Fall is in full swing in San Diego, and there’s no shortage of harvest festival fun to enjoy. Head to Little Italy for their famous fall Festa! Enjoy some old-fashioned harvest entertainment at the Fall Festival in Old Town. Get the whole family involved in how fun and tasty lima beans truly are. Or have some fun with Curious George at the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum. Have a great weekend!

little italy festaphoto: Little Italy Festa!

San Diego

Disney on Ice: Passport to Adventure
From Peter Pan to Mikey Mouse, all your favorite Disney characters are ready to take you on an adventure of a lifetime. Travel to the African Pride Lands with The Lion King. Go under water with Ariel. And head to the snowy Arendelle with Anna and Elsa. You won’t want to miss this spectacular show. Thurs.-Sun. Event details.

Little Italy Festa!
Enjoy Italian food, music on three stages, Kids’ Fun Zone, chalk art for kids, a stickball exhibition game, a bocce tournament, cooking demonstrations, vendors, and more. Sun. Event details.

Sweet Petite Confections: Autumn Chocolate Class
You’ll create molded chocolates and bark with warm fall flavors like cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger, and pumpkin caramel ganache, apple cider caramel, candied ginger, ginger cookies, cinnamon cereal. Sat. Event details.

Fall Festival in Old Town
Enjoy pumpkin-carving demos, pumpkin games, races, free crafts and activities reminiscent of an old-fashioned harvest celebration. Sat. Event details.

North County

KPBS Kids Workshop Presents Curious George
Join San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum for the KPBS Kids Workshops featuring Curious George. Celebrate Dad and family in this hands-on workshop by making a special Father’s Day project. Special visit by a costume character. Sat. Event details.


Lima Bean Cook-off and Fair
Enjoy family fun, lima bean crafts, kid’s games, bake sale, silent auction, tours of the museum and the historical Teten House. Photo ops with vintage clothing add to the fun! Eat: From appetizers to desserts, these are not your mother’s lima bean recipes! Creative chefs, both amateur and professional, will compete for cash prizes, gifts, and the coveted Lima Bean Trophy! Sat. Event details

Fall Festival at Alta Vista Gardens
Create scarecrows, decorate pumpkins, bob for apples, make crafts and more. Sat. Event details.

East County

Oasis Camel Dairy: Open Farm Tour
Stop by Oasis Camel Dairy for the Open Farm Tour where you’ll enjoy meeting our herd of camels along with other exotic and domestic livestock, enjoy an animal show and shop our camel dairy milk product shop. Check out the animal show featuring the entertaining Camel Dairy residents, then walk to the pasture where there is time for lots of camel petting and pictures. You will also enjoy the taste of Julian apples and can check out the apple feed with the camels. Sat. and Sun. Event details.

What are you doing this weekend? Tell us in the comments!

– Leah R. Singer