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Annual Event Offers Live Music, Craft Fare and Hotel Deals in the Village of Del Mar


DEL MAR, Calif.  – -April 6, 2015 – Offering front-row sunset views, crisp ocean breezes and live music, Del Mar’s Summer Solstice is the most exhilarating way to usher in the summer season. The annual event, presented by the Del Mar Village Association, is held on June 18, 2015 at Del Mar’s Powerhouse Park.

With live music, a stunning Pacific coastline, culinary creations from Del Mar’s top chefs and curated selections from California´s best wineries and breweries, Summer Solstice offers an idyllic evening of West Coast summer fun. Live music performed by local band Semisi & FulaBula will set the tone with South Pacific rhythms as guests dine on delectable dishes from participating Del Mar restaurants. Local favorites include Pacifica Del Mar, Kitchen 1540, Cafe Secret, Del Mar Rendezvous and Jake’s Del Mar.

Benefitting the Del Mar Village Association, proceeds from the event are dedicated to enhancing the vitality of the historic Del Mar Village.  A silent auction will feature gifts and experiences from local vendors and sponsors. As the sun sets and the night comes alive, guests will be treated to a tiki torch paddle out and surf show by the Del Mar lifeguard crew.

In addition to miles of coastal bluffs and white sand beaches, Del Mar is home to exciting art galleries, a farmers and artisan market, intimate spas, family-run surf academies, the legendary Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and much more. Guests who wants to explore more of Del Mar’s beautiful coastline, vibrant arts and exquisite culinary achievements, can extend the fun all weekend with a stay at the nearby Del Mar Inn, Les Artistes Inn, L’Auberge Del Mar, Hotel Indigo, Secret Garden Inn, and the Del Mar Motel On the Beach – all offering specials and packages to welcome the arrival of summer.  To book your stay, visit:

Summer Solstice will be held on June 18, 2015 from 5:008:00 PM at Powerhouse Park. The park is located at 1658 Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, CA 92014. Early bird tickets can be purchased for $75 to ensure entrance to this exciting event, which has sold out in the past three years. For the ultimate Summer Solstice experience, VIP tables are available for for parties of 10 or more. For more information, visit

About Del Mar

Located 20 miles north of the San Diego airport, Del Mar offers vintage California charm with its walkable, pet friendly village set along two miles of beautiful California coastline. Known for its world famous thoroughbred Del Mar Racetrack, popular surf breaks, walkable beaches, spas, ocean view dining and shopping, Del Mar is the perfect year-round destination. The historic and charming Del Mar Village offers a variety of accommodations from the luxury L’Auberge Del Mar to the eclectic Les Artistes Inn. For more information, visit:



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