What's the Haps? - Fall Events in San Diego
Summer is coming to an end, but the party is still going strong in good old San Diego. Sure, we may not be Las Vegas or NYC, but we're home to some of the best social, music and family events in Southern California. From beer festivals to music block parties, San Diego is the place for fun on the West Coast. Our laid back vibe and fun active locals make it ideal for a fun weekend getaway. So, check out these local September events in San Diego and plan your vacation today!
StreetBeat: KPRI's Block Party II: This awesome music block party is taking over the streets of Little Italy on September 8th with headliners The Wallflowers, Tristan Prettyman, and Walk The Moon. This isn't your typical keg and lawn chair block party, it's an upscale event with the best local food and drinks for the 21 and over crowd. From 3pm - 10pm the streets will be flooded with fans enjoying the best San Diego has to offer and afterwards, Anthology is throwing a rockin' after party! VIP packages are available with valet parking, a full buffet and incredible seating.
Cars and Casino Night: Hosted by Luke Gregerson of the San Diego Padres, this exciting event features food, drinks, exotic cars and casino games at Symbolic Exotic Motor Car Company September 13, 6-10pm. Proceeds benefit SYESA and JIT Foster Youth Foundations! Get up close and personal with some of your favorite Padres with athlete and celebrity Meet and Greets while helping the foster youth of America! Kids are welcome, so bring the whole family along for a night you won't forget!
San Diego Pirate Faire: Aarrrrr maties! It's the time o' year to call the scallywags for the West Coasts Original gathering of Pirates! September 15th & 16th at the Antique Gas & Steam Museum in Vista, eye patches and scowls will be a plenty, so come in costume and enjoy the festivities.
Green Flash Concert Series: Enjoy live music and a stunning oceanfront sunset view from Birch Aquarium's Tide-Pool Plaza Wednesday, September 19th featured Steve Poltz! Doors open at 5:30pm and the concert goes from 6:45 - 9pm. Make a night of it and enjoy food and drinks from French Gourmet and sip on Gordon Biersch craft brews at the final concert of the Green Flash Concert Series of 2012!
18th Annual San Diego Festival of Beer: What's better than helping the fight against cancer and drinking beer? Absolutely nothing! So, mark your calendars for the 18th Annual San Diego Festival of Beer on Friday, September 21, 2012 from 6pm - 11pm! Presented by 100.7 Jack FM, San Diego's original beer festival features over 60 different breweries for all your beer sampling needs, live music and food from local food trucks and restaurants. Raise money for local cancer charities and enjoy your favorite beverage - ice cold beer!
San Diego Blues Festival: For every ticket sold, 30 hungry San Diegans are fed. Sounds like a great reason to listen to some rockin' blues music if you ask me. General admission tickets are only $10 to see awesome artists like Tab Benoit, Janiva Magness, and Nathan James and the Rhythm Scratchers play Saturday, September 22 at Embarcadero Marina Park North just off Seaport Village. All proceeds benefit the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank so make a difference in your community while enjoying the music of local blues artists in San Diego!
7th Annual ArtWalk on the Bay: Enjoy fine arts, beautiful scenery, music, food and fun at ArtWalk on the Bay from 5pm - 10pm September 22 & 23 at San Diego Hilton Bayfront. Look at the incredible art being showcased and sold at the 7th Annual ArtWalk on the Bay. Kids can have a blast with interactive art activities and best of all...it's FREE! Don't miss this beautiful event at San Diego Hilton Bayfront and check online for great room rates for this event!
Well, there you have it folks. September is a fun-filled time in San Diego with great events all month long. School may be back in session but that doesn't mean summer is over, so plan your next San Diego vacation and take advantage of these fun local events!