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San Diego Weekend Events Roundup October 31- November 3

The 11th Annual San Diego Beer Week kicks off Nov. 1.

San Diego Beer Week, Carlsbad Village Street Faire, Halloween and more… Check out the top San Diego weekend events for October 31- November 3.

Edited by Brooke Knetzger.




Old Town Dia De Los Muertos
Nov. 1-3. This free event will include the traditional candlelight procession on November 2nd starting at 6 p.m, beginning at the entrance of the Old Town State Historic Park. The procession will travel down San Diego Avenue to El Campo Santo Cemetery led by Aztec Dancers and concluding with mariachis. Many restaurants, businesses, museums and shops will be creating over 50 traditional and contemporary Dia de los Muertos altars.  A public altar will be located in El Campo cemetery where visitors are encouraged to add their own mementos, photos and written tributes to loved ones. Old Town, San Diego.


Yoga Mornings at The New Children’s Museum 
Nov. 2. Bring your mat and find your zen with a refreshing yoga class at the Museum! Classes take place the museum’s creative spaces to encourage positive mindfulness and well-being. Classes are friendly to all levels of difficulty and are taught by knowledgeable instructors from Corepower Yoga. Participants must be ages 18+. Tickets available online or at check-in. Drop-ins welcome! 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. The New Children’s Museum, 200 W. Island Ave, downtown. 



Paws on the Patio 
Nov. 2. Head to Sally’s Fish House & Bar for a spooktacular Paws on the Patio featuring Hyatt Hound’s 4th Birthday Paw-ty! Enjoy large waterfront patios with marina views, a fenced dog run, pet friendly photo booth, doggie caricatures, happy hour pricing and a K9 costume contest complete with prizes. Open to all San Diego dog lovers! Free event. 1 – 4 p.m. Manchester Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Place, San Diego, 619.358.6740.




Fresh Paint Gallery
Nov. 2. Fresh Paint Gallery in La Jolla will host a wine and cheese reception with live music from 6 to 8 p.m. this Saturday in celebration of its new exhibit, “Heaven and Earth,” a four-person show featuring all local talent: Patrick Brown, Ellen Dieter, Portia La Touche and Julia San Roman. The works in this exhibit are about hope, beauty, potential and spirituality, making them especially fitting to this season of thankfulness and joy. 1020-B Prospect Street, La Jolla.



Noche de Gala 
Nov. 2. Head to the iconic Hotel Del Coronado for an evening in support of the orphaned and abandoned children of Baja. Featuring a champagne reception, Mezcal and Baja wine tastings, a delicious dinner, DJ and dancing. There will also be fantastic live and silent auctions that will include vacations, incredible experiences, dinner certificates, sporting events and more. $150. 5:30 p.m. Hotel Del Coronado, Crown Room, 1500 Orange Ave, Coronado.  Tickets



Carlsbad Village Street Faire
Nov. 3. The Carlsbad Village Street Faire features more than 800 unique vendors with a little of everything: arts & crafts, antiques, unique clothing, items from around the world, etc. Children’s rides, an international food center, and an old-fashioned pancake breakfast guarantee fun for the whole family!  8 a.m.- 4 p.m. 2775 State Street, Carlsbad, 760.931-8400. 







Halloween Party Cruise
Oct. 31. Aboard the William D. Evans sternwheeler guests can BOO-gie the night away with multiple levels of DJs, dance floors and drink specials, all while gliding through the sparkling waters of Mission Bay. Costumes are encouraged and bartenders will be pouring $5 SKYY Vodka drink specials all night long. Complimentary parking will be available at Ventura Cove. $15. Bahia Resort Hotel, 998 W Mission Bay Dr, Mission Bay. Tickets



Happy Hour Howloween 
Nov. 1. Bring your furry friends ready to flaunt their Halloween costume at The Local Pacific Beach’s dog costume contest. The event is sponsored by Tito’s and White Claw so doggy moms and dads may enjoy an array of festive happy hour drinks and food while their dogs slay in this one-of-a-kind competition. First, second and third place prizes will be given to contest winners! 5 p.m. The Local, 809 Thomas Ave, Pacific Beach, 858.263.7545. 




Pop Pie Co’s Fall Menu
Now Available. Pop Pie Co. is embracing the autumnal change and has launched their new fall menu. Menu highlights include a Classic Pumpkin Pie with a house pumpkin spice blend, pumpkin custard, house-made whipped cream and topped with spiced and candied pepitas; and the Sweet Potato & Mushroom & Caramelized Onion Galette that is a savory treat you can eat on the go. 4404 Park Blvd Suite A, North Park, 619.501.4440.



San Diego Beer Week 
Nov. 1-10. Don’t miss the 11th Annual San Diego Beer Week, a 10-day celebration honoring America’s finest independent craft brewers. This years event will promote more than 130 independent craft breweries countywide. The celebration will feature events held throughout San Diego County at participating breweries, bars, restaurants and more! See website for schedule and additional information.



Nov. 2. ALBACA is bringing the spirit of the season alive at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa with its culinary Day of the Dead celebration. Served on ALBACA’s beautiful poolside lawn with the San Diego Bay as the scenic backdrop, the menu will transport guests to the heart of Mexico. Chef Aaron Obregon’s dinner will feature regional specialties from Oaxaca, Mexico City, San Luis Potosi and Michoacan. Communal seating will bring attendees together under the stars for a festive, seasonal atmosphere. $70 adults; $35 children 12 and under. 6 – 9 p.m. Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa, 2000 2nd St, Coronado. Tickets




First Friday 
Nov. 1. This popular free arts event takes place on the First Friday of every month from 5-9 pm throughout the 28 acre campus. After 10 years, it has grown into San Diego’s biggest innovative arts event! Meet working artists, enjoy dance, theatre and music performances featuring community partners and discover intriguing public art installations. Wander and explore the galleries, museums, artist studios, distinctive shops and dining at historic Liberty Station. Liberty Station, Point Loma.


Twelth Night 
Nov. 2-3. Shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, the clever and courageous Viola disguises herself as a man for protection in this strange land, and soon finds a job working for Duke Orsino. Orsino loves the noble Olivia, Viola falls for Orsino, and Olivia becomes infatuated with Orsino’s messenger boy… who’s actually Viola in disguise! In Shakespeare’s world where identity is topsy-turvy, true love sees through all disguises. The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego.



Photos: San Diego Beer Week courtesy San Diego Beer Week. Old Town Dia de Los Muertos courtesy Old Town Dia de Los Muertos. New Children’s Museum courtesy New Children’s Museum. Paws on the Patio courtesy Grand Hyatt. Fresh Paint Gallery courtesy Fresh Paint Gallery. Noche de Gala courtesy Alternative Strategies. Carlsbad Street Fair courtesy Halloween Party Cruise courtesy Evans Hotels. Happy Hour Howloween courtesy Crowe PR. Pop Pie Co. courtesy Bread & Butter PR. Albaca courtesy Fast Forward Events. First Friday courtesy NTC Foundation. Twelth Night courtesy The Old Globe. 

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