The month of October is an exciting time here in San Diego. Although the weather may be warm, there are plenty of ways to get you into the spooky spirit and welcome fall on the coast. Whether you’re a local or a San Diego visitor, you’re sure to enjoy these favorite fall festivities around town. Here are the best ways to experience San Diego in October. 
There are even more October events that you’ll want to know about before your stay! Request a copy of our complimentary Vacation Guide to get the scoop on all the October happenings and the city’s finest restaurants, bars, and activities. 

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Everything You Need to Know About San Diego in October 

There’s so much to do and see in San Diego during October. From trolley dances and haunted happenings to hayrides and festivals, you’ll be spending a lot of time out and about at these attractions. You can expect daily highs to be in the low 70s, while nights can drop into low 60s or high 50s. You’ll want to bring a jacket to stay warm during those late-night bonfires, but shorts and t-shirts should be appropriate most days. 

Belmont Park’s Beachside Fall Fest 

Have you ever celebrated fall on the beach? Take the whole family to Belmont park during October and November to indulge in a full dose of fall spirit at the Beachside Fall Fest! From live music and sweet Halloween treats to freshly harvested pumpkins and themed rides, people of all ages can enjoy this spectacular event while also soaking up the ocean views. It’s the best of both worlds! 

Halgloween at the San Diego Zoo 

The San Diego Zoo is known for providing kid-friendly Halloween fun year after year. The Halloween event offers kids an exciting taste of Halloween with music, dance parties, yummy desserts, and a “gently haunted” path. It’s the perfect way for your kiddos to celebrate the fall season. 

Seaworld’s Halloween Spooktacular 

If anyone knows how to create a family-friendly atmosphere packed with surprises and excitement, it’s Seaworld! Their annual Halloween Spooktacular event is no exception. Enjoy spooky live shows, trick-or-treating through the park, and more! 

Cozy Up with Monarch Luxury Villas 

After a long day of bobbing for apples and escaping corn mazes, head back to one of our luxurious rental villas to cozy up for the night. With amenities like ultra-comfortable mattresses, backyard firepits, easy access to the beach, hot tubs, and more! We’ll provide everything you need for an incredible, personalized San Diego stay. Plus, our concierge service team will be ready to prepare specially curated seasonal activities for your group. Whether it’s hot air balloon rides over the city or private picnics on the beach, this trip is sure to be one you’ll remember forever. Check our availability and book your stay today.