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Port-Sponsored Events

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A Day at the Park: Pepper Park Free Event

Location Information

A Port Experiences Series

A Day in the Park logo

The Port of San Diego is excited to present “A Day at the Park”, a FREE family-friendly multicultural celebration at Pepper Park on the National City Bayfront!

The celebration will feature performances by local artists and musicians, a Kids Zone, food for purchase from local eateries, and opportunities to shop local makers. 

Shuttle services will be available from Olivewood Elementary School or schedule your Free Ride Around National City (FRANC).  


Kids Zone

  • Face Painting 
  • Mini Golf 
  • Rad Hatter 
  • Bubble Experience 
  • Arts and crafts 
  • Games 




Stage Schedule

12:00 p.m. - Southwest Middle & High School Island Steel Drum Band
12:45 p.m. - White Dragon Martial Arts
1:00 p.m. - Welcome Ceremony
1:15 p.m. - Eric Hernandez Native American Hoop Dancer
2:00 p.m. - Mariachi Oro de Southwest High School
2:35 p.m. - PASACAT
3:05 p.m. - Junkyard Dance Crew
3:15 p.m. - KOTX 
3:45 p.m. - Flamenco Sur
4:30 p.m. - Samahan Filipino American Performing Arts

*Schedule subject to change


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Connecting Communities with San Diego Bay 

This effort is part of the Port of San Diego’s new “Expanded Access Events” category under the Port’s Tidelands Activation Programs (TAP). Each year, the Port will engage and collaborate with local communities to plan events in our under-activated waterfront parks. Click here to learn more about TAP.

Pepper Park


3299 Tidelands Ave
National City, CA 91950
United States