San Diego November 2017 Events
San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
San Diego Beer Week Nov 3-12
San Diego Beer Week is a ten-day celebration inspiring people to drink local, craft beer, and promote San Diego’s thriving brewing culture with multiple events happening across the county. San Diego is home to more than 100 breweries and has gained an international reputation for brewing award-winning beers.
Carlsbad Village Faire Nov 4
The Carlsbad Village Faire stretches 14 blocks, with 900 vendors offering handcrafted arts and gifts, art, antiques, jewelry, unique clothing, home décor, plants, and more. The international food court will once again feature more than 50 booths serving everything from Thai to Hawaiian cuisine. The children’s area will entertain youngsters with games, a super slide, a bounce house, a rock climbing wall, and face painting.
Bike the Coast: Ride and Expo Nov 4
Join riders of all kinds as you travel Southern California beaches and surf towns on routes of 25, 50, or 100 miles. There are also 7- or 15-mile paths along the San Luis River bike trail. Everything starts and finishes on the beach at the Taste the Coast at the Oceanside Pier with local cuisine, music, a beer garden, and a sports expo.
Ramona Art and Wine Festival Nov 4
At the 5th annual Ramona Art and Wine Festival, attendees can view and purchase fine art created using acrylic, fabric, glass, mixed media, jewelry, oil, wood, and watercolor media. Area wineries will provide tastes of hand-crafted wine. http://ramonaartandwinefest.net
Curie Craft Fair Nov 4
Curie Elementary School’s 39th annual Holiday Craft Fair. Artisans will be selling handcrafted wares including holiday gifts, ceramics, jewelry, clothing, folk art. All items for sale are handmade by local artisans; no commercial resale items are allowed. With carnival games, silent auction baskets, bake sale, lunch grill, used book tent, and more. Entry is free and proceeds benefit the Curie PTA.
San Diego Fashion Fest Nov 8-11
SDFF is the home of California’s emerging and celebrity designers that showcase Spring/Summer Collection annually. SDFF features celebrity fashion shows, Hollywood style runway presentation, cutting edge installation, industry meet n’ greets, trunk shows, showroom presentations, and private events.
Escondido Tamale Festival Nov 11
Presented by the Escondido Downtown Business Association, the Escondido Tamale Festival, an official San Diego Beer Week event, is a celebration of tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. With food, craft beer, and wine to purchase, entertainment, competitions (including the chihuahua costume contest and fashion show) and celebrity chefs.
Veterans Day Parade Nov 11
See over 4000 Veterans, active military, bands, floats, and civic groups. The San Diego Veterans Day Parade is produced by “Veterans Week San Diego”, an all-volunteer team of Veterans and citizens of all ages and walks of life, dedicated to honoring Veterans annually during “Veterans Week”.
BBQ Fest Nov 11
Treat yourself to all the BBQ and other great treats only at this one-time-a-year BBQ event. Discounted appetizer dishes to full-plate options of the best BBQ and sides from pulled pork, coleslaw, baked beans, chicken wings, sliders, ribs, burnt ends, short ribs, corn, smoked sausage, to mac n’ cheese.
Chowder & Wine Tasting Festival Nov 16-19
Seven tasting sessions over four days to sample three-ounce servings of New England, Manhattan, Seafood, Corn & Tortilla, and Fusion Chowders from up to 60 restaurants along with beverages from 40 wineries, 20 craft brewers and 8 cideries, and 8 non-alcohol beverage vendors. Listen to music from the event stage on the pier and view a variety of products from artisans and crafters.
Grand Tasting at The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Nov 18
The grand finale of the seven-day San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival is the Grand Tasting. 150 wine, beer, and spirit purveyors with over 700 different wines. Taste from a wide range of domestic and international wineries, discover new labels to add to your home collection, and visit old favorites. Taste cuisine from over 60 chefs as they pull out all the stops to wow you for their chance to win over $50,000 in cash and prizes. We’ve also brought together over 30 gourmet food companies for you to nosh through.
Holiday Street Fair Nov 19
Enjoy over 450 unique food, arts and crafts vendors, plus four entertainment stages, children’s rides, bike valets, and a beer garden.
Skating by the Sea Nov 23 – Jan 3
Skating by the Sea returns to Hotel del Coronado from Thanksgiving Day through January 1. This ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features views of the Pacific and Coronado beach. The Del’s iconic Victorian Building, adorned with thousands of white lights, provides a visual backdrop and adds holiday music and hot chocolate and libations. Skating is $25 per person, and ice skate rentals are free.
Craft Beer & Cider Festival Nov 25
San Diego is a hub for some of the best drinks around. Visit the track and choose from more than 100 local and international brews, plus a variety of seasonal ales, ciders, and hard-to-find specialty craft brews, wine, and craft cocktails. Sip your drinks while you groove to DJs and mingle with the local brewers. Entry is free with track admission