Fun Things To Do In San Diego This Weekend: July 1-4

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Get your fill at the San Diego County Fair
This weekend marks the last weekend for the 2022 San Diego County Fair! If you still haven't made it up to Del Mar to scarf down a funnel cake, ride some rides, and play some games...this weekend is your last chance!
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds
When: Last day on Monday, July 4
Cost: $20 for adults, $17 for seniors, $17 for kids (6-12 / Fridays are free), free for kids 5 and under

Celebrate Spider-Man's birthday
Already itching for Comic-Con? Then this is just the thing for you! Spider-Man turns 60 this year (!!!), and in celebration for his birthday, the Comic-Con Museum in Balboa Park is unveiling Spider-Man: Beyond Amazing—The Exhibition! The exhibit opens Friday 7/1 and will feature artifacts, movie props, and all you ever wanted to know about the evolution of our favorite web-slinging superhero!
Where: Comic-Con Museum
When: Opens Friday, July 1
Cost: $30 for adults (18+), $24 for seniors, students, military, $18 for kids (4-12)

Spirits and Cocktails galore? Yes, please!
The Distilled San Diego Spirit & Cocktail Festival is back at the Del Mar Fairgrounds this Saturday (7/2) to introduce your tastebuds to tasters of award-winning spirits and cocktails from around the globe. There'll even be a live competition to see who can whip up the best bevs!
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds
When: Saturday, July 2
Cost: $35 for GA

Relive your glory days at Emo Skate Night
A good emo night is always a good time...but Emo Skate Night?! Now that's really just bringing on all the nostalgia! Skateworld is hosting an emo-themed skate sesh this Saturday, featuring all your favorite Myspace-era emo jams. Bust out the black nail polish, and get ready to show off your best roller-skating moves!
Where: Skateworld
When: Saturday, July 2
Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door

Pregame the 4th of July with a Laser Show!
All the pretty lights, without the big booms. This state-of-the-art laser show will be happening on 5th Ave. in Gaslamp between 4-10pm on Sunday! It's free to watch, just make sure to find a good spot!
Where: Gaslamp / 5th Ave.
When: Sunday, July 3
Cost: FREE

And of course...check out some fireworks on the 4th of July!
It's no secret that San Diego knows how to put on a dang good fireworks show! From the Big Bay Boom, to local firework shows happening in Chula Vista, Coronado, Del Mar, El Cajon, Escondido, Imperial Beach, Lake Murray, Mission Bay, Oceanside, Poway, Ramona, San Marcos, and Vista--you're sure to see some spectacular sights no matter where you are!
Where: Various Locations
When: Monday, July 4
Cost: FREE