Summertime family activities in Chula Vista

What better way to take advantage of the beautiful weather in South San Diego County than to get out and about in our magnificent city.

We’ve gathered the best family-friendly activities on offer this season so all you need to do is get out the calendar and start planning.

Chula Vista HarborFest

Bayside Park, Bayside Parkway

Aug 19, 2017, 10AM to 6PM

HarborFest is about delicious food, spectacular views, extreme sports and activities for even the most land-loving person. Mom and dad can vote in the Tacos & Spirits Revolution while the kids will love the Pet Oasis, discovery zone and countless other activities, such as arts & crafts and the Splash Science Bus. This is a great way to get to know Chula’s bayfront and celebrate all of the fantastic finds the area has to offer. For details, visit: cvharborfest.com/

Summer Movies in the Park

Otay Lakes County Park, 2270 Wueste Rd.

Watching a film under the stars is magical. Put a picnic together and head out to Otay Lakes County Park to see E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial on August 11, and Frankenweenie on October 27. Films start at dusk and there are other various locations across San Diego, so check the website below for more information.



Living Coast Discovery Center

1000 Gunpowder Point Dr.

This phenomenal education center offers engaging activities for the whole family. From June 5 to July 21, the staff runs summer day camps for kids aged 4 to 18 years. These camps teach kids about wildlife, conservation, and science. However, if you only have a day to spare, book a VIP animal encounter or drop by the interactive exhibit, Back to Nature. For more information, visit thelivingcoast.org/

Summer Sundays at Village Walk, EastLake

878 EastLake Pkwy.

Are you a music lover? Village Walk in Eastlake brings you a concert series every Sunday in June and July from 5pm to 7pm. This year there will be a Village Walk Photo Booth as well as a different local car club to explore every week, including the Corvette Owners Club of San Diego and the South Bay Cruisers. Kids can participate in craft activities, like making their own cowboy hats or canvas drawstring backpacks. For the full range of entertainment each week, visit shopvillagewalk.com/special-events/


Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center

2800 Olympic Pkwy.

Chula’s year-round Olympic training facility offers free guided tours every Saturday starting at 11am in the Copley Visitor Center. The 150-acre lakefront center is where many Olympic and Paralympic athletes train so if you’re into sport, this is the place to visit this summer. You can take a self-guided tour from Mondays to Saturdays, 9am to 4pm, or book a VIP tour if you have a larger group. For more information, visit easchulavista.com

Chula Vista Lemon Festival

353 Third Avenue.

Aug 6, 2017, 11AM to 5PM

When life hands you lemons, bring them to the lemon festival”, that’s the motto of the Chula Vista Lemon Festival, celebrating 21 years of the area’s history as the lemon capital of the world. There will be live bands, entertainment, a kids’ fun zone, booths to explore and plenty of lemons! For more information, visit thirdavenuevillage.com/


In case you missed it, we recently had our Grand Opening Weekend at The Village of Escaya! That means you can come and see our 21 new model homes and learn more about our community firsthand. Come and visit us – we would love to meet you!