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Things To Do In San Diego This Weekend: Oct 18-20

October 18, 2019

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Get ready to get scared at a haunted attraction this weekend!

All Weekend / Various Locations

The Haunted Trail in Balboa Park, The Scream Zone at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and The Disturbance in Mission Valley are all open! Grab some friends...and maybe an extra pair of pants, just in case ;)

Cost: Varies


Check out some world-premiere films at the San Diego International Film Festival

All Weekend / Various Locations

Experience the power of perspective at the 2019 San Diego International Film Festival! There will be parties, events, film showings, filmmaker meet-and-greets and more all weekend.

Cost: $79 for a day pass


Go pumpkin picking!

All Weekend / Various Locations

If you're searching for the perfect pumpkin, you're in the right place! You can have a fall-filled day at Bates Nut Farm, hit up the corn maze at Mountain Valley Ranch Pumpkin Patch, enjoy a hayride at Oma's Pumpkin Patch or stop by one of the numerous Pumpkin Stations to get the job done!


Cheer on the San Diego Gulls in the season home opener!

Friday, Oct. 18 / Pechanga Arena

Grab some friends and a rally towel...it's the home opener! The San Diego Gulls are taking on the Stockton Heat! And did we mention it's $2 beer night too?!

Cost: $19+


Throw it back to 2007 at Emo Nite

Friday, Oct. 18 / The Casbah

My Chemical Romance? Check. Paramore? Check. Fall Out Boy? Double check. Break out the checkered vans and get ready to drink some PBR!

Cost: $12


Try a BUNCH of unique beer at Collabapalooza

Saturday, Oct. 19 / The Observatory North Park Parking Lot

CALLING ALL BEER LOVERS! You're not going to want to miss this. This event features over 40 indie brewers with special one-off collaborations and rare releases!

Cost: $40-60


Enjoy a spooky movie in the park

Saturday, Oct. 19 / Otay Lakes County Park

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, BEETLEJUICE! This free, family-friendly event will not only feature a Beetlejuice, but also face painting and pumpkin decorating before the film!

Cost: FREE


Get ready to open the pit at Bring Me The Horizon

Saturday, Oct. 19 / Viejas Arena

Talk about a crazy Saturday night! BMTH are coming to town along with Sleeping With Sirens and Poppy.

Cost: $20+