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Once the sun came out, shoppers filled the vendor areas of the 33rd annual Fiesta Del Sol in Solana Beach. Photo by Daniel Knighton

Fiesta del Sol 2012

SOLANA BEACH — The annual Solana Beach celebration Fiesta del Sol, featuring live music, arts & crafts fair, children’s activities, an international food court, and beer and wine garden, has become one of the largest festivals in San Diego County. 

The free, two-day event, hosted by the Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce, with the Belly Up and the City of Solana Beach, took place June 2 to June 3 at Fletcher Cove. Some of the bands performing over the weekend included The English Beat, The Kingsmen and Nena Anderson & The Mules.


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