San Diego Weekend Guide: Oct. 12-14

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San Diego International Film Festival

Local up-and-coming independent filmmakers will be featured this week in the San Diego International Film Festival.

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The festival also attracts big-name stars to the region. Festival-goers will be able to catch world-premieres as well as catch some of the films that are sure to be blockbusters before they are released nationwide. For a preview of some of the films, click here.

Tickets for individual films are $16, or $75 for a full of films. Multi-day passes are available starting $250. Films are screened at Balboa Theatre, Regal Cinema and ArcLight UTC.

Annual Harvest Festival

More than 300 artists are exhibiting their work at the annual Harvest Festival this weekend in the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Goers can expect to find handcrafted works of art and craft workshops and demonstration. In addition to the artwork and crafts, there’s live music and food throughout the three-day event.

The Harvest Festival goes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Tickets are $9 each day. Fairgrounds parking is an additional $13.

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest

It’s October and San Diego is a beer town, so naturally, there’s going to another Oktoberfest celebration this weekend. This time it’s in Ocean Beach.

The two-day festival features local breweries as well as beers from around the world. You can taste all of them at during a three-hour tasting session from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Tickets for the tasting are $35 per person, which includes admission to rest of the Oktoberfest festivities.

The OB Oktoberfest goes from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5 per person.

Fashion Week San Diego 2018

For Fashion Week San Diego this year, 15 new, talented and dynamic designers from around the world will showcase their never-before-seen collection to the world this. This weekend’s event takes over the LUX Art Institute in Encinitas.

Friday night is the signature event, where contemporary artists are paired with designers to create works of art on the runway. Saturday is the designer runway show night and Sunday is the annual trunk show and fashion awards where you shop the runway.

Fashion Week San Diego goes from 6 p.m. t0 10 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25 for the Sunday trunk show.

San Diego World Comedy Jam

The inaugural comedy event is the first of its kind in San Diego. The show focuses on “restoring social tolerance through multicultural comedic arts.”

Headlining the comedy jam is Hungarian-born San Diegan Zoltan Kazas and featuring Chris James, Fabio Rabin, Steven Garza and Gary Wolf.

The San Diego World Comedy Jam show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $20 to $35.

Polish Festival

Polish heritage and culture will be on display in Pacific Beach this weekend.

The annual Polish Festival features performances by Polish folk dancers, various music acts, delicious polish food and genuine imported Polish beer.

The event goes from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Friday is for 21 and older crowd only.

San Diego Weekend Guide: Oct. 12-14 was last modified: October 12th, 2018 by Alexander Nguyen

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