SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — While many coronavirus closures remain in place, there are still options for San Diegans hoping to explore this weekend — even if virtually.
While beaches and parks are open for locals, virtual and small-scale events are being added to the mix. Here are some suggestions for this weekend to explore:
(As a reminder, the county continues to encourage residents to stay home if they feel ill and avoid large gatherings. 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.)
San Diego County Fair food fun (Friday-Sunday): The San Diego County Fair may be canceled this year, but the Del Mar Fairgrounds is continuing to highlight fair exhibits, foods, and more online and at the fairgrounds. Fair food vendors welcome guests Friday - Sunday throughout June for kettle corn, hot dogs, and more treats and the fair is hosting virtual exhibits showcasing student artwork, photography, and livestock shows. More info
Donavon Frankenreiter’s virtual Belly Up concert (Friday): Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Donavon Frankenreiter will perform a virtual live stream concert from Solana Beach's Belly Up on Friday at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $10 and are $15 the day of. Virtual attendees will also have the chance to score a custom Cordell Surfboard signed by Frankenreiter. More info
Switchfoot's virtual BROM-AM (Saturday): Moonlight Beach's annual Switchfoot BRO-AM beach festival is going virtual this year to benefit several charities. BRO-AM 2020 will be held as a live stream event on June 27 at 5 p.m. Tickets start at $10.99. The stream with feature live performances from Switchfoot, Needtobreathe, Judah Akers from Judah and the Lion, Colony House, and The New Respects. More info
Drive-Up Comedy at Kit Carson Park (Saturday): Comedian Neel Nanda — whose appearances include Comedy Central, MTV, IFC, Amazon Prime and Hulu — will host stand-up comedy, drive-in style, at Kit Carson Park in Escondido with several other local comedians. Tickets are $45 per car, with $5 per ticket to be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Escondido. More info
Little Italy Al-Fresco dining (Saturday): From 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., Little Italy will open several streets for its weekly open-air dining experience. Tables are distanced to allow for social distancing and diners will be required to have facial coverings, except when eating and drinking. More info