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Things to do in San Diego: Top San Diego Events in September

Are you visiting San Diego this September? See our San Diego Travel Blog for information on just a few of the Top September Events and other Things to do in San Diego.

Written by
Maria Mancuso

As September comes and summer begins to slip away, the air cools but the weather is still perfect in San Diego!  September brings with it a number of great events, including; Great Concerts, Comedy Shows, Movies of a Rooftop, Music Festivals, Restaurant Week and more.  

The Keating Hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of downtown San Diego and close to many of the best September Events in the San Diego!  This latest San Diego Travel Blog article; 'Things to do in San Diego: Top San Diego Events in September' – details just a few of the best September events you can enjoy during your upcoming visit.

 

Del Mar Race Track
As the horse racing season wraps up, there are only 2 days in September to catch a great day of horse racing at the famous Del Mar Racetrack.

Del Mar Horse Racing
Dates: September 1 – 2, 20-19
Location: Del Mar Racetrack, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
Event Schedule: See Event Schedule 
Distance from The Keating Hotel: 22 Miles

As the horse racing season wraps up, there are only 2 days in September to catch a great day of horse racing at the famous Del Mar Racetrack. Come and bet on your favorite horses or just enjoy some great food, refreshing drinks, and enjoy to crowds and some fantastic horse racing at one of the most famous horse tracks in all the sport, Del Mar Racetrack.  This beautiful track, where ‘the turf meets the surf’ is located in the coastal town of Del Mar.


San Diego Bay Fair
Dates: Sep 13 - Sep 15, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: 1404 Vacation Rd‎., San Diego, CA 92109
Event Schedule: See Event Schedule
Distance from The Keating Hotel: 8 Miles

Fast Boats. Perfect weather. Championship BBQ. Live music & more! Sounds like a great weekend, right?  That’s San Diego Bay Fair.  This San Diego Event is a great time for the family!  Come watch the beautiful and very fast boats skim across the water in the bay while you listen to great music and enjoy amazing food and the BBQ Championship.  See the Event Schedule link above for details.  

 

KAABOO Music Festival
KAABOO takes place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds where the ocean air mixes with great music, hilarious comedy shows, tasty cuisine, craft beer and contemporary art.  

KAABOO Music Festival
Dates: Sep 13 - Sep 15, 2019
Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
Event Schedule: View Event Schedule
Distance from The Keating Hotel: 22 Miles

If you attend one music festival this year, KAABOO should be the one. KAABOO takes place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds where the ocean air mixes with great music, hilarious comedy shows, tasty cuisine, craft beer and contemporary art.  KAABOO is a great San Diego Music Festival that strives to be something much different than a typical Music Festival and as a past attendee, we can personally give a ringing positive endorsement of KAABOO!

As the event organizers say, ‘KAABOO is a 3-day sound voyage that combines rock-n-roll music and taste making events in a modern wonderland on the warm shores of the Pacific.’  We agree!

 

San Diego Restaurant Week
San Diego Restaurant Week, presents over 180 participating restaurants across San Diego County offering prix-fixe menus throughout San Diego County.  

San Diego Restaurant Week
Dates: September 22 - 29, 2019
Location: Various locations
Event Schedule: View Event Schedule
Distance from The Keating Hotel: Varies

Back for its 15th year, San Diego Restaurant Week, presents over 180 participating restaurants across San Diego County offering prix-fixe menus throughout San Diego County.  These delicious 3-course prix-fixe dinner menus are offered at only $20, $30, $40 or $50 per person and/or 2-course prix-fixe lunch menus for $10, $15 or $20 per person. 

What a great way to experience a variety of great restaurants for date night, a special occasion or just because you’re a foodie at heart.


Movies on the Rooftop
Dates: Throughout the month of September
Location: Manchester Hyatt San Diego
Event Schedule: See Event Schedule
Distance from The Keating Hotel: .8 Miles

After a day of enjoying the beach, a cruise around the Bay, enjoying the San Diego Zoo or Balboa Park, consider enjoying a night at the movies on the rooftop, under the stars. Grab your favorite movie partner or the family for a memorable night watching current and past major movies on the rooftop of the Grand Hyatt by the bay.  September movies include; The Notebook, Notting Hill, Big, Secret Life of Pets, Aladdin to name a few.  See the schedule on the Event Schedule above.


Comedy – American Comedy Company
Dates: Throughout September 
Location: 818 B 6th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
Event Schedule: View Event Schedule
Distance from The Keating Hotel: 1 Block

Come and laugh with some of today’s top Comedians at San Diego’s top Comedy Club!  Enjoy weekly shows Monday through Thursdays and 2 shows per night on Friday’s and Saturday’s.  Comedians scheduled for September 2019 include; TJ Miller of Silicon Valley and Dead Pool. Other acts include; Drew Lynch, Leonard Ouzts, Trea Crowder, Steve Byrne and Nick Thune.

 

San Diego Padres Baseball
Grab the kids or your favorite sports fan and enjoy the day at the park.  Few things make Summer more enjoyable than a day at the Baseball park in the Summer.

San Diego Padres Baseball
Dates: Throughout September 
Location: Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Event Schedule: See Event Schedule 
Distance from The Keating Hotel: 1/2 Mile

Play Ball!  Grab the kids or your favorite sports fan and enjoy the day at the park.  Few things make Summer more enjoyable than a day at the Baseball park in the Summer. The smell of freshly cut grass, the taste of hot dogs and a cold drink and the crack of the bat as a ball is sent skyward!  The local team, San Diego Padres will face some of the best teams in baseball, including Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Rays and others, during the month of September.  See the Event Schedule link above for the latest games.

We hope this San Diego Travel Blog article; 'Things to do in San Diego: Top San Diego Events in September' has inspired you to plan your next visit to San Diego to enjoy some of these, and other events taking place in ‘America’s Most Beautiful City.’

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