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Check below for happenings in the Gaslamp Quarter this weekend!

Thursday, August 18:

Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation

Wayne Donaldson Lecture – “From Skid Row to the Heart of San Diego: The Transformation of the Gaslamp”

Wayne Donaldson is a well-regarded preservation architect. He presently serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Originally appointed to the position in 2010, President Barack Obama reappointed him in August 2013 for another four-year term. Formerly the State Historic Preservation Officer of California, Donaldson has been practicing preservation architecture for over 35 years.

In San Diego, Mr. Donaldson is one of the founders of the New School of Architecture as well as Heritage Architecture and Planning.  Some examples of his commitment to historic preservation are in the Gaslamp Quarter as architect for the restoration of the Horton Park Plaza Hotel, the Horton Grand Hotel, and the San Diego Hardware Building.

When: Thursday, August 18

Where: Horton Grand Hotel, 311 Island Ave, San Diego, Ca 92101

Price: $15.00 for nonmembers

For more information, please visit: Wayne Donaldson Lecture

Reebok FitHub

25% Off Sale

Save 25% at Reebok FitHub stores August 17th – August 21st only!

When: Thursday, August 18 – Sunday, August 21

Where: 440 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For tickets and more information, please visit: Reebok FitHub

Hotel Indigo San Diego – Gaslamp Quarter

LIVE Music: Justin Froese

Table 509 is featuring live music on Thursday nights this August with Justin Froese. Come see Justin and special guest perform this Thursday!

When: Thursday, August 18 7:00PM

Where: 509 9th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Hotel Indigo San Diego – Gaslamp Quarter

Padres

Joe Nichols Pregame Concert 

Don’t miss the Joe Nichols pregame concert before Padres vs. Diamondbacks this Thursday!

When: Thursday, August 18 6:00PM

Where: Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

For tickets and more information, please visit: Joe Nichols Pregame Concert 

Friday, August 19:

Vin De Syrah

Midsummer Nights Dream Party

Lord, what fools these mortals be!” Dance, drink, and get mischievous with fairies, elves, and sprites in Syrah’s very own Midsummer Night’s Dream. The merrymaking begins at 8pm with complimentary “pixie” inspired makeup by Natalie Ives and theatrics by The Grand Artique followed with live music by Monogem at 9pm. Fresh flower crowns byFlower Gypsies. And don’t forget to find the fairy wandering around the enchanted forest for some complimentary absinthe shots then stay until 10pm for beats by Cheyenne Giles to keep the festivities going. We will also have a $10 suggested donation at the door with 100% of the proceeds going to the Seany Foundation, in their effort to bring hope and happiness to kids affected by cancer through summer camps and other family activities.

When: Friday, August 19 8:00PM

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Vin De Syrah

Double Deuce

Happy Hour Music  with Wes Maharas

1/2 off all drinks from 5-8PM and band plays from 5:30-8:00PM

When: Friday, August 19

Where: 528 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Double Deuce

Tin Roof San Diego

Chad Lada Duo

Live tunes by Chad Lada duo and then stick around for live dance music at 9pm. Come party with us San Diego!

When: Friday, August 19 6:00PM

Where: 401 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Tin Roof San Diego

Bang Bang

Cosmo’s Midnight Klatch

We welcome Aussie pair Cosmo’s Midnight for their first play under the disco ball this Friday! Support from FNGRS CRSSD resident Klatch!

When: Friday, August 19

Where: 526 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

Price: $5 – $15

For more information, please visit: Bang Bang

Saturday, August 20:

Hard Rock Hotel

Sunburn Trade Fair and MIMS Live Performance

The SUNBURN Trade Fair returns for its second year at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego! Shop local retailers, tape a dip in the pool & sip the beautiful day away! You won’t want to miss a very special performance by “This is Why I’m Hot” star MIMS! || 21+ Event

When: Saturday, August 20

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Price: $10.00 – $20.00

For tickets and more information, please visit: Sunburn Trade Fair and MIMS Live Performance

Hard Rock Hotel

UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor 2

Come enjoy fight night at Hard Rock! Doors open at 6pm. Sounds by DJ Kaos.

When: Saturday, August 20 6:00PM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Price: $10.00

For tickets and more information, please visit: UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor 2

Whiskey Girl

Diaz vs. McGregor 2

Come watch the UFC 202 Diaz vs. McGregor 2 match at Whiskey Girl!

When: Saturday, August 20

Where: 702 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Whiskey Girl

Double Deuce

Diaz vs. McGregor 2

1/2 off drinks for happy hour from 5-7PM and no cover until 9PM with the fight starting at 7PM.

When: Saturday, August 20

Where: 528 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Double Deuce

Sunday, August 21:

Whiskey Girl

Sunday Summer Concerts Series – Charlie Rae

Sunday Summer Concert Series continues with live music from Charlie Rae at Whiskey Girl!

When: Sunday, August 21 7:00 PM

Where: 702 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Whiskey Girl

XXXI Olympiad on NBC

Fogo de Chao, 1919, The Commons Bar, Union Kitchen & Tap, The New Yorker

Come by the Gaslamp Quarter where you can view the closing ceremony on Sunday! Catch it all at one of Gaslamp’s favorite bars/eateries!

When: Closing Ceremony: Sunday, August 21 4:00PM on NBC

Please read our blog, the Top 5 Places to View the XXXI Olympiad, for more information!

Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation

Horton Grand Hotel

Reebok FitHub

Hotel Indigo San Diego - Gaslamp Quarter

Petco Park

Double Deuce

Tin Roof

Bang Bang

Hard Rock Hotel

Whiskey Girl

Vin De Syrah