30+ Wellness Things to Do in San Diego in October

30+ San Diego October Events: Wellness, Yoga + Spirituality

Free community events, spiritual circles, yoga, meditation, sound healing — so many ways to join together in community! Here’s the top San Diego October events in the wellness space!

San Diego October Events

All Month Long

Kids Free October

In the month of October, kids can get free entry to over 50+ museums, parks + more, plus get discounts at restaurants, hotels and other locations.

Various Locations

Saturday, October 1

Novo Dia Wellness Experience

The newest wellness festival in San Diego featuring 30+ workshops, movement classes, healing services, good food + more.

Locally Well San Diego readers get 10% off tickets with discount code: LOCALLYWELL10

Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla

Butterfly Release Project: Mental Health + Wellness Fair

Join the Urban Restoration Counseling Center for family fun activities about mental health issues that impact communities of color and raise money for Therapy for ALL.

Kimball Park, National City

Sunday, October 2

30th Annual Paddle for Clean Water

Join a free yoga class, paddle around the OB Pier + help raise awareness of the ongoing battle for clean water + a healthy coastline.

Surfrider San Diego, OB Pier

Mindful Magic: Parent/Child Meditation + Crystal Bracelet Class

Meditate & create with your kids. This class was designed as a way to connect with your older kids. We’ll be making manifestation bracelets

Bamboo Pilates + Bodyworks Center, Coronado

Yoga Marathon

Try one class or take all 5 classes back to back at The House of Yogi’s first ever yoga marathon.

The House of Yogi, Point Loma

Friday, October 7

Holistic Harvest Fair

Join Earth’s Elements for an evening of aura clearings, massage, tarot readings, art, raffle prizes + more. Free entry!

Earth’s Elements, Hillcrest

Vegan Oktoberfest

Enjoy vegan delights at this First Friday Night Market!

Grossmont Center, La Mesa

Xicana[x]: Indigenous Values: Encuentros, Convenings + Conversations

Join for a plática with Kumeyaay elder, Uncle Stan Rodríguez, Cherríe Moraga and Celia Herrera Rodríguez to bridge Xicana[x] daily life and Indigenous knowledge by highlighting and mapping our daily practices prior to colonization and uncovering ways in which these values have been passed down from generation to generation.

Centro Cultural de la Raza, Balboa Park

Saturday, October 8

Find Some Breathing Room: Asana, Pranayama, Meditation

During this 3-hour workshop, you will learn and experience how the practice of asana and pranayama can revitalize your physical and energetic systems. You will also have the opportunity to see how the practice of postures and breathing contribute to your meditative state.

Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga, Normal Heights

Sunday, October 9

Aries Full Moon

Many studios and centers are hosting special Full Moon events – check out our Events calendar to see what’s on.

Encinitas Ecofest 2022

Learn + be inspired by practical solutions + new opportunities for improving eco-sustainability.

Cottonwood Creek Park, Encinitas

Kemetic Yoga

Kemetic Yoga is an ancient African Yoga art form that promotes African philosophy and practices that originated from the land of Kemet. This ancient Yoga art form emphasizes the rejuvenation of the body and mind as it attempts to provide BIPOC communities with cultural roots that stem from its antique African origins.

The Ascendtials, WorldBeat Cultural Center, Balboa Park

Queer Full Moon Hike

Join in community for a full moon hike, glow-in-the-dark face painting + meditation. All queer & LGBTQ+ identities are welcome

Cowles Mountain

Monday, October 10

Indigenous People’s Day Celebration

Join the San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians as they host Indigenous Peoples’ Day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, celebrating the Kumeyaay people and our Indigenous community, their commitment to wildlife, and their culture.

San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Escondido

Thursday, October 13

Ancestral Healing: Hypno Sound Bath

Join Kinsey O’Leary and Erika Arnold for a special group healing experience using guided meditation, hypnosis, and sound healing.

MVMNT Studio, College Area


Saturday, October 15

Death Cafe

Death Cafe is an opportunity for people to gather, share tea and acknowledge our mortality. This is a heartfelt community circle and opportunity to “cozy up” to grief and explore both personal and cultural/collective relationships to death and dying.

ReUnify Yoga, OB

Fall Into Wellness: An Immune Boosting Workshop

Learn natural remedies, massage techniques + acupressure to keep you well during the cold + flu season!

Urbal Tonix + Fall Moon Foods, Clairemont

Fright for Future

Fright for Future is a haunted event of “true terrors” bringing scary issues such as climate change, pollution, and animal rights to light this Halloween! There will be several haunted attractions within the maze that are both scary and educational. Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Centro Cultural de la Raza, Balboa Park

Those Witches Be Crazy Pub Crawl

Join fellow witches for a pub crawl for a cause along Hwy 101 in Encinitas. Proceeds benefiting the CRC.

Coast Highway, Encinitas

Sunday, October 16

Farmacy Foods: Turmeric-Pumpkin Curry + Seasonal Greens

Learn how to cook a delicious coconut pumpkin turmeric curry with a side of seasonal greens while exploring spices.

ReUnify Yoga, OB

Fall Limpia

Join in community to heal + come together. Experience tarot readers, reiki practitioners, herbalists, spiritualists, limpias, crystals, candles, food, music + more.

Mujeres Brew House, Logan Heights

Free! Not-So-Scary EcoFest

Discover hoots + howls at this nature-themed Halloween Family Day and discover that creepy crawly creatures are not-so-scary after all!

San Dieguito County Park, Del Mar

Friday, October 21

Manifesting Magic: New Moon Workshop

Speak your intentions, hold true accountability + create a path for growth through yoga, journaling, reiki, tarot, meditation + more!

Spirit Yoga Studios, PB

Saturday, October 22 + Sunday, October 23

11th Annual Exposure Skate Event

Watch amateur + pro skaters, browse the vendor village + celebrate skateboarding culture.

Encinitas Community Park

Saturday, October 22

One Day Wellness Retreat

Recharge your body, mind, and spirit. Experience spiritual wellness through yoga, meditation, nature, connection, and fun!

Sunset Point, Mission Bay

Monday, October 24

Salts Synchronicities + Sound Workshop

Experience a guided meditation journey through the chakras, followed by the making of intention-filled, crystal-infused bath salts.

Lavande Wellness Boutique, La Jolla

Tuesday, October 25

New Moon in Scorpio

Check out our Events page to find a new moon celebration nearest you.

Departed Spirits: The Bridge to Connection

Connecting with departed spirits will be a guided imagery psychic meditation where students can tune in to connect with a departed spirit or meet departed loved ones.

Sojourn Healing Collective, Golden Hill

Friday, October 28

Magick Potion Workshop

Are you curious about working with plants? In this workshop we will be getting familiar with some of them and creating our own potions. You will get to go home with two potions of your creating — Vibrational Oil with crystals & herbs and Bath Salt with flowers, herbs, and essential oils

Trilogy Sanctuary, La Jolla

Saturday, October 29

Move + Groove 80’s Disco Halloween Yoga + Trivia

Dress up in your best 80’s disco outfit, grab your yoga mat, besties and join Awarewolf SD for an 80’s themed Move & Groove complete with 80’s trivia, special bar menu, costume contest and more!

The Quartyard

Monday, October 31

Spooky Slow Glow Flow

TREAT yourself to an especially festive evening within a glow-in-the-dark setting and practice 60-minute slow-paced Yoga flow paired with BONE chilling music that will have you HOWLING at the moon! All levels of experience are welcome. Let your spirit SHINE! Do you DARE?

Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga, Normal Heights

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