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Exploring San Diego: Things to do July 10-12

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Posted at 2:04 PM, Jul 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-09 17:04:04-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Several virtual events this weekend offer San Diegans the chance to connect from the comfort of home.

San Diego County's two drive-in theaters are back up and running, offering physical distance during showtimes. County beaches are open for sunbathing and relaxing, as long as visitors adhere to social distancing and wear facial coverings as well.

San Diego Pride's virtual celebrations start this weekend with She Fest, a celebration featuring live music, art, games, and workshops while showcasing the contributions and talents of women and fostering connections.

Two virtual beer festivals will also be held this weekend, giving beer fans a way to connect and support local breweries.

(As a reminder, residents are encouraged to stay home if they feel ill and avoid large gatherings with people not from the same household. The county also requires residents to practice social distancing and wear a facial covering when within six feet of those not from the same household.)

Drive-in movie theater (Friday - Sunday): Head to Santee Drive-In Theater or South Bay Drive-In for a movie night. This weekend, check out films like My Spy, Relic, or Wonder Woman with the family or a date while experiencing that classic drive-in movie feeling.

Hit the beach (Friday - Sunday): San Diego County's beaches are open for laying out and relaxing, and parking lots, boardwalks, and piers have reopened. With warm temperatures lingering this week, it's the perfect time for a beach day. Just remember to wear a facial covering and practice distancing when near non-household members. More info

Best Coast Beer Fest (Saturday): Kick back and enjoy a virtual beer festival, with 12 curated beer selections shipped straight to attendees, live chat with brewers, beer trivia, and prizes — all from the comfort of your couch or backyard. More info

She Fest (Saturday): San Diego Pride's celebrations kick off this weekend with She Fest, celebrating the talents and contributions of women while fostering connections within and between San Diego's LGBTQ and larger communities. The live-streamed event will feature live music, art, games and activities, cooking demonstrations, interviews, workshops, a pet fashion show, and more. More info

Zoo Brew Virtual Beer Festival (Saturday): Another wild beer fest is taking place this weekend with the Zoo brew Virtual Beer Festival. A case of 10 special brews will be sent to participants or can be picked up ahead of the festival. The virtual event includes guided tastings, animals, interactive games, and live music. More info

San Diego County Fair food fun (Friday - Sunday): What's the July 4 weekend without some fair food? The Del Mar Fairgrounds is offering delicious bites from fair vendors Friday through Sunday from now until Sept. 7. Grab a bit from vendors like Chicken Charlies, Roxy's, Sugar Bear, and more! The fair is also hosting virtual exhibits showcasing student artwork, photography, and livestock shows. More info