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

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 Gomes from Catalina Offshore Products at BIGA for an unforgettable night, where we celebrate our amazingly dedicated local fishermen and their families with an exquisite four-course meal.  BIGA’s Chef de Cuisine, Carlos Rodriguez, along with guest chef Chris Osborne, will choose the freshest catch of the season from Catalina Offshore’s impressive catalog of sustainable seafood, caught right in our own waters, and will accompany each dish with carefully crafted organic produce from local farms.

When: Thursday, October 10 6:30 PM

Where: 950 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: BIGA

ginger’s

Silent Disco Dance Party

Shhh… it’s a Silent Disco takeover! Join us at ginger’s (below barleymash) for the another Silent Disco Dance Party! We are proud to announce cocktail specials presented by Jägermeister.

Silent Disco Specials – $12

  • Deer and a Shot (Pick a draft beer and pair it with a shot of Jaegermeister)
  • Sweet Lincoln’s Mullet (German Amaro, Wild Turkey Bourbon, Pineapple, Lime, Tropical Red Bull)
  • German Old Fashion (Old Forester Old Fashion with German Amaro)

See you on the dance floor!

When: Thursday, October 10 9:00 PM

Where: 600 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: ginger’s

Grant Grill

Special Ingredient Series: California Spiny Lobster

Savor a truly authentic Southern California dining experience with the seasonal return of Spiny Lobster week at Grant Grill! Join us for breakfast or lunch to enjoy specialty dishes, or reserve a table for dinner to indulge in Chef’s Tasting Menu.

When: Thursday, October 10 – Saturday, October 19

Where: 326 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Grant Grill

Mad House Comedy Club

Brian Apprille as seen on NBC, Disney, Sirus XM Comedy Radio and more!

A professional stand-up comedian since 1997, Brian Apprille has performed all over the country making people laugh at casinos, clubs, colleges, conventions, and other events. In 2009, developed facial paralysis as a result from a rare disease called Ramsay Hunt Syndrome. He returned to the stage determined to pursue his dreams and to help raise awareness for facial paralysis, and laughter and hope to those who suffer from it.

When: Thursday, October 10

Where: 801 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Mad House Comedy Club

House of Blues

Banda Machos

San Diego! Don’t miss Banda Machos w/ Chuy Navarro y Su Banda 4×4 live at our House this Thursday night! Tag your friends and get tickets now.

When: Thursday, October 10 7:00 PM

Where: 1055 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: House of Blues

Friday, October 11:

Mad House Comedy Club

Famous 8 Comedian Showcase Special

It’s the Famous Mad House Comedy Club Showcase Special with It’s the Famous Mad House Comedy Club Showcase Special with Mark Christopher Lawrence as seen NBC’s hit show Chuck, Weeds, Glee, Seinfeld, My Name Is Earl, Terminator 2, Fear of a Black Hat and more! Also appearing: Paul Elia as seen on The Conan O’Brien Show, Laff Mobb’s Laugh Tracks, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Ryan Hicks, Champion – San Diego’s Funniest Person Contest, as seen on Laughs on Fox, The Sideshow Network. Mad House Favorites Andrew Tarr, Dave Callans, Chase Brockett, Brandon Fisher.

When: Friday, October 11 & Saturday, October 12

Where: 801 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Mad House Comedy Club

House of Blues

Tribal Theory

The wait is almost over… Tribal Theory hits our stage THIS Friday night! Thrive, DJ Akrite, and CRSB are kicking off the show. Get your tickets before it’s too late!

When: Friday, October 11 7:00 PM

Where: 1055 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: House of Blues

Bassmnt

The UWU Tour with Jstn & Neszlo

Join us on Friday, 10/11 as We Dream Worlds presents ‘The UWU Tour’ with Jstn & Neszlo! We Dream Worlds, a campaign of Dream Worlds Enterprises, is a dream founded on the basis of giving back to the music world, a community that celebrates different cultures and ideas throughout the world. Music speaks every language. It’s an art that’s had an unimaginable impact on our lives that we aim to share.

When: Friday, October 11 9:30PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bassmnt

Saturday, October 12:

Searsucker

Old Skool Hip Hop Brunch

You want it–baaaaby you’ve got it. By popular demand, Searsucker’s back with a brand new edition…of the infamous Old Skool Hip Hop Brunch! On the 2nd Saturday, of every month, get ready to get off your seat and brunch around!

Kick it old skool with the best throwback hip hop beats, Gaslamp’s favorite brunch menu, plus themed cocktails like “Gin & Juice,” “Bust a Lime,” “What a Man-Mosa” and so much more. Book your reservation any time after 10AM, the cost depends on what you order off the menu.

This is sicka than your average brunch, so don’t forget to cop a reservation: www.searsucker.com/san-diego-reservations

When: Saturday, October 12 10 AM – 2PM

Where: 611 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Searsucker

Reebok FitHub San Diego

Body Boot Camp

We’re on a roll at Reebok FitHub San Diego!
You know you wanna get this workout, and you know you wanna get these discounts, so what are you waiting for?! Bring a friend, bring a towel, and bring maximum effort…we’ll take care of the rest 😉

All levels are welcomed!! Let’s get it!!

When: Saturday, October 12 8 AM – 10 AM

Where: 440 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Reebok FitHub San Diego

Bassmnt

Dubloadz x Insomniac Events

Join us on Saturday, 10/12 as Insomniac Events presents Dubloadz! Often credited as one of the key artists in turning around the more underground side of Dubstep, he has seen a lot of support from key players such as Skrillex, Excision, 12th Planet and more, as well as being snapped up by Disciple Recordings along the way. Get ready for chaos when he makes his return to Bassmnt!

When: Saturday, October 12 9:30PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bassmnt

Sunday, October 13:

Pop’s Liquor Cabinet

Pop’s 5 Year Anniversary!

Join us Sunday, October 13th as we celebrate 5 amazing years with you, San Diego! The party starts at 7pm and is being held across the street at The Morning After. DJs JoeMama and Tramlife will be playing all of the 70’s/80’s bangers that you know and love so come in your best 70’s or 80’s costume and dance the night away! This has been a wild journey so far so let’s put another great anniversary party in the books, friends. Cheers!

When: Sunday, October 13 7:00 PM

Where: 531 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Pop’s Liquor Cabinet

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Moonlight Tour of the Davis-Horton House

The moon is full and the veil is thin come hear ghostly tales of the spirits that reside within! Many souls have passed in and out of the Davis-Horton House- the oldest standing edifice in downtown San Diego, and some believe these souls never left. In its 169 year history, the house has been used as a boarding house, private residence, military barracks, county hospital, and even has some Prohibition and espionage history! Come inside and take a guided tour through our dimly lit House and hear stories of past residents and present visits from the beyond!

When: Sunday, October 13 6:30 PM

Where: 410 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Mad House Comedy Club

Mark Christopher Lawrence as seeonon NBC’s hit show Chuck, Weeds and more!

Is the 2012 recipient of the San Diego Critics Circle’s Craig Noel Award for Outstanding Actor Of The Year. He’s an international headliner that has worked with the likes of Sinbad, Jerry Seinfeld, Rodney Dangerfield, and Jeff Foxworthy as well as, having headlined clubs and colleges all over the USA and Canada.

MCL is best known for his series regular role as Big Mike on the NBC TV series CHUCK. He recently completed production on the hit ADULT SWIM TV show BLACK JESUS and is recurring on The PureFlix Show Malibu Dan The Family Man.

When: Sunday, October 13

Where: 801 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Mad House Comedy Club

El Chingon

Fat Ass Burrito Challenge

We had so much interest in our Fatass Burrito video contest, that we decided to make a competition! And this time there WILL be a ca$h prize!

Can you really eat a 5 LB burrito? Can you do it faster than anyone else? Are you a badass? Want to win $250 cash and bragging rights to infinity? Then all you have to do is hit the link in our bio to sign up. Entry is free. We’ll see you all on October 13th, at 4pm!

When: Sunday, October 13 4:00 PM

Where: 560 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: El Chingon

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

Halloween in the Gaslamp 2019

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 district, there’s no wonder spirits have decided to stick around.

Nowadays, there’s no lack of entertainment when you visit our neighborhood, and if there’s one thing our community knows how to do well, it’s how to throw a party big enough to wake the dead! This year is no exception as Gaslamp venues amp up for the most thrilling Halloween yet featuring A-List headliners, extravagant themes, and exclusive VIP experiences.

Click here to read more about Halloween Headliners in the City.

See below for Halloween events throughout the Gaslamp Quarter.

WCKD Village

Headliners Trey Songz, T-Pain, LA Riots, Donald Glaude and more top acts will perform at WCKD Village, the Halloween music festival coming to the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter. Three stages, escape rooms, virtual-reality haunted hospital, $3000 cash-prize costume contest, lounges, scare experiences, photo opps, Rooftop After Party (at 5th & Sky, hosted by Theatre Box) and more.

Purchase tickets now with promo code GASLAMP to $5 off GA/GA+ tix; or GASLAMPVIP for $20 off VIP tix.

When: Saturday, October 26 6 p.m. to midnight

For More Information, Please Visit: WCKD Village

Andaz San Diego

Rooftop Terror All Inclusive Halloween Party!

Celebrate Halloween on the sexiest Rooftop in San Diego.

Flowing drinks, unlimited tacos and local DJ all for one price.

$75 Early Bird Tickets will include all drinks and tacos from 9pm-12am on October 31st!

At 12:01am the hotel goes back to cash bar sales…so be there early and get your tickets now!

Costume Contest, DJ’s, Drinks flowing, tacos grilling and a true night to remember on Halloween Night!

When: Thursday, October 31 9PM – 2AM

Where: 600 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Andaz San Diego

barleymash

The Barleymash Asylum 

barleymash welcomes you to the barleymash asylum – you might check in, but you won’t be checking out! Named for the D.C. Comics’ Arkham Asylum for the Criminally Insane, head to the Gaslamp District favorite spot on Saturday, October 26th to kick off Halloween early! And on Wednesday, October 30th Espolon Tequila will be hosting a Day-of-the-Dead Party, with sugar skull painting, from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Continue the festivities on Thursday, October 31 with DJ Will Duka and an Espolon Prize Raffle.

When:

  • Saturday, October 26
  • Wednesday, October 30
  • Thursday, October 31

Where: 600 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: barleymash

Bassmnt

Join us on Halloween night as Insomniac Events presents 1788-L & DUCKY at Bassmnt!

When: Thursday, October 31

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bassmnt

Burger Lounge

BOO! On October 31st, bring the family to enjoy a haunting good time at any of our Burger Lounge restaurants in California!

From 3 p.m. to close, the kiddos* eat free when you order a kid’s entree and fries. Costumes are highly encouraged!

*Children 12 years of age and under.

When: Thursday, October 31 3PM – 9PM

Where: 528 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Burger Lounge

Cafe Sevilla

Spend Halloween in Spain this Thursday, October 31, 2019!
FEATURING:
-Live Music by Kimba Light & Dj Richy at 8pm
-Halloween Themed Cocktails
-Costumes Welcome​

When: Thursday, October 31 4PM

Where: 353 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Cafe Sevilla

Double Black

Join us this Saturday for our Halloween Party! We’re having a Costume Contest so make sure to wear your costume. Sounds By Duca at 9pm

When: Saturday, October 26

Where: 534 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Double Black

F6ix presents CarnEVIL

Step right up and purchase your tickets to the most amazing show on earth… F6ix CarnEVIL is creeping up!

When: Saturday, October 26 9PM – 2AM

Where: 600 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: F6ix presents CarnEVIL

FLUXX

Friday, October 25 – Halloween Weekend: Friday at FLUXX w DJ Brees

Fridays at FLUXX LA Takeover w/ DJ BREES

Saturday, October 26 – Halloween Weekend: FLUXX Mansion presents Playboy Halloween Party

FLUXX Nightclub Presents FLUXX Mansion Halloween Party! Every Bunny is Welcome…

Sunday, October 27 – Halloween Weekend: FLUXX Nightclub presents Dawn of the Dead

Don’t stop the party! Halloween Weekend at FLUXX Nightclub just got better with Dawn Of the Dead! Buy tickets, sign up for guest list, or book your table now!

Where: 500 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: FLUXX

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Halloween 2019: The Mad Tea Party ft. DJ Snoopadelic + Dada Life

We’re all mad here… This year we’re following the white rabbit right into the biggest Halloween Party in San Diego. With 7 Rooms and 3 Floors this party is sure to make you go bonkers. Join us for The Mad Tea Party ft. DJ SNOOPADELIC + DADA LIFE on Saturday, Oct. 26th!

When: Saturday, October 26 9PM – 2AM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Henry’s Pub

Henry’s Fun House – $500 Costume Contest

Oct. 25th thru Oct 31st We are Henry’s Fun House..
With our main event a $500 costume contest on Thursday Oct. 31st Halloween Night!
*
Check in for contest is at 9pm to 10pm. Contest winner will be announced at 11:30pm
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Dj Yodah and friends will rocking all the dance jams and good vibes.
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9pm start | No cover before 10pm | Halloween attire suggested
We have full bar and awesome food menu. Kitchen open till 10pm.

Come early have some Drinks, Food and Lets party..

When: Friday, October 25 – Thursday, October 31

Where: 618 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Henry’s Pub

Machu Picchu Bar & Restaurant

Get ready for Halloween Madness at Machu Picchu!

  • Free entrance before 9:00 pm
  • Happy hour ALL DAY
  • Special performance by DJ Steampink
  • $4 Patron and $4 Modelos

When: Saturday, October 26

Where: 314 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Machu Picchu Bar & Restaurant

OMNIA San Diego

Trick or treat… Get ready to celebrate Halloween weekend with 3 nights of spooky shows.

Friday, October 25 – Halloween Weeknd: Benny Benassi

The legendary Benny Benassi kicks off Halloween Weekend on Friday, October 25!

Saturday, October 26 – Halloween Weeknd: Wild At Heart W/ Party Favor

OMNIA Knows What Scares You Presented by PartyTV

Thursday, October 31 – Halloween Weeknd: Lil Jon

I Know What You Did Last Night ft. Lil Jon

Where: 454 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: OMNIA San Diego

Oxford Social Club

Friday, October 25 – Oxford Horror Story Murder House: Wiz Khalifa

Halloween weekend is about to get crazy. We welcome platinum selling and Grammy nominated artist Wiz Khalifa to kick off Halloween weekend with us on Friday, October 25!

Saturday, October 26 – Oxford Horror Story Murder House: Graham Funke

The Halloween fun continues on Saturday, October 26 with DJ Graham Funke

Thursday, October 31 – Oxford Horror Story Murder House: Sexiest Costume contest

Come take part of the best Halloween Costume contest in San Diego with a $5,000 prize for best costume of the night

Where: 435 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Oxford Social Club

Parq

Parq Freak Show: A Horror Story

We have joined forces with Dj Here and Dtown to bring you Parq Freak Show: A Horror Story on Saturday, October 26th. This event will consist of 5 rooms of music and 5 distinct experiences. The event will include two nightclubs as part of the 5 room experience including Parq & Lair Nightclub. This haunted maze spanning both venues boasts 35,000 square feet, 5 rooms, 5 distinct experiences and 10+ dj’s with all different musical formats. Grab your tickets today!

When: Saturday, October 26 10PM

Where: 615 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Parq

Pushkin Russian Restaurant & Bar

Pushkin Halloween Party and Birthday!

Dear friends, its October which means Halloween and our 4th year in business.Come and celebrate with us on October 26th.

When: Saturday, October 26 10PM

Where: 750 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Pushkin Russian Restaurant & Bar

San Diego Zombie Crawl

Join us for San Diego’s One & Only 5-Day Halloween Club Celebration and get access to 23+ insane costume parties you don’t want to miss. So… are you ready to crawl?  1 WICKED TICKET. 23+ PARTIES. 30+ DEVILISH TREATS (10+ WELCOME SHOTS INCLUDED). Experience an adult Trick or Treating like no other and 23 insane costume parties for the price of ONE!

Use Promo code “GQA” for 10% off tickets!

When:

  • Friday, October 25 – Saturday, October 26
  • Thursday, October 31
  • Friday, November 1 – Saturday, November 2

For More Information, Please Visit: San Diego Zombie Crawl

Searsucker

Monster Bash Brunch

Be our guest of dishonor as we get ghoulish this year at our special brunch edition Halloween style. Book your reservation any time after 10AM, and order off of our brunch menu!
Book here: www.searsucker.com/san-diego-reservations

We’ll be offering all of the best brunch dishes that Gaslamp has to offer. Start the pre-party with us at Searsucker San Diego before heading to Gaslamp for the spooky events that the district is known for.

Ignore the tricks and come enjoy all the treats during our Halloween Brunch! Join us in costume if you dare.

When: Saturday, October 26 10AM – 2PM

Where: 611 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Searsucker

Sevilla Nightclub

Costume Contest $1,000 Cash and Prizes
Free with RSVP Before 10pm
Salsa/Bachata Class 8:15-10pm
Music by Martin Koche and Deejay Young

When: Thursday, October 31

Where: 353 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Sevilla Nightclub

Side Bar

Halloween 2019: Side Bar Things

Venture to the Upside Down with us this Halloween! We’re throwing a frozen-waffle, christmas-lights, big-hair, mouth-breather, demogorgon kind of party! So gather the crew, charge your walkie-talkies, and explore our stranger side!

When: Saturday, October 26 9PM

Where: 536 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Side Bar

Sign of the Whale

Saturday, October 26 10AM – 3PM: Howl-O-Ween: Brunchin’ with your Bestie

We’re not just dog friendly, we’re dog fanatic! We continue to partner with Tito’s Vodka for our monthly dog brunch, with this installment benefiting Angel’s of Rawley Foundation, and offering some Howl-O-Ween FUN!

This WILL BE a dog adoption event!
Bring your dog…. or maybe leave with a new one. 😉

  • Canine costume contest 12pm
  • Trick-or-treating for your pups throughout brunch
  • Tito’s gift basket raffled for only $5 a ticket!
  • All funds raised from raffle donated to the foundation.
  • Tito’s cocktails with a portion of proceeds donated to
  • Dog friendly brunch dishes and more!

Saturday, October 26 9PM – 2AM: The DEAD Sea

Sign of the Whale invites you to dive deep into the dark abyss to see what mysterious monsters lie below….

Join us for a night of dancing, drinking, and down right debauchery with an eerie night of bottom dwelling creatures. Few survive at the ocean’s depths. Will you be one of them?

Thursday, October 31 9PM – 2AM: Shipwreck – Halloween Night at the Whale!

Hold on tight as Sign of the Whale will be throwing guests into a torrential night at sea full of perished pirates, sailors, and mermaids. Admittance for this night will only cost $10 and include a welcome cocktail. Come aboard as we get shipwrecked and take you down with us!

Where: 672 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Sign of the Whale

The Smoking Gun

It’s coming, you can’t hide or run from it… it’s The Smoking Gun’s Nightmare on Market Street! Spend the evening with the freaks of your nightmares on Saturday, October 26th and enjoy all the spook-ta-cular beats of DJ Petecaso. The event kicks off at 6:00 p.m. and there will be no cover for 92101 neighbors. This is one nightmare you won’t want to miss, or it will haunt you for eternity!

When: Saturday, October 26

Where: 555 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Smoking Gun

Theatre Box

We’re getting in the spooky season spirit with our scary movie series, Nightmares on Fifth Avenue all month long.

  • 10.07 – The Ring
  • 10.10 – The Exorcist
  • 10.14 – Paranormal Activity
  • 10.17 – Hereditary
  • 10.21 – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • 10.24 – The Conjuring
  • 10.28 – The Blair Witch Project
  • 10.31 – Hostel

Where: 701 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Theatre Box

5th & Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge at Theatre Box

5th & Scare Halloween Party at 5th & Sky

Theatre Box’s newest addition, 5th & Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge, will celebrate a scary fun Halloween with “5th & Scare,” a rooftop party featuring signature craft cocktails, a guest DJ and a costume contest with cash prizes beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31.

5th & Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge will kick off the evening with an extended happy hour available from 5 to 8 p.m., offering $7 signature cocktails and $8 share plates. Popular Los Angeles-based DJ, Rob Tirea, will set the mood throughout the night with a set featuring lively electronic and dance music.

Guests are encouraged to dress to scare for a chance to win cash prizes and Theatre Box movie and dining prizes in the Halloween costume contest. Partygoers must check-in for the Halloween costume contest by 9 p.m. in order to be eligible to win.

When: Thursday, October 31

Where: 701 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: 5th & Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge at Theatre Box

Tin Roof

Saturday, October 26 10PM: The Tin Roof Nineties Massacre!

Dress up in your Halloween costume and party all night long with Paging the 90’s Band! Costume Contest, prizes and giveaways!

Monday, October 28 7PM: Hocus Pocus Trivia Night!

‘Tis the season to be watching — and quoting — Hocus Pocus. Think you know everything there is to know about the Sanderson sisters? Prove it! Dress up and compete to win prizes!

Email Brian@tinroofbars.com to reserve a table!

Monday, October 28 8PM: Scary-aoke! With Jason G.

Happy Halloween weekend! Enjoy Scary- aoke with Jason G.

Best Impersonation costume/Singing Contest!

$2 off drafts and $3 off Spirits

Thursday, October 31 6PM: Hallow-emo Night!

Live EMO band playing all your favorite EMO songs all Halloween Night!

Free Candy, SADDEST Costume Contest and more!

$8 PBR + Jamo shot – $2 Bleeding hearts jello shots

Where: 401 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Tin Roof

The Tipsy Crow

We’re getting SPOOKY this Halloween weekend in the Gaslamp Quarter! Get tipsy with us all weekend long on all three levels of the Tipsy Crow in your best costumes! We will have drink specials + prizes happening all weekend long!

The Halloween weekend festivies end with No Request Sundays with 13EE on Sunday, October 27th in the Lounge! Get ready to PARTY with us this Halloween!

When: Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27

Where: 770 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Tipsy Crow

Tropical Savor Bar & Grill

NOCHE DE SABROSURA: Halloween Party Edition – Salsa, Bachata, Merengue + more

Come in costume and celebrate Halloween with us! We’ll start with Salsa, Bachata and Merengue and add Reggaeton into the mix for late night

Featuring…

  • Music by DJ Mambo and tailored to you – we’re taking your song requests ahead of time as usual
  • Prizes for best costumes
  • Validated parking
  • …and yes, we have A/C

When: Saturday, October 26 9:30PM – 1AM

Where: 729 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Tropical Savor Bar & Grill

Union Kitchen & Tap

Downtown’s energetic vibes are the idyllic backdrop for Halloween shenanigans, so head to Union Kitchen & Tap Gaslamp on Saturday, October 26th for their Freak Show-themed soiree, complete with décor sure to draw in American Horror Story fans near and far. Get boo-zy with $5 Bearded Lady Cocktails and a DJ Jalil spinning from 9:30 p.m. – close!

When: Saturday, October 26

Where: 333 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Union Kitchen & Tap

Vin de Syrah

Stranger Syrah

Follow the white rabbit to the upside down and join us on Saturday, September 26th for our Stranger Syrah Halloween party! Feel immersed in 80’s Hawkins with our Starcourt Mall bar, Castle Byers tasting table, entrance into the Upside Down, and even Joyce Byers living room. You won’t want to miss this decor!

Come see our staff dressed as your favorite Stranger Things character and enjoy some incredible themed cocktails and a complimentary photo booth. And the best part?… NO COVER!

Email jessie@syrahwineparlor.com for bottle service inquiries.

When: Saturday, October 26

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Vin de Syrah

Whiskey Girl

Bring your best costume and join us at Whiskey Girl on Halloween!

  • 1st place prize: $300⁠
  • 2nd place prize: $150⁠
  • 3rd place price: $50⁠

Whiskey always recommended!

When: Thursday, October 31

Where: 702 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Whiskey Girl

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

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 the comedy world to become one of the industry’s most innovative and sought-after performers. He has evolved throughout the years into an extremely versatile entertainer that delivers on a day-to-day basis. Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, Steve Byrne was born to a Korean mother and an Irish father. His unique background gave him the base comedic material for his first television show, Sullivan & Son, which aired for 3 seasons on TBS.

When: Thursday, October 3 – Saturday, October 5

Where: 818 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: American Comedy Co

5th & Sky at Theatre Box

San Diego Intl Film Festival Preview & Media Party

Take in the stunning San Diego skyline, lounge under cherry blossom trees and around fire pits during our Preview Party October 3rd at the NEW 5th & Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge, located right above our downtown theater, Theatre Box San Diego!

Pick up (or purchase) Festival Badges, watch the trailers, get tips, make reservations and mix & mingle. Complimentary admission, no host bar.

When: Thursday, October 3 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: 701 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: 5th & Sky at Theatre Box

Friday, October 4:

Prohibition San Diego

Prohibition Grand Re-Opening

New bar, who dis? Prohibition has gotten a face lift, and we look 100 years younger; like it’s the 1920’s all over again! The ghosts helped with the demo, and we’re all ready to show off the goods!

When: Friday, October 4 – Saturday, October 5 7PM

Where: 548 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Prohibition San Diego

Oxford Social Club

Stay Social, San Diego | Locale’s Issue Release Party

LOCALE Presents: Stay Social, San Diego

Celebrate the launch of their September issue at San Diego’s most distinct nightclub, Oxford Social Club!

When: Friday, October 4 10:30PM

Where: 435 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Oxford Social Club

Bassmnt

Trill Fridays

Join us on Friday, October 4th for Trill Fridays at Bassmnt! San Diego’s premier hip hop destination featuring top notch talent weekly!

When: Friday, October 4 9:30PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bassmnt

Parq

YG

YG is an American rapper and actor from Compton, California. In 2009, he released his debut single, “Toot It and Boot It” featuring Ty Dolla Sign, which peaked at number 67 on the Billboard Hot 100. The single’s success resulted in him signing to Def Jam Recordings. In the following years, YG released mixtapes such as The Real 4Fingaz, Just Re’d Up, Just Re’d Up 2, 4 Hunnid Degreez, and many others.

When: Friday, October 4 10PM

Where: 615 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Parq

Saturday, October 5:

The Morning After

The Return of Pour Decisions

Pour Decisions Day Party this Saturday, October 5 from 3-9pm!
$1 Champagne AND Special Guest Hosts + DJs
Expect a lot of surprises!

When: Saturday, October 5 3PM – 9PM

Where: 531 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Morning After

The Smoking Gun

UFC 243

Come watch UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker “The Reaper” take on #1 Interim Title Holder Israel Adesanya “The Last Stylebender” in the main event of UFC 243 live from Marvel Staduim in Melbourne, Australia

Be sure to get here early, this is going to be a good one!

Cover Starts at 6pm, all table reservations no cover. First come first serve on reservations. Limited space, please contact info@smokinggunsd.com for reservation inquires.

When: Saturday, October 5 7PM

Where: 555 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Smoking Gun

Side Bar

1 Year Anniversary Party

We want to celebrate our 1 Year Anniversary with you! We cordially invite you to join us for an opulent Moroccan inspired night at Side Bar. From fire dancers to unique activations, it is sure to be an unforgettable night.

When: Saturday, October 5 9:30PM

Where: 536 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Side Bar

Bassmnt

QUIX x Insomniac Events

Join us on Saturday, 10/5 as Insomniac Events presents QUIX! Quickly becoming one of the hottest things out of New Zealand, QUIX has had a couple of massive years and shows no sign of slowing down. Boasting a unique trap sound, his style can’t be matched even though many have tried. Get ready for an electrifying set when he takes over Bassmnt!

When: Saturday, October 5 9:30PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bassmnt

Parq

Benzi

Benzi is a busy man. International DJ. Record label head honcho. Brand builder. Radio host. Genre chemist. Armed only with access to a burgeoning DJ scene online and an insatiable hunger, Benzi was able to kick off his career from a small island outside of Detroit with the instant classic “We Got The Remix” series. He worked with artists like Clipse, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, and Kanye West on the series, and has since performed alongside LMFAO, Gym Class Heroes, Diplo, Wiz Khalifa.

When: Saturday, October 5 10PM

Where: 615 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Parq

Sunday, October 6:

Tin Roof

The Office Trivia!

How well do you know Michael, Dwight, Jim, Pam, and the dysfunctional Dunder Mifflin staff? Re-live the hilarious moments – compete for prizes at each game! Games start at 7:00 pm! Free to play!

Please email Brian@tinroofbars.com to reserve a spot or table!

When: Sunday, October 6 7PM

Where: 401 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Tin Roof

Fall Football Watching in the Gaslamp!

Football, Football! As we reach into the back of our closets to reunite with our favorite jersey, many local watering holes in the Gaslamp Quarter are getting into the spirit with some awesome food and drink specials to support your favorite College and NFL teams!

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

White Claw cocktails and more debut at El Chingon!

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.

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Adding to El Chingon’s line-up of “Bad Ass” over-the-top cocktails served in goblet glasses, the new selections include:

  • Bad Ass Claw-rita, made with tequila, lime juice and a mango White Claw, served with a chamoy and Tajín rim and topped with a mango paleta ice pop, priced at $26;
  • No Laws, a combination of Jägermeister and black cherry White Claw, priced at $27;
  • Manny Machadolada, inspired by San Diego Padres’ third baseman, Manny Machado, and made with Bacardi banana rum, fresh pineapple, lime juice, cream of coconut and dry Curaçao, served with a coconut rim and topped with a frozen chocolate banana and a miniature baseball bat straw, priced at $25.

More information about El Chingon and the complete menu is available at www.ElChingon.com

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

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 and The Green

Magic 92.5 & 91X Present: UB40 with Ali and Astro, Shaggy and The Green at Petco Park’s Sycuan Stage at Park at the Park on September 26 as part of the 40th Anniversary Tour A Real Labour of Love.

When: Thursday, September 26 6:30PM

Where: 840 K Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Sycuan Stage at Park at the Park

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, September 26

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

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Cocktails & Comedians

We’re proud to announce a very special Cocktails & Comedians with Headliner: Brian Simpson! You may know Brian from Lights Out with David Spade on Comedy Central!

Doors will open at 8pm & seating is a first-come, first-serve basis.

Admission is FREE with a 2 drink minimum.

When: Thursday, September 26 9PM

Where: 600 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: ginger’s

Oxford Social Club

Iconic Thursdays

Join us this Thursday for Iconic Thursdays featuring DJ Susan!

When: Thursday, September 26

Where: 435 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Oxford Social Club

Bang Bang

Thursday, September 26 10PM – CRSSD After Dark

FNGRS CRSSD x CRSSD festival present James Zabiela!

Friday, September 27 10PM – CRSSD After Dark

FNGRS CRSSD x CRSSD festival present Fred Falke and Todd Edwards!

Saturday, September 28 10PM – CRSSD After Dark

FNGRS CRSSD x CRSSD festival present Michael Bibi!

Sunday, September 29 10PM – CRSSD After Dark

FNGRS CRSSD x CRSSD festival present Anna Lunoe!

Where: 526 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bang Bang

Friday, September 27:

Tin Roof

Twitch Weekend! 90’s Dance Party!

Dress Up and go back in time! Listen to all your favorite 90s music performed live by Paging the 90’s!

When: Friday, September 27 9:30PM

Where: 401 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Tin Roof

Bassmnt

Trill Fridays

Join us on Friday, September 27th for Trill Fridays at Bassmnt! San Diego’s premier hip hop destination featuring top notch talent weekly! Stay tuned, more info coming soon!

When: Friday, September 27 9PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bassmnt

Saturday, September 28:

Float at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

SUNBURN Season Finale feat. Miles Medina

Join us for the Sunburn Pool Lounge Season Finale on Saturday, September 28th! SUNBURN resident Miles Medina is headlining the party + we have the Mac Agency Day Party with Zomanno, Nova & Dj Angie Vee!

MORE FUN: This is an official #RoadtoWonderfront event, so you’ll have chance to win Wonderfront Festival tickets on site! + get ready for some extra frozen treats, flash tattoos & more! SUNBURN Pool is known for elevating your weekend with three different rooftop party experiences, interactive games, refreshing drinks, tasty eats, and exciting entertainment to make for a memorable adventure, every time.

When: Saturday, September 28 12PM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Float at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

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Masquerade/Live Music Night

Sound The Groove is proud to bring our Masquerade Bash back to Hard Rock Hotel’s 207 Music Club! Join us for an amazing night filled with live music from the greater San Diego area! We kick off the night with two singer songwriters, followed by 6 incredible live bands to rock out the night! We’ll have dance music in between bands, dancers, masquerade masks, and we’ll keep going until the bar shuts us down. San Diego stand up!

| $15 Advance | Bottle Service Available | 21 & Over Only |

When: Saturday, September 28 6:45PM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: 207 at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Bassmnt

BIJOU x Insomniac Events

Join us on Saturday, September 28th as Bassmnt presents BIJOU! Infusing elements of hip-hop with those of classic house, he is poised to join the ranks of the G-House supreme. The vibe is sexy, the bass is dark, and the dance floor is primed for the sounds of BIJOU.

When: Saturday, September 28 9PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bassmnt

Sunday, September 29:

The Pool House

Yoga at The Pool House

Join us for yoga at the pool with New York City Marathon Charity Runner, Heather Lake and lululemon ambassador and Resilience founder, Ryan Glidden. Ticket includes yoga class and 2 mimosas. $25 of each ticket to benefit the Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation.

*Bring your own mat. Yoga suitable for all levels.

When: Sunday, September 29 9AM

Where: 435 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Pool House

Sparks Gallery

Exhibition: Uptown Meets Downtown / A Group Show

Sparks Gallery has invited the studio artists of THE STUDIO DOOR to collaborate with an exciting exhibition titled “UPTOWN MEETS DOWNTOWN”.

With eyes on 2020, The studio artists of The Studio Door have found inspiration by mashing up their contemporary styles with a nod to the Roaring Twenties. The 1920s were called “roaring” because of the exuberant, freewheeling popular culture of the decade.

Trunk Show provided by Lulu Vintage Designs on opening night.

Opening reception wine sales to benefit POZabilities.

When:

  • OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: Sunday September 29, 2019 – 6PM – 9PM
  • Exhibition on view September 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020

Where: 530 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Sparks Gallery

The Tipsy Crow

CRSSD Fall ’19 After Party!

We know you’re not going to want to end the CRSSD fun on Sunday, September 29th so we’re throwing a CRSSD After Party in the Underground! Get down to big beats from Maslaf + 13EE to keep the party going in the Gaslamp Quarter!

When: Sunday, September 29 9PM

Where: 770 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Tipsy Crow

Fall Football Watching in the Gaslamp!

Football, Football! As we reach into the back of our closets to reunite with our favorite jersey, many local watering holes in the Gaslamp Quarter are getting into the spirit with some awesome food and drink specials to support your favorite College and NFL teams!

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

Sophisticated Craft Cocktails at Rendezvous

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 elegant atmosphere and a sophisticated craft cocktail menu. The romantically lit, lounge-like space is filled with sofas and communal tables along with art from the masters and local artists. 

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GQA Picks:

When Sherry and I sat down in the French speakeasy lounge, we were greeted by a mixologist who concocted one of the most beautiful cocktails I have ever held in my hand. We were first brought two of their most popular cocktails, the Femme Fatal and Le Coq.

  • The Femme Fatal is made with Blanche Armagnac, Dijon cassis, sparkling rose and citrus. This cocktail was served in a delicate martini glass and garnished with a sparkling diamond made of ice. Yes, their mixologists are also ice artists. Ice is made at the property and formed into special shapes that complement each cocktail.
  • Le Coq was served in a highball glass featuring a heady blend of French thyme and rosemary liqueurs, La Fee absinthe Parisienne, Domaine Sante “All-Sass” Riesling nectar, and crémant de Loire. The theatrics of the cocktail were stunning. Not only was the highball glass crystal but a shimmering gold ribbon was neatly tied around the glass along with a red rooster feather and gold straw garnishing the cocktail. Normally the ice in the drink is a large block with blue, white and red stripes resembling the French flag, but their ice saw had lost one of its blades when we were there, so the ice in the drink did not have the color.

The other cocktails on the menu each have a distinctive theme, look and a specialized grouping of spirits. And get this, they are only $10-12 each! The ice artistry really sets this cocktail experience aside from any other. There is even a cocktail made with gin, Lillet Blanc, and yellow chartreuse, topped with an impressionist painting in ice hovering like magic in its foam!

Rendezvous is strictly a craft cocktail bar so not a lot of food is available. However, they do serve a beautiful nibbling plate with Chartreuse jam, Riesling-absinthe nector, calvados-infused apples, brandied berries, and gourmet cheeses.

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Insider Tips:

  • Enjoy live music on Friday and Saturday starting at 9:30PM
  • Guests who would like to share spirits can choose unique punch bowls like “The Sword of Excalibur,” presented with a sword embedded in thick ice or an Absinthe fountain.
  • Along the side of the venue is a hard to miss old safe that contains very exclusive curated spirits. Guests can enjoy clear spirits like vodkas and gins, Cognacs, Aged Grain Spirits, French Sippers, Warmer Climate Spirits, Calvados, or Armagnacs. The reason these spirits are kept in a safe is because they are not cheap. The Remy Martin Louis XIII is $240 for a 1.5oz pour!
  • Rendezvous also has an extensive curated list of French wines, craft ciders and ales.
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Rendezvous

Hours: Thursday – Saturday 5:30PM- 1:30AM

Location: 326 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Rendezvous

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

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 in the Gaslamp Quarter! See below to plan your weekend.

Thursday, September 19:

American Comedy Co.

WellRED Comedy Tour w/ Trae Crowder LIVE!

Trae Crowder (The Liberal Redneck) gained immediate social media viral fame from his series of topical rants as “The Liberal Redneck”. With over 165 Million views and appearances on Nightline, MSNBC and ABC, Trae began touring nationally as part of the wellRED comedy tour with partners, Drew Morgan and Corey Forrester. The trio are co-authors of the best-selling book, Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin Dixie Outta The Dark and have found critical success performing to sold-out clubs and theaters in over 200 markets across the country.

When: Thursday, September 19 – Saturday, September 21

Where: 818 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: American Comedy Co.

Oxford Social Club

Iconic Thursday’s

San Diego’s leading nightlife destination, will be debuting “Iconic Thursdays” kicking off on Thursday, September 19th, with beats by Coco Drills, Lavelle Dupree, and Oren&Ofier. Gaslamp Quarter”s hottest nightclub will introduce a new Thursday night experience with deep house medley’s and customized art pieces will decorate the venue by featured local urban artist Cory Schnitzer.

When: Thursday, September 19

Where: 435 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Oxford Social Club

Hilton Gaslamp Quarter Hotel

Top Score Arcade Contest

Calling all Retro Gamers to join us #RightHere at Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter for a #HiltonGaslampTopScore Arcade Contest. Gamer with the highest score will WIN a FREE One-Night Stay in an Entertainment-Themed Room.

Here’s how to enter

  •  Pop into Hilton Gaslamp Quarter at 401 K Street at 5th Ave to play one of the arcades our lobby
  • Take photos or videos of your highest score
  • Follow @hiltongaslamp
  • Tag two friends (All must follow @hiltongaslamp)
  •  Post your pic with #HiltonGaslampTopScore
  • Use #YesHiltonGaslamp to approve a repost of your photo/s or video/s.

Winners will be announced on Halloween. Goodluck!

When: now – Thursday, October 31

Where: 401 K Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Hilton Gaslamp Quarter Hotel

Fall Football Watching in the Gaslamp!

Football, Football! As we reach into the back of our closets to reunite with our favorite jersey, many local watering holes in the Gaslamp Quarter are getting into the spirit with some awesome food and drink specials to support your favorite College and NFL teams!

Friday, September 20:

San Diego Padres

Fiesta in the Park presented by Verizon

Join us for Fiesta in the Park presented by Verizon on Friday, September 20, featuring $5 drink specials, live music and a Hispanic Heritage theme.

When: Friday, September 20

Where: 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: San Diego Padres

Sign of the Whale

September Birthday Bash

Celebrate the biggest party night of the year – YOUR BIRTHDAY!
The more the merrier. Bring 5 guests and we will host a bottle of bubbly for you and your group!

Can’t rally 5 friends that night? That’s okay! There will still be a birthday gift awaiting you at the door along with a $1 drink wristband band for the guest of honor, and $5 drinks for anyone that joins the fun!

When: Friday, September 20 10PM

Where: 672 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Sign of the Whale

Bassmnt

Trill Fridays

Join us on Friday, September 20th for Trill Fridays at Bassmnt! San Diego’s premier hip hop destination featuring top notch talent weekly! Stay tuned, more info coming soon!

When: Friday, September 20 9PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bassmnt

Parq

DJ Shift

Justin Bueltel, known as Shift or DJ Shift, is an American DJ and producer of electronic dance music. “Shift”, meaning change, suits his personality and skillset perfectly when talking about his craft. This is due to his well-known ability to work with any genre of music, or combination of multiple genres at one time, to produce dynamic and high energy music sets. In addition Shift is quite known by most in the industry for possessing one of the most critical skillsets of being a professional DJ, which is the ability to read the crowd and change a performance on-the-fly in order to keep the energy of the event high.

When: Friday, September 20 10PM

Where: 615 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Parq

Saturday, September 21:

Mad House Comedy Club

Fmous 8 Comedian Showcase Special

It’s the Famous Mad House Comedy Club Showcase Special with the Emmy Winner Dallas McLaughlin as seen on Yo Gabba Gabba, the Aqua Bats Super Show and Champion of the San Diego’s Funniest Person Contest. Also performing Tre Stewart as seen on Laughs on Fox, Jono Zalay from Comedy Central, Funny or Die, and Amazon. Jordan Doll as seen on Viceland and the Just For Laughs Festival. Daniel Storrow as seen on FX, Animal Planet, and the World Series of Comedy. Plus Mad House Favorites Matin Atrushi and Michael O’Brien.

When: Saturday, September 21

Where: 801 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Mad House Comedy Club

Bassmnt

San Holo x Insomniac Events

Join us on Saturday 9/21 as Insomniac Events x San Holo present A Night With Bitbird! The Dutch DJ sensation is a future bass to trap connoisseur that has been dubbed the fastest growing talent in electronic music!

When: Saturday, September 21 9PM

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bassmnt

Parq

Andrew Rayel

ANDREW RAYEL has been alternately referred to as “the modern day Mozart,” “the next Armin van Buuren,” “the pride of Moldova.” Considered a rare talent even in the highly competitive field of tech-savvy global DJs and producers, RAYEL is a classically trained pianist and musician whose soaring melodies and original compositions have the power to move all who listen. Possessing an otherworldly talent that draws fans from beyond the world of electronic dance music, RAYEL is also a workaholic, constantly striving to master his craft.

When: Saturday, September 21 10PM

Where: 615 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Parq

Sunday, September 22:

American Comedy Co.

PADRES NIGHT! Ashlee & Kirby Yates host Comedy for a Cause

Join San Diego Padres pitcher Kirby Yates and his wife Ashlee on September 22 for Comedy for a Cause, benefiting the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County! Ashlee, who was diagnosed with epilepsy in August 2018, has a passion for stand-up comedy which inspired the creation of Comedy For A Cause. Join Kirby & Ashlee for an evening of laughter to fundraise for a disorder that effects over 50,000 individuals and their families in the area. 100% of ticket sales will go directly to the foundation.

The evening will feature comedians and die-hard Padres fans Jono Zalay and Dallas McLaughlin.

When: Sunday, September 22 8PM

Where: 818 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: American Comedy Co.

Tin Roof

Bark n’ Brunch

Bring your pup for Brunch!

Benefiting Happy Hearts German Shepherd Rescue.

$5 Second CHance beer – $6 Titos – $8 Titos Bloody marys

When: Sunday, September 22 11AM

Where: 401 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Tin Roof

Andaz San Diego

Mermaids and Mimosa’s!

Have you ever been drinking champagne and wonder what it would be like to be a Mermaid? Me too.

Come join us at the Andaz San Diego on our Rooftop pool for Mermaids and Mimosa’s! One hour of Mermaid training followed by a Mimosa followed by the Labor Day Splash Pool Party!

$25 for the Mermaid Class and a Mimosa to toast to your tail!

When: Sunday, September 22 9AM – 10AM

Where: 600 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Andaz San Diego

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

Creative Mexican Cuisine at Volcano Rabbit

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 eatery features south-of-the-border favorites as well as modern dishes with a chic imaginative flair.

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GQA Staff Picks:

  • Sherry and I started off with the creamy Queso Fundido made with melted manchego, jack, and sharp cheddar and topped with house chorizo, poblano peppers and served with homemade thick corn tortillas to dip into it.
  • We sipped a colorful and beautifully garnished margarita flight with three different flavors: basil peach, strawberry pomegranate, and mango habanero.
  • Sherry enjoyed 3 different tacos:
    • Carne asada taco with marinated skirt steak, black garlic aioli, queso a la plancha, topped with crispy fried yams and onions, and drizzled with a lime jalapeno chimichurri on a flour tortilla
    • Blackened lime shrimp taco with tender shrimp, chipotle yogurt, shaved white cabbage, radish, cotija cheese, tomatillo salsa, red onion and cilantro served on a corn tortilla
    • Mushroom carnitas taco served with citrus braised king oyster mushrooms, fried jack cheese, cabbage, pickled red onion, and spicy aoli on a flour tortilla.
    • All were tasty and complex in their flavor profiles, but her favorite was the mushroom carnitas taco.
  • I had the beet and pepita salad complete with pickled red and golden beets, jicama, arugula, queso fresco, and crunchy pepita seeds dressed perfectly with a creamy lime, cilantro guacamole vinaigrette.
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Insider Tips:

  • Volcano Rabbit has over 200 different Tequilas, Mezcals, Comiteco and Raicilla spirits all curated specially by bartender and tequila enthusiast Marshal Emerson. Guests can get their very own personalized locker to store their tequila and spirits in while receiving half-off all their bottles along with invitations to exclusive events and tastings throughout the year.
  • Every Tuesday starting at 3pm you can celebrate taco Tuesday with taco specials and ½ off their large tequila selection along with $5 drink specials all set to the beat of a live DJ.
  • Host your next private party at Volcano Rabbit and enjoy private tequila tastings, and special food pairings.
Take a Break At One of the Gaslamp Quarter’s Rooftop Bars!

Take a Break At One of the Gaslamp Quarter’s Rooftop Bars!

In the Historic Heart of San Diego the Gaslamp Quarter has not only world class  dining and nightlife, but one of the only places you can view the San Diego Skies at a rooftop bar!  Do yourself a favor in the next few weeks, set a date at one of these stunning rooftop locations.

 

Altitude Sky Lounge- Marriott San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Perched 22 stories above the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Altitude Sky Lounge is an elite rooftop bar in San Diego, pairing stunning panoramic views with a sleek, modern atmosphere complete with a blasing fire pit and can’t miss happy hour.  The bar offers bottle service; a fine selection of wine, beer and cocktails, an impressive array of appetizers, flatbreads, burgers and more! Guests can take in Coronado Island, The Coronado Bridge, Point Loma, and even Petco Park for a superior viewing of a Padre’s game.

Altitude Sky Lounge Hours of Operation

Open daily at 5pm- For Sunday 1:40pm Padre home games as well as 12:40pm Thursday games, Altitude will open at 3:00PM

The Nolen

The Nolen is a destination for both local and visiting imbibers alike – an open-air rooftop bar and lounge that honors modern, timeless cocktails. Named for John Nolen, a city-planning pioneer who mapped out much of San Diego’s early landscape, our cocktails are an homage to turn-of-the-century barmen. Take a quick elevator ride up to the 14th floor to discover a spirited escape from downtown that offers sweeping city views, inventive libations and a relaxed culinary experience.

The Nolen’s open-air rooftop bar provides an elevated escape from downtown, complete with bar, dining and lounge seating that offers spectacular city views of Petco Park all the way to the Coronado Bridge and beyond. A bar first and foremost, The Nolen offers spirit-forward drinks, from classic cocktails to riffs on recipes past and present, in a sophisticated social atmosphere. The food menu offers a variety of bites, with ‘The Sunday Requirement’ brunch menu delivering comfort food favorites. The Nolen invites you up to the rooftop to imbibe and relax, experiencing The Nolen’s unparalleled views and unmatched social setting.

The Nolen Hours of Operation

Sunday Brunch- 11AM- 2PM Sunday – Thursday 4PM-12AM Friday and Saturday- 4PM-1AM

 

Rustic Root

The Rooftop Bar is your perfect spot to socialize, sip craft cocktails and dine under the stars, reveling in San Diego’s weather.  The expansive deck flaunts market street lights with a modern yet whimsical décor in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter.  Mingle with friends and intriguing strangers alike for Happy Hour, Dinner or Brunch on the open-air rooftop.  Taste one of their timeless cocktails, seasonal specialties or have a craft cocktail shot, and go wherever the evening takes you.

Rustic Root Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
4PM – 2AM

Saturday – Sunday
9AM – 2AM

 

The Pool House

Boasting some of the best views in the Gaslamp Quarter, The Pool House at Pendry San Diego is a premier rooftop lounge, embodying the essence of the Southern California lifestyle. Light, contemporary, and open-air, the indoor/outdoor space is perched above the Gaslamp’s famed 5th Avenue and plays host to relaxed daytime and evening events featuring a signature bar and cocktail experience for poolside guests.

The Pool House Hours of Operation

open to the public daily for lunch from 11am-5pm.

FLOAT- Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

FLOAT is set atop the Hotel overlooking the Gaslamp Quarter. A stylish oasis in the afternoon around the pool evolves into fire pits and DJs at night.  Private poolside cabanas feature lounge seating and flat screen TV’s, and are able to be reserved day and night. Whether the sun is up or down, there is something to fit every mood and satisfy every impulse at FLOAT.

FLOAT Hours of Operation

Sunday-Thursday: 11am – close
Friday & Saturday: 11am – close
(weather permitting, hours of operations subject to change)

 

Things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter: September 12-15

Things to do in the Gaslamp Quarter: September 12-15

Silent Disco at ginger’s, old skool hip hop brunch at Searsucker, or enjoy brunch with your puppy at Sign of the Whale! See below for things to do this weekend in the Gaslamp Quarter.

Thursday, September 12:

ginger’s

Silent Disco Dance Party

Shhh… it’s a Silent Disco takeover! Join us at ginger’s (below barleymash) for another Silent Disco Dance Party! We are proud to announce cocktail specials presented by Jägermeister.

Silent Disco Specials – $12

  • Deer and a Shot
    • (Pick a draft beer and pair it with a shot of Jaegermeister)
  • Sweet Lincoln’s Mullet
    • (German Amaro, Wild Turkey Bourbon, Pineapple, Lime, Tropical Red Bull)
  • German Old Fashion
    • (Old Forester Old Fashion with German Amaro)

See you on the dance floor!

When: Thursday, September 12 9PM

Where: 600 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: ginger’s

American Comedy Co.

Leonard Ouzts

MTV has ordered Backup Plan, an unscripted pilot starring Leonard Ouzts, a 23-year-old former IHOP waiter-turned-standup comedian. While he has had success — Ouzts was named a New Face at the Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival, he has performed stand-up on TBS’ Conan, and will be in this season of Adam Devine’s House Party on Comedy Central — he is being practical, which is reflected in Backup Plan.

When: Thursday, September 12 – Saturday, September 14

Where: 818 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: American Comedy Co.

F6ix

F6ix presents Take Over Thursdays 18+ Pizza Party

TakeOver Thursdays Presents Pies and Fries Pizza Party
FREE before 11pm with RSVP
Enter our Pizza Eating contest from 9 to 10pm to win a cash prize!

When: Thursday, September 12 9PM – 2AM

Where: 526 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: F6ix

Fall Football Watching in the Gaslamp!

Football, Football! As we reach into the back of our closets to reunite with our favorite jersey, many local watering holes in the Gaslamp Quarter are getting into the spirit with some awesome food and drink specials to support your favorite College and NFL teams!

Friday, September 13:

Side Bar

The Glow Up: Studio Barre x Side Bar

Studio Barre is bringing their booty building barre class to Side Bar! Come join us for a 75 minute class, custom Suja cocktails and happy hour (Ticket comes with a health + beauty swag bag with over $100 value!)

When: Friday, September 13 5:30PM

Where: 536 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Side Bar

Henry’s Pub

Friday Night – Good Times

Friday Night – GOOD TIMES! San Diego’s Longest running dance party in the Gaslamp. 19 years strong.

Come dance, drink, and let loose with Global BPM resident DJ’s Antonio Aguilera aka YODAH and Jirafa.

We rock all the best of 90’s Throwbacks, Hip Hop, Pop, Top 40 Reggae-ton, Club Classics, RnB, , Latin Grooves, One Hit Wonders, Funk, Reggae and all the jams that bring back those GOOD TIMES memories!

When: Friday, September 13 9PM

Where: 618 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Henry’s Pub

Bang Bang

Worakls

The young French prodigy Worakls is a composer above all. As he grew up in a family of musicians, he started to learn the piano at the age of 3. Soon after the Conservatory, he finds in electronic music a perfect way to give his melodies this incomparable onirism and strength that suit them so well.

When: Friday, September 13 10PM

Where: 526 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bang Bang

Saturday, September 14:

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Sunburn Fitness feat Pure Empower by Pure Barre

Pure Empower is a fusion of barre and interval training designed to elevate your heart rate, build strength and rev up your metabolism. For 45 minutes, you’ll use multi-directional, dynamic movements to target different muscle groups simultaneously – all at an invigorating pace.

When: Saturday, September 14 11AM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Searsucker San Diego

Old Skool Hip Hop Brunch

You want it–baaaaby you’ve got it. By popular demand, Searsucker’s back with a brand new edition…of the infamous Old Skool Hip Hop Brunch! On the 2nd Saturday, of every month, get ready to get off your seat and brunch around!

Kick it old skool with the best throwback hip hop beats, Gaslamp’s favorite brunch menu, plus themed cocktails like “Gin & Juice,” “Bust a Lime,” “What a Man-Mosa” and so much more. Book your reservation any time after 10AM, the cost depends on what you order off the menu.

When: Saturday, September 14 10AM

Where: 611 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Searsucker San Diego

Sign of the Whale

Dog Days of Summer

Come brunch for a good cause! Bring your bestie to brunch on our dog friendly patio and help us raise money for Second Chance Dog Rescue. $1 from each Tito’s specialty brunch drink or puppy plate will be donated as well as all the proceeds raised from the raffle for our awesome Tito’s gift basket! RSVP here for an additional 10% off your tab! SignofthewhaleCA.com/dog-days

When: Saturday, September 14 10AM – 3PM

Where: 672 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Sign of the Whale

House of Blues San Diego

Country Brunch Live

House of Blues Restaurant & Bar Country Brunch Live is a food and music celebration featuring live country music and made-from-scratch, Southern-inspired brunch menu. Held every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Country Brunch Live is a multi-sensory experience of food and music that will kick-start folks’ weekend vibes. House of Blues Restaurant & Bar sets the stage, spotlighting a lineup of country artists performing top country favorites!

When: Saturday, September 14 – Sunday, September 15

Where: 1055 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: House of Blues San Diego

Oxford Social Club

The Boxing Club One Year Anniversary

Join us as we welcome our friends from The Boxing Club for their one year anniversary party!

When: Saturday, September 14

Where: 435 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Oxford Social Club

Sunday, September 15:

The Smoking Gun

Ride the Silver Bullet to KAABOO!

Want to hitch a ride to KAABOO Del Mar… Well let’s do it in total style on the Silver Bullet!

The Gun always got ya, come this Sunday to catch a ride to KAABOO! We are the only Downtown location for pickup: 1pm and 4pm

Andd…wait for it! Drum Roll!!!

Don’t miss the Last Chance Ticket Giveaway, Come this Sunday between 11am-1pm for your chance for two passes to KAABOO!🤘🏻

Have questions? Shoot us a message!

When: Sunday, September 15 11AM – 4PM

Where: 555 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Smoking Gun

Union Kitchen & Tap

Cowboys vs Redskins

Come join us Sunday morning! Cowboys are road favorites after dominating the New York Giants at home in a 35-17 victory.

When: Sunday, September 15 10AM

Where: 333 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Union Kitchen & Tap

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