Best Fall Events San Diego

Best Fall Events San Diego

The fall season is one of my favorite times of the year! Autumn presents an opportunity to reflect back on the year you’ve had thus far. And it also allows you to get excited about what’s coming. This time of year you might experience a fresh crispness in the air, sweater weather, and special moments with family and friends. Here is a list of some of the best Fall events San Diego that you might wish to take part in, if you are are visiting or live here!

Best Fall Events San Diego

September

GI FILM FESTIVAL SAN DIEGO

Dates: September 24-29, 2019
The GI Film Festival San Diego entails film screenings, panel discussions, a family movie night, and awards while featuring the local military culture in the community.

GASLIGHT STEAMPUNK EXPO

Dates: September 26-29, 2019
Gaslight Steampunk Expo takes you back in time as you revisit Jules Verne’s classic tale of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Explore the Stargate display, Tea Pot Racing, Sands of Time Fashion Show, and so much more fun festivities!

Dowtown San Diego 2019 Best Fall Events
2019 Best Fall Events San Diego

MIRAMAR AIR SHOW

Dates: September 27-29, 2019
Marine Corps Air Station Miramar is set to hold another outstanding air show event! This is the largest military Air Show in the country!

Miramar Air Show 2019 Best Fall Events San Diego

CABRILLO FESTIVAL

Dates: September 28-29, 2019
Enjoy learning a part of history and welcome 16th century explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo as he steps ashore on Ballast Point during San Diego’s Cabrillo Festival

Cabrillo National Monument

CRSSD FESTIVAL

Dates: September 28-29, 2019
The San Diego Waterfront Park is home to CRSSD Festival, a two-day electronic music festival. This is an amazing event featuring three stages and 36+ performers. There will be craft beer, mixed drinks, food, and of course, plenty of music.

San Diego Waterfront

POWAY RODEO

Dates: September 27-28, 2019.
A 47-year tradition, the Poway Rodeo is back on at its finest moments! Poway is highlighting its Old West and cowboy heritage once again! Enjoy the best of saddle bronc and bull riding, adults only Rodeo Jam dances, and a special Kids Dollar day promotion.

October

ANNUAL PACIFIC BEACHFEST

Date: October 5, 2019
Pacific BeachFest has something for everyone including a fish taco contest, beach volleyball, craft beer, 5K run, kids activities and music!

ART SAN DIEGO CONTEMPORARY ART SHOW

Dates: October 10-13, 2019
Art San Diego features over 500 leading contemporary artists, museum exhibitions, art labs, events, and much more.

POLISH FESTIVAL

Dates: October 11-13, 2019
Throw yourself into this wonderful cultural celebration in Pacific Beach all about Polish culture, traditions and tasty cuisine.

HARVEST FESTIVAL ORIGINAL ART & CRAFT SHOW

Dates: October 11-13, 2019
This year’s Harvest Festival features hundreds of artisans exhibiting American handmade items, strolling entertainment, festival food and a Kidzone. Another Fall fun themed event at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

LA JOLLA ART & WINE FESTIVAL

Dates: October 12-13, 2019
Just steps from the beautiful Pacific Ocean on Girard Avenue, bask in beautiful San Diego sun while meandering through over 150 handpicked artist booths, for a weekend of fine art, along with delectable wines, craft beers, scrumptious food, and live music.

La Jolla

SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Dates: October 15-20, 2019
An event featuring engaging films, the hottest parties, intriguing panels, celebrity sightings, and industry events.

SAN DIEGO ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Dates: October 15-27, 2019
The San Diego Italian Film Festival showcases the best of new Italian film with a series of premieres ranging from dramas and comedies to documentaries. 

WITHOUT WALLS WOW FESTIVAL

Dates: October 17-20, 2019
The WoW Festival is an interesting and exhilarating experience where impressive and site-based work designed to go outside the traditional theatre spaces. It’s unique in that you are both participant and performer.

BORREGO DAYS DESERT FESTIVAL

Dates: October 18-20, 2019
Borrego Days Desert Festival is fun filled event to enjoy inspiring art, entertainment, delicious food and drink, and so much more!

BULLS OF SANT’AGATA CHARGE LITTLE ITALY

Date: October 19, 2019
Friends, start your engines!! This event entails the streets of Little Italy hosting over 40 classic and rare “Italian bulls,” also known as Lamborghinis.

SALTDOG CLASSIC BEACH FESTIVAL

Date: October 20, 2019
This family and pet friendly event at Seaside State Beach in Solana Beach is a perfect October festival to enjoy. You can indulge in this music and art festival that is filled with wonderful music from local artists performing under the bright sunshine while enjoying the tropical drinks to cool down.

ESCONDIDO GRAND AVENUE FESTIVAL

Date: October 20, 2019
The Escondido Grand Avenue Festival is offering you live entertainment, over 400 vendors, kids rides and activities, and food from around the world, since 1989.

WCKD VILLAGE HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL

Date: October 26th 6PM-Midnight
They call this the never ending festival of nightmares as the streets morph into something unimaginable! It’s a terrifyingly dark journey into the WCKD Village where you will experience three stages of top talent, immersive elements, and mind bending dimensions and delusions!

November

FALL CARLSBAD VILLAGE STREET FAIRE

Date: November 3, 2019
Indulge yourself in the beauty of the seaside city while browsing through unique booths, delectable eats and family fun at the Carlsbad Village Faire.

FALLBACK FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY G.Q.H.F.

Date: November 3, 2019
Climb aboard an old-fashioned hayride, pan for gold, check out a Wild West Show, and saddle up on pony rides. Enjoy this free funday Sunday with two stages of live entertainment.

FLEET WEEK SAN DIEGO

Dates: November 4-12, 2019
Fleet Week San Diego honors and celebrates the men and women of the military through events that entertain and alliances that thank and support these heroes. 

CORONADO ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL

Dates: November 8-11, 2019
The Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF) cordially invites you and film lovers alike to enjoy this unique historic seaside village. Other activities include contests, kid’s activities, arts and crafts, and demonstrations.

Hotel Del Coronado

SAN DIEGO VETERAN’S DAY PARADE

Dates: November 11, 2019
See over 4,000 Veterans, Active Military, Bands, Floats and Civic Groups celebrate Veterans Day with the San Diego Veteran’s Day Parade.

WONDERFRONT MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL

Dates: November 22-24, 2019
New in 2019, the inaugural Wonderfront Music and Arts Festival will celebrate San Diego’s culture and beach lifestyle with yacht parties and live performances held on San Diego Bay.

73RD ANNUAL MOTHER GOOSE PARADE

Date: November 24, 2019
The Mother Goose Parade is San Diego’s East County’s annual holiday kick-off celebration. El Cajon is where you will enjoy whimsical floats, clowns, bands and equestrians. A family fun day to enjoy!

ENCINITAS HOLIDAY STREET FAIR

Date: November 24, 2019
Encinitas Holiday Street Fair is a perfect event to help you get a head start on your holiday shopping, with more than 450 booths, plus dozens of unique downtown retailers.

JAZZ FEST AND SWING EXTRAVAGANZA

Dates: November 27 – December 1, 2019
The 40th San Diego Jazz Fest presents a array of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to hot jazz to swing to rockabilly at the Town & Country Resort and Hotel in Hotel Circle.

JULIAN, Fall Events

THE PUMPKIN PATCH AT JULIAN FARM & ORCHARD
Dates:  September 21-22, 2019 10AM to 5PM

It’s Harvest Season and a chance at some pumpkin patch fun! Choose pumpkins that are priced by a slot board based on .60 a pound. This is 4 acres of pumpkins planted by the farm and are waiting for you to pick off the vine. You can also enjoy Pioneer Field Trips and Pumpkin Patch Field Trips, to learn more about this event, please visit Julian Mining Company.
Julian Farm and Orchard at 4381 California 78 or Julian Road, Wynola   Santa Ysabel, California, United States, 92070

APPLES WITH THE CAMELS

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019 1PM TO 4PM
at Oasis Camel Dairy

Oasis Camel Dairy Farm

RAMONA, Fall events

TASTE OF RAMONA
Date:  October 12, 2019 11AM to 5PM
Head to the country east of San Diego and enjoy this spectacular annual event of Taste of Ramona!

 

2 thoughts on “Best Fall Events San Diego

    1. Yes, indeed! You can experience ‘Fall’ here all winter long.. I plan to do a couple of these things. We didn’t make it to the air show because the clouds and misty days. But I went last year; and lots more fun event to do for Fall!! Thank you for commenting!

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