Mark Your Calendars - SanDiego.com Announces the Most Anticipated San Diego Events of 2013
Every year San Diego is host to some of the biggest annual events across the country and 2013 is no exception. SanDiego.com has checked out the calendar of upcoming events and determined the most anticipated San Diego events of 2013!
San Diego is the perfect backdrop for some of the country’s hottest events. Quaint neighborhoods, the thriving Gaslamp Quarter and beautiful beaches are all host to annual events ranging from the massive Comic-Con International to charming San Diego Bay Parade of Lights. Hotels in San Diego book up fast and it’s never too early to plan for a fun filled vacation around a big San Diego event.
2013 is shaping up to be one for the record books, so SanDiego.com scoured the events calendar to determine the most anticipated San Diego events of 2013.
Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp
February 12, 2013 5pm - 11pm:
San Diego does Mardi Gras right. Hosting the biggest Mardi Gras party on the West Coast in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego goes all out for Fat Tuesday. Live DJs, bands and performers will litter the Gaslamp during this exciting festival and many local bars will have their own live music to keep the party going. Get lost in the madness of Mardi Gras where guests will be decked out in costumes, covered in beads and dancing their heart out on the streets of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter.
40th Annual Adams Avenue Unplugged Festival
Apr. 27 - 28, 2013
What makes this one of the top San Diego events of the year? It’s completely free! Two days of live music, four outdoor stages, 22 indoor stages and almost 200 performances make this a San Diego event no one should miss. Set on Adams Avenue in the quaint neighborhoods of Kensington and Normal Heights, the 40th Annual Adams Avenue Unplugged Festival is perfect for young adult visitors looking for a great way to spend a few days in San Diego.
San Diego LGBT Pride Parade, Rally and Festival
July 12 - 14, 2013
The LGBT community in San Diego is celebrated every year with a three day event including a block party, Pride Parade and two day festival held in Balboa Park. The festivities include live music on multiple stages, dance floors, a beer garden, art exhibits and lots of delicious food. As the 5th largest Pride parade in the U.S., San Diego LGBT Pride celebration is not to be missed and attracts over 100,000 people of all ages every year.
July 18 - 21, 2013
Arguably the biggest event of the year, Comic-Con International attracts thousands to the streets of downtown San Diego to celebrate the art of comics and comic culture. 2013 marks the 44th year of Comic-Con which features meet and greets with celebrities, comic book authors and illustrators as well as countless exhibits.
San Diego is known for hosting huge annual events set among the beautiful coastline or quaint local neighborhoods and each function attracts thousands of visitors to America’s Finest City. SanDiego.com did the grunt work and broke down the most anticipated San Diego events of 2013 so visitors can book the best San Diego hotels early and get in on all the fun.
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