Cheers to a new month! School has already started for our little ones. If you're looking for some things that will keep you busy during the day or if you're looking for weekend activities to do with your family, we have sorted out 20 events that you can enjoy in the coming month. There's always something to do in America's Finest City! So have fun, sway to the music, and enjoy the festivities!

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1. Del Mar Thoroughbred Racing Season

When: September 1- September 4 | 2:00 PM

Location: Del Mar Thoroughbred Club 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar, CA 92014, USA

The most awaited horse Racing that the crowd is eyeing for. Secure your seat and be the first to cheer out for the best thoroughbred for you.

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2. First Friday Oceanside Art Walk

When: September 1 | 5 – 9 pm

Location: Downtown Oceanside, 311 N Tremont St Oceanside, CA 92054

Celebrating arts and culture scene with live performances, culinary, art education and more. Admission is free.

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3. U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & Dimensional Art Exposition

When: September 1- September 4 

Location: Broadway Pier & Pavilion, San Diego

Play on a sand box and showcase your creative side using the 300 tons of sand to the Broadway Pier, that has been called as the most creative atmosphere in the world. The event will run for 4 days.

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4. Festival of Sail

When: September 1- September  4

Location: Maritime Museum of San Diego

Known for restoration, operating and maintaining historic vessels. Look out for the different colors and styles of sails from the participants.

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5. Breakfast with Tigers

When: September 2 | 8 am

Location: San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Avail a bountiful buffet breakfast as you watch the Tigers start off their day.

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6. Beach Cleanup

When: September 2 | 9am - 11am

Location: Oceanside Pier

These monthly beach clean ups are organized by Surfrider San Diego, with the cleanup supplies being provided, all you need to do is just to show up and attend.

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7. Family Fun Day

When: September 2 | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Location: San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center

Bidding to earn a Junior Ranger Badge? Join this adventure-filled Family Fun Days features: crafts, hands-on exhibits plus more. Rain or shine, the event will push through.

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8. So Cal Blues Cup girls’ soccer tournament

When: September 2- September 4 

Location: SoCal Sports Complex

A Class I Tournament; open to US Club Soccer teams and USYSA. No better place to play and be recognized but here.

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9. Tacotopia

When: September 3 | 1pm- 4pm

Location: Del Mar Racetrack

Eat while enjoying the live music and the excitement of the races as 40 of the best restaurants and food trucks from San Diego, TJ, and LA joins the search and will compete for your vote for 'Best Taco'.

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10. Labor Day Pier Swim

When: September 4 

Location: Oceanside Pier

Splash in the water in a clockwise direction and complete the 1 mile (out and around pier) with the course marked with colored buoys.

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11. Taste of Del Mar

When: September 7 | 5-8pm

Location: Del Mar Village

Quench your thirst with 15+ craft beer and wine “Sip Stops, or Dig into 25+ culinary creations from local and award-winning restaurants, all located throughout the Village of Del Mar.

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12. Summer Movies in the Park Series: Moana

When: September 8 | 6 pm

Location: Fallbrook Community Center

Grab this perfect chance to relax and enjoy a safe and special night under the stars.Reserve that good seat and come early as Summer Movies in the Park presents "Moana".

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13. Carlsbad Brewfest

When: September 9 | 12pm -4:30pm

Location: Holiday Park

Splurge into Beer tasting from 30+ craft breweries (& cider houses!),60+ of the finest craft beers & ciders with live Music and Entertainment.

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14. Alley Art Festival

When: September 10 | 10am - 6pm

Location: Downtown Vista

Dedicated to promoting and preserving the arts in its many forms.Welcoming all artists who push the creative envelope.

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15. Coffee Connections

When: September 14 | 8am - 9am

Location: San Marcos Chamber of Commerce

Great conversation, building relationships to strengthen the voice of local business all whilst sipping a good cup of coffee.

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16. Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament at The Vineyard

When: September 15 | 11:30am - 8pm

Location: Escondido Golf Club

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17. San Diego Fall Home Show

When: September 15-17 |

Location: San Diego Convention Center

Featuring a wide selection of home improvement professionals in an interactive and fun environment.Meet and compare with expert exhibitors, and be inspired and motivated to start planning with confidence the renovation or building of your own home.

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18. Classic Car Night

When: September 21 | 5:30 pm -7:30 pm

Location: Downtown Encinitas

A night of reminiscing those good old days whilst driving down the coast on your old Chevy. Get to know other enthusiast and car experts.

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19. Taste of San Marcos

When: September 23

Location: North City

Judge the best bites from 20+ of San Marcos' finest local restaurants. Your vote will award the Golden Fork to the best bite of the day. Participating Restaurants includes Ara Lebanese Grill Cay Bistro Chronic Tacos Cocina del Charro Curry Craft Decoy Dockside Dickey's Barbeque Pit Everbowl Halcyon Craft Bar & Coffee House It's Tabu Sushi Bar & Grill Jersey Mike's Subs Landon's Gourmet and more.

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20. San Diego Quilt Show

When: September 28-30

Location: San Diego Convention Center

Be inspired to sew more with the outstanding fabrics and textiles with encouraging words from the experts.