Pre-Father’s Day Photo Shoot: Ohana Style 🌸 June 9th!

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father's day invite

We’re thrilled to invite you to our Annual Pre-Father’s Day Photo Shoot on Sunday, June 9th, from 10 am to 1 pm at AleSmith Brewing! We had an absolute blast last year, and so we’re bringing back the Island Style vibes to celebrate your entire ‘Ohana, especially the Makuakāne (Dad) figure in your life! In case you missed last year’s ‘Ohana Style Celebration – CLICK HERE.

Throw on your Aloha shirt, gather your ‘Ohana, and come experience the Magic of Hawaii as we honor the dads, grandpas, uncles, or special individuals in your life who deserve some love and aloha!

We recognize that families come in all shapes and sizes, so no matter what your family dynamic looks like, you’re invited to this beautiful celebration. Whether you’re a single mom raising your child alone, widowed, or part of a two-mom household, a family is a family. In Hawaiian, ‘Ohana’ means family, transcending blood ties to encompass heart and connection, embracing loved ones and close friends as if they were family. ‘Ohana’ is like the warm embrace of a hula dance, where love, support, and unity create an unbreakable bond that lasts forever.

Check out this preview of last year’s event on CBS8. 

Ticket Information

Event Details and Ticket Pricing

Early Bird Tickets are available NOW until May 20th! 

EARLY BIRD: Family Photo Shoot Ticket – $45 (includes up to 4 Family Members) and includes:

  • A special gift for each Makuakāne (Dad) – (2) 2024 Del Mar Race Season GA Tickets ($16 Value)
  • A family photo taken by a professional photographer and one edited digital image emailed within 4 business days following the event
  • A Swag Bag ($200+ Value)
  • 10 Raffle Tickets
  • Add on sibling/additional adult for $10 (Max 2)

Additional Photo with Professional Photographer: Choose this if you want (1) photo with Dad + Kids AND (1) photo with the entire family (for example). The ticket comes with one pose/photo.

  • Add on (1) additional photo and pose which includes ONE digital download: $15 (You can only add this if you have purchased the photo ticket)

General Admission Tickets: Provides access to the entire event except for the swag bag and professional photo shoot.

EARLY BIRD GA: Family of 2 – $15

EARLY BIRD GA: Family of 4 – $25

Ticket prices will increase on the following schedule:

Early Bird: NOW – May 20thAdvanced Tickets: May 21st – May 31st, GA: June 1st – 7th

Family Photo Tickets:
 + $10
GA Event Access Only Tickets
: + $5

Last Minute Ticket Sales: June 8th & 9th (If available)
Walk-up ticket sales may be limited but will be available online until capacity is reached.

No refunds will be given – credit to a future event can be sent.

Where is this event going to be held?

AleSmith Brewing

When is this event?

This event will be on Sunday, June 9th from 10am-1pm. Throughout the day, we will have various activities scheduled!

Who is going to be there?

See below for a list of partners, entertainment and community vendors that are participating. We are so excited to continue to add sponsors and community resources that will be there for you to interact with!

We are constantly adding more, so be sure to check out our Facebook Event page for up to the minute details!

Here’s what we have lined up for you:

  • All-new Kids Zone by Magic Jump Rentals
  • Exclusive AleSmith Beer Specials
  • Hawaiian Shave Ice
  • Hula Performance and Lessons
  • Under the Sea exploration area with a special visit by your favorite mermaid!
  • Lei Making
  • Mini-Massages + Pampering
  • Hawaiian Style Treats
  • Mobile Reptile Zoo (Ecovivarium) featuring 15+ reptiles
  • Bounce Houses and Inflatable Obstacle Course
  • Face Painting
  • Games
  • Father’s Day Craft & Card Station
  • $5k+ in giveaways
  • Live DJ/Music

For more up-to-date information, check out ourFacebook Event for more up to date information or click this link to head to the blog post on San Diego Moms. Please note that entertainment and schedule are subject to change.

What to Expect

Partner with us!!!

Join us if you want to connect with hundreds of new and/or expecting moms!

San Diego Moms Blog events are known for successfully connecting hand-selected brands with our readers. We look forward to partnering with you! You click the button below to learn more about the different sponsorship opportunities available or click here and complete the form and someone will be in touch.

Meet our Photographers

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Event Photography

Rosanna Photography

Rosanna is a San Diego-based newborn and family photographer passionate about creating treasured family memories through photography. 

As a wife and mother herself, she knows how important your family’s milestones are to you and makes it her mission to preserve those fleeting precious moments like your baby’s first days.

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Photos with Dad

Savanah Pool Photography

I’m Savanah Pool and I am a photographer based in San Diego, California. I am married to my wonderful husband, Tom, and together, we have two adorable bulldogs. When I’m not behind the camera, I’m usually outdoors, enjoying our beautiful San Diego weather, working out, binge-watching shows and sports, and hanging out with friends and family.

I specialize in weddings, elopements, engagements, and portrait sessions. So EXCITED to meet you and make a lasting connection.

Venue

Father's Day venue ale smith

We are thrilled to be partnering with AleSmith Brewing Company this year!

AleSmith Brewing Company
9990 AleSmith Ct, San Diego, CA 92126
858-549-9888 | [email protected]

AleSmith Brewing Company is founded in a small single-unit space in the commercial district of Miramar.  Consistently ranked in the World’s Top Ten list on the consumer generated website www.ratebeer.com, AleSmith is currently ranked #6 out of 33,000+ breweries worldwide. Family-owned and community-minded, AleSmith celebrates diversity, charity and the desire to deliver world-class beer with 5-Star service to our customers.

Presenting Sponsor: Children's Primary Care Medical Group

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Children’s Primary Care Medical Group (CPCMG). Find the best primary pediatric healthcare close to home with the region’s only health network focused solely on children, their health and well-being!
CPCMG services include annual well visits, newborn and teen healthcare as well as camp and sports physicals. Parents-to-be can schedule complimentary prenatal visit to find the best CPCMG pediatrician for their family. Our pediatricians can answer any and all questions, including those related to weight management and nutrition, behavior issues, developmental milestones, sleeping tips and more.
Visit https://www.cpcmg.net for more information!

Platinum + Kidz Zone Presenting Sponsor

magic jump rentals

Magic Jump Rentals 

Magic Jump Rentals offers a large variety of jumpers, bouncers, combos, water slides, obstacle courses, slides, interactive inflatables, mechanical rides, rock walls, zip lines, euro bungees, photo booths, movie screens, carnival games, concession machines, and more! Magic Jump Rentals provides an easy and convenient method for online rental, all it takes is 3 easy steps to rent from us. Magic Jump Rentals thrives on its excellent customer service and timeliness so customers can enjoy their party without having to worry about their order.

Gold Sponsors

June Care

June Care connects families who need childcare with stay-at-home parents who can care for their kids. It offers high-quality, flexible childcare designed to fit your life by matching you with like-minded parents in your neighborhood. June Care hosts set their own schedule and hourly rates and can earn income while spending time with their kids.

BONUS: your kids get to meet new friends. It’s like childcare and a playdate, all in one! It’s free to sign up as a host or to request childcare – CLICK HERE. 

Suja Organic

Enjoy some Organic cold pressed juices and functional shots at the Suja Organic table. Their delicious blends are made with daily wellness & essential nutrition in mind! We thoughtfully combine organic fruits, veggies, and functional ingredients into tasty, convenient juices, shots, and wellness powders that empower you to take charge of you!

Enjoy 15% OFF when you submit your email via the link above.

fit4mom

FIT4MOM San Diego

FIT4MOM is the nation’s leading prenatal and postnatal fitness program, providing fitness classes and a network of moms to support every stage of motherhood. From pregnancy, through postpartum and beyond, our fitness and wellness programs help make moms strong in body, mind, and spirit. FIT4MOM Classes and Memberships. $99 per month

hula dancers

San Diego Hula Academy

San Diego Hula Academy strives to educate, foster and instill the foundations of a traditional hula school with each student and their families. We perpetuate the Polynesian culture as passed down from our kupuna (our elders) through mele (song), mo’o’olelo (storytelling), and ‘olelo (language). Our dedication to sharing the cultural teachings of our hula lineage encompasses keiki to kupuna via local outlets including in-person and on-line classes, workshops, exhibitions, and performances.

Jadiant Creations

Jadiant Creations looks to add a touch of glam to your home with unique wreaths and table pieces.

fairmont

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Experience luxury San Diego hotel accommodations at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar golf resort and spa. The resort is comprised of 249 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites, featuring spacious marble bathrooms with deep soaking tubs, expansive balconies and terraces, and spectacular views of the resort gardens, The Grand Golf Club or Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve. Relax, soak or dine in the comfort of your private and tranquil Southern California retreat.

Table Sponsors

Dream Dinners – La Mesa

Let Dream Dinners do all of your shopping, chopping and prep work. With a variety of options and kid pick favorites, it’s easy to find meals that will please everyone in the family. And since all meals can be cooked in under 30 minutes, it’s a quick and convenient option for busy weeknights.

Online ordering makes it easy to order meals ahead of time and pick them up or have them delivered. With no commitment necessary, you can order what you want and come back as often as you like. Plus, with more than 17 meals to choose from each month you can look forward to trying out new recipes and enjoying special deals.

New Guest special! Use coupon code NEWDD for $10 off an order of $89+

Sweet Silver Lining

We are a local home baking business specializing in cake bites; tasty cake mixed with frosting, rolled in chocolate and coated with cookie crumbs. Our cake bites make a great, no mess, hand held sweet addition to parties or any day you want to have a ‘guilt free’ snack. Loved by all ages and toddler approved.

so cal shave ice

So Cal Shave Ice & Coffee

One of a kind authentic shave ice. Located in San Diego,California. Family owned and operated. Book us for your next party, special event or wedding. Family owned and operated by Jynneva and Jason Crook

hidden foods

Hidden Foods Co

Typically, delicious food doesn’t always sound healthy; and healthy food doesn’t always taste great. However, in our kitchen, we don’t sacrifice one for the other. We teach our kids to appreciate good food with great flavors while receiving all the health benefits of whole, value based nutrients.  We’re here to help you do the same.

The Sunny La La

Curated pre-made and custom gifting, as well as happy, colorful merchandise from a variety of brands, including local small businesses! Take the time, but not the thought, out of gifting. Let The Sunny La La assist you in making your friends and family feel seen and cherished through the gifts you give! Additionally, with over 17 years of retail buying and management (and all that encompasses: social media, point of sale, vendor communications, custom merchandise), The Sunny La La offers retail consulting. If you are looking to bring in merchandise to support your business, The Sunny La La is able to provide strategy, recommended product, buying and merchandising operations and more!

sunny dojo

Sunny Dojo

To provide professional and highly effective martial arts training for our community in a safe environment. Helping individuals to become the best possible versions of themselves through discipline, education and fitness. We give your kids the lifelong gifts of personal success, confidence, discipline and self-defense, all while having fun!

Entertainment


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Ecovivarium

We are thrilled to have EcoVivarium onsite with their Mobile Zoo featuring 16 to 21 live reptiles and arthropods, offering free hands-on encounters with the Animal Ambassadors throughout the day. They will also be sharing Rattlesnake safety information for families. EcoVivarium is a nonprofit Living Museum located in Escondido. They feature live reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods. In addition to museum tours, they offer Birthday Parties, Private & Corporate Entertainment Events, Educational Programs, and more.

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ALL MIC LONG 🎤 AMPLIFIED EVENTS

ALL MIC LONG 🎤 AMPLIFIED EVENTS is proud to provide premier hosting services including DJs, karaoke, live bands, conferences, corporate events, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, quinceaneras…. You name it.

If you need amplified sound + audio/video/lighting and a host who is going to create a wonderful experience for your group we are ready to curate an amazing event for you!

Father’s Day Crafts presented by CPCMGSD

Our Father’s Day themed craft table is sponsored by Children’s Primary Care Medical Group! It will feature . . .

  • DIY Father’s Day Cards
  • Coloring Pages
  • And More!!!
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San Diego Little Wonders
Sensory Play Zone

San Diego Little Wonders is led by two mamas, one is a Speech and Language Pathologist and the other is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. We create child-led sensory play and messy art environments with an emphasis on speech development. We offer small group classes, pop-up events, private parties and birthday parties. Come and explore and play with us!

The Story Book Character Company

With thanks to The Storybook Character Company we will have a very special guest stopping by. Stay tuned for the big announcement!

They provide the highest quality character entertainment in San Diego and Southern California. Their singing princesses and other party characters are available for entertainment at children’s birthday parties, special events, school and church carnivals, company picnics, weddings, charity events, theatrical performances, and large corporate events.

inflatable obstacle course

Inflatable City

With thanks to Inflatable City your kiddos can bounce around all day long! Bringing two of their most popular bouncers including their straight-line obstacle course, this event is guaranteed to provide a long afternoon nap! Inflatable City Party Rentals is a guaranteed hit, providing fun party rentals for San Diego. They specialize in party rentals for events such as but not limited to: backyard parties, baby showers, birthday parties, and more 🤩. They also also offer table and chair rentals.

Be sure to stop by their new Inflatable Park in the South Bay! Come visit their fun and friendly park. They have plenty to do and a private section where you can have your next birthday party or your events.

🇺🇸 Veteran Owned and Run By Louie Rivera 📞 619-621-8182

tech

Hands-on Technology Education

Hands-on Technology Education will be on site showcasing some of the tech-inspired fun your kiddos can experience at Tech Adventure Camp this summer!! (Ages 7-16)

More about Tech Adventure Camp 
Campers will pick a Technology Theme for the week (e.g. e-Sports or YouTuber) and learn both Computer Science and Electrical Engineering concepts through exciting, daily workshops. Digital exploration time and outdoor activities are also part of their daily schedule as well as special camp events!​ 
Camp Start Time(s) 9:00am & 10:00am End Time(s) 2:00pm & 3:00pm

Kids Korner Explorers DIY Slime Station 

Kids Korner Explorers is an immersive learning experience and community for children TK-2nd grade, using mostly outdoor spaces. Gleaning from the philosophies of Reggio Emilia and the 3 Rs (Reading, writing, arithmetic.) Our enrichment class curriculum uses “child-led” and “hands-on” methods to facilitate a love of the sciences, math, literacy & art. Above all we cater to the whole child ensuring each friend builds emotional intelligence. Activity: Diy slime in a take home container  ages 3-10  can participate.
Check out the website for all Fall Enrichment Classes offered. Freedom Academy charter funds are accepted.

Face Painting By Vee

Veronica is a San Diego native and mother of other of two.She enjoys crafting, designing, hosting and planning parties. Becoming a Mom and in combination with her creative talents led her to Face Painting.  As your Face Painter, her goal to is to bring joy and sparkle to your event! She is available to book for parties of all kinds!

Lotus Boutique {DIY Floral Boquet + Hair Clips}

Lotus Boutique is located in San Diego, California. We specialize in providing Floral Designs on your special occasion. Designing florals in styles that are truly unique and that will embellish any event venue. Let’s set up a meeting & walkthrough of your event space. Next let’s create your vision boards for the ceremony, cocktail & reception. Pinterest™ is an excellent tool for putting together all your ideas & inspirations to set the tone in creating that perfect atmosphere.

Braid + Glitter Bar with Hair by Jaycee Peacock & Blazen Beauty

The first keiki in the family gets a complimentary braid and glitter touch up at the Braid & Glitter Bar with Jaycee & Nicole! Each additional child can join the fun too for a small fee. Hair by Jaycee Peacock is a full service salon in Alpine and Blazen Beauty

Lotus Boutique {DIY Floral Boquet + Hair Clips}

Lotus Boutique is located in San Diego, California. We specialize in providing Floral Designs on your special occasion. Designing florals in styles that are truly unique and that will embellish any event venue. Let’s set up a meeting & walkthrough of your event space. Next let’s create your vision boards for the ceremony, cocktail & reception. Pinterest™ is an excellent tool for putting together all your ideas & inspirations to set the tone in creating that perfect atmosphere.

Giveaways (LAST YEAR - STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES)

charcoal grillOriginal Kettle Charcoal Grill 22″ by Weber with thanks to San Diego Grill Pros

San Diego Grill Pros is your locally-owned retail store for top-of-the linen built-in barbecue grills, customized outdoor kitchens, patio heaters, charcoal smokers and the best BBQ sauces and rubs . Visit our showroom in San Marcos, CA to browse our selection of American made grills along with other outdoor kitchen products and outdoor heating products, including popular manufacturers like Alfresco, Weber, Big Green Egg and Lynx.


Padres vs Nationals Tickets: Friday, June 23rd at 6:40pm

Two tickets to see the game at Petco Park.


One Month FIT4MOM Membership ($149 Value)

Join us at any of our FIT4MOM San Diego locations for unlimited classes for one month! FIT4MOM is the nation’s leading prenatal and postnatal fitness program, providing fitness classes and a network of moms to support every stage of motherhood. From pregnancy, through postpartum and beyond, our fitness and wellness programs help make moms strong in body, mind, and spirit.


GoSili Gift Basket ($40 Value)

GoSili designs and manufactures silicone tableware products for the whole family. GoSili products make the basics better by bringing an alternative to plastic, bridging the gap between great design and affordability while improving the way we live!


Strong hold1-Month Stronghold Jiu Jitsu Membership + Giveaway Item ($25+ Value) – Stronghold Kids Coloring T-Shirt Kit (valued at $28) + (valued at $158)

The Stronghold is family-owned and operated in the heart of Point Loma/Ocean Beach and has been serving the San Diego community since 2007. We strive to offer high-quality Jiu Jitsu, Self-Defense and Fitness instruction in a family-friendly environment.


“Welcome Summer” Gift Basket by Children’s Primary Care Medical Group ($100 Value)

Includes beach tote with a large beach blanket, beach balls, kite, sand toys (buckets, shovels, rakes, etc.) and first aid kit


DateBox Club Date Night Box ($44 Value)

We Make it Easy to Have Fun Together. Get ready to connect in new ways with your partner. Our date night boxes are full of the best surprises. Everything you need to have a date night at home.

(2) Tickets to The Storybook Character Company Princess Ball July 16th ($140 Value)


Birch Aquarium Family Four Pack of Tickets ($100 Value)

kids playingSD Little Wonders Ocean Sensory Kit Bin ($40 Value)


Sweet Silver Lining (2) Dozen Cake Truffles ($40 Value)


Lotus Boutique Floral Arrangement ($100 Value)


twelve littleUnisex Courage Backpack in Camo by TWELVELittle ($119 Value)

Dynasty Dance Co Adult + Ballet or Hip-Hop (Semester) Wednesday Classes ($145 Value)

Dynasty Dance Co Youth Dance Class of your Choice (Semester) ages 2+ ($145 Value)


Neskin Beauty Specialty 45 Minute Facial  ($125 Value)


(1) Janies BBQ Sauce: Habanero & OG Gift Set that includes (1) 16oz Habanero & (1) OG 16oz Flavor ($24 Value)

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