10 Spooktacular Halloween Events in San Diego

Halloween is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to start celebrating! The festivities in San Diego just get bigger and better every year, and 2016 is boasting the biggest lineup of spooky fun we’ve seen yet. From the infamous Haunted Trail to a massive block party downtown and a Zombie Takeover in the Gaslamp, we’ve covered all the top Halloween events in San Diego! Continue reading

Your Guide to Oktoberfest in San Diego: 2016 Roundup

Originally celebrated in early-1800s Germany in honor of the country’s royal family, present-day Oktoberfest is simply a reason for millions of people to drink, eat and be merry. The Munich celebration may have more than 150 years on ours, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know how to party German-style! Here’s where to drink (and eat) your way through Oktoberfest in San Diego. Continue reading

Best Spots for Apple Picking in Julian & Other Fall Activities

apple picking in san diego Even though fall isn’t entirely different than other seasons in San Diego when it comes to weather, we still like to enjoy all the fun that comes with it. The promise of fresh apple cider and hot apple pie makes a day trip to Julian well worth the hour and 15-minute drive from central San Diego. Though several larger orchards are staying closed due to the drought this year, there are still a few options out there for apple picking in San Diego and Julian. Continue reading

San Diego Film Festival 2016: Opening Night, Honorees, & Film Lineup Announced

The 15th annual San Diego Film Festival runs from September 28th – October 2, 2016. Celebrate the year’s best independent cinema from emerging and internationally established filmmakers and enjoy more than 100 films/documentaries/shorts, industry panels, parties, and Thursday’s VARIETY Night of the Stars Tribute honoring Annette Bening and Kate Beckinsale. Continue reading

Upcoming Athenaeum Exhibitions Celebrate Sculpture & California Heritage

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will be showcasing several exciting new artists’ exhibitions this September: Galia Linn, in the Joseph Clayes III Gallery, and Roberta Allen, in the Rotunda Gallery. Both artists will lead a gallery walk-through on Saturday, September 24 at 11am. Continue reading

How (& Where) to Spend This November in San Diego

This November in San Diego brings a whole lot of great events and activities, from Beer Week to the San Diego Bay Food & Wine Festival — and even brunching with tigers. As always, please be sure to check ticket* availability prior to attending any event.
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So Fine on Kline Block Party is Back!

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November in the Village kicks off with the third annual So Fine on Kline block party! This year’s event will be Sunday, November 8  from 9 am – 6 pm which coincides with Adelaide’s Holiday Open House. If you’re looking for a weekend activity to please everyone, this is it! So Fine on Kline is free to attend and includes activities, attractions, and treats for all.   Continue reading

Dia de los Muertos Celebrations in San Diego

dia de los muertos in san diegoDia de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead,” is one of the most important holidays in Mexico and a highly anticipated holiday even in the United States. Celebrations take place over the entire weekend (October 31 – November 2) and consist of a variety of activities to honor the deceased: many build private altars called ofrendas and decorate sugar skulls. Families will often bring those along with marigolds and the favorite foods and beverages to the graves of their loved ones as gifts. Here are ways to celebrate Dia de los Muertos in San Diego! Continue reading