San Diego July 2018 Events

July Events in San Diego 2018

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

‘Jaws’ in 35mm July 1-4
As part of its “Retro Rewind” series, the La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas will feature the 1975 film “Jaws” for moviegoers. Tickets are only $10 each and are cash-only. http://www.kpbs.org/events/2018/jul/01/jaws-35mm/

Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Lorax’ July 2- Aug. 12
Inspired by the beloved children’s book, “The Lorax,” by Dr. Seuss, David Greig brings the story to life this summer at The Old Globe Theatre. The musical, originally produced in London, won the hearts of critics and was nominated for the Olivier Award. The
musical is sure to awe adults and children alike in this must-see event of the summer. For more information, please call 619-234-5623 or visit http://www.kpbs.org/events/2018/jul/02/dr-seusssthe-lorax-2018/

Brit Floyd: Eclipse World Tour 2018 July 2
Brit Floyd is a Pink Floyd cover band that covers hits like, “Animals,” “The Wall,” and “Wish You Were Here.” The band is performing on the 45th anniversary of the 1973 album, “The Dark Side of the Moon.” Brit Floyd is widely regarded as the greatest
tribute band in the world. This concert is a bucket list performance for the Pink Floyd fanatic. http://www.kpbs.org/events/2018/jul/02/brit-floyd-eclipse-world-tour-2018/

Big Bay Boom July 4
Spectators from all across San Diego County are heading to the bay to witness this year’s most extravagant fireworks show. Be there, as fireworks are simultaneously lit from nearby barges, Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Embarcadero North, Seaport Village, Embarcadero South Marina Park, and Coronado Ferry Landing. https://www.sandiego.org/explore/events/holidays/bigbay-boom.aspx

Scripps Ranch Old Pros 10K/2-Mile Runs, Bike Rides July 4
This event entails activities for all ages. Choose between a 10K race, 2-mile run, 12-mile bike ride, 28-mile bike ride, or 50-mile bike ride. All proceeds benefit local high school students and community athletic programs.
https://www.sandiego.gov/event/scripps-ranch-old-pros-10k2-mile-runs-bike-rides-1

24 Hour Film Challenge July 6-7
The 24 Hour Film Challenge is a competition beginning July 6, where participants have 24 hours to write, film, edit, and submit a short film. This event is available for all ages and contestants will watch their creations on July 7.
http://www.kpbs.org/events/2018/jul/06/24-hour-film-challenge

Patrons of the Prado Masterpiece Gala July 7
This annual fundraiser raises proceeds for the Balboa Park museums. This year’s theme is “Masquerade in the Park,” and includes cocktails, dinner, a live auction and entertainment. https://www.sandiego.gov/event/patrons-prado-masterpiecegala-2018

Little Italy Summer Film Festival July 7- Aug. 25
Little Italy hosts the Little Italy Summer Film Festival in collaboration with Cinema Little Italy, a series of Italian films with English subtitles. Screenings are every Saturday night in Little Italy’s Amici Park outdoor amphitheater starting at 7:30 p.m. in
mid-June through August (located at the corner of State and W. Date Streets). The entry fee is a $5 donation. www.littleitalysd.com/events/little-italy-summer-film-festival

San Diego Pride July 14
The annual Pride Parade is one of the largest Pride events in the United States! The theme for this year’s parade is “Persist with Pride” and is scheduled to begin at 11:00 am in Hillcrest and will conclude in Balboa Park. https://sdpride.org/parade/

The Boulevard Street Food Cinema July 14
The Boulevard Street Food Cinema is the perfect fusion of cinema, art, food, and culture in a true SoCal-type of way. The event is located at 2855 El Cajon Blvd. and Utah Street. https://www.sandiego.gov/event/boulevard-street-food-cinema-2018

Over-the-Line Tournament (OTL) July 14-15 and July 21-22
The 65th Over-the-Line Tournament, hosted by the Old Mission Beach Athletic Club is an adult-only softball competition that is held two weekends each July. Tournaments the first weekend are three innings long and will be four innings during the second weekend. There is no fee to spectate and registration is open now! http://www.ombac.org/over-the-line/

Del Mar Racetrack Opening Day July 18
Grab your hat and head to the Del Mar Racetrack to kick-off the season on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Gates open at 11:30 a.m. and the first race is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Don’t forget to enter the famous “Opening Day Hats Contest” for your chance to win a
cash prize! https://www.dmtc.com/calendar/detail/opening

Comic-Con International July 19- 22
Thousands of comic enthusiasts are heading downtown to experience the largest comic and pop culture event in the United States this July! Inside the Convention Center you will find panels, seminars, workshops, film previews, an exhibitor floor and much
more. Grab your friends and family and checkout the Gaslamp District’s festivities. Meet celebrities, play games, pick up free merchandise and take part in the City’s biggest event! https://www.comic-con.org/cci

Insect and Ladybug Festival July 21-22
The San Diego Botanical Gardens is hosting its Insect and Lady Bug Festival with 20 informational booths, arts & crafts tables, educational presentations, along with, thousands of exotic and domestic insects, lizards, and snakes! Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
and admission is FREE for members and children under 12. https://www.sdbgarden.org/insect.htm

Nat Diego July 27-28
Calling all wine lovers! Indulge your senses this July at the second Nat Diego festival. Taste, smell, and see everything there is to know about the natural wine making process. Mingle with industry professionals and discover how natural wines are revolutionizing
the industry. https://www.natdiego.com/

Southern California Extreme AutoFest 2018 July 28
Extreme Autofest is for gear heads who love seeing what’s under the hood. The car show features suped up rides from racers to hot rods. More than cars, there’s also a concert to make the car show a party. http://extremeautofest.com

June 2018 Events – San Diego

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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 County Fair June 2 – July 4
Keep checking the fair’s website for the official schedule as the event draws closer, and to keep tabs on the fair concerts and festivals lineups. This year’s fair theme is “How Sweet it Is,” promising visitors a bubble gum-sweet affair that’ll make anyone feel like a kid again.
https://sdfair.com

Art Around Adams June 2
Stroll storefront art galleries and businesses and listen to music on several stages on a two-mile music and art walk. Over 100 businesses will change into impromptu art galleries and/or performance arenas for the day with 50 artists focusing on performance art, jewelry making, photography, tattoo, skateboard, oil painting, murals, dance, theater, and projection.
www.artaroundadams.org

Classic Car Show June 3
El Camino Memorial Park’s annual benefit classic car show helps The Garden of Innocence organization provide dignified burials for abandoned babies in San Diego. Please come show your support and enjoy a BBQ with special musical guests The Hot Rod Trio. There will be vendors, raffles & prizes. All makes and models welcome.
http://www.kpbs.org/events/2018

Chowder & Wine Tasting Festival June 7-10
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.
http://www.chowderfestival.com

International Boat Show June 7-10
Over 140 boats for sale as well as the latest nautical gear, gadgets, and accessories. Check out the expanded selection of 80’+ superyachts. East end of Spanish Landing Park.
www.sandiegointernationalboatshow.com

San Diego Greek Festival June 8-10
This annual gathering offers a variety of Greek cuisine, handmade pastries, and traditional Greek coffee, all within the festive atmosphere of music and dance. Live bands will perform both traditional and contemporary Greek music, and youth dance troupes wearing folk costumes will showcase their skills throughout the weekend.
http://sdgreekfestival.com

Fido Fest June 9
Exhibitors, giveaways, adoptions, vaccinations, microchipping, dog licensing. Proceeds from opportunity drawing benefit Dogs on Deployment, a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization that fulfills its mission to provide a central network for military members to find volunteers willing to board their pets while they are deployed.
http://cityofsanteeca.gov

2018 San Diego Festival of the Arts June 9-10
The 2018 San Diego Festival of the Arts will showcase stunning works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber and mixed media from nearly 200 world renowned artists June 9 and 10 at downtown San Diego’s beautiful Waterfront Park.
www.sdfestivalofthearts.org

San Diego Beer Festival June 15-17
Entrance to beer festival from 1-5pm. Souvenir pint glass for you to add to your collection. Access to the exclusive Glenmorangie VIP tent including: Glenmorangie Scotch and Beer Pairings. A rotating tap of reserve beers from local breweries.
https://sandiegobeerfestival.com

San Diego County Fair 5k June 16
The 5th annual San Diego County Fair 5K is an all-ages, all-access behind the scenes run/walk of the iconic County Fair like you’ve never seen it before! Grab your friends and family, and join us at San Diego’s most celebrated tradition at the legendary Del Mar Fairgrounds!
www.sdfair5k.com

Vans Warped Tour June 22
The bill includes 3OH!3, Knuckle Puck, Mayday Parade, Reel Big Fish, All Time Low, The Amity Affliction, We The Kings, Asking Alexandria, Simple Plan, Assuming We Survive, Taking Back Sunday, August Burns Red, Beartooth, The Used, Less Than Jake, Bowling For Soup, Broadside, and more.
https://vanswarpedtour.com

Wildhorse Half Marathon & 10K June 23
The Wild Horse Trail Half Marathon is brought to you by Dirt Devil Racing and is the second race in both the Dirt Devil Racing Trail Half Marathon Series and the second in the Progressive Series (Foxy 5K, Wildhorse 10K, Stairway to Heaven 15K and Raptor Ridge 1/2). All racers will receive a custom, performance-technical fabric T-shirt, custom medal, and logo pint glass for finishing.
www.dirtdevilracing.com

OB Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off June 23
Join more than 70,000 visitors for an oceanfront chili cook-off, five stages of continuous live music and entertainment, the community mural project, Artists Alley, carnival rides and games, food and vendor booths, a beachside beer garden and more.
https://oceanbeachsandiego.com

Tony Gwynn 5.5k Run/Walk/Hike June 23
San Diego’s AleSmith Brewing Co. continues their support of the Tony and Alicia Gwynn (TAG) Foundation with the 4th annual Tony Gwynn 5.5K Run/Walk/Hike on Saturday, June 23 at Lake Poway. The family-friendly event is open to the public and raises money to benefit the TAG Foundation, which works to create a positive culture and environment for underprivileged children and young adults throughout San Diego.
http://www.tonygwynn5k.org/

Festival of Yoga San Diego 2018 June 24
One of San Diego’s largest yoga festivals in celebration of the United Nations International Day of Yoga, sponsored by Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga. San Diego nonprofit OG Yoga is honored to be Festival of Yoga’s first beneficiary.
https://festivalofyogasandiego.org

 

June 2018 Events – San Diego

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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 County Fair June 2 – July 4
Keep checking the fair’s website for the official schedule as the event draws closer, and to keep tabs on the fair concerts and festivals lineups. This year’s fair theme is “How Sweet it Is,” promising visitors a bubble gum-sweet affair that’ll make anyone feel like a kid again.
https://sdfair.com

Art Around Adams June 2
Stroll storefront art galleries and businesses and listen to music on several stages on a two-mile music and art walk. Over 100 businesses will change into impromptu art galleries and/or performance arenas for the day with 50 artists focusing on performance art, jewelry making, photography, tattoo, skateboard, oil painting, murals, dance, theater, and projection.
www.artaroundadams.org

Classic Car Show June 3
El Camino Memorial Park’s annual benefit classic car show helps The Garden of Innocence organization provide dignified burials for abandoned babies in San Diego. Please come show your support and enjoy a BBQ with special musical guests The Hot Rod Trio. There will be vendors, raffles & prizes. All makes and models welcome.
http://www.kpbs.org/events/2018

Chowder & Wine Tasting Festival June 7-10
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.
http://www.chowderfestival.com

International Boat Show June 7-10
Over 140 boats for sale as well as the latest nautical gear, gadgets, and accessories. Check out the expanded selection of 80’+ superyachts. East end of Spanish Landing Park.
www.sandiegointernationalboatshow.com

San Diego Greek Festival June 8-10
This annual gathering offers a variety of Greek cuisine, handmade pastries, and traditional Greek coffee, all within the festive atmosphere of music and dance. Live bands will perform both traditional and contemporary Greek music, and youth dance troupes wearing folk costumes will showcase their skills throughout the weekend.
http://sdgreekfestival.com

Fido Fest June 9
Exhibitors, giveaways, adoptions, vaccinations, microchipping, dog licensing. Proceeds from opportunity drawing benefit Dogs on Deployment, a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization that fulfills its mission to provide a central network for military members to find volunteers willing to board their pets while they are deployed.
http://cityofsanteeca.gov

2018 San Diego Festival of the Arts June 9-10
The 2018 San Diego Festival of the Arts will showcase stunning works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber and mixed media from nearly 200 world renowned artists June 9 and 10 at downtown San Diego’s beautiful Waterfront Park.
www.sdfestivalofthearts.org

San Diego Beer Festival June 15-17
Entrance to beer festival from 1-5pm. Souvenir pint glass for you to add to your collection. Access to the exclusive Glenmorangie VIP tent including: Glenmorangie Scotch and Beer Pairings. A rotating tap of reserve beers from local breweries.
https://sandiegobeerfestival.com

San Diego County Fair 5k June 16
The 5th annual San Diego County Fair 5K is an all-ages, all-access behind the scenes run/walk of the iconic County Fair like you’ve never seen it before! Grab your friends and family, and join us at San Diego’s most celebrated tradition at the legendary Del Mar Fairgrounds!
www.sdfair5k.com

Vans Warped Tour June 22
The bill includes 3OH!3, Knuckle Puck, Mayday Parade, Reel Big Fish, All Time Low, The Amity Affliction, We The Kings, Asking Alexandria, Simple Plan, Assuming We Survive, Taking Back Sunday, August Burns Red, Beartooth, The Used, Less Than Jake, Bowling For Soup, Broadside, and more.
https://vanswarpedtour.com

Wildhorse Half Marathon & 10K June 23
The Wild Horse Trail Half Marathon is brought to you by Dirt Devil Racing and is the second race in both the Dirt Devil Racing Trail Half Marathon Series and the second in the Progressive Series (Foxy 5K, Wildhorse 10K, Stairway to Heaven 15K and Raptor Ridge 1/2). All racers will receive a custom, performance-technical fabric T-shirt, custom medal, and logo pint glass for finishing.
www.dirtdevilracing.com

OB Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off June 23
Join more than 70,000 visitors for an oceanfront chili cook-off, five stages of continuous live music and entertainment, the community mural project, Artists Alley, carnival rides and games, food and vendor booths, a beachside beer garden and more.
https://oceanbeachsandiego.com

Tony Gwynn 5.5k Run/Walk/Hike June 23
San Diego’s AleSmith Brewing Co. continues their support of the Tony and Alicia Gwynn (TAG) Foundation with the 4th annual Tony Gwynn 5.5K Run/Walk/Hike on Saturday, June 23 at Lake Poway. The family-friendly event is open to the public and raises money to benefit the TAG Foundation, which works to create a positive culture and environment for underprivileged children and young adults throughout San Diego.
http://www.tonygwynn5k.org/

Festival of Yoga San Diego 2018 June 24
One of San Diego’s largest yoga festivals in celebration of the United Nations International Day of Yoga, sponsored by Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga. San Diego nonprofit OG Yoga is honored to be Festival of Yoga’s first beneficiary.
https://festivalofyogasandiego.org

 

San Diego May Events 2018

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch Thru May 13
This SoCal attraction will open its doors with new landscaping and renovations. 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.
http://www.theflowerfields.com

Grunion Run Times 2018 Throughout May
The times given for each date reflect the probable two-hour interval during which a spawning run may occur. The second hour is usually better. The best runs normally occur on the second and third nights of a four-night period. March, June, July, and August, grunion can be harvested by hand only. Those 16 years of age and older need a California Fishing License. The runs during the months of April and May are observation only, and grunion cannot be harvested. Where the forecast run starts at or after midnight, the date of the previous evening is shown. Be sure to look on the website for dates and times!
https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/fishing/ocean/grunion

Walk for Animals May 5
You can help create a more humane San Diego for companion animals and wildlife across our region by joining us at the Walk for Animals on Saturday, May 5 at Liberty Station.
www.sdwalkforanimals.org

Cinco De Mayo Trail Run May 5
The challenging and unique courses will take you out on the Lake Poway Trail through the foothills around the lake near Blue Sky Ecological Reserve. The 5K is designed to let you pick your pace. Enjoy it as an elite trail runner, as a challenging family run or simply a gorgeous morning nature hike.
www.cincodemayotrailrun.org

Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo May 4-6
The 35th Annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo will transform the historic Old Town area into the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration north of the border. This weekend celebration attracts over 100,000 people over the course of three days with its bustling mercado, non-stop music and live entertainment, lucha libre wrestling, and a huge display of lowriders and other autos.
www.cincodemayooldtown.com

Gator By the Bay May 10-13
The bill includes Shana Morrison, Earl Thomas, Igor Prado with Whitney Shay, Sonny Landreth, the Pine Leaf Boys, Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express, the Revelers, Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers, Carolyn Wonderland, and the Mississippi Blues Child.
www.gatorbythebay.com/

COSTUME-CON 36 May 11-14
Costume-Con is an international convention that has been devoted to costuming of all kinds since 1983 – welcoming costume designers, cosplayers, historical reenactors, doll dressmakers, science fiction enthusiasts, fantasy, fans, and more. Themed-marketplace; vendors; panels, workshops, costume competitions; food. This year’s theme is “Ports of Call”.
http://cc36sandiego.org

North Park Festival of Arts May 12
North Park Main Street announces this year’s San Diego County Credit Union Festival of Arts in North Park, a free festival that celebrates the artistic craftsmanship of the community, from unconventional street art to live musical talent. This celebration of the historic and eclectic North Park neighborhood attracts more than 40,000 attendees from around San Diego and beyond. There is something for all ages at this nine square block festival including interactive exhibits, local makers, fine art, and an array of live music along North Park’s busy University Avenue.
http://northparkmainstreet.com/events/festival-of-arts

Ocean Beach Kite Festival May 12
It’s our 70th Annual Kite Festival. We’ll have kite building and decorating, prizes, professional kite flier, kite demonstrations and games, crafters, community organizations, gourmet food, carnival activities, and live music.
http://www.oceanbeachkiwanis.org/

Chocolate Festival May 12
Chocolate Festival 2018 Saturday, May 12 10 am – 4 pm Spend the Saturday before Mother’s Day at San Diego Botanic Garden’s famous Chocolate Festival! Enjoy dozens of delectable chocolate tastings, demonstrations, a chocolate fountain, and more. This family-friendly event also features lots of children’s activities and a variety of Mother’s Day gifts. “Tasting” tickets will be sold on site. Cost: Free with paid admission or membership. Tasting tickets are a $1 for 1 tasting ticket. Tasting tickets will be sold at the event. Vendors will be providing tasting items ranging from 1-3 tickets in most cases.
https://www.sdbgarden.org/chocolate.htm

Coyote Music Festival May 12
The 10th Annual Coyote Music Festival takes place on the Cuyamaca College Grand Lawn. This entirely student-run festival provides the community with free music and culminates a semester for students studying music, technology, recording and business.
www.cuyamaca.edu

Bowling for Rhinos 2018 May 19
Bowling for Rhinos is a national bowl-a-thon fundraising event geared towards assisting rhino conservation in Kenya and Indonesia. 100% of all funds go directly to in situ conservation projects, conserving four species of rhinos, their habitats, and hundreds of other endangered plants and animals and cheetah conservation in Kenya. Each year, the American Association of Zoo Keepers San Diego Chapter hosts a bowl-a-thon to raise money for rhino conservation and awareness.
http://sdaazk.com/

Farm Animal Encounter May 25
Join San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum on the last Friday of every month and meet some farm animals. The hands-on workshop includes a special storytime, meeting animals, and a themed craft or activity. Each of the workshops has a different theme and features different farm animals.
http://sdcdm.org/FAF

Vista Strawberry Festival May 27
Vista was once the “Strawberry Capital of the World”! San Diego County’s only celebration of the strawberry. Live entertainment on multiple stages, bands, local craft brews in the beer garden, food, carnival rides, contests, 400 vendors that include strawberry desserts, food, crafts. Contests include Little Ms. Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Costume, Strawberry Idol, Pie-Eating.
http://www.vistastrawberryfest.com

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San Diego April 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

Easter Dining & Grand Hunt Apr 1
This Easter, the rabbit’s out of the hat — and on the Aria Lawn — at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Enjoy brunches, an egg hunt, and activities for the entire family. RSVP: 858-314-1988.
http://www.fairmont.com/

Easter at The Del Apr 1
Let The Del’s soaring red turrets and glittering Pacific Ocean be the backdrop to your family’s Easter memories. Enjoy the Champagne Easter Brunch in the Crown Room or Ocean View Ballroom. Then head out into the spring sunshine for a colorful egg hunt on the Windsor Lawn.
https://hoteldel.com/events/easter/

Ironman 70.3 Apr 7
The Oceanside Ironman 70.3 is a half-tri event that features a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride, and a 13.1-mile run for 70.3 total miles. The race will start and finish at the boat ramp inside Oceanside Harbor, where the best spectator viewing will be at the north end of transition by the Harbor Pelican Deli Mart.
http://www.ironman.com

Del Mar International Horse Show Apr 7 – May 6
Enjoy the beauty, sportsmanship, and excitement of a competitive equestrian event. The Del Mar National Horse Show is free for spectators to come and watch nearly every day from April 18-May 7. Each week the horse show will feature a different discipline of horsemanship: Western, Dressage, and Hunter/Jumper.
https://delmarnational.com/

SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival Apr 7, 8, 14 ,15
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.
www.seaworld.com/san-diego/events/craft-beer-and-food-festival/

CityBeat Festival of Beers April 7
Eleventh-annual event with over 50 breweries, food vendors, and live music.
http://www.citybeatbeerfest.com/

Julian Gold Rush Days Apr 7-8
Julian Gold Rush Days celebrates the discovery of gold in this mountain community and invites visitors to learn more about its history with a weekend of entertainment including gold panning, tomahawk throwing, candle dipping, and more. The old-fashioned mining camp will offer re-enactors, an arts and crafts market, food and drink, a petting zoo, pony rides, and old-fashioned laundry.
http://www.visitjulian.com

Battle of San Diego Bay Anniversary Celebration Apr 14
The Battle of San Diego Bay 215th Anniversary Celebration, presented by the House of Spain in San Diego and the U.S. Navy at Ballast Point in Naval Base Point Loma, now a California historical landmark. There will be historic displays and reenactments of the naval battle, as well as Spanish dance, paella, and drinks. RSVP required.
www.sarsandiego.org/the-battle-of-san-diego-bay

VinDiego Wine and Food Festival Apr 14
Sixth-annual event. Over 70 wineries and 25 San Diego chefs will come together to create “San Diego’s Classy Wine and Food Experience” with over 300 wines.
https://www.vindiego.com/

Avocado Festival Apr 15
Family-friendly festival celebrating the agriculture of the region. With artisan vendors, food, kid’s zone, music, beer garden, farmer’s market, a guacamole contest, and more.
http://www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org

Pawsitively Springtime Apr 21
Dogs available for adoption, vendors, opportunity drawings, costume contests, non-profit organizations, and more. Whether you are looking to add a new member to your family or a fun day to spend out with your pup, check us out.
https://www.happyheartspaws.com/

Temecula Blues Festival Apr 21
Temecula’s Inaugural Blues Festival features Tad Robinson, the Chris Fast Band, the Shari Puorto Band, Bill Magee Blues Band, the Honey Lickers, Cash N Freedman, JD Priest Band, and Stoney B. Blues Band.
http://www.temeculabluesfestival.com/

Pacific Rim Festival Apr 21
In conjunction with Chula Vista Maritime Week and sponsored by the Port of San Diego, this second-annual event celebrates Pacific Rim food and lifestyle culture.
www.pacificrimfest.com

Earth Day Fair Apr 22
The 29th annual EarthFair in Balboa Park includes more than 300 groups and businesses. Produced by 300 volunteers, EarthFair 2018 will feature more than 300 exhibitors, special theme areas, a Food Pavilion, a special Children’s Activity Area, four entertainment venues, the Children’s Earth Parade, the eARTh Gallery arts and crafts show, and the Cleaner Car Concourse.
http://www.earthdayweb.org/

San Diego Shaka Fest Apr 28
A fusion of Hawaiian culture, arts, and athletics set on Mission Bay filled with events such as a youth-only canoe regatta, SUP races, stages of “da kine” Hawaiian and Tahitian entertainment, boutique vendors, and island-inspired food vendors. This event is held by non-profit charity and youth-only program Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club.
http://sandiegoshakafest.com/

San Diego Kids Expo & Fair Apr 28-29
Enjoy two days of family fun and entertainment. Inside the Expo, you’ll meet over 150 businesses showcasing family friendly products and services. Enjoy free indoor activities like the trackless train and watch performances on the Central Park stage. Then get your wristbands and head outside for the outdoor fair and ride the 300ft zipline, zorbing balls, pedal race cars, and more.
http://www.sandiegokidsexpo.com/

Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch Thru May 13
This SoCal attraction will open its doors with new landscaping and renovations. 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.
http://www.theflowerfields.com

San Diego April 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

Easter Dining & Grand Hunt Apr 1
This Easter, the rabbit’s out of the hat — and on the Aria Lawn — at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Enjoy brunches, an egg hunt, and activities for the entire family. RSVP: 858-314-1988.
http://www.fairmont.com/

Easter at The Del Apr 1
Let The Del’s soaring red turrets and glittering Pacific Ocean be the backdrop to your family’s Easter memories. Enjoy the Champagne Easter Brunch in the Crown Room or Ocean View Ballroom. Then head out into the spring sunshine for a colorful egg hunt on the Windsor Lawn.
https://hoteldel.com/events/easter/

Ironman 70.3 Apr 7
The Oceanside Ironman 70.3 is a half-tri event that features a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride, and a 13.1-mile run for 70.3 total miles. The race will start and finish at the boat ramp inside Oceanside Harbor, where the best spectator viewing will be at the north end of transition by the Harbor Pelican Deli Mart.
http://www.ironman.com

Del Mar International Horse Show Apr 7 – May 6
Enjoy the beauty, sportsmanship, and excitement of a competitive equestrian event. The Del Mar National Horse Show is free for spectators to come and watch nearly every day from April 18-May 7. Each week the horse show will feature a different discipline of horsemanship: Western, Dressage, and Hunter/Jumper.
https://delmarnational.com/

SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival Apr 7, 8, 14 ,15
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.
www.seaworld.com/san-diego/events/craft-beer-and-food-festival/

CityBeat Festival of Beers April 7
Eleventh-annual event with over 50 breweries, food vendors, and live music.
http://www.citybeatbeerfest.com/

Julian Gold Rush Days Apr 7-8
Julian Gold Rush Days celebrates the discovery of gold in this mountain community and invites visitors to learn more about its history with a weekend of entertainment including gold panning, tomahawk throwing, candle dipping, and more. The old-fashioned mining camp will offer re-enactors, an arts and crafts market, food and drink, a petting zoo, pony rides, and old-fashioned laundry.
http://www.visitjulian.com

Battle of San Diego Bay Anniversary Celebration Apr 14
The Battle of San Diego Bay 215th Anniversary Celebration, presented by the House of Spain in San Diego and the U.S. Navy at Ballast Point in Naval Base Point Loma, now a California historical landmark. There will be historic displays and reenactments of the naval battle, as well as Spanish dance, paella, and drinks. RSVP required.
www.sarsandiego.org/the-battle-of-san-diego-bay

VinDiego Wine and Food Festival Apr 14
Sixth-annual event. Over 70 wineries and 25 San Diego chefs will come together to create “San Diego’s Classy Wine and Food Experience” with over 300 wines.
https://www.vindiego.com/

Avocado Festival Apr 15
Family-friendly festival celebrating the agriculture of the region. With artisan vendors, food, kid’s zone, music, beer garden, farmer’s market, a guacamole contest, and more.
http://www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org

Pawsitively Springtime Apr 21
Dogs available for adoption, vendors, opportunity drawings, costume contests, non-profit organizations, and more. Whether you are looking to add a new member to your family or a fun day to spend out with your pup, check us out.
https://www.happyheartspaws.com/

Temecula Blues Festival Apr 21
Temecula’s Inaugural Blues Festival features Tad Robinson, the Chris Fast Band, the Shari Puorto Band, Bill Magee Blues Band, the Honey Lickers, Cash N Freedman, JD Priest Band, and Stoney B. Blues Band.
http://www.temeculabluesfestival.com/

Pacific Rim Festival Apr 21
In conjunction with Chula Vista Maritime Week and sponsored by the Port of San Diego, this second-annual event celebrates Pacific Rim food and lifestyle culture.
www.pacificrimfest.com

Earth Day Fair Apr 22
The 29th annual EarthFair in Balboa Park includes more than 300 groups and businesses. Produced by 300 volunteers, EarthFair 2018 will feature more than 300 exhibitors, special theme areas, a Food Pavilion, a special Children’s Activity Area, four entertainment venues, the Children’s Earth Parade, the eARTh Gallery arts and crafts show, and the Cleaner Car Concourse.
http://www.earthdayweb.org/

San Diego Shaka Fest Apr 28
A fusion of Hawaiian culture, arts, and athletics set on Mission Bay filled with events such as a youth-only canoe regatta, SUP races, stages of “da kine” Hawaiian and Tahitian entertainment, boutique vendors, and island-inspired food vendors. This event is held by non-profit charity and youth-only program Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club.
http://sandiegoshakafest.com/

San Diego Kids Expo & Fair Apr 28-29
Enjoy two days of family fun and entertainment. Inside the Expo, you’ll meet over 150 businesses showcasing family friendly products and services. Enjoy free indoor activities like the trackless train and watch performances on the Central Park stage. Then get your wristbands and head outside for the outdoor fair and ride the 300ft zipline, zorbing balls, pedal race cars, and more.
http://www.sandiegokidsexpo.com/

Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch Thru May 13
This SoCal attraction will open its doors with new landscaping and renovations. 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.
http://www.theflowerfields.com

March 2018 Events – San Diego

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch Mar 1 – May 13
This SoCal attraction will open its doors with new landscaping and renovations. 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.
http://www.theflowerfields.com

San Diego Film Week Mar 2-11
The Second Annual San Diego Film Week is a ten-day-long celebration of film in America’s Finest City. Over 100 local, national, and international films will be showcased along with workshops, parties, and panels at the Museum of Photographic Arts and other locations across San Diego County.
http://sdfilmweek.com/2017/

Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic Mar 2
The Farmers Insurance/Cathy Peterson 5th Annual Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic, presented by the Poway Chamber of Commerce, gets
http://poway.com/

Home & Garden Show Mar 2-4
Over 400 exhibits. Everything for your home improvement needs all 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.
http://springhomegardenshow.com/tickets-discounts

Finish Chelsea’s Run 5K Run/Walk Mar 3
8th Annual Finish Chelsea’s Run in honor of Chelsea King. The event will feature a competitive 5K race and fun run/walk, family festival, children’s activities, team competition, entertainment, and refreshments.
https://chelseaslight.org/programs/finish-chelseas-run/

Festival of Science & Engineering: Expo Day Mar 3
Expo Day is the official kick-off celebration for festival week featuring hundreds of exhibitors and gives attendees a major preview of what’s to come to area businesses, schools, libraries, and museums throughout the county during Festival Week, eight days of learning, hands-on activities, innovation, and behind-the-scenes opportunities for students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as adults and families to ignite their passion for STEM education.
https://www.lovestemsd.org/

Busker Festival Mar 3-4
The celebration brings colorful street performers – from jugglers on unicycles to stilt walkers, contortionists, and acrobalancers – to the waterfront shopping, dining, and entertainment district.
http://www.seaportvillage.com/

St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon, BeerFest, and Tribes & Clans Mar 4
St. Patrick’s Day half marathon, 5K run/walk, and Tribes and Clans crossfit-style competition.
http://www.stpatricksdayhalf.com/

Cherry Blossom Festival Mar 9-11
This year marks the Japanese Friendship Garden’s 14th annual Cherry Blossom Festival, a celebration in hanami, the Japanese tradition of welcoming spring and appreciating the temporal beauty of nature.
http://www.niwa.org/cbf18

Pechanga Wine Festival and Chocolate Decadence Mar 9-10
Friday, Chocolate Decadence. Enjoy an array of chocolates and pastries while sampling a variety of wines, domestic sparkling wines, champagnes, spirits, and dessert wines along with live music.
https://www.pechanga.com

Best Coast Beer Fest Mar 10
Taste beer from nearly 100 of the West Coast’s craft breweries, enjoy local bands and a food truck alley. Every ticket sold helps a cancer patient.
http://bestcoastbeerfest.com/san-diego-2

San Diego Half Marathon & 5K Mar 11
Founded in 2012, the San Diego Half Marathon is a premier race that celebrates the beauty and uniqueness of San Diego while raising money to help its communities. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3), all net proceeds are donated to community service projects and local charitable causes. In addition, we hope to catalyze volunteerism as a way to help communities throughout our city.
http://sdhalfmarathon.com/

San Diego Latino Film Festival Mar 15-25
The festival will occupy five screens for eleven days and will present over 160 films from Latin America, the United States, and Spain as well as Opening Night and Closing Night Parties, the 3rd Annual Sonido Latino Food, Beer & Wine Festival, Q&A sessions with visiting filmmakers, free student outreach screenings, and more.
https://www.rolandocc.org/

St. Patrick’s Day 5K & 15K Mar 17
7th-annual event. Race through country roads and vineyards and wind your way to the finish line where you will be awarded with a well-deserved glass of green bubbly.
https://events.hakuapp.com

San Diego Cake Show Mar 17-18
With 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.
https://sandiegocakeshow.com/

Rolando Street Fair Mar 18
Over 100 vendor booths for unique shopping and culinary experiences, beer tastings, a performance stage, bands, and rides for the kids.
https://www.rolandocc.org/

LPGA Kia Classic Mar 19-25
The Kia Classic features 144 of the best women golfers playing for the $1.8 million purse. The field features 2017 Kia Classic Champion Mirim Lee and crowd favorites Lydia Ko, Paula Creamer, Stacy Lewis, Michelle Wie, and Lexi Thompson.
http://www.kiaclassic.com/

Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival Mar 31
The 8th Annual Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival brings together San Diego craft breweries/distilleries and chefs for an all-inclusive tasting event.
https://www.mvcbf.com/

March 2018 Events – San Diego

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch Mar 1 – May 13
This SoCal attraction will open its doors with new landscaping and renovations. 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.
http://www.theflowerfields.com

San Diego Film Week Mar 2-11
The Second Annual San Diego Film Week is a ten-day-long celebration of film in America’s Finest City. Over 100 local, national, and international films will be showcased along with workshops, parties, and panels at the Museum of Photographic Arts and other locations across San Diego County.
http://sdfilmweek.com/2017/

Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic Mar 2
The Farmers Insurance/Cathy Peterson 5th Annual Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic, presented by the Poway Chamber of Commerce, gets
http://poway.com/

Home & Garden Show Mar 2-4
Over 400 exhibits. Everything for your home improvement needs all 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.
http://springhomegardenshow.com/tickets-discounts

Finish Chelsea’s Run 5K Run/Walk Mar 3
8th Annual Finish Chelsea’s Run in honor of Chelsea King. The event will feature a competitive 5K race and fun run/walk, family festival, children’s activities, team competition, entertainment, and refreshments.
https://chelseaslight.org/programs/finish-chelseas-run/

Festival of Science & Engineering: Expo Day Mar 3
Expo Day is the official kick-off celebration for festival week featuring hundreds of exhibitors and gives attendees a major preview of what’s to come to area businesses, schools, libraries, and museums throughout the county during Festival Week, eight days of learning, hands-on activities, innovation, and behind-the-scenes opportunities for students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as adults and families to ignite their passion for STEM education.
https://www.lovestemsd.org/

Busker Festival Mar 3-4
The celebration brings colorful street performers – from jugglers on unicycles to stilt walkers, contortionists, and acrobalancers – to the waterfront shopping, dining, and entertainment district.
http://www.seaportvillage.com/

St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon, BeerFest, and Tribes & Clans Mar 4
St. Patrick’s Day half marathon, 5K run/walk, and Tribes and Clans crossfit-style competition.
http://www.stpatricksdayhalf.com/

Cherry Blossom Festival Mar 9-11
This year marks the Japanese Friendship Garden’s 14th annual Cherry Blossom Festival, a celebration in hanami, the Japanese tradition of welcoming spring and appreciating the temporal beauty of nature.
http://www.niwa.org/cbf18

Pechanga Wine Festival and Chocolate Decadence Mar 9-10
Friday, Chocolate Decadence. Enjoy an array of chocolates and pastries while sampling a variety of wines, domestic sparkling wines, champagnes, spirits, and dessert wines along with live music.
https://www.pechanga.com

Best Coast Beer Fest Mar 10
Taste beer from nearly 100 of the West Coast’s craft breweries, enjoy local bands and a food truck alley. Every ticket sold helps a cancer patient.
http://bestcoastbeerfest.com/san-diego-2

San Diego Half Marathon & 5K Mar 11
Founded in 2012, the San Diego Half Marathon is a premier race that celebrates the beauty and uniqueness of San Diego while raising money to help its communities. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3), all net proceeds are donated to community service projects and local charitable causes. In addition, we hope to catalyze volunteerism as a way to help communities throughout our city.
http://sdhalfmarathon.com/

San Diego Latino Film Festival Mar 15-25
The festival will occupy five screens for eleven days and will present over 160 films from Latin America, the United States, and Spain as well as Opening Night and Closing Night Parties, the 3rd Annual Sonido Latino Food, Beer & Wine Festival, Q&A sessions with visiting filmmakers, free student outreach screenings, and more.
https://www.rolandocc.org/

St. Patrick’s Day 5K & 15K Mar 17
7th-annual event. Race through country roads and vineyards and wind your way to the finish line where you will be awarded with a well-deserved glass of green bubbly.
https://events.hakuapp.com

San Diego Cake Show Mar 17-18
With 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.
https://sandiegocakeshow.com/

Rolando Street Fair Mar 18
Over 100 vendor booths for unique shopping and culinary experiences, beer tastings, a performance stage, bands, and rides for the kids.
https://www.rolandocc.org/

LPGA Kia Classic Mar 19-25
The Kia Classic features 144 of the best women golfers playing for the $1.8 million purse. The field features 2017 Kia Classic Champion Mirim Lee and crowd favorites Lydia Ko, Paula Creamer, Stacy Lewis, Michelle Wie, and Lexi Thompson.
http://www.kiaclassic.com/

Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival Mar 31
The 8th Annual Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival brings together San Diego craft breweries/distilleries and chefs for an all-inclusive tasting event.
https://www.mvcbf.com/

San Diego February 2018 Events

feb2018

CALIFORNIA TITLE AND COUNTY RECORDER IS CLOSED
FEBRUARY 19th for PRESIDENTS’ DAY.

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Feb 1-4
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Museum of Photographic Arts. Now in its eighth year, the festival presents a unique program encompassing six films and discussions that address a wide range of human rights issues from around the world. The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people.
http://mopa.org

Super Run 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk Feb 3
Flat and fast courses, both begin and finish in South Shores Park. 10K runs along Sea World Drive and bike path to Ingrahm Street to Crown Point Park and returns. 5K will share part of 10K course along Sea World drive and on sidewalks along the bay and returns to the park. This event benefits Water for Children Africa.
www.active.com

Save a Heart Save a Life 5K Feb 3
The Eric Paredes Save a Life Foundation presents their first Save a Heart Save a Life 5K run/walk. All participants receive a Save a Heart Save a Life 5K T-shirt, unique finisher medal, and post-race food and drink. The mission of the Eric Paredes Save a Life Foundation is to influence families, educators, elected officials, and the medical community to recognize the incidence of youth SCA/D and the importance of preventative heart screenings and to support equipping schools with automated external defibrillators (AED) plus CPR/AED training.
www.active.com

Chinese New Year Festival at Balboa Park Feb 3-4
Celebrate Chinese New Year Festival, Year of the DOG, at the International Cottages, Balboa Park. There will be kung-fu, Lion Dance, red envelope, dumplings, milk tea, steamed buns, calligraphy, youth fashion show, and ethnic dance performance.
www.balboapark.org/events

Cardiff Kook 5K, 10K, and Costume Contest Feb 4
The course starts under the famous “Encinitas” sign on North Coast Highway 101. This scenic loop passes by the “Cardiff Kook” statue (The Magic Carpet Ride), rises above some of the most popular surf breaks in the world, and heads down to Cardiff State Beach.
http://cardiffkookrun.com

Mermaid Run Feb 10
Mermaid returns to San Diego’s Mission Bay for a scenic women’s 5k, 10k, and half marathon. The flat and fast course features beautiful Bay views on mostly closed roads. The Mermaid is ideal for both runners and walkers. Come out and experience the joy of crossing the finish line!
http://www.mermaidseries.com

Cupids & Canines Adoption Event Feb 10
Join the San Diego Animal Support Foundation for the 12th Annual Cupids & Canines Mega Adoption Event, featuring hundreds of adoptable animals from 25 shelters and rescue agencies, all in one place. Dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, turtles, tortoises, and birds for adoption. Don’t be lonely this Valentine’s Day!
http://sdshelters.org/news/Events.html

Brewbies Fest Feb 10
Ninth annual festival, benefitting Keep A Breast Foundation at Bagby Beer. Enjoy an array of outstanding, interesting, unique, and (our favorite) signature pink beers from over 40 of the best breweries around. As always we donate 100% of the proceeds from Brewbies to the Keep a Breast Foundation to support their mission of empowering young people around the world with breast health education and support.
http://www.brewbies.org/thefest

Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K Feb 11
Eighth-annual event. Post-race party. Each 10K participant receives a T-shirt and finisher’s medal.
http://www.valentinesday10k.com/

Valentine’s Day Beer & Chocolate Pairing Feb 11
Join Kilowatt Brewing in the Ocean Beach Tasting Room for a Valentine’s Day beer and chocolate pairing with Andrea’s Truffles. Each truffle will be paired with one of our unique, small-batch beers. Tickets are $18 and get you a 4×4 pairing (four truffles and four 4-oz. tasters).
https://kilowatt.eventsmart.com

Tet Festival: Lunar New Year Celebration Feb 16-18
The 13th annual San Diego Tet Festival is one of the largest free community festivals in San Diego, celebrating the Lunar New Year. It is a large three-day celebration that celebrates the beginning of Spring and a fresh start to the New Year. San Diego Tet Festival 2018 will be celebrating Year of the Dog.
https://www.sdtet.com

San Diego Pet Expo Feb 17-18
Tons of exhibitors and rescue groups, live demonstrations of obedience training and pet care, book signings, entertainment, giveaways and prizes, free nail trims, discounted vaccinations, and adoption opportunities. $10 parking.
http://www.sandiegopetcon.com

Getting Organized in 2018 Feb 18
Professional organizers and members of the San Diego chapter of the National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals are coming to your library. Join us for practical organizing tips and a chance to win prizes to help you get organized in 2018.
http://www.naposandiego.com/

Sycamore Canyon Trail Races Feb 24
Sycamore Canyon has a half marathon, 50K, or 100K. The 100K can be run solo or as part of a two- or four-person team. Fun event all on trails in the beautiful Sycamore Canyon Preserve off Highway 67. Bring a team or come solo!
http://dirtyfeet.us/trailraces/sycamore/

Winter Brew Fest Feb 24
Craft beverages from California and beyond plus live music, food, and other vendors. Benefits Outdoor Outreach and the San Diego Mountain Biking Association.
http://www.sandiegobrewfest.com

San Diego February 2018 Events

feb2018

CALIFORNIA TITLE AND COUNTY RECORDER IS CLOSED
FEBRUARY 19th for PRESIDENTS’ DAY.

DOWNLOAD PDF

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Feb 1-4
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Museum of Photographic Arts. Now in its eighth year, the festival presents a unique program encompassing six films and discussions that address a wide range of human rights issues from around the world. The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people.
http://mopa.org

Super Run 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk Feb 3
Flat and fast courses, both begin and finish in South Shores Park. 10K runs along Sea World Drive and bike path to Ingrahm Street to Crown Point Park and returns. 5K will share part of 10K course along Sea World drive and on sidewalks along the bay and returns to the park. This event benefits Water for Children Africa.
www.active.com

Save a Heart Save a Life 5K Feb 3
The Eric Paredes Save a Life Foundation presents their first Save a Heart Save a Life 5K run/walk. All participants receive a Save a Heart Save a Life 5K T-shirt, unique finisher medal, and post-race food and drink. The mission of the Eric Paredes Save a Life Foundation is to influence families, educators, elected officials, and the medical community to recognize the incidence of youth SCA/D and the importance of preventative heart screenings and to support equipping schools with automated external defibrillators (AED) plus CPR/AED training.
www.active.com

Chinese New Year Festival at Balboa Park Feb 3-4
Celebrate Chinese New Year Festival, Year of the DOG, at the International Cottages, Balboa Park. There will be kung-fu, Lion Dance, red envelope, dumplings, milk tea, steamed buns, calligraphy, youth fashion show, and ethnic dance performance.
www.balboapark.org/events

Cardiff Kook 5K, 10K, and Costume Contest Feb 4
The course starts under the famous “Encinitas” sign on North Coast Highway 101. This scenic loop passes by the “Cardiff Kook” statue (The Magic Carpet Ride), rises above some of the most popular surf breaks in the world, and heads down to Cardiff State Beach.
http://cardiffkookrun.com

Mermaid Run Feb 10
Mermaid returns to San Diego’s Mission Bay for a scenic women’s 5k, 10k, and half marathon. The flat and fast course features beautiful Bay views on mostly closed roads. The Mermaid is ideal for both runners and walkers. Come out and experience the joy of crossing the finish line!
http://www.mermaidseries.com

Cupids & Canines Adoption Event Feb 10
Join the San Diego Animal Support Foundation for the 12th Annual Cupids & Canines Mega Adoption Event, featuring hundreds of adoptable animals from 25 shelters and rescue agencies, all in one place. Dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, turtles, tortoises, and birds for adoption. Don’t be lonely this Valentine’s Day!
http://sdshelters.org/news/Events.html

Brewbies Fest Feb 10
Ninth annual festival, benefitting Keep A Breast Foundation at Bagby Beer. Enjoy an array of outstanding, interesting, unique, and (our favorite) signature pink beers from over 40 of the best breweries around. As always we donate 100% of the proceeds from Brewbies to the Keep a Breast Foundation to support their mission of empowering young people around the world with breast health education and support.
http://www.brewbies.org/thefest

Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K Feb 11
Eighth-annual event. Post-race party. Each 10K participant receives a T-shirt and finisher’s medal.
http://www.valentinesday10k.com/

Valentine’s Day Beer & Chocolate Pairing Feb 11
Join Kilowatt Brewing in the Ocean Beach Tasting Room for a Valentine’s Day beer and chocolate pairing with Andrea’s Truffles. Each truffle will be paired with one of our unique, small-batch beers. Tickets are $18 and get you a 4×4 pairing (four truffles and four 4-oz. tasters).
https://kilowatt.eventsmart.com

Tet Festival: Lunar New Year Celebration Feb 16-18
The 13th annual San Diego Tet Festival is one of the largest free community festivals in San Diego, celebrating the Lunar New Year. It is a large three-day celebration that celebrates the beginning of Spring and a fresh start to the New Year. San Diego Tet Festival 2018 will be celebrating Year of the Dog.
https://www.sdtet.com

San Diego Pet Expo Feb 17-18
Tons of exhibitors and rescue groups, live demonstrations of obedience training and pet care, book signings, entertainment, giveaways and prizes, free nail trims, discounted vaccinations, and adoption opportunities. $10 parking.
http://www.sandiegopetcon.com

Getting Organized in 2018 Feb 18
Professional organizers and members of the San Diego chapter of the National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals are coming to your library. Join us for practical organizing tips and a chance to win prizes to help you get organized in 2018.
http://www.naposandiego.com/

Sycamore Canyon Trail Races Feb 24
Sycamore Canyon has a half marathon, 50K, or 100K. The 100K can be run solo or as part of a two- or four-person team. Fun event all on trails in the beautiful Sycamore Canyon Preserve off Highway 67. Bring a team or come solo!
http://dirtyfeet.us/trailraces/sycamore/

Winter Brew Fest Feb 24
Craft beverages from California and beyond plus live music, food, and other vendors. Benefits Outdoor Outreach and the San Diego Mountain Biking Association.
http://www.sandiegobrewfest.com

San Diego January 2018 Events

jan2018

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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 Spring Home Show  Jan 5-7
Our events feature a wide selection of home improvement professionals in a fun, interactive environment. After meeting with and comparing our expert exhibitors, we know you’ll be inspired and motivated to start planning with confidence.
http://www.homeshowsandiego.com

San Diego Resolution Run 5k & 15k Jan 7
Start your year right with a San Diego run that is good for the body and good for the world. The San Diego Resolution Run 5K & 15K event will take runners on a waterfront course from along Mission Bay, while raising funds for San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project.
www.sandiegoresolutionrun.com

 Poway Winter Festival Jan 12-13
Whether you’re building a snowman, sledding down the snow hill, roasting marshmallows by the campfire, making silly faces in our free photo booth, or taking a spin around the synthetic skate rink; there is bound to be something for everyone!
http://poway.org/893/Winter-Festival

Gem Faire Jan 12-14
Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Over 70 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.
www.gemfaire.com

San Diego Multi-Cultural Festival  Jan 13
The Festival will showcase San Diego’s rich cultural diversity and traditional heritage through live music, dance performances, storytelling, children’s activities (drum circles, face painting and crafts), and a wide range of ethnic vendors. The Festival will include a variety of multi-cultural entertainment from Native American, Asian, Cajun, Latin, Jazz and Afro-Cuban bands.
http://www.sdmulticultural.com/

San Diego Travel & Adventure Show Jan 13-14
At the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show, you’ll meet with thousands of destination experts from around the world who can help you personalize the trip that’s right for you. Meet face-to-face with your favorite travel celebrities such as Samantha Brown, Rudy Maxa, Peter Greenberg and more on the Travel Theater.
https://travelshows.com/sandiego

2018 Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon  Jan 14
Carlsbad is a winter marathon and half marathon unlike any other. From our ideal weather conditions to our spectacular coastal course, our award winning event will wow you. Our 26 fully staffed course support stations, continuous entertainment and unsurpassed volunteer support are just a few of our outstanding features.
https://www.inmotionevents.com/event/carlsbad-marathon

38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade Jan 14
This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth organizations.
http://www.alpha-zsl.org/mlkdayparade.html

Monster Jam Jan 20
Monster Jam is one of the world’s largest and most famous monster truck tour featuring some of the biggest names in monster trucks.
https://www.monsterjam.com/en-US/events/san-diego-ca

 San Diego Restaurant Week  Jan 21-28
The 14th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week returns Sunday, January 21st through Sunday, January 28th with a FEAST for the senses at over 180 participating restaurants. Dine deliciously at 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.
https://www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

 Farmers Insurance Open 2018 Jan 25-28
The PGA TOUR’s Farmers Insurance Open is played annually at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, home of the 2008 & 2021 U.S. Open. Come enjoy everything San Diego has to offer! The ocean views, the world-class competition, and fan attractions including, The Michelob ULTRA Zone, Fan Village, autograph areas, a variety of locally themed concession stands and much more!
https://www.farmersinsuranceopen.com

 2018 San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show Jan 25-28
If you are a boater, don’t miss this once a year event! We’ll have the brands and companies you’ve come to know and love, as well as new marine services and products, free boating seminars, boat rides, libations and more!
http://bigbayboatshow.com/

Silly Sock Run Walk 5k Jan 27
Get silly with us, and don’t forget your silly socks! This event is fun for the whole family, even your four-legged friends. There will be prizes for best-dressed feet, face painting for the kids, a one-mile route, and even a kids dash. All levels and ages are welcome. All proceeds benefit the Clubfoot C.A.R.E.S. Organization, a U.S.-based, nonprofit advocacy group educating the public about clubfoot and eradicating stigmas.
https://sillysockrunwalk5k.redpodium.com

 

 


San Diego January 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

 San Diego Spring Home Show  Jan 5-7
Our events feature a wide selection of home improvement professionals in a fun, interactive environment. After meeting with and comparing our expert exhibitors, we know you’ll be inspired and motivated to start planning with confidence.
http://www.homeshowsandiego.com

San Diego Resolution Run 5k & 15k Jan 7
Start your year right with a San Diego run that is good for the body and good for the world. The San Diego Resolution Run 5K & 15K event will take runners on a waterfront course from along Mission Bay, while raising funds for San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project.
www.sandiegoresolutionrun.com

 Poway Winter Festival Jan 12-13
Whether you’re building a snowman, sledding down the snow hill, roasting marshmallows by the campfire, making silly faces in our free photo booth, or taking a spin around the synthetic skate rink; there is bound to be something for everyone!
http://poway.org/893/Winter-Festival

Gem Faire Jan 12-14
Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Over 70 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.
www.gemfaire.com

San Diego Multi-Cultural Festival  Jan 13
The Festival will showcase San Diego’s rich cultural diversity and traditional heritage through live music, dance performances, storytelling, children’s activities (drum circles, face painting and crafts), and a wide range of ethnic vendors. The Festival will include a variety of multi-cultural entertainment from Native American, Asian, Cajun, Latin, Jazz and Afro-Cuban bands.
http://www.sdmulticultural.com/

San Diego Travel & Adventure Show Jan 13-14
At the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show, you’ll meet with thousands of destination experts from around the world who can help you personalize the trip that’s right for you. Meet face-to-face with your favorite travel celebrities such as Samantha Brown, Rudy Maxa, Peter Greenberg and more on the Travel Theater.
https://travelshows.com/sandiego

2018 Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon  Jan 14
Carlsbad is a winter marathon and half marathon unlike any other. From our ideal weather conditions to our spectacular coastal course, our award winning event will wow you. Our 26 fully staffed course support stations, continuous entertainment and unsurpassed volunteer support are just a few of our outstanding features.
https://www.inmotionevents.com/event/carlsbad-marathon

38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade Jan 14
This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth organizations.
http://www.alpha-zsl.org/mlkdayparade.html

Monster Jam Jan 20
Monster Jam is one of the world’s largest and most famous monster truck tour featuring some of the biggest names in monster trucks.
https://www.monsterjam.com/en-US/events/san-diego-ca

 San Diego Restaurant Week  Jan 21-28
The 14th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week returns Sunday, January 21st through Sunday, January 28th with a FEAST for the senses at over 180 participating restaurants. Dine deliciously at 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.
https://www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

 Farmers Insurance Open 2018 Jan 25-28
The PGA TOUR’s Farmers Insurance Open is played annually at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, home of the 2008 & 2021 U.S. Open. Come enjoy everything San Diego has to offer! The ocean views, the world-class competition, and fan attractions including, The Michelob ULTRA Zone, Fan Village, autograph areas, a variety of locally themed concession stands and much more!
https://www.farmersinsuranceopen.com

 2018 San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show Jan 25-28
If you are a boater, don’t miss this once a year event! We’ll have the brands and companies you’ve come to know and love, as well as new marine services and products, free boating seminars, boat rides, libations and more!
http://bigbayboatshow.com/

Silly Sock Run Walk 5k Jan 27
Get silly with us, and don’t forget your silly socks! This event is fun for the whole family, even your four-legged friends. There will be prizes for best-dressed feet, face painting for the kids, a one-mile route, and even a kids dash. All levels and ages are welcome. All proceeds benefit the Clubfoot C.A.R.E.S. Organization, a U.S.-based, nonprofit advocacy group educating the public about clubfoot and eradicating stigmas.
https://sillysockrunwalk5k.redpodium.com

 

 

San Diego Holiday Lights

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There are many places to view the wonderful sights of San Diego’s Holiday Lights. Here are a few of the popular places, in addition to a list of links to assist in guiding you around to some of the favorite areas.

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BALBOA PARK Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo, www.sandiegozoo.org
BANKERS HILL The Forward House in Bankers Hill, 108 Ivy St. (1st & Ivy)
CARLSBAD The Carlsbad Christmas House, 7607 Romeria St. | 6646 Elegant Tern Pl. | 2329 Snead Dr.
CARMEL MOUNTAIN RANCH Fairway Village, Stoney Gate Place
CHULA VISTA Christmas Circle, Whitney Street and Mankato Circle
CLAIREMONT Christmas Park, Lana Drive and Jamar Drive
CLAIREMONT 5404 Mt. Burnham Dr.
CORONADO Hotel del Coronado, www.hoteldel.com
EL CAJON Jingle Bell Hill, Solomon Ave./Pegeen Pl. | Nightmare Before Christmas, 11456 Pegeen Pl. | 1838 El Pico Dr. | 9777 Valley Ranch Rd.
ESCONDIDO 2609 Meadowlark Ln.
LAKESIDE Tinsel Town, 10248 Paseo Palmas Dr.
LEMON GROVE Santa Claus Lane, 2618 Sheri Lane
MISSION BAY Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights, Begins on Quivira Basin, www.mbyc.org
OCEANSIDE 1562 Peacock Blvd. | Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights, www.oceansideyc.net
OCEANSIDE San Diego Botanic Garden “Garden of Lights”, www.SDBGarden.org
PARADISE HILLS 2160 Reo Dr
POINT LOMA Garrison Street Lights, Garrison Street and Wildwood Lane
POWAY Candy Cane Courts, Hickory Ct./Hickory St., 12659 Butterwood Ct. and Rockrose Ct.
POWAY The Griswolds, 12631 Stoutwood St.
RAMONA Happy Lights Ramona , 23542 Bassett Way
RANCHO PENASQUITOS Christmas Card Lane, Oviedo Street and Black Mountain Road
SAN MARCOS Christmas On Knob Hill, 1639 Knob Hill, www.christmasonknobhill.com/
SANTEE Starlight Circle, Tomel Court | 9325 Pebble Beach Dr. | 9435 Saint Andrews Dr. | 9773 Roe Dr.
SCRIPPS RANCH Merry-tage Court, Stonebridge Parkway and Merritage Court
SHELTER ISLAND San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, Starts off Shelter Island, goes through the harbor and ends at the Ferry Landing, Coronado
SOUTH PARK Luminaria, www.southparksd.com
TIERRASANTA Belardo Lights, www.belardolights.com

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
www.sandiegofamily.com/things-to-do
www.sandiego.org/campaigns/winter-holiday-in-san-diego
www.tripsavvy.com/san-diego-holiday-and-christmas-light-displays-2937378
http://sdparadeoflights.org/parade-schedule-route
www.finehomesandliving.com/Best-Places-to-See-Holiday-Lights


San Diego Holiday Lights

holidaylights

There are many places to view the wonderful sights of San Diego’s Holiday Lights. Here are a few of the popular places, in addition to a list of links to assist in guiding you around to some of the favorite areas.

DOWNLOAD PDF

BALBOA PARK Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo, www.sandiegozoo.org
BANKERS HILL The Forward House in Bankers Hill, 108 Ivy St. (1st & Ivy)
CARLSBAD The Carlsbad Christmas House, 7607 Romeria St. | 6646 Elegant Tern Pl. | 2329 Snead Dr.
CARMEL MOUNTAIN RANCH Fairway Village, Stoney Gate Place
CHULA VISTA Christmas Circle, Whitney Street and Mankato Circle
CLAIREMONT Christmas Park, Lana Drive and Jamar Drive
CLAIREMONT 5404 Mt. Burnham Dr.
CORONADO Hotel del Coronado, www.hoteldel.com
EL CAJON Jingle Bell Hill, Solomon Ave./Pegeen Pl. | Nightmare Before Christmas, 11456 Pegeen Pl. | 1838 El Pico Dr. | 9777 Valley Ranch Rd.
ESCONDIDO 2609 Meadowlark Ln.
LAKESIDE Tinsel Town, 10248 Paseo Palmas Dr.
LEMON GROVE Santa Claus Lane, 2618 Sheri Lane
MISSION BAY Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights, Begins on Quivira Basin, www.mbyc.org
OCEANSIDE 1562 Peacock Blvd. | Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights, www.oceansideyc.net
OCEANSIDE San Diego Botanic Garden “Garden of Lights”, www.SDBGarden.org
PARADISE HILLS 2160 Reo Dr
POINT LOMA Garrison Street Lights, Garrison Street and Wildwood Lane
POWAY Candy Cane Courts, Hickory Ct./Hickory St., 12659 Butterwood Ct. and Rockrose Ct.
POWAY The Griswolds, 12631 Stoutwood St.
RAMONA Happy Lights Ramona , 23542 Bassett Way
RANCHO PENASQUITOS Christmas Card Lane, Oviedo Street and Black Mountain Road
SAN MARCOS Christmas On Knob Hill, 1639 Knob Hill, www.christmasonknobhill.com/
SANTEE Starlight Circle, Tomel Court | 9325 Pebble Beach Dr. | 9435 Saint Andrews Dr. | 9773 Roe Dr.
SCRIPPS RANCH Merry-tage Court, Stonebridge Parkway and Merritage Court
SHELTER ISLAND San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, Starts off Shelter Island, goes through the harbor and ends at the Ferry Landing, Coronado
SOUTH PARK Luminaria, www.southparksd.com
TIERRASANTA Belardo Lights, www.belardolights.com

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
www.sandiegofamily.com/things-to-do
www.sandiego.org/campaigns/winter-holiday-in-san-diego
www.tripsavvy.com/san-diego-holiday-and-christmas-light-displays-2937378
http://sdparadeoflights.org/parade-schedule-route
www.finehomesandliving.com/Best-Places-to-See-Holiday-Lights


San Diego Holiday Lights

holidaylights

There are many places to view the wonderful sights of San Diego’s Holiday Lights. Here are a few of the popular places, in addition to a list of links to assist in guiding you around to some of the favorite areas.

DOWNLOAD PDF

BALBOA PARK Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo, www.sandiegozoo.org
BANKERS HILL The Forward House in Bankers Hill, 108 Ivy St. (1st & Ivy)
CARLSBAD The Carlsbad Christmas House, 7607 Romeria St. | 6646 Elegant Tern Pl. | 2329 Snead Dr.
CARMEL MOUNTAIN RANCH Fairway Village, Stoney Gate Place
CHULA VISTA Christmas Circle, Whitney Street and Mankato Circle
CLAIREMONT Christmas Park, Lana Drive and Jamar Drive
CLAIREMONT 5404 Mt. Burnham Dr.
CORONADO Hotel del Coronado, www.hoteldel.com
EL CAJON Jingle Bell Hill, Solomon Ave./Pegeen Pl. | Nightmare Before Christmas, 11456 Pegeen Pl. | 1838 El Pico Dr. | 9777 Valley Ranch Rd.
ESCONDIDO 2609 Meadowlark Ln.
LAKESIDE Tinsel Town, 10248 Paseo Palmas Dr.
LEMON GROVE Santa Claus Lane, 2618 Sheri Lane
MISSION BAY Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights, Begins on Quivira Basin, www.mbyc.org
OCEANSIDE 1562 Peacock Blvd. | Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights, www.oceansideyc.net
OCEANSIDE San Diego Botanic Garden “Garden of Lights”, www.SDBGarden.org
PARADISE HILLS 2160 Reo Dr
POINT LOMA Garrison Street Lights, Garrison Street and Wildwood Lane
POWAY Candy Cane Courts, Hickory Ct./Hickory St., 12659 Butterwood Ct. and Rockrose Ct.
POWAY The Griswolds, 12631 Stoutwood St.
RAMONA Happy Lights Ramona , 23542 Bassett Way
RANCHO PENASQUITOS Christmas Card Lane, Oviedo Street and Black Mountain Road
SAN MARCOS Christmas On Knob Hill, 1639 Knob Hill, www.christmasonknobhill.com/
SANTEE Starlight Circle, Tomel Court | 9325 Pebble Beach Dr. | 9435 Saint Andrews Dr. | 9773 Roe Dr.
SCRIPPS RANCH Merry-tage Court, Stonebridge Parkway and Merritage Court
SHELTER ISLAND San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, Starts off Shelter Island, goes through the harbor and ends at the Ferry Landing, Coronado
SOUTH PARK Luminaria, www.southparksd.com
TIERRASANTA Belardo Lights, www.belardolights.com

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
www.sandiegofamily.com/things-to-do
www.sandiego.org/campaigns/winter-holiday-in-san-diego
www.tripsavvy.com/san-diego-holiday-and-christmas-light-displays-2937378
http://sdparadeoflights.org/parade-schedule-route
www.finehomesandliving.com/Best-Places-to-See-Holiday-Lights

San Diego December 2017 Events

december2017

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Alpine Village Christmas Parade of Lights & Snow Festival Dec 1
Welcome to the 22nd Annual Alpine Village Christmas Parade of Lights & Snow Festival. The lighted floats, vehicles, walking/dancing units, pets, and other entries will move down the boulevard to the Snow Festival with real snow.
http://www.alpinechamber.com

Seas ’n’ Greetings Dec 1-31
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of seasonal activities. Deck the Hall (of Fishes), and check the schedule for appearances by Scuba Santa, crafts, activities, as well as live holiday music on weekends. All holiday activities are included with admission.
https://aquarium.ucsd.edu

Balboa Park December Nights Dec 1-2
Balboa Park December Nights will celebrate its 40th year in grand fashion. The nation’s premier holiday extravaganza promises to sparkle with more food, fun, and festivities in its milestone year, billed as the largest free community event in San Diego.
https://www.sandiego.gov/december-nights

Coronado Holiday Celebration Dec 1
Santa arrives via the Ferry at the Coronado Ferry Landing, a festive parade follows down Orange Avenue, and Santa lights the Christmas Tree in Rotary Plaza.
http://www.coronadochamber.com/holiday-parade.html

Frosty Farm Dec 2-3, 9-10
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

Island Food and Beer Fest San Diego 2017 Dec 2
Unlimited beer tasting, island food for purchase, commemorative glass, and festival experience. Local breweries with unlimited tasting. Food pairings prepared by local island restaurants. Island vendor village.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Garden of Lights Dec 2-23, 26-30
With nightly entertainment, including local blues and jazz bands, as well as food from Red Oven Artisanal Pizza and Pasta and coffee and treats from the Feel Good Coffee Cart. Plus holiday crafts, spin art, visits with Santa (December 2 – 23), and (on selected evenings) horse-drawn wagon rides, snow for sledding, and holiday carolers.
http://www.sdbgarden.org/lights.htm

Family Holiday Festival Dec 2
Bring a camera or smart phone to the annual Family Festival to take photos with Santa, who will give each child a coloring book. The Family Festival features train rides and holiday craft activity where children ages 12 and under can make a jingle bell bracelet or tree ornament.
http://shopvillagewalk.com

San Diego Santa Run Dec 9
A series of runs on Garnet Avenue featuring a 5K fun run and one-mile waves that include a run with your dog, a kids’ run, and a competitive race. “San Diego Santa Run is the only event in the country that provides all 5K participants with a Sunny Santa Suit and sunglasses,” say the promoters. Starts and finishes at the intersection of Garnet Avenue and Bayard Street.
http://www.sandiegosantarun.com

Santa at the Lakes Dec 9
Snow in Santee? Experience a giant snow hill, storybook character meet and greet on Storybook Island, rides, crafts, food and of course the big guy himself!
http://www.santeelakes.com/events-calendar

Wacky Wonky Wonderland Dec 10
The scrumdidlyumptious Wacky Wonky Wonderland will take place at the San Diego Center for Children’s main campus in Linda Vista to collect gifts and raise funds in support of its therapeutic, educational, foster care, and transition services provided to over 1000 families every day across San Diego County.
https://sdcc.ejoinme.org

Queen Bee Market: Etsy Comes to Life Dec 15-16
Queen Bee Market buzzes into San Diego just in time for the holidays with a two-day market. The urban-style handmade market will host vendors showcasing an array of handmade home décor, accessories, clothing, paper arts, vintage items, furniture, and more.
http://thequeenbeemarket.com/

Global Winter Wonderland Thru Dec
An international celebration featuring the largest display of traditional Chinese lanterns outside of China, “Cirque du Soleil-level acrobatics,” 35+ carnival rides, holiday-themed activities and games, and international food and shopping.
http://www.globalwonderland.com

Skate by the Bay Thru Dec
Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront’s outdoor ice rink, and share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego.
www3.hilton.com

Skating by the Sea Thru Dec
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.
https://hoteldel.com/activities/skating

Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station Thru Dec
The season runs through Sunday, January 7; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. During the day expect young children and parents at the rink. As the sun goes down the teens come out for faster-paced skating. Night sessions attract adults willing to give ice skating a try. All proceeds benefit the Rady Children’s Hospital’s Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
https://www.radyfoundation.org/icerink

 

San Diego December 2017 Events

december2017

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Alpine Village Christmas Parade of Lights & Snow Festival Dec 1
Welcome to the 22nd Annual Alpine Village Christmas Parade of Lights & Snow Festival. The lighted floats, vehicles, walking/dancing units, pets, and other entries will move down the boulevard to the Snow Festival with real snow.
http://www.alpinechamber.com

Seas ’n’ Greetings Dec 1-31
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of seasonal activities. Deck the Hall (of Fishes), and check the schedule for appearances by Scuba Santa, crafts, activities, as well as live holiday music on weekends. All holiday activities are included with admission.
https://aquarium.ucsd.edu

Balboa Park December Nights Dec 1-2
Balboa Park December Nights will celebrate its 40th year in grand fashion. The nation’s premier holiday extravaganza promises to sparkle with more food, fun, and festivities in its milestone year, billed as the largest free community event in San Diego.
https://www.sandiego.gov/december-nights

Coronado Holiday Celebration Dec 1
Santa arrives via the Ferry at the Coronado Ferry Landing, a festive parade follows down Orange Avenue, and Santa lights the Christmas Tree in Rotary Plaza.
http://www.coronadochamber.com/holiday-parade.html

Frosty Farm Dec 2-3, 9-10
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

Island Food and Beer Fest San Diego 2017 Dec 2
Unlimited beer tasting, island food for purchase, commemorative glass, and festival experience. Local breweries with unlimited tasting. Food pairings prepared by local island restaurants. Island vendor village.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Garden of Lights Dec 2-23, 26-30
With nightly entertainment, including local blues and jazz bands, as well as food from Red Oven Artisanal Pizza and Pasta and coffee and treats from the Feel Good Coffee Cart. Plus holiday crafts, spin art, visits with Santa (December 2 – 23), and (on selected evenings) horse-drawn wagon rides, snow for sledding, and holiday carolers.
http://www.sdbgarden.org/lights.htm

Family Holiday Festival Dec 2
Bring a camera or smart phone to the annual Family Festival to take photos with Santa, who will give each child a coloring book. The Family Festival features train rides and holiday craft activity where children ages 12 and under can make a jingle bell bracelet or tree ornament.
http://shopvillagewalk.com

San Diego Santa Run Dec 9
A series of runs on Garnet Avenue featuring a 5K fun run and one-mile waves that include a run with your dog, a kids’ run, and a competitive race. “San Diego Santa Run is the only event in the country that provides all 5K participants with a Sunny Santa Suit and sunglasses,” say the promoters. Starts and finishes at the intersection of Garnet Avenue and Bayard Street.
http://www.sandiegosantarun.com

Santa at the Lakes Dec 9
Snow in Santee? Experience a giant snow hill, storybook character meet and greet on Storybook Island, rides, crafts, food and of course the big guy himself!
http://www.santeelakes.com/events-calendar

Wacky Wonky Wonderland Dec 10
The scrumdidlyumptious Wacky Wonky Wonderland will take place at the San Diego Center for Children’s main campus in Linda Vista to collect gifts and raise funds in support of its therapeutic, educational, foster care, and transition services provided to over 1000 families every day across San Diego County.
https://sdcc.ejoinme.org

Queen Bee Market: Etsy Comes to Life Dec 15-16
Queen Bee Market buzzes into San Diego just in time for the holidays with a two-day market. The urban-style handmade market will host vendors showcasing an array of handmade home décor, accessories, clothing, paper arts, vintage items, furniture, and more.
http://thequeenbeemarket.com/

Global Winter Wonderland Thru Dec
An international celebration featuring the largest display of traditional Chinese lanterns outside of China, “Cirque du Soleil-level acrobatics,” 35+ carnival rides, holiday-themed activities and games, and international food and shopping.
http://www.globalwonderland.com

Skate by the Bay Thru Dec
Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront’s outdoor ice rink, and share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego.
www3.hilton.com

Skating by the Sea Thru Dec
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.
https://hoteldel.com/activities/skating

Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station Thru Dec
The season runs through Sunday, January 7; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. During the day expect young children and parents at the rink. As the sun goes down the teens come out for faster-paced skating. Night sessions attract adults willing to give ice skating a try. All proceeds benefit the Rady Children’s Hospital’s Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
https://www.radyfoundation.org/icerink

 


San Diego December 2017 Events

december2017

DOWNLOAD PDF

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Alpine Village Christmas Parade of Lights & Snow Festival Dec 1
Welcome to the 22nd Annual Alpine Village Christmas Parade of Lights & Snow Festival. The lighted floats, vehicles, walking/dancing units, pets, and other entries will move down the boulevard to the Snow Festival with real snow.
http://www.alpinechamber.com

Seas ’n’ Greetings Dec 1-31
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of seasonal activities. Deck the Hall (of Fishes), and check the schedule for appearances by Scuba Santa, crafts, activities, as well as live holiday music on weekends. All holiday activities are included with admission.
https://aquarium.ucsd.edu

Balboa Park December Nights Dec 1-2
Balboa Park December Nights will celebrate its 40th year in grand fashion. The nation’s premier holiday extravaganza promises to sparkle with more food, fun, and festivities in its milestone year, billed as the largest free community event in San Diego.
https://www.sandiego.gov/december-nights

Coronado Holiday Celebration Dec 1
Santa arrives via the Ferry at the Coronado Ferry Landing, a festive parade follows down Orange Avenue, and Santa lights the Christmas Tree in Rotary Plaza.
http://www.coronadochamber.com/holiday-parade.html

Frosty Farm Dec 2-3, 9-10
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

Island Food and Beer Fest San Diego 2017 Dec 2
Unlimited beer tasting, island food for purchase, commemorative glass, and festival experience. Local breweries with unlimited tasting. Food pairings prepared by local island restaurants. Island vendor village.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Garden of Lights Dec 2-23, 26-30
With nightly entertainment, including local blues and jazz bands, as well as food from Red Oven Artisanal Pizza and Pasta and coffee and treats from the Feel Good Coffee Cart. Plus holiday crafts, spin art, visits with Santa (December 2 – 23), and (on selected evenings) horse-drawn wagon rides, snow for sledding, and holiday carolers.
http://www.sdbgarden.org/lights.htm

Family Holiday Festival Dec 2
Bring a camera or smart phone to the annual Family Festival to take photos with Santa, who will give each child a coloring book. The Family Festival features train rides and holiday craft activity where children ages 12 and under can make a jingle bell bracelet or tree ornament.
http://shopvillagewalk.com

San Diego Santa Run Dec 9
A series of runs on Garnet Avenue featuring a 5K fun run and one-mile waves that include a run with your dog, a kids’ run, and a competitive race. “San Diego Santa Run is the only event in the country that provides all 5K participants with a Sunny Santa Suit and sunglasses,” say the promoters. Starts and finishes at the intersection of Garnet Avenue and Bayard Street.
http://www.sandiegosantarun.com

Santa at the Lakes Dec 9
Snow in Santee? Experience a giant snow hill, storybook character meet and greet on Storybook Island, rides, crafts, food and of course the big guy himself!
http://www.santeelakes.com/events-calendar

Wacky Wonky Wonderland Dec 10
The scrumdidlyumptious Wacky Wonky Wonderland will take place at the San Diego Center for Children’s main campus in Linda Vista to collect gifts and raise funds in support of its therapeutic, educational, foster care, and transition services provided to over 1000 families every day across San Diego County.
https://sdcc.ejoinme.org

Queen Bee Market: Etsy Comes to Life Dec 15-16
Queen Bee Market buzzes into San Diego just in time for the holidays with a two-day market. The urban-style handmade market will host vendors showcasing an array of handmade home décor, accessories, clothing, paper arts, vintage items, furniture, and more.
http://thequeenbeemarket.com/

Global Winter Wonderland Thru Dec
An international celebration featuring the largest display of traditional Chinese lanterns outside of China, “Cirque du Soleil-level acrobatics,” 35+ carnival rides, holiday-themed activities and games, and international food and shopping.
http://www.globalwonderland.com

Skate by the Bay Thru Dec
Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront’s outdoor ice rink, and share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego.
www3.hilton.com

Skating by the Sea Thru Dec
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.
https://hoteldel.com/activities/skating

Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station Thru Dec
The season runs through Sunday, January 7; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. During the day expect young children and parents at the rink. As the sun goes down the teens come out for faster-paced skating. Night sessions attract adults willing to give ice skating a try. All proceeds benefit the Rady Children’s Hospital’s Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
https://www.radyfoundation.org/icerink

 


San Diego November 2017 Events

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San Diego November 2017 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 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.
www.sdbeer.com/sdbw

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.
https://www.carlsbad.org/event/carlsbad-village-faire-2

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.
https://www.sandiego.org

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.
www.curiepta.org/craft-fair

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.
www.surftoberfest.com

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.
http://www.escondidotamalefestival.com/

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”.
https://www.sdvetparade.org/

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.
http://eliteeventssd.com

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.
http://www.chowderfestival.com

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.
https://sandiegowineclassic.com//events.html

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.
http://local.encinitaschamber.com

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.
https://hoteldel.com/activities/skating

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
https://www.dmtc.com

 

San Diego November 2017 Events

november

San Diego November 2017 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 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.
www.sdbeer.com/sdbw

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.
https://www.carlsbad.org/event/carlsbad-village-faire-2

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.
https://www.sandiego.org

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.
www.curiepta.org/craft-fair

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.
www.surftoberfest.com

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.
http://www.escondidotamalefestival.com/

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”.
https://www.sdvetparade.org/

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.
http://eliteeventssd.com

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.
http://www.chowderfestival.com

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.
https://sandiegowineclassic.com//events.html

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.
http://local.encinitaschamber.com

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.
https://hoteldel.com/activities/skating

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
https://www.dmtc.com

 


San Diego October 2017 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

Oktoberfest in El Cajon Sept 29 – Oct 1; Oct 6-8
San Diego County’s oldest and most traditional Oktoberfest, featuring Germany’s own Guggenbach-Buam performing live oom-pah music on stage, an array of German hot foods, sausages, pretzels and desserts, and German beers on tap. Games, dancing, raffles, contests, a Kids’ Zone. $10 Friday and Saturdays; $5 Sundays.
http://www.germanclubsandiego.org/

Adams Avenue Street Fair Sept 30 – Oct 1
Southern California’s largest free two-day music festival is held each year during the last weekend in September. The 35th annual event offers 70 musical acts on 9 stages plus beer gardens and beer tastings, carnival rides, food, and more than 350 arts and crafts booths.
https://www.adamsavenuebusiness.com

Walk, Run, Celebrate 5K Oct 1
9th annual LightBridge Hospice Walk, Run, Celebrate 5K. Registration $30, kids 12 & under free, leashed dogs welcome. 5K will include free family entertainment, DJ, vendor village, food trucks, animal adoption, and prizes. Proceeds support LightBridge Hospice programs.
http://lightbridge5k.org/

La Mesa Oktoberfest Oct 1
Since 1973, the La Mesa Oktoberfest has featured hundreds of exhibitors, family friendly activities, German food, music, dancing, games, and of course beer.
www.lamesaoktoberfest.org

Encinitas Oktoberfest Oct 1
Music, Bavarian dancers, German food and drink, and a street craft faire featuring more than 200 vendors.
http://encinitasoktoberfest.com

San Diego International Film Festival Oct 4-8
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 filmmaking, and a full schedule of glamorous parties and intimate events with filmmakers.
http://sdfilmfest.com/festival/experience

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest Oct 6-7
The 13th annual Ocean Beach Oktoberfest. Festivities kick off Friday at noon with the Oktoberstretch yoga festival, beer garden, live music, and games. The fun picks back up Saturday morning with the OB Brot Trot and DI workout, followed by a German microbrew tasting benefiting the Warrior Foundation Freedom Station, live music, and the annual competitions including the Sausage Toss Competition for a cash prize, bratwurst-eating contest, stein-holding contest, and more.
https://oceanbeachsandiego.com

Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest Oct 7
Great fun, great food, great beers, great cause – great price! 35th Annual Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest & Family Fall Festival Oct 7, noon to 10PM. Plenty to do for kids and adults: costume contests, music, arts & crafts, games, rides, and of course – good times with family and friends.
www.rotaryoktoberfest.org

Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Festival & 5K Oct 7
The Fit Foodie Festival & 5K celebrates the balance of a delicious, healthy, and active lifestyle as runners eat their way to the finish line with bites at every mile, then celebrate at the post-race John Hancock Vitality Village Food and Fitness Festival. Inside the John Hancock Vitality Village Food and Fitness Festival, runners are rewarded for making healthy choices with tastes from local restaurants, beer and wine gardens, mini-workout classes, cooking demonstrations, meet-and-greets with elite athletes and more.
http://www.fitfoodierun.com/

La Jolla Art + Wine Festival Oct 7-8
This two-day free, family-friendly celebration boasts a footprint of over ½ mile and an expansive collection of over 150 juried artists from around the globe. Roving entertainment, gourmet marketplace serving bites, family art center, silent auction, more.
http://www.ljawf.com

Fleet Week Oct 11-17
The mission of Fleet Week San Diego is to honor and celebrate the men and women of the military through public events that entertain and alliances that support and thank these heroes.
https://fleetweeksandiego.org

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show Oct 13-15
Now in our 45th year. See over 300 of the nation’s most talented artisans and shop thousands of American handmade arts and crafts.
http://www.harvestfestival.com

Fleet Week’s Sea & Air Parade Oct 14
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/fleet-week-sea-air-parade

Surftoberfest Oct 14
Community empowerment, beer, food, and ocean. Proceeds provide healthy back surgery and health alternatives to Veterans, economically disadvantaged persons, and animals.
www.surftoberfest.com

Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival Oct 21
The Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival, better known as FilAmFest, is an event for all ages to enjoy and learn more about Filipino and Filipino American culture. We will be featuring culinary arts, music, martial arts, literature, dance, and more.
http://filamfest.org

Bayside Brew & Spirits Festival Oct 21
Bayside Brew and Spirits Festival is the first binational beer festival in San Diego. We’re bringing together the best of both sides of the border to create an afternoon of fun for the South Bay. Try 100 beers, wines, and spirits from over 50 local purveyors.
www.baysidebrewfest.com

Dia de los Muertos Oct 29
Join more than 40,000 visitors in celebrating a Mexican Fiesta filled with beautiful music, traditional satirical dancing, cultural eateries, Por Siempre Car Club, Las Ofrendas, chalk cemetery, arts and crafts for kids, a Day of Dead retail Mercado, and more.
http://visitoceanside.org/events

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San Diego October 2017 Events

october

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Oktoberfest in El Cajon Sept 29 – Oct 1; Oct 6-8
San Diego County’s oldest and most traditional Oktoberfest, featuring Germany’s own Guggenbach-Buam performing live oom-pah music on stage, an array of German hot foods, sausages, pretzels and desserts, and German beers on tap. Games, dancing, raffles, contests, a Kids’ Zone. $10 Friday and Saturdays; $5 Sundays.
http://www.germanclubsandiego.org/

Adams Avenue Street Fair Sept 30 – Oct 1
Southern California’s largest free two-day music festival is held each year during the last weekend in September. The 35th annual event offers 70 musical acts on 9 stages plus beer gardens and beer tastings, carnival rides, food, and more than 350 arts and crafts booths.
https://www.adamsavenuebusiness.com

Walk, Run, Celebrate 5K Oct 1
9th annual LightBridge Hospice Walk, Run, Celebrate 5K. Registration $30, kids 12 & under free, leashed dogs welcome. 5K will include free family entertainment, DJ, vendor village, food trucks, animal adoption, and prizes. Proceeds support LightBridge Hospice programs.
http://lightbridge5k.org/

La Mesa Oktoberfest Oct 1
Since 1973, the La Mesa Oktoberfest has featured hundreds of exhibitors, family friendly activities, German food, music, dancing, games, and of course beer.
www.lamesaoktoberfest.org

Encinitas Oktoberfest Oct 1
Music, Bavarian dancers, German food and drink, and a street craft faire featuring more than 200 vendors.
http://encinitasoktoberfest.com

San Diego International Film Festival Oct 4-8
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 filmmaking, and a full schedule of glamorous parties and intimate events with filmmakers.
http://sdfilmfest.com/festival/experience

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest Oct 6-7
The 13th annual Ocean Beach Oktoberfest. Festivities kick off Friday at noon with the Oktoberstretch yoga festival, beer garden, live music, and games. The fun picks back up Saturday morning with the OB Brot Trot and DI workout, followed by a German microbrew tasting benefiting the Warrior Foundation Freedom Station, live music, and the annual competitions including the Sausage Toss Competition for a cash prize, bratwurst-eating contest, stein-holding contest, and more.
https://oceanbeachsandiego.com

Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest Oct 7
Great fun, great food, great beers, great cause – great price! 35th Annual Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest & Family Fall Festival Oct 7, noon to 10PM. Plenty to do for kids and adults: costume contests, music, arts & crafts, games, rides, and of course – good times with family and friends.
www.rotaryoktoberfest.org

Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Festival & 5K Oct 7
The Fit Foodie Festival & 5K celebrates the balance of a delicious, healthy, and active lifestyle as runners eat their way to the finish line with bites at every mile, then celebrate at the post-race John Hancock Vitality Village Food and Fitness Festival. Inside the John Hancock Vitality Village Food and Fitness Festival, runners are rewarded for making healthy choices with tastes from local restaurants, beer and wine gardens, mini-workout classes, cooking demonstrations, meet-and-greets with elite athletes and more.
http://www.fitfoodierun.com/

La Jolla Art + Wine Festival Oct 7-8
This two-day free, family-friendly celebration boasts a footprint of over ½ mile and an expansive collection of over 150 juried artists from around the globe. Roving entertainment, gourmet marketplace serving bites, family art center, silent auction, more.
http://www.ljawf.com

Fleet Week Oct 11-17
The mission of Fleet Week San Diego is to honor and celebrate the men and women of the military through public events that entertain and alliances that support and thank these heroes.
https://fleetweeksandiego.org

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show Oct 13-15
Now in our 45th year. See over 300 of the nation’s most talented artisans and shop thousands of American handmade arts and crafts.
http://www.harvestfestival.com

Fleet Week’s Sea & Air Parade Oct 14
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/fleet-week-sea-air-parade

Surftoberfest Oct 14
Community empowerment, beer, food, and ocean. Proceeds provide healthy back surgery and health alternatives to Veterans, economically disadvantaged persons, and animals.
www.surftoberfest.com

Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival Oct 21
The Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival, better known as FilAmFest, is an event for all ages to enjoy and learn more about Filipino and Filipino American culture. We will be featuring culinary arts, music, martial arts, literature, dance, and more.
http://filamfest.org

Bayside Brew & Spirits Festival Oct 21
Bayside Brew and Spirits Festival is the first binational beer festival in San Diego. We’re bringing together the best of both sides of the border to create an afternoon of fun for the South Bay. Try 100 beers, wines, and spirits from over 50 local purveyors.
www.baysidebrewfest.com

Dia de los Muertos Oct 29
Join more than 40,000 visitors in celebrating a Mexican Fiesta filled with beautiful music, traditional satirical dancing, cultural eateries, Por Siempre Car Club, Las Ofrendas, chalk cemetery, arts and crafts for kids, a Day of Dead retail Mercado, and more.
http://visitoceanside.org/events

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San Diego September 2017 Events

september

San Diego September 2017 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

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo Sept 1-4
This will be the sixth year that one of the world’s most important sand-sculpting competitions will be held on this built-for-the-occasion beach, with over 300 tons of sand dumped on the pier on San Diego’s Big Bay.
https://ussandsculpting.com

San Diego Festival of Sail Sept 1-4
The Festival of Sail is the largest tall ship festival on the West Coast and is hosted at the Maritime Museum of San Diego, transforming the North Embarcadero over Labor Day weekend into a nautical theme park.
https://sdmaritime.org/visit/public-events/festival-of-sail

Bacon Fest Sept 2
San Diego Bacon Fest celebrates International Bacon Day. This all-inclusive feast features “baconclusive” bites prepared by local chefs and beverages from local breweries and distilleries.
http://sandiegobaconfest.com

Sorrento Valley Beer Festival 2017 Sept 8
Go on an adventure and explore the art of the brew. Games, comfortable seating, fire pits, live music, food trucks.
http://www.sorrentovalleybeerfestival.com

Revolt Summer Surf Series: Ocean Beach Sept 9
he Revolt Summer Surf Series returns for its 11th season with the third leg of a four-event competition. Season 10 saw record turnouts and some great surfing by carvers from all over the globe.
http://revoltsurfseries.com/rsss

Cardiff Greek Festival 2017 Sept 9
Greek food, pastries, Greek folk dance performances, church tours, musical performances, kids games, market/deli, and more. Dance to live Greek music. Free parking at Mira Costa College next door.
http://www.cardiffgreekfestival.com

San Diego Blues Festival Sept 9
The 7th Annual San Diego Blues Festival features Mavis Staples, California Honeydrops, Joe Louis Walker, Rick Estrin & the Nightcats, Chris James with Patrick Rynn & Aki Kumar, Missy, Mercedes & Sharifah, Leo Bud Welch, Blue Largo, and TJ & the Suitcase. The event includes local craft beer, food vendors, specialty cocktails, and wine, along with arts and crafts vendors. The Food Bank asks all attendees to bring two cans of food to donate.
https://www.sdbluesfest.com/tickets

South Bay Pride Art & Music Festival Sept 9
The 10th annual celebration of South Bay’s LGBTQ pride features music, dancing, artisans with food, vendors, and exhibitors.
http://southbaypride.org

Carlsbad Brewfest Sept 9
More than 24 craft brewers will come together at this year’s fourth annual event, sponsored by Harrah’s Resorts Southern California and SR76 Brewery. Music from local band OSS, “Oceanside Sound System,” and yard games will complement the fun offered by brewers’ booths.
https://www.carlsbadbrewfest.org

Pizza & Beer Festival Sept 9
Unlimited tastings of pizza from some of the top restaurants and food trucks in Southern California as well as unlimited tastings of craft beer from local and regional breweries. Shop boutique vendors where you can purchase original art. With DJs, games, hand-rolled cigars.
www.pizzabeerfest.com

Alley Art Festival Sept 10
The 4th annual Alley Art Festival features a puppet parade to kick off the day of events. Randall Art Ranch will be installing the fifth of a series of sculptures, a steampunk-themed Time Machine.
http://www.vistaart.org/alley-art-festival-home

Heart & Stroke Walk Sept 16
Join the American Heart Association at Sixth & Laurel for the 26th Annual Heart & Stroke Walk. The celebration includes several local San Diego vendors, work-out demos, health screenings, entertainment, Subway sandwiches, and more. The expo opens at 6 am; the walk and festivities kick-off at 7 am. The Heart Walk designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living.
http://www2.heart.org

Cookie Con & Sweets Show Sept 16-17
It’s batter up when the San Diego Cookie Con & Sweets Show comes to the San Diego Convention Center. This baking and pastry convention has been called Comic Con for cookie lovers. You’ll encounter a weekend’s worth of celebrity guests from TV and YouTube, tastes and treats galore, swag for grabs.
http://sandiegocookiecon.com

Fall Home Garden Show Sept 22-24
The 28th-annual Fall Home/Garden Show features interior design and garden displays, remodeling inspiration, hands-on demonstrations, educational seminars, and one-stop shopping for everything pertaining to the home and garden.
http://fallhomegardenshow.com

PIFA Festival Sept 23-24
The Asian and Pacific Islander community in general has unique needs and strengths. The Pacific Islander Festival is the largest and longest running event attracting not only Pacific Islander communities, but Asian and other communities as well. We offer 2 days of fellowship, culture, entertainment, shopping, and food.
http://fallhomegardenshow.com

International Harvest Festival Sept 23-24
Two-day dance event hosted by the five international folk dance clubs belonging to the International Dance Association of San Diego County. Free dance lessons, dance performances, folk arts, and craft vendors plus food and beverages. A partner is not needed to participate in the dance lessons.
https://sites.google.com/site/harvestfestivalbalboapark/

San Diego Restaurant Week Sept 1 – Oct 1
For one week only, over 180 restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe dinner menus for $20, $30, $40, or $50 per person and/or two-course prix-fixe lunch menus for $10, $15, or $20 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/

La Mesa Oktoberfest Sept 29 – Oct 1
Celebrating its 44th year. Vendors featuring craftwork and knick-knacks plus sausages, food truck favorites, and live entertainment.
http://www.lamesaoktoberfest.org/

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San Diego September 2017 Events

september

San Diego September 2017 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

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo Sept 1-4
This will be the sixth year that one of the world’s most important sand-sculpting competitions will be held on this built-for-the-occasion beach, with over 300 tons of sand dumped on the pier on San Diego’s Big Bay.
https://ussandsculpting.com

San Diego Festival of Sail Sept 1-4
The Festival of Sail is the largest tall ship festival on the West Coast and is hosted at the Maritime Museum of San Diego, transforming the North Embarcadero over Labor Day weekend into a nautical theme park.
https://sdmaritime.org/visit/public-events/festival-of-sail

Bacon Fest Sept 2
San Diego Bacon Fest celebrates International Bacon Day. This all-inclusive feast features “baconclusive” bites prepared by local chefs and beverages from local breweries and distilleries.
http://sandiegobaconfest.com

Sorrento Valley Beer Festival 2017 Sept 8
Go on an adventure and explore the art of the brew. Games, comfortable seating, fire pits, live music, food trucks.
http://www.sorrentovalleybeerfestival.com

Revolt Summer Surf Series: Ocean Beach Sept 9
he Revolt Summer Surf Series returns for its 11th season with the third leg of a four-event competition. Season 10 saw record turnouts and some great surfing by carvers from all over the globe.
http://revoltsurfseries.com/rsss

Cardiff Greek Festival 2017 Sept 9
Greek food, pastries, Greek folk dance performances, church tours, musical performances, kids games, market/deli, and more. Dance to live Greek music. Free parking at Mira Costa College next door.
http://www.cardiffgreekfestival.com

San Diego Blues Festival Sept 9
The 7th Annual San Diego Blues Festival features Mavis Staples, California Honeydrops, Joe Louis Walker, Rick Estrin & the Nightcats, Chris James with Patrick Rynn & Aki Kumar, Missy, Mercedes & Sharifah, Leo Bud Welch, Blue Largo, and TJ & the Suitcase. The event includes local craft beer, food vendors, specialty cocktails, and wine, along with arts and crafts vendors. The Food Bank asks all attendees to bring two cans of food to donate.
https://www.sdbluesfest.com/tickets

South Bay Pride Art & Music Festival Sept 9
The 10th annual celebration of South Bay’s LGBTQ pride features music, dancing, artisans with food, vendors, and exhibitors.
http://southbaypride.org

Carlsbad Brewfest Sept 9
More than 24 craft brewers will come together at this year’s fourth annual event, sponsored by Harrah’s Resorts Southern California and SR76 Brewery. Music from local band OSS, “Oceanside Sound System,” and yard games will complement the fun offered by brewers’ booths.
https://www.carlsbadbrewfest.org

Pizza & Beer Festival Sept 9
Unlimited tastings of pizza from some of the top restaurants and food trucks in Southern California as well as unlimited tastings of craft beer from local and regional breweries. Shop boutique vendors where you can purchase original art. With DJs, games, hand-rolled cigars.
www.pizzabeerfest.com

Alley Art Festival Sept 10
The 4th annual Alley Art Festival features a puppet parade to kick off the day of events. Randall Art Ranch will be installing the fifth of a series of sculptures, a steampunk-themed Time Machine.
http://www.vistaart.org/alley-art-festival-home

Heart & Stroke Walk Sept 16
Join the American Heart Association at Sixth & Laurel for the 26th Annual Heart & Stroke Walk. The celebration includes several local San Diego vendors, work-out demos, health screenings, entertainment, Subway sandwiches, and more. The expo opens at 6 am; the walk and festivities kick-off at 7 am. The Heart Walk designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living.
http://www2.heart.org

Cookie Con & Sweets Show Sept 16-17
It’s batter up when the San Diego Cookie Con & Sweets Show comes to the San Diego Convention Center. This baking and pastry convention has been called Comic Con for cookie lovers. You’ll encounter a weekend’s worth of celebrity guests from TV and YouTube, tastes and treats galore, swag for grabs.
http://sandiegocookiecon.com

Fall Home Garden Show Sept 22-24
The 28th-annual Fall Home/Garden Show features interior design and garden displays, remodeling inspiration, hands-on demonstrations, educational seminars, and one-stop shopping for everything pertaining to the home and garden.
http://fallhomegardenshow.com

PIFA Festival Sept 23-24
The Asian and Pacific Islander community in general has unique needs and strengths. The Pacific Islander Festival is the largest and longest running event attracting not only Pacific Islander communities, but Asian and other communities as well. We offer 2 days of fellowship, culture, entertainment, shopping, and food.
http://fallhomegardenshow.com

International Harvest Festival Sept 23-24
Two-day dance event hosted by the five international folk dance clubs belonging to the International Dance Association of San Diego County. Free dance lessons, dance performances, folk arts, and craft vendors plus food and beverages. A partner is not needed to participate in the dance lessons.
https://sites.google.com/site/harvestfestivalbalboapark/

San Diego Restaurant Week Sept 1 – Oct 1
For one week only, over 180 restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe dinner menus for $20, $30, $40, or $50 per person and/or two-course prix-fixe lunch menus for $10, $15, or $20 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/

La Mesa Oktoberfest Sept 29 – Oct 1
Celebrating its 44th year. Vendors featuring craftwork and knick-knacks plus sausages, food truck favorites, and live entertainment.
http://www.lamesaoktoberfest.org/

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August 2017 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

Bayside Summer Nights 2017 Thru August
This is where music lovers gather to enjoy a picnic on the lawn, share a bottle of champagne at reserved tables, or sit in the grandstand taking in the beauty of San Diego Bay. All concerts begin at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted on purchase page.
http://www.sandiegosymphony.org

Sip of Julian Aug 5
The Sip features many of Julian’s alcoholic beverage purveyors. “Proof that we’re not just about apples and great pie, we have growers and producers of wine, craft beer, craft cocktails, and hard cider, offering up a sampling of their hand-crafted specialties.”
www.visitjulian.com

Vans Warped Tour Aug 5
www.vanswarpedtour.com

Farm to Bay Aug 5
Enjoy tastes and sips from over 40 food and beverage partners. Experience animal encounters on a National Wildlife Refuge with views of San Diego Bay. Support sustainability with a Zero Waste event goal.
Eighth-annual fundraiser, a unique tasting event that supports coastal wildlife, education, and sustainability programs at the Living Coast.
www.thelivingcoast.org/events-calendar/farmtobay

Lemon Festival Aug 6
Celebrate this juicy jubilee with the community by sporting your brightest yellow outfit and enjoying lemon-infused activities including live bands, sour contests, a Festival Fun Zone, craft beer garden, and hundreds of festive booths.
http://thirdavenuevillage.com

Oceanside International Film Festival 2017 Aug 6-13
Over the course of eight days, OIFF 2017 will screen over 70 films and showcase some of the best San Diego has to offer in local craft brew and catering. Founded by the Oceanside Cultural Art Foundation in 2009.
https://impactflow.com

Automobile Heritage Day Festival & Car Show Aug 12
26th annual event, hosted by the National City Chamber of Commerce. Live music, food from a variety of National City eateries, entertainment for children, and specialty booths. A drive-by awards ceremony at 2 pm will showcase first-place winners for each of the classes as well as second- and third-place winners.
www.automobileheritageday.com

CityFest Aug 13
This year’s festival include over 250 artisans and crafters from across the country, international food court, live music, kids’ zone, Furry Fosters petting zoo, over six blocks of fun, beer garden, four Artist Alleys showcasing up-and-coming work from local artists. Proceeds go toward the upkeep of the Hillcrest sign and beautification projects in Hillcrest.
http://fabuloushillcrest.com

Cardiff Dog Days of Summer Aug 13
Cardiff 101 Main Street is proud to partner with the City of Encinitas to present the 12th Annual Cardiff Dog Days of Summer with 200 dog-related vendors and rescue groups, pet adoptions, live music, dog contests, kids’ activities, beer & wine garden, food trucks, and more.
http://www.cardiff101.com

Summergrass Festival Aug 18-20
The bill includes Bluegrass Etc., Sideline, Nu Blu, Chris Jones & the Night Drivers, Chris Cerna & Bluegrass Republic, MojaviSoul, Front Porch Music Preservation Society, Prairie Sky, the Brombies, and Vulcan Mountain Boys.
www.summergrass.net

Taco & Spirits Revolution Aug 19
Step into the revolution of 2017 at HarborFest! For its third year in a row, the Taco & Spirits Revolution returns to Bayside Park where chefs and spirit companies compete for the title of #1 Taco and #1 Spirit.
http://www.cvharborfest.com

Stone 21st Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival Aug 19
This festival is not only the largest craft beer festival in Southern California, it’s also our largest annual charitable event. We’re proud to support our community by donating 100% of the proceeds.
www.stonebrewing.com

World Bodysurfing Championships Aug 19-20
During the World Bodysurfing Championships, 350-400 bodysurfers from around the world compete in their respective age divisions for trophies and prizes.
http://www.worldbodysurfing.org

BBQ State Championship Aug 20
More than 40 of the nation’s top professional BBQ Pitmasters, local restaurants, and chefs will be competing in this State Championship sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society. Attendees will enjoy tasty BBQ samples, local craft beer, and live music throughout the day.
www.dmtc.com

International Kids Film Festival Aug 25-27
San Diego International Kids Film Festival will screening 100+ films from 30+ countries complete with red carpet, fashion presentation, speakers, and celebrity guests. One of the only multicultural events for families with kids.
www.maeya.org

Brew & Food Festival Aug 26
The third annual Brew & Food Festival (BFF) invites craft beer and food enthusiasts to experience tastings of more than 200 craft beers from 70 brewers, and culinary creations from more than 20 top chefs from San Diego, Tijuana and Baja. In addition, BFF will host live music performances, including a silent disco dome with dueling DJs on separate channels.
www. brewandfoodfest.com

10th Annual Bike the Bay August 27
Ride the bridge, Bike the Bay! This non-competitive community bike ride is for riders of all abilities and will take you on a scenic, and primarily flat, ride around the San Diego Bay via the Bayshore Bikeway. All riders will return to San Diego for a post-ride festival with food, beverage, beer garden and entertainment.
www.bikethebay.net

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August 2017 Events

august

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Bayside Summer Nights 2017 Thru August
This is where music lovers gather to enjoy a picnic on the lawn, share a bottle of champagne at reserved tables, or sit in the grandstand taking in the beauty of San Diego Bay. All concerts begin at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted on purchase page.
http://www.sandiegosymphony.org

Sip of Julian Aug 5
The Sip features many of Julian’s alcoholic beverage purveyors. “Proof that we’re not just about apples and great pie, we have growers and producers of wine, craft beer, craft cocktails, and hard cider, offering up a sampling of their hand-crafted specialties.”
www.visitjulian.com

Vans Warped Tour Aug 5
www.vanswarpedtour.com

Farm to Bay Aug 5
Enjoy tastes and sips from over 40 food and beverage partners. Experience animal encounters on a National Wildlife Refuge with views of San Diego Bay. Support sustainability with a Zero Waste event goal.
Eighth-annual fundraiser, a unique tasting event that supports coastal wildlife, education, and sustainability programs at the Living Coast.
www.thelivingcoast.org/events-calendar/farmtobay

Lemon Festival Aug 6
Celebrate this juicy jubilee with the community by sporting your brightest yellow outfit and enjoying lemon-infused activities including live bands, sour contests, a Festival Fun Zone, craft beer garden, and hundreds of festive booths.
http://thirdavenuevillage.com

Oceanside International Film Festival 2017 Aug 6-13
Over the course of eight days, OIFF 2017 will screen over 70 films and showcase some of the best San Diego has to offer in local craft brew and catering. Founded by the Oceanside Cultural Art Foundation in 2009.
https://impactflow.com

Automobile Heritage Day Festival & Car Show Aug 12
26th annual event, hosted by the National City Chamber of Commerce. Live music, food from a variety of National City eateries, entertainment for children, and specialty booths. A drive-by awards ceremony at 2 pm will showcase first-place winners for each of the classes as well as second- and third-place winners.
www.automobileheritageday.com

CityFest Aug 13
This year’s festival include over 250 artisans and crafters from across the country, international food court, live music, kids’ zone, Furry Fosters petting zoo, over six blocks of fun, beer garden, four Artist Alleys showcasing up-and-coming work from local artists. Proceeds go toward the upkeep of the Hillcrest sign and beautification projects in Hillcrest.
http://fabuloushillcrest.com

Cardiff Dog Days of Summer Aug 13
Cardiff 101 Main Street is proud to partner with the City of Encinitas to present the 12th Annual Cardiff Dog Days of Summer with 200 dog-related vendors and rescue groups, pet adoptions, live music, dog contests, kids’ activities, beer & wine garden, food trucks, and more.
http://www.cardiff101.com

Summergrass Festival Aug 18-20
The bill includes Bluegrass Etc., Sideline, Nu Blu, Chris Jones & the Night Drivers, Chris Cerna & Bluegrass Republic, MojaviSoul, Front Porch Music Preservation Society, Prairie Sky, the Brombies, and Vulcan Mountain Boys.
www.summergrass.net

Taco & Spirits Revolution Aug 19
Step into the revolution of 2017 at HarborFest! For its third year in a row, the Taco & Spirits Revolution returns to Bayside Park where chefs and spirit companies compete for the title of #1 Taco and #1 Spirit.
http://www.cvharborfest.com

Stone 21st Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival Aug 19
This festival is not only the largest craft beer festival in Southern California, it’s also our largest annual charitable event. We’re proud to support our community by donating 100% of the proceeds.
www.stonebrewing.com

World Bodysurfing Championships Aug 19-20
During the World Bodysurfing Championships, 350-400 bodysurfers from around the world compete in their respective age divisions for trophies and prizes.
http://www.worldbodysurfing.org

BBQ State Championship Aug 20
More than 40 of the nation’s top professional BBQ Pitmasters, local restaurants, and chefs will be competing in this State Championship sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society. Attendees will enjoy tasty BBQ samples, local craft beer, and live music throughout the day.
www.dmtc.com

International Kids Film Festival Aug 25-27
San Diego International Kids Film Festival will screening 100+ films from 30+ countries complete with red carpet, fashion presentation, speakers, and celebrity guests. One of the only multicultural events for families with kids.
www.maeya.org

Brew & Food Festival Aug 26
The third annual Brew & Food Festival (BFF) invites craft beer and food enthusiasts to experience tastings of more than 200 craft beers from 70 brewers, and culinary creations from more than 20 top chefs from San Diego, Tijuana and Baja. In addition, BFF will host live music performances, including a silent disco dome with dueling DJs on separate channels.
www. brewandfoodfest.com

10th Annual Bike the Bay August 27
Ride the bridge, Bike the Bay! This non-competitive community bike ride is for riders of all abilities and will take you on a scenic, and primarily flat, ride around the San Diego Bay via the Bayshore Bikeway. All riders will return to San Diego for a post-ride festival with food, beverage, beer garden and entertainment.
www.bikethebay.net

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July 2017 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

Where the West Is Fun: San Diego County Fair 2017 Ends Jul 4
Where the West Is Fun at the 2017 San Diego County Fair offers a stampede of fun, food, and entertainment this year, from June 2 through July 4, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The fair is closed the first four Mondays and the first three Tuesdays.
https://sdfair.com

Scripps Ranch Old Pros 10K/2-Mile Runs, Bike Rides July 4
The event offers running and cycling options for different age and skill levels. You can choose between a 10K Road Race, 2-mile Fun Run, or a 12-mile bike ride, 28-mile bike ride, or a 50-mile bike ride. Proceeds benefit community athletic programs and scholarships for local high school students.
www.srop.com

Carlsbad TGIF Jazz in the Parks 2017 July 7, 14, 21, 28
Carlsbad’s TGIF Jazz in the Parks is a free outdoor concert series that takes place in the city every summer. The concert series runs for nearly two months, giving revelers numerous opportunities to catch a show.
www.carlsbadca.gov

El Cajon Dinner and a Concert 2017 July 7, 14, 21, 28
The El Cajon Dinner and a Concert in El Cajon, California, is a summer live music and nosh series that promotes the downtown area’s hottest restaurants and the local music scene’s noisemakers.
http://downtownelcajon.com/dinner-and-a-concert

La Mesa Sundays at Six Summer Concert Series 2017 July 9, 16, 23
The wildly popular Sundays at Six Summer Concert Series in La Mesa, California, caps off the week with an outdoor musical celebration that’s open to the public. The multi-date event is held at the Harry Griffen Park amphitheater and showcases eclectic regional acts and ensembles from such genres as New Orleans-style brass bands, ’70s rock and modern jazz, just to name a few.
http://lamesaparks.org

Over-the-Line (OTL) Tournament July 8-9 and July 15-16
A San Diego summertime tradition, Over-the-Line (OTC), is hosted over the course of two weekends every July at Fiesta Island. Put on by the Old Mission Bay Athletic Club (OMBAC), the annual tournament typically gathers approximately 1,200 teams from around the world to play Over-the-Line, a bat and ball sport first played in Mission Beach in the 1950s. Teams dress up in wacky costumes and bring tents, chairs, beer and hilarious signs to the beach for the carefree, daytime tournament.
www.ombac.org/over-the-line

San Diego Pride July 14-16
The annual San Diego LGBT Pride Parade colors the streets of Hillcrest in July, with the parade starting at the Hillcrest Pride Flag at University Avenue and Normal Street. The 1.1-mile route proceeds west on University Avenue, turns south on 6th, left onto Balboa Drive and ends at Laurel Street. Pride weekend also features live music acts, a street festival, a Pride 5K run and other fun events in the hip Hillcrest community.
https://sdpride.org

Little Italy Summer Film Festival July 17 – Aug 26
Little Italy hosts the Little Italy Summer Film Festival in collaboration with Cinema Little Italy, a series of Italian films with English subtitles. Screenings are every Saturday night in Little Italy’s Amici Park outdoor amphitheater starting at 8:00 p.m. in mid-June through August (located at the corner of State and Date Streets). The entry fee is a $5 donation.
www.littleitalysd.com/events/little-italy-summer-film-festival

Opening Day July 19
More than 40,000 race fans are expected to attend what’s defined as one of the most fabulous, fashionable and fun festivities in the west – Opening Day at Del Mar. This day is not only about big bets and fast horses, but celebrating the season in style. Fashion-minded guests may participate in Del Mar’s annual tradition, the Opening Day Hats Contest where entrants compete for cash prizes and judged on creativity and style.
www.dmtc.com/calendar/detail/opening

San Diego Comic-Con International July 20-25
A signature San Diego event, the enormous pop culture spectacular returns to the San Diego Convention Center in 2017 with celebrity panels, elaborate costumes, sneak peek screenings, exhibits and events galore. As always, Comic-Con badges are hard to come by and the event will sell out. On the bright side, many interactive Comic-Con events are hosted outside the Convention Center, too, as downtown San Diego transforms into a lively hub for fanboys and fangirls of all ages.
www.comic-con.org

Heroes Brew Festival 2017 July 22
The Heroes Brew Festival in San Diego, California, melds the beloved worlds of craft beer and comic book cosplay to create a one-of-a-kind event. The one-day festival is held during the world-class pop culture and comic convention San Diego Comic Con and offers a taste of Southern California’s microbreweries. Over 40 breweries sling suds to patrons dressed as their favorite DC, Marvel, TV and video game super heroes. http://heroesbrewfest.com

Impossible Science Festival July 29-30
The Impossible Science Festival is a unique, interactive event that explores the science behind the seemingly impossible. Come learn how to turn objects invisible, explore levitation, play with the science of mind control, and even learn how to walk on water.
www.rhfleet.org/events/impossible-science-festival

Del Mar Gourmet Food Truck Festival 2017 July 29
Enjoy some of the most popular eats in Southern California as chefs serve up a diverse assortment of gourmet options, from lobster and stuffed hamburgers to fancy grilled cheese sandwiches and creative Asian-inspired dishes. There are also options representing the best in culinary culture from all over the U.S. as well as international offerings, elevated comfort food and premium desserts and sweets.
www.dmtc.com/calendar/detail/truck

Southern California Extreme AutoFest 2017 July 29
Extreme Autofest is for gear heads who love seeing what’s under the hood. The car show features suped up rides from racers to hot rods. More than cars, there’s also a concert to make the car show a party.
http://extremeautofest.com


San Diego June 2017 Events Calendar

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php
San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Where the West Is Fun: San Diego County Fair 2017 Jun 2 – Jul 4
Where the West Is Fun at the 2017 San Diego County Fair offers a stampede of fun, food, and entertainment this year, from June 2 through July 4, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The fair is closed the first four Mondays and the first three Tuesdays.
https://sdfair.com

Art Around Adams June 3
Stroll storefront art galleries and businesses and listen to lots of music on several stages. Take the free trolley if your feet get tired. Music acts will appear on several stages.
www.artaroundadams.org

9th Annual Baca on the Bay  June 3
Baca on the Bay, Bikers Against Child Abuse’s 9th annual event at Campland on the Bay! Carnival style games, bike games, biker games, crafts, vendors, prizes, music, Dinner at 4pm. Come on out and join the fun. Everyone welcome!
www.bacaworld.org

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon June 4
Synchrony Financial Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego will welcome more than 30,000 marathon and half-marathon runners, showcasing some of San Diego’s most iconic neighborhoods. The races will take off from Balboa Park and travel through Hillcrest, North Park, and Normal Heights before the marathon breaks from the half marathon at mile 8. The route will also run through Mission Hills, Old Town, and Mission Bay Park before both distances finish downtown near Waterfront Park.
www.runrocknroll.com/san-diego/register

San Diego Greek Festival 2017 June 9-11
Raise a glass (of ouzo) to the San Diego Greek Festival. The three-day event is a cultural celebration that transforms Southern California into the Mediterranean and features live lute-heavy tunes, folkloric dance performances, imported wines and the finest in authentic Greek cuisine. Additional attractions include church tours, a kid’s area filled with inflatables and crafts and the Opa beer garden.
www.sdgreekfestival.com

19th Annual FilmOut San Diego LGBT Film Festival  June 9-11
FilmOut San Diego’s 19th Annual LGBT Film Festival will take place from June 9–11, 2017. Thirty-seven films will be screened during the three-day film festival at the historic Observatory North Park Theatre in San Diego. We have World, U.S., West Coast and California premiere screenings including award-winning feature and short films. Q&A’s will follow most films with director and cast members in attendance. The Opening Night Film will take place on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 7:00pm followed by an after-party, and our Closing Night Film will end the festival on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 7:00pm with another party immediately following the film.
www.FilmOutSanDiego.com

San Diego Oysterfest 2017 June 9-11
The annual San Diego Oysterfest in San Diego, California, is a celebration of the succulent treat of the sea, the oyster. The one-day event features local and celebrity chefs preparing delectable oyster dishes and a rock concert that boasts a lineup of big-name national touring indie acts. Additional attractions include a “schuck and suck” competition, cooking demos and a beer garden.
www.oysterfest.me/san-diego

San Diego Festival of the Arts June 10-11
The San Diego Festival of the Arts will highlight diverse works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber, and mixed media from internationally known artists. In addition to art displays, guests at the 2017 event will enjoy live music and entertainment, a craft beer and wine garden, and a variety of cuisine from San Diego restaurants. Festival tickets start at $12 (advance, online) with proceeds benefitting adaptive sports programs for San Diegans with disabilities.
www.sdfestivalofthearts.org/tickets

Taste of Little Italy June 14
Held in San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood, Taste of Little Italy is a food festival that provides guests with an opportunity to sample authentic Italian cuisine from many of the area’s finest restaurants. In addition to the numerous food options, attendees can enjoy live musical performances, which are scattered throughout the neighborhood’s 48 blocks.
www.littleitalysd.com/events/taste-of-little-italy

San Diego International Beer Festival 2017 June 16-18
Home brewers, hopheads, craft enthusiasts and beer nerds unite! The annual San Diego International Beer Festivals in Del Mar, California, is a celebration of all things hops, barley, wheat and water. The two-day event features five tasting sessions, over 200 breweries from over 15 countries and more than 400 beers! New and established breweries alike are showcased and serve up their most unique brews.
www. sandiegobeerfestival.com

Brats and Beer on the Bay June 17-18
The Maritime Museum of San Diego invites you to a Fathers Day celebration aboard Californian or San Salvador. Before the sail each adult receives a bratwurst sandwich, chips, and a beer prior to sailing. Hot dogs and soft drinks are available for the kids. Food will be served from 10 am-11:30 am and the three-hour sailing trip will begin boarding at 11:30 and returns approximately at 3 pm. Guests are welcome to enjoy the museum before and after the sail.
https://sdmaritime.org/visit/public-events/fathers-day-sail

Island Vibe Music Festival June 24
The event features island reggae music, Polynesian dancers, island foods, and a vendor village.
http://islandvibemusicfestival.com

Taste of Adams Avenue 2017 June 25
The Taste of Adams Avenue is an extensive food festival that features the best restaurants on Adams Avenue in San Diego. With over thirty restaurants, bars and coffee houses participating, the event provides guests with an all-encompassing overview of local culinary culture. This family-friendly event is a fantastic way to get to know the area and celebrate the culinary talents of San Diego.
www.adamsavenuebusiness.com

Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off  June 24
For more than thirty years, the Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival has been providing Ocean Beach residents with a community-wide and family-friendly celebration. Guests can enter to compete in the chili cook-off and win esteemed awards in categories such as Hottest Chili and People’s Choice. In addition to the chili, festivalgoers can attend live musical performances right on the beach, peruse the many local vendors and sample from a variety of food and beverage options.
https://oceanbeachsandiego.com

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San Diego May 2017 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

Cinco de Mayo Trail Run May 6
The challenging and unique courses will take you out on the Lake Poway Trail through the foothills around the lake near Blue Sky Ecological Reserve. The 5K is designed to let you pick your pace. Enjoy it as an elite trail runner, as a challenging family run, or a morning nature hike. The 10K adds to this course with a gruelling out-and-back trek (or up-and-down if we’re being honest) into Blue Sky and a quad-burning +10% climb to the Ramona Dam. Benefits the Valley Elementary Educational Foundation.
http://cincodemayotrailrun.org

Rhythm & Brews: Music and Craft Beer Festival May 6
Join your fellow craft beer aficionados in the heart of Vista Village at the San Diego Brewers Guild’s annual music and craft beer festival that celebrates San Diego’s world renowned brewing culture. You’ll have the opportunity to sample over 100 beers from over 50 of our county’s award-winning breweries, all while grooving to live musical performances and enjoying delicious eats from local food trucks.
http://www.sdrhythmandbrews.com

San Diego Surf Film Festival May 10-13
6th annual event. Project Wildlife, PEAC, Cheyenne Arabians & Miniatures, Legalize Ferrets, and The San Diego Turtle and Tortoise Society will be in attendance. We will have everything from shells to scales and feathers to hoof stock. Enjoy raffles, music, snacks, and more. Info: 858-488-0658.
http://sdsurffilmfestival.com

Gator By the Bay May 10-14
The event features four days of live music with over 90 musical acts on seven stages performing Cajun, zydeco, swing, jazz, blues, salsa, and country. Plus 10,000 pounds of crawfish trucked from Louisiana, Cajun and Creole cooking, cooking demos by Louisiana chefs, and lots of dancing with free lessons and huge wooden dance floors on the San Diego Bay. Performers include Marcia Ball, Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Igor Prado Band, and the Dennis Jones Band.
www.gatorbythebay.com/gator-bay-2017

Chocolate Festival May 13
Spend the Saturday before Mother’s Day at San Diego Botanic Garden’s famous Chocolate Festival. Enjoy dozens of chocolate tastings, demonstrations, a chocolate fountain, and more. This family-friendly event also features lots of children’s activities and a variety of Mother’s Day gifts. Tasting tickets will be sold on site. Free with paid admission. Tasting tickets are a $1 for one tasting ticket. Vendors provide tasting items ranging from 1-3 tickets in most cases.
www.sdbgarden.org/chocolate.htm

Springtime with Camels May 13-14 & 27-28
Spend a beautiful Spring day in San Diego’s back country! Come visit the famous Oasis Camel Dairy during our Open Farm and Show. Ride camels, meet friendly farm animals, be amazed by gorgeous performing birds in our 1:30 Animal Show. Find us on facebook and instragram: Oasis Camel Dairy and see why we are such a favorite attraction!
http://www.cameldairy.com

40th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Fair  May 13-14
A truly ALL-Artisan fair, where all the works are hand-crafted and sold by the artists and crafters themselves. Over 125 hand-picked vendors from across Southern California, with everything from handmade jewelry, soaps, paintings and sculpture, local honey, clothing, pottery, items for the home and garden and much more! Live music, a food court, free admission, parking and shuttle. Families welcome! Please no pets or outside food and beverage.
http://bernardowinery.com

Santee Aloha 5K Fun Run & Walk May 13
Get your Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts and bring your entire family to participate in the 3rd Annual Santee Aloha 5K Fun Run & Walk.All ages and fitness levels welcome! There will be Hawaiian dancers, commemorative T-shirts, and medals for runners overall, by age, and for the best child and adult costumes! Participants will travel through scenic parts of the City of Santee, over several different terrains including the Walker Preserve Trail! A Community Fair will be at the finish line with refreshments, merchandise, youth and sports activity signups, hands-on crafts, booth activities for the kids, and lots more!
http://santeefoundation.net/santee-aloha-5k-fun-run-and-walk

North Park Festival of the Arts May 20
This celebration of the historic North Park neighborhood attracts more than 40,000 attendees from around San Diego. The nine-square block festival will be held along University near 30th Street, which is packed full with entertainment and activities including art, a popular array of live music and dance performances, interactive experiences and artisan items for sale. This year  locally driven food and beverage vendors will also be spotlighted, including the Waypoint Craft Beer Block. Experience unlimited tasters from a selection of over 30 local craft brewers, several of which are ranked as the best new breweries in San Diego.
http://northparkmainstreet.com/events/festival-of-arts

Taco Fest May 20
Featuring 30 of San Diego’s best taco-centric restaurants, a lineup of local and national concert acts, live Lucha Libre wrestling matches, a Chihuahua beauty pageant and race, and interactive experiences. San Diego Taco Fest is open to anyone ages 21 and up. In 2016, Taco Fest sold out and entertained more than 7000 fans who consumed more than 20,000 tacos in the one-day event.
http://sdtacofest.com

San Diego Beach & Bay Half May 20
Kick off your summer with a fun, flat and scenic half marathon. Take a tour through some of San Diego’s most beautiful beaches, bays and resorts, followed by a festive bayside party with live music, beer garden, snacks, photo opportunities, and much more.
http://sandiegobeachandbayhalfmarathon.com

Vista Strawberry Festival May 28
The Strawberry Festival is an entertaining event for all your family and friends that is sure to create new memories. It is a free event to the public, so bring your family and friends and take part in the tradition of Vista! The festival will be held in Historic Downtown Vista, beginning with the early morning Strawberry runs. There are runs for children and all levels of adult runners. If running isn’t your thing, there will also be the Miss Strawberry Pageant, cooking contests, pie eating contests, costume contests, Strawberry Idol, local artists and much more.
www.vistastrawberryfest.com/schedules

 

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April Events 2017 – San Diego

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San Diego Farmers Markets Ongoing
http://sdfarmbureau.org/BuyLocal/Farmers-Markets.php
San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Latin American Art Festival  Apr 2
The festival will offer fine foods from Baja California, under the leadership of world-renowned chefs. Latin inspired beers, and exclusive wines from the Baja Region will be offered at the LAAF gourmet food court. On stage, there will be a continuous performing art program that will showcase the richness of Latin culture. Young musicians, dancers, singers and performing artists will bring their professionalism and joyfulness to bring the Latin-American experience to the audience.
www.latinamericanartfestival.com

Mariachi Festival Apr 2
The 4th Annual Mariachi Festival features the First Ladies of Mariachi, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Mariachi Garibaldi (Southwester College), and Mariachi Toreros (USD and Ballet Folklorico Tierra Caliente). Proceeds will support college scholarships, school materials, literacy programs, and leadership opportunities for youth in North County.
http://artcenter.org/event/4th-annual-mariachi-festival

Fast Times 5k Apr 8
The Fast Times 5K is a fun, fast run/walk great for all ages and athletic abilities! This community run at De Anza Cove, Mission Bay benefits the Clairemont Hills Kiwanis which supports the students in public schools in the community of Clairemont. Following the 5K, the Clairemont Day at the Bay family activities will begin. This event is an interactive look at all that is happening in the Clairemont community and is open to all San Diego families.
https://events.hakuapp.com/0567d0c7ecbec0c0494f

Exotic Animal Expo Apr 8
6th annual event. Project Wildlife, PEAC, Cheyenne Arabians & Miniatures, Legalize Ferrets, and The San Diego Turtle and Tortoise Society will be in attendance. We will have everything from shells to scales and feathers to hoof stock. Enjoy raffles, music, snacks, and more. Info: 858-488-0658.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Taste of Julian Apr 8
A rural dining adventure. Taste of Julian is a self-guided culinary tour of participating one-of-a-kind restaurants, wineries, and breweries. Printed receipts for tickets purchased online will be validated when brought to the event at the Julian Town Hall, corner of Hwy 78 & Main Street.
www.visitjulian.com/to-see-do/special-events/taste-of-julian

2017 Mission Bay Classic Kayak Tournament Apr 15
This annual Heroes on the Water kayak-fishing event kicks off from Santa Clara Point early, as new this year, the halibut division anglers will have the option to check in online the day prior and launch any time after 4am. The bass division will have a shotgun start at 7am. Kids under the age of 18 fish for free with a paid adult. Prize payouts for the top finishers with all proceeds going to Heroes on the Water. Swag bags for the 1st 100 entries, BBQ, raffle & awards.
www.bigwatersedge.com

Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival Apr 15
The 7th Annual Mission Valley Craft Beer and Food Festival offers guests unlimited beer and food tasters. Even spirits!
www.MVCBF.com

Red Bull Air Race World Championship  Apr 15-16
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship features the world’s best race pilots in a pure motorsport competition that combines speed, precision, and skill. Using the fastest, most agile and lightweight racing planes, pilots navigate a low-level aerial track made up of air-filled pylons 82 feet high at speeds of up to 230 mph. For the San Diego stop, the track will be set up directly over the water in San Diego Bay. Spectators can take in the high-speed, low-flying action from the North or South Embarcadero Marina Parks.
www.universe.com

Creek to Bay Cleanup Apr 22
Save the date for the annual Creek to Bay Cleanup, scheduled on Earth Day to celebrate clean beaches, parks, rivers, and trails.
www.ilacsd.org/event/creek-bay-cleanup

25th Annual Oceanside Days of Art  Apr 22-23
Free juried fine art festival featuring over 100 artists displaying a variety of art mediums including painting, photography, ceramics, glass and more. Live stage performances, food court, and hands on art activities. The event will be held in and around the plaza of the Oceanside Civic Center along Coast Highway and Pier View Way in downtown Oceanside
www.ocaf.info

CityBeat Festival of Beers Apr 22
Tenth annual event with over 50 breweries, food vendors, and live music.
www.citybeatbeerfest.com

Butterfly Jungle Thru Apr 23
Each spring the Safari Park’s Hidden Jungle rain forest greenhouse is filled with 10,000 exotic butterflies of all colors and sizes, and guests can walk among them, take photos, and learn different species using a butterfly identification guide. If you wear bright colors, a few might just perch on you to take a closer look. Free with park admission, $42 children, $52 adult.
www.sdzsafaripark.org/butterflyjungle

Earth Day Fair Apr 23
28th annual EarthFair in Balboa Park with more than 300 exhibits from groups sharing what they are doing to help the environment and how you can help. Live music on the Moon Stage located at Park Boulevard and President’s Way will feature the Skyler Lutes Band, the Ballard Mongers, Enter the Blue Sky, Christine Gilardi, Rich Mcgee, Robin Henkel, Dennis Doc James, and more.
www.earthdayweb.org

Art Alive 2017 Floral Exhibition Apr 28
Art Alive, the museum’s signature fundraiser and annual floral exhibition, brings the museum’s permanent collection to life in a beautiful way. Featuring more than 100 floral interpretations of famous works of art and a central Rotunda design, the exhibition is accompanied by three full days of events.
www.sdmart.org

Mission Federal ArtWalk Apr 29-30
The 33rd annual Mission Federal ArtWalk and stroll through San Diego’s Little Italy to enjoy over 15 blocks filled with artwork from over 350 local, national, and international artists.
www.artwalksandiego.org

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March 2017 San Diego 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

Masters of Hawaiian Music  Mar 3
Four-time Grammy-winner and slack key guitar virtuoso George Kahumoko Jr. is known has Hawaii’s Renaissance Man. Kahumoko will take the stage with slack key guitarist Kawika Kahiapo and multi-instrumentalist Nathan Aweau to perform a distinctly Hawaiian style of open tunings, along with stories and light-hearted entertainment for everyone in the audience.
http://artcenter.org/event/masters-of-hawaiian-music

Art Walk Mar 3
Celebrate the new Art Walk with artists Michael Rosenblatt and Ruth Jameson painting on the terrace at OMA.
http://oma-online.org/calendar

CRSSD Festival Mar 4-5
The bill features Bob Moses, Flume, Duke Dumont, Justin Martin, AlunaGeorge, Jackmaster, Seth Troxler, Eats Everything, Amtrac, Giraffage, DJ Snakehips, Cut Snake, Skream, Lane 8, Ame, Midland, Lost Frequencies, Heidi, Cassy, and Mija.
http://crssdfest.com

Best Coast Beer Fest 2017 presented by Sycuan Mar 11
Enjoy more than 200 beers from nearly 100 local breweries, grab a sensible lunch in our food truck alley and listen to the sweet sounds of local bands – all while taking in the gorgeous views of Coronado and downtown San Diego. To recap…You. Beer. Music. Food trucks. San Diego Bay. The whole shebang. There is no physical way in the universe you can enjoy a day better than this. We’ve done the research. It’s science.
http://bestcoastbeerfest.com/san-diego-2

World Baseball Classic Mar 14-19
The North American venues for the 2017 World Baseball Classic include San Diego! Second Round play takes place March 14-19 with potential teams including: United States, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Colombia, Canada, and Italy. Full 6-game ticket packages begin as low as $78 per 6-game plan ($13 per game) and include the full schedule of all six games at Petco Park. Each package also includes a possible bonus ‘Tiebreaker Game’ in the case of a tie (March 19th). Full 6-game strip package buyers get the best seats and the best prices.
www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego shamROCK  Mar 17
Over 20,000 attendees from across the U.S. flock to downtown each year to party on green carpeted streets, throw back Irish libations (Sláinte!), and jig into the wee hours of the night to Irish punk, rock, and bass heavy beats across three stages. Top it off with the hottest plaid-clad go-go dancers in town and award winning traditional Irish steppers and you have a recipe for the perfect Saint Patrick’s Day celebration!
www.sandiegoshamrock.com
South Oceanside Car, Bike, & Boat Show Mar 18
Over 200 cars, motorcycles, boats, and vendors selling everything from food and apparel to trinkets and car gadgets. With over 5000 attendees, last year the community of South Oceanside embraced the culture with music and performances by the students of the local elementary and middle schools.
www.facebook.com/southocarshow

San Diego Cake Show Mar 18-19
Master pastry chefs, well-known California “sugar artists,” talented local bakers, amateur decorators, and those who enjoy beautiful sugar art of all kinds will come together for the 34th Annual San Diego “Confections for a Cause” Cake Show. Presented by the San Diego Cake Club, the theme of this year’s event is “Comic Cake.” The popular two-day Cake Show will feature a cake design competition open to everyone, a variety of decorating classes for all skill levels, skills and decorating demonstrations, plus raffles and vendor booths featuring a wide range of decorating tools, tips, and supplies.
http://sandiegocakeshow.com

Race for Autism Mar 25
100% of race donations stay right here to support San Diego autism programs, services, and hundreds of local classrooms. Featuring: 5K chip-timed run or walk, 1-mile SUPERHERO Family Fun Walk, scenic Balboa Park course, educational resource fair, children’s activities, music, commemorative medals and t-shirts, prizes, refreshments, and more. Costumes and strollers welcome.
www.raceforautism.org

Chamorro Cultural Festival Mar 25
Chamorro Hands in Education Links Unity, the San Diego-based non-profit focused on preserving the Pacific Island culture of the Chamorros, celebrates its 8th Annual Chamorro Cultural Festival. We are proud of this accomplishment and know that many Chamorros share the same passion and desire in their culture and heritage. CCF is a free event with free parking. CCF is a highly anticipated annual family-fun event, celebrating the arts, culture, customs, and people of the Mariana Islands, which include Guam, Saipan, Rota, Tinian, and islands in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
www.sandiegoreader.com

The Bunny Ball Mar 25
Cruise 4 Kids is hosting their 3rd annual Bunny Ball to raise money and collect bunnies for sick and underprivileged children. The Bunny Ball is a high-energy black-tie spring celebration. As guests enter they will be treated to a paparazzi experience on the green grass carpet on their way to a night of festivities which includes live DJs, dancing, cocktails, raffles, silent auctions, magician, photos with bunny mascots, photo booth, balloon drop, and candy buffet along with performers throughout the night. The Bunny Ball will collect over 1500 new stuffed bunnies and place them in the ballroom in one large display called the Bunny Wall.
www.thebunnyball.com

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San Diego February 2017 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

Museum Month Feb 1-28
Presented by Macy’s, San Diego Museum Month invites everyone to enjoy half-off entry fees at 40+ museums throughout the county for the all of February.The savings encourages locals and visitors to explore a variety of arts, culture and science-oriented destinations. From Oceanside Museum of Art down to the Tijuana Estuary, there are ample opportunities for “edutainment.” Museum Month passes may be picked up starting February 1 at any of Macy’s 14 locations in the San Diego Area, Temecula, and Imperial Valley. The passes are free to obtain while supplies last. With a pass, up to four visitors can gain admission to any of the more than 40 participating museums for half-price. Use the pass all month long.
www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Black Violin  Feb 1
Virtuoso violinists Wil B. and Kev Marcus meld highbrow and pop culture through a fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop, blues, and R & B. Joining the classically-trained violinists is turntable wiz DJ TK; together the trio smashes musical stereotypes and enthralls lovers of Bach and Beyoncé alike.
http://artcenter.org/event/black-violin

San Diego Fermentation Festival Feb 4
The San Diego Fermentation Festival brings together the diverse assortment fermented foods and beverages that Southern California has to offer. A variety of informative workshops and presentations share the art and science of fermentation with guests, who can learn about crafting a diverse and nutritious selection of fermented products including drinks, meals, sides and desserts.
http://sandiegofermentationfestival.com

Love Your Wetlands Day  Feb 4
1th annual event. Join the San Diego Audubon Society and the UC Natural Reserve System for a celebration of our local wetlands. At Kendall-Frost Marsh, 2055 Pacific Beach Drive, with a series of interactive and fun educational activities, animal presentations, and talks about marsh conservation. Ends with a raffle for participants. This is also the only day of the year that the Kendall-Frost Marsh is open to the public.
www.sandiegoaudubon.org

Burn Run 5K Feb 4
Benefiting the Burn Institute. Among children aged four and under, scald injuries are most prevalent burn injury. Prevention of scalds is always preferable to treatment and can be accomplished through simple changes in behavior and the home environment. Safety tips and information will be available to all participants.
https://fundly.com/burn-run-5k-2017

SlowSD: Festival of Slow Music Feb 9-12
Violinist Erik Carlson, an assistant professor at UC San Diego, will present SlowSD, a four-day festival of slow music. The festival will begin at midnight on February 9, 2017 and last through February 12.
http://musicweb.ucsd.edu

San Diego Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair Feb 11-12
The San Diego Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair is a celebration to kick off the lunar New Year and enjoy the many rich flavors of China. Guests can browse a wide selection of cultural gifts and cuisine. There are also performances in Chinese music, dance, qigong and other cultural arts.
http://sdcny.weebly.com

San Diego Comic Fest Feb 17
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. It’s the place where you can indulge your love of comics, science fiction, and films, and meet many professional creators without high-priced tickets, crowding, or long lines. With kids activities, digital arts workshops, tabletop gaming, artist alley, exhibitors, plus comic-themed café with food & beverages for purchase. Children under 12 free with paid adult.
www.sdcomicfest.org

Paw Walk Feb 18
5K Paw Walk in San Diego Botanic Garden Saturday, February 18 9 am – 1 pm The San Diego Botanic Garden is teaming up with the Rancho Coastal Humane Society for our annual “5K Paw Walk in the Garden.” Both organizations will be benefiting from this event. Participants will follow a 5K walk through the 37 acre garden with their dog/s in tow.
www.sdbgarden.org/pawwalk.htm

Winter Brew Fest Feb 18
The San Diego Winter Brew Fest will celebrate craft beverages from around California and beyond and features; live local music, food, and other vendors. This event benefits Outdoor Outreach and the San Diego Mountain Biking Association (SDMBA).
http://sandiegobrewfest.com

Amazing Pet Expo Feb 18-19
The Amazing Pet Expo brings one of the biggest celebrations of our furry friends to dozens of cities across the US. With tons of exhibitors, demonstrations, live entertainment, a costume contest, and more, any animal lover is sure to have ample opportunity to enjoy this pet extravaganza.
http://www.amazingpetexpos.com

Tater Tots & Beer Festival Feb 25
Napoleon Dynamite’s favorite afternoon snack is teaming up with everyone’s 5:00 jam for one hell of a road trip. The Tater Tots & Beer Festival will travel to more than 70 cities across the nation to sample a unique selection of tater tot dishes and craft beer delights, giving your stomach a dreamy dining experience it’s never had before. If you haven’t exceeded your quota for carbs today, now’s your chance to forgo every nutrition label you’ve ever encountered.
https://tatertotfestival.com

Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras Parade & Celebration Feb 28
So Cal meets the French Quarter of NOLA at the Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras Parade & Celebration in San Diego, California. The one-day block party boasts live musical performances from nationally touring acts, DJs, a bigger-than-life parade, acrobatic circus performers, fire dancers, graffiti artists, stilt walkers and a giant 50-foot puppet.
http://www.sdmardigras.com

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January 2017 San Diego Events Calendar

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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 International Auto Show  Dec 29 – Jan 2
Where the cars are the stars! The San Diego International Auto Show features the widest variety of new vehicles under one roof.
www.sdautoshow.com

San Diego Resolution Run 5K & 15K Jan 7
Get ready to shed those holiday pounds and kick off your New Year’s Resolution by running along San Diego’s beautiful Mission Bay Park. 10K and 5K distances available for runners and walkers. We work hard to keep the Resolution Run’s impact low through earth-friendly race management practices. Plus, the Resolution Run benefits San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project, a local, eco-friendly organization supporting a healthier San Diego food system. 619-269-7047.
http://sandyfeetevents.com/san-diego-resolution-run-15k-5k/

San Diego Brew Fest Jan 7
San Diego Brew Fest offers a fun-filled day of beer tastings, live music and food trucks. The festival offers a diverse assortment of beers from locally and around the world for attendees to taste, and proceeds from the event benefit an organization whose mission is to rescue dogs from shelters and help them find their forever homes.
http://sandiegobeerfest.com

The Swoon Event Jan 7
The Swoon Event is a unique occasion where couples who are planning their wedding can gain inspiration for their upcoming nuptials. Guests can peruse an assortment of non-traditional decor, flower arrangements and clothing options to gather ideas for their perfect day. The event also serves as a fantastic way for local businesses to display their collections and interact with their peers.
http://theswoonevent.com

Carlsbad Marathon Jan 15
Runners receive a finisher’s medal, mylar blanket, and refreshments (including chocolate milk). Cowboy Jack & the North County Cowboys are performing 7am-10:30am at 901 Palomar Airport Road.
www.carlsbadmarathon.com

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Jan 15
Join us on Harbor Drive for the 37th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade. This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth organizations.
http://alpha-zsl.org/mlkdayparade.html

San Diego Restaurant Week Jan 15-22
San Diego Restaurant Week participating restaurants team up with local distributors to bring diners an unforgettably fresh feast for the senses. Vegetables and fruits that travel only a handful of miles (as opposed to a handful of days) shine brightly in vibrant and flavorful cuisines carefully crafted by San Diego chefs who are eager to continue San Diego’s growing legacy of one of the United State’s hottest dining destinations.
www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

San Diego Comedy Festival Jan 23-29
The San Diego Comedy Festival celebrates humor with all kinds of performances, events and special guest appearances. The festival, which lasts for more than a week, includes comedy shows, contests, presentations and more, plus prizes and giveaways. Guests include celebrity comedians, TV and radio personalities, speakers and various comedy industry professionals.
www.sandiegocomedyfest.com

Farmers Insurance Open 2017 Jan 26-29
The annual PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open men’s golf tournament is played at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, home of the 2008 U.S. Open. Mark your calendars now, because one of golf’s biggest events of the year, the Farmers Insurance Open, returns to San Diego in 2017.
www.farmersinsuranceopen.com

Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment Jan 26-29
See Lightning McQueen, Mater, and the Disney-Pixar’s Cars race across the ice. Dive into undersea fun with Ariel in The Little Mermaid’s kingdom. Experience the adventures of Buzz, Woody, and the Disney-Pixar Toy Story gang as they race for home. Join Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and Kristoff from Disney’s Frozen as they learn true love comes from within. Get warmed up for the show at Mickey’s Dance-Along Pre-Show. From wheels to waves, icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond, your family’s beloved Disney moments will come to life.
http://valleyviewcasinocenter.com

Tet Festival Jan 27
The 12th Annual San Diego Tet Festival is a one of a kind bonanza with free entertainment, lion dancing, music, ride.
www.sdtet.com

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San Diego December 2016 Events

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San Diego December 2016 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas Thru Dec 26
Once again the Green Meanie will try to ruin the holiday season for the citizens of Whoville. This is the Globe’s 18th staging. This time, will he succeed? James Vasquez directs.
www.theoldglobe.org

Legoland Snow Days Thru Jan 1
Thousands of Legos come together to create a massive 30-ft. tall Christmas tree decorated with hundreds of Lego ornaments, and a fireworks show lights up the sky select nights during December. In addition, guests can enjoy the Let It Snow musical and life-size Lego displays of Santa and his reindeer.
www.legoland.com

Skating by the Sea Thru Jan 2
Skating by the Sea returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 12th year from Thanksgiving Day through January 2. 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. Skating is $25 per person, and ice skate rentals are free.
http://hoteldel.com/activities/skating

Fantasy on Ice Thru Jan 3
The old Horton Plaza ice-skating rink has been permanently relocated to a new Liberty Station location. The venue has changed, but the event continues to benefit the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children’s Hospital. And parking is not only plentiful, it’s free.
http://fantasyonicesd.comhttp://fantasyonicesd.com

Jungle Bells Dec 2 – Jan 2
A chance to see exotic animals at night makes an evening visit worth a trip, and through January 2 the zoo is also decked out with holiday lights and special performances. Expect music, animal-themed Christmas tales, and Santa holding court in an igloo while his elves bounce on a trampoline. Tying the wacky vibe together is the large, tropical toog tree in the zoo’s Front Plaza, outfitted with a musical light display featuring over 1000 bulbs.
http://zoo.sandiegozoo.org

December Nights Dec 2-3
Balboa Park December Nights, the nation’s premier holiday festival, will take place for the 39th consecutive year on Friday, December 2 from 3-11pm and Saturday, December, 3 from noon-11pm. 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 from 5-9pm.
www.balboapark.org/decembernights

Holiday Run 5K  Dec 3
Run, dance, or walk your way trough a complete 5K obstacle course with snow, a DJ, and colorful costumes to motivate you. Raise money and collect toys for Toy’s for Tots and other charities.
www.holidayrun5k.com

Santa Paws MEGA Adoption Event Dec 3
Join the San Diego Animal Support Foundation for the 3rd Annual Santa Paws MEGA Adoption Event where approximately 20 local nonprofit rescues and shelters will be attending with more than 200 adoptable dogs. There will even be cats & bunnies!
www.evensi.us/santa-paws-mega-adoption-grossmont-center

Garden of Lights Dec 3-23 & 26-30
After the sun goes down in December, the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland.More than 125,000 sparkling lights illuminate the flora of this fantastic 37-acre urban oasis each evening from 5 – 9 pm for a magical holiday experience.
www.sdbgarden.org/lights.htm

SoNo Fest and Chili Cook-off  Dec 4
$20 gets you a handmade ceramic bowl and five 2 oz. restaurant chili tastes. Or bring your own bowl and buy chili tastes for $15. Local brewers represent in the beer garden. Also featuring wine from Fallbrook Winery. Shop handmade goods from more than 30 local vendors.
www.sonofestchilicookoff.com

Wrex the Halls: Beck, more Dec 10
The bill includes Band of Horses, Local Natives, Bishop Briggs, and Glass Animals.
http://valleyviewcasinocenter.com

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Dec 11 & 18
The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Continuing its long-standing San Diego tradition, the 45th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights promises to dazzle and entertain bayfront crowds during the evenings of December 11 and 18, 2016. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday boat parade will decorate their boats to fit this year’s theme, “It Began with a Roar – San Diego Zoo Celebrates 100 Years.”
http://sdparadeoflights.org

Breakfast with Santa Dec 17-18
St. Nick will don his traditional holiday attire to sit down and enjoy breakfast. The morning includes a full breakfast, picture with Santa, face painting, balloon artist, kids’ show, and a gift for kids. Reservations required: 619-738-1627. $25 per person.
www.seaportvillage.com/events-calendar/breakfast-santa-9

San Diego Holiday Half Marathon Dec 18
The 13.1 mile course starts on Penasquitos Drive at the new start lilne in front of the Hotel Karlan (formerly the Doubletree Golf Resort), then travels SW along Carmel Mountain Rd (your only real hill at mile 1.5), along the 56 bike path, and finishes atTorrey Pines State Beach. The race includes a 711-foot net elevation drop along the rolling downhill bike path.
www.sdholidayhalf.com

San Diego International Auto Show  Dec 29 – Jan 2
The San Diego International Auto Show will feature over 400 over the latest new models, a dozen test drives, exotics, automotive products and much more!
www.sdautoshow.com


San Diego November 216 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

Brewer’s Guild Festival Nov 4-5
14th Annual San Diego Brewers Guild Festival. This two-day event is the official kickoff of San Diego Beer Week. Enjoy samples from more than 60 San Diego County breweries. Raises funds for local charities and the San Diego Brewers Guild.
www.sdbw.org/guild-festival

San Diego Beer Week Nov 4-13
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. The city’s breweries brought home more medals at the 2010 World Beer Cup than the traditional beer countries of England, Germany, and Belgium combined and won 19 medals at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival.
www.sdbw.org

National Scholastic Surfing Association Competition Nov 5-6
The National Scholastic Surfing Association promotes the qualities of discipline and competitive excellence while supporting the merits of academic achievement to young surfers and is one of the few national youth sports organizations that require its participants to maintain academic standards in order to compete. More than 80 NSSA events are run nationwide that culminate with the annual National Championships, the highest-profile youth surfing event in America.
www.nssa.org

Surfrider Beach Cleanup: Oceanside  Nov 5
The first Saturday of each Month, the Surfrider Foundation hosts a beach cleanup. Supplies will be provided, but please bring your own reusable bag, bucket, and work gloves if you have them. Meet on the north side of the pier.
https://sandiego.surfrider.org/beach-cleanups

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Nov 5 – Dec 26
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 18th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs “This Time of Year,” “Santa for a Day” and “Fah Who Doraze,” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash.
www.theoldglobe.org

Fall Family Festival Nov 5
Music by Hullabaloo, street fair and food vendors, petting zoo, educational workshops.
http://sdcdm.org

Del Mar Bing Crosby Season Nov 11 – Dec 4
This nostalgic season will present superior racing along with a lineup of engaging events during the five-week run.
www.dmtc.com

San Diego Veteran’s Day Parade Nov 11
Join in delivering a greatly deserved tribute to all U.S. Veterans who served during the war years 1941 to 1945! We invite all San Diego region to participate in this tradition, and welcome all sponsors, donations, and volunteers.
www.sdvetparade.org

Holiday Craft Bazaar  Nov 12
Craft bazaar, bake sale, silent auction. First 100 people who bring five non expired, non perishable food items receive a free gift.
www.sandiegomagazine.com

Silver Strand Half Marathon & 5k  Nov 13
The Half Marathon and 10 mile course is limited to 5000 participants. The half marathon course is open to runners and walkers. The 10 mile course is open to runners, walkers, skaters, ellipticals/ElliptiGO, hand cycles, and wheelchairs. Both the Half Marathon and 10 mile courses start at Sunset Park in Coronado and end at the Imperial Beach Pier Plaza for the post-race Beach Party.
www.kozevents.com

Del Mar Antique Show & Sale Nov 18-20
All types of glass, pottery, paper ephemera, crystal, jewelry, art, silver, Americana, primitives, American and European furniture, vintage collectibles, and decorator items.
http://calendarshows.com

San Diego Jazz Fest Nov 23-27
The 37th San Diego Jazz Fest over Thanksgiving will present a variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to swing to dixieland at the Town & Country Resort and Hotel in Hotel Circle. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will perform.
www.sdjazzfest.org

Skating by the Sea Nov 24 – Jan 2
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 backdrop as holiday music fills the air and guests enjoy hot chocolate and libations. Skating is $25 per person and ice skate rentals are free.
http://hoteldel.com/activities/skating

Turkey Paddle 2016 Nov 25
Join West Coast Paddle Sports for their day-after Thanksgiving SUP paddling event on Mission Bay. Beginners and experienced paddlers welcome, Just bring your standup paddleboard and enjoy some family fun. Cost is a can of soup and a donation: $25 to help support the San Diego Canoe and Kayak Team kids programs. $20 for the youth-only race. At the SDCKT Team Headquarters on Fiesta Island. Registration begins at 8:30.
https://paddleguru.com

Legoland Snow Days Nov 25 – Jan 1
Thousands of Legos come together to create a massive 30-ft. tall Christmas tree decorated with hundreds of Lego ornaments, and a fireworks show lights up the sky select nights during December. In addition, guests can enjoy the Let It Snow musical and life-size Lego displays of Santa and his reindeer.
www.legoland.com


San Diego October 2016 Events

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Pumpkin Patch Thru Oct 31
Family and friends enjoy the tractor hayrides, straw maze, petting corral and Snows Pony Rides.
http://batesnutfarm.biz

oktOVERfest Oct 1
Participants can sign themselves and two other players up to play in the East County’s official Over the Line tournament for $75. The tournament will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., feature two divisions (Men’s and Women’s League) and will be double-elimination style with no gloves.
www.SanteeChamber.com/OTL

Pacific Beachfest Oct 1
Join us and over 50,000 visitors for the biggest party on the beach! PACIFIC BEACH, Calif. – There will be plenty of free, fun and family friendly action on the beaches and along the boardwalk. Join in on the action for the Pacific Beachfest 5k and fun run, the only fun run along the sand and boardwalk!
www.pacificbeach.org

La Mesa Oktoberfest Oct 1-2
This free event is spread out over nearly 6 city blocks in the La Mesa Village and features hundreds of exhibitors, family friendly activities, German food, music, dancing, outfits, games and of course beer.
www.TheLaMesaOktoberfest.com

Dine out for the Cure Oct 5
For one delicious day, local restaurants across San Diego will participate in Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Dine Out for the Cure®. It’s simple. Eat at a participating restaurant and you’ll help San Diego breast cancer patients become breast cancer survivors. For every dollar you spend, anywhere from 10-25% of the restaurant’s profits for the day will go to Komen San Diego.
http://komensandiego.org/events-calendar

San Diego Fire Rescue 5K & Kids Run  Oct 8
To kick off Fire Prevention Week, the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation is holding a 5K Run/Walk & Kids Run on October 8, 2016. The run not only allows San Diegans to have fun running with local firefighters but it also raises much needed funds for the foundation. The money helps support their mission of providing enhanced equipment, training, and to support their community education program.
http://sdfirerescue5k.org

22nd Annual Little Italy FESTA! Celebration Oct 9
The streets of San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood will be filled with over 120,000 visitors from all over the world to pay tribute to the Italian heritage and culture that created this iconic neighborhood.
www.littleitalysd.com/events/little-italy-festa

Del Mar International Horse Show Oct 12-30
Taking place at one of Southern California’s finest horse show venues, the Del Mar International Horse Show encompasses two full weeks of world-class competition which attracts an elite field of internationally recognized horses and riders.
http://jumpdelmar.com

7th Annual A Taste of Coronado Oct 12
Spend a night with us on Coronado Island, indulging your senses and enjoying amazing bites prepared by our local chefs. Take a culinary trip around the world sampling from our local bistros. Meander along Orange Avenue or take a ride on the complimentary trolley.
coronadojuniorwomansclub@gmail.com | 619-985-4791

National Scholastic Surfing Association Competition Oct 15-16
The National Scholastic Surfing Association promotes the qualities of discipline and competitive excellence while supporting the merits of academic achievement to young surfers and is one of the few national youth sports organizations that require its participants to maintain academic standards in order to compete.
www.nssa.org

JazzDiego International Jazz Festival Oct 15
JazzDiego International Jazz Festival features modern, contemporary, and independent jazz artists from around the country, including Paul Brown, Marc Antoine, Gregg Karukas, Jessy J, DW3, and more. The event includes wine tasting, boutique beer, chocolatiers, a cigar lounge, and art displays.
http://jazzdiego.com

Home Improvement Show Oct 21-23
Exhibits with variety of home-improvement products, furnishings, decorating and remodeling ideas, display gardens, seminars. In O’Brien Hall.
www.delmarfairgrounds.com

Fit Foodie 5K & 10K Oct 22
Ultimate Fit Foodie race registration includes 5K run/walk participation and race bib, Fit Foodie finisher’s medal, cash reward for top finishers, entrance to the John Hancock Vitality Village post-race celebration featuring, food and beverage samples, culinary demonstrations, mini fitness classes led by acclaimed professionals.
https://runsignup.com

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show Oct 21-23
Shop thousands of handmade American arts & crafts throughout hundreds of booths over three days — jewelry, clothing, specialty foods, photography, hand-turned wood, ceramics, and more.
www.harvestfestival.com

DogFest San Diego Oct 29
A community dog walk and festival benefiting Canine Companions for Independence. Join in the fun as we raise money to provide highly trained assistance dogs to children, adults and veterans, free of charge.
www.cci.org/dogfestsandiego

San Diego Monster Bash Oct 29
This eerie extravaganza spans over eight city blocks, features over 20 DJs from San Diego and beyond, and activates five stages and nightmarish themed areas San Diego Monster Bash is known for its five out of this world Mega Clubs that feature shocking spectacles and blood curdling bass.
www.sandiegomonsterbash.com

Temecula Half Marathon & 5K Oct 30
Serious athletes, novice runners, walkers, families, and wine lovers can take a leisurely three-mile walk or a challenging 13.1 mile run.
https://events.hakuapp.com


San Diego September 2016 Events

september

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Applecrate Country Open House & Craft Fair Sept 1-3
Enjoy the largest free public star party in Southern California at the annual Julian StarFest. Look through telescopes and see the wonders of the night sky: the rings of Saturn, Mars the red planet, nebulae where baby stars are being born, open clusters of stars shining like diamonds, globular clusters with hundreds of thousands of stars packed together in a ball, and other galaxies, far-far away.
www.sandiegoreader.com

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & Dimensional Art Expo Sept 2-5
The event has become one of the world’s most important sand sculpture competitions and has been named one of USA Today’s Top 10.
www.ussandsculpting.com

Bacon Fest Sept 3
San Diego’s premier and original Bacon Fest is the only way to celebrate International Bacon Day. This all-inclusive sampling event features bacon-inspired dishes from local eateries and beverages from craft breweries and local distilleries.
http://sandiegobaconfest.com

Surf for the Sea Sept 9
This is an Oceanside Firefighter’s Charity surf event and memorial for the environment in honor of local surfers who have passed away. Sponsored by Surf for the Sea/Surfrider Foundation, San Diego.
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us/cals

Fall Home Decor, Gift, and Craft Show Sept 9-10
Handcrafted autumn gifts and more created by local artisans including wood products, jewelry, baked goods, home decor, soaps, pillows, antiques, and unique one-of-a-kind items. Info: 619-987-6640 or showpro@cox.net.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Disaster Preparedness Expo Sept 10
Get the tools and information you need to be ready. Natural disasters can strike quickly and without warning. Attend a free community event to learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones in case of an emergency. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grass area, 1900 Park Blvd. at Presidents Way, Balboa Park
www.sandiegoreader.com

Hullabaloo Family Music Festival Sept 10
The Hullabaloo Family Music Festival is a one-day celebration of music for kids and their grown-ups featuring performances by Kathryn the Grape, the Singing Lizard, and Hullabaloo. The event also features hands-on music classes throughout the day by Blossom Music Together and Songbirds Music and a “Mom Made Market” featuring handmade products by crafted my local moms.
http://hullabalooartsfest.com

Brazilian Day San Diego Sept 10
Ninth annual event, the largest Brazilian Festival on the West Coast with a parade, food, shopping from local businesses, a fair, carnival entertainment, live concert with a Grammy winner from Brazil.
http://braziliandaysandiego.com/english

Fleet Week Sea & Air Parade Sept 10
The best of the U.S. military on display and in action with cruisers, amphibious ships, destroyers, frigates, submarines, and landing craft in addition to a demonstration of SEAL capabilities, Coast Guard Search and Rescue, a fly-over of contemporary Navy and World War II aircraft, and more. View the action all along the San Diego region waterfront from the South Bay to Coronado, the Embarcadero, Harbor and Shelter Islands.
www.fleetweeksandiego.org

San Diego Blues Festival Sept 10
The lineup includes Los Lobos, Bobby Rush, Nikki Hill, Watermelon Slim, Bey Paule Band with Wee Willie Walker, Chris Cain, Billy Watson & Junior Watson, the Holla Pointe, and Big Jon Atkinson.
www.sdbluesfest.com/tickets

Santee Bluegrass Festival Sept 10
The 7th annual Santee Bluegrass Festival features wine and beer tasting, food samples, a silent auction, opportunity drawing, and live bluegrass music. 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 550 Park Center Drive, Santee, CA 92071 (On Riverwalk and Park Center Drive)
www.sandiegoreader.com

Cardiff Greek Festival Sept 10-11
Authentic Greek food, pastries, Greek folk dance performances, church tours, cooking demos, musical performances, kids games, market, and deli. Dance to live Greek music.
www.cardiffgreekfestival.com

Cork & Craft Two-Year Anniversary Party Sept 13-18
Every evening we will have a specially themed dinner with wine and beer pairings and live music. Celebrate with us at San Diego’s first and only winery, brewery, and restaurant in one.
http://thecorkandcraft.com

Heart & Stroke Walk Sept 17
American Heart Association’s 25th Anniversary Heart & Stroke Walk, the association’s premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers, heart disease and stroke.
www.sdheartwalk.org

California Coastal Cleanup Day Sept 17
See complete list of sites at: bit.ly/2aSVf68.
www.cleanupday.org

National Scholastic Surfing Association Open Season Surf Contest Sept 24-25
This is a scholastic surfing competition and free for spectators to attend. The NSSA is one of the few national youth sports organizations that require its participants to maintain academic standards in order to compete.
http://www.nssa.org

Del Mar Mud Run 2016 Sept 24
The 7th annual Del Mar Mud Run promises an epic edition of the mud run this year + all your past favorite obstacles. http://www.nssa.org

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SAN DIEGO AUGUST EVENTS

august

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Fashion of Food and Spirits Aug 4-5
This two-day event showcases culinary artistry tastings, craft beer, wine education, designer fashion, and master mixology. With live music and entertainment.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Julian Starfest Aug 4-6
Enjoy the largest free public star party in Southern California at the annual Julian StarFest. Look through telescopes and see the wonders of the night sky: the rings of Saturn, Mars the red planet, nebulae where baby stars are being born, open clusters of stars shining like diamonds, globular clusters with hundreds of thousands of stars packed together in a ball, and other galaxies, far-far away.
www.julianstarfest.com/index.htm

Vans Warped Tour  Aug 5
Performers include New Found Glory, Tonight Alive, Sum 41, Falling In Reverse, Less Than Jake, the Story So Far, Yellowcard, Reel Big Fish, We the Kings, Sleeping With Sirens, Four Year Strong, Mayday Parade, the Maine, Motionless In White, Issues, Crown the Empire, Capsize, and State Champs.
www.vanswarpedtour.com

Island Vibe Festival Aug 6
The bill features Anuhea, Spawnbreezie, Jordan T, Siaosi, Jimmy Weeks Project, and more at the Qualcomm Stadium Practice Field.
www.islandvibemusicfestival.com

America’s Finest Film Fest 2016 Aug 6
The short films selected, all made in San Diego, will be highlighting the beauty and diversity of America’s Finest City. This special event coincides with our Maker’s Market highlighting the work of San Diego’s best craftspeople along with San Diego craft beers, beverages, and food. Meet the directors and experience a night celebrating film-making and food.
http://nationalevents.cityofhope.org

Yoga for Hope Aug 13
Join the San Diego yoga community on the centerfield of Petco Park for the 6th Annual Yoga for Hope. The event raises awareness about the benefits of yoga practice and sends vital funds to City of Hope for research and integrative therapies to fight life-threatening illnesses.
http://thecolorrun.com/locations/san-diego-ca

Revolt Summer Surf Series 10.0 Aug 13
This is the third event of five in the Revolt Summer Surf Series Pro/Am contest featuring some of the world’s best carvers, SUP, riders and longboarders.
http://revoltsurfseries.com

ArtWalk Aug 13-14
Enjoy a weekend of art, food, live entertainment and fun at the 11th annual ArtWalk. Attendees will enjoy live music, interactive art for kids and the kids at heart, street food options, and a wine and beer pavilion in a beautiful al fresco setting.
www.artwalksandiego.org/libertystation

CityFest Aug 14
This year’s festival include over 250 artisans and crafters from across the country, international food court, live music brought to you by Hillcrest’s own The Merrow, kids’ zone, Furry Fosters petting “zoo,” over six blocks of fun, beer garden, four Artist Alleys showcasing up-and-coming work from local artists.
hillcrestcityfest.com

Stone Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival Aug 19-20
Stone will take over a university campus and transform it into a craft beer theme park. To commemorate two decades of great craft beers, this anniversary celebration will include more than 60 guest breweries serving more than 100 beers, vintage, cask, special-release, and one-off Stone beers, free homebrewed sodas, samples of Mike’s Beer Cheese and live music.
www.anniv.stonebrewing.com

Sip N’ Ship Beer Festival Aug 20
Join the Maritime Museum of San Diego and Rock Star Beer for a beer festival right on San Diego Bay. Let your taste buds experience various craft beer vendors while you enjoy live music on several stages. Curb your hunger with assorted food trucks on site.
http://sdmaritime.org/visit/public-events/sip-n-ship-beer-festival

HarborFest  Aug 20
HarborFest attendees will enjoy free kayaking, paddleboard lessons, pier fishing, local wildlife, boat rides and bay tours. A Culinary and Spirit Tasting and Wine & Craft Beer Garden will spotlight local fare. Three stages will showcase local talent, junior chef contests, and popular headliner bands.
www.chulavistaca.gov

Summergrass San Diego Bluegrass Festival Aug 19-20
The bill features the Gibson Brothers, David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition, Chris Henry & the Hardcore Grass, Bluegrass Etc., Rocky Neck Bluegrass, and more.
http://agsem.com

Pizza & Beer Festival Aug 20
Mobile pizzeria’s will serve a variety of pizza styles and options for fans to pair with more than 100 craft brews. Admission into the Pizza & Beer Fest area is free with track admission of $6. Receive five 7 oz. tastings for $20.
www.dmtc.com

Imperial Avenue Street Festival Aug 27
A fun, family and pet-friendly event. Visit post-event expo with With live music on multiple stages and four blocks of local artists, crafts, gourmet food, and beverages — Columbian to Cajun, paintings to pottery. On Imperial Avenue, one of the oldest streets in San Diego, between 28th Street and 30th Street and between L Street and Commercial Avenue.
www.imperialavenuestreetfest.com

San Diego Spirits Festival Aug 28
Calls out to all whiskey & bourbon worshipers, tequila aficionados, gin guzzlers, rum radicals, vodka vixens and mixologists! Come join the biggest Happy Hour with the 8th San Diego Spirits Festival’s two-day celebration of all things cocktail.
www.sandiegospiritsfestival.com


SAN DIEGO AUGUST EVENTS

august

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Fashion of Food and Spirits Aug 4-5
This two-day event showcases culinary artistry tastings, craft beer, wine education, designer fashion, and master mixology. With live music and entertainment.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Julian Starfest Aug 4-6
Enjoy the largest free public star party in Southern California at the annual Julian StarFest. Look through telescopes and see the wonders of the night sky: the rings of Saturn, Mars the red planet, nebulae where baby stars are being born, open clusters of stars shining like diamonds, globular clusters with hundreds of thousands of stars packed together in a ball, and other galaxies, far-far away.
www.julianstarfest.com/index.htm

Vans Warped Tour  Aug 5
Performers include New Found Glory, Tonight Alive, Sum 41, Falling In Reverse, Less Than Jake, the Story So Far, Yellowcard, Reel Big Fish, We the Kings, Sleeping With Sirens, Four Year Strong, Mayday Parade, the Maine, Motionless In White, Issues, Crown the Empire, Capsize, and State Champs.
www.vanswarpedtour.com

Island Vibe Festival Aug 6
The bill features Anuhea, Spawnbreezie, Jordan T, Siaosi, Jimmy Weeks Project, and more at the Qualcomm Stadium Practice Field.
www.islandvibemusicfestival.com

America’s Finest Film Fest 2016 Aug 6
The short films selected, all made in San Diego, will be highlighting the beauty and diversity of America’s Finest City. This special event coincides with our Maker’s Market highlighting the work of San Diego’s best craftspeople along with San Diego craft beers, beverages, and food. Meet the directors and experience a night celebrating film-making and food.
http://nationalevents.cityofhope.org

Yoga for Hope Aug 13
Join the San Diego yoga community on the centerfield of Petco Park for the 6th Annual Yoga for Hope. The event raises awareness about the benefits of yoga practice and sends vital funds to City of Hope for research and integrative therapies to fight life-threatening illnesses.
http://thecolorrun.com/locations/san-diego-ca

Revolt Summer Surf Series 10.0 Aug 13
This is the third event of five in the Revolt Summer Surf Series Pro/Am contest featuring some of the world’s best carvers, SUP, riders and longboarders.
http://revoltsurfseries.com

ArtWalk Aug 13-14
Enjoy a weekend of art, food, live entertainment and fun at the 11th annual ArtWalk. Attendees will enjoy live music, interactive art for kids and the kids at heart, street food options, and a wine and beer pavilion in a beautiful al fresco setting.
www.artwalksandiego.org/libertystation

CityFest Aug 14
This year’s festival include over 250 artisans and crafters from across the country, international food court, live music brought to you by Hillcrest’s own The Merrow, kids’ zone, Furry Fosters petting “zoo,” over six blocks of fun, beer garden, four Artist Alleys showcasing up-and-coming work from local artists.
hillcrestcityfest.com

Stone Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival Aug 19-20
Stone will take over a university campus and transform it into a craft beer theme park. To commemorate two decades of great craft beers, this anniversary celebration will include more than 60 guest breweries serving more than 100 beers, vintage, cask, special-release, and one-off Stone beers, free homebrewed sodas, samples of Mike’s Beer Cheese and live music.
www.anniv.stonebrewing.com

Sip N’ Ship Beer Festival Aug 20
Join the Maritime Museum of San Diego and Rock Star Beer for a beer festival right on San Diego Bay. Let your taste buds experience various craft beer vendors while you enjoy live music on several stages. Curb your hunger with assorted food trucks on site.
http://sdmaritime.org/visit/public-events/sip-n-ship-beer-festival

HarborFest  Aug 20
HarborFest attendees will enjoy free kayaking, paddleboard lessons, pier fishing, local wildlife, boat rides and bay tours. A Culinary and Spirit Tasting and Wine & Craft Beer Garden will spotlight local fare. Three stages will showcase local talent, junior chef contests, and popular headliner bands.
www.chulavistaca.gov

Summergrass San Diego Bluegrass Festival Aug 19-20
The bill features the Gibson Brothers, David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition, Chris Henry & the Hardcore Grass, Bluegrass Etc., Rocky Neck Bluegrass, and more.
http://agsem.com

Pizza & Beer Festival Aug 20
Mobile pizzeria’s will serve a variety of pizza styles and options for fans to pair with more than 100 craft brews. Admission into the Pizza & Beer Fest area is free with track admission of $6. Receive five 7 oz. tastings for $20.
www.dmtc.com

Imperial Avenue Street Festival Aug 27
A fun, family and pet-friendly event. Visit post-event expo with With live music on multiple stages and four blocks of local artists, crafts, gourmet food, and beverages — Columbian to Cajun, paintings to pottery. On Imperial Avenue, one of the oldest streets in San Diego, between 28th Street and 30th Street and between L Street and Commercial Avenue.
www.imperialavenuestreetfest.com

San Diego Spirits Festival Aug 28
Calls out to all whiskey & bourbon worshipers, tequila aficionados, gin guzzlers, rum radicals, vodka vixens and mixologists! Come join the biggest Happy Hour with the 8th San Diego Spirits Festival’s two-day celebration of all things cocktail.
www.sandiegospiritsfestival.com


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San Diego July 2016 Events

july

SAN DIEGO

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

San Diego Fair June 3 – July 4
www.sdfair.com

July 4th Events July 4
www.kpbs.org/news/events/4thofJuly

Star Spangled Pops  July 1-3
There is no better 4th of July event than celebrating America’s birthday with the San Diego Symphony! This all-American program features hits from movies, Broadway tunes and popular music, along with a military salute and a grand fireworks finale.
www.sandiegosymphony.org

Oceanside Independence Parade  July 2
This annual downtown Oceanside parade will start on Coast Highway and Wisconsin Avenue intersection then ending at Coast Highway and Civic Center Drive intersection with more than 120 parade entries expected to march, roll, walk, and drive down the 101 Coast Highway.
www.cdmchamber.com/events/5k.asp

The Navy Band Southwest  July 4
The performance takes place on the Heineken Grandstand Stage at the San Diego Fair.
www.sdfair.com

12th Annual Switchfoot Bro-Am July 9
The event includes free concert on the beach, a team Surf Contest, the Rob Machado Bro Junior Surf Contest, the Junior Seau Foundation Adaptive Surf Program presented by CAF, and numerous vendor booths. Funds raised at a pre-event Benefit Party as well as sponsorships for the event support local youth initiatives.
https://broam.org

Soul Pose MLB All-Star Yoga July 9
Major League Baseballhas joined together with Soul Pose to bring San Diego an event in conjunction with the 2016 MLB All-Star Game. For all ages and levels and with two sessions at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. local time. At Soul Pose MLB All-Star Yoga, participants can expect to be entertained by a 60-minute program of poses with lighthearted fun featuring bubbles, confetti, body paint, fresh music and a ton of surprises.
http://soulpose.com/locations/san-diego-ca

Color Run MLB All-Star 5K July 10
The Color Run MLB All-Star 5K presented is the third joint event conducted by The Color Run and Major League Baseball. The event will combine the enjoyment of a 5K with all the fun leisure of an island-style vacation full of unforgettable memories and MLB surprises.
http://thecolorrun.com/locations/san-diego-ca

Opening Day at the Del Mar Racetrack July 15
More than 40,000+ race fans are expected to attend what’s defined as one of the most fabulous, fashionable and fun festivities in the west — Opening Day at Del Mar. This day is not only about big bets and fast horses, but celebrating the season in style.
www.dmtc.com/calendar/detail/opening

Oasis Camel Dairy Watermelon Days July 15-17
Featuring new acts such as the Godfrey Comedy Magic Show, the Pollywood Bird Show, and the Clever Camels and Canines Show. Meet the two new baby camels, Zena and Trooper. Meet the mini sheep, donkeys, turkeys, and birds, and feed watermelon to the friendly camels, all included with admission. You can also take a camel ride, feed the mini farm animals, enjoy food, and check out the camel-milk product gift shop.
www.cameldairy.com/watermelon-days.html

San Diego Pride Parade July 16
A 1.5 mile, 2-hour parade celebrating the LGBT community. Expected attendance by 200,000 spectators, elected officials, community groups, military service members, first responders, and more.
https://sdpride.org

BBQ State Championship July 17
More than 40 of the nation’s top professional BBQ pitmasters, local restaurants, and chefs will be competing in this state championship for more than $15,000 in cash prizes while also selling BBQ samples to the public. Purchase four 2-oz. competition-ready samples of brisket, pork, pork ribs, chicken, and/or steak for $10, which includes a Peoples’ Choice ballot to vote for your favorite contestant.
www.dmtc.com/calendar/detail/BBQ

Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro July 22-24
The world’s top professional surfer girls return to Oceanside for another three-day weekend jam packed with competitions and a festival village loaded with female-inspired vendors, activities, and entertainment.
http://supergirljam.com

Comic-Con July 21-24
Comic-Con International returns to the San Diego Convention Center. 2016 marks the 47th year for the show, making it the longest continuously run comics and popular-arts convention in the U.S.
www.comic-con.org

Craft Beer Fest July 23
With more than 100 local and international brews served, beer aficionados will enjoy hard-to-find specialty craft brews alongside favorites from the San Diego brewing scene. Receive five 7 oz. tastings for $20. Full-sized beers may also be purchased. Pair your beer with the Gourmet Food Truck Festival offerings.
www.dmtc.com/calendar/detail/beer

Live Well San Diego 5K July 30
A fun, family and pet-friendly event. Visit post-event expo with fun and informative zones for all ages. Proceeds benefit the San Diego Blood Bank which supports more than 100,000 patients each year. A donation will also be made to support foster youth in San Diego County.
www.livewellsd5k.com

Live Well San Diego 5K July 30
A fun, family and pet-friendly event. Visit post-event expo with fun and informative zones for all ages. Proceeds benefit the San Diego Blood Bank which supports more than 100,000 patients each year. A donation will also be made to support foster youth in San Diego County.
www.livewellsd5k.com


San Diego June 2016 Events

june

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

San Diego Fair June 3 – July 4
Mad About the Fair is the theme of the San Diego County Fair opening at 4:00PM on Friday, June 3 and continuing through Monday, July 4. (The Fair is closed on Mondays, except July 4, and the first two Tuesdays.) Mad HatterYou’ll love our grand-scale tea party featuring the renowned Lewis Carroll classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, fused with influences from steampunk, cosplay, great literature, wacky machinery, and all the fun and magic you have come to expect.
www.sdfair.com

Art Around Adams June 4
Enjoy Adams Avenue in a friendly, relaxed and carefree environment where taste-makers and free thinkers mix freely with family and friends. Experience exhibits and performances that will dazzle the eye and stir the senses. Each year we strive to infuse new and exciting artists and talents that reflect this year’s local trends in art and business. Stroll the entire route, or take the complimentary “Comedy Trolley.” It’s FREE FUN for young and old.
www.artaroundadams.org

Brew & Food Festival June 4
Sample 200+ specialty and seasonal craft beers from more than 70 independent breweries and taste gastropub-styled dishes from more than 20 of the region’s finest culinary tastemakers. Enjoy live music on the lawn, and boogie down in the silent disco dome.
www.brewandfoodfest.com

Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon June 5
Run through historic neighborhoods including Balboa Park and Old Town. The Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay are packed with live entertainment on course that will keep you rockin’ all the way to the finish line.
www.runrocknroll.com/san-Diego

Chef Throwdown June 9
Hotel del Coronado’s expansive Windsor Lawn will provide the setting for this unforgettable gourmet gathering, where 30 of the best chefs from San Diego and Mexico will present signature hors d’oeuvres or desserts at individual stations. Judged by the ever-growing Culinary Council, chefs will also present their best bites with the goal of winning the Chef Flor Franco Award for Culinary Excellence, in addition to some incredible prizes. All proceeds raised at this event will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
https://chefthrowdown.eventscff.org

USA Surfing Championships June 9 – 12
This event is for adult longboard, SUP, and adaptive divisions. Sponsored by Surfing America, Inc. At the north harbor jetty. Spectators free.
www.surfingamerica.org/events

Fido Fest 2016 June 11
The first large-scale dog event in East San Diego County. With exhibitors, entertainment, and demonstrations. Info: 619-258-4100 x222.
www.cityofsanteeca.gov

Clean Canyons for a Clean Coast June 11
Join us, the Escondido Charitable Foundation, and the California Coastal Commission to protect our precious canyons and ocean! Volunteers will be removing litter and debris at Kit Carson Park that would otherwise travel downstream to San Diego’s coastline.
www.cleansd.org/v_cleanups.php

National Beer Mile June 11
The National Beer Mile will bring its innovative blend of fitness and fun to San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium on Saturday, June 11th. The one-mile course designed for fitness enthusiasts, social drinkers and party-goers is capped off by an after party featuring food, games and live music.
www.nationalbeermile.com

Oysterfest June 17 – 18
The seventh annual San Diego OysterFest returns to the beautiful Embarcadero North, featuring bands and DJs, beer from area microbreweries, fresh oysters from Mexico to the Pacific Northwest and the Atlantic Northeast, and plenty of other tasty treats for purchase.
www.eventbrite.com

San Diego TOWERthon June 18
The San Diego TOWERthon is a physically challenging event designed to help participants reach their endurance goals while raising much-needed funds to transform the lives of homeless teens and give them the chance to break the cycle of homelessness early on in life. The funds raised from this event will directly benefit teens living and learning at Toussaint Academy in San Diego.
www.towerthon.org

Wooden Boat Festival June 18 – 19
A San Diego Father’s Day weekend tradition, the San Diego Wooden Boat festival is the premier annual event for Southern California wooden boat enthusiasts and provides a rare opportunity for the general public to view some of the most beautiful and well maintained wooden crafts up close. While this event features mostly well preserved vintage vessels, there are also plenty of new crafts that have been hand crafted with skill and meticulous detail.
www.sdwoodenboatfestival.org

SD FRINGE FESTIVAL June 23 – July 3
During the festival, artists from across the United States and around the world participate alongside home-grown talent, in art forms spanning from theatre, buskers/street performers, cabaret, comedy, circus, dance, film, poetry, spoken word, puppetry, music, visual art, design & open to any other type of artsy-ness not listed.
www.sdfringe.org

Wine and Music Festival June 24
Guests will enjoy summer sips, culinary delights, and performances by several live bands. This year’s tasting options include small plates from Solare Lounge and Banyan Kitchen, artisanal chocolate from Chi Chocolate, and sweet delights from Addison’s Candies. Participants can pair their eats with fine wines and craft brews from Barefoot Cellars, Ballast Point Brewery, and more.
http://womensmuseumca.org


San Diego May 2016 Events Calendar

may

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Little Italy ArtWalk May 1
Covering 15 blocks in San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood. Thousands of attendees come to view and purchase artwork, enjoy the music and dance, and participate in interactive art experiences. Performers include Bart Mendoza, Raelee Nicole, Jesse LoMonaca, Dani Bell and the Tarantist, and Travis Luce.
www.artwalksandiego.org/missionfederal

Bridal Bazaar May 1
Chat with experts, see the latest trends, and compare the work of San Diego’s top wedding pros. Plus, see San Diego’s largest bridal fashion show.
www.bridalbazaar.com

Adams Avenue Unplugged  Apr 30 – May 1
The fifth annual Adams Avenue Unplugged will feature 150 artists performing on 22 stages along Adams Avenue. This year’s headliners will include Minneapolis-based singer/songwriting brothers the Cactus Blossoms, So-Cal country artist Sam Outlaw, and Grammy-award keyboardist Augie Meyers.
www.adamsavenuebusiness.com

Gator By the Bay May 5-8
San Diego’s 15th annual Gator By The Bay features four days of live music with over 90 musical acts and special performances on seven stages, along with 10,000 pounds of crawfish trucked from Louisiana, non-stop dancing, shopping, playing, and eating on the San Diego Bay.
http://gatorbythebay.com

Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo 2016 May 6-8
Old Town will be transformed into the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration north of the border, filled with mariachis, cervezas, and food.
www.cincodemayooldtown.com

Oceanside Jazz Fest: Band Festival May 7
The Oceanside Jazz Festival consists of educational and performance opportunities for school and community jazz bands and choirs, and featured concerts by internationally recognized performing artists.
www.miracosta.edu

Paella & Wine Festival May 7
A culinary celebration featuring entertainment, live music, paella chefs from across the globe, wineries, and breweries from California and Mexico.
http://paellawinefest.com/home

San Diego Zoo Garden Festival May 7-8
Join in a bouquet of activities and experiences for all ages, whether you have a green thumb or just wish you did! Discover the wealth of beautiful and fascinating plants at the Zoo, and connect with garden experts who can give you the dirt on all things botanical and horticultural.
http://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/gardenfestival

Boardroom International Surfboard Show May 14-15
Trade show for the surfboard manufacturing industry. Surfboards and gear by the surf industry’s top shapers, designers, and manufacturers plus art, music, and surf culture, seminars, demos, and exhibits.
https://boardroomshow.webconnex.com/boardroomshow2016

Festival of Colors May 14
Rooted in ancient Indian tradition, Color Festival invites all its participants to let go of cares and worries, embrace joy, and live life in full color. Enjoy a sampling of locally sourced vegetarian cuisine, live music, yoga, dancing, and of course, the opportunity shower yourself (and total strangers) in vibrant colors.
www.festivalofcolorsusa.com/festival-of-colors/festival-colors-oceanside-ca

Tacotopia May 14
Try signature tacos from more than 40 of the best restaurants as they compete to win the “Best Taco” award. Curated exclusively by Reader food writers, this event brings together the very best taco vendors — and you decide who will ultimately win.
www.sandiegoreader.com/tacotopia

Avenue Amps & Ales May 14
Get amped up for Chula Vista’s first craft beer and musical festival, Avenue Amps & Ales. Rocking the hops off of Chula Vista’s original neighborhood, Avenue Amps & Ales will host over 20 local breweries, live bands and artisans in and around Memorial Park.
http://thirdavenuevillage.com/avenue-amps-ales-2016

Navy’s Bay Bridge Run/Walk May 15
This unique 4-mile run/walk has a one of a kind spectacular panoramic view as participants make their way to Coronado’s beautiful Tidelands Park from downtown San Diego over the Coronado Bay Bridge.
http://navylifesw.com/bridgerun

Festival of Arts in North Park May 21
Experience the culture that has made our community a go-to for food, local craft beer, shopping, and art. With local art, live music, dance performances, vendor booths, food, and a craft beer block.
http://northparkmainstreet.com/events/festival-of-arts

Bacon & Barrels May 21
On Saturday May 21st, the hottest chefs from the finest local restaurants will prepare and serve small plates starring bacon in its most inventive forms. The best mixologists, brewers and wine makers will quench your thirst with refreshing bacon-based and bacon-inspired cocktails and brews.
www.baconandbarrels.com

Foodie Fest Encinitas 2016  May 21
Sustainable locally sourced food, artisanal products, and premiere San Diego talent.
http://foodiefestencinitas.com/store

Vista Strawberry Festival  May 29
Live entertainment on multiple stages and local craft brews all day long in the beer garden. Carnival rides and 300+ vendors. Contests include: Little Ms. Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Costume, Strawberry Idol, Pie Eating. Vista was once the Strawberry Capital of the World!
www.vistastrawberryfest.com


April 2016 Events – San Diego

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SAN DIEGO

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

San Diego Gulls Ongoing – check website for schedule
www.sandiegogulls.com/schedule-2/schedule

Giant Automotive Festival  Apr 1-3
Explore over 2500 of the finest hot rods, customs, muscle cars, tricked-out trucks, and classics in the country on display both indoor and outdoor as they compete for a shot to win the coveted Goodguys 2016 Street Rod D’Elegance Award. With hundreds of vendor exhibits, the “Nitro Thunderfest” vintage dragster exhibition, the AutoCross timed racing competition, a Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral, live music, and Kids’ Zone.
www.good-guys.com

Hops on the Harbor Apr 1, 15, 22, 29
Two-and-a-half-hour cruise features multiple food stations, picturesque bay views, and a full bar with rotating local brews and craft beer flights. After-dinner music and dancing. April’s featured brewery is Coronado Brewing Co.
www.flagshipsd.com/cruises/hops-harbor

Craft Beer Relay  Apr 2
The Craft Beer Relay is a four-person relay, a challenge to you and your teammates to navigate a race course filled with games, obstacles, and challenges. Twelve local craft beer stations along the course will keep you motivated — before and after your race, enjoy a craft beer festival with live music, food trucks, and local craft breweries.
http://craftbeerrelay.com/event/san-diego-california

Tartan Day San Diego  Apr 2
Tartan Day San Diego, presented by the House of Scotland and the House of Scotland Pipe Band, is a celebration of the culture, food, and music of Scotland. There will be clan and vendor booths, food and desserts for sale at reasonable prices, and the music and dance of Scotland.
www.houseofscotland.org

Chocolate Festival Apr 3
With vendors focusing on chocolate edibles. Crafts for kids include making their own chocolate pizza. Mars Chocolate History Ambassadors will be onsite to demonstrate the historical bean-to-beverage story of 18th-century chocolate using authentic tools including cocoa pods, cocoa beans and nibs, a hot stone metate, winnowing baskets, chocolate drink pots, and stirrers throughout the day. Observers will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience chocolate as it was enjoyed in early America.
http://sdmaritime.org/visit/public-events/chocolate-festival

Tour de Cure Apr 9
Participants have the opportunity to participate in the one mile kids ride, 15 mile, 29 mile, 62 mile, and 100 mile-rides. The 15-mile ride is a new element to this year’s event. Waiting at the finish line will be more than 25 vendors, live music, healthy street tacos, and organic beer. Proceeds go toward critical funds for diabetes research and advocacy.
http://tour.diabetes.org

Healthy Living Festival Apr 9-10
Listen to experts share new ideas about lifestyle changes that can help you prevent disease and lower stress. Take part in free medical testing and screening. Watch chefs prepare and then sample healthy and ultra-tasty dishes with take home recipes. Catch the belly dancing show, join in a yoga, Zumba or dance class, or receive a massage. 30 free workshops, seminars, and cooking demos. 200 exhibitors.
http://www.healthylivingfestival.com

Ugly Dog Contest Apr 10
Hosted by San Diego Coastal Chamber and the Del Mar Kiwanis. Cutest dog, best trick, dog who looks like their owner, and more. Gift basket with dog products will be given to the first, second, and third place winners in each category. Gift bags with samples handed out to the first 100 to check in that morning.
www.delmarfairgrounds.com

Oceanside Jazz Fest: Vocal Festival Apr 14-16
The Oceanside Jazz Festival consists of educational and performance opportunities for school and community jazz bands and choirs, and featured concerts by internationally recognized performing artists.
www.miracosta.edu

Parkinson’s 5K Walk/Run & Expo Apr 16
USATF-certified and chip-timed 5K course on the San Diego Bay, Medical Expo and Health and Fitness Village, Paws for Parkinson’s Pet Festival, Kids’ Zone, and food trucks and beer garden. Hosted by the Parkinson’s Association, the event proceeds fund programs and services local to Parkinson’s families.
http://parkinsonsassociation.org

Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship Apr 23-24
One of the biggest rhythmic gymnastics competition in the West Coast, the Level 7 to 10 Region 1 Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship. Enjoy the best rhythmic gymnasts from California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. And be amazed by their grace, flexibility and mastery of the ball, ribbon, clubs, hoop, and rope.
https://usagym.org

Autism 5K/10K Apr 30
5K, 10K, and 1-mile courses and a festival with live music, 30+ vendor booths (including an autism resource fair), beer and wine garden, kids’ zone, and more. Entry includes a T-shirt, entry into the post-race raffle, and two drinks in the beer and wine garden.
http://acttodayformilitaryfamilies.kintera.org

Fiesta del Mar Apr 30
A cross-border Celebration of Friendship between the cities of Imperial Beach and Rosarito, Mexico with live musical acts from both the Rosarito and San Diego areas as well as interactive family activities hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of both cities.
www.portofsandiego.org

Pet Day on the Bay  Mar 19
People board for $24 per ticket, and guests are encouraged to contribute a gently used blanket or towel that will warm needy animals at the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Guests: Jagger & Kristi from Magic 92.5 and Chopper the Biker Dog.
https://www.hornblower.com


San Diego March 2016 Events

march

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

San Diego Gulls Ongoing – check website for schedule
www.sandiegogulls.com/schedule-2/schedule

Spring Home Garden Show Mar 4-6
31st annual show returns to Del Mar Fairgrounds for a three-day extravaganza of inspiring real “Garden Masters” landscapes, hands-on demonstrations, hundreds of home-improvement products and services exhibitors, educational seminars, plant sales, and face-to-face consultations with experts—one-stop shopping for everything pertaining to home and garden, inside and outside.
www.springhomegardenshow.com

San Diego Undy Run/Walk  Mar 5
The Undy Run/Walk is a unique, family-friendly run/walk created by the Colon Cancer Alliance. Participants receive a pair of boxer shorts and are encouraged to run in underwear-themed outfits to get people talking about this often tabooed disease.
http://support.ccalliance.org

Cherry Blossom Festival Mar 5-6
Celebrate spring and the blooming of our 150 Cherry Tree Grove with cultural performances, traditional food, unique local vendors, children’s corner and a beer tasting! Guests may partake in Hanami, the traditional custom of picnicking under the cherry trees.
http://niwa.org/garden-events

Spring Busker Festival Mar 5-6
A Busker is a street performer. Known for their unusual and comedic acts in Boston’s Faneuil Hall or standing statue-like, painted in gold on San Francisco’s Pier 39, these artists perform for tips in public venues across the globe.
www.seaportvillage.com/entertainment/busker-festival

San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering Mar 5-13
The 8th annual San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering features hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) exhibits and activities to budding K-12 science lovers, but everyone is welcome.
www.lovestemsd.org

San Diego Latino Film Festival Mar 10-20
Media Arts Center San Diego is gearing up for eleven fun-filled days of international cinema at the 23rd edition of the San Diego Latino Film Festival taking place March 10-20, 2016 at AMC 18 Simon Fashion Valley Mall.
www.sdlatinofilm.com

Food for Thought Festival Mar 12
The festival includes a presentation about raw food and health from San Diego expert Mimi Kirk. Kirk will demonstrate raw food preparation techniques and share samples with the audience. Bolt Brewery, La Mesa’s first microbrewery, will open with their experience establishing a brewery in the world-renowned San Diego beer scene.
www.sdcl.org

Best Coast Beer Fest Mar 12
Taste beer from nearly 100 of the West Coast’s craft breweries, enjoy the sounds of local bands, and enjoy a lunch from thefood truck alley.
www.ticketsauce.com/e/best-coast-beer-fest-sd-2016/tickets

Art Walk: Ray at Night Mar 12
Ray at Night will be hosting local artisan vendors, food trucks, and live local musical acts.
www.rayatnight.com

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival Mar 13
Come celebrate Ireland with the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. With more than 120 parade entries and thousands in attendance, this has become one of the largest single-day events in San Diego.
www.stpatsparade.org

shamROCK Gaslamp Block Party Mar 17
You don’t have to jump the pond to get your Irish on! Discover the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow at one of the largest outdoor St. Patrick’s Day parties on the West Coast! The luck of the Irish will be shining upon you at the 22nd Annual shamROCK taking place on Thursday, March 17th, 2016 from 4:00 PM to Midnight in the Gaslamp Quarter, taking place on G and F Streets downtown in the Gaslamp between 5th and 7th Avenue and on 6th Avenue between E and G Streets.
www.sandiegoshamrock.com

Blvd Market Mar 18
A foodie’s paradise on El Cajon Boulevard and Utah Street. A North Park monthly prepared foods market every third Friday featuring The Heart & Trotter, Buona Forchetta, Abu’s Kitchen, Wicked Maine Lobster, Spanglish Eats, Papusas Express, Dane Coffee Roasters, Flavors of East Africa, The Gumbo Pot, Okada-Ya, Jamaican Jerk Hut and Lumpia City
www.theboulevard.org

Race for Autism  Mar 19
12th annual event includes 5K chip-timed run or walk, 1-mile Superhero Family Fun Walk, educational resource fair, children’s activities, music, commemorative medals and T-shirts, prizes, and refreshments. Costumes and strollers welcome!
www.raceforautism.org

Kia Classic Mar 21-27
Entering its seventh year, the 2016 Kia Classic will be held at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California March 21st – 27th. The Kia Classic features 144 of the best women golfers playing for the $1.7 million purse. The field features 2015 Kia Classic Champion Cristie Kerr and crowd favorites Paula Creamer, Stacy Lewis, Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson.
www.kiaclassic.com

Easter Eggstravaganza Mar 26
12th annual community Easter egg hunt and festival. More than 2000 children will enjoy visits with the Easter Bunny, bounce houses, arts and crafts, music, carnival games, and prizes.
www.kroccenter.org


San Diego February 2016 events

february

Groundhog Day   February 2
Ash Wednesday February 10
Valentine’s Day   February 14
President’s Day  February 15 (County Recorder and California Title will be closed)


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

 

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

 

San Diego Gulls Ongoing – check website for schedule
www.sandiegogulls.com/schedule-2/schedule

 

Tijuana Foodie Tour Various times – check website
Enjoy a guided, four-hour foodie tour for an adventure in food, culture, and exercise, sampling food from four street food vendors and one regional-cuisine eatery to taste the best flavors of Tijuana.
http://www.foodandwine.com

 

Oceanside Art Walk: Be Mine Feb 5
Artists from San Diego to Redondo Beach come out for First Friday Art Walk happening in the galleries and theatres of Oceanside with vibrant arts, performances, music, poetry,activities, food, and fun for all ages, all free. This month’s theme is “Be Mine.”
www.oceansideartwalk.org

 

 

Cheesemaking Fundamentals Feb 6
Learn the fundamental processes behind fresh cheesemaking as well as techniques for making pressed cheeses and aged cheeses such as cheddar, gouda, and camembert.
www.curdsandwine.com

 

Outrigger Canoe Racing Feb 6
Join Kai Elua Outrigger Canoe Club at their free recreational practices from now through March. If you are new to paddling, then the recreational practices provide an opportunity for you to try outrigger canoe paddling. Sessions are generally an hour and a half long, and the hosts provide the paddles and instruction.
www.meetup.com/outrigger

Hearts for Hope 5k Run/Walk Feb 6
Annual 5k run/walk plus food, music, games, prizes, kids’ zone and activities. Proceeds benefit families of children challenged by life-threatening illnesses.
www.mitchellthorp.org/event

Hungry Dog Dash Feb 7
5K run/walk benefiting the Point Loma High School men’s and women’s cross country teams. A morning of fitness and fun with music, opportunity drawings, children’s activities, vendor village, food trucks.
www.hungrydogdash.org

 

Happy (Lunar) New Year! Feb 12-14
Eleventh annual Vietnamese Tet Lunar New Year Festival promises entertainment including Asian-themed dancers, traditional and contemporary singers and musicians, martial artists, magicians, soccer and volleyball tournaments, Chinese chess tournament, traditional cultural center, Vietnamese traditional dress (áo dài) fashion show, dancing contests, Asian-Pacific dance troupes, special foods. Lion and dragon dance performances throughout festival.
www.sdtet.com

San Diego Pet Expo Feb 13-14
Tons of pet-friendly exhibitors and rescue groups; live demonstrations in obedience training, pet care, and activism; great giveaways and prizes; discounts on pet products, talent, and costume contests; and retailers.
www.petexposandiego.com

Cupid’s Cleanup Feb 13
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show your loved ones just how much you care about them. Why not do the same for the environment? Volunteers will meet behind Benchmark Brewing Company and then clean up surrounding streets and the San Diego River. Those over 21 can stick around after the cleanup for an after-party.
http://ilacsd.org/v_cleanups.php

 

Year of the Monkey Feb 13-14
The 34th Annual 2016 San Diego Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair celebrates rain or shine. Chinese New Year is February 19, 2015 (4714): Year of the Monkey. This is a free, family-friendly event! Come celebrate our 34th year of hosting the fair and our 44th year of providing social services to the San Diego community.
www.sdchinesecenter.org

 

Supercross Motorcycle Feb 13, 16
Billed as “the world’s premier indoor motorcycle circuit,” composed of 17 races with tight corners, fast straightaways, challenging rhythm sections, and massive triple jumps.
www.supercrosslive.com

 

Valentine’s Day at the Museum Feb 14
Embrace romance with an after-hours, love-themed art tour, available exclusively on February 14. Following the tour, visit the May S. Marcy Sculpture Court and Garden at Panama 66 and enjoya picnic basket for two filled with gourmet sandwiches, a cheese or vegan plate, chocolate truffles and a bottle of champagne, wine or craft beer.
www.sdmart.org

 

Winter Brew Fest Feb 19-20
Friday night features The Fooks. Saturday night Headshine plays the VIP power hour from 6-7pm, followed by Euphoria Brass Band.
www.eventbrite.com

 

Symphology: The Science of Sound Feb 20
The San Diego Symphony Orchestra is performing a series of four Family Festival concerts designed to introduce children 5-12 to the magic, science, and wonder of classical music. This edition features Symphology: The Science of Sound. From the sound a bow makes to the beating of a drum, there are countless ways musicians make music. But how does it happen? Conductor Sameer Patel explains what makes a flute tweet and a horn toot and how it all comes together through the sounds and science of a symphony. Children are free with adult tickets.
www.sandiegosymphony.org

 

Silver Bay Kennel Club Dog Show Feb 27-28
The Silver Bay Kennel Club holds the reputation as the longest running dog show in San Diego County. This is an American Kennel Club sanctioned two-day all breed dog show featuring 150 breeds and over 1800 dogs each day of the show.
www.delmarfairgrounds.com

 

 

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San Diego January 2016 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 Restaurant Week Dates TBD
Enjoy great cuisine at some of the best restaurants in San Diego. Over 180 San Diego restaurants participate. Enjoy a 3 course dinner for $20 – $50. Lunch option available too. Reservations recommended.
www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

International Auto Show (Dec 31) Jan 1-Jan 3
Be the first to see all-new models not yet in showrooms.
www.sdautoshow.com

La Jolla Polar Bear Swim Jan 1
New Years Day Jan 1, 2016. Make you new years resolution and join the La Jolla Cove Swim Club in their annual polar bear swim, 10 AM at La Jolla Shores. This is a fun non-competitive swim. One of the cool San Diego events in January.
www.lajollacoveswimclub.org

San Diego New Year’s Day Race 2016 Jan 1
San Diego Yacht Club, Shelter Island. All boats and classes are featured in this New Years day traditional regatta. Participants will start around noon at the east end of Harbor Island and sail into San Diego Bay. Nice to watch as you explore the San Diego waterfront.
www.sdyc.org

Winter Concerts at Coronado Ferry Landing
Jan 3, Jan 10, Jan 17 and Jan 24

Live concerts
www.coronadoferrylandingshops.com

Poway Community Park: Winter Festival Jan 8 – 9
Feel snow between your fingers while sledding down snow hill, smell roasted marshmallows as you devour s’mores, experience the wind in your hair skating around the synthetic ice rink, and peruse a variety of vendors. The Winter Festival brings to life all of the appeal and entertainment of a cold-mountain town set right in Poway.
www.poway.org

San Diego Spring Home Show 2016 Jan 8 – 10
At the Home Show, our goal is simple: to inspire, motivate and excite you for your upcoming home improvement – whether it’s a minor renovation or a major remodel.
www.homeshowsandiego.com

Resolution Run 15K & 5K Jan 9
Take strides to reduce your carbon and physical footprint — a healthier you can mean a lighter you, and a lighter footprint. Race includes Earth-friendly race management practices and benefits San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project, a local eco-friendly organization supporting a healthier San Diego food system.
www.events.hakuapp.com/san-diego-resolution-run-5k-15k

Supercross Motorcycle Jan 16
Billed as “the world’s premier indoor motorcycle circuit,” composed of 17 races with tight corners, fast straightaways, challenging rhythm sections, and massive triple jumps.
www.supercrosslive.com

San Diego Travel & Adventure Show Jan 16 – 17
Meet some of your favorite celebrity travelers like Rick Steves or Samantha Brown. Hear unfamiliar accents as you speak to destination experts from around the planet. Taste an exotic dish at the Taste of Travel Theater. Experience rhythms of distant lands. Find a world of vacation options and deals that you just can’t find anywhere else only at America’s Favorite TRAVEL EXPOS!
www.travelshows.com

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 2016 Jan 17
Sunday Jan. 17 2016 starting at 2:00 PM at Harbor Drive, Embarcadero, to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MLK parade with floats, high school bands, drill teams and more.
alpha-zsl.org/mlkdayparade.html

Disney on Ice presents Frozen  Jan 20 – 24
Join royal sisters Anna and Elsa, the hilarious snowman Olaf, Kristoff, his loyal reindeer Sven, and the mystical trolls as they journey to discover that true love is the most magical power of all.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Malashock Signatures  Jan 22-24, Jan 28-31
An evocative program of dance that highlights two of John Malashock’s “signature” works and two world premieres. Audiences are not separated from the dancers in the typical way — they are sharing the studio space with the dancers.
www.malashockdance.org

Monster Jam  Jan 23
The world’s best monster trucks battle it out in an event of speed, racing, and destruction with 28 massive trucks.
www.monsterjam.com

San Diego’s Black Film Festival 2016 Jan 27 – 31
As the first and largest black film festival of the year, numerous other film festival reps scout new films from us for their event. Simply put, each year the San Diego Black Film Festival will premiere a large percentage of the independent films that will prove successful throughout the year at other film festivals.
www.sdbff.com

Lunar New Year Festival Jan 29-31
Celebrated for thousands of years in various countries around the world influenced by Chinese civilization, the Lunar New Year remains Vietnam’s most celebrated holiday. This Lunar New Year Festival observes the Year of the Monkey, an animal representing intelligence, mischievousness, curiosity, and inventiveness.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Wildlife Hike-a-Thon Jan 30
This event takes place on a scenic, point-to-point course. Bring the whole family, and take the leisurely hike to the half-way point where you can enjoy a refreshing drink before turning back to the finish line.
www.active.com

Bridal Bazaar Jan 31
This is San Diego’s largest bridal show of the year,  so you’ll find more variety, more choices, and more inspiration to plan your day, your way.
www.bridalbazaar.com


San Diego December Events

december

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Fantasy on Ice Nov 18 – Jan 3
The NTC Arts & Culture District in Liberty Station will be turned into a Winter Wonderland as the skating rink moves from its downtown location to the former Naval Training Center with holiday-related activities and performances through the holiday season.
www.fantasyonicesd.com

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas Ongoing to Dec 26
The Old Globe Theatre presents its popular Christmas show. Once again the Green Meanie will try to ruin the holiday season for the citizens of Whoville. This is the Globe’s 18th staging. This time, will he succeed? James Vasquez directs.
www.oldglobe.org

Coronado Christmas Parade & Open House Dec 4
www.coronadochamber.com/holiday-parade-and-open-house.html

Balboa Park December Nights Dec 4-5
Balboa Park December Nights, the nation’s premier holiday festival, will take place for the 38th consecutive year on Friday, Dec. 4, 3-11pm, and Saturday, Dec. 5, noon-11pm.
www.balboapark.org/decembernights

Craft Fair Dec 4-5
Wood products, jewelry, jams and jellies, home decor, vintage, soaps, pillows, holiday decorations, and more. Mount Miguel Covenant Village
www.sandiegoreader.com

Holiday Wonderland at Petco Park Dec 4-23
Holiday Wonderland is back at Petco Park for the second year and it’s bigger and better than ever. Be transported through a spectacular holiday wonderland full of fun for the entire family for 12 nights in December.
http://sandiego.padres.mlb.com/sd/ticketing/holiday.jsp

Frosty Farm  Dec 5
Take pictures with Santa and his “polar dog.” Guests can participate in cookie decorating, face painting, faux snow, crafts, a hot chocolate station, and enjoy animal encounters including alpacas, chinchillas, doves, sheep, chickens and Blitzen, the miniature horse “reindeer.”
www.animalcenter.org

Steam Maker Festival  Dec 5
The Steam Maker Festival (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) is an annual event — part creativity, part science, part maker movement, part education, part local businesses, part exploration.
www.sansmf.org

Little Italy Tree Lighting & Christmas Village Dec 5
See Little Italy’s new Christmas Tree — a 25-foot tower of over 1000 poinsettias — located in the center of Piazza Basilone. With decorations, live music and entertainment, and seasonal vendors. Saint Nick will be at the event taking pictures with all the kids.
www.sandiegoreader.com

52nd Annual North Park Toyland Parade & Festival Dec 5
www.toylandparade.com

Makers Arcade Holiday Fair Dec 5
Over 95 artists will gather to show off their one-of-a-kind handcrafted goods from jewelry, ceramics, stationary, clothing, home goods and more! Admission includes door favor, photo booth, free make and take craft for adults and kids, live music and DJ, and the best holiday shopping in San Diego.
www.sandiegomagazine.com

Encinitas Holiday Parade Dec 5
Thousands of people will be on floats and in bands with tens of thousands more cheering them on. The parade begins at 5:30 pm, preceded by a tree-lighting ceremony at the Lumberyard (near Starbucks coffee).
www.encinitasca.gov

Garden of Lights Dec 5-30
After the sun goes down, the garden is transformed into a winter wonderland with over 100,000 sparkling lights illuminating for a holiday experience. With horse-drawn wagon rides, holiday crafts, marshmallow roasting, visits with Santa, live music, refreshments, and hot mulled wine (on select evenings).
www.sdbgarden.org/lights.htm

SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off Dec 6
With 40 local restaurants competing in a chili smackdown, a craft beer and wine garden featuring 18 local breweries and wineries, 30 local handmade vendors, 11 local bands live on two stages, 9 food vendors, and a kids’ fun fest area complete with bounce houses, crafts, games, prizes, and karaoke.
www.sonofestchilicookoff.com

Polar Express Dec 12
Join us in your pajamas and enter a world full of holiday treats and trains. With games, winter scene dioramas, and a holiday keepsake to make.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Jingle Bell Run/Walk Dec 12
The 23rd Annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk is a festive race/walk that helps champion arthritis research and brings people form all walks of life together, to say YES to furthering a great cause. This is UST&F timed and sanctioned race/walk. Medals are presented to all participants and age category winners. Special “Dash with the Elves for Children.”
www.jbr.org/sandiego

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Dec 13 & 20
Participants in the holiday boat parade will adorn their boats to fit this year’s theme, Christmas Around the World.
www.sdmaritime.org

Poinsettia Bowl Gaslamp March Dec 21
Marching bands and spirit squads from the participating universities will parade from each end of 5th Avenue performing holiday classics, and meeting up at Market Street for a heart-pounding Battle of the Bands!
www.sandiegobowlgames.com/gaslamp-march

Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade Dec 30
This exciting family event brings together world-class marching bands, magnificent floats, entertaining drill teams, and a procession of enormous balloons – more than any other parade! Over 100,000 street-side spectators will enjoy the parade along with a nationwide television audience.
www.sandiegobowlgames.com/parade


San Diego November Events

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Daylight Savings  November 1
Election Day
  November 3
Veterans Day  November 11 County Recorder is closed, California Title is open
Thanksgiving  November 26 & 27 County Recorder and California Title are closed

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 Day of the Dead Nov 1-2
This event is designed to celebrate the history, culture and heritage of the San Diego region and to pay homage to this very important and festive tradition. Old Town’s diverse and historic legacy makes it the best site in San Diego to hold this celebration.
www.dayofthedeadsd.com

2015 Carlsbad Fall Village Faire Nov 1
The Carlsbad Village Faire will take place from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Each year, the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce hosts the faire in May and November. Now in its 41st year, the free event has grown to be so popular that it not only continually attracts people from all over Southern California, but also from other states
www.carlsbad.org

San Diego Asian Film Festival Nov 5-14
San Diego is home to the largest Asian Film Festival on the West Coast and features more than 130 films from 15 different countries at five different venues in San Diego. Experience national and international films, get up close and personal with filmmakers and cast with Q&A and photo opportunities.
www.festival.sdaff.org

Brewers Guild Festival Nov 6-7
Join us for the 13th Annual San Diego Brewers Guild Festival at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier in downtown San Diego. This two day event is the official kickoff of San Diego Beer Week. Enjoy samples from more than 50 San Diego County breweries! The event raises funds for local charities and the San Diego Brewers Guild.
www.sdbw.org/guild-festival

San Diego Beer Week Nov 6-15
San Diego Beer Week is a ten-day celebration inspiring people to drink local, craft beer and promoting San Diego’s thriving brewing culture with multiple events happening across the county.
www.sdbw.org

Women’s PRO/AM Nov 7
Women’s PRO/AM competitions, Vert Comp on Tony Hawk Industries Vert Ramp, bowl contest presented by XS Helmets and Active Ride Shop, street competition on The Encinitas Skate Plaza, free learn-to-skate clinics by Camp Tanuga, more.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Nov 7 – Dec 26
www.theoldglobe.org

Fallback Festival Nov 8
Take a stroll down the historical streets of the Gaslamp Quarter and fall back into San Diego’s wild past of the 1880’s. The whole family is engaged in the magical old-fashioned atmosphere that the Fall Back Festival brings to life each year. www.gaslampquarter.org

Oceanside Music Festival Nov 8
The 14th annual Oceanside Music Festival, titled Colors of Music, offers concerts this year with a variety of music genres, showcasing both student and professional musicians from throughout Southern California. The event, FREE of charge to the general public, is held 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
www.ocaf.info/oceanside-music-festival

Escondido Tamale Festival Nov 14
The Escondido Tamale Festival is a celebration of Tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. It is also a look back at the history of the Spanish and Mexican settlers who built the framework for this great state.
www.visitescondido.com/7761/escondido-tamale-festival

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Nov 15-22
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is an international showcase of the world’s premier wines and spirits, chefs and culinary personalities, and gourmet foods. The week- long experience celebrates San Diego’s vibrant culinary community with over 100 citywide events, wine and cooking classes, chef dinners, and multiple tasting events throughout the week.
www.sandiegowineclassic.com

69th Annual Mother Goose Parade Nov 21
The largest parade in San Diego County is also the largest of its type west of the Mississippi. Each year, the Mother Goose Parade attracts thousands of spectators to the streets of El Cajon. 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.
www.mgpelcajon.com

San Diego Jazz Fest Nov 25-29
The 36th San Diego Jazz Fest over Thanksgiving will present a variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to swing to dixieland at the Town & Country Resort and Hotel in Hotel Circle. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will perform.
www.sdjazzfest.org

Skating by the Sea Nov 26 – Jan 3
This spectacular ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach. The Del’s iconic Victorian Building, adorned with thousands of white lights, provides a magical backdrop as holiday music fills the air and guests enjoy hot chocolate and libations.
www.hoteldel.com/events/skating-sea

Thanksgiving Family-Mile Fun Run Nov 26
Come with the entire family to do a one-mile lap around the racetrack itself. Expected to participate are many of your favorite jockeys running right with you.
www.dmtc.com

Craft Beer & Cider Fest Nov 28
Beer & Cider Fest is back! From 12:00pm to 4:00 p.m. on November 28, cheers to Bing and your favorite Thoroughbred while sampling from more than 100 local and international brews plus a variety of seasonal ales and ciders. Meet the local brewers, check out beer inspired merchandise and groove to DJ’s in the Seaside Concert Area.
www.dmtc.com

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San Diego October 2015 Events

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San Diego Events Calendar

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

San Diego Food Trucks Ongoing
www.sdfoodtrucks.com

Haunted Houses Thru October
www.hauntedhouses.com

Halloween Events Thru October
www.sdhalloween.com

Oktoberfest  Every Wednesday in Oct
Every Wednesday in October, drink up seasonal favs from local breweries while you chow down on paired bites on the private patio on the boardwalk. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. October 7th Green Flash; October 14th Coronado; October 21st Karl Strauss; October 28th Modern Times
www.draftsandiego.com

Oktoberfest in El Cajon Oct 2-3, Oct 9-11
Taste authentic German food such as bratwurst, ox-on-the-spit, potato salad, potato pancakes, sauerkraut, and red cabbage, plus a variety of German pastries and pretzels. Soft drinks and adult beverages are sold, featuring a selection of German beers on draft, plus wines and a full bar.
www.germanclubsandiego.org

Revolt Summer Surf Series 9.0 Oct 3
The Revolt Summer Surf Series is a non World Surf League domestic surfing competition for male and female surfers, professional and amateur. Enjoy a day at Beachfest and watch the carvers, longboards, and SUPs compete. No charge for spectators.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Pacific Beachfest 5K Oct 3
Pacific Beachfest 5K was voted 2014 Competitor’s best 5K/10K for the Pacific region. Run/walk down the beach and boardwalk with your peers and competitors. Every finisher will receive a tank top, a race medal, sunglasses, and tickets to our beer garden.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Serbia Serbia! Festival Oct 3
Teams of Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Military and civilians will climb 110 Authentic Serbian food, home-made pastries, Serbian open market, folk dance performance, and kids’ games.
www.sandiegoreader.com

Maker Faire San Diego Oct 3-4
San Diego Maker Faire is a festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness and a celebration of the burgeoning maker movement in the San Diego Region. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, San Diego Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors.
www.sdmakerfaire.org

San Diego Music Awards  Oct 5
Humphreys by the Bay | 2241 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, 92106
www.sandiegomusicawards.com

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Oct 8
Raise funds for YWCA of San Diego County and the Becky’s House domestic violence program. After the walk, celebrate with music, massage, awards, and more.
www.eventbrite.com

CRSSD Festival Oct 10-11
The bill includes the Flaming Lips, TV on the Radio, St. Lucia, Bonobo, Big Data, Maya Jane Coles, Jamie XX, Nicolas Jaar, Golden Features, SNBRN, Tchami, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Cashmere Cat, b2b, Trippy Turtle, and more.
www.crssdfest.com

Oktoberfest & HomeBrew Competition Oct 10
A family friendly event with performances, games, a beer garden featuring local professional breweries, Mash Heads Homebrew Club beers, and a home-brew competition, all to raise money for University City schools.
www.uc-educate.org/events/oktoberfest

Festa! in Little Italy Oct 11
This Italian cultural festival is a day filled with authentic live Italian entertainment, Italian food, stickball and bocce ball tournaments, a colorful flag procession, and of course the festival’s favorite: Gesso Italiano (Italian Chalk) to celebrate one of the most iconic neighborhoods in the country. Over 120,000 visitors are expected to attend.
www.littleitalysd.com/events/little-italy-festa

Halloween Carnival Oct 16-17
The 29th annual Halloween carnival includes two scary days of fun this year. On Friday there will be carnival rides on the school field and the Haunted House, a free-standing fully constructed haunted mansion set up in the cafeteria.
www.lacostameadowselementary.org

Tri Oceanside Oct 24
Life Time’s “Women for Tri” Board encourages female athletes of all ages and fitness levels to participate and offers a host of resources that break down barriers to entry and help more women accomplish their fitness goals in this international sport.
www.lifetimefitness.com

Temecula Half Marathon and 5K Oct 25
Serious athletes, novice runners, walkers, families, and wine lovers can enjoy the day, whether you take a leisurely 3 mile walk or a challenging 13.1 mile run.
Take in views of the Temecula hills. At the finish line, refresh with local winery and brewery’s libations.
www.temeculahalf.com

Dia de los Muertos Oct 25
The Mexican Day of the Dead — Dia de los Muertos — is a festive and celebrative time. It is a holiday with a complex history and fusion of old traditions.
www.mslrdiadelosmuertos.com

Hard Rock Horror Story Oct 31
There will be all types of fun activities for all ages as well as vendors selling crafts and crafted foods! This year there will also be a sandcastle competition. Bring the family on out for a fun-filled day of activities!
www.hardrockhorrorstory.com


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