Autumn in Southern California

There’s nothing quite like fall in Southern California. The refreshing breeze still has a hint of summer’s heat and the afternoon sun gives off an amber glow you can only experience this time of year in this beautiful destination.

The slower, more contemplative mood isn’t the only reason to visit SoCal in the months to come. This is the season of beer, free LEGOLAND tickets, music festivals and so much more. Make the most of your autumn with a trip to one of the Golden State’s most favored vacation spots.

Fall Events in SoCal

Kids Free Month

All through October

Once again, kids are free at over 100 San Diego restaurants, resorts, museums and amusement parks this October. For a full list of participating partners, click here. Several Carlsbad attractions are getting in on the fun, including SEA LIFE Aquarium and the Museum of Making Music. Many of our Carlsbad resorts are just a short walk away.


Autumn in Southern California


October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at LEGOLAND

Your kids will have a blast exploring the Brick-or-Treat Trail, where spooky surprises await them. This special event takes place every Saturday night this October. Note that you will need to purchase a special pass in order to join in the fun.

Halloween at LegoLand

Desert Trip

October 7-9, 2016 and October 14-16, 2016

This once-in-a-lifetime concert will take place in Indio, CA where six of the world’s most iconic and influential rock and roll artists come together. Reminisce while you rock out to performances by The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, The Who, and more!

Autumn Day Trip

Beer Week

November 4 -13, 2016 

Home to more than 120 breweries, San Diego has gained an international reputation for brewing award-winning beers. San Diego Beer Week is a ten-day celebration inspiring people to drink local, craft beer and promoting the thriving craft beer culture with multiple events happening across the county. To purchase tickets and for a full list of all upcoming events, visit

San Diego Beer Week

Skating By The Sea, Coronado

November 24, 2016 – January 2, 2017

Located at the Hotel del Coronado, this spectacular seaside ice rink features stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Coronado beach. As holiday music fills the air, marvel at the sparkly white lights and enjoy hot chocolate and libations after a few magical rounds around the rink.

Hotel del Coronado Iceskating

Where to Stay in SoCal

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