San Diego August 2023

San Diego August 2023 Events

San Diego August 2023 Events

San Diego Offers One Last Blaze of Summer Warmth in August

Average temperature low and high: high 67 – 77
San Diego has the perfect summer warmth and cool breezes throughout the month as the city's weather begins to transition into fall. The city is finally back to being filled with life post-pandemic, and August offers perfect temperatures to attend one of San Diego's anticipated festivals or outdoor events.

August Event Calendar

Hillcrest CityFest

Hillcrest CityFest

Don't miss Hillcrest CityFest, San Diego's favorite art and music festival.  Taking over 9 city blocks, artists, local vendors, and deejays bring everyone out to the streets to celebrate the community.  Enjoy ice-cold drinks in the beer garden, dig into tasty food from local chefs, and do a little shopping for your loved ones, choosing from the unique wares created by local artisans. As the sun goes down, dance to some hot electronic music until your feet hurt.  

San Diego International Kids' Film Festival

San Diego International Kids\' Film Festival

Watch amazing films designed for children and created by filmmakers across the globe at the San Diego International Kids' Film Festival.  The majority of the films encourage diversity and feature an educational component to stimulate young minds, while still being entertaining. 

Bike the Bay

Bike the Bay

Bike across the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge in the Bike the Bay community ride raising money for the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition.  The scenic 25-mile route takes you from San Diego through several cities before returning to the starting point to celebrate the accomplishment with food, drinks, a beer garden, and more entertainment.  

San Diego Events in August


Theater & Headliners



Upcoming Events

Fri, Aug 04 at Nova SD Cosmic Gate
Sat, Aug 12 at Nova SD Yellow Claw
Fri, Aug 18 at Nova SD Borgore
Sat, Aug 26 at Nova SD Gareth Emery
Things to do in San Diego

Things to Do in San Diego in August

Go skydiving with Skydive San Diego

Go skydiving with Skydive San Diego
Get your thrill on and go on a tandem jump with Skydive San Diego! No experience is necessary as they will guide you through the process for your first jump. They also offer certification options if you want to get serious about skydiving. Prices start at $199 for a standard jump, but they do offer a lot of specials, such as a weekday special, a Thursday special, or even a tandem early bird special (which is when you reserve early morning on Saturdays and Sundays).

Party at Omnia Nightclub

Party at Omnia Nightclub
From Steve Aoki and Illenium, to Tyga and Lil Jon, don’t miss your chance to see some of the best performers and EDM DJs at Omnia! VIP tables are available to book, and general admission tickets are also available. Prices vary.