Featuring 16 square blocks where Victorian-era buildings and contemporary skyscrapers coexist, the Gaslamp Quarter is an eclectic and electric place to visit. Only seven miles from The Dana on Mission Bay, this downtown haven offers a plethora of activities and attractions. There are over one hundred restaurants, shops, pubs, and nightclubs. And if culture is your thing, you'll encounter everything from museums and theaters to concert halls and art galleries.
St. Patrick's Day Festival
Halloween Block Party
What kind of attractions will I find in the Gaslamp Quarter?
You'll have your choice of many things to do. Interactive exhibits are at the heart of the New Children’s Museum. Exciting San Diego Padres baseball action happens at Petco Park. And all things seafaring are yours to examine when you go aboard the U.S.S Midway Museum.
What is the parking situation like?
While there are three hours of free parking at Horton Plaza, an outdoor shopping mall, the garage is often very busy. Public transit is a much better bet. In addition, you won't need a car to get around the Gaslamp Quarter. And if you get tired from walking, you can always hail a pedicab.