San Diego Weekend Events Friday September 19 to Sunday September 21, 2014

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pacificWhat: 20th Annual Pacific Islander Festival
When: September 20 & 21
Where: Sky Beach San Diego

Description: The objectives of the Pacific Islander Festival Association is to promote charitable and educational projects for the benefit of everyone, but with emphasis on the Indigenous People of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.

And to actively participate in the promotion and perpetuation of the traditional cultures, ancient historical data, languages, attitudes and values of the Indigenous People of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.



royal-toysWhat: Royals Masquerade Ball+Toy Drive
When: September 19, 2014
Where:Riverwalk Golf Resort San Diego

Description: The Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce & Salvation Army are partnering up to bring you a very exciting Royal Event, The Royals Masquerade Ball Toy Drive, & all for a good cause! Come and enjoy a beautiful evening filled with food and entertainment. Each person is required to bring an unwrapped toy. The El Cajon Salvation Army will be receiving the toys and dispersing them to the less fortunate.

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srirachaWhat: 1st Annual San Diego Sriracha Festival
When: Saturday, September 20,
Where: Liberty Station, 2641 Truxtun Road

Description:  This chef-driven, all-inclusive, 21+ event from The Sriracha Cookbook and Food GPS spotlights the world’s most iconic hot sauce at a unique, historical venue. Multiple stations allow guests to enjoy a variety of Sriracha-themed dishes, including desserts, at their own pace. Local craft beer, cocktails, sodas, iced coffee and iced tea help tame the heat while a live DJ set helps create a fun and unforgettable food and drink experience.

Tickets cost $69 at the door


sd-beer-festWhat: 20th Annual San Diego Festival of Beer
When: Friday, September 19,
Where: Broadway Pier, San Diego

Description: The San Diego Festival of Beer be held at a brand new location on the Broadway Pier. The indoor/outdoor event will feature live music and nearly 60 different breweries serving up 120 varieties of tasty brews. Inside the San Diego Festival of Beer, will be food items and munchies for sale in addition to a selection of fine wines for purchase by the glass.

Each ticket includes admission into the event, 10 (4 oz) beer tastes and the first 1,500 guests receive a free souvenir event logo tasting mug that is theirs to use throughout the evening and to keep when they go home.


la-costaWhat: La Costa Film Festival
When: September 18 -21,
Where: La Costa Resort and Spa

Description: The La Costa Film Festival offers an unparalleled experience for film lovers, by combining the best climate in America, a world renowned destination resort, and the finest selected films from the past year.

Complimenting the film choices will be discussion panels, retrospective screenings, red carpet action, several gala events, with exquisite food, local craft beers, fine wines, and live entertainment. You are sure to have a wonderful time!




What: Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival
When: September 20 -21,
Where: Naval Air Station, North Island

Description: The Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival is Fleet Week San Diego’s marquee event. The event features fast-paced, thrilling auto racing and exhibitions for car enthusiasts of all ages at one of the most distinctive race track locations — Naval Air Station North Island, the birthplace of Naval Aviation.

Nowhere else can you see a variety of cars racing on a live runway used by the U.S. Navy.




color-splashWhat: ColorSplash EDM Festival
When: September 20, 12 to 7pm

Description: Join thousands of people as we dance to some of the top rated EDM DJs in the world! Experience the euphoria of unity and color! Top International DJs, Color Countdown Every Hour, Beer Garden and Gourmet Food Trucks.

This time ColorSplash EDM Festival is being held in the QUALCOMM Stadium Parking Lot



water-frontWhat: Waterfront LIVE Concert in the Park
When: September 20, 4pm – 7pm
Where: New Waterfront Park Embarcadero

Description: Music from Kendra Checketts, The Troubadours of Divine Bliss, The Big Decisions and Samantha Aiken Music on the steps of the county admin building at the new Waterfront Park.

No cover, all ages, bring blankets/chairs and let’s enjoy the day!



laceWhat: Amazing Lace 2014
When: September 20,
Where: 15608 Via De Santa Fe, Del Mar

Description: Join FINE magazine for their 2nd annual Amazing Lace Charity Event in Rancho Santa Fe. This will be a food and fashion extravaganza Benefiting Be Involved *Act Now* Cure Autism.

Admission Includes- Access to all food and alcohol vendors, LIVE fashion show, LIVE auction and silent auction items and complimentary gift bag.

General Admission – $75 AT THE DOOR



autumnalWhat: Autumnal Equinox Dinner
When: September 20th, 5pm – 10pm
Where: The Grove at Suzie’s Farm, 2570 Sunset Avenue,

Description: The Autumnal Equinox Dinner celebrates the turning of the season and the bounty of our Summer’s harvest with a four course beer/wine paired meal. join us, along with friends and guests, for a night of food, celebration, and community when we gather under the open sky of The Grove at Suzie’s Farm at our Fourth Annual Autumnal Equinox Dinner.

Price: $175


paws-pinkWhat: Paws FUR Pink® San Diego
When: Sunday, September 21
Where: NTC Park at Liberty Station

Description: The Paws FUR Pink 5K Run/Walk celebrates the unconditional love we share with our four-legged family members and the positive effects to our  health that love brings. Help us raise funds for our  Charity Partner, the San Diego Affiliate of Susan G. Komen©. Susan G. Komen San Diego is the only organization providing qualified uninsured or underinsured women the free services they need for every step of the breast cancer journey.

Entry Fee – $5


oktoberfestWhat: 19th Encinitas Oktoberfest
When: Sunday, September 21
Where: Mountain Vista El Camino Real

Description: The 19th Annual Encinitas Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest will be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Mountain Vista Drive and El Camino Real. The event entertainment feature The Bluebirds, a German-American Band, Bavarian dancers and a street craft faire featuring over 200 vendors including artisans with unusual arts and craft items. The family food and refreshment tent will be serving authentic German food and beers from national & local breweries.

The event will kick off with a ceremonial parade beginning at 12:00pm.There will be a family fun zone with children’s games, family oriented activities and much more.


paddleWhat: 23rd Annual Paddle for Clean Water
When: Sunday, September 21
Where: Ocean Beach Pier

Description: Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter’s 23rd Annual Paddle for Clean Water on Sunday, September 21st from 9am-12pm in Ocean Beach.The event will feature hundreds of surfers and ocean enthusiasts paddling around the Ocean Beach Pier in an effort to raise awareness about the need for clean water and healthy coastlines.As part of the festivities, there will be a donation-based yoga class starting at 8:30am, free breakfast for all paddlers, guest speakers, live music, and a raffle.


sd-poloWhat: San Diego Polo: USPA Spreckels Cup
When: Sunday, September 21
Where: San Diego Polo Club

Description: The San Diego Polo Club (SDPC) celebrates the end of their 28th season in Rancho Santa Fe with the United States Polo Association (USPA) Spreckels Cup & Closing Day presented by Woodford Reserve. Prior to the match at 1:00pm, guests will enjoy a classic demonstration of rider and foxhounds, presented by the Santa Fe Hunt. Heels2Heal Chair and polo player, Sonya Berg, Zen Fashionista, will produce a one-of-a-kind Fashion Show with surprise celebrity models at 1:30pm featuring local boutiques.After the match, join polo players, members and guests for the anticipated 7th Chukker After Party featuring DJ Beatnick


sd-restaurantWhat: San Diego Restaurant Week
When: September 21 to 26
Where: over 180 restaurants in San Diego

Description: Experience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in San Diego. Held twice annually, this beloved culinary tradition features discounted prix fixe menus from more than 180 of San Diego’s best restaurants in 12 unique regions throughout San Diego County. Food lovers may simply dine out at as many participating restaurants as they like during San Diego Restaurant Week.

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