San Diego lives up to it’s name of “America’s Finest City,” boasting pristine beaches, perpetually clement weather that’s perfect for year-round revelry, great seafood and a rich culinary scene, outdoors activities galore, cultural diversity and many other Southern California comforts. As the eighth largest city in the U.S., San Diego has a strong commitment to the arts which includes San Diego Festivals. San Diego is vibrant and bustling with festival activity. From premier music festivals like the Carlsbad Music Festival to Over-the-Line Festival, Cinco de Mayo and Comic Con a celebration to the largest comic book convention in the world. San Diego’s laid back SoCal attitude is a breeding ground for some fantastic festivals and celebrations of life.
Summer is rolling in, and with it, a slew of annual traditions, festivals and events that capture the essence of San Diego. Here are a few cool San Diego Festivals you don’t want to miss: OTL , Taco Fest and Comic Con, there’s plenty to keep your social life buzzing.
Bust out your calendar and send a group text to the crew; here’s your list of the best and biggest festivals this May in San Diego.
OMBAC OTL BEER FESTIVAL
A combination of San Diego’s most popular beach pastimes: over the line and drinking beer.
NORTH PARK FESTIVAL OF ARTS
With 3- local brewers, a karaoke stage, a cocktail garden and unlimited tasters, what’s not to like about this
artsy festival spotlighting some of the city’s most artistic individuals.
SAN DIEGO TACO FEST
Sink your teeth into tacos from 30 of the county’s finest Mexican restaurants while listening to live local music, and don’t forget to watch the cute little Chihuahuas in their beauty contest and or race.
FIESTA DEL SOL
An eclectic musical extravaganza that welcomes all lovers of music: from rock to reggae there is something for everyone. Including a fleet of food trucks and lots of arts and crafts vendors among other local exhibitors.
So many fun things to do in San Diego, it is hard to pick which one of the San Diego Festivals to go to. Maybe try them all.