Nothing Like November

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“Put that pumpkin spice latte down and check out this month’s fall festivities. The time has come to celebrate Film Festivals, Beer Week, Veteran’s Day, as well as start thinking about Thanksgiving Day. We are here to make November a month to remember!

18th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival

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150+ films, 20+ countries, 6 venues, 1 festival

Moviegoers, the San Diego Asian Film Festival presented by Pacific Arts Movement is back and bigger than ever! Grab a seat and witness the largest showcase of Asian American and international films on the West Coast. The movie magic will take place across six venues, with UltraStar Mission Valley in Hazard Center as the home base. Oh Lucy! will be opening the festival on November 9 at 7PM at the San Diego Natural History Museum.

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View the festival’s schedule here.

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November 9-18, 2017

Lord of the Wings

It’s time to let your taste buds take flight and see who will take home the official Lord of the Wings Title. Head over to Karl Strauss Brewing Company Tasting Room and Beer Garden and watch local restaurants compete in this chicken wing contest benefiting Discover Pacific Beach (DPB) Clean and Safe Program.

Participating restaurants include: Tavern at the Beach, Bub’s Bar and Grill, PB Alehouse, 710 Beach Club, Tap Room, Dude’s Grill to Go and PB Shore Club.

If you can’t join us, but would like to contribute to the DPB Clean and Safe Program, donate through PayPal and send a donation to:

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Admission includes a chance to taste each restaurant’s wings and two beers, but additional beer is available for purchase. There is also a designated driver option.

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November 14, 2017


The Beer Garden

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The only suitable setting to close out San Diego Beer Week is the Arroyo Terrace at the Lodge at Torrey Pines. Twenty-eight breweries and 14 chefs gather together to commemorate the craft beer movement. Experience the perfect pairing of food and beer at The Beer Garden. Each admission includes unlimited samples.

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November 12, 2017


San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

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This weeklong international showcase of the world’s premier wines and spirits, culinary personalities and gourmet foods is one you don’t want to miss. The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival activities range from wine and cooking classes to celebrity chef dinners to tasting events.

Ticket prices vary by event
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November 12-19, 2017

Coronado Island Film Festival

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It’s time for makers and lovers of film to gather together for the Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF). The island will be filled with movie magic, parties, panels, exhibits, live performances, and more! Closing night will feature an outdoor screening of ‘Some Like It Hot’ starring Marilyn Monroe.

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November 9-12, 2017

A Veteran’s Day Celebration For All

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A fun-filled celebration awaits you and your family. Join San Diego as we proudly recognize contributions by veterans to the community and country with several events, live entertainment, KidzZone, prizes and giveaways.

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November 11, 2017
  • 11AM-1:30PM: The San Diego Veteran’s Day Parade will be a sight to see with over 4,000 veterans, active military, bands, floats and civic groups walking along Harbor Drive. Here’s a tip: arrive as early as possible to get a good seat.
  • 10AM-3PM: NBC 7 & Telemundo 20 Salute to Service Festival presented by Thank You Heroes Home Rebate Program on the Midway Flight Deck
  • 10AM-3PM: Blood Drive by The San Diego Blood Bank

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Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner Cruise

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A Thanksgiving Day feast will taste even better aboard a cruise ship. Hornblower Cruises & Events invites you and your family to sail along the San Diego Bay as you enjoy all the trimmings of a traditional holiday buffet.

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Starts at $94.95
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November 23, 2017

3PM-5:30PM (Boarding is 30 minutes prior)

Family Fun