With simply over per week to go earlier than Halloween, haunts are coming quick and livid now. Fall is in full impact this San Diego weekend and a bounty of boos (and beers) is up for grabs all through the county.
(Be aware: for a full slate of Halloween goodness, see Halloween in San Diego: Chills & Thrills for 2023.)
The free Hang-out Fest on Fundamental takes over Fundamental Avenue in El Cajon Friday, from Magnolia Avenue to the place Avocado Avenue and Ballentyne Avenue meet. Gown up for the costume contest, choose the plumpest pumpkin, observe the sweet path and revel in music on two levels, beginning at 4 p.m.
Ovation Theatre and Heritage Ranch provide their annual household pleasant Haunted Ghost City at San Dieguito Heritage Museum in Encinitas starting Friday. Guests are transported to Bitter Gulch to confront the souls who’ve remained trapped there for the reason that Gold Rush. There’s magicians, trick or treating and competition video games too. Tickets value $22 for adults and $12 for kids. The manufacturing opens at 5 p.m. nightly and continues by way of Oct. 30.
One other Encinitas choice: San Diego Botanic Backyard hosts its annual Fall Pageant Household Day at 10 a.m Saturday with a pumpkin show in Hamilton Youngsters’s Backyard, fall crafts, music from Billy Lee and the Swamp Critters and a boo-tanical costume parade. And slimy worms too. Backyard admission begins at $18.
Embellished lowriders for Halloween? Nationwide Metropolis has ’em at Kimball Park for Trunk or Deal with at midday Saturday. There’s free treats, a fancy dress contest at 3 p.m. and prizes for one of the best adorned trunks.
The Rancho Beernardo Pageant begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, with limitless 2-ounce pours, native wines, meals and music at Webb Park. Greater than 30 breweries are set for the fest, together with Black Plague Brewing, California Wild Ales, Mason Ale Works and Cerveza Xteca. Tickets begin at $65.
Extra beer? Head east for Santee Brews and Bites, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at City Heart Neighborhood Park. Tickets begin at $35. There shall be drinks from greater than a dozen breweries, vineyards and extra, and bites from greater than 20 eateries. Proceeds profit the Santee Teen Heart, park tasks and the Recreation Scholarship Program.
George Clinton brings Parliament/Funkadelic, a Rock and Roll Corridor of Famer, to the Epstein Household Amphitheater at UC San Diego at 8 p.m. Saturday. Followers can see the R&B/funk trailblazer whereas additionally celebrating the venue’s one-year anniversary. UCSD alum DJ Shammy Dee opens at 7 p.m. Tickets begin at $45.
Maraya Performing Arts in Chula Vista hosts an arts and tradition summit, together with a blood drive, at its dwelling studio in Eastlake, 11 a.m. Sunday. Take pleasure in Filipino meals, kids’s arts courses, and a preview of a dance theater tour, carried out by Maraya’s skilled firm. Tickets for younger contributors begin at $69, and for fogeys, $49.