San Diego Weekend Events | Sept 26 – 28

San Diego is particularly active this fall weekend! Street fairs, Oktoberfest, Tour de Fat, and a Spirits Tasting Festival are just a few of the events happening in America’s Finest City this weekend. Prepare yourself for an incredible weekend of fun, food, and drink with our complete guide to the best of San Diego weekend events here.

Adams Avenue Street Fair

san diego weekend events When: Saturday Sept 27 & Sunday Sept 28
Where: Adams Avenue, San Diego 92116
What:  The Adams Avenue Street Fair, Southern California’s largest free two-day music festival, is back for another year! The Street Fair offers fantastic entertainment all weekend: more than 100 live music acts on 8 stages, four Craft Beer gardens, Giant Carnival rides, and 300 various craft & food vendors. Headliners include bands like The Album Leaf, Heartless Bastards, Pato Banton, and The Burning of Rome. Join the community of North Park as they shut down 10 blocks for a weekend of fun!

New Belgium’s Tour de Fat

When: Saturday Sept 27, 10am-5pmsan diego weekend events
Where: Golden Hill Park: Golden Hill Dr., San Diego 92101
What: Tour de Fat is coming to San Diego! This daylong festival in the park celebrates the bicycle and showcases New Belgium beers while providing eclectic and engaging entertainment for all. It’s a free event, but all proceeds from beer sales go to local nonprofits. Each festival kicks off with a bicycle parade through city streets in celebration of the bike. After the parade, festival stages heat up with national musical acts, touring comedy groups, artistic ensembles and unexpected entertainment.

51st Annual Cabrillo Festival

1013When: Saturday Sept 27 & Sunday Sept 28
Where: Cabrillo Memorial,1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr., San Diego 92106
What: Journey back in time to September 28, 1542 when Cabrillo, a Portuguese navigator sailing under the flag of Spain, landed in San Diego. The Cabrillo Festival is a fun event for the entire family, with exciting folkloric performances, cultural demonstrations, and educational activities. Bright costumes, dramatic music, dancing, and food booths with traditional Mexican, Native American, Portuguese and Spanish food will be available.

Oktoberfest at the Hotel Del Coronado

san diego weekend eventsWhen: Saturday Sept 27 & Sunday Sept 28 12pm – 7pm
Where: Hotel Del Coronado, 1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado 92118
What: Hotel Del Coronado is celebrating Oktoberfest with a party on the Sun Deck featuring authentic German fare like bratwurst with sauerkraut, Munich-style pretzels, pork schnitzel, and of course, beer! Experience a Bavarian-style beer garden on the Sun Deck with authentic food like bratwurst and sauerkraut, Munich-style pretzels from San Diego Pretzel, schnitzel and more, plus select specialty beers from breweries like Paulaner and Karl Strauss. Admission is free.

Click here for a complete guide to Oktoberfest in San Diego!

Mexican Spirits Tasting Festival

When: Sunday Sept 28, 3pm – 7pm
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar 92014
What: The festival celebrates its 11th year at the iconic Del Mar Fairgrounds with plenty of tequila, Mezcal, Sotol, Raicilla, Bacanora, and other spirits. Brand new products will be showcased along with other well-loved brands, and a “Meet the Masters” discussion will give people the chance to chat with the pioneers, master distillers and producers of world-class spirits. If you love all things Mexican, don’t miss out on this great event!

SEE ALSO: San Diego’s Haunted Houses Open This Weekend!

For a complete guide to local La Jolla and San Diego events, check back with our Events page regularly.



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