15 Wellness Things to Do in San Diego in September 2021

15 Wellness Things to Do in San Diego in September

Sacred Spirit Market returns, vegan markets abound, plus celebrate Rosh Hashanah + Sukkot, the New Moon in Virgo and the Full Moon in Pisces. Read on for our top things to do in San Diego this month.


Saturday, September 4

Grape Stomp Festival

Celebrate the annual grape harvest with family and friends at this juicy, fun-filled festival in Julian. Head to nearby orchards for some apple picking while you're in town.

Menghini Winery, Julian

Monday, September 6

Virgo New Moon/Rosh Hashanah

Many yoga + wellness studios have special events and gatherings to celebrate the New Moon in Virgo. Browse our Events calendar to find a gathering nearest you.

Saturday, September 11

20th Anniversary 9/11 Ceremony

The USS Midway will hold a special tribute to those who lost their lives in the September 11 attacks.

USS Midway Museum, Downtown San Diego

Saturday, September 11

San Diego Vegan + Holistic Pop-up 3.0

Now at a new location in Hillcrest, this market event features art, music, vegan food, shopping and a chance to connect with like-minded people.

San Diego Vegan + Holistic, Hillcrest


Saturday, September 11

Garden Party

San Diego Botanic Garden's annual fundraiser promises an intimate evening of botanical beauty, fabulous food, and bubbly beverages, plus exciting entertainment and lively conversation in its thriving garden.

San Diego Botanic Garden, Encinitas

Tuesday, September 14

Plant-Based Taco Bar Cooking Demo

Plant-based chef Becca Gutstadt will teach you how to prepare a vegan taco bar. Ticket includes the cooking class, recipes + a dinner party.

Wellness Lounge, Mission Bay

Tuesday, September 14

SoulStoked Yoga on the Sea

Join fellow yoga enthusiasts for a sunset cruise, DJ beats + yoga flow around the San Diego Bay on a catamaran yacht.

Triton Charters, Shelter Island

Saturday, September 18

37th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day

Head to your favorite beach and “Protect Your Happy Place” as a part of this global environmental effort.


Saturday, September 18

Vegan Food Pop-Up

Vegan Food Pop-Up returns to the e101 Marketplace in Encinitas. Sample plant-based eats from 20+ vendors.

e101 Marketplace, Encinitas

Saturday, September 18

Food + Farm Fest

MAKE Projects Fall Fundraiser will take you around the world while you enjoy locally-sourced, globally-inspired food, beer + wine, live music and garden crafts.

MAKE Projects, North Park

Sunday, September 9

Sukkot Harvest Festival

Bring the whole family under the sukkah (temporary shelter) for a day filled with live music, food, and activities for all ages.

Coastal Roots Farm, Encinitas

Monday, September 20

Full Moon in Pisces

Welcome September's Harvest Full Moon together with fellow San Diegans. Browse our Events calendar to find a full moon gathering nearest you.


Friday, September 24

Sacred Spirit Healers Market

Local vendors, healers and artisans will showcase their goods + services.

Pier to Point Wellness, Ocean Beach

Saturday, September 25

Water Lantern Festival

Pay tribute to loved ones, make a wish and float a lantern across Santee Lakes. Tickets include floating lantern kit plus covers the cost of cleanup after the event.

Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve, Santee

Sunday, September 26

Vinyasa + Vino

Estancia La Jolla's #selfcaresundays event includes a vinyasa flow class from YogaSix, complimentary wine, fitness snacks, a pool day pass, complimentary parking, plus discounts on trunk shows.

Estancia La Jolla

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