Politifest: A challenge to civic involvement


and NBC 7 San Diego on Sept. 17 for Politifest, an event designed fun and lively civic involvement.

It will feature a debate between the leading San Diego mayoral candidates, displays from dozens of San Diego civic organizations, an Idea Tournament, local bands, and field day activities for kids and kids-at-heart. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the mayoral debate at 10:30 a.m. Other activities begin at 11:30 a.m.

At the Idea Tournament, residents of the San Diego region will present their ideas “that could help make this a better place to live, work or play” to a panel of judges. Four finalists will be selected to go to the main stage and present their ideas.

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The events will take place at Ingram Plaza, located between Historic Decatur and Cushing roads in Liberty Station in Point. Admission is free as is parking. For more information on public transit routes and time tables, visit