San Diego Weekend Events & Things to do October 19 – October 21 2012

What: Harvest Festival

When: Friday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m

Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds

Description: Check out one of this year’s largest arts and craft shows in the county. Holiday gift, décor and jewelry will be available for purchase alongside handmade crafts. Tickets start at $4 for kids, $9 for adults. Get $2 with this coupon. Join KyXy on October 19th from 2-3pm and shop 24,000 handmade American arts & crafts in hundreds of booths over three fun-packed days. Stop by the KyXy booth for your chance to win prizes while supplies last.

Featuring more than 300 artists- dozens of them new to the show- will offer unique American handmade works, including Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas décor, handmade wearable art, photography, garden decorations, hand-turned wood, unique holiday gifts, ceramics, jewelry, children’s toys, and much more. Enjoy gourmet food with delicious free samples and continuous live entertainment at the Festival. For details including hours and directions, visit

What: San Diego Comic Fest 2012 

When: Friday Oct. 19

Where: Town & Country Resort Hotel & Convention Center, San Diego

Description: Enjoy an old-school comic con brought to you by some of the same folks who produced the San Diego Comic-Con in the ’70s. The Fest will bring creators and fans closer together, to create an environment of creative exchange in a fun, inclusive environment, much as the Comic-Cons of the ’70s did. If you’ve been missing the early, intimate con experience or never got to experience it but wished you had, then we hope to see you in San Diego over the October 19-21, 2012 weekend.

What: Great Urban Race  

When: Saturday, Oct. 20

Where: McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon, San Diego, CA

Description: Great Urban Race will be returning to San Diego for the sixth year in a row on October 20th. In 2012, Great Urban Race will take participants off the beaten path to new, exciting locations within their cities. Teamwork will prove essential in order to complete the race’s various mental and physical challenges that will push participants to their limits and beyond their expectations.


What: Westfield Style Tour  

When: Sunday, Oct. 21 from  1 to 4 p.m

Where: Westfield Plaza Bonita  

Description: If you’ve ever wanted to meet the fabulous and stylish Stacy London from “What Not to Wear” this is your chance. The fashionista will be signing copies of her new book “The Truth About Style” and will give out some advice on what to wear.


What:  Dragon Boat Race  

When: Sunday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m

Where: Mission Bay Park

Description: See some odd lizard-like creatures in the water? Don’t worry, it’s not the Loch Ness monster, it’s the third annual Dragon Boat Race in Mission Bay. Dozens of participants will row their crafty, dragon-like boats across the water for first place. The event is free and open to the public.


What: Cafe Sevilla 25 year anniversary

When: Friday, Oct. 18 to Friday Oct. 19

Where: Cafe Sevilla San Diego Downtown Gaslamp

Description: Cafe Sevilla celebrates its 25th year anniversary with some great events. Check out these amazing Cafe Sevilla events and enjoy salsa music , dancing and spanish cuisine with a latin flair. October 18th Thursday: Hospitality Celebration Night (Tapas, Mezz, club – launch of industry discount – anyone in the industry gets 50% off of their personal bill every time.)

October 18th in the nightclub: Salsa Night with a big name band

October 19th Friday: Porron Competition (tapas bar, 9 PM – contest in tapas bar for best porron pour – winners get a giant porron and torres wine case.)

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