Events in San Diego, CA., this August.

Events in San Diego, CA., this August.

August is here! With the summer coming down to an end you may be thinking about all the ways you can end it with a blast. In this blog, we have rounded out some of the best events happening in San Diego this August.

Nighttime Zoo at San Diego Zoo

At the top of our list of events to check out this month is the nighttime zoo at the San Diego Zoo. While the San Diego Zoo is great to visit any time of the year this after dark extension it's a great opportunity for the entire family to make the most of their visit.  Experience extended hours of fun at Nighttime Zoo, where you can stay late and immerse yourself in a plethora of activities and entertainment. The Zoo opens its doors from 9 a.m. and closes at 9 p.m.

Del Mar Racing Season

Another popular event that's happening this month in San Diego is the annual Del Mar Racing competition. This horse racing tradition began back in 1937 and has the remained a beloved San Diego event each summer. We are currently in the middle of the season as it began back in July and will run through until early September. The event takes place where the "turf meets the surf" at the Del Mar Racetrack. Each summer, enthusiastic fans gather at the track to place bets on their beloved horses during the widely celebrated event. Whether you're an avid horse race enthusiast or are looking for something new to try out the Del Mar racing event is worth checking out.

San Diego Padres Baseball Season

Watch the Padres “Bring the Gold” this summer and join us on one of our many games this baseball season. Regardless of if you are a baseball fan, a cool evening at the Petco Park is a great way to whine down the summer. With fans cheering from the bleachers, the smell of hot dogs in the air, and the crisp San Diego breeze there is no doubt you'll have a grand old time. Experience this classic American sport in the nation’s number one ballpark.

Little Italy Summer Film Festival

San Diego’s Little Italy is a hot spot all year long. There is no shortage of fun to be had there from the yummy Italian food to all the little shops around. And now with the Little Italy summer Film Festival here there’s no reason not to visit the area.  Experience the magic of summer nights with outdoor movies. Gather up your pals, pack some blankets, get your favorite snacks, and get ready for a fun screening. Immerse yourself in the allure of Italy for the night as you watch these incredible Italian film specials, complete with English subtitles.

Art Walk at Liberty Station

The Arts District at Liberty Station has flourished into a renowned cultural hub in San Diego, attracting art enthusiasts and visitors alike. Beyond art, it houses museums, fine dining establishments, and entertainment venues. This month, Liberty Station will be hosting Art Walk at Liberty Station, commemorating its 18th anniversary of enriching San Diego with exquisite fine art. This event takes place in the stunning surroundings of Liberty Station and will offer a perfect fusion of creativity from both sides of the border. With over 175 talented artists hailing from various states and Mexico, the show displays a diverse array of artwork, including paintings, photography, glass and ceramic pieces, jewelry, and sculptures.

Book Your Trip Today!

Whether it's the zoo that sparked your interest or the Art Walk, you'll be sure to find that San Diego is filled with an abundance of fun activities for all. For an unparalleled lodging experience in this vibrant city, Comfort Inn Gaslamp stands ready to provide you with extraordinary accommodations. Our hotel resides in the very heart of San Diego, conveniently near all the prominent local attractions. To secure your reservation, contact us at (619) 202-4324 or simply click here.