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Join The Dive SKC for their Grand Opening, take a historical tour and pub crawl with the Gaslamp Museum, or enjoy a comedy show! There’s so many things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter! Check out below and start planning your weekend!

Thursday, August 9:

Cafe 21

Flamenco Dance Class with La Chimi

On a hot summer day, a cold glass of our signature fruit-infused sangria is enticing enough, but imagine when you pair it with an introductory Flamenco dance class with world renowned performer La Chimi! Come join us at Cafe 21 Gaslamp on Thursday, August 9th, from 5PM to 6PM. Our Flamenco dance class will cover bodywork, footwork and expression and topped off with our signature fruit-infused Sangria.

If you have ever been curious about Flamenco, then come learn from La Chimi and get your taste of all things Flamenco. As for your sangria, up to if you want your glass at the beginning of class for a bit of liquid courage or save it for the end to help cool off after all that dancing! And be sure to stay afterwards for La Chimi’s Flamenco show and live music starting at 7pm.

Class is $35/per participant

When: Thursday, August 9 5PM

Where: 802 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Cafe 21

Sparks Gallery

Artist Talk: “Craftwork” Artists

Spend an informative evening on August 9, 6-8pm, with artists Valerie Hebert and Brennan Hubbell from our current “Craftwork” exhibition to learn about the techniques and materials that inform their craft.

FREE / Open to the Public / No RSVP Required

Refreshments served at 6pm. Talk will begin promptly at 6:30pm.

When: Thursday, August 9 6PM

Where: 530 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Sparks Gallery

The Dubliner

West Wing Trivia Night

Do you have most of your conversations while walking down impossibly long hallways?

Have you called the Butterball Hotline to talk about brining a turkey?

Do you long for a very different sort of president than the one we’ve got?

If so, vote for “When The Quizmaster Stands, Nobody Sits: A West Wing Quiz” on August 9th!

Our first ever West Wing theme quiz will cover all seven seasons of the legendary TV show. Yes, that includes the ones after Sorkin left. Deal. The whole thing is on Netflix right now, so get watching. Use of phones, tablets and other aids during the quiz is strictly prohibited and if you think otherwise just stand there in your wrongness and be wrong and get used to it.

Geeks Who Drink rules limit teams to a six player max and the quiz is $5 for each player to play. The internet people will go crazy for our winners, but more importantly they’ll take home a pile of cash. The more players, the bigger the pot. Your team is required to register for this quiz and you can do so here by visiting

When: Thursday, August 9 7PM

Where: 554 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Dubliner

American Comedy Co

Gene Pompa

Comedian and Actor, Gene Pompa’s television credits include numerous appearances on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and several appearances on The Late Late Show with Craig Fergusonon CBS. Other credits include Comedy Central, The Arsenio Hall Show, HBO, The Latino Laugh Festival on Showtime, BET, Scrubs and In Living Color.

When: Thursday, August 9

Where: 818 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: American Comedy Co

Blue Point Coastal Cuisine

Summer Lobster Menu

Who doesn’t love the world’s most celebrated crustacean?  Visit us at Blue Point and cure your lobster craving with our special 3-course Lobster Menu offered through August 31st.  Indulge in specialties such as Lobster Bisque, Lobster Ceviche and Grilled Lobster.  Menu is priced at $74.95, excluding tax, gratuity and surcharge.  For reservations, please call 619-233-6623.

When: now – Friday, August 31

Where: 565 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Blue Point Coastal Cuisine

Friday, August 10:

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Shady Ladies and Hop Heads Historical Pub Crawl and Walking Tour

Our newest guided tour to hit the streets- and this time, the bars!- of the Gaslamp. Created in celebration of the 150thanniversary of the founding New Town San Diego, now downtown, the combination historical tour and pub crawlexplores the historic Gaslamp District. See the Gaslamp District in a new light

Follow your guides 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! Along the way enjoy a drink*- or just a seat- at three historic bars that are original to the Gaslamp Quarter.

The Shady Ladies and Hop Heads tour will take place one Friday a month! This is a 21+ tour.

When: Friday, August 10

Where: 410 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

American Comedy Co

Deray Davis

Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, comedian-turned-actor DeRay Davis can most recently be “scene” and heard in the blockbuster mega hit 21 Jump Street, Jumping the Broom and his wildly successful Showtime 1 hour Comedy Special, DeRay Davis: Power Play. He lends his voice and writing talent to countless characters on Kanye Wests Albums the BoonDocks and currently on Adult Swims Black Dynamite! DeRay, developed and honed a hip, sardonic, streetwise mentality at an early age and parlayed it smoothly and efficiently into the comedy-club circuit. Davis achieved his career breakthrough at the Laffapalooza Festival in Atlanta, GA, then scored a triple whammy by winning the Comedy Central Laugh Riots Competition and landing covetable spots in the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival and the Cedric the Entertainer Festival.

When: Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Where: 818 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: American Comedy Co

Old City Hall

Speakeasy Fridays at Old City Hall

Take a trip back in time to our weekly speakeasy Friday nights at the Old City Hall. Celebrate the history of the building with a delicious craft cocktail to start your weekend in the Gaslamp Quarter!

When: Friday, August 10 9PM

Where: 672 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Old City Hall

Saturday, August 11:

The Dive SKC

The Dive SKC Grand Opening

Join us for our GRAND OPENING this Saturday, August 11th! We hope you’re ready for our FULL MENU San Diego! To celebrate the fun, we will be having a DJ and a Photo Booth! In addition, we will be giving away several prizes!

  • First 50 customers GET FREE FOOD
  • First 100 customers GET a $10 VOUCHER
  • We will also be raffling 1 $100 Gift Card and 3 $50 Gift Card ALL DAY!

When: Saturday, August 11 11:30AM – 11PM

Where: 551 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Dive SKC

Float at Hard Rock Hotel

Sunburn Fitness with Babes Bootcamp

From yoga to boot camps to spin, you’ll have a variety of fitness options to choose from month to month.

Sweat it out before you drink up at SUNBURN Pool Lounge!

When: Saturday, August 11 11:30AM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Sunday, August 12:

Union Kitchen & Tap

David Rosales Live at UNION

Sing along to David Rosales’ classic Americana and folk tunes on Sunday, Aug. 12 at 11 am!

When: Sunday, August 12 11AM-2PM

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


Blue Point Coastal Cuisine

Sparks Gallery

Cafe 21

The Dubliner

American Comedy Co

Gaslamp Museum

Old City Hall

The Dive SKC

Union Kitchen & Tap