Join the Del Mar Foundation for two special events this October. The 2nd Annual Picnic at Powerhouse Park will take place on Sunday, Oct. 8 from 12 to 4 p.m. The community is invited to enjoy live music, games, face painting, food, a beer garden, a bike safety class, displays from local organizations, and more.

Community members are also welcome to attend the Foundation’s 5th Annual Halloween Dog Parade and Costume Competition at Del Mar Shores Park on Sunday, Oct. 29 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Ribbons will be awarded for best costume in the following categories: Most Glamorous, Most Spooky, Best Combo Costume – dog and owner, and Best Combo Costume – multiple dogs. Dogs must be leashed during the event. Online reservations are required.

For more information about both events and to RSVP visit