Four Can’t-Miss Summer Food Festivals in San Diego

As the weather heats up, so does the number of food festivals popping up around town. Explore San Diego and taste delectable dishes from across the globe. Avoid missing the action by taking a look at our breakdown of the four best summer food festivals in San Diego.

11th Annual San Diego Spirits Festival – August 24-25, 2019

Celebrated annually on San Diego Bay, the San Diego Spirits Festival is the ultimate cocktail extravaganza to experience. The festival hosts bartender competitions, tastings, seminars, education, and world-class spirits to try. Enjoy beautiful bay views and grow your appreciation for fine cocktails, wine, beer, and more.

Location: Five miles from the hotel

Seventh Annual Latin Food Fest – August 16-17, 2019

Head down to the Embarcadero at San Diego Bay for the seventh annual Latin Food Festival. Kick off the weekend with Spirits of the Americas, a comprehensive tasting of popular Latin spirits. Follow it up with the Modern Mexico Supper Club chef’s dinner and the Grand Tasting food, wine, and beer festival. Come for the food and stay for the experience of California’s number one Hispanic culinary celebration.

Location: Six miles from the hotel

Taste of Del Mar – September 5, 2019

Excite your taste buds at the upcoming Taste of Del Mar. With over 25 culinary creations from local and award-winning restaurants, this foodie festival shouldn’t be missed. Be sure to top off your tasting experience at the 15-plus craft beer and wine “sip stops” to choose from. Enjoy live music, great food, noteworthy drinks, and an evening to remember.

Location: 20 miles from the hotel

Vines & Vittles Festival – July 14, 2019

Experience the ultimate Western-themed family festival at the Vines & Vittles Festival this month. Indulge in delicious wine, craft beer, and food tastings that’ll excite your taste buds. You’ll also find plenty of live entertainment, including an award-winning magician, cowboy poets, a blacksmith, face-painting, and a petting zoo. The kids will love the old-fashioned ice cream cart and popcorn station. Don’t forget to take an Old West photo as a souvenir ¾ costumes included!

Location: 28 miles from the hotel