The La Mesa Village Association coordinates a variety of fun, community events throughout the year that take place in the heart of our downtown community.

Each event is in need of volunteers for various activities. Please let us know if you would like to volunteer through our contact form.

La Mesa Classic Car Show

The La Mesa Classic Car Show features pre-1974 cars, trucks, and vans all parked along La Mesa Blvd between Spring and 4th Street. The event also features DJ’s, live music, free activities, and an award giveaway each week honoring the night’s best cars.  Read more about La Mesa Classic Car Show »

Holiday in the Village

Holiday in the Village is an annual event cherished by locals and visitors alike. This free, family friendly event features a variety of holiday traditions to appeal to the diversity of our community. Be part of the magic each year and enjoy festive holiday music, food, kid activities, arts & crafts and so much more!  Read more about Holiday in the Village »


The Annual La Mesa Oktoberfest is the largest Oktoberfest celebration West of the Mississippi, boasting over 100,000 attendees annually. This free event is spread out over nearly 6 city blocks in the La Mesa Village and is an event that is looked forward to each and every year by Southern California residents.  Read more about Oktoberfest »

Halloween in the Village

Trick-or-Treat at a variety of downtown La Mesa businesses with family & friends on Halloween! Read more about Halloween In The Village »