate Earth Day at Balboa Park with stages of music, educational exhibits, a clean car concourse, and parade.

For even more weekend events happening in San Diego County, check out the 10News event calendar.