Exploring San Diego


Exploring San Diego: Things to do Oct. 10 - 13

Posted at 11:53 AM, Oct 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-09 15:54:13-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — If you're hungry for foodie fun in San Diego, this weekend is an excellent opportunity.

Between Taste of Coronado, Ocean Beach Oktoberfest, the annual Polish Festival, and Taste of North Park, hungry San Diegans have their work cut out for them. Each of the events promise delectable tastes of local cuisine with a side of great live music and more.

The Halloween season is just beginning and Legoland is leading the charge in Carlsbad with Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights. Guests can take in new live entertainment, costume contests, treat stations, and more across the theme park.


Art is alive and well too. Art San Diego takes over the San Diego Convention Center for a massive showcase and La Jolla pairs art with wine in an annual festival this weekend. Barrio Logan's Bread and Salt also showcases several works from Peruvian artists and galleries.

Here's a look at this weekend's events:


Taste of Coronado
Where: Various restaurants; Cost: $40 - $50
Spend the night on Coronado sampling bites from local chefs during the 10th annual Taste of Coronado. Restaurants such as Brigantine, Lobster West, Leroy's, Maretalia, Saiko Sushi, and more will be offering a taste of their cuisine.

Legoland Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights
Where: Legoland California; Cost: $64 - $129
(Thursday - Sunday) The Halloween season is alive and well at Legoland Park, where kids can enjoy new live entertainment, character meet-and-greets, costume contests, treat stations, and special Lego building activities.


Ocean Beach Oktoberfest
Where: Newport Ave. and Abbott St.; Cost: $40
(Friday - Saturday) OB's unique salute to the annual German celebration Oktoberfest is packed with seasonal fun and brews, including beer stein holding contests, bratwurst eating contests, beers tastings and tons of delicious food, a beer garden, and live music.

Art San Diego
Where: San Diego Convention Center; Cost: Free - $20
(Friday - Sunday) Art San Diego brings artwork from local, national, and international galleries together to view, and also features live entertainment, music, and special programming surrounding beautiful works of art.


Annual Polish Festival
Where: St. M Kolbe Polish Mission; Cost: $5
(Friday - Sunday) Celebrate Polish heritage in San Diego with delicious Polish cuisine like pierogis and potato pancakes, imported beers, live performances from Polish folk dancers and bands, and vendors in Pacific Beach.

Where: San Diego School of Creative & Performing Arts; Cost: Free
The Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival celebrates Filipino American History Month with art exhibits, live performances and music, martial arts demonstrations, hands-on workshops, delicious food, and more.

Taste of North Park
Where: Various restaurants; Cost: $20 - $50
Enjoy tastes throughout one of San Diego's most delicious neighborhoods during Taste of North Park. Tickets grant visitors bites from more than 40 North Park restaurants and sips from 15 local brewers.


San Marcos Harvest Festival & Street Fair
Where: Via Vera Cruz, between Grand Ave. and San Marcos Blvd.; Cost: Free
Join thousands of other locals in San Marcos to enjoy the Harvest Festival & Street Fair, packed with more than 200 artisans and vendors, inflatables and carnival rides, live local bands, a wine garden, and delectable tastes from a variety of cooks.

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival
Where: Girard Ave.; Cost: Free
(Saturday - Sunday) More than 150 local and international artists will showcase their works in paint, jewelry, woodwork, and more in La Jolla. Guests can also enjoy a wine and beer garden with sips from more than 40 wineries, breweries, and distilleries, live music, and pet adoption opportunities.

Latin American Art Fair
Where: Bread and Salt, Barrio Logan; Cost: Free
(Saturday - Sunday) Enjoy live music and dance performances along with showcases from galleries, collectors, and more than 30 artists, including featured works from Peru. Eats from local chefs, breweries and wineries will also be served.