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Celebrate the Gaslamp Quarter’s Transformation From Folly to Fortune

150 years ago, in the spring of 1867, Alonzo Horton sailed into San Diego Bay wide-eyed and brimming with excitement. As his ship docked, Horton dreamed of transforming the dusty plain that lay before him into a thriving port city. He believed San Diego's naturally deep harbor, vast agricultural potential, and amiable climate made the area "a Heaven on Earth".

150 years later, the Gaslamp Quarter Association invites locals and visitors alike to a year-long celebration of the 150th Anniversary of San Diego's National Historic District. The celebration will include several special events and a public art installation to commemorate the occasion. The Gaslamp Quarter's colorful history, combined with its modern-day, world-class boutiques, galleries, and restaurants, makes this urban district unlike any other. Come see for yourself why the Gaslamp Quarter is one of the West Coast's premier destinations!

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The Rabbits of ‘Rabbitville’ are Coming

The "Rabbitville" installation of 15 rabbit-works of art will honor the pioneering spirit of Alonzo Horton, who transformed Rabbitville into modern San Diego.

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$5 Flat Rate Parking

You can take advantage of the Gaslamp's 150th anniversary promotions not just on the weekends, but enjoy $5 Flat Rate parking at the 6th & K Parkade

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10 Fun Facts About the Historic Gaslamp Quarter

From the wild west to ghostly hauntings, San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter has an interesting and colorful past. Here are ten secrets to uncover the next time you're visiting the Quarter.

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San Diego's Historic Gaslamp Quarter

Rising from 16 square-blocks in downtown San Diego, you’ll find the historic Gaslamp Quarter where Victorian-era buildings and modern skyscrapers stand side by side, housing 100+ of the city's finest restaurants, pubs, nightclubs and retails shops, as well as offices and residential/work lofts.

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Ultimate Night Downtown

This Ultimate Night Downtown will guide you from happy hour to dinner, then maybe a craft cocktail lounge, a rooftop bar and finally a pulsing nightclub.

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Gaslamp's Rooftop Bars

With year-round beautiful weather, a glittering skyline and breathtaking views, there is no better place to enjoy a libation than high atop a roof in San Diego.

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San Diego Restaurant Week

Jan 21 - Jan 28, 2018

The 14th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week returns Sunday, January 21st through Sunday, January 28th with a FEAST for the senses at over 180 participating restaurants. Dine deliciously at restaurants offering prix-fixe menu options throughout San Diego County. This foodie-favorited week is the perfect time to take a culinary tour throughout the diverse and thriving food culture of San Diego.

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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

Nov 12 - Nov 19, 2017

The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is an international showcase of the world's premier wines and spirits, culinary personalities, and gourmet foods.

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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Dec 10 - Dec 17, 2017

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated sailing by the shores for all to see.

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San Diego International Auto Show

Dec 28, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018

Where the cars are the stars! The San Diego International Auto Show features the widest variety of new vehicles under one roof.

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The Rabbits of ‘Rabbitville’ are Coming

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$5 Flat Rate Parking

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10 Fun Facts About the Historic Gaslamp Quarter

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San Diego's Historic Gaslamp Quarter

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Ultimate Night Downtown

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Gaslamp's Rooftop Bars

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San Diego Restaurant Week

Jan 21 - Jan 28, 2018
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

Nov 12 - Nov 19, 2017
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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Dec 10 - Dec 17, 2017
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San Diego International Auto Show

Dec 28, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018
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