San Diego Events October 2021

Enjoy these San Diego events October and fun things to do in San Diego.

Are you looking for some fun San Diego events in San Diego, California? Halloween events? Outdoor activities? Kids activities? Check out these upcoming things to do in San Diego, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, Del Mar, La Jolla, and Coronado CA. Enjoy our event calendar.

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Updated October 10, 2021 by San Diego Beaches and Adventures

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Encinitas Oktoberfest Celebration - Sunday October 3 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the annual Encinitas Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest. Bavarian food, beer, arts and crafts, parade and family activities. Don't miss out on the Encinitas Oktoberfest fun. Check out the

Mira Mesa Street Fair - Delayed until Saturday October 1 2022 from 10 AM to 5 PM Camino Ruiz from Mira Mesa Blvd. to New Salem St. Fun annual street fair in Mira Mesa area of San Diego. For details on the Mira Mesa Street Fair see

Annual Pacific Beachfest - Saturday October 2 2021 from 11 AM – 7 PM. Join in this fun annual beach fest in Pacific Beach. Beach volleyball, music, food, fine arts and crafts, kid rides, best tacos, fireworks and more!. At fun Pacific Beach California (from I-5 go west on Grand Avenue). One of the free San Diego events in October. For more information on the Pacific Beach Fest SD see .

San Diego International Film Festival - October 14 to 24 2021 in downtown San Diego and nearby La Jolla. Looking for new and interesting films? The five-day event includes film premiers, parties (for ages 21+) and Q&A sessions with filmmakers and celebrities. Get San Diego Film Festival tickets now for one of the best San Diego events in October.

La Jolla Art and Wine Festival - Saturday and Sunday October 9 and 10, 2021 from 10 AM to 7 PM Sat. and 10 AM to 7 PM Sun. on lower Girard Avenue between Prospect Ave. and Kline St in La Jolla. A fun outdoor activity in La Jolla San Diego, to fund programs at local schools. Don't miss one of the best San Diego events October.

Kids Free in October at San Diego Museums - October 1 - 31 2021. Fun time to visit a participating museum such as the Maritime Museum of San Diego. All kids 12 and under are free. Maximum 2 kids free per paid adult. One of the fun San Diego events October for families. For more information and coupon see

The Sky Tonight Planetarium Shows - Wednesday October 6 2021 - Due to COVID-19 some events are reservation only, some are virtual so check them out. This monthly San Diego event is held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM, arrive 30 minutes early to claim your seat in the SD Fleet Science Center’s Heikoff Dome Theater. Admission includes gallery admission. See the sky in San Diego that night, and learn about special topics in astronomy. Afterwards, peer through a telescope. Advance purchase recommended for the Sky Tonight Planetarium as these may sell out.

San Diego Halloween Events 2021 - If you are looking for things to do in San Diego this Halloween, see San Diego Halloween Events and Disneyland Halloween. buy your tickets early for online discounts and some events sell out early.

San Diego Harbor – For a fun free San Diego activity, enjoy a stroll along the San Diego Harbor and admire the historic ships. Spend the afternoon on the USS Midway. Enjoy dinner at Seaport Village overlooking the waterfront. Make this one of your annual San Diego events October!

San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon - October 23 to 24 2021 in San Diego, California. Join in the fun for the annual San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. The best SoCal marathon and half marathon! This race goes through some scenic areas of San Diego including Balboa Park and Mission Bay Park.

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Weekend Beach Walks - Saturday and Sunday October dates and times TBD from about 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM will be a nice time to walk some of the local beaches at moderate low tide. Watch the sunset. Best San Diego Beaches for Walking

Sunset Scripps Pier Walk - Select dates in October 2021 by reservation only. Enjoy a guided tour at sunset at Scripps Pier, from around 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Aquarium San Diego.

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Balboa Park Free Museum Tuesday for Residents and Military - Some Balboa Park museums are free on 1st - 4th Tuesdays of each month to locals (San Diego Cal. City & county residents), and active military and their families. The free admission is on a rotating basis, and is more limited during COVID-19. Check out the Free Tuesday Balboa Park museum schedule.

La Jolla Coast Walk - Sight see along the beautiful La Jolla coast with this easy walk. Bring your camera. See Children's Pool, La Jolla Seals, La Jolla Cove, Scripps Park, and the La Jolla Sea Caves. One of the best free San Diego outdoor activities. La Jolla Coast Walk

Kayak at La Jolla Shores - This fall is a great time to kayak at La Jolla Shores to see the Sea Caves, marine life, and leopard sharks. Several different companies offer kayaking tours, or you can launch your own kayak at the free boat ramp. For more information see La Jolla Kayaking

IMAX movie - Daily at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park San Diego, California. Enjoy an IMAX film and a fun day at this fantastic San Diego museum.

San Diego Dog Beaches - Take your dog to the beach! Choose your favorite San Diego Dog Beach from all the ones we have listed. One of the best San Diego activities for dogs and dog lovers. San Diego Dog Beaches.

Harvest Festival and Craft Fair - October 8 to 10, 2021 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Over 300 artisans with handmade arts and crafts, Home Depot Kids workshops, food and fun. Cost approximately $9 for adults, 13 – 17 $4, children 12 and under free with adult. Discount tickets online and save $2 with coupon. Another great San Diego events in October.

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Scream Zone Del Mar - Taking a break for 2021, but they should be back with plenty of scares in 2022. The best San Diego Halloween adventure awaits you at the Scream Zone at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. $37 for the Triple Haunt - Haunted Hayride, House of Horror and KarnEvil. 50% off on opening night for Triple Haunt. Discounts on Thursday nights. Beware of ghouls, zombies & monsters. Military discount tickets sold at base ticket offices. Recommended for teens and above. The best of the San Diego events October. For more scary details see the website for the Scream Zone Del Mar.

The Disturbance - The Disturbance, created by The Haunted Hotel, is an all new “Haunt Collective” in Mission Valley. Open October 1 through 31 2021. The 3 attractions include: The Haunted Hotel, Kill-billy Chaos, and 3-D Freak Fest. Not recommended for children 10 and younger or those easily frightened. Check website for hours each day. Buy tickets online to avoid waiting in line. Tickets cost $24.99 to $34.99, but $5.00 discount coupon available at Goodwill stores.

Balboa Park Halloween Family Day - Saturday October date TBD 2021 from 11 - 4. Spend the day at Balboa Park at this annual Halloween Family Day. Kids 12 and under will be admitted free to select museums with a paid adult admission. Hands-on activities, music, performances and special programs. Adults can purchase a one day excursion pass to see five park museums, or just visit your favorite museum. For more information about the San Diego Balboa Park Halloween Family Day see

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Temecula Valley Wine Tour - Enjoy a self-guided or guided wine tour of Temecula Valley. Visit 3-4 wineries and enjoy the wine tasting, wine tours and scenery. A romantic San Diego adventure. San Diego Temecula Wine Tasting

More Fun and Scary 2021 San Diego Halloween Events - If you are looking for more things to do in San Diego this Halloween, try these San Diego Halloween activities.

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