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Exploring San Diego: Things to do June 30 - July 4

Exploring San Diego
Posted at 11:16 AM, Jun 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-29 14:21:02-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Sip, savor and party your way through the holiday weekend San Diego!

Lots of things going on in America's Finest city, Fourth of July celebrations, concerts and craft beer.

Plus, take a trip to the Comic-Con Museum as Spider-Man is brought to life!

Here are just some of the things happening this weekend:

San Diego County Fair
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds; Cost: &12 - $20, FREE for 5 and under
It's your last weekend to hit up the San Diego County Fair! This year's theme: Heroes ReUnite! Visitors will enjoy popular fair food, rides, concerts, games, and there will be a special exhibit featuring interactive activities where fairgoers can test their own superpowers.

Spider-Man: Beyond Amazing – The Exhibition
Where: Comic-Con Museum San Diego; Cost: $18 - $30
Visitors will get the chance to explore the history of the famous web-slinger through original artwork, interactive installations, movie props, one-of-a-kind artifacts and more. Spider-Man has always stood out from (and swung above) the crowd and now is your chance to find out why!

Apple Camp
Where: Fashion Valley Mall & UTC Mall; Cost: Free
(Friday & Saturday) Get ready for a family adventure to celebrate planet Earth. Join other campers ages 8 to 12 at the Apple Store for a storytelling journey to create a comic book by taking photos and drawing on iPad.

Outdoor Music Series
Where: Liberty Station; Cost: Free
The event features an amazing roster of local musicians that appeal to all music lovers. Guests are invited to wander and explore the Arts District while enjoying the outdoor musical performances with friends and family.

Little Italy Summer Film Festival
Where: Amici Park Amphitheater; Cost: $10 donation encouraged
Bring a picnic, snacks, and a blanket and enjoy an Italian film under the stars. Saturday night's film will be Ammore e Malavita, complete with English subtitles. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., film begins at 8 p.m.

Crown City Classic
Where: Coronado Tidelands Park; Cost: FREE to watch, $20 - $70 to participate
Runners and walkers will gather to celebrate one of San Diego’s iconic 4th of July traditions and run a 12k or 5k. There's also a half-mile Kids Race for children age 10 and under.

First Saturday
Where: 404 Euclid Avenue; Cost: FREE
On the first Saturday of every month, the Women's Museum of California opens its doors to the public. Enjoy free admission to the Education Center from 11:00 - 4:00. First Saturdays include activities for all ages, storytime in our Free Feminist Library, special monthly offerings, and more.

Distilled: San Diego Spirit & Cocktail Festival
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds; Cost: $35 - $130
Gather your friends to enjoy this one-day festival offering quarter-ounce tastes of award-winning spirits from across the globe and one-ounce tastes of cocktails. Your ticket includes admission into the San Diego County Fair.

Oceanside Fireworks Show
Where: SoCal Soccer Complex at El Corazon
Start off your Independence Day celebration a day early by bringing a beach chair and the whole family to enjoy Oceanside Fireworks Show. Fireworks will begin at 9:00 p.m. There will be food available beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Celebrate July 4
Where: Various locations
There are several firework displays in honor of Independence Day happening across San Diego County. Check out our list here.