Pumpkins grouped together for sale at a pumpkin patch

Fun Fall Events in the San Diego Area

Posted on 07 Sep, 2018

You don’t have to do too much planning to enjoy a variety of fun activities this fall. Check out these San Diego area events near Weston’s thoughtfully planned community in Santee.

Santee Bluegrass Festival
Visit Town Center Community Park East on Saturday, September 15, for a fun-filled evening dedicated to great causes. Enjoy live music from Vulcan Mt Boys and MohaviSoul along with samplings from restaurateurs and local beverage companies. Event proceeds benefit Santee Teen Center, park improvement projects and the Recreation Scholarship Program, which provides financial assistance to qualifying Santee children, teens and seniors to take part in City recreation programs.

Birding Basics Class
Stop by Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center to learn techniques for identifying birds at a glance and how to use a field guide. Experienced birder Winona Sollock will be on hand the last Saturday of every month to guide you with this free class.

Cast your line off Santee Lakes on Saturday and Sunday, October 6-7. Over 3,500 pounds of catfish will be stocked into these lakes located just a short drive from Weston.

Maker Faire® San Diego
Engage your child’s imagination exploring Maker Faire San Diego the weekend of October 6, hosted at Balboa Park. Participating museums will have hands-on STEAM activities along with access to their normal exhibits.

Ladies at the Lake Fall Market
Support some of SoCal’s female entrepreneurs by visiting Santee Lakes on Saturday, October 13. Shop unique items for the upcoming holidays including health and beauty, jewelry and clothing while snacking on tasty bites from local food trucks.

HauntFest on Main
Starting on East Main Street in El Cajon, dress up in your spookiest or most creative getup for HauntFest’s costume contest. The fun takes place Friday, October 19 – enjoy carnival games, bumper cars, swing rides and more!

Pumpkin Station
On Halloween weekend, El Cajon Pumpkin Station will host a train ride, giant slide, ferris wheel and, of course, a pumpkin patch. Print out this coupon to receive one free train ride.

Holiday Lighting Celebration
On the tail end of fall, ring in the holiday season at Santee Trolley Square. The City of Santee will host a tree lighting celebration on Friday, November 16, with live music, caroling, snow sledding and carriage rides. Plus, there will be opportunities galore to snap photos for your family’s holiday card.

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