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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

Del Mar Wine + Food Festival

When: Sept. 6-11, 2023
Located in one of Southern California's most iconic beach communities and travel destinations, the Del Mar Wine + Food Festival boasts six days of jam-packed unique culinary experiences featuring an all-star lineup of culinary talent, curated wine experiences from top-notch producers, walk around tasting adventures, immersive lifestyle events and more!

San Diego Restaurant Week

When: Sept. 24 - Oct. 1, 2023
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: Nov 8-12, 2023
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

Seaworld Craft Beer Festival

When: Thru Sept. 10, 2023
SeaWorld's Craft Beer Festival features more than 100 crafts brews, wines, seltzers, and cocktails. Sample an unbeatable mix of domestic and local California favorites.

Julian Grape Stomp Festa

When: Sept. 2, 2023
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!

Del Mar Wine + Food Festival

When: Sept. 6-11, 2023
Located in one of Southern California's most iconic beach communities and travel destinations, the Del Mar Wine + Food Festival boasts six days of jam-packed unique culinary experiences featuring an all-star lineup of culinary talent, curated wine experiences from top-notch producers, walk around tasting adventures, immersive lifestyle events and more!

Taste of Gaslamp

When: Sept. 9, 2023
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.

Heart of PB Restaurant Walk

When: Sept. 13, 2023
Spend the last days of summer with friends and family enjoying the best of Pacific Beach’s eclectic and international cuisine.

Amps & Ales

When: Sept. 16, 2023
Amps & Ales is back with a total of 30 breweries, an two stages of local live entertainment, and let’s not forget the amazing bites!

San Diego Zoo Food, Wine and Brew Celebration

When: Sept. 23, 2023
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.

San Diego Distillers Guild Fest

When: Sept. 23, 2023
Sip, savor and get to know San Diego's craft distilling scene amid live music and beautiful bay views.

San Diego Restaurant Week

When: Sept. 24 - Oct. 1, 2023
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

San Diego Spirits Festival

When: Oct. 7-8, 2023
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.

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

When: Oct. 7-8, 2023
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: Oct. 7, 2023
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.

Lobsterfest

When: Oct. 8, 2023
Celebrate the opening of California's Lobster Season with local fishermen selling fresh lobsters and dockside meals.

A Taste of Coronado

When: Oct. 11, 2023
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!

Rancho BEERnardo Festival

When: Oct. 21, 2023
Rancho Bernardo’s Favorite Beer Festival is back with unlimited 2-ounce pours, local wines, food for purchase, free parking, and music.

Beer at Ballast Point

November

San Diego Beer Week

When: Nov. 3-12, 2023
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: Nov. 8-12, 2023
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: Nov. 18, 2023
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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