20-21 Coronado Speed Festival
Fleet Week’s flagship event is the Coronado Speed Festival, a.k.a “The Race at the Base,” and 2014 promises a full weekend of action-packed high-octane activities and family fun, Saturday and Sunday, September 20-21. The 17th annual contest celebrates the 50th anniversary of the great American automotive icon, the Ford Mustang. All are invited as NASNI throws its gates open wide – an unprecedented opportunity to visit a working U.S. Navy base at the Navy Open House, both days, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Coronado Speed Festival features roaring auto races on a live U.S. Navy runway, flyovers, naval ship and air demonstrations, ship tours and family fun for all ages. Military admission and children ages 12 and under are free.
21 Pet Parade and Chili Cookoff
Plan on a hot time in Coronado, on Sunday, September 21st with pets & chili cooks competing for attention at the 3rd Annual Coronado Pet Parade & Chili Cook Off, sponsored by the Coronado Real Estate Association and the City of Coronado. Aspiring and professional chili chefs are being invited to submit recipes and samples of their fiery concoctions for review at the event by a panel of local judges. Pet owners of all ages can also compete for awards by entering their pets in the five different categories, Most Handsome, Prettiest Female, Most Beautiful Rescue Pet, Best Costume & Most Gorgeous Senior (12 years & older). Ending the day with an all the pet’s strutting their stuff in our final pet parade. This event benefits PAWS of Coronado. Admission is free, Promenade Park, 1845 Strand Way. For more info call Caroline Haines – (619)435-5200.
15 Taste of Coronado
The Coronado Junior Woman’s Club presents,The 4th Annual “A Taste of Coronado, Island fare in the Ocean air” taking place on Wednesday Oct 15th 2014 from 5:00- 9:00 pm. Spend a night indulging your senses and enjoying amazing bites prepared by our local chefs. Take a culinary trip around the world sampling from our local bistro, as you meander along Orange Avenue or take a ride on the complimentary trolley.
26 URT Spook
The 4th Annual URT SPOOK is a night time free surf; URT provides a big light tower and generator to light up the ocean, giving surfers and sepctators a unique night time surfing experience. All surfers are strongly encouraged to come and surf in their Halloween costume and try and scare the ocean. At Shipwrecks Beach, 6:00 – 8:00.
31 Downtown Goes Ghostly
It is time again for witches and ghosts to wander throughout the central downtown. Coronado MainStreet sponsors the popular Downtown Goes Ghostly each Halloween. This year’s hours have not yet been announced but merchants in the central downtown typically welcome trick or treaters in the afternoon from 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.
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