Looking for a few fun things to do this month?
Kids are out for the summer and the “I’m bored” complaints have surely started. Check out these fun events to keep you and your family entertained for the month of June!
1.) Who doesn’t love to get dirty, or at least watch other people get filthy dirty?! Experience a day in Marine Corps life hanging with the few and the proud at the Camp Pendleton World Famous Mud Run. Come for the run and stay for the fun at the Filthy Fun Fest. Enjoy festive food trucks, live music, great vendors with giveaways, beverages, beer, the Mud Run store and more June 1,2,8,9,15.
2.) With a theme like “Game On!” the San Diego County Fair (also known to locals as the Del Mar Fair) is sure to be a high-energy event! The Fair will run for 24 days from June 7 to July 4th and is packed with games that are sure to satisfy all ages! Visit the Official Fair Website for the full calendar of events.
3.) Support a good cause for World Oceans Day! Join the SEA LIFE Aquarium for their 1st ever Beach Clean Up event as they clean by Lifeguard Tower 30 on Carlsbad beach on Saturday, June 8 from 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Each volunteer will receive a FREE ticket to the SEA LIFE Aquarium at LEGO LAND California Resort! For more information check out their Facebook Event Page.
4.) Get your family interested in environmental issues at the Encinitas Environment Day event on Sunday, June 9th! Not only will this event be a great educational opportunity, it will also be tons of fun for all ages! I hear the Energy Upgrade California booth will be very insightful for those looking into energy efficient upgrades!
5.) Looking for a unique date night idea? Look no further than Dishcrawl Carlsbad on June 12th! This one-of-a-kind food tour will venture through four different restaurants in Carlsbad Village – all in one night! Sure to be a great adventure for the culinary connoisseur! Tickets are $45 and must be purchased in advance.
6.) If you love outdoor music and BBQ then the Rock, Blues & BBQ Festival in Walnut Grove Park is the place to be on June 14th and 15th! Partial proceeds from all food sold will be donated to Angel’s Depot. Artist lineup includes acts like Wyatt Lowe and the Youngbloods, The Journey Experience, Craig’s Band, and Dennis Jones, just to name a few. Be sure to bring a blanket or beach chair if you don’t want to sit directly on the lawn!
7.) Want a sneak peak into the local agriculture scene? Find out where your food comes from by following one of 3 tour routes on Farm Tour Day, June 15th from 9 AM – 3 PM! You will drive yourself to each of the locations on the map and will then participate in a guided tour, which will include taste testing, demonstrations and other interesting activities!
8.) Come celebrate the worlds most loved protein – bacon! The Big Bite Bacon Fest on Sunday, June 16th is a bacon lovers dream come true! With the most creative bacon dishes you’ve ever seen and the best bacon chefs this side of the US you’ll not leave hungry or disappointed! In addition to all of the bacon-y goodness there will be 50 craft beers available to sample – don’t forget to try a bacon inspired cocktail!
9.) Muscle Car enthusiasts will really enjoy Cruisin’ Grand, noted as the #1 car cruise in the nation! Join the group on June 28th for Mopars of San Diego! Known to be frequented by celebrities from the Discovery Channel and the likes of Eric Clapton! This is more than just a car cruise and park – this event was started to help boost the economy in Escondido downtown area!
10.) Looking for a great way to relax at the end of the month? The Summer Solstice event in Del Mar on June 20th offers live music, silent auction, wine, beer and a taste from some of Del Mar’s best restaurants. Proceeds from this event will go to the Del Mar Village Association, which aims to improve the Del Mar Village historic area.
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