There is a lot to be excited about as we are fresh out of October and jumping into November. Starting us off is something everyone should be looking forward to, Veterans Day Weekend! Whether you are taking time to honor and remember those who have and still do serve our country, or are using the extra day off to rest and make more memories with the family, there are lots of things to get you Out and About in SD!
Monday, November 4th
Beer Week in San Diego!
Having started on the 1st, Beer Week is still going strong! Never in short supply here in San Diego, take a beercation with amazing brews over the course of 10 days. Breweries around San Diego county will be tapping their best kegs for this event which features special tastings and themes every day through the 10th for this 11th annual Beer Week. Follow this link for a full list of events, participating breweries, and tickets.
Friday, November 8th
This week marks the beginning of Fleet Week in San Diego with public events starting the 8th and running through the 11th! Honor and celebrate our sailors through a bevy of events including a football classic and tailgate, ship tours, student STEM day, parade, and more all with the aim of getting to know and supporting these heroes. A schedule of events can be found here.
Chart a Course for Movies on the Island!
The Coronado Film Festival welcomes you to come out and enjoy films, parties, panels, exhibits, workshops, meet-and-greets with celebrities, performances, and more than I can list from the 8th through the 11th. Filmmakers from all walks of life and levels of experience will be showcasing their craft this weekend, so don’t miss out on the debut of what could be the next hit film showing up in theaters around you! A schedule of events and tickets can be found here.
Saturday, November 9th
Bike to the Point!
Work those gams and ride through the best Point Loma has to offer. This once-per-year engagement is a great way to get out and see SD with your whole family while choosing between a 10-mile, 25-mile, or 62-mile course. All proceeds raised during the Point Memorial Bike Ride go toward finding a cure for pancreatic cancer, so bike in pride and confidence knowing you’re helping bike towards cures. Registration and more information can be found here.
Calling all Winos
Saturday marks the start of a week of merriment with the beginning of the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival. Hundreds of wineries from here and abroad will be pouring out their best and pairing it with food, demonstrations, and fun to give you a tasting trip you just can’t wine about. Information about participating locations and the Grand Tasting Finale on the Embarcadero can be found here.
Sunday, November 10th
USS Midway Veterans Day Celebration
Sunday through Monday will see Harbor Drive transformed into the annual Salute to Service Festival to honor those serving our country. In addition to the Veterans Day Parade, live entertainment, a KidZone, prizes, a blood drive, and more are scheduled to make the weekend one to remember. For more information and directions, click here.
Silver Strand Half Marathon, 10 Miler & Veterans Day
Run with the waves of the Pacific Ocean during the Silver Strand Half Marathon! Get out and honor Veterans Day with some cardio and gorgeous views of the bay and ocean, ending with a California beach bash celebration! More information about this event and registration can be found here.
Monday, November 11th
San Diego Veterans Day Parade
Join the rest of San Diego during the USS Midway Veterans Day Celebration in taking part in the Veterans Day Parade from 10 am to noon. This mile-long parade is a themed tribute to all those that have served in during the Vietnam War and will be running along Harbor Drive. Click here for more information about this event.
Poway Veterans Day Ceremony
Join VFW Post 7907 this coming week and the members of the Poway Veterans Park Committee for a ceremony to honor our service members on this special day. More information and directions to this memorial service and celebration of our service members can be found here.
As always, make sure to check back every week for a new edition of Out and About in San Diego. Have a great week everyone!