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  • November in San Diego

    Thursday, November 09, 2017   /   by Jennifer Jordan

    November in San Diego

    San Diego Beer Week  Nov. 3–12

    Kick-off Beer Week with the VIP Brewer Takeover and the San Diego Brewers Guild Festival. This 10-day “week” will feature over 500 brewery-sponsored events, culminating with the Beer Garden at The Lodge at Torrey Pines.

    Time: Refer to website 

    Location: Refer to website (San Diego County)


    San Marcos Veterans Day Ceremony   Nov. 11 Refreshments, retire flag, displays, music, ceremony and reception. Military and active duty personnel are encouraged, but not required, to attend in uniform.

    Time/Place: 9-11am / Helen Bougher Memorial Park

    Contact: www.san-marcos.net/veterans

    San Diego Veteran’s Day Parade   Nov. 11 See over 4,000 Veterans, Active Military, Bands, Floats and Civic Groups celebrate Veterans Day.

    Time/Place: 11am-1:30pm / San Diego Embarcadero

    Contact: 619-239-2300 / www.sdvetparade.org

    Escondido Tamale Festival   Nov. 11 A celebration of Tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. Best tamale contest, live entertainment, contests & raffles and more!

    Time/Place: 11am-5pm / Grape Day Park

    Contact: 760-839-4777 / www.escondidotamalefestival.org

    Ride the Point Memorial Charity Bicycle Ride   Nov. 11 Ride the Hidden, Unridden, and Forbidden Point Loma in San Diego, CA on EXCLUSIVE routes open once a year!

    Time/Place: 7am-12pm / Oggi’s Restaurant, Liberty Station

    Contact: www.ridethepoint.org

    Silver Strand Half Marathon, 10 Miler & Veterans Day 5K   Nov. 12 The Half Marathon course is open to Runners and Walkers only. The 10 mile course is open to Runners, Walkers, Skaters, Ellipticals/ElliptiGO, Handcycles, and Wheelchairs.

    Time/Place: 7-11:30am / Sunset Park, Coronado  

    Contact: 858-268-1250 / www.silverstrandhalf.com

    San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival   Nov. 12-19 An international showcase of the world’s premier wines and spirits, culinary personalities, and gourmet foods.

    Contact: www.sandiegowineclassic.com

    Del Mar Antique Show & Sale   Nov. 17-19 Over 50 years of excellence with over 100 qualified antique dealers. This is the largest indoor antique show south of San Francisco! Everything from tin to Tiffany!

    Time/Place: Fri & Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds

    Contact: www.calendarshows.com

    Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day   Nov. 17-19 A 60-mile walk for women and men who are ready to end breast cancer forever.

    Time/Place: Fri 6:30am-Sun 4:30pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds

    Contact: 800-996-3DAY / www.the3day.org

    Diamond Ball   Nov. 18 Raising funds to fight breast cancer in our community. An evening of comedy and laughs with Dana Carvey.

    Time/Place: 5-11pm / Omni La Costa Resort, Carlsbad

    Contact: www.tricityhospitalfoundation.org

    Encinitas Fall Festival   Nov. 19 With 450+ booths to visit, plus dozens of unique downtown Encinitas retailers, here’s a perfect opportunity to get a head start on your holiday shopping. Enjoy the music of popular local bands. Food vendors and 40+ restaurants and bars.

    Time/Place: 9am-4pm / Coast Highway 101 between D and J Streets

    Contact: 760-943-1950 / www.kennedyfaires.com/encinitas

    Mother Goose Parade   Nov. 19 Spectacular motorized floats, glorious marching bands and drill units, eloquent equestrians, animated clowns, special characters, special guests, performing artists, celebrities, giant helium balloons, specialty vehicles, and of course, Santa Claus.

    Time/Place: 1-3pm / El Cajon Blvd & W Main St., El Cajon

    Contact: 619-333-0771 / www.mothergooseparade.org

    SD Jazz Fest and Swing Extravaganza   Nov. 22-26 A variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to hot jazz to swing to rockabilly. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will perform.

    Time/Place: Town and Country Resort & Convention Center

    Contact: 619-297-5277 / www.sdjazzfest.org

    Surfin’ Santa Arrival   Nov. 25 Visitors can pose for pictures with Santa on his giant surfboard, riding a six-foot wave. A festive parade along the boardwalk, kids crafting activities, live street performers and a wide variety of unique and local shops.

    Time/Place: 1-5pm / Seaport Village, San Diego

    Contact: 619-235-4014 / www.seaportvillage.com

    Thanksgiving Runs  Nov. 23

    Encinitas Turkey Trot & Food Drive

    Time/Place: 7:00AM / Downtown Encinitas

    Contact: http://encinitasturkeytrot.org/

    Thank You Run 5K/10K and Kids Run Time/Place: 7:30-10:30am / 4S Ranch Community Park

    Contact: 858-449-1101 / www.thankyourun.org

    SD South Bay Turkey Trot/Food Drive 15, 10 & 5K Time/Place: 8-10:30am / Rohr Park, Bonita

    Contact: www.sdthanksgivingrun.com

    Father Joe’s Villages Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Time/Place: 7:30-10:30am / Balboa Park, San Diego Contact: www.thanksgivingrun.org

    Coronado 5K Turkey Trot Time/Place: 8-10am / Tidelands Park, Coronado  

    Contact: www.rchacoronado.com

    San Diego Run for the Hungry 5K & 10K Time/Place: 7-10am / Westfield Horton Plaza Mall, Downtown SD Contact: www.sdrunforthehungry.org

    O’side Turkey Trot Time/Place: 6am-12pm / Oceanside Civic Center  

    Contact: 760-434-5255 / www.osideturkeytrot.com

    Running of the Turkeys 10K Trail Run Time/Place: 7:30-10am / Torrey Hills Neighborhood Park

    Contact: www.gutcheckfitness.com/turkey-trot-10k

    Fallbrook Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Time/Place: 8-10:30am / Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens

    Contact: www.fallbrookturkeytrot.com

    Waddle and Trot 5K and Kid’s Fun Run Time/Place: 6-11am / Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve

    Contact: www.runsignup.com