Don’t let the year-round sunshine fool you. San Diego hosts plenty of fun fall activities every year. Make sure you don’t miss out on the seasonal festivities during your trip to SD this autumn, because they’re only around for a limited time. Check out these family-friendly events recommended by the San Diego Pacific Inn Hotel & Suites. You won’t be disappointed!
The Bulls of St. Agata Charge Little Italy – October 24th, 6:30-10pm
No red cape is necessary as you make your way to a “stampede” of more than 40 of the finest Italian cars produced under the iconic Lamborghini name. In addition to taking photos of these classic vehicles, you’ll be able to enjoy live music and sample the very best tastes of San Diego’s Little Italy. Top restaurants in the area include Buon Appetito and Bencotto Italian Kitchen, both within easy walking distance from the event. The Bulls of St. Agata Charge is totally free!
Trick-or-Treat on India Street – October 30th, 5:30-7:30pm
Several Little Italy businesses are expected to participate this year at the annual trick-or-treat event held in the heart of San Diego’s Little Italy district. If you happen to be in town for Halloween, this is a safe place where you can bring your kids to get an assortment of treats and sweets. Trick-or-treat maps can be picked up at Piazza Basilone, located on the corner of India Street and West Fir Street at 5:30pm until 7:30pm on the day of the event.
Our Lady of the Rosary Annual Spaghetti Dinner – November 7th, 12-9pm
Enjoy spaghetti and an assortment of related dishes at this annual San Diego event. In addition to a hearty dinner, the event will also include a delicious selection of Italian baked goods. For the adults, there will be some equally tasty wine served with dinner. Adults pay $15 per person while children’s tickets only cost $6.
69th Annual Mother Goose Parade – November 21st, 10am-3pm
Kick-off the holiday season with one of the most popular seasonal parades on the West Coast. You’ll be treated to a parade that will include marching bands, a few celebs, giant balloons, horses, and the man from the North Pole. Many local El Cajon restaurants and shops along the parade route will also be open throughout the day if you’re looking for a bite to eat, or planning to do some holiday shopping.
Haunted Aquarium: Shipwrecked! – October 23-24, 6-9pm
Enjoy ghostly tales of shipwrecks against the backdrop of the underwater creatures on display here. The event will also include live music and an assortment of activities, like the workshop where kids learn how to make their own seaweed slime. Many nearby community organizations participate in the event by offering additional games, activities, giveaways, and costume prizes. Grab a bite to eat or pick up some Halloween treats at Splash! Cafe. While children two and under can enter the aquarium for free, adults can pay anywhere from $12 to $17.
Fall fun and festivities don’t have to end with the above events! Ask an informative staff member at the San Diego Pacific Inn for information regarding additional seasonal events in the area. When you reserve your room at the Pacific Inn, you put yourself in the middle of San Diego’s best restaurants, boutiques, and attractions. Call us today at 1-800-571-2933 to ask about our newly remodeled rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi and cable TV.