San Diego is a great place to live, but in addition there are many fun activities to keep you busy. Below is a list of what October offers in this great city.
Sept. 26-Nov. 1....The Haunted Trail Of Balboa Park
Eerie sounds and lurking shadows will greet you on this special haunted trail.
For more details visit...http://hauntedtrail.net
Sept. 26-Nov.1.....The Haunted Hotel
A very scarry hotel where you might even meet some departed souls.
For more details visit http://hauntedhotel.com
Sept.26-Nov.1...The Scream Zone
A yearly favorite in San Diego. A horrifying house of horror along with The Chamber and The Haunted Hayride.
For more details visit http://www.thescreamzone.com
Oct. 3-5......La Mesa Oktoberfest
250 Vendors will offer their goods and services along with entertainment, activities and great food, including German brats and cold beer.
Friday 6-10pm, Saturday 12-10pm and Sunday 1-4....downtown La Mesa
For more details visit http://www.lamesachamber.net
Oct. 4-5....Arts and Craft Show Old Town San Diego
Over 50 artists will share their amazing creations. There will also be a children's art show, entertainment, food court and beer garden.
For more details visit http://www.oldtownartfestival.com
Oct. 4-5....San Diego Night Market
Modeled after traditional night markets in Asia, this event will offer Asian inspired food, entertainment, beer, merchandise and community organizations.
For more details visit http://www.sdnightmarket.com
Oct. 4.......Filipino Arts and Cultural Festival (FilAmFest)
Filipino traditions and American culture create this wonderful festival. A variety of music and costume performances all make this a special event.
For more details visit http://www.filamfest.com
Oct. 4.....Pacific Beachfest
Live music, sand dancing, beach volleyball, beach tennis, a surf contest, professional skateboarding and a 5K run all make this a really fun festival.
For more details visit http://www.pacificbeachfest.org/pbfest/index.htm
Oct. 4.....Marachi OktoberFiesta
The Chula Vista Rotary club present this fun filled fusion of Mexican and German food, music and culture. Tickets start at $10
For more details visit http://www.chulavistarotary.org
Oct. 4.....Octoberfest By EDUCate
In addition to a feast of German food, beer and music, there will be contests, games and activities that will keep you busy all afternoon.
For more details visit https://www.uc-educate.org
Oct. 4......Del Mar Mud Run
Mud cannons and 11 other state of the art obstacles make this 3.1 mile run a real challenge. Celebrities, international media and visitors from around the world flock to this yearly event.
For more details visit http://delmarmudrun.com
Oct. 5......Barrio Logan Sign Unveiling and Art Festival
A celebration that includes food, art, music, dance, and beer and wine tasting. The sign unveiling will take place in the evening.
For more details visit http://www.barrioartassociation.com
Oct. 10......Ocean Beach Oktoberfest - Band Jam
A wonderful mix of Bavarian, rock, jazz music and a beer garden.
4-10pm Ocean Beach Pier
For more details visit https://oceanbeachsandiego.com
Oct. 10-12....Polish Festival San Diego
A tribute to the Polish culture with music, singing, dancing and Polish beer.
For more details visit..... http://www.polishmission.org
Oct. 11.....Ocean Beach Oktoberfest - Festival
The festival begins with a morning trot on the beach called the "Brat Trot". Festivities include music, German food and drink, yodeling and games.
Oct. 11....Tierrasanta Oktoberfest
A great Bavarian Oktoberfest offering German food, beer, polka music and yodeling. A fireworks show concludes the festivities.
For more details visit......http://www.tierrasantakiwanis.org
Oct. 11-12....Little Italy Festa
Enjoy amazing chalk art and shopping at the Mercato. An Italian film will be shown on a large screen outside.
For more details visit....http://www.littleitalysd.com/events/little-italy-festa/
Oct. 11-12....La Jolla Art & Wine Festival
Over 150 artists exhibit and sell their creations. The event also offers a wine and beer garden, food court, music and silent auction.
For more details visit.....http://www.ljawf.com
Oct. 12....Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase
The Italian Ferrari and Maserti and the American Thunderbird and Corvette are some of the cars showcased at this event.
For more details visit.....http://www.gaslamp.org
Oct. 17-18......Bike MS Bay To Bay Tour
You can choose to join a 2 day 100 mile or 150 mile bike ride, or an easier 25 mile ride.
For more details visit.... http://bikecas.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR?fr_id=23956&pg=entry
Oct. 18....Walk To End Alzheimers
The proceeds from this 5K walk will fund research to find a cure for Alzheimers. An expo follows the event.
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Oct. 19.....Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
This is a walking event to raise funds for breast cancer research, screenings and awareness.
For more details visit.... http://www.cancer.org
Oct. 19....Walk Now For Autism Speaks SD
Event includes a 5K walk to raise funds for Autism research, entertainment and a resource fair.
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Oct. 25.....The Boulevard Boo! Parade
You can just watch or wear a costume and join the parade.
For more details visit....http://www.collegeareabid.com/boo
Oct. 25.....SDCCUS Light The Night Against Crime Run/Walk
This event benefits San Diego Crime Stoppers. Participants use flashlights and join law enforcement and others in the 5K Run/Walk.
For more details visit.... http://sdcrimestoppers.org
Oct. 25.....Nightmare on Normal Street
It's an evening Halloween party in Hillcrest. Mingle in elaborate costumes and enjoy music, street dancing, food and cocktails.
Oct. 25......Moonlight Beach Fest
Surfing Madonnas Oceans Project 5K & 10K beach Run/Walk and Multi-day Volleyball Tournament, Science of Surf and Skate, sandcastles and food.
For more details visit....http://www.encinitasca.gov
Oct. 26.....Rady's Children's Hospital Shamu & You Family Walk
Participants are offered a rare opportunity to travel inside a portion of SeaWorld and the south end of East Mission Bay.
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Oct 30......Halloween Haunted House And Festival
A free event that includes a haunted house, games, face painting, food and resource booths.
For more details visit....http://www.ci.oceanside.ca.us
Oct. 30.....Monster Bash 2014
This is an adult Halloween block party that offers a best costume contest for a cash prize, good food, cocktails and music.
For more details visit....http://eastvillagesandiego.com
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