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What are you planning to do this weekend in the Gaslamp Quarter? From wine tasting to practicing your comedy or cypher skills to catching the big game, it’s always an exciting time in the historic heart of San Diego!

Thursday, February 1:

American Comedy Co.

Noah Gardenswartz

Noah Gardenswartz is a comedian based out of New York who featured at the 2014 Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival as a New Face. His comedy has been featured on TBS’ “Today’s Riff,” Comcast’s “Trial By Laughter,” and Bounce TV’s ” Uptown Comic.” He has performed for the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, the Bay Area Black Comedy Festival, the High Plains Comedy Festival, and the New York Comedy Festival, among others. In 2012, Noah was named a semi-finalist in NBC’s “Stand Up For Diversity,” and he was also recently written about in VICE magazine. He most recently was a contestant on the NBC show “Last Comic Standing”. When Noah isn’t touring he performs several nights a week in
NYC and co-hosts a monthly show called “Comedy Freaknik”.
He most recently appeared on ADAM DEVINE’S HOUSE PARTY for Comedy Central.

When: Thursday, February 1 – Saturday, February 3

Where: 818 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: American Comedy Co.

Sparks Gallery

Lessons from a Master Printmaker

Join Lenore Simon as she reveals lessons learned throughout her artistic career and shares her printmaking stories and techniques.

Complimentary refreshments will be served at 6pm with the artist demo beginning promptly at 6:30.

Parking: Parking is most available at the Park It On Market parking structure at 614 Market St (and 7th Ave) for $1 per hour before 6PM. After 6PM, $10 flat rate.

Free / Open to the Public / No RSVP Required

Where: 530 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Sparks Gallery

Friday, February 2:

House of Blues San Diego

Pardi Gras at the House of Blues

Bring on the beads and the booze, it’s time to Pardi Gras! Join us for a night of New Orleans-style fun with big easy food and drink specials, live entertainment and MORE! Laissez les bons temps rouler…

Doors: 7:00 PM Show: 8:00 PM Lineup: The Bayou Brothers Lola Demure’s Burlesque & Variety Show DJ LV Steve & Ginie Jackson All support acts are subject to change without notice. 21 AND OVER WITH VALID PHOTO I.D.

When: Friday, February 2 7:00PM

Where: 1022 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: House of Blues San Diego

Vin de Syrah

Wine Tasting

Join our guest sommelier, Gianna Secchiaroli, in tasting three different expressions Pinot Noir with three hand selected food pairings at our 12 foot candle-lit tasting table (menu attached). Please email for pricing and availability.

When: Friday, February 2 8-9PM

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Vin de Syrah

Saturday, February 3:

The Melting Pot – Gaslamp Quarter

Couples Valentine’s Fondue Cooking Class

Join us at The Gaslamp Melting Pot Restaurant for a Couples Valentine’s 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 Valentine’s chocolate covered strawberries so you can “WOW” your guests at your next 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, February 3 1:00PM – 2:30PM

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

American Comedy Co.

Day Mic Comedy Workshop

Ages 18 & up + no cover + no item minimum + free pizza & pop (soda & coffee)!*

*Kitchen and bar are closed during Day Mic, but complimentary pizza and pop will be offered.

Let’s face it: Most days in San Diego are just too damn nice. So escape the beautiful San Diego sunshine and tell jokes to friends in a basement! Every single Saturday, the ACC Day Mic offers new and experienced comedians a chance to work on their craft and to hate themselves during the daylight hours.

Sign-ups begin at 12:30, and using our patented Show Up, Go Up technology, every single performer is guaranteed five minutes of stage time in front of a jury of their peers. That’s right, there’s no audience there to distract you! Just your fellow comics, who are also eager and willing to tell you their opinions during the Feedback Segment immediately following your set! It’s the perfect opportunity to hone your craft, get feedback from other comics, and question your own life goals!

Plus, free coffee and soda, unlimited restroom visits, and completely unfettered access to the exit! The Day Mic: Because you’re committed to the bit.

When: Saturday, February 3 1:00PM

Where: 818 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: American Comedy Co.


Fetty Wap

Willie Maxwell II (born June 7, 1991), is an American rapper better known by his stage name Fetty Wap. His first single, “Trap Queen”, peaked at number two in the U.S. on Billboard Hot 100 in May 2015. This helped Fetty Wap secure a record deal with 300 Entertainment, a record label distributed by Atlantic Records. He subsequently released two Top 10 singles in the U.S., “679” and “My Way”. Fetty Wap’s eponymously titled debut album was released in September 2015 and reached number one on Billboard  200 chart.

When: Saturday, February 3 10:00PM

Where: 615 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Parq

Sunday, February 4:

The Cat Cafe

Sunday Evening Cats on Mats

It’s time for our bimonthly Sunday night CATS ON MATS session! Here’s your chance to enjoy a relaxing yoga session in the company of adoptable cats.

Your yoga guide, Laura McIntire will lead you through a practice suitable for all levels. Throughout the event you’ll get the chance to interact with the kitties and some may even join you on the mat! A full espresso bar will be available after the practice as well as tea, and other drinks, and snacks.

Please understand that during this class, a photographer may be present. If you do not want your likeness used publicly, please let us know this at the beginning of the class.

Space is limited and reservations are required, so sign up today to ensure you have a spot!

When: Sunday, February 4 5:30PM

Where: 472 Third Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: The Cat Cafe

Hostelling International San Diego Downtown

Hip Hop Cypher

Hostelling International and Park & Wreck Collective of San Diego invite you to bring your beats and rhymes to this open jam session for San Diego’s Hip-Hop community. All styles, skill level, and languages are welcome in this open event. We have a solid line-up of beat makers and mic masters to get the ball rolling, all we need is for you to show up and show us what you got. Please feel free to come in and spectate as we blend local flavors into your community of travelers. This event is completely FREE! Come support our local music scene and practice Your own skills on the mic

When: Sunday, February 4 5PM – 10PM

Where: 521 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: Hostelling International San Diego Downtown

Catch the Big Game in the Gaslamp!

The Big Game is this Sunday, February 4th! Many businesses in the Gaslamp Quarter are having viewing specials for all football fans to catch the game on the big screen with delicious food and drinks! Click to plan where you will go!

For more information, please visit: Catch the Big Game in the Gaslamp!

American Comedy Co

The Melting Pot

Sparks Gallery


House of Blues

Vin de Syrah

The Cat Cafe

Hostelling International