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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Santos Café at Old Town Market

Santos Café serves as a welcome respite for visitors coming off tour busses in busy Old Town San Diego. The café offers a variety of …

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Explore Old Town By Bike!

Biking in Old Town San Diego is a great way to experience the historic district as it offers a unique perspective and allows for a …

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Old Town San Diego Celebrates the Mormon Battalion with Successful Parade & Event

The Annual Mormon Battalion Parade & Community event, which took place on Saturday, January 28, 2023 in Old Town San Diego, was a resounding success. …

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Small Building, Big Responsibilities: The First San Diego Courthouse

By Nathan Fogerson, Intern, Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, Spring 2021, San Diego State University The origins of the First San Diego Courthouse …

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The Diamond Source: A Lifetime of Expertise in Custom Jewelry Design

Marco Levy’s lifelong passion for diamonds began at the young age of 14 in Israel, where he developed an interest in cutting and repairing stones. …

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Last Week to Try the Alambre Taco at Café Coyote!

Café Coyote, a beloved Mexican restaurant in Old Town San Diego, is proud to announce its taco of the month for January: the Alambre. This …

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Don’t Miss the Mormon Battalion Annual Commemoration

The Annual Mormon Battalion Parade & Community event is taking place on Saturday, January 28, 2023 in Old Town San Diego, and it’s an event …

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Barrio Donas Pop-Up Shop

Barrio Donas is excited to announce the arrival of a Mexican donut pop-up shop, offering premium, handmade donuts on Saturdays and Sundays. These delicious treats …

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Visit the Junípero Serra Museum

The Junípero Serra Museum, operated by the San Diego History Center, continues to be an iconic regional landmark located just above Old Town San Diego …

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McConaughy House

Featuring decorative Eastlake brackets, a low-pitched roof and a bay window, this house was built in 1887 by John McConaughy. Born in 1809, he came …

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Blooming with Beauty: San Diego Floral Design

Nestled on San Diego Avenue in Old Town San Diego, San Diego Floral Design is a local florist that has been providing beautiful and unique floral …

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Make Memories at Casa Guadalajara

Step back in time and indulge in the flavors of Old Mexico at Casa Guadalajara, a beloved staple of Old Town San Diego’s dining scene. …

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Celebrate Spicy Margarita Week at Freds!

Spicy Margarita Week is a time to celebrate one of the most beloved and versatile cocktails in the world. This annual event, which typically takes …

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Shop Local Artisans at the Harney Street Market

The Harney Street Market is a vibrant and unique destination for shoppers in Old Town San Diego. Located on Harney Street between San Diego Avenue …

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Find Something Sweet at Mexico Candy Shop

Mexico Candy Shop is a unique and exciting destination for candy lovers located on Harney Street. It specializes in selling both American confections and candy …

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Play a Round at Presidio Hills Golf Course

The Presidio Hills Golf Course in San Diego is a picturesque and challenging 18-hole course that is a favorite among local golfers. The course is …

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The San Diego Union Building

This prefabricated wood-frame structure probably arrived from the East Coast by ship in 1851. The building was reassembled in Old Town San Diego. In 1868, …

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Experience the Thrill of Motorcycles at CycleVisions

Welcome to CycleVisions, the best place to start your next motorcycle venture! We are the premier independent motorcycle shop in San Diego, California, serving the …

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