2014 Pumpkin Express

by David L on October 9, 2014

Get ready to celebrate the Halloween fun with the tenth annual Pumpkin Express! The Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association is presenting this Pumpkin Express which will return every Saturday & Sunday from October 11 to 26.

Get aboard the Pumpkin Express at the historic Campo Depot and travel to the Great Pumpkin Patch in this one hour train ride. After the Pumpkin Train ride you will get to tour the Haunted Train. Each child can pick out his or her own pumpkin in the haunted train and decorate it inside the Display Building.

There will be three runs of the train in a day: 10 AM, 12.15 PM & 2.30 PM. The tickets are priced at $5 for toddlers, $10 for children aged 6 to 12, $15 for adults and $12 for seniors. The Great Pumpkin’s Pumpkin Patch is indoors and won’t be affected by bad weather. For more information and to make advance reservations, visit http://www.psrm.org/pumpkin/.

Date: October 11 – 26


La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

by David L on October 8, 2014

One of the most famous festivals of prestigious art & wine, the La Jolla Art & Wine festival is back for its sixth annual season!  Not only does this festival showcase the best of arts and wines, but it also works for a cause. All profits raised from the festival benefit underfunded programs such as art, music, science, physical education, technology, and on-site medical care at local public elementary and middle schools.

This two-day juried art show and fundraiser will feature the works of more than 150 established artists from San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, Baja and beyond! With a silent auction, roving entertainment, a gourmet marketplace, the Geppetto’s/Witt Lincoln Family Art Center and a wine and beer garden offering premier wineries from around the world in addition to San Diego’s top breweries, the La Jolla Art & Wine festival has something for everyone!

The festival will be on from 10 AM to 6 PM on both the days. The entry is free however there is a suggested donation of $5, the proceeds of which will benefit public schools. For more information, contact info@lajollaartandwinefestival.com or visit http://www.ljawf.org.

Date: October 11-12



October 7, 2014

This is the season of Oktoberfests and here is an exciting brand-new addition to the list: the first ever Parktoberfest! Presented by South Park Abbey and produced by Spangler Event Productions, the Parktoberfest will be held in the Gala Food Parking Lot and will offer local businesses an opportunity to market their product to locals and [...]

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Ocean Beach Oktoberfest

October 6, 2014

Get ready for the uniquely Southern California salute to the celebration of German culture and fun – the Ocean Beach Oktoberfest! This annual two-day festival will have amazing food and craft vendors and enthralling entertainment with an all-ages stage on the grassy area at the foot of Newport Avenue! In the past decade this festival [...]

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LEGOLAND Brick-or-Treat Party Nights

October 2, 2014

Get ready for Legoland’s spook-tastic event – Brick-or-Treat Party Nights! Party Nights are filled with live entertainment, costume contests, treats, dancing, rides, giant LEGO Halloween models and fireworks! This year’s party nights will include several monstrously fun areas of LEGOLAND like Land of Adventure, Castle Hill, the Imagination Zone and Park favourites, Coastersaurus and Safari Trek. And the [...]

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Pacific BeachFest

October 1, 2014

This Saturday “Discover the Action” at this year’s Pacific BeachFest! This annual one-day event brings to you all that San Diego beaches have to offer at one place. Be it young or old, men or women…there is something for everyone at the festival! This year the Pacific BeachFest will offer The Best of The Beach [...]

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Boomont Park Fall Festival and Haunt

September 30, 2014

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to get into the scary spirit with the Boomont Park Fall Festival! Back for its second year, this time the festival will offer even more family-friendly Halloween festivities and fun! Ride the giant Spooky Coaster or zip through the Superhero Zip Line & Rock Wall; Indulge in [...]

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La Mesa Oktoberfest

September 29, 2014

Get ready for a weekend filled with lots of fun, food and entertainment as the annual La Mesa Oktoberfest is back!  This annual free gala has been bringing together visitors and vendors from all over the region to La Mesa from past 41 years. La Mesa Chamber in partnership with the La Mesa Village Merchants [...]

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Adams Avenue Street Fair

September 25, 2014

This weekend participate in one of the largest free music street fairs in California – Adams Avenue Street Fair!   This two-day music festival occurs annually on the last weekend of September and offers fantastic entertainment for all-ages, all through the weekend.  Presented by the Adams Avenue Business Association, a non-profit organization, the mission of the [...]

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The Scream Zone

September 24, 2014

Get into the Halloween spirit with this year’s Del Mar Scream Zone! In its seventeenth year, the Scream Zone has brought together three of its most terrifying haunts along with some other attractions. Considered among the goriest, scariest, and screaming-est fright fests in Southern California, the Scream Zone’s most famous haunted attractions are Haunted Hayride where [...]

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