Welcome to Old Town San Diego!

WANDER through lush gardens and plazas. SHOP specialty stores for treasures from around the world. INDULGE in authentic cuisine and nightlife. DANCE to strolling mariachis and baile folklórico. ENGAGE with rich history at museums, historic sites, and cultural events.

OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO, Birthplace of California!

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‘Cabaret’ Final Performances Through Oct 2

Catch ‘Cabaret’ at the Cygnet Theatre before the final curtain falls on October 2nd! See what the San Diego Union-Tribune called a “Teutonic knockout!” CABARET …

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Take a Trip to Venezuela at The Congress Cafe!

The Congress Café Our Venezuelan heritage has inspired us to bring a fusion of Latin American cuisine with international culinary experiences to Old Town. We …

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Discover New Favorites at The Wine Shop

The Wine Shop is a boutique wine shop featuring small production, sustainable and family owned wineries. They’re a female-owned shop located inside of Old Town …

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Temple Beth Israel (1889)

Temple Beth Israel San Diego’s first synagogue was built by Congregation Beth Israel in 1889 in the Classic Revival style. The temple also served as …

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Moxie Skincare is More Than Just a Facial

Moxie Skincare With years of experience and dedication to her craft, Elizabeth Rabena strives to provide the best quality skincare treatments and services for her …

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E•’lo•te: Authentic Fire Roasted Corn

E•’lo•te was launched by Genaro Rodriguez and Marie Aldebert as a quaint, roadside food stand in San Diego’s North County area of Valley Center in …

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Relax at Churchill Cigar Lounge

Churchill Cigar Lounge has the largest selection of “Premium” Cigars of any store in San Diego. Come in, pick out your favorite cigar or let …

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Fiesta de Reyes Plans 50 Unique Día de los Muertos Displays

Fiesta de Reyes in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is planning a Día de los Muertos, celebration like no other in San Diego …

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Sushi Tadokoro, Michelin Star-Awarded Cuisine

Sushi Tadokoro Preparing the best of Traditional Japanese (Edo-mae) Style sushi using home made ingredients and recipes. Everything is prepared using the best of local …

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Coral Tree Tea House: an Experience Fit for Royalty

You’re invited to visit the Coral Tree Tea House located in Old Town’s historic Heritage County Park! No where else can you relax in a …

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Toby’s Candles: a Family Business for 40 Years

At Toby’s Candles & Soap Shop we make your visit memorable. We have a variety of hands-on activities where you can create your very own …

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Casa de Freds: Tacos y Tequila

Casa de Freds Old Town Since 2001, Casa de Freds in Old Town has been bringing the fiesta to San Diego. Freds is the place …

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Societe Brewing Opens Old Town Tasting Room

The Societe Brewing Old Town location features 16 taps, serving the entirety of Societe’s beers, a retail corner and walk-up order line that sits below …

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Save the Date: Día de Los Muertos 2022

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Día de los Muertos will be celebrated in Old Town on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. This free event will include the traditional …

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Flor & Seed: Sustainable & Socially Responsible Coffee from Mexico

Flor & Seed Coffee Roasters showcases Mexican microlot coffee offerings, many of which are sourced directly from farmers in states that have sometimes been overlooked, …

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Fiestas Patrias 2022

Fiestas Patrias Celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park on September 17. Visitors can partake in historic 19th century crafts …

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Movie Night: “Some Like it Hot” – Heritage Park

MOVIE NIGHT: “SOME LIKE IT HOT” (Sat, Sept. 17, 2022) Released 1959. After two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in …

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Sherman-Gilbert House (1887)

Sherman-Gilbert House (1887) This house was built and first owned by John Sherman, cousin of General William Tecumseh Sherman. The “widow’s walk” and circular window are …

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