(Please click on the image above to view our short YouTube video) 

If you live in or are planning a visit to the San Diego area in August and are looking for some fun things to see and do, please check out this August 2019 San Diego County Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues, Peggy Sue, Catherine and Kathleen, at First American Title:

Del Mar Racing Season | Through Sep. 2 - See website for schedule | Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

This season features the nation’s top race horses, trainers and jockeys, and plenty of fun in the sun. For more information: 858-755-1141 / www.dmtc.com

Julian StarFest | Aug. 1-3 | Menghini Winery

Camping availability for tent and RV campers. Exhibits by major telescope and accessory vendors. Food and beverage vendors. Astronomy games and crafts for kids. Raffle for donated astronomy equipment on Saturday. Optional behind the scenes tour of the world famous Palomar Observatory on Saturday. For more information: www.julianstarfest.com

Carlsbad Music Festival | Aug. 2-4 - See website for schedule | Village of Carlsbad

Features dozens of performances of creative music of all kinds curated by CMF Founder and Artistic Director, composer/violinist Matt McBane. The weekend includes free indoor and outdoor concerts at various venues, beer garden, food trucks, artisan market, and pop-up art gallery. For more information: www.carlsbadmusicfestival.org

The Great Inflatable Race San Diego | Aug. 3 from 9am-12pm | SDCCU Stadium

You and your friends will feel like kids again as you jump, dive and bounce on our custom-designed inflatables. For more information: www.thegreatinflatablerace.com

Chula Vista Lemon Festival | Aug. 4 from 11am-5pm | Third Avenue

Sport your brightest yellow outfit and enjoy lemon-infused treats as you stroll and enjoy hundreds of vendor booths, live bands, sour contests, a kid’s grove of fun, and the festival’s lemony adult beverage stand. For more information: 11am-5pm / Third Avenue www.thirdavenuevillage.com

Oceanside International Film Festival | Aug. 7-11 | Sunshine Brooks Theatre: 217 N Coast Hwy

Features, documentaries, shorts, animation, and student works along with workshops and after-parties. For more information: 760-433-3632 | www.osidefilm.org

Heiva San Diego | Aug. 9-11 from 8am-8pm | Broadway Street Pier

A Polynesian celebration representing Tahiti as the bridge between French Polynesia and the US and sharing our culture with the community. We celebrate friendship, music, dancing, drumming, singing, arts & crafts and islands spirits! For more information: www.heivasandiego.com

National City Automobile Heritage Day Festival & Car Show | Aug. 10 from 10am-3pm | Kimball Park: 12th St & D Ave

Join us for live music, food from a variety of popular eateries, entertainment for children and specialty booths. A drive-by awards ceremony at 2pm will showcase first-place winners for each of the classes as well as second and third-place winners. For more information: 619-477-9339 | www.nationalcitychamber.org

Imperial Beach Surf Dog Competition | Aug. 10 from 8am-3pm | Next to the Imperial Beach Pier

More than 60 dogs are expected to participate in this family friendly event, which raises funds for the San Diego Humane Society. For more information: 949-297-6536 | www.surfdogevents.com

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station | Aug. 10-11 - Sat from 10am-11pm, Sun from 10am-5pm | Arts District Liberty Station at Ingram Plaza

More than 200 international, national and local San Diego artists, showcasing every medium including painting, sculpture, glass work, fine jewelry, photography and more. Attendees will also be able to enjoy live music, interactive art for kids and the kids at heart, street food options and a wine and beer pavilion. For more information: 619-615-1090 | www.artwalksandiego.org

Chula Vista Challenge Half Triathlon | Aug. 11 from 5:30am-4pm | Bayside Park

A fresh new race experience for individuals and relay teams, with 10 races to choose from including International, Sprint, & Youth Triathlons, Duathlon, Aqua Bike. For more information: 858-268-1250 | www.chulavistachallenge.com

Hillcrest CityFest Street Fair | Aug. 11 from 12-11pm | 5th Ave and University Ave

A huge celebration of community spirit through music, arts, crafts, and food. For more information: 619-299-3330 | www.fabuloushillcrest.com

Cardiff Dog Days of Summer | Aug. 11 from 11am-6pm | Encinitas Community Park

Watch or enter in 6 different dog contests. Enjoy a wide variety of music throughout the event. A Maker’s Market row will feature quality handmade goods made by local artisans, and don’t miss the Rescue Row presented by Rancho Coastal Humane Society and Pet Health Expo. For more information: 760-436-0431 | www.cardiff101.com

Best of San Diego Party | Aug. 16 from 6:30-9:30pm | Liberty Station

The event brings together the top local restaurants, breweries, wineries, distilleries and businesses as featured in San Diego Magazine’s Best Restaurants and Best of San Diego issues. For more information: www.sandiegomagazine.com

¡Latin Food Fest! | Aug. 16-17 | Embarcadero Marina Park North

A high energy party hosted by Mexico’s most acclaimed chef, Enrique Olvera, and Gran Tasting – the festivals signature event featuring 150 food, beverage, wine, beer and spirits stations, Cooking Demos, Best of Fest Chef Awards, VIP Tent, and Live Music. For more information: www.latinfoodfest.com

Ferragosto 2019: Pirates Invade Sicily | Aug. 17 at 5pm | Amici Park, Little Italy

A Pirate’s bounty of food, wine, beer, cocktails and—yes, there will be RUM awaiting you as you set sail. For more information: www.ferragostosd.org

Chula Vista HarborFest | Aug. 17 from 10am-6pm | Bayside Park

Enjoy the endless opportunities for delicious food and drinks, art in the park, and family friendly activities that combine with perfect weather and a long list of top-notch entertainment to make for a fun-packed summer’s day to remember! For more information: www.chulavistaharborfest.com

Imperial Avenue Street Festival | Aug. 17 from 12-7:30pm | Between 26th & 27th Street

The festival grooves to the sounds of live music from multiple stages. 4 blocks of local artists, crafts, and gourmet food and beverages. Columbian to Cajun, paintings to pottery, old favorites and new directions. For more information: 619-858-0563 | www.imperialavenuestreetfest.com

Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational | Aug. 17-18 from 7am-4pm | Scripps Pier, La Jolla

A friendly competition that draws surf legends from around the world, followed by a festive luau with musical entertainment, a tropical buffet, and live and silent auctions. Surfers, scientists and survivors come together to support the fight against cancer. For more information: www.luaulegendsofsurfing.org

World Bodysurfing Championships | Aug. 17-18 at 6:30am | Oceanside Pier

350-400 bodysurfers from around the world compete in their respective age divisions for trophies and prizes. The Men and Women’s Grand Champions will be announced Sunday afternoon on the final day. For more information: www.worldbodysurfing.org

Fairy Tale Village | Aug. 17-18 from 10am-4pm | Casa del Prado patio, Balboa Park

Presented in conjunction with “Fairy Tales in the Park,” the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet will present the Fairy Tale Village - complete with family activities such as face painting, crafts, meet-and-greets, demonstrations, food and more! We will once again be sustainability-themed. For more information: www.sdcyb.org

America’s Finest City Half Marathon & 5k | Aug. 18 from 6:15am-12pm | Cabrillo National Monument to Balboa Park

Aid stations at 7 locations plus Start & Finish. The expo is held at host hotel Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. For more information: 760-692-2900 | www.inmotionevents.com

San Diego Underground Film Festival | Aug. 22-25 | Tenth Avenue Arts Center, San Diego

A lineup of experimental, documentary, animated, and narrative films which are complimented by nightly expanded cinema performances, installations, and live music. For more information: www.sdundergroundarts.org

San Diego Int'l Kids’ Film Festival | Aug. 23-25 from 10am-9:30pm | Schulman Auditorium Street, Carlsbad

In addition to the film screenings, as the regular program, the film festival will host an Opening Night Gala, Culture Forums, Industrial Panel Discussions, Screenplay showcase and Red Carpet Award Ceremony. For more information: 310-541-8040 | www.sdkidsfilms.org

Orfila’s Annual Grape Stomp | Aug. 24 from 4-8pm | Orfila Vineyards & Winery

Wine tasting, gourmet dinner by Crown Point Catering, grape stomping, vineyard tractor rides, lawn games, live music, raffles, special guests! For more information: www.orfila.com

San Diego Spirits Festival | Aug. 24-25 - Sat from 2-6pm, Sun from 2-5pm | Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier

A tremendous occasion to sample and experience the finest spirits and foods, with unique opportunities to learn how to create and pair the perfect cocktail and sample top-shelf cocktails from small-batch and bigname distillers. For more information: www.sandiegospiritsfestival.com

Bike the Bay | Aug. 25 from 6am-12pm | Embarcadero Marina Park South

Cruise around the San Diego Bay and enjoy your only opportunity to ride across the San Diego Coronado Bay Bridge. This non-competitive community bike ride is for riders of all abilities and will take you on a scenic, and primarily flat ride, around the San Diego Bay via the Bayshore Bikeway. For more information: www.bikethebay.net

LeucadiART Walk | Aug. 25 from 10am-5pm | N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas

Local juried artists displaying original art. Six places for live music! Live mural painting. Craft Beer Garden. New and Children’s Art Pavilion. For more information: www.leucadia101.com

San Diego Quilt Show | Aug. 29-31 | San Diego Convention Center, Halls G & H

Hundreds of quilts on display and over 40 vendors featuring everything quilters and others, need, want and love. Enjoy Raffle Baskets, Daily Door Prizes, Challenges and Kids Scavenger Hunt. For more information: 619-443-2706 | www.sandiegoquiltshow.com

Barona Powwow | Aug. 30-Sep. 1 | Barona Sports Park, Lakeside

Join the Barona Band of Mission Indians for a weekend of contest dancing in all categories, camping, drums and cultural immersion. For more information: ww.crazycrow.com

Labor Day Stickball Tournament | Aug. 31-Sep. 1 from 9am-5pm | Little Italy: State St & W Ash St

Columbia Street erupts with yelling and cheering for the stick ball teams, stirring up childhood memories. Come out and see these teams grab a broom stick, table leg or any other kind of bat-like stick that will send a rubber Wilson ball flying! For more information: www.littleitalysd.

US Sand Sculpting Challenge & Dimensional Art Expo | Aug. 31-Sep. 2 - Sat & Sun from 9am-7pm, Mon from 9am-5pm | Broadway Pier and Landing

The sculptures weigh over 10 tons, so we have over 1,000 works of art that you can fall in love with, buy and take home. There’s also live entertainment, a sand box and rides for kids, a dozen gourmet food trucks, a fantastic view of the bay and all the great stuff that you always find on the Embarcadero! For more information: 619-980-6651 | www.ussandsculpting.com

The Briggs Group and/or First American Title Insurance Company, and the operating divisions thereof, make no express or implied warranty respecting the information presented and assume no responsibility for errors or omissions.

CalDRE# 01898254 | 10896117 | 02043759