CRSSD Festival, the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival, and one of many Oktoberfests are all happening over the next few days! Check out our top 5 favorite San Diego weekend events right here and start planning; as always, please be sure to check ticket availability* prior to attending any event.
When: Saturday Oct 10 & Sunday Oct 11, 10am-7pm
Where: Girard Ave & Prospect St., La Jolla 92037
What: The 7th annual La Jolla Art & Wine Festival returns to Girard Avenue this weekend! This two-day juried art show and fundraiser has quickly garnered a reputation as one of the most prestigious art & wine festivals in Southern California. Featuring the works of over 150 established artists from all over the world, the LJAWF will also have a silent auction, roving entertainment, a gourmet marketplace, family art center, and a wine and beer garden. Admission is free to the public!
When: Saturday Oct 10 & Sunday Oct 11
Where: San Diego Waterfront Park; 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego 92101
What: CRSSD Festival is a two-day electronic music festival at the 12-acre San Diego Waterfront Park. This year features three stages and 36+ performers, including TV on the Radio, The Flaming Lips, Wild Nothing, Big Data, and more. In addition to the music, the festival will offer craft beer, mixed drinks, and food from a variety of local vendors including Bang Bang, El Camino, Juice Saves, and Rubicon Deli.
When: Saturday Oct 10, 12pm-4pm
Where: Old Town San Diego State Historic Park; San Diego 92110
What: Old Town San Diego officially kicks off the fall season with its annual Fall Festival this weekend. The museums and merchants in the state park will host family-friendly games, activities and entertainment reminiscent of an old-fashioned harvest celebration. Enjoy a master pumpkin-carving demonstration with food artist and chef Guido Michael, pumpkin tosses and races, various arts and crafts, and plenty of food and drink.
When: Friday Oct 9 – Sunday Oct 11; 9am-10pm
Where: 5099 Newport Avenue, San Diego 92107
What: The 11th annual Ocean Beach Oktoberfest is a two-day, eclectic, beach-side festival with a variety of exciting activities, contests and entertainment with proceeds benefiting local non-profit organizations. The event will kick off on Friday night with live music in the beer garden, and continue Saturday with the 4th annual “Brat Trot” along with free live musical performances, tons of food and, of course, beer!
When: Sunday Oct 11, 10am-6pm
Where: India & Date Streets, San Diego
What: The Little Italy Festa is now the largest Italian American festival on the West Coast! Hip and Historic Little Italy welcomes over 120,000 attendees this weekend with all the sights, sounds, and aromas of Italian culture. A full variety of Italian cuisine will be complemented by traditional and modern Italian music on three different stages, various arts and crafts, cooking demonstrations, and a kids’ zone.
*Please double check venue websites for ticket information before heading out to any ticketed event – some of these events do sell out quickly and tickets may not be available on-site.
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