School’s out. It’s summer, which means sun, surf and sand in San Diego.
This weekend, head to the coast for some oyster and a beach festival, among others. Here’s your guide to this weekend’s top events.
San Diego Oysterfest
It used to be a 21-and-over event, but this year, the sixth annual San Diego Oysterfest is all agages.
Enjoy live music performances, succulent oysters and some of San Diego’s finest craft beers.
The Oysterfest goes from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Marina Embarcadero North. Tickets range from $32 to $75.
Break Dancing Battle
Think you have what it takes to be a break dancing champ? Join the dance battle presented by the Pro Breaking Tour and is sanctioned by the Urban Dance & Educational Foundation.
Dancers will break it down before the crowd and a panel of judges for bragging rights and cash prizes.
The challenge does down at 6 p.m. Friday at the San Diego Performance Arts Center. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for kids and free for children under 5.
Carlsbad Beach Fest
The ocean and the beach is a integral part of ever day life here. In Carlsbad, the city is hosting a beach festival to promote beach and ocean stewardship through education and public outreach.
The annual Carlsbad Beach Fest is a family-friendly, day-long event that includes a big beach cleanup, educational booths and activities, food, music, local vendors and sand sculpturing.
The event goes from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Carlsbad North Beach.
Public Tour of Scripps Oceanography
San Diego’s premiere oceanographic institution, one of the oldest and most prestigious marine and earth sciences research institutions in the world, Scripps is opening its door to visitors this weekend for a free one-hour tour.
The institute mission is to teach about the earth’s oceans and their benefits to the environment and society.
The tour is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. A registration is required.
Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow
The San Luis Rey Band of Luiseño Mission Indians is hosting the 19th Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow in Oceanside.
The two-day event is filled with arts and craft booths, food, dancers, drums, an opportunity drawing and contest dancing.
The Powwow goes from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.