Welcome to San Diego Blog | October 12, 2010
San Diego October Events Calendar
10/1 – 10/31: Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld | SeaWorld, 500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego | Included with park admission | Come trick-or-treat where Halloween meets the sea
10/1 – 10/31: October Kids FREE day at San Diego Zoo | San Diego Zoo | Throughout October Kids 11 and under free admission to the San Diego Zoo
10/2 – 10/3: Julian Apple Days Festival | Menghini Winery, Julian | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | $5, kids 12 and under FREE | Music and dancing, antique tractor display, children’s games and activities, beer and wine garden and more!
10/1 – 10/3: La Mesa Oktoberfest | Spring Street & La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa | 7 city blocks with over 400 craft and commercial booths, 5 food courts, 2 beer gardens, children’s carnival, and more!
10/1 – 10/3: Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show | FREE | 9:30 – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday night twilight show 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. | Celebrating 55 years of air shows at Miramar
10/8 – 10/9: Seaport Village’s 30th Anniversary Celebration | Seaport Village, Dowtown San Diego | Begins 10:00 p.m. Friday thru 4:00 p.m. Saturday| FREE | two-day, 30-hour event will pay tribute to Seaport Village, including 30 hour, 30 person carousel ride!
10/8 – 10/10: Bazaar del Mundo’s Santa Fe Market | Corner of Juan & Taylor Streets, Bazaar del Mundo, Old Town San Diego | FREE | Southwestern-inspired art, jewelry and crafts
10/9: Jack Johnson To The Sea Tour 2010 | House of Blues, Downtown San Diego | 7:00 p.m. | All ages | $35-$55
10/9 – 10/10: La Jolla Art & Wine Festival | Village of La Jolla, Upper Girard Avenue | $10 – $15 | Over 150 fine artists, the Green Dragon Wine & Beer Garden, live entertainment, gourmet marketplace & Geppetto’s Family Art Center
10/9 – 10/23: Lantern Tours onboard the ‘Star of India’ | Star of India, Embarcadero, Downtown San Diego | 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. most Saturdays in October |Adults $14, Senior/Military $11, children $8 | Lantern led tours around the ship, ghostly tails and eerie legends from the Star of India’s past
10/10: Little Italy FESTA | India & Date Streets, Little Italy | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | FREE | Entertainment, food, merchandise, Beer & wine garden, Cannoli Eating Contest and more!
10/15: Shakira | San Diego Sports Arena | $9.50 – $149.50 | 8:00 p.m. | All ages
10/16 and 10/30: The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show | 601 Pacific Highway, Downtown San Diego |$59.95/pp, additional package upgrades available –see website
10/22 – 10/23: Haunted Birch Aquarium | Birch Aquarium at Scripps, La Jolla | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | $15 in advance, $17 at door, 2 years and under FREE | Sea-themed tricky-treats, slimy encounters, spooky activities, dress up!
10/23: Full Moon Dinner Cruises | Hornblower Dinner Cruise | San Diego Embarcadero, Downtown | 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Champagne, three-course dinner, dancing.
10/23 – 10/24: The Oddball Mini-Golf Classic | The New Children’s Museum, Downtown San Diego | Saturday 7:00 p.m. – midnight, Sunday Family Day 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | See website for fees | Fundraiser to help keep kids creative with hands on studio projects and artist instruction
10/24: San Diego Chargers vs. New England Patriots | Qualcomm Stadium, Mission Valley, San Diego | Kickoff at 1:15 p.m.
10/26 – 10/31: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Broadway San Diego | San Diego Civic Theatre | Ticket prices and Show times vary – see website
10/29: Halloween on Seacoast Drive | Seacoast Drive, San Diego waterfront |3:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Children must be in costume and accompanied by an adult | FREE | Trick-or-Treat at the businesses along Seacoast Drive (bags available at the Chamber of Commerce)
10/30: Halloween Costume Party Cruise |San Diego Harbor Excursion, Embarcadero | 21 years and up | $25 | Costume contest, cocktails, DJ, and more!
10/30: Hallo-‘wine’ & Spirits Party at The Del | Hotel del Coronado, Coronado | 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. |$100/pp | Adults only | Come in costume to San Diego’s most haunted hotel
10/30: Halloween Family Day – Balboa Park | San Diego Railroad Museum, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, Balboa Park | Children 17 and under FREE with paid adult admission