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San Diego Gaslamp Quarter: Hip and Historic

As a guest of our downtown hotel, you'll be staying in the historic center of the city. Taking its name from the numerous gas powered lamps that lit the streets in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego is a captivating neighborhood listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Combining historic character with a hip modern vibe, this popular district is home to unique shops, top-rated restaurants, celebrated galleries and lively entertainment venues.
In the evenings, the quarter is the place to be, with plenty of lounges, bars and nightclubs catering to the after-dark crowd. Explore all the area's top attractions from our historic hotel, conveniently located in downtown just steps away from the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter.
Throughout the year the Gaslamp area in San Diego hosts a variety of exciting events, so no matter what season finds you at our hotel, you're bound to be just in time to catch a celebration!

San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Events

San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Events


  • Mardi Gras

    Come join the fun on Fat Tuesday in the Gaslamp Quarter. Join the party, and catch the parades, world-famous DJs, and plenty of beads! Laissez les bons temps rouler!


  • Taste of Gaslamp

    This annual event is the talk of the town. More than 30 of the district's best restaurants participate each day, delivering samplings of the best food in San Diego. The event also features a beer garden, where you can try numerous delicious brews.


  • San Diego Film Festival

    Hollywood A-listers come all the way from Tinsel Town to be a part of this exclusive four-day celebration of film every autumn.
  • Halloween

    Dress in your most ghoulish attire and come out to the Gaslamp Quarter for a wicked night of fun!
  • FALLback Festival

    This Historic Children's Street Faire is perfect for the whole family. The festive fair "falls back in time" and features children's entertainment and activities with historic themes, plus plenty of food and fun!


  • The Holiday Pet Parade

    Watch fantastically festive and furry pets parade through the Gaslamp Quarter and compete for prizes including Cutest Critter and Best in Show.
  • Gaslamp March for the Poinsettia Bowl

    See the marching bands from each competing school as they showcase their musical talents in this kick-off eventa few days before the big game.
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