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Top Things to Do for August Summer Fun, According to SanDiego.com

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/30/14 -- Most people already know that San Diego is constantly buzzing with activities and outdoor fun to partake in. The city is rich in history, but with a totally modern vibe. It's a great summer vacation destination thanks to plenty of activities for families, nightlife, and not the mention the San Diego beaches. Particularly in the month of August, San Diego is teeming with adventure, fun and annual events. It's the perfect coastal destination for a budget-friendly excursion or for anyone looking to pamper themselves and their loved ones with a luxurious retreat. Here are the best things to do for your August vacation in San Diego:

1. San Diego Symphony Summer Pops
Every summer, the San Diego Symphony performs an outdoor concert series in the Embarcadero Marina Park called Summer Pops. This event includes popular pieces such as music from Disney's Fantasia and the iconic Broadway musical Chicago. Come early because seating for this event can fill up quickly. The symphony has concerts every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening during the month of August. This makes for a great and relaxing evening after a day at one of the beaches in San Diego.
2. Wind N Sea Beach
When it comes to San Diego beaches, this gem is a favorite among locals for its white sand and overall beauty. It's also famous for being the best beach for surfing. It's one of the premier San Diego beaches because it's not usually crowded and it has gorgeous rocky shores. If you are looking for an adventurous vacation or just want to visit one of the most picturesque beaches in the world, a visit to Wind N Sea Beach is a must!
3. Farm to Bay Food & Wine Classic
This is a yearly event in the San Diego Bay where top restaurants and wineries showcase their products. The event features some of the best chefs and pastry chefs in San Diego. The evening also includes live music and entertainment as well as a beautiful view of the San Diego Bay, Wildlife Refuge the beaches in San Diego. This event is a must for foodies and entertainment seekers looking for some social fun. The event takes place on August 2, 2014, starting at 4 p.m.
4. National Comedy Theater
This is the longest running comedy show in the city's history. It's a hilarious improv comedy production that hosts shows on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The show is family-friendly, so you don't have to worry about whether it is appropriate for children. Regardless it is still hilarious enough to draw a large crowd. The show does thrive on audience participation, so leave your shyness at home.
5. Shore Thing
An event hosted by the Museum of Contemporary Art that brings together culture and party atmospheres. The event goes on every Thursday evening in August and includes museum tours, entertainment, and free food, in fact the whole event is free. It's a great event for a family outing, or a romantic date, or if you just need a place to relax after visiting the San Diego beaches all day. Plus, the event includes a cash bar.
6. USS Midway Museum
The USS Midway is a naval aircraft carrier that was part of the US Navy for over 45 years. The museum allows visitors to tour the carrier as well as engage in conversation with knowledgeable docents. The museum also features interactive audio lessons that tell personal stories about life onboard the carrier. This is a great destination for families, history buffs, and anyone who enjoys learning something new. Admission is inexpensive and there is free parking close by and well as public transportation. The museum also has a great view of the beaches in San Diego.
7. San Diego Zoo
Who doesn't love seeing exotic wildlife whenever they get the chance? The San Diego Zoo is widely considered to be one of the best in the entire country and August is a great month to see all of the different critters out enjoying the sun. It is home to over a thousand species of animals including some of the rarest species in the world, including koalas and pandas. Plan to arrive at the zoo early and try to see as much of it as possible, as it is quite a vast habitat. It will take a long time to see everything, but is always worth it. The zoo is great for families with children or seniors, but it also makes a nice spot for couples as well. Zoo admission is also a great deal because it includes guided bus tours and sky lift tickets to enjoy throughout your day.
8. Sunset Cliffs Natural Park
The park is right on the ocean with beautiful cliffs overlooking the beaches in San Diego. Also, there is plenty of green vegetation around the park, which makes for a completely relaxing experience. It's a day at the beach without sand in your suit. The park is great for romantic rendezvous or family picnics. It's also perfect for people watching and making new friends. It's a great place to get some gorgeous vacation photos. It's a favorite among the locals and offers free parking.

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