Gaslamp Quarter Holiday Bucket List

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Gaslamp Quarter Holiday Bucket List

Are you ready to jingle and mingle this holiday season?  Gaslamp Quarter Holiday Bucket List will help you make this holiday season a memorable one.
Discover special menus & pop-ups at bars, hotels and restaurants, and more.


 Now – Friday, December 23rd 

Thursday – Saturday | 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Santa is coming to Gaslamp! Parq Nightclub unveils Santa’s Lair, a holiday- themed north pole escape speakeasy  pop-up experience.

The  magic wonderland adventure begins at Santa’s Lair a fully immersive pop-up experience serving holiday cocktails, savory bites in the most merry jolly vibe. Sip your favorite Christmas spirit, admire the wall -to- wall holiday decor. take a selfie with Santa, and discover the Christmas magic!

Have you been naughty or nice? Discover it at Santa’s Lair!


The Holiday Bowl: Snapdragon Bowl Bash

Tuesday, Dec 27th | 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Battle of the Bands | 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Snapdragon Bowl Bash

The San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl is excited to host the second annual Snapdragon Bowl Bash in the Gaslamp Quarter! The Snapdragon Bowl Bash is a time for fans and locals to gather in the heart of San Diego for FREE family fun, great food, live music, giveaways and more!

Witness a one-of-a-kind performance as the two university bands face off in a Battle of the Bands in the streets of downtown San Diego. This event is FREE for all fans and also features photo booths, interactive games, street performers, food & drink specials from participating restaurants and a photo op with the SDCCU Holiday Bowl Trophy.

The Snapdragon Bowl Bash features a live performance by BOTH university bands and featured specials offered by select restaurants and stores in the Gaslamp Quarter!


The Westgate Hotel: Winter Wonderland Tea

 Dec. 1-4, 8-11, 15-23, 26-31, Jan. 1 

 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Create cherished memories by delighting in The Westgate traditional Afternoon Tea service with a festive ambiance in the Grand Lobby. The Westgate will serve delicious premium teas, a glass of champagne, tea sandwiches, savories, sweet pastries, and desserts with a winter twist accompanied by elegant music from a harpist.


Nason Beer Hall: Deck the Halls

Now – January 3, 2023

Nason’s is getting tipsy! This holiday season, in partnership with their friends at Tipsy Elves, Nason’s is decking. the halls with the jolliest, over-the-top holiday decor. Visit Nason for frosty beers, jolly cocktails, tasty bites, and festive merriment.


Petco Park: Holiday Market at Petco Park

Now – Friday, Dec. 23rd

The Holiday Market at Petco Park is returning for a third year at Petco Park! The popular market will be bigger and better this year with even more food, beverage and artisan vendors. This year’s market will feature local artisan shops, magical Christmas lighting displays, seasonal food and beverage, Santa and other holiday characters! Holiday festivities will run for (18) nights between December 1 – December 23, 2022.


The Pendry: Holiday Hapennings


December 18 – December 26 | Evenings in the lobby

Join Pendry San Diego as they light the menorah each evening at sunset during the eight days of Hanukkah

Cookies & Cocktails

December 21, 22 and 23rd | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Revel in an afternoon of festive family fun at Provisional, featuring gingerbread house decorating for kids, a cocktail class for adults and house made cookies… for everyone!

Christmas Brunch

Celebrate the splendor of the season at Provisional’s Christmas Brunch from Chef Brandon Sloan, featuring seasonal brunch cocktails, signature Chef’s stations and more

Christmas Dinner

December 25 | 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with friends and family over a special three-course menu from chef Brandon Sloan





The Shout! House: Ugly Sweaters & Dueling Pianos

December 23rd: Doors 6 p.m. | Pianos 6:30 p.m.|

Join The Shout! House for an evening of jolly fun. and wear your ugliest sweater for a chance to win a prize.

Piano players: Courtney, Dave, Eric, jon, Martha