September Cant-Miss Events in San Diego

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Summer is coming to a close! Enjoy September in San Diego at these cant-miss events!   9/6 – AVANT’s Herradura Release Party On Wednesday, September 6th at 6:30 p.m, enjoy tastings from the properties own cask of Herradura Double Barrel Reposado Tequila and munch on light bites prepared by the hotel’s culinary team. Relish the evening sun while sipping on craft cocktails such as the Plumerita, a refreshing plum margarita, or the Cabellero, a twist on an old fashioned, along with street taco’s, ceviche, and more curated bites. Tickets are $60 per person and can be reserved by calling 858.675.8551 or by email at For more info, visit  9/7 – Bellamy’s Mother Earth Beer PairingOn Thursday, September 7th, Bellamy’s, located just North of San Diego in Escondido, is hosting a beer dinner with Mother Earth Brew Company. They strived to “create distinguished, hand craft beers that stimulate sensory conversation and a desire for the next sip”. Their goal is to create complex, palate-pleasing beers to satisfy even the most discriminating beer drinkers. At Bellamy’s, every guest will experience flavorful dishes in an upscale yet relaxed family dining atmosphere. This unique dinner pairing is meant to help diners understand the complexities of tastes with the help of libations! Each ticket is $49 per person and includes a four-course dinner and beer pairing from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with all food served family-style. Dinner begins with a Grilled Peach & Arugula Salad and Say When IPA, followed by Baked Brie in Pastry with Vanilla Poached Pear alongside the Cali Creamin’ Cream Ale. The third course consists of Beer Braised Beef with Mushrooms & Root Vegetables and the ESB English Style Bitter Ale. Dinner will conclude with Cream Puffs with Orange Filling and Four Seasons of Mother Earth Spring Dry Hopped Saison. Bellamy’s is located at 417 W Grand Avenue, Escondido CA 92025. To experience this one-of-a-kind pairing dinner, guests can call (760) 747-5000 to make reservations. Call today, as seating is limited!  9/7 – 6 Degrees Cigar Society at EstanciaTo celebrate 10 years of networking, connecting, and building community, 6 Degrees will be hosting their September Cigar Society event at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa. Get ready to lose yourself in the luxury and elegance of this top-notch San Diego resort. The Estancia boasts breathtaking architecture, a charming atmosphere, and 10 acres of lush gardens at their hacienda-style resort. Nestled between San Diego’s seaside La Jolla villages and Del Mar, the Estancia is the perfect location for this highly sought after event, and the perfect way to celebrate 10 years of 6 Degrees Networking! Attendees can look forward to not only a beautiful location, but quality drinks, delicious food, and exceptional service. Don’t miss out on the amazing opportunity to connect with some of San Diego’s finest executives and celebrate with the 6 Degrees family! September 7th  •  5:30-8PM at Estancia La Jolla – 9700 North Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla CA, 92037. Register at   9/8 – Big Brothers Big Sisters Summer SizzleThe 4th Annual BIG Summer Sizzle benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County is on Friday, September 8th from 6:00pm-9:00pm atSempra Energy’s downtown building! Sempra Energy’s downtown location is the perfect setting for a night of culinary delights, cocktails, fabulous raffle items and great company! Enjoy a night to remember all while supporting one-to-one mentoring for kids in your very own community. Register at  9/14 – 6th Le Dîner en BlancA leading summer event in Paris for nearly 30 years, this elegant and secret affair is now well on its way to becoming THE foodie summer tradition!  On September 14, 2017, Le Dîner en Blanc – San Diego will take place at a secret location.  Participation in this unique event happens in three stages: Phase 1 is for members who attended the previous year; Phase 2 is for new members who are referred by Phase 1 attendees; and Phase 3 is for those who signed up on the waiting list. Interested guests can sign-up for the wait list Every year in cities around the world, thousands of people dressed entirely in white descend on a landmark public space with everything they need for an elegant soirée in tow, including folding table and chairs, gourmet picnic food, fine china, silverware, and tablecloth. Over the course of the evening, the guests eat and celebrate amid live music and dancing. Many spend weeks in advance planning their menus and the white ensemble. The event offers the perfect occasion to express their unique fashion and design style; the often elaborate and creative outfits, fantastical hats, and decorative table settings are always a fabulous spectacle. Guests must bring

  • A table, two white chairs, white tablecloth.
  • A picnic basket comprising fine food and proper stemware and white dinnerware.
    • A catered picnic basket option, which can be picked up on site, will be available for those who do not wish to pack their own. Guests wishing to do so must reserve online through Dîner en Blanc website during the initial ticket registration.
  • Champagne and/or wine. Beer and hard liquor are prohibited.

For full details on the event’s rules and regulations, please visit   9/15-9/17 – KAABOO Del MarNow in its third year, KAABOO is coming back and better than ever with music, comedy, spa, and most importantly a drool-worthy FOOD lineup of top chefs, local favorites, and fresh, innovative cuisine. The three-day extravaganza is once again at the Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds, this year on September 15-17.  Palate represents the most upscale culinary environment at KAABOO, where you can sample local and regional delicacies and small-batch specialties from a variety of carefully selected culinary artisans. Pair these gourmet delectables with dozens of limited production wines, craft libations or craft beers.  KAABOO Del Mar’s three-day passes are on sale now at Hang Loose passes increase in price on September 1st. For a full culinary lineup, visit  9/22 – San Diego Festival of BeerComing up on Friday, Sept 22 from 6-10pm at the Broadway Pier is the 23rd Annual San Diego Festival of Beer, put on by the San Diego Professionals Against Cancer.  This is the original/longest running craft beer festival in town featuring more than 120 craft beers, live performances by Vokab Kompany and The Verigolds, 3 different stages with entertainment, and lots of scenic views overlooking Broadway Pier. What makes this festival extra special is that all the breweries donate the beer so that SDPAC can donate 100% of the event proceeds to local cancer-fighting charities like The Seany Foundation, Rady Children’s Hospital, Cancer Angels of SD and more.  To date, this event has raised upwards of $700,000 all of which has been donated back into the community! For more information and tickets, visit  9/26 – PopUpParty at Hard Rock Hotel’s FLOATOn Tuesday, September 26 6-10pm, PopUpParty™ will transform Hard Rock Hotel’s rooftop bar, FLOAT, in San Diego to benefit the hundreds of charities on COIN UP a revolutionary mobile donation app that activates your virtual spare change! Join us for a night of live sushi creations from Catalina Offshore Products by renowned Chef Jeff Roberto of Sushi On A Roll, sexy TABOO tunes by Hard Rock Hotel San Diego resident DJ AHlex Diego, burlesque dancers and TABOO entertainment by LA Follies, TABOO temp tattooing, sexy magic and surprise celebrity guests. Tickets go on sale September 1 for $50/person exclusively on the PopUpParty™ app–Push Button, Get Party!™   9/29-9/30 – The Westgate Hotel to Host Borderless Dine & WineThe Westgate Hotel, in partnership with the Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego, will host a regional culinary experience benefitting the Culinary Art School of Tijuana. The two-night Borderless Dine & Wine event will take place on Friday, September 29, and Saturday, September 30. On Friday, September 29, while poolside overlooking the downtown San Diego skyline, guests will indulge in an array of delectable small plates crafted by the Culinary Art School of Tijuana, using Baja produce and meats provided by Sano y Punto for the event. The event will serve as the official debut for these students. While sipping on a variety of Baja wines and beers, live music from jazz chantress Lorraine Castellanos will provide the perfect ambiance for a summer-end celebration. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the cost is $40 per person. The celebration continues on Saturday, September 30, with a celebrity chef night. Set in The Westgate Hotel’s enchanting Versailles Ballroom, guests will feast on a four-course prix fixe menu specially crafted by celebrity chefs Claudia Sandoval, winner of MasterChef, and Javier Plascencia, a culinary ambassador of Baja, California. Each chef will construct two courses using sustainably sourced ingredients. Enhanced with wine pairing from Valle de Guadalupe and live music, the night is sure to create special memories. The event begins at 7:00 p.m. and the cost is $130 per person. Tickets for both evening events and tables for Saturday’s event are available for purchase at  

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