|Making your weekend plans? Don’t forget about Chula Vista’s HarborFest on Saturday, August 16, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. This free, family festival will be held in Bayside Park (exit J Street from I-5 and follow the signs) and features something for everyone! Check out the live music, engaging educational and interactive exhibits, exciting harbor activities, unique automobiles and wooden boats, beautiful art displays, a SeafoodFest, and a Beer, Baja Wine & Spirits Garden. Tour historic seafaring vessels and view the exotic cars and artwork. Try paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing, or ride the Amphibious Seal bus and see the bay.
Along with a variety of food vendors, a SeafoodFest and Beer, Baja Wine & Spirits garden will surely satisfy your hunger and thirst. Sample unique and flavorful wines or one-of-a-kind craft spirit. Tickets for the Baja Wine & Craft Spirit tasting are $20. Seafood lovers can sample succulent morsels of lobster, shrimp, crab and more as well as watch cooking demonstrations from popular chefs, including SeafoodFest Chair Flor Franco. Tickets for the SeafoodFest are $10.
Head on over to one of the entertainment stages and hear some of San Diego’s favorite bands including Agua Dulce, Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, Calphonics, and Todo Mundo, or watch community acts including a variety of dancers on the community stage.
Kids will enjoy the children’s area, with its inflatable zone, arts and crafts, BMX riders and music. They can also learn about exotic reptiles and different sea creatures at the exhibit sponsored by the Living Coast Discovery Center.
Paid parking is available in two lots off Bayside Parkway or free in other lots and along the nearby side streets; follow signage to parking. Then hop on the San Diego Old Town Trolley free of charge, compliments of Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark, to the event! Don’t miss this opportunity for a great family day on the beautiful bay! For more information, go to www.cvharborfest.com.
Posted: August 13, 2014