Things to Do in San Diego This Weekend // September 2022

Fun San Diego things to do this weekend and this month in September 2022.

For locals, September is the best time in San Diego, California. The summer crowds have left, and the beach weather is great for all the San Diego Events at the beach.

Check out these upcoming events and activities in San Diego, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, Del Mar, La Jolla, and Coronado CA.

San Diego Festival of the Arts – September 10 and 11 2022. Age 21+ only. Weekend of fun at the San Diego Surf Club Sports Park in Del Mar from 10 AM to 6 PM Saturday or 5 PM Sunday. Tickets approximately $13 per person, $17 for the weekend, active military free. This top rated California art festival features over 200 award winning local and national fine artists showing water colors, oil paintings, sculptures, fine jewelry, photography and more. One of the best San Diego events June.

Art Walk Carlsbad – Saturday and Sunday September 24 and 25 2022 from 11 AM to 6 PM (5 PM Sunday) in Carlsbad. Fine artists show their original artwork in an outdoor setting. For details about Art Walk Carlsbad see

San Diego Zoo Tasting Night – Saturday September 17 2022. Enjoy an evening at the zoo with food and drinks including wine and beer tasting.

Del Mar Horse Races – July 22 through September 11 2022 Labor Day weekend at the Del Mar Racetrack, Del Mar Fairgrounds. Where the turf meets the surf, horse racing at Del Mar, and includes Del Mar summer concert series. Free summer concert series for fans attending the races on Friday evenings. Del Mar Horse Races

Oceanside Harbor Days – Sept. 17 and 18 2022 from 9 AM – 6 PM Saturday and 9 – 5 PM Sunday at Oceanside Harbor, Oceanside CA. What’s makes this event even better is that it is free! There will be all types of fun activities for all ages as well as vendors selling crafts and crafted foods! This year there will also be a sandcastle competition. Bring the family on out for a fun-filled day of activities!

Miramar Air Show – September 23 to 25 2022 at Miramar – this annual event is usually a spectacular airshow with the famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels performing all 3 days (TBD for 2022). Free general admission, but preferred seating tickets will be on sale in mid July. One of the great San Diego events in September to honor our military. For details on the San Diego Miramar Air Show see

Escondido Grape Day Festival – September 10th in Escondido – this annual event is full of children’s activities, grape stomping, beer garden, food vendors and local arts and crafts.  See more at