Chad Deal 6 p.m., Sept. 17
Festival of Sail 2012
More than 20 tall ships and other vessels from around the world visit. Festival begins with parade of tall ships on San Diego Bay (August 30, 11am). Best shore viewing: from Coronado, Shelter Island, Harbor Island, North Embarcadero.
Enjoy ship tours, live entertainment, food and drink from restaurant booths, petting zoo, more than 150 festival vendors (vendor area free to public). 619-234-9153.
- Cost: Free - $25