San Diego Calendar of Events – November 2018

San Diego Calendar of Events – November 2018

Escondido – Dia de los Muertos Festival

Guests create altars to remember and honor their loved ones; the event also features live music, traditional Mexican fare, sugar skull decorating, and more.

Location: CA Center for the Arts


11/1 5 pm

San Diego Beer Week

The ten-day festival celebrating local, craft beer will feature beer dinners, festivals, rare bottle tasting, cheese pairings, brewery tours, classes, and more.

Location: Various


11/2 – 11/11 Time Varies

Ramona Art & Wine Festival

Enjoy fire art while tasting local, award-winning

Ramona wines, and feast on beautiful small bites prepared by local chefs.

Location: Begent Ranch, 18528 Highland Valley Rd.


11/3 11 am – 5 pm

Bike the Coast

Experience gorgeous riding on the Southern Cal. coast with 100, 50, 25, 15 or 7 mile routes on Hwy. 101.

Location: Starts at the Oceanside Pier


11/3 8am

Escondido Tamale Festival

Traditional, gourmet & vegetarian tamales, music, contests, vendors & food trucks, craft brews & wine garden, and much more.

Location: Grape Day Park


11/3 11 am – 5 pm

Carlsbad Village Faire

Over 850 unique vendors, children’s rides, and an international food center, guarantee that you’ll find fun for the whole family!

Location: Along State St. & Grand Ave.


11/4 8 am – 4 pm


11/4 (Set clocks back Sat. night)

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Proceeds from this 5K run/walk will fund breast cancer education, screenings, research, and treatment.

Post-event activities on the west side of the park.

Location: Balboa Park – 6th Ave./Palm St.


11/4 8 am

Fall Back Festival in the Gaslamp

The street is transformed into a western town of the past. Stroll through streets filled with western storefronts, muse-ums, a sarsaparilla saloon, a penny candy store, a town jail.

Location: Gaslamp


11/4 11 am – 4 pm

Carlsbad Village Street Fair

The art fair offers a little of everything, including arts and crafts, antiques, unique clothing, items from around the world, and more.

Location: Grand Avenue between Carls-bad Blvd and Jefferson St.


11/5 8 am – 4 pm


Don’t forget to vote!

11/6 7 am – 8 pm

Del Mar Bing Crosby Season

Old Hollywood style meets classic Southern California cool with four weeks of elite Thoroughbred racing, fresh events, and music to keep the good times rolling.

Location: Del Mar Race Track


11/9 – 12/2 12:30 pm – 5 pm

Christmas on the Farm Craft Fair

Handmade crafts and fine art for sale. Live bands on the Bates Stage. Free hayrides with Santa. The local Lion’s Club pancake breakfast is on the 25th-26th.

Location: 15954 Woods Valley Rd.


11/10 – 11/11 9 am – 4 pm

San Diego Veterans Day Parade

Give a salute of recognition and honor to our military men and women who strive to keep our country safe.

Location: County Admin. parking lot (Pacific Hwy./Grape St.)


11/10 11 am – 1 pm

Fallbrook Veterans Day Parade & Celebration

Military and fire department vehicles will take part in the parade, a Color Guard from the local VFW Post, the Fallbrook Warrior’s Marching Band, and local dignitaries.

Location: Downtown Fallbrook


11/11 10 am

Silver Strand Half Marathon

The Annual Silver Strand Half Marathon & 5K run along the Strand from Coronado to Imperial Beach!

Location: The strand from Coronado to Imperial Beach


11/11 7 am – 11:30 am

UH Arts Open – Taste of University Heights

Stroll through the quaint neighborhood sampling delicacies from UH diverse restaurants and enjoy a free self guided tour of the arts.

Location: University Heights


11/11 11 am – 4 pm

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

Join over 9,000 wine and food enthusiasts, 170 winemakers, 70 of San Diego’s top chefs, gourmet food producers, and celebrity chefs during the week.

Location: Various


11/11 – 11/18 Various times

Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day For The Cure

Thousands of people are taking the challenge to walk 60 miles in three days. Today, the walk will begin at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and proceed to a camp at Crown Point Shores in Mission Beach.

Location: Del Mar (Fairgrounds)


11/16 – 11/18 6 am – 6:30 pm

Encinitas Holiday Street Fair

This festival is a ready-made bazaar for holiday shop-pers and weekend fun seekers.

Location: Hwy. 101 from D Street to J Street


11/19 9 am – 4 pm

San Diego Jazz Fest

Presenting a variety of traditional jazz music, from rag-time to swing to rockabilly.

Location: Town & Country Resort


11/21 – 11/25 W & Th 7 pm–11 pm; F 10 am–11 pm; St 9 am–12:30 pm; Sn 9 am – 6 pm

Father Joe’s Thanksgiving Day 5K

Proceeds from this 5K will provide basic provisions for underprivileged persons through the St. Vincent De Paul Village.

Location: Balboa Organ Pavilion


11/22 6:30 am – 10:30 am

Oceanside Turkey Trot

The event will feature a 5 mile run, 5K run/walk, and kids’ runs. Finisher medals for all.

Location: Oceanside Pier


11/22 6:45 am

Julian Country Christmas

Christmas comes to Julian: Picture sleigh rides, chest-nuts roasting on open fires, and Jack Frost nipping at your nose.

Location: Julian


11/24 1 pm – 5 pm