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Official Gaslamp Quarter Blog

All About that Baste — Thanksgiving Week has arrived in the Gaslamp

Gobble all the way to Turkey Day at these popular bars, restaurants and nightclubs.   By Annie Abrahamson Let’s face it…sometimes the holidays in San Diego feel less than festive with all our sunshine, beaches, and beautiful weather. While the rest of the country...

“Wonderfront” 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...

The 25th Annual Gaslamp Gala was a huge success!

The 2019 San Diego Union Tribune Gaslamp Gala presented by The San Diego Hilton Gaslamp Quarter was a huge success!  Over 425 people attended the celebration honoring awardees from the Historic Heart of San Diego, and unvieling plans for a new infrastructure project...

Prohibition Adds a Harvest of New Fall Cocktails

Prohibition, GBOD Hospitality Group’s underground speakeasy located at 548 Fifth Ave. in the Gaslamp Quarter, has introduced an assortment of new fall-inspired and Old Fashioned cocktails to its menu, available now. The new selection of fall cocktails, each priced at...

Yesteryear – Exhibition Celebrating New Releases of Tim Cantor

Yesteryear, a new exhibition celebrating the release of Tim Cantor’s new collection of paintings and writings, will be held on Saturday, November 9 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Art of Tim Cantor gallery. On this 50th year of Tim Cantor’s life, his art continues...

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...

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...