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Mild autumn breezes in San Diego usually echo the region's welcoming spirit, but as the end of October approaches a spooky wind sweeps in and strange things begin to go bump in the night. From family-friendly fright fests and historically-haunted tours, to terror-filled scream zones and wild, trick-or-treat parties, Halloween in San Diego is crazy fun for ghouls and kids of all ages.

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

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Oktoberfests

The Munich celebration may have more than 150 years on us in San Diego, but that doesn't mean we don't know how to throw a party. Here's where you can chug a hefty stein of lager, chow down on a Bratwurst and oom-pah-pah to your heart's content.

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Dia de los Muertos

Honor your lost loved ones and culturally immerse yourself in traditional and authentic Mexican Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations throughout San Diego.

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San Diego Beer Week

San Diego Beer Week is a ten-day celebration inspiring people to drink local, craft beer and promoting San Diego's thriving brewing culture with multiple events happening across the county.

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Fall Festivals

When autumn arrives and the summer beach crowds diminish, visitors to San Diego can relish in the region's sunny mild weather and enjoy a number of fun-filled Fall activities to enhance their vacation getaway. During San Diego's shoulder season, visitors can find a variety of annual festivals, fairs and diverse cultural entertainment.

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Spend Fall Outdoors

The sun shines almost every day in San Diego making it the perfect place to enjoy the mild Fall weather and take advantage of all the outdoor events and activities the city has to offer including thunderboats, swimming, running, and cycling.

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Fall for the Arts

Fall for the arts this autumn in San Diego. Thanks to the cool Fall weather, the Arts and Culture scene takes to the streets in San Diego. Stay outside and enjoy art fairs, outdoor concerts, dancing in the streets and much more. End the day by heading inside to enjoy a film festival or two.

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Fall Food & Drink

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.

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HauntFest on Main

Oct 25, 2019

HauntFest on Main is an exciting family friendly event in Downtown El Cajon with a pumpkin patch, costume contest, kidz zone, rides, entertainment and more!

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San Dieguito Fall Festival

Oct 26, 2019

Experience the fall season close to the coast!

Try your luck to win prizes in our games, get your face painted or paint your own pumpkin masterpiece. Absorb the beauty of the fall foliage while drinking coffee or cider.

We'll have a critter camp set up so you can meet our pets and discover wildlife from the area.

There will be fun picture opportunities, too! Costumes are encouraged.

All ages are welcome, and there’s no cost to attend – but parking is $3 per vehicle. This fee supports park maintenance and the continuation of community activities, like this one.

Inclement weather will cancel this event.

Call the park for more information at 858-755-2386 or comment on this page.

San Dieguito County Park
1628 Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Del Mar, CA 92014

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Birch Aquarium’s Haunted Aquarium:Sea Monster Mash

Oct 25 - Oct 27, 2019

Enjoy close encounters with Scripps Oceanography scientists and search the exhibits for unusual underwater creatures rarely seen at Birch Aquarium. Discover a sea of glowing monsters (big and small), get sticky with slime, enjoy spooky stories, and boo-gie down to live music, all while having a monstrously good time. Recommended for ages 2+.


*This is a special after-hours event. You will need to purchase a separate ticket for the special event. The aquarium closes between 5 and 6 p.m. General admission discounts and coupons do not apply. Kids Free in October coupons cannot be used for this event.

**Member discount is available only for pre-purchase tickets, which are sold online. Member guest passes cannot be used for Haunted Aquarium.

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Hocus Pocus (1993)

Oct 29, 2019

Three teenagers accidentally free a coven of evil witches after exploring an abandoned house in Salem. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

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HauntFest on Main

Oct 25, 2019
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San Dieguito Fall Festival

Oct 26, 2019
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Birch Aquarium’s Haunted Aquarium:Sea Monster Mash

Oct 25 - Oct 27, 2019
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Hocus Pocus (1993)

Oct 29, 2019
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10% Off 2019 San Diego Zombie Crawl Pass

Gaslamp Event Management (GEM) - Club VIP SD - Downtown Dolls
Valid: Oct 25 - Nov 2, 2019

GET 10% OFF to the Annual San Diego Zombie Crawl, Fri. Oct 25 + Sat. Oct 26 + Thurs. Oct 31 + Fri. Nov 1 + Sat. Nov 2 SanDiegoZombieCrawl.NightOut.com This year, the fall festivities continue...

Venues

Flick or Treat Tickets 🎃

Rooftop Cinema Club Inc
Valid: Oct 11 - Oct 31, 2019

- From October 1-31, guests are able to purchase a Lounge or Love Seat with Bottomless Popcorn & 1 Free Candy!  -Flick or Treat Options: 1. Lounge Seat + Bottomless Popcorn and 1 Free...

Accommodation

Nightmare Before Halloween Hotel Package

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
Valid: Oct 24 - Oct 26, 2019

Prepare yourself for a night of fantasy and eccentric horror as we transform The Lafayette into a Tim Burton-inspired Wonderland. Wear your best Halloween costume, and be entered to win one of many...

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