Pacific Beach Holiday Parade

A holiday parade is happening in Pacific Beach!

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 1pm to 4pm.

Come early so you can find a place along the
street to see it all, FREE. The parade features floats, marching bands, color guards, community
groups, children marching groups, clowns, and of course; Santa Claus.

Garnet Ave./Haines St. – Garnet Ave. – Bayard St./Garnet Ave. Host Organization: Discover Pacific
Beach. General Information: Sara Berns @ (858) 273-3303.

San Diego Gaslamp District Thanksgiving Dinner

Three of the best restaurants in San Diego’s downtown Gaslamp District have put out their Thanksgiving menus:

  • Osteria Panevino: Thanksgiving Menuabout the restaurant

  • Osetra, the fishhouse: Thanksgiving Menuabout the restaurant

  • Greystone, the steakhouse: Thanksgiving Menuabout the restaurant

    Some of the most interesting items on the various menus include:

    Roasted butternut squash soup with creme Francine, cranberries and roasted hazelnuts.

    Baked Mac N Cheese topped with apple-wood smoked bacon

    Pumpkin filled ravioli in a sage-butter sauce topped  amaretto cookie crumbs

    Veal shank slowly braised with red wine and diced vegetable served over  bed of saffron risotto.

    Pumpkin rum, raisin gelato topped with roasted hazelnuts.

    Look for other selection on each menu. Each restaurant also has a special children’s menu.


The Haunted Hotel (28-Day Event) Downtown San Diego

The creaky door of the Haunted Hotel is opening and something inside is beckoning for you to
come in. Do you dare to step into a darkened basement where eerie sounds and ghosts
abound and where spiders and creepy creatures try to reach out to touch anything alive? Do
you dare to go inside? Admission: $15 (Sunday – Thursday) ~ $17 (Friday & Saturday).
Location: Brokers Building basement (424 Market St.).

Explore More Haunted Gaslamp: 

Ghostly Tours in History & Gaslamp Walking Ghost Tour

Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper perform at Adams Avenue Street Fair and Music Festival

Sunday, September 30 from 5:45 to 7 pm
on the Rosie’s Roots Stage at Adams Avenue and 34th St.
Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper will perform at the Adams Avenue Street Fair

More Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper Music

More Adams Avenue Street Fair Info

Kofi Baker performs at Adams Avenue Street Fair and Music Festival

Kofi Baker, son of Ginger Baker of Cream

Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 9:15 PM to 10:00 PM
on the Lestat’s Coffee House Stage
at the corner of Adams Avenue and  Felton St.
Adams Avenue Street Fair  –  San Diego, California 92016

Brazilian Day San Diego

What: Brazilian Day San Diego
Where: San Diego, Pacific Beach (Between Mission Blvd and Everts Street)
When: Sept. 9th 2012 – 11 am to 7pm
Cost: Free

This year’s event features spectacular dance and musical performances from local artists, as well as popular entertainers directly from Brazil and from various cities in the United States.

As a free and family friendly celebration the festival always offers great activities, Brazilian food and entertainment for all ages. There are several artists, groups and dj’s direct from Brazil and all over the US performing at the “Aquarela do Brasil” and the “Latin Explosion” stages.

The parade will feature five amazing carnival floats entirely handmade from recycled material. Each one of them will have a cultural Brazilian theme. The parade starts at Dawes street and Garnet avenue in Pacific Beach at 3.30pm

More San Diego

Strawberry Alarm Clock coming to Adams Avenue Street Fair

September 29th, 2012 the 60’s psychedelic/bubblegum/rock/pop band
Strawberry Alarm Clock
will be playing at the
Adams Avenue Street Fair
on the 33rd Street Rock Stage from 8:30 to 10 P.M.

The band’s most famous hit was “Incense and Peppermints”

but included other single semi-hits such as:

  • “Tomorrow”
  • “Sit with the Guru”
  • “Barefoot in Baltimore”
  • “Sea Shell”
  • “Stand By”
  • “Good Morning Starshine”
  • “Desiree”
  • “Small Package”
  • “I Climbed the Mountain”
  • “California Day”
  • “Girl from the City”