La Jolla Art & Wine Festival- Oct. 12-13
This art and wine festival showcases outstanding works from emerging and established artists. Live music from local musicians, wine & beer garden, food court, silent auction. Free.
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: La Jolla Village, lower Girard Ave. between Prospect & Kline
Annual Little Italy Fiesta- Oct. 13
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, Italian Motor Sports Exhibit, and tons more.
Time:10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Little Italy, Downtown San Diego, India St. between Ash & Grape St.
Bates Nut Farm Annual Pumpkin Patch- Ongoing through Oct.
100 acres of fun including pumpkins and gourds, hay rides, corn maze, petting zoo, shops, picnic and more!
Extended October Weekend Hours: Saturdays And Sundays 8:30 – 6:00. Come Early And Stay Late!
October Weekday Hours: Mondays – Fridays 9:00 – 5:00.
Location: Bates Nut Farm: 15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center, Ca 92082.
Balboa Park Halloween Family Fun Day- Oct. 26
Over a dozen museums are treating families to free admission for children 12 and under during the 5th annual Balboa Park Halloween Family Day. In addition to free children’s admission with a paid adult, participating museums and cultural attractions will present a spooky array of hands-on activities, crafts, special tours, storytelling, and other free goodies.
Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Location: 1549 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego Monster Bash- Oct. 26
Celebrate Halloween 2013 with this massive annual block party, which spans eight blocks along downtown San Diego’s famous Gaslamp Quarter. The festivities includes 3 stages, 10 bars, and tons of costumes.
TIme: 6pm- Midnight
Location: Market & 6th Avenue
Halloween Pub Crawl- Oct. 31
Grab a few drinks on this spooky day at some of the best bars with specials in the Gaslamp District.