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3 food and drink events to check out in San Diego this weekend

Hungry for something new?

The weekend ahead offers a great chance to explore the world of San Diego food and beverage. From a dog-centric beer festival to a cupcake pop-up event, here's what to do on the local eat, drink and be merry scene.

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Barks & Brews Fest 2019: A Family Friendly Beer & Dog Festival

From the event description:

Calling all dog and beer lovers: Help us raise money for The Barking Lot Rescue. Join us for a day filled with craft beer tastings from dozens of breweries, great food, furry friends and the vibrant surroundings of the San Diego Bay. This event will feature a variety of local vendors, breweries and some of San Diego's best eats. Dogs can run free in designated unleashed areas for small and big dogs, compete in one of our pet-friendly contests, relax in a lounge, or participate in one of the unique activations provided for your pleasure.

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 12-5 p.m.
Where: Embarcadero Marina Park North, 400 Kettner Blvd.
Admission: $25–$45 
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Johnny Cupcakes Pop-Up Shop

From the event description:

Johnny Cupcakes' San Diego Cake Dealer is teaming up with Mike Hess Brewing for another cake dealer pop-up shop. Johnny Cupcakes brand will be there serving up some delicious cupcake shirts, clothing, and accessories. Mike Hess produces high quality unique and distinctive beers for the craft beer lover.

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2-4 p.m.
Where: Mike Hess Brewing, 3812 Grim Ave.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Fourth Anniversary Loyalist Party

From the event description:

This year, we're celebrating the arts — experience, observe, create and become. On this night, we toast you, our loyalists, without whom we wouldn't be here. Enjoy an evening of good company, small bites, and most importantly, great beers, including our Anniversary Limited Release Double Hazy IPA collaboration with AleSmith. 

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Second Chance Beer Company, 15378 Ave. of Science, #222
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Parking in San Diego can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of San Diego parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check the MTS website for nearby stations and schedules.

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