Del Mar established itself as a playground for the stars since 1937 when Bing Crosby greeted fans as they entered the gates. Since then, there have been celebrities attending each year.
2011 – “Started another good season the highest overnight purses in the country ($626,893 per day on average), offered a unique ‘Ship and Win’ bringing 100 new horses to Del Mar. Del Mar launched ‘Battle of the Exes’ between riders Mike Smith and Chantal Sutherland (who were once engaged) bumping attendance and bringing national attention, (Smith won it).” Last year saw single day attendance record set with 46,588.
Delmar Race Track is just 15 minutes away from Mission Beach and Mission Bay. You can either have accommodations in the Club House or sit on the infield grass, both are family friendly. Opening day is July 18th with the annual hat contest. Each Friday nights’ first race is at 4:00pm followed by concerts featuring Cake, Steel Pulse and more. Let the betting begin!
Are you one of those individuals who are a big fan of comics and animations? Has it been your obsession to witness cosplays and see your favorite Japanese anime character? Whatever your passion for fantasies is, the art that comes along with the comic books comes alive this year for Comic Con 2012 in San Diego.
San Diego’s Comic Con is the biggest convention of its kind this year as San Diego prepares its enticing city to all comic lovers. It has been a yearly occurrence that the San Diego Comic Con Convention sells out easily as the event gets bigger each year. You will get the chance to mingle with people from different parts of the world (not to mention that you will also have the chance to explore San Diego in general!). It is probably the most awaited event for men and women of all ages to gather their anime, comics and sci-fi collectibles as they invade the biggest exhibit of devotees in the United States. This year’s Comic Con in San Diego will see TV journalists and personalities, movie bloggers, pop culture coverers and a wide array of casual fans thereby making the event more overwhelming than usual.
The San Diego Comic Con opening is July 11th this year and shall kick off the films and TV-related highlights during the first couple of days. The event’s official website has revealed the full schedule for Friday, abridging the most anticipated elements seen on televisions and movies. Their website lists a complete schedule of activities and you might as well want to check which costume you should go with. The events website suggests that kids want to attend on Friday which helps you decide the costume to prepare for Friday. Friday’s line up for panels was released and just as exciting as Thursday’s schedule is, you will surely have a lot to anticipate. For instance, you might want to check the Bones and Spartacus, Game of Thrones and other celebrities moderating the Friday event.
San Diego Comic Con 2012 is held as summer shifts into high gear in San Diego. You might as well enjoy the beauty San Diego can offer you and your family. Comic Con is the perfect event for people of all ages who are avid fans of animations and television characters. This year’s event is going to be one your family won’t want to miss.