San Diego Activities – October 2013

San Diego ActivitiesFLEET WEEK
Fleet Week San Diego honors and celebrates the men and women of the military through public events that entertain and alliances that thank and support these heroes. Location: various Info:
9/13-10/6 various
Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Festival
The Pumpkins are ready!!! The Pumpkin fields  are beautiful and are surrounded by tall gorgeous  cornstalks and bright, happy sunflowers. Our scarecrows are here to greet you. Location: Bates Nut Farm 15954 Woods Valley Road Valley Center. Info:
10/5-10/7 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
MCAS Miramar Air Show
It’s a magnificent aerial show featuring the Navy’s Blue Angels and other amazing daredevil flights; plus demonstrations of the Air & Ground Task Force, Super Hornet, Shockley Jet Truck, and a vertical take-off & landing. Location: Miramar (Marine Corps Air Station near  Highway 15 & Miramar Rd). Info:
10/4-10/5 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
La Mesa Oktoberfest
This event is the largest 3-day Oktoberfest west of the Mississippi, with an expected turnout of 200,000 people. Location: La Mesa Blvd. between Acacia and 4th Avenue. Info:
10/4-10/6 F&S:11:00am–11:30pm, Sn:12 pm–5 pm
Pacific Beachfest
It’s a beach party!
So put on your  swimsuit and head to the beach! There’s entertaining music, sand dancing, surf contest, beach volleyball, skateboarding, beer garden, food court, a fun run, and shopping on the beachfront. Location: Garnet Avenue (from Mission Blvd. & board-walk). Info:
10/5 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
La Jolla Art & Wine Festival
An upscale art & wine festival in La Jolla presents art creations from emerging and established Artists. Location: Migrating down from its original location on upper Girard, the festival this year will take place in the heart of the village, between  Prospect Ave. and Kline St., on lower
Girard Ave. Info:
10/12 – 10/13 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Old Town Art Festival
Over 100 juried artists from Southern California and around the country are coming together to display their creations at this art festival. Location: San Diego Avenue from Conde Street into the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Info:
10/5 – 10/6 10:00 am – 6:00 PM (8 pm on Sun)
Polish Festival – San Diego
Today’s event is for adults (age 21+). Come and enjoy traditional Polish folk dancing, singing, and music. Location: Pacific Beach (St. Maximilian Kolbe R.C. Polish Mission – 1735 Grand Ave). Info:
10/11 – 10/13 F:5:00 pm-10:00 pm, S&S Noon-10:00 pm

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest
After an early morning fun run in Ocean Beach, a Bavarian Oktoberfest will come alive with traditional German festivities. Location: Ocean Beach (pier parking lot at Newport Ave. & Abbott St.) Info:
10/11-10/12 F: 4:00-10:00pm, S: 10:00 am-10:00 pm
Little Italy Festa
Little Italy Association is proud to make the Little Italy District come alive. Come and enjoy over 120 Italian Food & Crafter Booths, 2 stages of entertainment. Location: India Street be-tween Ash and Grape Streets. Info:
10/13 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Help to make strides against breast cancer by participating at this nationwide walking event. Location: Balboa Park (Laurel St./Balboa Dr.) Info:
10/20 7:00 am – 11:00
MS Bay to Bay Bike Tour
The event provides a scenic and challenging ride for ex-perienced and novice cyclists. It begins in Orange County and finishes in San Diego. Location: Orange County (Huntington Beach) – Mission Bay (Hospitality Point) Info:
10/19-10/20 9:00 am – 2:00 pm