Fall for October's sweet and spook-tacular treats! Dare to enjoy 'spirited' family fun, free admission for kids at area museums, tasty happenings, Oktoberfest, an outdoor furniture superstore grand opening, winery events and many more things to do! For a complete list of events and local resource information visit

Note: Please check each venue's website for updates in accordance
with San Diego County and CDC guidelines.

Bring the Family to Belmont Park's Fall Fest In October!

The fall fun is back and better than ever at Belmont Park’s Annual Fall Fest throughout October! Get into the festive spirit with FREE trick-or-treating at 5 p.m. every Sunday in October (and a Trunk or Treat at 5 p.m. Oct. 30); an all NEW pumpkin patch open daily, complete with games, attractions, and family fun; live acoustic music 5-8 p.m. Fridays plus a week rotation of local craft beers; October Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. weekdays at DRAFT; and specialty eats like the famous candy apples at the Sweet Shoppe, and Apple Pie Funnel Cakes from Belmonty’s!  Fall Fest 2021

'Kids Free San Diego' Is Back This October!

The San Diego Museum Council brings back its popular program, "Kids Free San Diego" in October. All month, kids 12 and under receive FREE admission with a paid adult to many of San Diego County’s favorite cultural institutions, including museums, historic sites, aquariums, gardens and more. Not sure where to start? Check out the complete Kids Free Family Guide with highlights and planning tips from more than two dozen participating museums at

Discount Tickets On Sale Now For A Taste of Oceanside!

Oceanside's premier tasting event is back! Tickets are on sale NOW for the Taste of Oceanside set for Saturday, Oct. 2, from 2-5 p.m. Attendees can walk or ride their bikes to each participating venue — or take the Taste Trolley — to sample local handcrafted cuisine and, optionally, beverages by the restaurants, brewers and wineries that have made Oceanside one of the leading culinary destinations in North County San Diego. Tickets For added fun, join the Friday Night VIP Party from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 1 and hang out with local chefs and enjoy food at a slower pace. VIP Tickets

Get Ready For Oktoberfest
in Ocean Beach!

Ocean Beach celebrates German culture at the annual OB Oktoberfest set for Oct. 8-9, 2021! Enjoy German fare, traditional oompah music, stein-holding contests, the bratwurst-eating competition, the balloon blow, and so much more! Ticket Information and Schedule at the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association here

Ramona Chamber Hosting
Exciting October Events!

The Ramona Chamber of Commerce proudly presents annual community events in October including:
• The Taste of Ramona, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 with multiple tour stops at participating Ramona restaurants offering delicious food tastings. Tickets
• Ramona Motorcycle Rally 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 16-17, at the Ramona Outdoor Community Center, 421 Aqua Lane. The fundraiser will feature a Ride in Motorcycle Show Oct. 17 with custom trophies and prizes. Learn more here
• Merchant's Safe Trick-or-Treat from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, when Main Street businesses open their doors to hand out candy and other goodies to participating children. Learn more here

International Organ Festival
Runs Through October!

Take note of San Diego International Organ Festival performances throughout the month of October presented by the Spreckels Organ Society! Concerts by some of the best performers in the world are FREE every Monday in October at 7:30 p.m. Closing out the Festival will be Mark Herman, performing at the Halloween Silent Movie Night at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. Bring the whole family out for Broadway and modern musical arrangements, and three short Halloween movies, featuring stars like Lauren & Hardy and Buster Keaton. Bring your blanket for a Halloween night out in Balboa Park! 

North Coast Rep Extends 'Dancing Lessons' to Oct. 10; 'Ben Butler' Begin Oct. 20

The North Coast Repertory Theatre's 40th season continues with in-person performances and an extension of "Dancing Lessons," now through Oct. 10. The heartfelt play is the story of a Broadway dancer and science professor who forge an unexpected friendship. Tickets On Oct. 20, the Rep presents "Ben Butler," about General Benjamin Butler, who is faced with an impossible moral dilemma: follow the letter of the law or make a game-changing move that could alter the course of U.S. history. Tickets

Halloween Party Packages Available at FUNbelievable Play in East County!

Book your Halloween party package now at FUNbelievable Play, San Diego's award-winning indoor play and party arena for children! FUNbelievable offers both Semi-Private and Mini party options depending on your needs and budget. Halloween party packages are available any day of the week in October. Book now by calling (619) 456-2474 for more info or to reserve a date. FUNbelievable is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2021! Learn more about this indoor play and party oasis, where "Kids are Kids, And Parents Are Too" here

Enjoy the Spooky Sea-son
At Birch 'Haunted' Aquarium!

Meet slimy sea creatures, learn about mysterious animals from the sea, and get up close with spooky science at the family-friendly Haunted Aquarium event at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Oct. 22-24! Admission includes access to all aquarium exhibits as well as treat bags, and Halloween fun: a “kelp” maze, costume showcase, music and more! Haunted Aquarium is SOLD OUT on Friday AND Saturday (Oct. 22 and 23)! Tickets are still available for Sunday, Oct. 24, but are selling fast. Reserve your tickets today! Birch Aquarium

Kids Cruise Free in October With Flagship Cruises & Events! Adults Can Get 15% Off With Our Coupon!

Throughout October, Flagship Cruises & Events is proud to welcome children aboard for a free cruise around San Diego Bay. Kids 12 and under can ride Flagship's scenic San Diego Harbor Tour for free with a paying adult companion. Enjoy a fun, educational family outing in San Diego at an unbeatable price! The company also offers the popular Patriot Jet Boat ride; brunch, cocktail and dinner cruises, including the Hops on the Harbor Craft Beer Dinner Cruise Oct. 8; and the Flagship Ferry, a scenic boat ride to and from Coronado. Enjoy 15% Off a Cruise Here

Fun Animal Friday Back
On Site at the San Diego 
Children's Discovery Museum!

The San Diego Children's Discovery Museum excited to bring Fun Animal Friday back on site! Join the Museum for a pawsome Fun Animal Friday from 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Oct. 29 with the San Diego Humane Society. The Humane Society will introduce their canine ambassadors and teach little ones how to properly greet a dog. The event will include a live presentation, meet and greet, storytime, and more! Included with Museum admission. No registration required. Note: Petting is entirely contingent upon the animals' well-being. San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

'#DigitalMe' Opening at the Fleet; Save 20% On Admission With Our Coupon!

Meet yourself in the digital world in #DigitalMe, an interactive new experience with over a dozen larger-than-life exhibits in technology, art, play and media, on Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Fleet Science Center! To celebrate, the Fleet is hosting a Digital Me POP (Public Opening Party) — and you're invited!  This party will feature fun activities and special surprises:
• Get a Fleet Science Center phone grip at the ticket counter, while supplies last.
• Take a selfie and get free ice cream! Post your amazing selfies on social media, make sure to tag @fleetscience and use the #DigitalMe. Then, show your post at Craveology to get one free soft-serve ice cream. All the fun is free with your admission to the Fleet! Enjoy 20 percent off admission here

Catch A Yellowfin On An
Oceanside SEA Center Trip!

Get hooked on Sportfishing at Oceanside SEA Center at Oceanside Harbor! The outfitter offers daily Sportfishing excursions and the chance to catch yellowtail, yellowfin, halibut, calico bass, and much more! Choose from spectacular half-day, 3/4-day and full-day trips. Visitors wanting an offshore fishing or sea-going adventure can book an open-party ticket or private charter, will find that the OSC has the boats, experience and staff to accommodate them. Book easily online here or call (760) 450-0403.

Kids 12 & Under Get In Free 
to the Japanese Friendship
Garden in October!

The Japanese Friendship Garden is participating in Kids Free San Diego! Everyday in October, kids 12 and under will enjoy FREE admission into the 12-acre Japanese Garden in Balboa Park. Bring friends and family and enjoy the Garden's koi ponds, numerous waterfalls and its 12-foot bronze statue. Don’t forget to grab a Scavenger Hunt game from the admission booth. The Garden is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. See JFG's on-site and virtual classes here

Enjoy $5 Off Any Cruise On City Cruises By Hornblower!

Set sail in the fresh air and sunshine on a tour of beautiful San Diego Bay with City Cruises by Hornblower! Choose from a host of options: a Premier Dinner Cruise, Champagne Brunch Cruise, a One-Hour Harbor Cruise & Sea Lion Adventure, a Sights & Sips Cruise (at sunset), Whale and Dolphin Watching excursions, and more! Whether you’re looking for a dinner cruise, brunch, or drinks, you’ll enjoy first-class service and plenty of room to dance for an unforgettable experience on the water. Enjoy $5 Off Any Cruise here

Create A Mini Sign For Your Home at Board & Brush!

Cultivate your inner DIY design skills while sipping and socializing at Board & Brush Creative Studio, a festive downtown Oceanside venue. Personalize a decorative wooden sign from start to finish — sand it, distress it, stain it, and paint it — along with guidance from a class instructor. Learn about the wood — the knots, the color variations and simple imperfections  — that will make your project look like a vintage heirloom. The studio provides the tools and direction, you create friendships and craft. The next Mini Sign Workshop is Oct. 9! Cost is $35 per project.

Get Rolling, See the Sights
With Wheel Fun Rentals!

Wheel Fun Rentals provides the ultimate outdoor fun experience! Rent everything from traditional cruiserbikes to surreys, Deuce Coupes, tandems, and other specialty cycles. You won't find a wider variety ofrecreation rental equipment anywhere! With locations in San Diego, plus Coronado and in Oceanside, Wheel Fun Rentals has your ride covered!  No reservation needed. Free helmets, lock, map, and bag/basket with every rental. Wheel Fun Rentals

Journey Through Time at the Heritage of the Americas Museum in East County!

Journey through time at the Heritage of the Americas Museum, now open again in East County. The museum is on the campus of Cuyamaca College in Rancho San Diego. You'll find a unique collection of art, artifacts, and natural history specimens displayed in four exhibit wings: Natural History, Archaeology, Anthropology, and Art. Call the Museum at (619) 670-5194 for more information.

Meet Animal Ambassadors
Up Close at EcoVivarium!


See snakes, lizards and other creatures up close by booking Private and Semi-Private Interactive Tours at EcoVivarium Living Museum in Escondido and. Cost is just $50 for up to four people. Groups of up to 10 can be accommodated. Visits are offered Thursdays-Sundays and last 60-90 minutes. The Museum is also offering in-person birthday and private events at the client’s location. Call (760) 975-9690 to book your tour today! EcoVivarium Living Museum

Visit Multiple Museums With
A Balboa Park Explorer Pass!

Visit amazing museums and more with a Balboa Park Explorer Pass! San Diego’s Balboa Park is the largest urban cultural park in the United States – no other place boasts 1,200 acres, 65 miles of hiking trails, more than a dozen museums, fantastic gardens, performing arts venues, and the San Diego Zoo! The Balboa Park Explorer Pass provides admission to multiple venues, and is up to a 58% savings over purchasing admission separately. Pass options include the popular Parkwide Pass (visit each participating museum, good for 7 consecutive days), or an Annual Pass that provides admission all year long! Click here to learn more and purchase your Explorer Pass.

Your Pooch Will Love
A Warm Bath (or a Nap)
at Dog Beach Dog Wash!

Play with your dogs in the surf and sand, then stop at the dog wash and clean them by hand! This do-it-yourself dog wash in Ocean Beach — one of the oldest in the nation — is the answer to your doggie care dreams. There is also a full retail selection of toys, treats, collars, leashes, and other accessories - and even clothing like polo shirts, thermals and baseball cats for humans. After some free treats, your dog leaves clean and smelling nice, and there’s no mess for you to clean up at home. Open 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mon-Sun. Nail trims 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dog Beach Dog Wash

Mormon Battalion Center
Offers Guided Tours!

This wonderful interactive center has reopened for guided tours. Visitors can step into history and learn about the journey of the Mormon Battalion, which left the sweltering heat of Iowa in 1846, and completed one of the longest infantry marches in American history — about 2,000 miles — to San Diego. When the venue reopens, bring the family, as the site is a great place for kids. Call (619) 298-3317 for more information.

Celebrate the Grand Opening
of the New Outdoor
Superstore at Jerome's!


Jerome’s Furniture is celebrating the Grand Opening of their new Outdoor Superstore on Saturday, Oct. 9 inside Jerome’s Morena Boulevard and San Marcos showrooms. They will have live DJ performances in the afternoon, fun family games, and even the wildly popular Happy Ice truck will be there giving out some delicious treats! Everything you love about Jerome’s — quality, selection, and Jerry’s Price — comes outside. Jerome’s Outdoor Superstore features San Diego County’s largest selection of quality outdoor furniture, accessories, games, and more. Don’t miss your chance to be one of the first to shop Jerome’s amazing selection of outdoor furniture and have some fun! Jerome's Furniture

Shop The Antique Village 
Outdoor Flea Market!

Find great deals on vintage furniture and decor, linens, books, old tools, fun signs and more at the Antique Village Flea Market, to be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3. Also shop for estate jewelry, records, repurposed items, shabby chic, farmhouse items, contemporary and antique wares including Mid-century decor, and even patio furniture. The Village Flea Market is held the first Sunday of each month. The 10,000 square-ft. mall is located just off Highway 78 in San Marcos. Open daily. The Antique Village

Discover New Eateries and
Shops at Seaport Village!

Visit the new retail stores and restaurants that have opened at downtown’s Seaport Village, the landmark waterfront shopping and dining destination. There are dozens of diverse shops, plus casual eateries and four bayside restaurants. Also enjoy the venue's four miles of meandering cobblestone pathways bordered by ponds, lakes, fountains and colorful landscaping plus a quarter-mile slate boardwalk along the San Diego Bay. Live music is also part of the fun. Seaport Village

Join In the Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration in Downtown Oceanside!

Join Mainstreet Oceanside for the annual Dia de Muertos celebration of life free event from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 in Downtown Oceanside (Farmers Market and Sunset Market area) at Pier View Way and Ditmar, where it first began! For the latest information on both the Sunset Market and the Oceanside Morning Farmers Market, visit MainStreet Oceanside

Shop and Save On Quality Clothing, Treasures at Humble Heart Thrift Store!

Pick up beautiful brand name clothing, vintage and modern shoes, furniture, home decor such as cool clocks and lamps, instruments, books, one-of-kind jewelry pieces and many more treasures for unbelievably low prices at Humble Heart Thrift Store in Ocean Beach! This hidden gem has a wide selection of kitchen and office supplies as well, plus neat knick knacks. Humble Heart's team is most happy to help you find that certain something, or accept your donation. The store is at 4873 Newport Ave. in Ocean Beach. Open at 10 a.m. daily. Call (619) 326-8212. Humble Heart Thrift Store

Shop, Dine & Catch Stunning 
Sunsets in Ocean Beach!

Groove to the beat of this eclectic California beach community. Start any visit for news and updates about “OB” at the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association on Bacon Street ( Smiling staffers can recommend favorite eateries, tasting rooms, shops, entertaining events and specialty services. After a day of fun, enjoy OB’s endless sunsets on the famous fishing pier or on the beach.

Slip Into Comfy Footwear 
From Birkenstock; Get $10 Off With Our Coupon!

Shop in-store or online for classic, comfortable and stylish footwear from Birkenstock of San Diego. Birkenstock's San Diego locations include Encinitas, Coronado, Old Town, La Mesa and new store, Sole Concepts, in the Gaslamp Quarter. Learn more here Birkenstock has been introducing new and innovative footwear to San Diego since 1976. Get $10 off your purchase of $75 or more here: Birkenstock Coupon

Buy A Treasure For Yourself Or Your Home at Estate Sale Warehouse!

Find worldly to whimsical pieces at this well-known resale emporium, known by locals as the "cow store" for its welcoming black-and-white mascot (named Penelope) out front. An estate sale shopper's dream, the 12,000-square-foot showroom is replete with high-quality used furniture, antiques, artwork, paintings, home decor, kitchen goods, collectibles and oh-so-much more, all at unbeatable prices. Venture in and find a treasure at this South "O" mainstay, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. seven days a week. Estate Sale Warehouse

Shop For Unique Gifts at Fiesta de Reyes in Old Town!

Pick up one-of-a-kind items at San Diego’s Fiesta de Reyes in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, open for in-person shopping and dining from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon-Fri and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Guests of the venerated hometown favorite destination can expect spacious outdoor seating and safety protocols at the Casa de Reyes restaurant, and Barra Barra Saloon. Live weekend entertainment has once again graced the Fiesta de Reyes stage to serenade diners, shoppers and visitors. Check out all the fun here

Find Trendy Swimwear
at Boom Boom Brazil!

Enjoy the beach or pool in swimwear from Boom Boom Brazil, a happy South Oceanside swim and beach boutique where the locals go for one-of-a-kind swimwear, ethically sourced and made with love. Whether trendy surf bikinis or sophisticated one pieces, the shop has something special for mermaids of all ages, sizes, and styles. Find every color and print under the sun, from sparkly neon pink and turquoise, to tropical florals and palms. Complete the look with locally crafted jewelry and art, pretty beach kimonos, or comfy Mommy & Me leggings. New arrivals added daily in store and online. Shop online or pop into the store, open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. 

Buy Elegant Jewelry and More at Sea Hive Marketplace!

Treat yourself and tour this treasure trove that brings childhood memories back to life. Showcasing 13,000 square feet of everything from vintage Levi’s to vinyl records, to Mid-century Modern furnishings and exquisite estate jewelry, this home designer destination is truly a sight to behold. Since opening its doors in 2017, the store has quickly become a go-to for vintage lovers and for those who prefer to shop small, as the store carries many one-of-a-kind items created by local artisans. Wares of over 100 dealer spaces are all under one roof. Open daily. Sea Hive Marketplace

Check Out Second Sundays
at Sea Hive Station!

Score one-of-a-kind finds at this shopper's paradise, a warehouse-sized bazaar brimming with vintage and new clothing, antique, mid-century and modern furniture, housewares, imports, jewelry, art, garden items, and cool knick-knacks. Brand new at San Diego's Liberty Station and already a standout, the store hosts 150 individual vendors selling handmade and handpicked items ranging from retro jeans and jackets to gorgeous area rugs to throw pillows and hundreds more carefully curated local goods. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Don't miss Second Sundays — a vintage market featuring sellers and artists from all over the region! Sea Hive Station

Color Your World at
Carolyn's Designer Resale!

Come for the clothes, stay to get styled at this authenticated designer consignment boutique carrying high-end and vintage labels for less. The carefully curated inventory reflects the store's passion for fashion, from tailored tops and bottoms, to cocktail dresses and accessories, to sleek athleisure wear. Shop luxury labels such as Chanel, Dior, Fendi, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Christian Louboutin and oh-so-many more runway-worthy brands, either in person, or from the comfort of home via Carolyn's online shop. Consignment information is also available online at

Shop, Dine, Play at the Coronado Ferry Landing, Right On San Diego Bay!

Spend time at the Coronado Ferry Landing, which boasts charming shops, restaurants and spectacular skyline views of downtown San Diego! The seaside shopping village features beautiful boutiques carrying everything from men’s and women’s fashions and footwear to memorabilia and seashells all surrounded by inviting seating areas to relax in the sun. There is live music each weekend and a Tuesday afternoon farmers market. Catch the daily ferry to this lovely bayside district, a perfect way to spend the day! Coronado Ferry Landing

Reap & Sow in Oceanside Carries Eco-Sustainable Items!

Shop online or in store at Reap & Sow, a holistic wellness apothecary and zero-waste eco-boutique located in South Oceanside. The charming Coast Highway shop sells products that make leading a clean, eco-sustainable life easy and fun. Buy organic essential oils and perfumes; candles, soaps and personal care; herbal immune boosting tonics; a full selection of CBD products; teas, healing crystals, plants, books, jewelry and all the best zero-waste products for the sustainable home. Also bring in any kind of container, glass or plastic, to refill in their refillery. (760) 421-9246 or visit Reap & Sow at

Enjoy Shops, Restaurants
at Village Faire in Carlsbad!

Shop at quaint boutiques at Village Faire, the charming seaside shopping and dining complex in the heart of the historic village of Carlsbad. Set in New England-style architecture surrounding a fountain courtyard, the center’s shops include beauty, fitness, a med spa, clothing, gifts, jewelry and imports. Other establishments include a surfboard shop, art galleries, real estate services and a UPS Store. Dining covers a wide range of cuisine. A coffeehouse and gelato shop are also on the premises. Village Faire

The Grand Tea Room Carries
45 Flavors of Loose Leaf Tea!

The gift shop at The Grand Tea Room in Escondido is stocked and ready for your shopping needs! Find elegant teapots, cups and saucers, jewelry, scented soaps and sachets, scarfs, gloves and much much more. The Grand Tea Room can ship too! Also buy gift certificates, which can be e-mailed or mailed. The restaurant's patio is open for outdoor dining and welcomes everyone back! Also order takeout or "Tea to Go" by calling (760) 233-9500. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. The Grand Tea Room

Shop For Crystals, Gems, Jewelry at Dinosaur Gallery!

Find unique gifts at the Dinosaur Gallery, a gem of a shop in Del Mar. The store carries an amazing selection of crystals, jewelry, exquisite artist collectibles, meteorites, corals and shells, a 2.7 billion-year-old stromatolite found in Australia and much more. Stop in anytime from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Sat. (closed Wednesdays) and from noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Dinosaur Gallery is right next to the Del Mar Library.  Call (858) 794-4855 or visit the gallery online

Ship, Mail, Print at the Ocean
Beach Business Center!

Your one-stop-shop for all printing, mailing and basic marketing needs is at the Ocean Beach Business Center. As a FedEx®, UPS® and USPS® center, you can buy boxes, pack, ship and track just about anything, anywhere in the world as well as rent personal mailboxes for your residence or business. Hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Fri. Closed weekends. Call (619) 222-4876 to discuss your next project or visit the Ocean Beach Business Center online

Tickets On Sale Now For the De Portola Wine Trail's 2021 Harvest Celebration!

Join the owners of Temecula’s finest wineries for the fall nirvana of wine tasting — the De Portola Wine Trail’s 2021 Harvest Celebration. Enjoy 10 Wineries, 30 tastes of wine and a paired appetizer at each stop. Each winery on the De Portola Wine Trail sports a different wine style and varietal composition. The Harvest Celebration is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. November 7, 2021. Tickets: $79.99. Designated driver price: $39.99 (DD does not receive wine). PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Enjoy A 2-For-1 Wine Tasting
at Wiens Family Cellars; and 
Celebrate Wiensfest 2021!

Toast to Wiens Family Cellars' 20th Anniversary from 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3! Wiensfest 2021 will feature a grape stomp, outdoor games, Wiens trivia, good music, dancing, a delicious autumn-themed meal by Chef Volker, and of course, plenty of beer and wine. Not a Club Member? Join to be part of this Anniversary event! Tickets available for Club Members to purchase online, in the Tasting Room, or by calling (951) 694-9892. The winery is open 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Call (951) 694-9892. Enjoy A Two-For-One Wine Tasting here

Drop By Callaway's San Diego
Tasting Room For A 
2-For-1 Wine Tasting!

Callaway Vineyard & Winery in Temecula has reopened its San Diego Tasting Room! Join Callaway for a taste of Wine Country with a cool, urban vibe at its sleek and modern tasting room, 517 4th Ave., located in the heart of San Diego’s historic Gaslamp District. Open 2-8 p.m. Thurs.-Sun. Visit before a Padres baseball game, before or after dinner, after work or to simply start the night out. (619) 478-0899.  Enjoy a Two-For-One Wine Tasting here.

Save 25% On A Bottle of Pure
Olive Oil at Cougar Vineyard
& Winery in Temecula!

Dine al fresco on the patio and picnic area or inside Sangio's Deli, open daily 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Cougar Vineyard & Winery in Temecula. The menu consists of seasonal selections ranging from delicious salads to hand-tossed pizzas packed with an array of complementing flavors. The deli’s menu pairs wonderfully with Cougar's award-winning handcrafted Italian varietals. Reserve at (951) 767-8457 or on Open Table. Enjoy 25 percent off a Bottle of Pure Olive Oil here

Join In the Haunted Masquerade Ball at Fazeli Cellars! On Regular Visits, Get $5 Off A Flight of Wine! 

Join Fazeli Cellars Winery in Temecula for its annual Haunted Masquerade Ball on Saturday, Oct. 30! Cocktail attire, masquerade style masks, and costumes are recommended but not required. Enjoy a full bar with themed cocktails, premium and well mixed drinks, wine, beer and bubbly; a DJ & dancing; and delicious eats from area food trucks. $40 Members/ $50 Non-Members ticket includes entrance and one drink ticket. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets The winery is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Get $5 Off a Flight of Wine here

Explore Art, and Sip & Savor
Temecula Wine Hosted By Art
Alliance of Idyllwild!

Explore the 23rd Annual Art Walk and Wine Tasting with Art Alliance of Idyllwild from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9. Start your art hunt by visiting galleries, art hot spots, and artist booths. You do not need a ticket to visit the art locations and free maps will be available at AAI Central located in Idy Park (in the middle of town). Continue your Idyllwild experience with wine tasting from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. A ticket is required for the tastings, which includes a keepsake wine glass, entertainment by local musicians, and a variety of cheese, crackers and grapes. Participating wineries include Cougar Vineyard & Winery, Oak Mountain Winery, and Wiens Family Cellars. Tickets

Try Grain-to-Glass
Whiskey Flights
at Pacific Coast Spirits!

Have a barrel of fun at this innovative restaurant and liquor distillery serving up farm-to-table fare and grain-to-glass spirits in Oceanside. Savor favorites such as the Distillery Fries, Fried Chicken Sandwich, Breaded Ravioli with the House Tomato Vodka Sauce, or PCS Cheeseburger. Fresh salads, entreés such as shrimp or fish tacos, and palate-pleasing pastas covered in creamy sauces round out the menu. Make room for the distillery's signature whiskey, plus house-made bourbon, heirloom corn whiskey, vodka, gin, brandy and agave spirits, all served in cocktail form or in tasting flights. Open for lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch. Online ordering available.

Enjoy Delicious Bites at Voltaire Beach House!

Kick back at Voltaire Beach House, a breezy eatery specializing in New American fare, blissful brunches, craft cocktails and offering a wide selection of local San Diego beers. Ocean Beach has seen its restaurant scene grow and continue to impress newcomers and locals alike. The open-air patio, in the center of it all, lets you soak up the ocean air while enjoying brunch, burgers, bowls or breakfast served all day, every day. Located in the heart of Ocean Beach, the venue is also just blocks from Dog Beach, and furry friends are welcome. Open daily. Voltaire Beach House

Sweeten Your Halloween
With Custom Cookies From
Girard Gourmet in La Jolla!

Scare up some custom-made Halloween cookies from Girard Gourmet, La Jolla's award-winning neighborhood bakery-deli-restaurant and caterer, proudly serving the community for more than 30 years. Aside from whimsical cookies, Girard Gourmet serves fresh and flavorful farm-to-table meals, and provides sidewalk seating and indoor dining. The restaurant is owned by Diana and François Goedhuys, who pride themselves in using locally and organically grown ingredients. Choose from bakery items, sandwiches, salads, quiches, pot pies and more. Open daily. Call (858) 454-3325 or visit Girard Gourmet online.

Best Pizza & Brew Serving Up Hot Slices at Five Locations!

Choose pizza by the slice or whole pie at this popular gathering spot, with multiple locations, including its newest restaurant in Vista! With a roster of 13 specialty pizzas from pepperoni to margarita, both meat lovers and veggie fans can get their fix. Starters include warmed garlic knots, fried calamari, and marina and meatballs, perfect as standalone meals. Fresh salads and hearty sandwiches highlight the rest of the menu. Craft beer lovers will appreciate pale ales, stouts and palate-pleasing pilsners. Enjoy outdoor seating, booth and high-top tables, and TVs for catching a game. Online ordering and delivery available. Best Pizza & Brew

Enjoy Ranchero-Style Dinners at Anita's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina!

Experience the taste of true Mexican fare served with a smile at the South "O" location of this third generation family-owned restaurant. A community staple, Anita's has proudly served Oceanside and neighboring cities since 1973. Thirteen deluxe combination plates, ranchero-style dinners such as Carne con Chile Colorado and Carne con Chile Verde, plus seafood specialties anchor the menu. Enchiladas, burritos, tostadas and tacos can be ordered a la carte. Locals also love the complimentary chips and salsa and amazing list of mouthwatering margaritas. Open 4-9 p.m. Tues.-Sun. 

Gather at the Pour House For Bites, Brews, and Live Music! 

Grab a bite and enjoy a brew at this South Oceanside gathering spot serving up classic and creative cocktails, delicious eats and live music throughout the week. The new menu pleases all palates and can be ordered online to go. Nosh on appetizers such as house-cut truffle fries or pork belly nachos, or savor various salads, sandwiches and big burgers, juicy steak and fries, fish and chips or a mouthwatering poke bowl. Treat yourself to bottomless mimosas during the popular brunch, offered 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Sit indoors or on the street-side, dog-friendly patio and take in the fresh air.

Watch NFL Football On TV
at American Heroes & Brew!

Cheer on your favorite team at American Heroes & Brew in Carlsbad. They have your favorite brews, great food, and 12 big screen TVs! The venue serves iconic sandwiches from across the country like the Brooklyn, the Philadelphia, and the Miami all piled high with premium meats, cheeses and veggies. If you like bratwurst, October is your month. Try their Sheboygan sandwich made with two bratwurst cooked in beer, browned on the griddle and served on a hoagie roll with with sauerkraut and Inglehoffer mustard. American Heroes & Brew

Check Out South "O" Hot
Spots The Privateer Coal Fire
Pizza and The Privateer
Marketplace & Wine Bar 

Taste the difference at this South "O" hot spot, firing up phenomenal Neapolitan-style pizzas in its 100 percent coal fire oven. An early star of South Oceanside's now shining culinary scene, the restaurant is also known for fresh and locally sourced ingredients used in its gourmet appetizers, salads, soups and specialty dishes. Also check out The Privateer Marketplace & Wine Bar — right next door. Wine tastings and wine-paired dinners, an expansive retail shop, as well as the entire menu from The Privateer Coal Fire Pizza restaurant are offered. Also enjoy Comedy Nights at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, monthly Vintner Tastings, and Oceanside Wine Society's Wine Paired Four-Course Dinners the second Monday of the month.

Kick Back With A Cocktail 
at Frankie's in Oceanside!

Stir up your evening or grab a nightcap at Frankie's, the swanky cocktail lounge in downtown Oceanside. A mellow haven with a distinguished interior, the Pier View Way venue offers select high-end drinks at 5 p.m. weekdays with a 1 p.m. start on weekends. Slide into a padded booth, relax at the long bar, or on the patio. Enjoy classic cocktails such as martinis or whiskey sours, or try traditions with a twist. Masterful mixologists can also whip up just about any custom order. Sparkling, white and rose, red and dessert wines, plus domestic and draft beers round out the mood-elevating menu.

Tasty Nachos and Margaritas Await at Casa de Pico!

Life's a fiesta at Diane Powers’ Casa de Pico! Enjoy Mexican food favorites and mouthwatering margaritas at the La Mesa restaurant, which has been serving up its famous enchiladas, warm, handmade tortillas and giant birdbath margaritas for 50 years. Also enjoy outdoor dining on the pretty patio, takeout and delivery. And don't miss Happy Hour and entertaining Mariachis! Call (619) 463-3267 to place your order! Open daily for lunch and dinner. Casa de Pico

Vinaka Cafe in Carlsbad
Has Extended Hours!

Grab an espresso or hang out while savoring specialty coffees at this sunny seaside cafe on the upper level of Carlsbad Village Faire — now open longer from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Enjoy fresh pastries, 100 percent natural ice cream, made-to-order sandwiches (everything from turkey & avocado to fresh veggie wraps), smoothies, cakes and pies. The shop offers free WiFi, a coffee and tea refill, and a relaxed atmosphere in which to work or play games. Stop by or call (760) 720-7890 for a pick-up

Enjoy Smokin' Hot Food
at Kansas City Barbeque!

Sit down for smokin' hot food at Kansas City Barbeque, serving hearty helpings of barbeque and beer in downtown San Diego. Home to the 1986 hit movie “Top Gun,” this San Diego landmark is celebrating its 38th anniversary. Most patrons enjoy sitting outside on the expansive patio, taking in amazing downtown views and demolishing racks of ribs. The place also serves sandwiches, chicken and beef, and side dishes including coleslaw, beans, fries, to-die-for onion rings, potato salad, corn on the cob, and macaroni and cheese. Kansas City Barbeque

Savor Salvadorian Fare
in Downtown Escondido!

Enjoy authentic Salvadorian fare at Cuscatlan Salvadorian Cuisine & More, the downtown Escondido restaurant known for its tasty pupusas, El Salvador's national dish. Cuscatlan's other Salvadoran specialties include grilled steaks and chicken, succulent sautéed shrimp and Salvadoran tamales. Also indulge in square deep dish and specialty pizzas; savory soups served with rice and tortillas; antipasto, Greek and Caesar salads; sandwiches; and various pastas. Open at 10 a.m. daily. Call (760) 291-1225 or visit Cuscatlan Salvadorian Cuisine & More

Order A Gourmet Sandwich From Prontos in Carlsbad!

Enjoy fresh, made-to-order fare from Prontos Gourmet Market! Prontos is also THE place to have breakfast and lunch, and pick up dinners-to-go in Carlsbad Village. Prontos offers an amazing array of soups, salads and sandwiches plus specialty items like Classic Shepherd’s Pie, Lobster Macaroni and Cheese and Pan-Fried Fish. Not to be missed is the large pastry case filled with cobblers, cakes and bars. Call (760) 434-2644 or order online here

Dine On the Terrace at Gregorio's in Carlsbad!

Break bread with friends and family at Gregorio’s Italian Restaurant, a locals' favorite on the second level of the seaside shopping plaza Village Faire in Carlsbad. Gregorio’s robust menu features everything from house favorites homemade lasagna and eggplant parmesan along with their mouthwatering butternut squash ravioli and homemade cannolis. Seafood, chicken and grilled items round out the menu. Dine inside, out on the sunny terrace or carry out. Call (760) 720-1132 or reserve at

Enjoy Margaritas and Authentic Fare From Marieta's!

Satisfy your South-of-the-Border cravings at Marieta's, a Mexican favorite that customers have loved for generations. The family-owned restaurant is known for its authentic cuisine prepared with quality ingredients, sauces and dressings. Marieta's locations — Alpine, La Mesa and Santee  — are open for dine-in and pickup/to go orders, including delicious margaritas, of course! Marieta's

Order Pizza, Pasta, Salads
From Leucadia Pizzeria!

Dining rooms are open Leucadia Pizzeria & Italian Restaurants' locations in Encinitas and University Town Center/La Jolla, as well as Leucadia Pizza Kitchen (Delivery and Takeout only) in Carlsbad and Point Loma. Aside from their famous piping hot pizzas (with a choice of gluten-free crust), the restaurants are known for delicious pastas, entrées, subs, salads and desserts. For takeout or delivery, call the location nearest to you. Leucadia Pizzeria & Italian Restaurants

Dine Bayside at the
Coronado Ferry Landing!

Enjoy panoramic views of San Diego Bay at elegant restaurants and casual eateries — all with outdoor dining options — at the Coronado Ferry Landing! Savor exquisite Mexican dishes at Costa Azul, fabulous Italian at Il Fornaio and wonderful Hawaiian at Peohe’s! Casual dining options include Spiro Gyros, serving authentic Greek fare; Lil’ Piggy’s Bar-B-Q, serving Memphis-style ribs, smoked wings and corn fritters; and Village Pizzeria Bayside, cooking up made-to-order pizzas, calzones and pasta dishes. Don't miss live music 2-5 p.m. weekends. Coronado Ferry Landing

Order A Sizzling Entrée at
Shogun Kobe Restaurant!

Indulge in an entertaining and delicious dining experience at Shogun Kobe Restaurant in San Diego. Master chefs dazzle guests with their samurai-like swordsmanship as they skillfully slice, dice, juggle, and entertain, while preparing entrées on a sizzling Teppanyaki grill. Also enjoy a savory sushi bar and signature cocktails, some prepared in souvenir Samurai Warrior or Geisha mugs. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Call (858) 560-7399 or visit Shogun San Diego onlineEnjoy $10 off dinner with a minimum $125 purchase here

Enjoy Authentic and Fresh Fare at Lanna Thai Cuisine!

Lanna Thai Cuisine in open for indoor dining and serving its deliciously imaginative menu in Pacific Beach. Lanna Thai offers light and healthy Thai cuisine with homemade recipes passed through generations. Enjoy a selection of vegetarian, seafood, curry, noodle dishes and more. Lunch specials available from 11:30 a.m-2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Dinner is served 5-9 p.m. Please call (858) 274-8424 for take-out or delivery up to four miles away. Lanna Thai Cuisine

Enjoy A Taste of Kombucha
at Living Tea Brewing Co.!

Enjoy friendly faces and a cup of kombucha waiting to greet you at this wellness-focused shop near the beach in Oceanside. A favorite of locals, this sunny spot specializes in the probiotic fermentation of kombucha tea with its heirloom SCOBY culture. Sample refreshing flavors like Mango, Ginger or Lavender, all on tap. The store also carries around 30 organic specialty teas, herbs and roots for bulk fill up or served hot to go. The taproom and marketplace sells local produce, superfoods, natural skincare products and local honey. Open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Find Living Tea on tap or in cans near you! Living Tea Brewing Co.

Sample Seasonal Blends at Point Loma Tea!

Drink in the lovely offerings at this tea boutique, across from the Public Market at Liberty Station. Part tea bar, part retail shop, Point Loma Tea features a menu of caffeinated and non-caffeinated, iced and hot, plus floral and herbal options, either to go or to enjoy on the pretty premises. Can't decide? The shop carries over 100 organic, whole leaf teas of all different styles and flavors. Think white, green, Chai, Darjeeling, Oolong, Pu-erh, and other aromatic delights. Accessories are as carefully curated as the tea collection. Point Loma Tea

Savor Afternoon Tea
at the Grand Tea Room in
Downtown Escondido!

The Grand Tea Room in downtown Escondido, celebrating its 10th anniversary, offers a menu of over 45 gourmet loose-leaf teas and delicious tea sandwiches, scones, shepherd’s pie, quiche, fresh fruit and petite desserts served on triple-tiered towers. The venue’s elegant tea service takes place three times per day, Tues.-Sat. Choose indoor or patio seating. Also order "Tea to Go." Call (760) 233-9500 for reservations. The Grand Tea Room

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
at Lighthouse Ice Cream!

Did you know that you can turn your ordinary ice cream cone into a sundae at Lighthouse Ice Cream in downtown Ocean Beach? Order the shop's awe-inspiring Big Olaf: a double-scoop waffle cone sundae with toppings, real whipped cream, nuts and a cherry on top! Located a half-block from the ocean, Lighthouse Ice Cream not only features dozens of ice cream flavors (both traditional hard scoop and soft serve), but also offers yummy shakes, malts, sundaes and flurries. Stop in for an afternoon snack or after-dinner dessert today! Open from 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. Lighthouse Ice Cream

Join A Paid Research Study at PSY-TEK Labs!

Take the first step to making informed decisions about holistic health and wellness. PSY-TEK’s cutting-edge technology and advanced research studies help unite key medical with alternate natural therapies. PSY-TEK Labs a nonprofit research and certified Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) lab. Qualified participants are paid, and receive free health assessments worth thousands. To join a research study, call (760) 733-6000, email or visit PSY-TEK here

Book the Ultimate Girl Spa Day at Lovely Little Ladies!

Pamper your princess at this premier salon, spa, and celebrations venue for girls, tweens, and teens at Carlsbad Village Faire! Little missies ages 5-18 will experience giggles, glitz and glam, whether getting platinum level hair care (from haircuts to royal up-do's), a make-up session, and/or fabulous facial, mani and pedi services. Planning a special event? Choose from all-inclusive tea parties, spa parties, bridal and baby shower spa parties, and even mobile on-the-the-go options. The hair salon and spa is open Tuesday-Thursday by appointment only. Friday-Monday celebrations/party packages also require advance reservation.

Building Block Offers 
Dynamic Drills, Workouts, 
Stretching & Dance Classes!

Building Block offers amazing classes only on BB360! Sign up for dynamic new releases in choreography, drills, stretching and workouts. Students of any level of dance skill can receive a personal mentorship experience with renowned choreographers, teachers, and artist athletes. Sign up for BB360 and get UNLIMITED ACCESS to 200+ programs for less than $6 a month. Learn more here

Get 15% Off Your Purchase Over $75 at Torrey Holistics!

Elevate your health and wellness with Torrey Holistics, offering high quality, lab-tested top-shelf treats ranging from vape cartridges and pens, edibles (like cannabis-infused tonics), flower, pre-rolls and smoking accessories. Medicinal products like topicals, tinctures and CBD gummies that provide anxiety and pain relief are also available. Drop by the centrally located shop in Sorrento Valley, open daily, or buy online for curbside pickup or delivery. Get 15% off your purchase over $75 here

Look and Feel Your Best
With Medi-Spa Treatments
From Moradi MD!

Get the body you want and renew your skin's health in the process at this award-winning cosmetic surgery practice with locations in Carlsbad and Vista. Using innovative medical techniques combined with the mission of "Integrity. Excellence. Results," Dr. Moradi and his team can help you achieve your desired look. The facility's procedures range from non-invasive body-shaping to fillers and Botox, plus CoolSculpting™ and laser hair removal to help you look and feel your best. Both offices feature complimentary consultations, knowledgeable staff and a relaxed environment. Moradi MD

Sylvan Learning Can Give Your Child An Academic Checkup!

Wondering how your child is really doing academically, particularly during the pandemic? Is he or she playing catch-up or not feeling challenged? Sylvan Learning can give you an in-depth look with an Academic Checkup! Sylvan's assessment for grades K-12 pinpoints your child’s unique strengths, areas that need focus, and even behaviors or attitudes that may affect performance. Sylvan's Academic Checkup is just $49* through October. Call (858) 375-5372 or visit Sylvan Learning to take advantage of this offer here

Traveling to Mexico? Get $6 Off A Roundtrip CBX Ticket With Our Coupon!

Cross Border Xpress wants you to explore the best of Mexico with the reliability of Hertz. Visit using the code "CBXINB" and get a 25% discount on your next car rental. CBX is an enclosed pedestrian bridge exclusive for Tijuana International Airport passengers crossing the U.S./Mexico border, offering a safe travel experience. Make sure you have a passport and visa (If applicable). Also download the CBX App to avoid a long line onsite. Enjoy $6 (USD) Off A Round-Trip Ticket here

Take the Bus Or Train to the Beach, Attractions, Shops!

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride with North County Transit District! NCTD’s services include the scenic north-south COASTER commuter train, east-west SPRINTER hybrid rail, BREEZE bus network, FLEX on-demand service, and LIFT ADA paratransit. The COASTER’s double-decker cars traverse the beautiful coastline between downtown San Diego and Oceanside with stops near beaches, restaurants, and boutiques. The modern and sleek SPRINTER whisks riders past traffic between Oceanside and Escondido with most stations leaving you at the doorstep of grocery stores, parks, and shops.  NCTD

Catrina Russell Is Your Ocean
Beach Real Estate Expert!

Sell or buy your home by calling Catrina Russell, Coldwell Banker’s top real estate agent in San Diego County. A longtime resident of the Ocean Beach/Point Loma area, she has received the Customer Service Business of the Year Award by the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association several years running. Contact her at or visit

Rent Brand New Office Space (By the Beach!) at Oceanside Technology Center

Ready to get out of the house and work in a pretty, private furnished office? Professionals will love the brand new spaces at Oceanside Technology Center. Disconnect from the noise of everyday life and increase productivity. Inquire about month-to-month private office rental, which includes access to a private keypad locked office, sit/stand desk, reliable WiFi, printer use and access to all common areas. State-of-the-art conference rooms, daily private office rental, co-working and virtual offices also available. Only blocks from the beach and the Sprinter station, and dog-friendly! Call (760) 635-0230 or visit Oceanside Tech Center online.

Don't Make A Move Without Bradbury | Macleay Realty Group - Windermere Homes & Estates!

Recognized as a Top Ten Team Producer in 2020 by Windermere Homes & Estates, the North County San Diego real estate duo of Erik and Valerie Bradbury have extensive local experience with luxury and second-home properties, seasoned homeowners, first-time buyers and out-of-town relocation needs. Coupled with Erik's experience as a licensed CPA, they have the financing expertise required and provide their clients the time and attention so critically needed in today’s market. The pair are North County neighborhood experts. Reach them at (760) 500-1825 or

Rent Or Buy Slice of SoCal Life With Help From Beachside Realty!

Buy or rent a slice of SoCal life, or sell your vacation or primary home fast with Beachside Realty in San Diego’s North County. Whether you're looking to rent an Oceanside beach house and build sandcastles for the summer or are dreaming of buying a piece of paradise in Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, San Marcos or Vista, Beachside Realty can help! Led by Owner/Broker Stormy Rogers who lives in North County herself, Beachside's top-tier team specializes in a unique and personalized experience for each client. Call (760) 231-1359 or visit Beachside Realty

Check Out Homes By CC
For Your Real Estate Needs!

Find your dream home with dream Realtor CC Summerfield, trusted by grateful clients all over San Diego. Both home sellers and buyers have enjoyed premier customer service and great experiences working with CC, known for her professionalism, patience and stellar support. With a focus on Ocean Beach and Point Loma (and an office in downtown OB), this beach lover can help you find a home by the sand and sea, or anywhere in sunny San Diego. Simply give her a call or text at (619) 980-7758 or check out her listings at

Rent A Condo With Incredible San Diego Bay Views!

Imagine waking up in the morning to a beautiful view of San Diego Bay from your balcony and being within walking distance to downtown San Diego’s attractions, restaurants and shops. Stay San Diego has dozens of beautifully designed, fully-furnished properties for corporate, extended stays and vacation rentals. Choose from luxury condos with swimming pool and downtown views to urban retreats with access to the Trolley — or both! Stay San Diego is located in downtown San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. 

Tee Off at the Air & Space 
Museum's Golf Tourney!

Please join the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s 37th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Admiral Baker Golf Course on Wednesday, Nov. 3 The annual tournament helps provide quality educational experiences to San Diego students through scholarships, exhibits, classes and outreach. Your participation in the annual tournament creates opportunities for the children in the Museum's K-12 programs to excel in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Tickets The Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.mEnjoy $4 off adult admission here: San Diego Air & Space Coupon

Enjoy San Diego Coupons, Discounts and Deals!

Enjoy resident and visitor discounts on San Diego’s best things to do like attractions, museums, wine-tasting (like the De Portola Wine Trail in Temecula - pictured) restaurants, shopping and youth activities, with many buy-one, get-one-free coupons and more! View our convenient Printable coupons by Area or by Category, choose your deal and you’re ready to roll. Then check back often to see our variety of valuable offers! PassPort to San Diego Coupons
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