Local Events and Experiences - September 2022
Grape Day Festival
Escondido's century-old tradition, returns this fall! Artisans and crafters, showing how things were made back in the day. Stomp some grapes, enjoy local wines and brews, and let the kids enjoy games and meet some exotic animals up close.
10am-4pm / Grape Day Park Escondido
760-440-8293 / www.grapedayfest.org
San Diego Festival of the Arts
A prestigious, juried festival, showcasing works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber and mixed media from more than 150 world renowned artists. Ticket sales (starting at $13), a silent auction and wine and beer sales all benefit local adaptive sports programs supporting thousands of San Diegans with disabilities.
Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm / San Diego Surf Sports Park
Casino di Piazza
Featuring craft cocktails, light hors d'oeuvres, live music, Blackjack, Craps and Roulette under the stars. Dress to impress in your very best cocktail attire as you enjoy every detail of the most authentic Italian garden casino experience.
7-11pm / Piazza della Famiglia, Little Italy
858-755-1161 / www.littleitalysd.com
Coastal Cleanup Day
Join an army of Volunteer Environmental Champions to clean up litter and debris in your corner of San Diego County. Thousands of small efforts will help prevent TONS of litter from entering our creeks, bays and the ocean! Here at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, we’re coordinating to clean-up the San Dieguito River and basin along the proximity of the property.
6am-6pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds
562-424-0443 / www.delmarfairgrounds.com
Oceanside Harbor Days
Two event filled days of sun, sand, and surf provide an outstanding opportunity for residents and neighbors to experience fun activities such as a costume party for kids 12 and under at Capt’n Junebug’s Kids Zone where they'll meet local pirates and mermaids.
9am-5pm / Oceanside Harbor
An art oasis featuring a wide array of artistic mediums including painting, sculpture, glasswork, fine jewelry, and photography. Guests of all ages are welcome to enjoy the interactive art experiences and KidsWalk. In addition to the abundance of artwork, enjoy live entertainment from local bands and musicians, a beer and wine pavilion and bites from street food vendors highlighting different cuisines.
Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm / Armada Drive