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November 2019 Events

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

San Diego Turkey Trot Races
A list of all the Turkey Trot races in San Diego.
https://www.sandiegofamily.com/seasonal-happenings/turkey-trots

San Diego Beer Week Nov. 1-10
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.
www.sdbeer.com/sdbw

Old Town San Diego’s Dia de los Muertos Nov. 2-3
Old Town San Diego’s Día de los Muertos is a celebration of the history, culture, and heritage of the region that honors one of its most important holidays. Día de los Muertos is considered to be one of the most important holiday’s of the year by many in Mexico and other Latin American countries. The unity between life and death is celebrated when families come together and offer hospitality to the spirits of their loved ones. This event is FREE to attend and costumes are encouraged! http://www.dayofthedeadsd.com/

Bike the Coast Nov. 2
Join riders of all levels and ages while experiencing the best of the Southern California beaches and surf towns as you ride routes of 7, 15, 25, 50 or 100 miles. Everything starts and finishes on the beach at the spectacular venue of the Oceanside Pier with food, music, expo shopping and fun! All riders welcome!
https://visitoceanside.org/bike-the-coast/

Escondido Tamale Festival Nov. 2
The Escondido Tamale Festival is a celebration of tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. The festival features great food, craft beer, and wine to purchase, entertainment, competitions (including the chihuahua costume contest and fashion show) and celebrity chefs. http://www.escondidotamalefestival.com/

Carlsbad Fall Village Faire Nov. 3
Just like at past fairs, more than 750 vendors will sell everything fathomable, including clothes, accessories, plants, household products, art, antiques and home decor. The international food court will once again feature more than 50 booths serving everything from Thai to Hawaiian cuisine. This event is FREE to attend and also includes a beer and wine garden for attendees ages 21+. https://carlsbad.org/

Fallback Festival Nov. 3
Travel back in time to enjoy our old west town! Pan for gold, saddle up on pony rides, and enjoy live entertainment. Perfect event for children and families! Kids will experience a cross-section of what life was like before the age of television, computers and cell phones. This event is FREE and open to the public.
https://gaslampfoundation.org/

San Diego Fleet Week Nov. 4-12
Fleet Week San Diego honors and celebrates the men and women of the military through events that entertain and alliances that thank and support these heroes. Come celebrate its 84th year! Events Nov. 8-11 are FREE and open to the public.
https://fleetweeksandiego.org/

Taste of University Heights Nov. 10
Stroll through the quaint neighborhood sampling delicacies from University Heights’ diverse restaurants and then enjoy a free self guided tour of the arts. Free shuttle tour of artist studios/venues in the area. http://www.uharts.org/

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Nov. 10-17
The week long festival features wine tasting seminars, cooking classes by James Beard Award-winning chefs, intimate luncheons with hand-selected wine pairings, and unforgettable celebrity chef dinners. https://www.sandiegowineclassic.com/

Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11
Come to watch this patriotic parade and stand your with hand over your heart in honor and recognition to United States Veterans from all branches of our military. https://www.sdvetparade.org/

Fee Free Day at Cabrillo National Monument Nov. 11
On this date, the entrance fee is waived at Cabrillo National Monument. The fee waiver includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.
https://www.nps.gov/cabr/planyourvisit/fee-free-days.htm

Ice Skating by the Sea Nov. 22- Jan. 5, 2020
At the Del, Hotel del Coronado, enjoy outdoor ice skating at Coronado beach, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The ice rink will be open daily with session times that vary. Hot chocolate and holiday drinks make this a festive San Diego holiday activity. For more information and schedule visit www.hoteldel.com

Annual Mother Goose Parade Nov. 24
More than 100 colorful and exciting parade entries come from around the United States to share in the excitement that is the Mother Goose Parade. The parade entries include spectacular motorized floats, glorious marching bands and drill units, eloquent equestrians, animated clowns, special characters, special guests, performing artists, celebrities, giant helium balloons, specialty vehicles, and of course, Santa Claus.
http://www.mothergooseparade.org/

Encinitas Holiday Street Fair Nov. 24
With 450+ booths, plus dozens of unique downtown retailers, the Encinitas Holiday Street Fair is a perfect opportunity to get a head start on your holiday shopping. The event features children’s rides, two stages of live entertainment and food and drink refreshments provide an attractive setting for the public and a great boon to our vendors. http://www.kennedyfaires.com/encinitas

San Diego Jazz Fest & Swing Extravaganza Nov. 27-Dec. 1
The 40th San Diego Jazz Fest present a variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to hot jazz, to swing to rockabilly at the Town & Country Resort and Hotel in Hotel Circle. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will perform.
http://www.sdjazzfest.org/

October 2019 Events

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

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.
https://hauntedsandiegotours.com/

Apple Picking and Agricultural Activities
A list of fall activities in Julian!
https://visitjulian.com/u-pick-orchards/

Pumpkin Patches Through Oct. 31
A list of pumpkin patches throughout San Diego!
https://www.sandiego.org/campaigns/fall-in-san-diego/halloween/pumpkin-patches.aspx

Haunted Trail of Balboa Park Through Nov. 2
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 Nov. 2
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 Oct. 4-Nov. 2
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/

La Mesa Oktoberfest Oct. 4-6
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!
https://www.lamesaoktoberfest.org/

Build a Scarecrow Oct. 5, 19 and Nov. 2
We provide the supplies and you build the scarecrow! Two options: build a scarecrow to decorate the Julian area OR take it with you! Ticket price is PER SCARECROW not per person. https://www.facebook.com/events/720386231741026/

Carlsbad Oktoberfest Oct. 5
The Carlsbad Oktoberfest is a local fall tradition where thousands of people embrace German culture, food and beer! Admission is $15 in advance with your meal included. Parking is limited but there will be FREE shuttles every 20 minutes from the Shoppes at Carlsbad Mall. www.rotaryoktoberfest.org/

Pacific BeachFest Oct. 5
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/

Polish Festival Oct. 11-13
The annual Polish Festival in San Diego is a wonderful cultural celebration in Pacific Beach all about Polish culture, traditions and cuisine. https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/festivals-and-street-fairs/polish-festival.aspx

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show Oct. 11-13
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!
https://harvestfestival.com/del-mar

Grape Day 5K and Tots n’ Trucks Oct. 12
This year, two awesome community events are combined for a full day of fun! Grape Day 5K is a fun run for everyone from elite runners to casual walkers, so bring the whole family including dogs and strollers out for a good time! The 9th Annual Tots ‘N Trucks, presented by Sculpt Nouveau and the County of San Diego, will take place after the Grape Day 5K. Kids of all ages will have the opportunity to climb and explore work trucks including fire trucks, police cars, dump trucks, garbage trucks, paving trucks and many more. Admission is FREE! https://visitescondido.com/calendar/

La Jolla Wine & Art Festival Oct. 12-13
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 jewelry, pottery, glass sculptures, mixed media and photography on display from local businesses. Admission is FREE!
http://www.ljawf.com/

San Diego Italian Film Festival Oct. 15-27
The San Diego Italian Film Festival features the best of new Italian films. The festival will feature several genres with English subtitles. http://www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

La Vista Dia de los Muertos Oct. 19
La Vista Memorial Park and Mortuary Dia de los Muertos will provide world renown programs of music, folk dancing, entertainment, food and hand crafted items.
https://lavistamemorialpark.com/events/

HauntFest on Main Oct. 25
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. 25
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.
https://www.littleitalysd.com/events/trick-or-treat-on-india-street

Halloween Family Day Oct. 26
Over two dozen participating museums and cultural attractions present free crafts for kids, costume parades and contests, Day of the Dead-themed activities, and tons of spooky surprises. Live music and dance performances, food trucks, and free candy round out the spooktacular day set amid Balboa Park’s historic architecture and scenic plazas. https://balboaparkconservancy.org

San Diego November 2018 Events

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php 

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Old Town San Diego’s Dia de los Muertos Nov. 1-4
Old Town San Diego’s Día de los Muertos is a celebration of the history, culture, and heritage of the region that honors one of its most important holidays. Día de los Muertos is considered to be one of the most important holiday’s of the year by many in
Mexico and other Latin American countries. The unity between life and death is celebrated when families come together and offer hospitality to the spirits of their loved ones. This event is FREE to attend and costumes are encouraged! http://www.dayofthedeadsd.com/

San Diego Beer Week Nov. 2-11
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. www.sdbeer.com/sdbw

2018 Guild Fest Nov. 3
Celebrate the start of San Diego Beer Week with 2018 Guild Fest. Guests will receive a commemorative tasting cup, unlimited beer samples and plenty of entertainment. More than 60 independent breweries, local restaurants and food trucks will feature food and
beverage items for sale. https://www.sdbeer.com/sdbw/guild-fest

Bike the Coast Nov. 3
Experience gorgeous riding on the Southern California coast with 100, 50 or 25-mile routes on Highway 101. Everything starts and finishes at the Oceanside Pier with food, music, shopping and fun! Cycling, food, fun and great friends all go together at
the Oceanside Pier for an experience everyone loves! All riders
welcome! http://spectrumsportsevents.com/bike-the-coast

Escondido Tamale Festival Nov. 3
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. The
festival features great food, craft beer, and wine to purchase, entertainment, competitions (including the chihuahua costume contest and fashion show) and celebrity chefs. http://www.escondidotamalefestival.com/

Carlsbad Fall Village Faire Nov. 4
Just like at past faires, more than 800 vendors will sell everything fathomable, including clothes, accessories, plants, household products, art, antiques and home decor. The international food court will once again feature more than 50 booths serving
everything from Thai to Hawaiian cuisine. This event is FREE to attend and also includes a beer and wine garden for attendees ages 21+. http://www.carlsbad.org/event/carlsbad-village-faire-2/

Veterans Day Parade Nov. 10
Come to watch this patriotic parade and stand your with hand over your heart in honor and recognition to United States Veterans from all branches of our military.
https://www.sandiego.gov/event/2018-san-diego-veterans-dayparade

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Nov. 12
Now in its 15th year, the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival® is the largest wine and culinary classic on the West Coast, and is a signature event for the city of San Diego. The week long festival features wine tasting seminars, cooking classes by James Beard
Award-winning chefs, intimate luncheons with hand-selected wine pairings, and unforgettable celebrity chef dinners. https://www.sandiegowineclassic.com/

72nd Annual Mother Goose Parade Nov. 18
More than 100 colorful and exciting parade entries come from around the United States to share in the excitement that is the Mother Goose Parade. The parade entries include spectacular motorized floats, glorious marching bands and drill units, eloquent
equestrians, animated clowns, special characters, special guests, performing artists, celebrities, giant helium balloons, specialty vehicles, and of course, Santa Claus.
http://www.mothergooseparade.org/

Encinitas Holiday Street Fair Nov. 18
With 450+ booths, plus dozens of unique downtown retailers, the Encinitas Holiday Street Fair is a perfect opportunity to get a head start on your holiday shopping. Enjoy the music of popular local bands in The Lumberyard Courtyard and dance, music
and other entertainment on the Community Stage next to Ace Hardware. Take your young ones to the Kids Zone for a variety of fun activities, and walk your furry friends into Dog Zone for some treats and special attention. Remember to bring your own bag(s),
as vendors are no longer allowed to pass out single-use bags. http://www.kennedyfaires.com/encinitas

San Diego Jazz Fest & Swing Extravaganza Nov. 21 – 25
The 39th San Diego Jazz Fest over Thanksgiving will present a variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to hot jazz, to swing to rockabilly at the Town & Country Resort and Hotel in Hotel Circle. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will
perform. http://www.sdjazzfest.org/

San Diego South Bay Turkey Trot Nov. 22
Put your turkey in the oven, pack up the family and come and run or walk San Diego’s only Turkey Trot that has 3 distances to choose from: 15k (9.3 miles), 10k (6.2 miles), 5k (3.1 miles). Bring a non-perishable food item on race day and help those who
cannot help themselves. For more information please visit, http://sdthanksgivingrun.com/

Ice Skating by the Sea Nov. 22- Jan. 2, 2019
At the Del, Hotel del Coronado, enjoy outdoor ice skating at Coronado beach, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The ice rink will be open daily with session times that vary. Hot chocolate and holiday drinks make this a festive San Diego holiday activity. For
more information and schedule visit www.hoteldel.com

Let it Glow! Nov. 29
Light up the holiday season with creatures that glow! Get hands on with glowing activities, meet scientists who study illuminating creatures and celebrate the season with living light! This event takes place at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps and tickets are $20
for adults and $15 for children ages 3-17. https://aquarium.ucsd.edu/events/2018/let-it-glow

San Diego October 2018 Events

San Diego October 2018 Events

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Pumpkin Patches Through Oct. 31
https://www.sandiego.org/campaigns/fall-in-san-diego/halloween/pumpkin-patches.aspx

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.
http://www.hauntedtrail.net/

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!
https://www.sandiego.org/members/attractions/belmont-park/events/boomont-park-fall festival-and-haunt.aspx

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.
http://www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

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.
https://oceanbeachsandiego.com/attractions/annual-events/oboktoberfest

Polish Festival Oct. 12-14
Music, Polish dancers, Polish food and beer, and various bands.
https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/festivals-and-streetfairs/polish-festival.aspx

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!
http://www.harvestfestival.com/del-mar.html

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!
https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/festivals-and-streetfairs/escondido-fall-street-faire.aspx

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.
https://sandiegoextremesailing.com/

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!
https://www.littleitalysd.com/events/trick-or-treat-on-india-street

Dia de los Muertos Oct. 20- Nov. 4
Find all of the Day of the Dead celebrations happening in San Diego this fall!
https://www.sandiego.org/campaigns/fall-in-san-diego/dia-de-losmuertos.aspx