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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 26 - October 3, 2021
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 Bay Wine & Food Festival

When: November 7-14, 2021
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


Julian Grape Stomp Festa

When: September 4, 2021
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 8, 2021
Spend the last days of summer with friends and family enjoying the best of Pacific Beach’s eclectic and international cuisine.

San Diego Spirits Festival

When: September 11, 2021
It’s a Cocktail Extravaganza with TWELVE years of exhilarating entertainment! Its beginning to look a lot like cocktails at the 12th San Diego Spirits Festival we promise to open your eyes to new and unique cocktails, introduce you to great liquor purveyors and talented mixologists.

San Diego Restaurant Week

When: September 26 - October 3, 2021
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! 



Untappd San Diego Beer Festival

When: October 1-3, 2021
Let's drink beer together again! The world's largest social networking platform for craft beer enthusiasts is heading to Petco Park, home of the Padres in San Diego, CA for our first in-person event of the year. And, we've swung for the fences.

12th Annual La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

When: October 9, 2021
With a spectacular coastline, upscale village atmosphere, and picturesque views, La Jolla is the perfect setting for the beloved and widely recognized La Jolla Art and Wine Festival. There is truly something for everyone to enjoy, including over 150 juried artists from around the globe, 3D chalk art displays, interactive art murals, non-stop live music, family art center, roving entertainment, gourmet food court, and a wine, craft beer, and spirits garden featuring local brews, distilleries and global wineries.

Taste of North Park

When: October 9, 2021
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.

SoCal Taco Fest

When: October 23, 2021
One of the region's favorite festivals dedicated to tacos, music, Lucha Libre and Chihuahuas, will return with a lineup of national and local music acts headlined this year by multi-platinum recording artist Flo Rida, live Lucha Libre wrestling by the Baja Stars, Chihuahua races and beauty pageant supported by Soapy Joe's Car Wash, the Del Real Foods Culinary Stage, and the popular Corralejo Margarita Cantina with a live DJ and custom-crafted margaritas.

San Diego Distillers Guild Fest

When: October 30, 2021
The annual San Diego Distillers Guild Fest invites you to sip, savor and get to know San Diego's craft distilling scene amid live music and beautiful bay views.

Great Pumpkin Beer Festival

When: October 30, 2021
For one day only, the streets of Downtown San Diego will be transformed into a gourd-geous mecca of all things nonsensical as misfits unite to celebrate brews, boos and beats.

Beer at Ballast Point


San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

When: November 7-14, 2021
Featuring dozens of events, hundreds of domestic and international wineries, the celebration of craft beer and spirits, local culinary legends and nationally recognized celebrities, and a Grand Tasting Finale on the stunning Embarcadero.

Bikes & Beers

When: November 20, 2021
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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