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Fall Food and Drink Festivals

San Diego Bay Food & Wine Festival Grand Tasting, Photo By Kevin Hulett

Fall Food and Drink Festivals and Events

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.


San Diego Festival of Beer

When: September 22, 2018
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.

San Diego Restaurant Week

When: September 23-30, 2018
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!


When: September 29, 2018
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.


Solo Italiano: Dinner in Rosso

When: October 6, 2018
A one-of-a-kind curated dining experience featuring flowing Italian food all evening, sips of Italian beverages, live entertainment, an Italian fashion show, an exotic car show, Gesso Italiano (Italian Chalk) and interactive performances.

A Taste of Coronado

When: October 10, 2018
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 13, 2018
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 28, 2018
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.


San Diego Beer Week

When: November 2-11, 2018
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.

Escondido Tamale Festival

When: November 3, 2018
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 9, 2018
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 11, 2018
Stroll through the quaint neighborhood sampling delicacies from University Heights' diverse restaurants and enjoy a free self-guided tour of the arts.

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

When: November 12-18, 2018
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is an international showcase of the world's premier wines and spirits, culinary personalities, and gourmet foods.

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