Hello October! Say goodbye to that California heatwave, and get in the spirit of Fall! Kick off October with a chili kick-off, enjoy some warm treats at bake sale, and get ready to make your annual trip to Bates Nut Farm to pick out your pumpkins straight from the pumpkin patch! Don’t miss a full day of activities at the Family Fun Festival at the San Diego Children’s Museum! Keep an eye in the sky as the Miramar Air show is back this year on 10/2-4! Visit the link below for more exciting October activities and event details!
What does CREATIVITY & CRAFT Beer have in common?….Throwback Thursday! 1850 Realty is sponsoring our 2nd Annual halloween costume party! Come join us on Thurs. Oct 29th for an evening of craft beer, costumes and community. We will be giving away some rad prizes for best “throwback” costume! All proceeds benefit Charity Wings. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and include 2 beers, 1 raffle ticket and 1 day open studio pass to Charity Wings ($40 value).
Get in the spirit of Halloween at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Scream Zone! Running from Sept. 25th-Nov.1st, this is the place to for some serious thrills! Play paintball apocalypse and take out the clowns, dare to enter the House of Horror, ride the Haunted Hayride and check out the newest attraction, KarnEvil. Experience some of the goriest, scariest fright-fests in southern California!
MCAS Miramar Air Show is back! …And so are the indisputable “stars of the show”, the Blue Angels! This is the largest air show in the nation and has free general admission! Don’t miss this opportunity to experience endless flying entertainment, military and civilian performers, food and novelty booths, music and more! Oct. 2-4
German beer, German food, German fun! The Carlsbad Rotary Club, this Saturday, October 3rd from 12:00PM-10:00PM at Holiday Park in Carlsbad. This is a Carlsbad tradition and fun for the entire family. Plus, every dime raised goes to support worthy local causes. Tickets are $12 in advance, and $15 at the door. Tickets include your admission and a meal!
Take a walk through the charming village of Del Mar, enjoy perusing beautiful artwork, and take a bite of some of the area’s best restaurants at the Del Mar Taste & Art Stroll. Experience culinary creations at over 24 restaurants and sip stops at 8 locations. Includes live music and a K-9 corner for your pets! The art stroll is free, but the ticketed Tasting starts at $25. Tomorrow, Oct. 4th 9am-4pm Art Stroll, 12-3pm Taste of Del Mar.
Enjoy Fall in Fallbrook! Walk through Main Avenue in downtown Fallbrook onSunday, Oct. 18th from 10am-4pm and enjoy the essence of Autumn with the annual Fallbrook Harvest Faire! Faire is filled with hay rides, pony rides, handmade crafts, local foods, petting zoo, and pumpkin contests! Don’t miss the fun collection of scarecrows on display!
Bates Nut Farm – the perfect Fall family tradition. For those of you who still need a pumpkin to carve, go where they grow them! Lots of photo opps! After picking out your pumpkin, enjoy tractor hayrides, straw maze, petting coral and pony rides and live music Friday evenings. Feeling creative? Participate in a build-your-own Scarecrow Contest on 10/10 – all participants will receive a free jack-o-lantern pumpkin and certificate of participation. The winner will become property of the Bates Nut Far and added to the famous scarecrow collection!
The Carlsbad House of Horrors is back for it’s annual scare! Don’t miss North County’s infamous haunted hostel filled with all your favorite illusions and scares including a Dark Maze, Shrinking Room, and the famous Bottomless Pit of Despair! Open from 7pm-10:30pm on Halloween. This will surely knock your socks off!
29th Annual Halloween Carnival at La Costa Meadows is just around the corner. Mark your calendars! Don’t miss this year’s event on Oct. 16th and 17th with carnival rides, haunted house, inflatables, chili cook-off, bake sale, face painting and more!
San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum is hosting a FULL day of Fall fun at the 5th Annual Fall Family Festival! Join in the fun on 10/25 for some pumpkin carving and decorating, street fair, food vendors, costume exchange, a petting zoo, live music, Halloween costume contest and more! Tickets are $5 for members, $10 for non-members, kids age 0-10 FREE.
Pumpkin Lane is back on the South Coast Hwy 101 from Encinitas Blvd. to K Street! Safe Trick-or-Treat runs from 5-8pm on Halloween and is filled with elaborately decorated and carved pumpkins! Head on over to the Lumberyard Courtyard for a kids zone with games, live music and activities sponsored by 101 Artists’ Colony! Check out the website for a listing of other merchants that will have goodies for trick-or-treaters!