Attractions

5 Things to Do in San Diego When You’re Not at Art San Diego

San Diego Architecture + Design Month

October 2018

Throughout October more than 20 of San Diego County’s leading organizations in the areas of architecture, design, planning, sustainability and community development are, for the third year running, collaborating to present a month-long line-up of public tours, exhibitions, programs and events that illuminate the region’s incredible history, dynamic present and promising, if uncertain, future. Many are free or low-cost and most are family-friendly.

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San Diego Film Festival

October 10—14

Be part of the scene with five days to immerse yourself in engaging films, the hottest parties, intriguing panels, celebrity sightings, and industry events. Produced by the San Diego Film Foundation, the San Diego International Film Festival is the region’s premier showcase for outstanding U.S. and international independent filmmaking.

San Diego Film Fest

Fleet Week San Diego

October 22—28

Fleet Week San Diego honors and celebrates the men and women of the military through public events that entertain and alliances that thank and support these heroes. Join us in thanking all of our brave military men and women for their services to our country by participating in Fleet Week San Diego events.

Fleet Week San Diego

San Diego Botanic Garden Fall Plant Sale

October 21-23

Plant lovers can choose from thousands of unique, exotic, unusual and drought-tolerant plants at San Diego County’s largest and most diverse plant sale. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas.

San Diego Botanic Garden

PechaKucha Night

Sept. 28

October is San Diego Architecture & Design Month, but Archtoberfest kicks off a little early this year with PechaKucha Night, an event for designers and creative types of all disciplines to meet, network, and showcase their work. PechaKucha Night occurs in hundreds of locations around the world, and the San Diego Architectural Foundation is hosting San Diego’s PechaKucha Night.

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Celebrating Women 2017

Sept. 26

The iconic Westgate Hotel’s outdoor rooftop will host the city’s most inspiring female leaders, movers and shakers, and entrepreneurs for Celebrating Women. The highlight of the evening will be a stimulating talk by keynote speaker, Mallika Chopra, a mom, media entrepreneur, published author, and a notable voice in the fields of meditation, the power of intention, and parenting.

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La Mesa Oktoberfest

Sept. 29–Oct. 1

Since 1973, the La Mesa Oktoberfest has featured hundreds of exhibitors, family-friendly activities, German food, music, dancing, games, and, of course, beer. Don’t miss this time-honored tradition as downtown La Mesa is transformed into a German paradise.

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San Diego Restaurant Week

Sept. 24–Oct. 1

You’re going to work up an appetite wandering the aisles at the Wyland Center. Treat yourself to an experience at one of over 180 restaurants throughout San Diego County participating in San Diego Restaurant Week.

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More San Diego Attractions

New to San Diego? Here are some great videos for your Guide to the Good Stuff by San Diego leading personalities:

DEL MAR | Fairgrounds

Del Mar Fairgrounds

LA JOLLA | Nine Art Districts

San Diego Region, The San Diego Tourism Authority

POINT LOMA | Nine Art Districts

San Diego Region, The San Diego Tourism Authority

SOUTHEASTERN | Nine Art Districts

San Diego Region, The San Diego Tourism Authority

NORTHEAST | Nine Art Districts

San Diego Region, The San Diego Tourism Authority

NORTH PARK | Nine Art Districts

San Diego Region, The San Diego Tourism Authority

MIRAMAR & CLAIREMONT | Nine Art Districts

San Diego Region, The San Diego Tourism Authority

MISSION VALLEY | Nine Art Districts

San Diego Region, The San Diego Tourism Authority

BARRIO LOGAN | Nine Art Districts

San Diego Region, The San Diego Tourism Authority

CITY HEIGHTS | Nine Art Districts

San Diego Region, The San Diego Tourism Authority

VERONICA HILL | California Travel Expert

San Diego Travel, California Travel Tips

‪JAHJA LING‬ | Music Director

San Diego Symphony

GREG KOCH | Stone Brewery CEO

Beer Tours

CANDICE ELEY | Public Relations Manager

Find Hidden Art in San Diego

MARCELA VALLADOLID | Celebrity Chef

Where to Get Authentic Mexican Food

ROB MACHADO | Pro Surfer

Local Eats / Beaches

Presenting Sponsor

UBS

Lead Media Sponsor

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Collectors' Night Sponsor

Ranch & Coast Magazine

Art San Diego Newsletter

Location

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Wyland Center
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA 92014

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