Free Summer Concerts (Yes, Free!)

Summer is the season of free concerts in San Diego; in fact it’s hard to find an outdoor park not offering free concerts this summer, according to

Alpine Summer Concert Series
Community Center Park
Every Sunday
May 31 – July 5 from 6 p.m.

Twilight in the Park
Balboa Park
Tuesdays – Thursdays
June 17 – August 27 from 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.

International Summer Organ Festival
Balboa Park
Every Monday
June 22 – August 31 at 7:30 p.m.

The Spreckles Organ Pavillion Concerts
Every Sunday
May 24 – July 26 from 2 – 3 p.m.

TGIF Jazz in the Parks
Stagecoach Park, Poinsettia Park and Calavera Hills Park
Every Friday from 6 – 8 p.m.

Coronado Summer Concerts-in-the-Park
Spreckels Park
May 24 – September 13 at 6 p.m.

Encinitas Sunday Summer Concerts by the Sea
Moonlight Beach
July – August from 3-5pm

La Jolla Concerts by the Sea
Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove
Every Sunday from 2 – 4pm

Pacific Beach Concerts on the Green
Kate Sessions Park
July 19 – August 16 from 4 - 6:30 p.m.

While the San Diego Fair and Del Mar Racing concerts (3 p.m. Fridays this year) aren’t completely free (must pay for admission to the grounds), Del Mar Twilight Concert Series at Powerhouse Park is free for all, one Tuesday a month at 5 and 7 p.m. from June 16 – September 13.

Find details and more concerts on the DiscoverSD Event Calendar.

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