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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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Fall Fun and Excitement

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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2021 Halloween at San Diego Zombie Crawl

Oct 28 - Oct 31, 2021

San Diego's #1 Halloween Club Celebration is back this October with 3 days of costume insanity, DJ, live music, dining and entertainment!  

SDZC - San Diego Zombie Crawl is the most visitor-friendly way to experience the award-winning nightlife and dining the historic Gaslamp Quarter is famous for.

Your ticket includes a self-guided party hop to downtown San Diego's favorite haunts (all within walking distance from each other), an Opening Party at American Junkie, Free Cover to Participating Bars, Welcome Shots, Extended Happy Hour and more treats! Save on pre-sale tickets, book your flights, plan your costume and experience Halloween again with your fellow night crawlers!  

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Haunted Aquarium

Oct 22 - Oct 24, 2021

Meet slimy sea creatures, learn about mysterious animals from the sea, and get up close with spooky science in this family-friendly event! Admission includes access to all aquarium exhibits as well as treat bags, and Halloween fun - a “kelp” maze, costume showcase, music and more. We hope to sea you there in your favorite ocean-themed costume!

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Haunted Harvest

Oct 2 - Oct 30, 2021

Special evenings in October at Fort Cross will entail some seasonal spooky fun, if you dare... October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Hayride Reservations Available at 8:00 & 8:30 pm

Activities include: Jug Band Music, Hoedown, Ghost Stories, and Haunted Hayride

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Not So Scary Fall Festival

Oct 17, 2021

Discover hoots + howls at our nature-themed Halloween Family Day!

Costumes are encouraged! Kids can join hands-on interactive activities, from craft-making to live animal encounters. Nature gets the spotlight with a fun variety of family-friendly experiences and nature walks in a Halloween theme.

Join Nature Collective with County Parks rangers to discover that creepy crawly creatures are not-so-scary after all! Refreshments and water available.

– Hawk Talk live 11:00 am
– Win costume prizes 12:00 pm

Nature Collective exists to drive a passion for nature, for all. We believe that if we help people discover a passion for nature, they will want to protect and value everything it has to offer.

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Oktoberfests

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Dia de los Muertos

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San Diego Beer Week

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Autumn Amusement

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Fall for the Arts

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2021 Halloween at San Diego Zombie Crawl

Oct 28 - Oct 31, 2021
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Haunted Aquarium

Oct 22 - Oct 24, 2021
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Haunted Harvest

Oct 2 - Oct 30, 2021
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Not So Scary Fall Festival

Oct 17, 2021
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Kids Go Free to SeaWorld Spooktacular

SeaWorld San Diego
Valid: Sep 18 - Oct 31, 2021

Get your kids’ costumes ready, because kids go FREE (1 per paid adult) to SeaWorld Spooktacular through October 31, 2021! Enjoy an exciting trick-or-treating candy trail, fall-flavored food...

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