Events in San Diego This Fall

The end of summer means great events in San Diego By: Beatrice Baisa
This fall, the Gaslamp Quarter’s annual festival is Nov. 6. // c 2011 John Bahu/ San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau
This fall, the Gaslamp Quarter’s annual festival is Nov. 6. // c 2011 John Bahu/ San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau

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The fall season is just around the corner — but while the beach crowds start to diminish toward the end of summer, there are still plenty of events in San Diego for visitors to enjoy.

Below is a list of events in San Diego to look out for:

Sept. 1-4
For art lovers, Art San Diego’s Contemporary Art Fair will take place at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. It will showcase nearly 70 contemporary art galleries, exhibitions by local and international artists, food and wine events and interactive art labs around the city.

Nov. 4-13
San Diego Beer Week is a countywide festival that highlights San Diego’s award-winning craft beer, breweries and pubs.

Nov. 6
The 11th annual Gaslamp Quarter Fall Back Festival will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Island Avenue. This festival highlights the history and culture of downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter through food, live music, ballet, Native American dancing, spaghetti and pie-eating contests, children’s arts and crafts and more.

Nov. 16-20
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is another event for all foodies. The region’s largest wine and culinary event will take place at venues throughout San Diego. Visitors can enjoy a weekend of gourmet food, celebrity chefs, wine tastings, cooking demonstrations and more.

Different regions of San Diego will also be hosting a number of local events from North San Diego, Coronado and East County San Diego. 

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