This weekend is full of wildly diverse entertainment options.
If you want to stay local and really relax, treat yourself to a discounted $50 treatment during San Diego Spa Week. Those looking to get down and dirty can’t miss the Del Mar Mud Run with plentiful obstacles and outrageous costumes at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. If a vacation is calling your name, there is still time to embrace Another Way of Life during the A.W.O.L. Music Festival in Cabo San Lucas featuring Dirty South, Roger Sanchez, Chris Lake and more electronic music artists. And if you have Halloween on the mind, we recommend the Femme Fatale Fashion Show at Ivy Nightclub, showcasing hot Halloween costumes from Dr. Loves. More top picks include Morgan Page at FLUXX, Arts & Culture Fest and Hillcrest Hoedown.
Discover this weekend’s best San Diego events.
San Diego Spa Week – 10/10-16
If you are desperately in need a 60-minute hot stone massage followed by an anti-aging facial and mani / pedi combo, but can’t shell out upwards of $400 for that afternoon of bliss, listen up, your big break has arrived. The fall edition of San Diego Spa Week is back October 10 – 16, hooking you up with discounted $50 treatments at top San Diego spas. A few of our favorite participating spas include The Catamaran Spa, The New Well Weight Loss & Wellness Center, Morgan Run Spa & Sport Retreat and Quattra Via Aveda. Get details here.
Pete Tong at Voyeur – 10/13
English DJ / producer Pete Tong is heading back to San Diego to spin the first-ever show at Voyeur nightclub. Pete Tong is best known by electronic fans across the globe for his work with BBC Radio 1 and for hosting hit Internet radio programs such as Essential Mix . LED Presents Pete Tong along with TJR on Thursday. Get details here.
A.W.O.L. Music Festival in Cabo San Lucas – 10/14-19
The Another Way of Life Festival is heading back to Cabo with an all-star lineup featuring Dirty South, Roger Sanchez, Sharam, Chris Lake, LA Riots, BURNS, Style of Eye and more of the world’s best electronic DJs spinning live on Nikki Beach at the four-diamond ME by Melia luxury resort. Now in its second year, A.W.O.L. has developed into far more than a music festival; it’s a music lifestyle experience that celebrates electronic sound, connects likeminded men and women, and inspires positivity through VIP exclusivity. Get details here.
Del Mar Mud Run at Del Mar Fairgrounds – 10/15
It’s time to get down and dirty, San Diego. The Del Mar Mud Run is not your grandmother's breezy run on the beach. This fun 5K combines traditional race elements with hurdles and strange costume obstructions. You will have your running, wading, jumping, climbing and balance skills tested through a series of jump walls, tunnel crawls, mud pits, cargo net crawls and tire obstacles. The Mud Run is back at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Get details here.
Femme Fatale Pre-Halloween Fashion Show at Ivy Nightclub – 10/15
Believe it or not, Halloween is just around the corner. If you need some creative costume inspiration, head to the Andaz Hotel for the Femme Fatale pre-Halloween fashion show party at Ivy Nightclub, featuring looks from Dr. Loves and Roma Costumes. While you scope this year’s hottest costumes, enjoy party beats by DJs Dirty Dee, Este, Diggs vs. Decon, and Skinnie, and choreographed moves by the Lipstik Inc. dancers. Get details here.
Arts & Culture Fest in southeastern San Diego – 10/15
Now in its 6th year, the Arts & Culture Fest is becoming one of our city’s top cross-cultural events. This year’s festival will feature cultural workshops, art contests, three stages of live entertainment, live artist demonstrations, a beer garden, international food market, and a kid zone. Guests will enjoy live performances by Tribal Theory, Seeds of Africa, Atomic Groove, Remembrance and more. There is also a special Taste for the Cure Beer & Wine Tasting area, with proceeds benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Get details here.
Chula Vista Centennial Celebration at Olympic Training Center – 10/15
The city of Chula Vista is commemorating 100 years with a Centennial Celebration acknowledging the years of community involvement, growth and spirit of the city. The party of the century takes place on the Olympic Training Center campus, featuring a classic car display with fifty vintage vehicles, a family-friendly carnival, grand fireworks show, a craft beer and margarita garden, and a live performance by the P.O.D. rock band. Get details here.
Hillcrest Hoedown – 10/16
The Hillcrest community always finds a great reason to celebrate San Diego lifestyle, and this weekend you are invited to a brand new event, the Hillcrest Hoedown. You’re encouraged to embrace the urban cowboy spirit this fall, as Hillcrest transforms into one big entertainment stage with country dancing, live music, BBQ grub and even a petting zoo. A few of our favorite event perks include a mechanical bull riding competition judged by the San Diego Rodeo as well as a country-inspired costume contest. Get details here.
More Top San Diego Events:
DJ Reach at Guest House – 10/12
Pinktober Wine Wednesday at Hard Rock Café – 10/12
EDM with Morgan Page at FLUXX – 10/13
BPM Thursdays Launch Party at Bar West – 10/13
John Dahlback at Voyeur – 10/14
DJ Cobra at Stingaree – 10/14
Bringing Back the Bivouac at US Grant Hotel – 10/16
Del Mar Concours d’Elegance – 10/15-16
Spring Valley Tailgate and BBQ Festival – 10/16
Bad Ass Kegs & Eggs Football Brunch at Sneak Joint – 10/16
Discover more entertainment ideas in our San Diego events calendar
Pictured: Lipstik Inc. dancers at Ivy Nightclub by James Norton for DiscoverSD