Schedule of San Diego County Events (Updated 9-17-18)

Discover San Diego events dedicated to outdoor activities like hiking, climbing and travel. Find an exciting challenge with great prizes, or a talk you can’t miss from an inspiring expert on your favorite outdoor sport or travel destination.

Click on the title of each event for more details

Banff Mountain Film Festival Fall Tourbanff art

An all new showcase of the best action, travel & adventure films!


$22 / Person
Friday, Sept. 28: La Paloma Theater, Encinitas
Saturday, Sept. 29: La Paloma Theater, Encinitas
Sunday, Sept. 30: San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park
Monday, Oct. 1: San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park

Sponsored by: The North Face


Wilderness Basics Course 2019 - A Life Changing ExperienceWilderness Basics Course 2019

Have you always been interested in exploring San Diego’s backcountry? Come join us to learn more about the Wilderness Basics Course (WBC).


Wednesday, October 3: A16 Solana Beach Store
Thursday, October 4: A16 San Diego Store

Sponsored by: Helix Brewing Company



Climb Smart 2018climb smart 2018

A 3-day climbers gathering at Joshua Tree National Park with pro climbers, climbing skills clinics, camping, and more!


October 12 - 14, 2018
Joshua Tree National Park







Backpacker 2018 Get Out More TourBackpacker 2018 Get Out More Tour

Join Backpacker’s Get Out More all-star ambassador Randy Propster for an engaging 75-minute seminar full of trail tested tips, regional trip advice and outdoor gear!


Wednesday, October 17: A16 San Diego Store

Sponsored by: Fjällräven and Helix Brewing Company