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Enjoy a weekend of Holiday festivities in the Gaslamp!

From our storefronts decorated with creative window displays, to the warm glow of a cozy tavern, nowhere else in San Diego has the quintessential feel of the holiday season. We take the opportunity during the holidays to come together, celebrate, and give thanks with friends and loved ones. It is a time of year in which we so fully live up to the moniker adorned on our archway–The Historic Heart of San Diego.

Join us in celebrating this wonderful season by participating in our favorite traditions, new and old. We are proud to announce that we have organized an entire weekend of activities to celebrate the holidays! On Saturday, December 10th, the Toast of Gaslamp invites you to sip, savor, and shop throughout the Gaslamp Quarter. Bright and early on Sunday, December 11th, the Everywon 5K will sprint through the Gaslamp Quarter. This charity race will benefit our sister-organization, the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation. Later on Sunday the 11th, we will host the 9th Annual Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade and Expo. The pet expo starts at 1PM in Hilton Gaslamp Park and will feature over 25 amazing vendors! At 3PM the parade will make its way through the Gaslamp Quarter with a perfect photo finish underneath the Gaslamp archway!

Save $5 on the Toast of Gaslamp and Holiday Pet Parade when you use the Promo Code “GIVETHANKS”!

Raise your glasses! It’s time to toast the holidays with 20 delicious cocktail samples, bites from local restaurants, and discounts at over 20 downtown shops. The Toast of Gaslamp will bring festive feelings and a holly jolly good time to the historic Gaslamp Quarter this winter.

On Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 1pm to 5pm enjoy the opportunity to sample some of the most satisfying sips and appetizing nibbles that the Gaslamp Quarter has to offer.  Don your festive attire, round up your friends, and enjoy an event that has become a holiday tradition for many San Diegans – Yule have a blast!

Toast of Gaslamp is the perfect way to spend an afternoon festively feasting as you stroll your way through two dozen of the most delicious Gaslamp restaurants!

Must be 21+ with valid ID to attend this event.

Advanced Registration: $25

Day of Registration: $30

The 9th Annual The San Diego Union-Tribune Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade & Expo presented by VCA Market Street Animal Hospital returns on Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 1-5PM. All pet owners and their companions are invited to don their favorite costumes and put their best paw forward for this jolly promenade and pet expo, which starts and ends at MLK Promenade Park at Fourth Avenue and K Street. The Pet Parade steps off promptly at 3:00pm from MLK Promenade Park and continues up 4th Ave takes a right at E street and down 5th Ave. ending under the iconic Gaslamp Quarter Archway.

Day-of registration and check-in will begin at 12:30pm. Guests are encouraged to register in advance as space in the Parade is limited and will fill up fast. For more information, please visit www.holidaypetparade.com.

Family friendly event for all ages.

Advanced Registration: $15 per pet

Day of Registration: $20 per pet