Exploring San Diego


Exploring San Diego: Things to do Sept. 6 - 9

Posted at 2:32 PM, Sep 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-05 19:48:49-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — San Diego is ready to get back to school, but not without a little more summer fun this weekend.

Head out to Del Mar this week for Taste of Del Mar, featuring culinary delights from some of the area's best eats and drinks.

The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation also hosts their annual Powwow this weekend, featuring traditional Native American dancing and music.

Not interested in anything here? Check out the 10News community events calendar for a look at even more things to do!

The San Diego Blues Festival rolls into town this weekend, featuring a hot lineup of performers including Billy Gibson & Friends. Also, Cardiff's Greek Festival returns for its 40th year, with more delicious food than you can handle.

Here's a look at this weekend's events:


Back to School Party

Where: The Lafayette Swim Club & Bungalows; Cost: Free

Back to school season isn't all doom and gloom for students. Take the Lafayette's back to school party, for instance. Jump into the season with a 90s-themed night of shopping, giveaways, music, drink specials, and more hosted by San Diego Made.


Taste of Del Mar

Where: Del Mar Village; Cost: $35 - $45

More than 25 Del Mar restaurants are ready to showcase a taste of their culinary creations during the Taste of Del Mar event this week. Taste all Del Mar Village chefs have to offer or hop into more than 15 craft beer and wine "sip and stops" along the way. Just follow your taste buds!



28th annual Sycuan Powwow

Where: 5577 Dehesa Rd., El Cajon; Cost: Free

(Friday - Sunday) Learn about Native American culture through traditional dancing and singing, and visit with vendors as the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation hosts their annual Powwow.


Polo America Beach Polo Cup

Where: Hotel del Coronado; Cost: $100 - $250

(Friday - Sunday) Enjoy a day on Coronado's sandy shores watching the best in beach polo compete. Tickets get attendees access to food and drinks and souvenirs as world-class polo players and ponies compete.


San Diego Blues Festival

Where: Embarcadero Marina Park; Cost: $20 - $250

Legendary blues guitarist Billy Gibson headlines this year's San Diego Blues Festival, with performances by Tommy Castro and the Painkillers, Kenny Neal, and more. Proceeds from the event benefit the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank.


South Bay Pride Art & Music Festival

Where: Bayfront Park; Cost: Free

Live entertainment, food and drinks, local art, and more await at the South Bay Pride Art & Music Festival. Multiple stages of music will help you get your groove on and Art in the Park will display the creativity of some of San Diego's most talented artists. A children's area will also be set up with inflatables, bungee jumping, and more!



40th Cardiff Greek Festival

Where: Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church; Cost: Free - $3

(Saturday - Sunday) Opa! Get your fill of delicious Greek foods and pastries while enjoying live traditional performances and music at the Cardiff Greek Festival. Cooking demonstrations will be held for those hoping to pick up from kitchen tricks and the whole family can jump into games and a Greek marketplace.


5th annual DogFest Walk 'n' Roll

Where: Liberty Station NTC Park; Cost: Free

Celebrate San Diego's canine community with a day full of festivities, dog demonstrations, music, food, and more! While there's no fee to register by yourself or with a team, organizers ask for donations to help benefit Canine Companions for Independence, which works to places assistance dogs with children, adults, and veterans free of charge.