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Official Gaslamp Quarter Blog

Treat Yourself to Halloween in the Gaslamp Quarter

With history comes ghost stories, and there aren’t many places in San Diego with more history than the Gaslamp Quarter. Old buildings and a colorful past set the scene for a perfect Halloween haunt, and many of the Gaslamp’s restaurants, bars, and nightclubs are...

Hot Halloween Headliners in the City

San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter isn’t a stranger to ghost stories, with over 100 historical buildings, several of which have been featured in Haunt World Magazine and the television show, My Ghost Story. With a colorful past filled with gambling halls and a red-light...

Waterfront music festival set to rock downtown San Diego

An inaugural music, arts and culinary festival is coming to San Diego’s downtown waterfront on the weekend before Thanksgiving (November 22 – 24). Featuring nearly 100 musical acts, Wonderfront is poised to make a big splash at seven stages along San Diego Bay. The...

Cafe 21 is Pretty in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Cafe 21 is donating 12% of their Pink Pig drink sales now through the end of the month to benefit Susan G. Komen® San Diego. These “Pretty in Pink” drinks include the Pepped Up Pig, Pink Lemonade,...

Things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter: October 10-13

Pop’s Liquor Cabinet’s 5 year anniversary, sea to fire dinner at BIGA, old skool hip hop brunch at Searsucker, and more! See below for things to do this weekend in the Gaslamp Quarter. Thursday, October 10: BIGA Sea to Fire Dinner Come join us and Tommy...

Halloween in the Gaslamp 2019

San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter isn’t a stranger to ghost stories, with over 100 historical buildings, several of which have been featured in Haunt World Magazine and the television show, My Ghost Story. With a colorful past filled with gambling halls and a red-light...

Things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter: October 3-6

San Diego International Film Festival preview party at 5th & Sky, Prohibition Grand Re-opening, and Side Bar 1 year anniversary! See below for things to do this weekend. Thursday, October 3: American Comedy Co Steve Byrne Steve Byrne has risen through the ranks of...

White Claw cocktails and more debut at El Chingon!

El Chingon, GBOD Hospitality Group’s “Bad Ass” Mexican restaurant located in the Gaslamp Quarter at 560 Fifth Avenue, has introduced three new cocktails to the menu: Bad Ass Claw-rita, No Laws and Manny Machadolada. Adding to El Chingon’s line-up of “Bad Ass”...

Things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter: September 26-29

CRSSD After Dark at Bang Bang, Sunburn pool lounge season finale at Float at the Hard Rock, and lots of other things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter! See below to plan your weekend. Thursday, September 26: Sycuan Stage at Park at the Park UB40 with Ali and Astro, Shaggy...

Sophisticated Craft Cocktails at Rendezvous

Rendezvous, nestled inside THE US GRANT hotel, is a craft cocktail experience everyone should try. Paying homage to the bar that existed there 90 years ago during Prohibition called Rendezvous, The Wonder Bar, this beautiful venue has a French theme to its design, an...

Things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter: September 19-22

Iconic Thursday’s debut at Oxford Social Club, Fiesta in the Park before the Padres vs Diamondbacks game this Friday, Comedy for a Cause with San Diego Padres pitcher Kirby Yates and his wife Ashlee at American Comedy Co on Sunday, and lots of other things to do...

Creative Mexican Cuisine at Volcano Rabbit

The Gaslamp Quarter has been the host to many top end dining experiences. Volcano Rabbit, located at 527 Fifth Avenue, has the look of a dazzling and rustic taqueria with downtown’s largest tequila selection and a menu with creative salads, tacos and appetizers. The...