Exploring San Diego


Exploring San Diego: Things to do Nov. 7-10

Posted at 12:56 PM, Nov 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-06 15:56:01-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — San Diego's weekend is filled with plenty to do, including two film festivals and the continuation of Beer Week and Fleet Week.

San Diego Beer Week and Fleet Week will continue to bring several events to the county for residents to enjoy. Beer Week will provide sips of exclusive brews and special events at breweries, while Fleet Week gives locals the chance to see the history and tools of the military up-close.

The San Diego Asian Film Festival and Coronado Film Festival both hit town this weekend, giving movie-lovers plenty to check out around the county in the world of film.

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Plus, the always delicious San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival begins, bringing a week's-worth of food events to downtown San Diego.

And, the Grinch returns to the Old Globe Theater to kick off the holiday season in San Diego.


San Diego Beer Week
Where: Various locations; Cost: Varies
(Thursday - Sunday) San Diego's 10-day celebration of beer returns as San Diego Beer Week brings more than a week of special beer releases, beer gardens, drink specials, food pairings, and much more to local breweries.

San Diego Asian Film Festival
Where: Various locations; Cost: Free - $250
(Thursday - Sunday) More than 170 films from nearly 30 countries will be screened as part of the San Diego Asian Film Festival. Films will cover a diverse array of topics and give attendees the chance to speak with filmmakers and actors.


San Diego Fleet Week
Where: Various locations; Cost: Varies
(Thursday - Sunday) Fleet Week celebrates our nation's heroes, giving the public an up-close look at the history and tools of the military. The week's events include ship tours, an innovation zone for kids, STEM days, a veterans art exhibit, and more.

Coronado Film Festival
Where: Various locations; Cost: Varies
(Friday - Sunday) Check out more than 90 film screenings, panels, workshops, and parties celebrating Coronado's history of cinema during the Coronado Film Festival this weekend.


San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival
Where: Embarcadero Park North; Cost: Varies
(Saturday - Sunday) San Diego's Wine + Food Festival returns through Nov. 17, packing the week with tons of foodie fun in downtown San Diego. Ticket holders will get tastes and sips from hundreds of world-class chefs, wineries, and breweries during special tasting events.

Cali Love Music and Arts Festival
Where: 10 Barrel Brewing; Cost: Free - $15
10Barrel Brewing Co. hosts a massive festival with live art, three stages of live music, rooftop yoga, a silent disco, and beer garden. Local vendors will also be out as 10Barrel serves up their popular craft brews.

Ride the Point 2019
Where: Liberty Station; Cost: $75 - $200
Peddle along a special route through Point Loma to as far as Mission Gorge as part of a family ride or on your own during this year's Ride the Point event.


Silver Strand Veterans Day Half Marathon
Where: Imperial Beach Pier; Cost: $20 - $85
Lace up your shoes for the Silver Strand Veterans Day Half Marathon taking runners and walkers across San Diego Bay, from Coronado to Imperial Beach. A post-race party features a beer garden and participants will help benefit CAF - Operation Rebound.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Where: Old Globe Theater; Cost: $44 - $84
The annual Old Globe run of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" returns through Dec. 29. Take in the performance of the beloved Dr. Suess tale as the theater is transformed into Who-ville for the holiday season.

Sip by the Sea
Where: Del Mar Plaza; Cost: $44 - $49
Enjoy unlimited tastings from more than a dozen wineries based throughout San Diego during the Sip by the Sea event. A silent auction will keep the fun going and attendees can dine on charcuterie from Pacifica Del Mar. The event also partners with Helping Paws, a North County nonprofit that helps military families with veterinary care costs.