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Celebrate a special Wizard’s birthday with fun themed cocktails and delicious fondue at The Melting Pot, enjoy brunch with live music at the newly opened Sign of the Whale, or dance the night away at F6ix! There’s always lots of things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter. See below to plan your weekend.

Thursday, July 25:

ginger’s

Cocktails & Comedians

We’re proud to announce a very special Cocktails & Comedians with Headliner: Billy Bonnell! You might know Billy as the winner of San Diego’s Funniest. Billy has also appeared on Adam Devine’s House Party on Comedy Central.

Doors will open at 7pm & seating is a first come, first serve basis.

Admission is FREE with a 2 drink minimum.

When: Thursday, July 25 7PM

Where: 600 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: ginger’s

Hard Rock Club 207

No Doubt Tribute in San Diego, No Duh!

World’s Greatest Tribute to No Doubt & Gwen Stefani, No Duh performs at Club 207 Hard Rock Hotel, San Diego, CA. FREE tickets avail thru the ticket link. No Duh 10:45PM- 12AM, DJ D-Lo before & after duh band!

When: Thursday, July 25 8PM

Where: 207 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Hard Rock Club 207

Mad House Comedy Club

Comedian Lukas Seely

Comedian Lukas Seely as seen on Laughs on Fox, HULU, Showtime and more!

Lukas Seely started comedy back in his hometown of Billings, MT before relocating to Seattle,WA in 2004. Lukas soon became a crowd favorite in Seattle Comedy scene and had since moved to Los Angeles, California where he regularly performs at The Hollywood Improv, The Comedy Store and many other venues.

We serve food and drinks before, and during the shows. 18+, Two item min purchase per person (food or drinks – does not have to be alcohol).

When: Thursday, July 25

Where: 881 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Mad House Comedy Club

The Melting Pot – Gaslamp Quarter

Ladies’ Night Out

We’re inviting ladies (boys can dip too) 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 – $18 per person.

All Ladies in attendance will have an opportunity to win raffle prizes.

When: Thursday, July 25

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

F6ix

F6ix Presents: TakeOver Thursdays Birthday Bash Edition 18+

San Diego’s Best 18+ Party is at F6ix Nightclub this Thursday and every Thursday. Enjoy the realest hip hop that you love to dance to.

18+ to party, 21+ to drink.
Free RSVP at www.PuplePass.com/0725

When: Thursday, July 25 9:30PM

Where: 526 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: F6ix

Oxford Social Club

Deep In the Circus

Circus themed House night at Oxford social club

When: Thursday, July 25 10PM

Where: 435 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Oxford Social Club

Friday, July 26:

Mad House Comedy Club

It’s the Mad House Comedy Club Famous 8 Comedian Showcase Special!

It’s the Famous Mad House Comedy Club 8 Comedian Showcase Special with Tamer Kattan, Champion of the World Series of Comedy, as seen on HULU and Laughs on Fox. Christine Medraon from Comedy Central, Funny or Die, Buzzfeed and HBO. Steven Briggs as seen on Netflix, HULU, TruTv and The CW. Plus at least 5 more amazing comedians!

We serve food and drinks before, and during the shows. 18+, Two item min purchase per person (food or drinks – does not have to be alcohol).

When: Friday, July 26

Where: 881 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Mad House Comedy Club

Side Bar

Ditch Fridays

Enough work…it’s time to play! Trade in your desk for a bar-top, your computer for a cocktail, and your office for a glammed-out lounge!

Introducing Ditch Fridays, the perfect way to unwind from a busy week and wind up for an exciting weekend. Indulge in sunshine, patio libations, sexy food and drink specials, and beats from Kyle Flesch every Friday starting at 5pm.

SPECIALS:

  • $5 Draft Beers
  • $7 Wine by the Glass
  • $8 Specialty Cocktails
  • Half Off Shareable Cocktails

When: Friday, July 26 5PM

Where: 536 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Side Bar

F6ix

F6ix Fridays: Tony Tone

TGIF – Thank God It’s F6ix! After a long week, there’s nothing better than trading your work clothes for club clothes, and sippin’ on a cocktail while the sounds of poppin’ bottles and DJ beats surround you! Shake off work while you shake it on the dance floor…it’s Friday night!

When: Friday, July 26 9:30PM

Where: 526 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: F6ix

Saturday, July 27:

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

Jiātíng gùshì: Workshop session I

On July 27, the Museum will host the first of six family-friendly oral history workshops, under the project title Jiātíng gùshì, at the Pei Chen Liu and Tsun-Nien Chang Library at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension (328 J Street in downtown San Diego).  This first session will feature community member and historian, Murray K. Lee, who will share from his experience with the U.S. Merchant Marine during WWII and about his work advocating for fellow Chinese-American veterans in San Diego.

When: Saturday, July 27 10AM – 12PM

Where: 328 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Shady Ladies and Hop Heads Historical Pub Crawl and Walking Tour

Hit the streets- and this time, the bars!- of the Gaslamp. Created in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding New Town San Diego, now downtown, the combination historical tour and pub crawl explores the historic Gaslamp District.

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! You can enjoy a drink*- or just a seat- at three historic bars that are original to the Gaslamp Quarter. See the Gaslamp District in a new light!

This is a 21+ tour. *Please note: drinks are not included in price.

When: Saturday, July 27 12:30PM

Where: 410 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Sign of the Whale

Brunch on 5th

Introducing Brunch on 5th, this Saturday July 27, from 1-4pm. Join us for live music, brunch specials, giveaways and more!

Please RSVP at signofthewhaleca.com/brunch-on-5 for standing room and standard reservations.

Please contact Ashli Finuoli for parties of 6 or more events@signofthewhaleca.com.

When: Saturday, July 27 1PM – 4PM

Where: 672 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Sign of the Whale

The Smoking Gun

UFC 240 at The Gun

UFC returns to The Gun Saturday, July 27 for UFC 240!

Come watch as undefeated Felicia Spencer comes up against Cris Cyborg back at the Octagon.

And for the main event be sure to be here to see featherweight champion Max Holloway defend his title against former lightweight king Frankie Edgar live from Las Vegas, Nevada.

Seating will be on a first come, first serve basis. Cover will start at 6pm.

Be sure to get here early and reserve your spot, this is going to be a good one!

When: Saturday, July 27 6PM – 11:30PM

Where: 555 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Smoking Gun

F6ix

Showout Saturdays: DJ Moe

See what happens under the streets of San Diego. Down here, “get low” has a whole new meaning. Not to be confined to the definition of a Hip-Hop venue, don’t be surprised when the DJ keeps you moving all night long.

When: Saturday, July 27 9:30PM

Where: 526 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: F6ix

Sunday, July 28:

The Melting Pot – Gaslamp Quarter

Something Wicked This Way Comes…. To Celebrate a Special Wizard’s Birthday!

We are pleased to inform that your magical presence is requested at a spellbinding evening. Join us from 3 – 9pm for an Evening of spells, potions, and fun. Meet and greet the wizard from 4pm – 5:30pm for photo opportunity and autograph. Enjoy a four-course fondue meal and Kids eat Free (1 child per adult) plus some very fun non-alcoholic and boozy sippers designed to light your cauldron.

Check out our drinks below:

  • Polyjuice Potion: A concoction of gin, lime, ginger ale and a sprinkle of chocolate frog.
  • Butterbeer (Alcoholic) – Vanilla vodka, butterscotch, cream soda, ice cream and a swirl of mandrake root.
  • It’s MimOsa not MimosA – Sparkling wine topped with orange juice and topped with a leviosa lemon.
  • Butterbeer (Spirit Free) Butterscotch, cream soda, and ice cream.
  • Wizard’s Potion (Spirit Free): Blue Raspberry Italian Soda with a hint of cream and a hint of eye of newt.
  • Spell Binding Chocolate Frog (Spirit Free)
  • Chocolate blended with ice cream and topped with whipped cream, chocolate shavings and topped with a chocolate frog.

When: Sunday, July 28 3PM – 9PM

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

The Cat Cafe

Sunday Evening Cats on Mats

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

Your yoga and meditation guide,@LauraMcIntireYoga 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! You must purchase your spot before the session to be guaranteed admission.

When: Sunday, July 28 5:30PM – 7PM
Where: 472 Third Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Cat Cafe

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