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Things to do in San Diego: San Diego Events in November

As Fall turns to the Winter months in San Diego, the weather is cooler, and the sense of the coming Holiday Season is in the air. If you are visiting San Diego this November, our San Diego Travel Blog highlights just a few of the best November Events and other Things to do in San Diego.

Written by
Maria Mancuso

November is near and it will soon be the Holiday Season in beautiful San Diego. The Holiday Season begins in November and with it comes many fantastic events for residents and visitors to enjoy, including; Concerts, Ice Skating, Holiday Shows, Festivals & more.

The Keating Hotel is in the heart of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego and close to many of the best November Events in the San Diego!

Our latest San Diego Travel Blog article; Things to do in San Diego: San Diego Events in November – highlights just a few of the fun and exciting events taking place in November with tips on how to make the most of your upcoming visit to San Diego!

 

San Diego Beer Week
San Diego Beer Week presents over 130 independent breweries across San Diego County. 


San Diego Beer Week!
Dates: November 1 - 10, 2019
Location: Various locations throughout San Diego
Event Schedule: View Event Schedule  
Distance from The Keating Hotel: Various locations

San Diego is one of the most active Beer Brewing Communities in the United States.  San Diego Beer Week is a fantastic 10-day celebration of Breweries, Beer makers and all things ‘Beer!’ San Diego Beer Week presents over 130 independent breweries across San Diego County. 

San Diego Beer Week is celebrated with events held at numerous bars, breweries, restaurants, tastings & more.  For the latest locations, dates and times, see the Event Schedule link above.

 

Day of the Dead in San Diego
It’s the celebration of ‘The Day of the Dead’ but don’t be afraid…this event is more about celebrating with great food, drink, costumes, music and other celebrations.

Fiesta de Rey Dia de los Muertos (‘Day of the Dead’) Celebration
Dates: November 1 - 3, 2019
Location: Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Event Schedule: View Event Schedule & Tickets
Distance from The Keating Hotel: 5 Miles

It’s the celebration of ‘The Day of the Dead’ but don’t be afraid…this event is more about celebrating with great food, drink, costumes, music and other celebrations.  You’ll see life-size Catrina skeleton dolls, colorful costumed players, scary masks, and more.

This celebration takes place at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park during November 1st and 2nd each year. The festivities will begin November 1, 2019 at the Fiesta de Reyes Plaza in Old Town San Diego and then move to San Diego State Historic Park on November 2 to 3, 2019


Holiday Ice Skating!
Dates: November 4, 2019 to January 5, 2020
Location: Various locations throughout San Diego
Event Schedule: View links below
Distance from The Keating Hotel: Various locations

Yes, it’s sunny San Diego but that does not mean we don’t appreciate the great tradition of Ice Skating during the Holiday Season!  There are several locations for you to take the family of your sweetheart to enjoy a day or evening of ice skating, Hot Chocolate and people watching.

  • Viejas Outlet Center Ice Rink - Dates: November 1, 2019 - January 5, 2020 - Website 
  • Rady Children’s Ice-Skating Rink at Liberty Station - Dates: November 14, 2019 - January 5, 2020 - Website
  • Skating by the Sea - Dates: November 22, 2019 - January 5, 2020 - Website

 

San Diego Fleet Week
San Diego Fleet Week honors the brave men and women of the military with great events and impressive displays.

San Diego Fleet Week – 84th Anniversary
Dates: November 4 - 12, 2019
Location: Various locations throughout San Diego
Event Schedule: View Event Schedule & Tickets
Distance from The Keating Hotel: Various locations

Let’s get together and honor the brave men and women of the military with great events and impressive displays of Navy warships, military aircraft and more.

Various events for San Diego Fleet Week include; Military Family Day, Fleet Week Enlisted Golf Tournament, US Navy Ship/Military Display at Broadway Pier, Fleet Week Football Classic, and more.  See the Event Schedule link above for the latest details and times.

The first Fleet Week was hosted in San Diego in 1935.

 

Del Mar Fall Racing Festival
The kickoff for the ‘Del Mar Fall Festival’ begins on November 8, 2019.

Del Mar Fall Racing Festival
Dates: November 8 – December 1, 2019
Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
Event Schedule: View Event Schedule & Tickets
Distance from The Keating Hotel: 22 Miles

It’s race time once again and the weather will be perfect!  For only 4 weeks, the very best Thoroughbred racing will take place at the Del Mar Racetrack in Del Mar. The kickoff for the ‘Del Mar Fall Festival’ begins on November 8, 2019.

In addition to world-class horse racing guests will enjoy a host of other related festivities including food, drinks and concerts across the 4 weeks.

See the Event & Schedule link above for more information on times, tickets and events.

 

San Diego Wine and Food Festival
The San Diego Wine & Food Festival features numerous events, wine providers, craft beer makers and spirits suppliers.

San Diego Wine & Food Festival 
Dates: November 9 - 17, 2019
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North
Event Schedule: View Event Schedule & Tickets
Distance from The Keating Hotel: 1.2 Miles

Food. Wine. Festival.  Three of our favorite words!  This very popular annual event is held at San Diego’s Embarcadero Marina Park with a backdrop of the beautiful marina, boats, and sandy beaches. The San Diego Wine & Food Festival features numerous events, wine providers, craft beer makers and spirits suppliers.  Enjoy great food sampling from top chefs and local restaurants and food providers. Attendees will also enjoy music and other entertainment during the festival.


We hope our San Diego Travel Blog article; 'Things to do in San Diego: San Diego Events in November' has given you inspiration to visit San Diego this November and enjoy these and other events taking place this November in ‘America’s Most Beautiful City!'

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