The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter


910 Broadway Circle, San Diego, CA, 92101, United States   •  Weather:   

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San Diego Attractions - Calendar of Events

It is always a good time to visit San Diego! Take part in lively special events and seasonal attractions that will fuel a stimulating San Diego experience.  At The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, we invite you to eat well, move well and play well in America’s Finest City.  


  • San Diego Restaurant Week: Enjoy menus from some of San Diego's best restaurant at this semi-annual public food event  
  • San Diego International Auto Show: Take a look at some of the fastest and coolest cars in the auto industry 
  • Carlsbad San Diego Marathon and Half Marathon: The second-oldest marathon on the U.S. West Coast 
  • Farmers Insurance Open: PGA Tour men's golf tournament at the Torrey Pines, home of the 2008 U.S. Open 


  • Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp: Celebrate Mardi Gras in San Diego with music, food and fun 
  • Chinese New Year Food & Culture Fair: A fair for all ages with a lantern and dragon parade, martial arts, lion dancing and Chinese musicians 
  • San Diego Museum Month: Pick up a Museum Month Pass at any area Macy's store to enjoy half-off admission to all of the participating museums through the entire month of February 


  • St. Patricks Day Parade & Festival: With more than 120 parade entries and thousands in attendance, the St. Patricks Day Parade & Festival is one of the largest single-day events in San Diego 
  • The Flower Fields: Fifty acres of Ranunculus flowers at Carlsbad Ranch are in bloom from early March through early May 
  • CRSSD Festival: Two-day electronic music festival at Downtown's Waterfront Park 
  • Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp: One of the largest Fat Tuesday celebrations on the West Coast 


  • San Diego Earth Fair: Explore Balboa Park with the world's largest free annual environment fair 
  • Mission Federal Art Walk: Become inspired as you tour the outdoor fine art showcase located in Little Italy each year 
  • Padres Baseball Season: Spend some time at the ballpark and enjoy watching San Diego's home team, the Padres, play at PETCO Park 
  • San Diego Crew Classic: One of the most distinguished rowing competitions in the U.S. takes place on Mission Bay


  • Gaslamp Music & Art Festival: Enjoy the sounds of an electric collection of local and regional bands and tour some of San Diego's best galleries 
  • Old Town Fiesta Cinco de Mayo: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this San Diego tradition since 1983 
  • Gato by the Bay: Four-day festival of zydeco, blues, crawfish and creole food at Spanish Landing Park 
  • Chocolate Festival: Indulgent tastes and demonstrations at San Diego Botanic Garden's annual event 
  • San Diego Century Bicycle Tour: 3 course options offer 33, 67 or 105 miles of beautiful and challenging cycling routes 
  • Memorial Day: The unofficial start to summer and the perfect weekend to soak up the sunshine at one of San Diego's beaches 


  • San Diego's Rock'n'Roll Marathon: Experience live music throughout the marathon benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 
  • Taste of Gaslamp: Explore Gaslamp's best restaurants during this two-day tasting event 
  • SeaWorld Summer Nights: Extended summer hours and a luminescent nighttime show featuring, larger-than-life sea creatures, lasers and an electric cast of dancers, acrobats and musicians 
  • Summer Shakespeare Festival: Enjoy a Shakespeare performance in the outdoor theater at Balboa Park's Old Globe 
  • San Diego County Fair: Fun for the whole family! Enjoy exhibits, games and rides during your visit to San Diego 
  • Padres Baseball Season: Spend some time at the ballpark and enjoy watching San Diego's home team, the Padres, play at PETCO Park 


  • Big Bay Boom: San Diego's biggest 4th of July Fireworks show on the bay 
  • Del Mar Racing Season: Thoroughbred racing next to the Del Mar shore 
  • SeaWorld Summer Nights: Fireworks Extended hours during the summer months 
  • Comic Con: International convention attracting comic and superhero fans 
  • San Diego Pride Parade and Music Festival: One of the largest San Diego Pride events in the U.S. 


  • US Sand Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exposition: Competition between ten of the best sand sculptors in the world 
  • Festival of Sail: Tall Ship Parade on the San Diego Bay 
  • Americas Finest Half Marathon: Run along the most scenic sights of San Diego 
  • Summer Pops: Special guests and the San Diego Symphony perform along San Diego Bay


  • KABOO: Music and entertainment
  • San Diego Festival of Beer: Samplings from over 60 breweries, every beer lover is sure to enjoy this event 
  • San Diego Restaurant Week: Enjoy menus from some of San Diego's best restaurants at this semi-annual public food event 
  • Fleet Week: Week long festivities honoring the Naval fleet in San Diego 


  • Annual San Diego Film Festival: Attend the San Diego Film Festival to experience film, exclusive VIP events, and industry Panels 
  • Fashion Week San Diego: View the hottest trends and styles from San Diego's best designers and stylists 
  • Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase: View some of the most iconic automobiles in history 
  • SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular: Spend your Halloween at SeaWorld with the entire family 
  • Monster Bash: Halloween block party in the Gaslamp Quarter
  • Kids Free October: Participating attractions and restaurants offer kids free admission and dining specials throughout the month
  • Little Italy Festa: Celebration of Italian traditions, culture and community in San Diego's Little Italy neighborhood  


  • San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival: Take a tasting and wine class at Southern California's largest Wine and Food festival 
  • San Diego Beer Week: Witness San Diego's thriving craft beer culture at this ten day event 
  • Fall Back Festival: The Children's Historical Street Faire: Gaslamp goes back in time to the Western town of yesteryear. Enjoy a day in the life before cell phones with this free event 
  • Bing Crosby Season: Four weeks of elite Thoroughbred racing, events and musical performances at Del Mar Racetrack 


  • Whale Watching Charters: Four months of whale watching tours off the San Diego coast 
  • Poinsettia Bowl: The Poinsettia Bowl is a Division 1 football bowl game played in late December in Qualcom Stadium 
  • Holiday Bowl: The Holiday Bowl is a Division 1 football bowl game between a member of the Pac-12 Conference and the Big 12 Conference 
  • Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade: All pet owners and pets are invited to parade around Gaslamp Quarter this Holiday season 
  • Balboa Park December Nights: Festive holiday lighting, seasonal entertainment, delicious cuisine and complimentary night admission to select museums  
  • Jungle Bells at San Diego Zoo: The zoo transforms into a winter wonderland over the holiday season