October 2012 San Diego County Events

October 3, 2012


SanDiego County
Throughout October, Haunted Hotel The Haunted Hotel is where horror movies come to life with terrifying special effects and illusions.
Time: See website for times Location: 424 Market St., Downtown San Diego
For more information visit www.hauntedhotel.com
 

San Diego Events
Throughout October, Haunted Trail of Balboa Park The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park that you will never forget. Red eyes glow and creepy fingers reach out to get you.
Time: See website for times Location: 424 Market St East of 6th Ave and Juniper St., San Diego
For more information visit www.hauntedhotel.com
 

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Throughout October, Scream Zone The Scream Zone includes the Chamber of Chills, the Haunted Hayride, and the House of Horror, featuring themed rooms guaranteed to make your spine crawl.
Time: See website for times Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar
For more information visit www.thescreamzone.com
 

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October 5 – 7, Oktoberfest The La Mesa Oktoberfest is among the largest celebrations of its kind on the West Coast. This is a traditional German celebration featuring dancing, food, beer gardens, Bavarian bands, arts and crafts, commercial booths, and a kids’ carnival. This is a free event.
Time: Fri/Sat 11:00 am – 11:30 pm   Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location: La Mesa Blvd between Date & Fourth Streets, La Mesa
For more information visit www.lmvma.com
 

San Diego County
October 6, Del Mar Mud Run This 5K course includes multiple mudpits and challenging military-style obstacles. There will also be a Mud Fest after-party and international beer festival. Refer to website for registration information.
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar
For more information visit www.delmarmudrun.com/
 

San Diego County
October 6, Annual PB Fest This beach party includes entertaining music, sand dancing, surf contest, beach volleyball tournament, skateboarding, beer garden, arts and craft displays, and shopping. This is a free event.
Time: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Location: Pacific Beach Boardwalk, between Diamond & Thomas, San Diego
For more information visit www.pacificbeach.org
 

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October 6 – 7, 6th Annual Old Town Art Festival Enjoy museum quality art, sculptures, and international foods from over a dozen local restaurants, wine tasting pavilion, and continuous live entertainment.
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Location: San Diego Ave. between Twiggs and Conde St., San Diego
For more information visit www.oldtownartfestival.com
 

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October 6 – 7, Julian Apple Days Festival
This is a special weekend full of fun for the whole family. Features include apple displays, music and dancing, an antique tractor display, children’s games and activities, gold panning demonstrations, food and merchandise vendors, contests, and of course apple pie.
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Menghini Winery, 1150 Julian Orchards Dr., Julian
For more information visit www.julianappledays.com
 

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October 7, San Marcos Harvest Festival The Fall Festival will feature a variety of food, arts and crafts, and vendor booths. There will be a live music, a beer garden, classic car show, and carnival rides and games. This is a free event.
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Via Vera Cruz, Grand Ave & San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos
For more information visit www.sanmarcoschamber.com
 

San Diego County Events
October 12 – 13, Annual OB Oktoberfest The event begins Friday night with a Battle of the Bands and happy hour. Saturday the live music, beer garden, German nosh, beachfront vendors, German bands and fun will continue.
Time: See website for times
Location: Pier Parking Lot, Newport Ave & Abbott St., Ocean Beach
For more information visit http://www.oceanbeachsandiego.com/
 

SanDiego
October 12 – 14, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show The U.S. Navy Blue Angels annual aviation expo includes performances by the world’s best military and civilian pilots, followed by a fireworks display and the famous “Great Wall of Fire.” This is a free event.
Time: Refer to website for times Location: MCAS Miramar
For more information visit www.miramarairshow.com
 

Sandiego
October 13, 20, 27, Spooky Sleepover Spend the night at the San Diego Zoo during a Halloween-themed spooky sleepover. This includes activities such as Halloween crafts, private bus tour, up-close personal animal encounters, trick-or-treat around the Reptile House, and much more.
Time: Sat: 4:00 pm – Sun: 9:00am Location: San Diego Zoo, 2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego
For more information visit www.sandiegozoo.org
 

SanDiego County
October 20, San Diego Rocktoberfest North Park is celebrating their version of a German cultural festival known as “Rocktoberfest.” Enjoy food, foamy beer, slap-dancing, singing, yodeling, and various other fun activities. See website for ticket information.
Time: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Location: 29th St, between University Ave. and North Park Way, North Park
For more information visit www.sdrocktoberfest.com
 

San Diego County Events
October 21, Escondido Downtown Street Faire Live entertainment and food from around the world have combined to make the Escondido Downtown Street Faire a family tradition since 1989.
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Location: Grand Ave, between Centre City Parkway and Ivy, Downtown Escondido
For more information visit www.kennedyfaires.com/escondido
 

San Diego County Events
October 21, 2012 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer You can make strides against breast cancer by participating in this walking event, which is a non-strenuous 4-mile walk. This is a free event.
Time: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm (registration is at 7:30 am) Location: Balboa Park, Park in lot on Presidents Way and Park Blvd.
For more information visit http://makingstrides.acsevents.org
 

San Diego County Events
October 27, Annual Boulevard Boo! Parade & Carnival 2012 This family friendly event features a Halloween-themed parade with ghoulish floats, unique costumed characters, and much more! The carnival includes costume contests, pumpkin bowling, and a Haunted Pumpkin Patch with trick-or-treating. This is a free event.
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Clay Park, Seminole Dr. near Art St. and El Cajon Blvd., San Diego
For more information visit www.collegeareabid.com
 

San Diego County Events
October 27, 12th Annual Monster Bash This is an adult Halloween block party with live entertainment, food, dancing, and cocktails. There will be a costume contest with a $3,000 cash prize for the winner. See website for ticket information.
Time: 6:00 pm – 12:00 am Location: Gaslamp Quarter, 6th Ave and Market St, Downtown San Diego
For more information visit www.sandiegomonsterbash.com
 

 
San Diego County Events
October 27, Annual Nightmare on Normal Street Normal Street goes abnormal! The streets will be filled with people showing off their elaborate Halloween costumes and enjoying the festivities. See website for ticket information.
Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Location: Normal St. between University Ave. and Blaine St., Hillcrest
For more information visit www.thecentersd.org
 

San Diego County Events
October 27, Hoot, Howl and Prowl This is an after dark adventure where you meet wildlife up close. The kids are encouraged to wear animal costumes and will be given a glow necklace before parting for their adventure. Reservations required.
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Blue Sky Ecological Reserve, 14664 Lake Poway Rd., Poway
For more information visit www.poway.org
 

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