Things To Do In San Diego In June

Bobby Dyer
San Diego In June

Kick-off your summer in San Diego in June

The first day of summer is June 21 and the best place to be is in San Diego! You can beat the summer crowds by visiting San Diego in June and have an amazing experience! The summer weather is starting to heat up and the sunshine is pouring down!

As far as San Diego weather goes for June, the average high temperature is 72 degrees Fahrenheit while the average low temperate is 62 degrees Fahrenheit.  The water temperature in the Pacific Ocean is heating up but still a cool 65 degrees Fahrenheit. If you are brave, you don’t need a wetsuit but most people will still want to use a wetsuit.

Before you come to San Diego, it is best you review the current COVID19 restrictions so you can be prepared for what to expect. Guidelines are changing daily so be sure to keep up to date with what is going on.

California is scheduled to reopen and retire Pandemic restrictions on June 15.

Top Events happening in San Diego In June:


San Diego Fair

June 11 – July 4

The San Diego Fair is back! Grab a corn dog and hop on one of the wildest rides you have ever been on! The San Diego Fair happens at the Del Mar Fairgrounds which is 20 minutes north of Downtown San Diego.


US Open at Torrey Pines

June 17-20

San Diego’s jewel golf course, Torrey Pines, is once again hosting the US Open Golf championship. See the best golfers in the world compete in the national championship. Tiger Woods won the tournament last time the event was played in 2011.



San Diego Pride Parade

June 17

Celebrate with the LGTBQ community during San Diego’s annual Pride Parade. The parade runs through Hillcrest and ends at Balboa Park!


Have fun exploring

San Diego is home to some of the best entertainment attractions in the country. The weather in March in San Diego makes for the perfect climate to head out and have fun. Seaworld offers a marine waterpark and has been building more and more roller coasters to raise your adrenaline. The San Diego Zoo is our largest attraction and is an awesome way to spend a day and help support the animals. In Downtown, the USS Midway Museum is an awesome experience bringing you on an actual aircraft carrier with fighter jets.


Go Hiking

The spring is a great time to take on some of the county’s numerous hiking trails. The cooler conditions and recent rainfall make it the perfect time of year to get outdoors and hike on the nature trails. Some of my favorite hikes in San Diego are Three Sisters Waterfall, Cedar Creek Waterfall, Iron Mountain, and Torrey Pines State Park.

The Torrey Pines Gliderport is the ultimate base camp on the coast if you are looking for an adrenaline-packed adventure. Choose between hang gliding or paragliding and let your feet dangle over the cliffs!


Stroll San Diego Bay Through Seaport Village

Seaport Village is an awesome spot with views of the Bay and numerous entertaining street performers. Recent renovations by the city, built out amazing parks and walkways to explore!

Seaport Village is a short walk from our Downtown Hostel in Little Italy and makes a great day adventure!


Everyday Events!

There is always something happening in America’s Finest City. Want to go to a pop-up bar that rolls along in a camper? Or buy some secondhand books?  Check out The Reader for more daily events. It’s hard to know what you will be in the mood to do at times until you see all the options of the day in front of you.


Weekly Local Events:

Tuesdays: Pacific Beach Farmers Market 

Wednesdays: Ocean Beach Farmers Market and Drum Circles

Thursdays: Pacific Beach Farmers Market

Saturdays: Little Italy Farmers Market

Sundays: Hillcrest Farmers Market

Everyday – Locals Ride Free – San Diego Trolley Tours

San Diego is a great destination year-round. Many other extraordinary events are happening and listed on the San Diego Events website.

For info on the live music scene, the San Diego Reader has a great list of upcoming shows.

If you have any questions about other events happening in San Diego, please contact our receptionist at any of our local hostels.


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Cofounder of ITH Hostels. I love traveling, hosting, gardening, golfing, fishing, and sailing.

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