San Diego's legendary downtown historic district boasts 81 shops, 120 restaurants, 50 bars & nightclubs!
In the historic Gaslamp Quarter, consisting of 16½-blocks around Fourth and Fifth Avenues in San Diego, grand Victorian-era buildings are home to more than 100 of the city's finest restaurants, 35 pubs and nightclubs and 100 retails shops, as well as theaters, art galleries, offices and residential/work lofts. When the sun sets, this downtown neighborhood attracts thousands of diners, shoppers, theatergoers, and nightclub patrons.
Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp Quarter on Fat Tuesday is the largest Mardi Gras party on the West Coast and features a Mardi Gras parade and outdoor block party with several stages offering live musical acts.
Taste of Gaslamp - Each summer, the Gaslamp Quarter hosts a friendly competition designed to showcase some of San Diego’s best dining. For an entire weekend, guests are invited to enjoy a pub-crawl of sorts. Multiple Gaslamp restaurants prepare an enticing small dish for the event.