• Top Things to Do in San Diego through July 14
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    Get out and enjoy a weekend in San Diego with these top things to do:

    San Diego Pride Rally, Block Party, Parade and Festival

    San Diego LGBT Pride Parade and Festival - Top Things to Do

    San Diego LGBT Pride Parade and Festival

    This weekend, visitors and San Diegans alike will be out celebrating our vibrant cultural diversity. The festivities begin on Friday at 6:00 PM with the San Diego Pride Rally followed by a new event, the Pride of Hillcrest Block Party. On Saturday Morning, the 4th largest pride parade in the U.S. will make its way down University Avenue to 6th Avenue, ending at Balboa Park and the family-friendly LGBT Pride Festival.

    When: July 12-14, 2103
    > Find out more about the San Diego Pride Parade

    9th Annual Switchfoot Bro-Am

    The 9th Annual Switchfoot Bro-Am presented by Hurley will feature surf contests for both adults and kids 16 and under, live music performances by Switchfoot and other local bands, and nerf surf jousting exposition between surf contest heats. There will also be an official after-party at the Belly Up.

    Where: Moonlight Beach - 252 5th Street, Encintas, CA 92024
    When: July 13, 2103
    Time: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about the 9th Annual Switchfoot Bro-Am

    60th Annual Over the Line Tournament

    Over the Line Tournament

    Sand, Sun and OTL…a perfect San Diego Combination

    Batter Up! It’s time once again for sun, sand and the annual Over the Line (OTL) tournament, a San Diego invented sport. If you have never seen OTL before, go check it out on Fiesta Island in Mission Bay. You will not regret it. Remember, observe the five B’s rule: No Babies, No Bottles, No Bowsers, No Bikes, No Boas. Enjoy!

    Where: Fiesta Island in Mission Bay
    When: July 13-14 and July 20-21
    Time: 7:30 AM to Dusk
    Cost: Free to watch
    > Find out more about the 60th Over the Line Tournament

    Festival of the Bells

    Mission San Diego de Alcala

    Hear the historic bells of the Mission San Diego de Alcalá ring during the Festival of the Bells.

    To commemorate the founding of Mission San Diego de Alcalá, the Mother of California’s 21 Missions, all five Mission bells are rung, including an original bell dating back to 1802. The weekend-long celebration will also include food, entertainment, dancing and traditional activities like the Blessing of the Bells and the Blessing of the Animals.

    Where: Mission San Diego de Alcalá - 10818 San Diego Mission Road, San Diego, CA 92108
    When: July 12-14, 2013
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about the Festival of the Bells

    OMMS Christmas in July Artisan Fair & Carnival

    OMMS Christmas In July - Top Things to Do

    Even Santa needs a little R&R along with a dose of sunshine!

    What? It’s only July and we are already starting to talk about Christmas?! Why not get all that decorative shopping out-of-the-way with handmade arts and craft items from over 150 local artisans. There will also be a rummage sale, bake sale, food court, kid’s activities and live entertainment.

    Where: Mission San Luis Rey Parish – 4070 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92057
    When: July 13-14, 2013
    Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about the OMMS Christmas in July Artisan Fair & Carnival

    > Browse more top things to do on the San Diego Event Calendar

    Know of some other top things to do this weekend? Let everyone know in the comments below.

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