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Celebrate National Cuban Sandwich Day at Havana 1920, enjoy a music performance at the Balboa Theatre, or learn some magic tricks at Illusions Theatre! There’s always lots of things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter! Check out below to plan your awesome weekend!

Thursday, August 23:

Havana 1920

National Cuban Sandwich Day

In honor of National Cuban Sandwich Day, on Thursday, August 23, Havana 1920 will be donating Cuban Sandwich sales proceeds from that day to local charity – San Diego for Puerto Rico. #SD4PR is a grassroots team of committed individuals who have united to provide direct assistance to those affected in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria. On August 23, not only will you have the chance to savor our most popular menu item, you’ll also be eating for a great cause!

They will also be serving their new special, Cubano Empanada, on Thursday, that will be featured on their updated menu soon!

When: Thursday, August 23

Where: 548 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Havana 1920

Henry’s Pub

Monarch Party

Make plans for Thursday! Our House Music night is loaded with Special Guests and a Fundraiser for Monarch Butterflies.

$5 entry | Portion of proceeds will go to: saveourmonarchs.org

When: Thursday, August 23 9PM

Where: 618 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Henry’s Pub

207 at Hard Rock Hotel

YPC Rockin’ Talent Show

The San Diego Young Professionals Committe is hosting one of their signature events – Rockin’ Talent Show on August 23rd at 207 SD at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego​. Ten of San Diego’s top and best talents are here to give you a show, including some of the Littles from Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County! This is an event you don’t want to miss – purchase your tickets today!

When: Thursday, August 23 6-9PM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: 207 at Hard Rock Hotel

The Dubliner

August Whiskey Tasting Class

Our August Whiskey Tasting Class is all about Scotch! And what’s not to love about that?

Join host Colin Holohan as he shares his knowledge of four fine varieties of Scotch Whiskey: Dalmore 12-Year, Dalwhinnie 15-Year, Bruichladdich Classic Laddie and Balvenie 12-Year.

Colin’s whiskey tasting classes are always fun and thoroughly informative, so bring a friend and all your whiskey questions and join us August 23!

We do ask that you RSVP at (619) 239-5818 so we can save enough space for all attendees. Tasting flights are $20 each.

When: Thursday, August 23 7PM-9PM

Where: 554 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Dubliner

Friday, August 24:

Hard Rock Hotel

Cafe Mambo Ibiza in the USA: San Diego

The iconic Cafe Mambo Ibiza makes it’s USA debut, starting with the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego located in the infamous Gaslamp Quarter. This sunset party will showcase several local San Diego DJ and our headliner Oliver Dollar

When: Friday, August 24 6PM – 12AM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Hard Rock Hotel

Balboa Theatre

Summerfest Finale with David Zinman

How does one say farewell after 18 incredible years?  For Music Director Cho-Liang Lin, the answer is easy: in a performance with one’s closest friends and the most resplendent music.  Maestro David Zinman, pianists Emanuel Ax and Jon Kimura Parker, and cellist Gary Hoffman join forces with the SummerFest Orchestra to celebrate Cho-Liang Lin’s legacy.   With the Beethoven Triple and Choral Fantasy on the same program, this is a rare and wondrous occasion – and one you’ll never forget!

When: Friday, August 24 8PM

Where: 868 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Balboa Theatre

Andaz San Diego

IVY Fridays Returns!

Do you remember the IVY Days!?!? We are bringing them back and if you were here in the old days we want you back! Come check out the IVY FRIDAYS on the Rooftop by STK each Friday in August!

Multiple DJ’s and live musicians!

Hot summer nights on the hottest Rooftop in San Diego!

Come to the Andaz San Diego and bring back some IVY memories!

When: Friday, August 24 8PM – 2AM

Where: 600 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Andaz San Diego

Saturday, August 25:

Float at Hard Rock Hotel

Sunburn Fitness with Tabu

#SUNBURNfitness is returning every Saturday on the rooftop of Hard Rock Hotel San Diego! This class is hosted by Tabu on Saturday, August 25th.

This upbeat Vinyasa class will set the tone for your Saturday at SUNBURN!

When: Saturday, August 25 11:30AM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Float at Hard Rock Hotel

The Dubliner

Disney Trivia Night

Disney Trivia Night is back at The Dubliner!

REGISTER YOUR TEAM HERE: https://bit.ly/GWDDisneyReg

Cost is $5 per player, max 6 players per team.

Costumes are encouraged! If we have enough participants, we will give prizes for the best costumes!

When: Saturday, August 25 6PM-9PM

Where: 554 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Dubliner

Sparks Gallery

Gallery Selections “Chapter Two” Reception

In celebration of Chapter Two of our 2018 Gallery Selections Exhibition, Sparks Gallery will host an evening of artistic creation on Saturday, August 25th from 6pm – 9pm. Live painting and a fresh look at new works from each of our six featured artists are all part of the evening’s festivities. Join us to explore surrealist collage by Perry Vasquez, Fibonacci-inspired painting from Paul Hobson, Khalid Alkaaby’s arresting nudes, new illustrations inspired by the “wild women” mythology from Marissa Quinn, Brady Willmott’s enigmatic oil paintings, and the West Coast debut of Monty Montgomery’s Kaleidoskull collaboration with Tony Philippou.

RSVP HERE

Wine sales from opening reception to benefit Computers 2 SD Kids.

When: Saturday, August 25 6PM-9PM

Where: 530 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Sparks Gallery

Andaz San Diego

Night Swim Pool Party

Cocktail City San Diego Presents NIGHT SWIM Pool Party! Come checkout yet another Hot August Night on the Hottest Rooftop in San Diego!

(BYOT) Bring Your Own Towel and enjoy an evening of music, dancing, drinks and views of the San Diego Skyline…definitely the place to be seen!

When: Saturday, August 25 8PM – 2AM

Where: 600 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Andaz San Diego

Balboa Theatre

Shaila Dúrcal

A special night with Shaila Dúrcal singing her hit songs and paying tribute to her mother Rocio Dúrcal August 25 at the Balboa theatre.

When: Saturday, August 25 8PM

Where: 868 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Balboa Theatre

Sunday, August 26:

Illusions Theatre

Karl Hein Lecture

Come in for our first lecture at the Magic Shop San Diego/Illusion’s Theatre & Bar! We will be serving food and drinks too! So if you want something to munch on during the lecture or want to have something to drink, we got you covered!

When: Sunday, August 26 4PM

Where: 827 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Illusions Theatre

Hard Rock Hotel

Subelo Sundays Latin Pool Party

Subelo Sundays returns to the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on August 26th! Featuring San Diego’s top Latin DJs playing Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Latin Top 40, Spanish Trap, Dembow & all the Tropical Hits. Tickets: www.SubeloSundays.com | VIP: 760.604.8999

Entertainment Lineup:

  • DJ Martin Kache
  • Dj Dynamiq
  • DJ Seize – The Party Rocker
  • DJ Nawtee
  • DJ Chubz
  • DJ MIKE ZEE
  • DJ Tony V

Hosted by:

  • Bruna Luccas
  • Movimiento Latino
  • The Latino League
  • O Entertainment
  • 7Sixty Entertainment

Subelo Sundays is Curated by DJ Dynamiq & Martin Kache
The Only Latin Pool Party in San Diego

When: Sunday, August 26 12PM – 7PM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Hard Rock Hotel

Union Kitchen & Tap

Cowboys Pre-Season Watch Party

Let’s go, Dallas Cowboys! Cheer on your favorite boys in blue as they take on the Arizona Cardinals, Aug. 26.

Game day specials start at 5 pm:
-$4 Bud Light//$5 Well Drinks
-1/2 OFF All Flatbreads

*Specials are not available on patio

When: Sunday, August 26 5PM – 8PM

Where: 333 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Union Kitchen & Tap

Gaslamp Artisan Market

Join us for the Gaslamp Artisan Market held every Sunday beginning at 10am. The market will be a space for local artisans, crafters, and retailers to sell their goods and services. There will be comfortable seating and shade for visitors. What better way to spend a Sunday, then to browse the handcrafted goods, brunch at one of our amazing restaurants and meander through the Gaslamp Quarter?

When: Every Sunday starting at 10AM

Where: Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue

Havana 1920

Hard Rock Hotel

Henry's Pub

The Dubliner

Balboa Theatre

Andaz San Diego

Sparks Gallery

Illusions Theatre

Union Kitchen & Tap