San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
Pumpkin Patches Through Oct. 31
Scream Zone at Del Mar Fair Grounds Through Oct. 31
Experience San Diego’s largest haunted house this October at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Squirm your way through the House of Horror, Maze and Haunted Hayride. This event is not suited for children under 12. https://thescreamzone.com/
Haunted Trail of Balboa Park Through Oct. 31
The mile-long trail in the dark will leave you trembling. You never know who or what will be lurking around each turn. This trail is not suited for children under 10.
Boomont Park Fall Festival & Haunt Oct. 1-31
Every weekend in October, head over to Belmont Park for a fun-filled fall and Halloween extravaganza! Enjoy FREE trick-or-treating,
zombie laser tag, a pumpkin patch, painting, costume
contests and much more!
San Diego Italian Film Festival Oct. 3-14
The San Diego Italian Film Festival features the best of new Italian films. The festival will feature several genres such as, comedy, drama and documentaries.
Carlsbad Oktoberfest Oct. 6
The Carlsbad Oktoberfest is a local fall tradition where thousands of people embrace German culture, food , and beer! Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door for adults. https://www.rotaryoktoberfest.org/
Maker Faire San Diego Oct. 6-7
The Maker Faire celebrates the creativity and innovation of crafters, artists, inventors, and the do-it-yourself type. More than 250 creators will showcase their creations at Balboa Park. https://www.adamsavenuebusiness.com
Pacific BeachFest Oct. 6
Pacific BeachFest has something for the entire family. The event features a fish taco contest, beach volleyball, craft beer, arts and crafts, and live entertainment. https://www.pacificbeachfest.org/
La Jolla Wine & Art Festival Oct. 6-7
Get ready for a weekend of wine, tasty cousine, art, and craft beer in the heart of the coastal town of La Jolla. Find handcrafted jewlery, pottery, glass sculptures, mixed media and photography on display from local businesses. Admission is FREE! http://www.ljawf.com/
San Diego International Film Festival Oct. 10-14
The San Diego International Film Festival is the region’s premier film event and one of the leading stops on the independent festival circuit. SDIFF offers a unique film experience including world premieres, never-before-seen studio releases, independent
film making, and a full schedule of glamorous parties and intimate events with filmmakers. https://sdfilmfest.com/
Ocean Beach Oktober Fest Oct. 12-13
The OB Oktoberfest is a two-day beachside festival equipped with beer, food, music, and live entertainment.
Polish Festival Oct. 12-14
Music, Polish dancers, Polish food and beer, and various bands.
Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show Oct. 12-14
The Harvest Festival features dozens of artisans and crafters, food, live entertainment, and kid-friendly activities. Enjoy all the festival has to offer for the price of one ticket! Remember to get your hand stamped to return as many times as you please!
Fashion Week in San Diego Oct. 12-14
Fifteen new designers from all over the world will showcase their collections at FWSD 2018! Access to the catwalk is available to the general public and tickets are available online. http://fashionweeksd.com/
Escondido Grand Avenue Festival Oct. 21
The Escondido Grand Avenue Festival welcomes 400 vendors, carnival rides, activities, and food from dozens of local and international businesses. This event is FREE to attend!
Extreme Sailing Series Oct. 18-21
Now in its twelfth year, the Extreme Sailing Series is the ultimate international racing competition. The race will take place on San Diego Bay starting from Harbor Island.
Fleet Week San Diego Oct. 22-28
The best of the U.S. military on display and in action with cruisers, amphibious ships, destroyers, frigates, submarines, landing craft, Coast Guard Search and Rescue, fly-overs of contemporary military and Vintage Military Aircraft, and more. https://fleetweeksandiego.org
HauntFest on Main Oct. 19
The HauntFest on Main is a family-friendly event in downtown El Cajon. This festival features a pumpkin patch, costume contest, candy challenge activities, carnival rides,
a Kid Zone, and much more! This event is FREE to attend! http://www.hauntfest.org/
Trick-or-Treat on India St. Oct. 26
This family-oriented event is a fun and safe way to celebrate Halloween with your little ones. Businesses along India Street will pass out candy and treats to trick-or-treaters. This event is FREE to attend!
Dia de los Muertos Oct. 20- Nov. 4
Find all of the Day of the Dead celebrations happening in San Diego this fall!