San Diego Calendar of Events – September 2019

San Diego Calendar of Events – September 2019

San Diego Triathlon and Expo

This event is for serious and active athletes who race frequently.

Location: Moment Bicycles (Expo); NTC Park (Race)


9/6 Fri (Expo) 2 – 7 pm, Sat (Race) 5 am – 12 pm

Julian Grape Stomp Festa

Wine, food, music and the old-world tradition of letting tons of blessed grapes squish beneath your feet!

Location: Menghini Winery


9/7 11 am – 5 pm

Carlsbad Brewfest

Craft beers from San Diego County and beyond, plus food and entertainment!

Location: Holiday Park


9/7 Noon – 4:30 pm

Cardiff Greek Festival

Delicious Greek food, performances, church tours, music, games, market/deli, and more!

Location: 3459 Manchester Ave.


9/7 – 9/8 Sat 10 am – 10 pm; Sun 11 am – 9 pm

Surf Dog – Surf-a-thon

Dog surfing fundraiser!

Location: Dog Beach Del Mar


9/8 8 am – 2 pm

OMBAC Longboard Surfing Contest

Gather for a nostalgic longboard competition!

Location: North of Crystal Pier, Pacific Beach


9/14 7:30 am – 4 pm

South Bay Pride

Spend the day on the Bay while showing your support to the South Bay LGBTQ* community!

Location: Bayside Park


9/14 12 – 7 pm

KAABOO Del Mar Festival

Enjoy world-class music, comedy, art, and incredible food & drink.

Location: Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds


9/13 – 9/15 Fri 2 pm – 12:30 am, Sat 1 pm – 12:30 am, Sun 1 – 9 pm

San Diego Bayfair (Powerboat Racing)

Get ready for the thunder boats racing across Mission Bay!

Location: Various in Mission Bay


9/13 – 9/15 7 am – 6 pm

America’s Finest BBQ

Sample world class BBQ and beer, while watching boat races and listening to entertainment.

Location: Crown Point


9/14 Time TBA

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Join us to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Location: NTC Park at Liberty Station


9/21 9:30 am

San Diego Festival of Beer

A day of craft beer, food trucks, vendors, and entertainment.

Location: Broadway Pier, 1000 N Harbor Drive


9/21 12 – 5 pm

Adams Avenue Street Fair

This popular festival offers music, beer, food & concession booths, and a carnival area!

Location: Adams Ave (between 32nd & 35th Streets)


9/21 – 9/22 Sat 10 am – 10 pm, Sun 10 am – 6 pm

Pacific Islander Festival

This year’s theme is “Journey Home.” The festival showcases Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.

Location: Ski Beach


9/21 – 9/22 9 am – 4 pm

Oceanside Harbor Days

Two event filled days of sun, sand, and surf!

Location: Oceanside Harbor


9/21 – 9/22 9 am – 5 pm

Touch-a-Truck Lakeside

Bring the family to this awesome event, featuring San Diego’s biggest and baddest vehicles!

Location: 11600 Riverside Dr.


9/22 10 am – 3 pm

San Diego Restaurant Week

This culinary tradition features discounted menus from many of San Diego’s best restaurants.

Location: Various


9/22 – 9/29 Restaurant Hours

Poway Rodeo

Enjoy the traditions of the old West, while seeing cowboys compete!

Location: 14336 Tierra Bonita Rd.


9/27 & 9/28 Various Times

MCAS Miramar Air Show

A “Salute to First Responders”, with an amazing lineup of military and civilian performers.

Location: MCAS Miramar


9/27 – 9/29 8 am – 4:30 pm


Meet Twitch streamers, play games, watch e-sports, and more!

Location: San Diego Convention Center


9/27 – 9/29 9 am – 6 pm

Cabrillo Festival

This festival has educational activities, cultural demonstrations, and exciting folkloric performances.

Location: Naval Base Point Loma, South End of Rosecrans St.


9/28 11 am – 4 pm


Don’t miss this electronic music festival, with Portugal, The Man, Hot Chip, Kaskade, and more!

Location: Waterfront Park


9/28 – 9/29 12 – 10 pm

Encinitas Oktoberfest

Authentic German entertainment, beer, and food!

Location: Mtn. Vista & El Camino Real


9/29 10 am – 6 pm