The Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo! It’s another weekend filled with lots of things to do in the historic heart of San Diego! Check out to plan your weekend in the Gaslamp Quarter!

Thursday, May 2:

Side Bar

Side Barre: A Fierce Fitness Event with Pure Barre

We’re partnering with Pure Barre to bring you a fierce, 50-minute high-energy fitness event in our chic boutique lounge & nightclub! Get a total body workout paired with energetic lighting and a live DJ providing a pure booty-busting soundtrack.

Following your workout, you’ll be rewarded with hosted apps, two well-earned, mindful designer cocktails, SUJA Juice samples and a Pure Barre swag bag in the Side Bar lounge. The luxe swag bag includes Pure Barre goodies, a Suja branded cooling/yoga towel, mesh bag and a Suja tank top.

Tickets are limited – we have 30 spaces and these will go fast!

When: Thursday, May 2 5PM – 7PM

Where: 536 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Side Bar

Volcano Rabbit

Cocktail Menu Launch Party!

Come find your new favorite cocktail at our Summer Cocktail Menu Launch Party! 🍹
We’ll be tray passing some of your favorite VR comida and serving up $10 specialty cocktails plus half off of Downtown’s Largest Tequila List! RSVP here.

When: Thursday, May 2 6PM – 8PM

Where: 527 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Volcano Rabbit

207 at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Saved by the Bar

Not a fan of retro parties? As if!!! We’re taking you back to the 90’s with Saved by the Bar, a new kind of Industry Night happening in 207 SD at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego every Thursday! Get down to all your favorite 90’s jams, dance moves, and fashion statements (dig out that fanny pack and scrunchie!) from 7pm-2am.

Enjoy a 90’s themed cocktail menu, Sega Genesis on the big screen, MTV music vids, bottle service specials and more!

Retro happy hour from 7-9pm.

When: Thursday, May 2 7PM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Friday, May 3:

American Junkie

2 Year Anniversary

This Friday we’ll be celebrating our 2 year anniversary! Come cheers to good times and many more to come!

When: Friday, May 3

Where: 628 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: American Junkie

San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

San Diego Padres is up against the Los Angeles Dodgers this Friday – Sunday! Come support your team at Petco Park.

The Gaslamp Quarter Association has partnered up with the Padres to provide our guests specially priced home game tickets!

All tickets purchased through the dedicated link will include a $5 donation to the Gaslamp Quarter Association.

Dedicated Link: padres.com/GQA

Password: GQA19

When: Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5

Where: 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Balboa Theatre

Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers is an Emmy Award-winning writer and current host of “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”

Meyers hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2014 and was Emmy nominated in 2017 and 2018 for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series. In 2018 he hosted the 75th Golden Globe Awards, which was Emmy nominated for Outstanding Variety Special. In addition, Meyers was named one of the 2014 TIME 100, Time magazine’s 100 most influential people.

When: Friday, May 3 7PM

Where: 868 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Balboa Theatre

Saturday, May 4:

Reebok Fithub

Reebok Fithub/ Evolve Workout

Join us for a our FREE monthly workout & private shopping experience at Reebok Fithub of Downtown San Diego. This workout is for all fitness levels. So grab your spouse or best friend and lets train.

When: Saturday, May 4 7:45AM – 9AM

Where: 440 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Reebok Fithub

barleymash

The Kentucky Derby at barleymash

We’re going all out for the Kentucky Derby this year with Food + Drink Specials, prizes for Best Dressed, and live music!

Get all the details below:
Food Specials:

  • Hot Brown Sando
  • Barley Burgoo Stew

Drink Specials:

  • G.H. Mumm
  • Woodford Reserve Mint Juleps

Live Music by the Vulcan Mt Boys @ 12pm

Prizes for:

  • Best Dressed Lad
  • Best Dressed Lass
  • Best Hat

When: Saturday, May 4 10AM

Where: 600 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: barleymash

Searsucker

90’s & 00’s Boy Band Brunch!

Thank God it’s Saturday, and we ju-ju-ju-ju-juuuuuust want BRUNCH!

Join us for another music-filled Saturday, featuring your favorite boy band hits of the 90’s through early 00’s, bottomless mimosas, specialty heart-throb themed cocktails, and our FULL menu of brunch eats!

This is NOT a ticketed event, but our music brunches fill up fast, so be sure to reserve a table. Walk-in seating may be available, but expect a wait. Call us up at (619) 233-7327 or visit searsucker.com/san-diego-reservations

Bye bye bye boredom, hello epic Saturday!

When: Saturday, May 4 10AM – 3PM

Where: 611 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Searsucker

 

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

SUNBURN Fitness 

#SUNBURNfitness is returning every Saturday from 11am to 12pm on the rooftop of Hard Rock Hotel San Diego!

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

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

When: Saturday, May 4 11AM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Fifth & Rose at Pendry San Diego

Taste of the Derby Party at Fifth & Rose

Come dressed in your Derby Best & enjoy Southern Bites with Derby-Inspired Cocktails at the Official Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby Party!

When: Saturday, May 4 12PM – 7PM

Where: 550 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Fifth & Rose at Pendry San Diego

The Melting Pot – Gaslamp Quarter

Grown-up Cooking Class with Margaritas

To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, join us at The Melting Pot Restaurant in the downtown Gaslamp area for a Grown-up cooking class. Learn how to make Margaritas and prepare Fiesta Cheese fondue and Chocolate fondue (You then get to eat and drink your creations!)

You will also learn all about cheese and chocolate see a demo of how to make 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 yourself.

When: Saturday, May 4 12:30PM – 2PM

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Melting Pot – Gaslamp Quarter

El Chingon

Canelo v Jacobs Fight Viewing

Unified middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is set to make his 2019 debut when he defends the WBA and WBC middleweight championships against IBF titlist Daniel Jacobs in a title unification bout May 4 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Watch it live from El Chingon – but get here early, the Dodgers are in town so it’s going to be a busy Saturday in the Gaslamp! To reserve a seat or for VIP for the fight contact: 619-370-3929. The party continues with sounds by J.Medina!

When: Saturday, May 4 6PM – 9PM

Where: 560 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: El Chingon

Sunday, May 5:

Reebok Fithub

NXPT & Reebok 2019 Season!

We finished 2018 and started 2019 with our Sunday workouts at the stairs… well, thanks to all the subs for keeping the store warm but NXPT is back so we’ll take it from here!

Sunday’s 730AM INSIDE Reebok FitHub!

Bring: Water, Friends, and a cc since you get a HUGE discount to shop after each workout!

See you Sunday!!!

When: Sunday, May 5 7:30AM – 8:30AM

Where: 440 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Reebok Fithub

Pendry San Diego

Spa Pendry x RAEN Eyewear Style Event

Join us May 5th from 12-4pm at Spa Pendry for a boutique retail event featuring RAEN Eyewear showcasing this summer’s hottest styles, event-day promotional offers, and a raffle for a pair of RAEN polarized sunglasses.

When: Sunday, May 5 12PM – 4PM

Where: 550 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Pendry San Diego

10+ Places to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the Gaslamp Quarter

It’s Fiesta time in the Gaslamp Quarter! Cinco de Mayo is this Sunday, but celebrations start as early as this Thursday! Check out where you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo with delicious food and drinks.

For More Information, Please Visit: 10+ Places to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the Gaslamp Quarter

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 J Street