2013 Adams Avenue Street Fair Coming to San Diego

On Saturday September  28 from 10AM to 10PM and
on Sunday September 29 from 10AM to 7PM
The 32nd Annual Adams Avenue Street Fair will be coming to San Diego

The posters up along Adams Ave. say that the Standells (the “Godfathers of Punk Rock”) will be there along with special guest Johnny Echols. The Standells made such 60’s famous hits such as:

  • “Dirty Water” (the official victory anthem of the Boston Red Sox)
  • “Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear White”
  • “Why Pick On Me”
  • “Can’t Help But Love You”

Adams Avenue Street Fair photosFor this two-day event, there will be 8 stages set up to accommodate 90 bands and musical artists.
There will be beer gardens and beer tasting, festival foods, arts & crafts as well as giant carnival rides.

The Adams Avenue Street Fair is sponsored in association with the business of Normal Heights and Kensington.

Go to AdamsAveOnline.com for news about the Adams Avenue Street Fair and to sample & buy music by the Standells and the other artists.


2012 Adams Avenue Street Fair – San Diego, CA

31st Annual
Adams Avenue Street Fair
29 & 30, 2012

San Diego, California

When: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 2012

Headliners anounced so far include:

Where: Adams Avenue, between 32nd St. and 35th St., in Normal Heights

Admission: Free to all ages; beer garden admission 21-and-up

Phone: (619) 282-7329

Adams Avenue Street Fair park stageWhat started out as a one-stage (no-stage) neighborhood event featuring the stylings of a volunteer San Diego Police band, the Adams Avenue Street Fair has grown into THE largest FREE street musical event in California with over 60 acts and 60,000 participants.

Each year’s event includes bigger name entertainers, including  The Iron Butterfly, Mick Taylor, Charlie Musselwhite, Third World, The Paladins, The Five Blind Boys of Alabama, Big Sandy, Earl Thomas, Ann Peebles, Eek-A-Mouse and No Doubt. The real headliners however comprise the local talent. Where else could you see an hear so many local performers in one weekend?

No street fair would be complete without a carnival, beer garden tents, food and craft booths and street performers. There are 22 restaurants along Adams Avenue. Try one or two and come back often. How do you say “my neighborhood is your neighborhood” in your language?

Visit Adams Avenue Online for Street Fair updates

2012 Taste of Adams Avenue

Once again, the Adams Avenue Business Association along with local restaurants, presents
the Taste of Adams Avenue June 24, 2012
San Diego, California

Sample menu items from over two dozen local eateries along Adams Avenue in San Diego. Neighborhood restaurants and food shops are located in Normal Heights, Kensington and parts of North Park. Come on out to Adams Avenue for the day and explore the many tastes of Adams Avenue.

Last year’s participating restaurants included:

Air Conditioned Lounge
    Bleu Bohéme
    Blind Lady Ale House
    Burger Lounge
    Cafe Cabaret
    Country Kabob Greek Restaurant
    Cueva Bar
    DiMille’s Italian Restaurant
    El Zarape Mexican Restaurant
    Farm House Cafe

    Gold’s Donut Shop
    Hanna’s Gourmet
    Kensington Café
    Kensington Grill
    Lestat’s Coffee House
    Mariposa Ice Cream
    Ponce’s Mexican Restaurant
    Proprietor’s Reserve Wine Bar
    Romi’s Soft Serve Heaven
    Rosie O’Grady’s Bar

    Senor Mangos Juice House
    Starbucks Coffee – Kensington
    Starbucks Coffee – Normal Heights
    Tam’s Thailand Food
    Tao Restaurant
    Thai Joint
    The Incredible Cheesecake Company
    Twiggs Café
    Viva Pops

Tickets can be purchased at one of the participating restaurants or at the Adams Avenue Business Association’s office at 4649 Hawley Boulevard in San Diego.  2012 Taste of Adams Avenue San Diego Ca. telephone number: 619 282-7329

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