October 2022 Events in San Diego
Haunted Ghost Tours Ongoing
Your tour combines guided sightseeing with a haunted bus tour and some light walking. We get off the bus at each location, but the most you’ll walk is two city blocks.
Apple Picking and Agricultural Activities
A list of fall activities in Julian!
San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
La Mesa Oktoberfest Through Oct. 2
Celebrating its 46th year, the locally loved La Mesa Oktoberfest is going back to its roots to bring guests more entertainment, more vendors, more beer, and more “Prost!” (cheers) then ever before. From endless rows of vendors featuring incredible craft work and knick-knacks, to scrumptious sausages, food truck favorites, and live entertainment – La Mesa Oktoberfest promises to be back and better than ever this fall!
Pumpkin Patches Through Oct. 31
A list of pumpkin patches throughout San Diego!
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. http://www.hauntedtrail.net/
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 Hotel Through Oct. 31
The Disturbance, created by The Haunted Hotel, is an all new “Haunt Collective” in Mission Valley that features three haunted attractions in one location with plenty of free parking. No more downtown disorder and parking pains…just head to Mission Valley Center’s west parking lot near Target. https://hauntedhotel.com/
Carlsbad Oktoberfest Oct. 1
The Carlsbad Oktoberfest is a local fall tradition where thousands of people embrace German culture, food and beer! Proceeds from the event go to the Rotary Club of Carlsbad and to charities in the Carlsbad area. www.rotaryoktoberfest.org/
Pacific BeachFest Oct. 1
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/
Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show Oct. 7-9
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!
Taste of North Park Oct. 8
On Saturday, October 8th, from 11AM to 3PM, the Taste of North Park invites culinary enthusiasts to enjoy over 40 food tastes and 15 craft beer/craft cider sips from North Park’s best restaurants and breweries while exploring the sites and sounds of this electric North Park neighborhood.
Grape Day 5K Oct. 8
Grape Day 5K is a fun run for everyone from elite runners to casual walkers, so bring the whole family out for a good time! https://www.grapeday5k.com/
La Jolla Wine & Art Festival Oct. 8-9
Get ready for a weekend of wine, tasty cuisine, art, and craft beer in the heart of the coastal town of La Jolla. Find handcrafted jewelry, pottery, glass sculptures, mixed media and photography on display from local businesses. Admission is FREE!
HauntFest on Main Oct. 21
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/
Dia de Los Muertos Festival Oct. 23
The 21st Annual Oceanside Dia de Los Muertos festival has everything you need to celebrate including altars, arts and crafts, a car show, a chalk cemetery and more!
Trick-or-Treat on India St. Oct. 28
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.