Things to Do in October in San Diego

Looking to celebrate the month of pumpkins, apples and fall clothes? Here are some of the key events in San Diego this October.

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Meadowbrook Farm will be full of pumpkins for their pumpkin launching event.
October launches apple time in Julian. While the official festival kicks off the month, don't let that discourage you from making the drive. Stop by Town Hall and grab a map for a self-guided history walk and pick up a pie or two.
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It's time to be trendy at Fashion Week San Diego where local designers can strut their stuff. Check out any of the events going on from Oct. 1-7.
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Head over to San Diego Civic Theater to see Broadway San Diego's show of "Jekyll and Hyde" which runs until Oct. 7.
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El Cajon is also celebrating beer, bratwurst and well, uh, Bavaria Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 5 - 7 on S. Mollison Avenue. Get more information on the event website.
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The Mud Run is so popular, they have it twice a year now. Head to Del Mar on Oct. 6 for the most fun you'll have getting dirty.
Enjoy the Taste of North Park Saturday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $30 pre-sale or $35 day-of-event.
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The Old Town Art Festival will be showing off funky pieces on Oct. 6-7.
The 13th annual Taste of Downtown will have some great grub. Burger Lounge, Saltbox and others will hand out tasty dishes. Tickets cost $35 at the door.
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Among the local Oktoberfest celebrations, count OB in. Back this year with an extended two-night event, the O.B. Oktoberfest kicks off on Friday, Oct. 12 from 4 to 10 p.m. with a Beer Garden Band Slam.
Head over to the Miramar Air Show on Oct. 12 to see some serious flight action.
Explore your senses at the La Jolla Wine and Art Festival on Oct. 13 and 14.
On Sunday, Oct. 14, it's time to celebrate all things Italian in San Diego's Little Italy. Festa runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is expected to attract more than 100,000 people.
Want to get in good shape? Visit the Healthy Living Festival in Del Mar to get ideas from Oct. 13-14.
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Have some family fun at the Halloween Bash at Seaport Village on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 3:30 to 8 p.m. You can even dress up your pet!
Certain museums in San Diego are free to kids younger than 12 for the entire month of October as part of the Fall for Arts program.
The Gaslamp celebration MonsterBash is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27. It's just one of many, many places to dress up and get a little crazy.
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