September Calendar Of Events In San Diego County
September CALENDAR of Events! Fall has Started...check out what to do this month in San Diego
Julian Grape Stomp Festa
Wine samples, food & shopping, great Italian music and the old-world tradition of letting tons of grapes squish beneath your feet! Location: Menghini Winery, 1150 Julian Orchards Dr. Info: visitjulian.com.
9/1 11 am – 6 pm
Labor Day Stickball Tournament
Each year, the neighborhood erupts with shouts and cheers for the stickball teams. Come celebrate this long-standing tradition! Location: Little Italy, SD. Info: littleitalysd.com/events
9/1 – 9/2 9 am – 5 pm
Big SoCal Euro 2018
Over 3,000 European cars throughout the region. Bring your family to meet other car enthusiasts; raffles, drag racing, great food and more. Location: SDCCU Stadium. Info: big-euro.com/big-socal-euro9/2 12 pm – 6 pm
San Diego Triathlon and Expo
Olympic distance triathlon, designed for serious and active athletes. Expo is Friday - Race is Saturday. Location: (NTC Boat Canal and NTC Park in Liberty Station Point Loma) Info: www.sdtriclassic.com.
9/7 & 9/8 F: 2 pm – 7 pm, S: 5 am - 12 pm
Some of the finest craft beers from San Diego Coun- ty and beyond, as well as music, entertainment, games, and food vendors. Location: Holiday Park. Info: www.carlsbadbrewfest.org.
9/8 Noon – 4:30 pm
9-11 Memorial Stair Climb
Join this living memorial for the commemoration of 9-11 in a spirit of remembrance and courage to hon- or the memories of those lost. Location: S.D. Hilton Bayfront. Info: www.sandiegostairclimb.com
9/8 8 am
San Diego Blues Festival
Enjoy beer, cocktails & wine, along with food trucks, arts and crafts. Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North. Info: sdbluesfest.com.
9/8 12 pm – 8 pm
Cardiff Greek Festival
Delicious Greek food, heavenly pastries, award winning Greek folk dance performances and more! Dance to live Greek music! Location: 3459 Manchester Ave., Cardiff. Info: cardiffgreekfestival.com.
9/8 – 9/9 Sat 10 am – 10 pm; Sun 11 am – 9 pm
Surf Dog – Surf-a-thon
Dog surfing in San Diego means more than just
a great time - all proceeds help rescue pets too! You can join in on the fun and teach your dog to
surf! Location: Dog Beach Del Mar. Info: www.animalcenter.org.
9/9 8 am – 2 pm
AHLF Discovery Gala
Join us for an evening of adventure, grandeur and thrill as we journey to the Agua Hedionda Lagoon. Loca- tion: Gilligan’s Island. Info: www.aguahedionda.org.
San Diego Bayfair (Powerboat Racing)
Get ready for the thunder boats! Location: Mission Bay. Info: www.sandiegobayfair.org.
9/14-16 7 am - 6 pm
San Diego Heart & Stroke Walk
This walk raises money to help fight against
various forms of heart disease. The expo offers music, a Pet Zone, Kids Zone, heart-healthy foods, and more. Location: Balboa Park (lawn area at 6th & Laurel St.). Info: www.sdheartwalk.org.
9/15 7:45 start
Oceanside Harbor Days
Two event filled days of sun, sand, and surf – with fun activities for the whole family. Location: Oceanside Harbor. Info: www.oceansidechamber.com.
9/15, 9/16 9am – 5 pm
The Haunted Hotel
The haunted hotel is waiting. Do you dare to go in- side? Location: Broker’s Building basement @ 424 Market St. Info: hauntedhotel.com
9/21 – 9/22, 9/28 – 9/30 6 pm – 1 am
SEMPER TRI / DEVIL DOG DUATHLON & 7K
Here’s your chance to test your skills against our country’s best men and women. This race is open
to Marines and Civilians, ages 13 and Up. Location: Camp Pendleton. Info: www.mccscp.com.
9/22 7:30 am – 1 pm
A San Diego style beach festival that’s
family (and dog) friendly. Live music,
artists, yoga, and games! Location: Seaside State Beach in Solana Beach. Info: saltdogclassic.com. 9/22 11 am – 6 pm
San Diego Festival of Beer
The indoor/outdoor event will once again feature lively music and more than 50 breweries pouring 120 taste-bud tingling varieties of craft beer! Location: Broadway Pier, 1000 N Harbor Drive. Info: www.sdbeerfest.org.
9/22 6 pm – 10 pm
San Diego Restaurant Week
Experience cuisine that delights your palate and de- fines the art of dining in San Diego. Discounted menus from over 180 of San Diego’s best restaurants. Loca- tion: Various. Info: sandiegorestaurantweek.com.
9/23 – 9/30 restaurant hours
Ironman 70.3 Superfrog
This course is not a course for the faint of heart. Location: Silver Strand State Beach. Info: www.superfrogtriathlon.com
9/24 5:15 am start
Cowboys will compete in Bareback Bronc Riding,
Saddle Bronc Riding, Barrel Racing, and More. Location: 14336 Tierra Bonita Rd.
MCAS Miramar Air Show Honoring 100 years of women in the U.S. Marine Corps, with an amazing lineup of military and
civilian performers. Location: MCAS East Gate. Info: www.miramarairshow.com.
9/28 – 9/30 8 am – 4:30 pm
El Cajon Oktoberfest
Come and enjoy authentic German food, a great selection of German beers and more! Location: 1017 S. Mollison Ave. Info: www.germanclubsandiego.org.
9/28-30, 10/5-7 Fri: 4-10,
La Mesa Oktoberfest
Going back to its roots to bring guests more entertainment,
more vendors, more beer, and more “Prost!” (Cheers!) than ever before. Location: Downtown La Mesa. Info: www.lamesaoktoberfest.org.
9/28 – 9/30 F: 4 pm – 10:30 pm,
Sat: 10 am – 10:30 pm, Sun: 10 am – 6 pm
The Haunted Trail
This spooky stroll through the park is one you will never forget! And it starts September!
Location: Balboa Park Info hauntedtrail.net
9/28 – 9/30 7 pm – 11 pm
Adams Avenue Street Fair
Continuous musical performances on 6-stages, 3-beer gardens, 300+ food & concession booths, and a carnival area with rides and games. Location: Adams Ave. Info: www.adamsavenuebusiness.com.