On Wednesday, June 21, Liberty Station invites San Diegans to stroll and explore all its offerings at the inaugural Taste of Liberty Station from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Liberty Station businesses will open their doors for attendees to discover the variety of bites of Liberty Station’s eateries, live music and artisan goods in the storied corridors and plazas, artwork from the local art galleries in the community, and have the option to sip different sparkling wines in the Bubbly Garden. Ticketholders will receive a “Liberty Pass” that will map out a list of participating restaurants with their menu offerings, and businesses and art galleries that are taking part in the event. An additional ticket for the Bubbly Garden will be available for those 21 and over. The live entertainment and art exhibits in the corridors and plaza will be open to the public to enjoy.
Ready for a wild night? The first Women and Whiskey Bartender Challenge is coming to True North Tavern on Sunday, May 21. Come and celebrate National Whiskey Day late. Beginning at 8:00 p.m., bourbon babes from San Diego’s hottest bars, including barleymash and True North Tavern, will go head-to-head in a whiskey showdown. Come see which lady of libations packs the most punch in her pour. Feel the burn from your snifter as you sip some scotch. At the end of the night vote for your favorite bartender and booze.
At the San Diego Council on Literacy’s (SDCOL) eighth annual “Eat.Drink.Read. A culinary event for literacy, foodies will savor imaginative bites and brews prepared by the city’s finest chefs on Thursday, May 18, 2017, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at a new location – the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park.
Blue Bridge Hospitality Will Launch “Liberty Public Farmers Market” With More Than 60 Vendors: 17 California Certified Growers, 30 Specialty Food Purveyors, 20 Artisan Craftsman, Live Music, A Chef Dinner Series, Pop-Up Tastings, Culinary Demos and More.
Flower Hill Promenade will offer a new specialty event series called inBloom that celebrates the blossoming of a new season. From Saturday, May 6 through Sunday, May 28, vibrant floral displays will abound and curated nature-inspired entertainment, events and workshops will be led by local artisans and Flower Hill merchants.
Additionally, inBloom’s Playhouse Palooza initiative will introduce to the promenade five life-size discovery playhouses for kids created by local construction companies and architects which will be auctioned for charity this summer.
Mission Federal ArtWalk will return to San Diego’s Little Italy on Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30 to celebrate its 33rd year as San Diego’s premier arts and cultural event and the largest fine art festival in Southern California. The free weekend-long event attracts thousands of visitors each year to San Diego’s Little Italy. Attendees will be able to enjoy over 350 local, national and international artists showcasing every medium, including painting, sculpture, glass work, photography, fine jewelry and more; live music and dance performances; interactive art activities; street food; and family-friendly craft projects at KidsWalk. The 2017 Mission Federal ArtWalk theme is “Vivid Expression.”