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March 2020 Events

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
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San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival Weekends
Sip and sample your way around the world of international street food traditions, craft beers and wines, and enjoy live musical performances along the way.
Location: Sea World
More Information: https://seaworld.com/
Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch March through May
See the display gardens developed by the San Diego Master Gardeners, get lost in the fragrant sweet pea maze with new pathways, learn about composting and gardening in the new greenhouses that will offer classes for local elementary students and residents.
Location: 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
More Information: http://www.theflowerfields.com

San Diego ComicFest Mar. 5-8
The San Diego Comic Fest is the friendly comic convention with a casual atmosphere and an intimate scale that allows fans to mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors.
Location: Four Points Sheraton
More Information: https://www.sdcomicfest.org/

Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic Mar. 6
In keeping with Mickey’s charitable spirit, a portion of this year’s profits will be donated to the Poway Boys and Girls Club, an organization working to inspire and enable youth to achieve academic success.
Location: Rancho Bernardo Inn
More Information: https://birdeasepro.com/powaychamber/

Spring Home & Garden Show Mar. 6-8
Everything for your home improvement needs are under one (actually two) roofs. See the annual garden landscape features, where local landscape contractors and horticulturalists put their most creative foot forward to inspire the public.
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
More Info: http://springhomegardenshow.com/tickets-discounts

Festival of Science & Engineering: Expo Day Mar. 7-15
This is a ten-day educational experience including interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities and dynamic speakers to engage kids and families in all that encompasses STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). This event is FREE to attend.
Location: Petco Park
More Information: https://www.lovestemsd.org/

San Diego Leprechaun Run Mar. 14
The 5K starts at 9:00 a.m. and the kids run begins at 10:00 a.m. After the run, redeem your drink ticket at Maverick’s in Pacific Beach!
Location: Pacific Beach
More Info: https://www.sandiegorunningco.com/leprechaunrun

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Mar. 14
The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. and includes more than 120 floats, marching bands, Police and Fire Departments, dancers, and much more. Following the parade is the Irish Festival in Balboa Park from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Fifth Ave. & Laurel St.
More Information: http://www.stpatsparade.org/

San Diego Half Marathon & 5K Mar. 15
Escape the cold and run in one of the most beautiful cities in the world! As a nonprofit 501(c)(3), all net proceeds are donated to community service projects and local charitable causes.
Location: Petco Park
More Information: http://sdhalfmarathon.com/
Cherry Blossom Week & Festival Mar. 16-22
Japanese Friendship Garden will bloom into a full festival from March 20 through March 22 with visiting and local merchants offering unique crafts and presents in the upper garden; performances, a beer & sake garden, and tea garden at the Inamori Pavilion; mouth-watering street food in the lower garden courtyard; and an arts & crafts area for children!
Location: Japanese Friendship Garden
More Information: http://www.niwa.org/cbf19

Best Coast Beer Fest Mar. 21
This event features nearly 100 of the West Coast’s craft breweries, local bands and a food truck alley. Every ticket sold helps cancer patients and survivors.
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North
More Information: https://bestcoastbeerfest.com/

San Diego Cake Show Mar. 21-22
The San Diego Cake Show features a cake design competition open to everyone, a variety of decorating classes for all skill levels, decorating demonstrations, plus raffles and vendor booths featuring a wide range of decorating tools, tips, and supplies.
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
More Information: https://sandiegocakeshow.com/

Rolando Street Fair Mar. 22
Located on pretty Rolando Boulevard between towering Silk Oaks (planted over 75 years ago) you can spend the day enjoying our neighborhood, meeting old friends, and making new ones! Enjoy live music, local artists and musicians, food, kids’ activities and a beer garden!
Location: Rolando Blvd. between El Cajon Blvd. and Solita Ave
More Information: https://www.rolandocc.org/

LPGA Kia Classic Mar. 23-29
The Kia Classic features the best women golfers playing for the $1.8 million purse.
Location: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad
More Information: http://www.kiaclassic.com/

January 2020 Events

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SAN DIEGO JANUARY 2020 EVENT CALENDAR


San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
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San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Ice Skating by the Sea Through Jan. 5
At the Del, Hotel del Coronado, enjoy outdoor ice skating at Coronado beach, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Location: Hotel del, Coronado
Contact: 619.522.8100 / www.hoteldel.com

La Jolla Polar Bear Swim Jan. 1
Join the La Jolla Cove Swim Club at the annual Polar Bear Swim at 10 a.m.!
Location: La Jolla Shores
More Information: https://www.lajollacoveswimclub.com/

San Diego New Year’s Race Jan. 1
Kick-off 2020 at the San Diego Yaght Club’s New Year’s Day Race at San Diego Bay!
Location: San Diego Bay
More Information: https://sdyc.org/

San Diego International Auto Show Jan. 1-5
This event features 400 vehicles, 30 manufacturers, family entertainment, and other activities. Be one of the first to see newly unveiled cars before they hit the showrooms!
Location: San Diego Convention Center
More Information: http://www.sdautoshow.com/

Poway Winter Festival Jan. 10-11
This event features the best winter activities like sledding, ice skating, building snowmen, roasting marshmallows, sledding, and a photo booth!
Location: Poway Community Park
More Information: https://poway.org/891/Winter-Festival

San Diego Spring Home Show Jan. 10-12
Dozens of home improvement professionals showcase their pieces in a fun, interactive environment.
Location: San Diego Convention Center
More information: http://www.homeshowsandiego.com

San Diego Resolution Run 5k & 15k Jan. 11
This run is for seasoned runners and beginners! Start the new year right by running through the most scenic parts of San Diego.
Location: Tecolote Shores
More Information: www.sandiegoresolutionrun.com

San Diego Brew Festival Jan. 11
This event features 70 breweries, 150 beers, and dozens of food trucks!
Location: Liberty Station
More Information: https://www.sandiegobeerfest.com/

Shark Geek Jan. 13
Birch Aquarium’s Perspective Lecture, Shark Geek: A window into shark movement in SoCal is an informative and educational lecture about shark breeds and their important role in ocean ecosystems.
Location: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Contact: aquariuminfo@ucsd.edu / 858.534.3474
More Information: https://aquarium.ucsd.edu/

San Diego Travel & Adventure Show Jan. 18-19
Meet with thousands of destination experts from around the world who can help you personalize the trip that’s right for you.
Location: San Diego Convention Center
More Information: https://travelshows.com/sandiego

2020 Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon Jan. 19
Carlsbad is a winter marathon and half marathon unlike any other. The coastal course features breathtaking views and much more.
Location: Starts and Finishes at The Shoppes at Carlsbad
More Information: https://www.inmotionevents.com/event/carlsbad-marathon

40th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade Jan. 19
This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The parade features floats, high school bands, college fraternities and sororities, churches, and peach and youth organizations
Location: Harbor Drive to Embarcadero
More Information: http://www.alpha-zsl.org/mlkdayparade.html

San Diego Restaurant Week Jan. 19-26
Dine deliciously at dozens of restaurants offering prix-fixe menu options throughout San Diego County. This foodie-favorited week is the perfect time to take a culinary tour throughout the diverse and thriving food culture of San Diego.
Location: San Diego
More Information
: https://www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

Farmers Insurance Open 2020 Jan. 23-26
The PGA TOUR’s Farmers Insurance Open is played annually at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla. Come enjoy the ocean views, the world-class competition, and fan attractions including, The Michelob ULTRA Zone, Fan Village, autograph areas, a variety of local concession stands and much more!
Location: Torrey Pines Golf Course
More Information: www.farmersinsuranceopen.com

2020 San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show Jan. 23-26
If you are a boater, don’t miss this once a year event! This event features 90 exhibitors, 100+ boats, new marine services and products, boat rides, and much more!
Location: Sunroad Marina
More Information: http://bigbayboatshow.com/

San Diego Food and Water Bowl Cat Show Jan. 25-26
This event features everything a cat lover could dream of: a cat beauty contest, a pedigree competition, household pet competition, vendors, 450 exotic cats, AND a cat adoption booth!
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
More Information: http://www.sandiegocat.org/

December 2019 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off Dec. 1
Chili + beer + holiday shopping + kids fun fest = one perfect Sunday in December. This event takes place in the North Park and South Park neighborhoods and features a chili competition between 40 local restaurants, 30 vendors featuring homemade goods, craft beer and wine stations, games, face-painting, two stages for live music, and MUCH more. https://www.sonofestchilicookoff.com/

Frosty Farm Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14, and 15
Frosty Farm will give your whole family a reason to smile this holiday season! This unique event in San Diego combines festive activities with hands-on animal interactions and is the perfect place to create new memories.
https://animalcenter.org/programs-services/education/frosty-farm/

Rady Children’s Ice Rink Through Jan. 5
Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary and Liberty Station welcome San Diegans to kick-off the holiday season with outdoor ice skating at the Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station. The outdoor rink will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., excluding Christmas. Net proceeds will benefit the Thriving After Cancer program in the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children’s. https://www.radyfoundation.org/icerink

Balboa Park December Nights Dec. 6-7
Balboa Park December Nights brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy and kick-off the “most wonderful time of the year” with lights and more! Friends, families and the community are invited to come together for festive fun, food and attractions throughout the park, including complimentary admission to Balboa Park museums! https://www.sandiego.gov/december-nights

Ocean Beach Holiday Parade Dec. 7
Come find out what the locals have known for 30+ years – Santa would rather be in the quaint little surfing village of OB at the Ocean Beach Holiday Parade. The fun starts at 5:05 p.m.! https://obtowncouncil.org/holiday-parade/

56th Annual North Park Toyland Parade Dec. 8
The historic neighborhood of North Park will warmly welcome friends and family to bundle up and delight in San Diego’s most joyful parade. Gliding down University Avenue between Utah and Iowa Streets, this cheerful pageant will feel like a Winter Wonderland, as melodious marching bands, upbeat dance groups, cool vintage cars, beauty queens and city officials warm your spirits.
https://northparkmainstreet.com/events/north-park-toyland-parade/

Wacky Wonky Wonderland Dec. 8
Attend the best holiday event in town on Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Wacky Wonky Wonderland event, a holiday festival and donation drive, will take place at the San Diego Center for Children’s main campus in Linda Vista to collect much needed gifts and donations to support more than 1,000 children in need this holiday season.
https://sdcc.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/WackyWonderland2019/tabid/1077685/Default.aspx

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Dec. 8 & 15
The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated and sailing by the shores for all to see. Held on two consecutive Sundays in December, the parade proceeds from Shelter Island past Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Pier at Cesar Chavez Park and the Ferry Landing in Coronado. https://sdparadeoflights.org/https://sdparadeoflights.org/

La Mesa’s Holiday in the Village Dec. 13-14
Walk the streets of La Mesa’s historic downtown enjoy live music, cozy fires, craft vendors, food, and a kids’ area with holiday movies and activities. http://www.lamesavillageassociation.org

Jungle Bells at the Zoo Dec. 13- Jan. 5
The San Diego Zoo will transform into a Holiday Forest, complete with exquisitely decorated trees and lights strung in all directions. Catch a showing of Jingle Brass, a caroling group that will wow you with their jazz-inspired takes on classic Christmas music. https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org

Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights Dec. 14
Fishing boats, sail boats, yachts, and kayaks alike will be draped in holiday decor as they circle the Oceanside Harbor to enchant onlookers at the harbor, restaurants and beach. This event is FREE to attend and begins at 7:00 p.m. http://www.oceansideyc.net/

Dirty December Poker Run Dec. 14
Run a 10K, half marathon, or full marathon AND play poker! Runners collect cards throughout the course (five total) and play their hand at the finish line! Runners wearing a costume receive a bonus card! http://dirtyfeet.us/trailraces/decemberrun/

Poway’s Christmas in the Park Dec. 14
Join us at Old Poway Park for an old-fashioned holiday tradition that will take you back in time with caroling, live music, a visit with Santa, free children’s crafts, model train displays, and so much more! This event is FREE to attend! http://www.poway.org

Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade Dec. 15
Deck those paws with bells so jolly and jingle all the way through the Gaslamp Quarter! Pet owners and their furry, feathered, and scaled companions are invited to wear their favorite holiday costumes and sweaters and join the festivities including: a costume contest, live music, presentations, and much more!
https://www.gaslamp.org/events/pet-parade/

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Dec. 22
Come celebrate the beginning of Hanukkah with a Menorah Lighting, music and entertainment throughout the event, photo opportunities, raffle prizes and more!
https://libertystation.com/events/calendar

Holiday Bowl Dec. 27
Don’t miss the epic showdown between the NCAA’S Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences at the annual Holiday Bowl! Kick-off begins at 5:00 p.m. but be sure to get there early for the pre-game festivities! https://www.holidaybowl.com/

New Year’s Eve Events in San Diego Dec. 31
A list of family-friendly New Year’s Eve events in San Diego!
https://www.lajolla.com/article/kid-friendly-new-years-eve-events-in-san-diego/

November 2019 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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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
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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

September 2019 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
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Big SoCal Euro 2019 Sept. 1
Big SoCal Euro is one of the largest all European car events on the west coast. We are excited to be one of the longest running car events of it’s kind, since 2001. The event featuring over 3,000 European cars throughout the region. Bring your family to meet other car enthusiasts, raffles, drag racing, great food, automotive vendors, swap meet, after party and more. General Admission is FREE!
https://www.big-euro.com/big-socal-euro/

9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 7
On September 11, 2001, 403 emergency responders made the ultimate sacrifice. The San Diego 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, located at the Hilton Bayfront is the only event of its kind in the region. Each year hundreds of Firefighters, Public Safety Officers, civilians, and family members gather to climb the hotel stairs to honor the memories of the lives lost on September 11, 2001, and to create an experience none of us will ever forget. For more information, please visit http://www.sandiegostairclimb.com/

23rd Annual Julian Grape Stomp Festa Sept. 7
We are excited to be continuing the old-world tradition of kicking off your shoes, rolling up your pant legs and letting tons of blessed grapes squish beneath your feet! With ten local wineries offering sips to sample, a wide variety of food and shopping opportunities, great Italian music provided by Roman Holiday, Bocce Ball Court, a little extemporaneous dancing here and there, this will be a party to remember!
http://www.visitjulian.com/to-see-do/special-events/grape-stomp/

6th Annual Carlsbad Brewfest Sept. 7
More than 34 local breweries and cider houses will be featured at this year’s Brewfest! Enjoy a day of local tastings, food pairings, and entertainment with your closest friends. Tickets are $20-$55. https://www.carlsbadbrewfest.org/

San Diego Blues Festival Sept. 7
Since its debut in 2011, the San Diego Blues Festival has become a must-attend event for blues fans from across the country each September. All proceeds will benefit the North County Food Bank Chapter. For more information please visit,
https://www.sdbluesfest.com/

Burgers and Beers Sept. 7
Sample burgers from 20 of San Diego’s best restaurants and vote for your favorite! Wash down your burgers with an ice cold craft beer from more than 40 local breweries!
https://www.readerburgersandbeer.com/

Cardiff Greek Festival 2019 Sept. 7-8
Greek food, pastries, Greek folk dance performances, church tours, musical performances, kids games, market/deli, and more. Dance to live Greek music. Parking is FREE! http://www.cardiffgreekfestival.com

Aloha Run Sept. 8
The Aloha Run is a fun and festive, Hawaiian-themed 5k/10k event. Be inspired by music from the islands and beach tunes as you run or walk the flat and scenic course in San Diego. http://www.thealoharun.com/

Grand Chef Throwdown Sept. 13
An unforgettable evening showcasing the talents of over 30 of the best chefs from San Diego and Baja at the annual Grand Chef Throwdown. The event will bring together local fashionable foodies awarding a People’s Choice Award and a Culinary Council of celebrity top chefs and food critics, awarding the Chef Flor Franco Awards for Culinary Excellence. Guests will enjoy chef tastings, both savory and sweet creations, sample craft cocktails and sips from wineries on both sides of the border followed by a three-course gourmet dinner prepared by The Hotel Del’s Executive Chef, Stefan Peroutka in the oceanfront Ballroom. All proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
https://hoteldel.com/events/grand-chef-throwdown/

San Diego Bayfair Sept. 13-15
San Diego Bayfair has a long and rich tradition in Mission Bay Park. This 2.5 mile powerboat race is an exciting event for all ages. More information can be found on the event website: http://www.sandiegobayfair.org/

KABOO Del Mar Festival Sept. 13-15
The KABOO Del Mar Festival is not your average music festival. This event is jam-packed with music from more than 40 artists from different genres, comedy acts, art, and much more. Single day passes, three-day passes, and hotel packages are available on the event website. https://www.kaaboodelmar.com/

Julian Music Festival Sept. 21
The Annual Julian Music Festival originally began as a banjo and fiddle competition. In its 50th year, the Festival will include bluegrass, Americana, and contemporary jazz acts. Attendees are welcome to bring a lawn chair and tickets are available both online and at the door. https://www.julianguide.com/

Adams Avenue Street Fair Sept. 21-22
The 38th annual Adams Avenue Street Fair – featuring 80 musical acts on six stages – will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. The event also features beer gardens and beer tastings, giant carnival rides, festival foods and 300 arts and crafts booths.
http://www.adamsavenuebusiness.com/event-info/adams-avenue-street-fair/

San Diego Restaurant Week Sept. 22-29
For eight days 180 restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixed dinner menus starting at $20 per person and/or two-course prix-fixed lunch menus starting at $10 per person. The restaurants span across the county from the South Bay to East County and to the borders of Oceanside and Fallbrook to the North and touch on all cuisine types and cravings.
http://www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com/

Miramar Airshow Sept. 27-29
The Marine Corps Air Station Miramar is honoring 100 years of women in the U.S. Marine Corps at this year’s airshow. Known as the biggest airshow in the country, the show will feature exhibits, food, beer, and dazzling performances by current military pilots and the world-famous Blue Angels! http://www.miramarairshow.com/

August 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

Film in the Garden Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Grab your spot as early as 5 p.m. and movies start at 8:00 p.m. Enjoy an outdoor film in these series from the SDMA exhibit, now shown on the Botanical lawn in Balboa Park. Bring a blanket, picnic dinner and dogs allowed too. Free San Diego events in August. www.sdmart.org

Point Loma Summer Concerts Aug. 2, 9
Since 2001, Point Loma Summer Concerts has been bringing family-friendly concerts to Point Loma Park, with crowds swelling to nearly 3,000. While many aspects of the concerts have changed over the years, the warm community atmosphere remains the same – as do many of the concert’s sponsors, including the original presenting sponsor, Willis Allen Real Estate, which hasn’t missed a season, the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, the County of San Diego, and many local businesses and local civic groups. https://www.plconcerts.org

Chula Vista Lemon Festival Aug. 4
Celebrate Chula Vista’s world renowned heritage as the “Lemon Capital of the World” at this year’s Lemon Festival. Enjoy live bands, lemonade, contests, and rock your favorite yellow outfit. This one-day event is open 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
http://thirdavenuevillage.com/lemon-festival

Oceanside International Film Festival Aug. 7-11
The Oceanside International Film Festival showcases features, documentaries, shorts, animation, and student works along with workshops and after-parties. Established in 2009, OIFF is an opportunity for independent filmmakers to have their work screened and judged. It also gives the film buffs a jump-start chance for viewing local and international films at a place in Southern California known for its rich history, beautiful beaches, and artistic freedom. https://osidefilm.org/

Auto Heritage Day Festival & Car Show Aug. 10
The National City Chamber of Commerce is hosting this year’s annual event at Kimball Park in National City. Food, music, and children’s entertainment begin at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m. http://www.nationalcitychamber.org

ArtWalk at Liberty Station Aug. 10-11
Located in the Arts District in Liberty Station, is the 14th ArtWalk at Liberty Station festival. This event features more than 200 artists who will showcase paintings, jewelry, sculptures, glass work, photography, and much more.
https://artwalksandiego.org/libertystation/

Carlsbad Art in the Village Aug. 11
Carlsbad Art in the Village is Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Grand Avenue in Carlsbad, California. Over 125 local and regional fine artists are featured in the Village of Carlsbad, just two blocks from the beach.
https://www.carlsbad-village.com/events/art-in-the-village

Dog Days of Summer Aug. 12
Dog Days of Summer is San Diego County’s largest dog-centered event and is located in Cardiff, California. It is an all day event and will bring in over 10,000 attendees from all over San Diego. There will be vendors, pet adoptions from local shelters and rescue organizations, as well as, dog and kid zones. There will even be a doggie photo booth. So dress up your best friend (yes, I mean your dog) and come on out and enjoy a fabulously, fun day with the critters. You may even want to get your furry friend entered into some of the contests. For more information about one of the best San Diego events in August for dogs see:  www.cardiff101.com

Latin Food Festival Aug. 16-17
The Seventh Annual Latin Food Festival is taking place August 16-17 at Marina Park, San Diego Bay. The festival begins with a “Spirits of the Americas” kick-off, followed by “Modern Mexico Supper Club” chef’s dinner and “Gran Tasting” food, wine, beer, and spirits — so guests have a variety of ways to experience California’s #1 Hispanic culinary celebration. https://latinfoodfest.com/

West Coast Multicultural Carnival & Festival Aug. 17
The San Diego Caribbean Association presents the 3rd Annual San Diego West Coast Multicultural Carnival & Festival at the SDCCU Stadium (formerly Qualcomm Stadium). Indulge, taste, and experience Caribbean culture through food, drinks, dancing, and international artists. Don’t miss the Parade of the Bands, featuring hundreds of Masqueraders. https://sdca-inc.org/

Chula Vista Harborfest Aug. 17
This event has everything summer has to offer in one location! Don’t miss this fun-filled event, equipped with kayaking, paddle boarding, laser tag, rock climbing, volleyball, arts & crafts, tacos, beer, and much more. Admission is FREE!
http://www.cvharborfest.com/

43rd World Bodysurfing Championship Aug. 17-18
Oceanside, California is the host of the 43rd Annual World Bodysurfing Championship competition. Starting at 6:30 a.m., approximately 400 bodysurfers will compete for their chance to be crowned body surfing champion.
http://www.worldbodysurfing.org/contest

Green Flash Concert Series Aug. 21
Monthly 21+ summer concert series on the Tide Pool Plaza at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Buy a season pass for the most savings, or single show ticket in advance. Tickets also sold at the door. One of our favorite San Diego events in summer! See the Green Flash Concert Series at Birch Aquarium information at aquarium.ucsd.edu

Summer Movies in the Park Featuring: ‘UP’ Aug. 23
The movie begins at sundown, so hurry down to Horton Plaza Park to reserve your space. Once you settle in with your blankets, pillows and lawn chairs, there will be time to run up to Starbucks to get your favorite hot or chilled beverage. Bring your sense of adventure along with the whole family, including your furry friends (on a leash of course), to spend a wonderful evening at our FREE public cinema. https://www.hortonplazapark.com

Bike the Bay Aug. 25
Bike the Bay is a non-competitive community bike ride that is suitable for all ages and lifestyles. Riders begin at San Diego Bay, continue through National City, Chula Vista, and Imperial Beach and have a one-time opportunity to ride their bikes across Coronado Bridge! Registration is $55-$60.
http://www.san-diego-beaches-and-adventures.com/san-diego-events-august.html