San Diego events for September 26-28

In looking for what’s going on this weekend in San Diego county, I discovered too many great events to blog — here are just 5 events for this weekend that you might want to check out:

Poway Rodeo

rodeoProfessional rodeo cowboys from around the country compete during the 41st Annual Poway Rodeo. Guests can watch contestants compete in events such as Bareback and Saddle Bronc Riding, Barrel Racing, Tie Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Bull Riding. Kids events and activities will happen as well.

When: September 26 – 27

Where: Poway Valley Riders Association | 14336 Tierra Bonita, Poway, CA 92064

Cost: $6 – $60

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Adams Avenue Street Fair

The Adams Avenue Street Fair, Southern California’s largest Free two-day music festival, is located in the Normal Heights community of San Diego. The Street Fair offers fantastic entertainment for all-ages, all weekend.

When: September 27 – 28

Where: 34th and Adams Avenue, San Diego, CA 92116

Cost: Free!

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Cabrillo Festival

The Cabrillo Festival is a fun event for the entire family, with educational activities, cultural demonstrations and exciting folkloric performances. Brightly colored clothing and dramatic music and dancing bring to life the traditions of the Native American, Mexican, Portuguese and Spanish cultures that are part of the Age of Exploration. The Cabrillo Festival features food booths with delicious traditional Mexican, Native American, Portuguese and Spanish food.

The highlight of the Cabrillo Festival is the re-enactment of Cabrillo’s landing on the shores of San Diego Bay. “Cabrillo,” his soldiers and a priest sail into the bay on San Salvador (The Californian), and once again claim the land for Spain.

When: September 27 – 28

Where: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106

Cost: Varies depending on event

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Oktoberfest in El Cajon

Come and enjoy authentic German food, such as bratwurst, ox-on-the-spit, potato salad, potato pancakes, sauerkraut, red cabbage and a variety of German pastries. Their band, the Guggenbach-Buam, joins us from Baden-Württemberg, Germany. These talented, fine musicians dress in traditional clothing, and play a variety of German music, just as you would hear in the beer gardens in Bavaria.

Enjoy traditional folk dancing performances, compete in our numerous games and contests, check out vendor and craft booths, and treat your kids to their own Kids’ Zone.

When: September 26 – October 5

Where: 1017 South Mollison Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92020

Cost: Adults – $5; Under 21 and Active Military – Free

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Alpine Western Days Parade

Celebrating the community spirit of Alpine, the Alpine Viejas Western Days Parade is a day-long celebration featuring fun for the whole family, including a kids and craft fair.

When: September 28 | 10am – 5pm

Where: 2955 Alpine Blvd, Alpine, CA 91901

Cost: Free!

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