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A new exhibition from Tim Cantor, Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at Sparks Gallery, and free workouts all weekend long! With so many things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter this weekend, what are your plans?

Thursday, October 5:

Osetra Seafood & Steaks

October Happenings

Introducing our new 3 course pre-fixe theater menu for only $40 per person for those guests who are dashing to the show!

We are also now offering vegetarian menu options. Ask your server to see the special menu!

Where: 904 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Osetra Seafood & Steaks

Sparks Gallery

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Join Sparks Gallery for an evening of interactivity and celebration with a live demo by local Hispanic artist Optimus Volts.
 
On October 5th not only will we recognize artist Optimus Volt’s innovative talents, on view as part of our Gallery Selections exhibition thru 10/29, we will also celebrate the important cultural contributions of all of the Hispanic-American artists we proudly exhibit at the gallery in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month.
 
Complementary refreshments will be served at 6pm with the artist demo beginning promptly at 6:30.

When: Thursday, October 5 6:00-8:00PM

Where: 530 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Sparks Gallery

Havana 1920

Grand Opening Weekend

The Grand Opening of Havana 1920 in the Gaslamp has arrived and we want you to be one of the first to experience it! Be transported to La Habana Vieja on Thursday, October 5th, and enjoy our authentic Cuban decor, live music & personal touches. Your $10 entry includes tray-passed bocaditos and 2 rum cocktails. This entry fee will be donated to hurricane relief efforts in the Caribbean.

We will be open for dinner on Friday and Saturday. !

When: Thursday, October 5 – Saturday, October 7

Where: 548 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Grand Opening Weekend

American Comedy Co.

Dan Soder

Dan Soder is a New York City based comedian and actor who’s best known as ‘Mafee’ on the hit Showtime Billions series. He has a new Half Hour Special on Netflix’s “The Standups”. His first hour-long stand-up special, Not Special premiered last year on Comedy Central. Other credits include: Comedy Central’s Half Hour, Conan, Inside Amy Schumer, and @midnight. Dan also hosts Sirius XM’s The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson, every Monday and Wednesday at 6pm ET

When: Thursday, October 5 – Saturday, October 7

Where: 818-B Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: American Comedy Co.

Blue Point Coastal Cuisine

Chef Charity Dinner Series: Oktoberfest Celebration

Join us this fall as Blue Point presents a very special menu series in partnership with some of our community’s most esteemed charitable foundations.  The series begins in October with an “Oktoberfest Celebration” 5-course menu to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  This delicious menu is priced at $75 per person and Blue Point will donate 20% of the proceeds to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  For reservations, please call 619-233-6623.

Tax and gratuity not included in promotional menu price.

When: Sunday, October 1 – Tuesday, October 31

Where: 565 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Blue Point Coastal Cuisine

Friday, October 6:

Reebok Fithub San Diego

Free Boot Camp with Coach Vera

Looking for that extra edge that sets you apart from the competition? My years of experience as a fitness professional combined with my background as a competitive athlete provide me with a unique insight into helping athletes perform at their peak! From run coaching to strength training, let me take your athletic performance to the next level!

When: Friday, October 6 8:30AM – 9:30AM

Where: 450 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Reebok Fithub San Diego

Omnia San Diego

Steve Aoki

Get ready for some CAKE! Steve Aoki returns to OMNIA San Diego on Friday, October 6!

When: Friday, October 6 9:30PM

Where: 454 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Omnia San Diego

Bassmnt

Bro Safari x Bassrush

Join us on Friday 10/6 as Bassrush presents Bro Safari at Bassmnt! Covering the entire EDM spectrum this Atlanta raised DJ/producer is well known around the globe for his intense sounds! Be sure to snag your tickets now and get ready for an unforgettable night at downtown San Diego’s only weekly 18+/21+ nightclub!

When: Friday, October 6 9:00PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Bassmnt

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: now until Tuesday, October 31

Where: 24 Locations throughout the Gaslamp Quarter

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

Saturday, October 7:

Free Workout: Gaslamp Sessions

Join us for the hottest, FREE, workout in the Downtown. Balanced Fitness & Health, in collaboration with Downtown San Diego Partnership, is bringing your workout to the street, complete with a live DJ, free giveaways, and more.

We’ll be on Island Street between 4th and 5th Avenues! Find out more info on the schedule and vendors HERE: http://bit.ly/dsdpgaslampsessions

When: Saturday, October 7 8:00AM – 12:00PM

Where: Island Avenue between Fourth and Fifth Avenues, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Free Workout: Gaslamp Sessions

Tim Cantor Gallery

AFFINITÉ

Join us for the exciting opening night of Tim Cantor’s most anticipated exhibition to date, and be among the first to see his latest original works as we celebrate the unveiling of his stirring new collection.

When: Saturday, October 7 7:00PM

Where: 527 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: AFFINITÉ

The Melting Pot – Gaslamp Quarter

Grown-Up Fondue Cooking Class

Join us at The Gaslamp Melting Pot Restaurant for a grown-up cooking class & learn how to prepare cheese and chocolate fondue paired with wine. (You then get to eat and enjoy your creations!)

You will also learn how to make tuxedo chocolate covered strawberries!

Enjoy complementary take-home literature on how to prepare all the items you made.

When: Saturday, October 7 1:00PM – 2:30PM

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Bassmnt

3lau x Insomniac Events

Join us on Saturday, October 7th as Insomniac Events presents 3lau at Bassmnt! Well deserving of a DJ reputation for flawlessly blending together bootlegs, remixes, and originals into fast-paced sets that keep crowds guessing. Get ready for a kickass night as he invades Bassmnt!

When: Saturday, October 7 9:00PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Bassmnt

Sunday, October 8:

Reebok Fithub San Diego

Free Boot Camp w/ NoExcuses PT

High Intensity Inverval Training, formated in a circuit layout. We combine a well rounded combination of Strength, Aerobics, Balance, Stability, Agility, Plyo-metrics, and all the latest fitness applications our industry has to offer. You CAN and WILL BURN fat, BUILD lean muscle, and challenge yourself according to your fitness level. Everything in this class is done in ‘Timed Intervals’ therefore you control your output level. This class is for all fitness levels. Whatever the goal, you can accomplish it in our Boot Camp class!

When: Sunday, October 8 8:30AM – 9:30AM

Where: 450 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Reebok Fithub San Diego

The Tipsy Crow

No Request Sundays w/ Yesenia + Dajuan

Join us for a special edition of No Request Sundays on October 8th in the Underground! Our very own Yesenia Declet and guest bartender Dajuan Smith will be donating their tips to Puerto Rico and those impacted by Hurricane Maria. All tips will be donated to Save the Children.

Sounds provided by Flyrant & Special Guest in the Underground Disco. Dance, drink + have a good time for a great cause this Sunday at the Tipsy Crow!

When: Sunday, October 8 9PM – 2AM

Where: 770 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: The Tipsy Crow

10 Places to Watch this Season’s Football Games!

Football season is here again! Many businesses in the Gaslamp Quarter are offering specials during all football games and some are even home to a specific football team. Explore 10 great places to watch the football game this season and come enjoy the game with some delicious food and drinks with your friends and fellow fans!

For more information, please visit: 10 Places to Watch this Season’s Football Games!

American Comedy Co

The Melting Pot

The Tipsy Crow

Bassmnt

Sparks Gallery

Blue Point

Osetra Seafood & Steaks

Reebok Fithub

Omnia

Gaslamp Sessions

Tim Cantor Gallery