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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Dine in Style at New Orleans Creole Café during Old Town Tree Lighting

November 29, 2023

Join us for a remarkable dining experience at New Orleans Creole Cafe on Thursday, December 7, during the 2023 Tree Lighting Ceremony in Old Town …

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Celebrate the Season in Old Town: Free Family Fun and More!

November 28, 2023

Get ready to kick off the holiday season with a bang! Join us at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park on December 8th from …

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Discover the Mormon Battalion: Heroes of the American West

November 27, 2023

The Mormon Battalion Historic Site stands as a testament to the indomitable spirit and unwavering faith of the Latter-day Saint pioneers. This unique historic site …

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Virtual Adventurer: Explore California’s History and Nature with California State Parks’ New Mobile App

November 21, 2023

California State Parks has launched an exciting new mobile app called “Virtual Adventurer,” which aims to provide users with an immersive and interactive guide to …

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Origins of The San Diego Union Building and Its Restoration

November 20, 2023

In the heart of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park stands a remarkable piece of history, a building that witnessed the birth of one …

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Discovering the Colorful and Unique World of Bazaar del Mundo

November 19, 2023

Bazaar del Mundo is a unique shopping destination in San Diego that offers a diverse selection of culturally significant Mexican-inspired art and decor. Ranked among …

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