San Diego Calendar of Events – September 2018

San Diego Calendar of Events – September 2018

Julian Grape Stomp Fiesta

Wine samples, food & shopping, great Italian music and the old-world tradition of letting tons of grapes squish beneath your feet!

Location: Menghini Winery, 1150 Julian Orchards Dr.


9/1 11 am – 6 pm


Labor Day Stickball Tournament

Each year, the neighborhood erupts with shouts and cheers for the stickball teams. Come celebrate this long-standing tradition!

Location: Little Italy, SD


9/1 – 9/2 9 am – 5 pm


Big SoCal Euro 2018

Over 3,000 European cars throughout the region. Bring your family to meet other car enthusiasts; raffles, drag racing, great food and more.

Location: SDCCU Stadium


9/2 12 pm – 6 pm


San Diego Triathlon and Expo

Olympic distance triathlon, designed for serious and active athletes. Expo is Friday – Race is Saturday.

Location: (NTC Boat Canal and NTC Park in Liberty Station Point Loma)


9/7 & 9/8 F: 2 pm – 7 pm, S: 5 am – 12 pm


Carlsbad Brewfest

Some of the finest craft beers from San Diego Coun-ty and beyond, as well as music, entertainment, games, and food vendors.

Location: Holiday Park


9/8 Noon – 4:30 pm


9-11 Memorial Stair Climb

Join this living memorial for the commemoration of 9-11 in a spirit of remembrance and courage to hon-or the memories of those lost.

Location: S.D. Hilton Bayfront


9/8 8 am


South Bay Pride

Enjoy this great free community PRIDE event with food, spirits, music, art and beach side activities. Bring your chairs and spend your day on the Bay.

Location: Bayside Park


9/8 12 pm – 7 pm


San Diego Blues Festival

Enjoy beer, cocktails & wine, along with food trucks, arts and crafts.

Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North


9/8 12 pm – 8 pm


Cardiff Greek Festival

Delicious Greek food, heavenly pastries, award winning Greek folk dance performances and more! Dance to live Greek music!

Location: 3459 Manchester Ave., Cardiff.


9/8 – 9/9 Sat 10 am – 10 pm; Sun 11 am – 9 pm


Surf Dog – Surf-a-thon

Dog surfing in San Diego means more than just a great time – all proceeds help rescue pets too! join in on the fun and teach your dog to surf!

Location: Dog Beach Del Mar


9/9 8 am – 2 pm


AHLF Discovery Gala

Join us for an evening of adventure, grandeur and thrill as we journey to the Agua Hedionda Lagoon.

Location: Gilligan’s Island


9/15 6pm


San Diego Bayfair (Powerboat Racing)

Get ready for the thunder boats!

Location: Mission Bay


9/14-16 7 am – 6 pm


San Diego Heart & Stroke Walk

This walk raises money to help fight against various forms of heart disease. The expo offers music, a Pet Zone, Kids Zone, heart-healthy foods, and more.

Location: Balboa Park (lawn area at 6th & Laurel St.)


9/15 7:45 start


Oceanside Harbor Days

Two event filled days of sun, sand, and surf – with fun activities for the whole family.

Location: Oceanside Harbor


9/15, 9/16 9am – 5 pm


The Haunted Hotel

The haunted hotel is waiting. Do you dare to go inside?

Location: Broker’s Building basement @ 424 Market St.


9/21 – 9/22, 9/28 – 9/30 6 pm – 1 am


Semper Tri / Devil Dog Duathlon & 7k

Here’s your chance to test your skills against our country’s best men and women. This race is open to Marines and Civilians, ages 13 and Up.

Location: Camp Pendleton


9/22 7:30 am – 1 pm


SaltDog Classic

A San Diego style beach festival that’s family (and dog) friendly. Live music, artists, yoga, and games!

Location: Seaside State Beach in Solana Beach.


9/22 11 am – 6 pm


San Diego Festival of Beer

The indoor/outdoor event will once again feature lively music and more than 50 breweries pouring 120 taste-bud tingling varieties of craft beer!

Location: Broadway Pier, 1000 N Harbor Drive.


9/22 6 pm – 10 pm


San Diego Restaurant Week

Experience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in San Diego. Discounted menus from over 180 of San Diego’s best restaurants.

Location: Various


9/23 – 9/30 restaurant hours


Ironman 70.3 Superfrog

This course is not a course for the faint of heart.

Location: Silver Strand State Beach


9/24 5:15 am start


MCAS Miramar Air Show

Honoring 100 years of women in the U.S. Marine Corps, with an amazing lineup of military and civilian performers.

Location: MCAS East Gate


9/28 – 9/30 8 am – 4:30 pm


La Mesa Oktoberfest

Going back to its roots to bring guests more entertainment, more vendors, more beer, and more “Prost!” (Cheers!) than ever before.

Location: Downtown La Mesa


9/28 – 9/30 F: 4 pm – 10:30 pm, Sat: 10 am – 10:30 pm, Sun: 10 am – 6 pm


AIDS Run/Walk San Diego

Offering a 5K walk and a 10K run at beautiful Balboa Park. A festival area presents displays and offers health information, HIV testing and more.

Location: Normal St. & Harvey Milk St.


9/29 6 am – 12 pm


The Haunted Trail

This is a spooky stroll through the park you will never forget.

Location: Balboa Park


9/28 – 9/30 7 pm – 11 pm


Adams Avenue Street Fair

Continuous musical performances on 6-stages, 3-beer gardens, 300+ food & concession booths, and a carnival area with rides and games.

Location: Adams Ave


9/29 – 9/30 Sat: 10 am – 10 pm, Sun: 10 am – 6 pm