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It’s December! Get in the holiday spirit with a show at the Balboa Theatre, enjoy some live music, or learn to create a beautiful floral centerpiece for the holidays at the Pendry! Check out all the things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter and plan your weekend!

Thursday, November 30:

Meze Greek Fusion

Johann Sebastian Santos Our Music For You Charity Event

GBOD Hospitality Group Presents The Johann Sebastian Santos Our Music For You Charity Event at Meze Greek Fusion! This Gypsy Night Dinner Show features the music of Joef of the Gipsy Kings Family and benefits Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and Our Music for You children’s charity!

Don’t miss this unique sensory indulgence of sight, sound, and taste showcasing the evolution of Flamenco dance through the fusion of Moorish, Andalusian and Spanish Folk dance performed by flamenco, gypsy, belly dancers, singers, percussionists, and guitarists. Enjoy a piece of true Mediterranean culture while savoring a delicious four-course dinner menu featuring Meze’s culinary creations.

When: Thursday, November 30 6:30PM – 9:30PM

Where: 345 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Meze Greek Fusion

The Melting Pot – Gaslamp Quarter

Ladies’ Night Out – Last One for 2017!

We’re inviting ladies to 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.

Make your reservation today because these nights sell out fast.

When: Thursday, November 30

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Queensborough

Thursday, November 30 8:00PM – Chris Cutz & Pocket 

Get ready! Chris Cutz and DJ Pocket aka Dj Jenny Pocket are joining us Downtown Queensborough on November 30th. Doors open at 8pm

Friday, December 1 8:00PM – Scooter & Hevrock 

Kick off the new month with DJ Scooter and DJ HEVROCK Downtown Queensborough this Friday, December 1st at 8pm!

Saturday, December 2 8:00PM – Cheyenne Giles & Huy Believe

Cheyenne Giles and Huy Believe are making their return to Downtown Queensborough this Saturday, December 2nd at 8pm!

Where: 777 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Queensborough

Friday, December 1:

Pendry San Diego

Isari Floral Design Series

Get into the festive spirit at #PendrySanDiego with our NEW floral design series guided by our friends from Isari Studio.

Need a holiday statement piece for your home? Join us for an evening of flowers and fun at Pendry San DIego! You’ll learn how to make your own holiday wreath from the artists of Isari Flower Studio and go home with it. Grab a friend, snag your seats, and make it a dinner date!

The two hour masterclass is open to anyone interested in creating a beautiful masterpiece for the holiday season and learning more about the craft of Floristry in Southern California.
Class cost covers all supplies, materials, and instruction and you’ll take home your masterpieces that day!
Tickets now available online

When: Friday, December 1 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Where: 550 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Isari Floral Design Series

OMNIA San Diego

Elephante

It’s gonna be a zoo when Elephante returns to OMNIA San Diego on Friday, December 1!

When: Friday, December 1 9:30 PM

Where: 454 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: OMNIA San Diego

Bassmnt

12 Planet x Bassrush

Join us on Friday 12/1 as Bassrush presents 12th Planet at Bassmnt! The electronic music pioneer whose off-axis beats and subsonic frequencies orbit on the forefront of global bass culture is sure to bring the masses for this MONSTER event!! Special guests TBA, stay tuned!

When: Friday, December 1 9:00 PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Bassmnt

Saturday, December 2:

Osetra Seafood & Steaks

Latin Nights with Kimba Light

Osetra Brings Latin Nights to San Diego!

Experience #OsetraLatinNights, the Gaslamp Quarter’s newest nightlife destination! We will be turning up the heat each week from 10:00p.m. to 2:00 a.m. with the colorful rhythm and culture of Reggaetón music, bringing the spicy sounds of the Latin culture to San Diego. Bright beats will light up the night at Osetra, with each month featuring a different theme to keep the party unique and exciting.

Kimba Light is a tropical, high-energy, dance-provoking Afro-Cuban band, fusing salsa, timba, merenge, bachata and reggae/reggaetón, with a touch of hip-hop and funk thrown in for good measure. The result? The funkiest Latin band around!

When: Saturday, December 2 10:00PM

Where: 904 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Osetra Seafood & Steaks

Balboa Theatre

Some of a Thousand Words

Choreographer Brian Brooks is beloved for his “kinetic thrill and visual power” (The Washington Post), while former New York City Ballet star and principal dancer Wendy Whelan is “riveting, interesting, unusual, intelligent” (The New York Times). LJMS audiences will remember Restless Creature, their winning collaboration in 2015. This Season they return with new solos and duets, full of elegance and electricity, amplified by the remarkable live music of string quartet Brooklyn Rider, hailed as “the future of chamber music” (Strings Magazine).

When: Saturday, December 2 8:00PM

Where: 868 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Some of a Thousand Words

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 and Holiday chocolate covered strawberries so you can “WOW” your guests at your next holiday party!

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

Registration at 12:45pm. We ask that you be on time, so we can get started on time.

$35 per guest

Reservations are required for this exciting new event as seating will be limited!

When: Saturday, December 2 1:00PM – 2:30PM

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Bassmnt

Teddy Rose

Join us on Saturday 12/2 as Bassmnt presents Teddy Rose!! The San Diego native known for his exuberant future house sound makes his debut at downtown San Diego only weekly 18+/21+ nightclub! Snag your tickets now and we’ll see you on the dancefloor!

When: Saturday, December 2 9:00PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Bassmnt

Sunday, December 3:

Balboa Theatre

Mariachi Sol de Mexico® de Jose Hernandez – A MERRY-ACHI CHRISTMAS

Mariachi Sol de Mexico® presents A Merry-Achi Christmas.

The Celebration: How is Christmas celebrated in the southwest? With traditional carols played by a mariachi of course! And this December Mariachi Sol de Mexico®, with the blazing sounds of its 13 piece ensemble, brings to life a festive, joyous holiday celebration.

The Music: Enjoy a fusion of the traditional holiday spirit with the color, and the traditions, of Mexican and American Christmas songs and carols. The traditions are brought to life by Sol de Mexico’s spectacular artistic execution. Experience this unique fiesta of favorite holiday tunes from both sides of the border.

The Musical Ensemble: This thrice Grammy-Award nominee, Sol de México® has performed and recorded with music greats Linda Ronstadt, Vicki Carr, Jose Feliciano, Willie Nelson, Juan Gabriel, Vicente Fernandez, Luis Miguel and The Beach Boys. The group worked on Hollywood soundtracks for Sea Biscuit, The Old Gringo, American Me, Don Juan de Marco, Glory Road, and Beverly Hills Chihuahua

When: Sunday, December 3 6:00PM

Where: 868 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Mariachi Sol de Mexico® de Jose Hernandez – A MERRY-ACHI CHRISTMAS

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!

Where: Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Balboa Theatre

Pendry

Bassmnt

Meze Greek Fusion

The Melting Pot

Queensborough

OMNIA

Osetra Seafood & Steaks