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Things to do in JULY in North County plus a Fireworks guide!!

Posted on: July 2nd, 2018 by Kate Hamernik

Summer is in full swing! There are so many great things to do in North County while enjoying our wonderful community and weather. Check out the many great FREE and low-cost things to do in North County San Diego in July.

First off – here is your FIREWORKS guide for San Diego (thank you to Kara Courtney for sharing!) – it is printable!

7/1-7/4 – SAN DIEGO COUNTY | 4th of July Fireworks Shows & Celebrations (FREE)

There are tons of great locations with spectacular fireworks shows and celebrations in San Diego County. Check my blog post with the comprehensive list of options in San Diego County by clicking this link HERE.


7/7 – OCEANSIDE | Learn About Day Hikes In & Around Oceanside (FREE)

Author and North County local Scott Turner, co-author of Afoot & Afield San Diego County will be here to help you learn about great hikes in and around Oceanside.


2pm to 3pm

Oceanside Library

330 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
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7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9 – CARLSBAD | Flicks at the Fountain (FREE)

The movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off will be showing at the fountain in Carlsbad Village. This is a weekly free movie which begins at dusk each Thursday evening until August 9th. A different movie will be featured each week. Seating begins at 6:00 p.m. You are welcome to bring low-backed chairs and blankets and enjoy free family entertainment under the stars. Bring a picnic or enjoy one of the local eateries. Click here for movie listing.


6pm seating, Dusk/8pm movie begins

Carlsbad Village

2930 Roosevelt Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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7/27 – OCEANSIDE | Moonlight Paddle at the Harbor (FREE)

Enjoy the beauty and romance of Oceanside’s Harbor under the moonlight by kayak! A short informational session will take place beforehand at the Oceanside Outdoor Aquatic Recreation Building (across from the Small Fishing Pier at the Oceanside Harbor). Please bring a change of clothes, as your clothing may get wet while paddling. The Recreation Division will be providing all the supplies needed. Pre-registration is required, to register please visit Oceanside Rec, or call (760) 435-5041.


7:30pm to 9:30pm

Oceanside Harbor

Oceanside, CA 92054
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7/28 – CARLSBAD | Grow Your Garden (FREE)

Learn gardening techniques in varying topics including composting, container gardening, and seed harvesting. We will gather together to exchange fruits, vegetables, succulent clippings, seeds, herbs & garden plants too so be sure to bring anything you’d like to swap. Beginner & advanced gardeners welcome.


10am to Noon

Carlsbad City Library

1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Kara Courtney is a San Diego local and REALTOR®/ Broker Associate with Windermere Homes & Estates, CalDRE#01904490.

Kara loves understanding the needs of home sellers and home buyers and putting a plan in place that will get them what they want while putting the most money in their pocket. As a result, Kara has created a business that meets the needs of sellers and buyers by making sure that they have the valuable information they need, their plans and transaction details happen on time and that they end up with the most net in their pocket.

Selling or buying a home is a big decision. Call Kara today before selling or buying a home in North San Diego County so you can get the best advice and end up with the most net in your pocket.


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