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Things to do in North County in July plus downloadable fireworks list!

Posted on: June 28th, 2017 by Kate Hamernik

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Summer is here! Check out on the many great FREE things to do in North County San Diego in July. This post has been written by Kara Courtney who specializes in real estate in North County San Diego (and beyond!) Make sure to check out her North County Fireworks guide on her page (linked below).  Thank you to Kara for bringing us these fun lists each month!


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.

Download the quick guide PDF here:


7/12 – CARLSABD | Carlsbad Film Series: Moana; Rated PG (FREE)

Moana Waialiki is the sea voyaging daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When a blight strikes her island, she discovers the only way to save her people is to reunite a legendary demigod, Maui, with a goddess’s heart. Thus, she sets sail on an epic journey across the Pacific to find him. This movie is made possible in part by the Carlsbad Library and Arts Foundation’s Robert H. Gartner Cultural Endowment Fund.

Movie special features begin at 6:00pm. Learn more HERE.

Schulman Auditorium at Carlsbad City Library

1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92009
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7/15 – DEL MAR | Bocce World Championship XXXVII (FREE for Spectators)

Enjoy a day filled with food, sun, and of course championship beach bocce ball action while raising money in support of Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad and Friends of the Powerhouse and Beach. In 2016, the event raised more than $100,000 and bringing the event’s 35-year total fundraising to nearly than $1.5 million.

Parking is available at the Del Mar Racetrack (enter through the Solana Gate off of Via de la Valle) and shuttles are provided to the beach.

8:00am to 5:00pm

Dog Beach Del Mar

3200 Camino del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92104
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7/28-7/30 – OCEANSIDE | Supergirl Pro Surf Competition (FREE)

Join thousands of fans to watch more than 100 of world’s best female surfers compete in the largest female contest in the world, including reigning Supergirl champ Coco Ho and former champs Malia Manuel, Lakey Peterson, Courtney Conlogue and Sage Erickson, among other world class surfers.

The Festival Village includes a new Food Truck Experience, live concerts, a beer garden with a lounge area live-streaming the contest, half-pipe skateboarding exhibitions from X Games pros, the Supergirl Surf Film Fest, free hairstyling by Paul Mitchell, celebrities, and more.

8:00am to 6:00pm

Oceanside Pier

Mission Avenue and Pacific Street, Oceanside, CA 92054
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7/29 – VISTA | 9th Vista BBQ Classic (Cost: FREE to Attend; $12 for Fundraiser Meal)

More than 40 award-winning BBQ teams from around the country will descend on Historic Downtown Vista on Friday, July 28, starting as early as 8 a.m. to spend up to 24 hours seasoning, smoking, and grilling their choice cut of meats for competition day on Saturday, July 29. The 2017 award-winning teams will compete for a total of $10,000 in prize money, KCBS points, and trophies.

Attractions include: BBQ sampling, food fest and marketplace, whiskey & cigar saloon, the second annual “Miss Q Classic” beauty pageant, “Kids Q” kettle BBQ contest, a Special Olympics fundraiser featuring a full plate of BBQ for $12, line dancing competition, a DJ and live entertainment featuring mariachi, ballet folkloric, as well as watermelon and pie eating contests.

BBQ taste tickets are available for purchase now on the event website or the day of the event at 11:30am either of the ticket booth locations throughout the event. Tastes start at noon. Each ticket is good for one 2 oz. sample or can be combined for bigger samplings.

11:00am to 5:00pm. Learn more by visiting:

Call or text: 760-583-2226 |

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Top three things to do in North County San Diego!

Posted on: June 4th, 2014 by Kate Hamernik

Free Summer Concerts in San Diego

It’s time for another installment of top three things to do this month (JUNE!) in North County San Diego!

School’s out and we can smell summer just around the corner! June is filled with an assortment of activities to get us out of the house and enjoying the beautiful southern Californian sunshine. Don’t let June Gloom tear you down – kick off this summer by taking advantage of California’s summer! Here’s 3 things to do in San Diego in June.

1. 7th Annual Carlsbad Beach Fest at Tamarack State Beach on 6/14 starting at 8am! Participate in good beach stewardship with a huge beach clean up and have some fun while doing it! The event is additionally filled with live music, competitive races and food! Over 14,000 people attended last year at this important event, don’t miss it!
2. We don’t think there could be a better way to enjoy your Friday evening than with a picnic in the park accompanied by some tasteful live music! This year’s TGIF Jazz in the Parks kicks off 6/27 at Stagecoach Community Park! Concerts will run through summer occurring every Friday evening from 6pm-8pm.

3. It’s natural to gravitate towards the beach when it starts warming up outside but don’t let that stop you from visiting the Keys Creek Lavender Farm. This 8.5 acre farm grows over 12 varieties of lavender & is the only USDA certified organic lavender farm in San Diego. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 10-3pm & only $5 entrance fee per person. The farm is only available for visit during the months of May & June so be sure to stock up on this healing herb soon, the farm is only open to the public throng the end of June:

Looking for more to do? Check out this link for another 7 things to do in San Diego this month!