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Lots of fun events, delicious food, and sales for Memorial Day Weekend! What are your plans for this weekend in the Gaslamp Quarter?

Thursday, May 25:

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: 18 Locations throughout the Gaslamp Quarter

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

Goorin Brothers

Memorial Day Sale 30% Off

You are clear for put on. All systems are Go. Let’s hat. Select styles starting at 30% off.
Get ready for the weekend.

When: Thursday, May 25 – Tuesday, May 30

Where: 631 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Goorin Brothers

Henry’s Pub

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

Cooking up a hot weekend in the Gaslamp! Mixmaster Yodah Antonio Aguilera. Join us!

When: Thursday, May 25 – Sunday, May 28 9PM – Close

Where: 618 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Henry’s Pub

Reebok FitHub San Diego

Memorial Day Sale

It’s back!! Buy More, Save More!!! Ends May 30, 2017.

When: Thursday, May 25 – Tuesday, May 30

Where: 440 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Reebok FitHub San Diego

The Melting Pot – Gaslamp Quarter

Ladies’ Night Out

Indulge in a fabulous four-course fondue dinner complete with a cheese fondue prepared table side, freshly created salads, a specially prepared entrée course, and an unforgettable chocolate fondue for dessert. $29 per person.

2 Course Option: Cheese and Chocolate Fondue – $17 per person.

All Ladies in attendance will have an opportunity to win raffle prizes.

When: Thursday, May 25

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: The Melting Pot – Gaslamp Quarter

Friday, May 26:

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Shady Ladies & 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.

When: Friday, May 26

Where: 410 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Rockin’ Baja Lobster

Rockin’ Memorial Day Weekend

We’re offering our ROCKIN’ BUCKET all weekend, Friday 5/26 thru Monday 5/29. It’s Only $55 for Two!  Canadian Lobster Tails, Baja Style Shrimp, Fried Fish Filets, Grilled Marinated Chicken, Grilled Corn on the Cob, “All You Can Eat” Ranchero Beans, Mexican Rice, Warm Flour Tortillas, Our Famous Honey Chili Butter & World Class Fresh Salsa Bar.

When: Friday, May 26 – Monday, May 29

Where: 310 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Rockin’ Baja Lobster

Saturday, May 27:

Jazz in the Square

Free Concert from 2:30PM – 6:00PM in Gaslamp Square (right next to the Tin Fish) 170 Sixth Avenue –  The George Farres Group as well as other special guests will be performing.  Bring a chair, blanket and a picnic and enjoy live music in the Historic Heart of San Diego!

2 Rabbits from the “Rabbitville” public art campaign will be on display as well!

You can also enter your name into a drawing for gift cards to Gaslamp Restaurants, and tickets to the Taste of Gaslamp, June 17th!

When: Saturday, May 27 2:30PM – 6:00PM

Location: 170 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Gaslamp 150 Events & Promotions

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Paranormal Investigations 

The Davis-Horton House: Alive with Spirits from the Past?  

Find out for yourself. Touted by many as, “the most haunted house in the Gaslamp Quarter,” the Davis-Horton House has become a highly popular place for investigating paranormal activities — occurrences that fall outside of what’s considered normal or that can’t be explained scientifically. Paranormal research teams present evidence to support their claims of having made contact with several house spirits. They’ve recorded voices, taken photos, and shot video to document their surprising findings.  These other-worldly experiences are available to the public through monthly Paranormal Investigations tours, led by San Diego Ghost Hunters, a professional paranormal research team that conducts on-site investigations.

Since space is limited, we require that you make reservations and pay in advance for the Ghost Tour and Investigation.  You may make your reservation via our website, or you can call for reservations at (619) 233-4692.

Admission for this two-hour tour and investigation is $40.00.

When: Saturday, May 27 10:00PM

Where: 410 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

The Melting Pot – Gaslamp Quarter

Kids’ Little Chef Cooking Class

All aspiring “Little Chefs” will get a chance to learn how to fondue and to wow their families as a chocolate fondue chef for the day! $19.95 per “Little Chef” and $15 per accompanying adult. (Recommended ages 4-12)

When: Saturday, May 27 1:00PM – 2:30PM

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: The Melting Pot – Gaslamp Quarter

Sparks Gallery

Exhibition: Allied Craftsmen 2017: Material Obsessions / A Group Show

The Allied Craftsmen of San Diego celebrates its 70th year with a juried exhibition of members’ work at Sparks Gallery in downtown San Diego. The exhibition, Allied Craftsmen: Material Obsessions, will showcase innovative processes and high standards of workmanship in ceramics, enamel, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, metals, mixed media, and wood.

One of the longest running craft organizations in the country, Allied Craftsmen’s mission to promote cutting-edge contemporary craft–from the functional to the conceptual–has remained unchanged since its founding in 1947. It is living art history. And just as early members of the Allied Craftsmen were vital to the development of the artistic and educational community of San Diego, so the 75 current artist-members represent universities, local colleges, high schools, and artist collectives throughout the county today.

The Allied Craftsmen of San Diego, now in its 70th year, continues to be a major influence of contemporary craft and art in San Diego.

Exhibited Artists:

Jennifer Anderson, Warren Bakley, Beston Barnett, Sandra Berlin-Kroll, Charlotte Bird, David Browne, Ron Carlson, Levi Casias, David Cuzick, Maria De Castro, Ellen Fager, Arline Fisch, Polly Jacobs Giacchina, Erik Gronborg, Alexandra Hart, Paul Henry, Michael Hernandez, James Hubbell, Terri Hughes-Oelrich, Jeff Erwin, Ashley Kim, YC Kim, Dot Kimura, Linda Litteral, Wendy Mayurama, Kathleen Mitchell, Sheila Moran, Cheryl Nickel, Kathy Nidia, Joe Nyiri, Marcus Papay, Norma Pizzaro, Sasha Koozel-Reibstein, Vincent Robles, Gail Schneider, Cheryl Tall, and Julie Thompson.

Opening reception wine sales to benefit Allied Craftsmen of San Diego.

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 27 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Exhibition on View: May 27 – July 9

Where: 530 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Sparks Gallery

Michael J Wolf Fine Arts

Live Painting Event Pete Tillack and Stephanie Clair 

Please come join us on Saturday, May 27th 2017 from 12:00pm until 5:00 pm for a live painting event featuring the talented local artists Pete Tillack and Stephanie Clair. This is such a fun way to spend part of your Memorial Day weekend and we look forward to sharing some cheer with you to welcome summer!

When: Saturday, May 27 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Where: 363 Fifth Avenue Suite 102, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Michael J Wolf Fine Arts

Sunday, May 28:

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Club Flamingo Memorial Day Pool Party

Make your Memorial Day Sunday sizzle with a downtown pool party on the rooftop of the Hard Rock Hotel. Dance to deep house music with a cocktail in hand, splash around the pool and socialize with sun-kissed skin until susnet!

When: Sunday, May 28 12:00PM – 7:00PM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Cafe Sevilla

Buena Vista Sundays and Brazilian Night

Sundays at Cafe Sevilla are on FIRE! First, SON Antillano Plays Cuban Hits from 3-6pm to Coincide with Happy Hour! Then, Starting at 9:30pm, Enjoy Live Brazilian Music by Sociedade do Samba de San Diego, $7 caipirinhas & Complimentary Midnight Feijoada!

When: Sunday, May 28

Where: 353 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Cafe Sevilla

El Chingon

Memorial Sunday

Are you looking for a bad ass time? Come out to El Chingon and keep your weekend going this Sunday with El Chingon Sundaze! Guest bartender Ozzy Guttierez!

When: Sunday, May 28 11:00AM – 2:00AM

Where: 560 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: El Chingon

American Junkie

EC Twins

Big Announcement! We have the EC Twins performing this Sunday Night. Send us a message to get on the VIP list.

When: Sunday, May 28

Where: 628 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: American Junkie

Reebok FitHub

El Chingon

Goorin Bros

Henry's Pub

The Melting Pot

Gaslamp Museum

Rockin' Baja Lobster

Sparks Gallery

Michael J Wolf Fine Arts

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Cafe Sevilla

El Chingon

American Junkie

Jazz in the Square