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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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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Explore Art & Crafts at Weekly Harney St Market

Harney Street Market includes jewelry, photography, pottery, clothing, paintings, hand-painted glass, woodworking, and more. Free and open to the public! Hours – Sat-Sun: 10am-4pm Address …

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Casa Guadalajara Brings the Spirit of Mexico to Life

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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El Agave: the Largest Tequila Museum in the US

El Agave Restaurant and Tequileria, located within our Tequila Museum, where you can try over 2000 different tequilas. It is the perfect setting to experience …

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Heritage Park is September’s Rad Regional Park!

Heritage Park is the Rad Regional Park for the month of September! The County of San Diego features one park per month, highlighting all of …

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Beat the Heat with Cold Stone Creamery Old Town

Cold Stone Creamery is the perfect way to beat the heat! Did you know our ice cream is made fresh in every store? It’s true! …

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Garden Coffee Music Collective: an Intimate Evening with Local Artists

Introducing our first ever Garden Coffee Music Collective: an intimate evening with three local artists! This is a one night only event held on Saturday, …

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McCoy House (1869)

Originally built in 1869, the McCoy House is the reconstructed wood-frame residence of Sheriff James McCoy and his wife Winnifred. McCoy came to San Diego …

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Temecula Olive Oil Company Tasting Room

Temecula Olive Oil Company Enjoy a free tasting of our 100% California cold-pressed extra virgin olive oils & small batch balsamico vinegars. Taste them individually …

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Tuétano Taqueria Has Good Bones

Tuétano Taqueria Slow-cooked meat in an adobo sauce with dried chiles, spices, cinnamon, garlic, and onions for 36 hours. Our birria is braised and simmered …

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