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THIS WEEK MONTH 15 - 21

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Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park Film Festival
August 22 thru September 19 at Sunset

Annual Film Festival at Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park. You'll see rare Hollywood Golden Era films starring Leo Carrillo, outdoors under the stars at the legendary actor's rancho. Bring your low back chair, warm clothes, flashlight, and blanket. Movies start promptly at sunset. There is no charge for admission. See Schedule link for film lineup. Reservations required.

Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park
6200 Flying LC Lane - Carlsbad CA
Info: www.carlsbadca.gov   Reservations: (760) 476-1042
Details   Flyer & Movie Schedule (pdf - when updated)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Julian Fall Apple Harvest Days
September
thru mid-October - or when the Apples are Gone!

Apple cider, apple pie, and entertainment in the historic
gold mining town of Julian. Special weekend events will take place.

Julian, CA
Julian Chamber of Commerce
Info: (760) 765-1857  www.julianca.com


Includes Weekends

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fleet Week San Diego 2014
September 9
thru October 5

Join us in thanking our Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen for their services
to our country by participating in 2014 Fleet Week San Diego events.

www.fleetweeksandiego.org  EVENT SCHEDULE

MIRAMAR AIR SHOW
October 3 - 5


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Man
September 16   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Museum of Man at no cost today. Learn how mankind lived throughout the centuries from cave-dwelling humans, through ancient biblical times, to modern day man. See authentic mummies, ancient artifacts, and hunting spears from across the globe. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Man
1350 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-2001  www.museumofman.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Art
September 16   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Museum of Art at no cost today. The finest art that San Diego has on display is here. Categories include American, European, Asian, and Contemporary. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Art
1450 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 232-7931  www.sdmart.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of the Living Artist
September 16   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist at no cost today. This museum is dedicated to the advancement of visual arts through outreach, education, and exhibition. Enjoy the unique art displays and the Gallery Store. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 236-0011  www.sandiego-art.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Japanese Friendship Garden
September 16   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Japanese Friendship Garden at no cost today. Inside, you can leisurely stroll through a delightful garden among flora, fountains, and fish ponds. Every turn takes you to a new sight to behold. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Plaza - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 235-4541  www.niwa.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Mingei International Museum
September 16   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Mingei International Museum at no cost today. You'll see amazing art treasures from around the world. The things you see here, you won't find anywhere else unless you visit the country from where they came. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-0003  www.mingei.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Healing Hands for Arthritis
September 17, 2014   8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces again to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for people living with arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. On Sept. 17, 2014, Massage Envy Spas located in San Diego, southwest Riverside and Imperial counties will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or facial to the Arthritis Foundation. To make an appointment: visit the website listed below to find the nearest Massage Envy for you, and then call to make an appointment. Reservations are on a first-come first-serve basis.

Massage Envy Spas
At multiple locations
Info: Massage Envy Spa
www.massageenvy.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Taste of Old Town
September 18   6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Old Town’s Best restaurants will be offering samples of Traditional Mexican dishes from participating restaurants throughout town. In addition, participants get to choose taste selections of Tequila, Mezcal and Bacanora; all Brands are providing samples of their spirits.

Old Town San Diego
Info:
www.tasteofoldtown.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Tequila Trail - A Taste of Old Town
September 19   6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The annual Spirits of Mexico Festival, North America’s largest celebration of agave-based spirits, launches the week with the Tequila Trail. Mexican cuisine connoisseurs and tequila lovers will trail through the streets of Old Town San Diego while sampling the offerings of agave spirits and culinary specialties offered by the area's restaurants and bars. At "trails end" there will an After Party to keep the fun going. See Details link for Schedule of events, Ticket information, and Participating restaurants.

Old Town San Diego
4002 Wallace Street San Diego, CA
Info: www.oldtownsandiego.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
20th Annual Festival of Beer
September 19   6:00 pm - 11:00 pm (age 21+)

The San Diego Festival of Beer is a fundraiser staffed by volunteers with all proceeds benefiting local cancer charities. The indoor/outdoor event will feature live music and nearly 60 different breweries serving up 120 varieties of tasty brews. Inside will be food items and munchies for sale plus a selection of fine wines for purchase by the glass. Each ticket includes admission into the event, 10 (4 oz) beer tastes and the first 1,500 guests receive a free souvenir event logo tasting mug to use throughout the evening and take home. Additional tastes may be purchased inside the event. See website for ticket info.

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier
1000 N. Harbor Drive
Hosted by San Diego Professionals Against Cancer
Info:
(619) 851-7971  www.sdpac.org  www.sdbeerfest.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Gaslamp Quarter Parking Day
September 19   8:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Gaslamp Quarter transforms an entire city street into a public park with seating, bike racks, and musical entertainment. A free pancake breakfast is presented to "First Responders" (police & fire). Everyone is welcome to come.

Gaslamp Quarter
4th Ave between Market St & Island Ave
Info: Gaslamp Quarter Association
(619) 233-5227  www.gaslamp.org


THIS WEEKEND SEPTEMBER 20 & 21

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Mira Mesa Street Fair 2014
September 20   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The event includes entertainment on two stages, a carnival, children’s crafts and games, free rock painting for kids, craft, vendor, and info booths, and a Scout Village, showcasing camping skills and equipment (all subject to change). Venue: Camino Ruiz, next to the Mira Mesa Branch Library, and extends the entire block from New Salem to Mira Mesa Blvd.

Mira Mesa
On Camino Ruiz from Mira Mesa Blvd to New Salem St
Info: Mira Mesa Town Council (858) 566-2261
Mira Mesa Street Fair Page  www.miramesatowncouncil.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Master Gardeners Fall Plant Sale and Open House
September 20   9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thousands of Plants. Hundreds of Varieties. Great Prices. More than 150 UCCE Master Gardeners host the Fall Plant Sale and Open House. A wide variety of plants at below retail prices will be available for sale. Get tips on growing fruits and vegetables, drought-tolerant plants, and Earth-friendly gardening. Purchase plants grown by Master Gardeners, and also unique garden art. 'Ask a Master Gardener' booth. Exhibits will include information on many topics.

Balboa Park - Casa del Prado Room 101 & Patio A
Info: (858) 822-6910  Balboa Park
mastergardenersd.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
30th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day
September 20   9:00 am - 12:00 noon

This event is a major part of an international coastline cleanup that includes all 50 states and over 100 countries worldwide. In 2011: 7,700 volunteers collected 148,000 pounds of debris from 90 San Diego County locations. Expected this year: 9,000+ volunteers to remove 200,000 lbs! Would you like to volunteer and help out? Of course you would!! Register & choose from over 100 sites in San Diego county.

Location: San Diego coastline beaches and bays
Info: I Love A Clean San Diego  (619) 291-0103 or
San Diego Coastkeeper  (619) 758-7743  www.cleanupday.org Sites


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Mount Carmel Cross Country Invitational
September 20   8:30 am - 2:50 pm

Approximately 2,500 high school students from 72 high schools in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Colorado will participate in 16 separate cross country races. Come on down & cheer on the runners… there's no charge to yell.

Balboa Park - Morely Field
(Morely Field Cross Country Course at Morley Field Dr)
Info: Mt. Carmel Athletic Foundation
(858) 748-4270  www.bigguytf.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
45th Julian Music Festival
September 20   1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The oldest Bluegrass Festival in California, formerly known as the Julian Bluegrass Festival, etc. Entertainment includes an Americana mix of Western ballads and Classic Folk Music. Limited information on website Bring your instruments for the open jam. Sorry, no dogs.. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the gate.

Menghini Winery - Julian, CA
(near the intersection of Farmers Rd & Wynola Rd)
Info: (760) 470-0321  www.julianca.com   www.julianmusicfestival.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Mt. Carmel Cross Country Invitational
September 20
   8:30 am - 3:30 pm

About 2,500 high school students from California and other states will participate in 16 separate cross country races. Boys course length: 2.95-miles, Girls: 2.75-miles. Come and watch the races and cheer them on. Free admission--there's no charge to yell.

Morley Field Cross Country Course
2221 Morley Field Dr - San Diego CA
Info: Mt. Carmel Athletic Foundation  (858) 748-4270  www.bigguytf.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
2014 Poway Rodeo Trail Ride
September 20   Sign In: 8:00 am
Ride begins: 9:00 am  Lunch: Noon

For riders of all ages and skill levels. Bring your own horse. Riders will have three rides to choose from, based upon their ambition this morning (Easy, Medium, Challenging). They will have a trail boss to lead them. Riders will be given playing cards along the ride and upon their return will be treated to a lunch and then a cash prize for the best poker hand. There will be a selection of raffle prizes. Event Cost: $20 per person (includes catered BBQ lunch, one poker hand / additional $5). Raffle tickets: $1.

PVRA (Rodeo Grounds)
14336 Tierra Bonita - Poway CA
Info: powayrodeo.com/trail-ride


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
So Fine on Kline
September 20
   10:00 am - 7:00 pm

A community family festival hosted by Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Come and enjoy a day of wholesome family fun with rock n' roll music, game booths, a bake sale, barbequed food, beer, and a kids zone with an inflatable slide and jump house. Free admission.

La Jolla - Kline Street
(between Herchel St. & Girard Ave)
Info: Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church
(858) 414-8281  www.marystarlajolla.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Imperial Avenue Street Festival
September 20   6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A street fair along Imperial Avenue provided by local businesses to promote their shops. Enjoy regional and jazz music, while relaxing in the beer garden and browse through booths offering food, clothing, handicrafts, toys, and more. Free admission.

Imperial Avenue
(between 28th & 30th Sts)
Info: BAME CDC  (619) 858-0563  www.bamecdc.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Cyclo-Vets Summer Classic Time Trial
September 20   7:00 am - 9:00 am

A State championship race where serious cyclists participate. The event is a 20K timed cycle of 4-laps around a course in Kearny Mesa. This can also double as an endurance challenge to get you ready for long-distance bike rides. Admission: $30.

Kearny Mesa - looped course on Kearny Villa Rd
(between Harris Rd. & Miramar Way)
Info: San Diego Cyclo-Vets Bicycle Club
(619) 454-2500  www.cyclo-vets.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pacific Islander Festival
September 20 & 21   9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A colorful festival that celebrates Polynesian, Micronesian, and Melanesian culture with Island music, traditional costumed dance performers, delicious foods, crafts, and artifact displays are there for you to enjoy. Wear your flowered island clothing. Free admission.

West Mission Bay Park - Ski Beach
Info: The Pacific Islander Festival Association
(619) 823-8435  www.pifasandiego.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pedal The Cause San Diego
September 20 & 21   7:30 am - 3:00 pm

A World without Cancer: Benefiting UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Salk Institute Cancer Center, and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute. Cyclists can choose different course lengths. The one-day courses: 25-mile ride & 50-mile ride. The two-day courses: 115-mile ride & 180-mile ride. Admission: $100 (registration) + $2,000 (pledge).

Various San Diego Locations
Info:
Pedal The Cause San Diego
(310) 567-7373  www.pedalthecause.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
HarborFest - Chula Vista
September 21   11:00 am - 9:00 pm

The first ever San Diego Bay seafood tasting and a free day filled with family fun. Enjoy live music at the main stage, a wine & beer garden, a youth zone and stage with BMX riders, pro skateboarders, DJs and live bands, plus educational exhibits from The Living Coast Discovery Center. The shores will be lined with exotic automobiles and arts and crafts exhibits. Board the historic Maritime Museum vessels and swift boat for breathtaking ocean views.

Bayside Park - Chula Vista
Info: (619) 233-5008  www.chulavistaharborfest.com
www.mcfarlanepromotions.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
69th Annual Aztec Invitational Cross Country Meet
September 21   Dirt Dog: 7:30 am  Women: 9:00 am  Men: 10:00 am

Seven-person teams from approximately 20 universities will compete against one another at an Intercollegiate Cross Country Meet. The course divisions consist of open & invitational with two 5K runs for women and two 8K runs for men. Free admission. Come on down, watch the races, and cheer vociferously for your favorite team!

SDSU is continuing the Community "Dirt Dog" 5K race as part of the Aztec Cross Country Invitational. The Community race is open to runners of all abilities, ages and genders.

Balboa Park
Info: San Diego State University Athletics
www.goaztecs.com  Details  Schedule & Dirt Dog


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
TriRock San Diego
September 21   6:30 am - 2:00 pm

TriRock is a sprint and intermediate triathlon race with music along the course. Sprint Course: 500-meter swim, 9-mile bike ride, and a 3.1-mile run. Olympic Course: 1,500-meter swim, 21-mile bike ride, and 6.2-mile run. Admission: Sprint Course = $130-$160 / Olympic Course = $160-$190. The event includes an Expo.

Various San Diego Venues
Naval Base / Embarcadero
Info: Competitor Group, Inc.
(858) 768-6413  www.trirockseries.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
23rd Annual Paddle For Clean Water
September 21   9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A festival that promotes an environmental need for clean oceans. Over 1000 surfers will paddle around the OB Pier from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. The event will be celebrated with a free, light breakfast for all paddlers, guest speakers, a raffle, and beach clean-up. It’s free and promises to be a morning of fun for everyone in the family.

Ocean Beach Pier
Newport Ave & Abbott St
Info: Surfrider Foundation - San Diego Chapter
(858) 792-9940  www.surfridersd.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Cyclo-Vets Summer Classic Criterium
September 21   7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fast-paced cyclists are meeting the challenge of cycling in a criterium race. It takes place on a circular course and you're welcome to cheer them on as they pass you over and over again. Free admission

Mira Mesa
Huennekens & Waples Sts.
Info: San Diego Cyclo-Vets Bicycle Club
(619) 454-2500  www.cyclo-vets.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
PurpleStride San Diego
September 21
   Registration: 6:30 am
Opening Ceremonies: 7:45 am  Run/Walk Begins: 8:00 am - 10:30

A timed 5K run and fun run/walk, Children's activities, Music, Refreshments, and more! No pets, please. We suggest that each participant set a fundraising goal of at least $100. Admission: Adult $30-$40 / Youth $10-$15. It is estimated that more than 46,000 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year, and more than 39,000 will die from the disease. Your donations will help to change these dismal statistics by funding research grants.

East Mission Bay - De Anza Cove
3000 North Mission Bay Dr - San Diego CA 92110
Info:
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
(877) 272-6226  www.pancan.org  Details   Info   Registering   Donating


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
19th Annual Encinitas Oktoberfest
September 21   10:00 am - 6:00 pm   Parade 12:00 Noon

A Street Craft Fair with 200 vendors, a German-American band, and Apine Dancers. A ceremonial parade kicks it off at noon. The Craft Corner is 21+ only and will highlight craft breweries. There will also be a family Fun Zone for the kids. Free parking available at Flora Vista Elementary School with free shuttle service. Hosted by the Encinitas Chamber of Commerce.

Encinitas CA
Mountain Vista Drive and El Camino Real
Info: Encinitas Chamber of Commerce
(760) 753-6041  encinitasoktoberfest.com


Includes Weekend & Weekdays

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Restaurant Week
September 21 thru 26

Eat your way across San Diego! Over 180 participating restaurants will be offering three-course dinner prix-fixe (a set meal at a fixed price) dinner menus for just $25, $35 or $45 per person. A lunch program, which gives daytime diners the opportunity to feast on two-course lunch prix-fixe menus for just $10, $15, or $20 per person depending on the restaurant. Participating restaurants are located all over San Diego. See website for list. No tickets or passes are necessary but reservations are recommended.

Various San Diego Locations
Info: www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com   www.mcfarlanepromotions.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fleet Week San Diego 2014:
Annual
Coronado Speed Festival

September 21
& 22   8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival or the "Race at the Base" is Fleet Week San Diego’s marquee event and features fast-paced, thrilling auto racing and exhibitions for car enthusiasts of all ages at one of the most distinctive race track locations — Naval Air Station North Island. There will be 9 race categories.

  • NAS North Island Open House Bring your camera! A multitude of current Navy jets and helicopters, special boats and hovercraft, as well as vintage aircraft, will be on display at the entrance of the event, with pilots eager to answer questions, show you, and allow access into the aircraft.
  • Garage Tours Every fan is encouraged to walk through the garage area and watch as the race cars go through their final inspections before hitting the track. You can tour the pits on your own or take a guided tour led by the drivers themselves.
  • Military Pit Crew Challenge 16 teams of 10 active-duty military participants will compete on Saturday. The top teams will advance to Sunday.
  • Car Club Corral 25 car clubs.
  • Car Show to benefit the Navy’s Morale Welfare Recreation
  • Test Drives Visitors to the Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival will get the opportunity to test drive one of several models from participating manufacturers.
  • Vendor Village Find auto products or novelties. Check out the latest innovative products, high-tech exhibits, racing paraphernalia, games and much much more.

Active duty military and their dependants attend for FREE with military ID. General admission and VIP tickets are available through the website.

San Diego Bay - Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado
Fleet Week San Diego: 5330 Napa Street - San Diego, CA 92110
Info: (619) 858-1545  www.fleetweeksandiego.org   Events List
www.coronadospeedfest.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Restaurant Week
September 21 thru 26

Eat your way across San Diego! Over 180 participating restaurants will be offering three-course dinner prix-fixe (a set meal at a fixed price) dinner menus for just $25, $35 or $45 per person. A lunch program, which gives daytime diners the opportunity to feast on two-course lunch prix-fixe menus for just $10, $15, or $20 per person depending on the restaurant. Participating restaurants are located all over San Diego. See website for list. No tickets or passes are necessary but reservations are recommended.

Various San Diego Locations
Info: www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com   www.mcfarlanepromotions.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free Admission Day - Automotive Museum
September 23   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Automotive Museum at no cost today. Learn about the history of automobiles and browse amid vintage motor cars and other related items of interest. View photographs of unique custom-made cars. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Automotive Museum
Balboa Park - 2080 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 231-2886  www.sdautomuseum.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free Admission Day - Hall of Champions Sports Museum
September 23   10:00 am - 4:30 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Hall of Champions Sports Museum at no cost today. View displays of original sports paraphernalia relating to football, baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, and other sports; many of which can be found no where else. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Hall of Champions Sports Museum
Balboa Park - 2131 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-2544  www.sdhoc.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free Admission Day - Air & Space Museum
September 23   10:00 am - 4:30 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Air & Space Museum at no cost today. View aeronautical collections about mankind's ability to conquer flight, and replicas of historic planes such as the Spirit of St. Louis hanging from the ceiling as if suspended in flight. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Air & Space Museum
Balboa Park - 2001 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-8291  www.sandiegoairandspace.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Pacific Relations Int'l Cottage
September 23   Noon - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit one of the International Cottages at no cost today. These are historic 1935 Exposition cottages plus 4 new cottages representing a total of 32 countries. Each cottage displays information and items unique to its country, offering visitors a window to their culture, history and traditions. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
Balboa Park - 2160 Pan American Rd - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Bates Nut Farm - The Pumpkin Patch Opens Today!
September 24
thru October 31   9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, September 24 is Opening Day of the Pumpkin Patch. The Bates pumpkin patch will be open through October 31 with tractor hay rides, straw maze and farm zoo, a fall tradition. Weekends feature live entertainment, pony rides, petting zoo, BBQ, kettle corn, and other family friendly events.

Bates Nut Farm
15954 Woods Valley Rd - Valley Center CA 92082
Info: (800) 642-0348  www.batesnutfarm.biz   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Heart of Pacific Beach Restaurant Walk
September 24   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A variety of food choices and beer sampling from local restaurants. Various retailers will also be offering special deals, so check out the shops as you meander along. Karl Strauss craft beer tasting at Fish Shop. Tickets: $20 - for tastings from over 15 different restaurants and craft beer tasting!

Pacific Beach - Garnet Ave - East of Everts St
1503 Garnet Ave San Diego, CA 92109
Info: Discover Pacific Beach (858) 273-3303
www.pacificbeach.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo
September 26
, 2014   9:00 am - 2:45 pm

Seminar includes: Basic Sales and Use Tax / Forms of Ownership / Better Business through Better Records / Employee or Independent Contractor? / Loan Programs and Services / Expanding Your Business through Government Contracting.

Sponsored by: Michelle Steel - Vice Chair, California State Board of Equalization and Kevin Faulconer - Mayor, City of San Diego.

Balboa Park Club
2144 Pan American Road West
San Diego CA 92101  Free Parking.
Info: Registration: www.boe.ca.gov/seminars
or call 1 (888) 847-9652


Includes Saturday

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Poway Days Annual Poway Rodeo
September 26
& 27
See website for location, dates & times of individual events.

Yee-haw! Professional rodeo cowboys from all over the county compete. Bronc riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing, mutton busting and more. Craft and food vendors. A free rodeo dance will be held on Friday & Saturday nights following the rodeo performance. See website for schedule & admission cost.

Poway Valley Riders Association Arena
14336 Tierra Bonita Rd - Twin Peaks & Tierra Bonita
Info: (866) 776-7633  www.powayrodeo.com   Schedule


Includes Weekends

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Hotel del Coronado Oktoberfest
September 26 thru 28   12:00 Noon - 7:00 pm

Guests can experience a Bavarian-style beer garden on the Sun Deck with authentic food such as bratwurst and sauerkraut, Munich-style pretzels, schnitzel and more, and select specialty beers. Guests will also enjoy daily keg tapping and live music by a German rock band. Enjoy the sun or enter the huge beer tent. Daily keg-tapping between 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm. Band will play from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Admission is free; food & drink purchased à la carte.

Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave - Coronado CA
Info: Hotel del Coronado  (619) 522-8490  hoteldel.com   Details


Includes Weekends

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Scream Zone
September 26 thru November 1
Fri & Sat: 7:00 pm - Midnight Other Days (when open) 7:00 pm -11:00 pm
Dates: Sept 26-27 / Oct 3-5 / Oct 9-12 / Oct 16-19 / Oct 22-Nov 1

Your worst nightmare has come true! The Scream Zone will be more bloodcurdling than ever! San Diego County's largest haunted experience, The Scream Zone is considered among the goriest, scariest, and screaming-est fright fests in the darkened corners of Southern California. Features the horrifying House of Horror, along with The Chamber, and the Haunted Hayride. Play Zombie Paintball. Other features: The Dusk Till Dawn Bar, The Walking Dead Prison, The Exorcist, and Pennywise the clown. See website for prices.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Green Parking Lot
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.thescreamzone.com


Includes Weekends

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Haunted Hotel
September 26
thru November 1
Specific Dates & Times Schedule

The Haunted Hotel is where horror movies come to life with terrifying special effects and illusions. Experience the terror from the inhabitants of your favorite horror movies. The rooms and themes change each year. The haunted hotel is waiting… Admission: $18

The Haunted Hotel – Broker's Building basement
424 Market St - Corner of 4th and Market
Info: (619) 231-0131 Tickets   www.hauntedhotel.com
Not recommended for children 10 years of age or younger


Includes Weekends

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park
September 26
thru November 1
Closed Mon & Tues except for 10/27 & 10/28
Exact Dates & Times

The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park that you will never forget. When the sun goes down--run for your life! Red eyes glow and creepy fingers reach out to get you. Experience outdoor terror that is simply too big to house indoors. Admission: $14.99.

Balboa Park - West Side
along Balboa Dr near Juniper St
Info: The Haunted Hotel, Inc. (619) 231-0131
Tickets: See website hauntedtrail.net/tickets Schedule
Not recommended for children 10 years of age or younger


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Tour de Fat Festival & Bicycle Parade
September 27
   11:00 am - 5:30 pm

The purpose of the event is to promote the use of bicycles as a sustainable form of transportation. A festival of colorful Brazilian dance performances, delicious cultural foods, New Belgium beer, arts & crafts, unusual bike contests, and a costumed bicycle parade. A free event that raises funds for local non-profits through the sale of beer and merchandise. So ride a bike to the event and buy lots of stuff!

Golden Hill Community Park
2600 Golf Course Dr
Info: New Belgium Brewing Company
(435) 901-2582  www.newbelgium.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
25th Annual AIDS Walk/Run San Diego
September 27   6:00 am - 8:00 pm

The largest one-day HIV/AIDS fundraiser in San Diego where you can participate in a 5K walk or the USA Track & Field Certified 10K Run men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in San Diego. Includes a health and wellness fair and an evening candlelight vigil. Cost: $35.

San Diego - Normal St & Harvey Milk St
Info: San Diego LGBT Community Center
(619) 692-2077 ext 220  www.aidswalksd.org   More


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Community Resource Center's Equinox 2014
September 27
   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Community Resource Center programs have been changing the lives of countless families, individuals, and children in crisis since 1979. This outdoor event takes place on the Paddock Green at the Del Mar Fairgrounds with an abundant array of food, wine, beer, and auction items. Early RSVP Tickets $125 per ticket (by Sept 10) / Regular Price $150 / VIP Table $1,500.

Del Mar Fairground - Paddock Green
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.crcncc.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Mission Beach Centennial Festival
September 27
   11:00 am - 8:00 pm

The festivities of this Mission Beach event include live music, food, a beer garden, merchandise, plus a BBQ cook-off. Belmont Park serve as the fun zone for rides and attractions. Free admission.

Mission Beach - Belmont Park
Info: Symphony Assets Pool XVI
(619) 888-0273  www.belmontpark.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
33rd Annual Adams Avenue Street Fair
September 27 & 28
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm   Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

A truly popular event where you can enjoy 7 stages with 90 musical performances. There will also be about 300 art, food, and craft vendors, plus carnival rides and a beer garden. Free admission.

Adams Avenue - between 32nd St. & 35th St and cross streets
Adams Avenue Park - 3491 Adams Ave
Info: Adams Avenue Business Association
(619) 282-7329  www.adamsavenuebusiness.com   Street Fair


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Bonsai Club Fall Show & Sale
September 27 & 28   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Amazing bonsai will be on display. Bonsai, pots, and accessories will be for sale by club members at excellent prices. Bonsai demonstrations at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm each day. Join us for an exciting time and come early for the best selection. Free admission, donations appreciated.

Balboa Park - Casa del Prado Room 101
Info: www.sandiegobonsaiclub.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
International Harvest Festival
(formerly Oktoberfest)
September 27 & 28   Sat & Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free family friendly event features free dance lessons, partner dancing, non-partner dancing, traditional folk dance, dance performances, children's activities, vintage resellers, and craft vendors. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

Balboa Park Club - Balboa Park
2144 Pan American Road W - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 422-1584  Details  Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Carlsbad's 12th Annual ArtSplash
September 27 & 28
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm   Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A free festival of arts for the family. The event will include chalk art street paintings, creation of art on-site, street performances, car show, food, fun, and more. Taste at ArtSplash on Saturday. Funds raised will benefit North County schools.

Armada Drive - Carlsbad
(between Cannon Road & Palomar Airport Road--above the Flower Fields)
Info: (760) 436-2828  www.carlsbadartsplash.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Crossroads of the West Gun Show
September 27 & 28   Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hundreds of dealers offering thousands of deals on new and used guns, wholesale ammo, surplus items, gun safes, scopes, hunting and reloading equipment, knives, swords, and more! Price: Adults $14.00 / Under 12, free / $1 off coupon on event Web site.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - O'Brien Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com Map & Directions
Show Info: (801) 544-9125 www.crossroadsgunshows.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
6th Annual English Motors at Fairbrook
September 27
& 28   8:30 am - 3:30 pm (est)

The English Motors at Fairbrook weekend will have a tour on 9/27 and judged show on 9/28. English Motors at Fairbrook is a unique gathering of fine English motor cars and motor bikes including a judged show and a tour at Fairbrook Farm, a beautiful twenty-five acre horse ranch in Fallbrook, California. The expansive show features 250 cars and up to 20 food and automotive-related booths. All proceeds will benefit Meals On Wheels. Pet friendly event. Food and Drink will be available for purchase at the event, or you are welcome to bring a picnic lunch.

Fairbrook Farm
4949 South Mission Rd - Fallbrook CA 92028
Info: 760 728 0101  www.englishmotorsatfairbrook.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Oceanside Harbor Days
September 27
& 28   9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Oceanside Harbor Days will include opening ceremony with dignitaries, special entertainment, arts & crafts, food & vendor booths, a fishing derby, military displays, Nail & Sail competition, Tiki Swim marathon, pirates, Volleyball competition, Oceanside Police Dept. Demos, Oceanside Fire Dept. pancake breakfast and boat parade. Sponsored by Oceanside Chamber of Commerce.

Oceanside Harbor
Info:
(760) 722-1534  www.oceansidechamber.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Bridal Bazaar
September 28
  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego's most talented wedding professionals. Talk with experts, see the latest trends, find new ideas, and get money-saving show specials on everything for your wedding. See website for details.

San Diego Convention Center - Hall H
111 W Harbor Dr - San Diego CA 92101
Event Info: Bridal Bazaar  (760) 334-5500  www.bridalbazaar.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
29th Annual Tour de Poway
September 28
   7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join other cyclists for an adventurous bike ride. Participants can choose between different course lengths; 100-mile, 62-mile, 50-mile, 26-mile, and 18-mile. Each distance has scenic views from with various grades and elevations, and passes through many cities in North San Diego County. There will be several well stocked aids stations along the course and a great BBQ & Beer Garden at the finish. The century course is dedicated to Nick Venuto a Poway cyclists who was killed while riding his bike home from work on May 31st 2011.

Old Poway Park (Start & End)
14134 Midland Rd - Poway CA 92064
Info: Cycling Promotions West  (858) 679-1027
www.tourdepoway.com  Registration Fees


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fiesta Island Time Trial Series
Septeber 28   7:00 am - 9:00 am

A cycling event that offers professional, recreational, and young riders an ideal location to experience competitive cycling in a safe and controlled environment. The racers will cycle laps against the clock until each one completes their distance. See Details link for costs..

East Mission Bay
Fiesta Island Roadway
Info: www.sdbc.org  Details  Fiesta Island


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park - China
September 28   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Traditional music of China and colorful acrobatic Lion Dances performed at Balboa Park. A little cottage representing China will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture. A taste of traditional Chinese foods will be available. Free admission.

Balboa Park - Houses of Pacific Relations Cottages
(outdoor courtyard lawn area near Pan American Rd)
Info: House of Pacific Relations - Lawn Program
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Spirits of Mexico
September 28   3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This is the premier tasting event in North America featuring a variety of spirits produced in Mexico, featuring tequila, sotol, mezcal, bacanora, liqueurs, raicilla, wine and other spirits poured by the producers and distillers. There will be plenty of live music and specialty hors d’oeuvres to enjoy as well. Price: Full Access ($110) / VIP ($85) / Gen Admin ($60) / Designated Driver ($30).

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Paddock Green
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.thespiritsofmexico.com/home


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fleet Week San Diego 2014:
Annual MRCD Boot Camp Challenge

September 28
  9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Here's a challenge for you and a unique opportunity to be a Marine Corps Recruit for a day… The MCRD invites you to join them for the Annual Running of the Boot Camp Challenge: a 3-mile obstacle course on paved roads and hard-packed dirt - flat and fast. Over 40 obstacles, including hay jumps, tunnel crawls, log hurdles, 6 ft wall, trenches, cargo net crawls, and push up stations. USMC Drill instructions at each station to make sure you've completed your obstacles. Compete as an individual or a member of a 3-person or 5-person team. (See website for entry fees and schedules).

Great post-race party with plenty of music, food, drinks and beer, awards to the top 3 finishers in each category/age group, and official race T-Shirts to all entrants.

Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego
3800 Chosin Ave - San Diego 92140
off Rosecrans Ave Directions
Info: (619) 524-8083  www.bootcampchallenge.com
Fleet Week San Diego: 5330 Napa Street - San Diego CA 92110
www.fleetweeksandiego.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
51st Annual Cabrillo Festival
September 28
  11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fun, food, and history. Free family festival commemorating Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's landing at Ballast Point in San Diego. Event features children's activities, entertainment, live demonstrations, and foods from Spain, Mexico, Native America, and Portugal. This multi-cultural event will be highlighted by the reenactment of Cabrillo's landing. Free admission. Festival Venue: Ballast Point, Naval Base Point Loma, south end of Rosecrans.

Cabrillo National Monument
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr - San Diego CA
South end of Catalina Boulevard, Point Loma
Info: (619) 557-5450  www.cabrillofestival.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
29th Annual Tour de Poway
September 28  7:00 am - 4:00 pm

An adventurous bike ride where cyclists can choose between several course lengths. Each distance has various grades, elevations, and scenic views from sub-cities to back country roads. Course lengths include: 100-mile, 62-mile, 50-mile, and a 24-mile. Admission: $50.

Poway to Ramona to Poway
Info: Cycling Promotions West, Inc.
(858) 679-1027  www.tourdepoway.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fashion Week San Diego 2014
September 29 & 30 and October 1 thru 5

This is a traditional fashion week to celebrate fashion & beauty industries by showcasing and highlighting the pulse of these entrepreneurs and what they are creating. It takes an innovative and progressive approach to traditional fashion weeks by being open to the fashion industry and the general public.

Downtown San Diego - Various Locations in San Diego
Info: Fashion Week San Diego  (858) 270-9466  fashionweeksd.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Botanical Building Balboa Park
September 30   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Carleton Winslow designed the Botanical Building for the 1915 Exposition. It houses more than 350 species of plants and displays which are changed seasonally. The Botanical Building is open Friday through Wednesday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; closed on Thursday and City holidays. Admission is Free.

Botanical Building - Balboa Park
1549 El Prado - San Diego CA 92101
Info: Park & Recreation Department  (619) 525-8213  (619) 239-0512
www.balboapark.org/in-the-park/botanical-building


OCTOBER 2014 ~ San Diego Events
Extended  ~  Upcoming  ~  Ongoing  ~  Annual  ~  Previous Month
Haunted Hotel   Haunted Trail   Scream Zone   Pumpkin Stations

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Includes Weekends

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fleet Week San Diego 2014
September 9
thru October 5

Join us in thanking our Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen for their services
to our country by participating in 2014 Fleet Week San Diego events.

www.fleetweeksandiego.org  EVENT SCHEDULE

MIRAMAR AIR SHOW
October 3 - 5


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Bates Nut Farm - The Pumpkin Patch
September 24
thru October 31   9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, September 24 is Opening Day of the Pumpkin Patch. The Bates pumpkin patch will be open through October 31 with tractor hay rides, straw maze and farm zoo, a fall tradition. Weekends feature live entertainment, pony rides, petting zoo, BBQ, kettle corn, and other family friendly events.

Bates Nut Farm
15954 Woods Valley Rd - Valley Center CA 92082
Info: (800) 642-0348  www.batesnutfarm.biz   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Scream Zone
September 26 thru November 1
Fri & Sat: 7:00 pm - Midnight   Other Days (when open) 7:00 pm -11:00 pm
Dates: Sept 26-27 / Oct 3-5 / Oct 9-12 / Oct 16-19 / Oct 22-Nov 1

Your worst nightmare has come true! The Scream Zone will be more bloodcurdling than ever! San Diego County's largest haunted experience, The Scream Zone is considered among the goriest, scariest, and screaming-est fright fests in the darkened corners of Southern California. Features the horrifying House of Horror, along with The Chamber, and the Haunted Hayride. Play Zombie Paintball. Other features: The Dusk Till Dawn Bar, The Walking Dead Prison, The Exorcist, and Pennywise the clown. See website for prices.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Green Parking Lot
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.thescreamzone.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Haunted Hotel
September 26
thru November 1
Specific Dates & Times Schedule

The Haunted Hotel is where horror movies come to life with terrifying special effects and illusions. Experience the terror from the inhabitants of your favorite horror movies. The rooms and themes change each year. The haunted hotel is waiting… Admission: $18

The Haunted Hotel – Broker's Building basement
424 Market St - Corner of 4th and Market
Info: (619) 231-0131 Tickets   www.hauntedhotel.com
Not recommended for children 10 years of age or younger


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park
September 26
thru November 1
Closed Mon & Tues except for 10/27 & 10/28
Exact Dates & Times

The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park that you will never forget. When the sun goes down--run for your life! Red eyes glow and creepy fingers reach out to get you. Experience outdoor terror that is simply too big to house indoors. Admission: $14.99.

Balboa Park - West Side
along Balboa Dr near Juniper St
Info: The Haunted Hotel, Inc. (619) 231-0131
hauntedtrail.net  Tickets: hauntedtrail.net/tickets  Schedule
Not recommended for children 10 years of age or younger


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fashion Week San Diego 2014
October 1 thru 5

This is a traditional fashion week to celebrate fashion & beauty industries by showcasing and highlighting the pulse of these entrepreneurs and what they are creating. It takes an innovative and progressive approach to traditional fashion weeks by being open to the fashion industry and the general public.

Downtown San Diego - Various Locations in San Diego
Info: Fashion Week San Diego  (858) 270-9466  fashionweeksd.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
22nd Annual Taste of Downtown
October 2   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Choose from a fabulous selection of over 50 of Downtown San Diego's most delicious eateries throughout the neighborhoods of the Gaslamp Quarter, Financial District, East Village and Horton Plaza. Cost: $30 - $35

Downtown San Diego - Various Locations
Info: www.mcfarlanepromotions.com   Tickets


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
St. Augustine Small Schools Cross Country Invite
October 3    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This event is comprised of a series of cross country races for students from small schools with a low attendance of 1,400 or less pupils. There will be a total of four varsity and junior varsity races for each gender group with medals and awards given in each race. Come on down and cheer them on! Free admission

Morley Field Cross Country School
2221 Morley Field Dr - San Diego CA
Info: St. Augustine High School
(619) 435-3913


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Oktoberfest in El Cajon
October 3 thru 5   Fri: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat: 12:00 Noon - 10:00 pm   Sun: 12:00 Noon - 9:00 pm

The Oktoberfest offers Authentic German food and beer, folk dancing, Kids’ Zone, numerous games and contests, vendor & craft booths and live music by a band from Germany. Hosted by The German American Societies of San Diego.

El Cajon CA - Mollison Ave
1017 S Mollison Ave - El Cajon, CA 92020
Info: www.germanclubsandiego.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show

October 3 - 5

Gates open at 8:00 am
Show times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday Twilight Show begins at 5:30 pm

Blue Angels will be performing!

Blue Angel will perform at the Miramar Air Show

Annual aviation expo with military performances. Experience formation flying by THE PATRIOTS JET TEAM. The Patriots L-39s have electrified spectators with fast-paced formation flying and their signature "Tail Slide" maneuver where the aircraft actually slides backwards toward the ground.

Other performers include:
US Navy Blue Angels, Marine Air-Ground Task Force, U.S. Navy Leap Frogs, U.S. Army Golden Knights, F-35B Lightning, Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey. Civilian Performers: The Patriots Jet, Sean D. Tucker "Oracle Challenger," John Collver "Wardog," Steve Stavrakakis "A Tribute to the American Vet," Bret Willat "Sailplane Magic," OTTO the Helicopter, Shockwave Jet Truck, Red Bull Helo, Radio-Controlled Aircraft, and Musical Performers. See details at the Performers Link below. Fireworks display after the Twilight Show. Free parking, free admission, and free blanket seating for all shows. See Tickets link on Website for Preferred Seating and prices.

MCAS Miramar
Main (East) Gate from the MCAS Miramar (Miramar Way) exit on I-15
North or West Gates from the Miramar Rd. exit on I-15 or I-805
Info: (858) 577-1000  Fleet Week Details
www.miramarairshow.com  Schedule  Performers  Blue Angels


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Oktoberfest 2014 - La Mesa
October 3
thru 5
Fri & Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm   Sun 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm

This is the Big 'un... La Mesa's Oktoberfest is among the largest celebrations of its kind on the West Coast. Traditional German celebration featuring dancing, food, beer gardens (of course), Bavarian bands, arts & crafts, commercial booths, and a kids' carnival.

La Mesa, CA
La Mesa Blvd between Date & Fourth Streets
Info: (619) 277-5363  www.lmvma.com Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Gem Faire
October 3
thru 5   Fri: Noon - 6:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm   Sun: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Gem Faire, established in 1989, has become a world-renowned marketplace for the finest in gemstones, beads, jewelry, minerals, fossils, meteorites, lapidary equipment, metaphysical items and much more at the lowest prices in today’s market. Workshops and classes also are offered. Admission: Adults: $7.00. Children 12 & under, Free. See Gem Faire Website below for a 2-for-1 special.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Bing Crosby Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
(858) 755-1141 Info Line: (858) 793-5533
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: Gem Faire (503) 252-8300  www.gemfaire.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Rendezvous in Poway: Barn Dance
October 3   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bringing History to Life! The City of Poway, along with the living history group, the Shadow River Regulators, present the annual Rendezvous in Poway Barn Dance. Bring your dancing shoes, participate in free traditional dance lessons, and dance the evening away! A Free Event.

Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Rd - Poway CA 92064
Info: (858) 668-4576  www.poway.org  Details


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Rendezvous in Poway
October 4   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Nahhh…it's not what you think! This rendezvous is "history comes to life" as you walk back in time to the 1820-1890’s. See life as it once was and be interactive with historical encampments, meet Mountain Men, Cowboys, Buckaroos, and more (well, then again, a rendezvous with a cowboy ain't chickenfeed). Come dressed in costume and experience gun fighting reenactments, mock train robberies, watch blacksmithing demonstrations, and be part of the California gold rush and pan for gold. Check out the Boardwalk Craft Market and view demonstrations; visit the Nelson House and Museum. Fee based: Ride a steam locomotive for a nominal fee. Come dressed in costume (recommendations).

Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Rd - Poway CA 92064
Info: (858) 668-4576  www.poway.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest
October 4
  12:00 noon - 10:00 pm

Presented by the Carlsbad Rotary Club, the Oktoberfest will feature German food, beer, wine and soft drinks, a pumpkin decorating contest for the kids, the Pumpkin Patch, antique fire engine, face painting, inflatable jumps, live music, and more. Admission is free. A traditional German dinner will be available ($10 Advance / $12 Day of Event for meal and concession tickets).

Holiday Park - Carlsbad CA
Carlsbad Village Dr & Tamarack
Info: (760) 505-1272  www.rotaryoktoberfest.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Del Mar Mud Run
October 4
   7:30 am - approx 4:00 pm

3.1 mile course with multiple mudpits and challenging military-style obstacles that include tunnel crawls, tire obstacles, cargo net crawls and jump walls. See website for details & cost. Mud runners ages 13 and older are invited. This event benefits CAF, Challenged Athletes Foundation’s® Operation Rebound® program. This is the premier sports and fitness program for American military personnel, veterans and first responders with permanent physical disabilities.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Multiple Locations
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
Fairgrounds: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: Del Mar Mud Run www.delmarmudrun.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Pacific Beachfest
October 4   11:00 am - 7:00 pm

A beach party with entertaining music, sand dancing, surf contest, 5K run, kids fun run, beach volleyball tournament, skateboarding, food court, beer garden, arts & crafts, kid's action alley, and shopping on the beachfront. Free admission.

Pacific Beach Boardwalk & Beach
(between Diamond & Thomas)
Info: Discover Pacific Beach  (858) 273-3303  www.pacificbeach.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual St. Francis Festival and Pet Blessings
October 4
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Have your pets blessed, adopt a new four-legged friend, and support local pet-based non-profits. Activities include blessings of the pets by the Franciscan Friars (everything from cats and dogs to lizards and snakes), pet food drive, pet adoptions, raffles, auctions, pet parades, pet contests, and much more. Admission is free; parking is $5 per car.

Mission San Luis Rey
4050 Mission Avenue - Oceanside, CA 92057
Info: (760) 757-3651  www.sanluisrey.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival (FilAmFest)
October 4, 2014  11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival (better known as FilAmFest) will be celebrating their 10th annual festival. This Free, family-friendly event offers the opportunity for the San Diego community to share the Filipino and Filipino American culture through cultural dances, martial arts, food, games and more. This year’s theme, "Halo-Halo: A Mix of All Good Things" is based off a favorite Filipino shaved ice dessert called "halo-halo" which is translated to "mix-mix". The "halo-halo" dessert is used to represent the very mixed and beautifully diverse Filipino and Filipino American culture, and through the programs and performances, our attendees have the opportunity to learn a little bit more about Filipino culture. Visit our Website (below) for more information.

Paradise Hills Park on Paradise Valley Rd
(between Gilmartin Dr and Woodman St) - San Diego CA 92114
Info: Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival
(619) 621-8323  filamfest.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
6th Annual Oktoberfest by EdUcate
October 4
  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In addition to a great feast of German food, beer, and music; this Oktoberfest has a lot more to offer. There will be games and activities to keep everyone entertained all afternoon. Free event.

Standley Park (lawn area) & Rec Center
3585 Governor Dr - San Diego CA 92122
Info: EdUcate (858) 677-0989  www.uc-educate.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Hobo Campfire Sing-A-Long
October 4
   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The City of Poway, and the Old Poway Park Action Committee will host a hobo campfire sing-along on the banks of Rattlesnake Creek and will feature the Poway Folk Circle and renowned storyteller, Charles Johnson. Join pioneers and cowboys around the campfire while you roast S’mores, and sing traditional campfire songs the entire family can enjoy!

Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Road - Poway CA 92064
Info: (858) 668-4576  www.poway.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Oktoberfest A Harvest Celebration: Ramona
October 4
   1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Great Family Fun For All with Live Entertainment, Beer & Wine Garden, a Kids Zone, Coloring Contest, Games, Food Vendors, and a Classic Car Show. Cost $10.00 Admission / Kids 10 & under & Active duty military = Free. Tickets on sale at Chamber of Commerce.

Ramona Community Center
434 Aqua Lane - Ramona, CA
Info: ramonachamber.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Walk To End Alzheimer's: Oceanside
October 4
   Reg: 2:00 pm    Walk: 4:00 pm

Help people battling Alzheimer's by joining a nationwide walk to help raise funds for research, programs, and services for those affected. There is no fee to register, each participant is expected to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness. Tools and support provided.

Oceanside Pier
Info:
(858) 966-3319  www.sanalz.org  San Diego  Oceanside


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Old Town San Diego Art Festival
October 4
& 5   Sat: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

An art extravaganza where you can experience a world full of colorful art, live music, international food and exotic wines. The kids are sure to be entertained throughout the weekend with the 3rd Annual Youth Artist Competition!

Old Town San Diego
San Diego Avenue from Conde to Twiggs
Info: McFarlane Promotions (619) 233-5008
Event Info: Old Town Chamber of Commerce www.oldtownartfestival.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego
October 4 & 5   10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Professional craft designers and fine artists will be displaying and selling a wonderful mix of quality contemporary crafts and fine art. Enjoy craft demonstrations and hands-on creativity for the kids along with musical entertainment. Free admission.

Old Town Historic State Park
San Diego Ave (between Twiggs & Conde Sts)
Harney St (between Juan & Congress Sts)
Info: Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce
(619) 233-5008  www.oldtownartfestival.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Flower Show (Begonias)
October 4 & 5   Sat: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Begonias are a tropical shrub that has asymmetrical leaves and a showy flower with variations in color. Unusual and exquisite begonias will be on display. A Free Event.

Balboa Park
Casa Del Prado - Room 101
Info: San Diego Botanical Garden Society
(619) 234-8901 www.sdbgf.org/shows.html


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego International Orchid Fair
October 4
& 5   Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Annual Orchid Show & Sale. Experience the beauty of orchids. Vendors will be selling orchids, orchid related products and books. Learn from the experts: how to care for your newly purchased orchids at "Orchids 101." All the displays and judged orchid plants will be available for visitors to view in the Ecke building. Free with admission. See website for admission prices.

San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr - Encinitas CA 92024
Info: (760) 436-3036  www.sdbgarden.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Julian Apple Days Festival
October 4
& 5   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

As part of Julian’s Apple Days Centennial Celebration, a special weekend full of fun for the whole family will be held, featuring apple displays, music and dancing, an antique tractor display, children’s games and activities, gold panning demonstrations, a beer and wine garden, food and merchandise vendors, contests, and apple pie! Admission: $5 for adults - children 12 & under free of charge.

Menghini Winery
1150 Julian Orchards Drive - Julian, CA 92036
(at the end of Farmer Road, 3 miles north of downtown Julian)
Info:
Julian Merchants Association
(760) 803-4377 www.julianappledays.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Night Market
October 4 & 5   4:00 pm - Midnight

This event is modeled after the traditional outdoor evening markets in Asia. It has an array of Asian inspired foods with a festival-type atmosphere. It includes live entertainment, craft beer, merchandise, and community organizations. Plus, they also offers a movie presentation. Free admission.

Convoy Street - San Diego CA
between Vickers Rd & Opportunity Rd
Info: Asian Pacific American Coalition
(858) 218-5323 www.sdnightmarket.com


Saturday & Monday

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Chiefs' Gala & Golf Classic
October 4 & 6   Gala: Sat.October 4: 6:00 pm -10:00 pm
Golf: Mon.October 6: 10:30 am - 7:00 pm

This is a fantastic two-day event that begins at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. On Saturday, at the Paddock, there will be a gala dinner, which includes live music, dancing and auction. The Golf Classic takes place on Monday, October 6th at the Maderas Golf Club in Poway. Proceeds benefit the fire and burn prevention education programs and burn survivor support services of the San Diego Burn Institute.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Paddock Green
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.burninstitute.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Legoland Annual Brick-or-Treat Celebration
October 4
and Oct 11, 17/18, 24/25    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brick-or-Treat Party Nights, where select areas of the Park are open until 9:00 pm. Party Nights is filled with live entertainment, costume contests, treats, dancing, rides, giant LEGO® Halloween models, and Fireworks! Stroll down the Brick-or-Treat Trail with plenty of surprises and snacks along the way including a collector LEGO Brick and LEGO toys. See website for admission.

Legoland California
One Legoland Drive - Carlsbad, CA 92008
Info: (760) 918-5346 california.legoland.com
Brick or Treat Party Nights  Details (pdf)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park - Germany
October 5   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lively German music and a costumed dance performance at Balboa Park. A little cottage representing Germany will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture. Traditional food of Bratwurst, Sauerkraut and Potato Salad is served, as well as a variety of German cake, coffee and lemonade. Free admission.

Balboa Park - Houses of Pacific Relations Cottages
(outdoor courtyard lawn area near Pan American Rd)
Info: House of Pacific Relations
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Mission Bay Triathlon ~ Duathlon ~ Aqua-thon
October 5   Swim starts: 6:45 am

Southern California's most popular Sprint Triathlon features a 500-meter swim at Ski Beach, a 15K bike ride around Fiesta Island, and a 5K run at Ski Beach and Vacation Island. The Duathlon consists of a 1-mile run, 9-mile bike, and then a 3-mile run to the finish! The Aqua-thon consists of a 500m swim and a 15k bike. Entry Fees.

Bonita Cove Park - Mission Bay
Ski Beach - Fiesta Island - Vacation Island
Info:
KOZ Enterprises
(858) 268-1250  www.kozevents.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Wedding Event Bridal Show
October 5   11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Best wedding services and locations. Flowers, Photographers, Makeup, Fashions, Jewelery, Cake Tasting, and much more. Two Fashion Shows. Admission is $10 at the door (Children under 7, Free), or Request One Free Admission at the website.

Marina Village Conference Center
1936 Quivera Way - San Diego CA 92109
Info: All Wed Sites (877) 522-7158
www.sandiegoweddingevent.net  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Rock Church Outreach Ministry Fair
October 5   7:00 am - 2:30 pm

The Rock Church has organized a community outreach event that is comprised of booths that will offer various information, brochures, sign-up sheets, and displays that pertain to volunteer opportunities, performing arts, spiritual enrichment, youth ministries, community services, and homeless outreach. Free event.

The Rock Church
2277 Rosecrans St - Point Loma - San Diego CA 92106
Info: The Rock Church (619) 226-7625
www.therocksandiego.org  Details (when posted)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park: Germany
October 5   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A little cottage recognizing Germany will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture where you'll be entertained by lively German music and a costumed dance performance. Light refreshments will be available. A Free Event.

Balboa Park - House of Pacific Relations Cottages
Near President's Way - outdoor courtyard lawn area
Info: House of Pacific Relations International Cottages - Lawn Program
(619) 234-0739 www.sdhpr.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Taste and Art Stroll in Del Mar
October 5
   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Annual event held in the heart of the village of Del Mar, it includes a free Art Stroll and Taste of Del Mar, a ticketed restaurant taste of delicious culinary creations (12:00 pm - 3:00 pm). Selections from California wineries & local breweries will be offered. The free Art Stroll will feature juried original artwork by talented, local and regional artists. Also live music, and K-9 Corner (10:00 am - 5:00 pm).

Del Mar Plaza & Camino Del Mar
(5th Street to 10th Street) Del Mar CA
Info: Del Mar Village Association
(858) 755-1179  www.delmarmainstreet.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Barrio Logan Sign Unveiling & Art Festival
October 5
   2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A celebration with food, art, music, dance performances, and beer & wine tasting. Have fun creating piñatas and show them off in a procession. The unveiling of the sign will take place in the evening. Free admission.

Cesar Chavez Blvd
between Main & Newton Sts
Info: Barrio Art Association
(619) 752-1935  www.barrioartassociation.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Our Lady of the Rosary Church Festa
October 5
  10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This anniversary celebration will begin with a special rosary service and a Christian Mass. After Mass, parishioners will proceed through the community and back to the church for a Benediction and additional prayer. Free admission.

Amici Park - 1789 State St
Procession Begins: State St/Cedar St
Info: Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church
(619) 234-4820  www.olrsd.org



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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
October 7    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

A hands-on exploration of science. Learn the secrets of how certain things work, how optical illusions are created, how sound travels, how rain happens, and more. Children age 12 & younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 238-1233  www.rhfleet.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Natural History Museum
October 7   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

San Diego Residents (with photo I.D.) can visit the Natural History Museum at no cost today. Come and see exhibits of animals, birds, reptiles, insects water mammals, fish, and more. Children age 12 & younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Natural History Museum
1788 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 232-3821  www.museumofman.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Model Railroad Museum
October 7   11:00 am - 4:00

San Diego Residents (with photo I.D.) can visit the Model Railroad Museum at no cost today. See and hear miniature trains traveling along on tracks around an amazing miniature city. A showcase of photographs and model railroad paraphernalia will be on display. Children age 12 & younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Model Railroad Museum
1649 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 696-0199 www.sdmrm.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission - Museum Centro Cultural de la Raza
October 7   12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The museum preserves Chicano, Mexican, and indigenous art and culture through dance, music, film, and educational tours. View colorful outdoor murals that provide a preview to the art gallery. Children age 12 & younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Centro Cultural de la Raza
2004 Park Blvd - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 235-6135  www.centroraza.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Ocean Beach Oktoberfest (Band Jam)
October 10
   4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This is a prelude to the Oktoberfest event tomorrow. Adults (age 21+) can enjoy a Band Jam that will take place in the late afternoon and evening hours, with a mix of Bavarian, rock, and jazz music. A beer garden will be open. Admission / entry to the beer garden: $3. See Oct. 11 for the Festival.

Ocean Beach Pier parking lot
at Newport Ave & Abbott St
Info: Ocean Beach Main Street Association
(619) 224-4906  www.oceanbeachsandiego.com


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Ocean Beach Oktoberfest
October 10 & 11   Fri: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

OB Oktoberfest - Celebration of German culture and fun. The festivities begin on Saturday: the Annual Brat Trot Beach Run fundraiser, traditional Oktoberfest contests, a $10,000 cash prize in the Sausage Toss competition, food and craft vendors and an all-ages stage..Admission to the beer garden is a $3 donation.

Pier Parking Lot - Ocean Beach
Parking lot at Newport Ave & Abbott St & grassy area
(between the parking lot & lifeguard tower)
5091 Niagara Ave - San Diego CA
Info: Ocean Beach Main Street Association
(619) 224-4906  www.oceanbeachsandiego.com   Details   More


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Home Improvement Show
October 10
thru 12   Fri & Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This show features home improvement products and services
offered by local businesses. Free Admission

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Activity Center and OBrien Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
Fairgrounds: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: Shows USA (800) 999-5400 www.homeshowsusa.net


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
2014 Annual Polish Festival San Diego
October 10 thru 12   Fri (21+): 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm  Sun: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This Polish festival will tantalize your taste buds with delicious Polish food such as stuffed cabbage, sausage, or hunter's stew. The beer garden will offer imported Polish beer. Costumed performers will sing and dance. Polish merchandise and jewelry will be available for sale. Admission $5 (16 yrs+).

Pacific Beach
St. M. Kolbe Roman Catholic Polish Mission
1735 Grand Ave - Parking lot & Alleyway
Info: (858) 272-7655  www.polishmission.org
Details


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Ocean Beach Oktoberfest (Festival)
October 11
   10:00 am - 10:00 pm

The event begins with the "Brat Trot" -- a morning run on the beach. The festivities include music, German food & drink, merchandise, yodeling, and fun games. Bring everybody for a full day of merriment. Admission / entry to the beer garden: $3. Brat Trot: $20 - $30. See Oct. 10 for the Band Jam.

Ocean Beach Pier parking lot
Newport Ave & Abbott St
Veterans Plaza: grassy area at Abbott St near the Lifeguard Tower
Brat Trot: along the perimeter of the beach / adjacent to the water
Info: Ocean Beach Main Street Association
(619) 224-4906  www.oceanbeachsandiego.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Tierrasanta Oktoberfest
October 11
   3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Oktoberfest originated in Germany as a celebration of the harvest. Enjoy a Bavarian Oktoberfest with delicious German food & beer, polka music, and yodeling. The event concludes with a fireworks show. Free admission.

Tierrasanta Park & Recreation Center
11220 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
Info: Kiwanis Club of Tierrasanta
(858) 268-0044  www.tierrasantakiwanis.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Legoland Annual Brick-or-Treat Celebration
October 11
and October 17/18 & 24/25 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brick-or-Treat Party Nights, where select areas of the Park are open until 9:00 pm. Party Nights is filled with live entertainment, costume contests, treats, dancing, rides, giant LEGO® Halloween models, and Fireworks! Stroll down the Brick-or-Treat Trail with plenty of surprises and snacks along the way including a collector LEGO Brick and LEGO toys. See website for admission.

Legoland California
One Legoland Drive - Carlsbad, CA 92008
Info: (760) 918-5346 california.legoland.com
Brick or Treat Party Nights  Details (pdf)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Sunset Soiree Benefitting Feeding America San Diego
October 11   6:00 pm

Enjoy an extraordinary evening with legendary rock band, Chicago. Sip handcrafted cocktails and dine under the stars at the Del Mar Paddock and Turf Club. . All proceeds benefit Feeding America San Diego. Price: $500.00

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Paddock Green
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.feedingamericasd.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Taste of North Park
October 11  
11:00am - 3:00 pm

North Park's most memorable dining event, Restaurant Walk is open to all ages. Sample a variety of food from local restaurants. North Park boutiques and art galleries will also be offering free samplings of a variety of locally-made microbrews and ales. 21+ for for Wine and Microbrew Tasting.

Restaurant Row - North Park San Diego
30th Street & University Avenue
Info: (619) 233-5008  www.tastenorthpark.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Children's Fall Fun Festival
October 11
   10:00 am - 3:00 pm (with after hour activities)

Face-painting, bobbing for apples, beanbag toss, crafts, decorating pumpkins, garden flags, fall crafts, games & relays, live scarecrow parade, scarecrow contest ($2) and much more! Admission is $3.00 for non-members; Free with Membership

Alta Vista Botanical Gardens - Vista CA
1270 Vale Terrace Dr - Vista CA 92084
Info: (760) 945-3954  www.altavistagardens.org   Details   Schedule


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Walk to Cure Psoriasis
October 11   9:00 am  Check-in: 8:00 am

Join a nationwide walking event -- a family-friendly, dog-friendly, non-competitive Fall Festival event that features 1K & 5K Walk Routes through historic Old Town. There will also be a Psoriasis + Psoriatic Arthritis Health Fair, kid's activities, Costumes, music, food, giveaways, raffles, live entertainment and more! Registration: See the "San Diego" website link for details.

Heritage Park - Old Town
2454 Heritage Park Row - San Diego CA 92110
Info: National Psoriasis Foundation
(503) 546-8406  walk.psoriasis.org  San Diego


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Legoland Annual Brick-or-Treat Celebration
October 11
and October 17/18 & 24/25 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brick-or-Treat Party Nights, where select areas of the Park are open until 9:00 pm. Party Nights is filled with live entertainment, costume contests, treats, dancing, rides, giant LEGO® Halloween models, and Fireworks! Stroll down the Brick-or-Treat Trail with plenty of surprises and snacks along the way including a collector LEGO Brick and LEGO toys. See website for admission.

Legoland California
One Legoland Dr - Carlsbad CA 92008
Info: (760) 918-5346 california.legoland.com
Brick or Treat Party Nights Details (pdf)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
8th Annual Sleepless America in San Diego
October 11
& 12   (overnight) 4:30 pm - 7:00 am

Demonstrate your concern for homelessness by spending a night outdoors on the ground as homeless people do. Or choose the option to just stay late. Participants will need to bring all items needed for the night. Admission: There will be a $30 fundraising minimum per participant (children 10 and under will be admitted for free). All money collected will support programs to help the homeless and poor at San Diego Rescue Mission.

Liberty Station - NTC Park
2455 Cushing Rd - San Diego CA 92106
Info:
San Diego Rescue Mission  (619) 819-1889
www.sdrescue.org  Details: www.sleeplesssandiego.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
La Jolla Art & Wine Festival
October 11 & 12   10:00 am - 6:00 pm

A two-day juried art show and fundraiser, one of the most prestigious art & wine festivals on the west coast. The event includes a silent auction, roving entertainment, a gourmet marketplace, the Geppetto's/La Jolla YMCA Family Art Center and a wine and beer garden. The Festival is Free and open to the public, with cash donations accepted at all the festival entrances.

La Jolla Village
Lower Girard Ave between Prospect & Kline
Info: www.lajollaartandwinefestival.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
St. Elizabeth's Annual OktoberFest
October 11 & 12   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bratwurst, beer, oom-pah music and dancers in traditional German and Austrian style, brings a taste of Europe to downtown Julian every October. This greeting of the harvest season is part of Julian Apple Days celebration.

Rabobank Parking Lot
2033 Main St - Julian CA
Info: Julian Chamber of Commerce
(760) 765-1857 www.julianca.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
10th Annual U.S. Open & Reunion:
Water Ski Racing Nationals

October 11
& 12   8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come out and watch the high speed sport of water skiing. The International Water Ski Racing Association welcomes the public to this 2-day event that will determine the age and open class winners in many races. There will be a raffle, games, special events, and more. Details are being finalized. Free event.

East Mission Bay - Ski Beach
Info:
USA Water Ski (863) 324-4341
www.usawaterski.org/pages/calendar.html   About


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
35th Annual San Diego British Car Day
October 12
  9:00 am to 3:00 pm

This annual event features several hundred vintage to modern British cars and motorcycles on display. No pets allowed. Free to browse and oogle.

Embarcadero Marina Park North
Downtown San Diego
Info:
San Diego British Car Club Council
www.sandiegobritishcarday.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
20th Annual Little Italy Festa
October 12 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Free event takes place in San Diego's downtown Little Italy business district. The Little Italy Festa is known to be one of the largest single-day Italian American festivals West of the Mississippi. Enjoy the wine & beer garden, music on 3 stages, Italian food & craft booths, sidewalk chalk art, Kids Fun Zone with inflatables, face painting, balloon art, Italian Motor Sports Exhibit, and more.

Little Italy - Downtown San Diego
India Street - between Ash & Grape Streets
Info: (619) 615-1092  www.littleitalysd.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
6th Annual Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase
October 12   11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Car enthusiasts from all over San Diego County--Get up close and personal with some of the most iconic automobiles in history! This free to view event will feature 150+ high-performance automobiles along Fifth Avenue between E and L Street, ranging from the traditional classics to the lavish contemporary luxury vehicles.

Gaslamp Quarter, Fifth Avenue
Fifth Avenue between E and L Street
Info: McFarlane Promotions
(619) 233-5008 www.mcfarlanepromotions.com Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park: Spain
October 12   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A little cottage recognizing Spain will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture where you'll be entertained by lively Spanish music and a costumed dance performance. Light refreshments will be available. A Free Event.

Balboa Park - House of Pacific Relations Cottages
Near President's Way - outdoor courtyard lawn area
Info: House of Pacific Relations International Cottages - Lawn Program
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details



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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Photographic Arts
October 14   9:30 am - 3:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts at no cost today. The Museum is devoted to collecting, preserving and exhibiting the entire spectrum of the photographic medium: photography, film and video and addresses cultural, historical, and social issues through its exhibitions and public programs. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park - Casa De Balboa Bldg
1649 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 238-7559  www.mopa.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Veteran's Museum & Memorial Center
October 14   9:30 am - 3:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Veterans Museum and Memorial Center at no cost today. The Veterans Memorial Center, Inc. was formed to honor and perpetuate the memories of all men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. The Museum presents a permanent, rotating, and visiting exhibits of patriotic, military and war-related memorabilia, artifacts, photographs, and other artwork. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Veterans Museum and Memorial Center
Balboa Park - Old Navy Chapel - Inspiration Point
2115 Park Blvd San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 239-2300  www.veteranmuseum.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - San Diego History Center
October 14   9:30 am - 3:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Museum of San Diego History at no cost today. The museum contains a collection of intriguing exhibitions that chronicle San Diego’s diverse history and houses over 45 million pieces of paper and 2.5 million images that document the people, places and events of San Diego’s past. It is also the headquarters of the San Diego Historical Society and home to the Society's Research Library. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of San Diego History
Balboa Park - Casa De Balboa Bldg
1649 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 238-7559  Website


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
A Taste of Coronado
October 15, 2014   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The non-profit Coronado Junior Woman’s Club is hosting "A Taste of Coronado" fundraiser where participants can experience firsthand Coronado’s Good Eats! Nearly two dozen restaurants will offer food and beverage samples to participants from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Trolley cars will be available to transport attendees between participating businesses. Participants should check-in at Rotary Park at Orange and 1st and B Ave. Tickets: $40.00 in advance (at website) / $45.00 day of event.

City of Coronado
Rotary Park at Orange Avenue
First Street and B Avenue
Info: Coronado Junior Woman's Club
(619) 888-8783  www.atasteofcoronado.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
5th Annual Taste of Coronado
October 15   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Coronado Junior Woman's Club is hosting "A Taste of Coronado" fundraiser. 20 restaurants will offer food and beverage samples to participants. Trolley cars will be available to transport attendees between participating restaurants. Tickets are $40 / $45 day of event.

Rotary Park - Coronado CA
1100 Isabella Avenue - Coronado, CA
Info: Coronado Junior Woman's Club
www.atasteofcoronado.com


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Legoland Annual Brick-or-Treat Celebration
October 17
& 18 and October 24 & 25   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brick-or-Treat Party Nights, where select areas of the Park are open until 9:00 pm. Party Nights is filled with live entertainment, costume contests, treats, dancing, rides, giant LEGO® Halloween models, and Fireworks! Stroll down the Brick-or-Treat Trail with plenty of surprises and snacks along the way including a collector LEGO Brick and LEGO toys. See website for admission.

Legoland California
One Legoland Drive - Carlsbad, CA 92008
Info: (760) 918-5346  california.legoland.com
Brick or Treat Party Nights  Details (pdf)


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show
October 17
thru 19   Fri & Sat: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Shop 24,000 handmade American arts & crafts in hundreds of booths offering jewelry, clothing, specialty foods, photography, hand-turned wood, ceramics, and more. Price: Adults $9 / Seniors $7 / Youth $4.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - O'Brien Hall & Bing Crosby Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
Fairgrounds: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.harvestfestival.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk
October 18   10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Every 16-minutes in the United States, someone dies by suicide. These statistics can change with the help of participants like you. Proceeds from this nationwide walking event will go into research and education programs to help prevent suicide before it happens. Admission: Suggested participant pledge/donation.

Embarcadero Marina Park North
near Seaport Village - San Diego CA
Info: San Diego Walk Planning Committee
(855) 869-2377  www.outofthedarkness.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Bulls of St. Agata Charge Little Italy
October 18
   6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

An evening of music and big roaring bulls. There will be over 40 fine Italian bulls--the famous Lamborghini. Bring your camera and snap some shots of some of the most beautiful cars on the planet while music serenades these beasts and the crowds.

Little Italy - W. Fir Street
(between India Street and Kettner Boulevard)
Info: www.littleitalysd.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Walk To End Alzheimer's: Balboa Park
October 18   Reg: 6:30 am   Walk: 8:00 am

Help people battling Alzheimer's by joining a nationwide walk to help raise funds for research, programs, and services for those affected. There is no fee to register, each participant is expected to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness. Tools and support provided.

Balboa Park
1549 El Prado - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (858) 966-3319 www.sanalz.org
San Diego   Balboa Park


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Spooky Sleepover
October 18
& October 25
Sat 4:00 pm ending Sun 9:00 am

Spend the night at the San Diego Zoo during a Halloween-themed Spooky Sleepover! Meet some Creepy Critters! The Spooky Sleepover includes animal presentations, a private bus tour, a moonlight stroll, exclusive early morning animal viewing with a keeper, a tent, dinner, evening snack, and hot breakfast.. For families with kids ages 4 & up. See website for Admission fees & reservations.

San Diego Zoo - Balboa Park
2920 Zoo Drive - San Diego CA
Info: Reservations (required) (619) 718-3000
zoo.sandiegozoo.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Exprit De She Triathlon (Expo)
October 18 & 19   10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Themed the "Multi Sport Experience," this expo offers an opportunity for participants to sign up for the Exprit De She Triathlon event that will be held tomorrow. The Expo offers sports-related merchandise and information. Free admission. See below for the Triathlon.

East Mission Bay Park - South Shores Park
Info: Lifetime Fitness
(858) 268-1250  www.expritdeshe.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Esprit De She Triathlon (Sprint & Super Sprint)
October 19
   7:00 am - 1:00 pm

An event designed for women to compete against other women. Participants can choose between a Spring Course, Super Spring Course, or a Duathlon. Anyone can register as a participant or come and watch as a spectator. The event is in conjunction with the "Esprit De She Expo." Admission: Sprint $75 - $85 / Relay team for Sprint $111 - $130 / Super Sprint $45 - $52. See above for the Expo.

East Mission Bay Park - South Shores & Fiesta Island
Info: Lifetime Fitness
(858) 268-1250  www.expritdeshe.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Kids Expo & Fair
October 18
& 19   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An indoor and outdoor event with more than 150 exhibitors displaying all things related to kids. Products and services include toys and games, sports and fitness products, outdoor recreation equipment, educational materials and child modeling agencies. Fair fun activities for the whole family. Price: Adults, $8.00 / 12 and younger, free

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Exhibit Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
Fairgrounds: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: San Diego Kids Expo  www.sandiegokidsexpo.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual MS Bay to Bay Bike Tour 2014
October 18 & 19   9:00 am - 2:00 pm (est)

Come be a part of the Bike MS Bay to Bay Tour and get ready for the ride of your life. We offer 3 route options, each with a combination of beautiful coastal scenery, for a great cause. Raise money, have fun, and make a difference in the lives of people living with MS. Choose 25, 100 or 150 miles over 1 or 2 days. Registration Fee: $60. Fundraising Minimum: $400.

Irvine to San Diego
Info:
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
(800) 486-6762  www.biketofinishms.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Fall Plant Sale at San Diego Botanic Garden
October 18 & 19   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Plant donations from over 100 local growers, wholesalers, retail nurseries, and individuals make this one of the most interesting and diverse plant sales of San Diego County. Also for sale are garden related items, used books, and homemade goodies such as specialty jellies. Cost: Free with admission or membership. $5 admission on Sunday, October 19 (all day) and Monday, October 20 (9:00 am – 12:00 noon).

San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr - Encinitas CA 92024
Info: (760) 436-3036  www.sdbgarden.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fall Tractor Show & Harvest Festival
October 18
& 19 and October 25 & 26
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Antique farm & construction equipment demonstrations, N' Scale Model railroad exhibit. Demonstrations of early American crafts & farming, blacksmithing. Exhibits include blacksmith & weaving demonstrations & sales. Tractor games, train rides, wagon rides, vendor booths, food, drinks & snacks, children's activities. See website for ticket information.

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum
2040 N Santa Fe Ave - Vista CA
Info:  (760) 941-1791  www.agsem.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Quinceanera.com Expo & Fashion Show San Diego
October 19   12:00 Noon - 5:00 pm

This show is the only Quinceañera Expo in tune with the latest trends in everything Quinceañera related. Shop numerous Quinceañera vendors, and enjoy the exclusive Quinceañera Fashion Show. Free event.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Mission Tower
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.quinceanera.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Escondido Downtown Street Faire
October 19   9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Over 500 vendors, live entertainment, and food from around the world have combined to make the Escondido Downtown Street Faire a family tradition since 1989. This is the second largest street fair in California.

Downtown Escondido
Grand Avenue between Centre City Parkway & Ivy
Event Info: Escondido Chamber: (760) 745-2125
Vendor Info: www.kennedyfaires.com/escondido   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The San Diego Triathlon Challenge
October 19   6:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego's favorite coastal triathlon features a 1 mile swim, 44 mile bike and 10 mile run. There will be more than 200 of the world's top physically challenged athletes taking on this grueling course alongside 550 able-bodied triathletes, celebrities, and pros. Money raised will help CAF provide physically challenged individuals with the tools necessary to find success in sports -- and in life. See website for details.

La Jolla Cove
Info:
Challenged Athletes Foundation
(858) 866-0959  www.challengedathletes.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Walk Now For Autism Speaks San Diego
October 19
   6:00 am - 1:00 pm

Proceeds from this 5K walk will fund research on autism. Entertainment and a resource fair will accompany the event. Participant donations are accepted. Autism is a complex neurobiological disorder that impairs a person's ability to communicate and relate to others. Admission: Participant donations are accepted.

Liberty Station - Ingram Plaza
2640 Historic Decatur Rd - San Diego CA 92106
Info: Autism Speaks  (714) 587-0514
www.walknowforautismspeaks.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
2014 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
October 19   Reg: 7:00 am   Walk: 8:00 am

You can make strides against breast cancer by participating at this 4-mila walking event. Individuals with a personal commitment to the breast cancer cause can organize teams to raise funds that will be used to fight against this terrible disease. See website for Details.

Balboa Park
6th Ave & Laurel St - San Diego CA 92101
Info: American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345
makingstrides.acsevents.org  San Diego Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park: Czech & Slovak Republics
October 19   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A little cottage recognizing the Czech & Slovak Reublics will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture and be entertained by lively singing, dancing and music as well as offering of Czech/Slovak food and bakery for sale to Park visitors. Free admission.

Balboa Park
House of Pacific Relations Cottages
Near President's Way - outdoor courtyard lawn area
Info: House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details



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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
High Tech Fair Student / Parent Night
October 21   5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The High Tech Fair is a collaborative effort between the Science Alliance, the San Diego County Office of Education and San Diego City Schools. It includes 50+ exhibitors from local cutting-edge STEM organizations and nearly 3000 students in attendance. Free event.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - O'Brien Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.sdsa.org/htf


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Man
October 21   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Museum of Man at no cost today. Learn how mankind lived throughout the centuries from cave-dwelling humans, through ancient biblical times, to modern day man. See authentic mummies, ancient artifacts, and hunting spears from across the globe. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Man
1350 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-2001 www.museumofman.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Art
October 21   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Museum of Art at no cost today. The finest art that San Diego has on display is here. Categories include American, European, Asian, and Contemporary. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Art
1450 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 232-7931 www.sdmart.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of the Living Artist
October 21   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist at no cost today. This museum is dedicated to the advancement of visual arts through outreach, education, and exhibition. Enjoy the unique art displays and the Gallery Store. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 236-0011 www.sandiego-art.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Japanese Friendship Garden
October 21  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Japanese Friendship Garden at no cost today. Inside, you can leisurely stroll through a delightful garden among flora, fountains, and fish ponds. Every turn takes you to a new sight to behold. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Plaza - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 235-4541 www.niwa.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Mingei International Museum
October 21  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Mingei International Museum at no cost today. You'll see amazing art treasures from around the world. The things you see here, you won't find anywhere else unless you visit the country from where they came. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-0003 www.mingei.org


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Del Mar International World Cup Week
October 22 thru 27   Wed: 8:00 am -7:00 pm
Thurs thru Sat: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm   Sun: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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. This event is the second week which is the Del Mar International World Cup Week. Price: Free admission except Saturday night which is $15.00, Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.jumpdelmar.com


Includes Saturday

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors
October 23 thru 25   Current members: Thursday: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm and
Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm   Open to the Public: Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

An annual event that attracts watch and clock collectors, buyers, and sellers from around the world. A great opportunity to purchase fine watches, clocks, and related accessories at the best prices. Hosted by the NAWCC. Price: Current members $30 on Thursday & Friday / $5.00 on Saturday.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Bing Crosby Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.nawcc59.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Rancho Penasquitos Recreation Council Oktoberfest
October 24
   6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Bring a big appetite for a feast of German potato salad, bratwurst sausage, red cabbage, sauerkraut, coleslaw, rolls, apple strudel, and spirits from the "Biergarten". YUM!!! Live German band, dancing, beer garden. Plates are $5 (Bratwurst, German Potato Salad, Red Cabbage, Sauerkraut or Coleslaw, and Roll); Child’s plate - $3; Apple Strudel, Coffee, Soda or Water - $1; Beer prices - TBA. Free admission.

Hilltop Community Park - Recreation Center
9711 Oviedo Way - San Diego CA 92129
Info:
Rancho Penasquitos Recreation Council
(858) 538-8198  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
3rd Annual HauntFest on Main
October 24
   5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

The event features Terror Truck, Carnival Rides (nominal fee), Haunted Car Show, Trick or Treat, Kidz Zone, Craft Stations, and much more! Come walk-through the Promenade Pumpkin Patch to find the right pumpkin for a perfect Jack-O-Lantern! Costume Contest: Wear your best costume and enter to win great prizes. Live music.

Downtown El Cajon
East Main Street & Rea Avenue
Info: City of El Cajon (619) 442-5129 ext 115 or (619) 334-3000
www.ci.el-cajon.ca.us  Flyer (pdf)  Detailed Information


Includes Saturday

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Legoland Annual Brick-or-Treat Celebration
October 24
& 25   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brick-or-Treat Party Nights, where select areas of the Park are open until 9:00 pm. Party Nights is filled with live entertainment, costume contests, treats, dancing, rides, giant LEGO® Halloween models, and Fireworks! Stroll down the Brick-or-Treat Trail with plenty of surprises and snacks along the way including a collector LEGO Brick and LEGO toys. See website for admission.

Legoland California
One Legoland Drive - Carlsbad, CA 92008
Info: (760) 918-5346 california.legoland.com
Brick or Treat Party Nights  Details (pdf)


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
50th Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival 2014
October 24
thru 26   Fri: 5:00 pm -10:00 pm   Sat: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm   Parade: Sat 10:00 am

Parade on Saturday at 10:00 am with marching bands, floats, decorated golf carts, equestrian groups and more. Festival: Friday thru Sunday--artist, retail and food vendor booths, beer garden, live entertainment, car show, children's area with carnival rides, face painting, interactive games, and arts and crafts. Miss Borrego Pageant.

Borrego Springs CA
Christmas Circle & Various Venues
Info:
McFarlane Promotions
(619) 233-5008
Info: Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
(760) 767-5555  www.borregodays.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Light the Night Against Crime 5K
October 25   5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join law enforcement personnel to show your concern against crime and for the victims of crime by participating at a nighttime 5K run/walk. Includes a post event social and a Kid's Zone with activities and games. Wear a costume and be sure to bring a flashlight! Costume Contest & Awards. See website for registration fees. The course begins and ends in Balboa Park. See website for admission fees.

Balboa Park - Old Navy Hospital
Park Blvd & Presidents Way
Info: San Diego Crime Stoppers
www.sdcrimestoppers.com  Details  Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Boulevard Boo! Parade 2014
October 25   10:00 am

A Halloween-themed parade with ghoulish floats, vintage cars, equestrian entries, unique costumed characters, bands and more! After the parade, stop over at the Boo After Party & Float Award’s Ceremony at the College Ave Baptist Church from 12 pm to 5 pm, (4747 College Ave.) where you can enjoy live music, carnival rides, games, cold drinks and food trucks with friends.

College Area - San Diego 92115
59th Street - travels East along El Cajon Blvd
Info:
College Area Business District (619) 582-1093
www.booparade.com  Parade Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Spooky Sleepover
October 25
  Sat 4:00 pm ending    Sun 9:00 am

Spend the night at the San Diego Zoo during a Halloween-themed Spooky Sleepover! Meet some Creepy Critters! The Spooky Sleepover includes animal presentations, a private bus tour, a moonlight stroll, exclusive early morning animal viewing with a keeper, a tent, dinner, evening snack, and hot breakfast.. For families with kids ages 4 & up. See website for Admission fees & reservations.

San Diego Zoo - Balboa Park
2920 Zoo Drive - San Diego CA
Info: Reservations (required) (619) 718-3000
zoo.sandiegozoo.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Wacky Wonky Walk & Kids Festival
October 25   9:00 am - 3:00 pm

This is a walk and festival to help raise funds for life changing programs through the San Diego Center for Children. The event features music, exhibits, food, and games. Admission: General ticket: $15 / Group of 4: $50.

County Administration Building - Waterfront Park
1600 Pacific Hwy - San Diego CA
Info: San Diego Center for Children
(858) 569-2135  www.wackywonkywalk.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Monster Dash 5K & Kids Run
October 25
   3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Halloween-themed event offers a Monster Dash 5K fun run for youths and adults and a Kids Run for children. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes just for the fun of it. Admission: $45 - $50.

Changes Plastic Surgery (parking lot) - Carmel Valley
Carmel Valley bike path - El Camino Real
Info: Seasick Marketing
(858) 259-1501 www.sdmonsterrun.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Symphony Opus Gala
October 25
   5:00 pm - Midnight

A wonderfully pampered evening will begin with a cocktail social and fine dining at the University Club. Then guests go to Symphony Hall for a performance by Lola Astanova, followed by an "after party" at the University Club. Admission: Full Gala Package $1,250 - $5,000 / Concert & After Party Ticket $300 / Concert Only Ticket $30 - $80.

Copley Symphony Hall
750 B St - between 7th & 8th Aves
Info: San Diego Symphony
(619) 236-5410  www.sandiegosymphony.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pacific Beach Woman's Club First Annual Casino Night
October 25
   6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Pacific Beach Woman's Club presents an evening of Fun, Food, & Fabulous Prizes. Silent auction, raffle prizes, appetizers. Tickets $30 includes admission, gaming money and 1 raffle ticket. Additional gaming money can be purchased.

Pacific Beach Woman's Club
1721 Hornblend St - San Diego CA (858) 882-7729
Event Info: (619) 838-9299  www.pbwomansclub.org   Flyer/Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Nightmare on Normal Street
October 25   7:00 pm - 10:00 pm   21+

(Description is from 2013 -- 2014 description not posted on website yet).
Normal Street goes Ab-normal tonight!
The streets will be filled with people showing off their elaborate Halloween costumes and enjoying the festivities. Proceeds from this event benefit more than 40 community programs at The Center. You're welcome to come with or without a costume…but do you really want to be "Normal" tonight? Nahhh…Tickets available online. ID Required. (Ticket prices not mentioned this year).

Hillcrest - San Diego CA
Corner of Normal St & University Ave
Hosted by The San Diego LGBT Community Center
Info: (619) 692-2077  www.thecentersd.org/


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Hoot, Howl and Prowl
October 25   5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

An after dark adventure where you meet wildlife up close. Groups will leave every 15 minutes starting at 5:30 pm until 8:00 pm. Each tour will last about 75 minutes, ending with a cup of hot chocolate. The kids are encouraged to wear costumes. Reservations required. Cost: $5 per person

Blue Sky Ecological Reserve
14664 Lake Poway Rd - Poway CA 92064
Info: (858) 668 4781  www.poway.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Good on You 5K Charity Run/Walk
October 25
   9:00 am

A USATF sanctioned charity 5K run/walk event. Each year 3 main charities are highlighted, one near each mile marker. There will also be various charities located at tables at the end of the race course. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes (not mandatory). Prizes for the best individual (male and female) and best group costume will be given out. Event includes medals for the top 3 male and female runners. See website for details & tickets.

Mission Bay Park - Crown Point Park
3750 Corona Oriente Rd - San Diego CA 92109
Info: Website  Details/Facebook


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Flower Show (Orchids) Fall Show & Sale
October 25 & 26   Sat: 12:00 Noon - 5:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A favored flower used for corsages and simple vase arrangements, this flower show in Balboa Park will display beautiful and exquisite orchids. A Free Event.

Balboa Park - Casa Del Prado - Room 101
Info: San Diego Botanical Garden Foundation
(619) 258-1963  www.sdbgf.org/shows.html   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fall Tractor Show & Harvest Festival
October 25
& 26   9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Antique farm & construction equipment demonstrations, N' Scale Model railroad exhibit. Demonstrations of early American crafts & farming, blacksmithing. Exhibits include blacksmith & weaving demonstrations & sales. Tractor games, train rides, wagon rides, vendor booths, food, drinks & snacks, children's activities. See website for ticket information.

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum
2040 N Santa Fe Ave - Vista CA
Info: (760) 941-1791 www.agsem.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Escondido Renaissance Faire
DATES TBA
(Possibly: October 25 & 26 and November 1 & 2)
Two Weekends - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm each day

The age of chivalry will be recreated among the wonders of nature in an idealic setting. Travel back to the 16th century and the glories of the reign of Elizabeth the First. Activities usually include battle pageants, music in the streets, jugglers and hundreds of costumed re-enactors performing in this giant outdoor play. There is an admission fee (see website), which covers all entertainment.

Felicita County Park - Escondido CA
742 Clarence Lane
Info: Gold Coast Festivals (805) 496-6036
www.goldcoastfestivals.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Bike 4 Mike
October 26   Registration: 6:00 am    Rides start: 7:30 am

A community bicycle event that is an ALS / Lou Gehrig's disease fundraiser with coastal rides of 10, 25, and 50 miles, plus stationary spin bike classes. All proceeds go towards ALS specific medical research. See website for ride registration fees.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Paddock Green
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.teamgodfather.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
8th Annual Sea World Shamu & You Family Walk
October 26
   7:30 am

Support our community's only hospital devoted just to kids. Take a 3-mile Fun Walk (with a 1-mile shortcut option) that starts and ends at the South Shores boat ramp and crossing through SeaWorld. The 3-mile is the longer scenic route that continues around Mission Bay. Proceeds from the event benefit the Rady Children's Hospital. Participants can also enjoy post-walk refreshments and activities: enjoy games, entertainment, food and fun at the special celebration. Registration: See website.

East Mission Bay - South Shores Park
South Shores Boat Ramp
Info: Rady Children's Hospital Foundation
(858) 966-5988  www.shamuandyouwalk.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Walk to Defeat ALS
October 26   Registration 7:30 am
Walk starts 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join others on a 5K morning walk adjacent to the bay along a scenic pathway at East Mission Bay. Your complementary donations will help to fund research programs to help fight against a disease known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. All Walk routes are wheelchair accessible. Support a walker--Complementary donations are gleefully accepted.

De Anza Cove - Mission Bay Park
(De Anza Cove - 3100 E Mission Bay Dr)
ALS Association Greater San Diego
Info: (858) 271-5547  www.alsasd.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
6th Annual LightBridge Walk
October 26
  Reg: 7:30   Walk 8:45 am - 10:00 am

The purpose of this walk is to raise funds for low-income persons in need of hospice care. Join this 5K walk in remembrance of family members, friends, and others who have died after a lengthy illness. See website for details when posted.

Liberty Station - NTC Park
2335-2455 Cushing Rd. San Diego CA 92106
Info: Lightbridge Hospice Community Foundation
(858) 458-2992  www.lbhcf.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pacific Beach Woman’s Club Oktoberfest
October 26 or TBA (ck website)    Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Here's where you can chug a lager, chow down on a Bratwurst and oom-pah-pah to your heart's content. High quality local arts and crafts (all hand made!) Fun for all the family. Face painting, raffle, bake sale, beer garden and bratwurts.

Hornblend Hall – PB Woman’s Club
1721 Hornblend – San Diego, CA 92109
Info: (858) 882-7729  www.pbwomansclub.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park: Scotland
October 26   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A little cottage recognizing Scotland will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture and where you'll be entertained by lively Scottish music and a costumed dance performance. Light refreshments will be available. A Free Event.

Balboa Park - House of Pacific Relations Cottages
Near President's Way - outdoor courtyard lawn area
Info: House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Dia de los Muertos
October 26
  10:00 am - 5:00 pm

All are invited to celebrate in the Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Celebrations at this historic location include gathering at the cemetery to clean and decorate graves of loved ones. Over 90 vendors, and food vendors. Live entertainment throughout the day. Attendees are encouraged to dress up and paint their faces in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos. The event is free and open to the public. Parking: $5 per car.

Mission San Luis Rey
4050 Mission Ave - Oceanside CA 92057
Info: (760) 757-3651  mslrdiadelosmuertos.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Once Upon A Hallowe'en
October 26
   5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A family-friendly event sponsored by the Old Poway Park Action Committee. Celebrate Halloween with good old fashioned fun…haunted house, racing ducks in the fountain, storytelling, carnival games and more. Most activities are free to the public. Fee based: Ride aboard the Halloween Express.

Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Road - Poway CA 92064
(858) 668-4576  www.ci.poway.ca.us  Details



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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Aerospace Museum Free Admission Day
October 28
   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Aerospace Museum at no cost today. View aeronautical collections about mankind's ability to conquer flight, and replicas of historic planes such as the Spirit of St. Louis hanging from the ceiling as if suspended in flight. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Aerospace Museum
Balboa Park - 2001 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-8291 www.sandiegoairandspace.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Hall of Champions Sports Museum Free Admission Day
October 28
   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Hall of Champions Sports Museum at no cost today. View displays of original sports paraphernalia relating to football, baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, and other sports; many of which can be found no where else. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Hall of Champions Sports Museum
Balboa Park - 2131 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-2544  www.sdhoc.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Automotive Museum Free Admission Day
October 28
   10:00 am - 4:30 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Automotive Museum at no cost today. Learn about the history of automobiles and browse amid vintage motor cars and other related items of interest. View photographs of unique custom-made cars. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Automotive Museum
Balboa Park - 2080 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 231-2886   www.sdautomuseum.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - A Pacific Relations Int'l Cottage
October 28   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit one of the International Cottages at no cost today. These are historic 1935 Exposition cottages plus 4 new cottages representing a total of 32 countries. Each cottage displays information and items unique to its country, offering visitors a window to their culture, history and traditions. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
Balboa Park - 2160 Pan American Rd - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 234-0739   www.sdhpr.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
1st Annual 4-Way Ethical Business Award
October 30   11:30 am - 1:30 pm

This event recognizes and honors exemplary businesses in our community that exhibit outstanding ethical practices and decision making based on the four questions that define the Rotary International’s 4-Way Test: • Is it the TRUTH? • Is it FAIR to all concerned? • Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? • Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned? If you feel that your business success is a model for your community and that the strength of your business is founded on your ethical standards, apply now at our website (below). Price: TBD

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Equus Room
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info:  delmarrotaryeba.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
14th Annual Monster Bash
October 31  
6:00 pm - Midnight (21+ Only)

Adult Halloween Block Party with live entertainment, the hottest international DJ's and live music, food, dancing, cocktails. Wear a costume & mingle. There's a costume contest with a HUGE CASH prize for the winner. See website for admission prices.

Gaslamp Quarter - Downtown
Entrance:
6th Avenue & Market Street
Info:
McFarlane Promotions
(619) 233-5008
www.sandiegomonsterbash.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Trick-or-Treat on India Street in Little Italy
October 31
   5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Little Italy businesses open their doors to make Halloween a safe trick-or-treating night for the neighborhood kids. Parents can pick up a map of participating businesses at Piazza Basilone, on the corner of India and Fir Streets, between 5:30pm and 7:30pm, and have your bags filled with candy!

Little Italy - Downtown San Diego
Corner of India & Fir Streets
Info: (619) 233-3898  www.littleitalysd.com   Details (scroll)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Encinitas Safe Trick or Treat
October 31   5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Halloween each year, a stretch of South Coast Hwy 101, from Encinitas Blvd. to K Street (Pumpkin Lane), is decorated with elaborately carved pumpkins, and the Queen’s Court at the Self-Realization Fellowship Bookstore, the queen will be granting wishes. Downtown businesses generously participate and join in the fun.

Downtown Encinitas
S. Coast Hwy 101 - Encinitas CA
Info:
Encinitas 101 (760) 943-1950
www.encinitas101.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Clairemont Church of God Fall Festival
October 31
   6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Church is offering a safe and fun Halloween for community kids as an alternative to door to door trick or treating where they can enjoy games, a magic show, an inflatable slide, a caricature artist, and snack food. The Trunk of Treats are decorated cars filled with candy for the children. Free admission.

Clairemont Church of God
4955 Conrad Ave - San Diego CA
Clairemont Church of God
Info: (858) 268-4966  www.myccog.org



HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN STATIONS


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pumpkin Station - Chula Vista
September 26
thru November 2
Mon thru Thurs 11:00 am - 9:00 pm   Fri thru Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Swing ride, El Paso train ride, giant slide, mini slide, Train jump, play center, Car ride, Sky Fighter ride, Ferris wheel, Swing ride, petting zoo. Pumpkin prices are based on size. Tickets are required for rides, slides, jumps & play center. Parking & Admission is free.

Southwestern College
900 Otay Lakes Rd - Chula Vista CA 91910
Info: Pinery Christmas Trees, Inc.
(858) 566-7466  www.pumpkinstation.com   Chula Vista


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pumpkin Station - Del Mar
September 26 thru October 31
Monday thru Thursday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday thru Sunday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

This event is ideal for children aged 3 to 13 and includes pumpkins, and several children's rides, slides and jumps. School programs are available for children to learn about the harvest of the season. Pumpkin Station offers a wide variety of gourds, squashes, Indian corn, and pumpkins. Admission is free, but tickets are sold for rides. El Paso train ride, 2 giant slides, Train jump, play center, antique carousel, Sky Fighter ride, Tubs of Fun ride, Swing ride, game zone, petting zoo.

Del Mar Fairgrounds Area - East Parking Lot
across Jimmy Durante Boulevard from the Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Event Info: Pumpkin Station  (858) 566-7466 
www.pumpkinstation.com  Del Mar


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pumpkin Station - El Cajon
September 26
thru November 2
Mon thru Thurs 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm   Fri thru Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

El Paso Train ride, giant slide, mini slide, play center, Ferris wheel, helicopter ride, lil toot ride, game zone, petting zoo. Pumpkin prices are based on size. Tickets are required for rides, slides, jumps, petting zoo. Parking & Admission is free.

Westfield Parkway Plaza
415 Parkway Plaza - El Cajon CA 92020
Info: Pinery Christmas Trees, Inc.
(858) 566-7466  www.pumpkinstation.com   El Cajon


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pumpkin Station - Mission Valley
October 3
thru November 2
Mon thru Thurs: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm   Fri thru Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

2 Giant Slides, Train Jump, Mini Slide, Swing Ride, Ferris Wheel, El Paso Train Ride, Sky Fighter Ride, Boat Ride, and Petting Zoo. Pumpkin prices are based on size. Tickets are required for rides, slides, jumps & play center. Parking & Admission is free.

Mission Valley Pumpkin Station
Westfield Mission Valley Shopping Center
1640 1/2 Camino Del Rio N - San Diego, CA. 92108
Info: Pinery Christmas Trees, Inc. (858) 566-7466
www.pumpkinstation.com  Mission Valley


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pumpkin Station - National City
September 26
thru November 2
Mon thru Thurs: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm   Fri thru Sun: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

El Paso Train ride, giant slide, mini slide, play center, Dino Jump, Ferris wheel, Petting Zoo. Pumpkin prices are based on size. Tickets are required for rides, slides, jumps, etc. Parking & Admission is free.

Plaza Bonita Station
3030 Plaza Bonita Rd - National City 91950
Info: Pinery Christmas Trees, Inc.
(858) 566-7466  www.pumpkinstation.com   National City


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Farm
October 1
thru October 31
Mon thru Thurs: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm   Fri thru Sun: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Pick your own pumpkin. 8-ft tall Corn Maze ($1), tractor hay wagon ($1), picnic area, farm animals. There is no charge to walk the pumpkin patches or view the farm animals. Pumpkin prices are based on size. Parking & Admission is free.

R.B. Farm
13421 Highland Valley Rd Escondido CA 92025
Info: Pinery Christmas Trees, Inc.
(858) 566-7466  www.pumpkinstation.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Bates Nut Farm - Pumpkin Patch
September 24
thru October 31
Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm   Sat & Sun: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Family and friends enjoy the tractor hayrides, straw maze, petting corral and pony rides. Grab a wheelbarrow and pick from variety of pumpkins: Big Macs, Ghost, Cinderella, Jack O’ Lantern, minis, squash, gourds and other fall décor. In addition, weekends at Bates include live entertainment from 12:00 -3:00, BBQ, kettle corn, food trucks, rock climb, bounce, slide and other family friendly events.

Bates Nut Farm
15954 Woods Valley Road - Valley Center, CA 92082
Info: (760) 749-3333  www.batesnutfarm.biz   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Bonita Pumpkin Farm
October 1
thru October 31
Mon thru Thurs: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm   Fri thru Sun: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm

Pick Your Own Pumpkins. All pumpkins are individually priced based on size. Farm attractions: Picnic Area, 8' Tall Corn Maze, Farm Animals, Tractor HayWagon. Tickets required for the Corn Maze and Hay Ride. Admission and parking are FREE.

Bonita Pumpkin Farm
5437 Bonita Road - Bonita CA. 91902
Corner of Sweetwater & Bonita Roads
Info: (858) 566-7466  www.pumpkinstation.com   Bonita Details


UPCOMING EVENTS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY


NOVEMBER 2014

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Awesome 80's Run 5K
November 1  
5K: 7:00 am
Post Race Party: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

This 5K event encourages participants to dress in 80's style for a costume contest. Live '80s Cover Band, 80's props, and Characters. Be sure to bring your camera. Games & Prizes, Vendor Products, Dancing. Themed medal awarded to all finishers. Registration: $40 / Day of event: $45.

Tecolote Shores North Park
1332 E Mission Bay Dr - San Diego CA
Info: Superhero Events, LLC
www.awesome80srun.com  San Diego Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Escondido Renaissance Faire
DATES TBA
(Possibly: November 1 & 2)
10:00 am to 6:00 pm each day

The age of chivalry will be recreated among the wonders of nature in an idealic setting. Travel back to the 16th century and the glories of the reign of Elizabeth the First. Activities usually include battle pageants, music in the streets, jugglers and hundreds of costumed re-enactors performing in this giant outdoor play. There is an admission fee (see website), which covers all entertainment.

Felicita County Park - Escondido CA
742 Clarence Lane
Info: Gold Coast Festivals (805) 496-6036
www.goldcoastfestivals.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Step Out Walk to Fight Diabetes
November 2   Check in: 7:30 am    Walk: 9:00 am

A nationwide event designed to bring greater awareness of diabetes while raising funds for programs and research. The Step Out Walk is an energizing 5k (3.2 miles) walk along beautiful Mission Bay with live entertainment along the route, a Health and Wellness Fair with free screenings and giveaways and more. See website for Details. Admission: participant pledge.

De Anza Cove (Mission Bay)
Info:
American Diabetes Association (619) 234-9897 ext 7449
www.diabetes.org  San Diego Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
National Veterans Day Run - Oceanside
November 8, 2014    8:11 am - 10:30 am

The 4th Annual National Veterans Day Run in Oceanside will take place at Guajome Regional Park. The race will offer two distances, 5K and a 1-mile family and supporter walk/run. We expect a large turnout of Veterans and Active-Duty military to this race so come out and support the men and women of our armed forces. Children 12 and under are FREE to register and veterans and active duty military are only $11. Don't miss this event and our National Charity Partner, Operation Gratitude, that will be on site to give away their amazing care packages!

Guajome Regional Park
3000 Guajome Lake Rd - Oceanside CA 92057 - USA
Info: National Veterans Day Run
(817) 944-3573  Details/Register


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
4th Annual Woodland Park Bible Church Christmas Bazaar
November 22, 2014   10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come on out & join us for a day of fun & shopping. Free Admission. This is a perfect time to purchase all those Holiday gifts for those special people on your list. *A wide variety of vendors. *Raising money for helping San Diego Military families. Mark your calendars & see you there.
We are also looking for vendors: This is an outside event. Space is limited.

Woodland Park Bible Church
1093 Rock Springs Rd - San Marcos, CA 92069
Info: (760) 744-9242  www.wpbible.org   More / Facebook


HALLOWEEN ONGOING


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Bates Nut Farm - The Pumpkin Patch
September 24
thru October 31   9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, September 24 is Opening Day of the Pumpkin Patch. The Bates pumpkin patch will be open through October 31 with tractor hay rides, straw maze and farm zoo, a fall tradition. Weekends feature live entertainment, pony rides, petting zoo, BBQ, kettle corn, and other family friendly events.

Bates Nut Farm
15954 Woods Valley Rd - Valley Center CA 92082
Info: (800) 642-0348  www.batesnutfarm.biz  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Scream Zone
September 26 thru November 1
Fri & Sat: 7:00 pm - Midnight Other Days (when open) 7:00 pm -11:00 pm
Dates: Sept 26-27 / Oct 3-5 / Oct 9-12 / Oct 16-19 / Oct 22-Nov 1

Your worst nightmare has come true! The Scream Zone will be more bloodcurdling than ever! San Diego County's largest haunted experience, The Scream Zone is considered among the goriest, scariest, and screaming-est fright fests in the darkened corners of Southern California. Features the horrifying House of Horror, along with The Chamber, and the Haunted Hayride. Play Zombie Paintball. Other features: The Dusk Till Dawn Bar, The Walking Dead Prison, The Exorcist, and Pennywise the clown. See website for prices.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Green Parking Lot
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.thescreamzone.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Haunted Hotel
September 26
thru November 1
Specific Dates & Times Schedule

The Haunted Hotel is where horror movies come to life with terrifying special effects and illusions. Experience the terror from the inhabitants of your favorite horror movies. The rooms and themes change each year. The haunted hotel is waiting… Admission: $18

The Haunted Hotel – Broker's Building basement
424 Market St - Corner of 4th and Market
Info: (619) 231-0131 Tickets www.hauntedhotel.com
Not recommended for children 10 years of age or younger


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park
September 26
thru November 1
Closed Mon & Tues except for 10/27 & 10/28
Exact Dates & Times

The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park that you will never forget. When the sun goes down--run for your life! Red eyes glow and creepy fingers reach out to get you. Experience outdoor terror that is simply too big to house indoors. Admission: $14.99.

Balboa Park - West Side
along Balboa Dr near Juniper St
Info: The Haunted Hotel, Inc. (619) 231-0131
hauntedtrail.net  Tickets: hauntedtrail.net/tickets/ Schedule
Not recommended for children 10 years of age or younger

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EXTENDED EVENTS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY
Events that take place over a period of 2 months or more. Usually seasonal.


San Diego Events Location & Information:
The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery - San Diego
Saturday Nights - Year round

Interactive Murder Myster Dinner Show. The Dinner Detective performs year-round. Shows are typically posted 6 to 8 weeks in advance. See website for show start times and more details.

The Dinner Detective - San Diego
530 Broadway St - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (888) 619-0858  www.thedinnerdetective.com  San Diego  Schedule

The Dinner Detective - Hilton Del Mar
15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA 92014
Info: (858) 792-5200   www.thedinnerdetective.com   Del Mar  Schedule


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual Encinitas Classic Car Nights
May
thru September  5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Every third Thursday: May 15 ~ Jun 19 ~ Jul 17 ~ Aug 21 ~ Sept 18

Every third Thursday in May through September: Hot rods, classic cars, woodies, and customs will line South Coast Highway 101 from D to J Streets, and on side streets, for one of the top classic and vintage car exhibits in San Diego County. Event is free to attend or free to exhibit.

Downtown Encinitas
Info
: Encinitas 101 MainStreet (760) 943-1950
www.encinitas101.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Dinner and a Concert - El Cajon
May 2
thru September 26   Friday Nights 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Formerly "Concerts on the Promenade," free evening concerts from a variety of live bands, with something for everybody. Dance to your heart's content. Enjoy dinner at one of several fine restaurants.

Prescott Promenade - Downtown El Cajon
Near E Main St & Rea Ave
Info: Downtown El Cajon Business Partners
(619) 334-3000 www.ci.el-cajon.ca.us  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Del Mar Racing Season 2014
November 7 thru November 30

Hold on to your horse hat…
The Del Mar Racing Season Begins!

Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions

Event Info: (858) 755-1141 Info Line: (858) 793-5533  www.delmarracing.com
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club  www.dmtc.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Julian Fall Apple Harvest Days
September
thru mid-October - or when the Apples are Gone!

Apple cider, apple pie, and entertainment in the historic
gold mining town of Julian. Special weekend events will take place.

Julian, CA
Julian Chamber of Commerce
Info: (760) 765-1857  www.julianca.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
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