Need a gift for Father’s Day? Taste of Gaslamp is this Saturday, June 17th! Make your dad feel like a VIP and get tickets now at tasteofgaslamp.com! Check out below to plan your weekend in the Gaslamp Quarter!

Thursday, June 15:

Meze Greek Fusion

Harry Potter Trivia: Muggles & Magical Creatures – 6:00PM – 7:30PM

Muggles, Magical Creatures, Witches & Wizards are all welcome at Harry Potter Trivia. Trivia will take place at Meze Greek Fusion in the Gaslamp District on Thursday, June 15th. Tickets must be purchased to participate. Limited # of tickets available. Purchase Tickets: bit.ly/mugglestrivia

$10 advance || All registration proceeds will be donated to local, animal nonprofit, The Animal Pad.

5:30pm entry to Trivia || 6:00pm start [we will start at 6pm on the dot!]

Muggles & Magical Creatures – 7:30PM – 9:00PM

Muggles & Magic: 4-course dinner and Magic experience at Meze Greek Fusion for a good cause! A portion of sales from each meal will be donated directly to The Animal Pad.

In the spirit of Harry Potter, enjoy a 4-course dinner in the “Great Hall,” and experience sleight of hand by trained magicians.

There will be 2 seatings for Dinner, 7:30pm & 9pm. Go to mugglesandmagic.com and book your seating in the Great Hall!

Where: 345 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Meze Greek Fusion

Tin Roof

Fat Tire Presents Battle of the Bands

Avi Buffalo and The Verigolds duke it out for an opportunity to play at the main stage at Tour De Fat presented by Fat Tire! Swing by for some cold New Belgium and vote for your favorite band!

When: Thursday, June 15 7:00PM

Where: 401 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Tin Roof

Dusty Rabbit Cocktail Contest & Giveaway

The “Dusty Rabbit” is a signature cocktail contest wherein merchants will honor the pioneering spirit of legendary founder, Alonzo Horton, who transformed “Rabbitville” into the thriving dining and entertainment district it is today! We’re challenging mixologists, bars, and restaurants from around the Gaslamp Quarter to create a cocktail named the Dusty Rabbit. Each location’s recipe is open to interpretation and may include any kind of spirit or alcohol uniquely reflective of the establishment.

Local mixologists are competing to develop our signature anniversary cocktail and we need your help to pick a winner! The Top 5 locations with the most engagement on Instagram and email will be served at our 150th Anniversary Birthday Party (Date TBD) and ticket holders to that event will then vote for their favorite Dusty Rabbit! By supporting your favorite Dusty Rabbit, you will also be entered for a chance to win a special Gaslamp Quarter 150th Anniversary Package!

When: May 10 – TBD

Where: 23 Locations throughout the Gaslamp Quarter

For more information, please visit: Dusty Rabbit Cocktail Contest & Giveaway

Friday, June 16:

Analog

Beats & Eats – Freaky Beats & Tiki Eats

Join Analog for our monthly Beats & Eats as this month we have ourselves a luau!

Beats & Eats is a 4-course dinner matched with each course matched with perfect cocktail pairing. Seats do fill up fast so be sure to reserve yours today by buying tickets here to automatically save your seat!

THIS MONTHS THEME: Beats & Eats – Freaky Beats & Tiki Eats

PRICE: It’s a 4 course dinner paired with 4 mixed drinks for only $40 per person!

RESERVATION ONLY: Please buy tickets here in order to reserve your seat! Please email stevie@analogbar.com with an questions or concerns!

Beats & Eats is Analog bar’s private dinner held once every month and is now limited to only 30 guests. The dinner consists of 4 courses each paired with a handcrafted cocktail.

Our Head Chef & Bar Manager are dedicated soley to creating our specialized courses throughout the evening. The two prepare a specialized and themed menu not offered in the main dining/bar area. Each course is explained and served with the dinner starting promptly at 7pm and ending at 9pm.

When: Friday, June 16 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Where: 801 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Analog

Pushkin Russian Restaurant

Karaoke and Dance Party at Pushkin

Russian and not so Russian Karaoke and dance at Pushkin Russian Restaurant!

When: Friday, June 16 10:00PM – 1:45AM

Where: 750 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Pushkin Russian Restaurant

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Shady Ladies and Hop Heads Historical Pub Crawl and Walking Tour

The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a new guided tour. Created in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of New Town San Diego, now downtown, the combination historical tour and pub crawl explores the historic Gaslamp District.

Follow your guide back in time to hear about the Gaslamp Quarter back when it was called the “Stingaree” and was infamous for its teeming red-light district. Learn about the historic buildings and colorful characters that populated them— and perhaps even meet a few of them along the way! Enjoy a drink- or just a seat- at three historic bars that are original to the Gaslamp Quarter.

The Shady Ladies and Hop Heads tour will take place once a month beginning in March. Please visit our website for dates and more information.

When: Friday, June 16

Where: 410 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Saturday, June 17:

23rd Annual Taste of Gaslamp 

Over 20 Gaslamp Quarter restaurants will be featured with delicious morsels of their house specialties, with restaurants like barleymash, Spike Africa’s, The Field and “BEST AMBIANCE 2016” winner Café Sevilla, and “BEST DISH 2016” winner Rustic Root, just to name a few.  The 23rd Annual Taste this year is especially exciting with guests having the opportunity to taste 20+ veteran restaurants that have carved out their place in San Diego’s culinary bedrock, then end the evening at the Altitude Sky Lounge with a complimentary brew while taking in one of the best views of San Diego.

When: Saturday, June 17

  • GA: 1:00PM – 4:00PM
  • VIP: 12:30PM – 4:30PM
  • After Party: 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Where: Check-In – Gaslamp Square, 538 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: 23rd Annual Taste of Gaslamp 

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

Patrolling the Stingaree: History of the San Diego Police

Presented by Tommy Giaquinto, Director and Chief Archivist of the San Diego Police Museum

San Diego’s Stingaree District has a vibrant and exciting history as it once contained the Chinatown, the Red Light District, and many other areas of debauchery all in one small neighborhood along San Diego Bay. Learn about the role of law enforcement from 1850 to 1920 and how the police attempted to “police” this infamous neighborhood during its formation.

Admission: $5 for adults, FREE for SDCHM members, children 12 and under, and students with ID.

Please RSVP to info@sdchm.org or 619.338.9888.

When: Saturday, June 17 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Where: 541 B Second Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

Sparks Gallery

Exhibition: Minis / A Grouop Show

OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017 – SIX TO NINE PM

// Exhibition on view JUNE 17 – SEPT 24, 2017 (with a break for Comic Con from July 10 through August 2)

An exhibition of “minis” will be presented in sizes 10×10 inches or smaller in our new group show. All works priced at $200 and under.

When: Saturday, June 17 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Where: 530 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Sparks Gallery

Union Kitchen & Tap

80’s Party!

Where are our 80’s babies at? Save the date and join us for our 80’s party on June 17 in the Gaslamp Quarter!

$3 Bud Light + $5 Jack Daniels | Dj Girth | 9 pm

When: Saturday, June 17 9:00PM – 2:00AM

Where: 333 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Union Kitchen & Tap

Sunday, June 18:

The Cat Cafe

Sunday Evening Cats on Mats

It’s time for our monthly Sunday night cats on mats session! Here’s your chance to enjoy a relaxing yoga session in the company of cats.

Your instructor, Laura McIntire, will lead you in a practice suitable for beginners to advanced yogis. Throughout the event you’ll get the chance to interact with the adoptable cats and some may even join you on the mat! A full espresso bar will be available after the practice as well as tea, other drinks, and snacks.

Please understand that during this class, a photographer may be present. If you do not want your likeness used publicly, please let us know this at the beginning of the class.

Space is limited and reservations are required, so sign up today to ensure you have a spot!

When: Sunday, June 18 5:30PM – 7:00PM

Where: 472 Third Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: The Cat Cafe

Celebrate Father’s Day in the Gaslamp Quarter!

Father’s Day is this Sunday! Show dad your appreciation with something special! Check out Celebrate Father’s Day in the Gaslamp Quarter! for the promotions Gaslamp Quarter businesses are having to plan the perfect day for your dad!

For more information, please visit: Celebrate Father’s Day in the Gaslamp Quarter!

Meze Greek Fusion

Tin Roof

Analog

Pushkin Russian Restaurant

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Taste of Gaslamp

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

Union Kitchen & Tap

The Cat Cafe

Sparks Gallery