Explore North Park

Things to Do in North Park Weekend of June 6th to June 10th

Whether you are visiting San Diego or a local that is looking to Explore San Diego, our weekly “Things To Do in North Park” features a little bit of something for everyone! Our walkable neighborhood is filled with creative urban art and lined with San Diego’s finest breweries, North Park is conveniently located just 5 minutes from Mission Valley or Balboa Park and 10 minutes from the Historic Gaslamp Quarter. Have an upcoming event? Email hello@explorenorthpark.com for a potential feature.


HessFest 8 – it’s bigger, badder and better than ever!Join Mike Hess Brewing and 25 of SoCal’s most amazing breweries (and even from further away) at HessFest 8 on June 9th, 2018.

Mike Hess Brewing + 25 breweries + food vendors + 3 bands put on a street festival to kick off Summer and to raise money for three amazing charities this year: The Navy SEAL Foundation and the YMCA of San Diego and the San Diego Music Foundation.

FilmOut San Diego’s 20th Annual LGBT Film Festival will take place from June 7–10, 2018. Forty-five films will be screened during the four-day film festival at the historic The Observatory North Park in San Diego.

The Opening Night Film and Party (held at Sunset Temple) will take place on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 7:00pm and the Closing Night Film will end the festival on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 7:00pm with the Closing Night Party at West Coast Tavern after the film.

North Park Events



Bar Pink

  • 6/07 – Crew D’etat Brass Band Crew
  • 6/08 – Dethsurf, Sea Base & DJ Wenzo and DJ Vaughn
  • 6/09 – Shake Before Us, Creepseed & DJ L and DJ Grimm
  • 6/10 – Mochilero Allstars & Rat Sabbath

Chuck Alek Biergarten

  • 6/08 – Kathryn Cloward Band


West Coast Tavern

  • 6/06 – Gabe Vega
  • 6/07 – N’ious
  • 6/08 – Dom King
  • 6/09 – Brett Bodley
  • 6/10 – Billy The Kid

The Office

  • 6/06 – Instant Crush with Nastea & Miss Lady D
  • 6/07 – No Limits w/DJ Myson King
  • 6/08 – After Hours w/DJs Adam Salter & Ayla Simone
  • 6/09 – Strictly Business w/DJs Kanye Asada & Gabe Vega



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