SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - This weekend, there are plenty of opportunities to spend the entire day out in San Diego.
San Diego Beer Week kicks off on Friday and runs throughout the weekend, with events and specials at your favorite breweries across the county.
The Breeders' Cup World Championships also start this weekend at the Del Mar Racetrack for the first time ever, as the Bing Crosby Season of racing gets underway.
There are also some local festivals to enjoy, from the Carlsbad Village Faire to the Ramona Art and Wine Festival. Here's a look at what's happening this weekend:
Dia de Los Muertos Celebration at Balboa Theatre - Thursday
Grammy-winning Mexican American roots band La Santa Cecilia, Mexrrissey, and Latin Grammy nominees Mariachi Flor de Toloache will perform at San Diego's Balboa Theatre in celebration of Dia de Los Muertos. More information.
California's American Indian and Indigenous Film Festival at CSU San Marcos and Penchanga Resort and Casino - Thursday - Saturday
Check out exclusive viewings of film and media from American Indian filmmakers, producers, directors, and actors at two locations for California's American Indian and Indigenous Film Festival. The festival will also host Q&A sessions, panel discussions, and more with industry professionals. More information.
34th Annual Breeders' Cup Championship at Del Mar Racetrack - Friday and Saturday
The Breeders' Cup World Championships kick off this weekend as Del Mar Racing's Bing Crosby Season gets underway. The season will host 16 days of racing through Nov. 26, with the Breeders' Cup race series making a stop at Del Mar for the first time ever. More information.
San Diego Beer Week around San Diego - Friday - Sunday
San Diego will celebrate the local craft beer industry during a ten-day festival across San Diego County, full of events, unveilings, specials, and more at your favorite breweries. More information.
15th Annual San Diego Brewer's Guild Festival at Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier - Friday - Saturday
Sample more than 60 brews from San Diego County breweries during the Brewer's Guild two-day festival helping to kick off San Diego Beer Week. Attendees will get their fill of specialty beers and some brewed just for the festival. Funds raised by the event will benefit local charities and the San Diego Brewers Guild. More information.
Friday Night Liberty Art Walk at Liberty Station - Friday
Meet artists and enjoy dancing, musical performances, and more during Liberty Station's Friday Night Art Walk. Guests can also check out local museums and galleries throughout the art district. More information.
Vegan Taco Cook-Off at Fair @ 44 - Saturday
Culinary minds will compete to create the best vegan tacos in City Heights this weekend. Enjoy music, dancing, and of course tacos, as judges choose the best and people's choice creations. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Let’s Give Movement. More information.
Color Run Dream Tour at SDCCU Stadium - Saturday
The "Happiest 5K on the Planet" returns to Mission Valley. Runners will dash through stations outside SDCCU Stadium as they're hit with foam and brightly colored dust. The run benefits the Break the Silence Against Domestic Violence organization. More information.
5th Annual Ramona Art and Wine Festival at Begent Ranch - Saturday
Celebrate Ramona's fine art, delicious wines, and culinary expertise at Ramona's annual Art and Wine Festival. Guests are invited to taste wines, explore barrel art and more, and enjoy live music, all to benefit the Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project. More information.
21st Annual Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure at Balboa Park - Sunday
Help benefit the fight against breast cancer at this annual race for a cure. The race will host a vendor expo prior to the run and a ceremony celebrating survivors of breast cancer will also be held. More information.
41st Annual Carlsbad Village Faire at Carlsbad Village - Sunday
More than 100,00 people will head to Carlsbad Village for the town's annual village fair. More than 900 unique vendor booths, food, entertainment, games, and more await at one of the largest one-day street fairs in the country. More information.
Celebration Run San Diego Half Marathon and 10K in Mission Valley - Sunday
Celebration Run is designed as a motivational and celebratory run for San Diegans. The course is lined with "celebration stations" and a finish line festival. More information.
Day of the Dead Concert at Copley Symphony Hall - Sunday
Mexican singing icon Eugenia León and musicians Flavio Meneses Torres and Rosino Serrano García will perform in this Day of the Dead celebration. Families are welcomed to come early for pre-concert activities, including paper flower-making, traditional skull decorating and arts activities. More information.