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5 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: August 16-17

TwainFest, World Bodysurfing Championships, ballet, and more admission-free events this weekend

August 16

Ballet Performance

Daniel Ulbricht of the New York City Ballet takes part in this free ballet performance featuring ballet students from across the world and members of City Ballet.

Spreckels Theatre

August 17

Chula Vista Harborfest

A day of fun for the whole family, with food and drink selections along with music and activities—including lucha libre and giant hamster balls(!).

Bayside Park

August 17

World Bodysurfing Championships

See boardless competitors catch waves all day at the 43rd annual championships.


August 17

Imperial Avenue Street Fair

The Logan Heights neighborhood is throwing a block party and you’re invited, with art, live music and more.

Logan Heights

August 17


Hear readings of works by Mark Twain, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Walt Whitman and more in the 10th year of this free literary event.

Old Town State Historic Park

Plus check out more Things to Do In San Diego This Week.

5 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: August 16-17


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