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Autumn Culinary Celebrations

You're Invited To Taste San Diego

Fill yourself up with plenty of autumn treats and craft beer when you visit San Diego this fall at any one (or all) of these food and drink festival and events including craft beer tastings, prix-fixe menus, neighborhood restaurant tastings and more.

This page is updated as soon as event details are available. Events are subject to change or cancellation, so please check with event organizers for the most up-to-date information.

San Diego Restaurant Week - Fall Culinary Celebrations in San Diego

Featured Fall Culinary Celebrations

San Diego Restaurant Week

When: September 22-29, 2019
This September, San Diego Restaurant Week will celebrate local by showcasing the fresh and delicious ingredients that our region is known for with Eight Days of Dining!

San Diego Beer Week

When: November 1-10, 2019
San Diego Beer Week invites people to drink local, craft beer and explore San Diego's thriving brewing culture with events happening across the county.

Guild Fest

When: November 2, 2019
As the official kick-off party to San Diego Beer Week, Guild Fest will showcase new, exciting features, including delicious craft beer from San Diego and beyond, a pre-party harbor cruise and more!

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

When: November 10-17, 2019
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is an international showcase of the world's premier wines and spirits, culinary personalities, and gourmet foods.

Taste of South Park - Fall Culinary Celebrations in San Diego


Julian Grape Stomp Festa

When: September 7, 2019
Join the old-world tradition of kicking off your shoes, rolling up your pant legs and letting tons of blessed grapes squish beneath your feet!

Burgers & Beer

When: September 7, 2019
Try gourmet burgers from more than 20 of San Diego's best restaurants as they compete to win the "Best Burger" award at Burgers & Beers.

Carlsbad Brew Fest

When: September 7, 2019
Carlsbad Brewfest celebrates craft beer with tastings from more than 34+ San Diego & national breweries, music, entertainment, games & food vendors.

Cardiff Greek Festival

When: September 7-8, 2019
Be Greek for the day and enjoy authentic food, music, live entertainment, dancing, children's activities and more the Annual Cardiff Greek Festival.

America's Finest BBQ State Championship

When: September 14, 2019
Compete in a KCBS sanctioned BBQ Competition, sample world class BBQ and enjoy the Beer Garden all while watching boat races and listening to entertainment right on San Diego's Mission Bay.

Taste of South Park

When: September 21, 2019
Hallmarked by an eclectic mix of restaurants, bars and pubs, coffee houses and family dining spots, chart a course for South Park and satisfy all your foodie cravings in one day!

San Diego Festival of Beer

When: September 21, 2019
San Diego Festival of Beer is a fun-filled evening with beer lovers like yourself enjoying the sounds of live music while sampling from nearly 60 breweries.

Bayside Brew & Spirits Festival

When: September 21, 2019
Bayside Brew and Spirits Festival is the first bi-national beer festival in San Diego. We're bringing together the best of both sides of the border to create an afternoon of fun for the South Bay.

Celebrate the Craft - Fall Culinary Celebrations in San Diego


A Taste of Coronado

When: October 10, 2019
Take a culinary trip around the world sampling from our local bistros. Meander along Orange Avenue or take a ride on the complimentary trolley. This will be a night to remember so come and bring your friends!

Taste of North Park

When: October 12, 2019
In one afternoon, Taste of North Park invites you to enjoy 50+ food tastes and 15 sips from some of San Diego's most innovative restaurants and cutting-edge brew-masters.

Celebrate the Craft

When: October 20, 2019
The Lodge at Torrey Pines presents one of Southern California's premiere food festivals, created to showcase regionally grown ingredients, the finest chefs, food artisans, wine and craft beer. A portion of the proceeds of will be donated to Slow Food Urban San Diego.

Mac & Cheese Fest

When: October 26, 2019
See San Diego's top restaurants competing for the title of San Diego's Best Gourmet Mac n' Cheese. You will get to vote for your favorite mac n' cheese while enjoying tasty beverages, music, and our beautiful San Diego weather!

San Diego Beer Week - Fall Culinary Celebrations in San Diego


Escondido Tamale Festival

When: November 2, 2019
A celebration of tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California's culture. It's a look back at the history of the Spanish and Mexican settlers who have influenced and contributed so much to our multicultural community, and a show of appreciation for the traditions that have so positively affected Escondido.

Stone DRK Festival

When: November 8, 2019
Celebrate the dark side of ales! Stone is on a mission to find the best and rarest dark beers to share with our dark beer loving friends.

UH Arts Open & Taste of University Heights

When: November 10, 2019
Stroll through the quaint neighborhood sampling delicacies from University Heights' diverse restaurants and enjoy a free self-guided tour of the arts.

Bikes & Beers

When: November 16, 2019
Bike 15 or 30 miles through the city of San Diego and enjoy a post-ride festival that includes food trucks, live music, outside games, and, of course, free beer!


*Please note, events are subject to change and cancellation. Please confirm the event information by visiting the event website.

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$3.00 off Wine Tasting

Gianni Buonomo Vintners
Valid: Mar 1 - ongoing

Simply mention San Diego Tourism or and you can enjoy $3.00 off a complete 6-flight taste of award-winning Gianni Buonomo Vintners.


Gift Card Bonus

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
Valid: Apr 10 - May 31, 2020

For every $125 spend on gift cards, you'll receive a $15 e-bonus card to be used on a To-Go, Delivery or Butcher Shop order, and a $25 e-bonus card for a future restaurant visit. 


Drink of the Day

Rockin' Baja Coastal Cantina - Gaslamp
Valid: May 29, 2019 - ongoing

Every Day we offer a delectable exotic cocktail for only $8.99. Changes Seasonally. Always Delicious

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