Old Town Día de los Muertos Oct. 29-Nov. 2
Old Town San Diego will have a Mercado de Arte at the north side of the lot across from the Market, Theatre and Trolley stop on Saturday October 29-30. On November 2 Old Town will be hosting the traditional procession to the El Campo Santo cemetery displaying a public altar.
San Diego Avenue www.dayofthedeadsd.com
Escondido Día de los Muertos Festival Nov. 1
An opportunity to gather together as a community to honor and remember our loved ones who are no longer with us. The Center will stay true to tradition and have altars outside the Museum for anyone to use.
5-8pm / California Center for the Arts
800-988-4253 / www.artcenter.org
Imperial Beach Día de los Muertos Nov. 1
We will have fun activities for the kiddos, food, and entertainment for all to enjoy! We invite the community to bring their items to place on the altar throughout the day.
4-6pm / Veterans Park www.imperialbeachca.gov
Fleet Week San Diego Nov. 1-12
Experience one of San Diego’s largest Military events featuring Military Displays, High Tech equipment in the Innovation Zone, Active Navy & Coast Guard Ship Tours, Live Music, Food, and Fun for the whole family!
See website for schedule. / Broadway Pier
619-858-1545 / www.fleetweeksandiego.org
Boogie Woogie Ball Nov. 4
Join Wounded Warrior Homes for a fun evening of live 1940's music from 'Gin & Tonix', plus dancing, dinner, silent & live auctions. We will be raising funds to house post-9/11 veterans challenged with PTSD & Traumatic Brain Injury. 100% of proceeds from this event go directly to support the Wounded Warrior Homes' veteran housing program.
6-10pm / Veterans Association of North County, Oceanside
760-205-5050 / www.woundedwarriorhomes.org
San Diego Beer Week Nov. 4-13
A 10-day celebration, promoting more than 150 independent craft breweries in San Diego County. San Diego Beer Week is brought to you by the San Diego Brewers Guild, with participation from the region's local craft breweries, allied and affiliate members. Events being held throughout the San Diego County at participating breweries, bars, restaurants and more!
858-581-7368 / www.sdbeer.com
Bike the Coast Nov. 5
Join riders of all levels and ages while experiencing the best of Southern California beaches and surf towns as you ride routes of 100, 50, 25 on historic Highway 101, or enjoy our family ride on the San Luis River Trail (15 or 7 miles).
8:45am / Oceanside Pier
909-399-3553 / www.bikethecoastsd.com
Give a Boot to Hunger - Boot Scoot'n Boogie Gala Nov. 5
Our Mission is to Alleviate Hunger in Greater Fallbrook and local surrounding cities in both North Inland San Diego County and Southern Riverside County. So, Cowboys and Cowgirls, pull on your boots and grab your hat...because we are going to raise $100,000 to continue serving our hungry neighbors! Live auction, silent auction, cocktails, dinner, live music, and line dancing.
6-9:30pm / Fallbrook Food Pantry
760-728-7608 / www.fallbrookfoodpantry.org
City Hike Nov. 5
This challenging 5-mile hike to Simmons Family Park will give hikers the opportunity to explore the trails of the Rancho Dorado/Rancho Carrillo area and make a brief visit to Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park. There will be 645’ of elevation gain. Meeting Location: Carrillo Elementary School in Carlsbad.
9am-12pm / Leo Carrillo Ranch and Simmons Family Park
760-744-1050 / www.san-marcos.net
Carlsbad Fall Village Faire Nov. 6
Features over 750 unique vendors with a little of everything: arts & crafts, antiques, unique clothing, items from around the world, and more. Children’s rides, an international food center, and an old-fashioned pancake breakfast!
8am-4pm / Carlsbad Village
760-931-8400 / www.carlsbad.org
Chula Vista Music in the Park Nov. 6
Rachel Aldous and The Road Home (Bluegrass Pop). Recreational activities begin at 3pm.
3-6pm / Memorial Bowl
619-585-5653 / www.chulavistaca.gov
Vista Hiring Fair Nov. 9
We will partner with San Diego Human Resources Consulting to host this event. Three Human Resource Consultants will provide tips to job seekers.
4-7pm / Vista Civic Center
760-726-1122 / www.vistachamber.org
San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Nov. 9-13
Featuring dozens of events, hundreds of domestic and international wineries, the celebration of craft beer and spirits, local culinary legends and nationally recognized celebrities, and a Grand Tasting Finale on the stunning Embarcadero.
Embarcadero Marina Park North www.sandiegowineclassic.com
Coronado Island Film Festival Nov. 9-13
A return to our traditional festival format with in person screenings, special engagements, panels, culinary cinema series, and of course red carpet moments! Additionally, the festival plans to curate a select number of films that will screen online as part of our virtual fest.
Veterans Appreciation Golf Tournament Nov. 10
It will be an amazing day of fun with 18 holes, breakfast, lunch on the course, raffle and auction items to win, and awards at the end of the tournament!
9am-4pm / Carlton Oaks Golf Club, Santee
619-440-6161 / www.eastcountychamber.org
Solana Beach Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11
The Camp Pendleton Young Marines as Color Guard, “Feathers from Heaven” Doves, the Santa Fe Christian School Band, and a special guest speaker who will address the community. City dignitaries and representatives from the Armed Forces will also be present. Light refreshments will be served.
11am-12pm / La Colonia Park
858-720-2453 / www.cityofsolanabeach.org
Fallbrook Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11
The Ceremony starts at 11am at the Post. Followed by a free lunch at the VFW.
11am / VFW Post 1924: 1175 Old Stage Road
760-728-8784 / www.fallbrookvfw.org
Del Mar Racing Nov. 11-Dec. 4
It all began in 1937. And this fall, racing returns to America’s favorite seaside track with the annual running of the Bing Crosby Season. Don’t miss four weeks of Thoroughbred excitement – surrounded by the beauty of Del Mar.
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club www.dmtc.com
Ride the Point Memorial Charity Bicycle Ride Nov. 12
Ride the Point was inspired by the late Jim Krause an avid bicyclist, Rotarian, and family man. Like all of us who ride, he loved getting out there with other cyclist for a day of riding, fun and comradery. He lived life to the fullest and dedicated himself to the cause of finding a cure for pancreatic cancer.
See website for schedule. / Liberty Station
Holiday Market Nov. 12
Just in time for the Holidays, come support local San Diego businesses and find the perfect gifts! Food will be available in the lower garden.
10am-4pm / Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego
619-232-2721 / www.niwa.org
Silver Strand Half Marathon, 10 Miler & Veterans Day 5K Nov. 13
Flat, Fast Run or Walk with the waves of the Pacific Ocean on your right and the San Diego Bay on your left and capping off your run with a California Beach Party!
7am / Silver Strand State Park
858-268-1250 / www.silverstrandhalf.com
Taste of Ocean Beach Nov. 15
Where culinary lovers will receive a digital tasting passport to enjoy 40+ food-alicious tasting samples from OB’s best restaurants, breweries, and wine bars, and enjoy the OB vibe with live music in downtown Ocean Beach.
5-9pm / Ocean Beach
619-224-4906 / www.oceanbeachsandiego.com
Wine & Lecture: Coronado Golf & Its Champions Nov. 17
The Coronado Historical Association invites you to the next lecture in the Wine & Lecture series: Coronado Golf & Its Champions (1897-1905). Speaker David Mackesey will share the story of Coronado's earliest two golf links and the Coronado connection to Alex Smith, who went on to win the U.S. Open in 1906 and 1910.
5:30-7pm / Coronado Historical Association & Museum
619-435-7242 / www.coronadohistory.org
Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival Nov. 18-20
A highly-anticipated 7+ stage, 80+ bands, 3-day music, culinary and arts festival will descend upon the stunning waterfront of downtown San Diego all along the Embarcadero. The festival offers diverse attractions including yacht parties, water sports, art installations, after-parties, a craft beer village and plenty of local flavors.
San Diego Embarcadero www.wonderfrontfestival.com
Bikes & Beer San Diego Nov. 19
Features 15, 30, 45-Mile rides. All rides feature morning fuel stations, marked routes, GPS turn-by-turn instruction, rest stops, refreshments, ride marshals and SAG support. Finish back at ALESMITH for a festival of rewarding craft beers, live music, charity raffle & much more! All riding levels welcome!
See website for schedule. / AleSmith Brewing Company
Encinitas Holiday Street Fair Nov. 20
Children’s rides, two stages of live entertainment and food and drink refreshments provide an attractive setting for the public and a great boon to our vendors. Remember to bring your own bag(s) to collect all your street fair shopping.
9am-4pm / Coast Highway 101 between D and J
760-943-1950 / www.kennedyfaires.com/encinitas
San Diego Jazz Fest and Swing Extravaganza Nov. 23-27
A variety of musical artists performing traditional jazz, swing, blues, ragtime, boogie woogie, gospel, and rhythm & blues.
Town and Country Resort & Convention Center
619-297-5277 / www.sdjazzfest.org
Father Joe's Villages Thanksgiving Day 5K Run & Walk Nov. 24
San Diego’s original and longest-standing Thanksgiving Day “turkey trot” is back, and its critical mission remains the same: To provide crucial funds to feed the homeless through Father Joe’s Villages’ meal program.
6:30-11am / Balboa Park
O'side Turkey Trot Nov. 24
The event offers a costume contest, the largest teams’ competition, fabulous live entertainment on the course, and finisher medals for all participants.
6:45am / Coast Highway to The Strand and Seagaze
Fallbrook Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Nov. 24
A fun family Thanksgiving morning to come together with the community to raise money for the Fallbrook Village Rotary Club Foundation while feeling good and creating memories of a lifetime. Our goal is to raise funds for the Fallbrook Land Conservancy, Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary and the Fallbrook Community(s).
7am / Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens
760-731-0529 / www.fallbrookturkeytrot.com
Julian Country Christmas Tree Lighting Nov. 26
We are so excited to bring you an all new experience for the tree lighting. Music and Holiday Performances throughout the afternoon Christmas Market. Santa Arrives and Greets the Kids (of all ages). This is a FREE event.
12:30-7:30pm / Julian Town Square www.visitjulian.com
Julian Holiday Hayride Nov. 26
A country Christmas Celebration! Hayrides, caroling, hoedowns, jug band shows, ornament making, candle dipping, petting zoo, reptile show, archery, tomahawk throwing, slingshot gallery, treasure hunt, and more!
10am-4pm / Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures, Santa Ysabel
951-847-1904 / www.fortcross.com/holiday-hayride