30 Sep San Diego Calendar of Events – October 2019
Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch
The Pumpkin fields are beautiful and our scarecrows are here to greet you.
Location: 15954 Woods Valley Road Valley Center
9/21 – 10/31 Mon – Fri 9 am – 5:30 pm, Sat & Sun 8:30 am – 6 pm
The Haunted Hotel / Scream Zone / The Haunted Trail
It wouldn’t be October without San Diego’s best Halloween area attractions.
Info: www.hauntedhotel.com, www.thescreamzone.com, www.hauntedtrail.net
9/27 – 11/2 Various Dates & Times
El Cajon Oktoberfest
Enjoy authentic German food & beer, along with entertainment, games, and more!
Location: 1017 S. Mollison Ave.
9/27 – 9/29, 10/4 – 10/6 Fri 4 – 10 pm, Sat 12 – 10 pm, Sun 12 – 9 pm
Home & Garden Show
A three-day extravaganza of all your home and garden needs.
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
10/4 – 10/6 Fri & Sun 10 am – 5 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm
It’s the ultimate beach party!
Location: Garnet Avenue (Along the boardwalk from Felpar to Thomas St.)
10/5 11 am – 7 pm
Mira Mesa Street Fair
Vendors, crafters, and food from around the world.
Location: Camino Ruiz from Mira Mesa Blvd. to New Salem St.
10/5 10 am – 5 pm
The annual Mega Catfish Stock Event!
Location: Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve
10/5 – 10/6 6 am – 6 pm
Taste of Coronado
Enjoy amazing bites prepared by local chefs.
Location: Coronado Museum of History & Art
10/10 5 – 9 pm
Sample the beautiful richness of Polish culture and cuisine.
Location: 1735 Grand Ave.
10/11 – 10/13 Fri 5 – 11:30 pm, Sat 2 – 11 pm, Sun 12 – 7 pm
La Jolla Art & Wine Festival
An upscale art & wine festival presenting creations from emerging and established artists.
Location: Girard Ave.
10/12 – 10/13 10 am – 6 pm
San Diego International Film Festival
A new perspective can change the world. Come watch with us.
10/15 – 10/20 Various
Ocean Beach Oktoberfest
See OB come alive with traditional German festivities.
Location: OB (Pier parking lot at Newport Ave. & Abbott St.)
10/11 – 10/12 Fri 9 am – 9 pm; Sat 4 – 11 pm
Harvest Festival Del Mar
Shop hundreds of artisans!
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
10/11 – 10/13 Fri & Sun 10 am – 5 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm
Taste of North Park
Sample, sip, and shop in this diverse and eclectic neighborhood!
Location: Various in North Park
10/12 11 am – 3 pm
Without Walls Festival
Four days of immersive and eclectic theatre.
Location: Arts District, Liberty Station
10/17 – 10/20 Various Times
Villains in the Village
A Spooktacular stroll, and uncanny activities for all ages!
Location: Third Ave. from E to G St.
10/19 5 – 9 pm
MS Bay to Bay Bike Tour
A scenic and challenging ride that begins in Orange County and finishes in San Diego.
Location: Irvine to San Diego
10/19 – 10/20 7 am
This is a festival and fundraiser for Rancho Coastal Humane Society.
Location: Encinitas Community Park
10/20 10 am – 5 pm
Grand Ave Festival – Escondido
Shop from hundreds of vendors for unique hand-crafted gifts and imports.
Location: Grand Ave., from Center City to Ivy
10/20 9 am – 5 pm
Trick or Treat on India Street
Bring the little monsters out in their costumes for this fun and safe Halloween event.
Location: Piazza della Famiglia, Little Italy
10/25 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Surfing Madonna Beach Run
The largest beach run in the world!
Location: Moonlight Beach, Encinitas
10/26 Various Times
Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
A safe, fun, and culturally inspired way to kick off the Halloween activities.
Location: Balboa Park
10/26 11 am – 4 pm
Mac & Cheese Fest
This year’s festival is going to feature even more serious cheesiness.
Location: Waterfront Park
10/26 11 am – 2 pm
Row for the Cure
This event is for all human-powered watercraft (rowers, kayakers, paddlers, etc.).
Location: North Ski Beach, Mission Beach
10/27 7 am – 12 pm
Dia de los Muertos
Featuring altars, Por Siempre car show, music & dance, chalk cemetery, food, and more!
Location: Old Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside
10/27 10 am – 4 pm
Adults will have a haunting good time at this masked revelry!
Location: East Village at 7th Ave., btw Market & J Streets
10/28 6 pm – Midnight