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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Old Town Community Food Drive

Dear Old Town Community Members, From now through December 9, 2022, the Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce will be collecting canned goods and …

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Dance to Mariachi at Casa Guadalajara This Weekend!

Casa Guadalajara, a vibrant and colorful welcome to Old Town San Diego, has long been popular for its festive décor, trumpeting Mariachis, lush patios, “Birdbath …

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Kumeyaay Plant Walk

The Kumeyaay have an intimate knowledge of the flora (plant life) of San Diego County. Join us for Native American Heritage Month to learn how …

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Jack & Giulio’s Italian Restaurant: Best Scampi Since 1961

Come to Old Town San Diego for authentic artisanal Italian cooking in a friendly atmosphere. Jack and Giulio’s Italian restaurant has remained a favorite of …

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Old Town Holiday Events Preview 2022

The 2022 Holiday Season is fast approaching! Old Town San Diego is a premier destination for holiday events, activities, and spending quality time with loved …

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Bushyhead House

Bushyhead House. Built by early San Diego County Sheriff and newspaper owner Edward Wilkerson (Ned) Bushyhead, this 1887 Italianate style house combines double doors with …

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