Official Gaslamp Quarter Blog

From Bead to Shining Bead

From Bead to Shining Bead

Celebrate Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp By Annie Abrahamson Pull out the beads, dust off the masks, and get ready for a festival fit for a king! Mardi Gras is around the corner and San Diegans are already starting to feel the carnival spirit. Starting this weekend, and on...

Love (and a night out) is all you need

Love (and a night out) is all you need

Valentine's Day in the Gaslamp Quarter   By Annie Abrahamson While cupid sharpens his arrows and tightens his bow, the Gaslamp Quarter prepares for Valentine’s Day with luscious cocktails, indulgent desserts, dinners for two, and singles parties. So couple up...

Foodies Unite: It’s Time to Dine

Foodies Unite: It’s Time to Dine

San Diego Restaurant Week is back January 19 - 26 By Annie Abrahamson From steak and seafood to fondue and dessert, San Diego Restaurant Week (Jan 19 - 26) is a food lover’s dream. With so many noteworthy restaurants to choose from in the Gaslamp, SDRW gives guests...

Breakfast Company Expands to The Gaslamp

Breakfast Company Expands to The Gaslamp

(Press Release) The much-awaited second Breakfast Company excitedly welcomes brunch lovers, in the heart of the Gaslamp! Known for their tantalizing twists on traditional breakfast staples, modern vibe and warm staff, the restaurant is undeniably an instant hot spot...

Another Purrr-fect Parade, and Paw-some event!

Another Purrr-fect Parade, and Paw-some event!

Dogs, Cats, Birds, and Pigs paraded through the Gaslamp Quarter last Sunday for the 12th annual Just Food For Dogs Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade.  The annual event included 20 vendors in the Holiday Pet Market, dignitaries, bands and 350 pets with their handlers parading...

A Very Gaslamp Christmas

A Very Gaslamp Christmas

Holiday Feasts The Will Leave You Feeling Merry and Stuffed!   By Annie Abrahamson On the first day of Christmas, the Gaslamp gave to me.... A festive list of restaurants ready to serve up some fun and delicious Christmas cheer! Dining out on the holidays is the...

New Year’s Eve in the Gaslamp

New Year’s Eve in the Gaslamp

Goodbye 2019...Hello 2020!   By Annie Abrahamson There’s always a buzz that surrounds the approach of a new year. Glamorous events, elegantly dressed party-goers, lavish meals, towers of champagne glasses, bottles to pop -- excitement seems to radiate worldwide....

Sip, Savor and Shop at Toast of Gaslamp

Sip, Savor and Shop at Toast of Gaslamp

It's the perfect way to spread holiday Cheers!   By Annie Abrahamson   There’s no time like the holidays for eating, drinking and shopping. Indulging in rich cuisine, decadent sweets, festive cocktails and a shopping bag (or 10) is a rite of passage when...

Santa Paws is Coming to Town

Santa Paws is Coming to Town

The Gaslamp Quarter Pet Parade is Back! By Annie Abrahamson   What has four legs, elf ears, angel wings, and bells? The stars of the  12th Annual  Just Food For Dogs Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade! While San Diegans are hustling about decorating trees and purchasing...

Small Shops, Big Support

Small Shops, Big Support

Hit up these locally owned Gaslamp spots on Small Business Saturday!   By Annie Abrahamson ‘Tis the season for giving and spending! Small Business Saturday is a great time to support your community and put money back into locally owned shops. While looking for...

Sale-Seekers Celebrate!

Sale-Seekers Celebrate!

Black Friday in the Gaslamp: Thanksgiving's unofficial after-party   By Annie Abrahamson When the feast has ended, and the leftovers are safely tucked in the fridge, San Diegans emerge from their food comas and head out to find the best sales in the city. Black...

Duke Windsor: Radiance – A Solo Show

Duke Windsor: Radiance – A Solo Show

San Diego artist opens exhibition at Sparks Gallery   By Annie Abrahamson On Sunday, December 1, San Diego artist Duke Windsor opens his solo show at Sparks Gallery, unveiling his newest collection of work. In this exhibition, Windsor uses gold leaf to create a...