Weekend Best Events 9/29-10/2

 Weekend Preview: Best Events 9/29-10/2The San Diego Film Festival is the star of this weekend’s entertainmentlineup, treating our city to five days and nights of premieres and parties, plus celebrity sightings. But there are plenty of exciting activities taking place outside the Gaslamp Theatre, too.

For the club-minded, get your party on with the EC Twins at FLUXX and Brody Jenner at Stingaree. For the festival-seekers, be first to experience the inaugural StreetBeat Block Party in Little Italy, sip in style during the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival, and bring the whole family to the Del Mar Taste & Art Stroll. And for electronic music fans, you don’t want to miss DJ icon Tiesto at Valley View Casino Center. Work up an appetite? Not to worry, San Diego Restaurant Week is back for yet another round of foodie fun.


Discover this weekend’s best San Diego events.

San Diego Film Festival at Gaslamp Theatre – 9/28 – 10/2

Celebrating its 10 year anniversary, the San Diego Film Festival returns to the Gaslamp Quarter, gifting us with five days and nights of film premieres, celebrity sightings, director panels, and after parties, September 28 through October 2. Just a few of the feature films include 50/50East Fifth BlissCoriolanus, and The Pill, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, Gerard Butler, Michael C Hall and many more A-List actors. Get details here.


EDM with EC Twins at FLUXX – 9/29

FLUXX presents an epic Electronic Dance Music party lineup this fall, featuring the EC Twins on Thursday, September 29. This stylish and eccentric British DJ duo definitely knows how to rock a dance floor. EDM features headliner EC Twins, along with opening sets by Sqyzmylyms, Dropset and DJ Decon. Get details here.


Film Festival Industry Party at AIRR – 9/30

If you’re dying to meet the stars and starlets of the film industry, don’t miss the official Industry Party this Friday night at AIRR, hosted by your friends at DiscoverSD.com. During this high-energy soiree, you’ll more than likely spot some of the actors and directors that helped create the very films that you viewed only hours before. Get details here.


Brody Jenner Hosts Friday at Stingaree – 9/30

Brody Jenner is a reality TV star with ties to both “The Hills” and “Keeping Up with The Kardashians,” who is now also known for dating Avril Lavigne. This weekend Brody is heading to San Diego to host the Friday night party at Stingaree, with entertainment by DJ Brett Bodley, DJ Decon, Cheyenne Giles and Craig Smoove, and a rooftop art show with Cory Schnitzer and Brandon Borenstein. Get details here.


Kreayshawn Live at Hard Rock Hotel – 9/30

Hip hop fans unite at the Hard Rock this Friday night as up-and-coming artist Kreayshawn performs the hit song “Gucci Gucci” in Club 207. The Friday night bash will also feature beats by Ob-One, Bo Scott and Collin Perry. Getdetails here.


StreetBeat Block Party in Little Italy – 10/1

Anthology and KPRI present the inaugural StreetBeat Block Party this Saturday, October 1 – an outdoor music and arts festival taking place outside the supper club in Little Italy. Live bands performing across multiple stages include O.A.R. (pictured), Gomez, Ximena Sarinana, The Silent Comedy and more. Enjoy live music, local art, food and craft beer on India Street between Ash and A. Get details here.


La Jolla Art & Wine Festival in La Jolla – 10/1-2

Art, wine and music; a few of our favorite things collide in style during the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival, taking place this Saturday and Sunday along Gerard Avenue in downtown La Jolla. Top local, regional, and international artists will display their work from San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, Baja and beyond, while the extensive beer and wine garden, with more than 30 wineries and 12 local breweries, serves craft spirits in the street. Get details here.


Del Mar Taste & Art Stroll in Del Mar Village – 10/2

This annual fall event features an array of restaurant booths, spirit vendors, and local artists displaying their work in the Del Mar Village. Known to be very family-friendly, the event also offers an interactive dog stroll, live entertainment, and free activities for children. Rediscover the beauty of Del Mar and embrace the flavors of fall during the Taste & Art Stroll this Sunday. Get details here.


College Invasion with Tiesto at Valley View Casino Center – 10/2

Pool party season may be over, but that doesn’t mean Sunday Funday has to stop. Tiesto’s Club Life College Invasion Tour is heading to San Diego this Sunday, for what is sure to be an epic show at Valley View Casino Center, formerly the Sports Arena. Tiesto is a Dutch DJ and record producer of electronic dance music who is continually rated one of the best DJs in the world. Tiesto will spin this Sunday along with special guest Porter Robinson. Get details here.


Bow Wow Brunch Cruise with Hornblower – 10/2

The 3rd annual Bow Wow Brunch Cruise welcomes 4-legged friends on board one of the Sunday Hornblower Yachts. This event takes the standard Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruise and adds some furry fun into the mix, with dogs trailing their owners throughout the ship’s quarters. Serving hungry humans, the morning menu includes a delicious buffet with unlimited champagne and desserts. The dogs won’t stay panting at your leg for long, as the pet buffet gives specialized doggie choices too. They’ll be protected from the sun with the dog relief area set up on the Cruise. Get details here.


Insider Tip: As expected, San Diego Restaurant Week continues on for another week of foodie fun, September 25 – 30. Try three-course menus at the area’s best eateries for just $20, $30 or $40 per person. Get details here.


More Recommended San Diego Events:


SINdustry Glow Party at EDEN – 9/27 

The Wall St. Brewdown at Karl Strauss Brewery – 9/28

Padres Shirts Off Their Back Fundraiser at PETCO Park – 9/28

Sneak Joint’s 3 Year Anniversary College Night – 9/29

Get Gorgeous Event at Revive Salon & Spa – 9/29

Pacific Beach Fest on PB Boardwalk – 10/1

Super Charger Rally at Westfield Parkway Plaza – 10/1

Fall for the Arts on San Diego Bay – 10/1

Charles Koll Diamond Dash at Fashion Valley Mall – 10/2