Lamplighter Awards

November 16, 2016 | 615 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

We are looking forward to a fantastic evening of whimsy and elegance featuring craft cocktails, delicious hors d’oeuvres from the finest Gaslamp Quarter restaurants, exclusive items and gift packages available through our silent and live auction, and much more, at the 22nd Annual Lamplighter Awards at Parq nightclub!  The 21+, GQA event, raises funds that help to enhance the Gaslamp Quarter through beautification projects, free community events, the development and launch of a sophisticated, responsive website to promote its member businesses, and ongoing marketing to attract millions of visitors and locals year after year.

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Be a part of what makes not just this event – but also our Gaslamp Quarter community – extraordinary! Sign up today to support the 2016 Lamplighter Awards – contact Taylor with McFarlane Promotions at (619) 233-5008.

2016 Lamplighter Sponsorship Opportunities
2016 Lamplighter Awards Distributor Sponsorship
2016 Lamplighter Awards Lounge Sponsorship
2016 Lamplighter Awards Beer Sponsorship
2016 Lamplighter Awards Auction Donation Form

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Congratulations to the 2015 Lamplighter Award Winners

2015 Design Award
Urban Lighting
Awarded for exceptional adaptive re-use and celebrating 25 years as a contributing Gaslamp Quarter retail business

2015 Armond Award for Lifetime Achievement
Lesley Cohn
Cohn Restaurant Group

2015 Trailblazer Award
Howard Greenberg
Trilogy Real Estate Management and Gaslamp Quarter Property Owner

2015 Good Neighbor in Government Award
Officer Bruce Getz
San Diego Police Department

2015 Good Neighbor in Business Award
Comic-Con International

2015 Chairman’s Award
Diana Cavagnaro
Couture Millinery

Special Recognition for Commitment to San Diego and the Gaslamp Quarter
Jimmy Parker
For his significant contributions and service to the Gaslamp Quarter community
Executive Director from 2004 – 2015
GQA Board of Directors from 1998 – 2004

2015 Executive Director’s Award
Downtown San Diego Partnership Clean & Safe
For their exemplary service and dedication to the Gaslamp Quarter community

Best New Gaslamp Nightclub
Parq Restaurant & Nightclub

Best New Gaslamp Restaurant/Bar
Rustic Root

Best New Gaslamp Shop/Gallery
Blo Blow Dry Bar

Favorite Gaslamp Area Hotel
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Favorite Attraction
American Comedy Company

Favorite Professional Service
McFarlane Promotions

Chef of the Year
Kevin Templeton – barleymash

Favorite Casual Dining
Bub’s at the Ballpark

Favorite Fine Dining
Blue Point Coastal Cuisine

Favorite Quick Service/To-Go Dining
The HUB Market & Deli

Favorite Dessert
Ghirardelli Chocolate & Ice Cream Shop

Favorite Sushi
Taka Sushi

Favorite Breakfast
The Broken Yolk Café

Favorite Café/Coffee Brewer
Toscana Café & Wine Bar

Favorite Pizza
Ciro’s Pizzeria & Beerhouse

Favorite Steakhouse
Fogo de Chão

Favorite American Cuisine – TIE
Rustic Root & Café 21

Favorite Asian Cuisine
Nobu San Diego at the Hard Rock Hotel

Favorite Indian Cuisine
Royal India Exquisite Restaurant & Lounge

Favorite Ethnic Cuisine
Meze Greek Fusion

Favorite Italian Cuisine
BiCE Ristorante

Favorite Mexican, Latin, or Spanish Cuisine
La Puerta

Favorite Seafood
The Oceanaire Seafood Room

Favorite Burger
Burger Lounge

Favorite Shopping – Health & Beauty
A Style Concierge

Favorite Shopping – Specialties & Services
Downtown Ace Hardware

Favorite Shopping – Furniture & Home Décor
Urban Lighting

Favorite Shopping – Accessories
Eyes on Fifth

Favorite Shopping – Footwear

Favorite Art Gallery
Chuck Jones Gallery

Favorite Shopping – Boutique
Dolcetti Boutique

Favorite Shopping – Gifts & Souvenirs

Favorite Lounge
Vin de Syrah Spirit & Wine Parlor

Favorite Hookah Lounge
Pasha Lounge

Favorite Pub
The Field, Authentic Irish Pub & Restaurant

Favorite Venue for Live Music
Moonshine Flats

Favorite Cigar Shop/Lounge
Gran Havana

Favorite Bar
Altitude Sky Lounge

Favorite Nightclub

The Gaslamp Quarter Association is the 501c6 non-profit trade organization representing the 400 businesses located in the Gaslamp Quarter National Historic District. Proceeds from the Lamplighter Awards will go towards the development and execution of ongoing promotional programs and community events, including the Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade, Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase, Gaslamp Quarter Night Plaza, and Poinsettia Bowl Gaslamp March, and projects that keep our Gaslamp Quarter community vibrant.

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