Join us in San Diego during the middle of October and take advantage of Kids Free San Diego while enjoying multiple San Diego playoff games and many more top things to do.
Kids Free San Diego
When: Now – 31, 2022
Join us in San Diego this October, when kids eat, stay, and play for free. With dozens of deals on hotels, activities, attractions, restaurants and more, it’s the perfect time to create unforgettable family memories in San Diego.
When: Now – Oct. 31, 2022
Considered among the goriest, scariest and screaming-est fright fests to be found in the dark corners of Southern California, the Scream Zone invites guests to two terrifying haunts and other monstrous attractions. This year the Scream Zone runs selected nights beginning Oct. 6 and continues through Halloween.
San Diego Italian Film Festival
When: Oct. 12 – 22, 2022
The San Diego Italian Film Festival showcases the best of new Italian film with a series of premieres ranging from dramas and comedies to documentaries. The San Diego Italian Film Festival announces the SDIFF Ristretto Awards, dedicated to short narratives either by Italians or about Italian culture, Italian-American identity, or more broadly for the Italian community.
San Diego Filipino Film Festival
When: Oct. 13 – 18, 2022
The latest and most anticipated installment of San Diego Filipino Cinema’s year-long programming, the San Diego Filipino Film Festival, debuts this fall. Held during October’s Filipino American History Month, SDFC’s inaugural film festival is the organization’s centerpiece event and aims to raise awareness for Filipinx cinema as an important art form and a powerful tool for representation, education and entertainment.
2022 NLDS – SD Padres vs. LA Dodgers
When: Oct. 14 – 16, 2022
The Padres won the Wild Card and have advanced to the National League Division Series to face the Dodgers starting Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Dodger Stadium. The Padres return to Petco Park for Game 3 on Friday, Oct. 14; if needed, Game 4 will be played in San Diego on Saturday, Oct. 15.
Escondido Grand Avenue Festival
When: Oct. 16, 2022
Since 1989, the Escondido Grand Avenue Festival has brought live entertainment, over 400 vendors, children’s rides and activities, and food from around the world to the tree-lined streets of downtown Escondido. Over 400 vendors, live entertainment and food from around the world have combined to make the Escondido Grand Avenue Festival a great family tradition.
NWSL Playoffs- SD Wave vs. Chicago Red Stars
When: Oct. 16, 2022
San Diego Wave FC will host its first-ever postseason match at Snapdragon Stadium after becoming the first expansion team in NWSL history to reach the playoffs. So, let’s #MakeWaves and show how San Diego does home-field advantage!
San Diego International Film Festival
When: Oct. 19-23, 2022
The 21st Annual San Diego International Film Festival is really ‘Putting the Fest Back in Festival!’ This year includes the return of the Opening Night Film Premiere & Reception, the Night of the Stars Tribute, Culinary Cinema, plus more in-person parties, panels and networking events. The 21st Annual San Diego International Film Festival kicks off with film lovers, filmmakers, arts patrons, elected officials, executives and professionals gathering to celebrate film at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park. Guests will enjoy a pre-screening cocktail party followed by a studio film premiere.
USA Ultimate National Championships
When: Oct. 20-23, 2022
The USA Ultimate National Championships represent the pinnacle of elite ultimate in North America. The top 16 teams in men’s, mixed and women’s divisions from across the United States and Canada will compete for the USA Ultimate Championship.
San Diego Loyal Western Conference Quarterfinals
When: Oct. 23, 2022
San Diego is Soccer Central in October! The San Diego Loyal FC will host the first-ever USL home playoff match at Torero Stadium.