San Diego is a vibrant city with a wide variety of sporting events for fanatics and enthusiasts alike. What is more, you can take part in some such as the Rock and Roll marathon. Taking part is excellent for your health, while you will also be part of a charitable initiative. Above all, there is so much fun from attending sporting activities. Here are the best sporting events to attend during your stay in San Diego.

  1. Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing Derby

The Breeders’ Cup horse racing derby on Del Mar Racetrack is a must-attend event taking place in the fall. You will have the most incredible two days of racing on picnic-style seating with a variety of views. Dining options comprise ice cream, specialty coffees, pizza, grilled sausages, burgers, and fries.

As the race takes shape, step into a bar at the racetrack and sip a margarita, alongside various signature cocktails and craft beers to help spice up the day. Shop for branded merchandise, including caps, hats, tee shirts, bags, and purses.

Race organizers allow for betting windows for enthusiasts and visitors to place wagers on their favorite horses. You will also love keeping up with the action via strategically stationed video boards.

  1. San Diego Rock n roll Marathon

The event takes place on San Diego streets, going through downtown, neighborhoods, and historical landmarks. Apart from bringing a diversity of athletes together, this springtime marathon also doubles as a charitable event.

The race takes an average of seven hours to complete, with a half marathon and a relay held on portions of the course. DJs and live bands pack the streets, urging participants on by playing all music genres from a diverse playlist.

If you wish to participate, prepare for a short night, and be up by 4 am. Eat a modest breakfast and do not guzzle lots of water. Otherwise, you risk standing in a port-o-potty line and miss the start.

  1. Rugby at Torero Stadium

Attend a professional rugby match at the Torero Stadium pitting teams from the Major League Rugby (MLR). Gates open an hour before kick-off, but you must arrive early to allow time for security checkpoint protocols. Parking is available at Mission Parking but with limited slots.

One side comprises individual plastic seats, while the other features concrete bench seats. Bring your cushion or bleacher chair and get set for a fascinating time, where skill, muscle, speed, and sweat converge. Celebrate every skillful maneuver, try, and conversion. See whether you can memorize a cheering song as the local fans chant on while urging their teams.

After an exciting atmosphere, head over to the food section. The stadium boasts a great selection of drink options and food vendors. Outside meals or drinks are not allowed. Why would they when you can get it all inside the stadium?

  1. WWE Monday Night RAW

Pechanga Arena plays host to WWE professional wrestling matches in August. If you enjoy watching these athletes on TV, now you have a chance to see the action live. Stop wondering whether those incredible moves are real. See it happen.

Besides, you will experience feuds, professional egos, and massive muscles as the stars square off. The atmosphere heats up with behind-the-scenes squabbles, face-offs, and aggression, sights you never see on TV. Nonetheless, join other wrestling fanatics by cheering on your favorite wrestlers on a memorable night.

  1. Farmers Insurance Open Golf Tournament

If you love golf, plan to watch the pros on the Farmers Insurance Open. It takes place in January at the Torrey Pines Golf course. Find a spot on the shaded grandstands at the 11th green. Carry sunscreen as you will need to apply or reapply it.

The course has eight sunscreen stations to ensure that you never miss a moment of the game. Be at the fan village located at the epicenter where three holes converge. Have a beer at the cash bar and shop for tournament gear at the merchandise tent. Do not forget to donate and receive a “Keep Calm” paddle.

On the tournament weekend, after play, stick around to enjoy a live DJ performance. You will have so much fun following proceedings from an elevated viewing deck on the 19th hole that offers panoramic views. You cannot miss this tournament.

  1. Baseball at Petco Park

Petco Park, an architectural masterpiece, is a baseball paradise with state-of-the-art facilities and breathtaking views of San Diego. The seating arrangement comprises three sections, a full sun, partial sun with shade, and a full shade.

Experience Major League Baseball’s dining with delicacies that include nachos, sandwiches, grilled fish tacos, cheesesteaks, bacon burgers, and pizza. Indulge in a delicious ice cream served in a baseball helmet. How about that. If you are searching for a sports event to attend in spring, this one wins with accolades.

Bus service is available with a regular schedule. Bring your camera or capture the action from your smartphone. You must also take as many photos as you can to post on your social media pages. There is no better way to brag about the baseball game you attended in Petco Park.

  1. San Diego Crew Classic Rowing Regatta

Enjoy spectating this spring rowing event from Mission Bay, a beautiful shoreline. Practice takes place on Thursday and Friday, with the races happening on Saturday and Sunday. Be there to watch practice sessions on the course.

The Beer Garden will quickly become your favorite spot to catch the action while enjoying craft beer on the shoreline. For meetups with friends and family, be at the Champions Pavilion, situated at the finish line. It has a shaded spot with tents fitted with monitors beaming the event live. Grab a coffee and a bite from the food court.

Parking is available at no charge on Ski Beach, after which you take a shuttle to the main gate. Mingle with rowers and referees during the welcoming party that takes place on a Friday. Other than beer and wine, there are fish tacos too.

Parting Shot

With these exciting sporting events, you have a full itinerary with no room for boredom. If you want to be a part of the action, rent a home with Wander Rentals today.

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