San Diego September 2013 Events


Summer may be coming to an end but it’s no reason to stop having fun. San Diego is always chalked full of fun events. See what kind of fun is happening at San Diego September 2013 Events

September, Third Thursday of each month
Encinitas Classic Car Nights

The streets of Downtown Encinitas will come alive when Encinitas Classic Car Nights comes to Downtown Encinitas. The third Thursday of each summer month from 5:30pm-7:30pm, hot rods, woodies and other classic and vintage cars will line South Coast Hwy 101 from D Street to J Street. These beauties will be parked in dedicated lots along the Hwy 101 as well as on side streets. The Classic Car Nights are held on South Coast Hwy 101 from D Street to J Street in Downtown Encinitas. For more information visit or call Encinitas 101 at (760) 943-1950.

Every Friday through September
Classic Cars Cruisin’ Grand Avenue in Escondido

Friday nights in August and September feature one of the greatest ongoing traditions in San Diego County: Cruisin’ Grand in Escondido. Cruisin’ Grand is a free event where more than 5,000 visitors and car enthusiasts meet to check out the 500 (or more) cars lining the streets of historic downtown Escondido. For folks planning to look at the cars and join in the fun, the best parking is in the city parking lots located on 2nd Avenue and Valley Parkway from Escondido Blvd. to Juniper Street. For more information visit

September 13-15
24th Annual Fall/Home and Garden Show

at Del Mar Fairgrounds. 11am-6pm Friday, 10am-6pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday. (858) 350-3738

September 14

Haute La Jolla Nights art and music event 6-9pm. (858) 427-0549

September 14

Haute La Jolla Nights art and music event – 6-9pm. (858) 427-0549

September 14, Saturday, 10 am-12pm
Oceanside History Walks

The Oceanside Historical Society features Downtown History Walks on the second Saturday of each month beginning at 10:00 am during the summer. The walk will leave from Civic Center Plaza, located at 300 N. Coast Highway Oceanside. Call (760) 439-1319.

September 14

Second Saturday ArtWalk in Downtown Escondido 5-9pm, Escondido. (760) 745-8877

September 15

18th Annual Blind Surfing Event at South Ponto Beach, Carlsbad. (760) 436-7338

September 13

It’s a four-day fiesta for the senses at the Latin Food Fest.

September 14

Have a boot-stomping good time with music, food, wine, and beer at the Santee Bluegrass Festival.

La Mesa’s newest oenophile attraction, San Pasqual Winery, hosts live music every Saturday.

September 15

Three courses; $20, $30, or $40; 180 dining destinations: It must be San Diego Restaurant Week.

September 15

18th Annual Blind Surfing Event at South Ponto Beach, Carlsbad. (760) 436-7338

September 15-20, Sunday-Friday
San Diego Restaurant Week

From Sunday, September 15 through Friday, September 20, foodies eat their way through over 180 participating restaurants that offer three-course prix-fixe dinner menus for just $20, $30 or $40 per person and/or two-course prix-fixe lunch menus for only $10, $15 or $20 per person. Visit San Diego Restaurant Week on the web at

September 18
Spirits of Mexico

“Sample, sip, and savor” the Spirits of Mexico with five days of foodie events, tequila tastings, art exhibitions, and cocktail competitions.

September 18

Bingo at Encinitas Elks Club open to the public!  Food and drinks! 1393 Windsor Rd, Cardiff CA 92007 (760) 753-2243

September 19

The Country Friends take to the catwalk for the 58th annual Art of Fashion runway show and luncheon at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe.

September 19
The Country Friends and South Coast Plaza Partner for 58th Annual Art of Fashion Runway Show

Proceeds from the luncheon, fashion show, boutique shopping and wine tasting benefit more than 20 charities, including Big Brothers-Big Sisters of San Diego, Canine Companions for Independence, Project Concern International, Freedom Station and the Women’s Resource Center, to name just a few. Tickets range from $125 to $400. For more information call (858) 756-1192 or go to

September 20

Beer lovers descend on downtown to sample more than 60 breweries at the San Diego Festival of Beer.

September 21
Wavecrest Woodies Annual Meet at Moonlight Beach

Wavecrest, the granddaddy of all woodie meets, is being held on September 21 at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California. This year, the event will be sandwiched by a full extended weekend of events including a Nor Cal vs. So Cal surf contest, a welcome party for woodie owners, and a woodie cruise from Encinitas to Oceanside. All weekend long, you can experience the largest and longest running gathering of woodies in the world. Merchandise and food will be available at the event.
For more information call (760) 943-1950 or visit

September 21

Sip your Pinot with a panda at the San Diego Zoo Food and Wine Celebration.

September 21

It’s a seaside celebration in the South Bay at the Chula Vista Harbor Fest, featuring a seafood feast.

September 21
Bark For Life

The American Cancer Society’s Bark For Life is a fundraising event honoring the life-long contributions of our Canine Caregivers. Families and their dogs come together for a few hours during the day and complete a one mile walk to honor cancer survivors and the caregiving qualities of their canine “Best Friends.” Free admission and parking.

September 22 First Day of Autumn

September 20 – 22

Carlsbad Music Festival Tickets and info at

September 22
Encinitas Oktoberfest

The daylong free event dedicated to friends and family will run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will surely have something for everyone. Call 760-753-6041 or visit

September 20 – 22

Carlsbad Music Festival

Tickets and info at

September 22

The Rancho Bernardo Historical Society hosts an afternoon of food and wine at the RB Tastings Festival at Bernardo Winery.

September 26 Free Real Estate Webinar


Register Online Here:

September 26

LGBT supporters pre-party at the Shakespeare Festival’s OUT at the Globe mixer.

Tasters shuttle from the East Village to Little Italy to sample more than 50 restaurants in the Taste of Downtown.

September 27

Birch North Park Theatre transforms into 1930s Harlem with San Diego Musical Theatre’s production of Ain’t Misbehavin’.

September 28-29
Oceanside Harbor Days

On September 28-29, 2013 the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce along with Genentech will present Oceanside Harbor Days at the Oceanside Harbor. The event will feature arts and craft exhibits, great food and fun activities for the entire family. The event is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Two event filled days of sun, sand, and surf provide an outstanding opportunity for residents and neighbors to experience fun activities including the new Beach area stage, Nail ‘n’ Sail Competition, Military, Police & Fire displays, and more. Harbor Days is free to the public. Call (760) 722-8336 or visit

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September 28
Tour de Fat

Two-wheeling brew connoisseurs take to Balboa Park for “beer, bikes, and bemusement” at New Belgium Brewing’s Tour De Fat.

September 28 & 29
Adams Ave Street Fair

Normal Heights and Kensington are alive with musical entertainment, food, and fun at the two-day

September 29
Trolley Dances

San Diego Dance Theater takes mass transportation to a whole new level with Trolley Dances, site-specific performances at six MTS stops.

September 30
11th Annual Grape Stomp Festival at Ponte Winery

Tickets are $46-$95. They always sell out, so be quick! For more information, visit or call (951) 694-8855.

So don’t break out your snuggie, just yet, we listed under a “jillion” things to do this month. We hope to see you at a few. If we can help you with any of your real estate needs, give us a call 760.692.5950 or toll free at 888.242.2272.




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