Taste of Adams Avenue

Event / Taste of Adams Avenue

  • 39 Locations
  • Eateries new to Adams Ave this year!
  • FREE Trolley Service!
  • TickETS $40 Day-Of AT 3441 aDAMS aVE 10 AM

San Diego’s most mouth-watering event. Join us as 39+ Adams Avenue restaurants, coffee houses, pubs, wine bars, breweries and unique eateries open their doors for samples galore.



July 25th

Adams Avenue Street Fair

September 18 & 19, 2021

  • 7 Stages
  • 100 Musical Acts
  • 300 Arts, Crafts and Retail Vendors
  • 4 Beer Gardens
  • Craft Beer Taste
  • Festival Food
  • Giant Carnival Rides

During the third weekend of September, seven blocks of Adams Avenue is closed to traffic. Cars are replaced with 300 arts, crafts, retail and food vendors, beer gardens and giant carnival rides.

7 stages showcase over 100 musical acts from genres including Rock, Americana, Jazz, Pop, Indie, R&B, Blues and more.

Spirit Stroll

November 27, 2021

Ring in the holiday season during the 5th annual Adams Avenue Spirit Stroll taking place from 2-5 pm on Small Business Saturday, November 30, 2019. Sample holiday-themed cocktails curated by 12 of Adams Avenue’s most talented bartenders from the area’s popular restaurants and bars. Between cocktails, indulge yourself with treats from several Sweet-stop Pop-up shops added to this years Adams Avenue Spirit Stroll! Now you can sip and eat while you shop at Adams Avenue retail locations. FREE trolley! Limited to 500 tickets, get yours early.

Holiday On The Avenue

Event / Holiday on the Avenue

In December, everyone on the Avenue gets in the holiday spirit and it shows! During our one-day only Holiday on Adams Avenue event, Kensington Library Park transforms into a winter wonderland. Kids under 10 can enjoy playing in the snow, visiting with Santa, and enjoying hot chocolate.

December 11


Adams Avenue Unplugged

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency, Adams Avenue Unplugged 2021 has been CANCELLED. 

April 30, 2021

  • 30 Stages
  • 100 Performances

Unplugged, formerly the Roots Festival, is a musical walk-about. Acoustic performances are held on 30 stages inside businesses on Adams Avenue. This is one of the best times to experience all that Adams Avenue has to offer.