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Fall Arts & Culture Events in San Diego

Fall for the arts this autumn in San Diego. Thanks to the cool Fall weather, the Arts and Culture scene takes to the streets in San Diego. Stay outside and enjoy art fairs, outdoor concerts, dancing in the streets and much more. End the day by heading inside to enjoy a film festival or two.

Below are just a few of the great annual Arts and Culture events happening in San Diego this Fall.

Fall Arts Events

Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

When: September 24-25, 2016
Experience a world full of colorful art, crafts and entertainment, delicious international food, tasty tequilas, and a craft beer and wine garden at the Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego.

San Diego International Film Festival

When: September 28 - October 2, 2016
Be part of the scene with five days to immerse yourself in engaging films, the hottest parties, intriguing panels, celebrity sightings, and industry events.

Fashion Week San Diego

When: September 28 - October 2, 2016
Bringing new designers from around the world to show their never seen before collections on the FWSD Runway. This year they are featuring 26 very talented and dynamic labels/brands on the catwalk in La Jolla.

Trolley Dances

When: September 24 - October 2, 2016
Experience Downtown as you never have before on this one-of-kind ride to see spectacular site-specific dance.

CRSSD Festival

When: October 1-2, 2016
CRSSD Festival is a two-day electronic music festival at the 12 acre San Diego Waterfront Park featuring three stages and 36+ performers.

San Diego Italian Film Festival feStivale

When: October 5-16, 2016
The San Diego Italian Film Festival showcases the best of new Italian film with a series of premieres ranging from dramas and comedies to documentaries.

Julian Melodrama

When: October 7-30, 2016
Join in the booing and cheering audience participation, and see the variety of Olio performances between acts at traditional old time Julian Melodrama.

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

When: October 8-9, 2016
The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival features the works of 150+ artists, entertainment, a gourmet marketplace, the Family Art Center, and a wine and beer garden.

San Diego Asian Film Festival

When: November 3-12, 2016
Experience the largest Asian Film Fest on West Coast with 100+ films from 15 countries with a movie genre for everyone and meet/greets with film cast and crew.

Art San Diego Contemporary Art Show

When: November 3-6, 2016
Art San Diego features over 500 leading contemporary artists, museum exhibitions, art labs, events, and talks focused on collecting.

Dr Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

When: November 5 - December 26, 2016
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book.

California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival

When: November 17-19, 2016
The California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival will highlight current films from American Indian filmmakers, producers, directors, and actors.

San Diego Jazz Fest

When: November 23-27, 2016
The San Diego Jazz Fest over Thanksgiving will present a variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to swing to rockabilly at the Town & Country Resort and Hotel in Hotel Circle. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will perform.