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Autumn Culinary Celebrations

You're Invited To Taste San Diego

Fill yourself up with plenty of autumn treats and craft brews at any one (or all!) of these food and drink festivals and events when you visit San Diego this fall. Enjoy beer samples, prix-fixe menus, neighborhood restaurant tastings and so much 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 Dining

Featured Fall Culinary Celebrations

San Diego Restaurant Week

When: September 25 - October 2, 2022
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 4-13, 2022
San Diego Beer Week is brought to you by the San Diego Brewers Guild, with participation from the region's local craft breweries, allied and affiliate members. Events are held throughout San Diego County at participating breweries, bars, restaurants, and more!

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

When: November 9-13, 2022
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is an international showcase of the world's premier wines and spirits, culinary personalities, and gourmet foods.

San Diego Restaurant Week

September

Julian Grape Stomp Festa

When: September 3, 2022
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!

Heart of PB Restaurant Walk

When: September 14, 2022
Spend the last days of summer with friends and family enjoying the best of Pacific Beach’s eclectic and international cuisine.

Amps & Ales

When: September 17, 2022
One of the craft beer capitals of the US and Mexico are uniting at this year’s event where craft beer connoisseurs will get to enjoy unlimited samples of brews and hops from San Diego, Tijuana and Ensenada. Wine lovers will also get to savor some of the best wine San Diego and Mexican Wine Country, Valle de Guadalupe, have to offer without having to cross the border.

San Diego Zoo Food, Wine and Brew Celebration

When: September 17, 2022
The party is wild, the bites and sips are delicious! At this one-of-a-kind tasting event, Southern California's best food, wine, and beer are mixed with live entertainment and dancing, all served at the World-Famous San Diego Zoo.

Taste of Gaslamp

When: September 17, 2022
The Taste of Gaslamp is a scrumptious self-guided foodie tour that has become a staple for locals and tourists alike who flock to the Quarter to indulge in a culinary adventure stopping at 20+ restaurants across 16 square city blocks.

Solento Surf Festival

When: September 22-25, 2022
If you like films, live music, connecting with your community or surf culture, consider yourself busy September 22nd-25th because you'll be at the 2nd annual Solento Surf Festival.

San Diego Spirits Festival

When: September 24-25, 2022
The two-day Signature Event is set to delight everyone’s palate and promises to be a feast for ALL your senses, with a weekend of unlimited tantalizing sips as you reconnect with brands you know, and discover new ones from over 65 brands from High end Spirits to ready to drink cocktails and seltzers.

San Diego Restaurant Week

When: September 25 - October 2, 2022
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! 

TacoFest

October

14th Annual La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

When: October 8-9, 2022
Featuring more than 160 artists from across the U.S. and Mexico, their exquisite creations come in a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, jewelry design, fine glass, ceramics, woodwork, mixed media, and photography.

Taste of North Park

When: October 8, 2022
Taste of North Park invites culinary enthusiasts to enjoy over 40 food tastes and 15 craft beer/craft cider sips from North Park’s best restaurants and breweries while exploring the sites and sounds of this electric North Park neighborhood. 

Blended Festival

When: October 8-9, 2022
The country’s fastest-growing music, food, and wine event! This two-day social experience delivers live music, culinary stations, full bars, and unique activations.

A Taste of Coronado

When: October 12, 2022
Take a culinary trip around the world sampling from Coronado 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!

Beer at Ballast Point

November

San Diego Beer Week

When: November 4-13, 2022
San Diego Beer Week is brought to you by the San Diego Brewers Guild, with participation from the region's local craft breweries, allied and affiliate members. Events are held throughout San Diego County at participating breweries, bars, restaurants, and more!

Guild Fest

When: November 5, 2022
Join the San Diego Brewers Guild and more than 60 independent breweries for 2022 Guild Fest, taking place at a new location—The Surf Sports Park (formerly San Diego Polo Fields) in Del Mar. This annual event celebrates SD Beer Week and the independent brewing community that makes it all possible.

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

When: November 9-13, 2022
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is an international showcase of the world's premier wines and spirits, culinary personalities, and gourmet foods.

Bikes & Beers

When: November 19, 2022
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.

Fall Fun and Excitement in San Diego

When autumn arrives, a crisp soothing breeze sweeps over San Diego complementing the region's warm temperatures and welcoming vibe.

Make San Diego your awesome autumn escape and activate smile mode with a variety of festivals, haunting Halloween celebrations, plenty of outdoor activities, and diverse cultural entertainment.

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Offers

Caterers

BBQ Specials for the BIG GAME!

Smokey & the Brisket
Valid: Jan 23 - Feb 12, 2023

Now through Friday, Feb. 10th, place your orders for our BIG GAME specials! Visit our website and choose from five different game day packages!

Festivals

$5 OFF Luck O' Loma Tickets!

GoodBar
Valid: Jan 30 - Mar 17, 2023

Get $5 OFF tickets to Point Loma's 3rd Annual Luck O' Loma St. Patrick's Day Block Party happening on Friday, March 17th! Use promo code SDTA to redeem at luckoloma.com.

Venues

Dinner & Show Offer

Bronze Bird - The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Valid: Oct 19, 2022 - ongoing

Make it a memorable night of culinary and performing arts!  Enjoy 20% off a pre-show dinner at Bronze Bird, located only 1 block to the Balboa Theater and a short 5-minute walk to Civic...

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