Exploring San Diego: Labor Day Weekend
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – It’s Labor Day weekend, San Diego!
Celebrate a once-in-a-lifetime theatrical experience before it changes forever as the world’s oldest film projector is decommissioned at the Fleet Science Center.
Vintage lovers, retro rebels, and flea market fans, get ready because the vintage San Diego flea market is back. In East County, Julian brings the joys of wine to town with his annual Grape Stomp Festa. Yes, you can roll up your pant legs and stomp on the grapes!
Prepare your appetite for the annual tequila and taco festival at Barrio Logan.
Plus, you can find rapper 50 Cent at the club that wraps up Labor Day weekend downtown.
Where: SDSU; Cost: $ 49 and more
The 80s / 90s Spanish rock group is back! The guys from Mexico who have collaborated with everyone from Graham Nash to Adrian Belew will perform their classic hits starting at 8pm.
Taco and tequila party
Where: Barrio Logan; Cost: $ 40
Treat yourself to unlimited samples of craft beer and tequila, and tacos from dozens of local restaurants at the Tacos and Tequila Festival San Diego. Live music will also be present during the 2 days of the event. The festival takes place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Artistic walk by the ocean
Where: Oceanside Art Museum; No cost
Dozens of local artists and manufacturers will be on hand to display their crafts, including art, jewelry, pottery and more. guests can explore the exhibits at the Oceanside Museum of Art from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Later in the evening, enjoy the blues-rock guitar of the Anthony Cullins Trio. The event is free, but since capacity is limited, guests are encouraged to reserve a ticket in advance.
Movies on the beach
Where: Hotel Del Coronado; Cost: $ 25 and more
Snuggle up on Del Beach for a movie under the stars. Guests can snuggle up around a private bonfire with s’mores and relax in a beach lounger or sit in socially remote Del Beach sand chairs. Blue Crush will air on the big screen at 8:30 p.m., doors open at 8 p.m. Reservations are required.
Reopening of the Mingei International Museum
Where: Balboa Park; No cost
The museum which focuses on crafts, folk art and design has been closed for three years, is undergoing a $ 55 million renovation, and it will finally be ready to welcome visitors this weekend. Over 10,000 square feet has been added to the museum building, with the inclusion of exhibition and programming space, a theater, coffee bar and education center.
Julian Grape Stomp Festa
Where: Cave Menghini; Cost: $ 20 to $ 30
Ten local wineries will offer sips of their wines, a variety of dishes and, of course, Italian music and pétanque balls at the 24th annual Grape Stomp Festa de Julian. Get ready to roll up your pant legs and let tons of grapes crash under your feet!
Vintage San Diego Flea Market
Where: Normal Heights Masonic Lodge; Cost: $ 1 entry fee
Vintage lovers, rejoice because the vintage San Diego flea market is back! The event will feature dozens of vendors specializing in fashion from the late 19th century to when we were worried about the year 2000. Well behaved and leashed dogs are welcome to join. buyers from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Goonies in concert
Where: The Rady Shell; Cost: $ 36 and more
Relive the famous cult classic, The Goonies, screened with the full score performed live by the San Diego Symphony, conducted by conductor John Beale. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Craft beer festival
Where: SeaWorld; Cost: $ 50 and more (the price is in addition to the park entrance fee)
The festival will serve over 100 craft beers, wine, seltzer water and cocktails. Taste an unbeatable mix of local and local Californian dishes. Plus, enjoy foods expertly paired with your favorite herbal tea. And to top it off, festive entertainment will keep the party going all day.
Chelsea Handler Live
Where: Humphreys open air concerts by the bay; Cost: Varies
Ready to laugh this holiday weekend? Actress, author, former late-night TV host and current host of the “Dear Chelsea” podcast, brings her comedy tour to America’s Finest City. Expect her to bring her signature snark and wit to the Humphreys.
IMAX Film Festival
Where: Fleet Science Center; Cost: $ 18 and more
Enjoy a day of cinematic wonders as the fleet celebrates over 48 years of IMAX® films with a film festival. Before the theater bids farewell to its film projector, the museum brings back eight of its most popular films. “The Living Sea”, “Jerusalem”, Ring of Fire “and” Hubble “are among the titles you can watch during this one day event.
50 Cent returns to San Diego
Where: Parq nightclub; Cost: $ 30 and more
End your Labor Day weekend with a DJ set from legendary rapper and actor 50 Cent. Doors open at 9:00 pm and revelers should arrive by 11:30 pm Ticket sales are expected to accelerate.