10/31 – 11/2 – Old Town San Diego’s Dia de los Muertos | Old Town | 1:00 – 9:00 p.m. Fri & Sun 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m Sat | The premier Day of the Dead event in San Diego County, Old Town San Diego’s Día de los Muertos, is designed to celebrate the history, culture, and heritage of the region.
11/1 – Annual Komen San Diego Race for the Cure 5k Run/Walk | 6th Avenue & Palm St, Balboa Park | 8:00 a.m. | Proceeds go to fund breast cancer education, screenings and treatment in San Diego County
11/1 – Carlsbad Village Street Faire| Village of Carlsbad, Carlsbad | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Largest 1-day street fair in California with over 900 vendors, international food, live entertainment, pancake breakfast, children’s rides, beer garden and more | More information 760-945-9288
11/6– 11/15 – San Diego Beer Week | See website for dates, times and locations | Ten-day festival celebrating Craft Beer in San Diego
11/7 – Curie’s Annual Holiday Craft Fair | Marie Curie Elementary School, 4080 Governor Dr | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | One of the largest holiday craft fairs in San Diego with over 100 booths | Free Parking
11/7 – 11/16 – 14th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival | Refer to website for schedule & locations | Festival showcasing Asian and Asian American cinema.
11/7 – 11/8 – Christmas on the Farm Arts n Crafts Fair | Bates Nut Farm, 15954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Over 80 artisans will be selling a variety of handmade crafts and fine art. Enjoy live entertainment, Kids’ Zone and food while you shop.
11/8 – 11th Annual East County Cruisers Car Show & Toy Drive | Bates Nut Farm, 15954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | New & Classic Cars, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, games, music & more
11/8 – Annual Gaslamp Fall Back Festival | Gaslamp Quarter, Island Avenue and 4th, Downtown San Diego| 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Entertainment, food and demonstrations
11/11 – Annual San Diego Veteran’s Day Parade | Harbor Drive between Cedar & G St, Downtown | Parade begins at 11:00 a.m. | A salute to our Veterans and military men and women
11/20 – 11/22 – Del Mar Antique Show & Sale | O’Brien Hall, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar | 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Fri & Sat, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Sun | Exhibitors will be showcasing and selling antiques, vintage collectibles and decorator items.
11/21 – 1/3 – Seaworld’s Christmas Celebration | 500 Sea World Drive | Available during park hours | A winter wonderland of snowmen, snowballs and family fun at SeaWorld’s Arctic Plaza
11/21 – 1/3 – Legoland Holiday Snow Days | One LEGOLAND Dr, Carlsbad | Available during park hours | Play in real snow, build snowmen and throw snowballs. See the world’s largest LEGO Christmas Tree and watch the nightly tree lighting ceremony
11/23 – Annual Mother Goose Parade | Main St & Ballantyne, El Cajon | 10:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. | Largest, single-day event in San Diego County & one of the biggest parades of its kind in the US
11/25 – 11/29 – 36th Annual San Diego Thanksgiving Dixieland Jazz Festival | Town & Country Hotel and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle North, Mission Valley | Wed & Thurs 7:00 – 11:00 p.m., Fri 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Sat 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Sun 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Bands from throughout the US bring the sounds of traditional jazz, Dixieland and swing
11/26 – Father Joe’s Thanksgiving Day 5k | Spreckels Pavilion, Balboa Park| 7:00 a.m. | Proceeds from this 5k event go to help underprivileged persons through the St. Vincent De Paul Village
11/26 – San Diego Run for the Hungry 5k & 10k | Downtown – Horton Plaza Mall | 7:00 a.m. for 10k & 8:15 a.m. for 5k | Proceeds from the San Diego Run for the Hungry event will benefit HandUp Youth Food Pantry and the JFS Food Mobile run by the Jewish Family Service of San Diego along with hunger-relief programs at the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank.
11/28 – Surfin’ Santa at Seaport Village | Seaport Village, 849 Harbor Dr, Downtown | 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Santa will arrive via watercraft; live entertainment, treats, face painting and more