April 14, 2024
Surfers, paddle boarders and extra will take a stand close to the Ocean Seaside Pier Sunday. Picture by Chris Stone

Fall. Halloween. Oktoberfest. What’s October imply to you? Perhaps all three? This San Diego weekend, with October starting Sunday, we begin with a pair celebrations of all issues Germanic.

Begin planning now for Youngsters Free month starting Sunday on the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park. All youngsters ages 11 and youthful will obtain free admission to the Zoo and Safari Park all through October, when accompanied by an grownup with a sound type of admission or membership. Except for seeing the animals, the month’s schedule consists of HalGLOween on the zoo and the Autumn Pageant on the Safari Park.

And a reminder: San Diego Restaurant Week concludes Sunday. Select prix-fixe menus at greater than 100 taking part eateries, with two-course lunches and three-course dinners beginning at $20, on as much as $60.

La Mesa Oktoberfest opens its a three-day keep on La Mesa Boulevard Friday, and it’s an enormous one – their fiftieth annual occasion. Head out for 3 biergartens, a dance sq., Kinder Karneval, Daschund Village, German and worldwide meals and stay music and sing-a-longs. The occasion is free, however there’s a number of VIP ranges, beginning at $15. Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday and midday Sunday. Fan out from La Mesa Boulevard between Third Avenue and Palm Avenue.

Beer was flowing at the El Cajon Oktoberfest. Photo by Chris Stone
Beer will circulate at two Oktoberfests this weekend. Picture by Chris Stone

For a much less conventional take, attempt East Village Oktoberfest, introduced by Quartyard and East Village Affiliation. The occasion takes over 4 metropolis blocks at 1 p.m. Saturday with beer from eight distributors, two bands and three DJs, performing conventional Polka music combined in with tributes and tunes with a Latin aptitude too. Tickets begin at $15.

The second annual Mission Bayfest gives two days of concert events at Bonita Cove Park, 3119 Mariners Means, starting at 5 p.m. Friday and persevering with at 1 p.m. Saturday. Performers embody Pepper, Lucky Youth, KBong, Tribal Seeds, Hirie and Johnny Cosmic. Two-day passes begin at $99, with sooner or later costing $60.

Want line dancing with an ocean breeze at your again? Scoot over to the September installment of PRK 101’s Dukes and Boots at 5 p.m. Saturday in Carlsbad Village. The outside bar will characteristic a stay band and line dancing till 8 p.m. with a DJ till shut. And trace: Examine them out Wednesday, too when the bar celebrates its six years with the Aloha Cowboy Anniversary Get together.

The thirty first annual Paddle for Clear Water begins at 8:30 a.m. Sunday on the Ocean Seaside Pier, the place tons of of surfers, paddle boarders and swimmers will do their factor to advocate for higher take care of our waterways and a more healthy ocean. Following the paddle, take pleasure in yoga, eats, music and a prize drawing at a fest coordinated by the Surfrider Basis of San Diego County.

Bear in mind your granddad’s document assortment? Vinyl amassing is a factor, so Mo Information will current Vinyl on the Market, the Craftoberfest version, on the Public Market at Liberty Station. The occasion, at 10 a.m. Sunday, options hundreds of data on the market and performances, together with DJ Symphony, the official DJ for GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan. It’s a part of the market’s salute to craft suds, with beer-themed video games, trivia and extra.